HCIS Chapter 15 Review Quiz

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(876) A9n) _____ can be defined as a collection of related components that interact tp perform a task in order to accomplish a goal.
a. Information
b. Data
c. Infomration system
d. Process

a

(876) The user supplies the input to an information system as _____.
a. Raw facts
b. Integers
c. Numerical data only
d. Narrative information

d

(897) Which of the following is a secondary storage device?
a. Floppy disk
b. CD-ROM
c. Magnetic tape
d. All of the above

d

(882) _____ is the traditional manner of planning and implementing an information system.
a. CPRI
b. UML
c. Database management
d. SDLC

d

(882-884) The first phase of the SLDC is the _____ phase.
a. System design
b. System testing
c. Maintenance
d. System analysis (3rd edition answer is Planning)

a

(886) What phase of the SDLC creates the object model of the solution environment?
a. System design
b. System testing
c. Maintenance
d. System analysis (3rd edition answer is Planning)

a

A(n) _____ is th e role the user plays in a system.
a. Actor
b. Use case
c. Sequence diagram
d. None of the above

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There is no question _____.

d

(899?) _____ is a fifth-generation programming language.
a. Machine
b. Assembly
c. Compiler
d. Natural

c

(899) _____ is a first-generation programming language.
a. XML
b. HTML
c. Machine
d. Compiler

a

(878?) A _____ manages the day-to-day operations of a business.
a. Transaction processing system
b. Management information system
c. Decision-processing system
d. Expert system

b

(902/1126) An organized collection of data is _____.
a. Information
b. A database
c. A DBMS
d. None of the above

b

(902) A(n) _____ stores data in predefined tables consisting of rows and columns.
a. Object-oriented database
b. Relational database
c. Hierarchical database
d. None of the above

d

(902) _____ allows a user to insert, update, delete, and query data from a database.
a. C++
b. C
c. Java
d. SQL

b

(903) A _____ uniquely identifies each row in a table and ensures that it is unique.
a. Key
b. Primary key
c. Foreign key
d. None of the above

b

(903?) The LAST_NAME column of the patients table is considered a _____.
a. Row
b. Column
c. Table
d. None of the above

a

(911) _____ is the term used to describe voice and data communications.
a. Telecommunications
b. Telemedicine
c. Telephony
d. None of the above

b

_____ connect computers together in a way that allows for the sharing of information and resources.
a. Data communications
b. Networks
c. Telecommunications
d. None of the above

a

(912) A _____ is a task that runs on a server compter.
a. Service
b. Client
c. Browser
d. None of the above

b

(?912?) The _____ function of a computer allows access to its shared resources and services.
a. Client
b. Server
c. Peer
d. None of the above

b

(913) A(n) _____ is a network that connects computers in a relatively small area, such as a room or a building.
a. WAN
b. LAN
c. Intranet
d. Internet

a

(914) A(n) _____ is a network that connects LANS or other networks together across a large geopgraphical area.
a. WAN
b. LAN
c. Intranet
d. Internet

c

(916) Network computers use _____ to communicate using the same language.
a. Services
b. Resources
c. Protocols
d. None of the above

b

(882) The third phase of the systems development life cycle is _____.
a. Implementation (2nd Edition)
b. Design
c. Vendor selection
d. Testing

c

(889) The RFP generally includes detailed description of the system's requirements and provides guidelines for vendors to follow in _____.
a. Negotiating the price
b. Demonstrating the product
c. Bidding the contract
d. Setting up the on-site demonstrations

b

(891) The most common approaches to converting from an old information system to a new one are the parallel approach, the phased approach, and _____ approach.
a. Train-the-trainer
b. Direct cutover
c. Backup
d. Upgrade

d

(883) In which phase of the systems development life cycle is the primary focus on examining the current system and problems in order to identify opportunities for improvement or enhancement of the system?
a. Design
b. Implementation
c. Maintenance and evaluation
d. Planning and analysis

b

(888) In which phase of the systems development life cycle are trial runs of the new system conducted, backup and disaster recover procedures developed, and training of end users conducted?
a. Design
b. Implementation
c. Maintenance and evaluation
d. Planning and analysis

c

(889) Which of the following generally includes a detailed description of the requirements for a new system and guidelines for vendors to follow in bidding for the contract?
a. Contract development
b. Request for information
c. Request for proposal
d. Return on investment analysis

a

(917?) The tool that allows the Internet user to search for and find information is called _____.
a. A Web browser
b. An Intranet
c. The World Wide Web
d. A web interface

a

Which of the following protocols is most closely associated with the Internet?
a. TCP/IP
b. Ethernet
c. ISA
d. EMR

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