Management and Information Systems

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1. Information systems literacy describes the behavioral approach to information systems, while computer literacy describes the technical approach.

Answer: False

2. Senior management is responsible for directing the day-to-day activities of the business.

Answer: False

3. A firm can be said to have competitive advantage when they have higher stock market valuations than their competitors.

Answer: True

4. IT infrastructure technology is the set of physical devices required to operate the entire enterprise.

Answer: False

5. Application server software is responsible for locating and managing stored Web pages.

Answer: False

1. Who invented the term ‘Knowledge Worker ’?b

a. Tom Peters

b. Peter Drucker

c. Peter Graffin

d. Peter Merholz

2. What is ‘Information Technology’?c

a. Any technology that involves information

b. Any technology that involves computers

c. Any technology that involves machines

d. Any technology that involves software

3. What does CIO do?d

a. Manages the IT Department

b. Forecast the IT needs from Business Strategy

c. Sets Direction for IT Architecture and Organization

d. All of the above

4. Some of the competencies of IS professions are :b

a. Knowledge of entrepreneurship

b. Understand the nature of business

c. Knowledge of production techniques

d. All of the above

5. One of the teams in the IS department includes:c

a. Sales

b. Purchasing

c. Development

d. Logistics

6. One of the primary use of IS is:b

a. Informing

b. Informating

c. Enquiry

d. Perceiving

7. Which of the following is a productivity paradox?a

a. As system based productivity increases, other forces can simultaneously reduce gains

b. It is often difficult to quantify tangible productivity gains from the use of an information systems

c. Unintended consequences of technology expenditures can reduce system effectiveness

d. All of the above

8. Which of the following is a type of argument for a business case for IT?a

a. Fear

b. Anger

c. Reason

d. All the above

9. Factor/s for fear based considerations includes:a

a. Industry Factor

b. Cost Factor

c. Availability Factor

d. Reliability Factor

10. The success factors in making a business case includes:a

a. Convert benefits to monetary terms

b. Making sure everyone realize the dangers

c. Make proper measurements

d. All of the above

11. What is a database?b

a. A collection of data

b. A collection of related data organized in a way that makes it valuable and useful

c. A collection of information

d. A collection of software

12. What is an entity?c

a. Information about an object

b. Things we wish to store

c. Things we store information about

d. Software holding the data

13. What is an attribute?d

a. Information

b. Pieces of data

c. Information storage

d. Pieces of information

14. What is a primary key?d

a. A unique combination of attributes types used to identify a single instance of an entity

b. Mechanisms used to identify, select, and maintain one or more records using an application program, query, or report

c. An attribute that can be used to identify one or more records within a table with a given value

d. A unique attribute type used to identify a single instance of an entity

15. What is a Foreign key?a

a. A unique combination of attributes types used to identify a single instance of an entity

b. Mechanisms used to identify, select, and maintain one or more records using an application program, query, or report

c. An attribute...
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