System Analysis and Design – Section 1

46. The starting point for development of an MIS is;

A. identification of business processes that are the essence of the business
B. a distributed database management
C. the system has a large number of PCs and a LAN.
D. purchase of a mini computers
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. identification of business processes that are the essence of the business

47. The records in a file or magnetic tape

A. can only be accessed serially
B. have to be arranged in a key sequence
C. are meant for backup
D. cannot be transferred to a disk file
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. can only be accessed serially

48. Acceptance testing is

A. running the system with line data by the actual user
B. making sure that the new programs do in fact process certain transactions according to Specifications
C. is checking the logic of one or more programs in the candidate systems
D. testing changes made in an existing or a new program
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. running the system with line data by the actual user

49. The _____ symbol is used in a flowchart to represent a step that gets information from the user.

A. Input/Output
B. Process
C. Selection/repetition
D. Start/Stop
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Input/Output

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