Management Information Computer Science Questions - Set 03 - ObjectiveBooks

Management Information Computer Science Questions - Set 03

Practice Test: Question Set - 03

1. In computer based information system (CBIS), DFD stands for:
    (A) Data flow diagram
    (B) Data flow descent
    (C) Dotted flow diagram
    (D) Such a terminology does not exist in CBIS

2. Marketing research does not normally
    (A) Gather environmental information
    (B) Provide a continuous source of information
    (C) Relate to all aspects of marketing operations
    (D) Describe the current situation

3. Which of the following is true of parallel transmission?
    (A) It involves the simultaneous transmission of eight bits
    (B) The speed is quoted in bits per second
    (C) It is slower than serial transmission
    (D) Most microcomputers communicate with other computers in this mode

4. A periodic report can be used to
    (A) Identify the problem
    (B) Evaluate solutions
    (C) Identify solutions
    (D) Select solutions

5. A retailing business involves which of the following functions?
    (A) Engineering
    (B) Maintenance
    (C) Plant operations
    (D) All of the above

6. The manager, in using the systems approach, should subdivide the firm into subsystems based on
    (A) Functional areas-marketing, finance, and manufacturing
    (B) Management levels-strategic, tactical, and operational
    (C) Resource flows-manpower, money, machines, and material
    (D) Any of the above represents acceptable subsystem divisions

7. The word 'linear' in linear programming is used to describe:
    (A) Relationship among two or more variables in a straight line
    (B) Relationship among two or more variable which are directly proportional
    (C) Relationship among two or more variables is linear
    (D) None of the above

8. The study project proposal
    (A) Recommends implementation of an MIS
    (B) Recommends further study of MIS feasibility
    (C) Recommends a particular MIS design
    (D) None of the above

9. ________ is an application of the computer where the computer makes decisions or judgments that appear to require human intuition, reasoning and intelligence.
    (A) AI
    (B) ES
    (C) KBS
    (D) Base-rule

10. The institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP) currently administers the Certificate in Computer Programming (CCP) and the _______ examinations.
    (A) CDP
    (B) CISA
    (C) DPMA
    (D) ACM

11. Management by exception is based on a
    (A) Positive attitude towards problem recognition
    (B) Negative attitude toward problem recognition
    (C) Indifferent attitude toward problem recognition
    (D) All of the above

12. It is most important that the data produced by a payment system be
    (A) Accurate
    (B) Authoritative
    (C) Relevant
    (D) Newsworthy

13. The Management Information System (MIS) provides timely and effective information to support decision making and other necessary management functions. Can you point out the sub-system which does not being to the MIS?
    (A) Operational Tactical System
    (B) Decision Support System (DSS)
    (C) Data Communication System
    (D) Automated Office System

14. Within a database, the sequential organization of data by a common key is called:
    (A) Logical structure
    (B) Inverted structure
    (C) Simple structure
    (D) None of the above

15. Pillsbury's SOAR system was designed specifically for
    (A) Sales persons
    (B) Operational level managers
    (C) Strategic level managers
    (D) Tactical level managers

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