Q1 With respect to the various phases in the system development life cycle, which of the following is least likely to vary :

A. Conduct of each phase

B. Sequence in which the phases are performed

C. Presence of each phase

D. Resources needed to perform each phase

Q2 Which of the following areas should be addressed while designing a system?

A. Problem domain

B. Human interface

C. Task management

D. Data management

Q3 The structure chart derived by studying the flow through the system supports the activity of

A. File design

B. Progra design

C. Database design

D. Internal controls design

Q4 The data dictionary consists of

A. Definitions of all data elements in Data flow Diagram

B. Routing details of data elements

C. Process specifications

D. Key fields of the database

Q5 The inputs to the structured analysis phase are:

A. Physical representation of the current system

B. Logical representation of the proposed system

C. Feasibility document

D. Requirements specification

Q6 Data flow diagrams are used for

A. Data Modeling

B. Process modeling

C. modeling interactions in a real-time environment

D. None of the above

Q7 In a well designed system, which one of the following is not a system requirement ?

A. Completeness

B. Economical

C. Reliable

D. Secure

Q8 System Analysis is conducted with the following objective(s) in mind:

A. Identify the customer's need

B. Perform economic and technical analysis

C. Create a system definition for subsequent work

D. All of the above

Q9 Systems design

A. documents the user requirements

B. defines the architecture components, interfaces another characteristics of the system

C. is carried out before the system analysis

D. defines the database to be used by the application

Q10 The difference between menu interface and question-answer dialogue is

A. In the former, the user uses a light pen, whereas in the latter, the user responds to questions

B. In the former, the user uses a light pen, whereas in the latter the user uses a mouse

C. The former is popular in restaurant computers whereas the latter is popular in police department.

D. In the former, the user has to choose from a given list of options, and in the latter the user has to answer questions put by the computer.

Q11 In a data flow diagram, processes are represented by

A. Open-ended rectangles

B. Squares

C. Named vectors

D. Circles or rounded-edge rectangles

Q12 In terms of total software costs, maintenance costs appear to constitute about

A. 5-20%

B. 20-40%

C. 40-80%

D. 80-90%

Q13 During the analysis and design phase, the number of modules on which a programmer should focus at any one time is :

A. 3-6 modules

B. No less than 10 modules

C. Only one module

D. Dependent on the overall size of the program

Q14 A criticism of the data flow approach to program design is

A. It is not a top-down design method

B. There is no assurance that different programmers will derive the same design for a problem

C. It leads to inefficient programs

D. It works best for online programs rather than batch programs

Q15 A Structure chart

A. shows the hierarchy of the system modules and the interfaces between them

B. shows the decision structure of the system

C. the order in which the functions are performed

D. All of the above

Q16 The primary difference between program testing and system testing is :

A. Program testing is more comprehensive than system testing

B. System testing focuses on testing the interfaces between programs where as program testing focuses on individual programs

C. System testing is concerned with testing all aspects of a system including job designs and reward system designs

D. Programmers have no involvement in system testing, whereas designers are involved in program testing

Q17 A black box model of a process tells the following:

A. the sequence of steps that the process consists of

B. Whether the process is sequential or iterative

C. how the output changes with changes in inputs, without giving other details about what the process consists of

D. whether the process has any physical elements.

Q18 Systems analysis

A. is an attempt to improve an existing system

B. describes how the computer programs work for a running system

C. studies the existing system in order to specify a new system based on user requirement

D. produces working programs which need to be tested

Q19 What is the major concern of input controls ? To….

A. monitor the implementation of a dieting plan

B. ensure that the volume of input to a program is of optimal size

C. check input data for accuracy and completeness

D. ensure security against unauthorized access

Q20 A desirable characteristic of a systems model is

A. that it should be rich in detail

B. that it should abstract the essence of real system

C. that it should be larger than real system in scale

D. its geometry should be more perfect than of the real system

Q21 A desirable way of avoiding resistance to change in introducing computer based MIS is to

