MIS 502 Ch 1 Quiz Drilled Down

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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MIS 502 CH 1 Quiz Drilled Down


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  • 1. 
    Creating an initial estimate of hardware and system software requirements is an activity of the UP business modeling discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    System review is a discipline of the Unified Process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Systems evaluation and maintenance is a discipline of the Unified Process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A(n) ____ procures hardware and procures or designs applications software.
    • A. 

      Systems designer

    • B. 

      Application programmer

    • C. 

      Systems analyst

    • D. 

      Database analyst

  • 5. 
    The business modeling discipline of the UP is also referred to as requirements analysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The ____ must possess a broad enough base of technical knowledge to interact effectively with all the technical specialists employed by the organization.
    • A. 

      Systems analyst

    • B. 

      CIO

    • C. 

      Application programmer

    • D. 

      Database analyst

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not considered a type of software application?
    • A. 

      Information processing

    • B. 

      Mathematical

    • C. 

      Scientific

    • D. 

      Technical

  • 8. 
    Creating an initial estimate of hardware and system software requirements is an activity of the UP design discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A(n) systems analyst conducts surveys, determines feasibility, and defines and documents user requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Activities of the UP design discipline examine user needs and the extent to which they are being met.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society is a subgroup of the IEEE that specializes in computer and data communication technology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following model types is NOT usually generated by business requirements discipline activities.
    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      Class diagram

    • C. 

      Organization chart

    • D. 

      Deployment diagram

  • 13. 
    Organizations with large amounts of computer equipment and software employ systems programmers to perform tasks such as hardware troubleshooting and software installation and configuration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Developing requirements models is an activity of which UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Business Modeling

    • B. 

      Requirements

    • C. 

      System recovery

    • D. 

      Testing

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not responsible for initiating systems maintenance?
    • A. 

      System overload

    • B. 

      Changing information needs

    • C. 

      Additional storage required

    • D. 

      Reduced data collection required

  • 16. 
    An operations manager is responsible for the organization’s computers, networks, software, and data, as well as strategic planning and the effective use of information and computing technology in the broadest sense of those terms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Defining an information architecture is mostly closely associated with which UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Business Modeling

    • B. 

      Requirements

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Deployment

  • 18. 
    As a data communications specialist, you would most likely belong to the AITP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Selecting hardware and system software is an activity of which UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Implementation

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Requirements

    • D. 

      Business modeling

  • 20. 
    Installing application and system software is an activity of which UP discipline?
    • A. 

      Requirements

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Implementation

    • D. 

      Deployment

  • 21. 
    Developing files and application programs is an activity of the UP systems maintenance discipline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Scientific application developers must also have in-depth ____ knowledge if the applications they develop push the boundaries of hardware capabilities.
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Software

  • 23. 
    A computer operations manager requires a broad base of technical knowledge to understand and manage all of the organization’s information systems and infrastructure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The chief financial officer is responsible for the organization’s computers, networks, software, and data, as well as strategic planning and the effective use of information and computing technology in the broadest sense of those terms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    During activities of the ____ discipline, a system is constructed based on the “blueprints ” created by design discipline activities.
    • A. 

      Business modeling

    • B. 

      Implementation

    • C. 

      Requirements

    • D. 

      Deployment

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