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SICI4087 THIRD PARTIAL TEST CHAPTERS 15 & 16 VERSION B

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The recommended tool for designing a modular, top-down system is called: 
a.
the folklore method
b.
a structure chart
c.
a pseudocode
d.
a structured walkthrough
 

 2. 

Which of the following refer to having an expert, who is not involved in setting up or using a system, examine information in order to ascertain its reliability?
a.
mentoring
b.
maintenance
c.
external training
d.
auditing
 

 3. 

Which testing checks to see if programs that are independent actually work together as planned?
a.
full systems testing with test data
b.
link testing
c.
program testing
d.
full systems testing with live data
 

 4. 

A machine that reads characters on the bottom of bank checks and some credit card bills use the _______ technology.
a.
OMR
b.
Bar coding
c.
MICR
d.
OCR
 

 5. 

A problem that occurs with classification codes is that:
a.
the classifications may not be secure enough.
b.
there may not be enough letters to form a complete code.
c.
there may be several groups that have the same first letter.
d.
the data may not be recognized as belonging to any classes.
e.
the classifications are not easily understood since they are encrypted.
 

 6. 

BQN is the code for Rafael Hernandez Airport at Aguadilla. What type of code is this?
a.
significant digits
b.
alphabetic derivation
c.
simple sequence
d.
mnemonic
 

 7. 

Which of the following is not a part of the Six Sigma methodology?
a.
Standardize the changes.
b.
Implement the solution.
c.
Draw Conclusions
d.
Define the problem.
e.
Analyze the cause.
 

 8. 

Which is not a purpose for coding?
a.
keeping track of something
b.
concealing information
c.
revealing information
d.
creating information
e.
classifying information
 

 9. 

In a structured walkthrough, the _______ records what is said so that the others present can interact without encumbrance. 
a.
notetaker
b.
walkthrough coordinator
c.
author of the program being reviewed
d.
analyst or programmer peer
 

 10. 

Which is a way to read input from a source document with an optical scanner rather than off the magnetic media?
a.
mark sense forms (OMR)
b.
punch out forms
c.
bar codes
d.
optical character recognition (OCR)
 

 11. 

What is not contained in procedure manuals?
a.
what to do next if something worked well
b.
steps to accomplish different transactions
c.
trouble-shooting
d.
background comments
e.
instructions on how to recover from problems
 

 12. 

Which can be used as an intermediate step for developing program code?
a.
folkware
b.
structure charts
c.
pseudocode
d.
procedure manuals
 

 13. 

Which is a way to use peer reviewers to monitor the system's programming and overall development?
a.
systems development
b.
structured walkthroughs
c.
structure charts
d.
systems design
 

 14. 

Which is not a possible way to validate input?     
a.
test for missing data
b.
test for correct field length
c.
using check digits
d.
test for accurate character data
 

 15. 

Which method is useful for scoring answer sheets for survey questionnaires?
a.
data strips
b.
bar codes
c.
punch out forms
d.
mark sense forms (OMR)
e.
MICR
 

 16. 

Which refers to identifying the processes that need computerization as they arise, analyzing them as systems?
a.
modular program design
b.
bottom-up design
c.
molecular development
d.
top-down design
 

 17. 

In establishing a coding system, the analyst should do all except:
a.
allow for modification of codes
b.
keep codes uniform.
c.
make codes meaningful.
d.
make codes that are diversified or different.
e.
keep codes concise.
 

 18. 

Which is the correct testing process?

I.      full systems testing with test data
II.      link testing with test data
III.      full systems testing with live data
IV.      program testing with test data
a.
IV - II - I - III
b.
IV - I - III - II
c.
II - IV - I - III
d.
IV - I - II - III
e.
II - IV - III – I
 

 19. 

At what stage do operators and end-users become actively involved in testing?
a.
full systems testing with live data
b.
link testing with test data
c.
program testing with test data
d.
full systems testing with test data 
 

 20. 

Which people are not involved in structured walkthroughs?     
a.
a programmer or analyst
b.
a programmer or analyst peer
c.
a walkthrough coordinator
d.
the information system department manager
 

Matching
 
 
Matching
a.
indicates the approximate order the data were entered.
b.
groups data according to a common characteristic.
c.
used to conceal or disguise information
d.
describes an object by its membership in many subgroups
e.
helps the data entry person remember how to enter the data or the end-user remember how to use the information
f.
used to represent glyphs or syllables or whole words
g.
necessary for instructing either the computer or the decision maker about what action to take
h.
used to assign codes sequentially within a category
 

 21. 

block sequence code
 

 22. 

mnemonic code
 

 23. 

simple sequence code
 

 24. 

function code
 

 25. 

significant-digit code
 

 26. 

classification code
 

 27. 

unicode
 

 28. 

cipher code
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 29. 

A Six Sigma project leader is called a Green Belt.
 

 30. 

The process of putting ambiguous or cumbersome data into short, easily entered digits or letters is called coding.
 

 31. 

Maintenance is performed most often to improve the existing software, rather than to respond to crisis or system failure.
 

 32. 

A disadvantage of alphabetic derivation codes is that there may be names that do not have the minimum required number of consonants in the name or description.
 

 33. 

Numerical codes are much more difficult to sort than alphanumerics.
 

 34. 

Internal auditors are used when the Information System process data that influences a company’s financial statements.
 

 35. 

If codes must be long, they should be broken up into subcodes.
 

 36. 

Test data is data that have been successfully processed through the existing system.
 

 37. 

Sayings are brief statements representing generalizations or advice.
 

 38. 

In a structure chart the rectangles represent the modules.
 

 39. 

Bar codes appear on any person or object that needs to be checked into and out of any kind of inventory system.
 

 40. 

On-line manuals on Web sites should include a FAQ page and downloadable updates.
 

 41. 

Customs are stories that users tell regarding how the systes worked.
 

 42. 

Six Sigma is more than a methodology, it is a culture built on quality.
 

 43. 

Coded data require less time to enter and reduce the number of items entered.
 

 44. 

Active RFID tags are much less reliable because they depend on their own power supply, which may fail.
 

 45. 

The better the system design, the easier it will be to maintain and the less money the business will have to spend on maintenance.
 



 
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