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  • 1. 
    Which of the following factors indicates that a table is not well-structured  
    • A. 

      The primary key consists of more than one attribute

    • B. 

      Referential integrity is violated when attempting to enter data

    • C. 

      The data in the table represents more than one entity

    • D. 

      It contains multiple foreign keys

  • 2. 
    Which of the following describes information about an object ? 
    • A. 

      An operation

    • B. 

      A behaviour

    • C. 

      An instance

    • D. 

      An attribute

  • 3. 
    Which type of installation involves replacing the old system with a new one overnight or in a single period of time?
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Phased

    • C. 

      Single location

    • D. 

      Component

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a deliverable resulting from the requirements determination process? 
    • A. 

      Project schedule

    • B. 

      Documentation of existing system

    • C. 

      Procedure manual

    • D. 

      Interview transcripts

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a specific technique for iterative development that fits a development phase or iteration into a limited period of time ? 
    • A. 

      Time stamping

    • B. 

      Timeboxing

    • C. 

      Time framing

    • D. 

      Incrementing

  • 6. 
    Users are typically more involved in the project during which two phases
    • A. 

      Planning and analysis

    • B. 

      Analysis and design

    • C. 

      Design and implementation

    • D. 

      Analysis and implementation

  • 7. 
    The primary responsibility of a systems analyst is to 
    • A. 

      Write programs to meet specifications

    • B. 

      Meet managers of an organisation regularly

    • C. 

      Specify an information system which meets the requirements of an organisation

    • D. 

      Maintain the system

  • 8. 
    Select the term that refers to a person, place or thing, for which data is collected and maintained in an information system 
    • A. 

      Entity

    • B. 

      Identity

    • C. 

      Object

    • D. 

      Data package

  • 9. 
    The main objective of feasibility study is 
    • A. 

      To assess if it is possible to meet the requirements specified subject to constraints of budget, human resource and hardware

    • B. 

      To assist the management in implementing the desired system

    • C. 

      To assess whether it is possible to meet the requirements specifications

    • D. 

      To remove bottlenecks in implementing the desired system

  • 10. 
    What is the name given to security measures includes the use of username and passwords? 
    • A. 

      Biometric

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Biological testing

    • D. 

      Logical security

  • 11. 
    System analysts have to interact with 
    • A. 

      Managers of organisations

    • B. 

      Systems designers in consultation with the prospective users of the system

    • C. 

      System analyst in consultation with managers of the organisation

    • D. 

      Users in the organisation

  • 12. 
    Skills in a non-technical area such as interviewing and team management are called ____. 
    • A. 

      Soft skills

    • B. 

      Hard skills

    • C. 

      Inherent skills

    • D. 

      Technical skills

  • 13. 
    A data dictionary specifies
    • A. 

      Tables in a database

    • B. 

      Instances of a class

    • C. 

      Attributes in a table

    • D. 

      Operations of an object

  • 14. 
    Which of the following definitions is true? 
    • A. 

      Prototyping can be used only once within the Systems Development Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Prototyping must always form part of a new development

    • C. 

      Prototyping is used only at the design phase of the Systems Development Life Cycle

    • D. 

      Prototyping allows a successful small scale model to move towards the full development of a system

  • 15. 
    Data validation is to ensure that: 
    • A. 

      Data is up-to-date

    • B. 

      The entered data is accurate

    • C. 

      Data is reasonable and/or in the correct format for the field

    • D. 

      The licence for the database is valid

  • 16. 
    What type of test is performed to assess if an individual unit of code or object functions without an error? 
    • A. 

      Integration testing

    • B. 

      System testing

    • C. 

      Unit testing

    • D. 

      Acceptance testing

  • 17. 
    Which type of installation places the heaviest demand on system resources? 
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Phased

    • D. 

      Single location

  • 18. 
    What name is given to a validation check that involves a minimum and maximum value? 
    • A. 

      A lookup list

    • B. 

      An input mask

    • C. 

      A limit check

    • D. 

      A range check

  • 19. 
    The _____ approach is an SDLC approach that assumes the various phases of a project can be completed entirely sequentially.
    • A. 

      Waterfall

    • B. 

      Artifact

    • C. 

      Spiral model

    • D. 

      Prototype

  • 20. 
    Use Cases are likely to be used during which phase of the life cycle? 
    • A. 

      Implementation

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Design

  • 21. 
    Which type of use case is most likely to be pointed at by a line labelled <<include>>? 
    • A. 

      A use case that is specialised by another use case in the system

    • B. 

      A use case providing functionality that is used by several other use cases

    • C. 

      A use case that exists outside the system boundary

    • D. 

      A use case that is initiated by an actor playing a role

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the most important principle of input design? 
    • A. 

      Capture input electronically as close to the source as possible

    • B. 

      Never use on-line processing

    • C. 

      Use batch processing when appropriate

    • D. 

      Minimise key strokes

  • 23. 
    Which of the following systems implementation approaches should be used if you want to run the old system and the new system at the same time for a specified period? 
    • A. 

      Phased

    • B. 

      Pilot

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Direct

  • 24. 
    It is necessary to consult the following while drawing up requirement specification 
    • A. 

      Only top and middle management

    • B. 

      Only top managers

    • C. 

      Only top, middle and operational managers

    • D. 

      Top, middle and operational managers and also all who will use the system