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Geospatial Data and Systems


Quiz Questions

1.eGIS is the integrated geospatial technology infrastructure delivering spatial information products, services, and standard data sets to all functional elements and business processes of the organization.
True
False
2. Figure 2-2 represents the ________________________________.
Distribution of users
Conceptual view of eGIS
3.The tangible benefits of eGIS are: increasing life of data and increased productivity.
True
False
4.Corps Map is a spatial portal that does not access a variety of existing USACE-wide databases.
True
False
5.The HQ Geospatial PDT is committed to working together in the area of geospatial data and technology to decrease development costs for GIS functionality for USACE-wide AIS.
True
False
6.Figure 2-3 represents the _____________________________________.
Corps Enterprise Architecture for GIS
Distribution of users
7.According to ER 25-1-2, an ________________is a combination of computer hardware and software, data, and telecommunications that performs functions such as collecting, processing, transmitting, and displaying information.
AIS
ASI
8.Life Cycle Management of Information Systems (LCMIS) is not an analysis and control process applied throughout all phases of the life of an AIS or AIS modernization.
True
False
9.ITIPS is abbreviated as ____________________________.
Information Technology Investment Planning System
Information Technology Investment Portfolio System
10.ITIPS is an automated tool for managing Information Technology (IT) for USACE, as required by the Clinger-Cohen Act. The purpose of the ITIPS is to identify USACE IT investment initiatives for planning, development, and/or operations. Information from the ITIPS is used to determine what IT initiatives should be funded, continued, or terminated.
True
False
11.___________________________is a management process applied throughout the life of AIS that bases all programmatic decisions on the anticipated mission-related and economic benefits derived over the life of the AIS.
LCMIS
LCMS
12.The ________________________is the Life Cycle Management segment used to complete code generation and successfully conduct system tests and evaluation of the IS (Information Systems) configuration. Since COTS software is heavily used, software testing of the COTS is not necessary.
Demonstration and validation phase
Development phase
13.The purpose of the production and deployment phase is to shift from development/ deployment to operations/support.
True
False
14.The adoption of Geospatial and Data Standards (GD&S) provides a multitude of benefits, such as the
Decreased user confidence
Lesser access to geospatial data
Integration of systems
15.Types of geospatial data standards do not include the following: data modeling, data content, data symbology, data quality reporting, metadata and data exchange and transfer.
True
False
16.Geospatial data in general can be broken into three parts: the spatial component, the attribute component, and the metadata.
True
False
17.Project Delivery Team (PDT) is not a group assembled by the USACE to make the PMBP work.
True
False
18.eGIS is a change in the way USACE has traditionally collected and accessed geospatial data for mission and project support. The concept of eGIS is not only to collect/purchase data in support of a specific project or mission, but also to collect/purchase that data for reuse in support of all of USACE
True
False
19.The _____________________ component, or the non graphical component of the geospatial data, is the information about the geographic phenomena.
Spatial
Attribute
Metadata
20.The disadvantage of metadata is the ability to reuse data.
True
False
21.USACE Commands have several contracts designed for procurements of GD&S hardware, software, and technical services. These contracts are also applicable for GDS procurements, although GDS is not limited to these contracts.
True
False
22.The primary goal of data quality assurance is not to ensure a consistent and measurable accuracy throughout the database.
True
False
23.The passage of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 shifts the responsibility for management and oversight of IT from the General Services Administration to OMB. OMB is required to issue guidance in conducting IT acquisitions.
True
False
24.Project Management Plan is a guide for quality project delivery for the PDT. Its purpose is to help maintain a constant focus on project delivery and customer service.
True
False
25.The ____________________ is also responsible for disseminating information related to GD&S throughout their command’s geospatial data community, including field offices.
GD&S Officer
GD&S Manager