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POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTANCY
JUNIOR PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS


SQE REVIEWER ON OBLIGATIONS AND CONTRACTS

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

1. To pay money, is a kind of;
a. Personal obligation c. Moral obligation
b. Real obligation d. Legal obligation

2. A. Day certain is a future event, which may or may not come.
B. If Mr. Ming promised to pay when he has the money available, his obligation is one with the
period or term.
a. Only A is true c. Both are true
b. Only B is true d. Both are false

3. It takes place when two persons, in their own right, are creditors and debtors of each other.
a. Condonation c. Compensation
b. Remission d. Confusion

4. In this kind of contractual obligation, e.g. sale, neither party incurs in delay if the other does not
or is nor ready to comply with what is incumbent upon him.
a. Pure c. Reciprocal
b. One with a period d. Indivisible

5. Grand Dad authorized his grandson to use the new car until he finishes his schooling in college.
The obligation contains;
a. Positive condition c. Resolutory condition
b. Suspensive condition d. None of the above

6. The above kind of conditional obligation is demandable;
a. At once c. Upon the arrival of the period
b. When the event happens d. None of the above
(when he finishes school)

7. A contractor undertook to erect a 10-storey building for Ph80,000,000 until June 30
th
2009. Due
to several unexpected inclement weather, sadden shortage of cement and other construction
materials and without his fault, the construction was only finished on the agreed date up to the 7
th

floor. Can his obligation be extinguished?
a. No, because the contract must be complied with in good faith as it is the law between
them.
b. No, because he is already in delay.
c. Yes, because of fortuitous events.
d. Yes, due to substantial compliance in good faith

8. Fitch agreed to give his cellphone to Gabs that is when his cat dies. The obligation is deemed;
a. Conditional c. one with a day certain
b. One with a term of period d. b and c are correct
e. none of the above

9. Which statement is correct?
a. contract is the result of an obligation
b. obligation is the result of a contract
c. all agreements are contracts
d. whenever there is an obligation, there is a contract

10. Fay is indebted to Crish in the sum of Php 10,000. Since he is short of cash, he offered to give his
wristwatch to the creditor who accepted the offer. This is known as;
a. Subrogation c. Dacion en pago
b. Cession d. None of the above

11. Yeng lent Php. 10,000.00 to Ditto for his tuition fee for the current school year. The obligation is
` considered-
a. one with a period c. pure (because payment is demandable at once)
b. facultative (because it is a single prestation) d. personal obligation
12. Sky is leaving for abroad permanently and offered to sell her 3 cars (Toyota, Honda and Nissan).
Bayer promised to buy any one of them, the obligation of Sky is considered-
a. Pure c. Facultative
b. Alternative d. Indivisible

13. Ordinances that prohibits smoking and jaywalking are deemed-
a. Legal obligations c. Natural obligations
b.Contractual obligations d. Moral Obligations

14. Similarly, these are examples of a-
a. Real obligation c. Negative personal obligation
b. Personal positive obligation d. All of them

15. Boggy owes Wano Php. 10,000.00. After several promises to pay, the debtor has yet to make good
such promise to pay. Later, he offered to pay Php. 4,000.00 only. Out of frustration, Wano accepted the
payment. Is the indebtedness extinguished?
a. No, because there is still a balance.
b. No, because of solution indebiti.
c. Yes, because the creditor accepted such incomplete payment without protest.
d. Yes, because of condonation.

16. The general principle that the contracting parties may established such stipulations, clauses, terms
and conditions as they may deem convenient in the premises.
a. Principle of mutuality c. Autonomy of contracts
b. Principle of relativity d. None of the above

17. A. A red Toyota car (model 2008) is an indeterminate thing.
B. If Mr.Ming promised to pay when he has the money available, his obligation is one with a period
or term.
a. Only A is true c. Both are true
b. Only B is true d. Both are false

18. The clothing shop undertook to tailor a special graduation gown for Melo in time for his valedictory
address on the 15
th
May 2009. Since there were occasional brownouts, the shop failed to finish the gown
on this date. Will the debtor be liable for delay?
a. No, because there is yet no demand for delivery
b. No, due to fortuitous event (manpower shortage)
c. Yes, because of their stipulation
d. Yes, because time is controlling motive for establishment of the contract

