CBAP - Cetified business analysis professional (CBAP) appliaction Exam
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You are the business analyst for your organization and are preparing for the conduct elicitation activities. You'll have six inputs as you prepare for this activity. Which one of the following is not a valid input for the requirements elicitation activity?
Documented elicitation results
Which of the following is NOT a component of flowchart?
You are the business analyst for a large software development project. There are several issues that must be resolved by certain dates or the problem will prevent the project from advancing. What technique can you use to track problems with the requirements?
You are the business analyst for your organization and are preparing to conduct stakeholder analysis. As part of this process you realize that you'll need several inputs. Which one of the following is NOT an input you'll use for the conduct stakeholder analysis task?
Enterprise environmental factors
You are creating a model that shows how data moves through a system. Each function that modifies the data in any manner is identified, decomposed to smaller levels, and the system is completely described from start to storage. What type of a modeling technique are you using in this scenario?
Data flow diagramming
Your organization uses the MoSCoW approach to requirements prioritization. What does MoSCoW mean?
Must, Should, Could, Won't
You are completing the prepare for elicitation process for an identified problem in your organization. The prepare for elicitation process requires three inputs for this process. Which one of the following is not an input that will help you prepare for the elicitation activities?
Which of the following involves defining the various threats, determining the extent of vulnerabilities, and devising countermeasures against a possible attack?
Qualitative risk analysis
Fred's organization is using a plan-driven approach for the business analysis deliverables. In this approach how will the requirements be captured?
Fred will use standardized templates.
You are working with Terry on the conduct stakeholder analysis task as part of the business analysis duties in your company. Terry wants to know why it's so important to identify stakeholders so early in the business analysis duties. Which one of the following statements best addresses the need to identify the stakeholders early on in the business analysis duties?
It's important to identify the stakeholder so the business analyst can help ensure the timely delivery of the requirements deliverables.
You are the business analyst for the NHQ Organization. Management has asked that you examine the workflow and internal processes for order fulfillment. Specifically they'd like you to complete an in-depth analysis and documentation of the business problems and opportunities that may be exist for the organization. What business analysis knowledge area does this activity map to?
Which of the following is the process of defining and analyzing the dangers to individuals, businesses, and government agencies posed by potential natural and human-caused adverse events?
You have identified several stakeholders that you believe are kinesthetic learners. Which statement best describes the kinesthetic learning approach?
The learners learn best be experiencing the topic.
You organization needs to adapt to the change economy, new technologies, and an increase in competition in order to survive. They've asked you to complete a business analysis approach that will help them change their organizational policies in order to achieve their goals and objectives. What business analysis technique has this organization asked you to complete?
Business rules analysis
Jane is the business analyst for her organization and she is completing passive observation to identify improvement opportunities in the workflow. She notices that some of the employees perform certain customer-facing activities in a different format than the other workers. Is this a problem that can be addressed as part of an improvement opportunity?
It can be a problem as customers could become confused or frustrated because of the different approaches to the work.
You are the business analyst for your organization and are leading a presentation about an identified problem. This presentation will help the stakeholders to understand the problem and it will help you when you begin to elicit requirements from the stakeholders. Which type of learner learns best through the presentation of models?
Which of the following requires that all parties in the conflict must give up something?
You are the business analyst for your organization. Management has asked you to create a plan that will define the proposed structure and schedule for communicating the business analysis activities to the appropriate stakeholders. What plan does management want you to create?
Business Analysis Communications Plan
Which of the following is a conversation between one or more speakers centering on one specific topic?
Holly is the business analyst for her organization. Management has asked Holly to create a document that will define solution alternatives and how each identified solution may provide an expected business benefit to meet the identified business need. Management has asked Holly to provide data and statistics in this document to support her claims and findings. What type of document is management asking Holly to create?
Nancy has asked you to trace a particular requirement for her. What does 'to trace a requirement' mean?
Tracing a requirement means to look at a requirement and the others to which it is related. It links business requirements to stakeholder and solution requirements to other artifacts created by the team and to solution components.
____ is a process to determine the completeness of the project work and to gain the customer's acceptance to move the project forward.
Holly's organization uses a plan-driven approach to business analysis. When it comes to communication in Holly's organization what type of communication will likely be required?
