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Information Systems Fall Midterm Practice1.What are the three main purposes that all businesses use information for?a.Reading, writing, and arithmeticb.Data, storage, and hard-warec.Software, communications, and process supportd.Communications, process support, and decision-making2.Which of these can be considered a direct result of Moore’s Law?3.What is the hardware, software, and media used to store, organize, retrieve, and communicate information called?4.While placing an order on Amazon.com for your favorite movie, you are not able to add the DVD to your cart because no more DVDs are in inventory. This is an example of _________ in action. 5.What are the four categories of change that information systems enable within an organization?a.Input, storage, business rules, outputb.Process improvement, automation, control information flowc.Electronic Data Interchange, feedback, system, subsystemd.Business rules, control, equifinality, open system6.When filling up a car with gasoline today, most people complete their entire transaction at the pump. This includes paying for the transaction, filling the vehicle up with fuel, and receiving a receipt for their transaction. What type of organizational change has this information system allowed for?
7.When sitting at the coffee shop on campus, you connect to the wireless network so that you can research a project for the management class. What element of an information system is the wireless connection?