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CS Management Information Systems Questions - Set 15

Practice Test: Question Set - 15


1. All mathematical models generally comprise which of the following types of variables;
    (A) Uncontrollable variables
    (B) Dependent variables
    (C) Decision variables
    (D) All of the above

2. Computing systems most often facilitate planning because they:
    (A) Make it possible to take into account many possibilities in an uncertain situation
    (B) Make it possible to solve complex problems
    (C) Enable an appropriate data processing system to provide answers quickly
    (D) None of the above

3. A key verifier machine is used in controlling
    (A) Transaction entry
    (B) Data communication
    (C) Computer processing
    (D) Transaction origination

4. Which of the following is tactical decision?
    (A) Capital-source decision
    (B) Product decision
    (C) Plant-location decision
    (D) Budget allocation

5. Linear programming models solve problems dealing with
    (A) Relatives and absolutes
    (B) Routes and mixes
    (C) Dispersions and similarities
    (D) Rupees and percentages

6. The files required to maintain general ledger records include
    (A) Inventory file
    (B) Detail postings file
    (C) Chart of accounts file
    (D) None of the above

7. Which of the following is not one of the major components of decision-support system?
    (A) Language system
    (B) Knowledge system
    (C) Expert system
    (D) Problem-processing system

8. A periodic report can facilitate management by exception by
    (A) Including complete alphabetic descriptions for each numeric entry
    (B) Including only those transactions that fall within predetermined limits of acceptable performance
    (C) Consolidation of multiple transactions into a summary form
    (D) Comparing actual performance with acceptable standards

9. The MIS consists of
    (A) The central processing unit of the computer only
    (B) The central processing unit of the computer and input/output units only
    (C) The central processing unit of the computer, input/output units, and data storage units only
    (D) None of the above

10. The MIS structure with one main computer system is called a:
    (A) Distributed MIS structure
    (B) Hierarchical MIS structures
    (C) Centralized MIS structure
    (D) Decentralized MIS structure

11. Sales invoking is a:
    (A) Pre-sales activity
    (B) Job of finance department
    (C) Post-sales activity
    (D) All of the above

12. Assembly languages are most commonly used to write computing systems that provide
    (A) Supervisory information
    (B) Priority setting information
    (C) Planning information
    (D) None of the above

13. A variable that has no physical meaning and is used to obtain an initial basic feasible solution to a linear programming problem is known as:
    (A) Basis
    (B) Algorithm
    (C) Artificial variable
    (D) Basic variable

14. Customer data (name and address, shipping instructions, credit terms, etc.) is provided by the:
    (A) Manufacturing information system
    (B) Order entry subsystem
    (C) Billing subsystem
    (D) Marketing information system

15. Sensitivity Analysis is the ability to perform:
    (A) What-if analysis
    (B) If-so analysis
    (C) What-then analysis
    (D) And-or analysis

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