410+ Management information system Solved MCQs


The information of MIS comes from the

A. internal source
B. external source
C. both internal and external source
D. none of the above
Answer» C. both internal and external source

The back bone of any organization is

A. information
B. employee
C. management
D. capital
Answer» B. employee

AI is the short form of

A. artificial information
B. artificial intelligence
C. artificial integration
D. none of the above
Answer» B. artificial intelligence

The advantage(s) of transistors are they

A. are portable
B. are more reliable
C. consume less power
D. all of the above
Answer» D. all of the above

The flow of information through MIS is

A. need dependent
B. organization dependent
C. information dependent
D. management dependent
Answer» A. need dependent

The elements of control will consist of

A. authority, direction, management
B. authority, direction, information
C. authority, application, management
D. authority, application, information
Answer» A. authority, direction, management

Internal information for MIS may come from any one of the following department.

A. customers care department
B. hr department
C. marketing department
D. production department
Answer» A. customers care department

Audit gives details about ________ to Account Payable System

A. account balance
B. transaction
C. expenditure
D. all of the above
Answer» A. account balance

One byte is made of

A. four bits
B. eight bits
C. twelve bits
D. sixteen bits
Answer» B. eight bits

MIS normally found in a manufacturing organization will not be suitable in the ______.

A. service sector
B. banking sector
C. agriculture sector
D. all of the above
Answer» A. service sector

_______ details are given by Management to Marketing Service System.

A. customer
B. employee
C. supplier
D. none of the above
Answer» C. supplier

The basic component(s) of DSS is (are)

A. database
B. model base
C. dss software system
D. all of the above
Answer» D. all of the above

GDSS is the short form of

A. group decision support system
B. group discussion support system
C. group decision service system
D. group discussion support source
Answer» A. group decision support system

Decision trees could be represented in different ways such as

A. bottom to top
B. left to right
C. top to bottom
D. all of the above
Answer» D. all of the above

The types of data transmission modes are

A. half duplex. , duplex. , singlex
B. half duplex. , duplex. , simplex
C. half duplex. , duplex. , half singlex
D. singlex, duplex, half triplex
Answer» B. half duplex. , duplex. , simplex

Using ______________ a decision maker can make hypothetical changes to problem data and observe the impact on the results

A. simulation
B. what-if analysis
C. optimization
D. goal-seeking analysis
Answer» B. what-if analysis

______________ involves the investigation of new approaches to existing problems.

A. systems analysis
B. creative analysis
C. critical analysis
D. organizational analysis
Answer» B. creative analysis

Which of the following is NOT a goal of transaction processing systems?

A. capture, process, and store transactions
B. produce a variety of documents related to routine business activities
C. reduce manual effort associated with processing business transactions
D. produce standard reports used for management decision making
Answer» D. produce standard reports used for management decision making

______________ is factors that are essential to the success of certain functional areas of an organization.

A. mission-critical factors
B. critical success factors
C. performance objectives
D. strategic factors
Answer» B. critical success factors

In ______________ organization, authority is delegated down the hierarchy.

A. traditional
B. classical
C. operational
D. absolute
Answer» B. classical

The starting point of MIS planning is general ______________ planning.

A. objective.
B. managers.
C. business.
D. firms.
Answer» C. business.

BPR means ______________

A. business product engineering.
B. business process engineering.
C. business product electronic.
D. business process electronic.
Answer» B. business process engineering.

______________ leader who commands both positional and personal influence. Team.

A. team.
B. project.
C. formal.
D. informal.
Answer» C. formal.

______________ is a prominent attribute of management information procured through MIS of an organization.

A. explicitness.
B. completeness.
C. accuracy.
D. exception based.
Answer» A. explicitness.

Critical information for top management is provided by ______________ information system.

