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CIS 321 DeVry Week 1 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is NOT an ongoing activity of systems support?
o Assisting users
o Continuing analysis of the system
o Recovering the system
o Fixing software bugs
o Adapting the sys
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Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is NOT an ongoing activity of systems support?
Continuing analysis of the system
Recovering the system
Fixing software bugs
Adapting the system to new requirements
Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) The first CMM level at which a standard project methodology is practiced is
Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) A contemporary term that describes the combination of hardware, software, and data communications is
None of the above
Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) An information system's sponsor and chief advocate is the
Question 5. Question : (TCO 1) Decision makers who are concerned with the overall business performance, any strategic or long-term planning, and problem-solving are
Question 6. Question : (TCO 1) How does globalization affect systems analysis?
Information systems must support multiple languages.
Information systems must support currency exchange.
Information systems become more complex.
There is an increased demand for multilingual analysts.
All of the above
Question 7. Question : (TCO 1) A comprehensive approach to facilitate quality improvements and management within a business and its products and services is known as
the capability maturity model.
continuous process improvement.
business process redesign.
total quality management.
Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) If a fast food organization set up a web-based information system that employees, suppliers, and franchisees could all access for coordination of deliveries, that would be an example of a(n)
CIS 321 DeVry Week 2 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCO 1) A problem-solving technique that reassembles a system's component pieces into a complete, new, and improved system is
joint application design (JAD).
Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) A system proposal may be presented as a
Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) A committee of executive business and system managers that studies and prioritizes competing project proposals to determine which projects will return the most for an organization and should therefore be approved is a
joint application committee.
joint requirements committee.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following is not a category of constraints?
Question 5. Question : (TCO 1) A description of activities and services that a system must provide is a
Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is the amount of delay that can be tolerated by a noncritical task without causing a delay in the completion date of the entire project?
Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is NOT shown on a PERT chart?
Scheduled start date
Actual start date
Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) A tool for helping management understand the dynamics and impact of changing project parameters, such as cost, schedule, scope, and quality, is
joint project planning.
expectations management matrix.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following establishes a project start date and then schedules forward from that date?
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following establishes a project deadline and then schedules backward from that date?
CIS 321 DeVry Week 3 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCO 4) A systematic sampling technique that attempts to reduce the variance of the estimates by spreading out the sampling or by avoiding very high or low estimates is
Question 2. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is something you should do during an interview?
Tape-record the interview
Talk extensively to explain the system
Let the interview run as long as it needs to
Note nonverbal communication
Avoid eye contact
Question 3. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is NOT a guideline for successfully conducting a JRP session?
Encourage group consensus.
Encourage user and management participation.
For precision, use technical jargon.
Apply conflict resolution skills.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) The act of breaking a system into its component subsystems, processes, and sub processes is known as
Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) Another name for a data flow diagram is a
Question 6. Question : (TCO 4) A function or feature that highlights what a system must do is known as
a requirements discovery.
a problem requirement.
a functional requirement.
a nonfunctional requirement.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 4) A fact-finding technique wherein the systems analyst either participates in or watches a person perform activities to learn about the system is
Question 8. Question : (TCO 5) In data flow diagrams
processes are represented by rounded rectangles.
data flows are represented by arrows.
data stores are represented by open-ended boxes.
external agents are represented by squares.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 5) A context data flow diagram shows all of the following EXCEPT
the external agents that communicate with the system.
the information that the external agents either send to or get from the system.
the processes that each external agent interfaces with.
the system as a single element.
All of the above are shown.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) A process that has an input and an output data flow is known as
a white hole.
a gray hole.
a black hole.
both a miracle and a black hole.
CIS 321 DeVry Week 4 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) The value that is recorded in an attribute if a user does not specify one is known as the
Question 2. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Which of the following is a category of entities?
Question 3. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Any candidate key that is not selected to become the primary key is called
the entity key.
the concatenated key.
the subsetting key.
the domain key.
the alternate key.
Question 4. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) The problem analysis phase model that includes only entities and relationships but no attributes
is known as the enterprise data model.
is known as the application data model.
is known as the context data model.
does not exist; all data models must have attributes.
