isaca cobit-2019 practice test

COBIT 2019 Foundation

Last exam update: Feb 21 ,2024
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Question 1

Which element of a business case BEST enables senior leadership to assess the future success of the IT governance
program?

  • A. Quantified benefits
  • B. Qualitative perspective
  • C. Investment justification
Answer:

C

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Question 2

To gain the GREATEST benefit from the COBIT framework, a stakeholder should have a certain level of experience and a
thorough understanding of:

  • A. the regulatory compliance function.
  • B. the entire enterprise.
  • C. the IT function.
Answer:

B

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Explanation:
Reference: https://community.mis.temple.edu/mis5203sec001sp2019/files/2019/01/COBIT-2019-Framework-Introduction-
and-Methodology_res_eng_1118.pdf page 15

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Question 3

Which of the following is a principle of a proper governance framework?

  • A. It should be based on a conceptual model.
  • B. It should be independent of other standards, frameworks and regulations.
  • C. It should be self-contained and not allow for the addition of new content.
Answer:

A

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Explanation:
Reference: https://oltconsulting.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Gobierno-IT.pdf

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Question 4

Which of the following would be an appropriate metric associated with an enterprise goal of “Business service continuity and
availability”?

  • A. Satisfaction levels of board and executive management with business process capabilities
  • B. Ratio of significant incidents that were not identified in risk assessments vs. total incidents
  • C. Number of business processing hours lost due to unplanned service interruptions
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
Reference: https://www.oo2.fr/sites/default/files/document/pdf/cobit-5_res_eng_1012.pdf (58)

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Question 5

Which of the following MUST be defined before determining alignment goals?

  • A. External laws and regulations
  • B. Stakeholder drivers and needs
  • C. Governance and management objectives
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B

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Reference: https://www.joetheitguy.com/cobit-a-z/

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Question 6

Which of the following BEST enables an enterprise to maximize value from the use of I&T?

  • A. A clearly defined I&T management structure
  • B. An actionable strategy and governance system
  • C. Well-documented and monitored business processes
Answer:

B

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Explanation:
To create value, the enterprise must balance benefits, risk, and resources, and develop an actionable strategy and
governance system.
Reference: https://www.testpreptraining.com/tutorial/governance-system-principles/

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Question 7

Which of the following is an enterprise goal that would MOST likely be evaluated by using a metric "percent of services that
meet or exceed targets in revenues and market share"?

  • A. Optimization of business process costs
  • B. Customer-oriented service culture
  • C. Portfolio of competitive services
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B

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Question 8

Time-to-market is a market that is directly related to which of the following enterprise goals?

  • A. Optimization of internal business process functionality
  • B. Portfolio of competitive products and services
  • C. Managed digital transformation programs
Answer:

B

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Question 9

Which of the following BEST enables a governance system to achieve governance and management objectives?

  • A. The governance system includes many components that work together in a holistic way.
  • B. The governance system primarily addresses the culture and behavior of the individuals involved in the system.
  • C. The governance system focuses specifically on organizational structures for decision making.
Answer:

A

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Reference: https://netmarket.oss.aliyuncs.com/df5c71cb-f91a-4bf8-85a6-991e1c2c0a3e.pdf

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Question 10

Which of the following is the PRIMARY purpose of implementing an enterprise governance of information and technology
(EGIT) system?

  • A. To document I&T business objectives and processes
  • B. To deliver stakeholder value from I&T-enabled investments
  • C. To comply with I&T regulatory requirements
Answer:

B

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Question 11

Which of the following is MOST important to providing trust in operations, confidence in the achievement of enterprise
objectives, and an adequate understanding of residual risk?

  • A. A continuity of operations response plan
  • B. A risk management framework
  • C. A managed system of internal controls
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
Reference: https://wiki.process-symphony.com.au/tag/cobit2019/page/4/

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Question 12

A consultant tasked with facilitating an enterprises COBIT implementation has met with the CEO and identified enterprise
goals based on mission and vision. Which of the following roles is BEST suited to meet with the consultant to identify
alignment goals?

  • A. Chief risk officer
  • B. Chief information officer
  • C. Chief financial officer
Answer:

B

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Question 13

When refining the scope of a new IT governance system during the design phase, which of the following is the MOST
significant driver to be considered?

  • A. The size of the enterprise
  • B. National or international locations
  • C. Cloud versus on-premises services
Answer:

B

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Question 14

Within an organizational structure chart (RACI chart), which role drives a given task or process?

  • A. Responsible (R) role
  • B. Accountable (A) role
  • C. Informed (I) role
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B

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Explanation:
Reference: https://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/images/9780134772806/samplepages/9780134772806_Sample.pdf

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Question 15

An enterprises business line managers have voiced concerns because the cost of governance-required improvements is
perceived as too expensive. How can the IT governance team BEST address this concern?

  • A. Improve the communication of business benefits.
  • B. Involve business line managers in the improvement planning process.
  • C. Share the return on investment (ROI) analysis.
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
Reference: https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/78102451.pdf (214)

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