PMP Lite Mock Exam 2 (15 Questions)

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This is a cumulative PMP Mock Exam which can be used as a benchmark for your PMP aptitude. This practice test includes questions from all PMBOK knowledge areas, inciuding the five process groups.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are managing a multi-million dollar project , and discover several critical pieces of data in the project information repository has been modified without authorization. What should you do?
    • A. 

      A. Determine the extent of the data breach, and implement security procedures to prevent a recurrence.

    • B. 

      B. Determine the extent of the data breach and notify the appropriate project and company staff of the incident

    • C. 

      C. Determine the extent of the data breach, and restore the modified data from a backup.

    • D. 

      D. Determine the extent of the data breach, and setup auditing to track further unauthorized access.

  • 2. 
    If you are developing a Project Management Plan, how should you determine the level of detail to be included in the plan?
    • A. 

      A. Always only provide a summary or high level plan

    • B. 

      B. Include only the details your manager specifically requested

    • C. 

      C. Always provide the maximum level of detail possible

    • D. 

      D. Provide the level of detail based on the project complexity and application area

  • 3. 
    If you want to have multiple vendors bid on your contract, what is the best way to ensure that all vendors have the same information before bidding?
    • A. 

      A. Issue a standard request for bid and do not allow any questions

    • B. 

      B. Hold a bidder's conference

    • C. 

      C. Communicate only through email

    • D. 

      D. Develop a qualified sellers list

  • 4. 
    Randy is managing a project and identifies that there are 8 stakeholders in the project. He is worried that he might end up with an unmanageable number of communication channels. In your view, how many communication channels does Randy have to plan for?
    • A. 

      A. 64 channels

    • B. 

      B. 56 channels

    • C. 

      C. 8 channels

    • D. 

      D. 28 channels

  • 5. 
    The manager in charge of your company's IT change control board is very difficult to deal with, and frequently denies change requests for petty reasons. You have a software patch change request pending that is a critical path item in your project. If the change is not approved at the upcoming change control meeting,there will be a two week delay in your project until the next change control meeting. How do you handle this?
    • A. 

      A. Ask one of the systems engineers to install the patch during the next maintenance window

    • B. 

      B. Ask the IT manager to install the patch as part of another change request that was approved

    • C. 

      C. Argue with the change manager until he relents.

    • D. 

      D. Present the change request per company process.If it is denied, escalate the issue to management for assistance and submit an emergency change request.

  • 6. 
    You have been asked to establish a project charter for your new project, According to PMBOK, who normally has the responsibility  to authorize charter?
    • A. 

      A. Company president or CEO

    • B. 

      B. Project initiator or sponsor

    • C. 

      C. Key project stakeholders

    • D. 

      D. Project manager

  • 7. 
    In general,Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis is :
    • A. 

      A. Not often completed

    • B. 

      B. Complete and 100%

    • C. 

      C. In-depth and thorough

    • D. 

      D. Quick and cost- effective

  • 8. 
    As a project manager you are performing various project performance measurements to assess the magnitude of variation. You then attempt to determine the cause and decide whether corrective action is required.This would be known as:
    • A. 

      A. Scope Analysis

    • B. 

      B. Variance Analysis

    • C. 

      C. Performing Reporting

    • D. 

      D. Configuration Management

  • 9. 
    Two efficiency indicators that reflect the cost and schedule performance of projects are:
    • A. 

      A. Cost Projection Index (CPI) and Schedule Projection Index (SPI)

    • B. 

      B. Cost Performance Index (CPI) and Schedule Performance Index (SPI)

    • C. 

      C. Actual Cost (AC) and Planned Value (PV)

    • D. 

      D. Cost Pricing Index (CPI) and Schedule Performance Index (SPI)

  • 10. 
    Marilyn has been advised by Joe  a member of another project team, that he was concerned the final requirements document released by the project manager intentionally misrepresents the requirements gathered. Marilyn asks why Joe believes this: he stated that many requirements included had a large block of supporters that were larger than another other group,but this block was only 40% of the total team. Corporate project management methodology specifies that plurality support is the minimum level of support for requirements. What should Marilyn do?
    • A. 

      A. Discuss the issue with the other project manager

    • B. 

      B. Do nothing. The corporate methodology permits decisions to be made by a plurality, rather than a majority. A plurality decision is based on the largest block of supporters,even if that block is not a majority.

    • C. 

      C. Report the project manager to his or her manager. Requirements must be supported by more than 50% of the team

    • D. 

      D. Notify the project sponsor there is a discrepancy and suggest a formal requirements review

  • 11. 
    If you want to compress a project schedule, what are two of the recommended alternatives to consider?
    • A. 

      A. Fast Tracking and Schedule Network Analysis

    • B. 

      B. Crashing and Fast Tracking

    • C. 

      C. Resource leveling and what-if scenario analyiss

    • D. 

      D. Crashing and schedule network analysis

  • 12. 
    A project manager wishes to expand an existing list of sellers. which of the following technique should she consider?
    • A. 

      A. Networking

    • B. 

      B. Outsourcing

    • C. 

      C. Expert Judgement

    • D. 

      D. Advertising

  • 13. 
    Which of these tools is NOT part of the seven basic tools of Quality?
    • A. 

      A. Control chart

    • B. 

      B. Statistical sampling

    • C. 

      C. Flow charting

    • D. 

      D. Scatter diagram

  • 14. 
    Which quality control technique or tool should be used when trying to determine the cause of a major defect?
    • A. 

      A. Pareto chart

    • B. 

      B. Control chart

    • C. 

      C. Histogram

    • D. 

      D. Fishbone diagram

  • 15. 
    You  are a consulting project manager and are reviewing the scope of your project and realize that several requirements are not measurable. However ,they are tied to milestone payments you will receive for work on this project.What is the best way to handle this?
    • A. 

      A. Delete the requirements in question. if a requirement in not measurable, it is not valid

    • B. 

      B. Notify project stakeholders that the requirements have not been elaborated adequately,and must be reviewed by the team?

    • C. 

      C. Request a contract modification on the basis of invalid requirements.

    • D. 

      D. Modify the text of the requirements yourself.If a requirement is not measurable ,it is not valid.

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