A. appoint one autonomous individual as the in charge of implementation.

B. introduce strict reward and punishment system to ensure correct usage of the system

C. communicated in advance with all concerned and encourage their participation in bringing about changes.

D. adopt a matrix structure in the organisation

Q22 The function of an encoder in a communication system is to

A. convert messages from a source to signals that the communication channel can accept

B. spy on managers who are against new methods of communication.

C. decipher the memos written in a code.

D. develop new coding schemes

Q23 Strategy of an organization defines

A. how to interface with the government officials

B. the optimal way of performing machine loading tasks.

C. the set of goals and objectives to be pursued by the organization

D. the rules for interviewing candidates for important positions.

Q24 System analysis is NOT

A. an attempt to improve an existing system

B. an effort in which requirements of a system are understood

C. establishing a computer network

D. an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving

Q25 In a Decision tree

A. the root is drawn on the left and is the staarting point on othe decision sequence

B. the branoch, to be followed, depends on the conditions and decisions, to be made

C. the nodes represent the conditions with the right wise of tree listing the actions to be taken

D. all of the above

Q26 What is System Environment ?

A. Process of the existing system

B. Factors inside the system study that can affect system behavior

C. Factors outside the system study that can affect system behavior

D. Work flow in an organization

Q27 Heterogeneous Network is defined as

A. A computer network made up of different computers and software

B. A computer network made up of same computers and software

C. A computer network made up of different computers and same software

D. A computer network made up of same computers and different software

Q28 A computer network is termed as Homogeneous, when

A. A computer network made up of different computers and same software

B. Computer Network is made up of different computers and software

C. A computer network made up of same computers and different software

D. Computer Network is made up of the same computers and software

Q29 System Analysis is

A. A process to Change the existing system

B. A process followed to determine what the system does and what is required of it

C. A process followed to define the system

D. A process to find out the organizational hierarchy

Q30 Who is Systems Analyst

A. A person who analyzes the market trend

B. A person who promotes his organization in the market

C. A person who analyzes the way the system works and identifies it problems

D. A person whose responsbility is to see the smooth funtioning of the organization

Q31 Management could be defined as

A. People responisble for organizing and allocation resources

B. People responisble for organizing resources

C. People responisble for allocation of resources

D. People managing the lower staff

Q32 Communication is

A. A talk between two person

B. A talk between two or more persons

C. Interchange of information between machines

D. Interchange of information between people or/and machines

Q33 Bulletin Board

A. A space that stores complaints of employees of a cooperating group

B. A space that stores messages accessible to all members of a cooperating group

C. A space that stores the Current News

D. The main notice board of the a cooperating group

Q34 An open question is

A. A question that requires a direct answer

B. A question that requires the responder to consult some book before answering

C. A question that requires the responder to express a viewpoint

D. A question that follows up an earlier answer

Q35 What is Ethnography

A. An inside view of a system

B. Gathering information by observation

C. An outside view of a system

D. Gathering information by formal interview

Q36 Quality assurance could be defined as

A. A process to ensure the development of quality products

B. Checking that a particular product satisifies user requirements

C. Checking that a particular input has been converted correctly to an output

D. Option 2nd & 3rd are correct

Q37 A model that represents system data by entity and relationship sets is

A. Entity-relationship model

B. Entity

C. Relationship Set

D. Entity Set

Q38 Diagram that represents entities and relationships is known as

A. Flow Chart

B. Data Flow Diagram

C. Occurrence Diagram

D. None of the three options

Q39 An object that describes a set of objects with the same features

A. Program

B. Module

C. Class

D. Property

Q40 Accessing different object classes with the same message is

A. Class Instance

B. Specialization

C. Inheritance

D. Polymorphism

Q41 Object that can be customized for more than one appliction

A. Patterns

B. Skeleton object

C. Customization

D. Library

Q42 Record of all documents produced during system desing

A. Project Dictionary

B. System Directory

C. Documentation configuration

D. None of the three options

Q43 Space and facilities provided for a user on a screen

A. Workspace

B. Whiteboard

C. Board

D. Desktop

Q44 A set of alternative selections presented to the user in a window

A. Dialog Box

B. Menu

C. Workspace

D. Desktop

Q45 CASE stands for

A. Computer Assisted Simple Engineering

B. Classes Assisted Smooth Engineering

C. Computer Assisted Software Engineering

D. Company Assisted Software Engineering

Q46 A collection of modelling methods and conversion techniques that start with user requirements and produce a computer system

