Branch: CSE Subject: SAD Semester: Fifth Subject Code: CS-301

Very Short Answer Type Questions
1. What is System? 2. Explain Candidate System. 3. What is organization? 4. What is interaction? 5. What is interdependence? 6. What is integration? 7. What is output & input? 8. What is process? 9. What is control? 10. What is feedback? 11. What is environment? 12. What is boundary? 13. What is physical system? 14. What is abstract system? 15. What is open system? 16. What is closed system? 17. What is MIS? 18. What is DSS? 19. What do you meant by analysis? 20. Explain briefly System design. 21. What do you mean by feasibility study? 22. What is system analyst? 23. Explain briefly system planning. 24. What is brainstorming? 25. What are open questionnaires? 26. What are closed questionnaires? 27. Explain reliability. 28. What is validity? 29. What is structured analysis? 30. What is a stub?

31. What is entry? 32. Explain data store. 33. What is feasibility study? 34. Explain economic feasibility. 35. Explain technical feasibility. 36. Explain behavioral feasibility. 37. What is audit trail? 38. What is module? 39. What is cohension? 40. What is coupling? 41. What is connection.\? 42. What is couple? 43. What is form? 44. What is unit testing? 45. What is system testing? 46. Explain sequential testing. 47. Explain acceptance testing. 48. Explain positive testing. 49. Explain acceptance testing. 50. Why is maintenance necessary?

Short Answer Type Questions
51. What are the basic implications of a system? 52. What are the characteristics of a system? 53. What are the elements of a system? 54. Explain differences between MIS & DSS. 55. List five characteristics by which open systems can be identified. 56. What are the interpersonal skills required to be a system analyst? 57. What are the technical skills required to be a system analyst? 58. Why is system planning necessary? 59. Explain managerial and operational planning. 60. What are the steps involved in initial investigation of a system? 61. Why it is difficult to determine user requirements? 62. What do you mean by prototyping? 63. Explain the types by which analyst can get information by asking? 64. What kind of information is needed by the system analyst? 65. From where does the information originate? 66. Explain the problems involved in reviewing literature and procedures. 67. What do you mean by on-site observations? 68. What are the various types of human observation methods? 69. Explain differences between interviews and questionnaires. 70. What are the guidelines to a successful interview? 71. Differentiate between open and closed type questions. 72. Explain the various types of closed questions. 73. Explain the differences between structured and unstructured interview techniques. 74. Explain the goals of structured analysis.

75. Explain DFD. 76. What is data dictionary? 77. What is decision tree? 78. Explain structured analysis. 79. What do you mean by decision tables? 80. What are the various considerations for feasibility study? 81. Explain various types of costs and benefits. 82. What is the procedure for cost/benefit determination? 83. Differentiate between logical and physical design. 84. What is structured design? 85. Explain various steps involved in physical design. 86. Explain HIPO and IPO charts. 87. What is structured workthrough? 88. How can user involvement affect the system design? 89. What are the various development activities carried out during structured design? 90. What is audit trail? Why it is necessary? 91. What are the goals for designing input data? 92. Explain various input devices. 93. What are the classifications of forms? 94. What are the objectives of database? 95. Explain various types of tests. 96. Why is system testing needed? 97. Differentiate between artificial and live test data. 98. Explain various types of implementations. 99. What is conversion? 100. Why is user training necessary?

Long Answer Type Questions
101. What is SDLC? Explain its various phases. 102. What does it take to be a system analyst? 103. Explain in detail MIS of an organization and the role of system analyst in it. 104. Explain in detail the strategies used for determining information requirements? 105. Explain various information gathering techniques. 106. Explain in detail differences between interviews and questionnaires. Which of these is better? 107. Explain the tools of structured analysis. 108. What are the various rules and conventions for constructing a DFD? 109. Explain the pros and cons of each tool used in structured analysis. 110. Explain the steps involved in feasibility. 111. Classify various costs and benefits. 112. Explain the various evaluation methods. 113. What are the various design methodologies? 114. What is HIPO chart? How are they constructed? What are the various aids for drawing HIPO diagrams? 115. What are the requirements of a form? Explain various types of forms. 116. What are the layout considerations for a form? 117. Explain various types of file organization. 118. Explain activity networks for system testing.

119. What are the types of system tests? 120. Explain various factors that determine the quality of the system. 121. Explain the activity network for conversion. 122. Explain the various training aids. 123. How can maintenance costs be reduced? 124. Explain the procedure for hardware/software selection. 125. What are the major phases in selection? 126. What is object oriented analysis design and analysis in terms of model driven approach? Explain. 127. Explain object oriented systems development life cycle. 128. Explain object oriented paradigm and the elements of this approach. 129. Explain the various advantages and disadvantages of using static and dynamic modeling. 130. Explain the benefits of using OOAD to develop student information system for an engineering college. 131. Describe stream transition diagram in detail. 132. What do you mean by corrective maintenance? How is it different from other kinds of maintenance methods? 133. Discuss the threats to computer systems in modern world. 134. What do you mean by risk analysis? How it is important in the system security scenario? 135. Enlist the various training aids used to train users. Explain them. 136. Briefly describe the various strategies used to convert the old system into the new system. 137. Explain inventory control system. 138. Explain railway reservation system. 139. Explain university management system. 140. Explain hospital management system.

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