Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 08 Part 3

August 31, 2019
Question 21
Type: MCSA
Which of the following answers best represents the use of a Gantt chart?
1. A Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart used to illustrate the start and finish dates of the elements of a project.
2. A Gantt chart is useful in the creation of a RFP.
3. A Gantt chart controls the strategic planning process.
4. A Gantt chart is an essential document presented to all stakeholders.
Question 22
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements best describes the term milestone?
1. A milestone is essential in developing a timeline.
2. A milestone delineates strategic planning goals.
3. A milestone is a major entity in the system's maintenance.
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4. A milestone guides the selection of the system.
Question 23
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements most accurately describes the difference between down time and response
time?
1. Response time is the period of time when an information system is not operational and available for use
whereas down time is the amount of time between a user action and the response from the information system.
2. Response time is the moment information is gleaned from the computer whereas down time is the period when
the system is off.
3. Response time is the amount of time between a user action and the response from the information system
whereas downtime refers to the period of time when an information system is not operational and available for
use.
4. Response time occurs when the software is downloaded whereas down time refers to the period of time it takes
for the software to activate.
Question 24
Type: MCSA
Which of the following answers describes the relationship between an open system architecture environment and
the central processing unit?
1. Architecture refers to the goals of the central processing unit and its interrelated elements.
2. Architecture refers to the structure of the central processing unit and its interrelated elements.
3. Architecture refers to the maintenance of the central processing unit and its interrelated elements.
4. Architecture refers to the technology of the central processing unit and its interrelated elements.
Question 25
Type: MCSA
The information system life cycle can be divided into four phases that cover the life span of information systems.
Which of the following answers best describes the end of the relationship?
1. There is no end to the life cycle.
2. The life cycle ends with implementation.
3. The life cycle ends with evaluation.
4. The life cycle ends with assessment.
Question 26
Type: MCSA
Which of the following phases is the first step of the information system life cycle?
1. Implementation
2. Needs assessment
3. System selection
4. Maintenance
Question 27
Type: MCMA
The information system life cycle can be divided into main phases that cover the life span of information systems.
Which of the following phases of the life cycle apply to the organization's information system?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
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1. Needs assessment
2. Purchasing phase
3. System selection
4. Upgrading phase
5. Internal review
Question 28
Type: FIB
Once the strategic plan has been developed which identifies the organization's technology goals and needs, the
selection and implementation of an information system occurs through a well-defined process known as the
________________________.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: life cycle
Rationale : Once the goals and needs of the system have been identified by the strategic plan, the selection and
implementation of an information system occur through a well defined process known as the life cycle. The life
cycle begins once these goals are developed.
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