Project Management Professional Test! Quiz

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Project Management Professional Test! Quiz

Below is a project management professional test. It is expected that every manager in an organization has some information on project management and just to ensure that they can complete tasks using available resources and deliver as planned. How about you go through each question and get to see how knowledgeable you are on project management as a whole.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To Support the Mission of AUC Bank; “ Customers First”, the CEO of AUC bank is concerned about the Customer Complaint response time. He wants to improve Customer Call Center processes to decrease the response time. What should the CEO of AUC Bank do to address the scenario?
    • A. 

      Provide a Project Management Training to call center staff

    • B. 

      Assign a Project manager , having experience in Call Center operations

    • C. 

      Transform from Functional to a Projectized organization structure

    • D. 

      Streamlines the processes of Call center operations

  • 2. 
    You are hired in a large scale project, where six different sub-contractors are involved, as a Project Manager which of the following activity is not your responsibility? 
    • A. 

      Monitor and Control the Project Status

    • B. 

      Develop the Project Management Plan

    • C. 

      Monitor and Control the Status of your vendors

    • D. 

      Ensure integrity of sub-contractors team

  • 3. 
    During the Planning phase of project, it is important to identify the internal and external factors that can influence the project success. In this context, which of the following statements about enterprise environmental factors is NOT true? 
    • A. 

      Neither promote nor hold back the project management processes

    • B. 

      May restrict the project management processes

    • C. 

      May promote the project management processes

    • D. 

      May either promote or hold back the project management

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statement regarding the functionalities of PMO in INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      PMO manages major program scope changs

    • B. 

      PMO manages the methodologies, and standards

    • C. 

      PMO manages the interdependencies among projects at the enterprise level

    • D. 

      PMO controls the assigned project resources to best meet project objectives

  • 5. 
    You are managing an IT Infrastructure Project  and developed a Project life Cycle with its phases to execute the project accordingly. In this context Which of the following statement about Project Life Cycle INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Stakeholder influence, risk, and uncertainty are highest at the start of IT Infrastructure Project

    • B. 

      Ability of the stakeholders to influence final characteristics of IT Infrastructure Project increases as the project progresses.

    • C. 

      The project life cycle determines which transitional actions at the beginning and end of the project are included, so that the project can be linked to the ongoing operations of the performing organization.

    • D. 

      Stakeholder influence, risk, and uncertainty decrease as the IT Infrastructure Project progresses.

  • 6. 
    The ability to influence the final characteristics of the project's product, without significally impacting cost, is highest at the start of the project and decreases as the the project progresses towards completion.  Reference PMBOk(R) Guide Fifth Edition, Page 40
    • A. 

      Weak matrix structure with multiple functional managers to report

    • B. 

      Low position in the organization hierarchy

    • C. 

      Stakeholder roles that are not well defined

    • D. 

      Work pressure and high stress

  • 7. 
    You are working as a Project Manager in a Bank where decisions are primarily made by functional head. The organizational structure of bank is?
    • A. 

      Weak Matrix

    • B. 

      Balanced Matrix

    • C. 

      Projectized

    • D. 

      String Matrix

  • 8. 
    You are working as a Project Manager in a Projectized organization, where  you and your team are co-located in same place, and you are an authoritative Project Manager.All of the following are advantages of a Projectized organizational structure EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Loyalty to the project

    • B. 

      Home for the team members after the project is completed

    • C. 

      Effective communication

    • D. 

      Team is only reported to Project Manager

  • 9. 
    You are working in an IT department of a leading commercial Bank. Your department performs 60-70  projects every year, and you work with cross-department teams to complete the project and your team reports to both, You as a Project Manager and their respective functional head. Your Commercial Bank is classified as:
    • A. 

      Projectized

    • B. 

      Balanced Matrix

    • C. 

      Strong Matrix

    • D. 

      Weak Matrix

  • 10. 
    Who of the following are always the stakeholder?
    • A. 

      CEO of the company

    • B. 

      User who is going to use the product

    • C. 

      A functional manager from sales department

    • D. 

      A person who might lose his or her position in the company because of the project

  • 11. 
    All of the following statement about Sponsor is true EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Sponsor is responsible for the funding for a new project's conceptual study

    • B. 

      Sponsor champions the project

    • C. 

