Quiz: Test The Skills Required For A Project Manager

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Quiz: Test The Skills Required For A Project Manager

This quiz is to test the skills required for a project manager. If you want to be appointed as a project manager, you are expected to exhibit some type of skills that will give confidence in your superiors that you can get the job done. Do take a look at these quizzes and see if you are well equipped to fill the vacant position in the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you handle non-productive team members?
  • 2. 
    How do you motivate team members who are burned out, or bored?
  • 3. 
    How do you handle team members who come to you with their personal problems?
  • 4. 
    What are your career goals? How do you see this job affecting your goals?
  • 5. 
    Explain how you operate inter-departmentally.
  • 6. 
    In today's business environment, when is loyalty to your manager particularly important?
  • 7. 
    Why are you interested in this position?
  • 8. 
    Describe what you think it would be like to do this job every day.
  • 9. 
    What do you believe qualifies you for this position?
  • 10. 
    What have you learned from your failures?
  • 11. 
    What are somethings that you would not like your job to include?
  • 12. 
    If I were to contact your former employee, what would he say about your decision-making abilities?
  • 13. 
    Give me an example of a win-win situation you have negotiated.
  • 14. 
    Tell me about a tough decision you had to make?
  • 15. 
    Describe what you did at your workplace yesterday.
  • 16. 
    Tell me about your verbal and written communication ability. How well do you represent yourself to others? What makes you think so?
  • 17. 
    What strengths did you bring to your last position? and describe how those contributions impacted results.
  • 18. 
    What are the necessary steps to successful project management?
  • 19. 
    How do you plan for a project?
  • 20. 
    What distinguishes a project from routine operations?
  • 21. 
    What are the three constraints on a project?
  • 22. 
    What are the five control components of a project?
  • 23. 
    What qualifications are required to be an effective project manager?
  • 24. 
    What experience have you had in project management?
  • 25. 
    As you begin your assignment as a project manager, you quickly realize the corporate sponsor for the project no longer supports the project. What will you do?
  • 26. 
    Your three month project is about to exceed the projected budget after the first month. What steps will you take to address the potential cost overrun?
  • 27. 
    Tell us about a successful project in which you participated and how you contributed to the success of that project.
  • 28. 
    You have been assigned as the project manager for a team comprised of new employees just out of college and "entry-level" consulting staff. What steps can you take to insure the project is completed against a very tight time deadline?
  • 29. 
    Your project is beginning to exceed budget and to fall behind schedule due to almost daily user change orders and increasing conflicts in user requirements. How will you address the user issues?
  • 30. 
    You've encountered a delay on an early phase of your project. What actions can you take to counter the delay? Which actions will have the most effect on the result?
  • 31. 
    What actions are required for successful executive sponsorship of a project?