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ACHARYA INSTITUTE OF GRADUATE STUDIES

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
QUESTION BANK
EVEN SEMESTER 2012 2013
Name of the Faculty: JAYASHREE. N
Subject: Computer Applications in Business
Class: IV SEMESTER B.B.M
Chapter 1
SECTION A
1. What do you mean by data?
2. Define Information.
3. State the features of information.
4. State the facets of information.
5. What are the technical factors considered in information?
6. What are the types of information?
7. Differentiate between DDL and DML.
8. What do you mean by Entity Relationship model?
9. What do you mean by vertical flow of information?
10.Give the meaning of horizontal flow of information.
11.What do you mean by Information Overload?
12.Give the meaning of Information Filtering.
13.Explain business data processing.
14.What do you mean by database?
15.Give the meaning of DBMS.

16.What do you mean by data dictionary?


17.State the types of DBMS.
18.Mention some of the DBMS softwares that you have heard?
19.What do you mean by Hierarchal DBMS?
20.Who are all the users of database system?
21.What is data warehouse?
22.What is data mining?
23.What is data mart?
24.What do you mean by information system?
25.State the roles of information system.
26.Mention the important components of information system?
27.Explain TPS.
28.What do you mean by OAS?
29.Mention the important areas in OAS.
30.What do you mean by PCS?
31.Explain IRS.
32.Differentiate between Expert system and Executive Support System.
33.What do you mean by MIS?
34.Define MIS.
35.State any 4 characteristics of MIS.
36.State any 4 functions of MIS.
37.State the need of MIS in organizations.
38.What do you mean by E- Commerce?
39.Define E- Commerce.
40.State the types of E-Commerce.
41.Expand EDI.
42.What is the use of EDI?

43.What is Internet?
44.What is the purpose of Firewall?
45.What do you mean by Firewall?
46.What do you mean by password?
47.What do you mean by Encryption?
48.What is the purpose of Encryption?
49.What is meant by digital signature?
50.What do you mean by digital certificate?
51.What is disaster recovery plan?
52.State the types of viruses?
53.Differentiate between a virus and a worm.
54.How do you detect viruses?
55. What is Hacking?
56.Define computer crime.
57.What is digital computer?
58.What do you mean by M- Commerce?
59.Write any 4 applications of M-Commerce.
60.Define CRM.
61.Define ERP systems.
62.State the popular ERP packages.
63.Write any two important features of Tally.
64.Define word processor. Mention any two Word software applications.
65.What is a computerized accounting system
66.Define a cell.
67.How do we perform the undo operation?
68.What is meant by data process?
69.Give the steps to activate MS Word.

70.Define Electronic spread sheet


71.Write a note on Tally Accounting Software.
72.Explain in brief the functions of title bar component in Excel.
73.Why is power point presentation important?
SECTION-B
74.What are Executive information systems and how are they used in an
organization.
75.Describe in detail about MIS and DSS.
76.Explain the characteristics of MIS.
77.Explain the basic components of Information system with diagram.
78.Write the advantages and disadvantages of DBMS.
79.Explain the types of information system.
80.Explain ESS and TPS.
81.What are the potential risks involved in installing an information system in
the organization?
82.What are the impacts of business in designing information system?
83.Explain the functions of MIS.
84.Explain the characteristics of MIS.
85.Explain the need of MIS.
86.Explain the evolution of MIS.
87.What is E-Commerce? Explain its advantages and disadvantages.
88.Explain the different types of E-Commerce.
89.Describe the functions of Electronic Commerce.
90.Write a note on E Commerce.
91.Write a note on:
a. Internet

b. Viruses
c. Worms
d. Security Firewall.
92.Explain the different types of Electronic Commerce.
93.Write a note on Electronic Data Interchange.
94.Explain the E-Commerce activities.
95.Explain the security issues in the organization.
96.Explain the security measures in organization.
97.Explain the detection of viruses in organization.
98.Write a note on:
a. Digital Signature
b. Digital Certificate
c. Disaster recovery plans
99.Explain the types of viruses.
100.
Explain B2B and B2C in E-Commerce.
101.
Write a brief note on computer virus and security.
102.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of M-Commerce?
103.
Explain the applications of M-Commerce based on services.
104.
Explain the characteristics of M-Commerce.
105.
Explain the Cellular telecommunication systems.
106.
Explain the advantages of Enterprise Resource Planning.
107.
What is Voucher? Explain any four types in tally.
108.
How is formatting performed in MS-Word? Explain.
109.
Explain in brief the features of PowerPoint presentation.
110.
What are headers and footer? Explain the steps in inserting header and
footer.
111.
What are the main components of MS-Excel Window? Explain.
112.
Explain the Mail Merge operations
113.
Explain the use of any 5 mathematical functions with examples.
114.
Explain slide animation.
115.
Explain the contents of formatting tool bar in word.
116.
Explain chart wizard.
117.
Explain the different ways of viewing a presentation.
118.
Write a note on Tally reports.
119.
Explain how a document is saved in MS Word.
120.
What are the steps for printing a presentation?
121.
Explain the screen layout of a work sheet in detail.
122.
Write a note on journal entry.

123.
124.

Write the salient features of the different views of a slide.


Explain some of the advantages of computerized accounting over

traditional accounting system.

SECTION- C
125.

Explain the dimensions of information.

126.

Explain the advantages and disadvantages of database system.

127.

Explain the components and types of DBMS.

128.

Write a note on:


a. Strategic information
b. Tactical information
c. Operational information
d. Statutory information
e. External and Internal information

129.

How does information system support for functional areas of

management?
130.
Explain the types of information system.
131.
Explain the impact of business on information system.
132.
Explain the meaning, need and objectives of MIS.
133.
Explain the functions, advantages and disadvantages of MIS.
134.
Differentiate between Viruses and Worms. Explain the types of
viruses.
135.
Explain the infrastructure and cellular telecommunication application.
136.
Explain the steps for:
a. Inserting a row
b. Deleting a row
c. Changing column width
d. Changing row height
e. Aligning data/text in a cell

137.

Define Mail Merge. Explain the stages involved in performing Mail

Merge.
138.
Explain three services of internet and explain e-mail.