Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 2

The time box is over, but Development team failed to finish all selected work. A decision must be taken on the selected items. Who all are the mandatory participants in this discussion?


Options are :

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

Answer : The Development Team and the Product Owner

Which of the below is not a prescribed event in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Scrum Master Huddle
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Planning

Answer : Scrum Master Huddle

A common language referring to the process must be shared by all participants. What does this statement refer to?


Options are :

  • Transparency
  • Commitment
  • Courage
  • Focus

Answer : Transparency

When should we conduct Sprint Retrospective?


Options are :

  • During next Sprint.
  • At the end of the Sprint before Sprint Review.
  • Any time after the Sprint ends.
  • After Sprint Review, before next Sprint Planning.

Answer : After Sprint Review, before next Sprint Planning.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 2

At the end of Sprint Planning the Development Team was not able to decompose all selected Backlog Items to small work items. The work for only first few days is fully decomposed. What should the team do?


Options are :

  • This is as expected. Close the planning meeting and start working on the increments.
  • The Scrum Master should teach the team how to break down backlog items to work items.
  • Extend the time for planning.
  • Sprint Planning is timeboxed event and it should not be extended. So, conduct another planning meeting after first week of the Sprint.

Answer : This is as expected. Close the planning meeting and start working on the increments.

Self-Organising teams are characterised by their ability to:


Options are :

  • Make local decisions
  • Fast escalations
  • Report the progress
  • Follow the plan

Answer : Make local decisions

What are the decisions taken during the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • How will the work needed to deliver the Increment be achieved?
  • None of these
  • What should be the duration of other formal events within the Sprint?
  • What can be delivered in the upcoming Sprint?

Answer : How will the work needed to deliver the Increment be achieved? What can be delivered in the upcoming Sprint?

During the Sprint Review one of the stakeholders commented that there is lack of visibility regarding the progress. They do not know how the development is progressing and what is the current state. Who is responsible for addressing their concern?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

Which Artifact gives a forecast by the Development Team about what functionality will be in the next Increment?


Options are :

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

Answer : The Sprint Backlog

A prospective client is visiting the organisation next week. The CEO wants some small features to be included in the current Sprint. How should Development Team respond to this request?


Options are :

  • Ask the CEO for two additional members in the team to work on the changes.
  • Create a separate branch for the client demo and do the development there.
  • Any decision on the requirements and priority should be from the Product Owner. So, address this to the Product Owner.
  • Accept the request as they are small changes and Sprint Goal won't be affected.

Answer : Any decision on the requirements and priority should be from the Product Owner. So, address this to the Product Owner.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 10

Are Order and assigned developer two of the attributes of a Product Backlog Item?


Options are :

  • Order is an attribute; Assigned Developer is not an attribute
  • Assigned Developer is an attribute; Order is not an attribute
  • Both are not attributes.
  • Both are attributes.

Answer : Order is an attribute; Assigned Developer is not an attribute

What are the advantages of senior leadership participating in Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Status reporting will be easier and more transparent.
  • Team will get more visibility.
  • They should not participate in Daily Scrum.
  • It can increase team morale.

Answer : They should not participate in Daily Scrum.

Scrum is a framework within which you can employ various processes and techniques. Earned Value (EVM) is the best way to measure the progress. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

The Development Team should consist of all skills required to:


Options are :

  • Required to convert the selected Product Backlog Items into a potentially shippable increment of product functionality.
  • Required to complete coding and testing for the selected Product Backlog.
  • Required to analyse and code the selected Product Backlog.
  • Required to convert at least the most important Product Backlog Items into working software.

Answer : Required to convert the selected Product Backlog Items into a potentially shippable increment of product functionality.

Product Owner invite the stakeholders to the Sprint Review. It is the only way to get feedback from the stakeholders: TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

We are in the last week of the Sprint. Some of the stakeholders have expressed their inability to attend the Sprint Review as per the schedule. They will be available only during next week. What will be the best choice?


Options are :

  • Cancel the Sprint Review.
  • Postpone the next Sprint.
  • Postpone the review to a date during next Sprint.
  • Go ahead with the review in proper sequence with available stakeholders.

Answer : Go ahead with the review in proper sequence with available stakeholders.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 6

Daily Scrum reduces need for other meetings. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

What is the goal of Development Team in Sprint1?


Options are :

  • Groom the requirements with Product Owner and make sure that the Product Backlog is complete.
  • Setup the development environment.
  • Create an increment of potentially shippable software
  • Create high and low-level designs for the product

Answer : Create an increment of potentially shippable software

Set of Product Backlog Items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product Increment is called:


Options are :

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

Answer : The Sprint Backlog

Which is not a mandatory event for a distributed Scrum Team?


Options are :

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

Answer : All events are mandatory.

What should be done with the selected Backlog Items if the Sprint get cancelled?


Options are :

  • Product Owner can review and accept the done items if they are usable.
  • Put all the items back to the Product Backlog.
  • Items which are done and usable will be released to the production.
  • Discard them.

Answer : Product Owner can review and accept the done items if they are usable.

Duration of the Sprint must be one month or less. What are some of the issues with Sprints longer than one month? Select all those apply.


Options are :

  • Increased complexity.
  • Difficult to keep events within time box.
  • Delayed feedback.
  • Risk of being detached from stakeholders.

Answer : Increased complexity. Difficult to keep events within time box. Delayed feedback. Risk of being detached from stakeholders.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 4

TRUE or FALSE: During the Sprint remaining effort in the Sprint backlog can grow.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

What are the two Scrum Artifacts maintained by Scrum Team?


Options are :

  • Project backlog
  • Iteration Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Product Backlog

Answer : Sprint Backlog Product Backlog

During the Sprint Review the Product Owner communicate his decision to release the increment to the production. How to handle the user feedback coming from the production?


Options are :

  • Continue Sprinting but change the Sprint Goal based on the customer feedback.
  • Continue Sprinting. Add user feedback to the Product Backlog and prioritise them.
  • Stop Sprints for some time to respond to the user feedback.

Answer : Continue Sprinting. Add user feedback to the Product Backlog and prioritise them.

The organisation has a Definition of Done which should be followed by all product teams. Development Team is trying to define their Definition of Done. They should:


Options are :

  • They should follow the Definition of Done in the organisation as a minimum and add project specific conditions to it.
  • Consider only those items in the Definition of Done in the organisation which they are comfortable with and add new items to it.
  • Development Teams are self-organising. They can ignore the Definition of Done in the organisation and create their own.
  • They should follow the Definition of Done in the organisation as it is. It defines what is required in the organisation.

Answer : They should follow the Definition of Done in the organisation as a minimum and add project specific conditions to it.

When is a Sprint cancelled?


Options are :

  • When the Sprint Goal is hard to achieve.
  • When the wrong estimates had resulted in unachievable commitments.
  • All these options are correct.
  • When Product Owner decides that the Sprint Goal became obsolete.

Answer : When Product Owner decides that the Sprint Goal became obsolete.

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


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 4

The Development Team tracks total work remaining at least for every Daily Scrum to project the likelihood of achieving the Sprint Goal. Which tool can help them in doing this?


Options are :

  • Release burn down chart
  • Release burnup chart
  • velocity chart
  • Sprint burndown chart

Answer : Sprint burndown chart

Definition of Done will be inspected and improved as the project progresses. This may add new items in it. How will this impact the work already done in the previous Sprints?


Options are :

  • No impact, as it is already done.
  • There is an impact: it may uncover work to be done in previously 'Done' increments.

Answer : There is an impact: it may uncover work to be done in previously 'Done' increments.

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