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A wholesale distributor of ready-to-wear clothing would like to track its customers geographically. Which software application would be most effective?

Database.

2

Which is available to all people around the world who have access to a computer that has connectivity?

Internet.

3

Businesses often use word-processing computer software to produce:

Detailed reports, memos, and contracts.

4

Which is usually the quickest way that businesses can obtain information about unknown potential new vendors that are located in other parts of the country?

By searching the web.

5

One reason an existing business might develop a company web site is to:

Create a new revenue source.

6

Computer database programs make it easier for businesses to manage:

Large amounts of related data.

7

Monitors, keyboards, and hard drives are examples of computer:

Hardware.

8

Why do many businesses store information in a computerized database?

To maintain client lists.

9

Which is an umbrella term referring to any type of Internet transaction?

E-business.

10

The reason businesses obtain information usually is to apply it in order to:

Accomplish a task.

11

Which demonstrates the correct method to ensure that all words in a phrase are included in a web search?

"Confidence in itself is the secret of success"

12

Which is a true statement about a management information system (MIS)?

It may be one part of a business's overall information management program.

13

Which is a computer-based time-management tool that helps employees keep track of their appointments and activities?

Electronic task organizer.

14

An electronic planning device that many employees use to keep track of their activities is an example of a:

Time-management tool.

15

Businesses assess their information needs to determine the type of information that will help them deal with:

Specific problems.

16

Which is a capability of a presentation software program?

Combining animation and sound,

17

Which is a way that businesses often use database software programs?

To organize vendor information.

18

Emma used her textbook to complete a study guide for her midterm exam in Spanish class. What type of source is the textbook?

Secondary.

19

What do businesses often develop to be able to store and analyze data for the purpose of making business decisions?

Information systems.

20

One of the purposes of information management is to provide businesses with the strategic information they need to:

Make long-term decisions.

21

When e-mailing large files or documents to coworkers or customers, a businessperson sends them:

As attachments.

22

Which type of software program would an employee use to prepare a form letter informing the company's clients of a change in product pricing?

Word processing.

23

Information management can be a challenge because:

Many people do not understand what it is.

24

Which allows a computer to search and access information on the Internet?

Browser.

25

Which is a standard capability of spreadsheet software?

To graph data.

26

One way for businesses to obtain needed information efficiently is to:

Access a database.

27

The set of computer programs that manages the hardware and software of a computer is the:

Operating system.

28

Which is an important component of computer systems?

Software.

29

Many presentation software programs allow users to:

Include voice narration.

30

Businesses evaluate the quality and source of the information they obtain to make sure the information is:

Useful.

31

Which is the most efficient tool for gathering the external information that businesses need?

Internet.

32

What type of software program would a business use to analyze its operating expenses and level of sales?

Spreadsheet.

33

Why is it important for businesses to store information for future use?

To make it accessible.

34

What do most businesses use to store information for future use?

Computer systems.

35

An employee receives an e-mail message from his supervisor and needs to pass the message on to a coworker. The most efficient way for the employee to communicate the information to his coworker is by:

Forwarding the message to the coworker's e-mail address.