System Context Diagram: Description & Examples


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Which of the following is TRUE about external interfaces?

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1. When you decide what is inside and what is outside the context boundary, you are doing what?

2. Which one of the following is the BEST reason for NOT showing data flows between external entities on a context diagram?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet combo, you are looking at system context diagrams. Questions focus on diagrams of real and existing systems as well as the flow of data between external entities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics in the quiz questions:

  • External influences
  • Additional comments and annotations
  • Context boundaries
  • Data flow between external entities

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about diagrams of existing systems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly explain context boundaries
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about external interfaces

Additional Learning

To learn more about the diagrams, check out the lesson titled System Context Diagram: Description & Examples. With this, you can look into the following extra items:

  • Context bubbles
  • Evolutionary learning
  • Objects in a diagram