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Match each software term in List – I to its description in List – II:

List – I                                       List – II
I. Wizards                                  a. Forms that provide structure for a document
II. Templates                             b. A series of commands grouped into a
single command
III. Macro                                    c. A single program that incorporates most
commonly used tools
IV. Integrated Software           d. Step-by-step guides in application software
V. Software Suite                    e. Bundled group of software programs

Codes :
      I    II   III   IV   V
Answer: (a).d   a   b    c     e
The ISO quality assurance standard that applies to software Engineering is
Answer: (b).ISO 9001 : 2000
Answer: (b).Correctness, reliability, robustness, efficiency, usability
Which of the following is/are CORRECT statement(s) about version and release ?

I. A version is an instance of a system, which is functionally identical but nonfunctionally distinct from other instances of a system.
II. A version is an instance of a system, which is functionally distinct in some way from other system instances.
III. A release is an instance of a system, which is distributed to users outside of the development team.
IV. A release is an instance of a system, which is functionally identical but onfunctionally distinct from other instances of a system.
Answer: (d).II and III
An experimental file server is up 75% of the time and down for 25% of the time due to bugs. How many times does this file server have to be replicated to give an availability of at least 99% ?









Answer: (b).4
A server crashes on the average once in 30 days, that is, the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is 30 days. When this happens, it takes 12 hours to reboot it, that is, the Mean Time to Repair (MTTR) is 12 hours. The availability of server with these reliability data values is approximately:
Answer: (c).98.3%
Match the software maintenance activities in List-I to its meaning in List-II.

List-I                              List-II
I. Corrective                              (a) Concerned with performing activities to reduce the software complexity
thereby improving program understandability and increasing software
II. Adaptive                    (b) Concerned with fixing errors that are observed when the software is in
III. Perfective                  (c) Concerned with the change in the software that takes place to make
the software adaptable to new environment (both hardware and
IV. Preventive               (d) Concerned with the change in the software that takes place to make the
software adaptable to changing user requirements.

       I      II     III    IV
Answer: (b).(b)   (c)   (d)   (a)
Match each application/software design concept in List-I to its definition in List-II.

List-I                              List-II

I. Coupling                    (a) Easy to visually inspect the design of the software and understand its purpose.
II. Cohesion                  (b) Easy to add functionality to a software without having to redesign it.
III. Scalable                   (c) Focus of a code upon a single goal.
IV. Readable                (d) Reliance of a code module upon other code modules.

       I      II     III    IV
Answer: (c).(d)   (c)   (b)   (a)
Answer: (b).may cause an entire system to fail
Which of the following sets represent five stages defined by Capability Maturity
Model (CMM) in increasing order of maturity?
Answer: (b).Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Managed, Optimized

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