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1. You are the business analyst for your organization. You are currently with several key stakeholders as part of the determination of which business analysis approach is most appropriate for the current project. Which stakeholder is not considered when completing the business analysis planning and monitoring task to determine a business analysis approach?
2. 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?
3. Martha is the business analyst for organization and she's coaching Linda, a new business analyst, on the importance of recording key dependencies between requirements. Which one of the following is the primary reason why key dependencies should be recorded?
4. Elizabeth is a project stakeholder in your project and she is asking for a change in one of the project requirements. Before this change can be approved, you'll need to determine the effect of the change on all other project requirements. What term best describes the examination of the relationships that may be affected by the change in requirement?
5. There are six tasks that comprise the business analysis planning and monitoring and that must be completed by the business analyst. Which one of the following items is not one of the six tasks that you should complete as a business analyst following the traditional business analyst planning and monitoring approach to a project?
6. You are the business analyst for your organization and you're gathering project requirements for a small project to create a simple website for a client. Management requires that you use a tool to trace all requirements throughout the project life cycle even for smaller projects. Based on this smaller project, what type of requirements tracing would you recommend?
7. One of the most important activities you'll do as a business analyst is stakeholder analysis. This process helps you, the project team, and the project manager understand who the stakeholders are, and what their roles in the project will be, their priorities for their requirements and communication demands. When does stakeholder analysis typically occur?
8. Juan is the business analyst for his organization and he's performing stakeholder analysis. During this process, Juan wants to create a method to capture the roles and responsibilities for each of the stakeholders. Some of the stakeholders, for example, will be responsible for specific tasks while other stakeholders just need to be kept informed of the progress of the work. Which tool should Juan use to best facilitate this approach?
9. Which one of the following best describes the tool and technique of user stories as part of stakeholder analysis to be performed by a business analyst?
10. Beth is the business analyst for her organization and she's working with her team to identify the activities list for the business analysis duties. In order to properly and completely create the activities list, what document should Beth creates first based on the scope of the business analysis work?
11. Which one of the following statements best describes the role of a business analyst?
12. Marcy is a business analyst for her organization and she's planning the approach she'll take in the business analyst effort. She wants to define how she'll do the business analysis activities, perform stakeholder analysis, and report on her efforts. Based on this information which knowledge is Marcy likely working within?
13. Which of the following statements are true about plan-driven approach? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
14. You are the business analyst for your organization and are working through the six tasks in the business analysis planning and monitoring checklist. As a business analyst when should you complete the six tasks of the business analysis planning and monitoring?
15. Which task input for project stakeholders is best described as Looking at the organization and how it is sliced and diced, and assists the business analyst in stakeholder analysis activities?
16. What plan will describe the stakeholder groups, communication needs, and the level of formality that is appropriate for the requirements?
17. Who among the following is responsible for mapping the quality assurance requirements of the company and the stakeholders to the project?
18. Which of the following team roles evaluates, reviews, and manages database resources and services in the organization?
19. Risk identification is an important part of the planning phase. What are the common approaches for identifying risks? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
20. Which of the following describes the process for identifying and quantifying project risks and outlines how risks will be addressed or controlled?
21. Which of the following is a plan for an exceptional risk that is impractical or impossible to avoid?
22. Once the requirements risk is determined by the business analyst, a structured approach is followed to manage the risks. Which of the following are determined by the business analysis team for each risk? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
23. The RGQ Organization utilizes a change log. What is a change log?
24. Mark is the business analyst for his company and he is working with the stakeholders to elaborate on the requirements for a new software design the customers have requested. Mark is working to determine the connection between the proposed solution and how it may (or may not) satisfy the requirements of the customer. What knowledge area is Mark utilizing in this elicitation process?
25. According to the BABOK there are just four tasks in the elicitation knowledge area. Which one of the following is not one of the four tasks of the elicitation knowledge area?
26. Martha is preparing for a requirements workshop as part of her elicitation process. In her preparation, she wants to review all of the details surrounding the problem and opportunities faced by the business to better interview and ask questions in the workshop. What document should Martha review?
27. According to the BABOK, elicitation is performed for all types of requirements a business analyst may utilize as part of their roles and responsibilities. As a business analyst, you must know that the four types of requirements to elicit are which one of the following?
