Mis Exam: Informations Systems Principles

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 37
  • Published : May 2, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
MIS: Exam

Time taken52 mins 20 secs
Marks28/40
Grade14 out of a maximum of 20 (70%)
Question1
Marks: 1
The goals of SCM are all of the following except:
Choose one answer.
a. to reduce uncertainty and risks along the supply chain
b. to decrease inventory levels
c. to decrease cycle time
d. to improve quality control
Incorrect
Marks for this submission: 0/1.
Question2
Marks: 1
BI search and text analytics are capabilities added to the BI infrastructure to accommodate: Choose one answer.
a. customer data
b. documents
c. Web data
d. unstructured data
Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question3
Marks: 1
Selling books, toys, computers, and most other products on the Internet reduce vendors' selling costs by 20 to 40 percent. To what extent can those selling costs be further reduced? Choose one answer.

a. Further reduction is difficult to achieve because the products must be delivered physically.
b. Further reductions up to 75 percent can be achieved with the growth of wireless or mobile commerce.
c. Minor reductions can be achieved with the growth of wireless or mobile commerce.
d. Minor reductions can be achieved for firms with increased market share. Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question4
Marks: 1
Because outsourcing transfers some of the enterprise's internal processes and resources to outside vendors, outsourcing decisions involve all of the following issues except: Choose one answer.
a. complex legal contracts
b. payment schedules
c. differentiation
d. service-level agreements
Incorrect
Marks for this submission: 0/1.
Question5
Marks: 1
E-commerce applications are supported by infrastructure and by each of the following support areas except: Choose one answer.
a. People
b. Public policy
c. Marketing and advertisement
d. Mobile devices
Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question6
Marks: 1
The production and operations management (POM) function in an organization is responsible for: Choose one answer.
a. Records of all accounts to be paid and those owed by customers.
b. The processes that transform inputs into useful outputs.
c. Transaction records of all items sent or received, including returns.
d. Reports on compliance with government regulations and taxes. Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question7
Marks: 1
The concept of on-demand enterprise is based on the premise that manufacturing will start their operation: Choose one answer.
a. when inventory is received.
b. when an order is received.
c. when demand is estimated.
d. when production capacity becomes available.
Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question8
Marks: 1
Frontline decisions by employees interacting with customers and other business partners on a regular basis and that can be supported by automated systems include all of the following except: Choose one answer.

a. budgeting decisions
b. decisions that maximize a sales opportunity
c. decisions that minimize the cost of customer service requests
d. resolving a customer complaint
Correct
Marks for this submission: 1/1.
Question9
Marks: 1
____________ are interactive computerized systems that help employees find and connect with colleagues with the expertise required for specific problems---whether they are across the country or across the room---in order to solve specific business problems in seconds. Choose one answer.

a. Bluetooth
b. Expert locating systems
c. Global positioning systems
d. Knowledge management systems
Incorrect
Marks for this submission: 0/1.
Question10
Marks: 1
What important change did ChevronTexaco make before implementing IT monitoring and support systems that helped increase profitability? Choose one answer.
a. The company changed its business model from supply driven to demand driven.
b. The company collaborated with its largest competitor.
c....
tracking img