[cbap] Re: sample CBAP exam questions

  • From: Zoya Roytblat <zoya.roytblat@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "cbap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cbap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:17:18 +1000

Got My "Certificate of Achievement", printed and put before my eyes for 

Zoya Roytblat
Senior Business Analyst
MYOB Australia Pty Ltd
12 Wesley Court Burwood East VIC 3151 Australia
phone: 613 9222 9992 ext.7467
moblie: 0438502435

From: cbap-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cbap-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
Elizabeth Fullerton
Sent: 10 September 2008 11:03 AM
To: cbap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [cbap] FW: sample CBAP exam questions

Huai has supplied the below URL - I've put the q's and a's below.

More questions here: 

Q.1)   What is the primary deliverable from preparing the decision package step?
  A.   Executive briefing
->B.   Business case
  C.   Enterprise analysis report
  D.   Portfolio analysis report

Q.2)   What should a business analyst do when the benefits of a project are not 
100% attributed to only one project?
  A.   Write it on a separate document for later approval
->B.   Distribute the benefit across business cases for each project
  C.   Include the resulting measures in the business case along with actual 
cost and benefit projection
  D.   Do not mention the benefits that are not a direct result of the project

Q.3)   What is the primary set of information that must be defined in the 
deliverable for project scoping activities?
  A.   Business objective(s) and high level business requirements
  B.   Strategic alignment describing how the initiative fits with 
organizational direction or mission
->C.   Summary of activities that led up to the recommended solution
  D.   Project boundaries

Q.4)   What does SWOT stand for?
  A.   Strategy, Weakness, Operation, Techniques
  B.   Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity, Techniques
  C.   Strengths, Will power, Operation, Techniques
->D.   Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity, Threats

Q.5)   What is captured by the "How" of the Zachman Framework?
  A.   Motivation
  B.   Data and entities
->C.   Process and functions
  D.   Location and network

Q.6)   What is primary stakeholder for creating and maintaining business 
->A.   Executive and middle management
  B.   Individual contributors
  C.   Shareholders
  D.   Project and operational teams

Q.7)   What is the goal of Enterprise Analysis?
->A.   To capture the future view of the business to provide context to project 
requirement elicitation and solution design for a given initiative and/or long 
term planning
  B.   To identify key roles, select requirement activities, manage the 
requirement scope and on-going communication of the requirement gathering status
  C.   To actively engage stakeholders in defining requirements
  D.   To define and describe the characteristic of an acceptable solution to a 
business problem, so that the project team has a clear understand of how to 
design and implement it

Q.8)   What is the primary role for a business analyst during enterprise 
  A.   Plan the enterprise analysis and dictate the organizational direction
  B.   Determine the financial needs of the organization
->C.   Provide management with information needed to make decisions
  D.   Select and prioritize projects

Q.9)   If you were assigned to a project that would impact a single business 
unit and was estimated to last 6 - 12 months, had a firm deadline, for which 
the problem was difficult to understand and unclear solution, and had some 
major dependencies on other projects within the organization. What level of 
enterprise analysis would you uses?
  A.   Full set of enterprise analysis deliverable
->B.   Modified set of enterprise analysis deliverable
  C.   Simplified set of enterprise analysis deliverable
  D.   Can be either b or c, it depends

Q.10)   6. If you wanted to identify the basic building block of the business 
by describing the people, processes and technology needed by the component to 
deliver value to the customer, which business architecture model will you use?
  A.   Class models
->B.   Component business models
  C.   Use case models
  D.   Business scenarios

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