2009-hsc-exam-IPT - 2009 H I G H E R S C H O O L C E R T I...

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2009 HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION Information Processes and Technology General Instructions • Reading time – 5 minutes • Working time – 3 hours • Write using black or blue pen • Draw diagrams using pencil Total marks – 100 Section I Pages 2–8 20 marks • Attempt Questions 1–20 • Allow about 40 minutes for this section Section II Pages 9–12 40 marks • Attempt Questions 21–24 • Allow about 1 hour and 10 minutes for this section Section III Pages 13–16 40 marks • Attempt TWO questions from Questions 25–28 • Allow about 1 hour and 10 minutes for this section 203
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Section I 20 marks Attempt Questions 1–20 Allow about 40 minutes for this section Use the multiple-choice answer sheet for Questions 1–20. 1 28 M a rch 2009 Met with clients to disc u ss aims and objectives of new system 3 A p ril 2009 Asked client for more money to complete project 10 A p ril 2009 Received more money for project This blog is being used as which project management tool? (A) Gantt chart (B) Journal of events (C) Teleconferencing (D) Communication management plan 2 What is the purpose of a requirements report? (A) To plan a new system (B) To produce a prototype (C) To evaluate a project proposal (D) To produce an operations manual 3 What does information technology refer to in an information system? (A) Hardware related to the information system (B) Users and software used in information processes (C) Users and hardware related to the information system (D) Software and hardware used in information processes – 2 –± BLOGGER BIZ BLOGS OF NOTE
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Use the following information to answer Questions 4–5. LiveSMS is developing a website to allow people to create and send text messages online. The website has a database that stores personal information about its clients. This information will be available to other online companies such as telephone and digital media companies. In order to test and evaluate the system before launching the site, the personal details of ten fictional customers were entered. What type of test data was used by LiveSMS? (A)± Live data (B)± Operational data (C)± Simulated data (D)± Volume data Which social and ethical issue should LiveSMS consider when developing the new system? (A)± Data redundancy (B)± Freedom of information (C)± Globalisation (D) ±Privacy What is the name given to a client PC when it has applications installed that are separate from its server? (A)± Fat client (B)± Mail client (C)± Remote client (D)± Web client What is the role of the primary key in a relational database table? (A)± To allow access to encrypted data (B)± To uniquely identify records in the table (C)± To operate as an alternative to a foreign key (D)± To allow easier sorting of a field in the table – 3 –²
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8 Which protocol does the circled icon represent? Internet
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