Software Fundamentals Hardest Quiz! Trivia

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Software Fundamentals Hardest Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Arrange the various activities of an application lifecycle in the order in which they are likely to occur.
    • A. 

      Requirements analysis, design, coding, testing, and release

    • B. 

      Design, requirements analysis, coding, testing, and release

    • C. 

      Release, requirements analysis, coding, testing, and design

    • D. 

      Requirements analysis, design, release, coding, and testing

  • 2. 
    You are planning to develop a new software system for your organization. You need to review the plans, models, and architecture for how the software will be implemented. Of which of the following activities should you review the output?
    • A. 

      Requirements analysis

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Coding

    • D. 

      Testing

  • 3. 
    You are planning to develop a new software system for your organization. You need to review the system’s technical blueprint. Which of the following participants is responsible for providing the technical blueprint?
    • A. 

      User interface designer

    • B. 

      Developer

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Technical writer

  • 4. 
    You are planning to develop a new software system for your organization. Someone needs to be responsible for developing system manuals and help files. Which of the following participants should you identify for this task?
    • A. 

      User interface designer

    • B. 

      Content developer

    • C. 

      User interface designer

    • D. 

      Technical writer

  • 5. 
    You are planning to develop a new software system for your organization. You need to verify that the implementation of the system matches the requirements of the system. Which of the following activities would accomplish this requirement?
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Release

    • D. 

      Requirements analysis

  • 6. 
    You are planning to develop a new software system for your organization. You need to review the plan for packaging, deployment, delivery, and support for the software. Which of the following should you contact?
    • A. 

      Quality assurance manager

    • B. 

      Release manager

    • C. 

      Technical architect

    • D. 

      Database administrator

  • 7. 
    You are in the process of developing a new software application. As defects are reported, you take the necessary steps to fix them. You need to make sure that each new fix doesn’t break anything that was previously working. Which type of testing should you use?
    • A. 

      Integration testing

    • B. 

      System testing

    • C. 

      Acceptance testing

    • D. 

      Regression testing

  • 8. 
    You have completed developing a new software application. To ensure the quality of the software, you need to verify that each method or function has proper test cases available. Which testing approach should you use?
    • A. 

      White-box testing

    • B. 

      Black-box testing

    • C. 

      Alpha testing

    • D. 

      Beta testing

  • 9. 
    You have completed developing several major features of a new software application. You plan to provide an early look at the product to important customers to gather some early feedback. Your application still misses features and you haven’t yet optimized the application for perforce and security. Which kind of testing should you perform with a limited number of important customers?  
    • A. 

      White-box testing

    • B. 

      Black-box testing

    • C. 

      Alpha testing

    • D. 

      Beta testing

  • 10. 
    You are developing a new application that optimizes the processing of a manufacturing plant’s operations. You need to implement a data structure that works as a “buffer” for overflow capacity. When the manufacturing capacity is available, the items in the buffer need to be processed in the order in which they were added to the buffer. Which data structure should you use to implement such a buffer?  
    • A. 

      Array

    • B. 

      Linked list

    • C. 

      Stack

    • D. 

      Queue

  • 11. 
    You are developing a new application that optimizes the processing of a warehouse’s operations. When the products arrive, they are stored on warehouse racks. To minimize the time it takes to retrieve an item, the items that arrive last are the first to go out. You need to represent the items that arrive and leave the warehouse in a data structure. Which data structure should you use to represent this situation?  
    • A. 

      Array

    • B. 

      Linked list

    • C. 

      Stack

    • D. 

      Queue

  • 12. 
    You are developing an application that uses a double dimensional array. You use the following code to declare the array:   int[,] numbers = new int[,] { { 11, 7, 50, 45, 27 }, { 18, 35, 47, 24, 12 }, { 89, 67, 84, 34, 24 }, { 67, 32, 79, 65, 10 } };   Next, you refer to an array element by using the expression numbers[2, 3]. What will be the return value of this expression?  
    • A. 

      47

    • B. 

      84

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      34

  • 13. 
    In your application, you are using a queue data structure to manipulate information. You need to find whether a data item exists in the queue, but you don’t want to actually process that data item yet. Which of the following queue operations will you use?  
    • A. 

      Enqueue

    • B. 

      Dequeue

    • C. 

      Peek

    • D. 

      Contains

  • 14. 
    You are developing an application that uses the Stack data structure. You write the following code:   Stack first = new Stack(); first.Push(50); first.Push(45); first.Pop(); first.Push(11); first.Pop(); first.Push(7);   What are the contents of the stack, from top to bottom, after these statements are executed?  
    • A. 

      7, 11, 50

    • B. 

      7, 45

    • C. 

      7, 50

    • D. 

      7, 11, 45

  • 15. 
    In your application, you are using a stack data structure to manipulate information. You need to find which data item will be processed next, but you don’t want to actually process that data item yet. Which of the following queue operations will you use?  
    • A. 

      Pop

    • B. 

      Push

    • C. 

      Peek

    • D. 

