3504 Exam 1

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What is the difference between data and information?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Data is facts whereas information is facts within a context

  • Information is only facts

  • decisions are made based off of information

  • decisions are made based off of data and information

Question 2 of 37

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Select the characteristics of information

Select one or more of the following:

  • Timely

  • Relevant

  • Understandable

  • Complete

  • Reliable

  • Material

  • Verifiable

  • Honest

  • Accessible

Question 3 of 37

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The Production Cycle consists of getting labor and giving materials

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 37

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What is the Business Cycle: Getting materials and giving cash

Select one of the following:

  • Expenditure

  • Revenue

  • Production

  • Financing

Question 5 of 37

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What does an AIS fulfill?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Collection of Data

  • Turning data into information

  • Providing adequate controls

  • Making decisions based off of decisions

  • Improving efficiency

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An AIS adds value by improving the quality and efficiency of decision making, as well as reduce cost, share knowledge and improve internal controls

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT an example of a Primary Activity of an AIS in a value chain?

Select one of the following:

  • Inbound logistics

  • Marketing and Sales

  • Operations

  • Purchasing

Question 8 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT an example of a support activity for an AIS in a value chain?

Select one of the following:

  • Firm infrastructure

  • Human Resources

  • Technology

  • Purchasing

  • Service

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Primary activities of an AIS in a value chain provides value to the customer

Question 10 of 37

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The steps in processing data input are:
1. transaction data
2. make sure captured data is
3. ensure are followed

Question 11 of 37

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Which of the following is an example of a turnaround document?

Select one of the following:

  • Balance Sheet

  • Utility Bill

  • W4 Form

  • Sales Order

Question 12 of 37

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A code where two or more subgroups of digits are used to code the item is considered a ___ Code

Select one of the following:

  • Block

  • Sequence

  • Group

  • Mnemonic

Question 13 of 37

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What are the general rules for the characteristics of code?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Consistency with intended use

  • Allowable growth

  • Simple

  • Consistent with company

  • consistent with personal ideals

Question 14 of 37

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What is not a characteristic of a general ledger?

Select one of the following:

  • summary level information

  • asset and liabilities shown

  • used for financial statements

  • contains control accounts

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The sum of subsidiary account balances should be ____ to the balance in the control account

Select one of the following:

  • Equal

  • Greater than

  • Less than

Question 16 of 37

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General Journals are used to record what types of transactions?

Select one or more of the following:

  • non routine transactions

  • loan payments

  • adjusting entries

  • closing entries

  • cash receipts

  • credit sales

Question 17 of 37

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journals record repetitive transactions

Question 18 of 37

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Which of the following journals are not an example of a speciality journal?

Select one of the following:

  • Cash receipts

  • Cash disembursements

  • Credit Sales

  • Closing entries

Question 19 of 37

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Why is a master file similar to a ledger in a manual AIS?

Select one of the following:

  • Exists across only 1 fiscal period

  • Permanent

  • Changes can't be made to file

Question 20 of 37

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What makes a transaction file unique?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Files are temporary

  • Files are permanent

  • Files are maintained for one fiscal period

  • Files maintained over many fiscal periods

Question 21 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT part of CRUD database processing?

Select one of the following:

  • Creating new records

  • Reading existing data

  • Updating previous records

  • deleting databases

Question 22 of 37

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Batch processing: documents are stored in batches and periodically entered into the computer system. The temporary file is then run agains the master file to update the master and the output is printed along with error reports.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 37

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What is the difference between online batch processing and online real time processing?

Select one of the following:

  • Master file is immediately updated in the batch processing

  • Master file is immediately updated in transaction processing

  • Output is printed in transaction but not in batch

  • Transactions are entered as they occur for real time processing

Question 24 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT an advantage of an ERP?

Select one of the following:

  • Integrated enterprises (better flow of the information)

  • Data captured only once

  • Complex

  • Improve access of control through security settings

Question 25 of 37

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What is the biggest disadvantage of an ERP?

Select one of the following:

  • Costly

  • Significant amount of time

  • User resistance

  • disruptive to company's business cycle

Question 26 of 37

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Why were databases created?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Duplicated information in many master files

  • data inconsistencies

  • data integration was difficult

  • organization-wide view of data was hard to acheive

Question 27 of 37

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The physical view of teh database is at the level, this is how the data is stored in the system

Question 28 of 37

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Who would NOT typically look at a database at its logical view?

Select one of the following:

  • designers

  • users

  • creators

Question 29 of 37

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The ER diagram is typically used at the level because it shows the schema of the database with the entities connected by a diamond.

Question 30 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of DDL? (Data Definition Language)

Select one of the following:

  • Builds the data dictionary

  • Creates the Database

  • describes the logical view

  • changes the content in the database

  • specifies recor or field security constraints

Question 31 of 37

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A key is the attribute or combination of attributes that uniquely define a specific row in a table

Question 32 of 37

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Say student A is shown in the database 3 times. You need to change their phone number, you only do it on the first row. In doing so, you forget to change the other 2 rows with the old phone number. What kind of anomoly is this?

Select one of the following:

  • Delete

  • Update

  • Insert

Question 33 of 37

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Being unable to add a record to the database is considered what kind of anomoly?

Select one of the following:

  • Insert

  • Update

  • Delete

Question 34 of 37

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A key links the tables in a database together.

Question 35 of 37

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Which of the following is NOT a rule for relational databases?

Select one of the following:

  • Every column in a row must have a single value

  • Primary keys can be empty

  • Foreign keys can be empty, BUT if not empty the value must correspond to a primary key in another table

  • all attributes must describe characteristics of the object identified by the primary key

Question 36 of 37

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Cardinality is the max number of instances of that may be related to of another entity

Question 37 of 37

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Modality is the number of instance of one entity that can be related to a specific instance of another entity

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