BA Interview Questions

When you are going for a BA job, you will be required to answer the questions that need to be answered quickly explaining your capabilities and knowledge in this field. Whether you are trying to crack a BA interview or you are trying to shift to a BA profile, these questions will help you go ahead of time and get ready for the competition. By taking out time and preparing these questions you will be less stressful, prepared and confident:
     - Skills required to be a successful business analyst.
     - How is a BA different from a PM?
     - Responsibilities and the role played as a BA in the last job.
     - Tools used – BIT tools or prototyping tools.
     - Used cases / test cases – difference and definitions.
     - How does a BA help in process testing?
     - During the merger of two companies, what all things are to be done by the business analyst to make the merge successful?
     - Methodologies in SDLC used by BA.
     - UML and how it’s used for modeling.
     - Activity flow diagram and its importance.
     - Difference between the logical and the physical data model.
     - Types of diagrams created by a BA.
     - Different type of the documents created by BA.
     - What is the use of Flow chart and how it differs from the data flow diagram?
     - What are the type of the requirements (functional / non-functional) and what’s the difference between them?
     - What is swim lane diagram?
     - What is the difference between Pareto analysis and Fish bone analysis?
     - How can we convey the requirements by using only necessary amount of the information?
     - When we talk about a Business Model, are we required to make the model internally consistent?
     - In case of the cross-application requirements what all information or processes are required to be specified?
     - What is the importance of the flowchart?
     - What is the importance of an activity diagram?
     - What is meant by alternative flow in the used cases?
     - How does a Business Analyst gathers information from the end user?
     - How is Business requirement transformed to the technical requirement?
     - What are modeling techniques (used by a Business Analyst)?
     - What is the difference between Data Model & ER Model?
     - Business plan evaluation and creation.
     - What is OOAD used in OOP?
     - What is black box testing?
     - Importance of activity diagram.
     - Roles of BA.
     - What is Business Analysis and why it is required>
     - What is RUP (Rational Unified Process)?
     - Explain RUM (Rational Unified Modeling).
     - What are JAD sessions?
     - What are pros and cons of having BA in team?
     - How to follow Business Rules by working as a BA?
     - What is agile method?
     - What is scrum method?
     - Can a developer / a man with technical background be a Business Analyst? Why or Why not?
     - What is DB transaction?
     - How to prioritize requirement? Describe 100 point method.
     - What is Mis-Use case?
     - Categorize requirements in terms of BABOK.
     - What are the benefits of using Business entity?
     - What is SaaS in Business Analysis?
     - Whay is user-centric diagram important?
     - Difference between pool and swim lane diagram.

 

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