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Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis: ISEB-BA1 Exam
ISEB-BA1 Questions & Answers
Exam Code: ISEB-BA1
Exam Name: Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis
Q & A: 160 Q&As

Business rules define how actions are to be performed. Under which of the following headings are
business rules considered?
A. Explicit or implicit management statements,
B. Statutory and internal policies.
C. Constraints and operational guidance.
D. Negotiable and non-negotiable limitations.
Answer: C

What does the O’ stand for in the CATVVOE analysis?
A. The objectives of the business system under review.
B. The opportunities for change in the business system under review.
C. The organisation of the business system under review.
D. The owner of the business system under review.
Answer: D

In a particular organisation it is common practice to call all managers by their first name. It is part
of the culture of the organisation. Newcomers are quickly corrected if they do not follow this
informal approach. What would knowing about this convention be classified as in Requirements
A. Explicit individual knowledge.
B. Tacit individual knowledge.
C. Explicit corporate knowledge.
D. Tacit corporate knowledge.
Answer: D

In which of the following business analysis areas does the traditional systems analyst role
primarily operate?
A. Quantifying costs and benefits.
B. Defining the needs of the business.
C. Implementing business changes.
D. Specifying IT system requirements.
Answer: D

A batch program runs every night to raise invoices. The next day these invoices are posted out to
customers by a clerk. Customers pay the invoices with cheques. The cheques are then banked by
a clerk. In this scenario, which of the following represents a business event?
A. System prints invoices.
B. Clerk sends invoices to customers.
C. Customer’s cheque is received.
D. Clerk banks the cheque.
Answer: C

Which of the following investigation techniques involves following a user for one or two days in
order to find out what a particular job entails?
A. Scenario analysis.
B. Protocol analysis.
C. Shadowing.
D. Activity sampling.
Answer: C

A system holds information about an employee; Mike Berry. Which of the following is Mike Berry
an example of?
A. An attribute.
B. An object.
C. A class.
D. An operation.
Answer: B

An analyst is defining the requirements for an online booking system and wishes to show the
business managers the look and feel of the system in order to elicit usability requirements. What
investigation technique should the analyst use?
A. Workshops.
B. Interviewing.
C. Ethnographic study
D. Prototyping.
Answer: D

A business analyst has identified that one of the use cases on a use case diagram contains a large
amount of optional processing. This optional processing is so large that he has decided to remove
it to a separate use case which can be called by the original use case if required. How should the
original use case be linked to the new use case?
A. By a broken, arrowed line stereotyped with the word <<include>>.
B. By a broken, arrowed line stereotyped with the word <<uses>>.
C. By a solid line with no arrowhead or stereotype.
D. By a broken, arrowed line stereotyped with the word <<extend>>.
Answer: D

An organisation called Quality Signs’ makes display signs for commercial customers. Which of the
following are MOST likely to be the Actors in a CATWOE analysis?
A. The Managing Director of Quality Signs.
B. The sign makers of Quality Signs.
C. The competitors of Quality Signs.
D. The customers of Quality Signs.
Answer: B

Which of the following models shows the driving and resisting forces of change?
A. Force field analysis.
B. Five forces model.
C. Power/impact grid.
D. Learning cycle.
Answer: A

Which of the following statements is TRUE?
A. The IRR of every project is based on it achieving a Net Present Value of zero.
B. It is preferable for the calculated IRR of a project to be below bank interest rates,
C. Discounted cash flows do not usually take into account the time value of money.
D. When comparing two projects, the one with the lower NPV should be preferred.
Answer: A

Which of the following techniques can be used to pull together the results of an analysis of the
external and internal business environment of an organisation?
A. SWOT analysis.
B. Resource audit.
C. Five-forces model.
D. Balanced business scorecard.
Answer: A

The following requirement has been identified; The system must be able to record customer
payments’. What type of requirement is this?
A. A functional requirement.
B. A non-functional requirement.
C. A general requirement.
D. A technical requirement.
Answer: A

Which of the following BEST describes an ethnographic study?
A. A study which uses prototype graphical screens to demonstrate a user requirement.
B. A study of users in their workplace undertaking representative simulated scenarios.
C. A study where the analyst spends an extended period of time in the target environment.
D. A study which ensures that the needs of a wide range of ethnic groups are considered.
Answer: C

Which stage of the Requirements Engineering process is concerned with tracking requirements
from inception to implementation?
A. Requirements documentation
B. Requirements management
C. Requirements validation.
D. Requirements analysis.
Answer: B

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