Prince2 Foundation Style Exam

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PRINCE2 FOUNDATION STYLE EXAM CONSIST OF 45 QUESTIONS IN TOTAL IN 50 MINS.


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  • 1. 
    Which is one of the six aspects of project performance that we wish to manage ?
    • A. 

      Performance

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Scope

    • D. 

      Ease of use

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Ensures the establishment of procedures to monitor and evaluate actual achievements versus those planned.

    • B. 

      Establishes methods to judge whether the ongoing project is justified, in order to support decision making

    • C. 

      Improves the potential for project success through assessment and control of uncertain events or situations

    • D. 

      Describes how, when and at what cost products can be delivered so facilitating communication and control

  • 3. 
    The purpose of which theme is to establish mechanisms to monitor and compare actual achievements against those planned?
    • A. 

      Business Case

    • B. 

      Change

    • C. 

      Progress

    • D. 

      Quality

  • 4. 
    The incorporation of the primary stakeholders on the project management team supports which principle?
    • A. 

      Continued Business Justification

    • B. 

      Defined roles and responsibilities

    • C. 

      Manage by stages

    • D. 

      Manage by exception

  • 5. 
    Identify the missing words in the following sentenceA purpose of the Managing a Stage Boundary process is to provide the Project Board with sufficient information so that it can approve the  [ ? ] for the next stage
  • 6. 
    In which process would a concern about the amount of stage tolerance remaining be recorded in the Issue Register ?
    • A. 

      Directing a Project

    • B. 

      Managing a Stage Boundary

    • C. 

      Managing a Product Delivery

    • D. 

      Controlling a Stage

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Chair

    • B. 

      Presenter

    • C. 

      Reviewer

    • D. 

      Administrator

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Project Assurance

    • C. 

      Senior Supplier

    • D. 

      Team Manager

  • 9. 
    Which role is responsible for capturing the customers quality expectations ?
    • A. 

      Project Manager

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Senior Supplier

    • D. 

      Senior User

  • 10. 
    Which product is used when creating the Initiation Stage plan?
    • A. 

      Project Approach

    • B. 

      Project plan

    • C. 

      Quality Register

    • D. 

      Issue Register

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Projects are temporary

    • B. 

      Projects have an organization structure

    • C. 

      Programmes have a shorten lifespan

    • D. 

      Programme lifespan tends to cover realization of benefits

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Project Resource Requirements

    • B. 

      Projects acceptance criteria

    • C. 

      Responsibilities for managing teams

    • D. 

      Jobs for Individuals to perform

  • 13. 
    Which principle is supported by the creation of the Quality Management Strategy ?
    • A. 

      Continued Business Justification

    • B. 

      Focus on Products

    • C. 

      Manage by Exception

    • D. 

      Manage by Stages

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Describes how risk management will be implemented throughout the organization

    • B. 

      Capture and maintains information on all identified risks relating to the project

    • C. 

      Documents specific actions for responding to risks

    • D. 

      Describes procedures and techniques for managing project risks

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Managing a long initiation stage of a complex project

    • B. 

      Managing the activities of a complex programme

    • C. 

      Managing support activities following the handover of the products to the operational environment

    • D. 

      Creating an Exception plan to replace the current Stage plan

  • 16. 
    Basing projects on a "management by exception" framework provides which benefit?
    • A. 

      Promotes consistency of project work

    • B. 

      Project is not seen as an end in itself

    • C. 

      Clarity of what a project will deliver, why, when and by whom

    • D. 

      Efficient and economic use of management time

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Project Manager

    • B. 

      Project Support

    • C. 

      Project Assurance

    • D. 

      Team Manager

  • 18. 
    In which process are the project's risk management techniques and standards defined ?
    • A. 

      Starting up a project

    • B. 

      Directing a Project

    • C. 

      Initiating a Project

    • D. 

      Managing Product Delivery

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Problem or concern

    • B. 

      Risk advice

    • C. 

      Off Tolerance

    • D. 

      Specification update

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Low risk

    • B. 

      Avoids stresses and strains between organizations

    • C. 

      Business as usual

    • D. 

      Cross- Functional

  • 21. 
    Which plan is optional depending on the complexity of the project
    • A. 

      Project plan

    • B. 

      Exception plan

    • C. 

      Team plan

    • D. 

      Initiation stage plan

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Has a higher degree of risk than business as usual

    • B. 

      Involves people with different skills introducing a change that will impact others outside of the team

    • C. 

