Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 5

You have conflicting requirements from two different stakeholders on a common scenario, how would you handle?


Options are :

  • Coach them, Scrum promote collaboration not conflict.
  • Call for a meeting with both and understand their concern.
  • Address it to the Product Owner.
  • Escalate to their manager to get a single view.

Answer : Address it to the Product Owner.

Which of the following is a role in Development Team?


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Scrum Master
  • Testing Team Member
  • Product Owner
  • Solution Architect

Answer : None of these

Who take a final decision on the number of Product Backlog Items to be included in the Sprint?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master as he/she must make sure that the Scrum is followed.
  • Development Team as they do the work.
  • Scrum Team as we work in a collaborative environment.
  • Product Owner as he/she knows the business priorities.

Answer : Development Team as they do the work.

Sprint Review is recommended but not mandatory if the increment is not getting released to production at the end of the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Which meeting discusses timeline, budget, potential capabilities, and marketplace for the next anticipated releases of functionality or capability of the product?


Options are :

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

Answer : Sprint Review

From the list below select two items that is TRUE about the Scrum Master.


Options are :

  • Scrum Master facilitate Development Team decisions.
  • Scrum Master make sure the impediments for the Development Team are removed.
  • Scrum Master gives business direction to the team.
  • The Scrum Master keeps the Sprint Backlog updated.

Answer : Scrum Master facilitate Development Team decisions. Scrum Master make sure the impediments for the Development Team are removed.

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What provides guidance to the Development Team on why it is building the Increment within the Sprint?


Options are :

  • The Sprint Backlog
  • None of the above
  • The Definition of Done
  • The Sprint Goal

Answer : The Sprint Goal

The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, availability, and ordering. The Sprint Backlog is the set of Product Backlog Items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product Increment and realizing the Sprint Goal. Who will be responsible for maintaining the Sprint backlog?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

What can be a valid reason for cancelling a Sprint?


Options are :

  • When not, all committed items can be finished.
  • Unexpected leaves reduce team capacity.
  • The Scrum Master goes missing.
  • The Sprint Goal is no longer valid.

Answer : The Sprint Goal is no longer valid.

Velocity is one of the inputs that can be used to predict the size of work that Development Team can take up in next Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

What are common features of formal Scrum events? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • All events are time-boxed, that every event has a maximum duration.
  • Development Team decides what are the formal events required for them.
  • Each event in Scrum is a formal opportunity to inspect and adapt.
  • Exclusion of any of these events will have an impact on transparency and reduces opportunity to inspect and adapt.

Answer : All events are time-boxed, that every event has a maximum duration. Each event in Scrum is a formal opportunity to inspect and adapt. Exclusion of any of these events will have an impact on transparency and reduces opportunity to inspect and adapt.

Which is the prescribed event that should not be avoided by any chance?


Options are :

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

Answer : All events are mandatory.

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Who track progress towards the Sprint Goal during the Sprint?


Options are :

  • The Product Owner.
  • The Development Team
  • The Scrum Master.
  • The End User.

Answer : The Development Team

Scrum recommends 9 as the maximum size for Development Team. What should be the duration of Daily Scrum if the team size is 5?


Options are :

  • Team is too small to have Daily Scrum.
  • Remains 15 minutes.
  • 7 minutes. Should take lower limit after dividing the time based on team size.
  • 8 minutes. Should take upper limit after dividing the time based on team size.

Answer : Remains 15 minutes.

How do we decide on the Sprint length?


Options are :

  • Short enough to reduce risk.
  • Maximum of one month.
  • Long enough to create a useable increment.
  • All these answers are correct.

Answer : All these answers are correct.

What is the role of Product Owner during Sprint Retrospective?


Options are :

  • Participate as a Scrum Team member.
  • Summarise the reasons for not delivering the promised content.
  • Facilitate the event
  • Product Owner is not a participant in retrospective.

Answer : Participate as a Scrum Team member.

A new Sprint will stat:


Options are :

  • Following the requirement grooming session for the next Sprint.
  • Once the major defects from the previous Sprint are fixed.
  • Immediately after the previous Sprint.
  • Immediately after the Sprint Review.

Answer : Immediately after the previous Sprint.

Which statement is TRUE about Product Backlog?


