Assess your preparation before you take your final Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) exam by IIBA. Identify areas of improvements or knowledge areas that would require additional preparation. This level will test applicant’s knowledge as well as experience in business analysis in form of a scenario based exam. This exam has 130 multiple choice questions to be attempted in 3 hours. These questions are NOT official questions from IIBA. The questions are, however, comparable to an examination in terms of formulation, difficulty and covered subjects. The number of questions, as well as, the available time correspond to the "official examination".

5 Sample Questions

What best characterizes the differences between "Predictive" vs "Adaptive" approaches to business analysis?

  • A. A) Predictive approaches ensure the solution is fully defined before implementation begins, where as Adaptive approaches allow for rapid delivery of business value in short iterations.
  • B. B) Predictive approaches maximize control and minimize risk, where as Adaptive approaches allow for a higher degree of uncertainty.
  • C. C) Predictive approaches assume that requirements need not be defined before implementation, where as Adaptive allow requirements to be clarified and refined through iterative process.
  • D. A and B only.
  • E. A, B and C.

Your organization is using a Predictive approach for the business analysis deliverables. In this approach how will the requirements be captured?

  • A. You will use the appropriate documentation at the discretion of the business analysis team.
  • B. You will use the project management information system.
  • C. You will use whatever business analysis forms are most appropriate.
  • D. You will use standardized templates.

You are the business analyst for your organization. On your current project you'll be using the Adaptive approach for defining requirements and gathering feedback. Which of the following statements best describes the Adaptive approach?

  • A. Adaptive approach defines requirements through experimentation.
  • B. Adaptive approach does not define the requirements until after a solution for the problem has been identified.
  • C. Adaptive approach defines requirements using standardized templates.
  • D. Adaptive approach defines requirements through team interaction.

You are the business analyst for your organization. Your current project is using a Predictive approach to business analysis. Which one of the following statements best describes the Predictive approach to business analysis?

  • A. Predictive approaches determine how priorities will be diagnosed for the project solution.
  • B. Predictive approaches encourage changes that prevent errors and omissions.
  • C. Predictive approaches typically have meetings daily to discuss the business analysis requirements process.
  • D. Predictive approaches typically call for a significant amount of formality and detail.

You are the business analyst for your organization and you are using an Adaptive approach to business analysis. How are communications managed?

  • A. Communications in an Adaptive approach to business analysis focus more on the frequency of communication.
  • B. Communications in an Adaptive approach typically use face-to-face channels.
  • C. Communications in an Adaptive approach focus more on formal communications.
  • D. Communications in an Adaptive approach are all ad hoc.

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