Management Information System (MIS) Quiz Questions - Set 18 - ObjectiveBooks

Management Information System (MIS) Quiz Questions - Set 18

Practice Test: Question Set - 18

1. The advent of personal computers:
    (A) Will make our lives more productive
    (B) Could cause us to lose some of our basic skills
    (C) Will take away some of the boring tasks that we have to perform
    (D) All of the above

2. A management information system is composed of
    (A) Data
    (B) Software
    (C) Hardware
    (D) All of the above

3. Labour standards are provided by
    (A) IE time and motion study
    (B) Analysis of historical data
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

4. Sales figures in the market forecast file are updated by the
    (A) Sales forecasting procedures
    (B) Sales analysis procedures
    (C) Market research procedures
    (D) All of the above

5. ________ attempt to provide the same judgmental advice that human experts such as doctors provide.
    (A) ES
    (B) AI
    (C) KBS
    (D) RAND

6. Purchased items are distinguished from manufactured items by
    (A) Stock location code
    (B) Product type code
    (C) Item number
    (D) Drawing number

7. The engineering change control system makes changes in the
    (A) Operations file
    (B) Production schedule
    (C) Work force data
    (D) All of the above

8. Information is produced by processing data from which of the following sources?
    (A) Data provided by higher levels of management
    (B) Data provided by lower levels of management
    (C) Internally generated data
    (D) All of the above

9. Which of the following is characteristic of a transaction processing system?
    (A) Provides summary information
    (B) Fairly easy to computerize
    (C) Used by upper management
    (D) None of the above

10. An information processor includes
    (A) The data base and the model base
    (B) The central processing unit
    (C) Incoming data and outgoing information
    (D) Incoming data, the central processing unit, the model base, outgoing information, and the data base

11. Which of the following is not a primary reason for the popularity of decision support systems?
    (A) Declining cost of computer hardware
    (B) Advent of data-base management systems
    (C) Increased number of programmers
    (D) Management trained in analytic techniques

12. A _______ purpose computer is designed for a specific application.
    (A) Special
    (B) Analog
    (C) Hybrid
    (D) Digital

13. Data integrity refers to
    (A) The simplicity of data
    (B) The privacy of data
    (C) The validity of data
    (D) The security of data

14. The employee profile report is used by
    (A) The manager
    (B) The individual department
    (C) The personnel department
    (D) All of the above

15. A Transportation Problem in which the total supply available at the origins exactly satisfies the total demand required at the destinations is known as:
    (A) Degenerate Solution
    (B) Balanced Transportation Problem
    (C) Unbalanced Transportation Problem
    (D) All of the above

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