Quiz Chapter 6

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Quiz Chapter 6

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  • 1. 
    You are the project manager for your organization and are creating the project schedule. You know that a project schedule is composed of all the following components except for which one?
    • A. 

      The network of all the tasks within the project

    • B. 

      The assignment of resources

    • C. 

      The budget for the project

    • D. 

      The reflection of the WBS

  • 2. 
    John is the project manager for his organization, and he's creating the project management plan. He is reviewing the project scope baseline with his project team so that they'll understand the requirements and direction of the project. Which of the following is the correct definition of the project scope baseline?
    • A. 

      It is all the work, and only the required work, to meet the project objectives.

    • B. 

      It is the combination of the project scope statement, the WBS, and the WBS dictionary.

    • C. 

      It is the combination of the project requirements, the project scope, and the WBS.

    • D. 

      It the consideration of the project requirements, assumptions, and constraints that affect the project planning

  • 3. 
    You are the project manager for your organization, and you're creating with your project team the project management plan. Which project management plan defines how the project deliverables will be inspected by the project team?
    • A. 

      Process improvement plan

    • B. 

      Scope management plan

    • C. 

      Risk management plan

    • D. 

      Quality management plan

  • 4. 
    Which project management plan defines the integrated change control?
    • A. 

      Quality management plan

    • B. 

      Scope management plan

    • C. 

      Change control plan

    • D. 

      Risk management plan

  • 5. 
    You are the project manager for your organization. Management has approve the project scope, and they've asked you and your project team to begin creating a project network diagram. What is the project network diagram?
    • A. 

      An expansion of the WBS

    • B. 

      An expansion of the Gantt chart

    • C. 

      A sequential mapping of the project work

    • D. 

      A topology of a project phase

  • 6. 
    You are the project manger for your organization, and you're working with your project team to create the WBS. You and the project team are examining each deliverable of the project and are subdividing the deliverables into smaller elements. Once you've created the WBS, what document can you create next in your project planning?
    • A. 

      Activity list

    • B. 

      Project network diagram

    • C. 

      Risk management plan

    • D. 

      Schedule management plan

  • 7. 
    You and the project team have identified the critical path and are now reviewing the available float in your project network diagram. All of the following statements about float are incorrect except for which one?
    • A. 

      Every project will have float.

    • B. 

      Only complex project will have float.

    • C. 

      Float is the amount of time an activity can be delayed without increasing the project costs

    • D. 

      Float is the amount of time an activity can be delayed without causing the project to be late

  • 8. 
    You are the project manager for your organization and have been assigned a new project team. Many of the project team members haven't worked with each other before, so you elect to do some team building exercises to help the team learn the trust one another. What project management plan defines this process of team development?
    • A. 

      Project management plan

    • B. 

      Quality management plan

    • C. 

      Team leadership plan

    • D. 

      Project human resource plan

  • 9. 
    What law states that work will expand to fill the amount of time allotted to it?
    • A. 

      Law of Diminishing Returns

    • B. 

      Moore's Law

    • C. 

      Parkinson's Law

    • D. 

      Murphy's Law

  • 10. 
    You are the project manager of a web server and web site upgrade. You have assigned Mark the task of creating the web pages and Janice the task of developing the web pages. Mark and Janice can begin work on their assigned tasks at the same time. What type of relationship do these tasks have?
    • A. 

      FS

    • B. 

      SS

    • C. 

      FF

    • D. 

      SF

  • 11. 
    Phil is the project manager of a network upgrade. All of the client workstations are to be replaced, and this task has been assigned to Steve, Harry, and Beth. Once the physical workstations are in place, Sam will release an automated script to deploy an operating system to each of the new workstations. What type of relationship best describes these two tasks?
    • A. 

      FS

    • B. 

      SS

    • C. 

      FF

    • D. 

      SF

  • 12. 
    You are the project manager of the NHQ Project and are working with your team to create risk responses. One risk, managing an electrical component in your project work, is deemed too dangerous to handle internally, so you and the project team elect to hire a vendor to manage this portion of your project. What type of risk response is this?
    • A. 

      Sharing

    • B. 

      Mitigation

    • C. 

      Avoidance

    • D. 

      Transference

  • 13. 
    Why should a project manager avoid assigning specific dates to tasks when at all possible during the creation of the network diagram?
    • A. 

      Dates cannot change; tasks can.

    • B. 

      Dates require the activity to happen at a specific time.

    • C. 

      Tasks assigned to dates do not consider successor tasks

    • D. 

      Tasks assigned to dates do not consider both successor and predecessor tasks

  • 14. 
    You are the project manager for your organization and are about to begin the procurement process. You have decided that you want the vendor to provide a fixed price for the materials your project will need. You create the SOW for the work. What other document should you send to the vendors?
    • A. 

      RFP

    • B. 

      RFI

    • C. 

      IFB

    • D. 

      PO

  • 15. 
    Why must lag times be scheduled between tasks in a project network diagram?
    • A. 

      Lag times allow the team to take a break.

    • B. 

      Lag times reflect instances when task overruns are anticipated.

    • C. 

      Lag time reflect weekends and holidays.

    • D. 

      Lag times allow the events to be completed before successor tasks can begin.