Management Information System Quiz!

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Do you know everything about Management Information System? Take a management information system quiz to check how well you understand MIS. The system is used for decision-making, coordination, control, analysis in any organization. In this system, the people, process, and technology of an organization are most important. You can practice and learn new things with the quiz. Give all the answers correct for a perfect score. Do share the quiz with friends and check their knowledge too. You can compete with them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People used to be the most important asset for a company. But in the information age, companies need people with:
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Knowledge

    • D. 

      Computers

  • 2. 
    Facts about online banking and telecommuting include all these except:
    • A. 

      They heavily depend on using communications technologies.

    • B. 

      They benefit from the ability to share information between companies and customers.

    • C. 

      They create anti-social tendencies, which go hand in hand with more air pollution.

    • D. 

      They are possible due to the expansion of decentralized computing.

  • 3. 
    Processed ______________________ is also called ______________, while the most raw elements of facts and figures are known as ______________.
    • A. 

      Data; Knowledge; Information

    • B. 

      Information; Data; Knowledge

    • C. 

      Information; Knowledge; Data

    • D. 

      Knowledge; Data; Information

  • 4. 
    The fact that you are able to receive a video clip sent by your friend while having your lecture in class, through your handphone, shows the __________________ dimensions of information.
    • A. 

      Time and form

    • B. 

      Form and time

    • C. 

      Location and form

    • D. 

      Personal and organizational

  • 5. 
    Which of the following represents the flow of information between the HR manager and the Marketing Manager?
    • A. 

      Upward flow

    • B. 

      Downward flow

    • C. 

      Horizontal flow

    • D. 

      Outward flow

  • 6. 
    An information-literate knowledge worker will be able to ______________, while a technology-literate knowledge worker will always be able to _______________.
    • A. 

      Define what information they need; define what technology he/she needs.

    • B. 

      Know-how and where to obtain that information; create new technology when required.

    • C. 

      Understand information before they even receive it; understand how technology affects him/her.

    • D. 

      Act appropriately based on the information; know-how and when to use technology.

  • 7. 
    Decentralized computing occurs when computing power is distributed to functional business areas and knowledge worker desktops.  Decentralized computing is made possible by:
    • A. 

      Inexpensive knowledge workers

    • B. 

      Inexpensive PCs

    • C. 

      Decreasing network speeds

    • D. 

      Increasing costs of electricity

  • 8. 
    Which of the following items is the primary tool used by organizations to support shared information?
    • A. 

      PDA

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A computer-based tool that people use to work with information and support the information and information-processing needs of an organization is:
    • A. 

      Management Information Systems

    • B. 

      Computer Security

    • C. 

      Collaboration System

    • D. 

      Information Technology

  • 10. 
    What is power in the information age?
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Knowledge

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The success of telecommuting depends on what?
    • A. 

      Suitability of profession

    • B. 

      Discipline

    • C. 

      Availability of technology

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a reason that information is important?
    • A. 

      Information is one of the three key components of MIS.

    • B. 

      Knowledge can be a source of income.

    • C. 

      We are in the information age.

    • D. 

      Knowledge comes from having timely access to information and knowing what to do with it.

  • 13. 
    Business Intelligence includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Knowledge about your internal environment

    • B. 

      Knowledge about your external environment

    • C. 

      Knowledge about your competitive environment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which term describes electronic commerce conducted over a wireless device such as a cell phone or PDA?
    • A. 

      CIS

    • B. 

      EIS

    • C. 

      Now economy

    • D. 

      M-Commerce

  • 15. 
    What is information?
    • A. 

      Data that has a particular meaning within a specific context

    • B. 

      Information with particular meaning within a specific context

    • C. 

      Data that has no particular meaning

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The time dimension of information includes two aspects: having access to information when you need it and _______________.
    • A. 

      Having access to information at the right moment in time

    • B. 

      Having information that describes the appropriate time period

    • C. 

      Having information about the most recent time period

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which dimension of information describes being able to access information from a hotel room?
    • A. 

      Time dimension

    • B. 

      Location dimension

    • C. 

      Form dimension

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following represents the flow of information that describes the organization based on its daily transactions?
    • A. 

      Upward flow

    • B. 

      Downward flow

    • C. 

      Horizontal flow

    • D. 

      Outward flow

  • 19. 
    Which of the following represents the flow of information between functional business units and work teams?
    • A. 

      Upward flow

    • B. 

      Downward flow

    • C. 

      Horizontal flow

    • D. 

      Outward flow

  • 20. 
    All of the following statements describe an information-literate knowledge worker, except:
    • A. 

      Can define what information they need.

    • B. 

      Knows how and where to obtain that information.

    • C. 

      Understand information before they even receive it.

    • D. 

      Acts appropriately based on the information.

  • 21. 
    Information granularity refers to the _______________ of information.
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Timing

    • C. 

      Format

    • D. 

      Size

  • 22. 
    Coarse information is used at the ___________ level of management
    • A. 

      Bottom

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Knowledge

    • D. 

      Top

  • 23. 
    Decentralized computing occurs when computing power is distributed to functional business areas and knowledge worker desktops.  Decentralized computing is made possible by:
    • A. 

      Inexpensive knowledge workers

    • B. 

      Inexpensive personal computer systems

    • C. 

      Decreasing network speeds

    • D. 

      Increasing costs of electricity

  • 24. 
    What are the basic categories of technology?
    • A. 

      Hardware and input devices

    • B. 

      Software and storage devices

    • C. 

      Storage devices and hardware

    • D. 

      Hardware and software

  • 25. 
    What are the two main types of software?
    • A. 

      Utility and output

    • B. 

      Application and system

    • C. 

      CPU and system

    • D. 

      Application and input

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