A. Descriptive Methodology

B. Demonstrative Methodology

C. Design Methodology

D. None of the three options

Q47 SAD stands for

A. Software Analysis & Debug

B. System Analysis & Debug

C. System Analysis & Design

D. Sample Analysis & Demo

Q48 Determining the broad objectives of the organizaiton

A. Strategic Planning

B. Planning

C. Sorted Planning

D. Significant Planning

Q49 Changing an existing system is

A. Engineering

B. Reverse Engineering

C. Forward Engineering

D. Re-engineering

Q50 A person who examines a product to assure quality

A. Producer

B. Inspector

C. Moderator

D. Reader

Q51 An identifiable part of a system, for example computers, persons, documents and data records

A. System component

B. Productivity Tools

C. User Requirement

D. None of the three options

Q52 The set of components that can be changed during system design

A. System Boundary

B. Software Boundary

C. Specific Bounday

D. None of the three options

Q53 Computer-based information system

A. An information system that plans to use computers

B. An information system that teaches the usage of computers

C. An information system that uses computers

D. None of the three options

Q54 A set of databases managed independently but accessible in a unified way

A. Integrated Database

B. Federated database

C. Collective Database

D. On-line Database

Q55 A person who writes computer programs

A. Writer

B. User

C. Computer Operator

D. Programmer

Q56 Interchange of information between people or/and machines

A. Communication

B. Transaction

C. Telepathy

D. None of the three options

Q57 Autonomous Agent is

A. A person or system that makes its decisions depending of other systems

B. A person or system that makes its decisions independently of other systems.

C. A person or system that suggests improvements in the system

D. None of the three options

Q58 Cooperation where the participants refer to shared information at different times

A. In-house Cooperation

B. Asynchronous Cooperation

C. Synchronous Cooperation

D. None of the three options

Q59 The effect of a speech act on a hearer

A. Perlocutionary Act

B. Illocutionary Act

C. Conversation

D. Speech Act

Q60 What is Multimedia ?

A. Integrated storage of information in different media such as graphs, voice, video or alphanumeric data

B. A movie clip

C. A JAVA Program

D. Multimeida is Multiple Media

Q61 Critical Business Process

A. A set of steps used to achieve a business goal

B. The regular processing of an organization

C. A business process that is crucial to the survival of a business and supports the core business of the organization

D. A set of steps used to enhance the processes of the business

Q62 In the feasibility study of a proposed software project, the following is a relevant question that is analyzed:

A. What are the date elements to be exchanged by two different subroutines ?

B. What style is to be adopted for writing the user manual ?

C. How to formulate a query in SQL to answer a customer's question ?

D. What kind of technology is needed to implement the project ?

Q63 In the phase of systems requirements determination, analysts do the following:

A. Work closely with all concerned employees to develop a list of functions to be performed by the new system

B. Carry out testing at user's premises to see whether the user is satisfied

C. Design a network configuration

D. Use word processors to documents the finished system

Q64 The Entity-Relation diagram

A. depicts how data is transformed as it moves through the system

B. depicts relationships between data objects

C. describes how the system behaves as a consequence of external events

D. represents the various modes of behavior of the system

Q65 Cost-benefit analysis is performed during the

A. Analysis phase

B. Feasibility study phase

C. Design phase

D. Implementation phase

Q66 What is the function of a report generator ? To…..

A. print out grade reports in a fixed format

B. help generate customized reports by allowing the user to choose from a wide range of report formatting options.

C. generate a log report at the end of execution

D. give a report of the errors during compilation

Q67 Where is a pay back method used ? In ……

A. clearing the dues of the sub-contractors in a software development project

B. re-paying the loans from public sector banks

C. analyzing the profitability of a project

D. developing a general ledger system

Q68 What is ment by phased implementation of a system ? To…..

A. introduce a new system gradually either by functions or by organizational units

B. procure resources in stages and then introduce the system at once

C. withdraw the existing system gradually

D. allow the new system and old system to run parallelly for sometime

Q69 In system design and development field what does spaghetti code mean ?

