Agile Scrum Training, Scrum Master Certification Prep, Tests Set 5

The Development Team is facing an issue with a new webservice interface which needs their collective effort. Who should coordinate the resolution?


Options are :

  • The Scrum Master as he/she is the facilitator.
  • The architect as it is technical issue.
  • The Product Owner as the requirement owner.
  • The Development Team themselves.

Answer : The Development Team themselves.

What is the benefit of co-located teams?


Options are :

  • Effective Communication
  • More trust
  • Faster Decisions
  • All these answers are correct
  • Better coordination

Answer : All these answers are correct

The Product Backlog is an ordered list of everything that is known to be needed in the product. It is the single source of requirements for any changes to be made to the product. The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, availability, and ordering. Who is responsible for estimating Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Scrum Master should be technical person? Yes or No


Options are :

  • No
  • Yes

Answer : No

One week into the Sprint the Development Team found the current solution framework which they have created earlier in the project need to be updated to support one of the features that is being developed. What best should they do?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master will facilitate the solution.
  • Remove the feature
  • Analyse the impact and make required changes.
  • Put the feature on hold.

Answer : Analyse the impact and make required changes.

Which among the below items are NOT TRUE about the Scrum Master?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master promotes and supports Scrum.
  • Scrum Master is a Servant leader.
  • Scrum Master protects the team from unwanted external interferences.
  • Scrum Master reviews the increment done by the Development Team.

Answer : Scrum Master reviews the increment done by the Development Team.

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The aim of the Sprint is to create Done, useable and potentially releasable product Increment. Which statements below describe the purpose of Definition of Done? Select two.


Options are :

  • It helps Development Team while selecting Backlog Items for the Sprint.
  • It helps in evaluating the developer performance.
  • It defines when an increment can be considered as ready for release-shippable.
  • It gives timelines for completion of the selected items.

Answer : It helps Development Team while selecting Backlog Items for the Sprint. It defines when an increment can be considered as ready for release-shippable.

A Sprint burn-down chart shows the amount of work that the team should complete every day. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Which of the following is not mandated by the Scrum?


Options are :

  • Sprint backlog
  • Velocity chart
  • None of these are mandated.
  • Product Backlog

Answer : Velocity chart

What are the questions that Scrum Master should ask during Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master should enquire and collect the remaining work for each member.
  • Scrum Master should explain the plan for next 24 hours.
  • Scrum Master is not a participant in Daily Scrum. But should make sure that the Development Team conduct the Daily Scrum.
  • What did you do yesterday to meet the Sprint Goal? What will you do today? Do you see any impediment?

Answer : Scrum Master is not a participant in Daily Scrum. But should make sure that the Development Team conduct the Daily Scrum.

Which of the following is not time boxed?


Options are :

  • Sprint Review
  • Backlog Refinement
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Retrospective

Answer : Backlog Refinement

The Sprint Backlog is the set of Product Backlog Items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product Increment and realizing the Sprint Goal. Who will be creating this plan?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 3

Who all are the participants in Sprint Retrospectives? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Scrum Master
  • Stakeholders

Answer : Product Owner Development Team Scrum Master

Product Backlog refinement can be used for:


Options are :

  • All three answers are correct.
  • Adding details to the Product Backlog Items.
  • Estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Ordering the Product Backlog Items.

Answer : All three answers are correct.

If the organisation has a Definition of Done which should be followed by all product teams as it is. TRUE or FALSE?


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Those performing the work and those inspecting the resulting increment must share a common Definition of Done. What does this refer to?


Options are :

  • Courage
  • Transparency
  • Commitment
  • Focus

Answer : Transparency

Which among below are part of Product Owner actions?


Options are :

  • Make sure that items in the Sprint Backlog are split in to engineering tasks during the Sprint Planning.
  • Clearly expressing Product Backlog Items.
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is clear to the Development Team members.
  • Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions.

Answer : Clearly expressing Product Backlog Items. Ensuring that the Product Backlog is clear to the Development Team members. Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions.

An adjustment must be made as soon as possible to minimize further deviation. What does this refer to?


Options are :

  • Courage
  • Adaptation
  • Transparency
  • Focus

Answer : Adaptation

Development Team follows certain ground rules for performing and updating work within the Sprint. Who is responsible for maintaining these rules?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

In empiricism decisions are made based on:


Options are :

  • Risk and Complexity
  • What is known.
  • What is predicted.
  • Assumptions

Answer : What is known.

The Organisation has decided to change its business priorities. This will stop funding for the project. The CEO has called up the Scrum Master ask him to stop the work on the project. What should the immediate action?


Options are :

  • Inform the Development Team to stop the work.
  • Disperse the team.
  • Inform the Product Owner and follow his/her decision.
  • Request the CEO for more time.