Mary is the business analyst for your organization. She asks you what the purpose of the assess capability gaps task is. Which of the following is the best response to give Mary?
It identifies new capabilities required by the organization to meet the business need.
You are the business analyst for your organization and are working with Sally, a project manager, for your organization. You and Sally are determining the cost of the labor, materials, equipment, and facilities in order to achieve the different solutions that have been proposed for an identified problem. What is this process called?
Rough order of magnitude cost estimating
Which of the following is a graphical representation of roles and responsibilities of different project team members?
Mark is the business analyst for his organization. Mark and his business analysis team have used the whiteboard to record the documentation as the result of requirements elicitation. What must be done with this information if Mark uses a whiteboard?
The business analyst must transfer the information to another medium before the whiteboard is erased.
One of the processes within requirements analysis is to prioritize requirements. As a business analyst why would you ever want to prioritize requirements?
You may need to determine which requirements are most critical so the analysis and implementation efforts focus on the most critical requirements.
There are 50 stakeholders in the current project. How many communication channels exist in this project?
You are the business analyst for your organization and are coaching Roberta on how business analysis works. Roberta is confused about what a business analysis methodology is during the business analysis planning and monitoring phase of the business analysis duties. What is a methodology?
A methodology is a formalized and repeatable business analysis approach.
Which one of the following is an example of a non-negotiable demand by a stakeholder during the requirements prioritization session?
All requirements are ranked as high
Which of the following is NOT a component of an entity relationship diagram?
You are the business analyst for your organization. On your current project you'll be using the change-driven approach for defining requirements and gathering feedback. Which of the following statements best describes the change-driven approach?
The change-driven approach favors defining requirements through team interaction.
Rachel is writing the business case for her organization. As she's completing this process Rachel is concerned that she's including all the correct information for management. Which one of the following should Rachel not include in her business case?
Opportunities to prioritize requirements
Which of the following displays the relative importance of the defects?
You are completing enterprise analysis. Management has asked you to create a document that will help them create a go/no go decision to invest and more forward with a proposed project. What document does management want you to create?
Which of the following processes is used to make certain that the project team members are completing the project work according to the project plan?
Which of the following software development life cycles is a methodology that divides the project into phases, and the project manager focuses on control of time, cost, and scope?
You are the business analyst for your organization and are working with Jennifer to conduct stakeholder analysis. You would like to create a RACI chart to help with the roles of the people involved in the stakeholder analysis process. Jennifer is not familiar with this chart and asks what does RACI mean. Which one of the following best describes the RACI chart in the conduct stakeholder analysis process?
It's a matrix that uses the Responsible, Accountable, Consult, and Inform tasks as part of the stakeholder analysis process.
You are the business analyst for the YGT Organization. You have just completed a capabilities gap assessment and have determined that your organization does not have the necessary resources and technology to seize a business opportunity. What is the most likely course of action for the organization?
Launch a new project.
Which of the following tasks does not rely on other activities, and no other activities rely on this task completing?
Henry is the business analyst for his organization and is completing the conduct elicitation activity. Part of this activity is to record the results of the requirements elicitation process. All of the following are acceptable elements for requirements documentation except for which one?
Text message sent via a secured mobile phone
You are the business analyst for a large project for your organization. Your project has 65 stakeholders and this will greatly increase the complexity of the communication in this project. To demonstrate how complex this project and its communication will be, you show the management the number of communication channels in this project. How many channels exist in this project based on the number of stakeholders?
Wanda 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 the documentation of the textual requirements. Wanda must describe the capabilities of the solution, any conditions that must exist for the requirements to operate, and what third component of the textual requirement?
Any constraints that may prevent the solution from fulfilling the requirement
Which of the following types of elicitation allows each stakeholder to freely discuss their role in a particular process?
Your organization is using a plan-driven approach to business analysis. What must you do with all of the communication documents created as part of this high-priority project that you are serving as the business analyst for?
All communications must be archived and will become part of the organizational process as sets.
Which of the following processes measures the maturity level of the security program?
Which solution scope technique can help the business analyst understand the scope of the work by breaking down the scope into smaller work products?
Which of the following is derived from a schedule model to meet the project execution plan and achieve management approval for use as a baseline?
Which of the following inputs of Monitor and Control Risks acquires information from performance measurements and evaluates it to provide variance analysis and forecasting?