BCIS Final Test Questions

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Data
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A student fills out an online admission form to register for a particular course. This is an example of the ________ component of the information system.
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Make and manipulate models
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Abstract reasoning is the ability to ________.
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False
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Changing the structure of existing databases causes more organizational disruption than changing working procedures.
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Software
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An operating system like Windows or Linux is an example of the ________ component of an information system.
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True
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Information systems become a waste of time and money when users work with inaccurate data.
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Additional data
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Which of the following is the least critical aspect of good information?
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The information that Joanne gave was accurate and sufficient for Caroline’s purpose.
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Caroline asks her secretary to send information on the meetings that she needs to attend next month. Her secretary, Joanne, provides her with the details immediately, but leaves out certain additional details that are irrelevant to Caroline’s requirements. Which of the following statements is true about this scenario?
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False
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According to the five-component framework, additional components are added to the existing component framework as the complexity of a system increases.
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It is irrelevant to the subject
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Information is considered inefficient if ________.
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True
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When considering different information systems alternatives, it will be helpful to consider the low-tech versus high-tech alternatives in light of the amount of work that is being moved from people to computers.
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False
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Information technology and information systems are synonymous terms.
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True
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Mary processes employee statistics to obtain a meaningful understanding of her organization. The data that she derives by processing becomes information.
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Inaccurate
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Sandra is a production manager at a soda manufacturer’s bottling plant. She receives a report that contains the list of raw materials stored in the warehouse. She notices that the list also includes items that are not present in the warehouse. The list that she received would not qualify as good information because it is ________.
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People
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Which of the following is a component of an information system, but not of information technology?
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True
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Data needs to be sufficient for the purpose for which it is generated.
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True
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It is likely that desktop and portable computers will disappear in the next decade.
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True
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The ability to construct and manipulate models is an example of abstract reasoning.
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Number of transistors per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18 months
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According to Moore’s Law, the ________.
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True
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Information systems differ in the amount of work that is moved from the human side to the computer side.
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Procedure
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Mark follows certain steps to access the supplementary readings for a course when using his organization’s library management system. These steps that he follows are examples of the ________ component of an information system.
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True
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Information systems exist to help people who work in an organization to achieve the strategies of that business.
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A file of email addresses stored in an email program
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Which of the following is an example of a low-tech information system?
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Good information should be based on correct and complete data
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Which of the following statements is true of good information?
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The return on investment of an advertising campaign
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Which of the following is considered as information rather than mere data?
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Knowledge derived from data
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Which of the following is a common description of information?
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People and procedures
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Which of the following pairs of components constitutes the human side of information systems?
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Software
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Adobe Acrobat is an application that allows users to create and edit digital documents. This is an example of ________.
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Data that arrives after a prolonged period of times is of the highest quality.
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Which of the following statements is true about the quality of information?
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Instruction on the computer side
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Globus Corp. uses a software tool to manage its supply chain. This software tool is an ________ of the company’s information system.
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One can buy information technology, but not information systems.
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Identify a statement that differentiates information technology from information systems.
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False
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Data refers to the knowledge derived from information.
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Changing reporting relationships
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Which of the following would be the most disruptive to an organization when implementing an information system?
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True
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Information systems become a waste of time and money when users work with inaccurate data.
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True
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Because of Moore’s Law, any routine skill is liable to be outsourced to the lowest bidder.
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True
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Data accuracy is a critical requirement for good information.
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False
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According to the five-component framework, additional components are added to the existing component framework as the complexity of a system increases.
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False
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Information technology is an assembly of hardware, software, data, procedures, and people that produces information.
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Irrelevant
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The CEO of an organization asks the human resources manager to send information about the rate of employee turnover in the organization for the last quarter. The manager sends the salary details of new hires during this period. This information is likely to be of little use to the CEO because it is ________.
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True
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Data accuracy is a critical requirement for good information.
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A monitor
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Which of the following is an example of computer hardware?
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Training the employees to use and manage the new system
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Graham & Hilda Corp. is a firm that offers enterprise software solutions to independent retailers. The firm recently entered into a contract with a major national retail chain to develop and implement proprietary software that tracks inventory, restocking, and supplier information. Which of the following actions will be most difficult to perform when implementing the new information system?
