ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Implementer Quiz Questions and Answers

What is the purpose of a business impact analysis?

Answer :
  • To analyze the impact over time of a disruption on the organization

Which of the statements below best describes what the PDCA cycle is?

Answer :
  • PDCA is a four-step iterative management method

Why is the application of the PDCA cycle important for ISO 22301?

Answer :
  • It ensures a consistency with other management system standards

How many management systems is an organization allowed to integrate?

Answer :
  • Not specified/no limit

Why is it important to understand the mission, objectives, values, and strategies of the organization?

Answer :
  • Understanding these helps the organization align the business continuity objectives with the overall strategic objectives of the organization

The internal context of an organization can include:

Answer :
  • The organization’s culture

Individuals in an area who may be affected by an incident are defined as:

Answer :
  • People at risk

With regard to legal and regulatory requirements, the standard does not require:

Answer :
  • Establishing a legal office within the organization who will be tasked with ensuring compliance to legal and regulatory requirements

When defining the scope, is the organization allowed to claim exclusions?

Answer :
  • Yes, but the exclusions must be documented and explained

With regard to leadership and commitment, the top management shall ensure:

Answer :
  • The BCMS achieves its intended outcomes