practice test que

Which of the following is said to be the first and most important step in problem​ solving?
Define the problem.
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of employee use of mobile systems at​ work?
Greater support costs
A carwash aims to increase customer loyalty by offering a free car wash after every five car wash purchases. Which of the five forces in​ Porter’s model is addressed​ here?
Bargaining power of supplier
Which of the following is not a critical data characteristic for good information as described in this​ chapter?
Reliability
Porter defined​ ________ as the amount of money a customer is willing to pay for a​ resource, product, or service.
value
Which of the following is NOT a development language for native​ applications?
html5
A collaboration information system helps in improving collaboration among team members by​ ________.
specifying​ standards, policies, and techniques for conducting the​ team’s work
Which of the following statements is said to be true about​ 2025?
Employees whose services need not be provided in person will work at​ home, if not full​ time, then at least several days a week.
Many work teams get together via videoconference to discuss project plans. This type of meeting is​ __________.
virtual
Which of the following is NOT an example of an information​ system?
The hard drive inside your desktop computer
Which of the following best describes​ high-tech information?
A customer support system that can automatically send alerts to customers when necessary
Which of the following statements about the future is​ correct?
One near certainty is that most computers​ won’t look like computers.
Which of the following statements is NOTcorrect regarding the ways in which information systems​ (IS) can provide competitive advantages to a​ company?
Strategies and business processes can generate competitive​ advantages, but IS cannot.
Which of the following is NOT an element of a mobile​ system?
​Just-in-time data
​________ includes creating task​ lists, identifying​ resources, and specifying due dates.
Project management
​”The number of transistors per square inch on an integrated chip doubles every 18​ months.”This statement came from which of the​ following?
​Moore’s Law
While working on a​ project, you and your team complete one of your assigned tasks and did so under budget. Which of the following three criteria for successful collaboration did your team​ satisfy?
Successful outcome
The most comprehensive collaboration tool set includes​ _________.
SharePoint and Lync
Consider a case where your organization wants to develop a Facebook page. Which of the following statements describing this case would be​ correct?
Facebook will provide the hardware and​ programs, the database​ structures, and the standard procedures for your​ company’s Facebook page.
The​ ________ will allow us to be continually connected to more and more devices.
Internet of Things
All of the following are important characteristics for an effective collaborator except for which​ one?
Experience as a collaborator
A collection of servers called a​ ________ coordinates the activities of hundreds of users.
server farm
Programmers contribute their services to an​ open-source project for all of the following reasons except​ ________.
it provides a royalty for them
Systems that provide​ ________track changes to documents and provide features and functions to accommodate concurrent work.
version management
The streamlining of business processes to increase margin​ (add value, reduce​ costs, or​ both) is key to​ ________.
competitive strategy
Which of the following is an example of an operating system for mobile​ clients?
Symbian
The​ “speed of​ business” is likely to accelerate over the next ten years for all the following​ reasons, except​ ________.
models of business strategy are likely to rapidly change
Which of the following is NOT an example of how​ self-driving cars will disrupt​ business?
More cars sold
Which of the following is an example of a strategic​ decision?
Building a new manufacturing facility to increase capacity
Which of the following is an aspect of a satisfying team​ experience?
Camaraderie
The decision to use a particular collaboration tool set must be based on the​ following, except​ ________.
how much time the team members are willing to invest to learn the tool
Which of the following is NOT a factor to consider in analyzing competitive strategy as part of an​ organization’s information systems planning​ process?
Threat of substitutions
As a project team​ member, you are discussing the importance of effective critical feedback. Before you begin the​ project, which of the following would you recommend regarding​ feedback?
Be as specific as possible with the feedback.
Procedures to establish data quality of an information system include​ ________.
​cross-checking all incoming data as it is brought into the system
The five forces model was developed by​ ________.
Michael Porter
Which of the following is a reason for the existence of information systems in​ organizations?
Achieve strategies
Which of the following is an example of the impact of changing business​ processes?
People will be required to work in new ways.
Components of an information system consist of all of the​ following, except​ ________.
company culture
A computer that supports processing from many computers in other locations is called a​ _______.
server
Which of the following is likely to change in the next 10​ years?
