PMP Test Prep Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Regarding management and leadership all of the following are true except
    • A. 

      Technical leadership takes precedence over business objectives in project management

    • B. 

      On a project, particularly a larger project, the project manager is generally expected to be the project's leader as well

    • C. 

      Leading involves establishing direction, aligning people, motivating and inspiring

    • D. 

      Managing is primarily concerned with consistently producing key results expected by stakeholders

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a tool used to secure expert judgment?
    • A. 

      Subject Matter Expert Committee

    • B. 

      Delphi technique

    • C. 

      Brainstorming

    • D. 

      Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the sequence of phases for any project?
    • A. 

      Initiating, Planning, Controlling, Executing, Closing

    • B. 

      Planning, Initiating, Controlling, Executing, Closing

    • C. 

      Planning, Initiating, Executing, Controlling, Closing

    • D. 

      Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling, Closing

  • 4. 
    Estimating activity duration and resources is done during which phase?
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning, Initiating, Controlling, Executing, Closing

    • C. 

      Executing

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 5. 
    Pareto diagrams are based on what ratio?
    • A. 

      50/50

    • B. 

      60/40

    • C. 

      70/30

    • D. 

      80/20

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Variable Cost

    • B. 

      Fixed Cost

    • C. 

      Indirect Cost

    • D. 

      Overhead Cost

  • 7. 
    Which of the following should happen for successful team development?
    • A. 

      Team Building Exercises

    • B. 

      Organizational development

    • C. 

      Conflict Management

    • D. 

      Individual Development

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Contingency reserves

    • B. 

      Collateral risks

    • C. 

      Management reserves

    • D. 

      Secondary risks

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is the last step of project closing?
    • A. 

      Client has accepted the product

    • B. 

      Lessons learned are documented

    • C. 

      Project closing party

    • D. 

      Archives are complete

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The project is behind schedule but on budget.

    • B. 

      The project is on schedule and on budget.

    • C. 

      The project is on schedule but costs exceed budget.

    • D. 

      Then project is behind schedule and costs exceed budget.

  • 11. 
    A project is under budget when Cost Performance Index is
    • A. 

      CPI > 1.

    • B. 

      CPI < 1.

    • C. 

      CPI = 0.

    • D. 

      CPI=1

  • 12. 
    The completion of a project phase is known as a
    • A. 

      Kill point

    • B. 

      Archive station

    • C. 

      Scope creep

    • D. 

      Quality metrics

  • 13. 
    All of the following are contract types except:
    • A. 

      Unit-price.

    • B. 

      Build-or-buy.

    • C. 

      Cost reimbursable.

    • D. 

      Fixed-fee

  • 14. 
    Project initiation include all of the following inputs except:
    • A. 

      Product description.

    • B. 

      Strategic plan.

    • C. 

      Project charter.

    • D. 

      Selection criteria.

  • 15. 
    Which is true of the following statements concerning contract types?
    • A. 

      A fixed price contract contains the most risk for the buyer.

    • B. 

      Cost reimbursable contracts offer sellers the highest profit potential.

    • C. 

      Fixed-fee contracts offer sellers the greatest profit potential.

    • D. 

      Unit price contracts are illegal in many jurisdictions.

  • 16. 
    At XYZ Inc., the hourly wage for semi-skilled workers is $12.00. The annual audit shows that fringe benefits cost 30% of basic wages, and that overhead costs are 70% of wages plus fringe benefits. What is the "loaded" hourly wage for a semi-skilled worker at XYZ Inc.?
    • A. 

      $27.14

    • B. 

      $27.96

    • C. 

      $31.03

    • D. 

      $26.52

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not the feature of a project?
    • A. 

      Constrained by limited resources

    • B. 

      Planned, executed and controlled

    • C. 

      Creates unique product or service

    • D. 

      Is Ongoing

  • 18. 
    Reviews at the end of a phase are known as:
    • A. 

      Decision Gates

    • B. 

      Kill Points

    • C. 

      Stage Gates

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    A document called ____________ is created by decomposing the project scope into smaller, more manageable elements.
    • A. 

      Statement of Work

    • B. 

      Network Logic Diagram

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Change Control

  • 20. 
    What does the acronym RACI commonly stand for in project management?
    • A. 

      Responsible, Accountable, Consult, Inform

    • B. 

      Remote, Attached, Connected, Integrate

    • C. 

      Risk Analysis and Caution Initiative

    • D. 

      Randomly Accessible Cash flow Information