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Exam Preparation Management Information Systems - Set 12

Practice Test: Question Set - 12


1. An MIS may include operational/ tactical support, decision support, and automated _________ subsystems.
    (A) Office
    (B) Center
    (C) Body
    (D) Area

2. Which of the following is not a device used in data communication?
    (A) Modem
    (B) Multiplexer
    (C) Statistical multiplexer
    (D) All of the above

3. A turnaround document can be a(n)
    (A) Punched card
    (B) OCR document
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

4. The front-end processor is dedicated to perform which of the following function(s)?
    (A) Polling
    (B) Synchronization
    (C) Error checking
    (D) None of the above

5. The most prominent system in the retail sales industry is the _______ system.
    (A) POS (point-of-scale)
    (B) COBOL
    (C) ACM
    (D) PC/XT

6. MIS constraints are imposed by
    (A) The firm's managers
    (B) The firm's finance
    (C) The environment
    (D) All of the above

7. A _______ decision making involves the establishment objectives for an organization and long-range plans for attaining these objectives.
    (A) Prompt
    (B) Relevant
    (C) Tactical
    (D) Strategic

8. A _______ provides a set of integrated computer tools that allow a decision maker to interact directly with computers in order to retrieve information useful for semi-structured and unstructured decisions,
    (A) DDS
    (B) DBMS
    (C) MIS
    (D) Control

9. General ledger is also referred to as:
    (A) Main ledger
    (B) Extra ledger
    (C) Nominal ledger
    (D) None of the above

10. Which of the following types of decision-making would depend heavily on real-time information?
    (A) Strategic
    (B) Tactical
    (C) Operational
    (D) Nonprogrammable

11. The bars in a bar chart are represented by the
    (A) Rectangles in a network diagram
    (B) Arrows in a network diagram
    (C) Triangles in a network diagram
    (D) All of the above

12. The subsystem appearing in each of the functional information systems is the
    (A) Internal accounting subsystem
    (B) Environmental intelligence subsystem
    (C) Information processor subsystem
    (D) System analysis subsystem

13. Considering all types of business, accounts receivable systems are not closely interrelated with the
    (A) Cost accounting system
    (B) Payroll system
    (C) Sales order system
    (D) Purchasing system

14. During the MIS development process, progress reporting meeting are held
    (A) Daily
    (B) Weekly
    (C) Monthly
    (D) All of the above

15. A person who has a high-school diploma would be least likely to obtain which of the following jobs?
    (A) Data-entry operator
    (B) Librarian
    (C) Computer operator
    (D) Programmer

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