Project Cycle And Organization

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      The collection of generally sequential and sometimes overlapping project phases whose name and number are determined by industry and control needs is known as:
    • A. 

      Project phases

    • B. 

      Project Life Cycle

    • C. 

      Project Management Process Group

    • D. 

      Product Life Cycle

  • 2. 
      All of the following is true about Project Life Cycle except:
    • A. 

      Cost and Staffing requirement are constant throughout the project Life Cycle.

    • B. 

      The ability to influence the final characteristics of the project’s product, without significantly impacting cost is highest at the start of the project and decreases as the project progresses towards completion.

    • C. 

      The cost of changes and correcting errors typically increases substantially as the project approaches completion.

    • D. 

      Stakeholder influences, risk, and uncertainty are greatest at the start of the project. These factors decrease over the life cycle of he project.

  • 3. 
    All is true about Phase end review except:
    • A. 

      It is marked by completion of one or more deliverables.

    • B. 

      It is marked by Go-No go to next phase.

    • C. 

      Includes a Quality Audit.

    • D. 

      Also called phase-exit, stage gates or kill points.

  • 4. 
      All of the following is true about Project Stakeholders except:
    • A. 

      They are persons or organizations who are actively involved in the project.

    • B. 

      They are persons or organizations whose interests may be positively or negatively affected by the performance or completion of the project.

    • C. 

      They are persons or organizations that may exert influence over the project, its deliverables, and the project team members.

    • D. 

      They are persons or organizations that are actively supportive of the project.

  • 5. 
    You are one of five Full time Project Managers in your organizations. You all share an administrative person. There are 10-12 projects every year that involve 25% of the organizations employees, however these employees do not report to you. Your organization can be best classified as :
    • A. 

      Projectized.

    • B. 

      Strong Matrix

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Balance Matrix

  • 6. 
      The Project Manger has the greatest level of independence and authority in a ---------------- organization:
    • A. 

      Projectized.

    • B. 

      Strong matrix

    • C. 

      Weak matrix

    • D. 

      Functional

  • 7. 
      A project Manager is more likely to have full time role in a ----------------organization.
    • A. 

      Weak matrix

    • B. 

      Projectized

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Small projects

  • 8. 
    A phase-end review:
    • A. 

      Includes a Quality Audit

    • B. 

      Must be used to initiate the subsequent phase

    • C. 

      Can have an explicit goal of obtaining authorization to continue

    • D. 

      Can be delayed untill project closure

  • 9. 
    You have begun working on a subsequent phase of your project before approval of the current phase of deliverables because you felt the risk involved were acceptable. This practice of overlapping phases is often called:
    • A. 

      Crashing

    • B. 

      Reverse Resource allocation

    • C. 

      Fast tracking

    • D. 

      Leveling

  • 10. 
    You have been hired on an expansion work of a Highway running East-West. You are Incharge of Demolition work. Your job is on contract and you are required to report to the Project Mnager but also have liason with Highway maintenace Team.You will be released after completion of Demolition phase.What type of Organizational structure you are working in.
    • A. 

      Weak Matrix

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Projectized

    • D. 

      Ongoing work

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