Answer : Inform the Product Owner and follow his/her decision.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 13

Which is NOT a topic for Sprint Retrospective?


Options are :

  • Issues with the tools used
  • The way the team do their work
  • Definition of Done
  • Sprint Goal for next Sprint

Answer : Sprint Goal for next Sprint

Formal events reduce the need for any other meetings in Scrum. TRUE or FALSE?


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Definition of Done includes release to production?


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

The team is starting with a new project. The Sprint duration is fixed as 2 weeks instead of 4 weeks as followed by other projects in the organisation. How will this impact time box for Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • 7 minutes. Should take lower limit after dividing by 2
  • Remains 15 minutes
  • 8 minutes. Should take upper limit after dividing by two.
  • Remains 15 minutes, but on alternative days as the Sprint duration is less.

Answer : Remains 15 minutes

What is Sprint Review? select the best answer


Options are :

  • Reviews the planning efficiency of the Scrum Team.
  • Reviews how the work was carried out during the Sprint and find areas of improvement.
  • Scrum Team and stakeholders inspect the Increment coming out of the Sprint and create a Sprint Goal for upcoming Sprint.
  • Scrum Team and stakeholders inspect the Increment coming out of the Sprint and decides what to do in the upcoming Sprint.

Answer : Scrum Team and stakeholders inspect the Increment coming out of the Sprint and decides what to do in the upcoming Sprint.

Which is the prescribed event used only for package software development?


Options are :

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Planning
  • All events are mandatory for all kind of project.

Answer : All events are mandatory for all kind of project.

Which of the following is FALSE?


Options are :

  • A Sprint can be cancelled if the Sprint Goal becomes obsolete.
  • The Development Team can re-negotiate scope with Product Owner if they find their actual capacity is not as expected.
  • A fully formed Sprint Backlog is one of the expected out come from Sprint Planning.
  • The Scrum Master coaches the team in keeping the events within time box.

Answer : A fully formed Sprint Backlog is one of the expected out come from Sprint Planning.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 16

All Product Backlog Items must be in the form of User Stories. Ture or False


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Which statement is NOT TRUE about Scrum?


Options are :

  • Predictive rather than adaptive planning
  • Self-Managed, Cross Functional teams
  • High alignment of IT and Business
  • Iterations or Sprints of max 1 month

Answer : Predictive rather than adaptive planning

Which factor will influence the Scrum Team while deciding timebox for some of the formal events?


Options are :

  • Team size
  • Sprint Scope
  • No factors. Time box is fixed by Scrum.
  • Sprint Duration

Answer : Sprint Duration

Development team is using a burn down chart to track the remaining identified work in the Sprint. At some point it shows an upward spike. What can be an accepted reason?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master has re-estimated a task.
  • Any of these.
  • Product Owner has added a new story in the Sprint backlog.
  • Development Team added a new task.

Answer : Development Team added a new task.

As per Scrum guidelines the Product Backlog Items must be estimated using story points and work items in Sprint backlog must be estimated in ideal days. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

By the end of Sprint Planning meeting the Development Team was not able to decompose the work required for all the selected Backlog Items although they have a clear understanding of the same. What should be done next?


Options are :

  • Increase the time box.
  • Conduct another planning meeting.
  • Start the work towards the Sprint Goal.
  • Remove those items from the Sprint backlog.

Answer : Start the work towards the Sprint Goal.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 1

What is the role of Scrum Master during Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Ask three questions.
  • All these are TRUE
  • Collect the status.
  • Teach the Development Team to keep timebox.

Answer : Teach the Development Team to keep timebox.

What is the best way to prioritise Product Backlog?


Options are :

  • The Development Team self-organises and come up with the best order.
  • Product Owner decides the order with best of his/her knowledge and most appropriate for the business.
  • Based on the risk and complexity.
  • Based on the dependencies.

Answer : Product Owner decides the order with best of his/her knowledge and most appropriate for the business.

Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

The Product Owner has the final say on the order of items in the Product Backlog. What can be an exception?


Options are :

  • Development Team requesting for a change in the order.
  • Scrum Master requesting for a change in the order.
  • No exceptions.
  • Product Sponsor requesting for a change in the order.

Answer : No exceptions.

Scrum talks about self-organising teams. They manage their own work. So, formal planning is not required in Scrum.


Options are :

  • Create an overall plan and rest leave to the Development Team.
  • Detailed planning is required in advance.
  • Planning brings in command and control and should be avoided.
  • Scrum do enough planning at various levels.

Answer : Scrum do enough planning at various levels.

Which is NOT TRUE about Product Owner role?


Options are :

  • Prioritize features according to market value.
  • Be responsible for maximizing the value of the product.
  • Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Accept or reject work results.

Answer : Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 2

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