Management Information Systems Interview Questions - Set 07 - ObjectiveBooks

Management Information Systems Interview Questions - Set 07

Practice Test: Question Set - 07

1. The pending invoice file should be stored on a DASD (Direct: Access Storage Device) if
    (A) Payment execution is batch
    (B) Invoice data entry is one-line
    (C) Inquiries concerning payable are to be answered on-line
    (D) All of the above

2. Pillsbury's REACH system is concerned mainly with the accomplishment of
    (A) Monthly objectives
    (B) Weekly objectives
    (C) Quarterly objectives
    (D) Annual objectives

3. Computing systems can provide strategic information by
    (A) Making decision analysis possible
    (B) Providing corporate models for long-range planning
    (C) Causing managers to think
    (D) All of the above

4. Changes to the data base are made only with
    (A) Proper departmental security codes
    (B) Proper individual passwords
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

5. Which of the following does not fail in the Personnel Decision-Making Area?
    (A) Pay-rolls
    (B) Cash flow analysis
    (C) Income-tax assessment and recovery
    (D) Person's experience

6. Which of the following is a component of an expert system?
    (A) Explanation module
    (B) Knowledge base
    (C) Natural language interface for the user
    (D) All of the above

7. An _______ system has a stored knowledge base and an inference engine.
    (A) Expert
    (B) Centers
    (C) Control
    (D) MIS

8. In Pillsbury's SOAR system, data was entered by
    (A) OCR
    (B) MICR
    (C) Remote terminals
    (D) Audio input

9. An excellent linear programming software package for solving large-scale problems is
    (A) MIDAS-2
    (C) PDQ/LP
    (D) All of the above

10. Which of the following is not an advantage of decentralized processing over centralized processing?
    (A) Reduced data communication costs
    (B) Improved system reliability
    (C) Increased employee productivity
    (D) Increased computer system control

11. EDP auditors can be acquired from
    (A) Computer consulting firms
    (B) Accounting firms
    (C) General management consulting firms
    (D) All of the above

12. When purchase cost is $20, maintenance cost is $0.50, and annual sale are 20 units, EOQ is
    (A) 20
    (B) 40
    (C) 80
    (D) 160

13. A popular technique for forecasting is
    (A) Correlation analysis
    (B) Regression analysis
    (C) Linear programming
    (D) Monte Carlo

14. Which of the following is not tree of operational decisions?
    (A) Concern the execution of specific tasks
    (B) Primarily made by middle management
    (C) Usually have present standards
    (D) Include acceptance or rejection of credit

15. Which of the following is not a basic configuration used in a data communication network?
    (A) Computer/peripheral-device configuration
    (B) Computer-to-computer communication
    (C) Computer to front-end processor communication
    (D) Communication through a data switch

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