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Social Impacts and History of Computing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Josh works providing assistance to users having trouble with proper hardware use, software installation or application software problems. Josh is probably a _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network?

Question 3 3. Which of the following refers to the right to determine when, and to what extent, information about oneself can be communicated to others?

Question 4 4. In 1958, the first integrated circuit was created _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a reason why companies downsize?

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Question 6 6. Julio works from home several days a week and collaborates with his colleagues using a computer linked to his place of employment. This work arrangement is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. How would you define qualitative data?

Question 8 8. Which term refers to software that is distributed for free with accessible source code that can be modified and improved by anyone?

Question 9 9. The first generation of computers used vacuum tubes. Why were they replaced by the transistor?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a disadvantage of outsourcing?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the main purpose of job design?

Question 12 12. Which of the following BEST describes the monitoring of people with technology, often without their knowledge?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the set of instructions written to direct the computer to execute specific tasks?

Question 14 14. Josh wants to pursue a career in information systems. He does not have much time to go to college, so he asks you which information system career requires the least amount of education. Which information systems career would you recommend to Josh?

Question 15 15. What are management information systems?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a possible new occupation for former hackers?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an unintentional threat to the security of computer networks?

Question 18 18. What is raw data?

Question 19 19. The main function of a computer hardware engineer is to _____.

Question 20 20. When Elliot plants malicious code on a corporate computer that will destroy files he is considered a _____.

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Question 21 21. Connecting a group of computers and peripherals using wired/wireless technology is called _____.

Question 22 22. What is the tangible portion of a computer system?

Question 23 23. From an employee perspective, which of the following is NOT a benefit of telecommuting?

Question 24 24. Businesses use targeted marketing for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 25 25. How does quantitative data differ from qualitative data?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes a virtual team?

Question 27 27. When Angela buys a new smartphone that uses retina scanning instead of a password, the phone is using _____ security.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of globalization?

Question 29 29. In regard to globalization, which of the following statements about the advances in information technology is TRUE?

Question 30 30. What is the name for a collection of related data on a computer?

Social Impacts and History of Computing Chapter Exam Instructions

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