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Question 1

4 out of 4 points

Skills that include defining and sequencing activities, communicating expectations, assigning resources to activities, and monitoring outcomes best represent:
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management

Question 2
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is the eXtreme Programming Planning Game phase where Business has a chance to see how the development process is progressing and to work with Development to adjust the plan accordingly?
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steering

Question 3
4 out of 4 points

All of the following are true about the SDLC except:


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it is a rapid method to prototype and develop an application

Question 4
4 out of 4 points

The ratio of the net cash receipts of the project divided by the cash outlays of the project, enabling tradeoff analysis to be made between competing projects is often referred to as:
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return on investment (ROI)

Question 5
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following technologies disrupted the business rule that information can appear only in one place at a time?
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distributed databases

Question 6
4 out of 4 points

A process has a:
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verb phrase label

Question 7
4 out of 4 points

The search for, and implementation of, radical change in business processes to achieve breakthrough improvements in products and services best defines:
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business process reengineering

Question 8
4 out of 4 points

Pessimistic time is:


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the maximum period of time for an activity to be completed

Question 9
4 out of 4 points

Tangible benefits would include:


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lower transaction costs

Question 10
4 out of 4 points

In UML, a class is represented by:


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a rectangle with three compartments separated by horizontal lines

Question 11
4 out of 4 points

Calculating an employee's salary is represented on a data flow diagram as a:


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process

Question 12
4 out of 4 points

The process of assessing the degree to which a proposed system solves business problems or takes advantage of business opportunities refers to:
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operational feasibility

Question 13
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is a true statement regarding ISP?


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All of these.

Question 14
4 out of 4 points

An entity that has a well-defined role in the application domain and has state, behavior, and identity characteristics defines:
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object

Question 15
4 out of 4 points

A document prepared for the customer during project initiation and planning that describes what the project will deliver and outlines generally at a high level all work required to complete the project is the:
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Project Scope Statement

Question 16
4 out of 4 points

If Kia Motors is attempting to achieve its mission and objectives by providing a low-priced line of cars, this is referred to as its:
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competitive strategy

Question 17
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Forms are important for understanding a business because they:


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indicate what data flow in or out of a system and which are necessary for the system to function
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Question 18

Realistic time is:


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the planner's "best guess" of the amount of time the activity actually will require for completion
4 out of 4 points

Question 19

Which of the following are deliverables for the implementation phase?


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code, documentation, training procedures, and support capabilities

Question 20
4 out of 4 points

An orderly means of assessing the information needs of an organization and defining the systems, databases, and technologies that will best satisfy those needs best defines:
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information systems planning

Question 21
4 out of 4 points

The first administrative information system was:


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General Electric's payroll system

Question 22
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following software criteria refers to the tasks the software can perform and the mandatory, essential, and desired system features?
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functionality

Question 23
4 out of 4 points

The impartiality characteristic of a good systems analyst is represented by which of the following statements?
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Your role is to find the best solution to a business problem or opportunity.

Question 24
4 out of 4 points

All of the following are criticisms of the traditional waterfall SDLC except:
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prototypes do not work properly

Question 25
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is a true statement regarding sources/sinks?


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All of these.

Question 26
4 out of 4 points

To gain an understanding of how key stakeholders within the organization view the proposed system is the purpose of:
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political feasibility

Question 27
4 out of 4 points

A cost associated with an information system that can be measured in dollars and with certainty is referred to as a(n):
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tangible cost

Question 28
4 out of 4 points

Application software maintenance, new software and hardware leases, and incremental communications are examples of:
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recurring costs

Question 29
4 out of 4 points

Skills that include interpreting system requests and specifications, site preparation and user training, and contact point for customers best represent:
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customer relations

Question 30
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is not an Agile Methodologies requirements determination technique?


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JAD

Question 31
4 out of 4 points

The following are elements of project planning:


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describing the project scope, alternatives, and feasibility

Question 32
4 out of 4 points

The concept of comparing present cash outlays to future expected returns best defines:
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time value of money

Question 33
4 out of 4 points

A cost associated with an information system that cannot be easily measured in terms of dollars or with certainty refers to:
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intangible cost

Question 34
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following would be classified as a tangible cost?


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cost of hardware

Question 35
4 out of 4 points

To determine the number of rules required for the decision table, you would:
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multiply the number of values for each condition by the number of values for every other condition
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Question 36

Basic procedures for constructing a decision table do not include:


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identifying selection criteria

Question 37
4 out of 4 points

A scheduling technique where the order and duration of the sequence of activities directly affect the completion date of a project refers to:
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critical path scheduling

Question 38
4 out of 4 points

Potential development projects can be identified by:


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All of these

Question 39
4 out of 4 points

When purchasing off-the-shelf software, you should consider:


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All of these

Question 40
4 out of 4 points

When comparing observations and document analysis:


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the potential audience of the observation method is limited

Question 41
4 out of 4 points

Hiring a company to run your applications at your site on your computers is an example of:
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outsourcing

Question 42
4 out of 4 points

The process in analysis in which the analyst tries to discover discrepancies between two or

more sets of data flow diagrams, representing two or more states of an information system, or discrepancies within a single DFD, is referred to as:
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gap analysis

Question 43
4 out of 4 points

Data flow diagrams that concentrate on the movement of data between processes are referred to as:
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process models

Question 44
4 out of 4 points

The reduction of waste creation is an example of a(n):


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intangible benefit

Question 45
4 out of 4 points

"We are in the business of designing, fabricating, and selling to retail stores high-quality wood furniture" is what kind of statement?
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mission statement

Question 46
4 out of 4 points

Recording a customer's payment is represented on a data flow diagram as a:


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process

Question 47
4 out of 4 points

On a data flow diagram, you may:


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both repeat data stores and repeat sources/sinks

Question 48
4 out of 4 points

Identifying, assessing, and managing the risks and day-to-day changes that occur during a project best defines which of the following project manager activities:
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risk and change management

Question 49
4 out of 4 points

A condition that has more than two values is a(n):


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extended entry

Question 50
4 out of 4 points

The choice to acquire software from outside sources should be made:


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at the end of the analysis phase