System Analysis And Design Quiz 1

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Quiz for Chapter 1 This chapter deals with the presentation of the basic concept of information system from its definition to its origin. The chapter objectives are as follows: - the student must be able to define information system, know its origin - the students must be able to contrast traditional IS with the electronic IS - the students must know how an IS interacts with its environment · Definition of the Information System · Traditional information system vs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is considered as the first programmer?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Ada Augusta Lovelace

    • C. 

      Venton Cerf

    • D. 

      Blaise Pascal

  • 2. 
    It is the term use to refer to a set of electronic instruction that tells the computer what to do.
    • A. 

      computer program

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      logic

  • 3. 
    A type of business software that has the ability to accept, store, and retrieve data based on the criteria set by the operator.
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Backup and storage system

    • C. 

      database system

    • D. 

      Search and retrieve system

  • 4. 
    The main storage area of an electronic information system is its;
    • A. 

      Harddisk

    • B. 

      Repository

    • C. 

      Backup drive

    • D. 

      Network drive

  • 5. 
    Is the term use to denote a valid electronic request for record search and retrieval in an information system
    • A. 

      Search criteria

    • B. 

      search option

    • C. 

      Query

    • D. 

      Data request

  • 6. 
    Matching Type:  Match the following items by writing the letter of your choice:Options: a.  system analystb.  subsystemc.  data filed.  assessment objectivee.  business systemf.   systemg.  database programmerQuestion:  A series of interrrelated activities that perform some business activity, function or operation
  • 7. 
    Matching Type:  Match the following items by writing the letter of your choice: Options: a.  system analystb.  subsystemc.  data filed.  assessment objectivee.  business systemf.   systemg.  database programmer  Question:  A much smaller system that is subsumed in a larger system
  • 8. 
    Matching Type:  Match the following items by writing the letter of your choice: Options: a.  system analystb.  subsystemc.  data filed.  assessment objectivee.  business systemf.   systemg.  database programmerQuestion:  The observance, understanding, and evaluation of the interactions which routinely occur as part of the job investigation which the analyst much achieve
  • 9. 
    Matching Type:  Match the following items by writing the letter of your choice: Options: a.  system analystb.  subsystemc.  data filed.  assessment objectivee.  business systemf.   systemg.  database programmerQuestion:  A body of information which is organized for a particular application or limited series of applications                                               
  • 10. 
    Matching Type:  Match the following items by writing the letter of your choice: Options: a.  system analystb.  subsystemc.  data filed.  assessment objectivee.  business systemf.   systemg.  database programmerQuestion:  A trained professional that could assist the organization in planning for system change for improved services
  • 11. 
    True or False:  Analyze the statement and determine whether it is True or False:The word system, as it is used in system analysis, necessarily mean either a computer system or a group of computer programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A system is a series of interrelated elements that perform some activity, function, or operation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Locality is referred to as a world where all systems interact in some way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The use of computer in an organizational system is required to be able to structure information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    System analysis is a comprehensive process beginning from data collection and analysis until system implementation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    ___________  are “raw” unevaluated figures taken from the environment that could be used to produce information.
  • 17. 
    ____________ is the process of studying the network of interactions within the organization and assisting in the development of new and improved methods for performing necessary work.
  • 18. 
    The characteristic of the system as it interacts with others around to receive inputs and produce outputs is referred to as ____________________.
  • 19. 
    The dynamic interaction of system components parts or subsystems is accomplished through _______________.
  • 20. 
    The information gained by the system after it created and sampled its output to determine its effect to apply corrective action if necessary is called ________________.
  • 21. 
    Is system analysis very necessary for all modern organizations? You may provide concrete examples to defend your position.
  • 22. 
    As the system analyst of your organization, do you consider changing your present information system? Why or why not?
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