3d054 CDC Vol 2

92 Questions | Total Attempts: 58

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3d054 Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Regarding Software management, which phrase best defines software lifecycle methodology?
    • A. 

      Focus of design, build, and disposal procedures of software systems

    • B. 

      Focus of design, build, and implementation standards of software systems

    • C. 

      Procedures affecting the design, build, and implementation of software systems

    • D. 

      Standards and procedures affecting the design, implementation, and disposal of software systems

  • 2. 
    What function in the software lifecycle development is recognized by more advanced software producing organizations?
    • A. 

      Lifecycle methodologies

    • B. 

      Software quality assurance

    • C. 

      Software quality attributes

    • D. 

      Software quality verification and validation

  • 3. 
    The ability to learn, operate, prepare input, and interpret output is the definition of which software quality attribute?
    • A. 

      Usability

    • B. 

      Portability

    • C. 

      Reusability

    • D. 

      Interoperability

  • 4. 
    The effort required to transfer a program from one hardware configuration to another is the definition of which software quality attribute?
    • A. 

      Usability

    • B. 

      Portability

    • C. 

      Reusability

    • D. 

      Interoperability

  • 5. 
    Which statement is correct of applying quality assurance to the software lifecycle?
    • A. 

      The coding phase is checked to see if what was specified during the design phase is accomplished

    • B. 

      The testing phase is exempt from the quality assurance procedures

    • C. 

      The design phase is not involved in quality assurance

    • D. 

      Specifications are checked during the design phase

  • 6. 
    When applying software quality assurance practices, in which phase do you verify that the implemented system achieves the goals specified during the design phase?
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Coding

    • C. 

      Testing

    • D. 

      Standards

  • 7. 
    Which quality assurance software engineering principle requires the developer to understand the scope of the development effort?
    • A. 

      Analyze requirements, including constraints

    • B. 

      Use capable software processes

    • C. 

      Follow a disciplined process

    • D. 

      Explore alternative concepts

  • 8. 
    Which quality assurance software engineering principle recommends modeling or prototyping?
    • A. 

      Analyzing requirements, including constraints

    • B. 

      Use capable software processes

    • C. 

      Follow a disciplined process

    • D. 

      Explore alternative concepts

  • 9. 
    Which procedure involves looking at an existing software process and breaking it down into steps or areas?
    • A. 

      Software qualities

    • B. 

      Procedural models

    • C. 

      Functions and Procedures

    • D. 

      Software process improvements

  • 10. 
    Which capability maturity model level is defined as repeatable?
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 11. 
    Which capability maturity model level are processes and products quantitatively measured, understood, and controlled?
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 12. 
    Which function best provides early indications of potential software development problems?
    • A. 

      Software metrics

    • B. 

      Software Aquisition

    • C. 

      Software quality assurance

    • D. 

      Configuration management

  • 13. 
    Having only one way to interpret the metric describes which attribute?
    • A. 

      Timely

    • B. 

      Unambiguously defined

    • C. 

      Drives appropriate action

    • D. 

      Data is economical to collect

  • 14. 
    Which metric attribute specifies that data needs to be collected on a schedule?
    • A. 

      Timely

    • B. 

      Unambiguously defined

    • C. 

      Drives appropriate action

    • D. 

      Data is economical to collect

  • 15. 
    Which question would a quality metric ask?
    • A. 

      How accurate is the navigation algorithm?

    • B. 

      How much did the first modules cost?

    • C. 

      How long did it take to fix the errors?

    • D. 

      How good is the product?

  • 16. 
    Which quality metric is enhanced with simplified design, simpler data structures, and comments?
    • A. 

      Portability

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Verifiability

    • D. 

      Maintainability

  • 17. 
    Which quality metric includes measuring likelihood of unexpected behavior?
    • A. 

      Portability

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Verifiability

    • D. 

      Maintainability

  • 18. 
    Regarding designing automated data systems, in which phase do we analyze the current system in order to understand its deficiencies?
    • A. 

      Evaluate user requirements

    • B. 

      Document Flow Analysis

    • C. 

      Conduct feasibility studies

    • D. 

      Conduct system studies

  • 19. 
    When conducting a system study, which statement best describes something you look for?
    • A. 

      Where and how current system fails to meet the present objective

    • B. 

      The amount of time it takes to manually perform the process

    • C. 

      The amount of redundant processes that are performed

    • D. 

      The total amount of processes to perform

  • 20. 
    During document flow analysis, what can you use to show particular items in a system that personal interviews cannot achieve?
    • A. 

      Evaluating user requirements

    • B. 

      Graphical representation

    • C. 

      System Studies

    • D. 

      Flow charts

  • 21. 
    When designing automated data systems, at what point do you evaluate the user requirements?
    • A. 

      Before the document flow analysis

    • B. 

      After the document flow analysis

    • C. 

      After the feasibility studies

    • D. 

      After the system studies

  • 22. 
    When evaluating user requirements separately, which statement do you consider when determining how each requirement will fit into the overall system? 
    • A. 

      How independent each module is

    • B. 

      The interdependency of each requirement

    • C. 

      The length of time it will take to code the module

    • D. 

      How well each requirement interacts with each other

  • 23. 
    When planning and designing automated data systems, what is the next step after evaluating user requirements?
    • A. 

      Conduct system studies

    • B. 

      Document flow analysis

    • C. 

      System studies brief

    • D. 

      Feasibility studies

  • 24. 
    What phase of the planning and designing process can expose areas of development process that might present problems during the design and implementation phase?
    • A. 

      Evaluating user requirements

    • B. 

      Document flow analysis

    • C. 

      System studies brief

    • D. 

      Feasibility studies

  • 25. 
    A composite of subsystems, assemblies, skills, and techniques capable of performing or supporting an operational role best defines a
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Segment

    • C. 

      Computer software component

    • D. 

      Computer software configuration item