A. Program written in unstructured languages

B. Well structured by poorly documented code

C. Program without any GOTO statements

D. Program code that is confusing

Q70 A sequential access file is NOT a file

A. In which the last record is retrieved in the same time as the first record

B. In which a record cannot be accessed unless its predecessor records are accessed

C. usually stored on magnetic tape

D. in which to insert a record, a new copy of the file is created

Q71 An example of software that is commonly associated with office automation is:

A. Linear programming package

B. Word processing

C. Simulation languages

D. SAP R/3

Q72 A typical interaction structure in Structured English is





Q73 A prototype is NOT

A. a working, small scale model of the real system

B. merely an idea on paper

C. meant to promote interaction between user and designer

D. supposed to replicate important feature of the system under consideration

Q74 The objective of the design phase of a systems analysis and design project is to

A. produce working programs which are still to be tested

B. produce details regarding input, output, programs and files that state how the requirements identified earlier will be met

C. populate data bases but not write programs

D. produce programs tested by the programming team

Q75 The most essential thing for implementing MIS is

A. Electronics Mail

B. Pentium System

C. Proper system and well defined procedure

D. None of these

Q76 In a DBMS two record types and their relationships are called:

A. schema

B. segment

C. set

D. database record

Q77 One of the following is NOT part of a DFD:

A. Bubble (Process)

B. Arrow (Flow)

C. Disk Storage

D. Store

Q78 The next major step before system design and after feasibility study is :

A. Analysis activity

B. Equipment selection activity

C. Implementation activity

D. None of these

Q79 Statement of changes in financial portion or statement of sources and issue bonds is called:

A. Cash flow system

B. Funds Flow Statement

C. Journal

D. None of these

Q80 An exception report pertaining to an edit runs lists:

A. all input entries whether they contain errors or not

B. correct entries only

C. inputs with errors only

D. None of these

Q81 In a hospital database system, the data relationship between the entity "Patient" and the entity "Ward" would be

A. one-to-one

B. one-to-many

C. many-to-one

D. many-to-many

Q82 Structured Programming involves:

A. functional modularization

B. localisation of errors

C. decentralised programming

D. all of these

Q83 Peer review is an aid to :

A. programming

B. quality assurance

C. feasibility

D. None of these

Q84 The First step in the SDLC is

A. Preliminary investigation and analysis

B. System design

C. Database design

D. None of these

Q85 System quality relates to its

A. Reliability

B. Efficiency

C. Maintainability

D. All of the three above

Q86 Loss of Data integrity implies that data is

A. Not suitable for running in an integrated environment

B. Inconsistent

C. Repeated

D. Outdated

Q87 A Zero level DFD describes

A. Overview of processes, inputs and outputs

B. The fully blown up System Design

C. That the System Design cannot be split further

D. None of these

Q88 Which one of the following is not an important characteristic of useful and effective information ?

A. Accuracy

B. Timeliness

C. Completeness

D. Economy

Q89 Select the most appropriate statement among the following.

A. Operational Managers make unstructured decisions

B. Middle level managers undertake long range planning

C. As the management level goes up the hierarchy, information becomes more and more summarized

D. None of these

Q90 System specifications are used to

A. Describe System flow

B. Avoid ambiguity

C. Give accurate picture of System

D. Present all these

Q91 Prototype is a

A. Mini-model of the existing system

B. Mini-model of the proposed system

C. Working model of the existing system

D. None of the above

Q92 Backup and recovery procedures are necessary to :

A. reorganise the disk

B. control the DBA

C. handle contingencies like files getting corrupt or become irretrievable

D. none of the these

Q93 Management is linked to Information by

A. decisions

B. data

C. both (a) and (b)

D. Neither (a) nor (b)

Q94 Prototyping is a suitable analysis technique for

A. Systems being designed for personnel not conversant with computers

B. Scientific applications where the requirements are well understood

C. Applications that create dynamic visual displays

D. All the above

Q95 Which of the following is not a major design consideration for a system

A. Response time required

B. Frequency of record updates

C. Availability of technically qualified personnel to carry out design and development

D. Data integrity constraints

Q96 The design of the user interface involves

A. Breaking up the logical design into screen layouts

B. Determining the ways in which users will interact with a system

C. The design of the data information flows

D. None of the above

Q97 Which of the following technical skills are essential for a systems analyst

A. Knowledge of the Java programming language

B. Knowledge of networking

C. Problem solving approach

D. Knowledge of operating systems

Q98 Errors and fraud in any computer system can be detected through

A. Usage of passwords

B. Network security

C. Audit trails

D. Well planned test files

Q99 The largest percentage of the total life cycle cost of software is

A. Design costs

B. Maintenance costs

C. Coding costs

D. Testing Costs

Q100 Corporate information:

