CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 6

Process Mapping is performed:


Options are :

  • During process implementation
  • At beginning of rework
  • At the end of a process improvement cycle
  • At the beginning of a major process improvement cycle

Answer : At the beginning of a major process improvement cycle

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 6

Quality Requirements are generally:


Options are :

  • Either Analogue or Binary
  • Binary (on or off, present or not)
  • Analogue (a range of acceptable values)
  • None of the above

Answer : Analogue (a range of acceptable values)

The Net Income (Loss) before taxes minus accounting tax effect on income is: __________


Options are :

  • Income (Loss) from Operations
  • Income (Gross)
  • Net Income (Loss) before Taxes
  • Net Income (Loss)

Answer : Net Income (Loss)

"Increasing company revenue by 10%" is an example of a _____________.


Options are :

  • Vision
  • Goal
  • Tactic
  • Strategy

Answer : Goal

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 8

Business Event Model is a representation from the ultimate customer’s perspective of how the process will operate.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Which of the following prescribes a format for Balance Sheets?


Options are :

  • Customers
  • Business Partner
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Answer : Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

The following formats are used to express Return on Investment (ROI), EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • Return on Assets (ROA)
  • Return on Equity (ROE)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Revenue

Answer : Revenue

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 5

Anything that places a limit on what is possible is a:


Options are :

  • Attribute
  • Requirement
  • Constraint
  • Variable

Answer : Constraint

An Income Statement is a:


Options are :

  • Expected minimum return on internally invested capital
  • None
  • Summary presentation of revenues less the expenses
  • Verifiable assumptions about the future based on history and trend data

Answer : Summary presentation of revenues less the expenses

Which of the following is an example of a measure?


Options are :

  • Number of Resignations
  • Defect Density
  • Attrition Rate
  • Proposal to Contract Conversion Ratio

Answer : Number of Resignations

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 4

Testers should be involved in the requirement definition phase.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

A Formal Inspection is a:


Options are :

  • None of the above
  • Walkthrough of a product for the purpose of familiarizing the stakeholders with the product attributes
  • Unstructured review process conducted at the end of a life cycle phase
  • Rigorous, structured approach to finding defects

Answer : Rigorous, structured approach to finding defects

Which process measure focuses on how well the product or service performs in the customer environment?


Options are :

  • Output Measures
  • Process Measure
  • Outcome Measures
  • Community Measures

Answer : Outcome Measures

Which document and/or file contains all the approvals and change history for the requirement by the project stakeholders?


Options are :

  • Project Charter
  • Requirement document
  • Known Base
  • Change register

Answer : Known Base

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 6

The success of a software project developed using an adhoc development approach relies heavily on the:


Options are :

  • Capabilities of the Individuals Working on the Project
  • Quality of Requirements
  • Schedule and Budget
  • Detailed Design Specification

Answer : Capabilities of the Individuals Working on the Project

The Fagan Approach emphasizes finding and fixing defects.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Which inspection approach is based on sampling of work products and/or specifications?


Options are :

  • Fagan Inspection
  • Walkthrough
  • Agile Specification Quality Control
  • Status Meeting

Answer : Agile Specification Quality Control

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 1

A Change Control Board (CCB) is like an inspection agency.


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

"Test First" is a technique mostly used in __________.


Options are :

  • SDLC Model
  • Object Oriented Methodology
  • Waterfall Model
  • Extreme Programming

Answer : Extreme Programming

Mary's requirement that she should be able to change the screen color whenever she wants represents which of the following Quality Requirements?


Options are :

  • Flexibility
  • Portability
  • Reusability
  • Maintainability

Answer : Flexibility

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 8

The focus of Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is to:


Options are :

  • Identify Requirements
  • Define What Constitutes Success
  • Develop Project’s CSFs
  • Hear “The Voice of the Customer (VOC)"

Answer : Hear “The Voice of the Customer (VOC)"

Given the following sets (a-e), and their symbols (1-5), which one of the following best pairs the two sets? a – Processes b – External Entity c – Data Stores d – Flows e – Data Elements 1 - Parallel Lines 2 - Circles 3 - Arrows 4 - Rectangles 5 - Labels on arrows


Options are :

  • c2, a1, d4, b5, e3
  • c1, a2, d3, b4, e5
  • c5, a3, d4, b2, e1
  • c4, a1, d3, b2, e5

Answer : c1, a2, d3, b4, e5

Verification is used to determine whether the product meets the requirements as understood by the producer.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 3

