Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 13

In the Scrum Team who help everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values?


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Master

What is the focus during Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Number of work items remaining in the Sprint backlog.
  • Progress towards the Sprint Goal.
  • Total of identified work remaining in the Sprint.
  • Unresolved impediments.

Answer : Progress towards the Sprint Goal.

What is fundamental theory that the Scrum is based on?


Options are :

  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Empirical process control theory
  • Software Development Theory

Answer : Empirical process control theory

All the teams working on the same product should have a single Sprint backlog that combines plans from all the teams. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

What is velocity NOT used for?


Options are :

  • Defining new features.
  • Selecting the Product Backlog Items for the next Sprint.
  • Validating Release plans.
  • As an indication of team capacity.

Answer : Defining new features.

Which is not a defined Role in Scrum?


Options are :

  • The Product Owner
  • Developer
  • The Development Team
  • The Scrum Master

Answer : Developer

Success Tips: Training for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

A Sprint can be cancelled if the Sprint Goal becomes obsolete. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

What is the main difference between Acceptance Criteria and Definition of Done?


Options are :

  • Acceptance criteria focus on functionality and Definition of Done is a checklist confirming if the increment is 'Done and shippable"
  • Definition of Done is a part of acceptance criteria.
  • Both are same.
  • Acceptance criteria focus on completeness of User Story and Definition of Done talks about completeness of Sprint.

Answer : Acceptance criteria focus on functionality and Definition of Done is a checklist confirming if the increment is 'Done and shippable"

Which is TRUE about Product Owner role? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • Maximize the value of the product resulting from work of the Development Team.
  • Prioritize features according to market value.
  • Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items
  • Accept or reject work results.

Answer : Maximize the value of the product resulting from work of the Development Team. Prioritize features according to market value. Accept or reject work results.

Who coaches the Development Team in self-organization?


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Master

What is NOT TRUE about Product Backlog?


Options are :

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

Answer : All the Backlog Items must be in the form of user stories.

Who decides the frequency and way in which the Sprint Backlog Items to be updated?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Success Tips: Training for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

Which among these is the most important deliverable by the Development Team at the end of the Sprint?


Options are :

  • Plan for regression testing
  • Updates to the coding standards
  • A Done Increment
  • Code review records

Answer : A Done Increment

Development Team has a collective responsibility for all aspects of work towards the Sprint Goal except for:


Options are :

  • Unit testing
  • Code review
  • None of these is an exception.
  • Sprint Demo
  • Design
  • Integration

Answer : None of these is an exception.

A Sprint would be cancelled if the Sprint Goal becomes obsolete. Why is this a very rare occurrence?


Options are :

  • Because the Scrum Master won't approve cancellation.
  • Because of the short duration of Sprints.
  • Due to the self-organising nature of the Development Team.
  • Because the Sprint Goal is crafted by the Scrum Team.

Answer : Because of the short duration of Sprints.

Select the correct statement.


Options are :

  • Team use Sprint0 to build the technical design.
  • Technical design evolves over the Sprints. Team start with minimum required design and improves it over the Sprints.
  • Scrum does not mandate technical design. It concentrates on functionality.

Answer : Technical design evolves over the Sprints. Team start with minimum required design and improves it over the Sprints.

Development Team members volunteer to be accountable for a Product Backlog Item:


Options are :

  • When he/she is done with the current item he/she owns.
  • During planning
  • Never
  • At Daily Scrum

Answer : Never

Which Prescribed Scrum events provides opportunity to inspect and adapt? Select all that apply


Options are :

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review
  • Daily Scrum
  • Backlog refinement

Answer : Sprint Retrospective Sprint Review Daily Scrum

Success Tips: Training for Scrum Master Certifications Set 1

How does the Definition of Done helps the Development Team decisions during the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • It tells the approach required to implement the functionality.
  • It helps in deciding the amount of work required for a Backlog Item.
  • It gives guidelines for crafting the Sprint Goal.
  • It is not helpful during planning.

Answer : It helps in deciding the amount of work required for a Backlog Item.

Who should take a final decision when there are conflicting requirements coming on the product from different stakeholders?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Business Analyst

Answer : Product Owner

Which event can be avoided if the Development Team has only three members and all are working from the same room?


Options are :

  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Planning
  • All events are mandatory.
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective

Answer : All events are mandatory.

Which is NOT a benefit of Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • This is an opportunity to get clarifications from Product Owner.
  • Better communications.
  • This is an opportunity to review progress towards the Sprint Goal.
  • Improves inspect and adapt process.

Answer : This is an opportunity to get clarifications from Product Owner.

When can we consider the selected Backlog Item as Done?


Options are :

  • When it reaches 'Definition of Done' as agreed during the Sprint Planning.
  • When Acceptance Tests are passed.
  • Once it is successfully integrated in the staging environment.
  • When programming and unit tests are completed.

Answer : When it reaches 'Definition of Done' as agreed during the Sprint Planning.

Every development team should have:


Options are :

  • A technical lead or a senior developer
  • Competencies and skills required to deliver a done increment at every Sprint
  • An equal number of developers and testers
  • None of the above

Answer : Competencies and skills required to deliver a done increment at every Sprint

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 4

Development Team collaboratively plan their work and re-plan as required during the Sprint. Which characteristic of the team is shown here?


Options are :

  • Self-organising
  • Technical excellence
  • Domain expertise
  • Cross functional

Answer : Self-organising

An automated build must be triggered when a code change is submitted. This can be an example of Definition of Done. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

The Development Team has estimated that they can finish a work item in the Sprint backlog in 8 hours if there are no interruptions and distractions. What kind of an estimate that they are doing?


Options are :

  • Ideal Hours
  • Functional points
  • T-Shirt sizing
  • Story points
  • None of the above

Answer : Ideal Hours

In the list below which is not an input to the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • Product Backlog
  • Past performance of the Development Team.
  • Latest product increment
  • Sprint Backlog

Answer : Sprint Backlog

Which is NOT included as a Scrum value?


Options are :

  • Focus
  • Respect
  • Openness
  • Commitment
  • Courage
  • Speed

Answer : Speed

Three teams are working on the same product. Which will be a shared Artifact across all the teams?


Options are :

  • Sprint burndown chart
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Product Backlog
  • None of the above

Answer : Product Backlog

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 8

Comment / Suggestion Section
Point our Mistakes and Post Your Suggestions