System analysis and management information system diploma question

 This question was conducted only for LE (Letral Entry) students in the month of march -2021

 (Regular student's exam was postpone due to COVID-19)

Sub Code: - 1618405

                                                                        Special Exam


Time: 3Hrs                                                                        

Semester  IV(New)/CSE 

             S.A. & M.I.S     

Full Marks: 70

Pass marks: 28


Group A

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

(i) UML depicts information system as a collection of:

(a) Entities

(b) Process

(c) Data

(d) Objects

(ii) Project management ensures that

(a) Project’s risk is assessed

(b) Projects feasibility is assessed

(c) System is developed at minimum cost

(d) Both A and B

(iii) A property or quality the system must have is called a:

(a) Scope

(b) Functional requirement

(c) Preliminary requirement

(d) Non functional requirement

(iv) The information of MIS comes from the

(a)Internal source

(b) External source

(c) Both A and B

(d)  None of the above

(v) Decisions trees could be represented in different ways such as:

(a) Bottom to Top

(b) Left to Right

(c) Top to Bottom

(d) All of the above

(vi) On-line data entry is most suitable in the case of

(a) Updating payroll master

(b) Entering monthly journal entries

(c) Processing payment of cheque in a bank

(d) All of the above

(vii) Which of the following is (are) the characteristics of a system?

(a) Organization

(b) Interaction

(c) Interdependence

(d) All of the above

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

(a) Flow chart

(b) Pictogram

(c) Data flow diagram

(d) Histogram

(ix) In data-flow diagrams, an originator or receiver of the data usually designated by:

(a) A circle

(b) An arrow

(c) A square box

(d) A rectangle

(x)  Data dictionary contains details of:

(a) Data structure

(b) Data flows

(c) Data stores

(d) All of the above

(xi) System specifications are used to:

(a) Describe system flows

(b) Get an accurate picture of the system

(c) Avoids ambiguity

(d) All of the above 

(xii) The first step in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is:

(a) Preliminary investigation and analysis

(b) System design

(c) System testing

(d) Coding

(xiii) Which one of the following in not stage of SDLC?

(a) System analysis

(b) Problem identification

(c) System design

(d) Feasibility study

(xiv) Who write the Software Requirement Specification Documents (SRS)?

(a) System Developer

(b) System Tester

(c) System Analyst

(d) None of the above

(xv) Black Box testing can be applied to:

(a) UML diagram

(b) Data flow diagram

(c) Entity relationship diagram

(d) Flowcharts

(xvi) Testing can be applied in:

(a) Requirements

(b) Analysis

(c) Design

(d) Code

(xvii) Software maintenance task input from:

(a) SRS

(b) Customer feedback reports

(c) SDD

(d) All of the above

(xviii) Which of the following is NOT an objective of MIS?

(a) Facilitate the decisions-making process

(b) Provide requisite information at each of management

(c) Support decision making

(d) Recruit people for system

(xix) The back bone of any organization is:

(a) Information

(b) Employee

(c) Management

(d) Capital

(xx) Which of the following are measures of quality:

(a) Validity

(b) Accuracy

(c) Precision

(d) All of the above





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



2. What is the design specification? Explain in brief.


Write short note on data dictionaries.


3. What is DFD? Explain various symbols used in DFD.


Define system. What are basic components of system?


4. What are the major objectives of system analysis?


Why software should be secure and portable?


5. A system is not a randomly arranged set you agree with this statement? Justify your answer.


What is business process re-engineering? Explain.


6. Differentiate between verification and validation.


Differentiate between logical design and physical design.


Group:- "C"


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


7. Define DSS. How Simon’s model is useful in decision making. Explain.


Explain various phases of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).


8. Explain the different between functional and non-functional requirements.


What is UML? Explain basic UML building blocks notations.


9. Explain any two:

a.    Types of decisions

b.    Simon’s model of decision making

c.     Role of MIS for marketing


Write a comparative note on EDP, MIS, and DSS.


10. What is meant by system analysis? Brief describe the main objectives of system analysis.


Define an MIS and discuss its objective and characteristics.


11. Define the terms Data Information and knowledge. Explain different characteristics and quantities of information.


Write down the notes on the following:

a.    Use of MIS in Finance

b.    Threats of Information Systems











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