Options are :

  • If a product exists, its Product Backlog also exists.
  • All these are TRUE
  • Product Backlog Items often include test descriptions.
  • Product Backlog is never complete.

Answer : All these are TRUE

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Over a couple of Sprints, the Development Team has noticed that the code anomalies are keep on increasing. It is still within the accepted limits but shows an upward trend. What should they do?


Options are :

  • Ask Scrum Master to give strict instruction to the team that they should follow coding standards.
  • Decide as team how to stop this trend and improve it further.
  • Ask Product Owner to include it as part of acceptance criteria.
  • Any of these options.

Answer : Decide as team how to stop this trend and improve it further.

Who is responsible for ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

Which is NOT TRUE about the role of Product Owner in estimating Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • Product Owner is the owner of Product Backlog and responsible to do the estimation.
  • Provides a clear acceptance criterion.
  • Clarify any questions the team is having on the functionality.
  • Help Development Team understanding the Product Backlog Items.

Answer : Product Owner is the owner of Product Backlog and responsible to do the estimation.

In the middle of the Sprint the Development Team finds that an external component is not working as expected. This may impact their work. Please select two best choices.


Options are :

  • Development Team quickly assess the impact on the Sprint Goal and decide what best they can do to address this, while keeping the issue visible.
  • Scrum Master work on an alternate solution for the issue.
  • Product Owner removes the impacted Backlog Item.
  • Scrum Master take this as an impediment and helps the team in coordinating with the external parties.

Answer : Development Team quickly assess the impact on the Sprint Goal and decide what best they can do to address this, while keeping the issue visible. Scrum Master take this as an impediment and helps the team in coordinating with the external parties.

During the Sprint Review the Product Owner projects likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date. Which factor can result in deviations from these dates?


Options are :

  • Changes in Development Team
  • Future performance of the Development Team
  • Changes in Product Backlog
  • Changes in Business Environments
  • All these and more

Answer : All these and more

Why should we conduct Sprint Retrospective at the end of the Sprint before next Sprint Planning? Please select two.


Options are :

  • Best choice as team will be less occupied.
  • We should document lessons learned at the end of every Sprint.
  • Incidents during the Sprint will be fresh in the mind and easy to recollect.
  • Decisions from retrospect may impact the next Sprint Planning.

Answer : Incidents during the Sprint will be fresh in the mind and easy to recollect. Decisions from retrospect may impact the next Sprint Planning.

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Only during the Sprint Retrospectives Scrum Team inspect and adapt its processes. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What is Sprint0? Where it is helpful?


Options are :

  • There is nothing called Sprint0
  • Sprint0 create the initial Product Backlog and set up the development environment.
  • Sprint0 is for training.
  • Sprint0 is for preparing for development Sprints. It is useful in all the projects.

Answer : There is nothing called Sprint0

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


Options are :

  • As decided by the Development Team
  • There will be one Product Backlog and three Sprint backlogs
  • There will be three Product Backlogs and one Sprint backlog
  • There will be three Product Backlogs and three Sprint backlogs

Answer : There will be one Product Backlog and three Sprint backlogs

What is the main responsibility of Scrum Master in maintaining Scrum Artifacts?


Options are :

  • Coaches the Scrum Team in maintaining transparency.
  • Scrum Master owns the Scrum processes and its Artifact.
  • Review the Artifacts to make sure it follows the format prescribed.
  • Select the best tools for maintaining the Artifacts.

Answer : Coaches the Scrum Team in maintaining transparency.

Product Owner is responsible for maintaining the Product Backlog. Development Team maintains the Sprint backlog. What is the role of the Scrum Master in maintaining transparency of Artifacts?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master work with all involved parties to assess how transparent the Artifacts are.
  • All these answers are correct.
  • In the absence of complete transparency, the Scrum Master help others to follow appropriate practices.
  • Scrum Master works with the Scrum Team and the organization to increase the transparency of the Artifacts.

Answer : All these answers are correct.

Which is TRUE about the Product Owner role?


Options are :

  • Decide number of items included in the Sprint.
  • All of these are TRUE.
  • Responsible for estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Adjust Product Backlog items and priority every iteration, as needed.

Answer : Adjust Product Backlog items and priority every iteration, as needed.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 5

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