Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

What will be fully formed after the Sprint Planning meeting?


Options are :

  • Sprint Backlog
  • Sprint Goal
  • Increment
  • Architecture

Answer : Sprint Goal

What is an Increment?


Options are :

  • Result created by completing all work identified in the latest Sprint.
  • Sum of Product Backlog Items planned for next Sprint.
  • The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items completed during a Sprint.
  • The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items 'done' during a Sprint and the value of the Increments of all previous Sprints.

Answer : The Increment is the sum of all the Product Backlog Items 'done' during a Sprint and the value of the Increments of all previous Sprints.

Which factor will influence the Scrum Team while deciding timebox for some of the formal events?


Options are :

  • Sprint Scope
  • No factors. Time box is fixed by Scrum.
  • Sprint Duration
  • Team size

Answer : Sprint Duration

What is the life time of a Product Backlog?


Options are :

  • Same as Product
  • Same as Development Team
  • Same as Product Owner
  • Never Ends

Answer : Same as Product

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What is the advantage of Development Team members being full time in a single project?


Options are :

  • Management is easier
  • Work assignments will be more effective
  • More focus and productivity
  • It is easy to coordinate

Answer : More focus and productivity

What are the questions that Scrum Master should ask during Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master is not a participant in Daily Scrum. But should make sure that the Development Team conduct the Daily Scrum.
  • Scrum Master should enquire and collect the remaining work for each member.
  • Scrum Master should explain the plan for next 24 hours.
  • What did you do yesterday to meet the Sprint Goal? What will you do today? Do you see any impediment?

Answer : Scrum Master is not a participant in Daily Scrum. But should make sure that the Development Team conduct the Daily Scrum.

Who is primary responsible for creating the product roadmap?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

Even a self-managed team can get distracted by people outside the Scrum Team. Who can help the team in avoiding unnecessary interactions that disturb their work?


Options are :

  • Project Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Product Sponsor

Answer : Scrum Master

What is TRUE about empirical process control theory?


Options are :

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

Answer : Knowledge comes from experience.

What are the activities done during Sprint0?


Options are :

  • There is nothing called Sprint0.
  • Creation of initial Product Backlog
  • Scrum training and team building
  • Architecture and design

Answer : There is nothing called Sprint0.

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Why Scrum prefer short duration Sprints?


Options are :

  • Reduced risk
  • Better focus
  • Early feedback
  • Easy to respond to changes
  • All answers are correct.

Answer : All answers are correct.

Which is NOT TRUE about Product Owner role?


Options are :

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

Answer : Decide number of items included in the Sprint.

How does Scrum reduce risk?


Options are :

  • All these answers are correct.
  • High visibility early risk identification
  • Short delivery cycles
  • Early testing and early customer feedback

Answer : All these answers are correct.

Scrum Master is a participant in Sprint Retrospective. What is one of his/her roles in this event?


Options are :

  • Finalise the action items.
  • Make sure that the meeting is productive.
  • Teaches all to keep it within the time-box.
  • Participates from the accountability over the Scrum process.

Answer : Make sure that the meeting is productive. Teaches all to keep it within the time-box. Participates from the accountability over the Scrum process.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 8

When can we consider a Product Backlog Item as Ready for selection in planning?


Options are :

  • When it becomes part of Sprint backlog.
  • When it can be 'Done' within one Sprint.
  • When it meets the Definition of Done.
  • When it enters the Product Backlog.

Answer : When it can be 'Done' within one Sprint.

The order of Product Backlog Items is decided during:


Options are :

  • During Sprint Review.
  • During Sprint Planning.
  • Backlog refinement sessions organised by Product Owner.
  • At any time during its existence.

Answer : At any time during its existence.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Coaches the Scrum Team in maintaining transparency.

Scrum talks about self-organising teams. They manage their own work. So, formal planning is not required in Scrum.


Options are :

  • Planning brings in command and control and should be avoided.
  • Create an overall plan and rest leave to the Development Team.
  • Detailed planning is required in advance.
  • Scrum do enough planning at various levels.

Answer : Scrum do enough planning at various levels.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Both are attributes.

Start of a new Sprint can be postponed only if the Sprint Goal of previous Sprint is not achieved. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

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


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : TRUE

Three pillars uphold every implementation of empirical process control: transparency, inspection, and adaptation.When should we do adjustments to correct the deviations found during an inspection activity?


Options are :

  • As decided during retrospective.
  • At iteration boundaries without disturbing ongoing process.
  • During Sprint Planning.
  • As soon as possible Keeping in mind, the impact of the adjustments.

Answer : As soon as possible Keeping in mind, the impact of the adjustments.

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 high and low-level designs for the product
  • Create an increment of potentially shippable software

Answer : Create an increment of potentially shippable software

How often we can change Development Team membership?


Options are :

  • As needed, but it has an impact on productivity.
  • As needed, it does not matter if the capacity remains same.
  • Never, it is against Scrum philosophy.
  • At the end of every Sprint to promote cross team collaboration.

Answer : As needed, but it has an impact on productivity.

What is the time box for Sprint Review?


Options are :

  • 8 hours irrespective of the Sprint length
  • 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 : 4 hours for a monthly Sprint. For shorter Sprints it is usually shorter.

A distributed team is running one-month Sprints. In the middle of the Sprint a team member raised a concern over the quality of a communication tool that they are using. What should be an appropriate action?


Options are :

  • Coach the team that Agile value individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue.
  • Park the issue for the next retrospective.
  • This has nothing to do with the product increment, ignore.

Answer : Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 6

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


Options are :

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

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

Who define the Definition of Done?


Options are :

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

Answer : Development Team

Tom has created a module which is technically challenging. Only he knows how it works. The code is not well organised and little documented. Other team members remind him about the guidelines. They complain that the code is not readable and difficult to maintain. But Tom ignores these points and go ahead with work. What is missing here?


Options are :

  • Inspection and adaptation
  • Transparency and collective ownership
  • Documentation
  • Definition of Done

Answer : Transparency and collective ownership

An IT manager in the organisation expresses his concern over the current velocity of the Development Team. He wanted an update on the likely delivery dates. Who can give him a better picture on the progress?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

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