Toughest Trivia Quiz For IT Professionals!

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Toughest Trivia Quiz For IT Professionals!

How knowledgeable do you think you are when it comes to information technology? If you consider yourself a genius when it comes to this, then the quiz below designed for IT professionals is exactly what you need to prove yourself. Give it a shot and see if you get the highest score. Don’t forget to share your score with the rest of us.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This type of information system might generate a weekly sales and production schedule report
    • A. 

      TPS

    • B. 

      MIS

    • C. 

      DSS

    • D. 

      CEO

  • 2. 
    A report on the numbers and types of jobs held by women and minorities might be considered a
    • A. 

      Inclusion Report

    • B. 

      Demand Report

    • C. 

      Periodic Report

    • D. 

      Exception Report

  • 3. 
    Lists the overall financial condition of an organization.
    • A. 

      Information System

    • B. 

      Data Worker

    • C. 

      Data Processing System

    • D. 

      Balance Sheet

  • 4. 
    Whereas a transaction processing system creates databases, this system uses databases.
    • A. 

      EIS

    • B. 

      General Ledger

    • C. 

      MIS

    • D. 

      DSS

  • 5. 
    Marketing research firms, trade associations, and the U.S. government might provide this type of data to a corporation.
    • A. 

      Decision

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Internal

    • D. 

      Inclusion

  • 6. 
    Employee who creates, distributes, and communicates information.
    • A. 

      Payroll

    • B. 

      Information Worker

    • C. 

      Data Processing System

    • D. 

      System Software

  • 7. 
    Manager responsible for managing and monitoring workers. Supervisors have responsibility for operational matters.
    • A. 

      Supervisor

    • B. 

      Data Processing System

    • C. 

      Information System

    • D. 

      Inventory Control System

  • 8. 
    Software that enables users to plan, schedule, and control the people, resources, and costs needed to complete a project on time.
    • A. 

      Project Manager

    • B. 

      Operational Model

    • C. 

      Transaction Processing System

    • D. 

      Accounting

  • 9. 
    The ESS combines external data with internal data generated by
    • A. 

      The TPS and MIS

    • B. 

      The DSS and TPS

    • C. 

      The DSS and EIS

    • D. 

      The TPS and EIS

  • 10. 
    System designed primarily to support data workers. It focuses on managing documents, communicating, and scheduling.
    • A. 

      Office automation system (OAS)

    • B. 

      Project manager

    • C. 

      Middle management

    • D. 

      Sales order processing

  • 11. 
    Provides tools to maintain and analyze data.
    • A. 

      Data manipulation subsystem

    • B. 

      Class

    • C. 

      Many-to-many relationship

    • D. 

      Real-time processing

  • 12. 
    The school enrollment system is a program created using a _________.
    • A. 

      Database system

    • B. 

      Office automation system

    • C. 

      Programming language

    • D. 

      Mobile applications

  • 13. 
    This focuses on the actual format and location of the data. See Logical view.
    • A. 

      Physical View

    • B. 

      Object

    • C. 

      Method

    • D. 

      Firewall

  • 14. 
    Tables, rows, and, columns are indicative of this type of DBMS
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Relational

    • C. 

      Object-oriented

    • D. 

      Hierarchical

  • 15. 
    Each row of information in a database is a record. Each record contains fields of data about some specific item, like employee name, address and phone, etc. A record represents a collection of attributes describing an entity.
    • A. 

      Processing rights

    • B. 

      Distributed database

    • C. 

      Physical view

    • D. 

      Record

  • 16. 
    The airline reservations system is an example of
    • A. 

      Network database

    • B. 

      Real time database

    • C. 

      Relational database

    • D. 

      A hierarchical database

  • 17. 
    Raw, unprocessed facts that are input to a computer system that will give compiled information when the computer processes those facts. Data are also defined as facts or observations about people, places, things, and events.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Query by example

    • C. 

      Shared database

    • D. 

      Node

  • 18. 
    Uses database management software to determine the most efficient way to organize and access data.
    • A. 

      Database administrator (DBA)

    • B. 

      Record

    • C. 

      DBMS engine

    • D. 

      Many-to-many relationships

  • 19. 
    These databases are typically stored on a user's hard disk drive or a LAN file server
    • A. 

      Microcomputer database

    • B. 

      Group database

    • C. 

      Distributed database

    • D. 

      Commercial database

  • 20. 
    Banks use this type of processing to record ATM purchases
    • A. 

      Procedural processing

    • B. 

      Batch processing

    • C. 

      Online processing

    • D. 

      One-time processing

  • 21. 
    Building a model or prototype that can be modified before the actual system is installed.
    • A. 

      Prototyping

    • B. 

      Automated design tools

    • C. 

      Operational feasibility

    • D. 

      Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools

  • 22. 
    Software package that evaluates hardware and software alternatives according to requirements given by the systems analyst. Also called computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools.
    • A. 

      Pilot approach

    • B. 

      Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools

    • C. 

      Operational feasibility

    • D. 

      Automated design tools

  • 23. 
    Report prepared for higher management describing the current information system, the requirements for a new system, and a possible development schedule.
    • A. 

      Systems analysis report

    • B. 

      Organization chart

    • C. 

      Pilot approach

    • D. 

      Rapid applications development (RAD)

  • 24. 
    Also known as Systems implementation, which has four approaches to conversion: direct, parallel, pilot and phased.
    • A. 

      Grid chart

    • B. 

      Data flow diagram

    • C. 

      Conversion

    • D. 

      Systems analysis report

  • 25. 
    Report prepared for higher management describing alternative designs, presenting cost versus benefits, and outlining the effects of alternative designs on the organization.
    • A. 

      Decision table

    • B. 

      Systems design report

    • C. 

      Organizational chart

    • D. 

      Automated design tools

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