A. brings healthy relationship between Employees and Employers

B. contains personal particulars

C. means information derived from weekly meetings

D. None of these

Q101 Corrective system maintenance means

A. Repairing processing of performance failures

B. Enhancing the performance of the system

C. Updating system documentation

D. Changing the program function at the user's request

Q102 The most important reason for failure of MIS is

A. Use of improper tools for Design

B. Non-involvement of end-users

C. Improper specification

D. None of the above

Q103 If a data dictionary is not include in the systems analysis and design of a software project, then the following task cannot be carried out

A. Over-all cost benefit analysis of the project

B. Cross-referencing and consistency checks of various data

C. Bench marking of equipment to be purchased

D. None of the above

Q104 The detailed study/investigation of the present system is frequently referred to as

A. System planning

B. System analysis

C. Feasibility Study

D. None of the above

Q105 In the implementation phase of SAD, following are included:

A. Parallel run

B. Sizing

C. Specification freeze

D. All of the above

Q106 The main advantage of normalized relations in relational DBMS is that they

A. are highly secure

B. do not suffer fro anomalies during delete and update operations

C. occupy minimal storage

D. all of the above

Q107 The Balance Sheet of a Company reflects

A. its status at any given point of time

B. its performance during the course of the year

C. Neither (a) or (b)

D. Both (a) and (b)

Q108 Digital Signature is used in

A. Floppy Disk marking

B. Programming

C. Data Communication

D. None of the above

Q109 Prototyping aims at

A. end user understanding and approval

B. program logic

C. planning of data flow organisation

D. None of these

Q110 The objective of the feasibility study phase is to

A. Design to user interface of the system

B. Finalise the requirements of the system

C. Evaluate the impact of the proposed changes on the are(s) in question

D. None of the above

Q111 During the implementation phase, the executive vice-president is primarily concerned with

A. planning

B. organizing

C. directing

D. controlling

Q112 The systems conversion technique of totally removing the existing system and immediately implementing the new system is called as

A. crash conversion

B. phased conversion

C. pilot conversion

D. parrallel run

Q113 An audit trial is

A. designd to permit tracing of any input record or process performed on a system, back

B. to its original sources

C. post-auditing the system after its implementation

D. test data used by the system auditor

Q114 Which of the following is not considerede as a tool at the system design phase?

A. piechart

B. data-flow diagram

C. decision table d

D. system flow chart

Q115 Main characteristic of "ring", In Data structure, is

A. First record points only to the last record

B. Last record points to the first record

C. Many records point to one record

D. Each record points to all other records

Q116 A pseudocode is

A. easy way to communicate the logic of a program, in English-like statements

B. a computer generated random number

C. a machine code

D. none of the above

Q117 During the maintenance phase

A. system requirements are established

B. system analysis is carried out

C. programs are tested

D. none of the above

Q118 The time lag, between the keying of the last character on the keyboard input and the appearance of the first output character on the screen, is known as

A. Key

B. System review

C. response time

D. batch processing

Q119 Which of the following a graphic representationof the modules in the System and the interconnection between them

A. Pie Chart

B. flow chart

C. Structural chart

D. system chart

Q120 Most of thecomputer software is composed of

A. algorithms

B. statements

C. mnemonics

D. symbols

Q121 In a computer program, the process of executing the same instructions over and over is called

A. Charting

B. Branching

C. looping circulating

D. hierarchical charting

Q122 What is the name of block diagram that outlines, step by step, how a computer program will work?