The State Transition Diagram:


Options are :

  • Indicates how system reacts to external events
  • Represents all states in which an object may exist
  • Indicates how data are transformed by the system
  • Depicts functions that transform the data flow

Answer : Represents all states in which an object may exist

The challenge(s) of using the iterative development methodology is/are:


Options are :

  • It is often a long time into development cycle before any functionality is available for customer review
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
  • At the beginning of most projects there is often a great deal of uncertainty about requirements and goals
  • Real projects rarely follow the sequential flow

Answer : None of the above

N Level Diagrams:


Options are :

  • Is not used in drawing a detailed DFD
  • Decompose the context level diagram into finer levels of detail.
  • Is the first step in developing a detailed DFD of a system
  • None of the above

Answer : Decompose the context level diagram into finer levels of detail.

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 2

__________ are the graphic and textual description of the logic used by a process to convert inputs to outputs.


Options are :

  • External Entities
  • N Level Diagrams
  • Context Diagrams
  • Action Level Diagrams

Answer : Action Level Diagrams

Which of the following option best matches the role played by the different review participants? 1. Moderator 2. Author 3. Reader 4. Recorder a. Read and paraphrase the material b. Lead the inspection c. Representative of the authoring group d. Log all identified defects


Options are :

  • 1a, 2b, 3c, 4d
  • 1b, 2c, 3a, 4d
  • 1b, 2d, 3c, 4a
  • 1d, 2a, 3b, 4c

Answer : 1b, 2c, 3a, 4d

Reviews and inspections are considered part of testing.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 6

Information about defects that should be gathered is/are:


Options are :

  • Their cause
  • Their significance
  • All of the above
  • Where they were created
  • Where they were found

Answer : All of the above

A Business Event Model represents collaboration between __________ and ____________.


Options are :

  • Facilitator and Information Technology
  • Business Partner and Information Technology
  • Project Manager and Facilitator
  • Facilitator and Information Technology

Answer : Business Partner and Information Technology

Reliability is closely correlated with the functional attribute of correctness.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 1

In a State Transition Diagram, states are represented by:


Options are :

  • Rounded Rectangles
  • Slashes
  • Arrows
  • Rectangles

Answer : Rounded Rectangles

Pat is documenting the way data will be transformed from an existing system in order to become more compatible with the new system. What type of requirement is he documenting?


Options are :

  • Both of the above
  • Business Requirement
  • None of the above
  • Quality Requirement

Answer : Business Requirement

During what type of review would an examination of a specific project be done to determine what worked, what did not work and what should be changed for the future.


Options are :

  • Checkpoint Review
  • None of the above
  • Post Implementation Review
  • Phase End Review

Answer : Post Implementation Review

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 2

Business requirements are also called Non-Functional Requirements.


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Which of the following represent the components of a data flow diagram?


Options are :

  • Concept, attributes, relationships, metadata
  • Entities, attributes, processes, data stores, data flow
  • Name, aliases, entities, process flow, sequences
  • External entities, processes, data stores, data flow

Answer : External entities, processes, data stores, data flow

Interoperability is the:


Options are :

  • Extent to which the system is capable of being used in multiple configurations
  • Extent to which a program can be used in other applications
  • Effort required to couple and uncouple systems
  • Effort required to enhance and improve the product

Answer : Effort required to couple and uncouple systems

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Exam Set 8

A data element in a DFD represents:


Options are :

  • None of the above
  • A Disk Store
  • A Sequential File
  • A Repository of Data
  • An Index File

Answer : None of the above

The highest priority of Agile Methodology as defined in the Agile Manifesto is


Options are :

  • Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential.
  • The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.
  • Satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.
  • Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.
  • Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project.

Answer : Satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.

The following are the attributes of the QFD approach, EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • Quantitative approach
  • Subjective evaluation processes
  • Determining the configuration of the product releases
  • Traceability of the requirement

Answer : Subjective evaluation processes

CABA Certified Associate Business Analyst Practice Test Set 6

The challenge(s) of using the iterative development methodology is/are:


Options are :

  • Communication and coordination skills take center stage in project development
  • Can lead to “scope creep"
  • All of the above
  • Informal requests for improvement after each phase may lead to confusion
  • User community needs to be actively involved throughout the project

Answer : All of the above

The effort required to transfer a program from one hardware or software platform/environment to another is called ________.


Options are :

  • Reusability
  • Flexibility
  • Portability
  • Maintainability

Answer : Portability

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