Take This Trivia Quiz On Project Management!

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Take this quiz on project management if you want to test how well you understand this discipline. According to what we learned, we know that project management entails carrying out all the processes laid down in order to meet the goal set out by the organization and is a strong quality for managers to have. Give it a try and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Taking a holistic view of a project and understand how it relates to the larger organization 
    • A. 

      Systems Management

    • B. 

      Systems Thinking

    • C. 

      Systems Analysis

  • 2. 
    An overall model for thinking about things as systems
    • A. 

      System Philosophy

    • B. 

      Systems Thinking

    • C. 

      Systems Analysis

  • 3. 
    Sets of interacting components working within an environment to fulfill some purpose 
    • A. 

      Systems Analysis

    • B. 

      System Philosophy

    • C. 

      Systems

  • 4. 
    A problem-solving approach that requires defining the scope of the system, dividing it into its components, and then identifying and evaluating its problems, opportunities, constraints, and needs 
    • A. 

      Systems

    • B. 

      Systems Analysis

    • C. 

      Systems Management

  • 5. 
    Addresses the business, technological, and organizational issues associated with creating, maintaining, and making changes to the system 
    • A. 

      Systems Management

    • B. 

      System Philosophy

    • C. 

      Systems Thinking

  • 6. 
    One of the four frames of organizations that deals with how the organization is structured and focuses on different groups’ roles and responsibilities in order to meet the goals and policies set by management 
    • A. 

      Human Resources (HR) Frame

    • B. 

      Human Resources (HR) Frame

    • C. 

      Structural Frame

  • 7. 
    One of the four frames of organizations that focuses on producing harmony between the needs of an organization and the needs of the people 
    • A. 

      Political Frame

    • B. 

      Human Resources (HR) Frame

    • C. 

      Structural Frame

  • 8. 
    One of the four frames of organizations that addresses organizational and personal politics
    • A. 

      Symbolic Frame

    • B. 

      Structural Frame

    • C. 

      Political Frame

  • 9. 
    One of the four frames of organizations that focuses on symbols and meanings
    • A. 

      Political Frame

    • B. 

      Structural Frame

    • C. 

      Symbolic Frame

  • 10. 
    The hierarchy that most people think of when picturing an organizational chart 
    • A. 

      Matrix Organizational Structure

    • B. 

      Functional Organizational Structure

    • C. 

      Project Organizational Structure

  • 11. 
    Has a hierarchical structure where the program managers report to the CEO 
    • A. 

      Matrix Organizational Structure

    • B. 

      Functional Organizational Structure

    • C. 

      Project Organizational Structure

  • 12. 
    Represents middle ground between functional and project structures.  Personnel often report to both a functional manager and one or more project managers 
    • A. 

      Functional Organizational Structure

    • B. 

      Matrix Organizational Structure

    • C. 

      Project Organizational Structure

  • 13. 
    A set of shared assumptions, values, and behaviors that characterize the functioning of an organization 
    • A. 

      Organizational Culture

    • B. 

      Unit Organization

    • C. 

      People Focus

  • 14. 
    The degree to which employees identify with the organization as a whole rather than with their type of job or profession 
    • A. 

      Means End Orientation

    • B. 

      Member Identity

    • C. 

      People Focus

  • 15. 
    The degree to which work activities are organized around groups or teams rather than individuals 
    • A. 

      Group Emphasis

    • B. 

      Organizational Culture

    • C. 

      Unit Organization

  • 16. 
    The degree to which management’s decisions take into account the effect of outcomes on people within the organization 
    • A. 

      Member Identity

    • B. 

      Conflict Tolerance

    • C. 

      People Focus

  • 17. 
    The degree to which units or departments within an organization are encouraged to coordinate with each other 
    • A. 

      Organizational Culture

    • B. 

      Unit Organization

    • C. 

      Group Emphasis

  • 18. 
    The degree to which rules, policies, and direct supervision are used to oversee and control employee behavior 
    • A. 

      Reward Criteria

    • B. 

      Conflict Tolerance

    • C. 

      Control

  • 19. 
    The degree to which employees are encouraged to be aggressive, innovative, and risk seeking 
    • A. 

      Risk Tolerance

    • B. 

      Unit Organization

    • C. 

      Control

  • 20. 
    The degree to which rewards, such as promotions and salary increases, are allocated according to employee performance rather than seniority, favoritism, or other non-performing factors 
    • A. 

      Reward Criteria

    • B. 

      Unit Organization

    • C. 

      People Focus

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