A. program flow chart

B. program layout

C. structured progrmming

D. logical planning

Q123 A Computer program which is easy to operate, can obe run by a relatively untrained user, recovers well from errors and uses prompts and other clear and non threatenng messages is called

A. documented program

B. user friendly program

C. well writtne program

D. easy program

Q124 Back-up procdure helps in

A. restoring the operation whenever there is a disk failure

B. restoring both application oand system software whenever there is disk corruption

C. Restoring the data files whenver there is a system, crach

D. all of the above

Q125 Looping is a fundamental technique ad is one of the most powerful tool of

A. programming

B. computign

C. analyzing

D. commanding

Q126 Who invented the GOTO instructions that tells a computer to jum backwards or forwards in its program

A. Charles Babbage

B. Ada Augusta Byron

C. JM Jackquard

D. grace Murry Hopper

Q127 The practice of holding apeer review during program construction to detecting any software errors is called

A. program structuring

B. debugging

C. structured walk bthrough

D. programming analysis

Q128 The use of simple test data to check a program of flowchart without using a computer is calld

A. documentation

B. dry run

C. spooling

D. system analysis

Q129 On the feasibility committee, department representatives serve as

A. direct users of the new system

B. liaison to their departments

C. ready soruces of information

D. all fo the above

Q130 A decision -Table is

A. a way of representing multiple conditions

B. a ways to get an accurate picture of the system

C. all of the above

D. A way of representing the information flow

Q131 Which of the following is not a factot in othe failure of a syustem development project?

A. size of the company

B. inadequate user involvement

C. continuation of a project that should have ebben cancelled

D. failure of systems integration

Q132 A person who writes a program for running the hardware of a computer is called a

A. system analyst

B. system designer

C. data processor

D. programmer

Q133 In top down analysis and design

A. each succeeding phase is more detailed than the phase before it

B. Each succeeding phase is as detailed as the phase before it

C. each succeeding phase is less detailed than the phase before it

D. All of the above

Q134 A system investigation mayresult from

A. an analysis investigation

B. a scheduled systems reviewed

C. a manager's formal request

D. all of the above

Q135 An announcement of the MIS project is made to

A. appeal to the employees for cooperation

B. prevent strickes by organized factory workers

C. inform the marginally-productive employees that they should begin looking for new jobs

D. boost stock prices

Q136 Procedure development occurs within the

A. structured design phase

B. conversion phase

C. system building phase

D. maintenance

Q137 In Prottyping, the following are used

A. screen generators

B. input generators

C. applicaton generators

D. all of the above

Q138 Which of the following represents processor activities methods, and procedures in a data flow diagram?

A. Datagram

B. actigram

C. feed back

D. flow chart

Q139 The"big picture" diagram of a system is the

A. block diagram

B. logic diagram

C. system flowchart

D. program flowchart

Q140 The outstanding invoice file should obe stared on apardonAccess Storage Device if

A. invoice data entry in one-line

B. payment recording is done in a batch rode

C. inquireis concerning payable are to be answered on line

D. last record points to the first record

Q141 Which of the following would not be a major deliverable of the structured systems analysis phase

A. data dictionaries

B. data flow diagrams

C. entity relationship diagrams

D. prototype model

Q142 A system design aid should primarily

A. help analyse both data and activities

B. help in documentation

C. general code

D. using a graphical user interface

Q143 The first step in systems development life cycle is

A. databse design

B. system design

C. preliminary investigation and

D. analysis

Q144 Which of the following is not a factor in the failure of a systems development project?

A. inadequate user involovement

B. failure of systems integration

C. size of company

D. continuation of a project that should

Q145 During the system study, analysis determine manager's information needs by

A. conducting tours of a near by computer center

B. asking questions

C. showing samples of computer reports

D. reaching short courses in programming languages

Q146 The first step of the system study project is to

A. define system performance criteria

B. describe information needs

C. staff for the study project

D. announce the study project

Q147 The packaged design includes all of the following except?

A. program flowcharts

B. system configuration

C. module descriptions

D. all of the above

Q148 Certain software packages allow computer user to prepare a variety of charts for analysis and presentation purpose. What are these software packages called?

A. integrated packages

B. Graphics packages

C. Spreadsheets

D. applications

Q149 Which of the folloing system impleme-nation approaches should be used if your want torun the old system and the new system at the same time for a specified period?

