Previous year question for Computer Science and Engineering semester 4 System analysis and management information system year 2018

Sub Code: - 1618405

Time : 3Hrs
   Semester  IV(New)  
  SA & MIS        

Full Marks : 70
Pass marks : 28

Group A

Choose the most suitable answer from the following options: -   (1*20=20)

(i) SDLC stands for:

(a) System Development Life Cycle
(b) Structure Design Life Cycle
(c) System Design Life Cycle
(d) Structure Development Life Cycle

(ii) In which phase of SDLC the user actual start using the system.

(a) Implementation
(b) Design
(c)  Maintenance
(d) Analysis

(iii) A graphic representation of an information system is called:

(a) Flow chart
(b) Pictogram
(c) Data flow diagram
(d) Histogram

(iv) A cost benefit analysis is performed to assess:

(a)Economic feasibility
(b) Operational feasibility
(c) Technical feasibility 
(d)  All of the above

(v) The step by step instructions that solve a problem is called:

(a) An algorithm
(b) A list
(c) A plan
(d) A sequential structure

(vi) Grouping of all functionally related elements is known as :

(a) Cohesion
(b) Coupling
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above

(vii) In object oriented design, the attributes and methods are bundled together is called:

(a) Classes
(b) Objects
(c) Encapsulation
(d) Inheritance

(viii) Documentation is prepared:

(a) At every stage
(b) At system design
(c) At system analysis
(d) None of the above

(ix) Who designs and implement database structures?

(a) Clients
(b) Project Managers
(c) Technical Writers
(d) Database Administrators

(x) The process of identifying and correcting mistakes in a program is:  

(a) Debugging
(b) Verification
(c) Validation 
(d) Fragmentation

(xi) FAST stands for:

(a) Functional Application Specification Technique
(b) Fast Application Specification Technique
(c) Facilitated Application Specification Technique
(d) None of the above

(xii) System study involves:

(a) Identifying current deficiencies and establishing new goals
(b) Documentation the existing system
(c) Study of an existing system
(d) All of the above

(xiii) Enhancement, upgrades and bug fixes are done during the ______________ step in the SDLC

(a) Maintenance and Evaluation
(b) Problem identification
(c) Design
(d) Development and Documentation

(xiv) The primary objective of system design is to: 

(a) Design the programs, database and test plan
(b) Design only user interface
(c) Implement the system
(d) Find out how the system will perform

(xv) Software verification says:

(a) It satisfies the user requirement
(b) It satisfies the business requirement
(c) Checks errors in the program
(d) None of the above

(xvi) White box testing is conducted to:

(a) Check output
(b) Improve code efficiency
(c) To check behavior under heavy load
(d) None of the above

(xvii) Systems are modified whenever:

(a) User’s requirement change
(b) New computers are introduced in the market
(c) New software tool become available in the market
(d) Other organization modify the system

(xviii) What is the programming style of the object oriented conceptual model?

(a) Invariant relations
(b) Algorithms
(c) Classes and objects
(d) None of the above

(xix) Which type of maintenance deals with the problems arie=se during use of software?

(a) Corrective
(b) Adaptive
(c) Preventive
(d) None of the above

(xx) The most important attribute of a system analyst is:

(a) Excellent programming skills
(b) Very good hardware design skills
(c) Very good technical management skills
(d) Very good writing skills


Answer all Five Questions: -                         (5*4=20) 

2. Explain the purpose and outcome of feasibility study.
What is the importance of SRS document? Explain.

3.  Compare objects oriented approach with module oriented approach.
Explain the responsibilities of system analyst.

4. Explain benefits of business process re-engineering.
Explain the term top down approach and bottom up design.

5.  Explain the following
a. Test plan
b. Manual v/s automated tasting
Write short note on user interface design activities.

6. Write short notes on Management Information System (MIS).
Explain various issues involved in maintenance.

Group:- "C"

Answer all Five Questions: -                         (5*6=30) 

7.  Discuss different types of system in detail.
Explain various phases of software development life-cycle model with suitable diagram.

8. Explain the following:
a.         Joint application development
b.         Prototyping 
Explain cohesion with its types. Write the important of coupling.

9. Why process modeling is important? Explain DFD with example.
What is the significant of Graphic User Interface (GUI) is input and output design of a system? Describe characteristics of good user interface design.

10.  What is UML? Explain basic UML building blocks notations.
What is Black-box testing? Explain various black-box testing techniques.

11.  What is DSS? Discuss Simon’s model of decision making.
Explain the following:
a.      Transaction Processing System
b.     Static and Dynamic Modeling

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