Form 4 Information Technology Multiple Choice Exam

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Form 4 Information Technology Multiple Choice Exam

This quizz covers mainly the Systems development life cycle, Database Management, Programming, Microsoft WOrd, Information Processing, Microsoft Power Point and Programming.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      When a method is called, who is responsible for ensuring that the precondition is valid? .
    • A. 

      A. The person who is using the program

    • B. 

      B. The programmer who called the method.

    • C. 

      C. The programmer who wrote the method.

    • D. 

      D. The programmer who implemented the Java Runtime System

  • 2. 
    The organized process or set of steps that needs to be followed to  develop an information system is known as the:
    • A. 

      A. Analytical cycle

    • B. 

      B. Design cycle

    • C. 

      C. Program specification

    • D. 

      D. System development life cycle

  • 3. 
    Actual programming of software code is done during the ____________ step in the SDLC.
    • A. 

      A. Maintenance and Evaluation

    • B. 

      B. Design

    • C. 

      C. Analysis

    • D. 

      D. Development and Documentation

  • 4. 
    The ____________ determines whether the project should go forward.
    • A. 

      A. Feasibility assessment

    • B. 

      B. Opportunity identification

    • C. 

      C. System evaluation

    • D. 

      D. Program specification

  • 5. 
    Technical writers generally provide the ____________ for the new system.
    • A. 

      A. Programs

    • B. 

      B. Network

    • C. 

      C. Analysis

    • D. 

      D. documentation

  • 6. 
    Most modern software applications enable you to customize and automate various features using small custom-built “miniprograms” called:
    • A. 

      A. Macros

    • B. 

      B. Code

    • C. 

      C. Routines

    • D. 

      D. Subroutines

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A. Easily modifiable code generally has a quicker run time.

    • B. 

      B. Most real world programs require change at some time.

    • C. 

      C. Most text editors make it easy to modify code.

    • D. 

      D. Several people may be writing the same function at the same time.

  • 8. 
      What is the last step in the SDLC?  
    • A. 

      A. Maintenance

    • B. 

      B. Design

    • C. 

      C. Testing

    • D. 

      D. Planning

  • 9. 
      Which activity is not performed during the planning phase?    
    • A. 

      A. Design system models

    • B. 

      B. Set the project scope

    • C. 

      C. Develop the project plan

    • D. 

      D. Define the system to be developed

  • 10. 
      Which phase verifies that the system works and meets all of the business requirements?  
    • A. 

      A. Analysis phase

    • B. 

      B. Design phase

    • C. 

      C. Development phase

    • D. 

      D. Testing phase

  • 11. 
     All of the following represent your role during the SDLC, except:  
    • A. 

      A. Business process novice

    • B. 

      B. Liaison to the customer

    • C. 

      C. Manager of others

    • D. 

      D. Quality control analyst

  • 12. 
     Which of the following is a choice for building an information system?  
    • A. 

      A. In sourcing

    • B. 

      B. Self sourcing

    • C. 

      C. Outsourcing

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 13. 
     Which of the following is a disadvantage of outsourcing?  
    • A. 

      A. Reduces technical know-how for future innovation

    • B. 

      B. Increases degree of control

    • C. 

      C. Increases vulnerability of strategic information

    • D. 

      D. Increases dependency on other organizations

  • 14. 
     Which of the following is a step during the prototyping process?  
    • A. 

      A. Identify basic requirements

    • B. 

      B. Develop initial prototype

    • C. 

      C. Knowledge worker reviewing

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 15. 
    What is the interface to an information system  called?    
    • A. 

      A. Technical architecture

    • B. 

      B. JAD

    • C. 

      C. Modeling

    • D. 

      D. GUI

  • 16. 
    The organized process or set of steps that needs to be followed to  develop an information system is known as the: .
    • A. 

      A. analytical cycle.

    • B. 

      B. design cycle.

    • C. 

      C. program specification

    • D. 

      D. system development life cycle.

  • 17. 
    In the Analysis phase, the development of the ____________ occurs, which is a clear statement of the goals and objectives of the project.
    • A. 

      A. documentation

    • B. 

      B. flowchart

    • C. 

      C. program specification

    • D. 

      D. design

  • 18. 
    Enhancements, upgrades, and bug fixes are done during the  ____________ step in the SDLC.
    • A. 

      A. Maintenance and Evaluation

    • B. 

      B. Problem/Opportunity Identification

    • C. 

      C. Design

    • D. 

      D. Development and Documentation

  • 19. 
    ____________ design and implement database structures.
    • A. 

      A. Programmers

    • B. 

      B. Project managers

    • C. 

      C. Technical writers

  • 20. 
    ____________ spend most of their time in the beginning stages of the  SDLC, talking with end-users, gathering information, documenting  systems, and proposing solutions.
    • A. 

      A. Systems analysts

    • B. 

      B. Project managers

    • C. 

      C. Network engineers

    • D. 

      D. Database administrators