Waterfall Model: Advantages & Disadvantages

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What was the waterfall model originally developed for?

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1. What is the first phase of the waterfall model?

2. What are 3 benefits to using the waterfall model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The benefits and drawbacks of the waterfall model are covered by this quiz and worksheet. You will also find questions that deal with general information related to this model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Completing this quiz is a good way to test your understanding of:

  • Why the waterfall model was developed
  • Benefits associated with this model
  • Possible disadvantages of the waterfall model

Skills Practiced

Improve your study skills by practicing the following abilities throughout the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the waterfall model
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the waterfall model's first phase
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how the waterfall method might benefit a new project team

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies the quiz, titled Waterfall Model: Advantages & Disadvantages, discusses this subject in more detail. You can access the lesson if you'd like to learn more about:

  • The six phases of the waterfall model
  • Why the waterfall model might be a good choice
  • Downsides to the waterfall model
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