Take This CISA Certification Test! Trivia Quiz.

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Take This CISA Certification Test! Trivia Quiz.

Being a Certified Information System Auditor requires more than having a certificate to boast of. There is a constant improvement in the techniques and strategies that the Certified Information System Auditor can use to improve a crumbling business and grow a static one. This quiz is aimed at sharpening your knowledge as a CISA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The MAJOR consideration for an IS auditor when reviewing an organization's IT project portfolio is:
    • A. 

      IT budget.

    • B. 

      Existing IT environment.

    • C. 

      Business plan.

    • D. 

      Investment plan.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the MOST important element for the successful implementation of IT governance?
    • A. 

      Implementing an IT scorecard

    • B. 

      Identifying organisational strategies.

    • C. 

      Performing a risk assessment

    • D. 

      Creating a formal security policy

  • 3. 
    Effective IT governance requires organizational structures and processes to ensure that:
    • A. 

      The organization's strategies and objectives extend the IT strategy.

    • B. 

      The business strategy is derived from an IT strategy.

    • C. 

      IT governance is separate and distinct from the overall governance.

    • D. 

      The IT strategy extends the organization's strategies and objectives. 

  • 4. 
    Which of the following IT governance practices best improves strategic alignment?
    • A. 

      Management of suppliers and partner risks

    • B. 

      A structure that facilitates the creation and sharing of business information.

    • C. 

      Top management mediation between the imperatives of business and technology.

    • D. 

      A knowledge base on customers, products, markets and processes is in place.

  • 5. 
    As an outcome of information security governance, strategic alignment provides:
    • A. 

      Security requirements are driven by enterprise requirements

    • B. 

      Institutionalized and commoditized solutions.

    • C. 

      Baseline security following best practices.

    • D. 

      An understanding of risk exposure.

  • 6. 
    IT governance is PRIMARILY the responsibility of the:
    • A. 

      Chief executive officer.

    • B. 

      Board of directors.

    • C. 

      IT steering committee.

    • D. 

      Audit committee

  • 7. 
    Establishing the level of acceptable risk is the responsibility of:
    • A. 

      Senior business management. 

    • B. 

      The chief security officer.

    • C. 

      The chief information officer.

    • D. 

      Quality assurance management.

  • 8. 
    Effective IT governance will ensure that an IT plan is consistent with the organization's:
    • A. 

      Audit plan.

    • B. 

      Business plan. 

    • C. 

      Security plan.

    • D. 

      Investment plan.

  • 9. 
    Involvement of senior management is MOST important in the development of:
    • A. 

      IS policies.

    • B. 

      IS procedures.

    • C. 

      Standards and guidelines.

    • D. 

      Strategic plans.

  • 10. 
    IS steering committee should:
    • A. 

      Include a mix of members from different departments and staff levels.

    • B. 

      Ensure that IS security policies and procedures have been executed properly.

    • C. 

      Have formal terms of reference and maintain minutes of its meetings.

    • D. 

      Be briefed about new trends and products at each meeting by a vendor.