General Business Analysis Quiz

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Answer to these questions can be found (here).

Question ID: 1
Which knowledge area helps ensure that decisions are made properly and consistently?

a. Plan Business Analysis Information Management

b. Plan Business Analysis Governance

c. Plan Business Analysis Approach

d. Plan Stakeholder Engagement


Question ID: 2
Should the business analysis approach include tasks to manage risks?

a. No, these are Project Manager tasks

b. No, requirements management should be the focus

c. Yes, business analysis is a risk management process

d. Yes, particularly when it comes to BA deliverables


Question ID: 3
How many knowledge areas are defined in the BABOK 3rd edition?

a. 4

b. 5

c. 6

d. 7


Question ID: 4
The BABOK knowledge areas are a collection of ...

a. Tasks in a logical and sequential order

b. A set of approaches that are considered the best in the industry

c. A grouping of information that makes for an excellent certification test

d. Tasks in a logical but not necessarily sequential order


Question ID: 5
Which of the following knowledge areas DOES NOT start its description in the BABOK with "describes the tasks that business analysts perform "?

a. Strategy Analysis

b. Solution Evaluation

c. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

d. None Of The Above


Question ID: 6
According to the BABOK, which of the following is NOT one of the tasks associated with the Solution Evaluation knowledge area?

a. Assess Enterprise Limitations

b. Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

c. Analyze Performance Measures

d. Communicate Requirements


Question ID: 7
The risk that remains after all possible known measures have been employed to mitigate the risk. 

a. traceable risk

b. residual risk

c. context risk

d. association risk


Question ID: 8
According to the BABOK, which of the following is NOT one of the tasks found in the Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area?

a. Prepare for Elicitation

b. Conduct Elicitation

c. Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

d. Report Collaboration Progress


Question ID: 9
According to the BABOK, which of the following is used to observe the results of other organizations employing similar solutions when assessing risks, trends, and variances?

a. Data Mining

b. Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

c. Risk Analysis and Management

d. Benchmarking and Market Analysis


Question ID: 10
According to the BABOK, which of the following is an input into the Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring knowledge area?

a. Business Analysis Approach

b. Stakeholder Engagement Approach

c. Information Management Approach

d. Performance Objectives

Business Analysis: Knowledge Areas

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From a couple years ago, a jog that went by the Astoria Oregon bridge.

Answer to these questions can be found (here).

 

Question ID: 1
Which knowledge area helps ensure that decisions are made properly and consistently?

a. Plan Business Analysis Information Management

b. Plan Business Analysis Governance

c. Plan Business Analysis Approach

d. Plan Stakeholder Engagement


Question ID: 2
How many knowledge areas are defined in the BABOK 3rd edition?

a. 4

b. 5

c. 6

d. 7


Question ID: 3
The BABOK knowledge areas are a collection of ...

a. Tasks in a logical and sequential order

b. A set of approaches that are considered the best in the industry

c. A grouping of information that makes for an excellent certification test

d. Tasks in a logical but not necessarily sequential order


Question ID: 4
Which of the following knowledge areas DOES NOT start its description in the BABOK with "describes the tasks that business analysts perform "?

a. Strategy Analysis

b. Solution Evaluation

c. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

d. None Of The Above


Question ID: 5
According to the BABOK, which of the following is NOT one of the tasks associated with the Solution Evaluation knowledge area?

a. Assess Enterprise Limitations

b. Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

c. Analyze Performance Measures

d. Communicate Requirements


Question ID: 6
According to the BABOK, which of the following is NOT one of the tasks found in the Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area?

a. Prepare for Elicitation

b. Conduct Elicitation

c. Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

d. Report Collaboration Progress


Question ID: 7
According to the BABOK, which of the following is an input into the Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring knowledge area?

a. Business Analysis Approach

b. Stakeholder Engagement Approach

c. Information Management Approach

d. Performance Objectives


Question ID: 8
Which BABOK knowledge area contains the Assess Risks task?

a. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

b. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

c. Strategy Analysis

d. Solution Evaluation

Business Analysis: Stakeholders (general)

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Answers to the questions below can be found (here).

Question ID: 1
From the perspective of a business analyst, stakeholders are only the individuals or groups that a BA will interact with during the creation of their work product.

a. True

b. False


Question ID: 2
Which of the following would NOT be considered as a stakeholder?

a. Business Analyst

b. Tester

c. Domain SME

d. All Are Potential Stakeholders


Question ID: 3
When planning for stakeholder engagement, the degree of complexity can increase _______ as the number of stakeholders involved in the business analysis activities increases.

a. Proportionately

b. Disproportionately

c. Randomly


Question ID: 4
In the BABOK Third Edition, which of the follow is NOT one of the aspects a business analyst will analyze regarding stakeholder attitudes.

a. Chosen Project Methodology

b. Business Analysis In General

c. The Sponsor

d. Team Members And Other Stakeholders


Question ID: 5
Which of the following is NOT associated with the BABOK definition of "Define Stakeholder Collaboration"?

a. Collaboration Can Be A Spontaneous Event

b. Approaches May Differ By Business Analyst Activity

c. Preferences Of The Stakeholders

d. Collaboration Rules Defined By The Organization


Question ID: 6
Which of the following techniques matches the BABOK Third Edition description as it pertains to Business Analysis Planning And Monitoring?

"used to identify risks to the initiative resulting from stakeholder attitudes or the inability of key stakeholders to participate in the initiative"

a. Risk Analysis and Management

b. Scope Modelling

c. Lessons Learned

d. Business Rules Analysis


Question ID: 7
Is there situations in which a BA would educate a stakeholder about a elicitation technique they are about to use and why would it be helpful?

a. No, it would just confuse the stakeholder

b. No, it would expose a critical BA secret

c. Yes, it could provide legal protection in the future

d. Yes, it could help the stakeholder engage in the process


Question ID: 8
According to the BABOK Third Edition, which of the following guidelines identifies the stakeholders who have the authority and responsibility to approve business analysis information?

a. Change Strategy

b. Governance Approach

c. Legal/Regulatory Information

d. Requirement Management Tools/Repository


Question ID: 9
Can a person on the project team be a stakeholder for that same project. For example, can the data migration analyst be a stakeholder?

a. No, team members cannot be stakeholders

b. Yes, functional mostly

c. Yes, nonfunctional mostly

d. Yes, transition mostly


Question ID: 10
Which of the following is not a form of stakeholder management documentation?

a. Onion Diagram

b. SIPOC

c. Stakeholder Matrix

d. All Can Be Used In Stakeholder Management