Chapter 5 Quiz

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Name Amber R Summers_________________________________

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1)

A(n) ________ is a dedicated computer in a client/server environment that hosts a DBMS.

1)

_D_____

A)

web server

B)

application server

C)

client server

D)

database server

2)

To use the analog telephone system for sending digital data, you must also use:

2)

_D_____

A)

twisted wire.

B)

DSL.

C)

a router.

D)

a modem.

3)

________ are intelligent techniques that parallel some aspects of the processing patterns of the biological brain.

3)

_D_____

A)

Genetic algorithms

B)

CBR systems

C)

Fuzzy logic systems

D)

Neural networks

4)

A data mart usually can be constructed more rapidly and at lower cost than a data warehouse because:

4)

_A_____

A)

it typically focuses on a single subject area or line of business.

B)

all of the information belongs to a single company.

C)

it uses a Web interface.

D)

all the information is historical.

5)

Which of the following is not a characteristic of packet switching?

5)

__D____

A)

Packets travel independently of each other.

B)

Packets are routed through many different paths.

C)

Packets include data for checking transmission errors.

D)

Packet switching requires point-to-point circuits.

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

6)

Data cleansing is the same process as data scrubbing.

6)

_T_____

7)

In a client/server network, a network server provides every connected client with an address so it can be found by others on the network.

7)

_T_____

8)

A decision can be said to have improved if it can be made more quickly.

8)

_F_____

9)

A grouping of characters into a word, a group of words, or a complete number is called a record.

9)

_F_____

10)

An analog

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