General Business Analysis Quiz

The original set of questions can be found (here).

Question ID: 1
The correct answer is B:
Plan Business Analysis Governance

BABOK 3 (3.0)
This is a guarantee that decisions are made properly and consistently but a well defined and reviewed process should help!

Question ID: 2
The correct answer is D:
Yes, particularly when it comes to BA deliverables

BABOK 3.1.2
This question comes from a discussion on the Plan Business Analysis Approach task. So the context here is maintaining a high quality of business analysis deliverables and supporting overall business analysis task efficiency.

Question ID: 3
The correct answer is C:

BABOK 3 (1.4.2)

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring, 
  • Elicitation and Collaboration, 
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management, 
  • Strategy Analysis, 
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition (RADD)
  • Solution Evaluation

Question ID: 4
The correct answer is D:
Tasks in a logical but not necessarily sequential order

BABOK 3 (1.4)
Although each of these answers might NOT be wrong, the most correct of the bunch is that each knowledge area contains a grouping of related tasks to help ensure that a business analysis effort returns a strong value proposition to the organization it serves.

Question ID: 5
The correct answer is A:
Strategy Analysis

BABOK 3 (1.4.2)
As odd as it may sound, all six of the knowledge areas described on page 4 of the BABOK start with a similar tone. There is an ever so slight divergence in Strategy Analysis with starts with "describes the business analysis work."

The point here is that tasks and work are the cornerstones of knowledge area descriptions. The strategy analysis area is a bit unique and often isn't project specific in focus.

Question ID: 6
The correct answer is D:
Communicate Requirements

BABOK 3 (8)
There are eight tasks associated with this area which included measurements, assessments and recommendations.

Question ID: 7
The correct answer is B:
residual risk

BABOK Glossary
As far as I know, residual risk is the only option that is a real thing. The other three, I totally made up.

Question ID: 8
The correct answer is D:
Report Collaboration Progress

BABOK 3 (4.0)
Answer D is totally manufactured.

Question ID: 9
The correct answer is D:
Benchmarking and Market Analysis

BABOK 8.2.6
As it applies to risk, this can be a bit tricky. You can benchmark against another companies approach to risk but that is normally determined by their attitudes towards risk.

Question ID: 10
The correct answer is D:
Performance Objectives

BABOK 3 (3.0.1)
Actually, the incorrect options are outputs and not inputs. BABOK Table 3.0.1