Management Information Systems – Section 1

26. Computer support to the manager has been least in

A. alternative identification
B. alternative selection
C. problem identification
D. alternative evaluation
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. alternative identification

27. Slack is the calculated time span within which the event must occur:

A. true
B. false
C. cannot be said
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. true

28. The online, softcopy display of a customer’s charge account to respond to an inquiry is an example of a(n):

A. regularly scheduled report
B. on-demand report
C. exception report
D. forecasting report
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. on-demand report

29. A _____ is a brief message to an operator that describes what data are to be entered.

A. prompt
B. passwords
C. MIS
D. Tactical
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. prompt

30. A _____ decision is routine one that’s made following the completion of a preplanned series of steps.

A. strategic
B. structured
C. simulation
D. tactical
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. structured

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