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A data collection instrument will be considered _____________ if it reports the same data every time it is used to mention the same thing.


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_________ term refers to the data used to describe the information one is looking for in a data store.


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Examples of data ____________ include textbooks, newspapers, library catalogues and computer databases.


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Statistical data are expected to be arranged into informative tables

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A ______________ is the technical term for a selective or comprehensive list or summary of the data in records of one or more data tables in a database.


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Information ________________ is the process by which a person searches through a data store for some data or information.


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_______ data is data that someone had previously created, collected, stored or published.


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Data protection are often performed to ensure that data are protected from which of the following?

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______________ is a pre-defined format for entering data into one or more data tables in a database.


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The aim of data organization is to facilitate which of the following?

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Paper, microforms, human brain are all examples of data _____________ media.

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One of these is a process in data management life-cycle

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Studies of the existing system aim to collect data and information for improving the system designer's knowledge about the existing system

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In system development cycle, ________ study of candidate new systems are undertaken to determine the possibility of designing and establishing a new system to acquire and process data for producing the information required by the users.

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Motor car engine can be considered as a good example of a system

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A medium that has been used to convey data symbols is called which of the following?

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A set of statements that describe the circumstances, objectives and constraints to be followed by people in an organization concerning a particular activity or issue is called which of the following?

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With regards to a DBMS, a _____________ is a pre-defined way of displaying some or all the records and fields in a data table.


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The binary number for 8 is ____________. (numeric answer only)


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Which of these is not a feature of a system?

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A data collection instrument is considered _____________ if it can be used to measure a variable with little or no error.


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Data display and presentation is a critical last stage in the data management cycle

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Organizing data in books or computers is a sample activity in which of the following processes?

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The binary number for 7 is _______. (numeric answer only)


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Information systems invariably have subsystems.

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System implementation is likely to encounter less problems if the system design is very good

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A byte consists of ____________ bits?

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Which of the following is a basic guide to action that sets the boundaries within which data management activities take place?

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In a DBMS, each record of data is subdivided into separate meaningful portions known as data _______________.


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One of these is not a disadvantage of manual analysis of data

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The process of making decisions about what data should be created and for what purpose is referred to as which of the following?

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Data __________ refers to the process of arranging, grouping or linking groups of data for different purposes.


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The _____________ is a device typically used to input pictures into the computer.


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___________________ data are data that have been uniformly or logically defined and arranged to facilitate human and machine processing and understanding.


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Data ____________ refers to the extent to which a set of data expresses accurate and true information about an entity.


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___________ data model is based on the underlying principle that one can often think of many ways in which each data record can be related or linked to the others.


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The process of investigating and identifying important attributes of a particular data set is called data ________________.


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In a database, the __________________ key field is a field in which the data can never at any time be the same for any two records in a table.


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Data ______________ refers to the process of merging two or more originally separate sets of data into a single set of data.


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The binary number system uses only two symbols – 0 and _____ – in different combinations and sequences to represent quantities.


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____________ management aim to facilitate effective communication and exchange of facts and ideas from and to various knowledge stores, centres and sources such as human experts, books, databases, etc.


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Data protection are often performed to ensure that data are protected from which of the following?

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Which of the following is usually described in terms of variables such as accuracy, validity and adequacy?

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The process of reducing voluminous data into less voluminous data is called data _____________


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Data ___________ is concerned with the selection, combination, arrangement and formatting of symbols such as words, numbers and images to form data.


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Information systems in particular must process data and information for people and other systems in their environments.

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When entering data in database the keyboard is used for entering which of the following?

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_______________ search is used when the searcher only knows the general area or topic of the information required from a data store.


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A ________________ data model is one where data records are grouped or interrelated in terms of being super-ordinate or subordinate to one another i.e. groups of data in a sort of parent - child manner.


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Information systems and sub-systems also require ______ for performing their data management activities

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