A. Direct

B. pilot

C. phased

D. parallel

Q150 Which of the following does not occur in phase 4 of the SDLC?

A. acquire hardware and software

B. train users

C. conduct interviews

D. test the new system

Q151 In phase 1 of the SDLC, which of thefollowing aspects are usually analysed?

A. pit[its

B. om[its(transactions)

C. controls

D. all of the above

Q152 Which of the following is done in order togather data in phase 1 of the SDLC?

A. conducting interviews

B. observing operations

C. using questionnaries toconduct surveys

D. all of the above

Q153 Procedure development occurs withing the …..phase

A. structured-design

B. system building

C. conversion

D. maintenance

Q154 Which of the following is not an advantage of the structured approach to system development?

A. the system specificationis very graphic

B. the documentation is cumulative

C. the user area is studied thoroughloy

D. it focuses on the physical aspects of the system

Q155 The document listing all procedures and regulations that generally govern an organisationis the

A. personal policy book

B. organisation manual

C. administrativeepolicy manual

D. procedures log

Q156 Statistical analysis packages have much in common with

A. Design packages

B. Presentation packages

C. Apreadshets packages

D. Paint packages

Q157 Samples of the data written on to a tape or disk file may be recorded in areport form described as a

A. printer spacing form

B. softcopy ledger

C. manager'srun report

D. prooflisting

Q158 What is the type of the processing package which is used for creating viewing, editing, storing retrieving and printing test material

A. Spreadsheet

B. word processor

C. text procesor

D. word processor

Q159 What is the purpose of using reverse video feature in menu driven programs

A. To highlight a menu prompt

B. To improve visibility

C. To enhance conttrast

D. to make it users friendly

Q160 A display listing of program options which users can select is called

A. Menu

B. selection

C. options

D. icons

Q161 For which of the following computer application is real time procesing not essential?

A. Guided missile control

B. intensive care monitoring

C. Traffic control

D. Patient record

Q162 Over thelast thirty years,software labour cost have…..and hardware costs have……. .

A. increased/decreased

B. decreased/decreased

C. increased/stayed approximately the same

D. decreased/stayed approximately the same

Q163 Which of the following is not a characteristic of a system

A. Operates for some purpose

B. has homogenouse components

C. has interacting components

D. operates within a boundary

Q164 A trunkey package includes

A. software

B. hardware

C. training

D. all of the above

Q165 Window are expecially helpful for

A. Search and replace operations

B. cut oand paste operations

C. Moving text between files

D. none of the above

Q166 The "communication Problem" involves the

A. analyst and the programmer

B. the programmer and thecom9puter

C. the mangar and the analyst

D. the operator and the computer

Q167 In flowcharting a computer program, symbols are used for indicating certain steps. Can you tell for what purpose the diamond shaped symbol is used

A. decision making

B. input/output

C. processing

D. Action flow

Q168 What are the advantages of using prewritten software packages?

A. saves tiem and cost

B. eliminates program writing

C. eliminates program testing

D. all of the above

Q169 The process of identifying and correcting mistakes in a computer program is referred to as

A. debugging

B. desk checking

C. validation

D. verification

Q170 In computer programming, the most important part of prblem solving is

A. formulating an algorithm

B. making lock diagrams

C. making a flowchart

D. defining the problems

Q171 What is the primary requisite of a good computerprogrammer?

A. mathematical background

B. scientifica knowledge

C. artistic mind

D. logical mind

Q172 Because of thesmall vocabulary of most computer language, programming is more like puzzle-solving than studying another language. Most of the computer programming has nothing mush to do with

A. Mathmatics

B. logical thinking

C. clearunderstanding

D. scientific background

Q173 Desk checking is involved with

A. coding the program

B. debugging the program

C. running the program

D. compiling the program

Q174 The cmpiler diagnositic message identifying

A. syntactical errors

B. logic errors

C. both a and b

D. Neither a nor b

Q175 The programmer codes the program

A. using a coding sheet

B. at a terminal

C. both a and b

D. neither a nor b

Q176 Which of the following affect the extent to which you are involved with the SLDC in your company?

