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CBAP Exam Questions

This CBAP mock test comprises of 10 questions. These questions are drill questions, designed to test your understanding of the BABOK guide and knowledge areas. Our CBAP and CCBA Certification courses have drill questions as well as case study based questions for a comprehensive preparation.

About this CBAP Mock test

CBAP and CCBA certification questions use the vocabulary of BABOK guide and sometimes it can get overwhelming. So, it’s important to imbibe the terms and concepts used in BABOK.

We have created these questions for our students to test the vocabulary and key concepts in BABOK guide.  This is a good way of getting ready for simulated tests.

This mock test is based on IIBA BABOK guide v3.

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Rob is a business analyst working with ABC organization. Rob is working on a performance improvement project on web services. Management suggested Rob that these improvement initiative should not take more than 90 days to implement. What type of factor does 90-day implementation represent?

2.

“It is performed to determine if an enterprise is able to adapt to or effectively use a solution. This identifies which processes and tools within the enterprise are adequately equipped to benefit from the solution, and if sufficient and appropriate assets are in place to support it. When conducting it, business analysts consider:



  • Policies and procedures,

  • Capabilities and processes that enable other capabilities,

  • Skill and training needs,

  • Human resources practices,

  • Risk tolerance and management approaches, and

  • Tools and technology that support a solution. ”


Business Analyst does all the above-mentioned activities in which of the following elements of the task Assess Enterprise Limitations?

3.

While conducting the elicitation activity at InCable LLC, Roni Mehta is participating in an activity with stakeholders, where he is playing the role of a moderator. He is both skilled at keeping the session on track and knowledgeable about the initiative. He is able to engage all participants by being adaptable. His fellow recorder takes notes to ensure the participant’s opinions are accurately recorded.


Choose the purpose of above mentioned technique

4.

Tom is a business analyst on a project and Client asked Tom to collect information on the current state of the organization. Tom plans to present the AS-IS state of the organization using specifications and models. What’s the purpose of specifying and modeling requirements process?

5.

As part of requirement analysis, Robin wants to specify and model requirements pertaining to current state of the organization. All of the following are valid reasons except one why Robin wants to create the current state model of the organization except?

6.

A Business Analyst finds the following limitations in a technique:



  1. Requires an organization to agree to collaborate on this model.

  2. When created unilaterally or in a vacuum it fails to deliver on the goals of alignment and shared understanding.

  3. Requires a broad, cross–functional collaboration in defining the model and the value framework.


Which of the following techniques is the Business Analyst referring to?

7.

The basis on which requirements are prioritized is agreed upon by relevant stakeholders as defined in the Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring knowledge area."


Typical factors that influence prioritization excludes:

8.

“A metric is a quantifiable level of an indicator that an organization uses to measure progress. An indicator identifies a specific numerical measurement that represents the degree of progress toward achieving a goal, objective, output, activity, or further input.”


Which of the following is not a key factor in assessing the quality of indicators and their metrics?

9.

Ritesh Shukla is the business analyst for a banking software for retail customer. He has created a conceptual level use case model for a funds transfer module. The use case model needs refinement by identifying include/exclude relationship. Can you help by identifying the CORRECT option?


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In the task Maintain Requirements, this technique is used to identify requirements associated with the components and available for reuse and in the task Specify and Model Requirements it is used to model requirements in order to identify constituent parts of an overall complex business function.


Identify the technique from the following options.



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CBAP Exam Questions case study based

CBAP v3 Exam Questions

IIBA launched v3 of its certifications in September 2016. As per the new guidelines, all the CBAP v3 exam questions will be case study based. In this post, we are presenting a case study with follow-up questions on the CBAP v3 exam pattern.

These questions and case study is part of our CBAP certification preparation course. With the change in the pattern, it is important to align the courses with the new pattern.

