System Analysis and Design MCQ Questions - Set 05 - ObjectiveBooks

System Analysis and Design MCQ Questions - Set 05

Practice Test: Question Set - 05


1. The Data flow diagram (DFD) shows;
    (A) The flow of data
    (B) The processes
    (C) The areas where they are stored
    (D) All of the above

2. Which of the following statements is true?
    (A) A parallel run involves two different terminals accessing a common database
    (B) Computers are essential for Systems Analysis
    (C) Flow of information in an organization is always vertical
    (D) A system flowchart is not a part of a program documentation package

3. To avoid errors in transcription and transposition, during data entry, the System Analyst should
    (A) Provide for a check digit
    (B) Provide for a hash totals
    (C) Provide batch totals
    (D) All of the above

4. A self check digit is useful in detecting
    (A) Transcription errors only
    (B) Transposition errors only
    (C) Random errors only
    (D) All of the above

5. The model base cannot be prepared until
    (A) The computer has been selected
    (B) The MIS staff has been acquired and organized
    (C) The preparation of physical facilities
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

6. Which of the following is used when a company goes outside its organization to develop a new system?
    (A) Data flow diagram
    (B) Systems flowchart
    (C) Project dictionary
    (D) Request for proposal

7. The systems have been classified in different ways
    (A) Physical or abstract
    (B) Open or closed
    (C) Man-made information system
    (D) All of the above

8. Nassi-Shneiderman charts
    (A) Are being replaced by flowcharts
    (B) Often describe over lapping control structures
    (C) Are made up of boxes within boxes
    (D) Both (a) and (c)

9. Top Management is more interested in
    (A) Day-to-day operations
    (B) Strategic decisions
    (C) Tactical decision
    (D) Both (b) and (c)

10. Which of the following statements is true?
    (A) As parallel run involves two different terminals accessing a common database
    (B) Computers are essential for systems Analysis
    (C) Flow of information in an organization is always vertical
    (D) Alpha testing is the verification process a system goes through for the first time

11. A system investigation may result from
    (A) An analysis investigation
    (B) A scheduled systems reviewed
    (C) A manager's formal request
    (D) All of the above

12. In the system concepts, term organization
    (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 the another
    (D) Refers to the holism of systems

13. Conversion method in which users, being used to an old system, continue to use the old system, along with the new system, is
    (A) Multiprocessing
    (B) Multitasking
    (C) Parallel run
    (D) All of the above

14. Sequential 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

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

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