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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following system components is responsible for ensuring that the system is working to fulfill its objective?

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Question 2.
In terms of a system, finished products and information are examples of:

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Question 3.
Which of the following describes exchanges between a system and other systems or a system and any external agencies?

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Question 4.
A system that responds to changes in the environment and modifies its operation accordingly is known as:

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Question 5.
In terms of the resources that support information systems, the procedures used by people are an example of:

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Question 6.
Which of the following is not one of the five competitive forces identified by Michael Porter?

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Question 7.
Which category of computer-based information systems are concerned with supporting the functional areas of an organisation?

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Question 8.
Which category of computer-based information systems are concerned with improving efficiency by applying information technology to common administrative tasks, such as creating business documents?

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Question 9.
Which of the following defines the scope of a system?

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Question 10.
An information system always:

(Note: more than one answer is correct.)

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