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ADMS 2511- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 16 pages long!)


Department
Administrative Studies
Course Code
ADMS 2511
Professor
Carl Lapp
Study Guide
Midterm

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ADMS 2511
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Rainer, Information System, Third Canadian Edition Testbank
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Question Type: Multiple Choices
33) Which of the following is a benefit of being an informed user of IT?
a) Uderstadig hat is ehid appliatios ou use i our orgaizatio
) Proidig iput to ehae our orgaizatio’s appliatios
c) Helping to select new applications
d) Keeping abreast of new technologies
e) All of the above
Answer: e
Learning Objective: Begin the process of becoming an informed user of your organizatio’s
information systems.
Section Reference: 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?
Difficulty: Easy
34) You should seek to be an informed user of IT because ____________.
a) it is easy to understand how IT works
b) you could end up working in the IT department in your organization
c) everyone uses IT
d) you will be in a position to enhance the quality of IT applications
Answer: d
Learning Objective: Begin the process of becoming an informed user of your organization's
information systems.
Section Reference: 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?
Difficulty: Medium
35) The title of the executive who is in charge of the people, who design and build information
systems, the people who use those systems, and the people responsible for managing those
systems is the
a) CEO
b) CFO
c) CIO
d) CIS
e) CIT
Answer: c
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Rainer, Information System, Third Canadian Edition Testbank
Learning Objective: Begi the proess of eoig a ifored user of our orgaizatio’s
information systems.
Section Reference: 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?
Difficulty: Easy
36) What does a systems analyst do?
a) Manages an IS service
b) Writes computer code.
c) Determines information requirements and technical specifications for new applications.
d) Forecasts technology trends
e) Creates Web sites and pages
Answer: c
Learning Objective: Begi the proess of eoig a ifored user of our orgaizatio’s
information systems.
Section Reference: 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?
Difficulty: Medium
37) An emerging technologies manager _____.
a) forecasts evaluates new technologies
b) manages data networks
c) manages the ethical and legal use of information systems
d) is responsible for strategic planning
e) creates the Web sites and pages
Answer: a
Learning Objective: Begin the proess of eoig a ifored user of our orgaizatio’s
information systems.
Section Reference: 1.1 Why Should I Study Information Systems?
Difficulty: Medium
38) Which of the following statements concerning the complexity of management of
information resources is not true?
a) Information systems have an enormous strategic value within an organization and therefore
firms rely on them heavily.
b) Information systems are expensive to acquire, operate, and maintain.
c) Computers are decentralized throughout the organization, which makes it harder to manage.
d) Managing mainframes has become more difficult.
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