More CBAP Preparation Questions

Question 1. You are the business analyst for your organization. Andy and Grace, are two key stakeholders in an initiative who disagree over the software requirements.

What must happen in this instance before the formal approval can be signed off ?

A. The business analyst will need to make a decision on which requirement is most appropriate.

B. Andy and Grace will need to get the project manager to make a decision. 

C. The conflict will need to be removed from the solution scope until Andy and Grace can come to a solution.

D. The conflict will need to be resolved through research, resolution, or through a third-party Mediation.

Question 2. You are the business analyst for ABC Inc. and your Manager has asked you to analyze the business processes for order fulfillment. He specifically wants you to perform a detailed analysis of the business problems and opportunities that are available for the organization. 

What business analysis knowledge area is this applicable to ?

A. Elicitation and Collaboration

B. Requirements LifeCycle Management 

C. Strategy analysis

D. Solution Evaluation

Question 3. Fred is watching Macy perform activities as part of his requirements elicitation process. Fred is watching the steps that Macy takes to perform her work and he is taking notes. Which elicitation technique is Fred using ?

A. Shadowing

B. Interviewing

C. Brainstorming

D. Workshop

Question 4. Sandy is a Senior business analyst in her organization. She is analyzing a solution to assess if the solution justifies its implementation. What business analysis process is Sandy performing ?

A. Assess organizational readiness

B. Define transition requirements

C. Allocate requirements

D. Assess proposed solution

Question 5. You are the business analyst for your organization and you are preparing to elicit the requirements for an initiative. Which one of the following statements best describes the prepare for elicitation process?

A. You need authority granted to you from the sponsor to utilize resources for the elicit requirements process.

B. You need to determine which elicitation techniques are needed for the requirements gathering technique.

C. You need to receive permission from functional management to interview and elicit requirements for the stakeholders.

D. You need to ensure all needed resources are organized and scheduled for conducting the elicitation activities.

Question 6. You are the business analyst for your organization and are working on a solution that will connect several applications together. You are concerned that the applications might not be compatible. What requirements elicitation technique can help you determine the applications compatibility ?

A. Interface analysis

B. Benchmarking

C. Usage considerations

D. Interviews

Question 7. Angela is facilitating a brainstorming session for her organization. She has asked the participants in this group to come up with at least ten ideas for possible solutions to an identified problem.

What is the problem with setting the goal as five ideas for possible solutions in this session?

A. The goal should be to come up with as many solutions as possible, not just five ideas.

B. The goal should be to generate five ideas within a set time period.

C. The goal should be to include everyone’s input to the solutions.

D. The goal should be to come up with the best solution for the problem, not five ideas.

Question 8. You are facilitating a group of subject matter experts from across the organization to identify the cause of issues related to a software application. You want the stakeholders to share their opinions so that you can identify problems, solutions, and take actions to improve the service. What type of requirements elicitation activity is this?

A. Workshop

B. Focus groups

C. Root cause analysis

D. Stakeholder analysis

Question 9. You are the business analyst for your organization and you are starting the requirements lifecycle management process. Which one of the following statements best describes the requirements lifecycle management process?

A. It ensures that analysis and implementation efforts focus on the most critical requirements.

B. It covers the definition of stakeholder requirements, which describe what a solution must be capable of doing.

C. It is the solution requirements compliance.

D. It defines all of the work, and only the required work, to complete the project objectives.

Question 10. What business analysis element tries to identify as many possible options as possible to meet the business objectives and fill identified gaps in capabilities?

A. Ranking of approaches

B. Decision analysis

C. Alternative generation

D. Documentation of assumptions and constraints

Question 11. What business analysis plan describes the process to be followed in managing the solution scope and requirements?

A. Requirements management plan

B. Project management plan

C. Change management plan

D. Scope management plan

Question 12. You are the business analyst for your organization and you are working with Kevin and your team on the requirements elicitation for a new software solution. You tell Kevin that you will need to trace the requirements to try and prevent scope creep. What is scope creep?

A. The scope grows slightly larger as more requirements, often unneeded, are added to the scope

B. The scope slips on the schedule which in turn delays the project delivery date

C. Requirements.

D. The scope shifts from the original intent of the business case.

Question 13. Paige is observing Melissa complete several complex steps as part of her business analysis elicitation and collaboration process. Paige is working with Melissa to complete the work so that she can understand all of the steps Melissa must complete. What type of requirements elicitation technique is Paige using?

A. Shadowing

B. Active observation

C. Progressive elaboration

D. Cross training requirements elicitation

Question 14. The Elicitation and Collaboration process requires the business analyst to prepare for the elicitation activities. There are two specific inputs that the business analyst will need in preparing for the requirements elicitation. Which of the following is one of the two inputs that the business analyst will use as they prepare for requirements elicitation?

A. Change request

B. Needs

C. Stakeholder list

D. Business need

Question 15. Marion is the business analyst for his organization. He is examining a solution to decide if the solution he and his team have identified carries enough business value to justify its implementation. What business analysis process is he performing in this scenario?

A. Allocate requirements

B. Define transition requirements

C. Assess organizational readiness

D. Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution

Answers to the Questions

1. D

2. C

3.  A

4.  D

5.  D

6.  A

7.  A

8.  B

9.  B

10. C

11.  A

12.  A

13.  B

14.  B

15.  D