Test 1 CIS 209

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  • 1. 
    Systems analysis is sometimes referred to as "understanding and specification"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The system vision document is usually developed before the project actually begins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The database is designed using information from the class diagram
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Usually the final step in a given iteration is to deploy part of the system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sometimes the activites within Core Processes one are completed before the actual project starts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An information system consists of:
    • A. 

      Software,database, and manual processes

    • B. 

      Software, hardware, and network

    • C. 

      Software, hardware, and database

    • D. 

      Application, screens, and database

  • 7. 
    SDLC stands for what?
    • A. 

      Software Design Life cycle

    • B. 

      System Design Life cycle

    • C. 

      Software Development Life Cycle

    • D. 

      System Development Life Cycle

  • 8. 
    Those activities that enable a person to describe in detail the system that solves the needis called:__________
    • A. 

      Architectural design

    • B. 

      System design

    • C. 

      Systems analysis

    • D. 

      High-level design

  • 9. 
    Determining team members and assigning responsibilites is done in which Core Process
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

  • 10. 
    Two of the primary elements that are included in a Work Breakdown structure include:
    • A. 

      Subsystem iteration assignments and estimated effort

    • B. 

      Sequence of tasks and estimated effort

    • C. 

      List of tasks and assigned resources

    • D. 

      List of tasks and estimated effort

  • 11. 
    The purpose of a use case is to:
    • A. 

      Identify a sequence of steps to process a user function

    • B. 

      Identify a business event that requires system action

    • C. 

      Identify a useful object for the new system

    • D. 

      Identify a user and describe one user procedure

  • 12. 
    The purpose of a class diagram is to _________
    • A. 

      Document the hierarchy of class relationships

    • B. 

      Document the methods of classes in the new system

    • C. 

      Document all of the programming classes

    • D. 

      Document the information requirements in the new system

  • 13. 
    The diagram that is most effective in describing the internal steps of a use case is _______
    • A. 

      A package diagram

    • B. 

      A workflow diagram

    • C. 

      A use case diagram

    • D. 

      A class diagram

  • 14. 
    An information system development process that emphasizes flexibility to embrace change is called ___________
    • A. 

      Iterative project planning

    • B. 

      Adaptive development projects

    • C. 

      Iterative development

    • D. 

      Agile development

  • 15. 
    What is usually the end result of an iteration?
    • A. 

      A piece of working code

    • B. 

      A project plan

    • C. 

      A set of specifications

    • D. 

      The final system

  • 16. 
    List the six core processes:
  • 17. 
    The ______ approach is an SDLC approach that assumes the output of each phase are frozen before moving onto the next phase.
    • A. 

      Iterative

    • B. 

      Spiral model

    • C. 

      Waterfall model

    • D. 

      Prototyping

  • 18. 
    The adaptive approach to a development project is best used when __________.
    • A. 

      The system has low technical risk

    • B. 

      The requirements are simple and the system is small

    • C. 

      The requirements are well understood

    • D. 

      The requirements are uncertain

  • 19. 
    The term "_____" means that work activities are done once, then again, and yet again.
    • A. 

      Agile modeling

    • B. 

      Iteration

    • C. 

      Waterfall approach

    • D. 

      Incremental development

  • 20. 
    One main principle of structure design is that program modules should be designed so that they are ________
    • A. 

      Highly cohesive

    • B. 

      Tightly coupled

    • C. 

      Tightly structured

    • D. 

      Highly engineered

  • 21. 
    Resuse is one of the primary benefits of using what type of development methodology?
    • A. 

      Object-oriented

    • B. 

      Structured

    • C. 

      Top-down

    • D. 

      Iterative

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not an agile modeling principle?
    • A. 

      Minimize your modeling activity

    • B. 

      Know your models and how to use them

    • C. 

      Focus on content rather than representation

    • D. 

      Maintain core models to verify past decisions

  • 23. 
    Which of the following best describes the reasons why projects fail?
    • A. 

      Technological problems

    • B. 

      System is too complex

    • C. 

      Wrong development methodology

    • D. 

      Undefined project management practices

  • 24. 
    Usually the highest cost for the development and deployment of a new system is ______.
    • A. 

      License fees for new software

    • B. 

      Salaries for the development team

    • C. 

      Computer and network equipment

    • D. 

      Data center costs

  • 25. 
    The fear of using a computer(computer phobia) is a type of ________ risk
    • A. 

      Technological Risk

    • B. 

      Resource(people)risk

    • C. 

      Organizational risk

    • D. 

      Deployment Risk

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