Top 20 Objective Questions on SDLC set-5

1) The first step in preliminary analysis is to
A. purchase supplies
B. hire consultants
C. define the problem
D. propose changes

2) ........... carries out feasibility studies on existing and proposed systems to determine the economic viability of computer processing within them.
A. Analyst
B. Chief System Analyst
C. System Analyst
D. All of the above

3) Understanding the nature, function and interrelationships of various subsystems involved in .....
A. system analysis 
B. systems implementation
C. systems development
D. systems maintenance

4) Which of the following tasks is not part of the system design phase?
A. designing alternative systems
B. selecting the best system
C. writting a systems design report
D. suggesting alternative solutions

5) Investigating of the existing system by means of interviews, questionnaires and observations is the main responsibilities of ......
A. Analyst
B. Chief System Analyst
C. System Analyst
D. All of the above

6) ......... assess the resources required for and total cost of preparing and installing the computer procedures and supporting manual systems.
A. Analyst
B. Chief System Analyst
C. System Analyst
D. Data processing manager

7) Determining if employees, managers, and clients will resist a proposed new system is part of this feasibility study
A. technical feasibility
B. economic feasibility
C. organizational feasibility
D. operational feasibility

8) System projects are initiated for the following reasons
i) capability
ii) control
iii) communication
iv) cost
A. i, ii and iv only
B. ii, iii and iv only
C. i, ii and iii only
D. All i, ii, iii and iv

9) ........... assesses the levels of control required and maintains liaison with auditors to ensure that the design meets their needs.
A. Analyst
B. Chief System Analyst
C. System Analyst
D. Data processing manager

10) The first step in implementing a new system is to determine the
A. hardware requirements
B. software requirements
C. conversion type
D. best alternative

11) .......... consisting of key managers from various departments of the organization as well as members of information systems group which is responsible for supervising the review of project proposals.
A. Steering committee
B. Information Systems committee
C. User Group Committee
D. All of the above

12) The limitation of ............... is that the documentation on any existing system is never complete and up to date.
A. Review of Documentation
B. Observation of the situation
C. Conducting Interviews
D. Questionnaire Administration

13) The .......... implementation approach is broken down into smaller parts that are implemented over time.
A. direct
B. parallel
C. phased
D. pilot

14) .......... approach is generally favored because systems projects are considered as business investments.
A. Steering committee
B. Information Systems committee
C. User Group Committee
D. Developer Group Committee

15) .......... has an inherent limitation of the fact that the analyst may never be able to observe the intricacies of the system.
A. Review of Documentation
B. Observation of the situation
C. Conducting Interviews
D. Questionnaire Administration

16) A modifiable model built before the actual system is installed is called a(n)
A. sample
B. example
C. template
D. prototype

17) ........... approves or disapproves projects and sets priorities, indicating which projects are most important and should receive immediate attention.
A. Steering committee
B. Information Systems committee
C. User Group Committee
D. Developer Group Committee

18) The limitation of .......... is that the user manager may not be able to explain the problem in detail.
A. Review of Documentation
B. Observation of the situation
C. Conducting Interviews
D. Questionnaire Administration

19) State whether the following statements are True or False.
i) Information problems or needs are discussed during the systems design phase of the SDLC.
ii) The first step of the systems design phase of the SDLC is to select the best alternative.
A. i-True, ii-True
B. i-True, ii-False
C. i-False, ii-True
D. i-False, ii-False

20) Defining the interfaces between various programs and designing tests for checking their interfaces is the basic activity involved in .....
A. preliminary investigation
B. systems implementation
C. systems development
D. systems maintenance


Answers

1) C. define the problem
2) B. Chief System Analyst
3) A. system analysis
4) D. suggesting alternative solutions
5) C. System Analyst
6) B. Chief System Analyst
7) D. operational feasibility
8) D. All i, ii, iii and iv
9) C. System Analyst
10) C. conversion type
11) A. Steering committee
12) A. Review of Documentation
13) C. phased
14) A. Steering committee
15) B. Observation of the situation
16) D. prototype
17) B. Information Systems committee
18) C. Conducting Interviews
19) D. i-False, ii-False
20) C. systems development

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