      Sponsor can authorize changes in scope

    • D. 

      Sponsor is the only person who can write the Project Charter

  • 12. 
    You are given the following four projects. Which project will you select?
    • A. 

      Project A with an opportunity cost of $ 200,000

    • B. 

      Project B with a benefit-cost ratio of 0.50

    • C. 

      Project C with an IRR of -5%

    • D. 

      Project D with NPV of $ 150,000

  • 13. 
    You are preparing a document using agreement, and organizational process assets. These are valid inputs for: 
    • A. 

      Develop Project Management Plan

    • B. 

      Direct and Manage Project Work

    • C. 

      Develop Project Charter

    • D. 

      Perform Integrated Change Control

  • 14. 
    You are in the initiating phase of your project and are involved with creation of the project charter. Which of the following statements relating to the project charter is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      It is the document that formally authorizes a project.

    • B. 

      Provides authority to the project manager.

    • C. 

      It is issued by a project initiator or sponsor external to the project organization, at a level that is appropriate to funding the project

    • D. 

      It is used primarily to request bids for different phases of a project.

  • 15. 
    The Credit Card Department Head of AUC Bank is in the process of creating a project charter to formally authorize a new project . In this context, what should be done FIRST?
    • A. 

      Develop Project Management Plan

    • B. 

      Identify a project manager for the project

    • C. 

      Document Business Need

    • D. 

      Identify the stakeholders

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of identify stakeholder process ?
    • A. 

      Identify Stakeholders

    • B. 

      Identify stakeholders need

    • C. 

      Assess the impact of stakeholders in project

    • D. 

      Make sure all the stakeholders are in project plan

  • 17. 
    Which of the following statement regarding the Business Value is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Successful business value realization begins with comprehensive operational planning.

    • B. 

      Business Value concept is unique to each organization

    • C. 

      Business Value may be created through the effective management of ongoing operations.

    • D. 

      All organizations focus on attaining business value for their activities

  • 18. 
    You are identified as a Project Manager, What is your first activity, after gaining the approval on Charter?
    • A. 

      Create Human Resource Plan

    • B. 

      Create Project Management Plan

    • C. 

      Create Communications Management Plan

    • D. 

      Create Stakeholder Register

  • 19. 
    Stakeholder identification should ?
    • A. 

      Occur as early as possible

    • B. 

      Start as soon as possible

    • C. 

      Be done as late as possible

    • D. 

      Continue throughout Project lifecycle

  • 20. 
    Stakeholder analysis steps are ?
    • A. 

      Identify Stakeholders, Assess how they react, and identify potential impact

    • B. 

      List Stakeholders, analyze potential impact, and Assess how they react

    • C. 

      List internal stakeholders, external stakeholders, and their impact documentation

    • D. 

      Identify stakeholder power, list their power impact and create reaction plan

  • 21. 
    If you are describing classes of stakeholders based on their power (ability to impose their will), urgency (need for immediate attention), and legitimacy (their involvement is appropriate), this can be referred to as:
    • A. 

      Group decision technique

    • B. 

      Salience model

    • C. 

      Power/Influence grid

    • D. 

      Influence/Impact grid

  • 22. 
    You, as the project manager, are planning to document relevant information on interest, involvement, and impact of the stakeholders on the project success. Which of the following communication processes should you follow?
    • A. 

      Stakeholder analysis

    • B. 

      Plan Stakeholder management

    • C. 

      Manage Stakeholder Engagement

    • D. 

      Identify Stakeholders

  • 23. 
    Which of the following statement regarding the Life Cycles is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      Predictive Life cycles are also known as fully plan-driven

    • B. 

      Iterative life cycles are also known as iterations

    • C. 

      Adaptive life cycles are also known as change-driven

    • D. 

      Incremental life cycle develop the product through a series of repeated cycles

  • 24. 
    At the end of the closing process group
    • A. 

      It is verified that the defined processes are completed within all the process groups to close the project or project phase.

    • B. 

      It is determined that the product will be successful in the market.

    • C. 

      The project management plan is written off by the project sponsor.

    • D. 

      The new change requests are initiated as required.

  • 25. 
    The last activity of closing process group IS?
    • A. 

      Complete the Lesson Learned

    • B. 

      Provide the relevant documents to client

    • C. 

      Update the Archives

    • D. 

      Release the team