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CIS430 Unit 6 Quiz C13 latest 2017
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Question 1

Which of the following is least likely to be an accountant’s role in the SDLC?

user

consultant

auditor

programmer

all of these are likely roles

Question 2

Which of the following steps is NOT considered to be part of this systems survey?

Interviews are conducted with operating people and managers

The complete documentation of the system is obtained and reviewed

Measures of processing volume are obtained for each operation

Equipment sold by various computer manufacturers is reviewed in terms of capability, cost, and availability

Question 3

In the context of the TELOS acronym, technical feasibility refers to whether

a proposed system is attainable, given the existing technology

the systems manager can coordinate and control the activities of the systems department

an adequate computer site exists for the pro-posed system

the proposed system will produce economic benefits exceeding its costs

the system will be used effectively within the operating environment of an organization

Question 4

2 out of 2 points

All of the following individuals would likely be SDLC participants EXCEPT

accountants

shareholders

management

programmers

Question 5

Which of the following represents the correct order in problem resolution?

Recognize the problem, define the problem, perform feasibility studies, specify system objectives, and prepare a project proposal

Define the problem, recognize the problem, specify system objectives, perform feasibility studies, and prepare a project proposal

Recognize the problem, define the problem, perform feasibility studies, specify system objectives, and prepare a project proposal
Define the problem, recognize the problem, specify system objectives, perform feasibility studies, and prepare a project proposal

Question 6

The last step in the cost- benefit analysis is to compare the costs and benefits identified in the first two steps. The two most common methods used for evaluating information systems are net present value and payback. Which of the following statements are true?

Under the net present value method, the present value of the costs is deducted from the present value of the benefits over the life of the system. Projects with a positive net present value are economically feasible

The payback method is a variation of break- even analysis. The break-even point is reached when total costs equal total benefits. This is when the project breaks even, or pays for itself

Both are true

Both are false

Question 7

Which of the following is the most important factor in planning for a system change?

Having an auditor as a member of the design team

Using state- of- the- art techniques

Concentrating on software rather than hardware

Involving top management and people who use the system

Question 8

One time costs of system development include all of the following EXCEPT

hardware maintenance

programming

hardware acquisition

data conversion

Question 9

Which of the following aspects of a cost- benefit study would have the greatest uncertainty as to its precise value?

the tangible costs

the intangible costs

the intangible benefits

none of the above because they are equally precise

Question 10

A feasibility study for a new computer system should

consider costs, savings, controls, profit improvement, and other benefits analyzed by application area

provide the preliminary plan for converting existing manual systems and clerical operations

provide management with assurance from qualified, independent consultants that the use of a computer system appeared justified

include a report by the internal audit department that evaluated internal control features for each planned application

Question 11

The TELOS acronym is often used for determining the need for system changes. Which of the following types of feasibility studies are elements of TELOS?

legal, environmental, and economic

environmental, operational, and economic

technical, economic, legal, and practical

practical, technical, and operational

technical, operational, and economic

 

 

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