Can You Pass This Project Management Trivia Quiz?

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Can You Pass This Project Management Trivia Quiz?

Can you pass this project management trivia quiz? It is specifically designed for professionals who are expected to know all there is about the field of management. If you think you can handle it all you have to do is press start. All the best and share your score so that you can see how you rate compared to others.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The degree to which employees are encouraged to air conflicts and criticisms openly 
    • A. 

      Open Systems Focus

    • B. 

      Project Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Conflict Tolerance

  • 2. 
    The degree to which management focuses on outcomes rather than on techniques and processes used to achieve results 
    • A. 

      Means End Orientation

    • B. 

      Project Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Project Acquisition

  • 3. 
    The degree to which the organization monitors and responds to changes in the external environment 
    • A. 

      Means End Orientation

    • B. 

      Open Systems Focus

    • C. 

      IT Governance

  • 4. 
    Addresses the authority and control for key IT activities in organizations, including IT infrastructure, IT use, and project management 
    • A. 

      Project Feasibility

    • B. 

      IT Governance

    • C. 

      Development Phase

  • 5. 
    A collection of project phases
    • A. 

      Project Life Cycle

    • B. 

      IT Governance

    • C. 

      Implementation

  • 6. 
    A product or service, such as a technical report, a training session, a piece of hardware, or a segment of software code, produced or provided as part of a project 
    • A. 

      Means End Orientation

    • B. 

      Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

    • C. 

      Deliverable

  • 7. 
    The concept and development phases of a traditional project phase that focus on planning 
    • A. 

      Development Phase

    • B. 

      Project Feasibility

    • C. 

      Project Acquisition

  • 8. 
    Managers usually develop some type of business case, which describes the need for the project and basic underlying concepts 
    • A. 

      Concept Phase

    • B. 

      Close Out Phase

    • C. 

      Implementation

  • 9. 
    The project team creates more detailed project management plans, a more accurate cost estimate, and a more thorough WBS 
    • A. 

      Predictive Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Development Phase

    • C. 

      Concept Phase

  • 10. 
    The project team creates a definitive or very accurate cost estimate, delivers the required work, and provides performance reports to stakeholders 
    • A. 

      Implementation

    • B. 

      Concept Phase

    • C. 

      Predictive Life Cycle

  • 11. 
    All of the work is completed and there should be some sort of customer acceptance of the entire project 
    • A. 

      Concept Phase

    • B. 

      Project Acquisition

    • C. 

      Close Out Phase

  • 12. 
    A framework for describing the phases involved in developing information systems 
    • A. 

      Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

    • B. 

      Spiral Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

  • 13. 
    The scope of the project can be clearly articulated and the schedule and cost can be accurately predicted 
    • A. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Predictive Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Waterfall Life Cycle

  • 14. 
    Assumes that requirements will remain stable after they are defined
    • A. 

      Waterfall Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Predictive Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Incremental Build Life Cycle

  • 15. 
    Recognizes the fact that most software is developed using an iterative or spiral approach rather than a linear approach 
    • A. 

      Adaptive Software Development (ASD) Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Spiral Life Cycle

    • C. 

      RAID Life Cycle

  • 16. 
    Provides for progressive development of operational software, with each release providing added capabilities 
    • A. 

      Incremental Build Life Cycle

    • B. 

      RAID Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

  • 17. 
    Used for developing software prototypes to clarify user requirements for operational software.  This life cycle requires heavy user involvement and developers use a model to generate functional requirements and physical design specifications simultaneously 
    • A. 

      Adaptive Software Development (ASD) Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Spiral Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

  • 18. 
    Uses an approach in which developers work with evolving prototype and this life cycle requires heavy user involvement and helps produce systems quickly without sacrificing quality.  Developers use RAD tools such as CASE, JRP, and JAD to facilitate rapid prototyping and code generation 
    • A. 

      Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

    • B. 

      RAID Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

  • 19. 
    Assumes that software development follows an adaptive approach because the requirements cannot be clearly expressed early in the life cycle 
    • A. 

      Adaptive Software Development (ASD) Life Cycle

    • B. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Waterfall Life Cycle

  • 20. 
    New approaches that focus on close collaboration between programming teams and business experts 
    • A. 

      Agile Software Development

    • B. 

      Phase Exits (Kill Points)

    • C. 

      Prototyping Life Cycle

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