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1

What is service value chain?

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A set of interconnected activities that an organization performs to deliver a valuable product or service to its consumers

The means by which an organization is directed and controlled

Recommendations that can guide an organization in all circumstances

Sets of organizational resources designed for performing work or accomplishing an objective

What is service value chain?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

A set of interconnected activities that an organization performs to deliver a valuable product or service to its consumers

The means by which an organization is directed and controlled

Recommendations that can guide an organization in all circumstances

Sets of organizational resources designed for performing work or accomplishing an objective

2

How does configuration management support deliver and support of value chain activity?

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Configuration information is used to support activities of the incident management and problem management practices

Configuration management documents how assets work together to create a service

Configuration records are used to create the code or artefact that is being built

Configuration information is used by consumers

How does configuration management support deliver and support of value chain activity?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Configuration information is used to support activities of the incident management and problem management practices

Configuration management documents how assets work together to create a service

Configuration records are used to create the code or artefact that is being built

Configuration information is used by consumers

3

Which value chain activity communicates the current status of all four dimensions of service management?

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Improve

Engage

Obtain or build

Plan

Which value chain activity communicates the current status of all four dimensions of service management?

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Improve

Engage

Obtain or build

Plan

4

Which two needs should change control balance? 1. The need to assess risks and expected benefits 2. The need to manage a change schedule 3. The need to make beneficial changes 4. The need to protect customers and users

1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

Which two needs should change control balance? 1. The need to assess risks and expected benefits 2. The need to manage a change schedule 3. The need to make beneficial changes 4. The need to protect customers and users

1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

5

Which guiding principle recommends to eliminate anything that is wasteful and use technology wherever possible?

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Focus on value

Start where you are

Optimize and automate

Collaborate and promote visibility

Which guiding principle recommends to eliminate anything that is wasteful and use technology wherever possible?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Focus on value

Start where you are

Optimize and automate

Collaborate and promote visibility

6

Who defines the requirements for a service?

Service provider

Customer

User

Sponsor

Who defines the requirements for a service?

Service provider

Customer

User

Sponsor

7

What is an event?

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The addition, modification, or removal of anything that could have a direct or indirect effect on services

Any change of state that has significance for the management of a service or other configuration item

Cause of one or more incidents

An unplanned interruption to a service or reduction in the quality of a service

What is an event?

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The addition, modification, or removal of anything that could have a direct or indirect effect on services

Any change of state that has significance for the management of a service or other configuration item

Cause of one or more incidents

An unplanned interruption to a service or reduction in the quality of a service

8

What is service management?

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The addition, modification, or removal of anything that can have a direct or indirect effect on services

A set of specialized organizational capabilities for enabling value for customers in the form of services

An unplanned interruption to a service or reduction in the quality of a service

Any change of state that has significance for the management of a service or other configuration item (CI)

What is service management?

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The addition, modification, or removal of anything that can have a direct or indirect effect on services

A set of specialized organizational capabilities for enabling value for customers in the form of services

An unplanned interruption to a service or reduction in the quality of a service

Any change of state that has significance for the management of a service or other configuration item (CI)

9

Which of the following statements about the value chain activities is correct?

Every practice belongs to a specific value chain activity

A specific combination of value chain activities and practices forms a service relationship

Service value chain activities form a single flow that enables value creation

Each value chain activity contributes to the value chain by transforming specific inputs into outputs

Which of the following statements about the value chain activities is correct?

Every practice belongs to a specific value chain activity

A specific combination of value chain activities and practices forms a service relationship

Service value chain activities form a single flow that enables value creation

Each value chain activity contributes to the value chain by transforming specific inputs into outputs

10

Which practice has the purpose of making new and changed services and features available for use?

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Change control

Service request management

Release management

Deployment management

Which practice has the purpose of making new and changed services and features available for use?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Change control

Service request management

Release management

Deployment management

11

Which guiding principle emphasizes the need to understand the flow of work in progress, identify bottlenecks, and uncover waste?

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Focus on value

Collaborate and promote visibility

Think and work holistically

Keep it simple and practical

Which guiding principle emphasizes the need to understand the flow of work in progress, identify bottlenecks, and uncover waste?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Focus on value

Collaborate and promote visibility

Think and work holistically

Keep it simple and practical

12

How does service request management contribute to obtain/build value chain activity?

It analyzes data to identify opportunities to provide new service request options

It ensures users continue to be productive when they need assistance from the service provider

It acquires preapproved service components to help fulfill service requests

It collects user-specific requirements, sets expectations, and provides status updates

How does service request management contribute to obtain/build value chain activity?

