Intoduction & Definition MIS Quiz

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 100

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MIS Quizzes & Trivia

Take this management information quiz and learn about information through computers to manage and support managerial decisions within an organization.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    B2C e-commerce is a useful tool for connecting business partners in a virtual supply chain to cut resupply times and reduce costs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Producers or providers of consumer products using B2C e-commerce must use middlemen, or intermediaries, between them and the consumer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Each e-commerce Web site must have Web server software to perform fundamental services, including security and identification, retrieval and sending of Web pages, Web site tracking, Web site development, and Web-page development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A server that handles dynamic content must be able to access information from a variety of databases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The use of open database connectivity enables the Web server to assemble information from different database management systems, such as SQL Server, Oracle, and Informix.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Product configuration software tools were originally developed in the 1960s to assist B2C salespeople to match their company’s products to customer needs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    E-commerce software must support five core tasks: catalog management, product configuration, shopping cart facilities, e-commerce transaction processing, and Web traffic data analysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    For m-commerce to work effectively, the interface between the wireless device and its user must improve to the point that it is nearly as easy to purchase an item on a wireless device as it is to purchase it on a PC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A user with a WAP-compliant device uses the built-in micro browser to make a WML request.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
                     The DSL communications protocol includes a handshake stage, which authenticates the server (and the client, if needed), determines the encryption and hashing algorithms to be used, and exchanges encryption keys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Credit cards are better protected from misuse than conventional smart, charge, and debit cards because the credit-card information is encrypted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Enterprise systems employ a database of key operational and planning data that can be shared by all.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A characteristic of an online transaction processing system is that there is some delay between an event and the eventual processing of the related transaction to update the organization’s records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In data collection, data should be captured at its source and recorded accurately in a timely fashion, with minimal manual effort, and in an electronic or digital form that can be directly entered into the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
                     Often, results from one TPS flow downstream to become input to other systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
                      ____ e-commerce is a subset of e-commerce where all the participants are organizations.
    • A. 

      G2C

    • B. 

      B2C

    • C. 

      C2C

    • D. 

      B2B

  • 17. 
    ____ occurs when a firm obtains detailed information about a customer’s behavior, preferences, needs, and buying patterns and uses that information to set prices, negotiate terms, tailor promotions, add product features, and otherwise customize its entire relationship with that customer.
    • A. 

      Market segmentation

    • B. 

      Technology-enabled relationship management

    • C. 

      Electronic bill presentment

    • D. 

      Batch processing

  • 18. 
    A(n) ____ is an attachment to an e-mail message or data embedded in a Web site that verifies the identity of a sender or Web site.
    • A. 

      Secure socket

    • B. 

      Smart card

    • C. 

      Digital certificate

    • D. 

      Enterprise system

  • 19. 
    A(n) ____ is central to an organization and ensures information can be shared across all business functions and all levels of management to support the running and managing of a business.
    • A. 

      Transaction processing system

    • B. 

      Management information system

    • C. 

      Batch processing system

    • D. 

      Enterprise system

  • 20. 
    ____ capture and process the detailed data necessary to update records about the fundamental business operations of the organization.
    • A. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • B. 

      Management information systems

    • C. 

      Data manipulation systems

    • D. 

      Data correction systems

  • 21. 
    With ____ systems, business transactions are accumulated over a period of time and prepared for processing as a single unit.
    • A. 

      Data correction

    • B. 

      Management information

    • C. 

      Batch processing

    • D. 

      Enterprise

  • 22. 
    An important step in processing transaction data is to perform ____ for validity and completeness in order to detect problems.
    • A. 

      Document production

    • B. 

      Data editing

    • C. 

      Demand management

    • D. 

      Batch processing

  • 23. 
                     ____ involves reentering data that was not typed or scanned properly.
    • A. 

      Document production

    • B. 

      Data manipulation

    • C. 

      Data correction

    • D. 

      Data storage

  • 24. 
                     ____ involves generating output records, documents, and reports.
    • A. 

      Document production

    • B. 

      Data manipulation

    • C. 

      Data correction

    • D. 

      Data storage

  • 25. 
    When developing a production plan, the ERP system starts with ____ to develop an estimate of future customer demand.
    • A. 

      Demand management

    • B. 

      Operations planning

    • C. 

      Sales forecasting

    • D. 

      Detailed scheduling