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System Analysis and Design Final Exam Questions and Answers - Set 15

Practice Test: Question Set - 15

1. In processing controls must be established in a system, in order to
    (A) Prohibit tampering with information by unauthorized person
    (B) Verify that all data have been processed
    (C) Block or trap faulty data from entry into processing
    (D) All of the above

2. In the system concepts, term Integration
    (A) Implies structure and order
    (B) Refers to the manner in which each component functions with other components of the system
    (C) Means that parts of the computer system depend on one another
    (D) Refers to the holism of systems

3. The combination of the top-down and the bottom-up approach may be referred to as an
    (A) Integrative approach
    (B) Interpretive approach
    (C) Interactive approach
    (D) None of the above

4. The records in a file or magnetic tape
    (A) Can only be accessed serially
    (B) Have to be arranged in a key sequence
    (C) Are meant for backup
    (D) Cannot be transferred to a disk file

5. All of the following tools are used for process descriptions except:
    (A) Structured English
    (B) Decision tables
    (C) Pseudo code
    (D) Data dictionaries

6. The primary tool used in structured design is a:
    (A) Structure chart
    (B) Data-flow diagram
    (C) Program flowchart
    (D) Module

7. The processes at the most detailed level of the data flow diagrams are called
    (A) Transform descriptions
    (B) Functional primitives
    (C) Data flows
    (D) Interfaces

8. Most algorithms begin by _______.
    (A) Displaying the input items
    (B) Displaying the output items
    (C) Entering the input items into the computer
    (D) Entering the output items into the computer

9. The strategy for eliciting information regarding the user's requirements is (are)
    (A) Asking questions
    (B) Obtaining information from the present system
    (C) Prototyping
    (D) All of the above

10. Which of the following decides which systems development projects to work on first?
    (A) Data diagram
    (B) Project dictionary
    (C) Systems flowcharts
    (D) Steering committee

11. A Ring, refers to a record chain, the last of which refers to the first record, in the chain, is called a/an
    (A) Addressing
    (B) Location
    (C) Pointer
    (D) Loop

12. The analyst learns of the manager's information needs through use of
    (A) Mail survey
    (B) In depth interview
    (C) Controlled experiment
    (D) Observation

13. Managers who are potential users of the MIS
    (A) Select the optimum equipment configurations
    (B) Evaluate alternate equipment configurations
    (C) Describe information needs
    (D) None of the above

14. Which of the following would not be a major deliverable of the structured systems analysis phase?
    (A) Data dictionaries
    (B) Data flow diagrams
    (C) Entity relationship diagrams
    (D) Prototype model

15. Decision tree uses
    (A) Pictorial deputation of alternate conditions
    (B) Nodes and branches
    (C) Consequences of various depicted alternates
    (D) All of the above

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