Quizzes About Management

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which option is NOT an input to the Plan Purchases and Acquisitions process?
    • A. 

      Proposals;

    • B. 

      WBS;

    • C. 

      Project scope statement;

    • D. 

      Organizational process assets.

  • 2. 
    Which statement is true about an organization's quality policy?
    • A. 

      It is usually published by the project manager;

    • B. 

      It takes precedence over any other quality standards;

    • C. 

      It identifies external quality regulations that might impact the project;

    • D. 

      It serves as the organization's overall direction and guidelines for quality.

  • 3. 
    All of the following choices are potential barriers to effective communication, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Extraneous information;

    • B. 

      Poor writing style;

    • C. 

      Using jargon with which the receiver is unfamiliar;

    • D. 

      Active listening.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following options is NOT an input to Risk Response Planning?
    • A. 

      Risk owners;

    • B. 

      Risk thresholds;

    • C. 

      Common risk causes;

    • D. 

      Risk-related contractual agreements.

  • 5. 
    You are managing a project to develop a new product line for your company. During Risk Identification, you identify a risk that might jeopardize the project. You decide to narrow the product line to eliminate the possibility of the risk occurring. Which type of risk response strategy are you demonstrating?
    • A. 

      Avoidance;

    • B. 

      Acceptance;

    • C. 

      Mitigation;

    • D. 

      Transference.

  • 6. 
    Evaluation criteria are an output from which process?
    • A. 

      Request Seller Responses;

    • B. 

      Select Sellers;

    • C. 

      Plan Purchases and Acquisitions;

    • D. 

      Plan Contracting.

  • 7. 
    In which project management process group is the communications management plan developed?
    • A. 

      Planning;

    • B. 

      Executing;

    • C. 

      Controlling;

    • D. 

      Closing.

  • 8. 
    Risks that are a result from the implementation of a risk response strategy are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Residual risks;

    • B. 

      External risks;

    • C. 

      Secondary risks;

    • D. 

      Contingency risks.

  • 9. 
    Which process is NOT included in Project Risk Management?
    • A. 

      Risk Decomposition;

    • B. 

      Risk Identification;

    • C. 

      Risk Response Planning;

    • D. 

      Qualitative Risk Analysis.

  • 10. 
    Which would you be MOST concerned with monitoring if you were the buyer in a Time and Materials contract?
    • A. 

      The project scope;

    • B. 

      The project schedule;

    • C. 

      The seller's credibility;

    • D. 

      The seller's cost of materials.

  • 11. 
    Which option is a tool used in the Plan Purchases and Acquisitions process?
    • A. 

      Standard forms;

    • B. 

      Screening system;

    • C. 

      Expert judgment;

    • D. 

      Bidder conference.

  • 12. 
    Which tool would be MOST useful when performing risk impact analysis?
    • A. 

      Pareto diagrams;

    • B. 

      Network diagrams;

    • C. 

      Fishbone diagrams;

    • D. 

      Decision tree diagrams.

  • 13. 
    You are the project manager for a large ERP implementation project. You are identifying potential risks for your project. Which technique would you NOT use? // ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
    • A. 

      Interviewing;

    • B. 

      Benchmarking;

    • C. 

      Brainstorming;

    • D. 

      Delphi technique.

  • 14. 
    Due to recent company layoffs your project team has been reduced by two persons, to a team of eight people. How many communication channels does your project have?
    • A. 

      12;

    • B. 

      18;

    • C. 

      28;

    • D. 

      34;

  • 15. 
    Which of the following options is NOT an output of Risk Response Planning?
    • A. 

      Recommendations for corrective actions;

    • B. 

      Contractual agreements;

    • C. 

      Updates to the project management plan;

    • D. 

      Updates to the risk register.

  • 16. 
    Which factor(s) should be used to test all assumptions?
    • A. 

      The overall impact to the project;

    • B. 

      The ranking assigned to the assumption;

    • C. 

      The validity of the assumption and the impact to the project;

    • D. 

      The validity of the assumption and the likelihood that the constraints will occur.

  • 17. 
    You are the project manager for a project to develop a new piece of equipment. While some of the components will be built in-house, others will be obtained from a supplier. You provide the supplier with a narrative describing the components that you want supplied under the contract. What is this document called?
    • A. 

      A bid;

    • B. 

      A proposal;

    • C. 

      A scope statement;

    • D. 

      A statement of work.

  • 18. 
    Your project contains an extremely high-risk task that you do not have in-house skills to address. You decide to procure contract resources to accomplish this task. Which type of risk response strategy are you demonstrating?
    • A. 

      Avoidance;

    • B. 

      Acceptance;

    • C. 

      Mitigation;

    • D. 

      Transference.

  • 19. 
    You are managing a high-profile project for an automobile manufacturer. One of the risks identified is that an outside supplier might not be able to deliver the needed parts on schedule. This risk can be classified as:
    • A. 

      Residual risk;

    • B. 

      Unanticipated risk;

    • C. 

      Internal risk;

    • D. 

      External risk.

  • 20. 
    The project management plan is an input to all of the following process, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Direct and Manage Project Execution;

    • B. 

      Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement;

    • C. 

      Monitor and Control Project Work;

    • D. 

      Integrated Change Control.

  • 21. 
    You are performing a make-or-buy analysis. Which factor are you LEAST likely consider?
    • A. 

      The availability of outside vendors;

    • B. 

      The sensitivity of the project details;

    • C. 

      The cost of performing the work internally;

    • D. 

      Expertise of resources within your organization.

  • 22. 
    The risk management plan is an input to all of the following processes, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Risk Identification;

    • B. 

      Risk Response Planning;

    • C. 

      Quantitative Risk Analysis;

    • D. 

      Risk Management Planning.

  • 23. 
    All of the following would be used in Qualitative Risk Analysis, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Risk data quality assessment;

    • B. 

      Project assumptions testing;

    • C. 

      Responsibility assignment matrix;

    • D. 

      Probability and impact risk rating matrix.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Quality policy;

    • B. 

      Cost of quality;

    • C. 

      Quality management plan;

    • D. 

      Quality control measurements.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following options is NOT an input to Risk Management Planning?
    • A. 

      Organizational process assets;

    • B. 

      Risk register;

    • C. 

      Enterprise environmental factors;

    • D. 

      Project management plan.