Bop Focus Sdlc Certification

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Purpose:The purpose of this quiz is to provide the Board of Pensions IS Unit with a standard measure to ensure staff common knowledge and use of the Focus SDLC Process. Instructions: This is an open book certification. You may use the following materials to complete this quiz: 1) BOP Focus http://bopshpt/sites/Projects/itgov/focus/Focus%20Inception%20Phase/For ms/AllItems. Aspx *SDLC Swim-lane Diagram *Focus Roles & Responsibilities Spreadsheet *Focus SDLC Glossary 2) RUP Tool 3) ITGC Quality Presentation http://bopshpt/sites/Projects/itgc/Shared%20Documents/ITGC%20Presentati ons/Jan%2009%20ITGC%20Quality%20Presentation%20v1-0. Pptx 4) SCRUM Definition Sheet http://bopshpt/sites/Projects/itgov/focus/Focus%20Inception%20Phas


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a primary objective of the elaboration phase?
    • A. 

      Defining, validating and baselining the architecture as rapidly as is practical

    • B. 

      Eliminating the highest risk elements of the project

    • C. 

      Creating a first version of the business case

    • D. 

      Baselining a high-fidelity plan for the construction phase

    • E. 

      Demonstrating that the baseline architecture will support the product vision for a reasonable cost in a reasonable time.

  • 2. 
    What is the most important accomplishment of the Elaboration phase?
    • A. 

      To elaborate the architecture and selecting components.

    • B. 

      To achieve concurrence among all stakeholders on the lifecycle objectives for the project

    • C. 

      To clarify the remaining requirements and completing the development of the system based upon the baselined architecture

    • D. 

      To ensure that software is available for its users and make minor adjustments based on user feedback

  • 3. 
    In one of the development phases, you often increase the staffing considerably. Which phase allows this?
    • A. 

      Construction

    • B. 

      Inception

    • C. 

      Elaboration

    • D. 

      Transition

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      An individual can assume many roles, that is, wear many "hats".

    • B. 

      A role defines the responsibility for artifacts, but not the behavior (activities) of an individual or a set of individuals working together as a team.

    • C. 

      The responsibilities of each role are not defined relative to certain artifacts.

  • 5. 
    What is name of the Elaboration phase milestone?
    • A. 

      Lifecycle Objectives Milestone

    • B. 

      Product Release Milestone

    • C. 

      The Lifecycle Architecture milestone

    • D. 

      Initial Operational Capability Milestone

  • 6. 
    What are the benefits of Controlled Iterative Development?
    • A. 

      It lets you take changing requirements into account.

    • B. 

      Elements are integrated progressively - integration is not one "big bang" at the end.

    • C. 

      It lets you mitigate risks earlier.

    • D. 

      It facilitates reuse and ultimately a more robust architecture.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    What are the responsibilities of the architect? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      The Architect leads and coordinates technical activities and artifacts throughout the project.

    • B. 

      The Architect establishes the overall structure for each architectural view: the decomposition of the view, the grouping of elements, and the interfaces between these major groupings.

    • C. 

      Developing and testing components

    • D. 

      Defining the detailed database design, including tables, indexes, views, constraints, triggers, stored procedures, and other database-specific constructs needed to store, retrieve, and delete persistent objects

    • E. 

      Leads and coordinates requirements elicitation by outlining the system's functionality and delimiting the system

  • 8. 
    What are the most important activities conducted during the Construction phase? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Iteratively and incrementally develop a complete product that is ready to transition to its user community

    • B. 

      Establishing the project's software scope and boundary conditions, including an operational vision, acceptance criteria and what is intended to be in the product and what is not

    • C. 

      Describing the remaining use cases, fleshing out the design, completing the implementation, and testing the software

    • D. 

      To produce an evolutionary prototype of production-quality components, as well as possibly one or more exploratory, throw-away prototypes to mitigate specific risks

    • E. 

      Decide if the software, the sites, and the users are all ready to “go operational.”

  • 9. 
    How does the testing lifecycle fit into the context of the iterative approach?
    • A. 

      All of the developed use cases are tested at the end of Construction.

    • B. 

      Each iteration has a test cycle following the pattern that includes Plan test, Design test, Implement test, Execute test, Evaluate test.

    • C. 

      All of the developed use cases are tested at the end of Transition.

  • 10. 
    What is a build? How does it relate to the iterative model?
    • A. 

