System Analysis Design Exam Questions Answers - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

System Analysis Design Exam Questions Answers - Set 04

Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. The person communicating with the manager to identify information needs is the
    (A) Executive vice-president
    (B) Vice- president of information system
    (C) Programmer
    (D) System analyst

2. Changes made periodically to a system, after its implementation, is known as system
    (A) Analysis
    (B) Design
    (C) Development
    (D) Maintenance

3. Which of the following is not a factor in the failure of a systems development project?
    (A) Inadequate user involvement
    (B) Failure of systems integration
    (C) Size of company
    (D) Continuation of a project that should have been cancelled

4. Procedure development occurs within the
    (A) Structured design phase
    (B) Conversion phase
    (C) System building phase
    (D) Maintenance

5. Rapid prototyping proves the quality of a design by
    (A) Having a program simulate the real system
    (B) Having the system analyst present an overview of the design to users, programmers, and consultants
    (C) Having a data flow diagram
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

6. Structured design methodology is an approach to design that adheres to rales based on principles such as
    (A) Top-down refinement
    (B) Bottom-up design
    (C) Data flow analysis
    (D) All of the above

7. Pointers are useful in
    (A) Locating a particular sector of a magnetic disk
    (B) Pointing mistakes in input data
    (C) Traversing a linked list
    (D) All of the above

8. An open rectangle
    (A) Defines a source or destination of system data
    (B) Identifies data flow
    (C) Represents a process that transforms incoming data flow(s) into outgoing data flows
    (D) Is a data store-data at rest, or a temporary repository of data

9. Data structuring is refined through a process called
    (A) Structuring process
    (B) Hierarchical structure
    (C) Normalization
    (D) Relation structure

10. The term used to refer to the checking of outputs of a computer, with the corresponding input documents, is called
    (A) Auditing around the computer
    (B) Auditing through the computer
    (C) Process control
    (D) Beta-test

11. The systems conversion technique of totally removing the existing system and immediately implementing the new system is called a
    (A) Pilot conversion
    (B) Crash conversion
    (C) Phased conversion
    (D) Parallel run

12. Mistakes made in the requirements analysis stage show up in
    (A) System design
    (B) System development
    (C) System testing
    (D) System implementation

13. Announcement of MIS implementation is made by
    (A) Operational level managers
    (B) Tactical level managers
    (C) The president
    (D) All of the above

14. A system design is said to be functionally modular if
    (A) The system is able to handle all the function of the application
    (B) Each module performs a specific function and can be developed relatively independently by programmers
    (C) The system makes extensive use of function keys for maximum user assistance
    (D) The system is developed using structured programming through COBOL or PASCAL

15. In top down analysis and design
    (A) Each succeeding phase is more detailed than the phase before it
    (B) Each succeeding phase is as detailed as the phase before it
    (C) Each succeeding phase is less detailed than the phase before it
    (D) All of the above

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