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The Certified Business Analysis Professional designation is a professional certification for individuals with extensive business analysis experience and helps one to be a senior member of the analysts’ community. The quiz below is designed to help you revise for the final exam. Give it a shot and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What   is  the term  used  to  describe  the  cost  of  the  solution  after  the  solution  has  been implemented    in  production by a vendor?  
    • A. 

      A. Application fees

    • B. 

      B. Lifecycle fee

    • C. 

      C. TCO - Total cost of ownership

    • D. 

      D. COTS fees

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is NOT an output of the enterprise analysis tasks?
    • A. 

      A. Business Need

    • B. 

      B. Stakeholder concerns

    • C. 

      C. Solution Approach

    • D. 

      D. Solution Scope

  • 3. 
    All of the following stakeholders participate in the prioritization of requirements except forwhich   one?
    • A. 

      Implementation subject matter expert

    • B. 

      B. End user

    • C. 

      C. Domain subject matter expert

    • D. 

      D. Project manager

  • 4. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization. Management has asked that you createa model of the requirements so the stakeholders can better understand the requirementsand the project as a whole. Which of the following statements best describes a model?
    • A. 

      A. Models are slices of the project solution.

    • B. 

      B. Models simplify the requirements for common stakeholders.

    • C. 

      C. Models are statistics for the return on investment, time saved, and other mathematics.

    • D. 

      D. Models abstract and simplify reality.

  • 5. 
    What plan will describe the stakeholder groups and the level of formality that isappropriate for the requirements?
    • A. 

      A. BA plan

    • B. 

      B. Budget plan

    • C. 

      C. Project plan

    • D. 

      D. Business analysis communication plan

  • 6. 
    You  are the business analyst for a smaller project where there are few requirements.Management would still like you to create a method to trace the few requirements for thisproject. What type of matrix would be best in this instance?
    • A. 

      A. Requirements Structure matrix

    • B. 

      B. Requirements traceability matrix

    • C. 

      C. Coverage matrix

    • D. 

      D. Requirements trace matrix

  • 7. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization and have many solutions available to anidentified problem. You would like a way to quickly and fairly determine which solution isthe best choice for your organization. Which of the following approaches would allow youto determine the top-rated solutions for your organization?
    • A. 

      A. Scoring system

    • B. 

      B. Acceptance and evaluation criteria

    • C. 

      C. Vendor assessment

    • D. 

      D. Stakeholder assessment

  • 8. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization and you are using a change-drivenapproach to business analysis. How are communications managed?
    • A. 

      A. Communications in a change-driven approach to business analysis focus more on thefrequency of communication.

    • B. 

      B. Communications in a change-driven approach typically use face-to-face channels.

    • C. 

      C. Communications in a change-driven approach focus more on formal communications.

    • D. 

      D. Communications in a change-driven approach are all ad hoc.

  • 9. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization. Jeff is your Manager. He has asked that you      create    a   method  to  store  the  project requirements    including  those  under  development, under review,  and  the  requirements  which  have  been  approved. What  i s  he  asking  you to create?
    • A. 

      A. Solution Scope

    • B. 

      B. A repository

    • C. 

      C. A project scope statement

    • D. 

      D. A requirements plan system

  • 10. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization and working with Tim to identify the assumptions within the business solution. Which one of the following is an assumption?
    • A. 

      A. The vendor believes the software should arrive by April 1th

    • B. 

      B. The software must be compatible with Apple OS

    • C. 

      C. The software must cost less than $50 per license

    • D. 

      D. The hardware must costs less than $2,500 per unit.

  • 11. 
    You are working with Jeff on the conduct stakeholder analysis task as part of the businessanalysis duties in your company. Jeff wants to know why it's so important to identifystakeholders so early in the business analysis duties. Which one of the following statementsbest addresses the need to identify the stakeholders early on in the business analysis duties?
    • A. 

      A. It's important to identify the stakeholders so the business analyst knows who to report to.

    • B. 

      B. It's important to identify the stakeholders so the business analyst knows who to bill for theproject.

    • C. 

      C. It's important to identify the stakeholder so the business analyst can help ensure the timelydelivery of the requirements deliverables

    • D. 

      D. It's important to identify the stakeholders so the stakeholders know who the business analystis.

  • 12. 
    Mary has asked you to trace a particular requirement for her. What does “to trace arequirement ” mean?
    • A. 

      A. Tracing a requirement means to look at a requirement and the others to which it is related. Itlinks risk, cost, quality, and scope elements to stakeholder and solution requirements to other artifacts created by the team and to solution components.

    • B. 

      B. Tracing a requirement means to look at a requirement and the others to which it is related. Itlinks business requirements to stakeholder and solution requirements to other artifacts created bythe team and to solution components.

    • C. 

      C. Tracing a requirement means to look at a requirement and the others to which it is related. Itlinks business requirements to components in the project's work breakdown structure.

    • D. 