19. In a contract of sale, the buyer must pay the purchase price in order to extinguish his obligation.
Insofar as the seller is concerned, his obligation may be extinguished my means of
a. Payment c. Performance
b. Delivery d. All of the above

20. An obligation arising from the meeting of minds of parties.
a. Natural Obligation c. Contractual Obligation
b. Legal Obligation d. Quasi-contract

21. Dodee will sell his condominium unit to Jawo for Php. 5 Miliion on June 16
th
2009. It is earning rental
payments in the meantime. If, however, Dee delivered the property on September 2009, when will Jay be
entitled to the fruits of the unit, if any?
a. From the time that they agreed upon
b. From the time the obligation to deliver has come (or the rentals beginning June 15
th
)
c. From the time of delivery (in September 2009)
d. None of the above

22. What kind of right was acquired by Jawo on the 15
th
June?
a. Real right c. Both of them
b. Personal right d. Legal right

23. As regards the right of Jawo acquired at the time of delivery, it is considered a
a. Real right c. Both of them
b. Personal right d. Legal right



24. In an obligation (with suspensive condition) and the thing obliged to be given is improved by its
nature, or by the time, the improvement shall belong to
a. Creditor c. Both of them
b. Debtor d. It depends on their agreement

25. Donnie bought 50 bottles of imported wines for Php. 100,000.00 that was to be delivered on the 31
st

December 2008. Since the seller failed to deliver on tome, he is therefore liable for damages due to his
a. Delay or default c. Contravention of the terms of the obligation
b. Negligence d. None of the above

26. Ordinances that prohibits smoking and jaywalking are deemed
a. Legal obligations c. Natural obligations
b. Contractual obligations d. Moral obligations

27. A contract that contains a stipulation in favor of a third person, who communicated his acceptance to
the obligor before its revocation, is called
a. Insurance contract c. Stipulation pour autrui
b. Aleatory contract d. None of the above

28. Real contracts such as deposit, pledge and commodatum, are perfected upon
a. Consent c. Both of them
b. Delivery of the object d. Demand

29. When one of the contracting parties is compelled by a reasonable and well-grounded fear of an
imminent and grave evil upon his person or property, or upon the person or property of his spouse,
descendants or ascendants, to give his consent. There is
a. Violence c. Undue influence
b. Intimidation d. Fraud

30. A seller offered to sell his other cellphone for Php.10,000.00 to his friend. The latter agreed to buy but
asked for discounted price. There is
a. A perfected contract of sale c. Counter offer by the buyer e. Both c and d
b. Consent to buy from the buyer d. Qualified acceptance

31. Nelson (who is 30 years of age) sold his car to Raine for Php.500,000.00 the buyer is however only 17
years, 11months and 29 days old. The contract of sale is
a. Valid and perfected c. Voidable e. None of the above
b. Rescissible d. Both a and c

32. From the moment of the meeting of minds, the parties are bound not only to the fulfillment of what
has been expressly stipulated but also to all the consequences which, according to their nature may be in
keeping with good faith, usage and law. This is the principle of
a. Consensuality c. Mutuality
b. Good faith d. Both a and b

33. A special promise to answer for the debt, default or miscarriage of another must be in writing to be
a. Valid c. Paid
b. Enforceable d. None of the above

34. A contract entered into in the name of another by one who has no authority or legal representation or
who has acted beyond his powers, shall be
a. Unenforceabl e c. Rescissible
b. Voidable d. Void

35. Failure to disclose facts when there is duty to reveal them, as when the parties are bound by
confidential relations, constitutes
a. Fraud c. Both of them
b. Mistake d. Only b is correct

36. In contracts of pure beneficence, the cause or consideration is
a. Merely liberality of the benefactor c. Payment
b. Services rendered d. None of the above

37. In this kind of contract, the cause is understood to be, for each contracting party, the prestation or
promise of a thing or service by the other
a. Onerous contract c. Contracts of pure beneficence
b. Remuneratory d. All of them

38. This kind of contract cannot be ratified. Neither can the right to set up the defense of illegality be
waived
a. Voidable c. Rescissible
b. Void d. Unenforceable

