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Information Systems vs. Information Technology: Differences & Examples

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A laptop is a/an _____ device, which can become a part of a/an _____.

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1. A/An _____ is a coordinated set of tools used to store and process information.

2. _____ can also refer to activities associated with computer-based systems.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Testing your comprehension of information systems and information technology is simple using this quiz and worksheet. Multiple-choice questions gauge your overall understanding of these systems and technology and also examine how they relate to devices like network printers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your knowledge of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Type of device a laptop is and something it can become a part of
  • Phrase describing a coordinated set of tools used to store and process information
  • What an information system can include when used in the context of computers
  • Phrase referring to activities associated with computer-based systems
  • Analogy describing the relationship of a network printer to an information system

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an information system as it relates to computers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about activities associated with computer-based systems and a coordinated set of tools used to process and store information
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about network printers and information systems and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

This quiz and worksheet are accompanied by a lesson called Information Systems vs. Information Technology: Differences & Examples. This lesson can help you understand the following:

  • Examples of information systems that existed prior to computer technology
  • How a device qualifies as information technology
  • Another name for a computer technician in a business
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