Software Design Methodologies And Project Management Test

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Software Design Methodologies And Project Management Test

What do you know about software design methodologies and project management? If you work in the field of computer and information systems, you might have a clear idea of both these terms. Let's test your knowledge with this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A company using a service provider is engaged in a(n):
    • A. 

      Open-source arrangement

    • B. 

      Off-the-shelf software purchase

    • C. 

      Outsourcing arrangement

    • D. 

      Enterprise resource planning

  • 2. 
    Which is a compelling reason to pursue in-house software development? ​
    • A. 

      Enact a number of distinctive security requirements  

    • B. 

      Ensure compliance with vendor upgrades

    • C. 

      Minimize implementation time

    • D. 

      Scalable systems can run on multiple hardware environments

  • 3. 
    Which document is the starting point for measuring the performance, accuracy, and completeness of the finished system before entering the systems design phase and contains the prerequisites for the new system, describes the alternatives that were considered, and makes a specific recommendation to management.​
    • A. 

      Request for Quotation

    • B. 

      Data Flow Diagram

    • C. 

      Software requirements specification

    • D. 

      Request for Proposal

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of a horizontal application?
    • A. 

      Fleet management

    • B. 

      Legacy system

    • C. 

      Amazon Web Services

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • E. 

      SaaS

  • 5. 
    Where does the "make or buy" decision fall in the SDLC?
    • A. 

      After planning

    • B. 

      After analysis

    • C. 

      Instead of analysis

    • D. 

      A "buy" decision precludes the SDLC

  • 6. 
    A useful managerial report generating only those records that meet specific conditions...
    • A. 

      Summary report

    • B. 

      Routine report

    • C. 

      Exception report

    • D. 

      Ad-hoc report

  • 7. 
    A report showing the total figures of the sales without much of the supporting details is a(n):
    • A. 

      Exception report

    • B. 

      Routine report

    • C. 

      Ad-hoc report

    • D. 

      Summary report

  • 8. 
    "Build a system that is effective, reliable, and maintainable." best aligns with...
    • A. 

      Systems design

    • B. 

      Implementation

    • C. 

      Project execution

    • D. 

      Software acquisition

  • 9. 
    The result of normalization is that every ________ key attribute depends upon the whole primary key.
    • A. 

      Unique

    • B. 

      Primary

    • C. 

      Non-primary

    • D. 

      Candidate

  • 10. 
    A(n) ________ is a coding scheme recognized by system software for representing organizational data.
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Attribute

    • C. 

      Data type

    • D. 

      Data model

  • 11. 
    The process of splitting or combining normalized relations into physical tables based on affinity of use of rows and fields. For example, when a customer views their account it uses a query that combines several tables to return their account information and all the products that were sold to them. Rather than joining all these tables for every query, we add a customer_ID attribute directly to the products_sold table.
    • A. 

      Modelling

    • B. 

      Partitioning

    • C. 

      Normalization

    • D. 

      De-normalization

  • 12. 
    A(n) ________ is a file organization in which rows are stored either sequentially or non-sequentially, and an index is created that allows software to locate individual rows.
    • A. 

      Indexed file organization

    • B. 

      Sequential file organization

    • C. 

      Hashed file organization

    • D. 

      Physical file organization

  • 13. 
    ​____ involves more risk than other changeover methods.
    • A. 

      Parallel cutover

    • B. 

      Direct cutover

    • C. 

      Pilot operation

    • D. 

      Phased operation

  • 14. 
    The environment for the actual system operation is called the _____ environment.
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Exploratory

    • C. 

      Production

    • D. 

      Globalized

  • 15. 
    When there are no system problems to be corrected or authorized enhancements to be made, access to the operational environment is limited to _____ and must strictly be controlled.
    • A. 

      Managers

    • B. 

      Programmers

    • C. 

      Systems analysts

    • D. 

      Users

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is specified by the detailed procedures in a test plan? ​
    • A. 

      How a separate operational and test environment is prepared \

    • B. 

      Who will work with the new system and ensure that all necessary features have been included

    • C. 

      The test data to be used

    • D. 

      The result of the final test of all programs