A. expert.
B. executive.
C. decision.
D. managerial.
Answer» B. executive.

______________ sub system covers granting of credit and cost management

A. accounting.
B. purchase.
C. personnel.
D. sales.
Answer» A. accounting.

______________ type of testing ensures the system is free of errors and is ready to be placed into operation.

A. audit
B. general
C. technical
D. data
Answer» A. audit

processing is considered as the classical method of processing data.

A. batch.
B. group.
C. sequence.
D. real.
Answer» A. batch.

______________ type of processing, data is processed immediately after a transaction occurs.

A. batch.
B. parallel.
C. sequence.
D. real time.
Answer» D. real time.

______________ of information systems that support key business functions as well as cross functional business processes.

A. standards.
B. rules.
C. portfolio.
D. procedure.
Answer» C. portfolio.

In database handling ______________ reports used by software for data.

A. condition.
B. specific.
C. periodic.
D. demand.
Answer» C. periodic.

______________ steps ensure the success of the new systems

A. initial
B. implementation
C. testing
D. design
Answer» B. implementation

SCM stands for ______________

A. supply chain method
B. supply collection management
C. supply chain management
D. search chain management
Answer» C. supply chain management

______________ means that information must reach the recipients within the prescribe timerframe.

A. duration.
B. period.
C. timeliness.
D. time.
Answer» C. timeliness.

Customer numbers and their names would be an example of the ______________ component of an order management information system.

A. software
B. hardware
C. data
D. procedure
Answer» C. data

What are the qualities of a good s/w ?

A. reusability
B. portability
C. inter operability
D. all of the above
Answer» D. all of the above

Which of the following is not a characteristic of good information?

A. interchangeability
B. relevance
C. cost effectiveness
D. timeliness
Answer» A. interchangeability

The value of information is directly linked to ______________ .

A. its accuracy and completeness
B. its verifiability
C. its simplicity and security
D. how it helps decision makers achieve organizational goals
Answer» A. its accuracy and completeness

______________ often referred to as "rules of thumb," are commonly accepted guidelines or procedures that usually lead to a good decision.

A. optimization models
B. satisficing models
C. heuristics
D. programmed decisions
Answer» D. programmed decisions

In among the firms executives, managers, and supervisors are comes under ______________ of workers.

A. knowledge.
B. leader.
C. informer.
D. higher level.
Answer» A. knowledge.

______________ is an awareness and understanding of a set of information and ways that information can be made useful to support a specific task or reach a decision

A. knowledge
B. data
C. feedback
D. a process
Answer» A. knowledge

Day's critical activities and is typically available at the beginning of each workday.

A. demand report
B. scheduled report
C. key-indicator report
D. exception report
Answer» C. key-indicator report

The translation of strategic and organizational goals into system development initiatives is called ______________.

A. systems development
B. information systems planning
C. project planning
D. project definition
Answer» B. information systems planning

Information systems that monitor the elementary activities and transactions of the organizations are ______________.

A. management-level systems.
B. operational-level systems.
C. knowledge-level systems.
D. strategic systems.
Answer» A. management-level systems.

______________ system is concerned with the way information is used for purpose of control and applies technologies.

A. feedback.
B. interview.
C. interaction.
D. conference.
Answer» A. feedback.

The information generated at regular intervals is a ______________ information.

A. depositing.
B. saving.
C. recurring.
D. collecting.
Answer» C. recurring.

In MIS ______________ plays economically sound and logically in development process.

A. information.
B. data.
C. statements.
D. data flow.
Answer» D. data flow.

The ______________ information system deals with the flow of information about people working in the organization

A. record.
B. transaction.
C. personnel.
D. blocked.
Answer» C. personnel.

In company side the outsourcing people also called ______________.

A. system integrators.
B. system analyst.
C. system evaluator.
D. system tester.
Answer» A. system integrators.

______________ will produce the periodic financial statements and reports of the business.

A. cash ledger
B. final account
C. trail balance
D. general ledger
Answer» D. general ledger

The major drawbacks in decision making by MIS is difficult due ______________ for business problems.

