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Chapter 15: Computer Careers and Certification MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the current IT workforce is approximately ____. a. 1 million workers with a growth of 2 percent over the past year b. 2 million workers with a growth of 50 percent over the past year c. 4 million workers with a growth of 10 percent over the past year d. 8 million workers with a growth of 60 percent over the past year ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 784 2. Job opportunities in the computer field generally fall into these areas: ____. a. general business and government organizations and the computer service and repair field b. the computer equipment field, the computer software field, and computer sales c. the computer education and training field and the IT consulting field d. all of the above ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 786 3. ____, which is a main area in an IT department, operates the centralized computer equipment and ad- ministers the network including both data and voice communications. a. Operations c. Analysis b. Systems d. Administration ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 787 4. Employees in a(n) ____ department are responsible for keeping all the computer operations and net- works in business and government running smoothly. a. OS c. IS b. IT d. MIS ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 786-787 5. Job titles in the management area of an IT department include all of the following EXCEPT ____. a. project leader/manager b. desktop publisher c. e-commerce director d. network administrator/wireless network administrator ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 788 6. Job titles in the system development and programming area of an IT department include all of the fol- lowing EXCEPT ____. a. e-commerce director c. systems analyst b. system programmer d. technical writer ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 788 7. Desktop or mobile application programmer/developer, which is a job title in the system development and programming area of an IT department, converts the system design into the appropriate computer language, such as ____. a. Visual Basic c. Java b. C++ d. all of the above ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 788 8. Software engineer, which is a job title in the system development and programming area of an IT de- partment, specifies, designs, implements, tests, and documents high-quality software in all of the fol- lowing fields EXCEPT ____. a. robotics c. operating systems b. semiotics d. animation ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 788 9. Web software developer, which is a job title in the system development and programming area of an IT department, analyzes, designs, implements, and supports Web applications and works with all of the following EXCEPT ____. a. Visual Basic c. HTML b. JavaScript d. multimedia ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 788 10. Database ____, which is a job title in the system development and programming area of an IT depart- ment, uses data modeling techniques and tools to analyze, tune, and specify data usage within an ap- plication area.... View Full Document

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