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CI-310:C5 Wed Evenings : Quigley

Student Name: _____________________

Quiz Three

Directions: There are 8 questions on this quiz.

You must answer 5 of the 8 questions. You pick which 5.
Responses should be sentences, not bullet lists.

Just answer the question; brevity and conciseness are virtues.

1. What are the main parts of a computer system? Briefly describe the function of each.

2. Differentiate between primary and secondary storage. Briefly describe the media used for each.

3. What are the common features of organizations?

4. Describe Simon's Four Stages of Decision Making.

5. What is an Information Appliance? Provide an example, or a possible example.

6. Describe four of the operating systems in use in business today, and the main characteristic of each.

7. What is a database? How is it different from a spreadsheet?

8. Describe Java and XML.