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Traditional classrooms will be replaced by classroom in a box.
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Which of the following statements is true about the changes and developments foreseen by the year 2025?
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Information
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Which of the following terms is described as processed data or data presented in a meaningful context?
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Hardware
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The storage controllers in a computer are an example of the ________ component of information systems.
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Buying and installing new computers in the new outlets
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Drudgen Fitness Inc. is a fitness equipment provider that markets its products through a chain of retail outlets in four states. As part of its expansion strategy, the company decides to open outlets in four more states and decides to revise its existing business processes. According to the five-component model of information systems, which of the following processes will be the least disruptive to the organization?
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not freely
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In the context of information systems, which of the following statements is true of data characteristics?
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abstract thinking
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Carlos is a business student doing an internship at Bruno and Venus, a firm specializing in the export of sophisticated equipment to other countries. He finds that he is unable to create a representative chart depicting the relation between processes such as procurement, shipping, and billing. This indicates that he lacks ________ skills.
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Information should be just barely sufficient for its purpose
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Which of the following statements is true about the quality of information?
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True
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Project data is data that is part of the collaboration’s work product
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False
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Margaret finds that calling all her senior supervisors and quality managers for a face-to-face meeting is not feasible. She arranges for a multiparty text chatting session involving all of them. This is an example of asynchronous communication.
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Synchronous
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________ communication occurs within a team when all team members meet at the same time.
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Collaboration
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________ is defined as a group of people working together to achieve a common goal via a process of feedback and iteration.
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Working together to achieve a common goal.
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Collaboration is defined as a group of people ________.
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Members provide feedback on each others work
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A student group that is working on a project is considered to be a collaboration if the ________.
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True
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Being a perceptive listener is more important for a collaborator than being gregarious and dynamic.
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True
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The applications team’s use and the means by which they share data depend on the type of content.
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True
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Collaboration tools that provide workflow control manage the activities in a process pre-defined by the group.
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True
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One of the advantages of a team survey is that it is easy to determine who has not yet responded.
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Strategic
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The need for collaboration is greatest for ________ decisions.
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False
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A group of four painters, each painting a different wall in the same room, are not working cooperatively.
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False
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Being a skilled and persuasive presenter is the most important characteristic for an effective collaborator.
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True
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Project scope and initial budget is set during the starting phase of a project.
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True
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Team members need not continually check the SharePoint task list for new tasks.
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Managerial
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Departmental heads should determine the computer hardware and programs that are needed for their department. This is an example of a(n) ________ decision.
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Google tracks documents revisions, with brief summaries of changes made
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Which of the following statements is true about working with Google Drive?
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Skillfulness at giving/receiving negative feedback
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Which of the following is the most important trait that an effective collaborator should have?
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Deciding to open a centralized distribution system
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Which of the following is an example of a strategic decision?
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True
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In version control systems, the shared directories used to store shared documents are called libraries.
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Planning
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A project manager defines the tasks that her team members have to perform and determines the schedule for carrying out each of the tasks. This project is in the ________ phase of project management.
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Design Document
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Which of the following is an example of project data?
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Operational
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_______ decisions are the most structured and have very little need for collaboration.
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Making decisions
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Identify a primary purpose of collaboration.
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Managerial
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Departmental heads should determine the computer hardware and programs that are needed for their department. This is an example of a(n) ________ decision.
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False
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A webinar is a tool used to facilitate asynchronous communication.
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False
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Project plan and budget are prepared during the finalizing phase of project management.
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True
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Feedback and iteration enable a group to produce something greater than any single person could accomplish by working independently.
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True
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29 An unstructured decision process is one for which there is no agreed-on decision-making method.
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WebEx
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________ is a popular commercial webinar product used in virtual sales presentations.
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Day-to-day activities
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Operational decisions are those that support operational ________.
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True
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Task descriptions need to be specific and worded so that it is possible to decide whether or not the task was accomplished.
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False
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With Google Drive, documents are stored on the user’s computer.
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False
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The purpose of the planning phase of project management is to accomplish project tasks.
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True
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Informing is the first and most fundamental collaboration purpose.
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False
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Strategic decisions are typically not collaborative.
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False
