Dewp - PMP Module 2 - Mini Exam

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  • 1. 
    Question 1: “A project WBS must represent all product and project work, including the project management work”. This is a good project management practice that should be followed. This practice is referred to as which of the following in the PMBOK Guide? 
    • A. 

      100% Rule

    • B. 

      80/20 Rule

    • C. 

      WBS Rule

    • D. 

      Create WBS Rule of Thumb

  • 2. 
    Question 2: A schedule has two activities, i.e., “Pour Concrete” and “Cure Concrete”. Once laid, concrete must be cured with water to attain its designed strength. The duration of the curing depends upon the concrete mix and the desired strength of the concrete. What is the type of dependency between these two activities? 
    • A. 

      Discretionary Dependency

    • B. 

      Mandatory Dependency

    • C. 

      External Dependency

    • D. 

      There is no dependency between the activities

  • 3. 
    Question 3: The breakdown of the project deliverables into smaller components is called? 
    • A. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Progressive Elaboration

    • D. 

      Work Packages

  • 4. 
    Question 4: Julie’s project is falling behind schedule. Upper management is willing to inject additional funds into the project in order to complete the project on time. However, many project activities have Discretionary Dependencies that cannot be removed. Which of the following techniques can help Julie complete the project on time in this scenario? 
    • A. 

      Progressive Elaboration

    • B. 

      Reserve Analysis

    • C. 

      Fast-Tracking

    • D. 

      Crashing

  • 5. 
    Question 5: Mary is assigned to carry out a manufacturing process improvement project. The process to be improved involves a number of departments, and soliciting everyone’s input is essential for the success of the project. Mary wants to define the project requirements and thinks that carrying out individual one-on-one interviews with the key cross-functional stakeholders will be too time-consuming. She decides to invite the key stakeholders to a meeting where they can all share their ideas and expectations. This would not only save time for Mary, but also result in better requirements definitions for her project. Which requirements gathering technique is Mary planning to use? 
    • A. 

      Focus Group

    • B. 

      Facilitated Workshop

    • C. 

      Nominal Group Technique

    • D. 

      Delphi Technique

  • 6. 
    Question 6: Neil is managing a next generation car design project. A high-level project WBS has been created but the project activities cannot be determined because the client’s exact requirements are not stated. The client wants Neil to have enough flexibility in his schedule so that he may easily add or remove requirements. Which of the following techniques should Neil use for the decomposition of his project WBS components into project activities? 
    • A. 

      Templates

    • B. 

      Rolling Wave Planning

    • C. 

      Fast tracking

    • D. 

      Applying Leads and Lags

  • 7. 
    Question 8: Which of the following is the correct statement regarding Crashing and Fast-Tracking? 
    • A. 

      Crashing removes Mandatory Dependencies; Fast-Tracking removes Discretionary dependencies

    • B. 

      Crashing removes Discretionary Dependencies; Fast-Tracking removes Mandatory Dependencies.

    • C. 

      Crashing requires performing activities in parallel; Fast-Tracking requires addition of resources.

    • D. 

      Crashing requires addition of resources; Fast-Tracking requires performing activities in parallel.

  • 8. 
    Question 7: If changes to the project scope are requested by the customer during the project execution, the changes and their impact must be analyzed during which process? 
    • A. 

      Define Scope

    • B. 

      Integrated Change Control

    • C. 

      Validate Scope

    • D. 

      Control Scope

  • 9. 
    Question 9: Julie is managing a software development project. The project is divided into multiple phases and the completion of each phase requires a customer inspection and final approval. The first project phase has just been completed and the project team was given the green light after conducting intensive quality control checks, as outlined in the Quality Management Plan. However, during the inspection, the customer rejected the deliverable. What should Julie do next? 
    • A. 

      Issue a change request

    • B. 

      Negotiate with the customer to approve the deliverable

    • C. 

      Escalate the issue to the project sponsor

    • D. 

      Ask the project team to make the required changes immediately

  • 10. 
    Question 11: A project's WBS has been decomposed into activities. However, the project activities are still very complex and the activity resources cannot be estimated with a reasonable degree of confidence. Which of the following estimating tools and techniques can be used in this case that would produce the best results? 
    • A. 

      Expert Judgment

    • B. 

      Bottom-Up Estimating

    • C. 

      Alternative Analysis

    • D. 

      Published Estimating Data

  • 11. 
    Question 10: Which of the following techniques is associated with the Program Evaluation and Review Technique? 
    • A. 

      Parametric Estimating

    • B. 

      Analogous Estimating

    • C. 

      Three-Point Estimating

    • D. 

      Top-down Estimating

  • 12. 
    Question 12: Jim has just completed defining his project activities. The project Network Diagram has been created and the necessary resources have been assigned to the project tasks. Jim wants to make sure that none of the resources is overloaded as a result of these task assignments. Which of the following techniques will allow Jim to adjust the project schedule so that none of the resources are overloaded? 
    • A. 

      Crashing

    • B. 

      Fast-Tracking

    • C. 

      Critical Path Method

    • D. 

      Resource Leveling

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