      Has a lifespan that usually covers the delivery of the desired outcomes and the realization of the expected benefits.

    • D. 

      A temporary management structure created for the implementation of business products.

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Project Plan

    • B. 

      Project Product Description

    • C. 

      Project Initiation Document

    • D. 

      Project Brief

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a baseline management product ?
    • A. 

      Benefits Review plan

    • B. 

      Issue Register

    • C. 

      Highlight Report

    • D. 

      Product Status Account

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Manage by Stages

    • B. 

      Tailor to suit the project environment

    • C. 

      Focus on products

    • D. 

      Manage by exception

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Quality

    • B. 

      Role Descriptions

    • C. 

      Processes

    • D. 

      Product Descriptions

  • 27. 
    Which project management team role can trigger a premature closure of a project
    • A. 

      Project Manager

    • B. 

      Project Board

    • C. 

      Corporate or programme management

    • D. 

      Project Assurance

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Prepares and distributes an interim report on what has gone well

    • B. 

      Documents the agreed level of quality for each of the deliverables of the next stage

    • C. 

      Re plans a stage in response to a forecast deviation from tolerance

    • D. 

      Reviews and if necessary updates the project management team for the next stage

  • 29. 
    The project Board needs to assess project viability at certain points as defined in the project plan. How does the Progress theme assist this ?
    • A. 

      Sending regular Checkpoint reports

    • B. 

      Authorizing one stage at a time

    • C. 

      Creating Exception reports when tolerance are threatened

    • D. 

      During project closure

  • 30. 
    Which is NOT an objective of PRINCE2 stages ?
    • A. 

      Provide an opportunity to assess the project viability

    • B. 

      Identify the necessary Work Packages

    • C. 

      Allow Clarification of the impact of an external influence

    • D. 

      Ensure that key decisions are made prior to work needed to implement them

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Project Mandate

    • B. 

      Project Product Description

    • C. 

      Outline Business Case

    • D. 

      Project approach

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Managing Product Delivery

    • B. 

      Directing a Project

    • C. 

      Controlling a Stage

    • D. 

      Managing a Stage Boundary

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Suppliers understand what is expected of them.

    • B. 

      Products of appropriate quality are delivered

    • C. 

      The project board is kept informed of progress on the products

    • D. 

      Work for the team is agreed with the Project Manager

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Ensuring that the prerequisites for initiating the project are in place

    • B. 

      Establishing that the Project plan can meet the required target dates

    • C. 

      Creating the Project initiation documentation so the project can be initiated

    • D. 

      Confirming to corporate or programme management that quality expectations will be met

  • 35. 
    What levels of plan are recommended by PRINCE2?
    • A. 

      Project Plan

    • B. 

      Project plan and Stage plan

    • C. 

      Project plan, stage plan and Team Plan

    • D. 

      Project plan, Stage plan, Team plan and Exception plan

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Controlling a stage

    • B. 

      Managing a stage boundary

    • C. 

      Managing a product delivery

    • D. 

      Directing a project

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      All outputs have tangible benefits

    • B. 

      Outcomes are the long term results of benefits

    • C. 

      Outputs are changes in the way the project's products are used

    • D. 

      Benefits are improvements resulting from project outcomes

  • 38. 
    When would the Team Manager be required to produce a Checkpoint report ?
    • A. 

      When a work package is being negotiated

    • B. 

      During the creation of products by a team

    • C. 

      On completion of the quality checking activities for each product

    • D. 

      When reviewing how a stage is progressing

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Allows the project to be broken into manageable stages

    • B. 

      Offers levels of plan for which tolerance can be set

    • C. 

      Provides an overview Project plan and a detailed Stage plan

    • D. 

      Reviews any change to the Business case at end stage assessments

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Any issue resolution that would introduce a threat to tolerance must be escalated to the Project Board

    • B. 

      Any change to a Configuration Item Record must be escalated to the Project Board

    • C. 

      Any creation of a product variant will trigger an Exception Report

    • D. 

      An exception plan must be accompanied by a Product Status Account

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Continued business justification

    • B. 

      Manage by exception

    • C. 

      Focus on products

    • D. 

      Manage by Stages

  • 42. 
    Who represents the delivering level on the project management team ?
    • A. 

      Project board

    • B. 

      Project Manager

    • C. 

      Team Manager

    • D. 

      Project Support

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Documents the justification for the undertaking of a project

    • B. 

      Describes only residual benefits and those that could not be achieved during the lifecycle of the project

    • C. 

