PMP- Initiating Process Group

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PMP- Initiating Process Group

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  • 1. 
    • 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

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    • 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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      At the beginning of the project

    • B. 

      When each deliverable is created

    • C. 

      At the start of each phase

    • D. 

      When the Communications Management plan is approved

  • 7. 
    You are managing a construction project that is currently being initiated. You met with the sponsors, and have started to work on identifying stakeholders. You’ve documented several key stakeholders and identified their needs. Before you can finish initiating the project, your company guidelines require that you make a rough order of magnitude estimate of both time and cost, so that the sponsor can allocate the final budget.   What’s the range of a rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimate?
    • A. 

      -10% to +10%

    • B. 

      -50% to +50%

    • C. 

      -50% to +100%

    • D. 

      -100% to +200%

  • 8. 
    You are developing the project charter for a new project. Which of the following is NOT part of the enterprise environmental factors?
    • A. 

      Lessons learned from previous projects

    • B. 

      Knowledge of which departments in your company typically work on projects

    • C. 

      The work authorization system

    • D. 

      Government and industry standards that affect your project

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Create the work breakdown structure

    • B. 

      Develop the project management plan

    • C. 

      Start working on the project charter

    • D. 

      Figure out who has a stake in the project

  • 10. 
    While creating a project charter, you discover a new project management software tool has come onto the market. You spend the weekend taking an online tutorial to learn about it. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      An assigned project manager using authority and responsibility

    • B. 

      Not paying for copyrighted software

    • C. 

      Contributing to the project management body of knowledge

    • D. 

      Enhancing personal professional competence

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Informal verbal

    • B. 

      Formal written

    • C. 

      Formal verbal

    • D. 

      Informal written

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of communication ?
    • A. 

      Formal written

    • B. 

      Paralingual

    • C. 

      Nonverbal

    • D. 

      Noise

  • 13. 
    A company is about to begin work on a large construction project to build four new buildings for a bank that wants to open new branches. The sponsor is writing a project charter. She recalls that a previous project the company performed for another bank ran over budget because the team had underestimated the effort required to install the reinforced walls in the vault. The previous project manager had documented the details of the lessons learned from this project. Where should the sponsor look for these lessons learned?
    • A. 

      The project records management system

    • B. 

      The company’s organizational process assets

    • C. 

      The project’s work performance information

    • D. 

      The project’s work performance information

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT found in a project charter?
    • A. 

      The summary budget

    • B. 

      High-level requirements

    • C. 

      Procedures for managing changes to contracts

    • D. 

      Responsibility and name of the person authorized to manage the project

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      All of the features and deliverables your project will deliver

    • B. 

      All of the products your project will make

    • C. 

      All of the people involved in your project

    • D. 

      All of the work you will do to build the product

  • 16. 
    You’re managing an industrial design project. Your project is currently in the Initiating phase. The project charter has been created, and you are working on identifying the stakeholders. Which of the following is NOT something that you should do?
    • A. 

      Review lessons learned from prior projects

    • B. 

      Perform a stakeholder analysis

    • C. 

      Review procurement documents

    • D. 

      Create the change control system

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      A project team member

    • B. 

      An attorney from your company’s competitor

    • C. 

      A representative from your project team’s union

    • D. 

      The project sponsors

  • 18. 
    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. 

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

    • B. 

      Hold a bidder's conference

    • C. 

      Communicate only through email

    • D. 

      Communicate only through phone calls

  • 19. 
    You have recently been assigned to be the project manager for a project that is already underway (the previous project manager has been moved to a different project). As you begin to learn about the project, you realize that a project charter was never established. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Complain about the project charter not being completed.

    • B. 

      Wait and see if a project charter is needed.

    • C. 

      Establish a project charter at the point when you enter the project.

    • D. 

      Assume that it is too late and continue without a project charter.

  • 20. 
    You have been asked to establish a project charter for your new project. According to PMBOK, who normally has the responsibility to authorize the charter?
    • A. 

      Company president or CEO

    • B. 

      Project initiator or sponsor

    • C. 

      Key project stakeholders

    • D. 

      Project manager

  • 21. 
    Where would you find a detailed list and description of specific project assumptions associated with the project?
    • A. 

      Project management plan

    • B. 

      Project scope statement

    • C. 

      Project configuration document

    • D. 

      Change management plan

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Yes. Acquisition of the project tam is primarily an Initiating Process Group activity.

    • B. 

      Yes. The project manager needs to get the team together as soon as the project starts.

    • C. 

      No. It is the responsibility of the Project sponsor to provide the team for execution.

    • D. 

      No. Acquisition of the project team is primarily an Executing Process Group activity.

  • 23. 
    The Project Management Knowledge Areas _______________
    • A. 

      Include Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing

    • B. 

      Consist of nine areas that bring together processes that have things in common

    • C. 

      Consist of five processes that bring together phases of projects that have things in common

    • D. 

      Include Planning, Executing, and Monitoring and Controlling processes because these three processes are commonly interlinked

  • 24. 
    Which of the following describes the Executing process group?
    • A. 

      Project plans are put into action.

    • B. 

      Project performance measurements are taken and analyzed.

    • C. 

      Project plans are developed.

    • D. 

      Project plans are published.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Prior to beginning the Develop Project Charter process

    • B. 

      At the conclusion of the Develop Project Charter process

    • C. 

      Prior to beginning the Planning processes

    • D. 

      Prior to beginning the Preliminary Scope Statement process