BW Mock Test

Instructions: 1. The test contains 73 Questions to be answered in 75 minutes. 2. Some questions have multiple correct answers 3. Generally, all the Questions have multiple correct answers. Wherever possible, a hint is given on the questions with single correct answer.
1. Which of the following characterize Operational Environments (OLTP)? a. b. c. d. e. 2. Stores mostly Current data Detailed transaction data is maintained Data is highly de-normalized Users only require read access to the data Data is highly normalized

Which of the following are true regarding Info Objects? a. b. c. d. e. Info Objects are not part of the Metadata Repository Info Objects elements. are classified into 2 groups: characteristics and data

Info Objects contain technical definitions as well as business logic An InfoSource is a collection of Info Objects Info Objects and revenue. are business evaluations objects, such as customer, product,


An Info Object definition includes which of the following? a. b. c. d. e. Attributes Hierarchies Texts in multiple Languages List of Transactions, in which this Infoobject can be Used A scheduler function for loading Master Data


Which of the following are examples of key figures? a. b. c. d. e. Revenue Package Number (Request ID) Quantity Amount Calendar Month

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5. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Update Rules? a. b. c. d. e. 6. Info objects can be updated 1:1 by a simple move. Extract structures supply data into data targets through Update Rules. Constants can be substituted for the actual value from the Infosource. An attribute value of any characteristic can be updated Currency Translation can be carried out by only using the Routines.

Datasource replication can be performed according which of the following levels? a. b. c. d. e. The hierarchies. The Datasource The Extract Routines Source System Application Component

7. Which of the following are data transfer methods for BW ? a. b. c. d. e. SID Method PSA / tRFC Method I DOC Method qRFC Method OLAP Extraction Method

8. Which of the following are correct regarding the ODS? a. b. c. d. e. Data from multiple InfoSources can be consolidated in ODS object. Reporting on ODS data must be done with InfoSet queries. One ODS object consists of 3 transparent tables. Updating InfoCubes with data from the ODS requires tRFC. In ODS, the data is stored using the SIDs.

9. Which of the following are included in Business Content? a. b. c. d. e. Datasources on all Source Systems. ASAP Accelerators. InfoPackage groups. Workbooks & Queries. Variables

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10. Which of the following statements is / are true regarding BW Statistics? a. b. c. d. e. The volume of data in the BW statistics is dependent on the granularity of the incoming data from the R/3 extractors. BW Statistics reporting is done through a MultiCube approach. BW Statistics Infocubes are not available in the Business Content. Data loaded into BW statistics must initially be stored in the PSA. Data in the BW Statistics Infocubes can be used for determining useful Aggregates.

11. Which of the following are correct regarding the Hierarchy / Attribute Change Run program a. b. c. d. e. The Hierarchy / Attribute Change Run program is also replicated during the Datasource Replication The Hierarchy / Attribute Change program recognizes attribute / hierarchy data and realigns the data according to the changes. changes in

Changes to the values of Navigation attributes will not be seen until the Hierarchy / Attribute Change Run program is performed. The Hierarchy / Attribute Change Run program performs a roll-up automatically. The Hierarchy / Attribute Change Run can be integrated into Process Chains for automating the process.

12. Which of the following are correct regarding the Operation Data Store? a. b. c. d. e. Data from different data sources can be merged in the ODS. The ODS holds transaction data only. Reporting can be activated / deactivated for an ODS Object. The ODS forms the in-bound layer of the BW where data is written directly from the source system. Data in the ODS is compressed and does not have a request id. (One Answer is Correct)

13. Dimension tables contain: a. b. c. d.

SID’s of Display Attributes only SID's for Dimension Characteristics SID’s for Navigational Attributes All of the above

14. Currency translations using Currency Translation Keys can be implemented in: a. b. c. d. e. the update rules the query definition the report result all of the above None of the above

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15. In BW, data Homogenization takes place at . a. b. c. d. e. 16. Update rules Transfer rules Persistent Staging Area Transfer Structure Extract structure

Which of the following statements are correct regarding InfoSources? a. b. c. d. e. An Infosource maintains belongs together as a unit. summarized information that logically

InfoSources are physically located on the source system. InfoSources can process both transaction data and master data. Multiple Datasources can be assigned to an Infosource. Direct Staging InfoSources include multiple communication structures for connecting to multiple Datasources.


