System Analysis and Design Exam Questions and Answers - Set 13 - ObjectiveBooks

System Analysis and Design Exam Questions and Answers - Set 13

Practice Test: Question Set - 13

1. In phase 1 of the system development life cycle, which of the following aspects are usually analyzed?
    (A) Outputs
    (B) Input (transactions)
    (C) Controls
    (D) All of the above

2. The first step of the implementation phase is
    (A) Implementation planning
    (B) Select the computer
    (C) Announce the implementation project
    (D) Prepare physical facilities

3. Requirements also serve as an evaluation checklist at the end of the development project, so they are sometimes called _______.
    (A) System Development Life Cycle
    (B) CASE tool
    (C) Phased Conversion
    (D) Success factors

4. A _______ is an outline of a process that keeps develop successful information systems
    (A) System Development Life Cycle
    (B) CASE tool
    (C) Phased Conversion
    (D) Success Factors

5. Any data that are entered into the computer, for the first time, will go through the process of
    (A) System testing
    (B) Sequential testing
    (C) String testing
    (D) Validation

6. Which of the following might be output as a result of using a CASE tool?
    (A) Programming code
    (B) Flowcharts and data flow diagrams
    (C) Prototypes and cost / benefit analysis
    (D) All of the above

7. Which of the following is (are) not a tool for Application Prototyping?
    (A) Application generators
    (B) Third generation language
    (C) Screen generators
    (D) Report generators

8. Which of the following is not true of the conversion phase of the development life cycle?
    (A) The user and systems personnel must work closely together
    (B) Steps must be taken to phase out the old system
    (C) Documentation should be emphasized
    (D) The non machine components of the system should be considered

9. At the time of system study, flowcharts are drawn using
    (A) Non-standard symbols
    (B) General symbols
    (C) Abbreviated symbols
    (D) Specific symbols

10. Which of the following is not a characteristic of good test data
    (A) Users do not participate at this preliminary stage
    (B) Should be comprehensive
    (C) Every statement should be executed
    (D) All of the above

11. An indexed file offers the facility of a Random file and the access method of a
    (A) Sequential file
    (B) Indexed file
    (C) Direct access file
    (D) Random access file

12. Which of the following is not an advantage of the structured approach to system development?
    (A) It focuses on the physical aspects of the system
    (B) The system specification is very graphic
    (C) The user area is studied thoroughly
    (D) The documentation is Cumulative

13. Which are the tools not used for System Analysis
    (A) System - test data
    (B) Decision table
    (C) Data Flow Diagram
    (D) Flowcharts

14. An Audit trial is
    (A) A feature of data processing systems that allows for the study of data as processed from step to step; and auditor can then trace all transactions that affect an account
    (B) A data item that characterizes an object
    (C) Two or more data items handled as a unit
    (D) None of the above

15. An audit trial is
    (A) Designed to permit tracing of any input record or process performed on a system, back toits original sources
    (B) Post-auditing the system after its implementation
    (C) Test data used by the system auditor
    (D) None of the above

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