39. Contracts whose cause, object or purpose is contrary to law, morals, good customs, public order or
public policy.
a. Voidable c. Rescissable
b. Void d. Unenforceable

40. This creates the obligation to return the things which were the object of the contract, together with
their fruits, and the price with its interest, provided that he who demands it can return whatever he may be
obliged to restore.
a. Rescission c. Fulfillment
b. Annulment d. Payment

41. These vitiate consent
a. State of drunkenness c. Mistake, fraud, violence, intimidation
b. Consent given during a hypnotic spell d. All of them
e. Only c is correct

42. An absolutely simulated or fictitious contract is
a. Void c. Both of them
b. Inexistent d. None of the above

43. When one of the contracting parties dies, his property or assets will immediately go to the
a. Heirs c. Assigns
b. Estate d. Creditors

44. In order that it may make a contract voidable, it should be seriousthat is in reference to
a. Fraud c. Both of them
b. Mistake d. Only b is correct

45. When through insidious words or machinations of one of the contracting parties, the other is induced
to enter into a contract which without them he would not have agreed to. This is
a. Violence c. Undue influence
b. Intimidation d. Fraud

46. Beth and Buddyboth minorsagreed to buy and sell gold watch of the former. The contract of sale
is
a. Voidable because of minority c. Unenforceable
b. Void because of lack of consent d. Rescissible

47. It becomes ineffective upon the death, civil interdiction, insanity, or insolvency of either party before
acceptance is sent and conveyed to the other.
a. Acceptance c. Consent
b. Offer d. None of the above

48. As a general rule, one of the enumeration is not a requisite for the existence of a valid contract
a. Consent of the contracting parties
b. Object certain which is the subject matter of the contract
c. Cause of the obligation which is established
d. Delivery

49. Under their contract of employment, Angela was being paid a daily wage well above the Minimum
Wage Law because of the current economic crisis; the employer decided to reduce her pay but still
complied with the law. Can the employee complain against the employer?
a. No, because of fortuitous event (financial losses)
b. No, because anyway the law was not violated
c. Yes, unless the losses are clearly proven
d. Yes, because the minimum wage law was violated

50. SUPPOSING that in the foregoing problem, the employee, under their written contract of employment
agreed to receive less pay that that allowed by law because of lack of work, can he still complain lateron?
a. No, it is better to have work and no work at all
b. No, because the contract is the law between them
c. Yes, because of solution indebit (wrong payment)
d. Yes, because the minimum wage law was violated
REVIEWER IN MATHEMATICS


Direction: Write the letter of the correct answer. If there is a need to compute before arriving at a correct
answer, put your solution on the bond paper and number the solution of the test item it is intended. Be
neat and be honest.


1. A man borrowed money on June 6, 2005 for a period of 2 years 10 months. Find the maturity date
or the last day of payment.
a. April 6, 2007 c. February 20, 2007
b. April 6, 2008 d. February 6, 2008

2. Money is borrowed at ordinary simple interest on January 15, 2004 for 120days. Find the
maturity date.
a. May 16, 2004 c. May 14, 2004
b. May 15, 2008 d. April 15, 2004

3. Find the amount to be paid if P7300 is borrowed at 12% simple interest for 120days. Find the
amount of money to be paid.
a. P7588.00 c. P8176.00
b. P8190.00 d. P7592.00

4. Find the ordinary rate of simplest interest if P8500 earns P850 in 1 year 6 months.
a. 12% b. 6 1/4 % c. 15% d. 6 2/3 %

5. A loan of P6000.00 is to be paid by monthly installments for a year. Find the average loan.
a. P3000 b. P3500 c. P600 d. P3250

6. If the monthly installment on the previous problem (#5) is P600, find the rate of simple interest.
a. 20% b. 36.9% c. 16 2/3% d. 34.3%

7. A man borrowed P8000 at 20% simple interest payable in equal monthly installments for
4months. How much is each installment?
a. P711.11 b. P2133.34 c. P533.33 d. P2100.00

8. A post-dated check for P10000 was discounted by a moneylender, 3 months before the date at
6%. Find the proceeds.
a. P9400 b. P9000 c. P9850 d. P9580
9. A GSIS loan was discounted at 8% for a year and the proceeds was P9000. The amount of the
loan was:
a. P9782.61 b. P5000 c. P8280 d. P8820

