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CIS 125 - Ch. 5, A&B, 7 Quizzes
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A table in a database contains information about employees. The portion of the table that would contain the employee first name for all employees would be known as what?
In a relational database, a field that references a unique identifier in a related table is known as a...
redundancy can lead to inconsistencies
What is a disadvantage of unnecessary redundancy?
For the purpose of displaying and analyzing information, a ___________ is often the most effective solution.
At Joe's Outdoor Supply Shop, each customer has one account. The customer information and the account information are stored in separate tables. What type of relationship would this example most likely be?
A database is best for which of the following?
an entity relationship diagram
Your technology firm has been contacted by a local accounting firm about designing a database to organize clients and workload. The managing partner of the accounting firm has described the way that the firm handles business and you have decided that the best method to begin your work is to create a diagram called __________.
In a relational database, the link between two tables by a primary key and a foreign key is known as what?
storing and organizing information
What are databases good at, compared to spreadsheets?
A ______ or row in a table is a set of fields that all pertain to the same thing.
memory used for storing data that are used more often to improve computer performance
Which of the following best describes cache?
______ ________ serves as an interface between application software and the hardware of the computer.
the processing of data takes place
A central processing unit (CPU) is where?
- has no moving parts
- is more expensive and much faster than a traditional hard desk drive
- stores data on semiconductors
(all other options)
A solid state drive...
Personal computers can be categorized in terms of the level of processing. Examples of the categories are _____ and ____ clients.
Which of the following is an example of an operating system?
________ refers to the physical equipment involved in the input, processing, output, storage, and control activities of an information system.
computer programs and procedures necessary for carrying out some specific task
Application software is...
Small programs that perform tasks related to the management of a computer are commonly known as...
- system software
- application software
There are two major categories of software:
"Waze" users sharing traffic information with other users
An example of crowdsourcing is...
netowrk interface card
Your PC at your office is connected over wired communications. Your PC has a network cable that is plugged into your ________ _________ ____ so that your PC can be part of the network.
- home devices
(all other options)
Internet of Things has made significant changes to which of the following?
What allows one physical device such as a server or computer to operate as if it was several machines?
Each computer attached to a network or the internet has a unique address called an...
When registering online for your classes, you log onto a website provided by your university. The computer and web browser that you are using acts as a _____, while the university computer acts as a ______.
What type of device would you use to retransmit a signal that it receives, regenerating it to increase its strength?
You have been included on an IT task force for your university. The committee's first priority is wireless access on your campus. The task force chair keeps discussing increasing enrollment numbers. What principle of architecture is the chair most likely alluding to?
Local Area Network
What does LAN stand for?
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a huge disruption in the world of education. Thankfully, ______ allowed universities to transition to online learning.
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