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Operational decisions require a high degree of collaboration.
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Operational
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________ decisions are those that support broad-scope, organizational issues.
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Microsoft Lync
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Which of the following is a comprehensive tool for communication?
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Google Grid allows simultaneous edits
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Which of the following statements is true of sharing a task list on Google Grid?
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False
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Files placed on Google Drive can be accessed only by user with an Gmail address
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Operational decisions
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________ decisions are concerned with day-to-day activities.
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deciding to open a centralized distribution system
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Which of the following is an example of a strategic decision?
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Determine who will do what and by when
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The main purpose of the planning phase in a project is to ________.
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True
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The applications team’s use and the means by which they share data depend on the type of content.
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Synchronous
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________ communication occurs within a team when all team members meet at the same time.
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Structured
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An organization uses a formula to compute the reorder quantity of an item in inventory. This is an example of a(n) ________ decision process.
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think its finalizing
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A project manager defines the tasks that her team members have to perform and determines the schedule for carrying out each of the tasks. This project is in the ________ phase of project management.
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False
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A shared file server is best suited for sharing content when there is increased risk of interference with the user’s work by other team members.
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True
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In version control systems, the shared directories used to store shared documents are called libraries.
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Unstructured
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A company’s top managers meet to decide on a potential merger with one of its competitors. They discuss various aspects of the merger, such as business valuations and conducting due diligence. This is an example of ________ decision making.
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The utilization of resources
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Managerial decisions are decisions about ________.
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Unlike cooperation, collaboration emphasizes iteration and feedback
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Which of the following is a key difference between collaboration and cooperation?
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True
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An unstructured decision process is one for which there is no agreed-on decision-making method.
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They keep the discussion from getting off track
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Discussion forums are better suited than emails in asynchronous communication because ________.
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False
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Microsoft Lync is an example of a comprehensive content-sharing collaboration tool.
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True
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The sales process involves sales and marketing as well as outbound logistics activities.
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Within an industry segment
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Focused cost leadership is observed when a product has the lowest cost ________.
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False
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Establishing alliances with other organizations increases purchasing costs, though these alliances do provide competitive advantages.
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False
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Information systems create competitive advantage by providing support to a product rather than by becoming a part of the product
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False
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Inbound logistics constitute support activities in the value chain of manufacturing firms.
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Bargaining power
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According to Porter’s five forces model, a group of grain farmers in a surplus year will have reduced ________.
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True
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Creating a new product to increase margin is an example of using product implementations to achieve competitive advantage.
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A Houston-based vendor that is the only supplier of a patented material for many smartphone manufacturers
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According to Porter’s five forces model, in which of the following situations would a supplier have the highest bargaining power?
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Locking in customers
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FunText is a company that owns an app used for text messaging. It recently offered a membership extension of six months without any additional charges to its existing customers who had registered for a three-year membership. By doing this, which competitive strategy did FunText implement?
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False
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In the value chain, customer service is concerned with inducing buyers to purchase the product and providing a means for them to do so.
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True
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In the context of Porter’s five forces model, the bargaining power of grain farmers in a surplus year is an example of a weak market force.
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Linkages
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A service company checks the availability of resources before planning its projects. This activity can be classified under ________.
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True*
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Organizations can lock in customers by making it difficult or expensive for them to move to another product.
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False
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Organizations cannot gain a competitive advantage by enhancing existing products or services.
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Sales and marketing
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Which of the following value chain activities involves inducing buyers to purchase a product and providing a means for them to do so?
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True
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Porter defined value as the amount of money that a customer is willing to pay for a resource, product, or service.
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True
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In a manufacturing business, the materials ordering process transforms cash into a raw materials inventory.
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True
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To determine if an information system delivers net savings in costs, the cost of developing and operating the information system will need to be offset against the gains in reduced errors and reduced costs for paper, ink, and printing.
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Customer service
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Which of the following value chain activities involves assisting users with handling of the products after sale, thus maintaining and enhancing the products’ value?
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False
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A major drawback of Porter’s five forces model is that it ignores the rivalry among firms in the industry.
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False
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Establishing alliances with other organizations increases purchasing costs, though these alliances do provide competitive advantages.
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True
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In the context of Porter’s five forces model, the bargaining power of grain farmers in a surplus year is an example of a weak market force.
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Raise the barriers to market entry
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Which of the following principles of competitive advantage is related to process implementations?
