Management Information Systems – Section 4

1. The most prominent system in the retail sales industry is the _____ system.

A. POS (point-of-scale)
B. COBOL
C. ACM
D. PC/XT
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. POS (point-of-scale)

2. Data items in the fixed asset record of a newly purchased asset that a well-designed application program could obtain automatically include

A. estimated disposal data
B. source
C. first cost
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

3. Which of the following is requirement to develop a successful management information system?

A. a staff of technical specialists with the skills necessary to develop the computer based parts of the system
B. the development of a short-range goal for the system
C. the development of a long-range goal for the system
D. a commitment from management to allocate the personnel and resources necessary to get the job done
E. All of the above

Correct Answer: E. All of the above

4. _____ attempt to provide the same judgmental advice that human experts such as doctors provide.

A. ES
B. AI
C. KBS
D. RAND
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. ES

5. A _____ provides a set of integrated computer tools that allow a decision maker to interact directly with computers in order to retrieve information useful for semistructured and unstructured decisions,

A. DDS
B. DBMS
C. MIS
D. Control
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. DDS

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