# SAS Advanced Analytics Professional (A00-226) Certification Exam Sample Questions

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## SAS A00-226 Sample Questions:

Q 1: After creating a data source within the SAS Code node, which macro is used to modify the metadata of the data source (specifically changing the roles and levels for each variable)?
Options:
A: %EM_PROPERTY
B: %EM_REGISTER
C: %EM_METACHANGE
D: %EM_DECDATA

Q 2: In the Text Topic node, the Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) dimensions are rotated. What is the purpose of this rotation?
Options:
A: To interpret each dimension with a set of terms.
B: To ensure the topics are relevant to your interests.
C: To determine the number of topics that are discovered.
D: To avoid producing topics that are too similar

Q 3: Refer to the exhibit below from an Incremental Response node from SAS Enterprise Miner.

What can be inferred from the properties above?
Options:
A: The input data set contains an expected revenue variable, with values for individual customers.
B: The expected revenue for individual customers is \$9.50.
C: The expected revenue for individual customers is \$10.
D: The expected revenue for individual customers is the estimated outcome from the model.

Q 4: What distinguishes a deterministic linear trend from other local linear trends?
Options:
A: A deterministic linear trend is always linear; other local linear trends are only linear over certain intervals.
B: A deterministic linear trend does not contain a seasonal component; other local linear trends do contain a seasonal component.
C: A deterministic linear trend shows the same slope at all time periods; other local linear trends do not show the same slope at all time periods.
D: A deterministic trend has a predetermined slope; other local linear trends do not have a pre-determined slope.

Q 5: What is a primary value of text mining as applied to forensic linguistics analysis?
options:
A: Determining the native language of a suspect can help identify where a suspect may reside.
B: The usage of certain emotion-based nouns, verbs, and adjectives indicate criminal pathology.
C: Word frequencies of written or spoken communication can help discriminate between suspects.
D: Determines if the written or spoken communication is the subject's second language.

Q 6: What is an example of time series forecasting?
Options:
A: A fire department wants to know how many fires it will likely need to fight during the holidays, so that it can staff accordingly.
B: A dried fruit company sends out marketing postcards and models who will respond.
C: A hospital wants to know how long its patients will survive after open heart surgery so that adverse effects can be caught early.
D: A glue manufacturer wants to know how long it will take for its glue to dry.