1. The specific area of a user’s business need that is within the scope of the “system of interest” is…

1. The specific area of a user’s business need that is within the scope of the “system of interest” is the ___c____.

a.

use cases

c.

functional requirements

b.

user specifications

d.

problem domain

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           2. The number of associations that occur among specific things in an Entity Relationship Diagram is called “cardinality”. A synonym for cardinality, used with UML Class Diagrams, is ____.

a.

Relationship

c.

unary relationship

b.

Multiplicity

d.

inheritance

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           3. The domain model class diagram is used to ______.

a.

show the software classes in the problem domain layer of the system

b.

show the things involved in the user’s work that are important

c.

show the data entities for the new system

d.

show the relationships among the data entities

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           4. A concept that allows subclasses to share the characteristics of their superclasses is called ____.

a.

aggregation

c.

multiplicity

b.

composition

d.

inheritance

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           5. Which of the following is the best model to use to document the inputs and the outputs to a system?

a.

State chart diagram

c.

Activity diagram

b.

Fully developed use case description

d.

System sequence diagram

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   6. On a Systems Sequence Diagram, ____ indicate(s) a true/false condition.

a.

( )

c.

{ }

b.

[ ]

d.

*

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7. Another way to think of an Actor using a use case is as a(n) _______.

a.

external entity

c.

system

b.

person

d.

role

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8. A unique set of internal activities within a use case that represents a unique path through the use case is called a(n) _______.

a.

workflow

c.

scenario

b.

sequence of activities

d.

critical path

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9. Which of the following is the best model to use to document the inputs and the outputs

     to a system?

a.

State chart diagram

c.

Activity diagram

b.

Fully developed use case description

d.

System sequence diagram

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10. In a sequence diagram a horizontal dashed line represents what?

a.

A return message

c.

A lifeline

b.

An input message

d.

An event

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11. Which of the following is NOT a step in the development of a state machine diagram?

a.

List all the status conditions for an object.

b.

Identify state exiting transitions.

c.

Expand the name of each state to identify concurrent activities.

d.

Sequence the state-transition fragments.

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12. The ____ are the primary models from which other models draw information.

a.

statechart diagram and the problem domain class diagram.

b.

system sequence diagram and the activity diagram

c.

use case diagram and the problem domain class diagram

d.

use case description and the use case diagram

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13. A ____ is used to describe the relationship between two things of the same type, such as one person being married to another person.

a.

Binary association

c.

Cardinality

b.

Unary association

d.

N-ary association

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14. A relationship that has a cardinality constraint of one or more is a(n)  _______ relationship.

a.

Mandatory

c.

unary

b.

Optional

d.

binary

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15. The term “technology architecture” refers to:

a.

the software resources which make up the information systems

c.

the combination of information systems and the hardware infrastructure

b.

the hardware, network, and system software

d.

the configuration of the old technology and new technology within an org.

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16. The term “application architecture” is used to refer to:

a.

the organization and configuration of all software solutions into information systems

c.

the architectural structure of the subsystems within a software application

b.

the application of the information system to solve business problems

d.

the relationship between software applications and the areas of the organization that they support

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17. Which of the following describes what the system is required to do?

a.

Functional requirements

c.

User requirements

b.

General requirements

d.

Nonfunctional requirements

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18. A representation of some aspect of the system being built is a _______.

a.

requirement

c.

model

b.

technique

d.

user interface

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19. The term _______ refers to all the people who have an interest in successful system implementation.

a.

users

c.

managers

b.

clients

d.

stakeholders

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20. One important reason for prioritizing requirements is to _______.

a.

assign wrk within an iteration

c.

avoid confusing the users

b.

speed up the project

d.

avoid scope creep

ANSWER:               

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