Information Systems Computer Science MCQ - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

Information Systems Computer Science MCQ - Set 04

Practice Test: Question Set - 04


1. Ideally, the chairman of the MIS committee should be the
    (A) Vice-president of manufacturing
    (B) Vice-president of marketing
    (C) Vice-president of finance
    (D) None of the above

2. Problem identification most often comes from information produced from
    (A) Data describing what will happen in the future
    (B) Data describing what has happened in the past
    (C) Data describing what is happening now
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

3. Once net requirements have been calculated, the next step is to
    (A) Determine the production schedule
    (B) Determine machine and manpower requirements
    (C) Calculate gross requirements
    (D) Start the production process

4. If the values Earliest time and Latest time of an event are not equal then such events are referred to as:
    (A) Critical
    (B) Optimum
    (C) Non-critical
    (D) All of the above

5. Quantitative evaluation of new products assures that
    (A) The important factors receive management attention
    (B) The factors are weighted according to their relative importance
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

6. As a general rule.
    (A) MIS performance criteria determine management information needs, and these needs determine the objectives of the firm
    (B) The firm's objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria
    (C) Management information needs determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine the firm's objectives
    (D) The firm's objectives determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine management information needs

7. The computer generation that triggered the explosion of interest in information processing was the
    (A) First generation of computers
    (B) Second generation of computers
    (C) Third generation of computers
    (D) Fourth generation of computers

8. Quantitative techniques used to solve business problems are called
    (A) Operations management
    (B) Operations science
    (C) Operations research
    (D) Management operations

9. Linear programming identifies
    (A) The optimum quantities of the variables
    (B) The maximum profit or minimum cost that can be expected
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

10. Duplicate copies of the data base are stored at all locations under:
    (A) Partitioning
    (B) Polling
    (C) Replication
    (D) Data sharing

11. Information should be accurate, timely, complete, and _______
    (A) Accuracy
    (B) Concise
    (C) Simulation
    (D) Decision

12. CBCT stands for
    (A) Customer Bank Credit Terminal
    (B) Commercial Banking Credit Terminal
    (C) Customer-Bank Communication Terminal
    (D) Commercial Bank Communication Terminal

13. The major responsibilities of the data-base administrator are all of the following except:
    (A) Analyzing application systems
    (B) Advising programmers
    (C) Designing data base
    (D) Developing data dictionaries

14. Which of the following is not one of the factors affecting the difficulty of the MIS project?
    (A) Objectives of the firm
    (B) The existing MIS
    (C) Management abilities
    (D) Employee attitude

15. Data collection terminals are used to report the activity of
    (A) Material flow
    (B) Machine use
    (C) Manpower use
    (D) All of the above

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