Which of the following are true regarding transfer rules? a. b. c. d. e. Transfer rules is the only level for data transformation in the BW System. Transfer rules facilitate the loading of data directly into the data targets. After transfer rules are created, they must be activated in order to take effect. Transfer rules determine which transfer structure fields should be transferred to which communication structure fields. Transfer Rules are defined for Flexible Staging InfoSources, but not for Direct Staging InfoSources.

18. A / AN ___________ is a conceptual presentation of Key figures, characteristics, their attributes, and relationships among them. a. b. c. d. Infocube Data model Infoobject Infoset

19. Which of the following statements are true regarding Calculated Key Figures? a. b. c. d. e. Calculated Key Figure Values are stored in the infocube. Calculated Key Figures Definitions are stored in the Infocube. Calculated Key Figures Definitions are stored in the Infocube, while the values are stored in the Query. Calculated Key Figures are reusable on all the queries of an Infocube. Calculated Key Figures are reusable on the queries of all the Infocubes.

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20. The following object is used to stage the extracted data temporarily in the Source system? (One Answer is Correct) a. b. c. d. e. **21. Update rules Communication structure Extract Structure Extractor program Infosource

Which of the following is / are correct regarding granularity? a. b. c. d. e. Highly granular data is highly summarized data. High Granularity has positive impact on query performance. High Granularity has negative impact on data load performance. Granularity describes the detail of a database in a data warehouse. Generally, Infocubes contain the highest granularity in the BW System.

22. Which of the following objects contain data that is based on the transfer structure, but is not transformed by BW Transformations: (one answer is correct) a. b. c. d. e. Operational data store - ODS. Persistent Staging Area - PSA. Communication structure. Datasource Infosource.

23. Which of the following statements are true regarding InfoPackages? a. b. d. e. InfoPackages are parameterized extractions for BW system InfoPackages that require similar scheduling can be grouped into InfoPackage Groups Background scheduling for an InfoPackage can be carried out using Process Chains only InfoPackage Definition parameters are standardized for all the different types of Source Systems

24. Groupings of related characteristics in an infocube are: a. b. c. d. e. Fact tables Dimensions SID tables Navigational Attributes None of the above

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25. Which of the following statements is / are correct regarding SAP remote cubes? a. b. c. d. e. Remote cubes are defined on the basis of the DataSources of the OLTP system. Remote cubes are generally used for accessing large amounts of data on a daily routine basis. Remote cubes are used for extracting both Master & Transaction Data. Remote cubes cannot access data from systems other than SAP R/3 Systems. Remote cubes support the automatic inversion of customer exits (SAPI). .

26. BWALEREMOTE is _______________ a. b. c. d. e. 27. An IDOC function. A dialog user. A Remote ALE function for BW

A default RFC user id for background jobs. A tRFC application / function.

Which of the statements are true regarding attributes of a characteristic? a. b. c. d. e. All Navigational Attributes are Time Dependent. A Characteristic defined as ‘Display Attribute only’, cannot be defined as a Navigational Attribute. Navigational Attributes are included into the Dimension Table of the characteristic Display attributes can be independently displayed in the query result. To improve the query performance, we should use as few Navigational attributes as possible.


Which of the following is a combination of the time dependent master data table and the time independent master data table? a. b. c. d. e. SID table Dimension table M view S table X table

29. Fact tables may be partitioned according which of following ? a. b. c. d. e. Calendar Day Calendar Month Calendar Year Fiscal Period Fiscal Year

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30. Which of the following statements are true regarding the Characteristics? a. b. c. d. e. 31. SID tables generate pointers for connecting into the Infocubes. SID’s may be Time dependent for Time dependent attributes. The ‘M’ view for a characteristic contains attributes from P & Q Tables only SID’s for a characteristic are generated separately for each Data Target when Transaction Data is loaded. Characteristic Value is the key for the SID Table

Which of the following is used to support the analytical process by inventing artificial attributes that classify a characteristic? a. b. c. d. e. Degenerate dimensions E fact table Categorical dimensions SID tables Navigational attributes.

32. Which of the following are true regarding MultiProviders? a. b. c. d. e. 33. MultiProviders can incorporate ODS objects, Infosets, Infocubes and InfoObjects. MultiProviders will have the same dimensions as per the incorporated Infocubes. MultiProviders are considered as a logical method data partitioning. Aggregates may be created on MultiProviders MultiProviders do not contain any data.

