Agile Scrum Training, Scrum Master Certification Prep, Tests Set 1

The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute time-boxed event for the Scrum Team. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Development Team decides what are the formal events required for them. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

How frequently we do inspection in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Once in every Sprint.
  • Daily as Scrum depends on inspection and adaptation.
  • Weekly once as it balances the effort and benefits.
  • As frequently as decided by the team without getting in the way of work.

Answer : As frequently as decided by the team without getting in the way of work.

An impediment prevents the Development Team from meeting the Sprint Goal. When will these impediments are found and handled?


Options are :

  • During the Daily Scrum.
  • During the retrospective.
  • Any time during the Sprint.
  • During the Sprint Planning.

Answer : Any time during the Sprint.

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Development Team is using planning poker for estimating the Backlog Items. The individual estimates have shown a big difference. One of the members feels that the effort is very low as it involves only renaming of certain fields. But a few others say it demands a new functionality. Who can help the Development Team in this situation?


Options are :

  • Product Owner will clarify the requirement and add more details in Backlog Item.
  • Team will take the average of the estimates.
  • Scrum Master will help the team in conflict resolution.
  • Team self-organises and finds a solution.

Answer : Product Owner will clarify the requirement and add more details in Backlog Item.

Design and architecture evolve as the product is being built. This happens in first few Sprints and the complete architecture will be in place. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

When a Sprint getting cancelled the Product Backlog Items which are in progress will be moved to next Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What are component teams?


Options are :

  • Teams are made up of experts in a specific domain and they are focused only on the work related to their domain.
  • All these answers are correct.
  • Teams are cross-component, cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour (feature) of the system.
  • self-organising teams who perform their work without being guided by someone outside the team.

Answer : Teams are made up of experts in a specific domain and they are focused only on the work related to their domain.

How Scrum approaches technical practices?


Options are :

  • There is no use of technical practices in Scrum.
  • Scrum prescribes specific technical practices.
  • Product Owner select the technical practices.
  • Excellent technical practices will help Development Team to be more successful.

Answer : Excellent technical practices will help Development Team to be more successful.

Product Backlog refinement is NOT used for:


Options are :

  • Ordering the Product Backlog Items.
  • Tracking progress towards Sprint Goal.
  • Estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Adding details to the Product Backlog Items.

Answer : Tracking progress towards Sprint Goal.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 12

Product Owner consider inputs from all stake holders while maintaining the Product Backlog. But while ordering the Backlog Items who can influence his/her decisions?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master
  • End Users
  • No one, Product Owner is the authority.
  • Any one
  • Development Team

Answer : Any one

What is the duration of design Sprint?


Options are :

  • There is no special Sprint for Design.
  • 1 Week maximum
  • Less than normal Sprints.
  • Depends on the project.

Answer : There is no special Sprint for Design.

Who owns the Sprint backlog?


Options are :

  • Scrum Team
  • Development Team
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master

Answer : Development Team

Development Team is responsible to make sure that the increment coming out of the Sprint is done in all the aspects and can be well integrated with the existing increments already present. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Who explains the Product Backlog as it stands during the Sprint Review?


Options are :

  • Sponsor
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team

Answer : Product Owner

Who all are the participants of Sprint Review?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master and the Development Team
  • Scrum Team and stakeholders
  • Development Team
  • Scrum Team

Answer : Scrum Team and stakeholders

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 5

Who responsible for developing the architecture for the product in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Senior members from Development Team
  • Development Team
  • Chief Architect
  • Team Architect

Answer : Development Team

What is an Increment?


Options are :

  • The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items 'done' during a Sprint and the value of the Increments of all previous Sprints.
  • Sum of Product Backlog Items planned for next Sprint.
  • Result created by completing all work identified in the latest Sprint.
  • The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items completed during a Sprint.

Answer : The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items 'done' during a Sprint and the value of the Increments of all previous Sprints.

What is meant by saying - the new Increment must be 'Done'?


Options are :

  • It must be in a useable condition.
  • It should pass acceptance test.
  • It is working in the production.
  • it must be in useable condition and meet the Scrum Team's Definition of Done.

Answer : it must be in useable condition and meet the Scrum Team's Definition of Done.

Which among following are prescribed events in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Daily Scrum
  • Refinement
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Review

Answer : Daily Scrum Sprint Planning Sprint Review

What is the time box for Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Till all members answer three questions.
  • 15 minutes
  • 15 minutes for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.
  • Not time boxed. Can take time as required for daily planning.

Answer : 15 minutes

Which role will have the best understanding on progress towards achieving the Sprint Goal?


Options are :

  • The End User
  • The Scrum Master
  • The Development Team
  • The Product Owner

Answer : The Development Team

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 5

Conducting Daily Scrum at the same time and place every day gives more predictability and reduces complexity. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

Which Artifact makes visible all the work that the Development Team identifies as necessary to meet the Sprint Goal?


Options are :

  • The Product Backlog
  • An Increment
  • All these three are correct.
  • The Sprint Backlog

Answer : The Sprint Backlog

What is TRUE about Scrum?


Options are :

  • Scrum is a group of techniques used in software development.
  • Scrum is a process for software development.
  • Scrum is a framework within which you can employ various processes and techniques.

Answer : Scrum is a framework within which you can employ various processes and techniques.

Scrum Team is using a release burn-down chart to track progress across Sprints. It shows a burn-up between Sprint2 and Sprint3. What can be a possible reason?


Options are :

  • Team productivity decreased.
  • New Backlog Items are added and estimated in the backlog.
  • None of these.
  • The Sprint got cancelled.

Answer : New Backlog Items are added and estimated in the backlog.

Development Team was about to start working on one of the selected Product Backlog Items for the Sprint. They realise that it may have an impact on the existing components of the system. Who should analyse the impact?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master as he/she is the facilitator.
  • Product Owner as he/she owns the requirement.
  • Integration team as they are responsible for the integration aspects.
  • Development Team as they are doing the work.

Answer : Development Team as they are doing the work.

The Product Owner has decided to release the increment by the end of the Sprint. What will be the additions in the Sprint backlog because of this decision?


Options are :

  • Creating user documentation
  • Integration Tests
  • None of these
  • Definition of Done checks

Answer : None of these

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 9

It is noticed that only a part of Development Team members has upgraded to the new version of the development framework which has recently released. This may create problems with the build. This framework is provided and maintained by an external vendor. Who should resolve this?


Options are :

  • Development Team as it is not an issue with external framework but with team coordination.
  • Scrum Master as the framework is maintained by external vendor.
  • Vendor as they have provided the frame work.
  • Product Owner as this framework was included as part of project contract.

Answer : Development Team as it is not an issue with external framework but with team coordination.

Customer wants to communicate an important expectation on a feature that the Scrum Team is working on. Whom should he/she contact? Please select the best answer.


Options are :

  • Any of these
  • Development Team
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master

Answer : Product Owner

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