isaca cobit-2019 practice test

COBIT 2019 Foundation

Last exam update: May 17 ,2024
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Question 1

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 2

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 3

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
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B

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Question 4

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
Answer:

B

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

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Question 5

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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Question 6

Which of the following is an IT implementation method design factor that focuses on software building, deployment and
operations?

  • A. Traditional
  • B. Agile
  • C. DevOps
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
Reference https://blog.firstreference.com/the-isaca-has-traded-in-cobit-5-for-cobit-2019-part-3-of-3/#.X3IHcR1RWQ4

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Question 7

Which role is responsible for managing the development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing maintenance of new and
existing products and services?

  • A. Business process owner
  • B. Service manager
  • C. Product manager
Answer:

B

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Question 8

Which of the following is CRITICAL to ensuring I&T-related decisions are aligned with the enterprises strategies and
objectives?

  • A. Compliance with legal, contractual and regulatory requirements is confirmed.
  • B. Technology and innovation processes are overseen by the board.
  • C. Assurance on controls is obtained from independent IT auditors.
Answer:

A

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Question 9

Before designing an enterprise IT governance system, an organization should FIRST review and understand:

  • A. the enterprise's risk profile.
  • B. the enterprise's strategy.
  • C. current IT-related issues.
Answer:

B

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Question 10

One year after IT governance is implemented, what KEY question should be asked and evaluated?

  • A. Has the enterprise leveraged lessons learned?
  • B. Has the enterprise reduced its risk exposure?
  • C. Has the enterprise achieved expected benefits?
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
Reference: https://www.bauer.uh.edu/parks/cobit_4.1.pdf (98)

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Question 11

Which of the following comprises the “information flow” component of a governance system?

  • A. People, skills and competencies
  • B. Assignment of responsibility and accountability roles
  • C. Process practices that include inputs and outputs
Answer:

C

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https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56b3cadb59827ecd82b02b43/t/56d8c0d84d088e673055c308/1457045725120/COBIT
-5_res_eng_1012.pdf (32)

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Question 12

Which of the following metrics would BEST enable an enterprise to evaluate an alignment goal specifically related to security
of information and privacy?

  • A. Ratio and extent of erroneous business decisions in which erroneous I&T-related information was a key factor
  • B. Number of critical business processes supported by up-to-date infrastructure and applications
  • C. Number of confidentiality incidents causing financial loss, business disruption or public embarrassment.
Answer:

C

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Reference: https://community.mis.temple.edu/mis5203sec001sp2019/files/2019/01/COBIT-2019-Framework-Introduction-
and-Methodology_res_eng_1118.pdf (31)

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Question 13

According to the principles for a governance framework, which of the following is a PRIMARY consideration when
addressing new issues within a flexible and open framework?

  • A. Maintaining integrity and consistency
  • B. Aligning with internal IT policies and procedures
  • C. Identifying related industry standards
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A

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Question 14

The primary target audience for COBIT is:

  • A. anyone responsible for the governance solution.
  • B. assurance professionals responsible for evaluating and reporting on the existence of internal controls.
  • C. business and IT management responsible for building and deploying I&T solutions.
Answer:

C

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Explanation:
The course is suitable for business managers, chief executives, IT/IS auditors, internal auditors, information security and IT
practitioners, consultants and IT/IS managers requiring an insight into the enterprise governance of IT and who may also be
requiring certification as a COBIT 5.
Reference: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/cdn.webfactore.co.uk/6176_2_cobit%C2%AE+5+foundation.pdf

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Question 15

Which of the following is a PRIMARY benefit associated with the management objective "managed strategy"?

  • A. Desired value is delivered through a roadmap of incremental changes.
  • B. Effective communication channels are established across all levels of management.
  • C. Service delivery is facilitated by adopting the latest technology innovations.
Answer:

A

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