MIDTERM EXAMINATION

Spring 2011

Cs507- Information System (Session - 1)

Question No: 1 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The term information architecture describes a specialized ---------------- which relates to
the management of information and employment of informational tools.
 Skill Set
 Data Set
 Tool Set

Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Devaluation of currency is called ________

 Interest rate
 Inflation
 Markup

Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one

The system used to record the transactions of routine and repetitive nature is called as
_________ .

 Support system
 Decision support system
 Transaction control system

Question No: 4 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
---------------- helps in getting the right material and physical resources together at the
right place and at the right time to meet the customer's requirements.
 BRP
 MRP
 CRP

Question No: 5 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following model combines the elements of the waterfall model with the
philosophy of prototyping?
 Iterative
 Incremental
 Raid

Question No: 6 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
An information system that automatically generates report on regular basis and are not
used to monitor input or activities called
 Open loop system
 Closed loop system
 Closed end System

Question No: 7 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is one of the “Types of Problem”?
 Structured

 Unstructured
 Semi-Structured
 ALL of the given options

Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one

They represent Equations / Formulae representing relationship between two or more
factors related to each other in a defined manner is called-------

 Graphical Model
 Mathematical Model
 Algebra Model

Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one

The study of business problem domain used to recommend improvements and specify
the business Requirements for the solution is called:

 System Analysis

 System Design

 Risk Management

 Risk Analysis

Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Decision making is the cognitive process of selecting a course of action from among
multiple alternatives
 True
 False

Question No: 11 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one

Targeting advertising to customers to -------------- the probability, that an offer is
accepted.

 Decrease

 Increase

 Stable

Question No: 12 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Management is concerned with the day to day costs, production targets in ____
 Service sector
 Manufacturing Sector
 Trading sector

Question No: 13 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following are the examples of Primary sources?
 Commentaries, review articles and literature reviews
 Directories, Guidebooks, manuals, Chronologies
 Interviews, surveys and fieldwork
 None of the

Question No: 14 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is a method of software/ Information System development where
the model is designed, implemented and tested incrementally until the product is
finished?
 Incremental Model
 Waterfall Model
 Iterative Model
 RAID

Question No: 15 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
System design can be explained and presented in -------------------- form.
 Mathematical
 Explanatory
 Flow
 Narrative

Question No: 16 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following sources are original materials on which other research is based?

 Primary

 Secondary

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 Tertiary

 None of these

Question No: 17 ( Marks: 1 )

What is milestone of Waterfall model ? Marks:2

Question No: 18 ( Marks: 1)
What is typical information system that a decision support system gathers and discuss?

Question No: 19 ( Marks: 2 )

Enlist the types of models used in DSS.

Question No: 20 ( Marks: 3 )
What do you understand by TQM? Identify tools that can be used to promote and
implement TQM?(

Question No: 21 ( Marks: 3)
What would be the document of software project which is developed under the
procedural development phase?

Question No: 22 ( Marks: 5 )

A newly created organization will face unstructured problems. Why or why not.
Justify?

Question No: 23 ( Marks: 5)

Evaluate prototyping in term of benefits and risk. Also explain why prototypes are used.