A. structure.
B. rules.
C. strategy.
D. conditions.
Answer» B. rules.

In which of the following functions of MIS reports are generated based on the enterprise's need'?

A. planning
B. prediction,
C. data processing
D. data storage
Answer» A. planning

The direct, computer-to-computer exchange of standardized, common business transaction documents between business partners, suppliers, and customers is ______________

A. edi
B. es
C. eis
D. erp
Answer» A. edi

What software organizes, manages, and processes business data concerned with inventory, customers, and vendors?

A. customer- oriented software
B. data management software
C. storage area network network
D. grid computing software
Answer» B. data management software

______________ organizational structure employs individuals, groups, or complete business units in geographically dispersed areas who may never meet face to face in the same room.

A. traditional
B. virtual
C. multidimensional
D. matrix
Answer» B. virtual

The data processing activity that involves rekeying miskeyed or misscanned data is called ______________.

A. editing
B. data storage
C. data correction
D. data collection
Answer» C. data correction

______________ are individuals who help users determine what outputs they need from the system and construct the plans needed to develop the necessary programs that produce these outputs.

A. data entry operators
B. programmers
C. database administrators
D. systems analysts
Answer» D. systems analysts

In a company ______________ is the centre which consists of all processing activities.

A. data.
B. production.
C. information.
D. sales.
Answer» A. data.

In a firm the reports are generated under condition are called ______________ reports.

A. exception.
B. condition.
C. standard.
D. periodic.
Answer» A. exception.

A ______________ evaluation process reduces the possibility of buying inadequate hardware.

A. stable
B. formal
C. unstable
D. informal
Answer» B. formal

______________ is the period in days between the ordering and delivering of goods.

A. demand
B. duration
C. lead time
D. process
Answer» C. lead time

______________ configurations provide extremely a fast transmission between workstations contains only one link.

A. general.
B. star.
C. mesh.
D. ring.
Answer» C. mesh.

The first stage in the problem-solving process is called the ______________ stage. During this stage, potential problems or opportunities are identified and defined.

A. choice
B. design
C. monitoring
D. intelligence
Answer» C. monitoring

A ______________ is an abstraction or an approximation that is used to represent reality.

A. model
B. system parameter
C. system performance standard
D. system
Answer» A. model

Which of the following SDLCs listed below takes an iterative approach to the systems development process?

A. end user
B. rad
C. prototyping
D. traditional waterfall
Answer» B. rad

______________ models to analysis a problem and provides possible solution for management evaluation

A. decision.
B. standard.
C. structural.
D. periodic.
Answer» A. decision.

A deterministic system operate in a predictable ______________.

A. model.
B. style.
C. process.
D. manner.
Answer» D. manner.

______________ is the fact that are properly arranged, classified and organized.

A. data.
B. events.
C. statements.
D. information.
Answer» D. information.

The ______________ component plays a decision rule for the computer.

A. program.
B. statements.
C. input data.
D. conditions.
Answer» A. program.

______________ refers to the holism of the system in real time.

A. organization.
B. integration.
C. interaction.
D. central objective.
Answer» B. integration.

Prototype is a

A. working model of existing system
B. mini model of existing system
C. mini model of processed system
D. none of the above
Answer» A. working model of existing system

Deciding where to locate new production facilities is an example of a manufacturing and production information system operating at the:

A. operational level
B. management level
C. knowledge level
D. strategic level
Answer» D. strategic level

Enterprise systems support:

A. manufacturing processes.
B. financial and accounting processes.
C. human resource processes.
D. all of the above.
Answer» D. all of the above.

An application where only one user accesses the database at a given time is an example of a(n)

A. single-user database application
B. multiuser database application
C. e-commerce database application
D. data mining database application
Answer» A. single-user database application

In the spiral model risk analysis is performed

A. in the first loop
B. in the first and second loop
C. in every loop
D. before using spiral model
Answer» C. in every loop

Which phase is not available in software life cycle?

