System Analysis And Design Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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System Analysis And Design Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

Systems analysis is a procedure of gathering and explicating facts, recognizing the issues. This technique improves the system and maintains efficiency. Whereas, System Design means replacing the existing system by expounding its components to meet the requirements. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about types of system and functions. Let's start and learn! All the best!


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  • 1. 
    All of the following are resources for a project EXCEPT which one?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Services

    • C. 

      Materials

    • D. 

      Land

  • 2. 
    The optimistic duration (od) is best described as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The estimated maximum amount of time to complete a task

    • B. 

      The estimated amount of time required to complete a task

    • C. 

      The estimated minimum amount of time needed to complete a task

    • D. 

      An estimated amount of time required to complete a task based on a weighted average

  • 3. 
    What best describes a statement of work (SOW)?
    • A. 

      A SOW is a narrative description of the work to be performed as part of a project

    • B. 

      A SOW is a document provided by the customer of what the project will achieve for them

    • C. 

      A SOW is used in the decision analysis phase to analyze solutions and choose the best one

    • D. 

      A SOW shows what work was done in the project and recommendations for future projects

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are considered resources in the project management life cycle?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Services

    • C. 

      Supplies and materials

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A project is a __ sequence of unique, complex, and connected activities that have one goal or purpose.
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Quick

    • D. 

      Iterative

  • 6. 
    Which of the following job titles has as its core set of competencies: business awareness, business partner orientation, commitment to the quality, initiative, and conceptual thinking among others?
    • A. 

      Project manager

    • B. 

      Process manager

    • C. 

      Data manager

    • D. 

      Information systems manager

  • 7. 
    Which of the following denotes when the finish of one task triggers the start of another task?
    • A. 

      Finish to start

    • B. 

      Start to start

    • C. 

      Finish to finish

    • D. 

      Start to finish

  • 8. 
    Tasks of project management include all of the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Negotiate scope

    • B. 

      Art of persuasion

    • C. 

      Identify tasks

    • D. 

      Assign resources

    • E. 

      Direct team effort

  • 9. 
    All of the following are stages of team development EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Conform

    • C. 

      Perform

    • D. 

      Storm

  • 10. 
    What is the PERT chart?
    • A. 

      Project evaluation and revision table chart

    • B. 

      Pickled elephant and roasted tomato chart

    • C. 

      Portfolio enhancing and resume technique chart

    • D. 

      Project evaluation and review technique chart

  • 11. 
    Which of the following terms defines a formal strategy wherein a process is established to facilitate changes that occur during a project?
    • A. 

      Expectations management

    • B. 

      Change management

    • C. 

      Project management

    • D. 

      Process management

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes forward scheduling?
    • A. 

      It is where a project establishes an end date and then schedules backward from that point

    • B. 

      It is a type of scheduling where every event is scheduled before the scope definition phase

    • C. 

      It is not part of any system analysis phase

    • D. 

      It is where a project establishes a start date and then schedules forward from that point

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the unweighted estimated amount of time required to complete a task?
    • A. 

      Most likely duration

    • B. 

      Optimistic duration

    • C. 

      Pessimistic duration

    • D. 

      Expected duration

  • 14. 
    All of the following are techniques in estimating optimistic, pessimistic, and expected duration EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Function points

    • B. 

      COCOMO

    • C. 

      OOAD

    • D. 

      Decomposition

  • 15. 
    Which definition best describes resource leveling?
    • A. 

      Sequence of dependent tasks that determines the earliest completion date for a project

    • B. 

      Tool used to understand dynamics and impact of changing the parameters of a project

    • C. 

      Uncontrolled addition of technical features to a system

    • D. 

      Strategy for correcting resource overallocations

  • 16. 
    Joint project planning (JRP) is a strategy where all of the following occur, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      All stakeholders participate in a 1-3 day project management workshop

    • B. 

      A consensus is reached on scope, schedule, resources, and budget

    • C. 

      Actively involved in all inputs and deliverables

    • D. 

      Involves process owners only since they are most concerned with the system