CSIS 100 Quiz 2

Set 1

  1. How can a company avoid the trap of competing only on price?
  2. New information systems will enable the creation of electric meters that run “backwards.” Which of the following best explains this statement?
  3. Differentiating the product or service for a particular segment of the market is called a
  4. eBay’s customers enrich the website by reviewing products that they purchase. These reviews are used by buyers to evaluate the sellers on eBay. eBay also provides special privileges to sellers who have higher ratings. This is an example of
  5. Rivalry in an industry is high when the
  6. Which of the following is the best example of an attempt to create network effects?
  7. Which of the following is a useful benchmark for information systems?
  8. Carbon Automotive manufactures engines for different cars. The company supplies its products to leading car manufacturers in Europe and America. Which of the following statements indicates that Carbon has high bargaining power?
  9. Why do nonprofit organizations stand to gain from using information systems, just like business?
  10. is high in an industry when alternative products that offer attractive savings are available.
  11. Which of the following wired media is typically used to carry television signals?
  12. The thin, flexible shape of coaxial cables allows them to wind easily through ceilings, walls, and cubicles.
  13. Which of the following best describes wavelength?
  14. Which of the following was a disadvantage of VoIP communication at its initial stages?
  15. Voice communications can be integrated with data communication through
  16. Which of the following transmission media is most commonly used in ordinary telephones?
  17. Commercial off‐the‐shelf software requires permission from the software developers before it can be installed and used.
  18. Which of the following was the main function of computers in the 1980s?
  19. Which of the following is a technology that integrates voice communications with data by using a packet‐switched network?
  20. The frequency of electromagnetic waves is measured in

Set 2

  1. In cloud computing, employees use information systems that are
  2. Which of the following pairs of products are complementary to each other?
  3. Which of the following illustrates a low‐cost leadership strategy?
  4. Which of the following is the best example of an attempt to create network effects?
  5. New information systems will enable the creation of electric meters that run “backwards.” Which of the following best explains this statement?
  6. Which of the following is a shortcoming of the extended value chain?
  7. Which of the following statements is true of e‐government?
  8. Which of the following is essential if an organization has to follow a low‐cost leadership strategy?
  9. “IT resources have become a commodity.” Which of the following statements best supports this claim?
  10. Which of the following best describes the primary goal of a focused niche strategy?
  11. Which of the following factors makes VoIP technology preferable to customers over circuit‐ switched network?
  12. Virtualization is an important element in the drive toward eco‐friendly information systems.
  13. Which of the following is an important reason why the United States adopted computing much earlier than countries such as China and Japan?
  14. Optical scanners are used to
  15. refers to ICT architecture in which users access software applications and information systems remotely over the Internet, rather than locally on an individual PC or from servers in the organization’s data center.
  16. Which of the following is the operating system developed by Apple for mobile devices?
  17. Which of the following statements is true about in‐memory computing?
  18. Which of the following is a function of operating systems?
  19. The ASCII code determines how characters are encoded into digital strings.
  20. Most applications rely on texting, email, and instant messaging rather than speech recognition because speech recognition
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