It analyzes data to identify opportunities to provide new service request options

It ensures users continue to be productive when they need assistance from the service provider

It acquires preapproved service components to help fulfill service requests

It collects user-specific requirements, sets expectations, and provides status updates

13

When is the ownership of a product transferred to a consumer?

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When a service provider delivers goods

When an access is granted

When service action is performed by service provider

None of the above

When is the ownership of a product transferred to a consumer?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

When a service provider delivers goods

When an access is granted

When service action is performed by service provider

None of the above

14

Which practice is responsible for moving components to live environments?

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Change control

Release management

IT asset management

Deployment management

Which practice is responsible for moving components to live environments?

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Change control

Release management

IT asset management

Deployment management

15

What is a means of enabling value co-creation by facilitating outcomes that customers want to achieve?

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A service

An output

A practice

Continual improvement

What is a means of enabling value co-creation by facilitating outcomes that customers want to achieve?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

A service

An output

A practice

Continual improvement

16

Which of the following is an example of access to resource?

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Installing a new application on the server

Providing a user access to an application

Rebooting the server

Assigning an asset to employee

Which of the following is an example of access to resource?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Installing a new application on the server

Providing a user access to an application

Rebooting the server

Assigning an asset to employee

17

How does customer engagement contribute to the service level management practice? 1. It captures information that metrics can be based on. 2. It ensures the organization meets defined service levels. 3. It defines the workflow for service requests. 4. It supports progress discussions.

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1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

How does customer engagement contribute to the service level management practice? 1. It captures information that metrics can be based on. 2. It ensures the organization meets defined service levels. 3. It defines the workflow for service requests. 4. It supports progress discussions.

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1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

18

What is an output?

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A change of state that has significance for the management of a configuration item.

A possible event that could cause harm or loss.

A result for a stakeholder.

A deliverable created by carrying out an activity.

What is an output?

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A change of state that has significance for the management of a configuration item.

A possible event that could cause harm or loss.

A result for a stakeholder.

A deliverable created by carrying out an activity.

19

Which practice has a purpose that includes helping the organization to maximize value, control costs and manage risks?

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Relationship management

IT asset management

Release management

Service desk

Which practice has a purpose that includes helping the organization to maximize value, control costs and manage risks?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Relationship management

IT asset management

Release management

Service desk

20

Which value chain activity ensures the availability of service components?

Improve

Engage

Obtain/build

Deliver and support

Which value chain activity ensures the availability of service components? I

Improve

Engage

Obtain/build

Deliver and support

21

What provides organizations with a structured approach to implementing improvements?

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Service improvement plan

Continual improvement model

Organization change management

Lean and agile

What provides organizations with a structured approach to implementing improvements?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Service improvement plan

Continual improvement model

Organization change management

Lean and agile

22

Which practice ensures that stakeholders' needs are understood and product and services are prioritized appropriately?

Continual improvement

Relationship management

Change control

Service desk

Which practice ensures that stakeholders' needs are understood and product and services are prioritized appropriately?

Continual improvement

Relationship management

Change control

Service desk

23

Which practices are typically involved in the implementation of a problem resolution? 1. Continual improvement 2. Service request management 3. Service level management 4. Change control

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1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

Which practices are typically involved in the implementation of a problem resolution? 1. Continual improvement 2. Service request management 3. Service level management 4. Change control

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1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

1 and 4

24

Which guiding principle describes the importance of doing something, instead of spending a long time analyzing different options?

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Optimize and automate

Start where you are

Focus on value

Progress iteratively with feedback

Which guiding principle describes the importance of doing something, instead of spending a long time analyzing different options?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Optimize and automate

Start where you are

Focus on value

Progress iteratively with feedback

25

What are the different types of events?

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Normal, standard, and emergency

Informational, warning, and exception

Normal and standard

Informational, standard, and emergency

What are the different types of events?

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Normal, standard, and emergency

Informational, warning, and exception

Normal and standard

Informational, standard, and emergency

26

How does service request management contribute to design and transition activity?

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By collecting user-specific request requirements

By acquiring pre-approved service components

By providing service request trend and quality information

By initiating standard changes to fulfill service requests

How does service request management contribute to design and transition activity?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

By collecting user-specific request requirements

By acquiring pre-approved service components

By providing service request trend and quality information

By initiating standard changes to fulfill service requests

27

Identify the missing word in the following sentence. A customer is a person who defines the requirements for a service and takes responsibility for the _____ of service consumption.

