Trivia Quiz: Information Technology Project Management

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Trivia Quiz: Information Technology Project Management

This is a trivia quiz on information technology project management and it is designed to help you properly understand the tools that are used in the field and how to solve some of the issues that one might face in this field. Do give it a try and get to see just how much you understand project management when it comes to information technology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______________ refers to all the work involved in creating the products of the project and the processes used to create them.
    • A. 

      Deliverables

    • B. 

      Milestones

    • C. 

      Scope

    • D. 

      Product development

  • 2. 
    Which tool or technique for collecting requirements is often the most expensive and time consuming?
    • A. 

      Interviews

    • B. 

      Focus groups

    • C. 

      Surveys

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 3. 
    A ________ is a deliverable-oriented grouping of the work involved in a project that defines the total scope of the project.
    • A. 

      Scope statement

    • B. 

      WBS

    • C. 

      WBS dictionary

    • D. 

      Work package

  • 4. 
    What approach to developing a WBS involves writing down or drawing ideas in a non-linear format?
    • A. 

      Top-down

    • B. 

      Bottom-up

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Mind mapping

  • 5. 
    Assume you have a project with major categories called planning, analysis, design, and testing.  What level of the WBS would these fall under?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a best practice that can help in avoiding scope problems on information technology projects?
    • A. 

      Keep the scope realistic

    • B. 

      Use off-the-shelf hardware and software whenever possible

    • C. 

      Follow good project management processes

    • D. 

      Don't involve too many users in scope management

  • 7. 
    What major restaurant chain terminated a large project after spending $170 million on it, primarily because they realized the project scope was too much to handle?
    • A. 

      Burger King

    • B. 

      Pizza Hut

    • C. 

      McDonald's

    • D. 

      Taco Bell

  • 8. 
    Scope _________ is often achieved by a customer inspection and then sign-off on key deliverables.
    • A. 

      Verification

    • B. 

      Validation

    • C. 

      Completion

    • D. 

      Close-out

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a suggestion for improving user input?
    • A. 

      Develop a good project selection process for information technology projects

    • B. 

      Have users on the project team

    • C. 

      Co-locate users with developers

    • D. 

      Only have meetings as needed, not on a regular basis

  • 10. 
    Project management software helps you develop a ___________, which serves as a basis for creating Gantt charts, assigning resources, and allocating costs.
    • A. 

      Project plan

    • B. 

      Schedule

    • C. 

      WBS

    • D. 

      Deliverables

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