28. There are four types of elicitation activities that business analysts must complete as part of their roles and responsibilities. Which one of the following is not an elicitation task that the business analyst may complete as part of their roles and responsibilities?
29. Beth is the business analyst for her organization and she's working with Mark, a data analyst, for a new initiative. Mark wants to know when elicitation for the requirements takes place and when Beth will be done with the process. Which one of the following statements best describes when elicitation takes place in the project?
30. You are the business analyst for your organization and have identified a new initiative for a software development project. Based on the set of stakeholders, you and the management team have identified that you need to begin defining the need, set of requirements, and other information for the project work. Which one of the following tasks is the first task you should do as the business analyst?
31. You are the business analyst for your organization and you've identified the stakeholders in your organization. As part of this identification, you've identified the stakeholder list, roles and responsibilities, the business case, the solution scope, and what other element is needed for the input to the prepare for elicitation process?
32. What document should you reference to define the costs and benefits of the proposed project as part of the preparation for elicitation?
33. Harry is the business analyst for his organization and he's working with you and other stakeholders to begin the elicitation process. Harry recommends that you begin the process by starting with some lateral thinking. What is lateral thinking?
34. Gary is a business analyst for his organization and he's discovering that the technicians, information technology specialist, the customer, and other stakeholders use many acronyms and terms that are not synonymous across the list of stakeholders. For consistency sake, what tool can Gary use to ensure proper communications of the elicitation terms?
35. You are the business analyst for your organization and you've been tasked with creating a prototype. You are to create a mock-up of the new software system that will show stakeholders how the software will look and feel, though it will provide no real capabilities for requirements other than a shallow look at what the software may look like. What type of prototype are you to create?
36. Which of the following helps in assessing the costs and benefits of a proposed project?
37. Which of the following is the practice of obtaining the requirements of a system from users, customers, and other stakeholders?
38. Which of the following is especially useful in clarifying roles and responsibilities in cross-functional/departmental projects and processes?
39. Which of the following techniques promotes creative thinking about the capabilities of a new solution and enables out-of-the box thinking in a nonjudgmental environment?
40. You are the business analyst for your organization. Marcy is your supervisor and she has just informed you that a key stakeholder has demanded a requirement be added to your solution. You agree and allow the requirement to be added to the solution scope. You document the change. What activity must you do because of the added requirement?
41. Tom is the business analyst for his organization and is about to complete the manage solution scope and requirements as part of his business analysis duties. His assistant, Jennifer, is helping Tom and is collecting the required inputs for this process. Jennifer needs to collect four inputs. Which one of the following is not one of the three inputs Jennifer will need to gather for Tom?
42. Which of the following steps should the business analyst perform to sequence project work activities for designing and deploying the capabilities that are found in the requirements?
43. Which of the following permits the business analyst to identify and document the lineage of each requirement that includes its relationship to other project requirements, to work products, and to the solution components?
44. Which of the following knowledge areas has the set of requirements communication and management tasks that helps in ensuring that the right people are involved in developing, understanding, and approving the project requirements?
45. 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?
46. Which of the following Requirements Management and Communication tasks can look for review and approval on the communicated project requirements?
47. Which of the following is another name for an organized peer-level review of a requirements document?
48. Which of the following is a specific business analysis process output that the team plans to deliver?
49. Robert is the business analyst for his organization and he's working with several stakeholders to identify the business need for an opportunity. Robert needs to identify the stakeholder that will be responsible for authorizing the actions needed in order to meet the identified business need. Which stakeholder does Robert need to identify?
50. What does the T in SWOT analysis mean?
51. Enterprise analysis provides many things for an organization. All of the following are tasks included in enterprise analysis except for which one?
52. The tasks included in the Enterprise Analysis knowledge area produce various key business analysis deliverables, which are the building blocks of the project's business requirements. Which of the following do these deliverables include? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose three.
53. Which of the following will be produced when the business analyst assesses the capability gaps between current and new capabilities of the organization?
54. Which of the following steps the business analyst should perform to determine the solution approach for achieving a business need and deliver the required new capabilities? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
55. Which of the following inputs are used to determine the solution approach for achieving a business need and deliver the required new capabilities? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
56. You are a business analyst for your organization. Management has asked you to create the solution scope for an identified problem. In order to complete this task, you'll need three elements. All of the following are elements you'll need in order to write the solution scope except for which one?
