BIS 445 DeVry Week 1 Quiz Latest

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BIS 445 DeVry Week 1 Quiz Latest


BIS 445 DeVry Week 1 Quiz Latest

  1. Question : (TCO 1)A ________is a central repository of historical data that is organized for easy access and manipulation to support decision making.
  • database
  • data warehouse
  • data repository
  • data disk

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) Management is a process by which organizational goals are achieved by using resources. The resources are considered ________, and attainment of goals is viewed as the ________ of the process.

  • expenses; profits
  • inputs; output
  • pressures; opportunities
  • scarce; success

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) Today’s computerized systems possess capabilities that can facilitate decision support in a number of ways, including each of the following, except:

  • increased productivity of group members.
  • improved communication and collaboration.
  • agility support.
  • reduced environmental pressures.

Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) A(n) ________ is a rule-based system that provides a solution – usually in one functional area such as finance or manufacturing – to a specific, repetitive managerial problem.

  • decision support system (DSS)
  • transaction processing system (TPS)
  • online analytical processing system (OLAP)
  • automated decision system (ADS)

Question 5. Question : (TCO 1) The major benefit of ________ to the company is the ability to provide accurate information when needed.

  • data warehouse
  • analytical models
  • management information systems
  • business intelligence

Question 6. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following models behaves like the real system, but does not look like it?

  • Composite model
  • Analog model
  • Dense model
  • Iconic model

Question 7. Question : (TCO 1) A(n) ________ is a criterion that describes the acceptability of a solution approach. In a model, it is a result variable.

  • principle of choice
  • optimization variable
  • trade-off
  • worst-case criterion

Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following, by definition, requires a decision maker to consider the impact of each alternative course of action on the entire organization because a decision made in one area may have significant effects in other areas?

  • Satisfaction
  • Worst-case
  • Feasibility
  • Optimization

Question 9. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is a study of the effect of a change on one or more input variables in a proposed solution?

  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Boundary analysis
  • Fish bone analysis
  • Input-output analysis

Question 10. Question : (TCO 1) The Museum of Natural History in Aarhus, Denmark uses ________ to collect detailed information about visitors’ use of the exhibits to help determine visitors’ behaviors in order to identify high-demand exhibits.

  • group decision systems
  • algorithms
  • RFID
  • expert systems

Question 11. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following systems is used to assist the company with coordinating information and resources in order to support business processes for all functional areas?

  • ERP
  • SCM
  • CRM
  • NLP

Question 12. Question : (TCO 1) ________ is the first component of the DSS architecture.

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Data
  • Information

Question 13. Question : (TCO 9) Assume you have a CarTable. You need to update the date it was purchased to 1/15/2008. Its CarID is 999. Which of the following SQL statements would do this the best?

  • UPDATE CarTable SET PurchaseDate to #1/15/2008#
  • UPDATE CarTable SET PurchaseDate = #1/15/2008#
  • UPDATE CarTable SET PurchaseDate = 1/15/2008
  • UPDATE CarTable SET PurchaseDate = #1/15/2008# WHERE CarID = 999

Question 14. Question : (TCO 9) Which of the following statements is false about DELETE queries?

  • A DELETE query without a WHERE clause deletes all of the data in a table.
  • If you are deleting a specific row in a table, you should identify the item to be deleted by its primary key value.
  • UPDATE queries that simply set all values in the row to zero or an empty string are preferred to using a DELETE query.
  • None of the above

Question 15. Question : (TCO 9) Assume you have a CourseTable in Microsoft Access that has the structure in the image below. Which of the following SQL Statements would insert a new course into the database?

  • INSERT into CourseTable (CourseCode, CourseDescription, CourseCreditHours, SessionOfferred, Elective) VALUES (‘BIS245’, ‘Database Concepts’, ‘4’, ‘2/1/2008’, ‘Yes’)
  • ADD into CourseTable (CourseCode, CourseDescription, CourseCreditHours, SessionOfferred, Elective) VALUES (BIS245, Database Concepts, 4, 2/1/2008, Yes)
  • UPDATE into CourseTable (CourseCode, CourseDescription, CourseCreditHours, SessionOfferred, Elective) VALUES(‘BIS245’, ‘Database Concepts’, 4, 2/1/2008, ‘Yes’)
  • INSERT into CourseTable (CourseCode, CourseDescription, CourseCreditHours, Elective) VALUES (‘BIS245’, ‘Database Concepts’, 4, #2/1/2008#, Yes)