Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 1

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


Options are :

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

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

What are the attributes of Product Backlog Items? Select all that apply.


Options are :

  • value
  • description
  • order
  • Assigned developer
  • estimate

Answer : value description order estimate

Do you think a Scrum Master can also be a Development Team member?


Options are :

  • Yes
  • No

Answer : Yes

Confirmation from Product Owner that there are enough Backlog Items ready for implementation is a precondition for beginning a new Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 11

How Scrum approaches technical practices?


Options are :

  • Product Owner select the technical practices.
  • There is no use of technical practices in Scrum.
  • Excellent technical practices will help Development Team to be more successful.
  • Scrum prescribes specific technical practices.

Answer : Excellent technical practices will help Development Team to be more successful.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team Tester

Daily Scrums reduce need for other meetings. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

What will be a best practice in distributing and fixing accountability among the Development Team members so that there is a single point of ownership for every Backlog Item selected for the Sprint?


Options are :

  • Based on the complexity of selected items and experience level of Development Team members.
  • Accountability remains with team.
  • Scrum Master distribute the work
  • Development Team is self-organising. They will decide which member is the owner and answerable for progress of each Backlog Item.

Answer : Accountability remains with team.

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


Options are :

  • Decisions from retrospect may impact the next Sprint Planning.
  • 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.

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

What are component 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.
  • Teams are cross-component, cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour (feature) of the system.
  • All these answers are correct.

Answer : Teams are made up of experts in a specific domain and they are focused only on the work related to their domain.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 15

Sprint is of four weeks duration. By the end of first week the Development Team understands that one of the major components planned for this Sprint is readily available and can be reused. This will reduce their work considerably and there is capacity to take additional work. What should they do?


Options are :

  • We should not change the Sprint scope in the middle.
  • Make it transparent to the Product Owner and decide with Product Owner what best they can do.
  • Spend the extra time on backlog refinement.
  • Do not do anything, keep working on the Sprint.

Answer : Make it transparent to the Product Owner and decide with Product Owner what best they can do.

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
  • Selecting the Product Backlog Items for the next Sprint.
  • Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed.

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.

Which can be part of definition of Done?


Options are :

  • An automated build must be triggered when a code change is submitted.
  • The increment must be successfully integrated and working in the main branch.
  • Daily Scrum should start at 10 AM.
  • All Development Team members should be present while the increment being demonstrated.

Answer : The increment must be successfully integrated and working in the main branch.

What are Scrum Values?


Options are :

  • Courage
  • Focus
  • Speed
  • Openness
  • Respect
  • Commitment

Answer : Courage Focus Openness Respect Commitment

Who all are the participants in the Sprint Planning?


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Team

Those performing the work and those inspecting the resulting increment must share a common Definition of Done. What does this refer to?


Options are :

  • Focus
  • Courage
  • Commitment
  • Transparency

Answer : Transparency

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 9

The aim of the Sprint is to create Done, useable and potentially releasable product Increment. Which statements below describe the purpose of Definition of Done? Select two.


Options are :

  • It helps Development Team while selecting Backlog Items for the Sprint.
  • It defines when an increment can be considered as ready for release-shippable.
  • It helps in evaluating the developer performance.
  • It gives timelines for completion of the selected items.

Answer : It helps Development Team while selecting Backlog Items for the Sprint. It defines when an increment can be considered as ready for release-shippable.

When will the Sprint Goal be created?


Options are :

  • Either during the backlog refinement or during the Sprint Planning
  • During Sprint Review
  • During the Sprint Planning
  • During the backlog refinement

Answer : During the Sprint Planning

Product Backlog Items can be updated at any time by the Product Owner or at the Product Owner's discretion. Which attribute of Product Backlog Item should NOT be updated at the Product Owner's discretion?


Options are :

  • Order
  • Details
  • None of these
  • Estimate

Answer : Estimate

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.

What is the role of Product Owner in estimating Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • Help Development Team understanding the Product Backlog Items.
  • Product Owner is the owner of Product Backlog and responsible to do the estimation.
  • Coordinate the Scrum Team for doing the estimation.
  • Create an initial estimate that can be approved by Development Team.

Answer : Help Development Team understanding the Product Backlog Items.

Scrum does not prescribe any specific tools. But which metric that can be used to predict the size of work that Development Team can take up in next Sprint?


Options are :

  • Lead Time
  • Velocity
  • Cycle Time
  • Throughput

Answer : Velocity

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 7

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Scrum Master Huddle

By the end of Sprint Planning meeting the Development Team was not able to decompose the work required for all the selected Backlog Items although they have a clear understanding of the same. What should be done next?


Options are :

  • Increase the time box.
  • Conduct another planning meeting.
  • Start the work towards the Sprint Goal.
  • Remove those items from the Sprint backlog.

Answer : Start the work towards the Sprint Goal.

Select the correct statement.


Options are :

  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective also focuses on the Product.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the requirements.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Development process and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the requirements.
  • Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the development process.

Answer : Sprint Review Focuses on the Product and Sprint Retrospective focuses on the development process.

What is the WRONG statement about planning approach in Scrum projects?


Options are :

  • Initial high-level planning at the start.
  • Plan is a one-time activity.
  • Team is empowered and participates in planning.
  • 'Just-In-Time' planning in Iterations.

Answer : Plan is a one-time activity.

All Product Backlog Items must be in the form of User Stories. Ture or False


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Daily Scrum is the only way Development Team track the progress during the Sprint. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 8

TRUE or FALSE: Product Backlog Items are estimated only during Sprint Planning.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What percentage of development can be considered complete once all requirements are documented?


Options are :

  • It is not counted as a measure of progress.
  • 20%
  • Based the effort calculated for requirement phase.
  • As per the organisation accounting standards.

Answer : It is not counted as a measure of progress.

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