Business Analysis (CCBA) Quiz Questions and Answers

You are conducting lessons learned sessions for the previous phase of a project so that the next phase can be even better. Brent is a developer who begins raising his voice and pointing fingers at the end-users who "change their minds all of the time and don't have a clue as to what they need! " What would be the best way to handle this situation?

Answer :
  • Acknowledge Brent's frustration and assure him that the team would like to hear more details.

An organization purchased a new project management system three years ago. While the system has several bells and whistles, the organization has been using it primarily as a project repository and time tracking system. The CIO golfs with another project management vendor and has learned of a new system that sounds awesome! David has been assigned as the Business Analyst to assess the new solution. What might be his recommendation?

Answer :
  • To utilize the additional functionality of the current system, thereby fully utilizing the in-place system and eliminating the need for further investment

Ryan is a Business Analyst working on gathering information for a business case. He is using benchmarking studies of the competition. He has determined that the potential risks associated with implementation are roughly the same as the expected value. Which of the following would Ryan most likely recommend?

Answer :
  • Seek ways to increase solution value that will outweigh the risks

A business analyst displays 'what' when they demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles and best practices that get incorporated into and supported by solutions?

Answer :
  • Business Knowledge

Francisco is working closely with his project manager to evaluate the implication of proposed requirements and design changes to the project. Which task is being accomplished by Francisco?

Answer :
  • Assess requirements changes

You are a business analyst working on a data strategy effort for your organization. You want to minimize your up-front uncertainty and maximize your control over the business analysis activities on the effort. What business analysis approach would best fit this effort?

Answer :
  • Predictive approach

Sanjay just met with one of his stakeholders who wants to add two new requirements to a solution after it had been signed off the previous week. In addition, the new requirements did not match the overall scope of the solution. However, Sanjay was convinced that the developers could easily handle the two new requirements so, he passed them on to the development team. What should Sanjay have done?

Answer :
  • Get approval to change the scope of the solution from whoever has the authority to approve changes and add the new requirements.

The business analyst has elicited and analyzed the business case, business need, requirements management plan, and the stakeholder list. The business analyst will be starting to determine the relative importance of each requirement for implementation. What is the output of the task the business analyst is currently working on?

Answer :
  • Prioritized requirements

You have met with a key stakeholder to review requirements that are specific to the functionality her team will frequently use. She refuses to approve and sign off on the requirements because she doesn't want to be held to only these requirements if additional needs are discovered. She also states that "We need to resolve these issues before the project can begin or the project will not succeed. You need to put tasks into the Business Analysis Plan to account for resolving them. " What is your best response?

Answer :
  • Review the change management process and provide assurance that any unforeseen requirements will be fairly considered in the change control process

Which of the following is an input into assess requirements changes?

Answer :
  • Proposed change