MIS 322 Practice Exam - I. PRACTICE EXAM #1- MIS 322...

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PRACTICE EXAM #1- MIS 322 (Section 1) Spring 2011 I. Multiple Choice Questions: 1. Decision support systems ___________ a. automate the handling of data about business activities. b. are designed to help organizational decision makers make decisions. c. replicate the decision-making process rather than manipulate information. d. take relatively raw data that have been previously captured and converts them into a meaningful aggregated form that managers need to conduct their responsibilities. e. provide general recommendations on how to fix, enhance, or replace a current system. 2. The ___________ software engineering process model develops in cycles, and during each stage, objectives for the stage are identified, options/constraints are explored, risk analysis is conducted, and plans for the next stage are made. a. Boehm’s Spiral b. Prototyping c. Incremental d. Stagewise or Waterfall e. None of the above. 3. In which SDLC phase will the analyst study the organization’s current procedures and the information systems used to perform tasks? a. Systems planning and selection b. Systems observation c. Systems analysis d. Systems design e. Systems implementation and operation 4. Which of the following project management activities is associated with project initiation? a. Establishing a relationship with the customer b. Describing project scope, alternatives, and feasibility c. Estimating resources and creating a detailed resource plan d. Identifying and assessing risks e. Closing down the project 5. A critical path refers to: a. a sequence of task activities whose order and durations indirectly affect the completion date of a project. b. a sequence of task activities whose order and durations directly affect the completion date of a project. c.
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MIS 322 Practice Exam - I. PRACTICE EXAM #1- MIS 322...

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