      A variant of some artifact; later versions of an artifact typically expand on earlier versions.

    • B. 

      A component containing functionality for testing purposes

    • C. 

      A model element which has the semantics of a package, such that it can contain other model elements, and a class, such that it has behavior

    • D. 

      A build is an operational version of a system or part of a system that demonstrates a subset of the capabilities provided in the final product.

  • 11. 
    Which of the statements below is true?
    • A. 

      A Test Case is a package-like artifact used to group collections of Test Scripts, both to sequence the execution of the tests and to provide a useful and related set of test log information from which test results can be determined.

    • B. 

      A Test Case is a definition of a specific set of test inputs, execution conditions, and expected results, identified for the purpose of making an evaluation of some particular aspect of a Target Test Item.

    • C. 

      A Test Case is the step-by-step instructions that realize a test, enabling its execution.

  • 12. 
    The ELCA BOP Focus SDLC methodology is comprised of which of the following methodologies? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      SCRUM

    • B. 

      RUP

    • C. 

      Waterfall

    • D. 

      Spiral

  • 13. 
    Which Focus team member determines the length of an iteration?
    • A. 

      Analyst

    • B. 

      Project Manager

    • C. 

      Cross-Functional Team

    • D. 

      Architect

    • E. 

      Tester

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of a Focus risk?
    • A. 

      An ongoing or upcoming concern that has a significant probability of adversely affecting the success of major milestones.

    • B. 

      A concern that has become a reality

    • C. 

      A technical issue that impacts the project date or budget

  • 15. 
    The term "____" describes a planned undertaking that produces a new system or updates to an existing information system.
    • A. 

      Solutions development work effort

    • B. 

      Phase

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Development

  • 16. 
    A prototype has which of the following characteristics?
    • A. 

      Includes work procedures, both extensive and throwaway

    • B. 

      Is operative and executable, is focused on a specific objective, is quickly built

    • C. 

      Has good look and feel, is executable, and is complete

    • D. 

      Is quickly built, has mock-up, and is complete

  • 17. 
    ____ sessions have been largely successful in reducing project development efforts and shortening the schedule.
    • A. 

      Business process reengineering (BPR)

    • B. 

      Group support system (GSS)

    • C. 

      Swimlane

    • D. 

      Joint application design (JAD)

  • 18. 
    ____ testing tests the behavior of a group of modules or methods.
    • A. 

      Driver

    • B. 

      Integration

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Unit

  • 19. 
    Quality assurance (QA) activities during analysis concentrate on ____.
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Making decisions that will lead to easily implemented programs

    • C. 

      Satisfying stated requirements

    • D. 

      Identifying gaps or inconsistencies in system requirements

  • 20. 
    Studies have shown that technical reviews reduce testing costs by approximately ____ percent.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      60

  • 21. 
    Which work efforts in the Information Solutions Group, must use the Focus methodology(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Custom Application Development

    • B. 

      App Maint & Enhancements

    • C. 

      New Enhancements (

    • D. 

      Software Upgrades

    • E. 

      COTS Configuration

  • 22. 
    In the Focus Methodology, what role is responsible for defining the business problem & features?
    • A. 

      Project Manager/Work Coordinator

    • B. 

      Tester

    • C. 

      Analyst

    • D. 

      Tester

    • E. 

      Architect

  • 23. 
    Which of the following activities is NOT considered a BOP defined Information Technology General Control?
    • A. 

      Obtain Stakeholder Agreement

    • B. 

      Define Detailed Requirements (based on Process Level)

    • C. 

      Execute Test Cases & capture results (based on Process Level)

    • D. 

      Deploy Work Product

    • E. 

      Approve Deployment

  • 24. 
    Which role in the Focus SDLC is responsible for obtaining Stakeholder Agreement?
    • A. 

      Cross-Functional Team

    • B. 

      Analyst

    • C. 

      Project Manager/Work Coordinator

    • D. 

      Stakeholder agreement is not needed.

  • 25. 
    The BOP Focus SDLC process was created to: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Ensure Stakeholder needs are met

    • B. 

      Collaborate Across Teams

    • C. 

      Demonstrate Value Iteratively

    • D. 

      Emphasize quality and consistency throughout the lifecycle

    • E. 

      Ensure SAS112 compliance through Information Technology General Controls (ITGC's)

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