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MTTC: Information Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What type of information system is predictive analytics typically a part of?

Question 2 2. Utilizing data from both internal and external sources, which of the following is NOT the best example of what a Decision Support System is typically utilized for?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the hardware that surrounds the system unit?

Question 4 4. Which type of system is an Executive Information System?

Question 5 5. What does the G in GIS stand for?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a tool of Group Decision Support Systems?

Question 7 7. The individuals who utilize an information system

Question 8 8. For what types of problems or decisions are Decision Support Systems commonly used?

Question 9 9. What is a 'model base' in a Decision Support System?

Question 10 10. The Executive Information System for a chain of 20 grocery stores should include which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a task of a financial MIS?

Question 12 12. When a mortgage company needs to predict what interest rates will be three years from now, it will use:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an input source that could be used for processing information system?

Question 14 14. Michael Light is a manager working in a manufacturing facility. Management Information Systems record data from the facilities' machines as workers box products for a shipment to the company's distributor. Michael has set a trigger point for the packaging process to inform him when work slows down below 50% of the expected output. What does this mean?

Question 15 15. Identify parties who may be identified as a stakeholder.

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Question 16 16. A company is starting to mass produce its new luxury mobile phone to increase company profits. It is considering how many resources it needs to build it, and how it will assemble all of these products while maintaining the quality of their products. Why is this conducted by the manufacturing MIS?

Question 17 17. What is the difference between data mining and OLAP?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a task of a typical marketing MIS?

Question 19 19. How would you represent elevation in GIS?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a characteristic of Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS)?

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Question 21 21. What is the name for a collection of related data on a computer?

Question 22 22. Determining the geographic relationships between features on a map is called:

Question 23 23. Company XYZ wants to determine if its latest innovation is likely to be a success or a failure. What is the BEST approach for the company to use when deciding whether to move forward with the product?

Question 24 24. What is the most common type of data used by a Management Information System?

Question 25 25. Which statement is a characteristic of specialized information systems?

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Question 26 26. Why is the process stage of IPOS important to an information system?

Question 27 27. How are different Management Information Systems typically organized?

Question 28 28. Which medium is produced from the most common output device?

Question 29 29. What is used to make future changes in an information system?

Question 30 30. What are the two general data formats used in GIS?

MTTC: Information Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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