Computer Science System Analysis and Design MCQs - Set 16 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Science System Analysis and Design MCQs - Set 16

Practice Test: Question Set - 16

1. Inverted list organization
    (A) Means storing records in contiguous blocks according to a key
    (B) Stores records sequentially but uses an index to locate records
    (C) Uses an index for each key type
    (D) Has records placed randomly throughout the file

2. Elapsed time, between initiating a query and receiving a response is called
    (A) Response time
    (B) Waiting time
    (C) Processing time
    (D) Turnaround time

3. Which of the following tools is not used for process descriptions?
    (A) Pseudo codes
    (B) Decision tables
    (C) Structured English
    (D) Data dictionaries

4. The rule(s) to follow in constructing decision table is (are):
    (A) A decision should be given a name
    (B) The logic of the table is independent of the sequence in which conditions rules are written, but the action takes place in the order is which the events occur
    (C) Standardized language must be used consistently
    (D) All of the above

5. A programmer would most likely prepare a
    (A) General system flowchart
    (B) Specific system flowchart
    (C) General program flowchart
    (D) Specific program flowchart

6. In a _______ one module of the new information system is activates at a time.
    (A) System Development Life Cycle
    (B) CASE tool
    (C) Phased Conversion
    (D) Success factors

7. The first step in the problem-solving process is to _______.
    (A) Plan the algorithm
    (B) Analyze the problem
    (C) Desk-check the algorithm
    (D) Evaluate and modify (if necessary) the program

8. Which of the following statements, is (are) not true for the lease option
    (A) Lease charges are lower than rental charges for the same period and are also tax deductable
    (B) Lease may be written to show higher payments is early years to reflect the decline in value of the system
    (C) Insurance, maintenance and other expenses are included in the rental charge
    (D) All of the above

9. Which of the following way(s) the information system and capability are related to each other?
    (A) Improved processing speed
    (B) Increased volume of activities
    (C) Faster retrieval of information
    (D) All of the above

10. During the implementation phase, the executive vice-president is primarily concerned with
    (A) Planning
    (B) Organizing
    (C) Directing
    (D) Controlling

11. To run the old system and the new system at the same time for a specified period, the system implementation approach used is
    (A) Pilot
    (B) Phased
    (C) Parallel
    (D) Direct

12. Coding and testing are done in which manner.
    (A) Ad hoc
    (B) Cross-sectional
    (C) Bottom-up
    (D) Top-down

13. During the system study, the executive vice-president and the other managers exercise their responsibility of
    (A) Planning
    (B) Controlling
    (C) Directing
    (D) Organizing

14. Some firms have created a combination position called
    (A) Manager / analyst
    (B) Programmer / operator
    (C) Analyst / programmer
    (D) Manager / operator

15. Management's decision to rent a computer system may be based upon
    (A) Tax advantages
    (B) Desire to avoid a large one-time payment
    (C) Operational flexibility in changing hardware
    (D) All of the above

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