10. A pawnshop gave P1536 for a piece of jewelry pawned at P1600 payable in a month. The rate of
simple discount is:
a. 4% b. 24% c. 48% d. 64%

11. The face of a non-interest bearing promissory note is:
a. Amount borrowed c. Interest to be paid
b. Maturity value or amount to be paid d. Proceeds of the discounted amount


12. Mr. A borrowed P12000 at 9% simple interest from Mr. B on a promissory note payable in one
year. Two months later, Mr. B sold the note to Mr. C at 7.5% simple discount. The proceed was:
a. P12300 b. P12600 c. 12500 d. P12262.50

13. Money borrowed at 12% simple discount for 6 months is equivalent to what rate of simple
interest?
a. 12.8% b. 12.2% c. 11.2% d. 11.8%

14. If money is compounded quarterly, the number of conversion period from September 1, 2003 to
March 1, 2007 is:
a. 13 b. 12 c. 14 d. 10

15. If the rate of investment is 9% compounded monthly, the periodic rate of interest is:
a. 0.06 b. 4.5 c. 0.75 d. 0.0075


16. Money placed in a savings account that earns 8% compounded quarterly will double itself in:
a. 7 years b. 8 years c. 10 years d. 9 years

17. P12,500 placed in a time deposit that earns 4.2% m=2 at the birth of a child will provide the child
on his maturity (21 yrs) approximately:
a. P29922 b. P29000 c. P28900 d. P29500

18. The effective rate of 12% compounded monthly is:
a. 12.26% b. 12.45% c. 12.36% d. 12.68%

19. The present value of P15000 discounted at 8% m=4 for 2 years is:
a. P12000 b. P12750 c. P12900.40 d. P12802.35

20. How long will P7500 invested at 12% compounded monthly will become P10, 000?
a. 2.41 years b. 2 yrs. & 6 mos. c. 2 yrs. & 8mos. d. 7 years

21. An appliance costing P30, 000 is purchased by 4 equal quarterly payments starting on the date of
purchase. How much is each payment if rate of interest is 12% m=4?
a. P8441 b. P8450 c. P8500 d. P8600

22. Monthly premiums on a life insurance policy for 20 years is termed as:
a. Annuity certain c. perpetuity
b. Contingent annuity d. annuity due

23. A man deposited P20000 quarterly in a bank that gives 5.6% m=4. After a year the banks rate
changed to 4.8% m=4. At the end of 3 years, how much was in his account?
a. P232608 b. P21143.73 c. P23260.86 d. P2326.08

24. P75, 000 is given out every year from a scholarship foundation to help support indigent bright
students in college. If the foundation grows at the rate of 4% each year, how much is the
foundation worth?
a. P3,000,000 b. P1,875,000 c. P3,750,000 d. P187,500

25. At what rate must P650, 000 be invested so that it can generate a perpetual income of P13,000 a
year?
a. 5% b. 20% c. 2% d. %

26. Given the following set of data, 4 are 20s, 5 are 25s, 10 are 28s and 11 are 30s. What is the
mode?
a. 20 b. 27 c. 28 d. 30

27. A student receives the following grades; 90, 88, 85, 86 and 84. The median of the set data
is______
a. 90 b. 88 c. 86 d. 90

28. In any given set of data, the average score is called______
a. Mean b. Median c. quartile d. mode

29. A student wants to find the relation of age to the performance of the employers. What will he use
to determine the relation of two variables?
a. Regression b. t-test c. probability d. correlation

30. The ages of the grandchildren of Mrs. Reyes are 10, 112, 15, 18 and a twin who are 20. What is
the mean?
a. 15.83 b. 15 c. 12.5 d. 16

31. From the given data in #5, the mode of the data is?
a. 15 b. 20 c. 18 d. none

32. From the given data in #5, the median of the data is?
a. 20 b. 16.5 c. 15 d. 18

33. A student is 2 standard scores above the mean. If the mean score is 85 and the standard deviation
is 3, what is the score of the student?
a. 88 b. 90 c. 85 d. 91


