Gantt Or Smith - The Project Management Quiz

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How good is your project management knowledge? Test your skills and find out whether you are a brilliant project manager or if you better study a little more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Project Management?
    • A. 

      The science of planning, organizing, securing, managing, leading, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals.

    • B. 

      A horror movie.

    • C. 

      Never heard of it.

    • D. 

      The gathering of ideas.

  • 2. 
    What does "critical path" mean?
    • A. 

      A synonym of the Way of St. James.

    • B. 

      The way a person criticizes another.

    • C. 

      The longest necessary path through a network of activities when respecting their interdependencies.

    • D. 

      A character string, which defines a resource on a computer system.

    • E. 

      No idea.

  • 3. 
    The term "Gantt" is an acronym and indicates a specific Scatter Graph, which can holistically replace a project plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What qualities should a project manager posses? (Several answers possible)
    • A. 

      He / she should be a good listener and above-average communicator.

    • B. 

      He / she should demonstrate leadership qualities.

    • C. 

      He / she should become impudent if necessary.

    • D. 

      He / she cheers his team with stunts and jokes.

    • E. 

      He / she stays calm in stressful situations.

    • F. 

      He / she can attach the project plan legibly on a flip chart.

  • 5. 
    What is a milestone?
    • A. 

      A rare gemstone, which my wife wears around her neck.

    • B. 

      A defined intermediate goal, which has to be achieved to continue with the project.

    • C. 

      The date on which the project is deemed to be completed.

    • D. 

      A conflict, which often occurs between project team members and project leaders.

  • 6. 
    What is Prince2 ?
    • A. 

      A special role a project team member has to play during the implementation of a project.

    • B. 

      The son of the singer Prince.

    • C. 

      A generic project management method.

    • D. 

      An established approval process for projects.

  • 7. 
    Who or what is a stakeholder?
    • A. 

      The holder of a torture stake.

    • B. 

      A person, who has a legitimate interest in the stages of a project.

    • C. 

      Always a supervisor of the project manager.

    • D. 

      An alternative of the work breakdown structure.

    • E. 

      The surname of the British prime minister.

  • 8. 
    The risk analysis is an important element for the planning of a project
    • A. 

      Yes, very relevant, as you could build mitigation plans if needed.

    • B. 

      Totally overvalued. A good planning will ultimately exclude risks in advance.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following features should a good project management software include (several answers possible) ?
    • A. 

      Portfolio Management

    • B. 

      Resource Management

    • C. 

      A graphical planning tool that draws caricatures of my colleagues.

    • D. 

      Risk and Change Management

    • E. 

      Document Management

    • F. 

      A Dashboard fracture.

  • 10. 
    Your Project Manager wants to create a project plan in advance. What do you think about it?
    • A. 

      Why? We are using a PPM software.

    • B. 

      It is vital for the success of a project.

    • C. 

      Absolute nonsense, we already have a Gantt chart and I prefer the colored graphics.

    • D. 

      Time is money and we don't have enough of either.

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