Chapter ( 3 )

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Chapter ( 3 )

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  • 1. 
    Many documentation tools are available to explain how a system works. Which tool provides a graphical description of the sources and destinations of data as well as data flow within the organization and the processes that transform and store that data?
    • A. 

      Data flow diagram

    • B. 

      Document flowchart

    • C. 

      Program flowchart

    • D. 

      System flowchart

  • 2. 
    What are the four basic elements of a data flow diagram?
    • A. 

      Data sources and destinations, in flows, out flows and storage.

    • B. 

      Data sources and destinations, data flows, transformation processes and data stores.

    • C. 

      Data stores and destinations, transforming processes and data flows.

    • D. 

      Data processes, data flows, storage and destinations.

  • 3. 
    What do the circles on a data flow diagram represent?
    • A. 

      Data sources and destinations

    • B. 

      Data flows

    • C. 

      Data stores

    • D. 

      Transformation processes

  • 4. 
    Document flowcharts are often called:
    • A. 

      Data flow diagrams

    • B. 

      Internal control flowcharts

    • C. 

      Process flowcharts

    • D. 

      Multipurpose flowcharts

  • 5. 
    A flowchart is
    • A. 

      An analytical technique used to describe the data flows and sources and destinations and data stores of a system.

    • B. 

      An analytical technique used to describe some aspect of an information system in a clear, concise, and logical manner.

    • C. 

      A piece of hard plastic used to draw symbols.

    • D. 

      A graphical description of the flow of data within an organization and the processes performed on that data, as well as the sources and destinations of data.