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BUSI 2400 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: John Wiley & Sons, Information System, Productivity Software


Department
Business
Course Code
BUSI 2400
Professor
Al Pilcher
Lecture
2

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Introduction to Business Information Systems
Norrie/Nanjad/Huber
Test Bank
Chapter 1: IT for Business and Business Professionals
1) Features such as e-mail, meeting facilitation and group scheduling are examples of:
a) collaboration software
b) groupware
c) productivity software
d) middleware
e) none of the above
Answer: b
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
2) The concept of Moore’s Law is:
a) everything that can go wrong will
b) computing power roughly doubles every eighteen months
c) always have a backup plan
d) the 80/20 rule
e) none of the above
Answer: b
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.

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Introduction to Business Information Systems, Third Canadian Edition Test Bank
3) Moore’s Law states that computing power roughly doubles every:
a) 18 Days
b) 18 Weeks
c) 18 Months
d) 18 Years
Answer: c
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
4) Business value is ______.
a) the price structure of a firm’s goods and services
b) the positive return on the investment of a firm’s resources
c) derived from a firm’s marketing/promotional strategy
d) the cost of implementing successful information systems within a firm
Answer: b
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
5) When considering data and information, ____________.
a) data is a collection of unorganized facts and information is data that has been transformed into
something useful
b) data is unimportant and businesses should only consider information
c) data is critical when developing a solution to a problem while information should be
considered only occasionally
d) data and information refer to the same thing
Answer: a
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
Unauthorized copying, distribution, or transmission of this page is strictly prohibited.
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Introduction to Business Information Systems, Third Canadian Edition Test Bank
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
6) The Internet generates business value by:
a) enabling the buying and selling of goods
b) protecting domestic markets from foreign competition
c) promoting trade barriers in areas of the world that are underdeveloped
d) ensuring compliance of government legislation regarding foreign investment
e) none of the above
Answer: a
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
7) The Internet has become an integral part of business for which of the following key reasons?:
a) communication, knowledge, and information
b) communication, knowledge, and commerce
c) communication, information, and commerce
d) information, commerce, and knowledge
e) information only
Answer: c
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: Describe what an information system is and explain why IS is so important
in today’s world.
Section Reference: The Importance of Information Systems
Feedback: Please review the Importance of Information Systems section in your text.
8) When information systems are used to integrate people, information, technology, and business
processes, you have created _____:
a) business value
b) relevance
c) knowledge
d) information
e) wisdom
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
Unauthorized copying, distribution, or transmission of this page is strictly prohibited.
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