BIS 445 DeVry Week 2 Quiz Latest

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BIS 445 DeVry Week 2 Quiz Latest


BIS 445 DeVry Week 2 Quiz Latest

Question 1. Question : (TCO 2) ________ implies the use of models and data to improve an organization’s performance or competitive posture.

  • Business applications
  • Business analytics
  • Business intelligence
  • Business rules

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following subsystems can support any of the other subsystems or act as an independent component and provide intelligence to augment the decision maker’s own?

  • Knowledge-base management subsystem
  • Intelligence-base subsystem
  • User interface subsystem
  • Expertise-base subsystem

Question 3. Question : (TCO 7) A database is created, accessed, and updated by a(n) ________.

  • expert system
  • animation system
  • knowledge system
  • database management system

Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) The ________ is especially appropriate for supporting the intelligence phase of the decision making process by helping to scan data and identify problem areas or opportunities.

  • intelligence facility
  • query facility
  • data directory
  • knowledge facility

Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) ________ control and coordinate the use of software to support group work.

  • Expert tool users
  • Facilitators
  • Analysts
  • Managers

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) The de facto DSS hardware standard is a(n) ________ through which the DBMS provides data.

  • web server
  • data center
  • mainframe
  • local area network

Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) All of the following are characteristics of Planners Lab, except:

  • Planners Lab makes it possible for the decision makers to play with assumptions to reflect alternative views of the future.
  • it lets decision makers describe their plans in their own words and with their own assumptions.
  • it facilitates a conversation with the decision maker in the process of describing business assumptions.
  • all assumptions are described in English equations only.

Question 8. Question : (TCO 7) A data warehouse contains ________ about how data are organized and how to use them effectively.

  • a data directory
  • a data index
  • data fields
  • metadata

Question 9. Question : (TCO 7) The advantage of three-tier architecture for data warehousing is its separation of the functions of the data warehouse, which eliminates resource constraints and makes it possible to easily create data ________.

  • banks
  • cubes
  • bases
  • marts

Question 10. Question : (TCO 7) Users demanding access via PDAs and through speech recognition and synthesis is becoming more commonplace, further complicating ________ issues.

  • data extraction
  • data load
  • data integration
  • OLAP

Question 11. Question : (TCO 7) ETL process consists of extract, transform, and load. Transformation occurs by using ________ or lookup tables, or by combining the data with other data.

  • rules
  • policies
  • strategies
  • procedures

Question 12. Question : (TCO 7) Guidelines that need to be considered when developing a vendor list include all of the following, except:

  • financial strength.
  • trade shows.
  • ERP linkages.
  • market shares.

Question 13. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following are created when operational data need to be analyzed multidimensionally?

  • Oper marts
  • Customer information file
  • Dependent data marts
  • Independent data marts

Question 14. Question : (TCO 8) Once data are entered into the warehouse, users cannot change or update the data. Obsolete data are discarded, and changes are recorded as new data. This ________ characteristic is one of the characteristics of data warehousing.

  • changeable
  • nonvolatile
  • nonperishable
  • static

Question 15. Question : (TCO 8) A ________ contains the attributes needed to perform decision analysis, descriptive attributes used for query reporting, and foreign keys to link to dimension tables.

  • fact table
  • schema
  • dictionary
  • glossary