exam1formb - TC 100 Spring 2004 Test 1 33 points Form B...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
TC 100 Spring 2004 Test 1 33 points Form B There are 66 questions, each worth one ½ point. Choose the best option or match from similar-appearing or partially correct choices. Please use a #2 pencil only. Be sure to fill in all identifying information on the scoring sheet: name, signature, student number, form number. Ignore the Section Number . Please sign your test questions and your scoring sheet. Return both when you are done. Do not look at your neighbor’s scoring sheet or participate in any conversation after test questions start being distributed. If you have a question, please raise your hand and we will come to see you. Plagiarism will be penalized up to the maximum extent of failing the course. 1. Digitization affects all members of all societies equally. A. True B. False 2. Societal analysis of information technology impacts should focus on the average of individual impacts. A. True B. False 3. Social divisions in the world (e.g. gross national product per person) are not reflected in differences in media availability. A. True B. False 4. Brown and Duguid maintain that the euphoria of the info-enthusiast blinds them to A. demassification B. decentralization C. despatialization D. all the above E. the social context of information. 5. Gordon Moore’s Law makes it hard to buy a computer because within 18 months, the same computer capability will be available at half the price. A. True B. False 6. Universities finance the research and development (R&D) that are at the core of information innovations. A. True B. False 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
7. Centers of innovation (e.g. Silicon Valley) are situated in 3 locations in the U.S. Which of the following factors does not contribute to determining their location? A. University research centers B. Venture capital C. Warm weather D. Production capital E Government policy and regulation in support of innovation 8. The founder of IBM saw no need for more than – computers in the world. A. 15,000 B. 5,000 C. 1,000 D. 500 E. 5 9. The informatization of economies has been driven by steam and electricity A. True B. False 10. Digitization cannot increase the productivity of economies where agriculture is the dominant occupation. A. True B. False Match the following terms with explanations of their usage: Terms 11.Tunnel vision 12. Peripheral vision 13. Utopianism 14. Neo-Luddism 15. Techno-realism Explanations A. An ideal alternative world where all social ills have been eradicated B. Computing and communications can be thrilling and disorienting. C. Includes surrounding social factors and forces D. Excludes surrounding social forces E. Present day opponents of technology like the handloom weavers of the early 1800s who vandalized the mechanical looms that put them out of work. 16. Frances Cairncross claims that
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 9

exam1formb - TC 100 Spring 2004 Test 1 33 points Form B...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online