Project Management Quiz Example From Joe Gartrell, Inc.

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Project Management Quiz Example From Joe Gartrell, Inc.

This is a sample quiz based on a tiny fraction of the curriculum for my course, "Project Management 501: Executing and delivering an organization's vision. " It requires a 60% score to pass. Let's see how you rate. *More than one answer can be correct, check all that apply when you see the square check boxes. Good luck! If you are a new project manager, someone looking to make a career switch to project management, or an executive/senior manager who needs a good overview of project management, you will definitely benefit from my course and you will bring a lot of value back to your organization. Go to: www. Joegartrell. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Quality assurance should be thought of as
    • A. 

      A monitoring function.

    • B. 

      A process improvement activity

    • C. 

      A closing function.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    Fixed price contracts are generally used when
    • A. 

      Seller needs to maximize profits.

    • B. 

      The scope of work is clear and the deliverables are direct and very easy to understand.

    • C. 

      The scope of work is unclear and the deliverables vary and are difficult to understand.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Project execution is centered on
    • A. 

      The project schedule.

    • B. 

      The project budget.

    • C. 

      Completing the work packages.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Project management is
    • A. 

      A sub-set of management proper.

    • B. 

      A profession.

    • C. 

      Self terminating.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    The critical path
    • A. 

      Is comprised of a set, or combination of activities, any of which can be delayed.

    • B. 

      Is the path in the project schedule with the highest risk.

    • C. 

      Is the set of activities that comprise the longest path of any combination of dependent activities.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    The project budget
    • A. 

      Is completed before the WBS is created.

    • B. 

      Should be aligned, aggregated, and reconciled at the WBS level.

    • C. 

      Only accounts for fixed costs.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    The business case should allow decision makers to know
    • A. 

      That the issues have been thoughtfully considered and vetted.

    • B. 

      That the value of the project is properly measured against the risks.

    • C. 

      The roles and responsibilities of key project personnel.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Verify scope is
    • A. 

      The same as perform quality control.

    • B. 

      A check for completion against the requirements.

    • C. 

      The final product acceptance by the project manager, customer, sponsor(s), and major stakeholders.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    If EVA analysis indicates the SPI is .90 and the CPI is 1.05, this means
    • A. 

      Project is ahead of schedule, but is over budget.

    • B. 

      The project is behind schedule, but is under budget.

    • C. 

      The project is behind schedule, but on budget.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The change control committee
    • A. 

      Should have zero to limited authority to change requirements unless specifically requested by the customer (end user), required by regulatory or legal reasons, or to correct a flaw in the original scope.

    • B. 

      Should fairly represent the stakeholders, but should not have any authority other than accepting, rejecting, or recommending modifications to change requests.

    • C. 

      Should be made up of project management professionals only.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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