PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 3

Which of the following statements about work parties is the least accurate? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The “AddParty” flow action rule allows end users to add a word party to a work item at runtime
  • Data Propagation is the only mechanism to add a work party to a child case (Correct)
  • Correspondence is primarily sent to work parties
  • Multiple work parties on a specific work item may have the same work party role

Answer : Data Propagation is the only mechanism to add a work party to a child case

Using the flow shown below, which flow shapes would allow a reference to a Data Transform rule?
(Choose One) 


Options are :

  • The "Create" assignment
  • The "Process Engine" uitlity
  • The End shape
  • The "Submit" connector (Correct)

Answer : The "Submit" connector

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 5

Which of the following statements are true regarding declarative expressions and their scope?
(Choose Two)
A. Declarative expressions can be defined relative to the top level page OR an embedded page
B. All declarative expressions must be defined relative to the work object
C. Defining expressions directly on data classes can improve reusability of the expression

D. The Applies To class of a declarative expression must derive from Work-
E. Defining expressions directly on data classes means they will only run if the data class is a top

level page


Options are :

  • C,D,E
  • A,C (Correct)
  • D
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

What is the primary benefit of having a framework layer? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • It improves performance by having fewer rules in the database
  • It provides a mechanism for exporting applications to different servers
  • It provides a reusable foundation for implementations to be built quickly (Correct)
  • It provides an application that can be executed by multiple divisions

Answer : It provides a reusable foundation for implementations to be built quickly

Which of the following property types would most appropriately represent a list of ordered line
items in a purchase order? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Java Object
  • Page Group
  • Page List (Correct)
  • Value List
  • Value Group

Answer : Page List

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 3

An architect wishes to ensure that a rule can no longer be executed. What technique is best used to handle this situation? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • Mark the rule blocked (Correct)
  • Lock the ruleset version
  • Eliminate ruleset version from the application stack
  • Mark the rule final
  • Mark the rule withdrawn

Answer : Mark the rule blocked

Assuming all other factors equal, which flow action will be available to the most operators? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • The flow action with 1 privilege listed
  • The flow action with no privileges listed (Correct)
  • All three flow actions will be available to the same number of users
  • The flow action with 2 privileges listed

Answer : The flow action with no privileges listed

Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding alerts? (Choose One)   


Options are :

  • Alert Messages are saved in the PRPC database
  • Alert thresholds can be configured by adding the entry directly in prconfig.xml (Correct)
  • My Alerts include the system exceptions that are logged in the user session
  • The alert message also includes the rule warning message

Answer : Alert thresholds can be configured by adding the entry directly in prconfig.xml

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 3

Given the following rules and assuming the expression is set to forward chaining (whenever inputs
change), which action will cause the expression to fire? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Referencing .Country or .State
  • Changes to the values .Country or .State as well as references to .TaxRate
  • Referencing .TaxRate
  • Changes to the values .Country or .State (Correct)

Answer : Changes to the values .Country or .State

Which of the following statements most accurately describes the relationship of operators and access groups? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • Only managers can have multiple access groups
  • An operator can belong to multiple access groups but only 1 is active at a time (Correct)
  • An operator can only be assigned to a single access group
  • An operator can belong to multiple access groups which are combined to define the roles and privileges of the operator

Answer : An operator can belong to multiple access groups but only 1 is active at a time

Log-Usage Reports are accessible ______________. (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • the case manager portal
  • in the System Management application (Correct)
  • in the Tracer window
  • when you run PAL

Answer : in the System Management application

PEGACLSA_6.2V2 Certified Lead System Architect (CLSA) Exam Set 4

Which of the following are most accurate regarding utility functions? (Choose Two)
A. Utility functions can use both the standard Java API and the PRPC Public API
B. Utility functions are called by utility shapes in flows
C. A new utility function should only be created if no other rules or provided functions can
accomplish a given requirement
D. Utility functions cannot access clipboard data
E. It is recommended, but not required, that utility functions belong to a library


Options are :

  • D
  • A,C (Correct)
  • B
  • D,E

Answer : A,C

What cannot be done using the Connector and Metadata Wizard? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • Generate a WSDL file (Correct)
  • Generate connector rules for a WSDL file
  • Generate a data structure defined by an XSD file
  • Delete the files that are created by the wizard

Answer : Generate a WSDL file

 Using the role related screenshots for the access group shown below and assuming no access deny rules are used, which of the following statements is most accurate? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • The privilege, SensitiveInfo, will be granted as the order is not significant (Correct)
  • The privilege, SensitiveInfo, will be granted since the Admin role is evaluated last
  • The privilege, SensitiveInfo, will not be granted since Manager role specified a 0 as the production level
  • The privilege, SensitiveInfo, will not be granted since Manager role is evaluated first

Answer : The privilege, SensitiveInfo, will be granted as the order is not significant

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 5

Which of the following is the most appropriate way to limit which operators can execute a particular flow action? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • An activity, that calls a decision rule, referenced on the flow action form
  • A When rule referenced on the flow action form
  • A Rule-Obj-Validate referenced on the flow action form
  • A privilege referenced on the flow action form (Correct)