The pace of business
Which of the following statements about source code and machine code is​ accurate?
Source code is understandable by​ humans, but generally machine code is not.
A native application is sometimes referred to as a​ ________.
​Thick-client application
Which of the following collaboration tools can be used to store and share data over the Web or in the​ cloud?
Microsoft SharePoint
Which of the following is NOT a mobile client operating​ system?
Unix
Which of the following is NOT a marketable skill as defined by former Secretary of Labor Robert​ Reich?
Information technology
Which of the following describes a vendor licensed product that assists with such things as backing up and restoring mobile​ devices, as well as installing software updates to these​ devices?
Mobile device management​ (MDM)
Google Grid allows task lists to be shared with the team by​ ________.
sharing the folder containing the list file
Which of the following statements is said to be true about the​ future?
Employees will have greater capability to work from any place at almost any time.
​________ is when one group member posts an​ entry, perhaps an​ idea, a​ comment, or a​ question, and other group members respond.
A discussion forum
Which of the following statements is​ incorrect?
Students will find more value in traditional classrooms than​ “classrooms in a​ box”.
The​ __________ is the idea that objects are becoming connected to the Internet so they can interact with other​ devices, applications, or services.
Internet of Things
Many stores will honor the coupons of their competitors. Which competitive strategy are they​ demonstrating?
Low cost
Which of the following incorrectly describes the generic value​ chain?
It is applicable only to manufacturing.
The elements needed for a mobile system are mobile​ devices, mobile​ users, wireless​ connectivity, and​ ________.
cloud resources
Which component in the​ five-component model discriminates between data and​ information?
People
Which of the following statements is true about information​ systems?
An information system is an assembly of​ computers, programs,​ data, procedures, and people.
Which of the following does NOT describe how email has changed over the​ years?
Today we always look forward to receiving new email.
Due to​ ________, thin-client applications​ (Web applications) do not always work as the developers intended.
differences in Web browsers
Important considerations for selecting OpenOffice over Microsoft Office include​ ________.
cost reduction
Which of the following is true regarding the importance of MIS​ classes?
All business professionals need to be able to​ assess, evaluate, and apply IT.
Which of the following technologies had an impact on AllRoad​ Parts’ competitive​ strategy?
3D printing
Which of the following is likely to occur in the​ future?
Your car knows exactly when to​ self-start so​ it’s warm when you get in.
​_________ means that organizations may lose control over their data.
Employee use of mobile devices
Which of the following describes what the travel industry will look like in​ 2025?
The travel industry will reorganize for mostly recreational travel.
When evaluating different collaboration tool sets for your​ team, which of the following would not be a​ consideration?
Popularity
Which of the following is a correct statement regarding the development and use of information​ systems?
As a​ businessperson, you should know the requirements of data and processes for the IS.
Which of the following statements is NOT likely to occur in the​ future?
Students will not be impacted by changing technologies until they reach high school.
Which of the following is considered to be the most important component in the​ five-component model?
People
​________ software is installed in​ special, read-only memory in devices such as printers or communication devices.
Firmware
Information can be defined in several different ways. One of which is​ “a difference that makes a​ difference.” Who can be credited with this​ definition?
Gregory Bateson
Which of the following represents the first disruptive force that has the power to change​ business?
Internet of Things​ (IoT)
Which of the following should be the final stage in a typical planning process used by many organizations to develop plans for their information​ systems?
Information systems
Which of the following statements is​ true?
​”Business processes span the value chain​ activities.”
Which of the following statements is NOT true of managing projects and​ collaboration?
Setting expectations for team members is the fundamental purpose of the planning phase.
To those in the MIS​ field, Porter’s requirements for an organization to be effective means that all information systems in the organization must​ ________.
facilitate the​ organization’s competitive strategy
Which of the following statements is true regarding management of​ tasks?
In​ general, one person should be responsible for accomplishing a task.
The requirements of​ ________ support the collaboration characteristics of feedback and iteration.
communication and​ content-sharing
Which of the following is NOT an example of primary activities in the value​ chain?
Human resources management
3D printing technology affects the competitive forces within AllRoad​ Parts’ industry, by​ ________.
facilitating substitute products to be created
Information systems such as Twitter and Facebook are easy to use because​ ________.
the technology to support them is available
Which of the following is part of growth in team​ capability?