Which of the following are true regarding BW InfoSources? a. b. c. d. e. The basic purpose of InfoSources is standardization of data from several Source Systems For every InfoSource in the BW system, there is always a corresponding Datasource in the Source System. InfoSources are used for Transaction Data Processing only, which master data is directly loaded into the Infoobjects. The InfoSource helps prepare data to be stored in InfoCubes. An InfoSource is comprised of InfoObjects.


Which of the following are true regarding BW DataSources? a. b. Datasources are the Extractor Programs on the Source System DataSources are uploaded into BW system by replicating them from within the Source System tree on BW.

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c. d. e. 35.

Separate Datasources are used for loading Initial data sets and Delta data sets from the R/3 system. A DataSource can process data into multiple InfoSource on the BW System All Business Content Datasources on the SAP R/3 are available in the active version.

Which of the following is / are true regarding CO-PA? a. b. c. d. The value fields are automatically summarized at the profitability segment and posting period levels. The link between the profitability segment number and profitability segment characteristics is maintained in a separate table, the segment table. In CO-PA, Line item tables contain the value fields and characteristics. The Profitability segment number is not used these tables In CO-PA, the terms Costing-based and Account-based refer to different approaches for calculating the profitability. However, both methods refer to the same tables for extraction.


Which of the following statements are false regarding CO-PA? a. b. c. d. e. Summarization levels for an operating concern have the same function as aggregates for an Infocube. In Costing based CO-PA, Tables. Delta Initialization can access data from only the Line Item

Safety Delta function in CO-PA, stores a copy of the delta data separately as a precaution. This is used again if there is an error in updating the data targets. An Operating Concern is an Organizational Structure that groups Controlling areas together in the same as Controlling areas group companies together. Additional Summarization Levels can be created by the client in Account Based CO-PA

37. Which of the following is true regarding FI-SL? a. b. c. d. Ledgers are client-dependent and multiple ledges can be designed a single Tables Group Within a client, a Datasource can be assigned to all the ledgers based on the Tables group. FI-SL Data Source names must begin with a numeric 3, and can easily be changed after the assignment is saved. FI-SL DataSources cannot be delivered by SAP with BW Business Content for non-standard ledgers, because the ledgers and their FI-SL totals may link to user-defined fields and structures. A Ledger can be referred to as a logical part of a totals table.


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The Generic DataSources are used. a. b. c. d. e. When Business Content does not contain a data source for the application. When data is to be extracted from standard R/3 Applications like in SD, MM etc. When the data to be extracted is highly granular. When the application does not feature its own generic data method or when data is to be extracted from customer generated tables. If you want to use IDOCs instead of tRFCs for data transfer. extraction


Infosets can be used for extracting data into the BW System. Potential data sources for Infosets include: a. b. c. d. e. Database tables, views and / or Table Joins Logical databases Communication structures Data Retrieval Programs ODS Objects & InfoObjects


If a Datasource is capable of delivering only ‘After Image’ of the changed records : a. b. c. d. these records can be updated into both Infocubes & ODS Objects. these records are first stored into PSA and subsequently transferred into an Infocube these records are first processed in an ODS Object for generating the Delta records for subsequent Infocube update. these records are processed only into an ODS Object and further update into any Infocube/s is not possible BW system triggers data extractions in accordance with the following


The SAP definitions: a. b. c. d. e.

Using Transaction type After an event After a successful background job Date / Time User ID


The contents of Global settings / tables may be copied from R/3 to BW. Examples of these Global settings include: a. b. c. d. e. Change Requests Exchange rates Fiscal year variants Currencies Units of measurement

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When you extract transaction data with the LO Cockpit method, you need: a. b. c. d. e. To create and activate the Datasources for the first time. Setup tables for loading the Initialization Data. To use Queued Delta as the Delta Method for all DataSources To activate the DataSources depending on the data to be extracted and thus these extractors are also known as slim extractors . To base the Extract Structures on the LIS Communication Structures.

44. Name the three parameters that can be used for activating delta for a Generic Datasource a. b. c. 45. ……………………………………. ……………………………………. …………………………………….

Which of the following statements are true regarding Security Intervals for Generic Datasource/s? a. b. c. d. e. Security Intervals can be specified for Datasources that extract Logistics data only. Security Intervals are used to make sure that all the records are extracted into the BW System. If Upper Delimiter is smaller than Lower Delimiter, there could be a set of records that are extracted twice. If Lower Delimiter is smaller than Upper Delimiter, there could a set of records that are extracted twice. There is no way that we can identify the image of the records extracted by the Generic Datasource


Datasource Enhancements are implemented: a. b. c. d. e. by appending the Extract Structure with the additional information required by using the Enhancement Component RSAP0001 for extracting new data records. for extracting information not provided by Business Content Datasources only on the Business Content Datasources.