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False
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A furniture manufacturer delivers products to his customers’ houses. This is an example of inbound logistics.
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Making it easy to work with the organization
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Organizations can lock in suppliers either by making it difficult to switch to another organization or by ________.
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False
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Outbound logistics refers to transforming inputs into the final product.
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False
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The competitive strategy of a organization is determined by its value chain
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True
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Employees often resist changes in business processes.
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Sales process
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In a manufacturing business, which of the following transforms finished goods into cash?
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Total margin
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The difference between the total value added and the total costs incurred is called the ________ of the value chain.
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Differentiating service offerings
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Which of the following principles of competitive advantage is associated with product implementations?
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High levels of rivalry
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The automobile industry is characterized by many manufacturers and intense competition among them. According to Porter’s five forces model, this statement illustrates ________.
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True
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In the inbound logistics activity of a value chain, the manufacturer receives, stores, and disseminates inputs to a product.
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Introduced product differentiation
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Streamtech, a manufacturer of automobiles, recently received a patent for an unmanned search boat. By doing this, Streamtech has ________.
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Receiving and distributing inputs to the product
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Which of the following is a primary activity in the value chain?
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Switching costs
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Locking in customers by making it difficult or expensive for customers to move to another product is called establishing high ________.
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Inbound logistics
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A retail company sells products such as agricultural produce and consumer products. The company procures materials from farmers and local producers. This process of obtaining the inputs needed for a business is called ________.
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Industrial products
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Bargaining power of customers is likely to be the highest for markets involving ________.
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Business process
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A(n) ________ is a network of activities that generate value by transforming inputs into outputs.
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True
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The total margin of the value chain is the difference between the total value added and the total costs incurred.
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Reduce costs
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Which of the following principles of competitive advantage is related to process implementations?
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The policy appears to be permissive without actually being so.
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Which of the following is an advantage to an organization if its BYOD (bring your own device) policy holds the employee responsible for any kind of damage?
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True
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The policy appears to be permissive without actually being so.
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True*
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As predicted by Moore’s Law, CPU speeds continually increase.
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False
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The CPU stores the results of computations on the hard drive.
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True
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A server is a computer that is designed to support processing from many remote computers and users.
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Java
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Android applications are developed using ________ programming language.
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Just-in-time data
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________ refers to data delivered to the user at the precise moment it is needed.
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True
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Random access memory is volatile.
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True
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Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the disruptive forces that change the power of business, allowing objects to connect to the Internet so they can interact with other devices, applications, or services.
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Main Memory
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The CPU stores the results of computations in ________.
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False
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Android is a nonmobile client operating system.
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True
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As predicted by Moore’s Law, CPU speeds continually increase.
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True
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Desktop computers and Xboxes are not mobile devices.
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False
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The CPU of a computing device stores data and programs.
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False
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Horizontal-market applications are developed for specific, unique needs of an industry.
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True
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A BYOD (bring your own device) policy is a statement concerning employees’ permissions and responsibilities when they use their own device for organizational business.
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False
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Symbian is a popular operating system used on devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
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ARM
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Which of the following is a computer architecture and instruction set that is designed for portable devices such as phones and tablets?
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That is written by humans
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Source code is computer code ________.
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False
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Object-oriented languages cannot be used to create difficult and complex applications.
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False
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An operating system is a hardware device used to input data into a computer.
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False
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Mac OS and iOS applications are constructed using Java programming language.
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True
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If an organization’s BYOD (bring your own device) policy dictates that an employee is responsible for damage, the advantage to the organization is that it appears to be permissive without actually being so.
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False
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Volatile memory devices can store data without using external power.
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Nonmobile client operating systems are used on personal computers.
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Which of the following statements is true about operating systems?
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Magnetic disk
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Which of the following is an example of storage hardware in computers?
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a smartphone
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Which of the following is an example of storage hardware in computers?
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desktop virtualilzation
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In ________ process, a server hosts many versions of desktop operating systems.
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True*
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A dual processor computer with 3.5 gigahertz or more is required to edit large pictures, sound, or video files.