      Provides a schedule of activities to measure achievements of those benefits which could not be measured during the project

    • D. 

      Provides the timescales over which the benefits will be realized, for entry into the Business Case

  • 44. 
    Which information appears in the Business Case
    • A. 

      Details of cost and time tolerances agreed for the project

    • B. 

      Information on the interested parties and key stakeholders

    • C. 

      Procurement processes for obtaining the selected business solution

    • D. 

      How the project is to be funded

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Delegating responsibility for changes to the Change Authority

    • B. 

      Documenting the Communication Management Strategy

    • C. 

      Approving stage tolerances

    • D. 

      Approving the customers quality expectations

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Supports the Project Manager in ensuring products are delivered within the tolerances agreed with the Project Board

    • B. 

      Encourages the Project Manager to review the progress of the stage and log any lessons

    • C. 

      Requires escalation of issues and risks to the Project Board which threatens the stage or project tolerance

    • D. 

      Recommends a Works Package is created to deliver products that require specific skills

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Checks that all the projects products have been signed off by the users

    • B. 

      Prepares for the final stage of the project

    • C. 

      Captures the customer's quality expectations

    • D. 

      Ensures that all benefits have been achieved

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Assess

    • C. 

      Plan

    • D. 

      Implement

  • 49. 
    Which is NOT a purpose of the Controlling a Stage process ?
    • A. 

      Tale corrective actions to control deviations from the Stage plan

    • B. 

      Recommend the time and cost tolerance for the stage

    • C. 

      Report progress to the Project Board

    • D. 

      Assign work to be done

  • 50. 
    Identify the missing word in the following sentence. If the Project Manager needs to know the results of a quality review, reviewing the [?] will provide a summary together with the date of any follow-up meeting.
    • A. 

      Stage Plan

    • B. 

      Issue Register

    • C. 

      Daily Log

    • D. 

      Quality Register

  • 51. 
    After the first stage, when are the Stages Plans for further stages produced ?
    • A. 

      Near the end of the current stage

    • B. 

      After completion of the current stage

    • C. 

      When creating the Project Plan

    • D. 

      At the start of the initiation stage

  • 52. 
    • A. 

      A project can be scheduled without management stages

    • B. 

      There can be several management stages within a technical stage

    • C. 

      Several management stages can be scheduled to run concurrently

    • D. 

      Technical stages and management stages should always end together

  • 53. 
    What are the three recommended types of Issue ?
    • A. 

      Off-specification, request for change and concession

    • B. 

      Off-specification, request for change and problem or concern

    • C. 

      Request for change, problem or concern, and Issue Report

    • D. 

      Request for change, Issue Report and risk

  • 54. 
    Identify the missing words in the following sentenceIf a project Manager has the appropriate specialist skills and knowledge, there may be no need to appoint [?] to the project
    • A. 

      Senior Supplier (s)

    • B. 

      Team Manager (s)

    • C. 

      Project Assurance

    • D. 

      Senior User (s)

  • 55. 
    Which of the following represents an output ?
    • A. 

      New accounting procedure

    • B. 

      Staffing costs reduced by 20%

    • C. 

      Faster and more accurate processing of all sales invoices

    • D. 

      Quick access to all detailed reports and accounts

  • 56. 
    Which process ensures that plans for achieving the expected benefits are managed and reviewed ?
    • A. 

      Closing a project

    • B. 

      Initiating a Project

    • C. 

      Directing a Project

    • D. 

      Starting up a Project

  • 57. 
    Which of the following Roles can the Project Manager also perform ?1. Change Authority ?2. Project Assurance3. Project Support4. Team Manager
    • A. 

      1,2,3

    • B. 

      1,2,4

    • C. 

      1,3,4

    • D. 

      2,3,4

  • 58. 
    Identify the missing words in the following sentence. When creating the  [ ? ], the Configuration Item Records will be reviewed to see which products have been started, which are currently in review and which have been approved.
    • A. 

      Product Status Account

    • B. 

      Stage Plan

    • C. 

      Benefits Review Plan

    • D. 

      Lesson Log

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      Prevent Change to anything agreed in the PID

    • B. 

      Ensure any potential changes to baselined products are controlled

    • C. 

      Ensure that the correct versions are delivered to the customer

    • D. 

      Assess changes to only the specialist products

  • 60. 
    Which is NOT an event driven control ?
    • A. 

      Highlight Report

    • B. 

      Exception Report

    • C. 

      PID

    • D. 

      End of a stage