47. Which of the following is true regarding delta updates? a. b. c. d. e. For Generic Datasources, Delta records are not processed through the Delta Queue. Delta updates are client dependent and thus a log is maintained in Source R/3 System. Delta initialization can be carried out while the users are working on R/3 system. Before the start a delta update request in BW, the OLTP system should be down, and no users should be working on the system. It is possible to identify current Delta Status (up to which value Delta is extracted as part of the latest Delta Packet) for Generic Datasources. This information is available on the source R/3 System.

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The partitioning characteristic in CO-PA is used for: a. b. c. d. e. Creating aggregates increasing query performance. reducing package size Partitioning the ODS. Partitioning the extract structure. Which of the following statements are true regarding the costing based CO-PA extraction? a. b. c. d. e. The Extract Structure is based on the Line Item Tables. Delta records are separately updated into intermediary Delta tables. This is an example for Extractor Controlled (Delta type “E”) Delta Process This is an example for Application Controlled (Delta type “D”) Delta Process Delta is controlled through Time-stamp. Safety Delta is applicable only from the first Delta packet. For Delta Initialization, Safety Delta is not applied.



Which of the following statements are false regarding an Operating Concern? a. b. c. d. Activating an Operating Concern will generate 4 Database objects by default. Every Operating Concern will have no fixed characteristics and we can define a maximum of 50 characteristics for an Operating Concern Characteristics on the Operating Concern cannot be compared with the characteristics on the Infocube A Profitability Segment is a fixed combination of valid characteristic values.


Which of the following is an example of a slowly changing dimension? (Only One Answer Correct) a. b. c. d. Request ID Customer on a sales order. Value of a purchase order Person responsible on a cost center.


For improving the system performance when loading data into BW, identify the ideal sequence of loading: a. b. c. d. e. Transaction data Texts. Attributes Hierarchies. It doesn't matter. Performance is different types of data are loaded into BW not impacted by the order in which

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Which of the following are true regarding BW METADATA? a. b. c. d. e. Metadata can be used as a basis for defining structures in other legacy Data Warehousing systems. Metadata Repository contains information on both activated and un-activated objects and all activated objects are grouped separately for ease of navigation. Each time a new Infoobject is added to the METADATA Repository. The METADATA Repository the BW system. resides created and activated, on the new information not is on




Business Content Objects are activated directly from the Metadata Repository.


Which of the following are true regarding BW InfoSources? a. b. c. d. e. An InfoSource is a set of logically associated information. Info Sources are not delivered with Business Content. InfoSources contain all the information on a business type of business activity (for example, cost center accounting). InfoSources can process transaction data but not master data. The transfer structure transports system to an SAP BW System. the InfoSource data from a source process or a


Which of the following are true regarding BW InfoCubes? a. b. c. d. e. InfoCubes are supplied with data from one or more InfoSources. A report in the Business Explorer always refers to exactly one Infocube. Characteristics that logically related are brought together in a dimension. Each Infocube has one fact table and a maximum of 248 Key figures. Each Dimension table can contain a maximum of 233 Characteristics.


Which of the following are types of BW InfoCubes? a. b. c. d. e. Transaction Cube Statistics-Cube Basic Cube Relational Cube Remote Cube

57. Which of the following are true regarding the Reporting in BW? a. b. Query Builder is a standalone function and it need not necessarily be accessed through the BEx Analyzer. The Business Explorer reads the data from either from the Infoprovider or the Aggregates, depending on the granularity of data required for successfully executing the query.

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c. d. e.

Query Designer can’t be accessed from the Web Application Designer also. BEx Analyzer can read data from multiple Aggregates or multiple Infoproviders during a navigation step. Value sets and Precalculation of Web Templates are methods of storing the report results for improving the reporting performance.

