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Multiple Choice 1) Which of the following is considered input hardware? A) keyboards B) printers C) speakers D) screen projectors 2) Which of the following is an output hardware device? A) keyboard B) flatbed plotter C) CPU D) magnetic disk 3) A computer with a quad-processor has ________ CPUs. A) eight B) four C) two D) sixteen 4) Computers represent data using binary digits, called ________. A).
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1) Hardware consists of electronic components that input, process, output, and store data. 2) The central processing unit is referred to as the brain of the computer. 3) The CPU performs arithmetic and logical comparisons and stores results of operations in memory. 4) The speed and costs of central processing units are the.
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21) Reports in database applications provide security, data consistency, and special-purpose processing. 22) All traditional databases require the Internet to transmit traffic between a user's computer and a DBMS server computer. 23) In single-user databases, the application, the DBMS, and the database all reside on a user's computer. 24) Traditional database application.
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Multiple Choice 1) Which of the following statements is true about cloud computing? A) The elastic leasing of pooled computer resources over the Internet is called the cloud. B) A cloud is a peer-to-peer network used to share data between users. C) Cloud-based hosting does not operate over the Internet. D) Any network of servers.
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11) Most organizations develop their own database management systems. 12) DB2 is a popular DBMS product that is licensed from Microsoft. 13) A DBMS is also referred to as a database. 14) Hypertext Markup Language is an international standard language for processing a database. 15) SQL statements can be issued directly to the DBMS.
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31) Traditional database application programs are written in object-oriented languages like ________. A) Information Systems Base Language B) VisualBasic C) Datalog D) Structured Query Language 32) Which of the following is true of browser-based database applications? A) They are written in object-oriented languages like Structured Query Language. B) The application, DBMS, and the database all reside on.
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31) ________ is the worldwide leader of ERP vendors. A) TQM B) EAI C) SCM D) SAP 32) ERP was originally used in the ________ domain. A) accounting B) customer support C) manufacturing D) human resources 33) ________ is a suite of software applications that consolidates existing systems by providing layers of software that connect applications together. A) Enterprise resource planning.
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11) Information silos help in resolving any problem that may arise due to isolated information systems. 12) Information silos arise when entities at one organizational level in a company create information systems that meet only their particular needs. 13) The major issue caused by information silos is wasted file space. 14) When an.
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11) A ________ is a system of hardware and software that stores user data in many different geographical locations and makes that data available on demand. A) virtual private network B) content delivery network C) mobile virtual network D) local area network 12) Which of the following is a disadvantage of a content delivery network? A).
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21) SQL stands for ________. A) Standard Query Language B) Secondary Query Language C) Structured Query Language D) Simplified Query Language 22) ________ is an international standard language that is used for processing a database. A) Hypertext Markup Language B) Dynamic HTML C) Structured Query Language D) Sybase Language 23) One of the important functions of a DBMS is to.
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1) Functional information systems are information systems used by a single individual. 2) Workgroup information systems that support a particular department are called personal information systems. 3) The contact manager in an iPhone is an example of a personal information system. 4) Personal information systems generally support around 10 users. 5) Enterprise information.
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Multiple Choice 1) The purpose of a database is to ________. A) test and troubleshoot newly installed software B) design the source code for computer programs C) describe and build computer architectures D) store lists of data involving multiple themes 2) A ________ is a self-describing collection of integrated records. A) datasheet B) spreadmart C) database D) dataspace 3) Which of.
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True or False 1) Databases are required to keep track of lists with multiple themes. 2) A database is a self-describing collection of integrated records. 3) Bytes, which are characters of data, are grouped into rows in a database. 4) In a database, columns are also called records. 5) In a database, the collection of.
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1) Cloud resources are pooled because many different organizations use the same physical hardware. 2) Cloud vendors do not benefit from economies of scale. 3) Service oriented architecture (SOA) is a way of designing computer programs so that they can be combined flexibly. 4) As standard practice, customers are regularly updated by cloud.
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21) Inherent processes are ________. A) time-consuming business processes that involve substantial investment B) predesigned procedures for using software products C) the set of procedures that help companies implement business process reengineering D) business process reengineering techniques with low success rates 22) Which of the following statements is true of inherent processes? A) Inherent processes are.
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21) CRM systems vary in the degree of functionality they provide. 22) ERP is used to consolidate business operations into a single, consistent, computing platform. 23) EAI is used to forecast sales and to create manufacturing plans to meet those forecasts. 24) SAP is the worldwide leader of ERP vendors. 25) EAI connects system.
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11) A content delivery network (CDN) services a user's request using the geographically closest server. 12) Content delivery networks (CDNs) increase Web sites' load time. 13) A routing server determines which CDN server should respond to a request in real-time. 14) Content delivery networks (CDNs) are used to store and deliver content that.
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Multiple Choice 1) Which of the following statements is true of personal information systems? A) Personal information systems that support a particular department are called workgroup information systems. B) Adapting to changes in personal information systems is extremely difficult and time consuming. C) Personal information systems have only a single user and so procedures.
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11) A(n) ________ is a program that controls a computer's resources. A) cache B) operating system C) CPU D) bus 12) When a user needs to load more data into an existing program, which of the following instructions will an operating system direct the CPU to attempt? A) wait for the existing program to be closed B).
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21) Which of the following is true about operating systems software? A) Both client and server computers need to run on the same operating system. B) The operating system performs a majority of application-specific tasks. C) Both client and server computers need an operating system. D) A single version operating system can be used.
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11) Information silos arise as a result of ________. A) data integration across several information systems within an organization B) the sharing of an inter-enterprise information system with several organizations C) too many users depending on a single enterprise-wide information system D) data being isolated in systems that are separated across different organizational levels 12).
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