Cobit 5 Foundation - Practice Exam 2

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Cobit 5 Foundation - Practice Exam 2

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Question 1

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Which question is valid to ask when establishing how to manage the enabler performance?
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  • Are good practices applied?
  • Is security ensured?
  • Are operations efficient?
  • Is performance monitored?

Question 2

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What type of process goal is compliant with external rules?
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  • Intrinsic
  • Business
  • Contextual
  • Accessibility and security

Question 3

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What is the Programme Management Phase in the Implementation Life Cycle called when practical solutions are supported by justifiable business cases?
Answer
  • Build improvements
  • Define road map
  • Plan programme
  • Initiate programme

Question 4

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What component of the Implementation Life Cycle addresses behavioural and cultural aspects of the implementation?
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  • Management of the programme
  • Enablement of Change
  • Core continual improvement life cycle
  • Defining the road map

Question 5

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What is the name given to an enterprise communication mechanism for corporate values and desired behaviour?
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  • Process outcomes
  • Organisational structures
  • Principles and policies
  • Rules and norms

Question 6

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Which requirement describes ‘contextual quality’ in the Goals Enabler dimension?
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  • Outcomes should be relevant and complete
  • Enablers are available when, and if, needed
  • Enablers provide accurate, objective and reputable results
  • Outcomes are secured

Question 7

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Which statement is correct about the three COBIT guides, (Process Assessment Model, Assessor Guide, Self-assessment Guide)?
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  • The Process Assessment Model (PAM) is assessed by the Assessor Guide
  • The Program Assessment Model does NOT have any value without the Assessor Guide
  • The Self-Assessment Guide is the same as the Assessor Guide, but used internally in an organisation
  • The Self-Assessment Guide can be used to prepare for a formal Process Capability Assessment

Question 8

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Which element is a key component of the COBIT 5 Governance Approach?
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  • Stakeholder Transparency
  • Evaluate, Direct and Monitor
  • Plan, Build, Run and Monitor
  • Governance Scope

Question 9

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Which activity is a good practice of operating principles within the organisation structures enabler?
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  • Publishing a schedule of Board meetings in advance
  • Issuing the boundaries of the organisational structure’s decision rights
  • Defining the structure to delegate decision rights
  • Documenting the decisions which the structure is authorised to take

Question 10

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What is the purpose of the Goals Cascade?
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  • Consider the Inputs and Outputs of an IT process in the enterprise
  • Define and implement the Enterprise Architecture of an enterprise
  • Support alignment between enterprise needs and IT solutions and services
  • Support the definition of clear roles and responsibilities in an enterprise

Question 11

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What is the purpose of the policies element within the principles, policies and frameworks model?
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  • To be open and flexible
  • To specify consequences of failing to comply
  • To provide detailed guidance on how to put principles into practice
  • To express the core values of the enterprise

Question 12

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Identify the missing word(s) in the following sentence. Process [ ? ] is a process attribute for a Predictable process.
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  • innovation
  • performance management
  • assessment
  • measurement

Question 13

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What do Processes produce as a result of their operation?
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  • RACI charts
  • Cultural aspects
  • Service capabilities
  • Business goals

Question 14

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What is the MOST suitable process domain for skills such as Portfolio Management?
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  • Monitor, Evaluate and Assess (MEA)
  • Deliver, Service and Support (DSS)
  • Build, Acquire and Implement (BAI)
  • Align, Plan and Organise (APO)

Question 15

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Which enabler translates desired behaviour into practical guidance?
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  • Culture, Ethics and Behaviour
  • Services, Infrastructure and Applications
  • Principles, Policies and Frameworks
  • People, Skills and Competencies

Question 16

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Which option is NOT a component of phase 3 in the Implementation Life Cycle?
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  • Identify role players
  • Define Target state
  • Communicate the Outcome
  • Define the road map

Question 17

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What role is the most senior official of the enterprise who is responsible for aligning IT and business strategies?
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  • Business Executive
  • Head of Architecture
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Operating Officer(COO)

Question 18

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Which driver influences Stakeholder needs?
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  • Good practices
  • Contextual quality
  • Lag indicators
  • Regulatory environment

Question 19

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Which is an important vehicle for executing policies?
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  • Organisational structures
  • Process practices
  • Governance framework
  • Rules and Norms

Question 20

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What role is responsible for monitoring activities to achieve enterprise objectives in the Governance Approach?
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  • Governing Body
  • Operations
  • Stakeholders
  • Management

Question 21

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What term is used to describe projects that are duplicated which may indicate a need for improved governance of enterprise IT?
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  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Pain points
  • Trigger events
  • IT risk

Question 22

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What is the purpose of the Process Reference Model?
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  • To be the basis for the capability dimension which defines the rating method to conform to ISO15504
  • To be the basis for the process dimension which outlines the structure of the 37 COBIT processes
  • To be the basis for the process dimension which gives the specific process references on each capability level
  • To contain the generic attributes for the levels two, three, four and five

Question 23

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In what sequence would the following occur in the COBIT 5 Process Reference Model? 1. Build 2. Direct 3. Plan
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  • 2,3,1
  • 1,2,3
  • 2,1,3
  • 3,1,2