57. Which one of the following is the most accurate definition of the solution scope?
58. Which solution scope technique can help the business analyst understand the scope of the work by breaking down the scope into smaller work products?
59. Which of the following stakeholder roles provides assistance in allocating capabilities to solution components while defining solution scope?
60. You are the business analyst for your organization and management wants to know when they can expect to reach management horizon based on current project performance. What term is also known as management horizon?
61. Over time technology will be superseded by more advanced solutions. When you are considering replacing technology there are four primary approaches to considering the replacement of the technology in regard to the investment that's already been spent on the outdated or fading technology. Which one of the following is not an issue to consider when replacing technology?
62. You are working as a senior business analyst in an organization. Ralph is also working with you. You decide to move a low priority requirement above a high priority requirement because it is needed to be implemented before some of the more important requirements. Ralph disagrees with your decision because ranking of the requirements is always done based on their level of difficulty. Who is correct and why?
63. You are the business analyst for a new project. Part of this project is for the project team to manually install new workstations through the company's campus. Based on your research you have determined that the project team can install 25 new workstations per hour. Since there is a fixed amount of time that these workstations need to be installed you are considering adding additional labor for the implementation. You are also considering to adjust the prioritization of the project requirements based on the amount of workstations the project team can install per hour. What does the 25 workstations per hour represent in this scenario?
64. Which of the following describes the amount of work that the project team is capable of completing in a set time period?
65. What is the term used to describe the cost of the solution after the solution has been implemented in production by a vendor?
66. Which of the following information should the business analyst maintain in order to maintain the baselined requirements? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
67. Which of the following tasks is performed by business analyst in the Requirements Analysis knowledge area? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
68. What are the key inputs required to validate requirements? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
69. As a business analyst you must understand the difference and effect assumptions and constraints may have on a business solution and the assumption is:
70. You are the business analyst for your organization. Management realizes that a proposed solution has risks that may cause the entire project to fail. They would like you to prioritize the requirements with maximum risk first so that if the project fails, there is little loss of capital in the project implementation. What requirements prioritization approach is management asking you to create in this instance?
71. There are four different assessments that you will create as a business analyst operating in the solution assessment and validation knowledge area. Which one of the following best describes the organizational readiness assessment?
72. You are the business analyst for your organization and you're currently assessing multiple proposed solutions for your organization. In your assessment, you will first look to determine if the proposed solution actually satisfies the business need and what other component to determine if the proposed solution is a good choice?
73. Jen is the business analyst for her organization and she's currently assessing multiple solutions as part of the solution assessment and validation task. The solutions are complex and time consuming to evaluate. Which one of the following methods would you recommend to Jen to better assess multiple solutions?
74. You are trying to determine the cost effectiveness of buying versus building a solution for your company. If you buy the solution, the vendor will charge you $55,000 and charge a $987 monthly service fee. If you build the solution, the initial costs will be $76,000 and your monthly support fee will be $850. How long will it take your internal solution to break even in relation to the build solution?
75. You are the business analyst for your organization and you've suggested a new operating system for all employees in the organization. You want to reduce the problems and costs of supporting multiple operating systems throughout the company and your vision is to standardize the operating system for all users. Management asks you what affect does this have on the existing business processes, policies, and rules, roles and responsibilities, software applications, and how the organization communicates internally and externally. What is management actually asking you to define?
76. Your technical solution has caused new business rules to be implemented in the organization. These new business rules affect the security, data access, and physical access to the technology in the organization. What type of a business rule has your solution created?
77. You are the business analyst for your organization and are preparing to complete the allocate requirements process. This process assigns stakeholder and solution requirements to solution components and to releases. One of the elements of this process is solution components. All of the following are solution components except for which one?
78. Which of the following outputs can be produced by the solution validation efforts that trigger the project in the first place? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
79. Which of the following elements are involved in evaluating solution performance? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
80. Which of the following stakeholder roles reviews the results of the solution performance assessment to verify whether any improvement to the solution have to be made?
81. Which of the following inputs determine whether the outputs of the solution fall within acceptable limits?
82. The identified defects need instant resolution or can be mitigated after an expected time. Which of the following ways can be followed to mitigate the impact of a defect using a workaround? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose three.
83. As part of your role as a business analyst you'll need to prepare the organization for the change your solution brings about. All of the following methods are acceptable preparedness for change except for which one?
