Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 15

When is a Product Backlog Item considered done?


Options are :

  • When it passes acceptance criteria.
  • When the Product Owner approves the functionality.
  • When it becomes potentially shippable as confirmed by the Definition of Done.
  • When there is no related work remains in the Sprint backlog.

Answer : When it becomes potentially shippable as confirmed by the Definition of Done.

Who can provide input to the Product Owner on Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • No one, Product Owner is the authority.
  • Anyone who is associated with the product
  • Business Experts
  • End Users
  • Development Team

Answer : Anyone who is associated with the product

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 3

An Organisation is adopting Scrum. It modifies the framework to suit their requirements. They change the formal events and add or delete some roles. What will be the result?


Options are :

  • Scrum is only a framework. The modified version will speed up their Scrum adoption.
  • The result is not Scrum.
  • Organisation will become more Agile.
  • Projects in the organisation will fail.

Answer : The result is not Scrum.

The Development Team decides to conduct Daily Scrum only on alternate days. Please select the correct statement.


Options are :

  • It reduces opportunities to inspect and adapt.
  • Development Team can decide what best work for them.
  • It needs approval from Scrum Master.
  • It needs approval from Product Owner.

Answer : It reduces opportunities to inspect and adapt.

An increment must be released to production at the end of every Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Sprint Retrospective should be conducted at the end of the current Sprint- after Sprint Review, before next Sprint Planning. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

Which is a technical practice suggested by Scrum?


Options are :

  • Pair programming
  • None of the above
  • Test-driven development
  • Coding standards

Answer : None of the above

Artifacts are one of the inputs for the Scrum Team to take decisions to optimise their value. Effectiveness of these decisions depends on: Please select the best answer.


Options are :

  • Artifact Ownership
  • Artifact Transparency
  • Artifact Format

Answer : Artifact Transparency

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 2

Which is NOT a part of definition of Done?


Options are :

  • The code coverage should be 80% or more.
  • The increment must be released to the production.
  • The increment must pass the acceptance criteria.
  • The increment must be successfully integrated and working in the main branch.

Answer : The increment must be released to the production.

Select all those NOT applicable for Product Owner role.


Options are :

  • Manages work towards Sprint Goal.
  • Gives Business direction.
  • Evaluate team member performance.
  • Maximise value of product.

Answer : Manages work towards Sprint Goal. Evaluate team member performance.

Who is a servant leader for the Scrum Team?


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Master

Programmers have an additional responsibility of helping testers in automating test scripts. Is this statement applicable for Development Teams in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Yes, it is applicable
  • No, it is not relevant.

Answer : No, it is not relevant.

A Development Team member can play the role of a Scrum Master. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

Which is NOT a Development Team responsibility?


Options are :

  • Monitoring the Sprint progress
  • Updating the Sprint backlog
  • Coaching the Product Owner
  • Resolving build failures

Answer : Coaching the Product Owner

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 1

From the list below please select Artifacts that are mandatory in Scrum.


Options are :

  • Increment
  • Sprint Backlog
  • High-level design
  • Project plan
  • Product Backlog

Answer : Increment Sprint Backlog Product Backlog

Scrum Team participates in:


Options are :

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Planning

Answer : Sprint Retrospective Sprint Review Sprint Planning

Product Backlog Items can be written in the form of:


Options are :

  • User stories
  • Use cases
  • Any of these or more
  • Feature Cards

Answer : Any of these or more

As decided during retrospective coding guidelines and best practices are introduced for improving the development work within the Sprint. Who is responsible for maintaining these guidelines?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

All Sprint code must be reviewed, and review records should be available in the tool - This can be an item in:


Options are :

  • Definition of Done
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Sprint Goal
  • Definition of Ready

Answer : Definition of Done

What is the method used by the Scrum Team to bring in shared understanding on the criteria for confirming a Backlog Item is done in all aspects?


Options are :

  • Definition of Ready
  • Definition of Done
  • Coding Guidelines
  • Acceptance Criteria

Answer : Definition of Done

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 10

What does a burn-up chart show?


Options are :

  • Time required
  • Time Spend
  • Work Completed
  • Work remains

Answer : Work Completed

A way of breaking down the software development of a large application into smaller chunks is called:


Options are :

  • JIT planning
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Waterfall Approach
  • Iterative development

Answer : Iterative development

The Product Owner is not showing up for the Scrum events and not available for the Development Team. What should be the way out?


Options are :

  • Senior member from Development team can step in as the Product Owner till he/she returns.
  • Scrum Master should take up the Product Owner responsibilities.
  • It is fine if the Product Owner is available for the Sprint Review.
  • The Scrum Master must take it as an impediment and educate the Product Owner.

Answer : The Scrum Master must take it as an impediment and educate the Product Owner.

The Sprint is a successful one. The Sprint Goal is achieved as committed and decided during the Sprint Planning. There were no major issues during the Sprint. The Development Team decided to skip the Sprint Retrospective and use that time for backlog refinement for next Sprint.


Options are :

  • Development Team can decide based on their priorities. But Product Owner must approve this move.
  • It is a good move. It will save time.
  • Should not skip. It is an event for the entire Scrum Team to inspect and adapt.
  • Development Team can decide based on their priorities. But Scrum Master must approve this move.

Answer : Should not skip. It is an event for the entire Scrum Team to inspect and adapt.

What is test-driven development?


Options are :

  • A team of testers continuously verifying the changes.
  • Testers will plan the development.
  • Write the test first and develop software to satisfy the test.
  • Same as test automation.

Answer : Write the test first and develop software to satisfy the test.

A Sprint Planning meeting is in progress. Development Team has selected the Backlog Items based on their velocity and Scrum Team crafted a Sprint Goal. Accountability is fixed with individual members for each selected item. How will you comment on this situation?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master should have been consulted before assigning items.
  • Assigning ownership will increase accountability.
  • Individual member may be working on specific items, but accountability should remain with the team.
  • Entire team should work on a single item at a time.

Answer : Individual member may be working on specific items, but accountability should remain with the team.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 4

Which is neither a role nor a title recognised by Scrum?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team Tester

What are feature teams?


Options are :

  • Teams are made up of experts in a specific domain and they are focused only on the work related to their domain.
  • self-organising teams who perform their work without being guided by someone outside the team.
  • All these answers are correct.
  • Teams are cross-component, cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour (feature) of the system.

Answer : Teams are cross-component, cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour (feature) of the system.

Which is NOT expected out of Sprint Planning Meeting?


Options are :

  • Increment
  • None of these are expected.
  • Sprint Goal
  • Sprint backlog

Answer : Increment

Development Team is working on a Product Backlog Item. But they are unsure if the functionality is working as expected. What can help them in this situation?


Options are :

  • Sprint Backlog
  • product roadmap
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Definition of Done

Answer : Acceptance criteria

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