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False
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The term “open source” means that the source code of the program is not available to the public.
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True
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Native applications are also known as thick-client applications.
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True
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Object-oriented languages can only be used by professional programmers who have devoted years to learning object-oriented design and coding skills.
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False
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Horizontal-market applications are developed for specific, unique needs of an industry.
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10,240
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10 TB is equivalent to ________ gigabytes.
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vertical-market application software
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DenTimes, a software package installed in hospitals, is used to schedule appointments and bill patients. DenTimes is an example of ________.
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Native
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________ applications are programs that are written to use a particular operating system.
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False
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Mobile systems users can move geographically but are restricted from moving between devices.
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reduction in car insurance cost fewer accidents take place
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Which of the following statements is true about self-driving cars?
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False
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The term “open source” means that the source code of the program is not available to the public.
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The organization can sniff employees’ mobile traffic.
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Which of the following is an advantage to an organization if its BYOD (bring your own device) policy offers wireless network to mobile devices?
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optical disk
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Which of the following is an example of nonvolatile memory?
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cannot be modified by humans is written by humans cannot be processed by computers
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Machine code ________.
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They only run on the operating system for which they are programmed.
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Which of the following statements is true about native applications?
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Firmware
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________ is installed into special, read-only memory of devices like printers and print servers or devices used for various types of communication.
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available to the public
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The term “open source” means that the source code of the program is ________.
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internet explorer
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A thin-client application is designed to run within a program such as ________.
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are easy to represent physically
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Bits are used for computer data because they ________.
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application software
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Programs that perform business functions, such as general ledger and accounting tasks, are examples of ________.
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ubuntu
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Which of the following is an example of an open-source desktop operating system?
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a thin-client application
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A client-server application that requires nothing more than a browser is called ________.
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column or group of columns that identifies a unique row in a table
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A primary key in a database is a ________.
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True
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A database is a self-describing collection of integrated records.
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False
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The easiest time to change the database structure is after the data modeling stage.
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Normalization
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________ is the process of converting a poorly-structured table into two or more well-structured tables.
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small oval
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Which of the following notations in an E-R diagram means that the entity is optional and a relationship need not have an entity of that type?
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logical representation of database data
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A data model is a ________.
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N:M
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A student management system allows students to have multiple majors, and advisers are assigned to handle multiple students and courses. This is an example of a(n) ________ relationship.
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query
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A(n) ________ is a request for data from a database.
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Forms
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________ allow users to read, insert, modify, and delete data in a database.
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crow’s feet
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The forked lines on the lines representing relationship between two related entities are referred to as ________.
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Minimum cardinalities
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________ in an E-R diagram refer to the least number of entities required in a relationship.
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True
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A key is a column or group of columns that identifies a unique row in a table.
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True
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A data model describes data and relationships that will be stored in the database.
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add a foreign key to one of the tables
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When using the relational model to represent two tables, one must ________.
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data that describe data
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Metadata are ________.
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data model
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An administrator should create a ________ before developing the database design.
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True
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A database management system (DBMS) is a program used to create, process, and administer a database.
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data integrity problem
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In a database, when data items are inaccurate and inconsistent with one another, it leads to a(n) ________.
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False
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1:N, N:M, and 1:1 are common examples of minimum cardinalities, where N and M represent many relationships for two different entities.
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evaluating an application design
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Which of the following is a developmental task of database administration?
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True
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A database application is a collection of forms, reports, queries, and application programs that serves as an intermediary between users and database data.
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BigData
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______ refers to data collections that are characterized by huge volume, rapid velocity, and great variety.
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bytes
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In a database, ________ are grouped into columns.
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True
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An identifier is an attribute or a group of attributes whose value is associated with one and only one entity instance.
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True
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Metadata refers to special data that describe the structure of a database.
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The application, the DBMS, and the database all reside on the user’s computer.
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Which of the following is true of single-user databases?
