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Modified True or False (2 points each) - Write TRUE if the statement is true, otherwise write the
word(s) that
can replace the (incorrect) underlined word(s) to make the statement true. (Note:
MISSPELLED words will be interpreted as INCORRECT.)
1.

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a sub-field of Information Technology (IT).

2.

The acronym PDA (in the context of ICT) means Private Digital Assistant.

3.

Linux is the operating system (OS) that does not support real-time monitoring of mission-critical
applications.

4.

The Intel 80286, 80386 and 80486 processors are also collectively known as the IBM PC/AT
processors.

5.

The Intel 8086 processor is also known as the IBM PC/XT processor.

6.

The acronym LTE (in the context of ICT) means Long Term Evolution.

7.

Globe is the telecommunications provider in the Philippines with the fastest and state-of-the-art
network services.

8.

Smart is the only telecommunications provider in the Philippines that currently offers chat support
services to its customers / subscribers.

9.

Doug McGowan was the CEO of Suitelinq, Inc. when he wrote the paper titled "Emerging Trends in
ICT Development: A 5-10 year view".

10.

Capability of benefiting parties is one of the 7Cs of the ICT development framework, according to
Doug McGowan.

11.

Public Cloud is one of the Top 10 Key Technology Trends for 2013, according to Gartner.

12.

Mobile Apps and HTML5 is one of the Top 10 Key Technology Trends for 2013, according to
Gartner.

13.

The Onslaught of Moving Devices and Corporate Showcase Applications are two of the Top 10
Key Technology Trends for 2013, according to Gartner.

14.

Strategic Big Data and Actionable Analytics are two of the Top 10 Key Technology Trends for
2013, according to Gartner.

15.

Internet of Things is a concept that was introduced by Kevin Ashtan.

16.

Native mobile applications are currently more prominent than HTML5 applications.

17.

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone while Mark Cooper of Motorola invented the first
mobile phone.

18.

Games, social networking and entertainment are the top 3 uses of mobile devices, in that order.

19.

The laptop computer is a mobile device.

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20.

Cloud computing does not require an Internet connection.

21.

Security issue is the main disadvantage of Hybrid IT and Cloud Computing.

22.

Terrabytes and Pettabytes are two Big Data sizes for 2012.

23.

High volume, velocity and variability in information are the 3 V's in Strategic Big Data, as defined
by Gartner (2012).

24.

The fourth step in implementing Actionable Analytics is Analyse.

25.

SAP-ERP is a software package for an Integrated IT ecosystem.

Multiple Choice (2 points each). Select the best answer(s) from among the given choices. If the correct
answer is not among the given choices, then write E.
1.

In what month and year did Doug McGowan write the paper titled "Emerging Trends in ICT
Development: A 5-10 year view"?

A.
B.
C.
D.

September 2003
October 2003
November 2003
December 2003

2.

Give at least two of the 7Cs of the ICT development framework, according to Doug McGowan.

A.
B.
C.
D.

Computer channels, Communication processing power


Capacity for digital storage, Critical software facilities
Content for benefiting parties, Compliance to digital assets
Computer processing for digital storage, Critical software facilities

3.

What is currently the most common use of mobile devices?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Games
Social networking
Entertainment
Checking time

4.

Which of the following is a disadvantage of mobile devices?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Mobility
Accessibility
Ease of use
Procrastination

5.

Which of the following is currently the top US mobile ad network?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Google
Yahoo!
Facebook
Twitter

6.

Which of the following is not a social networking site?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Yahoo!
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

7.

Which of the following is not a web browser?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Web Crawler
Google Chrome

8.

Which of the following is a search engine?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Chrome
Firefox
IE
Bing

9.

When will you not use a Native Mobile app?

A.
B.
C.
D.

When you want the best user experience


When you want to monetize apps
When you want to secure your data
When you don't want to compete with Apple or Google

10.

In the context of ICT, which of the following is the meaning of the acronym RFID?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Request For Identification


Radio-Frequency Identification
Both A and B
Neither A nor B

11.

Strategic Big Data uses which of the following types of statistics?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Inductive
Inferential
Both A and B
Neither A nor B

12.

Business Intelligence uses which of the following types of statistics?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Descriptive
Inductive
Both A and B
Neither A nor B

13.

In the context of ICT, which of the following is the meaning of the acronym SaaS?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Suppose, assume, assume, Suppose


Software-always-a-Service
Software-as-a-Service
None of the above

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14.

Which of the following is the main motivation behind In-Memory Processing / Computing?

A.
B.
C.
D.

RAM access is faster than HDD access.


HDD access is better-optimized than RAM access.
HDDs are cheaper than RAM / memory cards.
None of the above

15.

Which of the following is the "Future of the WWW"?

A.
B.
C.
D.

IPv6
Mobile devices
HTML
None of the above

Essay (5 points each) - Write complete and concise answers to the following questions.
1.

How would you determine the cellphone number of a person given his/her e-mail address? What
IT technology makes this approach feasible?

2.

Is LTE a 1G, 2G, 3G or 4G wireless mobile technology? Explain why.

3.

Differentiate IT from ICT. Give at least two (2) examples of specific applications for each one.

4.

Enumerate the 5 issues with today's PC technology, according to Doug McGowan.