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The objective of this page is to help jump-start your journey toward PMP certification. This page will help you focus on the essentials by providing you with practice questions and answers. The PMP certification exam is a 4 hour, 200 question marathon. Practicing sample exam questions is a key to passing the PMP exam. We recommend PMP aspirants to attempt at sample questions as much as they can before they go for the real thing. Moreover, you must attempt at least 3 full-length sample exams. This will condition your mind and body for the marathon that the PMP exam is. Here's a list of sample PMP Certification exam questions from verified by experts to help condition and prepare you for success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    According to the PMBOK Guide, the project manager is identified and assigned during which process?
    • 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

  • 4. 
    You are refining the product description for your company’s new line of ski boots. Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      You are in the Initiating processes of your project and know that the product description will contain more detail in this stage and that a decreasing amount of detail will be added to it as the project progresses.

    • B. 

      You are in the Planning processes of your project and know that the product description will contain less detail in this stage and greater detail as the project progresses.

    • C. 

      You are in the Planning processes of your project and know that the product description should contain the most detail possible at this stage, because this is critical information for the Planning process.

    • D. 

      You are in the Initiating process of your project and know that the product description will contain less detail in this stage and greater detail as the project progresses.

  • 5. 
    Each of the following statements describes an element of the Develop Project Management Plan process except for which one?
    • A. 

      Project management methodology

    • B. 

      Project specifications

    • C. 

      Configuration management system

    • D. 

      Expert judgment

  • 6. 
    You are the project manger for Xylophone Phonics. This company produces children’s software programs that teach basic reading and math skills. You are ready to assign project roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships. Which project Planning process are you working on?
    • A. 

      Resource Planning

    • B. 

      Human Resource Planning

    • C. 

      Acquire Staff

    • D. 

      Human Resource Acquisition

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Formalize lessons learned and distribute this information to project participants.

    • B. 

      Perform audits to verify the project results against the project requirements.

    • C. 

      Formalize project completion and disseminate this information to project participants.

    • D. 

      Perform post-implementation audits to document project successes and failures.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding Close Project?
    • A. 

      Close Project occurs at the end of a project phase and at the end of the project.

    • B. 

      Close Project occurs at the end of the project phase only.

    • C. 

      Close Project occurs at the end of the project only.

    • D. 

      Close Project is performed after Contract Closure.

  • 9. 
    All of the following statements are true of the project Closing processes except for which one?
    • A. 

      Probability for success is greatest in the project Closing\ processes.

    • B. 

      The project manager’s influence is greatest in the project Closing processes.

    • C. 

      The stakeholders’ influence is least in the project Closing processes.

    • D. 

      Risk is greatest in the project Closing processes.

  • 10. 
    Name the ethical code you’ll be required to adhere to as a PMP.
    • A. 

      Project Management Policy and Ethics Guide

    • B. 

      Project Management Professional Standards and Ethics

    • C. 

      Project Management Code of Professional Ethics

    • D. 

      Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct

  • 11. 
    As a PMP, one of your responsibilities is to ensure integrity on the project. When your personal interests are put above the interests of the project or when you use your influence to cause others to make decisions in your favor without regard for the project outcome, this is considered:
    • A. 

      Conflict of interest

    • B. 

      Using professional knowledge inappropriately

    • C. 

      Culturally unacceptable

    • D. 

      Personal conflict issue

  • 12. 
    All the following are Inputs to Close Project or Phase EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Organisation Process Assets

    • B. 

      Accepted deliverables

    • C. 

      Project Management Plan

    • D. 

      Enterprise Environment Factors

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is an Input to Close Project or Phase?
    • A. 

      Work Performance Measurement

    • B. 

      Project Schedule

    • C. 

      Validated Changes

    • D. 

      Accepted Deliverables

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an Output of Develop Project Management Plan?
    • A. 

      Change Requests

    • B. 

      Organisational Process Assets Updates

    • C. 

      Communication Management Plan

    • D. 

      Project Management Plan

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is an Input to Monitor and Control Project Work?
    • A. 

      Risk Management Plan

    • B. 

      Requirements Traceability Matrix

    • C. 

      Organisational Process Assets

    • D. 

      Activity Attributes

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an Output of  Develop Project Charter?
    • A. 

      Requirements Documentations

    • B. 

      Organisational Process Assets

    • C. 

      Resource Calenders

    • D. 

      Project Charter

  • 17. 
    All of the following are Inputs to Direct and Manage Project Execution EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Risk Management Plans

    • B. 

      Organisational Process Assets

    • C. 

      Project Management Plans

    • D. 

      Approved Change Requests

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an Input to Monitor and Control Project Work?
    • A. 

      Teaming Agreements

    • B. 

      Work Performance Information

    • C. 

      Procurement Contract Award

    • D. 

      Organisational Process Assets

  • 19. 
    All of the following are inputs into the Directing and Managing Project Execution EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Risk Register

    • B. 

      Organisational Process Assets

    • C. 

      Enterprise Environmental Factors

    • D. 

      Project Management Plan

  • 20. 
    All of the following processes form part of the Executing process group except?
    • A. 

      Performing activities in accordance with the project management plan.

    • B. 

      Managing changes to the deliverables

    • C. 

      Completing the work in accordance with the defined quality framework and specification.

    • D. 

      Coordinating people and resources.