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Access
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Which of the following is an example of a database management system?
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False
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Normalization is the process of combining two or more tables into a single table.
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records
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The rows in a database are called ________.
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Users
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_______ are the final judges as to what data the database should contain and how the records in that database should be related to one another.
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SQL
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Which of the following is an international standard language for processing a database?
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database application
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A ________ is a collection of forms, reports, queries, and programs that serves as an intermediary between users and database data.
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small oval
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Which of the following notations in an E-R diagram means that the entity is optional and a relationship need not have an entity of that type?
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entities
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Brad, a project manager, wants to build a database to integrate information about employees and tasks that they handle. Brad wants to track information such as task name, productivity of an employee on a daily basis, and employee name. These aspects that Brad wants to track are called ________.
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attributes
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Entities in a data model have ________ that describe the characteristics of the entity.
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True
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In single-user databases, the application, the DBMS, and the database all reside on the user’s computer.
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data integrity problem
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In a database, when data items are inaccurate and inconsistent with one another, it leads to a(n) ________.
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processing operations
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The data in a database are modified and deleted. These operations of a DBMS are known as ________.
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byte
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Which of the following is the smallest element in a database?
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creating a table for each entity
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Identify the first step in transforming a data model into a relational database design.
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data are duplicated in a database
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A data integrity problem will occur only if ________.
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False
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Changing a relationship from one-to-many to many-to-many in a functional database is simply a matter of changing the N:N notation to N:M.
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True
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Attributes are used to describe characteristics of entities.
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True
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The general goal of normalization is to construct tables such that every table has a single topic or theme.
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development
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Identify the type of task performed by a database administrator when validating the data model to be used in a database management system.
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vertical bar
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In an E-R diagram, a(n) ________ on a line means that at least one entity of that type is required.
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identifier
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Each entity in a database has a unique attribute called a(n) ________.
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primary key
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Albert creates a relational database to store employee performance statistics. He stores each employee’s data in independent rows and creates a column named “Employee Number” to assign a unique number to each employee. This column is referred to as a ________.
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True
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A key is a column or group of columns that identifies a unique row in a table.
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Database design
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________ is the process of converting a data model into tables, relationships, and data constraints.
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False
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Each table in a database must have two or more primary keys.
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False
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Creating a system to record and manage the resolution of problems is the development task of a database administrator.
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A VPN client software encrypts messages to ensure secure transmissions.
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Which of the following statements is true about a VPN?
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layered protocol
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To enable a seamless flow of data across the networks that comprise an internet, an elaborate scheme called a ________ is used.
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ftp
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Which of the following TCP/IP application-layer protocols is used to move files over the Internet and maintain Web sites?
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URL
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The address bar reads “http://www.baron-olufsen.com/” when one visits the Web page of the luxury brand Baron & Olufsen. This information in the address bar is the ________ of the Web page.
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advent of virtualization
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Which of the following factors makes cloud-based hosting advantageous today?
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False
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All the computers on a LAN use many public IP addresses.
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True
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IEEE LAN protocols always start with the numbers 802.
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WAN
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Computers that reside in different geographic locations are connected using a(n) ________.
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user
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The ________ tier of the three-tier architecture consists of computers, phones, and other mobile devices that have browsers that request and process Web pages.
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switch
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A ________ detects the speed that a given device can handle and communicates with it at that speed.
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A LAN connects computers in a single location.
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Which of the following features distinguishes a LAN from a WAN?
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True
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An intranet is a private internet that is used exclusively within an organization.
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control of data location
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Identify a characteristic of in-house hosting.
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The value of local mediocrity would decrease.
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Which of the following would be a consequence of teleaction, a form of remote action systems?
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True
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The cloud is defined as the elastic leasing of pooled computer resources over the Internet.
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Amazon S3
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Which of the following is an example of IaaS?
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Web servers Server farms Web browsers
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____ are programs that run on a server-tier computer and manage traffic by sending and receiving Web pages to and from clients.
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It allows speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. It is also known as Ethernet. It is used for wired LAN connections.
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Which of the following statements is true about the IEEE 802.11ac protocol?
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IEEE 802.11 IEEE 802.11ac IEEE 802.3
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The ________ protocol standard is also known as Ethernet.
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True
answer