Case Study – eumpaPay: Mobile eWallet Launch

eumpa electronics co., Ltd is a Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. It is world’s second largest information technology company by revenue. eumpa electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in over 80 countries and employees around 370,000 people.

eumpa has long been a major manufacturer of electronic components such a lithium-ion battery, semiconductors, chips, flash memory and hard drive devices.

It is world’s largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones fuelled by the popularity eumpa Nebula line of devices. The company is also a major vendor of tablet computers, particularly its Android Powered eumpa Nebula tab.

To expand its value added services, eumpa, is planning eumpaPay, a mobile payment and digital wallet service. The service supports contactless payments using near field communications, but also incorporates magnetic secure transmission that allows contactless payments to be used on payment terminals that only support magnetic stripe and normal contact less cards. The launch is planned for November of 2018 ahead of holidays season, in 8 countries.

eumpaPay is to be developed from intellectual property of winPay, a crowdfunded startup company that eumpa acquired in February 2015. eumpa is attempting to leverage the company secure smartphone system card Berk, which it says is the most secure mobile security platform available. This ensures security to the card details fed in by the customer. eumpaPay will be introduced with Nebula E6,E7,E8 variants in its portfolio to start with. It will be available on Visa and MasterCard. eumpaPay is supported by Barclays, Nationwide, Chase and 15 other leading banks. winPay has outsourced requirements gathering, analysis to ProAnalytics inc. a Palo Alto based Business consultancy firm. Quick prototyping and frequent Review meetings are planned to garner early customer feedback.

Solution

Market Research Team, This team will do both quantitative and qualitative research. Quantitative statistics capture adoption rates, usage frequency etc. Qualitative parameters are user motivation, likes dislikes, feedback of existing products.

Product Design Team collaborates with Market Research Team and Requirement Engineering Team to early prototypes and mockups that can be used for end user research and UX studies.

Requirement Engineering Team translates the Market Research into Functional and Non-functional requirements for Design and the Product Development team.

Product Development Team will develop the App for multiple platforms, they are responsible integration with banking platforms. Marketing Team will identify the early adopters who can start using the eWallet app. They track usage data and collect user feedback. It will runs promotions with merchants for increasing adoption.

Questions

Q1. Trevor Smith from winPay is responsible for ensuring balance in factors including scope, budget, schedule, resources, quality and risk. What role is Trevor performing.

  1. Product Owner.
  2. Process Owner.
  3. Technical Lead.
  4. Sponsor.

Q2. Of the below listed requirements which one will be last in the list of to be defined requirements by ProAnalytics .

  1. Each transaction is covered additionally by user banks fraud protection and authentication with fingerprinting, pin number or iris scan.
  2. User will be able to redeem reward points for entry into instant win games, Reward cards, gift cards to listed stores.
  3. eumpaPay provisions users to carry their cards on device allowing in person, in-app payments.
  4. When user upgrades or switches to other supported variants eumpaPay provides ability to automatically transplant the card information enabling continued usage.

Q3. Being a relatively late entrant into digital wallets market eumpa wants to strategize aggressively for market capture. A cross platform support solution which can find its way into leading Smartphones is the best fit here. Though there are no known capability gaps eumpaPay needs to be armoured with a unique value proposition that can expedite market share capturing. Which of the below techniques is the most appropriate choice to achieve the target?

  1. Business Model Canvas.
  2. B. SWOT Analysis.
  3. Benchmarking and Market Analysis.
  4. Business Capability Analysis.

Q4. Janet the lead BA at ProAnalytics suggested they do a thorough data analysis of historical data to identify trends and past results. Though her team is not buying in this idea, Janet insists and explains the criticality of this. What isJanet focusing on here.

  1. Document Analysis
  2. Datamining
  3. Elicitation
  4. Analyzing performance measures

Answers with Justifications

Answer for Question 1

Answer 01: Option C. Technical Lead

Justification:

  • A product owner is responsible for developing and maintaining requirements
  • A process owner can also be Domain Subject Matter Expert.
  • A Technical Lead is a common role listed under project management roles. Balancing the project factors including scope, budget, schedule, resources, quality, and risk falls under the scope of responsibilities of a Project Manager. Refer to BABOK 2.4.7 Page 28
  • A sponsor is not responsible for scope, budget, schedule, resources etc.

