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									Course: MIS330 Spring 2004, Exam (Multiple Choices and Short Answers)
Instructor: Taeha Kim
DATE: 4/13/2004, 3:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Closed Books and Closed Notes.
Please make sure you have 7 pages.
PART I: Short Answers. Please write on exam sheets.

(A) Define System Development Methodology.




(B) Define Use Case.




(C) Why do we need Structured English?




(D) What is object?




(E) Explain encapsulation.




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Part II: Multiple Choice. Please use a scantron sheet.

1. Which of the following is NOT one of the principles of Systems Development?

 A) Use a problem-solving approach
 B) Divide and conquer
 C) Establish phases and activities
 D) Establish standards for consistent development and documentation
 E) None of the above - They are all principles.

2 . The five levels of the Capability Maturity Model are:

 A) Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Managed, Optimizing
 B) Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Processed, Optimizing
 C) Heroic, Repeatable, Defined, Processed, Optimizing

3. Which one of the following is NOT a system development methodology?

 A) Joint Application Development
 B) Rational Unified Process
 C) Information Engineering
 D) Code and Fix Development

4. The process of scooping, planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and controlling a project to develop an
information system is called?

 A) process management
 B) requirements management
 C) project management
 D) executive management
 E) system management

5. Diagrams that graphically depict the interactions between the system and external systems and users are
known as:

 A) use case diagrams
 B) class diagrams
 C) object diagrams
 D) sequence diagrams
 E) none of the above


6 . Which of the following accurately identifies the categories of problems represented by the PIECES
framework?

A) Performance, information, economics, cost, efficiency and security
B) Performance, information, economics, control, efficiency, and service
C) Performance, information, economy, control, efficiency, and security

7. A system of analysis paralysis is:

 A) carpel tunnel syndrome
 B) analyst brain drain
 C) software failure
 D) excessive system modeling




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8. Which of the following activities is not considered system support?

 A) fixing bugs
 B) recovering the system
 C) assisting users
 D) adapting the system to new requirements
 E) none of the above - they are all activities of system support

9. Which of the following is an example of model driven analysis?

 A) object-oriented analysis
 B) information engineering
 C) Both A and B above

10. Which of the following analysis approaches is considered process centered?

 A) object-oriented analysis
 B) structured analysis
 C) Both A and B above

11. Which of the following analysis approaches is considered data centered?

 A) object-oriented analysis
 B) structured analysis
 C) information engineering
 D) Both A, B, and C above

12. Which of the following is not considered a fact-finding technique?

 A) agile development
 B) observation
 C) interviews
 D) joint requirements planning (JRP)
 E) sampling

13. A project's scope can be described in terms of:

 A) data
 B) processes
 C) interfaces
 D) all the above (A, B, and C)

14. Something that will limit your flexibility in defining a solution to your objectives is called a(n):

 A) policy
 B) procedure
 C) constraint
 D) requirement
 E) directive

15. A description of activities and services a system must provide is a (n):

 A) functional requirement
 B) nonfunctional requirement
 C) use case
 D) constraint


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16. Which of the following situations can typically occur when requirements are wrong?

 A) the system may cost more than projected
 B) the system may cost less to maintain and enhance
 C) the system may not meet user expectations
 D) both A and C

17. When defining requirements, it is critical that they meet the following criteria:

 A) The requirements are coherent, complete, feasible, required, accurate, traceable, and verifiable.
 B) The requirements are consistent, complete, feasible, authorized, accurate, traceable, and verifiable.
 C) The requirements are consistent, complete, feasible, required, accurate, traceable, and verifiable.
 D) The requirements are coherent, complete, feasible, required, accurate, trackable, and verifiable.