Question 24

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence. Enterprise Architecture is considered a skill category for the [ ? ] Process Domain.
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  • Evaluate, Direct and Monitor (EDM)
  • Build, Acquire and Implement (BAI)
  • Align, Plan and Organise (APO)
  • Monitor, Evaluate and Assess (MEA)

Question 25

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What capability level is an established process?
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  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Level 6

Question 26

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What are IT-related outcomes, required to achieve enterprise goals, represented by?
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  • IT-related goals
  • Enabler goals
  • IT balanced scorecard
  • Processes

Question 27

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What is a collection of practices influenced by the enterprise’s policies and procedures that takes input from a number of sources, manipulates the inputs and produces outputs known as?
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  • Framework
  • Policies
  • Enablers
  • Process

Question 28

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In the PRM, what element provides an overview of what the process does?
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  • A process purpose
  • A process identification
  • A process description
  • A process goal and metric

Question 29

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How is the Governance Objective of ‘Value Creation’ met?
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  • By realising benefits
  • By optimising resources
  • By optimising risk
  • All of the above

Question 30

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What is the purpose of the principles element within the principles, policies and frameworks model?
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  • To be limited in number
  • To express the core values of the enterprise
  • To be open and flexible to ensure policies achieve the stated purpose
  • To provide a logical flow for staff who have to comply with them

Question 31

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Why is a process capability assessment performed?
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  • To identify process improvement
  • To make a cost-benefit analysis of the process
  • To judge the quality of the people executing the process
  • To define the metrics of the process

Question 32

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In a RACI chart, how is the role of someone who is Responsible for a task described?
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  • Someone who provides input to the task
  • Someone who gets the task done
  • Someone who is answerable for the success of the task
  • Someone who is receiving information on a task

Question 33

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What are stakeholder needs cascaded into?
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  • IT-related goals
  • Enterprise goals
  • Process goals
  • Risk Optimisation goals

Question 34

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Which characteristic is necessary for a good policy?
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  • Effective
  • Expresses the core values of the enterprise
  • Intrusive
  • Limited in number

Question 35

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What rating level must a process attain in order to pass an assessment?
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  • F - Only Fully
  • P - Partially and or L - Largely
  • L - Largely and or F- Fully
  • P - Partially

Question 36

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Which action is a good practice to help encourage desired behaviour in an enterprise?
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  • Publishing Operating Principles
  • Communicating Skill categories
  • Publishing Delegation of Authority procedures
  • Appointing Business champions

Question 37

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Which aspect relates to the COBIT 5 key principle ‘Applying a Single Integrated Framework’?
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  • Aligns with the latest views on Governance
  • Provides a simple architecture
  • Translates Stakeholder needs into strategy
  • Defines the relationship between Governance and Management

Question 38

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Who is an internal stakeholder?
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  • A customer
  • A business partner
  • A regulator
  • A business executive

Question 39

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What component of the Implementation Life Cycle addresses the question ‘how do we get there’?
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  • Define problems and opportunities
  • Enable new approaches
  • Monitor and evaluate
  • Implement improvements

Question 40

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When designing an implementation plan for the governance and management of IT, what is an environmental factor that should be taken into consideration?
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  • Complex IT operating Models
  • Hidden and rogue IT spending
  • Applicable laws and regulations
  • External audit or consultant assessments

Question 41

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Which attribute does NOT apply to a Process Activity?
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  • Considers the input and outputs of the process
  • Supports establishment of clear roles and responsibilities
  • Describes a set of implementation steps to achieve a management practice
  • Provides statements of actions to deliver benefits

Question 42

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence. The responsibilities of Management include planning and monitoring activities in alignment with the direction set by the governance body to achieve the [ ? ] objectives.
Answer
  • enabler
  • stakeholder
  • IT-related
  • enterprise

Question 43

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What is the term used to describe the values by which the enterprise wants to operate?
Answer
  • Intrinsic quality
  • Organisational ethics
  • Individual ethics
  • Good practices

Question 44

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Which business tool is used to justify business investments?
Answer
  • Business objectives
  • Business case
  • Business policies
  • Process Capability model

Question 45

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Which statement is NOT a reason why COBIT 5 is an integrated framework?
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  • It is complete in enterprise coverage
  • Provides a simple architecture
  • Has to be used with other standards
  • Operates with previous ISACA frameworks

Question 46

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence. Business processes transform knowledge in order to create [ ? ] for an enterprise.
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  • IT Processes
  • information
  • data
  • value

Question 47

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Which dimension(s) deals specifically with the Process Reference Model?
Answer
  • The Capability Dimension
  • The Process Dimension
  • The Enabler Dimension
  • Both the Process and Capability Dimensions

Question 48

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Which item is a Service capability to deliver internal and external services?
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  • Frameworks
  • Information
  • Intrinsic Goal
  • Contextual Goal

Question 49

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What does a ‘Lead Indicator’ measure?
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  • If enabler goals are achieved
  • If stakeholder needs are addressed
  • If governance is managed
  • If good practices are applied

Question 50

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What is the specific information criteria called if it meets only the need of the information consumer?
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  • Compliant
  • Believability
  • Ease of operation
  • Effective
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