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Systems Analysis and Design Questions and Answers pdf - Set 09

Practice Test: Question Set - 09


1. Which of the following is not a requirement of structured design?
    (A) It should be made up of a hierarchy of modules
    (B) It should use many GOTO statements
    (C) The code should be executed in a top-to-bottom fashion within each module
    (D) Each module should be as independent as possible of all other modules, except its parent

2. The first step to the system study project is to
    (A) Define system performance criteria
    (B) Describe information needs
    (C) Staff for the study project
    (D) Announce the study project

3. Which of the following is not considered as a tool at the system design phase?
    (A) Pie chart
    (B) Data-flow diagram
    (C) Decision table
    (D) Systems flowchart

4. During system study, data can be collected through
    (A) Questionnaires
    (B) Interviews
    (C) On-site observations
    (D) All of the above

5. The four icons used in building Data Flow Diagram are
    (A) Flow, Source, Store, Process
    (B) Flow, Process, Source, Store
    (C) Flow, Process, Source/Destination, Store
    (D) Source, Process, Destination, Store

6. In a Decision tree
    (A) The root is drawn on the left and is the starting point on the decision sequence
    (B) The branch, to be followed, depends on the conditions and decisions, to be made
    (C) The nodes represent the conditions, with the right wise of tree listing the actions to be taken
    (D) All of the above

7. A feasibility study
    (A) Includes a statement of the problems
    (B) Considers a single solutions
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) A list of alternative solution considered

8. Where one has to process all the data records in a file, the best tile organization is
    (A) Indexed
    (B) Sequential
    (C) Direct access
    (D) Random access

9. Which of the following is used to derive the address, of a record from the record key
    (A) Comma
    (B) Hashing
    (C) Variable
    (D) Field

10. Environment in systems parlance refers to
    (A) A sub-system
    (B) The boundary
    (C) A part outside the boundaries
    (D) All of the above

11. Structured design produces computer programs that are:
    (A) Easily maintained
    (B) Easily understood
    (C) Tested in a bottom-up fashion
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

12. A system design aid should primarily
    (A) Help analyze both data and activities
    (B) Help in documentation
    (C) Generate code
    (D) Using a graphical user interface

13. A word processor designed for programmers is called
    (A) A formatter
    (B) A compiler
    (C) An editor
    (D) A debugger

14. A _______ is software that is designed for drawing diagrams of information systems, writing process specifications, and maintaining data dictionaries.
    (A) System Development Life Cycle
    (B) CASE tool
    (C) Phased Conversion
    (D) Success factors

15. Reverse video is a technique of
    (A) Showing data with half brightness
    (B) Showing data upside down on the screen
    (C) Hiding confidential data on the screen
    (D) Emphasizing data by reversing the foreground and background

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