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This Test / Quiz Section contains some of the important software engineering / Information System multiple choice questions and answers picked from the various Competitive  exam’s Question Papers.

  1. An interactive process of system development in which requirements
    are converted to a working system that is continually revised through
    close work between an analyst and user is called

    • Waterfall modelling
    • Spiral modelling
    • Iterative modelling
    • ER Model
  2. What is HLA in a distributed simulation system?
    • High Level Architecture
    • High Level Assembly
    • High level Language Agent
    • Home Loan Asset System
  3. MTBF (Mean Time Between-failure) is a measure of reliability for
    computer-based system. If MTTF and MTTR are mean-time-to-failure
    and mean-time-to-repair respectively, select the correct relationship?

    • MTBF = MTTF – MTTR
    • MTTR = MTBF + MTTR
    • MTTF = MTBF + MTTR
    • MTBF = MTTF + MTTR
  4. What is the major advantage of using incremental model?
    • (A) Customer can respond to each increment
    • (B) Easier to test and debug
    • (C) It is used when there is a need to get a product to the market early
    • Both (B) and (C)
  5. Which of the following software process model is used to gather the
    requirements only?

    • Rapid Application Development Model
    • Prototype Model
    • Iterative Model
    • Spiral Model
  6. If the death rate is equal to birth rate than ________
    • the population grows
    • the population is stable
    • the population gets smaller
    • all answers are incorrect
  7. Systems Engineering Master Schedule (SEMS) is a _________
    • A tool for project drawing
    • Entity Relationship Modelling
    • A timeline for design
    • A tool for controlled execution of the project
  8. MATLAB Simulink is useful to simulate and analyze _________
    • Non Linear Systems
    • Linear Systems
    • Continuous time, sampled time or mixture of both
    • All of the above
  9. System analysis, System design and System postulation are the examples of:
    • Types of system
    • Types of system study
    • Types of entities
    • Types of information
  10. Which of the following is not a part of ERP?
    • Customer relations management
    • Financial accounting
    • Business analytics and intelligence
    • Physical infrastructure for enterprise security
  11. What is an empirical model?
    • It is a model based on the mathematical equations with error correcting measurements.
    • It is model constructed based on the experimental measurements of the real world system.
    • It is a model based on the derivation of essential relations of the dynamic system.
    • None of the above
  12. Smoke testing is
    • None of the above
    • Integration testing approach
    • It is not a testing approach
    • Unit testing approach
  13. The __________ model is designed to bring prices down by increasing the number of customers who buy a particular product at once
    • Supply sensitive
    • Demand Sensitive
    • Dynamic pricing
    • Static pricing
  14. Order the following tasks of Systems Engineering:
    Establish Performance Requirements
    II. Establish the Functionality
    III. Evolve Design and Operations Concepts
    IV. Define the System Objectives

    • II, IV, III, I
    • IV, II, I, III
    • II, I, III, IV
    • IV, I, III, II
  15. The spiral model has two dimensions namely ______ and ______.
    • Diagonal, angular
    • Radial, angular
    • Radial, perpendicular
    • Diagonal, perpendicular
  16. Among the following which one is not an activity of Risk Management
    • Identify potential sources of risk and identify risk drivers
    • Observation of the Systems Engineering process
    • Quantify risk’s probability of occurrence and its impact
    • Determine and evaluate alternative approaches to mitigate moderate and high risks
  17. What is the first task/phase in a system life cycle?
    • Operational Test and Evaluation
    • System Analysis
    • Concept Design and Update
    • Prototyping, Test & Evaluation
  18. The set Ax = b with r = rank[A], m equations and n unknowns has an infinite number of solutions if:
    • rank[A] = rank[Ab]
    • r > n
    • rank[A] = rank[Ab] and r < n
    • r < n
  19. A real world system is called relative to the true model structure at
    RS if:
    (I) Parameter identifiable if there exists an input sequence {UK} such
    that Θ and Θ
    RS are distinguishable for all Θ ≠ ΘRS
    (II) System identifiable if there exist an input sequence {UK} such that
    Θ and Θ
    RS are distinguishable for all Θ ≠ ΘRS but a finite set
    (III) Unidentifiable in all other cases

    • (I), (II), (III) to be satisfied
    • (I) and (II) to be satisfied
    • (II) and (III) to be satisfied
    • (I) only to be satisfied
  20. Six Sigma is the most widely used strategy for
    • Statistical quality assurance
    • Manufacturing
    • All of the above
    • Coding standards
  21. ARENA is an example simulation software for
    • Linear System Simulation
    • Discrete Time System Simulation
    • All of the above
    • Continuous Time System Simulation
  22. What is process oriented simulation system?
    • Activities of real world are processed
    • Number of processes run simultaneously
    • Obtained real world behaviour is coded in number of cooperating processes
    • None of the above
  23. The coupling between different modules of a software is categorized as
    Content coupling
    II. Common coupling
    III. Control coupling
    IV. Stamp coupling
    V. Data coupling
  24. Coupling between modules can be ranked in the order of strongest (least desirable) to weakest (most desirable) as follows:
    • I-II-III-IV-V
    • V-IV-III-II-I
    • I-III-V-II-IV
    • IV-II-V-III-I


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