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Choose the correct option in terms of Issues related to professional responsibility


AConfidentiality

BIntellectual property rights

CBoth A & B

DManaging Client

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Engineers should normally respect the confidentiality of their employers or clients irrespective of whether or not a formal confidentiality agreement has been signed.
They should be aware of local laws governing the use of intellectual property such as patents, copyright, etc.

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Identify an ethical dilemma from the situations mentioned below:


AYour employer releases a safety-critical system without finishing the testing of the system.

BRefusing to undertake a project.

CAgreement in principle with the policies of senior management.

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Efficiency in a software product does not include _____


Aresponsiveness

Blicensing

Cmemory utilization

Dprocessing time

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Licensing of a software product comes under corporate part of the software company.

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As per an IBM report, "31%of the project get cancelled before they are completed, 53% overrun their cost estimates by an average of 189% and for every 100 projects, there are 94 restarts".What is the reason for these statistics ?


ALack of adequate training in software engineering

BLack of software ethics and understanding

CManagement issues in the company

DNone

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Option b & c are a part of Software Engineering as a subject,hence option a covers them both.

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Identify the correct statement: "Software engineers shall


Aact in a manner that is in the best interests of his expertise and favour."

Bact consistently with the public interest."

Censure that their products only meet the SRS."

DNone

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Software engineers shall act in a manner that is in the best interests of their client and employer consistent with the public interest and shall
ensure that their products and related modifications meet the highest professional standards possible.Thus options a & c are ruled out.

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Select the incorrect statement: "Software engineers should


Anot knowingly accept work that is outside your competence."

Bnot use your technical skills to misuse other people's computers."

Cbe dependent on their colleagues."

Dmaintain integrity and independence in their professional judgment."

Answer: Option C

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"Software engineers should not use their technical skills to misuse other people's computers."Here the term misuse refers to:


AUnauthorized access to computer material

BUnauthorized modification of computer material

CDissemination of viruses or other malware

DAll of the mentioned

Answer: Option D

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Explain what is meant by PRODUCT with reference to one of the eight principles as per the ACM/IEEE Code of Ethics ?


AThe product should be easy to use.

BSoftware engineers shall ensure that their products and related modifications meet the highest professional standards possible.

CSoftware engineers shall ensure that their products and related modifications satisfy the client.

DIt means that the product designed /created should be easily available.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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ITG stands for


Ainstantaneous test group

Bintegration testing group

Cindividual testing group

Dindependent test group

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The role of an independent test group (ITG) is to remove the inherent problems associated with letting the builder test the thing that has been built.

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By collecting ________ during software testing, it is possible to develop meaningful guidelines to halt the testing process.


AFailure intensity

BTesting time

CMetrics

DAll of the mentioned

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

It answers questions like: "When are we done with testing?".

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