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Systems Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Suzie is very knowledgeable about flow charting, SDK, and pseudo code. What are these in relation to system development?

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Question 2 2. What is a flowchart in systems development?

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Question 3 3. Feasibility analysis, software design, and software coding are all phases in what process?

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Question 4 4. What will Suzie do during the implementation phase of systems development?

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Question 5 5. A person who creates and designs blueprints for a new home is most like which of the following people?

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Question 6 6. In user interface design, what is usability testing?

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Question 7 7. How do users interact in a graphic user interface (GUI)?

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Question 8 8. The waterfall model of systems development can be described by which of the following?

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Question 9 9. Which of these is a simple model of what the real program will do?

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Question 10 10. Which of these is characteristic of rapid application development (RAD)?

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Question 11 11. The waterfall model of software development includes which of these phases?

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Question 12 12. What is a characteristic of the software prototyping model for software development?

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Question 13 13. What is the critical path method (CPM) tool used for?

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Question 14 14. Which of these is a characteristic of a Gannt chart?

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Question 15 15. What is co-sourcing?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the definition of self-sourcing?

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Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a task of project management?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a typical characteristic of a project?

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Question 19 19. Which of the following is the development of systems by employees with specialized knowledge with limited or no help from information technology specialists?

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Question 20 20. Which of the following requires developing a system by combining the services of employees within an organization and an outside party?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a use for prototyping?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following software development processes is best for large and complicated projects?

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Question 23 23. How would you describe the use of a wizard in the context of computer software applications?

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Question 24 24. In the context of common computer graphical elements, what does the acronym WIMP represent?

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Question 25 25. A company is revising its business procedure and has assembled a team of experts to create a new business model. With the help of their project manager, they have managed to adhere to the schedule, communicate actively regarding the new model and in the end, the project manager invited end-users into the discussion to hear their feedback on the new model. Why is this NOT the way a business model should be revised?

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Question 26 26. An IT company is desperately trying to increase its profits after the unsuccessful launch of its new line of high-end computers. They have employed a specialist to examine their processes and design the company's new business system. Based on this information, which specialist did they MOST likely hire?

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Question 27 27. A tool that supports system development by describing in detail what a program is in plain English is called _.

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Question 28 28. What does UML stand for?

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Question 29 29. How did Henry Gantt impact the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is a typical reason to reject outsourcing of system development?

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Systems Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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