Information Systems Computer Science Quiz Questions - Set 06 - ObjectiveBooks
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Information Systems Computer Science Quiz Questions - Set 06

Practice Test: Question Set - 06


1. Which of the following best explains the meaning of managerial participation in effective computer utilization is MIS:
    (A) Managers operate the computer
    (B) Need for understanding and support from top management'
    (C) Managers need to be educated about computers
    (D) Managers need to go through the computers reports

2. Trailer labels contain
    (A) File identification
    (B) Retention period
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

3. The number of management layers in a firm is determined by
    (A) The scalar principle
    (B) The span of control
    (C) The degree of unity in the command
    (D) The number of managers in the firm

4. Which of the following is part of the decision-making process?
    (A) Problem identification
    (B) Alternative selection
    (C) Problem recognition
    (D) All of the above

5. PERT and CPM are:
    (A) Network techniques
    (B) Assignment techniques
    (C) Project evaluation techniques
    (D) None of the above

6. A quotation system obtains potential delivery time data from the
    (A) Production schedule file
    (B) Inventory file
    (C) Product catalog file
    (D) All of the above

7. The two functional areas concerned with material flow are
    (A) Production and marketing
    (B) Manufacturing and purchasing
    (C) Marketing and finance
    (D) Manufacturing and finance

8. With respect to personnel matters in the United States, OSHA stands for
    (A) Overseas Housing Authority
    (B) Occupational Safety and Health Act
    (C) Office Standard Help Agreement
    (D) Office Staff Help Administration

9. _______ is and always has been wealth, and computers assist us in obtaining this wealth.
    (A) Data
    (B) Information
    (C) Calculation
    (D) Network

10. Systems that supply data for operations execution or supervision all concern
    (A) Exception reports
    (B) Computing systems
    (C) Orders
    (D) None of the above

11. Which of the following is most responsible for the inability of auditors to uncover computer crimes?
    (A) The auditor's lack of knowledge in computer technology
    (B) The prohibitively expensive audit procedures needed to detect computer frauds
    (C) The client's concern that the public will learn of the crime
    (D) The relatively small average take of computer frauds

12. A system must be composed of more than one
    (A) Subsystem
    (B) Element
    (C) Super system
    (D) None of the above

13. A characteristic of an MIS is:
    (A) User-oriented information
    (B) Restrictions on the system's size to inhibit future growth
    (C) Priority for data handling over the output of decision-oriented information
    (D) All of the above

14. The type of model that helps the manager forecast future events is the
    (A) Physical model
    (B) Graphical model
    (C) Narrative model
    (D) None of the abovev

15. A certain city uses a computer system as part of its taxation of real estate. Which one of the following tasks would the computer be least able to do?
    (A) Decide how much money should be raised through real estate taxes
    (B) Keep records of tax rates that apply to different kinds of real estate
    (C) Compute tax due for each property owner each quarter
    (D) Keep records of all assessment

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