Agile Scrum Training, Scrum Master Certification Prep, Tests Set 4

Product Backlog refinement is the act of adding detail, estimates, and order to items in the Product Backlog. Development Team participate in Product Backlog refinement activities. Who is responsible to make sure that there are enough details included in a Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • Scrum Team
  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Development Team and Product Owner

Answer : Product Owner

What are the benefits of continuous integration? Select two


Options are :

  • Code become more readable
  • Integration issues detected early
  • A working build is guaranteed all the times
  • Code become more reusable

Answer : Integration issues detected early A working build is guaranteed all the times

What can be a good practice in handling performance requirements (non-functional) in Scrum?


Options are :

  • As part of design Sprint.
  • Add it to the Definition of Done for all increments.
  • A dedicated performance tester in the team.
  • As part of refactoring activities.

Answer : Add it to the Definition of Done for all increments.

Which among below is a decision NOT owned by the Development Team?


Options are :

  • Decide which will be the best testing approach for the Sprint.
  • Decide as a self-organising team how will they convert the selected items to a done shippable increment of product.
  • Decide when should the increment be released to production.
  • Decide number of items included in the Sprint.

Answer : Decide when should the increment be released to production.

Customer organisation is conducting a meeting to introduce a new process in their organisation which will be in effect from next calendar year. The Scrum Team is developing a software which will automate a part of this process. Who should represent the Scrum Team in this meeting?


Options are :

  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team
  • Any one from Scrum Team

Answer : Product Owner

Product Owner tracks the total projected work remaining in the product. When will this happen?


Options are :

  • At least at the end of every Sprint Planning.
  • At least during backlog refinement.
  • At least every Sprint Review.
  • At least when new items are added to the Product Backlog.

Answer : At least every Sprint Review.

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Who helps everyone change their interactions with Scrum Team to maximize the value created by the Scrum Team?


Options are :

  • Project lead
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team
  • Product Owner

Answer : Scrum Master

Is it a good idea to conduct Sprint Review for current Sprint during next Sprint?


Options are :

  • Yes
  • No

Answer : No

A defect is detected in an increment from last Sprint. The Development Team will be providing the fix. But who will be accountable to make sure that the fix is provided?


Options are :

  • Product Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Release Manager
  • Development Team

Answer : Development Team

During the Sprint the Scrum Master got an idea about an interesting feature which can be part the product. What best should he/she do?


Options are :

  • Create a plan for developing it. Agile welcome changes for customers competitive advantage.
  • Develop it if there is capacity left in the Sprint.
  • Ignore: it is not his job.
  • Bring it to the notice of Product Owner.

Answer : Bring it to the notice of Product Owner.

How can the management help Scrum Team?


Options are :

  • Provide the release plan.
  • Review the Sprint backlog and suggest changes.
  • Monitor the Development Team progress and alert them.
  • Support the Scrum Team on their way to excel as a self-organising self-managed team.

Answer : Support the Scrum Team on their way to excel as a self-organising self-managed team.

All the Product Backlog Items done in a cancelled Sprint will be discarded. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 13

What should we do if we are not able to finish Sprint scope? Select all that apply in this scenario.


Options are :

  • Done items will be accepted and others will be moved to next Sprint.
  • All items will be moved to next Sprint.
  • Items that are not done or not useable as it is, will be re-estimated and move back to the Product Backlog
  • The done items will be reviewed and if they are usable & potentially shippable the Product Owner accepts it.

Answer : Items that are not done or not useable as it is, will be re-estimated and move back to the Product Backlog The done items will be reviewed and if they are usable & potentially shippable the Product Owner accepts it.

When will the sole owner for selected a Backlog Item assigned?


Options are :

  • Assignment will be decided during the refinement and ownership start when Sprint begins.
  • Never
  • At Sprint Planning.
  • It is a pull system. When a Development Team member start working on it he/she becomes the sole owner of that item.

Answer : Never

Why should the Product Owner be a participant in Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • He/she is not a participant in Daily Scrum.
  • To collect the status towards achieving the Sprint Goal.
  • As Scrum Master is not mandatory participant Product Owner facilitate the event.
  • He represents the stakeholders in Daily Scrum.

Answer : He/she is not a participant in Daily Scrum.