Answer : A privilege referenced on the flow action form

Which of the following statements is least accurate about the PAL tool? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • It is always gathering data
  • The readings can be exported to Excel
  • It suggests the recommended action needed to fix the issue (Correct)
  • It displays the total bytes of data read from the blob in that reading

Answer : It suggests the recommended action needed to fix the issue

When is it appropriate to use a spin-off? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • When you wish to run calculations in a separate thread from the current process
  • When you wish to call a connector rule asynchronously
  • When you wish to route work to a different department while continuing down the current process path (Correct)
  • When you wish to call multiple connector rules simultaneously

Answer : When you wish to route work to a different department while continuing down the current process path

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 6

Which of the following statements indicates when the PRPC engine leverages its services API layer? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • When a request is coming to PRPC from another program (Correct)
  • When PRPC is configured to leverage external databases
  • When PRPC calls a SOAP service
  • When PRPC is deployed as an enterprise application

Answer : When a request is coming to PRPC from another program

Which of the following is the most appropriate use of Connect SQL rules? (Choose Two)  A. Execute a stored procedure against an external database B. Execute custom SQL statements to improve performance of queries and updates to the PegaRULES database C. Update an external table as part of a distributed transaction D. Execute SQL statements that contain database vendor specific syntax E. Execute simple SQL Queries against an external database 


Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • A,B,C
  • B,C,D
  • D

Answer : A,D

Connector simu-lations cannot be used in which of the following scenarios? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • When the service has not been developed
  • When the data source is temporarily unavailable
  • When testing an application
  • When the interface has not been defined (Correct)

Answer : When the interface has not been defined

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 1

Which statement is the least accurate regarding draft flow rules? (Choose One) 


Options are :

  • This is a good practice to indicate that your flow is available only for unit testing
  • Rule Resolution ignores them (Correct)
  • This is a good practice as it allows you to test the flow while it is still being built
  • They should not be moved to production environment

Answer : Rule Resolution ignores them

The connector rules can be invoked from ________. (Choose Two)  
A. Flow B. Data Transform C. Activity D. Flow Action E. Another Connector rule 


Options are :

  • C,D,E
  • A,C (Correct)
  • A,D
  • D

Answer : A,C

Given the following decision table:
Considering clipboard values:
.Country = ‘US’ .State=’CA’ .MonthsEmployed = 9
What result value will be returned? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 1 (Correct)

Answer : 1

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 6

Expressions that are backward chaining (set to “Whenever Used”) execute when ___________.
(Choose One). 


Options are :

  • the target property is referenced ONLY in data transforms or activities
  • data is committed to the database
  • the target property is referenced in any way (Correct)
  • dependent properties are changed

Answer : the target property is referenced in any way

Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding declarative rules? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Declarative rules run in a separate thread
  • Declarative rules can only be used for numeric computation
  • Declarative rules improve developer productivity and reduce risk by making PRPC responsible for executing the rules (Correct)
  • Declarative rules should only be used in pure business rules engine applications

Answer : Declarative rules improve developer productivity and reduce risk by making PRPC responsible for executing the rules

The evaluate all rows feature of a decision table can be used to ________? (Choose One). 


Options are :

  • return multiple values to a declarative expression that calls it
  • create a mechanism to calculate the sum of all matching rows (Correct)
  • set the value of a specific property for all pages in a page list
  • return the value of the last row where all conditions are met

Answer : create a mechanism to calculate the sum of all matching rows

PEGACSA-v6-2 PEGA SYSTEM Certified System Architect CSA Test Set 2

Your application has leveraged the parent-child mid-process dependency relationship for some of
the case types. Which of the following situations should you be concerned with and have your design appropriately avoid? (Choose One)



Options are :

  • A double instantiation of the child cases
  • A broken process
  • A deadlock condition (Correct)
  • A critical performance issue

Answer : A deadlock condition

Which of the following features is not available via the report editor? (Choose One)  


Options are :

  • Using a subreport (Correct)
  • Including a chart
  • Using a defined association
  • Changing filter criteria

Answer : Using a subreport

PEGACDA71V1 Certified DCO Architect V7.1 Practice Exam Set 1

Which statements most accurately describes external classes? (Choose Two)  
A. External classes do not contain the pzInsKey and pxObjClass properties B. Inheritance and rule resolution applies to external classes in the same way as they do to internal classes C. Each external class has an associated database table instance D. It is possible to create declare index rules on external classes E. External classes are always mapped to a database table in a different schema 


Options are :

  • B
  • D
  • A,C (Correct)
  • E

Answer : A,C

Which rule type is most appropriate when the requirement is to use “COMPANY” and “LEVEL” to  return a discount value (note each COMPANY / LEVEL combination will have a unique discount)? There are approximately 10 unique companies and 15 unique levels. (Choose One)  . 


Options are :

  • Decision Table
  • Map Value (Correct)
  • Decision Tree
  • Data Table

Answer : Map Value

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