84. Beth is the business analyst for her organization and she's been working with the stakeholders for a new technical solution that will be implemented throughout her company. In her analysis she's learnt that the end users of the solution upset by the changes, are reluctant to embrace the new technology, and feel that they were not informed about the change the solution will bring. This scenario best describes which one of the components of assessment findings?
85. A new solution has been proposed in the BHQ Company for how they do their work. This will affect how data is entered into their information systems, how the data is utilized, and how the data moves through and out of the system. If you were to draw a diagram tracking the data what would you be creating?
86. As a business analyst you may not be the actual trainer or instructional designer of a course for the end users of a solution, but you'll often need to consider the educational deficits your solution may cause. When focusing on training, what is the best method to keep users engaged in the learning?
87. In order to validate the solution, you'll need just two inputs for this task. Which two?
88. You are the business analyst for your organization and you're working with several stakeholders regarding a solution that's being implemented. These stakeholders are having an argument about the functionalities of the solution. They believe that the solution isn't functioning as planned. What term best describes the disagreement in this scenario?
89. You are the business analyst for your organization and the project manager has reported that an error in the solution has actually been deployed. This error, while minor, will cause some frustration with users. You create a plan to manage the error and assure users the problem will be fixed. What action have you taken in this instance?
90. Management has asked you to collect the metrics for a quantitative measurement of the solution you've implemented. This is part of the evaluation of the solution performance. Which specific action of the task is management asking you to do?
91. Which of the following imposes limitations on a particular solution?
92. You work as a Business Analyst. You are working on a project GHT in which the timing of the business analysis work is early in the project life cycle. Which of the following business analysis approaches will you use for your project?
93. Which of the following roles is responsible for ensuring the compatibility of business analysis plan with the project plan?
94. You are the business analyst for your organization. You are currently with several key stakeholders as part of the determination of which business analysis approach is most appropriate for the current project. Which stakeholder is not considered when completing the business analysis planning and monitoring task to determine a business analysis approach?
95. 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?
96. Mark is the business analyst for his company and he is working with the stakeholders to elaborate on the requirements for a new software design the customers have requested. Mark is working to determine the connection between the proposed solution and how it may (or may not) satisfy the requirements of the customer. What knowledge area is Mark utilizing in this elicitation process?
97. Martha is preparing for a requirements workshop as part of her elicitation process. In her preparation, she wants to review all of the details surrounding the problem and opportunities faced by the business to better interview and ask questions in the workshop. What document should Martha review?
98. According to the BABOK, elicitation is performed for all types of requirements a business analyst may utilize as part of their roles and responsibilities. As a business analyst, you must know that the four types of requirements to elicit are:
99. There are four types of elicitation activities that business analysts must complete as part of their roles and responsibilities. Which one of the following is not an elicitation task that the business analyst may complete as part of their roles and responsibilities?
100. Beth is the business analyst for her organization and she's working with Mark, a data analyst, for a new initiative. Mark wants to know when elicitation for the requirements takes place and when Beth will be done with the process. Which one of the following statements best describes when elicitation takes place in the project?
101. You are the business analyst for your organization and have identified a new initiative for a software development project. Based on the set of stakeholders, you and the management team have identified that you need to begin defining the need, set of requirements, and other information for the project work. Which one of the following tasks is the first task you should do as the business analyst?
102. You are the business analyst for your organization and you've identified the stakeholders in your organization. As part of this identification, you've identified the stakeholder list, roles and responsibilities, the business case, the solution scope, and what other element is needed for the input to the prepare for elicitation process?
103. All of the following are techniques that can be used to specify or model requirements except for which one?
104. You are the business analyst for the HND organization and you're creating a use case model for your organization. In this model, you'll show how network engineers will use your proposed solution as part of their role in the organization. In a use case scenario, what term is given to stakeholders in the scenario?
105. Holly creates a data model that represents how data will move between stakeholders in the process. In some instances, the data is moved between just two stakeholders, and other times the data is moved from stakeholder to stakeholder. What type of data diagram would best serve Holly in this instance?
106. You are using interface analysis as part of your modeling approach to requirements analysis. Which one of the following definitions best describes interface analysis?
107. Which of the following shows how information moves into, through, and out of a system?
108. Which of the following techniques is used to define and analyze data requirements that support the business processes of an organization?
