Ch1 ques - Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment...

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Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment Multiple Choice Questions 1. The complex organizational process through which computer-based information systems are developed and maintained best defines: a. information systems analysis and design b. joint application design c. prototyping d. none of the above Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 2. Software designed to support the payroll function would best be classified as: a. application software b. system software c. design software d. analysis software Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 3. Computer software designed to support organizational functions or processes best defines: a. system software b. application software c. design software d. analysis software Answer : b Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 4. Comprehensive, multiple-step approaches to systems development that will guide your work and influence the quality of your final product defines: a. techniques b. tools c. methodologies d. data flows Answer : c Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 5. The particular processes that an analyst will follow to help ensure that his work is complete, well-done, and understood by project team members best defines: a. techniques b. tools c. methodologies d. data flows Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 5
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6. The person in an organization who has the primary responsibility for systems analysis and design is the: a. systems analyst b. end user c. internal auditor d. business manager Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 5 7. Large, complex systems that consist of a series of independent system modules best describes: a. transaction processing systems b. customer relationship management systems c. supply chain management systems d. enterprisewide systems Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 6 8. Which of the following are true statements regarding today’s analysis and design of information systems? a. More and more systems implementation involves a three-tier design. b. There is a movement to wireless system components. c. There is a continued focus on developing systems for the Internet and for firms’ intranets and extranets. d. All of the above. Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 6 9. Which of the following is one of the three classes of information systems mentioned in the textbook? a. transaction processing systems b. neural networks c. expert systems d. production systems Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 7 10. Transaction processing systems: a. automate the handling of data about business activities b. are designed to help organizational decision makers make decisions c. attempt to codify and manipulate knowledge rather than information d. take relatively raw data that have been previously captured and convert them into a meaningful aggregated form that managers need to conduct their responsibilities Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 7
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11. Which of the following can be considered a goal of TPS development?
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2009 for the course ISOM 4163 taught by Professor Cope during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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Ch1 ques - Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment...

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