Enterprise Resource Planning MCQ Quiz!

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How Much Do You Know About Enterprise Resource Planning? Today, technology is being used to some extent in different industries, and ERP is software a business uses to manage its daily operations. Take up this exciting quiz and see just how much you know about the benefits of incorporating it into the business.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The opening case illustrates how IT can be used strategically to:
    • A. 

      Collect large quantities of data

    • B. 

      Use data-collection techniques to generate usable information

    • C. 

      Copy an idea in many different places

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Key features of transaction processing systems include:
    • A. 

      Dependability

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Processing capacity

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    ____ integrates the planning, management, and use of all of an organization's resources and is designed to integrate its functional areas tightly.
    • A. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • B. 

      Supply chain management systems

    • C. 

      Functional area information systems

    • D. 

      Enterprise resource planning systems

    • E. 

      Corporate extranets

  • 4. 
    ____ reports summarize the performance of critical activities.
    • A. 

      Ad-hoc

    • B. 

      Routine

    • C. 

      Exception

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Key indicator

  • 5. 
    To effectively manage by exception (i.e., use exception reports), the company must first create:
    • A. 

      Performance standards

    • B. 

      Best practices

    • C. 

      User information requirements

    • D. 

      A database

    • E. 

      Employee evaluation guides

  • 6. 
    According to the closing case, the consequences of customizing an ERP system to accurately reflect a company's business process can include:
    • A. 

      Increased maintenance expenses

    • B. 

      The inability to incorporate the latest technological developments

    • C. 

      The failure to sustain a competitive advantage

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    The most fundamental information systems in an organization are:
    • A. 

      Office automation systems

    • B. 

      Decision support systems

    • C. 

      Functional area information systems

    • D. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • E. 

      Business intelligence systems

  • 8. 
    Data that the organization's ___ has processed are inputs into the organization's database.
    • A. 

      Office automation systems

    • B. 

      Functional area information systems

    • C. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • D. 

      Decision support systems

    • E. 

      Digital dashboards

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a transaction?
    • A. 

      A person hired

    • B. 

      A payroll check generated

    • C. 

      A service sold

    • D. 

      Printing a report

    • E. 

      Checking out at Walmart

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a process within an information system for Accounting and Finance?
    • A. 

      Budgeting

    • B. 

      Managing Currencies

    • C. 

      Inventory management

    • D. 

      Auditing

    • E. 

      Expense management

  • 11. 
    Enterprise resource planning systems take a(n) ___ view of the overall organization.
    • A. 

      User's

    • B. 

      Management

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Business process

    • E. 

      Transactional

  • 12. 
    ____ integrates the planning, management, and use of all of an organization's resources and is designed to integrate its functional areas tightly.
    • A. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • B. 

      Supply chain management systems

    • C. 

      Functional area information systems

    • D. 

      Enterprise resource planning systems

    • E. 

      Corporate extranets

  • 13. 
    Enterprise resource planning systems are very ____ software products, meaning that companies typically have to change their ___ to accommodate how the software functions.
    • A. 

      Unstructured, business processes

    • B. 

      Structured, reporting relationships

    • C. 

      Structured, accounting processes

    • D. 

      Unstructured, inventory control

    • E. 

      Structured, business processes

  • 14. 
    ___ are inter-organizational ERP systems that provide Web-enabled links between an organization's key business systems and its customers, suppliers, business partners, and others.
    • A. 

      Functional area information systems

    • B. 

      Supply chain management systems

    • C. 

      Transaction processing systems

    • D. 

      Office automation systems

    • E. 

      ERP II systems

  • 15. 
    ___ are the most successful solutions or problem-solving methods for achieving a business objective.
    • A. 

      Business functions

    • B. 

      Best practices

    • C. 

      Optimal strategies

    • D. 

      Business processes

    • E. 

      Enterprise solutions

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was not included in early ERP systems?
    • A. 

      Sales and Marketing

    • B. 

      Inventory Control

    • C. 

      Order Entry

    • D. 

      Distribution

    • E. 

      Raw materials management

  • 17. 
    ___ reports contain special information not found in routine reports.
    • A. 

      Ad hoc

    • B. 

      Summary

    • C. 

      Drill-down

    • D. 

      Key-indicator

    • E. 

      Exception

  • 18. 
    ___ reports are produced at scheduled intervals.
    • A. 

      Ad hoc

    • B. 

      Routine

    • C. 

      Exception

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Key indicator

  • 19. 
    ___ reports summarize the performance of critical activities.
    • A. 

      Ad hoc

    • B. 

      Routine

    • C. 

      Exception

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Key indicator

  • 20. 
    When the chief financial officer of a company wants a report on business units that have spent 10 percent more than their allotted budget, she would be requesting which type of report?
    • A. 

      Ad hoc

    • B. 

      Routine

    • C. 

      Exception

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Key indicator

  • 21. 
    ___ reports include only information that falls outside certain threshold standards.
    • A. 

      Ad hoc

    • B. 

      Routine

    • C. 

      Exception

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Key indicator

  • 22. 
    Refer to IT's About Business 10.1 - USA Cycling: SmartTurn is all of the following except
    • A. 

      Software-as-a-Service

    • B. 

      Inventory and warehouse management system

    • C. 

      Restricted to a single location

    • D. 

      A Transaction Processing system

    • E. 

      A Functional Area Information System

  • 23. 
    Refer to Opening Case - Is Baseball a Science?: Which of the following is false?
    • A. 

      Standards are being developed for baseball fielding metrics

    • B. 

      Fielding metrics will eliminate the need for specialized coaches

    • C. 

      Motion-capture software can be used to determine where a fielder was standing when a ball is hit

    • D. 

      Data collected by the motion-capture software can be used to identify fielders that have fast reaction times

    • E. 

      Fielding metrics can be used to evaluate players

  • 24. 
    USA Cycling primarily implemented SmartTurn to ____.
    • A. 

      Help customers find products more easily

    • B. 

      Save money

    • C. 

      Help with the inventory management

    • D. 

      Ensure their bike wheels always turned correctly

  • 25. 
    ____ is when business transactions are processed in groups.
    • A. 

      Batch processing

    • B. 

      OLAP

    • C. 

      OLTP

    • D. 

      Source data automation

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