Project Management : Initiation Phase

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Project Management Quizzes & Trivia

The first step of introducing a good or service to a market in project management is the initiation phase. The key steps for project initiation ensure a clear justification for the project, formal authorization to perform the work, and the authority to assign organizational resources. Take up the test below and see just how much of it you remember. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The kick-off meeting for a project cannot be held before the business case and project charter are completed. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     Substantial effort should go into initiating projects. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A stakeholder analysis should not be part of the official project plans, which are normally available for all stakeholders to review. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The contents of a business case remain constant, despite the varying needs of individual projects. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
     Management needs to create and distribute documentation to authorize project initiation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are usually several versions of a scope statement, and each one becomes more detailed as the project progresses and more information becomes available. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
     The majority of project management processes occur as part of the executing process group. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A crucial part of the project charter is the ____ section, where key project stakeholders sign the document to acknowledge their agreement on the need for the project. 
    • A. 

      Membership

    • B. 

      Revision

    • C. 

      Sign-off

    • D. 

      Acknowledgement

  • 9. 
    Which of the following information is typically included in a business case? 
    • A. 

      Competitor Opinions

    • B. 

      Personal Background Checks

    • C. 

      Business Objective

    • D. 

      Stakeholder Analysis

  • 10. 
    Applying project management process groups in a consistent, structured fashion increases the chance of project success. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
      Companies that excel in project management know that every project manager should create unique document formats for project charters and business cases. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
     It is good practice to document kick-off meeting minutes, focusing on key decisions and ____ items. 
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous

    • B. 

      Undisclosed

    • C. 

      Unresolved

    • D. 

      Action

  • 13. 
     Part of creating and following a project management methodology includes the creation and use of document ____. 
    • A. 

      Models

    • B. 

      Templates

    • C. 

      Prototypes

    • D. 

      Outlines

  • 14. 
     Most experienced people will assert that it is easier to successfully complete a large project than a small one. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following methods best helps a project manager identify and learn about key project stakeholders? 
    • A. 

      Questioning acquaintances

    • B. 

      Reviewing organizational charts

    • C. 

      Consulting biographies D. performing Internet searches

    • D. 

      Consulting biographies

  • 16. 
     For a large training project, there is often a(n) ____ project done first before investing in a larger project. 
    • A. 

      Simulated

    • B. 

      Advance

    • C. 

      Preparatory

    • D. 

      Study

  • 17. 
      ____ processes include devising and maintaining a workable scheme to ensure that the project meets its scope, time, and cost goals as well as organizational needs. 
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Securing

    • D. 

      Protecting

  • 18. 
     It is helpful to create a ____, or initial, scope statement during project initiation so that the entire project team can start important discussions and work related to the project scope. 
    • A. 

      Tentative

    • B. 

      Provisional

    • C. 

      . Preliminary

    • D. 

      Categorical

  • 19. 
    Typically included in the project charter, the ____ section describes how the project objectives will be met, provides a list of important assumptions, and often gives references to related documents. 
    • A. 

      Roles and Responsibilities

    • B. 

      Comment

    • C. 

      Budget Information

    • D. 

      Approach

  • 20. 
    4  One of the main tasks normally involved in project initiation is to identify and understand project ____. 
    • A. 

      Shareholders

    • B. 

      Stakeholders

    • C. 

      Critics

    • D. 

      Analysts