Information Systems For Business An Experiential Approach 1st Edition By Craig Van – Test Bank
Chapter 1: The Value of Information
1. Data can best be described as:
a. raw symbols (unconnected facts) (ref 1-5)
2. Data that has been processed into something useful is:
a. raw data
b. information (ref 1-5)
3. What is the difference between data and information?
a. Data is raw and is converted to information once it has been processed. (ref 1-5)
b. Information is knowledge, data is not.
c. Data is stored, information is not.
d. Data must be numbers, information must be text.
e. They are the same thing.
4. Knowledge can best be described as:
b. a person, place or thing
c. information that is applied to some decision or action (ref 1-5)
d. the description of information
e. stored data
5. Wisdom involves:
a. age and life experience
b. formal education
c. using consultants
d. reviewing data