System Development Life Cycle! Trivia Questions Quiz

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System Development Life Cycle! Trivia Questions Quiz

A computer system is designed to help a computer carry out a specific task, and there are special stages that should be followed before the software is seen as perfect. How well do you know the system development life cycle, and what happens in each step? Take up the trivia questions quiz below and get to refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following phases is unique to the commercial application package implementation strategy as opposed to the rapid application development strategy?
    • A. 

      Problem analysis

    • B. 

      Construction and testing

    • C. 

      Scope definition

    • D. 

      Requirements analysis

    • E. 

      Business process design

  • 2. 
    A cross life-cycle activity of system development is
    • A. 

      Object modeling

    • B. 

      Prototyping

    • C. 

      Fact-finding

    • D. 

      Data modeling

    • E. 

      Data flow diagram modeling

  • 3. 
    Request for quotation (RFQ) is
    • A. 

      A document that compares business and technical requirements of a commercial application package against the capabilities and features of a specific commercial application package.

    • B. 

      A document that communicates business, technical, and support requirements for an application software package to vendors that wish to compete for the sale of that application package and services.

    • C. 

      A document that communicates business, technical, and support requirements for an application software package to a single vendor that has been determined as being able to supply that application package and service.

    • D. 

      A document that communicates business, technical, and support requirements for an application software package to a single vendor that has been determined as being able to supply that application package and service.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Rapid Application Development (RAD) strategy includes all of the following, except
    • A. 

      Actively involves system users in the analysis, design, and construction activities.

    • B. 

      Uses waterfall development approach to evolve system concept.

    • C. 

      Organizes systems development into a series of focused, intense workshops.

    • D. 

      Reduces the amount of time that passes before the users begin to see a working system.

    • E. 

      Accelerates the requirements analysis and design phases.

  • 5. 
    The deliverable of the problem analysis phase is
    • A. 

      System improvement objectives

    • B. 

      Problem statement

    • C. 

      Statement of constraints

    • D. 

      Statement of work

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The first CMM level at which measurable goals for quality and productivity are established is
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

    • E. 

      Level 5

  • 7. 
    An ongoing activity of systems support is
    • A. 

      Assisting users

    • B. 

      Adapting the system to new requirements

    • C. 

      Recovering the system

    • D. 

      Fixing software defects

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Project Management ensures that
    • A. 

      Project's risk is assessed

    • B. 

      Project's feasibility is assessed

    • C. 

      System is developed at minimum cost

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which one is NOT a phase of the systems development life cycle?
    • A. 

      Problem analysis

    • B. 

      Scope definition

    • C. 

      Requirements analysis

    • D. 

      Post-implementation review

    • E. 

      Decision analysis

  • 10. 
    Which one is NOT a category of problems represented by the PIECES framework?
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Service

    • D. 

      Economics

    • E. 

      Technology