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Introduction

Introduction

This is the EXIN DevOps Professional (DEVOPSP.EN) sample exam. The Rules and Regulations for EXIN’s examinations apply to this exam.

This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. Each multiple-choice question has a number of possible answers, of which only one is correct.

The maximum number of points that can be obtained for this exam is 40. Each correct answer is worth 1 point. You need 26 points or more to pass the exam.

The time allowed for this exam is 90 minutes.

Good luck!





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1  of 40
What is a principle of the Agile Manifesto?

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2  of 40
To which of the Three Ways does "institutionalizing the improvement of daily work" belong?

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3  of 40
What is the difference between a System of Engagement (SoE) and a System of Records (SoR) in terms of pace of change?

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4  of 40
What is a benefit of having Development and Operations using a shared tool?

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5  of 40
More market-oriented outcomes can be created by better integrating Operations capabilities into Development teams, making both more efficient and productive.

Which approach would best accomplish this?

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6  of 40
A bank needs longer timescales to bring new or changed offerings to market, due to delays in the creation of new environments by Operations engineers.

What is true about the automatic creation of environments?

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7  of 40
Which value should be included in a value map process block?

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8  of 40
In order to minimize risks to the business within DevOps, what is a main goal of version control?

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9  of 40
An IT team gets together to review some changes that should be made in order to further adopt DevOps. They need to agree on a Definition of Done (DoD) that is aligned with the DevOps principles.

Which Definition of Done is a proper fit for DevOps?

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10  of 40
Which tooling can best be used to automate the building and configuration of environments?

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11  of 40
A specific design goal of an automated test suite is to find errors as early in the testing as possible. The ideal testing automation pyramid shows the correct order in which the test must be performed.

Which test must be performed first?

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12  of 40
A DevOps team wants to increase velocity by using test-driven development.

Which order of actions is correct?

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13  of 40
An insurance company hires a DevOps professional to advise the DevOps team in choosing a branching strategy. The DevOps professional evaluates two strategies:

1. Optimize for individual productivity
2. Optimize for team productivity

Which statement about these two strategies is true?

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14  of 40
A retail company has radically changed the development process from waterfall to DevOps. Many choices have to be made in a short period of time. This is causing some technical debt. The time to market, for example, has increased dramatically. There are, however, ways to eliminate a lot of the delays.

Value stream mapping shows that 20% of the sprint time is spent on porting code, all maintained on separate code branches.

Which solution for this technical debt will result in a faster flow?

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15  of 40
Which is a characteristic of an architecture that enables productivity, testability and safety?

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16  of 40
What is the best telemetry approach to solve problems within DevOps?

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17  of 40
Within the monitoring framework, data should be collected from three layers.

Which is not one of those three layers?

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18  of 40
For which audience does self-service access telemetry add value?

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19  of 40
In an environment that has automated testing, fast deployment processes and sufficient telemetry, which technique offers most DevOps benefits to the business?

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20  of 40
A software company has composed the following launching guidance requirements:
  • Defect counts and severity - Does the application perform as designed?
  • Monitoring coverage - Is the coverage of monitoring sufficient to restore service when things go wrong?
  • Systems architecture - Is the service tightly-coupled enough to solve a high rate of incidents in production?
  • Type/frequency of pager alerts - Is the application generating an insupportable number of alerts in production?

Which launching guidance requirement does not comply with the DevOps way of working?

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21  of 40
Which is a unique characteristic of the Hands-Off Readiness Review (HRR) and not of the Launch Readiness Review (LRR)?

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22  of 40
One of the most powerful techniques in interaction and user experience (UX) design is contextual inquiry.

What is the best description of contextual inquiry?

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23  of 40
Startup company ABC is having serious challenges in developing features for a mobile navigation application that meet the expectations of the user.

What is the best approach to make sure features are directly aligned with the expectations of the user regarding the UX mobile navigation application?

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24  of 40
What approach can be used by a Development team to aid in the delivery of expected business outcomes?

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25  of 40
Company ABC has had challenges in understanding the impact of code changes to their payroll application. Currently, the implemented code changes are poorly documented. The last code fix for example, was documented as follows: “Fix issue #1801 for payroll application”. The company notices that this is a bad pull request.

A good pull request includes the following:
  • Why are we implementing the fix?
  • Who is implementing the fix?

What else must be included in a good pull request?

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26  of 40
Please consider the scenario below:

"The developer walks through the code while a colleague gives feedback."

Which review technique is described here?

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27  of 40
Which review technique results directly in a decrease in coding errors?

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28  of 40
A cloud service provider wants to increase the capacity of their service by using a Simian Army Monkey.

Which Monkey is needed in this case?

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29  of 40
Company ABC is adopting the DevOps way of working and wants to promote a learning environment that is open and blameless. ABC recently experienced a major application failure and was able to restore the application service.

What is the first task that must be completed during the blameless post-mortem meeting?

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30  of 40
What is required when creating resilience by injecting production failures?

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31  of 40
What is the first step of a plan for performing a game day?

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32  of 40
What is an example of a non-functional requirement?

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33  of 40
Which activity should be performed for the successful creation of reusable Operations user stories?

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34  of 40
Please consider the following elements:
  1. Change requests
  2. Deployment pipeline tools
  3. Compiled program executables
  4. Tutorials and standards
Which two elements are typically stored in a single shared source code repository?

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35  of 40
What is the goal of converting local discoveries into global improvements?

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36  of 40
Developers can make it easy for any engineer to correctly create and use logging and encryption standards in their applications and environments.

Which is not a shared source code repository item that supports this?

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37  of 40
When developers are introducing code, there is always the risk of enabling unauthorized access.

Which control does not mitigate that risk?

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38  of 40
What is an example of creating telemetry in an application?

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39  of 40
Which process serves as a primary control to reduce Operations and security risks and also supports compliance requirements?

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40  of 40
What is a drawback when adopting the separation of duty control?