58. Which of the following are true regarding exception reporting? a. b. c. d. e. The exceptional analysis reports can be accessed through the BEx Analyzer, SAP GUI Reports and through follow-up actions for the Reporting Agent. Exceptions are defined in the query definition and are applicable to all the workbooks created for the query. You make the settings for background Exception Agent, which you call from the Administrator Workbench. Analysis in the Reporting with

The exceptions are stored in the form of complex EXCEL Workbooks multiple characteristics and key figures to search in the drill-down. The exceptions require retrieval purposes. a separate offline database for storage and

59. Which of the following is / are true regarding the Report to Report Interface (R/R I)? a. b. c. Using the Report/Report Interface, you are able (receiver reports) from a single report (sender report). to call various reports

It is necessary that the receiver report has a relationship to the calling query – i.e. at least one characteristic should be commonly available in both the reports. The Report/Report Interface allows you to analyze data summarized in the Business information Warehouse on a higher level and also look at detailed line items on a document level. The Report/Report Interface allows you to system to display detailed data not loaded into BW. drill-through to an R/3 OLTP

d. e.

R/RI interface enables us to connect onto other Reports generated on the current BW system only.

60. Which of the following are true regarding BW Infoset queries? a. b. c. Using the BW Infosets, it is possible to report on any database table of the BW system, for example PSA Table. An Infoset can have a maximum of two dimensions only, unlike the Infocube where 16 dimensions are defined. BW Infoset Queries allows you to drill-through to non-R/3 systems to display detailed data not loaded into BW.

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d. e.

BW Infosets can be included into the MultiProvider and further these Infosets can be used for creating reports independently. BW Infosets can include ODS Objects, InfoObjects, Infocubes and PSA Tables.

61. The Web-Application Designer Wizard automatically a. b. c. d. e. Checks the filled template into the BW server. Cannot generate an URL for the Web Template. For generating the URL, we copy the template structure into Web Application Designer. Takes us through all the steps for creating a new web template. provides all the tools for advanced formatting of the Web Template. generates an iView file for integrating the report into the Enterprise Portal.

62. You can create the following elements with the BEx Web Application Designer on the Web Template: a. b. c. d. e. Charts InfoObjects Geographical maps Alerts for Exceptional Analysis ABC Analysis.

63. In a BEx Map, characteristics, whose Geo-coordinates are transferred from a referenced static Geocharacteristic with Geo-attributes (for example 'customer' with a referenced Geo-characteristic 'postcode') are referred to: as: a. b. c. d. e. Static Geo-characteristics with Geo-attributes. Static Geo-characteristics with values as attributes. Generic Geo-characteristics. Dynamic Geo-characteristics with values as attributes. Both static and dynamic Geo-characteristics.

64. In the BEx Map, the shape files for Static Geo-characteristics fare stored in: a. b. c. d. e. The Infoprovider on which BEx Reports are generated. The B D S / Metadata Repository The Geo-relevant InfoCubes. As Attributes of Static Geo-characteristics The application server.

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65. For BEx Map Reporting, Geo-coordinates for Dynamic Geo-characteristics are stored as: a. b. c. d. Transaction data on the Infocube Geo-data on geo-specific tables Shape files in the BW BDS. Master data attributes of the Geo-characteristic.

66. In order to use BW Web-Reporting functionality, you have to open a ________________ for accessing the intranet/internet. a. b. c. d. e. 3rd party BAPI tRFC call Production Data Extractor BW function module BW IDOC.

67. A template for Web-Reporting is basically the same as a very simple ______________ that is enhanced with BW elements. (One Correct Answer) a. b. c. d. e. HTML page ITS Page Object Oriented ABAP program IDOC. WAS Page (One Correct Answer)

68. A Template for Web-Reporting is stored on the_____________ a. b. c. d. e. BDS. Application server BW database. MIME Repository ODS

69. A item in a Web Report can obtain the data from a. b. c. d. e. Object tag Multiple Dataproviders A Query or a View A Query or a Workbook A Query only

(One Correct Answer)

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70. In a Web Report, objects that deliver data are referred to as a. b. c. d. e. WEB_SUPPLIERS WEB_PROVIDERS DATA_DELIVERERS DATA PROVIDERS DATA_SUPPLIERS

(One Correct Answer)

71. ________identify the unique locations of web reporting files on the internet. a. b. c. d. e. Templates Browsers URL's AGATES W-GATEWAYS

(One Correct Answer)

72. A style sheet for Web Reporting is stored in _____________. a. b. c. d. the Web Browser the Metadata Repository the MIME Repository Web Application Designer

(One Correct Answer)

73. “Technical Content” is part of the Business content, and is / are : a. BW Statistics Infocubes b. Workbooks on Statistics Infocubes c. A Role for activating the BW Statistics Infocubes d. Technical Details of the BW Objects e. None of the above

(One Correct Answer)

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