Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 1

Regression testing makes sure that the new changes are not adversely affecting the existing features. Development Team is working towards converting the selected Backlog Items to a useable Increment. Who is responsible for regression testing?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master as he/she is the facilitator.
  • Regression testing team.
  • Development Team as they are doing the work.
  • Product Owner as he/she owns the requirement.

Answer : Development Team as they are doing the work.

In the second part of the planning the Development Team decided to create the Sprint Backlog in the form of a virtual task board. The earlier practice was to create a list of estimated tasks against each Product Backlog Item. Select the best comment.


Options are :

  • It is fine if it serves the purpose and is accessible and well understood by all required.
  • This is fine if approved by the Product Owner.
  • It is against Scrum guidelines.
  • This is fine if approved by the Scrum Master.

Answer : It is fine if it serves the purpose and is accessible and well understood by all required.

How does Scrum reduce risk?


Options are :

  • All these answers are correct.
  • Early testing and early customer feedback
  • High visibility early risk identification
  • Short delivery cycles

Answer : All these answers are correct.

While ordering the Backlog Items the Product Owner should not get influenced by other stakeholders. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

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During the Sprint the Development Team realised that the work required for the Sprint is much less than what they have expected. What should they do?


Options are :

  • We should not change the Sprint scope in the middle.
  • Discuss with Product Owner what best they can do.
  • Keep the remaining time for Product Backlog refinement.
  • Do nothing. Keep working on the identified items.

Answer : Discuss with Product Owner what best they can do.

Who is responsible for automating test cases for the product?


Options are :

  • System Architect
  • Programmers
  • Scrum Team
  • Development Team

Answer : Development Team

TRUE or FALSE, Scrum has a role called Project Manager.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

The Development Team has decided to use Kanban Board to track its progress during the Sprint. Who is responsible for updating the Kanban Board?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master when an item is completed.
  • The Development Team as the work progresses.
  • The Scrum Team during the Sprint Review.
  • Product Owner when he/she accepts the Backlog Item.

Answer : The Development Team as the work progresses.

Which can be part of definition of Done?


Options are :

  • Daily Scrum should start at 10 AM.
  • An automated build must be triggered when a code change is submitted.
  • All Development Team members should be present while the increment being demonstrated.
  • The increment must be successfully integrated and working in the main branch.

Answer : The increment must be successfully integrated and working in the main branch.

Which can be a reason for NOT conducting a Sprint Review?


Options are :

  • The increment is not getting released to production at the end of this Sprint
  • Majority of stake holders are not available.
  • Product Owner has accepted the increment and confident of stake holder acceptance.
  • No Exceptions.

Answer : No Exceptions.

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A Development Team of 5 members used to have a Daily Scrum of 15 minutes max. 3 new members joins the team. What will be the recalculated time box for Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Not more than 25 minutes.
  • Remains 15 minutes.
  • As decided by the Development Team.
  • Scrum Team will decide.

Answer : Remains 15 minutes.

Scrum Master is a participant in Sprint Retrospective. What is one of his/her roles in this event?


Options are :

  • Make sure that the meeting is productive.
  • Finalise the action items.
  • Participates from the accountability over the Scrum process.
  • Teaches all to keep it within the time-box.

Answer : Make sure that the meeting is productive. Participates from the accountability over the Scrum process. Teaches all to keep it within the time-box.

Development Team decide to do Daily Scrum around the task board. They update the task board, discusses course of action for the day and problems that they are facing. Scrum Master was concerned as they are not following the Three Questions Format. What is your take on this?


Options are :

  • Development Team can decide the structure for this meeting.
  • Scrum Master should decide the format as he/she is collecting the status during this meeting.
  • Product Owner will decide the format which is easy for him/her to understand the progress towards creating the value.
  • Team must follow the three questions format.

Answer : Development Team can decide the structure for this meeting.

Select the correct statement.


Options are :

  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the requirements.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Development process and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the requirements.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the development process.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective also focuses on the Product.

Answer : Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the development process.

Why do we present the increment during the Sprint Review? Select most appropriate answer.


