What is a Data Flow Diagram?

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What are data flow diagrams?

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1. Which of these shapes would be used to show data inputs?

2. Which of these shapes would be used to show data storage or output in a data flow diagram?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz and worksheet, you'll find a series of multiple-choice questions designed to test your knowledge of data flow diagrams. Questions focus on the shapes used in a data flow diagram to show data inputs and data storage/output as well as what happens once the data is entered into a data flow diagram.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see if you know how to:

  • The definition of a data flow diagram
  • The shapes that would be used to show data inputs
  • Which shapes are used in a data flow diagram to show data storage or output
  • What happens once the data has been entered in a data flow diagram
  • Why data flow diagrams are used

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about shapes that would be used to show data inputs
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related data flow diagram lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as data flow diagram

Additional Learning

Review this subject in greater depth by studying our lesson titled What is a Data Flow Diagram? at your convenience. Once you finish this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify the major organization that uses data flow diagrams for essential systems engineering
  • Detail the types of industries that employ data flow diagrams
  • Explain what data flow diagrams are commonly confused for
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