Management Information Systems Multiple Choice Quiz - Set 09 - ObjectiveBooks

Management Information Systems Multiple Choice Quiz - Set 09

Practice Test: Question Set - 09

1. Operational budgeting requires how many data files that would not otherwise be needed?
    (A) 3
    (B) 2
    (C) 1
    (D) 0

2. During the planning phase, the main activity of the vice-president of information systems is one of
    (A) Planning
    (B) Control
    (C) Staffing
    (D) Support

3. Functional information subsystems can be classified into
    (A) Input and output subsystems
    (B) Processing and output subsystems
    (C) Input and processing subsystems
    (D) Input, processing, and output subsystems

4. A greater proportion of time spent in directing on the
    (A) Top management level
    (B) Middle management level
    (C) Lower management level
    (D) None of the above

5. What data most likely would not be keyed into the order entry subsystem?
    (A) Item quantity
    (B) Customer number
    (C) Item number
    (D) Item cost

6. ________ assist management is answering what-if-questions.
    (A) Relevant
    (B) Management by exception
    (C) Predictive reports
    (D) Control

7. An MIS can be developed by
    (A) A fire department
    (B) A college testing service
    (C) An ocean transportation company
    (D) All of the above

8. We combine hardware, software, people, procedures, and data to create a/an __________
    (A) People
    (B) Icons
    (C) Information system
    (D) On-line

9. Benefits from a computerized MIS include:
    (A) Higher returns on short-term investments
    (B) Less frequent and smaller short-term loans
    (C) Lower rates of interest
    (D) All of the above

10. The computer has been applied most effectively in
    (A) Marketing
    (B) Manufacturing
    (C) Personnel
    (D) Engineering

11. The storage of computer programs and data files are the responsibility of a
    (A) Librarian
    (B) Computer operator
    (C) Data entry operator
    (D) Programmer

12. There are several careers within data processing operations, including data-entry operator.
    (A) Computer operator
    (B) Programmer
    (C) System Analyst
    (D) Key-punch operator

13. Personnel Administration Data systems, personnel planning data systems and the payroll system all
    (A) Calculate payroll deductions
    (B) Update the accounts payable file
    (C) Access the inventory file
    (D) None of the above

14. The common practice is to maintain
    (A) One generation of data files
    (B) Two generations of data files
    (C) Three generations of data files
    (D) Batch processing

15. How much should an organization spend for information can be determined by some type of a:
    (A) Cost analysis
    (B) Benefit analysis
    (C) Cost-benefit analysis
    (D) Any of the above

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