Computer Science MIS Questions & Answers - Set 19 - ObjectiveBooks
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Computer Science MIS Questions & Answers - Set 19

Practice Test: Question Set - 19


1. A characteristic of a distributed MIS structure is:
    (A) Computers supporting local DP operations
    (B) A multiprocessing environment
    (C) Integrative sharing of the workload
    (D) None of the above

2. Which of the following is(are) true of the EDP auditors?
    (A) They should have computer expertise
    (B) They will be replaced by traditional auditors in the near future
    (C) Two of the above
    (D) Currently, there is a very high demand for them, particularly from firms that use personal computers

3. A manager would use a file manipulation language such as APL to cause the computer to
    (A) Produce pre-computed information, such as ratios
    (B) Perform screening and selection of data from the data base
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

4. Environmental information is especially important to
    (A) Top-level managers
    (B) Middle-level managers
    (C) Low-level managers
    (D) All of the above

5. An EOQ formula is an example of a(n)
    (A) Optimizing model
    (B) Static model
    (C) Deterministic model
    (D) All of the above

6. Data are allowed to be transmitted in only one direction in a:
    (A) Simplex channel
    (B) Dumb channel
    (C) Half-duplex channel
    (D) Full-duplex channel

7. An Information system that responds immediately to the needs of the physical system is called a(n)
    (A) Inline system
    (B) On line system
    (C) Offline system
    (D) Realtime system

8. A systems theory of organization sees the firm as a
    (A) Network of resource flows
    (B) System transforming inputs into outputs
    (C) Physical system managed by a manager using a conceptual system
    (D) All of the above

9. The study project proposal
    (A) Estimates the effect the MIS will have on company profits
    (B) Estimate the costs of studying the feasibility of an MIS in detail
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

10. The post installation audit seeks to assure that
    (A) Managers information needs are being met
    (B) The system is accurate and secure
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

11. Which of the following is not an important principle for evaluating the raw data for decision-making:
    (A) Selection
    (B) Pattern
    (C) Everage
    (D) Overview

12. A greater proportion of time is spent in planning on the
    (A) Top management level
    (B) Middle management level
    (C) Lower management level
    (D) None of the above

13. The MIS should be developed by
    (A) The manager
    (B) The information specialist
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) or (b)

14. A constraint that does not, affect the feasible solution region is known as
    (A) Redundant constraint
    (B) Unbounded solution
    (C) Slack variable
    (D) Surplus variable

15. Data collection terminals
    (A) Track the flow of materials from one production area to another
    (B) Record employee attendance
    (C) Record start and stop of production steps
    (D) All of the above

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