Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 7

Product Owner consider inputs from all stake holders while maintaining the Product Backlog. But while ordering the Backlog Items who can influence his/her decisions?


Options are :

  • Development Team
  • Scrum Master
  • No one, Product Owner is the authority.
  • Any one
  • End Users

Answer : Any one

It is noticed that only a part of Development Team members has upgraded to the new version of the development framework which has recently released. This may create problems with the build. This framework is provided and maintained by an external vendor. Who should resolve this?


Options are :

  • Product Owner as this framework was included as part of project contract.
  • Scrum Master as the framework is maintained by external vendor.
  • Vendor as they have provided the frame work.
  • Development Team as it is not an issue with external framework but with team coordination.

Answer : Development Team as it is not an issue with external framework but with team coordination.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 9

An impediment prevents the Development Team from meeting the Sprint Goal. When will these impediments are found and handled?


Options are :

  • Any time during the Sprint.
  • During the Sprint Planning.
  • During the retrospective.
  • During the Daily Scrum.

Answer : Any time during the Sprint.

What is FALSE about empirical process control theory?


Options are :

  • Making decisions based on what is known.
  • Knowledge comes from experience.
  • Plan is a one-time activity.

Answer : Plan is a one-time activity.

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


Options are :

  • estimate is an attribute, Order is not an attribute
  • Both are not attributes.
  • Order is an attribute, estimate is not an attribute
  • Both are attributes.

Answer : Both are attributes.

What is an effective way to make sure that all increments follow non-functional requirements?


Options are :

  • Include it as part of regression test
  • Add it as an independent task in Sprint backlog because Sprint backlog contains the work required in the Sprint
  • Add it as a Product Backlog Item
  • Add it to the Definition of Done

Answer : Add it to the Definition of Done

The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the Development Team. This work includes:


Options are :

  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all.
  • Ordering the items in the Product Backlog
  • Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed.
  • Selecting the Product Backlog Items for the next Sprint.

Answer : Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all. Ordering the items in the Product Backlog Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed.

Who owns the Sprint backlog?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 11

Most of the Product Owner activities that requires Development Team involvement should be carried out during the time between Sprints. This will avoid distractions during the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

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


Options are :

  • Three Product Backlogs, one for each team
  • As many as decided by the Product Owner.
  • As many as required by number of components in the product
  • Single Product Backlog

Answer : Single Product Backlog

Customer wants to communicate an important expectation on a feature that the Scrum Team is working on. Whom should he/she contact? Please select the best answer.


Options are :

  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team
  • Any of these

Answer : Product Owner

Development Team decides what are the formal events required for them. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Which Artifact makes visible all the work that the Development Team identifies as necessary to meet the Sprint Goal?


Options are :

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

Answer : The Sprint Backlog

What is the approach followed by Scrum on estimating Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • People who will perform the work make the final estimate.
  • People who review the work make the final estimate.
  • People who sponsor the development make the final estimate.
  • People who owns the requirements, Product Backlog make the final estimate.

Answer : People who will perform the work make the final estimate.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 8

A Development Team member is not performing up to the team's expectations. Who should first address this?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Scrum helps reducing risk in software development. Which is one of the Agile features that help in this?


Options are :

  • Better test planning and well documented results
  • Experienced and highly empowered testing team
  • All answers are correct
  • Early testing and early customer feedback

Answer : Early testing and early customer feedback

Product Backlog refinement is NOT used for:


Options are :

  • Estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • Ordering the Product Backlog Items.
  • Tracking progress towards Sprint Goal.
  • Adding details to the Product Backlog Items.

Answer : Tracking progress towards Sprint Goal.

The Development Team is heavily dependent on another team that create user interfaces for their application. This delays their work frequently. What is understood from this scenario? Select the best answer.


Options are :

  • Team is not Cross-Functional
  • Dependencies are not handled properly
  • The external team need Scrum training
  • Product Ownership needs improvement

Answer : Team is not Cross-Functional

When can a new item be added to the Product Backlog?


Options are :

  • Before the development starts
  • During Backlog refinement
  • At any time during its existence
  • During Sprint Planning

Answer : At any time during its existence

What is meant by self-organising team?


Options are :

  • Team plan for themselves and select the best way to carry out the work assigned to them, without being directed by others outside the team.
  • There is an organiser part of the team who makes plan for the team based on the changing requirements.
  • Each team member organises and complete the work assigned to him/her without being dependent on other members.
  • The team self-organises and carry out the work assigned to them during Sprint Planning.

Answer : Team plan for themselves and select the best way to carry out the work assigned to them, without being directed by others outside the team.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 6

Who responsible for developing the architecture for the product in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Chief Architect
  • Development Team
  • Team Architect
  • Senior members from Development Team

Answer : Development Team

In the Scrum Team who is the main responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum?


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Master

During the Sprint the Scrum Master notices that a Development Team member is putting lot of time on a task which is no way related to the Sprint Goal. What action should the Scrum Master take?


Options are :

  • Should allow this as this may be useful in the upcoming Sprints.
  • Scrum Master should talk to the team member and make him/her understand the importance of Sprint Goal and Scrum values.
  • Scrum Master should not interfere in the development work.
  • Scrum Master should escalate to the line manager.

Answer : Scrum Master should talk to the team member and make him/her understand the importance of Sprint Goal and Scrum values.

If there is no Definition of Done defined in the organisation. The Scrum Team will use acceptance criteria instead. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What is the duration of design Sprint?


Options are :

  • Depends on the project.
  • Less than normal Sprints.
  • There is no special Sprint for Design.
  • 1 Week maximum

Answer : There is no special Sprint for Design.

What is the time box for Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Not time boxed. Can take time as required for daily planning.
  • 15 minutes
  • 15 minutes for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.
  • Till all members answer three questions.

Answer : 15 minutes

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 9

What is the time box for Sprint Planning Meeting?


Options are :

  • 8 hours for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.
  • Not time boxed. Can take time as required for increment demo
  • 2 hours.
  • 4 hours for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.

Answer : 8 hours for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.

Which is NOT TRUE about Product Owner role?


Options are :

  • Responsible for the content in Product Backlog.
  • Owns the requirements, Product Backlog.
  • Decide number of items included in the Sprint.
  • Define the features of the product.

Answer : Decide number of items included in the Sprint.

How frequently we do inspection in Scrum?


Options are :

  • Weekly once as it balances the effort and benefits.
  • As frequently as decided by the team without getting in the way of work.
  • Daily as Scrum depends on inspection and adaptation.
  • Once in every Sprint.

Answer : As frequently as decided by the team without getting in the way of work.

Who has the authority to cancel a Sprint?


Options are :

  • The Business Users.
  • The Product Owner.
  • The Scrum Master.
  • The Development Team
  • The Stakeholders

Answer : The Product Owner.

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