Initiating Process Group Quiz

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Initiating Process Group Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of the project charter?
    • A. 

      To recognize and acknowledge the project sponsor

    • B. 

      To recognize and acknowledge the existence of the project and commit organizational resources to the project

    • C. 

      To acknowledge the existence of the project team, project manager, and project sponsor

    • D. 

      To describe the selection methods used to choose this project over its competitors

  • 2. 
    According to the Guide to the PMBOK, the project manager is identified and assigned during which process?
    • A. 

      As an input to the Initiation process

    • B. 

      As an input to the Planning process

    • C. 

      As an output of the Initiation process

    • D. 

      As an output of the Scope Planning process

  • 3. 
    What are the triple constraints?
    • A. 

      Time, schedules, and quality

    • B. 

      Time, availability, and quality

    • C. 

      Time, money, and schedules

    • D. 

      Time, money, and quality

  • 4. 
    When a project is being performed under contract, the product description is provided by which of the following?  
    • A. 

      The buyer

    • B. 

      The project sponsor

    • C. 

      The project manager

    • D. 

      The contractor

  • 5. 
    Your company is going to introduce a new service called Phone Home. This service will allow you to speak the name of the person you want to call into your cellular phone. To call home, you would simply speak the word home into the phone, and it will dial that number for you. Your company is taking advantage of the progress that has been made recently with voice recognition software. Initial projections show that market demand is very high for this product. This project came about as a result of which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Marketing demand

    • B. 

      Customer request

    • C. 

      Business need

    • D. 

      Technological advance

  • 6. 
    You are a project manager for the information technology division of a local satellite TV broadcasting company. This spring, the chief information officer for your company gave you the project to convert and upgrade all the PCs in the department to the latest release of a specific desktop application. Prior to this conversion, all manner of desktop software existed on machines throughout the company and had caused increasing problems with sharing files and information across the company. A lot of unproductive hours were spent typing information into several formats. This project came about as a result of which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Technological advance

    • B. 

      Business need

    • C. 

      Customer request

    • D. 

      Legal requirement

  • 7. 
    What are the inputs to the Initiation process?
    • A. 

      Product description, strategic plan, project selection criteria, and historical information

    • B. 

      Product description, strategic plan, project overview document, and historical information

    • C. 

      Strategic plan, project overview document, feasibility study, and historical information

    • D. 

      Product description, strategic plan, constraints, and assumptions

  • 8. 
    The purpose of the Initiation process is to?
    • A. 

      Formally recognize the existence of a project or project phase

    • B. 

      Formally recognize the need that brought about the project be it marketing demand, customer requests, business need, technological advances, or legal requirements

    • C. 

      . Formally recognize the stakeholders of the project and identify them in the project charter

    • D. 

      Formally recognize the project sponsor and document his or her project goals

  • 9. 
    Deliverables can be described as?
    • A. 

      The purpose for undertaking the project

    • B. 

      The verifiable results of products or services that must be produced to consider the project complete

    • C. 

      The specifications regarding the goals of the project that must be produced to consider the project complete

    • D. 

      The measurable outcomes of the project goals

  • 10. 
    You are a project manager working on a new software product. Your company plans for market businesses. The project sponsor told you that the project must be completed by September 1. The company plans to demo the new software product at a trade show in late September and therefore needs the project completed in time for the trade show. However, the sponsor has also told you that the budget is fixed at $85,000 and cannot be increased by even $10 due to overall budget cuts this year. You must complete the project within the given time frame and budget. Which of the following is the primary constraint? for this project?  
    • A. 

      Budget

    • B. 

      Quality

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Schedule

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