34. Marie is 2.5 standard score above the mean. If the standard deviation of the group is 2 and his
score is 90, what is the mean score of the group?
a. 88 b. 87 c. 85.5 d. 86.5

35. In tossing 2 dice at a time, what is the (p) that the number in the 1
st
die is even and the number in
the second die is greater than 3?
a. 20% b. 25% c. 26% d. 28%

36. The mean IQ of 5 engineering students is 115. If four students have IQs of 100, 125, 116 and
118, what must be the other IQ?
a. 114.80 b. 114.75 c. 116 d. 115

37. Of 500 freshmen, whose mean height is 67.8 inches, 150 are girls. If the mean height of 150 girls
is 62.0, what is the mean height of the boys?
a. 64.90 b. 68.73 c. 73.60 d. 70.29

38. If the mean of 75 items is 52.6 gallons and the mean of 25 items is 48.4 gallons, find the mean of
the 100 items.
a. 51.55 b. 50.50 c. 51.02 d. 50.05

39. An intelligent test has a mean of 110 and a standard deviation of 15. What is the standard score of
a student that scored 118 on an intelligent test?
a. 0.53 b. 6.53 c. 110.67 d. 0.35

40. We roll a pair of fair dice one time and are given that numbers that occur are not the same.
Compute the probability that the sum is 8.
a. 2/15 b. 5/36 c. 1/9 d. 5/30

41. The table below shows the age distribution of 200 students from the College of Science:
Age (in years) f
15 17 47
18 20 65
21 23 60
24 26 18
27 29 10
Compute for the mean age of the students
a. 21 b. 20 c. 20.19 d. 20.5

42. Refer to #41, compute for the median age of the students.
a. 18 b. 19.95 c. 20 d. 19.5

43. The most reliable measure of variation or spread is?
a. Quartile deviation c. standard deviation
b. Mean absolute deviation d. mean

44. It is the graphical representation of cumulative frequencies.
a. Frequency polygon c. Frequency line graph
b. Frequency histogram d. ogives

45. It is the value found at the middle of distribution of any array of data (arranged from highest to
lowest or vice versa)
a. Mean b. median c. mode d. quartile deviation

46. All are interrelated with each other except:
a. Mean b. 2
nd
quartile c. 5
th
decile d. 50
th
percentile

47. The more effective way of presenting data is by means of
a. Textual b. graphical c. tabular d. both a & b

48. Preliminary Steps in Statistical Study

I. Devise the set of questions IV. Prepare a manual of instruction
II. Organize and train personnel V. Determine the population of the study
III. Define the problem VI. Determine the sampling design

The correct arrangement of the above steps is:
a. V, III, I, VI, II & IV c. III, V, VI, I, IV & II
b. III, V, I, VI, IV & II d. V, III, I, VI, IV &11


49. All are advantages of graphical method except:
a. It attracts attention more effectively
b. Require more skill and more time to prepare
c. The use of colors and picture and diagrams makes a list figures in business reports more
meaningful
d. It gives a comprehensive view of quantitative data

50. Which of the following statement/s is/are true regarding kurtosis?

I. K= __Q_._ II. K= Q3 Q1
P90-P10 2(P90 P10)
II. It is the degree of the peakedness of a distribution which is usually taken relative to a
normal curve distribution.
a. I & II b. I & III c. II & III d. 1, II & III.


Answers
1.B 45.B
2.C 46.A
3.D 7300(12%)(120/360)=292+7300=7592 47.B
4.D 850/(8500x18/12)=0.66666x100=66.66 or 6 2/3 48.B
5.A 6000/2 49.B
6.A 600x12=7200-6000=1200/6000=20% 50.D
7.B 8000(20%)(4/12)=533.33
533.33/4=133.33+2000=2133.34
8.C 10000(6%)(3/12)=150
10000-150=9850
9. A 9000/92%=9782.61
10. C 1600-1536=64/1600
0.04x12=0.48 or 48%
11. B
12.D 12000(1.09)(1)=13080
13080(7.5%)(10/12)=817.50
13080-817.50=12262.50
13.A
14.C
15. D 9%/12=0.0075
16. B
17. A
18.D
19.D
20.A
21.A
22.
23.C
24.B
25.C
26.D
27.C
28.A
29.D
30.A
31.B
32.B
33.D
34.C
35.B
36.C
37.D
38.A
39.A
40.A
41.C
42.B
43.C
44.D
IT SQE EXAM