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outputs

outcomes

costs

risks

Identify the missing word in the following sentence. A customer is a person who defines the requirements for a service and takes responsibility for the _____ of service consumption.

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

outputs

outcomes

costs

risks

28

Which ITIL concept describes practices?

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Seven guiding principles

Four dimensions of service management

Service value chain

Service value system

Which ITIL concept describes practices?

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Seven guiding principles

Four dimensions of service management

Service value chain

Service value system

29

What is a standard change?

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A change that is well understood, fully documented and pre-authorized

A change that needs to be assessed, authorized, and scheduled by a change authority

A change that doesn t need a risk assessment because it is required to resolve an incident

A change that is assessed, authorized, and scheduled as part of continual improvement

What is a standard change?

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A change that is well understood, fully documented and pre-authorized

A change that needs to be assessed, authorized, and scheduled by a change authority

A change that doesn t need a risk assessment because it is required to resolve an incident

A change that is assessed, authorized, and scheduled as part of continual improvement

30

Which practice ensures that stakeholders' needs are understood and product and services are prioritized appropriately?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Continual improvement

Relationship management

Change control

Service desk

Which practice ensures that stakeholders' needs are understood and product and services are prioritized appropriately?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Continual improvement

Relationship management

Change control

Service desk

31

Which value chain activity includes presenting workarounds to users via a service portal?

Plan

Improve

Engage

Obtain or build

Which value chain activity includes presenting workarounds to users via a service portal?

Plan

Improve

Engage

Obtain or build

32

How does service request management contribute to design and transition activity?

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By collecting user-specific request requirements

By acquiring pre-approved service components

By providing service request trend and quality information

By initiating standard changes to fulfill service requests

How does service request management contribute to design and transition activity?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

By collecting user-specific request requirements

By acquiring pre-approved service components

By providing service request trend and quality information

By initiating standard changes to fulfill service requests

33

What is the effect of increased automation on the service desk practice?

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Greater ability to focus on customer experience when personal contact is needed

Decrease in self-service incident logging and resolution

Increased ability to focus on fixing technology instead of supporting people

Elimination of the need to escalate incidents to support teams

What is the effect of increased automation on the service desk practice?

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Greater ability to focus on customer experience when personal contact is needed

Decrease in self-service incident logging and resolution

Increased ability to focus on fixing technology instead of supporting people

Elimination of the need to escalate incidents to support teams

34

Which is NOT usually included as part of incident management?

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Scripts for collecting initial information about incidents

Formalized processes for logging incidents

Detailed procedures for the diagnosis of incidents

Specialized knowledge for complicated incidents

Which is NOT usually included as part of incident management?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Scripts for collecting initial information about incidents

Formalized processes for logging incidents

Detailed procedures for the diagnosis of incidents

Specialized knowledge for complicated incidents

35

What is the first step of the guiding principle focus on value?

Identify the outcomes that the service facilitates

Identify all supplier and partners that are involved in the service

Determine the service consumer in each situation

Determine the cost of the providing the service

What is the first step of the guiding principle focus on value?

Identify the outcomes that the service facilitates

Identify all supplier and partners that are involved in the service

Determine the service consumer in each situation

Determine the cost of the providing the service

36

How should an organization adopt continual improvement methods?

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Use a new method for each improvement that the organization handles

Select a few key methods to suit the types of improvement that the organization handles

Build the capability to use as many improvement methods as possible

Select a single method for all improvements that the organization handles

How should an organization adopt continual improvement methods?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Use a new method for each improvement that the organization handles

Select a few key methods to suit the types of improvement that the organization handles

Build the capability to use as many improvement methods as possible

Select a single method for all improvements that the organization handles

37

Which of the following are problem control activities? 1. Performing trend analysis of incident records 2. Preassessing the status of known errors that have not been resolved 3. Prioritizing problems for analysis based on the risk 4. Finding and documenting a workaround for future incidents when a problem cannot be resolved quickly

1 and 2

1 and 3

2 and 3

3 and 4

Which of the following are problem control activities? 1. Performing trend analysis of incident records 2. Preassessing the status of known errors that have not been resolved 3. Prioritizing problems for analysis based on the risk 4. Finding and documenting a workaround for future incidents when a problem cannot be resolved quickly

1 and 2

1 and 3

2 and 3

3 and 4

38

What are the different types of events?

Normal, standard, and emergency

Informational, warning, and exception

Normal and standard

Informational, standard, and emergency

What are the different types of events?

