Logical Framework Certification Test Quiz!

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Logical Framework Certification Test Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The real focus of Results-Based Management (RBM) approach is on
    • A. 

      Deliverables, or the Outputs of a project or effort

    • B. 

      The Outcome of a project or effort

    • C. 

      The overall result, or Goal, of which the project is one cause

    • D. 

      The work plans, or Activities needed to get a project or effort done

  • 2. 
    The Logical Framework Approach:   
    • A. 

      Is, in reality, a Results Based Management system

    • B. 

      Is the same as a Results Matrix

    • C. 

      Includes the internal (results chain) and external (Conditions Precedent and Assumptions/Risks) causal logic of a project

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Once a project is defined the LogFRAME should:    
    • A. 

      Not be altered

    • B. 

      Be refined during implementation as a result of team learning

    • C. 

      Be discarded and implementation plans used it is place

    • D. 

      Published immediately as a good practice example

  • 4. 
    The Logical Framework Approach is most valuable:    
    • A. 

      When used for project design, exclusively

    • B. 

      When used for M&E, exclusively

    • C. 

      When the basis for implementation work planning

    • D. 

      When used throughout the project cycle to integrate learning and improvement

    • E. 

      When influencing donor support

  • 5. 
    A well-crafted LogFRAME design guarantees that the project will be managed well during implementation.    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    To be most effective, Project LogFRAME should be    
    • A. 

      Prepared by expert consultants

    • B. 

      Prepared by Project Management and stakeholders

    • C. 

      Prepared by clients

    • D. 

      Prepared by the Project Management team

  • 7. 
    The Outcome of a project is the set of results a project team can produce?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Outcome of a project.      
    • A. 

      Is the change in clients’/beneficiaries’ behavior

    • B. 

      Is a reformulation of the project Outputs using performance indicators

    • C. 

      Is the actual products or services the implementers can deliver

    • D. 

      Should include as many results as possible to assure sufficient value

  • 9. 
    The Outcome can be measured by:    
    • A. 

      The effect a project has on its clients’ behavior or performance

    • B. 

      The degree to which the project’s Outputs are completed on a timely basis

    • C. 

      The degree to which project disbursements are on track

    • D. 

      The leading indicators of Goal level results

  • 10. 
    The End-of-Project success is measured at the:    
    • A. 

      Output level

    • B. 

      Activity level

    • C. 

      Goal level

    • D. 

      Outcome level

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    All of the conditions necessary for the project’s success must be fully under the control of project management:    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Although the project management team is concerned about and focused on Outcome achievement, its Manageable Interest (real accountability), is related to the achievement of the Outputs:    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Outcome of a project is    
    • A. 

      Outside the Manageable Interest (accountability) of project management

    • B. 

      Within the Manageable Interest of Project Management

    • C. 

      Is the responsibility of the client to achieve

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The project Outcome defines the    
    • A. 

      Change in behavior of the client

    • B. 

      Change in institutional performance

    • C. 

      Change in a client’s system performance

    • D. 

      Could be any of the above

  • 15. 
    The Outcome of a project is    
    • A. 

      The concern of the beneficiary and would be nice if it happened

    • B. 

      The rationale, the reason why you are doing a project

    • C. 

      Not necessary, as the achievement of Outputs is more than satisfactory

    • D. 

      Senior management’s concern, not the project management’s

  • 16. 
    If the Outcome is not achieved the project would be considered to have been    
    • A. 

      Irrelevant

    • B. 

      Ineffective

    • C. 

      Without value or return on investment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The intended Goal of a project can be realized by the    
    • A. 

      The achievement of the Outcome, alone

    • B. 

      The project Outcome and other interventions assumed in the causal logic

    • C. 

      By other projects that don’t depend on the this project

    • D. 

      By Development Partner’s commitment to the MDGs

  • 18. 
    The project Outcome describes what must be done in order to produce the Outputs    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Goal level indicators do not need to be specified with quality, quality and time and may be left as general statements describing the Goal.       
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Outputs are considered stronger when they are    
    • A. 

      Interrelated and interdependent

    • B. 

      Define the sub-systems improvements needed for improved Outcome level performance

    • C. 

      Have a synergy among them

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following sets of sets of verbs would be better for designing a results statement?     
    • A. 

      Managed, improved, enabled

    • B. 

      Installed, eradicated, established

    • C. 

      Enhanced, promoted, facilitated

    • D. 

      Liaised, coordinated, supported

  • 22. 
    Performance indicators should be    
    • A. 

      Stated in general terms, providing flexibility to adjust to actual performance

    • B. 

      As numerous as possible; increasing the shane that something of value will be observed

    • C. 

      Left opened ended to be more precisely defined during implementation

    • D. 

      Measurable with quality, quality and time, at a minimum

  • 23. 
    If a project has two Outcomes, it is often an indication that there are  
    • A. 

      The project will ha a greater value and secure more funding

    • B. 

      The project will satisfy more stakeholders

    • C. 

      The project is stronger in design

    • D. 

      Really two projects

  • 24. 
    Activities summarize the key actions required to achieve the Outputs and are used as the   
    • A. 

      The % of progress as stated in the Work Plan

    • B. 

      The achievement of the intervention

    • C. 

      The % of disbursement against what is budgeted

    • D. 

      The effect it has on clients

  • 25. 
    The measure of the project’s Output interventions is    
    • A. 

      The % of progress as stated in the Work Plan

    • B. 

      The achievement of the intervention

    • C. 

      The % of disbursement against what is budgeted

    • D. 

      The effect it has on clients