It is a good practice to use the gap between two Sprints for backlog refinement activities. This will avoid working on next Sprint during current one and make sure there are enough Backlog Items in the ready state. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

The Development Team identifies a new technical task during the Sprint. How to add it to the Sprint backlog?


Options are :

  • The Development Team adds it to the Sprint backlog.
  • Development Team get it approved by the Product Owner and add to the Sprint backlog.
  • Product Owner adds it to the Product Backlog.
  • The Scrum Master review it and add to the task list.

Answer : The Development Team adds it to the Sprint backlog.

What is the role of Scrum Master during Sprint0?


Options are :

  • Conduct Scrum training for the team.
  • Use requirement gathering techniques to collect inputs from all stake holders.
  • Complete an overall plan for release based on what is known.
  • There is nothing called Sprint0.

Answer : There is nothing called Sprint0.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 13

Each Scrum Team member pledge to do their best in achieving the goals. Which Scrum Value is shown here?


Options are :

  • Respect
  • Openness
  • Commitment
  • Focus
  • Courage

Answer : Commitment

When should we start the next Sprint?


Options are :

  • Immediately after the previous Sprint.
  • When the requirements are ready, and Product Owner give the go ahead.
  • Development Team decides with the Product Owner based on the status of the Product Backlog.
  • First day of the calendar month, if it is not a holiday.

Answer : Immediately after the previous Sprint.

The increment must be released to the production at the end of every hardening Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Which is NOT TRUE about the Product Owner role? Select all applies


Options are :

  • Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Decide number of items included in the Sprint.
  • Decides the order of work items inside the Sprint.
  • Adjust Product Backlog items and priority every iteration, as needed.

Answer : Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items. Decide number of items included in the Sprint. Decides the order of work items inside the Sprint.

What should be the ideal size for the Development Team?


Options are :

  • 7 to 9
  • 2 to 5
  • 5 plus or minus 2
  • 3 to 9

Answer : 3 to 9

A Development Team member resigns from the organisation and replaced by a new member. What should we expect as an impact on the productivity?


Options are :

  • Reduce Temporarily
  • Increase as we have a fresh perspective.
  • Increase Temporarily
  • No change as capacity remains the same.

Answer : Reduce Temporarily

Agile Scrum Training, Scrum Master Certification Prep, Tests Set 3

Which among below best describes one of Product Owner actions?


Options are :

  • Maintains Sprint Backlog.
  • Manage the team.
  • Create Definition of Done.
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all.

Answer : Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all.

Select the TRUE statements.


Options are :

  • Only Product Owner can write Product Backlog Items without delegating to anyone.
  • Only Development Team responsible for updating Sprint backlog.
  • Only Development Team is responsible for estimates in Product Backlog.
  • Only Product Owner can cancel the Sprint.

Answer : Only Development Team responsible for updating Sprint backlog. Only Development Team is responsible for estimates in Product Backlog. Only Product Owner can cancel the Sprint.

A key stakeholder requests the Scrum Master to add a new feature in the current Sprint. It is of high importance for the business. What should be the best action?


Options are :

  • Reject the request as it was not part of original scope.
  • Add to the Product Backlog as the Sprint has already started.
  • Address it to the Development Team to take a decision and facilitate the decision.
  • Direct the request to the Product Owner. So that he/she can work with the stake holder.

Answer : Direct the request to the Product Owner. So that he/she can work with the stake holder.

A distributed team is running one-month Sprints. In the middle of the Sprint a team member raised a concern over the quality of a communication tool that they are using. What should be an appropriate action?


Options are :

  • This has nothing to do with the product increment, ignore.
  • Coach the team that Agile value individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • Park the issue for the next retrospective.
  • Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue.

Answer : Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue.

Development Team is building an interactive user interface. They need to test its behaviour in hand-held devices. Who is responsible for this activity?


Options are :

  • Performance tester
  • Development Team
  • UI expert
  • User Experience Expert

Answer : Development Team

Scrum Master role includes:


Options are :

  • Selecting the Product Backlog Items for the next Sprint.
  • Shielding team from external interruptions.
  • All three options are correct.
  • Assigning tasks.

Answer : Shielding team from external interruptions.

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