Options are :

  • For marking the Backlog Item as done.
  • To monitor Progress.
  • This is not required.
  • To get feedback and foster collaboration.

Answer : To get feedback and foster collaboration.

For the Product Owner to succeed, the entire organization must respect his/her decisions. Which among below is one of the ways in which Product Owner make his decisions visible?


Options are :

  • Using content and ordering of the Product Backlog.
  • Taking lead in Daily Scrum.
  • By giving review comments on Sprint backlog.
  • Demonstrating the increment in the Sprint Review.

Answer : Using content and ordering of the Product Backlog.

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Product Owner request Development Teams involvement in backlog refinement activity. Scrum Master is requested to organise a meeting for the same. What should the Scrum Master do?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master should reject the request as this is not a task leading to the current Sprint Goal.
  • Accept the request. Organise the meeting in consultation with Scrum Team without impacting the Sprint Goal.
  • This can be done, but outside the working hours.

Answer : Accept the request. Organise the meeting in consultation with Scrum Team without impacting the Sprint Goal.

The Product Owner has the final say on the order of items in the Product Backlog except when it is overridden by the project sponsor. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Three pillars uphold every implementation of empirical process control: transparency, inspection, and adaptation.When should we do adjustments to correct the deviations found during an inspection activity?


Options are :

  • At iteration boundaries without disturbing ongoing process.
  • During Sprint Planning.
  • As soon as possible Keeping in mind, the impact of the adjustments.
  • As decided during retrospective.

Answer : As soon as possible Keeping in mind, the impact of the adjustments.

What is NOT TRUE about Product Backlog?


Options are :

  • The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, availability, and ordering.
  • The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, estimates and ordering.
  • The Product Backlog evolves as the product and the environment in which it will be used evolves.
  • An ordered list of everything that is known to be needed in the product.

Answer : The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, estimates and ordering.

Which is not a technical practice mandated by Scrum?


Options are :

  • Scrum does not prescribe any specific practice.
  • System Metaphor
  • Continuous integration
  • Refracturing

Answer : Scrum does not prescribe any specific practice.

What is TRUE about Scrum?


Options are :

  • It encourages rapid and flexible response to change.
  • Heavily reliant upon a plan.
  • All statements are true.
  • Project Manager drives the development.

Answer : It encourages rapid and flexible response to change.

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The Product Owner believes that Product Backlog Item A gives more business value. But the Development Team believes that Backlog Item B has significantly higher value. How should this be finalised?


Options are :

  • The Scrum Master should resolve.
  • The Development Team should take a final decision.
  • The Product Owner will take a final call.
  • The item will be parked until there is a consensus.

Answer : The Product Owner will take a final call.

What is the role of Product Owner during Sprint0?


Options are :

  • Use requirement gathering techniques to collect inputs from all stake holders.
  • Create initial set of requirements and enough ready items for the first Sprint.
  • Complete an overall plan for release based on what is known.
  • There is nothing called Sprint0.

Answer : There is nothing called Sprint0.

Even a self-managed team can get distracted by people outside the Scrum Team. Who can help the team in avoiding unnecessary interactions that disturb their work?


Options are :

  • Project Manager
  • Product Sponsor
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master

Answer : Scrum Master

Story pointing is an example of:


Options are :

  • Functional Point
  • Relative estimation
  • Ideal time
  • Absolute Estimation

Answer : Relative estimation

Who all are the participants in the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master and the Product Owner
  • Scrum Team
  • Scrum Master and the Development Team
  • Development Team

Answer : Scrum Team

Daily Scrum is the only way Development Team track the progress during the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 12

What is the role of Product Owner in estimating Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • Create an initial estimate that can be approved by Development Team.
  • Help Development Team understanding the Product Backlog Items.
  • Coordinate the Scrum Team for doing the estimation.
  • Product Owner is the owner of Product Backlog and responsible to do the estimation.

Answer : Help Development Team understanding the Product Backlog Items.

In which event people even outside Scrum Team will be actively participating?


Options are :

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Review
  • None of these
  • Daily Scrum

Answer : Sprint Review

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