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Computer Engineering Management Information Systems - Set 13

Practice Test: Question Set - 13

1. The marketing authority contributing the most to a definition of a structure for the marketing information system is
    (A) Philip Vegas
    (B) F.A. Fisher
    (C) Philip Kotler
    (D) Roger McSack

2. The order entry subsystem creates a file of order records that are input to the
    (A) Production subsystem
    (B) Inventory subsystem
    (C) Control subsystem
    (D) Quality subsystem

3. The computer is a part of the firm's
    (A) Physical system
    (B) Conceptual system
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

4. The first two steps in the _______ process are to establish goals or standards, and then measure actual performance.
    (A) Expert
    (B) Centers
    (C) Control
    (D) MIS

5. The continuing education program that all managers should get into is
    (A) A seminar series on technical developments in chemistry
    (B) New developments in accounting
    (C) Information on threats and opportunities faced by the business
    (D) None of the above

6. The manager of inventory would most likely be found in the
    (A) Finance function
    (B) Marketing function
    (C) Manufacturing function
    (D) Information systems function

7. Inventory lead time can be broken into:
    (A) Review, order, manufacturing or purchasing and receiving
    (B) Order, manufacturing or purchasing, and receiving
    (C) Order, receiving
    (D) None of the above

8. The prime concern of financial control is
    (A) Accounting for the liabilities incurred
    (B) Meeting payroll commitments
    (C) Providing financial status information
    (D) All of the above

9. A systems theory of management includes
    (A) The manager as the control mechanism
    (B) The use of both environmental and internal information describing what should be achieved
    (C) The use of objectives or standards of performance describing what is being achieved
    (D) All of the above

10. Individuals who intend to pursue a career as an information-system manager should have:
    (A) Technical expertise in information systems
    (B) Human-relations skills
    (C) Ability to communicate in written form
    (D) None of the above

11. Accounting data
    (A) Is oriented to the future
    (B) Is prone to error
    (C) Deals only with internal activities of the firm
    (D) Must be converted into information to be of value to the manager

12. The functional area showing the greatest interest in the concept of functional information systems is the
    (A) Financial function
    (B) Manufacturing function
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

13. A decision-support system is intended to produce information to support which type of decisions?
    (A) Well-structured
    (B) Unstructured
    (C) Anticipated
    (D) Routine

14. Sales order data is entered by means of
    (A) Terminal entry
    (B) Key-punch
    (C) OCR
    (D) All of the above

15. The accident file is commonly updated in the
    (A) Accident and claims data system
    (B) Payroll system
    (C) Employment control reporting system
    (D) Personnel activity reporting system

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