Sample Quiz Questions
The triple constraints of information systems projects are:
- user requirements, technical specifications, and time
- time, cost, and scope
- cost, stakeholder requirements, and technical specifications
- technical feasibility, behavioral feasibility, and economic feasibility
Evaluating the benefits of IT projects is more complex than evaluating their costs for all of the following reasons except:
- benefits are harder to quantify
- benefits are often tangible
- IT can be used for several different purposes
- probability of obtaining a return from an IT investment is based on the probability of implementation success
The SDLC encourages changes to user requirements once they have been established.
_____ is a method of delivering software, in which a vendor hosts the applications, and customers access these applications over the Internet.
- Self Development
- Leasing applications
- Buy the applications
Which of the following is not a part of systems analysis?
- definition of the business problem
- identification of the causes of, and solution to, the business problem
- identification of the information requirements that the solution must satisfy
- identification of the technical specifications of the solution
The deliverable of the systems design stage is:
- user requirements
- technical system specifications
- the prototype
- the source code
Prototyping allows the users to clarify their information requirements as they use the prototype.
When users ask for added functionality during a systems development project, this is called:
- user-defined software
- scope creep
- runaway project
- Writing computer code is as much art as it is science.
_____ is a software development methodology that delivers functionality in rapid iterations, usually measured in weeks.
- Agile development
- The systems development life cycle
- Joint application development
ANSWERS: 1-b; 2-b; 3-b; 4-a; 5-d; 6-b; 7-a; 8-b; 9-a; 10-a