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System Analysis and Design Computer Base Test Preparation MCQ - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. Which of the following is the most critical requirement of a Passenger Reservation System?
    (A) Ease of programming
    (B) Response time
    (C) Graphical user Interface
    (D) Printing of tickets

2. The black-box concept:
    (A) Is invoked by describing a system in terms of inputs and outputs, leaving the transformation process a black box
    (B) Assumes that the black box is independent
    (C) Assumes that inputs and outputs will remain stable
    (D) None of the above

3. To reconstruct a system, which of the following key element(s) must be considered:
    (A) Feedback and environment
    (B) Control and processors
    (C) Outputs and inputs
    (D) All of the above

4. In Decision trees
    (A) Nodes represent the conditions, with the right side of tree listing the actions to be taken
    (B) The root is drawn on the left and is the starting point on the decision sequence
    (C) The branch depends on the condition and decisions to made
    (D) All of the above

5. Branch mark programs are best characterized as
    (A) Simulator programs
    (B) Hallmarking
    (C) Actual system programs
    (D) Vendor software for applications

6. A group of related fields, is known as
    (A) Tuple
    (B) Schema
    (C) Records
    (D) File

7. When desk-checking an algorithm, you should set up a table that contains _______.
    (A) One column for each input item
    (B) One column for each output item
    (C) One column for each processing item
    (D) All of the above

8. On the feasibility committee, department representatives serve as
    (A) Ready source of information
    (B) Liaison to their departments
    (C) Direct users of the new system
    (D) Both (a) and (c)

9. The short statements that represent the steps the computer needs to follow to solve a problem are called
    (A) Flowcharts
    (B) Flow diagrams
    (C) IPO charts
    (D) Pseudo code

10. A pseudo code is
    (A) A machine code
    (B) A computer generated random number
    (C) A protocol used in data communication
    (D) An easy way to communicate the logic of a program, in English like statements

11. The data stored on a tape or disk file may be recorded in a report form; described as
    (A) A soft copy ledger
    (B) Printer spacing form
    (C) Proof listing
    (D) All of the above

12. The approach used in top-down analysis and design is
    (A) To prepare flowcharts after programming has been completed
    (B) To identify a top level function and then create a hierarchy of lower level modules and components
    (C) To identify the top level functions by combining many smaller components into a single entity
    (D) All of the above

13. A structure chart is
    (A) A document of what has to be accomplished
    (B) A hierarchical partitioning of the program
    (C) A statement of information processing requirements
    (D) All of the above

14. The term scheme means
    (A) The relationship service bureau
    (B) A map of overall structure of a database
    (C) A parent with no owners
    (D) Two dimensional table

15. The background and experience of analyst include;
    (A) A background in systems theory and organization behavior
    (B) Familiarity with the makeup and inner workings of major application areas such as financial accounting, personnel administration, marketing and sales, operations management, model building, and production control
    (C) Competence in system tools and methodologies and a practical knowledge of one or more programming and data base languages
    (D) All of the above

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