Project Management - Qp7

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Project Management - Qp7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A good project manager is usually a good leader.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A project leader must undertake a number of responsibilities during the project cycle. In effect, such a person must:-   (Select  Four)
    • A. 

      Make all the key decisions concerning a project's progress.

    • B. 

      Be able to communicate well with fellow team members.

    • C. 

      Know how to handle resources effectively.

    • D. 

      Ensure that the project progresses according to schedule.

    • E. 

      Strong financial background.

  • 3. 
    A project leader must therefore be able to understand the specific and often unique dynamics of the project team and be capable of _______ a positive atmosphere amongst management.
    • A. 

      Nuturing

    • B. 

      Guiding

    • C. 

      Leading

  • 4. 
    A good leader is therefore able to adapt to the challenges of a project effectively, even under very demanding or difficult conditions, and  constructive leadership creates a positive climate, and in project management, improves the desire of a project team to complete a project goal well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An advantage of a free-style leadership approach is that the project team gets to participate in the ____  -  ______ process and feels in control of activities as they take place.
    • A. 

      Decision-Making

    • B. 

      Guidance

    • C. 

      Responsibility

  • 6. 
    A disadvantage of an autocratic leadership approach is that the project leader can ______ the project team by their lack of participation in the management process.
    • A. 

      De-movitate

    • B. 

      Negotiate

    • C. 

      Contribute

  • 7. 
    A project leader who is bossy by nature may find an free-style leadership approach more comfortable, while a sociable project leader may prefer a autocratic leadership approach to project management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Whatever  leadership style is chosen by the responsible project leader, should ensure that the following conditions are achieved:-     (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Skills required to complete a project.

    • B. 

      To improve the teams motivation.

    • C. 

      To ready the team to accept change if need be.

    • D. 

      To maintain a high standard of decision-making.

    • E. 

      To build team spirit and morale

    • F. 

      To recognize each team member's contribution to a project's progress.

  • 9. 
    A naturally bossy project leader who prefers to apply a strict autocratic leadership approach may suddenly come into conflict with certain team members who do not agree with parts of the schedule and threaten to disrupt the project altogether.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The project leader should always be up-to-date and aware of how a project is progressing and be able to prioritise the next steps required to complete a project successfully.
    • A. 

      Prioritise

    • B. 

      Demanding

    • C. 

      Qualities

    • D. 

      Flexible

  • 11. 
    To prepare for the responsibilities of project leadership, a project leader should consider the following activities:-    (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Become familiar with the group or individuals on the team.

    • B. 

      Get commitment from the project team.

    • C. 

      Motivate the team.

    • D. 

      Be consistent and fair.

    • E. 

      Be able to use discipline if need be.

    • F. 

      Be adaptable and flexible wherever possible.

  • 12. 
    Punishment in the form of firing someone should only be used as a last resort as this act can have negative repercussions on the rest of the project team in some instances.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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