Interview Questions on System Development Tools set-4

1) .......... helps prefer the easier to flow mapping of complex design, which should show branch points forks, but not the details of the user dialogue.
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Tables
C. Decision Trees
D. Organization chart

2) Functionally ............ performs documentation only, in which variety of dictionary could be maintained as a manual rather than an automated database.
A. passive data dictionaries
B. active data dictionaries
C. in-line data dictionaries
D. out-line data dictionaries

3) ........... in HIPO break a system or program down into increasingly detailed levels.
A. Visual Table of Contents(VTOC)
B. Input Process Output(IPO)
C. None of the above
D. Both of the above

4) ......... indicates the flow of work/system, document and operations in a data processing application.
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Tables
C. Decision Trees
D. Organization chart

5) The ........... supports program and operations development by exporting database definitions and program data storage definitions.
A. passive data dictionaries
B. active data dictionaries
C. in-line data dictionaries
D. All of the above

6) In a system flowchart .......... indicates that data will be put into a new order or sequence.
A. Flow Lines
B. Sort Symbol
C. Connector
D. Keying operation

7) Which of the following statements are True or False for the construction of data dictionary entries.
i) Each word must be unique, we cannot have two definitions of the same client name.
ii) Self-defining words should not be decomposed.
A. i-True, ii-False
B. i-True, ii-True
C. i-False, ii-True
D. i-False, ii-False

8) A/An ............. is active during program execution, performing such feats as transaction validation and editing.
A. passive data dictionaries
B. active data dictionaries
C. in-line data dictionaries
D. out-line data dictionaries

9) .......... are a good visual aid for communicating the logic or a system.
A. System flowcharts
B. Detail flowcharts
C. Organization chart
D. Data flow diagram

10) ........ are well documented, knowledge belongs to an organization and does not disappear with the departure of analyst.
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Tables
C. Decision Trees
D. Organization chart

11) ........... are better documentation for users, tabular representation may be more compact and easy to understand.
A. System flowcharts
B. Data flow diagram
C. Decision Table
D. Decision Tree

12) When used to diagram a program, the ........ arranges the program modules in order of priority.
A. VTOC
B. IPO
C. TOC
D. ORR

13) The ........... is related to one database management system, which is global or organization wide.
A. stand alone dictionary
B. integrated dictionary
C. in-line dictionary
D. passive dictionary

14) In ........... alternatives are shown side by side to facilitate analysis of combinations.
A. System flowcharts
B. Data flow diagram
C. Decision Table
D. Decision Tree

15) In ............. aliases or synonyms are allowed when two or more entries show the same meaning.
A. Data Flow Diagrams
B. Data Dictionary
C. Data Table
D. Decision Table

16) The ............. is not tied to anyone DBMS, although it may have special advantages for one DBMS.
A. stand alone dictionary
B. integrated dictionary
C. in-line dictionary
D. passive dictionary

17) .............. helps prefer the easier to flow mapping of a complex design which should show branch point forks, but not the details of the user dialogue.
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Tables
C. Decision Trees
D. Organization chart

18) Control information such as record counts, passwords and validation requirements are not pertinent to a ...........
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Table
C. Data Flow Diagram
D. HIPO

19) Both integrated and stand alone dictionaries can be identified by functions as
i) in-line
ii) out-line
iii) active
iv) passive
A. i, ii and iv
B. ii, iii and iv
C. i, iii and iv
D. All i, ii, iii and iv

20) .......... consists of two types of diagram, visual table of contents(VTOC) and Input Process Output(IPO).
A. System flowchart
B. Decision Tables
C. Data Flow Diagrams
D. HIPO

Answers

1) C. Decision Trees
2) A. passive data dictionaries
3) A. Visual Table of Contents(VTOC)
4) A. System flowchart
5) B. active data dictionaries
6) B. Sort Symbol
7) B. i-True, ii-True
8) C. in-line data dictionaries
9) A. System flowcharts
10) A. System flowchart
11) C. Decision Table
12) A. VTOC
13) B. integrated dictionary
14) C. Decision Table
15) B. Data Dictionary
16) A. stand alone dictionary
17) C. Decision Trees
18) C. Data Flow Diagram
19) C. i, iii and iv
20) D. HIPO