1. Which of the following is NOT part of your texts definition of computer literacy?
a) Awareness
b) Interaction
c) Knowledge
d) Programming

2. In terms of computer literacy, interaction means
a) Using word processing software
b) Using a simple chat program
c) Responding to e-mail
d) All of the above

3. The three fundamental characteristics of computers are
a) Speed, storage capability, variety of applications
b) Reliability, speed, storage capability
c) Cost effectiveness, speed, variety of applications
d) Cost effectiveness, reliability, storage capability

4. The fundamental characteristic of computers most relevant to the service we expect when we
make a bank withdrawal, telephone call or obtain stock quotes is-
a) Reliability
b) Speed
c) Storage capability
d) Variety of applications

5. According to your text, the by-products resulting from the three fundamental characteristics of
computers are-
a) Cost reduction, internet use, and productivity.
b) Communication, data analysis, and decision making
c) Data analysis, internet use and productivity.
d) Cost reduction, decision making, and productivity.

6. Computers help to reduce the costs of goods and services in our economy due:
a) Speed and reliability
b) Storage capability and productivity
c) Decision making and speed
d) Productivity and decision making

7. According to your text, the most important component of a computer system is
a) Hardware
b) Software
c) People
d) All of the above

8. The step-by-step instructions that direct a computer to find your schools website are called:
a) Hardware
b) A program
c) An input device
d) Network tools

9. The main aspects of data handling required for a computer to function are:
a) Input, processing, output, and storage
b) Input, data analysis, reports and connectivity
c) Processing, connectivity, speed, and a variety of programs
d) Connectivity, input, output and speed

10. The computer hardware that accepts command in a form that the computer can use is called a(n):
a) Storage device
b) Input device
c) Output device
d) Processor

11. Each of the members of your history class projects team has written a section of the required
paper. Which secondary storage device should be used to provide all this information to the team
member who will compile the entire paper?
a) Printer
b) E-mail attachment
c) Diskette
d) All of the above are suitable secondary storage devices

12. Using a computer word processor to do a report for school differs from using an electric
typewriter to prepare your report in that:
a) You can input the text of your report using something other than a keyboard.
b) You can output your report to your instructor without printing it on paper.
c) You can easily produce another copy for your instructor if you drop the original in the
mud on the way to class.
d) All of the above

13. In addition to typing, data can be input to a computer by:
a) Speaking
b) Pointing
c) Looking
d) All of the above

14. Laser beams are used to read input from:
a) Wand readers
b) Flatbed scanners
c) Optical mice
d) All of the above

15. The most widely used input device is:
a) A mouse
b) A keyboard
c) A scanner
d) Speech recognition

16. One of your classmates was injured in an accident and broke both wrists. Which input device will
he need to use in the computer lab until he has recovered?
a) Mouse
b) Keyboard
c) Scanner
d) Speech recognition

17. The processor is also known as:
a) RAM
b) CPU
c) Secondary storage
d) An input device

18. CPU stands for:
a) Code Protection Unit
b) Critical Path Unit
c) Central Processing Unit
d) None of the above

19. Information is data that is:
a) Organized, meaningful, and useful
b) Cost effective, organized, and meaningful
c) Useful, cost effective and accurate
d) Factual, logical and verifiable

20. Computer memory is also known as:
a) A CPU
b) Primary storage
c) Secondary storage
d) A hard disk

21. Which of the following statements about the contents of computer memory is true?
a) Computer memory holds data and programs
b) Computer memory holds programs only.
c) Computer memory holds data only.
d) None of the above


22. What is the computers whole reason for being?
a) Input
b) Output
c) Gaming and e-mail
d) Processing

23. Raw data that has been processed by the computer is known as:
a) Numeric data
b) Textual data
c) Alphanumeric data
d) Information

24. The most common form of secondary storage for personal computers are:
a) Magnetic tape
b) Optical disk drives
c) Magnetic disks
d) RAM

25. Which of the following statements is true of optical disk drives?
a) CD-ROMs are optical disk drives.
b) DVD-ROMs are optical disk drives.
c) Diskettes are optical disk drives.
d) Both CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs are optical disk drives.

