Systems Analysis & Design

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System Analysis And Design Quizzes & Trivia

Mico University CollegeMid-Semester ExamninationsOctober 2010


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    System maintenance is the removal of undetected errors, and enhancing the existing software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The data flow approach emplasizes the logic underlying the system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The highest level data flow diagram is called Diagram 0.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Reverse enginerring is generating the CASE design from computer program code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Data stores may be directly connected to each other by a data flow arrow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Processes need to have at least one input data flow and one output data flow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When numbering the process, the main process should be assigned the number 1.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The systems development life cycle (SDLC) is a structured approach used for the development of non-information system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A systems analyst is only concerned with the porgramming of information systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The major goal of system analysis and design is to improve organizational systems by developing or acquiring application software and training employees in its use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    System Analysis and design is:
    • A. 

      A way of applying software solution to business activities.

    • B. 

      A method used by companies to create and maintain systems that perform basic business functions.

    • C. 

      A structured approach used for the development of non-information system.

    • D. 

      Using a unified approach to design computer programs for business operations.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a component of an information system?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Procedure

    • D. 

      People

  • 13. 
    An interrelated set of business procedures used within one business unit working together for a purpose is called a:
    • A. 

      Unit

    • B. 

      Department

    • C. 

      Life cycle

    • D. 

      System

  • 14. 
    Which of these systems process large amounts of data for routing transaction?
    • A. 

      Transaction Processing Systems

    • B. 

      Decision Support Systems

    • C. 

      Expert Systems

    • D. 

      Management

  • 15. 
    Which of these is not considered to be a primary role of a systems analyst?
    • A. 

      Change agent

    • B. 

      Consultant

    • C. 

      Programmer

    • D. 

      Supporting expert

  • 16. 
    During which phase of the SDLC is the analyst concerned with determining problems within the organization?
    • A. 

      Identifying problems, Opportunities and Objectives

    • B. 

      Determining Information Requirements

    • C. 

      Analyzing System Needs

    • D. 

      Implementing and Evaluationg the System

  • 17. 
    Which of these is not an approach taken by the analyst when adopting CASE tools?
    • A. 

      Communicating more effectively with users

    • B. 

      Expediting the local network

    • C. 

      Increasing productivity

    • D. 

      Integrating the work done during life cycle stages

  • 18. 
    The physical data flow diagram shows:
    • A. 

      How the system will be constructed

    • B. 

      How the business entities interrelate

    • C. 

      How the relationships will be constructed

    • D. 

      How the processes will be constructed

  • 19. 
    Each data flow should be described with a _____________________
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Verb-adjective-noun

  • 20. 
    The main elements of Data Flow Diagrams are:
    • A. 

      Data flows, processes, entities, arrows

    • B. 

      Entities, data flows, processes, data stores

    • C. 

      Entities, processes, environment, data flows

    • D. 

      Process, arrows, data stores, environment

  • 21. 
    Data flow diagrams are useful through:
    • A. 

      The design and implementation phases

    • B. 

      The implementation and testing phases

    • C. 

      The analysis and design phases

    • D. 

      The analysis and testing phases

  • 22. 
    Which is not included in the context level diagram?
    • A. 

      Basic inputs

    • B. 

      Processes

    • C. 

      Data store

    • D. 

      Outputs

  • 23. 
    What is the middle of the process symbol used for?
    • A. 

      Process sequence

    • B. 

      Identifying number

    • C. 

      Process description

    • D. 

      Process implementation

  • 24. 
    The main advantages of prototypeing over SDLC is:
    • A. 

      Structured

    • B. 

      Complexity

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Stability

  • 25. 
    What graphically characterize processes and data flows through a business system?
    • A. 

      Data dictionary

    • B. 

      Data flow diagrams

    • C. 

      Structured analysis

    • D. 

      Design

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