      D. Tracing a requirement means to track a requirements from its first identification all the way toits completion to see what issues, risks, costs, quality, and defects have surrounded therequirement

  • 13. 
    When do change requests generally increase in a project? 
    • A. 

      A. During the project's launch.

    • B. 

      B. Towards the beginning of the project.

    • C. 

      C. During the project scope management processes.

    • D. 

      D. Towards the end of the project.

  • 14. 
    Jeff is the business analyst for his organization. Jeff is currently working on a solution toimprove a keyboard. He has taken the keyboard apart, identified each component, anddocumented each component's purpose. What type of requirements organization is Jeff doing in this scenario? 
    • A. 

      A. Process modeling

    • B. 

      B. Data modeling

    • C. 

      C. Functional decomposition

    • D. 

      D. Scope modeling

  • 15. 
    Jeff's organization is using a plan-driven approach for the business analysis deliverables. Inthis approach how will the requirements be captured?
    • A. 

      A. Paolo will use the appropriate documentation at the discretion of the business analysis team

    • B. 

      B. Paolo will use the project management information system.

    • C. 

      C. Paolo will use whatever business analysis forms are most appropriate.

    • D. 

      D. Paolo will use standardized templates.

  • 16. 
    What part of defining the business needs process will evaluate the ends that theorganization is seeking to achieve?
    • A. 

      A. Business goals and objectives

    • B. 

      B. Project Scope

    • C. 

      C. Solution assessment

    • D. 

      D. Requirements

  • 17. 
    What type of a business analysis approach focuses on the rapid delivery of business value inshort iterations?
    • A. 

      A. Business-driven

    • B. 

      B. Change-driven

    • C. 

      C. Risk-laden

    • D. 

      D. Focus-driven

  • 18. 
    Mary is the business analyst for her organization and she is currently working on the specify and model requirements process. One of the elements of this process is t hedocumentation of the textual requirements. Mary must describe the capabilities of thesolution, any conditions that must exist for the requirements to operate, and what thirdcomponent of the textual requirement?
    • A. 

      A. Any constraints that may prevent the solution from fulfilling the requirement

    • B. 

      B. Write in the active voice

    • C. 

      C. Describe a situation or problem

    • D. 

      D. List any stakeholder assumptions

  • 19. 
    The business analysis approach generally defines all of the following attributes except forwhich one?
    • A. 

      A. Requirements for solutions acceptance

    • B. 

      B. Deliverables

    • C. 

      C. Team roles

    • D. 

      D. Analysis technique

  • 20. 
    Peter is the business analyst for his organization and he is preparing a presentation aboutthe requirements for a large software development project. Before Peter makes thepresentation what should he do as part of his preparation for the presentation?
    • A. 

      A. Determine an appropriate format for the presentation.

    • B. 

      B. Confirm that he has the authority to host the presentation.

    • C. 

      C. Confirm that the stakeholders have signed off on the requirements.

    • D. 

      D. Hire a scribe to keep the minutes of the meeting.

  • 21. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization and are creating the solution scopedefinition. Which of the following should be included in the solution scope definition?
    • A. 

      A. Business case and Project Plan

    • B. 

      B. Technical dependencies

    • C. 

      C. Elicitation techniques

    • D. 

      D. Organization readiness assessment and BA Plan(s)

  • 22. 
    What business analysis element tries to identify as many potential options as possible tomeet the business objectives and fill identified gaps in capabilities?
    • A. 

      A. Risk Analysis

    • B. 

      B. Decision analysis

    • C. 

      C. Options Analysis

    • D. 

      D. Alternative generation

  • 23. 
    Jeff is the business analyst for his organization. He is examining a single solution todetermine if the solution he and his team have identified carries enough business value tojustify its implementation. What business analysis process is Jeff performing in thisscenario?
    • A. 

      A. Assess scope options

    • B. 

      B. Assess proposed solution

    • C. 

      C. Assess organizational readiness

    • D. 

      D. Allocate requirements

  • 24. 
    You are the business analyst for your organization. Gary and Janet, two key stakeholdersin the project, are in disagreement over a requirement for the type of software to beinstalled on the server your solution calls for. What must happen in this instance beforeformal approval can be offered?
    • A. 

      A. The conflict will need to be resolved through research, resolution, or through a third-partymediation.

    • B. 

      B. Gary and Janet will need to determine who has seniority in the company to determine whichrequirement takes precedence.

    • C. 

      C. The conflict will need to be removed from the solution scope until Gary and Janet come to asolution.

    • D. 

      D. The business analyst will need to make a decision on which requirement is most appropriate.

  • 25. 
    One of the processes within requirements analysis is to prioritize requirements. As abusiness analyst why would you ever want to prioritize requirements?
    • A. 

      A. You may need to determine the cost of each requirement.

    • B. 

      B. You may need to determine the schedule for each requirement.

    • C. 

      C. You may need to determine which requirements are most critical so the analysis andimplementation efforts focus on the most critical requirements.

    • D. 

      D. You may need to determine which requirements are most critical so additional risk analysiscan be completed on those requirements.

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