Type
Quiz
Book Title
Business Driven Information Systems 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0073402987

MPCS 59276

July 20, 2017
What provides web-based self-service tools that streamline and automate the human
resource department?
A. supplier relationship management
B. partner relationship management
C. employee relationship management
D. All of these are correct.
In terms of big data, what includes the scale of data?
A. variety
B. veracity
C.volume
D. velocity
Which of the following would not be considered an advantage of ebusiness?
A. expanding global reach
B. opening new markets
C. reducing costs
D. reducing information reach
What is a real-time system?
A. provides immediate, up-to-date information
B.provides real-time information in response to query requests
C. encompasses all organization information, and its primary purpose is to support the
performing of managerial analysis tasks
D. encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit
of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational tasks
What is included in a SWOT analysis?
A. strengths, weaknesses, organizations, and technology
B. strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
C. success, willingness, opportunities, and technology
D. success, weaknesses, organizations, and threats
Detailed internal reports present information with little or no filtering or restrictions of
the data.
What is hardware?
A. any computer-based tool that people use to work with information and support the
information and information-processing needs of an organization
B. the set of instructions that the hardware executes to carry out specific tasks
C. consists of the physical devices associated with a computer system
D. an electronic device operating under the control of instructions stored in its own
memory that can accept, manipulate, and store data
What is an arrangement by which one organization provides a service or services for
another organization that chooses not to perform them in-house?
A. in-sourcing
B.outsourcing
C. business process outsourcing
D. offshore outsourcing
What is an activity-based process in which each phase in the SDLC is performed
sequentially from planning through implementation and maintenance?
A. RAD methodology
B. agile methodology
C.waterfall methodology
D. extreme programming
Which document prioritizes all of the business requirements by order of importance to
the company?
A. requirements documentation
B. requirements management
C.requirements definition document
D. All of these are correct.
What includes all parties involved, directly or indirectly, in obtaining raw materials or a
product?
A. support chain
B. supply chain
C. system chain
D. supply choice
What is simplelocker?
A. a form of malicious software that infects your computer and asks for money
B. a new ransomware program that encrypts your personal files and demands payment
for the files' decryption keys
C. software that allows Internet advertisers to display advertisements without the
consent of the computer user
D. a special class of adware that collects data about the user and transmits it over the
Internet without the user's knowledge or permission
What statement links the project to the organization's overall business goals?
A. project milestones
B. project objectives
C.project scope statement
D. project deliverable
What is a computer that sits on, next to, or under a user's desk and is too large to carry
around?
A. tablet
B. desktop computer
C. workstation
D. minicomputer
What is a foreign key?
A. a field (or group of fields) that uniquely identifies a given entity in a table
B.a primary key of one table that appears as an attribute in another table and acts to
provide a logical relationship among the two tables
C. characteristics or properties of an entity
D. a field (or group of fields) that uniquely identifies a given attribute in a table
What is maintainability?
A. performs functions such as resetting passwords, deleting accounts, and shutting
down entire systems
B. refers to the varying levels that define what a user can access, view, or perform when
operating a system
C.refers to how quickly a system can transform to support environmental changes
D. ensures that a system is functioning correctly and providing accurate information
What is estimation?
A.determines values for an unknown continuous variable behavior or estimated future
value
B. determines which things go together
C. segments a heterogeneous population of more homogeneous subgroups
D. assigns records to one of a predefined set of classes
What is the analysis that works in reverse to what-if and sensitivity analysis by finding
the inputs necessary to achieve a goal, such as a desired level of output?
A. solutions-based analysis
B. optimization system
C. goal-seeking analysis
D. revenue analysis
What is platform as a service (PaaS)?
A. set up and storage systems including servers, and database management model
B. develops new programs for business on an ongoing basis
C. Salesforce.com is an example of PaaS.
D.supports the deployment of entire systems including hardware, networking, and
applications using pay-per-use revenue model
The information MIS infrastructure supports the day-to-day business operations and
plans for ________.
A. security breaches and theft
B. floods and earthquakes
C. malicious internet attacks
D.All of these are correct.
What is an organization performing when it asks questions such as "which customers
are at risk of leaving"?
A. CRM reporting technologies
B. CRM analyzing technologies
C. CRM processing technologies
D.CRM predicting technologies
Which application's primary business benefits include sales forecasts, sales strategies,
and marketing campaigns?
A.CRM
B. SCM
C. ERP
D. All of these are correct.
Which high-level programming language uses C+ and Java?
A. first generation machine language
B. second generation machine language
C.third generation machine language
D. fourth generation machine language
MIS can be an important enabler of business success and innovation. Which of the
below statements is accurate when referring to MIS?
A. MIS equals business success and innovation.
B. MIS represents business success and innovation.
C. MIS is not a valuable tool that leverages talent.
D. MIS is a valuable tool that can leverage the talents of people who know how to use
and manage it effectively.
What does digital Darwinism imply?
A. Organizations that can adapt to the new demands placed on them for surviving in the
information age are doomed to extinction.
B. Organizations that cannot adapt to the new demands placed on them for surviving in
the information age are doomed to extinction.
C. Organizations that can adapt to new information systems are doomed to extinction.
D. Organizations that cannot adapt to new information systems are doomed to exile.
What is a project manager?
A. the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in
order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from a project
B. any measurable, tangible, verifiable outcome, result, or item that is produced to
complete a project or part of a project
C. the representation of key dates when a certain group of activities must be performed
D.an individual who is an expert in project planning and management
Apple understood the importance of usability when it designed its ________.
A. PowerPoint software
B. antivirus software
C. fault tolerance system
D.iPod and iTunes system
What is at the heart of any ERP system?
A. information
B. employees
C. customers
D.database
What is availability?
A. performs functions such as resetting passwords, deleting accounts, and shutting
down entire systems
B. refers to the varying levels that define what a user can access, view, or perform when
operating a system
C.refers to the time frames when the system is operational
D. refers to how quickly a system can transform to support environmental changes
Which of the following is a problem associated with dirty data?
A. nonformatted data
B. misleading data
C. incorrect data
D. All of these are correct.
What combines art along with science to determine how to make URLs more attractive
to search engines resulting in higher search engine ranking?
A. dot-com
B. search engine
C. search engine ranking
D. search engine optimization
Which tags use a battery to run the microchip's circuitry but communicate by drawing
power from the RFID reader?
A. active RFID
B.semi-passive RFID
C. RFID accelerometer
D. chipless RFID
What kind of policy can a company implement that can help diminish the activity of
sending unsolicited email?
A. email privacy policy
B. spam policy and procedures
C.anti-spam policy
D. Internet user policy
What is the ebusiness tool that can increase marketing reach and build customer loyalty
through audio broadcasting?
A. IMing
B. email
C. taxonomy
D. podcasting
Which of the following represents the top-down (executives to analysts) organizational
levels of information technology systems?
A. TPS, DSS, EIS
B. DSS, TPS, EIS
C. EIS, DSS, TPS
D. None of these are correct; it varies from organization to organization.

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