26. The hardware devices that are attached to the computer are called-
a) Central processing units
b) Primary storage devices
c) Peripheral equipment
d) Backup devices

27. The term LAN stands for:
a) Logical Access Network
b) Local Audio Network
c) Limited Access Network
d) Local Area Network

28. In this type of network, personal computers are connected within an office:
a) WAN
b) LAN
c) Internet
d) Web site

29. The device that enables personal computers to be interconnected via phone lines are called:
a) Modems
b) LANs
c) Internets
d) ARPAnet

30. The largest and most far-flung network system is called:
a) The Matrix
b) The internet
c) The intranet
d) ARPAnet

31. Who owns the internet?
a) United States Government
b) Microsoft
c) The World |Trade Organization
d) No one owns the Internet

32. What does TCP/IP stand for?
a) Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
b) Transport Capture Protocol/Intranet Protocol
c) Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Packet
d) Telecommunications Connection Protocol/Internet Protocol

33. The term ISP stands for:
a) Internet Surfing Provider
b) Information Service Provider
c) Internet Service Provider
d) Interactive Systems Producer

34. Software that allows the use of a mouse to point and click on screen text or pictures, to explore
the internet is called:
a) Menu
b) Toolbar
c) ISP
d) Browser

35. The main page of a Web Site is also known as the:
a) Front page
b) Home page
c) URL
d) Hyperlink

36. Large servers are likely to be hosted on:
a) Mainframe computers
b) Personal computers
c) Workstations
d) Laptop computers

37. One application of data warehouses is:
a) Shipping of information
b) Order processing
c) Decision support
d) File updating

38. Older systems that contain data of poor quality are often called___________ systems.
a) Controlled
b) Legacy
c) Database
d) Mainframe

39. A database is an organized collection of ____________ related data.
a) Logically
b) Physically
c) Not
d) Badly

40. Which of the following types of data can be stored in a database?
a) Voice
b) Letters
c) Numbers
d) All of the above

41. Data processed in a way that increases a users knowledge is:
a) Text
b) Graphics
c) Information
d) Hyperlink

42. Data that describe the properties of other data are:
a) Relationships
b) Logical
c) Physical
d) None of the above

43. All of the following are properties of metadata except:
a) Data definitions
b) Processing logic
c) Rules or constraints
d) Data structures

44. One disadvantage of file processing system is:
a) Reduced data duplication
b) Program-data independence
c) Limited data sharing
d) Enforcement of integrity constraints

45. Program-data dependence is caused by:
a) File descriptors being stored in each application
b) Data descriptions being stored on a server
c) Data descriptions being written into programming code
d) Data cohabiting with programs

46. Loss of metadata integrity is a result of:
a) Poor design
b) Unplanned and uncontrolled duplication of data
c) Decreased programmer productivity
d) A large volume of file i/o.

47. Database development begins with______________ , which establishes the range and general
contents of organizational databases.
a) Database design
b) Cross-functional analysis
c) Departmental data modeling
d) Enterprise data modeling

48. Which of the following is NOT a component of information systems architecture?
a) Data
b) Hardware
c) Networks
d) Reasons

49. Which of the following is a data-oriented methodology used to create information systems?
a) Data modeling
b) Information engineering
c) Information architecture
d) System analysis

50. A generic planning methodology that attempts to gain a broad understanding of the organizations
information needs is called _______________ planning.
a) Strategic planning
b) Cross-functional
c) Top-down
d) Bottom-up
























ANSWER KEY
1.D
2.D
3.B
4.B
5.D
6.D
7.C
8.B
9.A
10.B
11.C
12.D
13.A
14.A
15.B
16.D
17.B
18.C
19.A
20.B
21.A
22.D
23.D
24.C
25.D
26.C
27.D
28.B
29.A
30.B
31.D
32.A
33.C
34.D
35.B
36.A
37.C
38.B
39.A
40.D
41.C
42.D
43.B
44.C
45.A
46.B
47.D
48.B
49.B
50.C