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Monday, 28 February 2011, 05:15 PM Monday, 28 February 2011, 05:22 PM 6 mins 28 secs 23.00 out of a maximum of 23.00 (100%)

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Psychologist Henry Mintzberg classifies managerial tasks into three categories:______________ . Choose one answer. a. organizing work, planning jobs, and controlling workers b. setting schedules, directing the processes, and communicating with other managers c. preparing reports, talking on the phone, and attending meetings d. interpersonal, informational, and decisional Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1.0.

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The ___________ character set can be used to represent all modern languages. Choose one answer. a. EBCDIC b. Sans Serif c. UNICODE d. ASCII Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1.0.

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A management information system consists of five related components:______ Choose one answer. a. hardware, software, programmers, users, managers b. computer, operating system, application software, network, keyboard c. hardware, software, people, procedures, data d. programmers, computers, software, network, internet Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1.0.

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Management information systems are designed to ________ . Choose one answer. a. improve individual productivity b. help managers analyze data and solve business problems c. develop and manage a database

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0. One of the first hardware-independent operating systems was______ hardware and software the data that it handles operating system binary data. build computer systems and networks Correct Marks for this submission: 1. a. Executive information system Correct Marks for this submission: 1. 7 Marks: 1. Strategic d.0 What type of decision is required to change the overall structure of the firm to give it an advantage over the competition? Choose one answer.0. the need for portable storage c.stamford. a. the most important aspect of the computer is The _________ is software that is responsible for communication among the hardware components.0/1. 5 Marks: 1. Cheating c.0/1.0 What is the computer-based information system that helps integrate data in a collaborative environment? Choose one answer. ergonomics Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1.0 Cache memory is used in computer systems to address the problem of: Choose one answer.php?attempt=430&showall=1 29/3/2554 .0 Computers are typically discussed in terms of two important classifications: _________ and _________. a. The computer processor can handle only ___________ in the form of ______. 8 Marks: 9.edu/mod/quiz/review. One of the interesting aspects of computers is that the various components operate at ____________. Operational b. To a computer user. Enterprise resource planning system d. Expert Systems b. Decision support system c.0.Chapter_2_Review_Questions Page 2 of 4 d. 6 Marks: 1.0/1. differences in the speed of the processor and the speed of I/O d.0. Tactical Correct Marks for this submission: 1. parallel processing b. bits different speed UNIX http://elearning.

0 Converting motion pictures and TV signals to binary form used by todays computers can be done without losing data or reducing the quality of the images Answer: True False Correct Marks for this submission: 1. Data and instructions that need to be stored for a longer time are transferred to __________. the physical elements of a computer system c. a. Choose one answer. Answer: True False Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0. Web site Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1. The purpose of an input device is to convert data into __________ form. 9 Marks: 1.0 Hardware is defined as _________________ . 13 Marks: 1. 10 Marks: 1. Web server. sets of instructions to the system d.0/1. Answer: True http://elearning. server b.0 To perform e-business tasks. 216 processor.0 McDonald’s has created multiple career tracks for information technology specialists. Web server d. Choose one answer. a.edu/mod/quiz/review.0.0.0/9. equipment.stamford. The functions that apply to an object are the same as those available to the data types that make up the object.0. 11 Marks: 1.0 Applications create objects by combining data types. the logical components of a computer system Correct Marks for this submission: 1.0/1. Web site. international.php?attempt=430&showall=1 29/3/2554 .0. programs and data used in systems b. Web code.0/1. RAM. database. secondary storage electronic binary Correct Marks for this submission: 9. enabling it to handle _________ ideograms in each language The _______ carries out instructions written by programmers and uses __________ to temporarily store instructions and data. the server needs to evaluate programmed _______ and interact with a ________. 12 Marks: 1.Chapter_2_Review_Questions Page 3 of 4 Unicode is a(n) __________ standard that uses two bytes to count each character or ideogram. database c.

identifying problems.0.php?attempt=430&showall=1 29/3/2554 . performance decreases d. performance increases b. price decreases c. Performance increases. and consequently. evaluating alternatives. The process of decisionmaking involves_______________ . a. Performance stays the same. there is _______ need for _________ managers to prepare and analyze data. team-based structure less. _________ jobs are often dedicated to collecting and analyzing data. American Hospital Supply changed the industry by providing a __________ inventory delivery service.edu/mod/quiz/review.0/1.0.Chapter_2_Review_Questions Page 4 of 4 False Correct Marks for this submission: 1. and making choices Correct Marks for this submission: 1. middle Management and service structured just-in-time collecting data. Finish review You are logged in as Apiporn Simapornchai (Logout) ITE 340 / ISM 321 (3/2010) http://elearning. Price increases.0 One of the most important changes in organizational structure is the move away from ______ to ________. 15 Marks: 1.0. Price stays the same.0/1. Many business tasks and decisions are _________.0 Technology products’ price and performance typically exhibit what kind of trend over time? Choose one answer. Price decreases Correct Marks for this submission: 1.stamford. in the sense that they can be defined by a set of rules or procedures. Information systems enable executives to gather and manipulate information themselves or with automated systems.0/1. 14 Marks: 1. hierarchical structure.