A. size of the organisation

B. your job description

C. your relevant expreience

D. all of the above

Q177 The combination of othe top-down and the bottom-up approach may be referred to as an:

A. interactive approach

B. interpretive approach

C. integrative approach

D. none of the above

Q178 Whichof the following is not a phase in the SLDC?

A. analyse current system

B. devine the latest technology

C. design new system

D. developand implement new system

Q179 The analyst learns of the manager's information needs through use of

A. mail survey

B. indepth interview

C. controlled experiment

D. observation

Q180 Management's decision to rent a computer system may be based upon

A. tax advantages

B. desire toavoid a large one time payment

C. operational flexibility in changing hardware

D. all of the above

Q181 A consideration evaluated by management when uplanning to convert to a computer system is

A. CPU size and speed

B. Available software

C. Maintenance

D. All of the above

Q182 They systems conversion technique of totally remaining th existing system and immediately implementaing the new system is called

A. crash conversion

B. phased conversion

C. pilot conversion

D. parallel run

Q183 The first items defined for a new system are its

A. inputs

B. processing requirements

C. output

D. file formats

Q184 One of the stesp in computer programmingis flowcharting whichuses symbols for various actions tobe performed by the computer. What symbol is used for processing.

A. Parallelogram

B. rectangle

C. diamond

D. arrow

Q185 The system study project includes

A. system snalysis

B. system design

C. both a and b

D. neither a nor b

Q186 Which of the following decides which systems development projects to work on first?

A. project dictionary

B. systems flowcharts

C. data diagram

D. steering committee

Q187 Announcement of MIS implementation is made by

A. the president

B. tactical level managers

C. operational level managers

D. all of the above

Q188 The combination of the top-down and the bottom-up approach may be referred to as an:

A. interactive approach

B. interpretive approach

C. integrative approach

D. none of the above

Q189 Some firms have created a combination position, called

A. analyst/programmer

B. manager/analyst

C. programmer/operator

D. manager/operator

Q190 The person communicating with the manager to identify information needs is the

A. executive vice-president

B. vice-president of information systems

C. programmer

D. systems analyst

Q191 The fields composing a file's record format which will be stored on tape are detailed on a:

A. multiple card layout form

B. tape spacing chart

C. record layout form

D. all of the above

Q192 A programmer would most likely prepare a

A. general system flowchart

B. specific system flowchart

C. general program flowchart

D. specific program flowchart

Q193 Which of the following is not a phase in the SDLC?

A. analyze current system

B. define the latest technology

C. design new system

D. develop and implement new system

Q194 Which of the following is not a factor in the failure of a systems development project?

A. size of the company

B. inadequate user involvement

C. continuation of a project that should have been cancelled

D. failure of systems integration

Q195 Which of the following affects the extent to which you're involved with the SDLC in your company?

A. size of the organization

B. your job description

C. your relevant experience

D. all the above

Q196 Which of the following systems implementation approaches should be used if you want to run the old system and the new system at the same time for a specified period?

A. direct

B. pilot

C. phased

D. parallel

Q197 Which of the following might be output as a result of using a CASE tool?

A. prototypes

B. cost/benefit analysis

C. programming code

D. all of the above

Q198 The longer method of conversion is

A. direct

B. Parallel

C. phasd

D. pilot

Q199 The structure chart is:

A. a document of what has to be accomplished

B. a hierarchical partitioning of the program

C. a statement of information-processing requirements

D. all of the above

Q200 Which of the following is not a requirement of structured design?

A. It should use many GO TO statements

B. The code should be executed in a top-to-bottom fashion within each module.

C. It should be made up of a hierarchy of modules

D. Each module should be as independent as possible of all other modules, except its parent

Q201 The primary tool used in structured design is a:

A. data-flow diagram

B. module

C. structure chart

D. program flowchart

Q202 Structured design produces computer programs that are:

A. easily maintained

B. easily understood

C. tested in a bottom-up fashion

D. a and b only

Q203 The initiation of a systems investigation may result from:

A. a manager's formal request

B. an analyst's investigation

C. a scheduled system's review

D. all of the above

Q204 Which of the following is used when a company goes outside its organization to develop a new system?

A. project dictionary

B. request for proposal

C. systems flowchart

D. data flow diagram

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