System Analysis and Design Short Answer Questions - Set 08 - ObjectiveBooks

System Analysis and Design Short Answer Questions - Set 08

Practice Test: Question Set - 08

1. The Turnaround is
    (A) The elapsed time between the receipt of the input and the availability of the output
    (B) A group of related fields
    (C) The key information of programming
    (D) A program statement that violates one or more rules of the language in which it is written

2. Which of the following systems implementation approaches should be used if you want to run the old system and the new system at the same time for a specified period?
    (A) Direct
    (B) Pilot
    (C) Phased
    (D) Parallel

3. A Decision table
    (A) Represents the information flow
    (B) Documents rules, that select one or more actions, based on one or more conditions, from a set of possible conditions
    (C) Gets an accurate picture of the system
    (D) Shows the decision paths

4. Which of the following file types has the least life
    (A) Master file
    (B) Program file
    (C) Transaction file
    (D) Work file

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

6. The two classification of inputs are:
    (A) Energies and maintenance
    (B) Products and waste
    (C) Maintenance and waste
    (D) Maintenance and signal

7. A graphic representation of an information system is called
    (A) Flow chart
    (B) Pictogram
    (C) Data flow diagram
    (D) Histogram

8. Which of the following is not a part of a Data Flow Diagram?
    (A) Disk storage
    (B) Arrow
    (C) Data store
    (D) Process represented by a bubble circle (circle)

9. Main characteristic of "ring", in Data structure, is
    (A) First record points only to the last record
    (B) Last record points to the first record
    (C) Many records point to one record
    (D) Each record points to all other records

10. Data dictionary contains detail of
    (A) Data structures
    (B) Data flows
    (C) Data stores
    (D) All of the above

11. Which of the following is not a programming control structure?
    (A) Repetition
    (B) Selection
    (C) Sequence
    (D) Sorting

12. Which of the following is not considered a tool at the system Design phase?
    (A) Data-Flow Diagram
    (B) Decision Table
    (C) Pie chart
    (D) System Flowchart

13. You record the algorithm in the _______ column of the IPO chart.
    (A) Input
    (B) Output
    (C) Processing
    (D) Purpose

14. Graphic representation of the control logic of processing functions or modules representing a system is known as:
    (A) Structured analysis
    (B) Structured chart
    (C) Structured English
    (D) System Flow chart

15. In functional decomposition, the data flow diagram
    (A) Is ignored
    (B) Is partitioned according to the "closeness" of the datagrams and data storage items
    (C) Is partitioned according to the logical "closeness" of the actigrams
    (D) Both (a) and (c)

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