PMP Quiz 2 (50 Questions)

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PMP Quiz 2 (50 Questions)

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  • 1. 
    Organizations can be categorized according to their operations style. Which two types of organizational systems are recognized by the PMBOK?
    • A. 

      Project -based and Non-project based

    • B. 

      Management driven or revenue driven

    • C. 

      Mature or immature

    • D. 

      Project management or program management

  • 2. 
    Fill in the blank: _______________ means developing in steps and continuing by increments.
    • A. 

      Progressive management

    • B. 

      Iterative elaboration

    • C. 

      Waterfall development

    • D. 

      Progressive elaboration

  • 3. 
    Defining the requirements for a new product is what type of activity?
    • A. 

      Initiating process group

    • B. 

      Planning process

    • C. 

      Scope management process

    • D. 

      Control process

  • 4. 
    Project scope, time, and cost are often referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Three-legged stool

    • B. 

      Triple constraint

    • C. 

      Project drivers

    • D. 

      Standard constraints

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the most common sources of project conflict?
    • A. 

      Schedules

    • B. 

      Priorities

    • C. 

      Resources

    • D. 

      Costs

  • 6. 
    Which document describes the project's deliverables and the work required to create those deliverables?
    • A. 

      Project authorization document

    • B. 

      Project scope statement

    • C. 

      Project scope management plan

    • D. 

      Project charter

  • 7. 
    During a presentation to management, you want to display the project schedule with only the key deliverables displayed. What is the correct tool for this purpose?
    • A. 

      Project Schedule Network Diagram

    • B. 

      Critical Path Schedule

    • C. 

      Milestone chart

    • D. 

      Bar chart

  • 8. 
    Project risks should include impacts to project:
    • A. 

      Organization and profitability

    • B. 

      Project scope

    • C. 

      Schedule and cost

    • D. 

      Schedule, cost, quality or performance

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is not true about a subproject?
    • A. 

      A subproject is a manageable component of a project.

    • B. 

      A subproject is the smallest unit of a project and cannot be broken down further.

    • C. 

      A subproject may be created from a project depending on human resource skill requirements.

    • D. 

      A subproject can be contracted to an external enterprise or another functional unit in the performing organization.

  • 10. 
    Why is it important to have a staff release plan for people within the project team?
    • A. 

      It helps people manage their time.

    • B. 

      The project protects itself from lawsuit.

    • C. 

      It is not important.

    • D. 

      The project saves money by releasing people from the project at the right time and morale is also improved.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is inaccurately represented by the term Progressive elaboration?
    • A. 

      Changes to project scope

    • B. 

      Rolling wave planning

    • C. 

      Detailing out the product requirements which were developed during the initiation process.

    • D. 

      Production of fabrication and construction drawings from the design drawings for a chemical plant.

  • 12. 
    Which of these is an input to the Collect Requirements process?
    • A. 

      Requirements management plan

    • B. 

      Risk register

    • C. 

      Scope statement

    • D. 

      Project charter

  • 13. 
    During lunch with a project manager from another department, you are given to understand that it is sufficient to adhere to the applicable Standards for the project. Regulations are not necessarily applicable to projects since they are guidelines and you as PM have the option to decide whether they are applicable or not. Your understanding is that :
    • A. 

      Standards are guidelines established by consensus and approved by a recognized body whereas Regulations are mandatory, government-imposed requirements.

    • B. 

      Standards are mandatory requirements created by the project team whereas Regulations are mandatory requirements issued by the Government.

    • C. 

      Standards are internally issued guidelines whereas Regulations are government-issued guidelines.

    • D. 

      Both are the same. The usage of the term varies depending on the country in which you operate.

  • 14. 
    The date through which the project has provided actual status and accomplishments is called:
    • A. 

      Data Date (DD)

    • B. 

      Due Date (DD)

    • C. 

      Project Date (PD)

    • D. 

      Reporting Date (RD)

  • 15. 
    Which of these is NOT a risk diagramming technique?
    • A. 

      System or process flow charts

    • B. 

      Cause and effect diagram

    • C. 

      RACI chart

    • D. 

      Influence diagrams

  • 16. 
    A hierarchical structure of resources organized by resource type category and resource type used in resource leveling schedules is known as:
    • A. 

      Team structure

    • B. 

      Resource Pool

    • C. 

      Organization breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Resource Breakdown Structure

  • 17. 
    A project manager's primary professional responsibility is towards:
    • A. 

      The performing organization

    • B. 

      The project sponsor

    • C. 

      All stakeholders

    • D. 

      Customers

  • 18. 
    What does a Cost Performance Index (CPI) of more than 1.0 indicate?
    • A. 

      The project is over budget.

    • B. 

      The project is right on budget.

    • C. 

      The project is under budget.

    • D. 

      The project is ahead of schedule.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      A collection of unrelated programs can constitute a portfolio.

    • B. 

      The scope of a portfolio is typically smaller than that of a program.

    • C. 

      A program is a group of unrelated projects.

    • D. 

      A program need not consist of projects.

  • 20. 
    What is the advantage of preparing an estimate of costs by an outside professional estimator?
    • A. 

      To determine if a lump sum contract should be used

    • B. 

      To determine the project funding limits

    • C. 

      To hold vendors accountable to a certain price

    • D. 

      To serve as a comparison point for incoming estimates

  • 21. 
    You are initiating project that has a virtual team. Half of your team members will be located in another country, where they are working for a subcontractor. The subcontractor’s team members speak a different dialect of English than your team does. After a conference call to review the project charter, two of your team members make jokes about the way your subcontractor’s team members speak. What is the BEST way to handle this situation?
    • A. 

      Inform the subcontractor that they must adopt a non-discriminatory policy or you will be forced to terminate the contract and find a subcontractor that does not discriminate against women

    • B. 

      Do nothing, because discrimination against women is a cultural norm in the subcontractor’s country

    • C. 

      Update the project charter to add a requirement that teams expect cultural differences

    • D. 

      Promote another team member, but find a different way to reward the woman for her work

  • 22. 
    When do you perform stakeholder analysis?
    • A. 

      When managing communications on your project

    • B. 

      When developing the project charter

    • C. 

      When creating the project management plan

    • D. 

      When putting changes through change control

  • 23. 
    When are the most expensive defects most likely to be introduced into a product?
    • A. 

      When the product is being assembled

    • B. 

      When the product is being designed

    • C. 

      When the quality management plan is being written

    • D. 

      When the quality management plan is being written

  • 24. 
    Which of the following BEST describes the main purpose of the project charter?
    • A. 

      It authorizes the project manager to work on the project

    • B. 

      It identifies the sponsor and describes his or her role on the project

    • C. 

      It contains a list of all activities to be performed

    • D. 

      It describes the initial scope of the work

  • 25. 
    You are developing the project scope statement for a new project. Which of the following is NOT part of creating a project scope statement?
    • A. 

      Verify Scope

    • B. 

      Using the Project Charter

    • C. 

      Alternatives Identification

    • D. 

      Obtaining Plan Approval

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