Pmi PMP Project Management

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Pmi PMP Project Management - Quiz

With core components, objectives and constraints project management is vital in solving a particular task. It determines the success of every field from health to transport to security and others. It serves as the basis which determines goal specificity while a team of like-minded people get it done keeping in mind the time, cost and quality. What do you think about your knowledge of project management. Accurate or Obsolete?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a property of businesses of concern in project management?

    • A.

      Specificity

    • B.

      Permanence

    • C.

      Competitiveness

    • D.

      Repetitiveness

    Correct Answer
    C. Competitiveness
    Explanation
    Competitiveness is not a property of businesses of concern in project management because project management focuses on the successful completion of specific projects, rather than the overall competitiveness of a business. Project management involves planning, organizing, and executing projects to achieve specific goals within a defined timeframe and budget. While competitiveness may be important for a business in general, it is not a specific property that is directly related to project management.

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  • 2. 

    What is the primary challenge of project management?

    • A.

      Unification of purposes

    • B.

      Quality control

    • C.

      Budgeting

    • D.

      Actualization of goals

    Correct Answer
    D. Actualization of goals
    Explanation
    The primary challenge of project management is the actualization of goals. This refers to the process of turning the project objectives into reality by effectively planning, organizing, and executing all the necessary tasks and activities. It involves ensuring that the project team stays focused, motivated, and aligned with the project goals throughout the entire project lifecycle. Additionally, it requires monitoring and controlling the progress of the project to ensure that it is on track and that the desired outcomes are achieved.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is not considered a constraint in project management?

    • A.

      Budget

    • B.

      Scope

    • C.

      Standards

    • D.

      Quality

    Correct Answer
    C. Standards
    Explanation
    Standards are not considered a constraint in project management because they are guidelines or benchmarks that define the expected level of quality or performance. While standards are important for ensuring consistency and quality in project deliverables, they are not typically viewed as constraints that limit the project's scope, schedule, or resources. Constraints in project management typically refer to factors such as budget, scope, and quality, which directly impact the project's objectives and success.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the first project manger known in history?

    • A.

      Vitruvius

    • B.

      Keith Adams

    • C.

      Thomas Moore

    • D.

      Christopher Wren

    Correct Answer
    A. Vitruvius
    Explanation
    Vitruvius is considered to be the first project manager known in history. He was a Roman architect and engineer who lived during the 1st century BC. Vitruvius wrote a book called "De Architectura" which outlined principles of architecture and engineering, including project management techniques. His work emphasized the importance of planning, organization, and coordination in construction projects, making him a pioneer in the field of project management.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these persons was not a project manger?

    • A.

      Christopher Wren

    • B.

      Henry Gantt

    • C.

      Henri Fayol

    • D.

      Abraham Maslow

    Correct Answer
    D. Abraham Maslow
    Explanation
    Abraham Maslow was not a project manager. Christopher Wren, Henry Gantt, and Henri Fayol are all well-known figures in the field of project management. Christopher Wren was an architect who managed the construction of St. Paul's Cathedral in London. Henry Gantt was an engineer and management consultant who developed the Gantt chart, a popular project management tool. Henri Fayol was a French mining engineer who is often considered the father of modern management theory and wrote extensively on the principles of management. On the other hand, Abraham Maslow was a psychologist known for his hierarchy of needs theory, which is not directly related to project management.

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  • 6. 

    Who is the author of scientific management?

    • A.

      Frederick Taylor

    • B.

      Adams Thompson

    • C.

      Mark Dufresne

    • D.

      John Thomas

    Correct Answer
    A. Frederick Taylor
    Explanation
    Frederick Taylor is the author of scientific management. He is known as the father of scientific management and his work revolutionized the field of industrial engineering. Taylor's principles focused on optimizing efficiency and productivity in the workplace through systematic observation, measurement, and analysis. His ideas laid the foundation for modern management practices and greatly influenced the development of industrial engineering and organizational theory.

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  • 7. 

    Who pioneered cost engineering and management?

    • A.

      Josef Clark

    • B.

      Hans Long

    • C.

      Thomas Donne

    • D.

      Don Long

    Correct Answer
    B. Hans Long
    Explanation
    Hans Long is credited with pioneering cost engineering and management.

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  • 8. 

    When was the Project Management Institute formed in USA?

    • A.

      1956

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    C. 1969
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1969. The Project Management Institute (PMI) was formed in the year 1969 in the USA. PMI is a global professional association for project management professionals and is known for its project management certifications and standards.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these terms is alien in project management?

    • A.

      Process

    • B.

      Power

    • C.

      Property

    • D.

      People

    Correct Answer
    C. Property
    Explanation
    In project management, terms like process, power, and people are commonly used and have specific meanings within the context of managing projects. However, the term "property" is not typically associated with project management. Property usually refers to physical assets or belongings, which are not directly related to the management of projects. Therefore, "property" is the alien term in project management.

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  • 10. 

    How many phases are in the completion of a project?

    • A.

      Four phases

    • B.

      Two phases

    • C.

      Three phases

    • D.

      Five phases

    Correct Answer
    D. Five phases
    Explanation
    The correct answer is five phases. In project completion, there are typically five phases: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing. These phases help to ensure that the project is properly planned, executed, and completed successfully. Each phase has its own set of tasks and objectives that contribute to the overall completion of the project.

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