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WEST Business & Marketing Education: Information Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 2 2. Into which main categories can storage devices be placed?

Question 3 3. _____ is used to plug peripherals into the system unit.

Question 4 4. Which hardware is used to input data signals to a computer by touching a monitor?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of e-commerce?

Question 7 7. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 8 8. Connecting a group of computers and peripherals using wired/wireless technology is called _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

Question 10 10. Which of the following would NOT be used by a business focused on greatly improving communication with both employees and customers?

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Question 11 11. What is the main function of the motherboard?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an input source that could be used for processing information system?

Question 13 13. An organized set of seemingly related data

Question 14 14. The individuals who utilize an information system

Question 15 15. The main element of technology that affects business and technology is _____

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Question 16 16. Which medium is produced from the most common output device?

Question 17 17. Cursor placement and the click of a button sends a signal to a system. What device does this describe?

Question 18 18. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Question 19 19. Linda was almost done with her employee time sheets when a call came in that required undivided attention. What would be likely her next step and why?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes the CPU?

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Question 21 21. What is the world-wide network of interconnected computers that allows individuals to share information between users and organization?

Question 22 22. What result of technological change happens so fast that individuals are unable to tolerate the changes or handle the consequences?

Question 23 23. You are a student with limited finances, and you want to purchase a printer for occasional use for your school assignments. Which type of printer would BEST suit your needs?

Question 24 24. ASCII lets your computer _____.

Question 25 25. What are the three specific areas that provide the foundation for technology growth?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the hardware that surrounds the system unit?

Question 27 27. _____ allows business to be handled via cell phones.

Question 28 28. A binary digit is represented by _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following saves data by using a laser?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of how a product manufacturer would use technology to improve productivity?

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Information Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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