# Software Engineering MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

Que- Cost and effort estimation of a software uses only one forms of decomposition, either decomposition of the problem or decomposition of the process.

a. TRUE

b. FALSE

c. Nothing Can be Said

d. None of the mentioned

Que- If a Direct approach to software project sizing is taken, size can be measured in

a. LOC

b. FP

c. LOC and FP

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Which software project sizing approach develop estimates of the information domain characteristics?

a. Function point sizing

b. Change sizing

c. Standard component sizing

d. Fuzzy logic sizing

Que- The expected value for the estimation variable (size), S, can be computed as a weighted average of the optimistic(Sopt), most likely (Sm), and pessimistic (Spess) estimates given as

a. EV = (Sopt + 4Sm + Spess)/4

b. EV = (Sopt + 4Sm + Spess)/6

c. EV = (Sopt + 2Sm + Spess)/6

d. EV = (Sopt + 2Sm + Spess)/4

Answer- EV = (Sopt + 4Sm + Spess)/6

Que- How many forms exists of Barry Boehm's COCOMO Model?

a. Two

b. Three

c. Four

d. No form exists

Que- Who suggested the four different approaches to the sizing problem?

a. Putnam

b. Myers

c. Boehm

d. Putnam and Myers

Que- In many cases, it is often more cost-effective to acquire, rather than develop, computer software.

a. TRUE

b. FALSE

c. Nothing Can be Said

d. None of the mentioned

Que- A make-buy decision is based on whether

a. The software may be purchased off-the-shelf

b. Full-experience or "Partial-experience" software components should be used

c. Customer-built software should be developed

d. All of the mentioned

Que- Which of the following is not one of the five information domain characteristics of Function Point (FP) decomposition?

a. External inputs

b. External outputs

c. External process

d. External inquiries

Que- The project planner must reconcile the estimates based on decomposition techniques to produce a single estimate of effort.

a. TRUE

b. FALSE

c. Nothing Can be Said

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Programming language experience is a part of which factor of COCOMO cost drivers?

a. Personnel Factor

b. Product Factor

c. Platform Factor

d. Project Factor

Que- If an Indirect approach is taken, then the sizing approach is represented as

a. LOC

b. FP

c. Fuzzy Logic

d. LOC and FP

Que- Project management involves the planning, monitoring, and control of the people, process, and events that occur as software evolves from a preliminary concept to an operational implementation.

a. TRUE

b. FALSE

c. Nothing Can be Said

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Which of the following is not an effective software project management focus?

a. people

b. product

c. popularity

d. process

Que- PM-CMM stands for

a. people management capability maturity model

b. process management capability maturity model

c. product management capability maturity model

d. project management capability maturity model

Answer- people management capability maturity model

Que- Which of the following is not a project manager's activity?

a. project control

b. project management

c. project planning

d. project design

Que- A software ________ provides the framework from which a comprehensive plan for software development can be established.

a. people

b. product

c. process

d. none of the mentioned

Que- Who defines the business issues that often have significant influence on the project?

a. Practitioners

b. Project managers

c. Senior managers

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Who delivers the technical skills that are necessary to engineer a product or an application?

a. Practitioners

b. Project managers

c. Senior managers

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Which of the following paradigm attempts to structure a team in a manner that achieves some of the controls associated with the closed paradigm but also much of the innovation that occurs when using the random paradigm?

Que- Which of the following is a people-intensive activity?

a. Problem solving

b. Organization

c. Motivation

d. Project management

Que- Which paradigm structures a team loosely and depends on individual initiative of the team members?

Que- Which of the following is not an approach to software cost estimation?

a. Empirical

b. Heuristic

c. Analytical

d. Critical

Que- Which paradigm relies on the natural compartmentalization of a problem and organizes team members to work on pieces of the problem with little active communication among themselves?

Que- Who interacts with the software once it is released for production use?

a. End-users

b. Client

c. Project (technical) managers

d. Senior managers

Que- Which of the following is not an effective project manager trait?

a. Problem solving

b. Managerial identity

c. Influence and team building

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Which type of software engineering team has a defined leader who coordinates specific tasks and secondary leaders that have responsibility for sub tasks?

a. Controlled decentralized (CD)

b. Democratic decentralized (DD)

c. Controlled centralized (CC)

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Commitments to unrealistic time and resource estimates may result in

a. project delay

b. poor quality work

c. project failure

d. all of the mentioned

Que- Which software engineering team has no permanent leader?

a. Controlled decentralized (CD)

b. Democratic decentralized (DD)

c. Controlled Centralized (CC)

d. None of the mentioned

Que- Which of the following is not a project factor that should be considered when planning the structure of software engineering teams?

a. The difficulty of the problem to be solved

b. High frustration caused by personal, business, or technological factors that causes friction among team members

c. The degree of sociability required for the project

d. The rigidity of the delivery date

Answer- The degree of sociability required for the project

Que- Which of the following is a collection of project coordination technique?

a. Formal approaches

b. Formal, interpersonal procedures

c. Informal, interpersonal procedures

d. All of the mentioned

Que- Which activity sits at the core of software requirements analysis?

a. Problem decomposition

b. Partitioning

c. Problem elaboration

d. All of the mentioned

Que- Which of the following is not a sign that indicates that an information systems project is in jeopardy?

a. Software people don't understand their customers needs

b. Changes are managed poorly