Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 11

Product Backlog refinement can be used for:


Options are :

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

Answer : All three answers are correct.

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
  • Release Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team

Answer : Development Team

Only the Product Owner has the authority to cancel the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

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

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.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 6

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 :

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

Answer : Development Team

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


Options are :

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

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

Scrum Master role includes:


Options are :

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

Answer : Shielding team from external interruptions.

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 :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

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 :

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

Answer : Product Owner

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Sprint Duration

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Which among below are part of Product Owner actions?


Options are :

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

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

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


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Which of the following is not time boxed?


Options are :

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

Answer : Backlog Refinement

Which option best represents the test-driven development?


Options are :

  • Code-Test-Refactor-Deliver
  • Test-Code-Deliver-Refactor
  • Refactor-Test-Code-Deliver
  • Test-Code-Refactor-Deliver

Answer : Test-Code-Refactor-Deliver

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


Options are :

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

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

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


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

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What is a Sprint backlog?


Options are :

  • The Sprint Backlog is the set of Product Backlog Items selected for the Sprint, plus delivery dates against each item.
  • 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.
  • The Sprint Goal crafted during the Sprint Planning plus the list of Product Backlog Items required for achieving the Sprint Goal.
  • A detailed project plan with all the work for the upcoming Sprint.

Answer : 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.

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

Scrum Master should be technical person? Yes or No


Options are :

  • Yes
  • No

Answer : No

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.
  • Ignore: it is not his job.
  • Develop it if there is capacity left in the Sprint.
  • Bring it to the notice of Product Owner.

Answer : Bring it to the notice of Product Owner.

Do you think a Scrum Master can also be a Development Team member?


Options are :

  • Yes
  • No

Answer : Yes

For the Product Owner to succeed, the entire organization must respect his/her decisions. Which among below are NOT the ways in which Product Owner make his/her decisions visible?


Options are :

  • Demonstrating the increment in the Sprint Review.
  • Using content and ordering of the Product Backlog.
  • Clearly explaining the Product Backlog Items.
  • Reviewing the Sprint Backlog.

Answer : Demonstrating the increment in the Sprint Review. Reviewing the Sprint Backlog.

During the Sprint Review one of the stakeholders asked a question on the likely target and delivery dates for the product. Who can best answer his query?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

Team is working in very aggressive one-week Sprints. After a few weeks team finds that the too many events that eat in to their productive time. As the Sprint duration is shorter they have decided to conduct the retrospective once in two Sprints. What can be one of the results?


Options are :

  • No impact.
  • More time for development.
  • Less opportunities for inspect and adapt.
  • Temporary increase in productivity.

Answer : Less opportunities for inspect and adapt.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 15

Which of the following items are NOT created during Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • At least one shippable increment
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Sprint Goal

Answer : At least one shippable increment

Planning, inspection and adaptation are three pillars of empirical process control. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Product Owner has asked the Development Team to change the Daily Scrum timing for next three days as he has some other important meetings to attend. But Development Team has strong constraints in changing the time. What will be your opinion on this?


Options are :

  • Development Team has the final decision.
  • Scrum Master should take a decision.
  • Accept the request as he is directing the team.
  • Cancel the Daily Scrum for three days and send the updates by email.

Answer : Development Team has the final decision.

What benefits can an automated build brings in? select two


Options are :

  • Code become more readable
  • Reduce chances of build errors in the base line
  • Early feedback for the changes in the code
  • Automatic code generation

Answer : Reduce chances of build errors in the base line Early feedback for the changes in the code

What best describes velocity for a team?


Options are :

  • The total number of Backlog Items selected by the Development Team in the previous iteration.
  • The amount of work Development Team must select to reach the Sprint Goal.
  • Amount work taken up by the Development Team in the previous iteration.
  • Past performance of the Development Team in terms of the amount of work 'Done' by the team in the previous iteration

Answer : Past performance of the Development Team in terms of the amount of work 'Done' by the team in the previous iteration

During the Daily Scrum a team member talk about some technical difficulties and expresses his inability to complete a task. What should be the response?


Options are :

  • Development Team collaborate and decide as how to address the situation.
  • Escalate to the Scrum Master and Scrum Master will strategize.
  • Switch the tasks.
  • Replace the team member with more technical person.

Answer : Development Team collaborate and decide as how to address the situation.

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