Accounting Information Systems Chapter 17 Quiz

Accounting Information Systems Chapter 17 Quiz

Q1. The purpose of conducting an effectiveness analysis is to:

  • To define the future logical system
  • To verify the team’s cost/benefit results or produce conflicting results
  • Study the current physical system
  • To document the current logical system

Q2. Systems development life cycle (SDLC):

  • None of these choices are correct
  • Is made up of four primary phases
  • All of these choices are correct
  • Is the term often used to describe the progression through the phases of the systems development process

Q3. TELOS is an acronym for:

  • Technological, Economics, Legality, Operational, Scheduling
  • Technological, Economics, Legality, Operational, Systems
  • Technological, Enterprise, Legality, Operational, Systems
  • Technological, Enterprise, Logic, Operational, Systems

Q4. Maintenance activities include:

  • Adaptive maintenance adjusts applications to reflect changing business needs and environmental challenges
  • Corrective maintenance must be performed to fix errors
  • Perfective maintenance is conducted to improve the performance of an application
  • All of these choices

Q5. Skills accountants have to contribute in the development or acquisition of an AIS include:

  • Skills with metrics that will be needed to make important decisions and to monitor the acquisition process
  • Expertise in internal controls that will be extremely important during the development process and for the new system
  • All of these choices
  • Knowledge of the business processes and the business context for the new AIS

Q6. Tangible and intangible benefits are defined as:

  • An intangible cost (benefit) is one that cannot be reasonably quantified
  • All of these choices are correct
  • None of these choices
  • Tangible costs (benefits) can be reasonably quantified

Q7. Tasks required to complete a structured systems analysis include:

  • Determine the scope of the problem
  • Propose a course of action that might solve the problem
  • Determine the nature and the extent of each reported problem
  • Develop the physical requirements for the selected design

Q8. Tasks required to complete the systems survey do not include:

  • Develop logical specifications for the selected design
  • Propose a course of action that might solve the problem
  • Determine the nature and the extent of each reported problem
  • Determine the scope of the problem

Q9. A structured systems analysis:

  • None of these choices are correct
  • All of these choices are correct
  • Reflects a set of procedures conducted to generate the specifications for a new (or modified) information system or subsystem
  • Is often called structured systems analysis when certain “structured” tools and techniques, such as data flow diagrams (DFDs), are used in conducting the analysis

Q10. Systems development:

  • Is made up of two primary phases
  • Comprise the steps undertaken to create, modify, or maintain an organization’s information system
  • Is a set of procedures conducted to determine the practicability of a GL/BR project
  • Is an option for implementations