18. Which of the following diagrams is used to model the causes and effects of problems?

 A) Ishitori diagram
 B) Ishikawa diagram
 C) C and E diagram

19. Draft requirements gathered from fact-finding activities need to be analyzed to identify problems such
as:

 A) missing requirements
 B) ambiguous requirements
 C) overlapping requirements
 D) conflicting requirements
 E) all of the above

20. The process of managing change to the requirements is known as:

 A) requirements analysis
 B) requirements management
 C) change control
 D) change management
 E) configuration management

21. Questionnaires that contain questions that require the selection of pre-defined responses are known as:

 A) fixed-format questionnaires
 B) samples
 C) interviews
 D) Both (a) and (b)
 E) none of the above

22. A set of rules that governs some process in business is known as:

 A) a mandate
 B) a directive
 C) a policy
 D) a procedure
 E) none of the above

23. Diagrams that describe the physical architecture of the hardware and software in the system, and depict
the software components, processors, and devices that make up the system's architecture, are known as:


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 A) sequence diagrams
 B) component diagrams
 C) collaboration diagrams
 D) deployment diagrams
 E) none of the above

24. Which of the following does NOT describe a use case?

 A) they are the results of decomposing the scope of system functionality
 B) they are represented graphically by a horizontal ellipse
 C) each use case represents a many goals of the system
 D) describe user interactions with the system
 E) all of the above

25. Which of the following would be an example of an actor?

 A) heat sensor
 B) time
 C) an organization
 D) an individual
 E) all the above

26. Which of the following actors primarily benefits from the execution of the use case by receiving
something of measurable value?

 A) primary business actor
 B) primary system actor
 C) external server actor
 D) external receiver actor

27. Which of the following actors directly interfaces with the system to initiate the business or system
event?

 A) primary business actor
 B) primary system actor
 C) external server actor
 D) external receiver actor

28. Which use case relationship is used to model the relationship between an extension use case and the
original use case?

 A) association
 B) extends
 C) uses
 D) depends on
 E) inheritance


29. The precondition on a use case narrative most often refers to:

 A) a previous version of the use case
 B) the use case type
 C) another use case that must previously be executed
 D) the state of the initiating actor
 E) an abstract or extension use case


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30. Which of the following can a project manager use to determine the importance of use cases?

 A) use case narrative
 B) use case glossary
 C) use case ranking and priority (evaluation) matrix
 D) context diagram

31. Which of the following is a benefit of constructing a use case dependency diagram?

 A) It aids in identifying the dependency among actors.
 B) It aids the project manager determine which use cases are easy to implement.
 C) It may help identify missing use cases.

32. A model that shows what a system is and what is does is:

 A) a physical model
 B) a logical model
 C) a context model
 D) a process model
 E) a data model

33. Which of the following could be modeled as an external agent on a DFD modeling a payroll system?

 A) A bank receiving a tape of payroll entries for direct deposit.
 B) A programmer writing software code for the system
 C) An operations engineering mounting a tape on a tape drive.
 D) A DBA tuning the payroll database.
 E) all the above

34. Which of the following would you not find on a data flow diagrams?

 A) processes
 B) data flows
 C) data stores
 D) internal agents
 E) external agents

35. In data flow diagrams:

 A) processes are represented by rounded rectangles
 B) data flows are represented by arrows.
 C) data stores are represented by open-ended boxes
 D) A, B, and C


36. Which of the following is used to model the act of breaking a system into its component subsystems,
processes and subprocesses?

 A) data flow diagram
 B) decomposition diagram (Hierarchy Chart)
 C) A and B

37. Which of the following is the definition of a function?

 A) A logical unit of work that must be completed as a whole.


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 B) A discrete, detailed activity required to complete the response to an event.
 C) A set of related and ongoing activities in a business.
 D) The work performed by a system in response to incoming dataflows.
 E) none of the above

38. Which of the following is known as a data flow that consists of other data flows?

 A) composite data flow
 B) compound data flow
 C) combined data flow

39. A technique for identifying objects within the systems environment and the relationships between these
objects is called:

 A) data modeling
 B) process modeling
 C) class modeling
 D) object modeling
 E) none of the above

40 . Something that is, or is capable of being seen, touched or otherwise sensed, and about which users
store data and associate behavior is known as:

 A) attribute
 B) object
 C) class
 D) database
 E) none of the above

41. Those things that an object can do and that correspond to functions that act on the object's data (or
attributes) is known as a(n):

 A) actor
 B) class
 C) action
 D) behavior

42. A set of objects that share the same attributes and behavior is known as:

 A) class
 B) method
 C) operation
 D) actor
 E) none of the above

43. An object whose instances store attributes that are common to one or more class subtypes of the object
is known as:

 A) a class supertype
 B) a class subtype
 C) an object supertype
 D) an object subtype

Thank You!




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