Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 3

Which of the following statements are TRUE?


Options are :

  • A Sprint can be cancelled.
  • The Scrum Master coaches the team in keeping the events within time box.
  • A fully formed Sprint Backlog is one of the expected outcomes from Sprint Planning.
  • The Development Team can re-negotiate scope with Product Owner.

Answer : A Sprint can be cancelled. The Scrum Master coaches the team in keeping the events within time box. The Development Team can re-negotiate scope with Product Owner.

Development Team is working on a cloud-based solution. During the planning meeting the Product Owner suggested a design approach used in one of his previous projects. The Product Owner is coming from the technical background and highly respected in the organisation. What should the Development Team do?


Options are :

  • Ignore: it is not his job.
  • Follow the approach as the Product Owner is a technical expert.
  • Consider the option. But the final decision should be taken and owned by the Development Team.
  • Follow the approach as the Product Owner must approve their increments.

Answer : Consider the option. But the final decision should be taken and owned by the Development Team.

During the Daily Scrum a Development Team member wants to have a detailed discussion on a technical issue. He needs help to finalise an approach. What is the best thing to do?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master to have a one to one discussion with the member.
  • Required members regroup after Daily Scrum to discuss the issue.
  • Tell him this is not the right occasion to raise the issue.
  • Discuss the issue. Formal events can reduce the need for other meetings.

Answer : Required members regroup after Daily Scrum to discuss the issue.

A conflict has developed within the Development Team on a technical approach. Who is responsible for solving such issues?


Options are :

  • Development Team
  • Line manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner

Answer : Development Team

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 12

When can we postpone the start of a new Sprint?


Options are :

  • When the regression testing is not completed.
  • The last increment is not yet reached the production
  • None of these are valid reasons.
  • Only when Product Owner decides to extend the previous Sprint.

Answer : None of these are valid reasons.

The current velocity of the team is 60 story points. After considering their capacity for next Sprint team has taken up Backlog Items amounting 50 story points. The Product Owner insists them to take one more feature that amounts to 85 story points. The Scrum Master suggest the team should take 60 points of work as it is their velocity. What should be the best choice?


Options are :

  • average:65
  • 85
  • 60
  • 50

Answer : 50

The Development Team has a disagreement on the value of a new Product Backlog Item added by the Product Owner. Whom should they raise this concern?


Options are :

  • Product Owner as he/she is the owner of Product Backlog.
  • Customer who has given this requirement.
  • Line manager as it is an escalation.
  • Scrum Master, as they are challenging the Product Owner decision.

Answer : Product Owner as he/she is the owner of Product Backlog.

Which all items fall under Development Team responsibilities? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.
  • Maintain Sprint backlog.
  • Create a done increment at the end of every Sprint.
  • Clearly expressing the business priorities.

Answer : Maintain Sprint backlog. Create a done increment at the end of every Sprint.

Product Backlog Item considered done when the functionality is approved by the Product Owner. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What are the ways in which a good architecture is ensured in Scrum? Please select two.


Options are :

  • First Sprint is used to build the complete architecture.
  • Every Development Team member should follow the architectural guidelines agreed by the Development Team.
  • Scrum does not mandate technical design. It concentrates on functionality.
  • In each Sprint improve the architecture as needed for the features planned in the Sprint.

Answer : Every Development Team member should follow the architectural guidelines agreed by the Development Team. In each Sprint improve the architecture as needed for the features planned in the Sprint.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 7

Who from the list below will be the best choice for a Scrum Master role?


Options are :

  • A less experience person with good Scrum knowledge
  • A certified planning expert
  • A well-known 'task master'
  • An Experienced Project manager

Answer : A less experience person with good Scrum knowledge

A Sprint Goal is:


Options are :

  • Crafted by the Scrum Team
  • An objective that will be met within the Sprint
  • All these answers are correct.
  • Provides guidance to the Development Team

Answer : All these answers are correct.

Is Product Owner a participant in the Retrospective?


Options are :

  • No
  • Yes

Answer : Yes

When does the second Sprint start?


Options are :

  • Immediately after the first Sprint.
  • Immediately after the backlog refinement for the Sprint.
  • Once the UAT for first Sprint is completed.
  • Immediately after the Product Owner confirms the backlog is ready.

Answer : Immediately after the first Sprint.

A Sprint burn-down chart shows:


Options are :

  • Commitment against the available capacity
  • Total amount of work in the Sprint.
  • Total of identified work remaining in the Sprint.
  • The amount of work that the team should complete every day.

Answer : Total of identified work remaining in the Sprint.

For which the formal event selection of appropriate timebox is not influenced by the Sprint length?


Options are :

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

Answer : Daily Scrum

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 6

When is the technical design decided?


Options are :

  • Beginning of the project.
  • Technical design evolves over the Sprints.
  • When project architect is available. But as early as possible to avoid it becoming an impediment
  • In design Sprint.

Answer : Technical design evolves over the Sprints.

Select all those applicable for Product Owner role.


Options are :

  • Maximise value of product.
  • Evaluate team member performance.
  • Explains business priorities.
  • Gives Business direction.

Answer : Maximise value of product. Explains business priorities. Gives Business direction.

For how many Backlog Items can a Development Team member be personally accountable at a given point of time?


Options are :

  • Based on the WIP limits decided by the Scrum Team.
  • None. Accountability remains with team.
  • only one at a time.
  • None. Team members create pairs and accountability remains with these sub teams.

Answer : None. Accountability remains with team.

Which statement is TRUE when multiple teams are working on the same product?


Options are :

  • Multiple Product Backlog and Multiple Product Owners
  • One Product Backlog and one Product Owner
  • One Product Backlog and Multiple Product Owners
  • Multiple Product Backlog and one Product Owners

Answer : One Product Backlog and one Product Owner

Who all are the mandatory participants in Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Development Team
  • Project Manager and Development Team
  • Product Owner and Development Team
  • Architect and Development Team
  • Scrum Master and Development Team

Answer : Development Team

During Daily Scrum which Artifact is referred to inspect the progress towards Sprint Goal?


Options are :

  • Project Charter
  • Product Roadmap
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Product Backlog

Answer : Sprint Backlog

When there are major defects from the previous Sprint we should not start a new Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

What is TRUE about test-driven development?


Options are :

  • Write the test first and develop software to satisfy the test.
  • Same as test automation.
  • Development is managed by the testing team.
  • Testing experts write the code.

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

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 11

Formal events remove the need for any other meetings in Scrum. TRUE or FALSE?


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

When can we continue the Daily Scrum beyond 15 minutes?


Options are :

  • When the team must design a component
  • When the team is facing technical challenges.
  • It should not be extended.
  • When there are new members in the team.

Answer : It should not be extended.

How should the Development Team deal with non-functional requirements?


Options are :

  • Ignore and concentrate on burndown.
  • Make sure every increment meets them.
  • It is duty of architect team.
  • Handle during release Sprint.

Answer : Make sure every increment meets them.

Which of the following are the outputs from Sprint Planning?


Options are :

  • Sprint Goal
  • Shippable increment
  • Sprint Backlog
  • All the above

Answer : Sprint Goal Sprint Backlog

A Development Team consists of two members. What will be the challenges?


Options are :

  • Less interactions
  • Low productivity
  • All these answers are correct.
  • Skill constraints

Answer : All these answers are correct.

Which of the following is mandated by the Scrum?


Options are :

  • Velocity chart
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint burndown chart
  • All three are mandated.

Answer : Product Backlog

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 6

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