Multiple Choice Answers

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Question:1 Examples of company-wide applications, called ____, include order processing systems, payroll systems, and company communications networks.
A Enterprise applications
B Network operating systems (NOS)
C Operating applications
D Legacy systems

Question: 2 The ability to easily make changes to a project is a very powerful feature of most project management environments.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question:3  Which of the following are common criteria to consider when selecting off-the-shelf software?
A Cost
B Functionality
C Vendor viability
D Flexibility
E All of the above

Question: 4 In which phase will the systems analyst convert the description of the recommended alternative solution into logical and then physical system specifications?
A Systems analysis
B Systems implementation and operation
C Systems conversion
D Systems planning and selection
E Systems design

Question:5  Key business processes are the structured, measured set of activities designed to produce a specific output for a particular customer or market.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 6 The way a system actually works is referred to as a(n)
A Informal system
B Formal system
C Actual system
D Secondary system
E Unofficial system

Question: 7 If you have a fixed-price or fixed-scope contract, an agile methodology is often recommended.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question:8  A group of interrelated procedures used for a business function, with an identifiable boundary, working together for some purpose, best defines:
A Interface
B Environment
C System
D System component
E Constraint

Question:9 Optimistic time refers to
A The maximum period of time for an activity to be completed
B The minimum period of time for an activity to be completed
C The maximum period of time for an entire project to be completed
D The average period of time for an activity to be completed
E The planner’s “best guess” of the amount of time the activity actually will require for completion

Question: 10 Which of the following is one of the three primary activities associated with identifying and selecting IS development projects?
A Preliminary investigation of the system problem or opportunity
B Requirements determination
C Generate alternative initial designs
D Identification of potential development projects
E Requirements structuring

Question: 11 BPR efforts often result in the development of information system maintenance requests or requests for system replacement.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 12 Agile software development values individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question:13  The primary concern of cloud computing is reliability.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question:14 One of the primary benefits of using an enterprise software solution is the short time period required for implementation.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question:15 Functionality refers to the tasks the software can perform and the mandatory, essential, and desired system features.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 16 Many companies implement ____ systems that integrate all customer-related events and transactions.
A CRM
B TCO
C JIT
D RFID

Question: 17 Modularity divides a system into chunks or modules of a relatively uniform size.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 18 A DFD shows ____.
A What the system does
B How data moves through an information system
C How a system transforms input data into useful information
D All of the above

Question: 19 The primary deliverables from requirements determination include
A Interview transcripts
B Analysis from documents
C Observation notes
D All of the above
E None of the above

Question: 20 The search for, and implementation of, radical change in business processes to achieve breakthrough improvements in products and services best defines
A Structured programming
B Disruptive design
C Business process reengineering
D Rapid application development
E Joint application design

Question: 21 The primary concern about cloud computing is
A Reliability
B Cost
C Sustainability
D Dependability
E Compliance with standards

Question: 22 Which of the following is a true statement regarding JAD?
A A JAD session is inexpensive to conduct
B JADs benefit greatly from computer support
C The primary purpose of using JAD in the analysis phase is to collect systems requirements simultaneously from the key people involved with the system
D JAD sessions are usually conducted in the organization’s conference room
E A working system is the end result of a JAD

Question: 23The systems development life cycle is a sequentially ordered set of phases.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 24 An Agile Methodology is recommended if your project involves unpredictable or dynamic requirements.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 25 One reason for cloud computing is that it frees up internal staff.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 26 Modularity is a direct result of decomposition.
A TRUE
B FALSE
Question:27  Cloud computing always complies with government regulations.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 28 Cloud computing is a low-cost access method to corporate quality data.
A TRUE
B FALSE

Question: 29 Which of the following is a modern method for collecting system requirements?
A Interviewing
B Document analysis
C Joint application design
D Questionnaires
E Observations

Question: 30 Slack time is equal to
A The difference between an activity’s latest and earliest expected completion time
B The latest expected completion time
C The difference between the start time and realistic time for each activity
D The difference between the optimistic time and pessimistic time for an activity
E The sum of an activity’s latest and earliest expected completion time