• Question 1

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An Extranet is:
Selected Answer:  

An Internet-like network connecting business partners

Answers:  

An Internet-like network connecting business partners

An Internet-like network that is used inside an enterprise
Another name that referrers to the Internet
The same as and Ethernet network
  • Question 2

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A database of customer purchases that provides end-user managers with interactive and ad hoc decision-making support is referred to as _______________.
Selected Answer:  

a decision support system

Answers: a transaction processing system
 

a decision support system

an information reporting system
an executive information system
  • Question 3

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When employees in a project team use email to send and receive messages and use videoconferences to hold electronic meetings and coordinate their activities, they are using which of the following?
Selected Answer:  

Enterprise collaboration systems

Answers: Transaction processing systems
Process control systems
 

Enterprise collaboration systems

Decision support systems
  • Question 4

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An example of an information system is:
Selected Answer:  

All of the choices are correct

Answers: Smoke signals
A library’s card catalog
Your book bag
 

All of the choices are correct

  • Question 5

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An Intranet is:
Selected Answer:  

An Internet-like network that is used inside an enterprise

Answers: An Internet-like network connecting business partners
 

An Internet-like network that is used inside an enterprise

Another name that referrers to the Internet
The same as and Ethernet network
  • Question 6

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In an information system, software resources would include all of the following except:
Selected Answer:  

All of the choices are correct are software resources

Answers: Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Word
 

Telecommunications networks

All of the choices are correct are software resources
  • Question 7

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An information system that provides intranet access to best business practices, sales proposal strategies, or customer problem resolutions would be classified as a(n) _______________.
Selected Answer:  

Knowledge Management System

Answers: Expert System
 

Knowledge Management System

Strategic Information System
Functional Business System
  • Question 8

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Business applications of information systems are typically combinations of several types of information systems from different areas within a business. This integration is referred to as:
Selected Answer:  

Cross functional informational systems

Answers: Information reporting systems
Decision support systems
 

Cross functional informational systems

End user-computing systems
  • Question 9

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What is(are) company’s information systems functions?
Selected Answer:  

All choices are correct

Answers: Input and store data the company considers important to its business functions
Process the data in a form that produces information useful for managerial decision making
Process the data into information that can be used by the operations people in a company to carry out their daily tasks necessary for the company’s operation
 

All choices are correct

  • Question 10

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A production manager needs a system to help determine how much product to manufacture based on the expected sales associated with a future promotion, plus the location and availability of the raw materials necessary to manufacture the product. What type of system would meet this manager’s needs?
Selected Answer:  

Decision support system

Answers: Transaction processing system
Process control system
Enterprise collaboration system
 

Decision support system

  • Question 11

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Executive information systems (EIS) are tailored to meet the strategic information needs of which of the following management levels?
Selected Answer:  

All of the choices are correct.

Answers:  

Top management (strategic)

Middle management (tactical)
Lower management (operational)
All of the choices are correct.
  • Question 12

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Telecommunications network technologies include:
Selected Answer:  

All choices are correct

Answers: The hardware (computers, routers, switches, etc.) necessary to create a network connection between various computers
Telecommunications media
Telecommunications software
 

All choices are correct

  • Question 13

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In the information systems concept, the output function involves:
Selected Answer:  

Capturing and assembling elements that enter the system to be processed

Answers: Capturing and assembling elements that enter the system to be processed
Transformation processes that convert input into output
 

Transferring elements that have been produced by a transformation process to their ultimate destination

Monitoring and evaluating feedback to determine whether a system is moving toward the achievement of its goal
  • Question 14

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The majority of organizations today would be classified as _______________ systems.
Selected Answer:  

open adaptive

Answers: open
closed
 

open adaptive

closed adaptive
  • Question 15

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Which one of the following statements does NOT apply to the concept of an information system model?
Selected Answer:  

An information system must be computer-based and fully automated

Answers: An information system transforms data resources into information products
 

An information system must be computer-based and fully automated

An information system performs input, processing, output, storage and control activities
An information system uses the resources of hardware, software, people, data and networks
  • Question 16

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An important development in information systems in the 1990s was the concept of an information system that is an integral component of a business process, products and services that it helps a company gain a competitive advantage. This type of system is known as:
Selected Answer:  

A strategic information system

Answers: A management information system
 

A strategic information system

An executive support system
A knowledge-based system
  • Question 17

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For students considering a future in the business field, he following will hold true:
Selected Answer:  

All choices are correct

Answers: No mater which discipline they are entering marketing, production, finance or human resource management, they will all require extensive use of information systems
Managers will face extensive involvement in the selection and development of information systems
The information systems their company uses will affect their ability to be effective as a manager within the company
 

All choices are correct

  • Question 18

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Information technologies are playing a vital and expanding role in business. Information technology can help all kinds of businesses improve the efficiency and effectiveness of which of the following?
Selected Answer:  

All of the choices are correct

Answers: Business processes
Managerial decision making
Workgroup collaboration
 

All of the choices are correct

  • Question 19

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In an information system, “information” is:
Selected Answer:  

All of the choices are correct

Answers: Data that has been subjected to a “value-added” process
Data that has been manipulated and organized
Data that has been placed in a proper context for a human user
 

All of the choices are correct

  • Question 20

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In the information systems concept, the processing function involves:
Selected Answer:  

Transformation processes that convert input into output

Answers: Capturing and assembling elements that enter the system to be processed
 

Transformation processes that convert input into output

Transferring elements that have been produced by a transformation process to their ultimate destination
Monitoring and evaluating feedback to determine whether a system is moving toward the achievement of its goal