A. coding
B. testing
C. maintenance
D. abstraction
Answer» D. abstraction

The set of data available to the user, the so-called:

A. start-user data
B. end-user data
C. database
D. none of these
Answer» B. end-user data

______________ is the information about data.

A. data
B. meta-data
C. entity
D. relations
Answer» B. meta-data

The first step in the systems development life cycle (SDLC) is:

A. analysis.
B. design.
C. problem/opportunity identification.
D. development and documentation.
Answer» C. problem/opportunity identification.

Waterfall model is not suitable for?

A. small projects
B. complex projects
C. accommodating change
D. none of above
Answer» C. accommodating change

The advantages of creating a prototype are.

A. it allows developers to experiment with number of different design options
B. it can serve as means of communication between developers and customers
C. both (a) and (b)
D. none of the above
Answer» C. both (a) and (b)

CASE Tool is

A. computer aided software engineering
B. component aided software engineering
C. constructive aided software engineering
D. computer analysis software engineering
Answer» A. computer aided software engineering

RAD stands for:

A. rotate application development
B. register application development
C. related application development
D. rapid application development
Answer» D. rapid application development

Which is the most popular database model:

A. network model
B. relational model
C. hierarchical model
D. object oriented
Answer» B. relational model

RAD Model was purposed by?

A. ibm
B. motorola
C. microsoft
D. lucent technologies
Answer» A. ibm

Preparing short-term budgets is an example of a finance and accounting Information system operating at the:

A. operational level
B. management level
C. knowledge level
D. strategic level
Answer» D. strategic level

Assembling a product, identifying customers and hiring employees are:

A. transactions
B. phases
C. business processes
D. business functions
Answer» C. business processes

______________ makes use of groupware technology on Internet platform for faster response Processing.

A. e-communication
B. e-business
C. e-commerce
D. e-collaboration
Answer» C. e-commerce

The component of a decision support system that provides decision makers access to a variety of models and assists them in decision making is called the ______________.

A. model base
B. model management software
C. database
D. dialogue manager
Answer» C. database

______________ is a form of transaction processing in which all transactions are collected into a group and processed together.

A. accumulation processing
B. batch processing
C. data collection
D. data collection
Answer» B. batch processing

______________ gives the computer the ability to make suggestions and act like an expert in a particular field.

A. decision support systems
B. virtual reality systems
C. management information systems
D. expert systems
Answer» D. expert systems

Decision varies as to the ______________ structure within each level of management.

A. degree.
B. data.
C. situation.
D. order.
Answer» A. degree.

The project team is composed of the system professional are directly responsible for ______________ the system

A. testing
B. building
C. deleting
D. innovating
Answer» B. building

BPR stands for ______________

A. business process reengineering
B. business process reconstruction
C. business program reengineering
D. business problen report
Answer» A. business process reengineering

Materials into intermediate and finished products, and distributing the finished products to customers?

A. production chain
B. primary chain
C. supply chain
D. distribution chain
Answer» C. supply chain

Data mining cannot be done if ______________

A. operational data has not been archived
B. earlier management decisions are not available
C. the organisation is large
D. all processing had been only batch processing
Answer» A. operational data has not been archived

Knowledge based system supports, ______________

A. knowledge of creation.
B. knowledge of support.
C. knowledge of dissemination.
D. all of the above.
Answer» D. all of the above.

The accounting system is ______________ whereas the demand forecasting system is ______________.

A. deterministic, probabilistic
B. probabilistic, deterministic
C. open, close
D. close, open
Answer» A. deterministic, probabilistic

The Management information System receives input from the:

A. eis.
B. es.
C. dss.
D. tps
Answer» D. tps

Projections and responses to queries are Information output characteristics associated with:

A. dss
B. mis
C. ess
D. tps
Answer» C. ess
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