Systems Analysis and Logical Design – May 2010

Part – A

    1. List any three classes of information systems.
    2. Define critical path.
    3. SDLC stands for _____
    4. DFD stands for ____
    5. What is Decision Table ?
    6. What is prototyping ?
    7. Expand ROI.
    8. What is a class diagram ?
    9. When a user is to be interviewed, how can he be contacted ?
    10. Define discount rate.
    11. Define Trigger.
    12. What is polymorphism ?
    13. What is an ‘Open System’ ?
    14. Define Modularity.
    15. State diagram occur in ____ models.
    16. What is foreign key ?
    17. Give the approaches to RAD.
    18. Define actor in use-case modelling.
    19. What are structure charts ?
    20. What is meant by scalability ?
    21. Distinguish between encapsulation and abstraction.
    22. What is coupling?
    23. Expand JAD.
    24. What is the meaning of validation ?
    25. Expand PERT.

Part – B

Unit -I

  1. Discuss the types of skills required of a System Analyst.
  2. Describe the project identification and Selection Process.

Unit -II

  1. Explain about Deliverables and outcomes from Project initiation and Project planning ?
  2. Discuss the modem methods for determining system requirements. Indicate in what-way they are better than the traditional methods.

Unit -III

  1. Explain about DFD approach for process modelling. Give an example.
  2. Explain decision tables and decision trees. Give examples.

Unit -IV

  1. Discuss the phases in object-oriented life cycle. Explain the functions of the phases.
  2. What is RAD ? Explain its process, deliverables and out comes. Give the advantages and disadvantages of RAD.

Unit -V

  1. Discuss the deliverables and outcomes of designing forms and Reports.
  2. Write short notes on the following :
    1. Structure charts.
    2. Coupling.

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