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

MPCS 68602

July 20, 2017
Visualization produces graphical displays of patterns and complex relationships in large
amounts of data.
Which of the choices below offers a common example of a LAN?
A. college campus
B. home office
C. city library
D.All of these are correct.
What is slice-and-dice capability?
A. involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex
groupings of interrelated information
B. the ability to look at information from different perspectives
C. enables users to get details, and details of details, of information
D. finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal such as a desired level of output
What automates each phase of the sales process, helping individual sales
representatives coordinate and organize all of their accounts?
A.sales management CRM systems
B. contact management CRM systems
C. opportunity management CRM systems
D. All of these are correct.
Which industry has been relying on neural network technology for over two decades?
A. food service
B. hotels
C. finance
D. healthcare
Which of the following represents the phases in the SDLC?
A. plan, analysis, design, test, maintain, develop, implement
B. analysis, plan, design, test, develop, maintain, implement
C.plan, analysis, design, develop, test, implement, maintain
D. analysis, plan, develop, design, test, implement, maintain
Who are individuals and organizations actively involved in the project or whose
interests might be affected as a result of project execution or project completion?
A.project stakeholders
B. project managers
C. project planners
D. project testers
What is drill-down capability?
A. involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex
groupings of interrelated information
B. the ability to look at information from different perspectives
C. enables users to get details, and details of details, of information
D. finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal such as a desired level of output
What are drones?
A. a process that buildslayer by layer in an additive processa three-dimensional solid
object from a digital model
B. the use of electronic tags and labels to identify objects wirelessly over short
distances
C. unmanned aircraft that can fly autonomously, or without a human
D. the focus on creating artificial intelligence devices that can move and react to
sensory input
What verifies that separate systems can work together passing data back and forth
correctly?
A. alpha testing
B. development testing
C.integration testing
D. system testing
Your boss has asked you to analyze the airline industry using Porter's three generic
strategies. Which of the following companies are using a cost leadership strategy?
A. Southwest, Horizon, Frontier, JetBlue
B. British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
C. Sky Taxi " a rent by the hour personal plane service
D. All of these are correct.
What is composed of rows and columns that represent an entity?
A. field
B.table
C. record
D. key
What is a large computer network usually spanning a city?
A. client/server network
B. corporate network
C. metropolitan area network
D. peer-to-peer network
What is collaborative engineering?
A. enables an organization to react more quickly to resolve supply chain issues
B. applies technology to the activities in the order life cycle from inquiry to sale
C. allows an organization to reduce the cost and time required during the design process
of a product
D. helps organizations reduce their investment in inventory while improving customer
satisfaction through product availability
What is the number of millions of CPU cycles per second?
A. megahertz
B. gigahertz
C. CISC
D. RISC
What evaluates variables that search engines use to determine where a URL appears on
the list of search results?
A. dot-com
B. search engine
C. search engine ranking
D. search engine optimization
Which of the following represents the types of data commonly found in the sales
department?
A. customer data
B. sales report data
C. commission data
D. All of these are correct.
Which of the following is not a topic or feature that is included in Web 3.0?
A. a worldwide database
B. intelligent applications
C. social networking
D. integration of legacy devices
What is a statement about what will happen or might happen in the future; for example,
predicting future sales or employee turnover?
A.prediction
B. optimization
C. forecasting
D. regression
Which of the following is not an example of an advantage of using a relational
database?
A. increased information quality
B. increased flexibility
C. decreased information redundancy
D. decreased information security
Which of the metrics below represents the agreed upon time between the purchase of a
product and the delivery of the product?
A. back order
B. inventory cycle time
C. customer order cycle time
D. inventory turnover
What is a benefit of network convergence?
A. the weaving together of voice, data, and video
B. multiple services offered from a single vendor
C. multiple devices supported by one provider
D.All of these are correct.
Which of the following began as an essential emergency military communications
system operated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DARPA)?
A. Internet
B. Ecommerce
C. Ebusiness
D. WWW
The example the book gave of www.EllisIsland.org, which generates more than 2.5
billion hits, is a site that offers a database that can easily adjust to handle massive
volumes of information. What is this an example of?
A.increased scalability and performance
B. increased information security
C. reduced information redundancy
D. increased flexibility
What processes and manages algorithms across many machines in a computing
environment?
A. big data
B.distributed computing
C. advanced analytics
D. data scientist
Which of the following details the steps the system must perform along with the
expected result of each step?
A. testing phase
B. testing documentation
C.test conditions
D. All of these are correct.
Which department records, measures, and reports monetary transactions?
A. sales
B. operations management
C.accounting
D. finance
Which of the following is a fundamental of the RAD methodology?
A. focus initially on creating a prototype that looks and acts like the desired system
B. actively involve system users in the analysis, design, and development phases
C. accelerate collecting the business requirements through an interactive and iterative
construction approach
D.All of these are correct.
What modifies software to meet specific user or business requirements?
A.software customization
B. conversion
C. business requirements
D. sign-off
What is the integration of a company's existing management information systems?
A. backward integration
B.application integration
C. data integration
D. forward integration
In terms of big data what is variety?
A.includes different forms of structured and unstructured data
B. includes the uncertainty of data, including biases, noise, and abnormalities
C. includes the scale of data
D. includes the analysis of streaming data as it travels around the Internet
A satellite is a space station that orbits the Earth, receiving and transmitting signals
from Earth-based stations over a wide area.
What tracks KPIs and CSFs by compiling information from multiple sources and
tailoring it to meet user needs?
A. granularity
B. visualization
C. digital dashboard
D. All of these are correct.