Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 14

Three pillars of empirical process control are transparency inspection and adaptation. Who is responsible for inspecting the work done within the Sprint towards the Sprint Goal?


Options are :

  • Development Team
  • Scrum Master
  • Auditor
  • Product Owner

Answer : Development Team

Product Owner is responsible for maintaining the Product Backlog. Can the Development Team be involved in this activity?


Options are :

  • No, Never
  • Yes, They can

Answer : Yes, They can

Product Owner has added an initial set of items in the Product Backlog based on what is known so far. He is facing challenges in ordering them. What could be the role of Scrum Master here?


Options are :

  • Let the Development Team do the ordering.
  • Tell him that the order is not important as he has captured all the requirements.
  • Help him in finding techniques and getting knowledge for effective Product Backlog management.
  • Scrum Master do this activity on behalf of Product Owner.

Answer : Help him in finding techniques and getting knowledge for effective Product Backlog management.

Product Owner best understands the business priorities. He/she decides how many Backlog Items to be included in the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Which statement is TRUE about Sprint backlog?


Options are :

  • All these answers are correct.
  • Development Team start with known tasks at the time of Sprint Planning.
  • It is a live document; Development Team keep updating it throughout the Sprint duration.
  • As development progresses tasks may get added, remaining effort in the Sprint backlog can grow.
  • As Sprint progresses new tasks may get added resulting in a temporary increase in remaining effort.

Answer : All these answers are correct.

New Items can be added to the Product Backlog at any time as required by the Product Owner. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 12

When should we release the increment to the production?


Options are :

  • As decided by the Product Owner
  • End of Every Sprint.
  • After hardening Sprint.
  • End of release Sprint.

Answer : As decided by the Product Owner

At any point of time the Sprint burn-down chart shows the amount of identified work remains in the Sprint. It will get reduced every time the team updates the Sprint backlog. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

The role of a Product Owner can be described as: Select the best fit


Options are :

  • Requirements prioritise
  • Value optimiser
  • Business Analyst
  • Requirements Collector

Answer : Value optimiser

Scrum has fixed the time box for formal events. What can be the time box for other meetings? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • Not more than time box for Sprint Planning.
  • Scrum Team can decide an appropriate amount of time without allowing waste.
  • Scrum does not define a time box for other events.
  • Max 4 hours for one-month Sprint.

Answer : Scrum Team can decide an appropriate amount of time without allowing waste. Scrum does not define a time box for other events.

Who write test cases in a Scrum Team?


Options are :

  • Testing team
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team
  • QA specialist

Answer : Development Team

In the list below which all are the inputs to the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

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

Answer : Past performance of the Development Team. Product Backlog Latest product increment

Confirmation from Product Owner that there are enough Backlog Items ready for implementation is a precondition for beginning a new Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What are Scrum Values?


Options are :

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

Answer : Openness Courage Focus Respect Commitment

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 2

What is Hardening Sprint? Where it is helpful?


Options are :

  • There is nothing called Hardening Sprint. We have release Sprint for release preparation.
  • There is no Sprint called Hardening Sprint.
  • Hardening Sprint ids for preparing the product for release. It is useful in all the projects.
  • Hardening Sprint ids for preparing the product for release. It is useful in packaged systems.

Answer : There is no Sprint called Hardening Sprint.

Who projects likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date if required during the Sprint Review?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

Which artifact serves as a forecast the functionality in the next Increment?


Options are :

  • The Product Backlog
  • An Increment
  • The Sprint Backlog
  • All these three are correct.

Answer : The Sprint Backlog

How does Scrum enhance time to market? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • Delivering the right scope at the right time, not all at once.
  • Short delivery cycles Incremental delivery.
  • Better aligned with business priorities - requirement prioritization.
  • Entire software is delivered at one go. This avoids time required for multiple releases.

Answer : Delivering the right scope at the right time, not all at once. Short delivery cycles Incremental delivery. Better aligned with business priorities - requirement prioritization.

The number of items selected from the Product Backlog for the Sprint is solely up to the Development Team. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

In which formal event time box will vary based on the Development Team size?


Options are :

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

Answer : None of these

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

Scrum Team is discussing about the available capacity for the upcoming Sprints. They forecast some effort will be spend towards backlog refinement activities during initial Sprints till the Product Backlog is complete. When will the Product Backlog complete?


Options are :

  • Once all the known needs are captured.
  • Never.
  • Once all identified items are detailed, ordered and estimated.
  • Once we have enough work for entire project duration.

Answer : Never.

Who create the Sprint Backlog?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

What is the time box for Sprint Retrospective for one-month Sprints?


Options are :

  • As decided by Development Team
  • Not a timeboxed event
  • 2 Hours
  • 3 hours

Answer : 3 hours

When can we consider a Product Backlog Item as Ready for selection in planning?


Options are :

  • When it can be 'Done' within one Sprint.
  • When it enters the Product Backlog.
  • When it meets the Definition of Done.
  • When it becomes part of Sprint backlog.

Answer : When it can be 'Done' within one Sprint.

What is the recommended structure of Development Team?


Options are :

  • The Development Team should consist of all skills required to convert the selected Product Backlog Items into a potentially shippable increment of product functionality.
  • The Development Team should be consisting of programmers and testers.
  • The Development Team should consist of Business Analyst, Developers and Testers.
  • The Development Team has no titles. So, it should be of Developers only and other skills as consultants.

Answer : The Development Team should consist of all skills required to convert the selected Product Backlog Items into a potentially shippable increment of product functionality.

Product Backlog Items can be updated at any time by the Product Owner or at the Product Owner's discretion. Which attribute of Product Backlog Item should NOT be updated at the Product Owner's discretion?


Options are :

  • Details
  • Estimate
  • None of these
  • Order

Answer : Estimate

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

During the Sprint Planning the Development Team is selecting the Backlog Items for the Sprint. Who can best guide them in making the  best out of this activity?


Options are :

  • The Scrum Master
  • The team self-organises
  • The Product Owner
  • The End User

Answer : The Product Owner

Three teams are working on the same product. Select the best statement.


Options are :

  • A single Product Backlog is maintained, and each team will concentrate on one of the layers of the product like Database, Business logic and User Interface.
  • Single Product Backlog and two teams will be working on increments. Third team will take care of testing and integration aspects to make the increments shippable.
  • Single Product Backlog and all teams will be working towards creating done shippable increment.
  • Three Product Backlogs and teams will be working on different features/capabilities of the product.

Answer : Single Product Backlog and all teams will be working towards creating done shippable increment.

Duration of the Sprint must be one month or less. What are some of the characteristics with Sprints longer than one month?


Options are :

  • Reduce complexity.
  • Scrum events are more effective.
  • Delayed feedback.
  • Risk of being detached from stakeholders.

Answer : Delayed feedback. Risk of being detached from stakeholders.

What is the advantage of Development Team members being full time in a single project?


Options are :

  • It is easy to coordinate
  • Work assignments will be more effective
  • Management is easier
  • More focus and productivity

Answer : More focus and productivity

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