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IFSM300 Practice Test 1. An ____________________________ can be any organized combination of people, hardware, software,  communications networks, data resources, and policies and procedures that stores, retrieves, transforms, and  disseminates information in an organization. (Chapter 1) 2. List information technologies used in computer based information systems (Chapter 1): a. ________________________________________ b. ________________________________________ c. ________________________________________ d. ________________________________________ 3. Which are the five areas of Information System Knowledge (Chapter 1): a. ________________________________________ b. ________________________________________ c. ________________________________________ d. ________________________________________ e. ________________________________________ 4. A company can survive and succeed in the long run only if it successfully develops strategies to confront five  competitive forces that shape the structure of competition in its industry. In Michael Porter’s classic model of  competition, any business that wants to survive and succeed must develop and implement strategies to effectively  counter (Chapter 2): a. _______________________________________________________ b. _______________________________________________________ c. _______________________________________________________ d. _______________________________________________________ e. _______________________________________________________ 5. Businesses can counter the threats of competitive forces that they face by implementing five basic competitive  strategies (chapter 2): a. ________________________________________ b. ________________________________________ c. ________________________________________ d. ________________________________________ e. ________________________________________ 6. A virtual company is an organization that uses information technology to link people, organizations, assets, and ideas.  (Chapter 2) True / False 7. Categories such as: a. _________________________________________ b. _________________________________________ c. _________________________________________ are still used to help us express the relative processing power and number of end users that can be supported by  different types of computers. (Chapter 3) 8. A computer is a system of hardware devices organized according to the following system functions (Chapter 3): a. __________________________ b. __________________________ c. __________________________ d. __________________________ e. __________________________ 1
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9. ________________________ are devices that you to use a computer by touching the surface of its video display  screen. (Chapter 3) 10. In your own words what is system software? (Chapter 4)
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