109. Which one of the following definitions most accurately describes the concept of a data model?
110. What component of a data model designate the responsibilities and actions of a particular role in the data model?
111. Which of the following task inputs are used to assist the business analyst in assessing capability gaps in the organization to meet the business needs? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose three.
112. The business analysis team has determined the solution approach and defined the solution scope. Which of the following is the team's most likely next step?
113. Which of the following helps the team in categorizing the various potential causes of issues that may exist in business?
114. Which of the following stakeholder roles provide an outstanding source of current problems and limitations with systems and processes to the business analyst? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose two.
115. Mark is the business analyst for his organization and he's presenting his business case to management for their approval. In the business case, Mark has clearly defined the benefits, the estimated costs of the solution, and how the organization should measure the expected results. What other element should Mark include in the business case?
116. Gina has been asked to provide decision analysis for her solution scope. Which one of the following best describes the decision analysis technique?
117. Which of the following elements should the business analyst address while defining the solution scope? Each correct answer represents a part of the solution. Choose three.
118. You are the business analyst for your organization and you're helping management to determine which project will bring the most value to the organization. In your presentation, you're showing management what they can expect to receive as a reward for the risk of investment over five years after solution implementation. What technique is used to demonstrate the return of investment?
119. You propose a solution that will cost $450,000 to create but will earn the organization $75,000 a month once the solution has been incorporated. Assuming that the solution will take six months to create, how long before the project will reach its payback period?
120. Thomas is looking to prioritize requirements for his project based on items that are easiest for the team to implement. What priority ranking scheme is Thomas using?
121. Which one of the following best describes the process of timeboxing/budgeting for requirement prioritization and analysis?
122. Ned is the business analyst for the NHQ Company. He is working with Stan on completing the requirements prioritization of all the identified requirements. Why would Stan and Ned complete requirements prioritization?
123. Paul is the business analyst for his organization. He is examining a single solution to determine if the solution he and his team have identified carries enough business value to justify its implementation. What business analysis process is Paul performing in this scenario?
124. What element of the conduct elicitation activity is tracked to provide a basis for future planning?
125. 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?
126. You are the business analyst for your organization and you are preparing to elicit the requirements for a new business opportunity. What is the prerequisite for conducting an elicitation process?
127. You have identified several stakeholders that you believe are kinesthetic learners. Which statement best describes the kinesthetic learning approach?
128. What is the purpose of the business case?
129. Which of the following are the key inputs required to adequately prepare to elicit requirements information on the project?
130. Which of the following is a diagram that shows the structure of an organization and the relationships and relative ranks of its parts and positions/jobs?
131. On which of the following knowledge areas does the business analyst define his/her approach for tracing project requirements?
132. You are the business analyst for your organization and preparing to plan the business analysis approach. There are three inputs to the business analysis approach. Which one of the following is not an input to this process?
133. What type of a business analysis approach focuses on the rapid delivery of business value in short iterations?
134. When can changes to requirements occur in a business analysis planning and monitoring assignment?
135. Which one of the following terms is not a business analysis planning and monitoring approach?
136. There are four inputs to the plan business analysis activities. Which one of the following is not an input to the plan business analysis activities process?
137. What element of the plan business analysis process affects the business analysis duties that need to be performed?
138. You have identified a task in your task list that cannot be completed until the inspector for the project signs off the initial deliverables. The inspector's signoff on the initial deliverables is called as?
139. You are the business analyst for your organization and are beginning the requirements analysis processes. Which one of the following statements best describes the requirements analysis processes?
140. One of the processes within requirements analysis is to prioritize requirements. As a business analyst, why would you ever want to prioritize requirements?
141. You are the business analyst for your organization and are working on prioritizing requirements. What plan should guide you through this process?
142. All of the following stakeholders participate in the prioritization of requirements except for which one?
143. Which of the following tasks is performed by business analyst in the Requirements Analysis knowledge area? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
144. What are the key inputs required to assist the requirements structure during requirements analysis? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
145. Which of the following describes the amount of work that the project team is capable of completing in a set time period?
146. Which of the following defines the approach for the business analyst to take on the project while prioritizing the project requirements?
147. Which of the following defines data elements, their meanings, and their allowable values?
148. What are the various techniques that the business analyst may choose to apply when verifying requirements? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
149. What are the key inputs required to validate requirements? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
150. What business analysis plan defines the process to be followed in managing the solution scope and requirements?
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