Normal, standard, and emergency

Informational, warning, and exception

Normal and standard

Informational, standard, and emergency

39

How does service desk practice contribute to engage activity of a service value chain?

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The service desk is a channel for communicating with users about new and changed services

The service desk is the main channel for tactical and operational engagement with users

Service desk activities are constantly monitored and evaluated to support continual improvement, alignment, and value creation

The service desk is involved in acquiring service components used to fulfill service requests and resolving incidents

How does service desk practice contribute to engage activity of a service value chain?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

The service desk is a channel for communicating with users about new and changed services

The service desk is the main channel for tactical and operational engagement with users

Service desk activities are constantly monitored and evaluated to support continual improvement, alignment, and value creation

The service desk is involved in acquiring service components used to fulfill service requests and resolving incidents

40

What is the purpose of supplier management?

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To ensure that the organization's suppliers and their performance are managed appropriately to support the seamless provision of quality products and services

To align the organization's practices and services with changing business needs through the ongoing identification and improvement of services

To ensure that the organization's suppliers and their performance are managed appropriately at strategic and tactical levels through coordinated marketing, selling, and delivery activities

To ensure that accurate and reliable information about the configuration of supplier's services is available when and where it is needed

What is the purpose of supplier management?

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To ensure that the organization's suppliers and their performance are managed appropriately to support the seamless provision of quality products and services

To align the organization's practices and services with changing business needs through the ongoing identification and improvement of services

To ensure that the organization's suppliers and their performance are managed appropriately at strategic and tactical levels through coordinated marketing, selling, and delivery activities

To ensure that accurate and reliable information about the configuration of supplier's services is available when and where it is needed

41

What do service providers help their consumers to achieve?

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Value

Outcome

Service

Product

What do service providers help their consumers to achieve?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Value

Outcome

Service

Product

42

How does incident management support obtain/build of value chain activity?

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Ensures incidents that occur in development environments are resolved in a timely and controlled manner

Identifies and manages product defects

Makes significant incidents visible to customers

Prioritizes incident records both in terms of incident frequency and severity

How does incident management support obtain/build of value chain activity?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Ensures incidents that occur in development environments are resolved in a timely and controlled manner

Identifies and manages product defects

Makes significant incidents visible to customers

Prioritizes incident records both in terms of incident frequency and severity

43

How should an organization include third-party suppliers in the continual improvement of services?

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Ensure suppliers include details of their approach to service improvement in contracts

Require evidence that the supplier uses agile development methods

Require evidence that the supplier implements all improvements using project management practices

Ensure that all supplier problem management activities result in improvements

How should an organization include third-party suppliers in the continual improvement of services?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Ensure suppliers include details of their approach to service improvement in contracts

Require evidence that the supplier uses agile development methods

Require evidence that the supplier implements all improvements using project management practices

Ensure that all supplier problem management activities result in improvements

44

Which service management dimension is focused on the activities undertaken by an organization and how they are organized?

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Organizations and people

Information and technology

Partners and suppliers

Value streams and processes

Which service management dimension is focused on the activities undertaken by an organization and how they are organized?

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

Organizations and people

Information and technology

Partners and suppliers

Value streams and processes

45

How can the risk be reduced by service consumers while requesting service? 1. Actively participating while specifying the requirements of the service 2. Clearly communicating the critical success factors 3. Identifying the constraints applicable to the service 4. Confirming the cost

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

1, 2, and 4

1, 3, and 4

2, 3 and 4

1, 2 and 3

How can the risk be reduced by service consumers while requesting service? 1. Actively participating while specifying the requirements of the service 2. Clearly communicating the critical success factors 3. Identifying the constraints applicable to the service 4. Confirming the cost

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

1, 2, and 4

1, 3, and 4

2, 3 and 4

1, 2 and 3

46

Which value chain activity ensures people understand the organization's vision?

Improve

Plan

Deliver and support

Obtain or build

Which value chain activity ensures people understand the organization's vision?

Improve

Plan

Deliver and support

Obtain or build

47

Which statement about a change authority is correct?

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A single change authority should be assigned to authorize all types of change and change models.

A change authority should be assigned for each type of change and change model.

Normal changes are preauthorized and do not need a change authority.

Emergency changes can be implemented without authorization from a change authority.

Which statement about a change authority is correct?

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A single change authority should be assigned to authorize all types of change and change models.

A change authority should be assigned for each type of change and change model.

Normal changes are preauthorized and do not need a change authority.

Emergency changes can be implemented without authorization from a change authority.