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Systems Analysis And Design: Final Exam Practice

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systems analysis and design: final exam practice
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1.  Which of the following describes a set of rules that governs how a process it to be completed?
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2.  Which of the following is the definition for a composite data flow?
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B.
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3.  Data flows can be described in terms of all of the following types of data structures EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  All of the following are the types of events that are associated with inputs on the context diagram EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
5.  Which of the following is a language syntax for specifying the logic of a process?
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B.
C.
D.
6.  You will find all of the following in use cases EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  Which statement below is true about data flow diagrams (DFDs)?
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B.
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D.
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8.  Which of the following is the best definition for an iteration structure in structured english?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Which of the following terms is defined as a concept that requires that data flow diagrams at different levels of detail reflect consistency and completeness?
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B.
C.
D.
10.  Each event process should be described to the CASE repository with all of the following properties EXCEPT:
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D.
E.
11.  What is process modeling?
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B.
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D.
12.  What is a class of data that can be stored in an attribute called?
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13.  The CRUD in a CRUD matrix stands for?
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14.  What is the practice of ensuring that a data flow contains only data needed by the receiving process called?
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D.
15.  The act of breaking a system into its component subsystems, processes, and subprocesses is known as __
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D.
16.  What is the legitimate values for an attribute called?
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17.  What do rounded rectangles represent in data flow diagrams?
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18.  Which of the following is the best definition of a decision table?
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D.
19.  Data models are superior for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
20.  What is a process model used to document the scope for a system called?
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C.
D.
21.  What concept requires that data flow diagrams at different levels of detail reflect consistency and completeness?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Which of the following terms describes the smallest piece of data that has meaning to the users and the business?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Data flows can be described in terms of all of the following data structures EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Which of the following is a type of data flow that splits into multiple data flows?
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B.
C.
D.
25.  With respect to data structures, what does the "=" mean?
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D.
26.  What is the logical unit of work that must be completed as a whole called?
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D.
27.  When mapping data requirements, it is important to ask all of the following questions EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  All of the following are synonyms for the term "Attribute" EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
29.  What is an analysis tool for finding and identifying business events and responses called?
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C.
D.
30.  All of the following are part of process models EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  All of the following is true about structured english except
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B.
C.
D.
32.  What is a context diagram?
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Which of the following best defines a context data model?
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B.
C.
D.
34.  What is the work performed by a system in response to incoming data flows or conditions called?
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D.
35.  Which of the following is the definition of an entity
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D.
36.  What is a data model that includes entities and relationships with precise cardinalities resolving non specific relationships into associate entities and also including primary and alternative keys
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D.
37.  Which of the following is a data model that includes all entities, attributes, relationships, subsetting criteria, and precise cardinalities?
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B.
C.
D.
38.  What does CASE stand for?
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D.
39.  Which of the following best describes second normal form?
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D.
40.  Which type of normal form looks for transitive dependencies?
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D.
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41.  An entity can be all of the following EXCEPT
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E.
42.  One of a number of keys that may serve as the primary key of an entity is an __
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C.
D.
43.  What is a candidate key called that is not selected to become the primary key?
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D.
44.  What type of data flow diagram depicts the elementary processes, data stores, and data flows for a single event?
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D.
45.  All of the following are properties for the values for each attribute EXCEPT:
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C.
D.
46.  Which of the following is the definition of a domain?
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D.
47.  What is data model called that utilizes several notations to depict data in terms of the entities and relationships described by that data?
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48.  What is an attribute called that assumes a unique value for each entity instance?
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49.  What is a data entity called that derives one or more attributes from another entity?
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50.  What is the technique that compares the lifetime profitability of alternative solutions?
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D.
51.  The types of logical processes include all of the following EXCEPT
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C.
D.
52.  Which of the following is NOT a process model?
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53.  Which word is a synonym for "logical model"?
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54.  All of the following diagrams are used to model processes during systems analysis EXCEPT
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D.
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55.  All of the following are examples of elementary process names EXCEPT
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B.
C.
D.
56.  Which of the following is NOT considered a compound attribute
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B.
C.
D.
57.  What is the practice of ensuring that a data flow contains only data needed by the receiving process called?
A.
B.
C.
D.
58.  Which of the following is a process that handles a given event?
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B.
C.
D.
59.  What is a data flow?
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B.
C.
D.
60.  What is a tabular form of presentation that specifies a set of conditions and their corresponding actions called?
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C.
D.
61.  Which tool depicts the flow of data through a system and the work or processing performed by that system?
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B.
C.
D.
62.  When data is at "rest" it is most likely an:
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C.
D.
E.
63.  Which of the following is the best definition for an iteration structure in Structured English?
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B.
C.
D.
64.  What is a process called that handles a given event in the event response list?
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B.
C.
D.
65.  Which of the event types are triggered on the basis of time, or something that merely happens?
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66.  Which of the following is a synonym for logical model?
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D.
67.  What does a data structure contain?
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68.  What is the merger of multiple data flows into a single data flow called?
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D.
69.  Which of the following is not a common synonym for "logical model"?
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D.
70.  What is an outside person, unit, system, or organization that interacts with a system called?
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D.
71.  What is the act of breaking a system into sub components called?
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C.
D.
72.  Which of the following is not part of a data flow diagram?
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B.
C.
D.
73.  Which of the following is an external entity?
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D.
74.  What is a data model called that includes entities and relationships but no attributes?
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D.
75.  All of the following are valid rules for data flows EXCEPT
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C.
D.
76.  Which of the following best describes first normal form?
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B.
C.
D.
77.  Which of the following is not a reason why systems analysts focus on logical system models?
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B.
C.
D.
78.  All of the following are stages of logical data model development EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  What is the language syntax for specifying the logical of a process called?
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B.
C.
D.
80.  Which of the following is an example of a derived attribute?
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B.
C.
D.
81.  What concept requires that data flow diagrams at different levels of detail reflect consistency and completeness?
A.
B.
C.
D.
82.  What is a relationship called in which each participating entity has its own independent primary key?
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C.
D.
83.  Which normal form would correspond to an entity whose non key attributes are dependent on the full primary key?
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C.
D.
84.  What is application data model?
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85.  Which of the following is NOT true of an external agent?
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D.
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86.  Which one of the following is a synonym of candidate key?
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B.
C.
D.
87.  Categories of Entities include all of the following EXCEPT:
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C.
D.
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88.  Which of the following best describes third normal form?
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C.
D.
89.  What is the property of an attribute called that defines what values the attribute can legitimately take on?
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D.
90.  Which of the following defines a relationship that exists between instances of the same entity?
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91.  Which of the following is not a reason why system analysts focus on logical system models?
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C.
D.
92.    What is the purpose of logical models?
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93.  Which class of data shows the communication between a system and its environment?
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