• ( 1 ) Order-filling activity in the physical system is triggered by the

    • 1) accounts receivable subsystem
    • 2) billing subsystem
    • 3) order entry subsystem
    • 4) manufacturing information system
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) billing subsystem
      Solution : Order-filling activity in the physical system is triggered by the billing subsystem.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) billing subsystem

    • ( 2 ) A chart comprised of bars, each representing a period of time, is called a

    • 1) cent chart
    • 2) gault chart
    • 3) grand chart
    • 4) gantt chart
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) gantt chart
      Solution : A chart comprised of bars, each representing a period of time, is called a gantt chart.








      discussion


      Answer : 4) gantt chart

    • ( 3 ) A spreadsheet package is one type of _____ support tool.

    • 1) operational
    • 2) decision
    • 3) success
    • 4) simulation
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) decision
      Solution : A spreadsheet package is one type of decision support tool.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) decision

    • ( 4 ) A systems theory of management includes

    • 1) the manager as the control mechanism
    • 2) the use of both environmental and internal information describing what should be achieved
    • 3) the use of objectives or standards of performance describing what is being achieved
    • 4) All of the above
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) the manager as the control mechanism
      Solution : A systems theory of management includes the manager as the control mechanism.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) the manager as the control mechanism

    • ( 5 ) Which of the following is not a common configuration used in a DDP system?

    • 1) star
    • 2) ring
    • 3) tree
    • 4) realtime
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) realtime
      Solution : realtime is not a common configuration used in a DDP system








      discussion


      Answer : 4) realtime

    • ( 6 ) The subsystem appearing in each of the functional information systems is the

    • 1) internal accounting subsystem
    • 2) environmental intelligence subsystem
    • 3) information processor subsystem
    • 4) system analysis subsystem
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) internal accounting subsystem
      Solution : The subsystem appearing in each of the functional information systems is the internal accounting subsystem.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) internal accounting subsystem

    • ( 7 ) As a general rule

    • 1) MIS performance criteria determine management information needs, and these needs determine the objectives of the firm.
    • 2) the firm's objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria
    • 3) management information needs determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine the firm's objectives
    • 4) the firm's objectives determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine manage¬ment information needs.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) the firm's objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria
      Solution : the firm's objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria








      discussion


      Answer : 2) the firm's objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria

    • ( 8 ) Which of the following is true of parallel transmission?

    • 1) It involves the simultaneous transmission of eight bits
    • 2) The speed is quoted in bits per second
    • 3) It is slower than serial trans¬mission.
    • 4) Most microcomputers commu¬nicate with other computers in this mode
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) It involves the simultaneous transmission of eight bits
      Solution : parallel transmission. Transmitting several bits of data simultaneously using multiple lines (8, 16, 32, 64). The pathways between the CPU and memory are parallel, and they used to be parallel between the CPU and peripheral devices.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) It involves the simultaneous transmission of eight bits

    • ( 9 ) An excellent linear programming software package for solving large-scale problems is

    • 1) MIDAS-2
    • 2) OPHELIE II
    • 3) PDQ/LP
    • 4) All of the above
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) OPHELIE II
      Solution : An excellent linear programming software package for solving large-scale problems is OPHELIE II.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) OPHELIE II

    • ( 10 ) ______ is an accounts and inventory management software.

    • 1) Tally
    • 2) Access
    • 3) Word
    • 4) Excel
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) Tally
      Solution : Tally is an accounts and inventory management software.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) Tally





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