      Contains

  • 16. 
    You are developing a sorting algorithm that uses partitioning and comparison to arrange an array of numbers in the correct order. You write a method that partitions the array so that the items less than pivot go to the left side, whereas the items greater than pivot go to the right side. The partitioning method has the following signature:   static int Partition (int[] numbers, int left, int right, int pivotIndex)   Which of the following algorithms should you use to sort the array using the Partition method?  
    • A. 

      Static int[] QuickSort(int[] numbers, int left, int right) { if (right > left) { int pivotIndex = left + (right - left) / 2; pivotIndex = Partition( numbers, left, right, pivotIndex); QuickSort( numbers, left, pivotIndex - 1); QuickSort( numbers, pivotIndex + 1, right); } return numbers; }

    • B. 

      Static int[] QuickSort(int[] numbers, int left, int right) { if (right > left) { int pivotIndex = left + (right - left) / 2; pivotIndex = Partition( numbers, left, right, pivotIndex); QuickSort( numbers, left, pivotIndex); QuickSort( numbers, pivotIndex + 1, right); } return numbers; }

    • C. 

      Static int[] QuickSort(int[] numbers, int left, int right) { if (right > left) { int pivotIndex = left + (right - left) / 2; pivotIndex = Partition( numbers, left, right, pivotIndex); QuickSort( numbers, left, pivotIndex - 1); QuickSort( numbers, pivotIndex, right); } return numbers; }

    • D. 

      Static int[] QuickSort(int[] numbers, int left, int right) { if (right > left) { int pivotIndex = left + (right - left) / 2; pivotIndex = Partition( numbers, left, right, pivotIndex); QuickSort( numbers, left, pivotIndex + 1); QuickSort( numbers, pivotIndex + 1, right); } return numbers; }

  • 17. 
    You are studying various sorting algorithms to understand, analyze, and compare the various sorting techniques. Which of the following techniques should you utilize when using the BubbleSort algorithm?  
    • A. 

      Comparison

    • B. 

      Comparison and swap

    • C. 

      Comparison and partition

    • D. 

      Partition and swap

  • 18. 
    You are developing a C# program that makes use of a singly linked list. You need to traverse all nodes of the list. Which of the following items will you need to accomplish this requirement?  
    • A. 

      Link to the head node

    • B. 

      Link to the tail node

    • C. 

      Data in the head node

    • D. 

      Data in the tail node

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not true about linked lists?  
    • A. 

      A linked list does not allow random access to its items.

    • B. 

      A link to the head node can help you locate all the nodes in a linked list.

    • C. 

      The items in a linked list must be stored in contiguous memory locations.

    • D. 

      Linked lists are extremely fast in performing insert and delete operations.

  • 20. 
    You are developing a program that performs frequent insert and delete operations on the data. Your requirement also dictates the capability to access previous and next records when the user clicks the previous or next button.   Which of the following data structures will best suit your requirements?  
    • A. 

      Array

    • B. 

      Circular linked list

    • C. 

      Linked list

    • D. 

      Doubly linked list

  • 21. 
    You are developing a Web page for a medium-sized business. You want to separate the formatting and layout of the page from its content. Which of the following technologies should you use to define the formatting and layout of the page content?  
    • A. 

      Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

    • B. 

      Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

    • C. 

      JavaScript

    • D. 

      Hypertext Transmission Protocol (HTTP)

  • 22. 
    You want to display an image on your Web page. The image is stored on a separate Web server but can be accessed with a public URL. Which of the following HTML tags should you use to ensure that the image is displayed when the user navigates to your Web page?  
    • A. 

      LINK

    • B. 

      IMG

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      HTML

  • 23. 
    You are developing a new Web page. You need to create hyperlinks that point to other pages on the World Wide Web. Which of the following methods should you use to create these hyperlinks on your Web page?  
    • A. 

      The SRC attribute of the tag

    • B. 

      The HREF attribute of the tag

    • C. 

      The HREF attribute of the tag

    • D. 

      The XMLNS attribute of the tag

  • 24. 
    You need to perform data validation to ensure that the input fields are not empty and the user’s email address and phone numbers have been provided in the required format. You need to minimize the transmission of information across the networks. Which of the following coding approaches should you follow?  
    • A. 

      Use JavaScript code that executes on the Web server.

    • B. 

      Use C# code that executes on the Web server.

    • C. 

      Use JavaScript code that executes in the browser.

    • D. 

      User C# code that executes in the browser.

  • 25. 
    You write large amount of JavaScript code for your Web site. You need to take advantage of caching techniques to make sure that Web pages load as quickly as possible. You also need to ensure that you can modify the JavaScript code with the least amount of effort. What should you do?  
    • A. 

      Write JavaScript code inside the SCRIPT tag. Include the SCRIPT within the HEAD tag of the HTML page.

    • B. 

      Write JavaScript code inside the SCRIPT tag. Include the SCRIPT within the BODY tag of the HTML page.

    • C. 

      Write JavaScript code in a separate file. Use the SRC attribute of the SCRIPT tag to link to the JavaScript file.

    • D. 

      Write JavaScript code in a separate file. Use the HREF attribute of the LINK tag to link to the JavaScript file.

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