ch02_quiz - Chapter 2: Project Initiation Multiple Choice...

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Chapter 2: Project Initiation Multiple Choice 1. A decision making body that considers system requests and makes the initial determination of whether to investigate the proposal for a new or improved system is called the _____ committee. a. approval b. executive body c. feasibility d. sponsorship e. requesting 2. Ideas for new systems and system improvements may originate with _____. a. business people b. business people and technical people c. consultants d. technical people e. all of the above 3. The person that identifies the business value that can be gained from using information technology is called the _____. a. manager b. project sponsor c. staff member d. system analyst e. system request 4. The _____ of a system describes why the information system should be built and why it should be funded. a. project sponsor b. business need c. functionality d. expected value e. feasibility analysis 5. In order to approve a system request, the steering committee must know a. all of the details of the ultimate system to be developed. b. the high level functionality of the system. c. what the screens and reports will look like in the final system. d. who the end users of the system will be and exactly how they will use it in their jobs. e. all of the above. 6. The steering committee should consist of a. the high-level IS executives. b. the board of directors of the organization.
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c. senior executives from the various departments or divisions of the firm d. mid-level executives from the various departments or divisions of the firm e. users from the various departments or divisions of the firm 7. _____ value can be quantified during the project initiation phase. a. Expected b. Tangible c. Intangible d. Real e. Salvage 8. _____ is the process of examining the technical, economic, and organizational pros and cons of developing a new system. a. Committee approval b. Feasibility analysis c. Functionality determination d. Risk analysis e. System request 9. _____ feasibility involves assessing the risk of liability or lawsuits resulting from a new system. a. legal b. economic c. organizational d. human e. technical 10. Which of the following feasibilities is especially important in the international context of a system? a. legal b. economic c. organizational d. human e. technical 11. Most system requests include all of the following except _____. a. business need b. functionality c. project sponsor d. project manager e. expected value 12. The four elements commonly found on a system request are _____. a. economic, organizational, technical, and operational feasibility b. project sponsor, business need, functionality, and expected value c. risk analysis, familiarity, project size, and cost-benefit analysis
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d. training, software, installation, and equipment e. upgrades, licensing fees, repairs, and charges 13. Systems project initiation is triggered by the _____. a.
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