CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 7

In Maslow's book, "The Hierarchy of Needs", the five needs he identified are:


Options are :

  • Physiological, Safety, Love, Self-Esteem, and Self-Actualization
  • Financial, Safety, Love, Self-Esteem, and Self-Actualization
  • Financial, Physical, Safety, Love, and Self-Esteem
  • None of the above
  • Physiological, Physical, Love, Self-Esteem, and Self-Actualization

Answer : Physiological, Safety, Love, Self-Esteem, and Self-Actualization

The horizontal parallel lines above and below the central line in a Control Chart represents __________ .


Options are :

  • Standard Deviations
  • Mode
  • Median
  • Six Sigma

Answer : Standard Deviations

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 2

Given the following data and thinking in terms of the Pareto Principle, where should corrective action focus? Problems originate from the following areas: 15% Design, 2% Development, 4% Prototype, 3% Testing, and 2% Implementation.


Options are :

  • Development and Prototype
  • Design and Prototype
  • Design, Development, and Prototype
  • Design

Answer : Design

It is essential to establish a _____________ before the improvement activities are undertaken so it is possible to demonstrate the nature and extent of improvement


Options are :

  • None of the above
  • Defined Process
  • Training Program
  • All the above
  • Baseline

Answer : Baseline

Quality Assurance is defined as those activities which are designed to ___________ defects.


Options are :

  • Reduce
  • Remove
  • Prevent
  • Detect

Answer : Prevent

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 5

Which of the following are the best tools for depicting trends in a process?


Options are :

  • Pareto and Control Chart
  • Histogram and Run Chart
  • Control Chart and Run Chart
  • Gantt Chart and Pert Chart

Answer : Control Chart and Run Chart

According to Crosby, a Quality Assurance activity is a:


Options are :

  • Appraisal Costs
  • Failure Costs
  • Cost of Quality
  • Prevention Costs

Answer : Prevention Costs

Customer dissatisfaction is an example of:


Options are :

  • Inspection Cost
  • Prevention Cost
  • Internal Failure Cost
  • External Failure Cost

Answer : External Failure Cost

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 7

The theory of the 'Hawthorne Effect on Human Motivation' was given by:


Options are :

  • Joseph M. Juran
  • Walter Shewhart
  • Frederick Herzberg
  • W. Edwards Deming

Answer : Joseph M. Juran

Force Field Analysis is also referred as:


Options are :

  • Histogram
  • Double Chart Exposure
  • State Transition Diagrams
  • Driving Forces and Restraining Forces

Answer : Driving Forces and Restraining Forces

Which is NOT a characteristic of Control Charts?


Options are :

  • Upper and Lower Boundaries
  • Performance over time
  • A Fin
  • A Centerline

Answer : A Fin

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 3

The role of the facilitator is:


Options are :

  • Create a productive environment
  • None of the above
  • To help guide a group through a discussion
  • All of the above
  • Not be judgmental

Answer : All of the above

Code Debug, Re-test, and Post Warranty Maintenance are the examples for:


Options are :

  • Failure Costs
  • Preventive Cost
  • All the above
  • Appraisal Costs
  • None of the above

Answer : Failure Costs

A determination of the current internal level of performance in one or more clearly defined areas is the definition of _________________.


Options are :

  • Regression Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Baselining
  • Inspection

Answer : Baselining

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 5

The Earned Value approach compares information about the amount of work planned to what has actually been completed


Options are :

  • True
  • False

Answer : True

The ________________ is used to organize large quantities of suggestions, ideas, and comments into groupings for later analysis


Options are :

  • Bar Chart
  • Regression Analysis
  • Cause-and-Effect Diagram
  • Control Chart
  • Affinity Diagram

Answer : Affinity Diagram

Which of the following is NOT a Kaizen concept?


Options are :

  • Fit to use
  • Defects are a treasure
  • Problem solving is cross-functional and systemic
  • Quality, not profit, is first

Answer : Fit to use

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 3

The following are steps in developing a baseline, EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • Analyzing the data
  • Measure the data
  • Collecting the data
  • Identifying the sources of baseline data

Answer : Measure the data

Philip Crosby’s book ___________ articulates the Four Absolutes of Quality Management


Options are :

  • Hygiene Motivation Theory
  • Peopleware
  • Out of Crisis
  • Quality is Free

Answer : Quality is Free

The Plan, Do, Check, Act Cycle is a methodological approach to applying the concepts of:


Options are :

  • Cost Reduction
  • Earned Value
  • Quality Assurance
  • Continuous Improvement
  • None of the above

Answer : Continuous Improvement

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 5

Cost Performance Index is:


Options are :

  • BCWP / BCWS
  • BCWP / ACWP
  • BCWP - ACWP
  • ACWP / BCWP

Answer : BCWP / ACWP

The advantage of the Earned Value approach is that it allows the early detection of slippage by using an industry standard approach to:


Options are :

  • Measure a project’s actual progress
  • Track schedule and budget throughout the project life cycle
  • All of the above
  • Forecast both project completion date and final cost
  • None of the above

Answer : All of the above

Force Field Analysis is a structured approach for identifying and evaluating the forces that will promote, encourage, and support change and those that will resist change.


Options are :

  • True
  • False

Answer : True

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 3

The “Cause and Effect Diagram” is used to


Options are :

  • Reducing Product Costs
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis
  • None of the above
  • Enhance Customer Satisfaction

Answer : Perform Root Cause Analysis

Which of the following statements best characterizes the Quality Management practice called Benchmarking?


Options are :

  • The ISO term for progress measurement
  • Comparing planned project practices to those of other projects
  • The measurement of customer satisfaction
  • A technique used to test certain types of electronic equipment
  • The difference between grade and quality

Answer : Comparing planned project practices to those of other projects

Negotiating is:


Options are :

  • Results from a failure to communicate
  • Bad
  • Negative
  • None of the above
  • All of the above

Answer : All of the above

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 2

Which of the following is NOT one of the seven Quality Tools identified by Ishikawa?


Options are :

  • Run Chart
  • Flow Chart
  • Regression Analysis Chart
  • Control Chart
  • Pareto Chart

Answer : Regression Analysis Chart

As a Business Analyst you are required to analyze the existing ways the organization works and compare it with the way their competition works. In this scenario, which tool would be more effective for you?


Options are :

  • Pareto Chart
  • Benchmarking
  • Scatter Plot
  • Control Chart

Answer : Benchmarking

As the Business Analysis activity advances due to budgetary constraints, the Business Partner has asked the Project Manager to focus the effort of the subsequent work only on the most critical requirements. What must the Business Analyst do?


Options are :

  • Elicit Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Drop Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements

Answer : Prioritize Requirements

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 9

A single object may exist in multiple states within a single process, but may only be in one state at any specific point in time


Options are :

  • False
  • True

Answer : True

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