Teaching task skills and sharing knowledge with other team members
Machine code would be represented as​ bits, or​ _________.
1s and 0s
Which of the following describes data​ relevance?
Data should be relevant both to the context and to the subject.
Which of the following is an asynchronous communication technology that helps easily determine who has not yet responded to a​ request?
Surveys
Which of the following is NOT one of the hardware components in a modern​ computer?
Microsoft Office Applications
​________is a group of people working​ together, all doing essentially the same type of​ work, to accomplish a job.
Cooperation
An information system can be part of a product​ (product implementation) or it can provide support for a product or service​ (process implementation). Which of the following is NOT a process​ implementation?
Enhance products and services.
The decision to use a particular collaboration tool set must be based on the​ following, except​ ________.
how much time the team members are willing to invest to learn the tool
Information can be defined in several different ways.Choose the one that is NOT a definition for information.
Information is conceived the same by each person when presented with the same data.
Which of the following is NOT part of the definition of management information​ systems?
Organizational hierarchy
Which of the following is NOT one of the hardware components in a modern​ computer?
Microsoft Office Applications
Walmart gives very specific packaging requirements to the vendors of products sold at Walmart. Which competitive force does this​ display?
Bargaining power of customers
Which of the following statements is said to be true about the​ future?
Employees will have greater capability to work from any place at almost any time.
As a project team​ member, you are discussing the importance of effective critical feedback. Before you begin the​ project, which of the following would you recommend regarding​ feedback?
Be as specific as possible with the feedback.
What is NOT a competitive strategy in​ Porter’s model?
Mass customization
Google Grid allows task lists to be shared with the team by​ ________.
sharing the folder containing the list file
The support activities of the value chain include​ ________.
​accounting, finance, and contract negotiations
Which of the following statements is NOT likely to occur in the​ future?
Students will not be impacted by changing technologies until they reach high school.
Which of the following is an example of project​ data?
A design document
Which of the following statements about source code and machine code is​ accurate?
Source code is understandable by​ humans, but generally machine code is not.
Determining which invoices will be paid this week is an example of which type of decision​ making?
Operational
The terms information system​ (IS) and information technology​ (IT) are related but​ different, because​ ________.
you can buy IT but not IS
​Often, when considering different information systems​ alternatives, consideration should be given to the amount of work that is being moved from people to computers.This is an example of which of the​ following?
​High-tech versus​ low-tech information systems
The streamlining of business processes to increase margin​ (add value, reduce​ costs, or​ both) is key to​ ________.
competitive strategy
Which of the following describes a vendor licensed product that assists with such things as backing up and restoring mobile​ devices, as well as installing software updates to these​ devices?
Mobile device management​ (MDM)
Which of the following is an example of a project team having a successful​ outcome?
The team completed their task list ahead of schedule and within their budget.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of native​ applications?
Developing native applications is generally easy to do.
Information systems provide a competitive advantage by all of the​ following, except​ ________.
by collecting and storing large amounts of data
Which of the following is NOT an example of how​ self-driving cars will disrupt​ business?
More cars sold
​Version-management systems​ ________.
improve the tracking of shared content
Which of the following is NOT considered to be responsible for the rapid spread of new ideas and​ innovations?
3D printing
The​ ________ will allow us to be continually connected to more and more devices.
Internet of Things
Consider a situation where a manager receives a​ report, but needs to sort through unnecessary data to find usefulness in the report.This example violates which of the characteristics of good​ information?
Just barely sufficient
​________ software is installed in​ special, read-only memory in devices such as printers or communication devices.
Firmware
Making a careful and reasoned analysis of an​ opportunity, envisioning potential products or solutions or applications of​ technology, and then developing those ideas that seem to have the most​ promise, consistent with the resources you​ have, is an example of​ ________.
experimentation
Which of the following statements regarding organizational strategy is​ correct?
​”A company’s strategy determines its value​ chains.”
Smartphones had an incredible adoption rate. Which technology was the only technology to match this adoption​ rate?
​Television, in the early​ 1950’s
The use of a conference call is an example of​ ________ communication.
synchronous