Information Systems: Data, Information And Knowledge

A quiz about data, information and knowledge. Additional information can be found on the topic in WJEC Information & Communication Technology For AS.

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1. Which of the following isn't an advantage of encoding data?

  • Less time spent on data entry
  • Value judgements
  • Fewer transcription errors
  • Greater data consistency
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2. Data frequently needs to be --- when collected to enable effective processing

  • Captured
  • Encoded
  • Encrypted
  • Derived

3. What is data?

  • Raw facts and figures, records of transactions
  • Data which has been processed to give it a context which gives it meaning
  • Derived from information by applying rules to it
  • The collecting of data

4. What is knowledge?

  • Data which has been processed to give it a context which gives it meaning
  • The collecting of data
  • Derived from information by applying rules to it
  • Raw facts and figures, records of transactions

5. What is data capture?

  • The collecting of data
  • Derived from information by applying rules to it
  • Raw facts and figures, records of transactions
  • Data which has been processed to give it a context which gives it meaning

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