Cloud resources are pooled because many different organizations use the cloud to share hardware through virtualization.
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A VPN network does not provide users with remote access. A VPN connection utilizes private networks instead of the public network. A VPN client software encrypts messages to ensure secure transmissions.
answer

Which of the following statements is true about a VPN?
question

virtual private network three-tier system layered protocol
answer

To enable a seamless flow of data across the networks that comprise an internet, an elaborate scheme called a ________ is used.
question

ftp
answer

Which of the following TCP/IP application-layer protocols is used to move files over the Internet and maintain Web sites?
question

URL
answer

The address bar reads “http://www.baron-olufsen.com/” when one visits the Web page of the luxury brand Baron & Olufsen. This information in the address bar is the ________ of the Web page.
question

advent of virtualization
answer

Which of the following factors makes cloud-based hosting advantageous today?
question

False
answer

All the computers on a LAN use many public IP addresses.
question

True
answer

IEEE LAN protocols always start with the numbers 802.
question

XML WAN LAN
answer

Computers that reside in different geographic locations are connected using a(n) ________.
question

user
answer

The ________ tier of the three-tier architecture consists of computers, phones, and other mobile devices that have browsers that request and process Web pages.
question

codec switch modem
answer

A ________ detects the speed that a given device can handle and communicates with it at that speed.
question

A LAN connects computers in a single location.
answer

Which of the following features distinguishes a LAN from a WAN?
question

True
answer

An intranet is a private internet that is used exclusively within an organization.
question

control of data location
answer

Identify a characteristic of in-house hosting.
question

The value of local mediocrity would decrease. The requirement for highly skilled employees would decrease. The industries producing high value products would be unable to properly utilize teleaction.
answer

Which of the following would be a consequence of teleaction, a form of remote action systems?
question

True
answer

The cloud is defined as the elastic leasing of pooled computer resources over the Internet.
question

Amazon S3
answer

Which of the following is an example of IaaS?
question

Web servers Server farms Web browsers
answer

____ are programs that run on a server-tier computer and manage traffic by sending and receiving Web pages to and from clients.
question

It allows speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. It is also known as Ethernet. It is used for wired LAN connections.
answer

Which of the following statements is true about the IEEE 802.11ac protocol?
question

IEEE 802.11 IEEE 802.11ac IEEE 802.3
answer

The ________ protocol standard is also known as Ethernet.
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True
answer

Cloud resources are pooled because many different organizations use the cloud to share hardware through visualization.

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