Question 5. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) A code that assigns sequentially generated numbers to entity instances is known as
a serial code.
a sequential code.
an alphabetic code.
a significant position code.
Question 6. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Fields whose values identify one and only one record in a file are called
Question 7. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Which defines the minimum and maximum number of occurrences of one entity that may be related to a single occurrence of the other entity?
Question 8. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) An entity that inherits its primary key from more than one entity is called a(n)
Question 9. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) When a parent entity contributes its primary key to become part of the primary key of the child entity, the relationship is known as
Question 10. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Which normal form deals with repeating attributes?
Question 11. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) A table in which rows indicate entities (and possible attributes), the columns indicate locations, and the cells indicate the document level of access, including create, read, update, or delete, is known as
an entity relationship table.
a transitive dependency table.
a data-to-location CRUD matrix.
a decision table.
Question 12. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) A Gender field can hold only the values M or F. This is an example of
Question 13. Question : (TCOs 9 and 10) Students take courses and get grades. A Course can have many Students. A Student can take many Courses. For each course, the student gets a Grade. How would you define the relationship between Student and Course such that it is in 3NF?
CIS 321 DeVry Week 5 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) A tabular form of presentation that specifies a set of conditions and their corresponding actions is
a decomposition table.
a condition table.
a presentation table.
Question 2. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) A tool that depicts the flow of data through a system and the work or processing performed by that system is known as
an entity relationship diagrams.
a decomposition, structure diagram.
a data flow diagrams.
a business activity list.
Question 3. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) Which of the following is not a restriction of Structured English?
Only passive verbs may be used.
Only names that have been defined in the project dictionary may be used.
Formulas must be clearly stated using appropriate mathematical notations.
Blocking and indentations must be used for readability.
Question 4. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) A set of related and ongoing activities in a business is known as
Question 5. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) Black holes are caused by
having no inputs or outputs.
having inputs but no outputs.
having outputs but no inputs.
Question 6. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) Which of the following is a restriction of Structured English?
Only strong, imperative verbs may be used.
Formulas must be stated clearly using appropriate mathematical notations.
Blocking and indentation must be used for readability.
Question 7. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) A set of rules that governs some process in business is known as
Question 8. Question : (TCOs 5, 6, 7, and 9) Structured English includes which of the following as a construct?
A sequence of simple declarative sentences
Use of action verbs in the declarative sentences to indicate the appropriate action for the sentence
A conditional or decision structure
A repetitive or iterative structure
CIS 321 DeVry Week 6 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following tools provides a ranking of candidate systems?
Feasibility analysis matrix
Candidate systems matrix
Time value of money
Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Which kind of feasibility can be impacted by how the working environment of end users will change, given the proposed system?
Cultural or political feasibility
Question 3. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is a fixed operating cost?
Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) At which of the following points during systems analysis would you NOT have a feasibility checkpoint?
After the scope definition phase
After the decision analysis phase
After the problem analysis phase
After the logical design phase
You would have a feasibility checkpoint after each of these phases.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is NOT a guideline for conducting a formal presentation?
Avoid using the word I.
Maintain eye contact and maintain an air of confidence.
Maintain an air of confidence.
All of these are guidelines for conducting a formal presentation.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following is an advantage of prototyping?
It encourages and requires active end-user participation.
It negates the need for the systems analysis phases.
It helps keep the scope and complexity of the system under control.
It can increase creativity because it encourages analysts, designers, and end users to look for better solutions.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following emphasizes the drawing of pictorial system models to document the technical or implementation aspects of a new system?
Rapid application development
Joint application development
Both rapid application development and joint application design
Question 8. Question : (TCO 6) Structured design seeks to factor a program into the top-down hierarchy of modules that have which of the following properties?
Loosely cohesive and highly coupled
Loosely cohesive and loosely coupled
Highly cohesive and highly coupled
Highly cohesive and loosely coupled
Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) Which technique emphasizes the participative development among system owners, users, designers, and builders?
Both rapid application development and joint application development
Question 10. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following is a disadvantage of prototyping?
Prototyping encourages a return to the "code, implement, and repair" life cycle.
Prototypes are a passive model of the system.
End users don't fully understand their requirements until they see them implemented.