Answer for Question 2

Option D.

Justification:

  • Non-functional requirements or quality of service requirements: Conveys the

security provisions the solution must embed.

  • Functional requirements: describe the capabilities that a solution
  • Business requirements: statements of goals, objectives, and outcomes that

describe why a change has been initiated.

  • Transition requirements: Addresses the business continuity aspect of the

solution BABOK 2.3

Answer for Question 3

Option C.

Justification:

  • Balanced scorecard is used to manage performance in any business model, organizational structure, or business process.
  • SWOT analysis is a simple yet effective tool used to evaluate an organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to both internal and external conditions.
  • Market analysis may identify differences in product offerings and services that are available from a competitor. BABOK 10.4.3

• Business capability analysis provides a framework for scoping and planning by generating a shared understanding of outcomes, identifying alignment with strategy, and providing a scope and prioritization filter.

Answer for Question 4

Option C.

Justification:

  • Document analysis is used to elicit business analysis information, including contextual understanding and requirements, by examining available materials that describe either the business environment or existing organizational assets.
  • Data mining is used to improve decision making by finding useful patterns and insights from data.
  • Research can include data analysis of historical data to identify trends or past results. BABOK 4.2.2

• The purpose of Analyze Performance Measures is to provide insights into the performance of a solution in relation to the value it brings.

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CBAP sample questions – Situation based

CBAP sample questions

In this post, I am going to share a few CBAP sample questions. CBAP certification exam questions are expected to be situation based and are not expected to be direct extracts from the BABOK guide v3. CBAP certification exam is 3.5 hrs long and does provide for ample time frame for solving the case study based questions.

Let’s look at a few sample questions with varying degree of difficulty level. I will also provide explanation to the answers.

These questions have been picked up from our CBAP exam simulator, the link for the same is given at the end of this post.

Difficulty level of question I : Simple

Sample Question I

Justin gathered the information during elicitation session and committed the gathered information and resources to business analysis activities. He did not collaborate with the stakeholders and it was found out that there are errors and ambiguity in the information and the expectations of the stakeholders was not met with.

Which of the following tasks should have been done in order to avoid this situation?

  1. Conduct Elicitation
  2. Elicitation Activity Plan
  3. Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
  4. Confirm Elicitation Results

Correct Answer: The correct answer is number 4. As per BABOK guide, purpose of the task “Confirm elicitation results” is to check it for accuracy and consistency with other information.

Difficulty level of question II : Medium

Sample Question II

Mohan wants the movement and transformation of data between entities and processes. He also wants to illustrate the temporary and permanent repositories. The output from one external will be the input for another process.

Mohan should use which of the following techniques?

  1. Data Flow Diagrams
  2. Data Dictionary
  3. Document Analysis
  4. Process Analysis

Correct Answer: The correct answer is number 1. Data flow diagrams, a traditional approach for requirements modelling used data flow as the primary source of information. The data flow diagrams shows the flow of data from an external entity to a process or from one process to another.

Difficulty level of question III : Difficult

Sample Question III

Ramesh manages the Business Process Management initiative and is accountable for its delivery and driving decisions. He works with a team including process analysts and process designers. He is responsible for planning, scheduling, communication management, change management, and risk management.

What kind of the change target is Ramesh for Business Management Process?

  1. Regulator
  2. Project Manager
  3. Process Owner
  4. Process Participant

Correct Answer: The correct answer is number 2. This question is related to business process management. The change targets defined for the business process management perspective in chapter 11 (page number 428). Project manager has been identified as the role who manages the BPM initiative. A project manager is responsible for the delivery and decision making for any BPM initiative.

We have seen 3 CBAP sample questions with varying degree of difficult levels. As you can see, the questions are from the BABOK guide, however presented in the form of simple cases implying the concepts provided in the guide.

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