Management Information Systems – Section 3

16. In data transmission, the bit coding scheme used to represent a byte is typically:

A. EBCDIC
B. ASCII
C. SNA
D. Hexadecimal
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. ASCII

17. The physical system of the firm may be regarded as a flow of

A. manpower, machines, material, and money
B. information only
C. manpower, machines, material, money, and information
D. manpower, machines, material, money, and data
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. manpower, machines, material, and money

18. Which of the following is not a basic configuration used in a data communication network?

A. computer/peripheral-device configuration
B. computer-to-computer commu¬nication
C. computer to front-end processor communication
D. communication through a data switch
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. computer to front-end processor communication

19. In the future, users of a computer system may identify themselves by entering a _____ and a fingerprint

A. hard print
B. soft print
C. voice print
D. digital
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. voice print

20. 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
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

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