ECBA Exam Questions

ECBA Exam Questions

 

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#Question 07

Which model, often used as part of a ‘structured analysis’ approach, will show a system or business area as a single process with data flows coming from and going to external entities? 

  1. Class model
  2. Business process map
  3. Context diagram
  4. Functional decomposition diagram

Answer. Option C

Explanation: BABoK V3.0 – Section 10.13.2 – Paragraph 3 – Context diagrams show the system in its entirety, as a transformation engine with externals as the source or consumer of data.


#Question 06

Which of the following roles enables change in an enterprise by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders?

  1. Business analyst
  2. Project manager
  3. Domain SME
  4. End-user

Answer. Option A

Explanation: Role of business analyst
BABoK V3.0 – Section 1.2 – Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an enterprise by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.


#Question 05

What is the best modeling technique to capture system context?

  1. Context diagram
  2. Statechart diagram
  3. State diagram
  4. Sequence diagram

Answer. Option A

BABoK V3.0 – Section 10.13.2 – Paragraph 3 – The highest level diagram is a context diagram which represents the entire system. Context diagrams show the system in its entirety, as a transformation engine with externals as the source or consumer of data.


#Question 04

Which among the following outputs captures information in a format that is specific to the elicitation activity?

  1. Elicitation Results (Unconfirmed)
  2. Elicitation Results (Confirmed)
  3. Elicitation Results (Verified)
  4. Elicitation Results (Validated)

Answer. Option A

BABoK V3.0 – Section 4.2.8 – Outputs – Elicitation Results (unconfirmed): captured information in a format that is specific to the elicitation activity.


#Question 03

Among the following which is the objective of elicitation?

  1. Gather complete requirements
  2. Document requirements
  3. Validate requirements
  4. None of the above

Answer. Option A

Explanation: Elicitation tries to discover incomplete requirements.

BABoK V3.0 – Chapter 4 – Paragraph 2 – Elicitation is the drawing forth or receiving of information from stakeholders or other sources. It is the main path to discovering requirements and design information and might involve talking with stakeholders directly, researching topics, experimenting, or simply being handed information.


#Question 02

Which one among the following stakeholders will be more focused on the design of the solution?

  1. Project manager
  2. Implementation SME
  3. Domain SME
  4. Sponsor

Answer. Option B

Explanation: Role of implementation SME
BABoK V3.0 – Section 2.4.5 – An implementation subject matter expert is any stakeholder who has specialized knowledge regarding the implementation of one or more solution components.
BABoK V3.0 – Section 4.2.7 – Stakeholder #4 – Implementation Subject Matter Expert: designs and implements a solution and provides specialist expertise.


#Question 01

Which one among the following group of models is used to analyze business processes?

  1. Activity Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagrams, Workflow Models
  2. Activity Diagrams, Flowcharts, Context Diagrams
  3. Sequence diagrams, Flowcharts, Workflow Models
  4. Activity Diagrams, Flowcharts, Workflow Models

Answer. Option D

Explanation: These are the models for activities.

BABoK V3.0 – Sections: 10.35.3.1 – Activity Diagram – The activity diagram is one of the use case realization diagrams defined in the UML. Originally designed to elaborate on a single use case, the activity diagram has been adopted for more general process modeling purposes, including business process modeling.
10.35.3.1 – Flowchart – Flowcharts are used commonly with non-technical audiences and are good for gaining both alignment with what the process is and context for a solution. A flowchart can be simple, displaying just the sequence of activities, or it can be more comprehensive, using swim lanes.
10.36.3.3 – Prototyping methods – Workflow Modelling: depicts a sequence of operations that are performed and usually focus solely on the human aspect.