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What Are Information Systems? - Definition & Types

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What is the difference between data and information?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a general purpose information system?

2. What is an information system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of information systems. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the definition of information systems as well as examples of different kinds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Information vs. data
  • Types of information systems
  • Components of information systems

Skills Practiced

Students will test the following skills by using the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related technology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as information system and electronic spreadsheet
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as information and data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about technology, review the accompanying lesson titled What Are Information Systems? - Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the defining characteristics of information systems
  • Understand the different types of information systems
  • Know the difference between information and data
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