Errors cannot be detected as easily when a prototype is developed.
Question 11. Question : (TCO 6) The information system application layer that implements any processing that must be done to generate the user interface is known as
the presentation layer.
the presentation logic layer.
the application logic layer.
the data manipulation layer.
the data layer.
Question 12. Question : (TCO 6) The application architectural blueprint communicates which of the following design decisions?
The distribution of stored data across a network
The technology to be used to interface with other systems
The technology to be used to implement the user interface
The integration of any commercial off-the-shelf software
Question 13. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following is a reason to split a logical process into multiple physical processes?
To split the process into the portion to be performed by people and the portion to be performed by the computer
To show multiple, but different, implementations of the same logical process (such as one process for paper orders and a different process for Internet orders)
To split the process into the portion that is to be implemented with one technology and the portion to be implemented with a different technology
To add processes that are necessary to handle exceptions or to implement security requirements and audit trails
Question 14. Question : (TCO 6) The information system application layer that is the actual stored data in the database is known as
Question 15. Question : (TCO 6) A server that hosts application logic and services for an information system, which must communicate on the front end with clients and on the back end with database servers, is known as a(n)
CIS 321 DeVry Week 7 Quiz Latest
Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following reports categorizes information for managers who do not want to wade through the details?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is a general principle for output design?
The timing of computer outputs is important. Output information must reach recipients while the information is pertinent to transactions or decisions.
The distribution of (or access to) computer outputs must be sufficient to assist all relevant users.
The computer outputs must be acceptable to the system users.
Computer outputs should be simple to read and interpret.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 8) Paper is bulky and requires considerable storage space. To overcome the storage problem, many businesses use what other output medium?
Both B and C
Question 4. Question : (TCO 8) Computer outputs should be simple to read and interpret. Which of the following is a guideline that applies to this principle?
Every output should have a title.
Every output should be dated and time stamped.
Only required information should be printed or displayed.
Information should never have to be manually edited to become usable.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 8) Optical character recognition
is used on forms for objective-based questions on exams.
requires the user or customer to carefully handwrite input data on a business form.
is most widely used in the banking industry.
is based on unique human characteristics or traits—for example, fingerprints, voice patterns, and retinal patterns.
represents a portable storage medium that contains a microprocessor, memory circuits, and a battery with the ability to store a massive amount of information.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 8) Which kind of chart is useful for comparing series or categories of data? Each horizontal bar represents one series or category of data.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 8) A check box
gives the user the flexibility of entering a data item's value directly or selecting the value from a list.
requires the user to select a data item's value from a list of possible choices.
allows the user to enter data directly into the associated text box or to select a value by using the mouse to scroll (spin) through a list of values using the buttons.
acts as a toggle switch on an input value.
Question 8. Question : (TCO 8) Batch processing is
the identification and acquisition of new data.
the process of collecting entered data into files called batches.
the process of translating the source document into a machine-readable format.
the process of capturing data immediately.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 8) Existence checks
determine whether the input data for each field falls within the legitimate set or range of values defined for that field.
determine whether all required fields on the input have actually been entered.
determine data entry errors on primary keys.
compare data entered against the known formatting requirements for that data.
ensure that the correct type of data is input.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 8) Self-checking digits
determine whether a known relationship between two fields is valid.
Question 11. Question : (TCOs 11, 12, and 13) Which of the following is NOT a task of the systems implementation phase?
Train system users.
Prepare conversion plan.
Install and test new software packages.
Conduct system test.
Question 12. Question : (TCOs 11, 12, and 13) Which kind of validation testing might lead to rescheduling some processing to other parts of the day?
Peak workload processing
Methods and procedures
Backup and recovery
Question 13. Question : (TCOs 11, 12, and 13) Which kind of testing runs the system in a simulated environment using simulated data?
Question 14. Question : (TCOs 11, 12, and 13) Which kind of validation testing involves simulating a data loss disaster?
Question 15. Question : (TCOs 11, 12, and 13) The person generally responsible for network security is called a
systems designer.ble storage space. To overcome the storage problem, many businesses use what other output medium?
determine whether the input data for each field falls within the l