Project Management: Quiz For Project Managers

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Project Management: Quiz For Project Managers

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  • 1. 
    You need to obtain a city permit for work at the following locations?
    • A. 

      General office buildings

    • B. 

      Lighting and outlet circuits in general office buildings

    • C. 

      Any work done in general office buildings

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
     The first step in setting up a test project schedule is:
    • A. 

      Determine the resources needed for the job.

    • B. 

      Identify the relationships between the tasks

    • C. 

      Determine the milestones

    • D. 

      Identify the tasks needed to complete the job

  • 3. 
    Is described as what will define how the PM will manage the scope, schedule, cost, and other aspects of the job.  This document will let all project team members know what to expect, what rules apply, and the processes and procedures that will be followed for the project.
    • A. 

      Charter the project

    • B. 

      Project management plans

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Preliminary project scope statement

  • 4. 
    What is the best way to maintain control of costs?
    • A. 

      Evaluate monthly expenditures based on a carefully formulated program

    • B. 

      Personally review all expenditures before any disbursements are made

    • C. 

      Assign all authority to one staff memeber

    • D. 

      Submit weekly expenditures to superior for review

  • 5. 
    You found out that your project is one week late, as an effective project manger, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Evaluate resources and options

    • B. 

      Analyze why the deadline was not met

    • C. 

      Inform the client that the project will be one week late

    • D. 

      Ask to work overtime

  • 6. 
    The project manager finds out that an activity in the project is a week late, what would be the first thing an effective project manager does?
    • A. 

      Conduct an evaluation to determine availability of materials and resources

    • B. 

      Analyze the cause of the lateness to prevent further delay in the future

    • C. 

      Inform the Client that the project will be a week late

    • D. 

      Instruct the project team to work extra hours till the schedule is met

  • 7. 
    In a project where does the "Project Concept" and "Project Define" have been completely defined/ which of the answers below best represents what a project manager should do next?
    • A. 

      Do nothing, the project is almost complete

    • B. 

      Privately monitor the project and keep any changes to self

    • C. 

      Continually monitor the project, make changes to the plan and update the project team accordingly

    • D. 

      Do none of the above

  • 8. 
    In CPM and PERT chart analysis, an activity means
    • A. 

      An event

    • B. 

      An item of project task

    • C. 

      A graphical representation of the project plan

    • D. 

      A task that consumes time and resources and has a beginning and an end

  • 9. 
    In critical path method analysis of engineering and construction activities, the term crash cost means?
    • A. 

      The cost incurred in not meeting a critical path time line

    • B. 

      The cost incurred in shortening a critical path

    • C. 

      The cost that would arise due to the delay of construction phases of activities

    • D. 

      The cost uncured in increasing a critical path

  • 10. 
    Is the document that describes how a project will be executed monitored and controlled
    • A. 

      PMP (Project Management Plan)

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 11. 
    Is the processes and activities that integrate the various elements of project management, which are identified, defined, combined, unified and coordinated within the Project Management Process Groups
    • A. 

      PMP (Project Management Plan)

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 12. 
    Describes the processes involved in ascertaining that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.  
    • A. 

      PMP (Project Management Plan)

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 13. 
    Describes the processes involved in planning, estimating, budgeting and controlling cost so that the project is completed within the approved budget
    • A. 

      PMP (Project Management Plan)

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 14. 
    Describes the processes involved in assuring that the project will satisfy the objectives for which it was undertaken.  
    • A. 

      Quality Management

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 15. 
    Describes the processes that organize and manage the project team.  
    • A. 

      Quality Management

    • B. 

      Integration Management

    • C. 

      Scope Management

    • D. 

      Human Resource Management

  • 16. 
    Describes the processes concerned with the timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and ultimate disposition of the project information.
    • A. 

      Quality Management

    • B. 

      Integration Management

    • C. 

      Communications Management

    • D. 

      Human Resource Management

  • 17. 
    Describes the processes concerned with conducting risk management on a project.
    • A. 

      Quality Management

    • B. 

      Risk Management

    • C. 

      Communications Management

    • D. 

      Human Resource Management

  • 18. 
    Describes the processes that purchase or acquire products, service or results, as well as contract management processes.  
    • A. 

      Quality Management

    • B. 

      Risk Management

    • C. 

      Procurement Management

    • D. 

      Human Resource Management

  • 19. 
    What plan encompasses all  phases of project management for a project?
    • A. 

      PMP (Project Management Plan)

    • B. 

      Integration Mangement

    • C. 

      Scope Mangement

    • D. 

      Cost Mangement

  • 20. 
    Is described as formal authorization for the project or project phase.
    • A. 

      Charter the project

    • B. 

      Project management plans

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Preliminary project scope statement

  • 21. 
    Is described as what the project is about and what we hope to accomplish.
    • A. 

      Charter the project

    • B. 

      Project management plans

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Preliminary project scope statement

  • 22. 
    Is described as what will define how the PM will manage the scope, schedule, cost, and other aspects of the job.  This document will let all project team members know what to expect, what rules apply, and the processes and procedures that will be followed for the project.
    • A. 

      Charter the project

    • B. 

      Project management plans

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Preliminary project scope statement

  • 23. 
    Is described  an “org chart” that outlines the work packages, tasks, and deliverables required to deliver the project.  It helps to clearly define “what the project team WILL do”.
    • A. 

      Charter the project

    • B. 

      Project management plans

    • C. 

      Work Breakdown Structure

    • D. 

      Preliminary project scope statement

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      RACI Matrix

    • B. 

      AWWA

    • C. 

      WBS

    • D. 

      PMP

  • 25. 
    Described as creating good specifications, properly advertising (RFP), legal cross check, through evaluation of bids, and approval
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close

  • 26. 
    Described as identifying stakeholders, determining dependencies, determining task durations, determining the cost, preparing a budget, and determining resource requirments
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close

  • 27. 
    Described as doing the work through delegation, spending money, purchasing supplies, allocating labor, and using resources
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close

  • 28. 
    Described as identifying risk, controlling cost, and managing scope creep
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close

  • 29. 
    Described as reschedueling, changing resource allocation, and adjusting cost
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close

  • 30. 
    Described as reviewing of the project, making sure it met objectives, issuing final payments, establishing warranties, and punch list
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Adjust

    • F. 

      Close