#Q18. Which among the following techniques can help in judging BA process performance?
A.Metrics and KPIs
D.Root cause analysis
Answer: Metrics and KPIs
Explanation: Metrics and KPIs are helpful in monitoring performance
BABoK V3.0 - Section 3.5.6 - Techniques #5 - Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): used to determine what metrics are appropriate for assessing business analysis performance and how they may be tracked.
#Q17. Which among the following techniques can help in managing requirements?
Answer: Backlog management
Explanation: Purpose of the tool
BABoK V3.0 - Section 10.2.2 - Paragraph 2 - Backlog management refers to the planned approach to determine:
• what work items should be formally included in the backlog;
• how to describe the work items;
• how the work items should be tracked;
• how the work items should be periodically reviewed and prioritized in relation to all other items in the backlog;
• how the work items are eventually selected to be worked on; and
• how the work items are eventually removed from the backlog.
#Q16.Which of the following techniques can help in making requirements workshops more engaging?
A. State modeling
Answer: Collaborative games
Explanation: Purpose of the tool
BABoK V3.0 - Section 10.10.1 - Collaborative games encourage participants in an elicitation activity to collaborate in building a joint understanding of a problem or a solution.
#Q15.Tools that facilitate recording; organizing; storing and sharing requirements and designs are _________.
B. Modelling notations/ standards
C. Requirements management tools
Answer: Requirements management tools
Explanation: Purpose of the tool
BABoK V3.0 - Section 5.1.5 - Guidelines and Tools #4 - Requirements Management Tools/Repository: used to store and manage business analysis information. The tool may be as simple as a text document or as complex as a dedicated requirements management tool.
#Q14. Which of the following is expressed as conditions that increase the likelihood or severity of a negative impact to value?
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 126.96.36.199 - Negative Impact to Value - Risks are expressed as conditions that increase the likelihood or severity of a negative impact to value.
#Q13. Stakeholders usually prioritize their requirements into which of the following categories?
D. Very Low
Answer: Not atomic.
Explanation: This is a common scenario BABoK V3.0 - Section 188.8.131.52 - Stakeholders may also have difficulty characterizing any requirement as a lower priority, and this may impact the ability to make necessary trade-offs. In addition; stakeholders may (intentionally or unintentionally) indicate a priority to influence the result to their desired outcome.
#Q12. Which of the following prioritization factors considers consequences resulting from not implementing a requirement?
BABoK V3.0 - Section 184.108.40.206 - Paragraph 2 - Point #2 -Penalty: the consequences that result from not implementing a given requirement. This includes prioritizing requirements in order to meet regulatory or policy demands imposed on the organization; which may take precedence over other stakeholder interests. Penalty may also refer to the negative consequence of not implementing a requirement that improves the experience of a customer.
#Q11. Business Analyst C wants to prioritize requirements based on the highest value that it can provide. Which of the following factors will help C the most?
BABoK V3.0 - Section 220.127.116.11 - Paragraph 2 - Point #1 -Benefit: the advantage that accrues to stakeholders as a result of requirement implementation; as measured against the goals and objectives for the change. The benefit provided can refer to a specific functionality; desired quality; or strategic goal or business objective.
BABoK V3.0 - Section 6.4.6 - Techniques - Process Modelling: used to describe how work would occur in the solution scope or during the change.
#Q10. Which of the following provides a plan to transition from the current state to the future state?
A. Business policies
B. Change strategy
C. Current state description
D. BA performance assessment
Answer: Change strategy
BABoK V3.0 - Glossary - Change strategy: A plan to move from the current state to the future state to achieve the desired business objectives.
#Q9. Business analyst A has decomposed BA information into components to further examine constraints or assumptions that impact the components. What is A doing?
Answer: Analyzing requirements
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 18.104.22.168 - Analyze Requirements - Business analysis information is decomposed into components to further examine for:
• anything that must change to meet the business need;
• anything that should stay the same to meet the business need;
• missing components;
• unnecessary components; and
• any constraints or assumptions that impact the components.
#Q8. Which of the following describes how all of the business analysis information for a change relates including the relationship between various types of information?
A.Business analysis information architecture
B. Architectural framework
Answer: Business analysis information architecture
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 22.214.171.124 - Business Analysis Information Architecture - The structure of the business analysis information is also an information architecture. This type of architecture is defined as part of the task Plan Business Analysis Information Management (p. 42). The information architecture is a component of the requirements architecture because it describes how all of the business analysis information for a change relates. It defines relationships for types of information such as requirements; designs; types of models; and elicitation results.
#Q6. A set of conventions that define how requirements will be represented; organized and related is known as:
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 126.96.36.199 - Requirements Viewpoints and Views A viewpoint is a set of conventions that define how requirements will be represented; how these representations will be organized; and how they will be related. Viewpoints provide templates for addressing the concerns of particular stakeholder groups.
#Q5. Which of the following stakeholders can participate in specify and model requirements tasks?
A. Only Sponsor and PM
B. Only developers and implementation SME
C. Only technical architect and PM
D. Any stakeholders
Answer: Any stakeholders
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 7.1.7 - Any stakeholder: business analysts may choose to perform this task themselves and then separately package and communicate the requirements to stakeholders for their review and approval, or they might choose to invite some or all stakeholders to participate in this task.
#Q4. Which of the following can be used for quality control when verifying requirements and designs?
A. Data model
C. Information management approach
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 188.8.131.52 - Checklists - Checklists are used for quality control when verifying requirements and designs.
#Q3. Which of the following is used to record the meaning of relevant business terms while analyzing requirements?
B. Scope model
C. State model
Explanation: BABoK V3.0 - Section 7.1.6 - Techniques - Glossary: used to record the meaning of relevant business terms while analyzing requirements.
#Q2.The main reason for implementing appropriate levels of abstraction is because:
A. Not all stakeholders find value in the entire set of requirements
B. Requirements do not have necessary attributes
C. Requirements have missing components
D. Stakeholders don’t have an interest
Answer: Not all stakeholders find value in the entire set of requirements
Explanation:BABoK V3.0 - Section 184.108.40.206 - Implement the Appropriate Levels of Abstraction - The level of abstraction of a requirement varies based on the type of requirement and audience for the requirement. Not all stakeholders require or find value in the complete set of requirements and models. It may be appropriate to produce different viewpoints of requirements to represent the same need for different stakeholders. Business analysts take special care to maintain the meaning and intent of the requirements overall representations.