Management Information Systems – Section 5

46. EDP auditors can be acquired from

A. computer consulting firms
B. accounting firms
C. general management consulting firms
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

47. Which of the following is most responsible for the inability of auditors to uncover computer crimes?

A. the auditor’s lack of knowledge in computer technology
B. the prohibitively expensive audit procedures needed to detect computer frauds
C. the client’s concern that the public will learn of the crime
D. the relatively small average take of computer frauds
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. the prohibitively expensive audit procedures needed to detect computer frauds

48. A language for simulating models of business activity is:

A. SPSS
B. DL/1
C. GPSS
D. COBOL
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. GPSS

49. A _____ is a formalized computer information system that can integrate data from various sources to provide the information necessary for management decision making.

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

Correct Answer: C. MIS

50. Problem identification most often comes from information produced from

A. data describing what will happen in the future
B. data describing what has happened in the past
C. data describing what is happening now
D. both (a) and (b)
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. both (a) and (b)

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