Chapter 5 Trivia: Project Management Quiz

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Are you a student taking project management as a course and have just winded up on chapter 5? If so, then attempting a review quiz on the chapter is exactly what you need to ensure that you understood everything it was about. Give it a try and see if you should re-read the chapter again. All the best as you revise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What the items in level 4 of the WBS are called
    • A. 

      Define Requirements

    • B. 

      Work Package

    • C. 

      Define User Requirements

  • 2. 
    A task at the lowest level of the work breakdown structure (WBS).
    • A. 

      Concept

    • B. 

      Define requirements

    • C. 

      Work package

  • 3. 
    Some organizations provide guidelines for preparing work breakdown structures 
    • A. 

      Analogy Approach

    • B. 

      Using Guidelines

    • C. 

      Bottom-Up Approach

  • 4. 
    Using a similar project’s work breakdown structure as a starting point
    • A. 

      Analogy Approach

    • B. 

      Bottom-Up Approach

    • C. 

      Using Guidelines

  • 5. 
    Start with the largest items of the project and break them into their subordinate items 
    • A. 

      Bottom-Up Approach

    • B. 

      Using Guidelines

    • C. 

      Top-Down Approach

  • 6. 
    Team members first identify as many specific tasks related to the project as possible.  Also starts with the specific tasks and rolls them up. 
    • A. 

      Analogy Approach

    • B. 

      Bottom-Up Approach

    • C. 

      Top-Down Approach

  • 7. 
    A technique that uses branches radiating out from a core idea to structure thoughts and ideas 
    • A. 

      Mind Mapping

    • B. 

      Concept Idealization

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown

  • 8. 
    A document that describes detailed information about each work breakdown structure item 
    • A. 

      Mind Mapping

    • B. 

      Concept

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Dictionary

  • 9. 
    WBS Item number is included in the _________________
    • A. 

      WBS Dictionary

    • B. 

      WBS

  • 10. 
    WBS item name is included in the ____________
    • A. 

      WBS

    • B. 

      WBS Dictionary

  • 11. 
    A unit of work should only appear at ___________ place(s) in the WBS
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Four

  • 12. 
    The work content of a WBS is the __________ of the WBS items below it
    • A. 

      Contents

    • B. 

      Description

    • C. 

      Sum

  • 13. 
    A WBS item is the responsibility of _________ individual(s)
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One

  • 14. 
    Project team members ______________ be involved in developing the WBS to ensure consistency and buy-in 
    • A. 

      Should not

    • B. 

      Should

  • 15. 
    Each WBS item must be documented in ____________________ to ensure accurate understanding of the scope of work included and not included in that item 
    • A. 

      A WBS Dictionary

    • B. 

      The project charter

    • C. 

      The management summary

  • 16. 
    The tendency for project scope to keep getting bigger and bigger
    • A. 

      Prototyping

    • B. 

      Scope Creep

    • C. 

      Variance

  • 17. 
    Involves formal acceptance of the completed project scope by the stakeholders 
    • A. 

      Scope Verification

    • B. 

      Closing

    • C. 

      Conclusion

  • 18. 
    The difference between planned and actual performance
    • A. 

      Scope creep

    • B. 

      Concept

    • C. 

      Variance

  • 19. 
    Developing a working replica of the system or some aspect of the system
    • A. 

      Use Case Modeling

    • B. 

      Joint Application Design

    • C. 

      Prototyping

  • 20. 
    A process for identifying and modeling business events, who initiated them, and how the system should respond to them 
    • A. 

      Use Case Modeling

    • B. 

      Joint Application Design

    • C. 

      Prototyping

  • 21. 
    Uses highly organized and intensive workshops to bring together project stakeholders to jointly define and design information systems 
    • A. 

      Prototyping

    • B. 

      Joint Application Design

    • C. 

      Use Case Modeling

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