Test 1 - Chapter 1 1. What is the main difference between...

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Chapter 1 1. What is the main difference between data and information? Your Answer: Data is processed to get information. 2. Which of these is not a member of the five component framework? Your Answer: Protocols 3. An information system helps an organization to Your Answer: achieve goals and objectives. 4. Management Information Systems is the _________ of
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information systems. Your Answer: development and use 5. Which of these is the most important component of an information system? Your Answer: people 6. The minimum length of a strong password is generally Your Answer: seven. 7. The bridge between the human and computer sides of an information system is
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Your Answer: data. 8. The components that have the role of actor in an information system are people and Your Answer: hardware. 9. Which of these is not a characteristic of good information? Your Answer: All of these are characteristic s of good data. 10. The most critical resource for humans is
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Your Answer: time. 11. Moore's law states that computer (CPU) power doubles every ___________ months, approximately. Your Answer: 18 12. Strong passwords do not contain Your Answer: dictionary words 13. Data is the same as information. Your Answer: False
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Data must be processed to become information. 14. Software is all elements of an information system that is not hardware. Your Answer: False No longer true. Software was once described in this way. 15. Users must take an active role in systems development to insure the system meets their needs. Your Answer: True 16. An information system consists of hardware, software and data. Your Answer: False
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Systems also include policies and people. 17. Information systems exist to help businesses achieve their goals and objectives. Your Answer: True 18. A strong password does not contain a dictionary word. Your Answer: True 19. Information is always subjective. Your Answer: True 20. Information must be worth more than its cost.
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Your Answer: True 21. Information must be timely. Your Answer: True ++++++++++22. "Information system" and "information technology" are interchangeable terms. Your Answer: False 23. Moore's Law is expected to be true indefinitely.
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Your Answer: False Moore expects Moore's Law to hold at least for another 10 years as of 2003. 24. Strong passwords should always be written down. Your Answer: False Never write down any password. 25. Problems with data accuracy lead to poor data quality. Your Answer: True 26. Information technology must be examined through the lens of business need.
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True 27. Hardware and programs represent the actor roles in information systems. Your Answer: False 28. Data is the bridge between the human and machine sides of an information system. Your Answer:
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Test 1 - Chapter 1 1. What is the main difference between...

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