Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 6

A common language referring to the process must be shared by all participants. What does this statement refer to?


Options are :

  • Courage
  • Focus
  • Commitment
  • Transparency

Answer : Transparency

The Development Team owns the work within the Sprint. In the middle of the Sprint they came to know that their understanding of the work required towards the Sprint Goal was wrong. The work they have planned in the Sprint will not help in achieving the Sprint Goal. They have decided to cancel the Sprint and regroup for next Sprint Planning. Which statement is correct?


Options are :

  • This need not be a valid reason for cancelling a Sprint. Also, they are not authorised to take this decision. Discuss with the Product Owner and decide collaboratively on future action.
  • This is a valid reason for cancelling the Sprint. Cancel the Sprint.
  • Let the Scrum Master take the decision.
  • Change the Sprint Goal to match the work that they are doing.

Answer : This need not be a valid reason for cancelling a Sprint. Also, they are not authorised to take this decision. Discuss with the Product Owner and decide collaboratively on future action.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 3

The Development Team has decided to use Kanban Board to track its progress during the Sprint. Who is responsible for updating the Kanban Board?


Options are :

  • Product Owner when he/she accepts the Backlog Item.
  • The Development Team as the work progresses.
  • The Scrum Team during the Sprint Review.
  • Scrum Master when an item is completed.

Answer : The Development Team as the work progresses.

It is a good practice to use the gap between two Sprints for backlog refinement activities. This will avoid working on next Sprint during current one and make sure there are enough Backlog Items in the ready state. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Self-Organising teams are characterised by their ability to:


Options are :

  • Report the progress
  • Make local decisions
  • Follow the plan
  • Fast escalations

Answer : Make local decisions

An Organisation is adopting Scrum. It modifies the framework to suit their requirements. They change the formal events and add or delete some roles. What will be the result?


Options are :

  • Projects in the organisation will fail.
  • The result is not Scrum.
  • Scrum is only a framework. The modified version will speed up their Scrum adoption.
  • Organisation will become more Agile.

Answer : The result is not Scrum.

Scrum Team is discussing about the available capacity for the upcoming Sprints. They forecast some effort will be spend towards backlog refinement activities during initial Sprints till the Product Backlog is complete. When will the Product Backlog complete?


Options are :

  • Never.
  • Once we have enough work for entire project duration.
  • Once all the known needs are captured.
  • Once all identified items are detailed, ordered and estimated.

Answer : Never.

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


Options are :

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

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

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 10

The organisation is conducting an Agile kiosk to spread Scrum awareness within the organisation. The Scrum Master is asked to contribute in that initiative. What should be the approach?


Options are :

  • Address this request to the Product Owner.
  • This is part of Scrum Master responsibilities towards the organisation.
  • Inform the organisation that this can be considered only during next Sprint Planning.
  • It is outside the scope of the Scrum Team.

Answer : This is part of Scrum Master responsibilities towards the organisation.

Which among below are part of Product Owner actions?


Options are :

  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is clear to the Development Team members.
  • Clearly expressing Product Backlog Items.
  • Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions.
  • Make sure that items in the Sprint Backlog are split in to engineering tasks during the Sprint Planning.

Answer : Ensuring that the Product Backlog is clear to the Development Team members. Clearly expressing Product Backlog Items. Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions.

Which is not a mandatory event for a distributed Scrum Team?


Options are :

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

Answer : All events are mandatory.

Which of the following is a role in Development Team?


Options are :

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

Answer : None of these

New Items can be added to the Product Backlog at any time as required by the Product Owner. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

In which event people even outside Scrum Team will be actively participating?


Options are :

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Planning
  • None of these
  • Daily Scrum

Answer : Sprint Review

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 14

In empiricism decisions are made based on:


Options are :

  • What is predicted.
  • Risk and Complexity
  • What is known.
  • Assumptions

Answer : What is known.

TRUE or FALSE: Definition of Done influences the Development Team decisions during the Sprint Planning.


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : TRUE

A Sprint would be cancelled if the Sprint Goal becomes obsolete. Why is this a very rare occurrence?


Options are :

  • Because the Scrum Master won't approve cancellation.
  • Because the Sprint Goal is crafted by the Scrum Team.
  • Because of the short duration of Sprints.
  • Due to the self-organising nature of the Development Team.

Answer : Because of the short duration of Sprints.

The Product Owner is responsible for the Product Backlog, including its content, availability, ordering and estimates. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

The Sprint is a successful one. The Sprint Goal is achieved as committed and decided during the Sprint Planning. There were no major issues during the Sprint. The Development Team decided to skip the Sprint Retrospective and use that time for backlog refinement for next Sprint.


Options are :

  • It is a good move. It will save time.
  • Development Team can decide based on their priorities. But Scrum Master must approve this move.
  • Development Team can decide based on their priorities. But Product Owner must approve this move.
  • Should not skip. It is an event for the entire Scrum Team to inspect and adapt.

Answer : Should not skip. It is an event for the entire Scrum Team to inspect and adapt.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : A less experience person with good Scrum knowledge

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 12

Product Backlog refinement can be used for:


Options are :

  • Adding details to the Product Backlog Items.
  • Estimating the Product Backlog Items.
  • All three answers are correct.
  • Ordering the Product Backlog Items.

Answer : All three answers are correct.

During the Sprint Review one of the stakeholders commented that there is lack of visibility regarding the progress. They do not know how the development is progressing and what is the current state. Who is responsible for addressing their concern?


Options are :

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

Answer : Product Owner

A Sprint Planning meeting is in progress. Development Team has selected the Backlog Items based on their velocity and Scrum Team crafted a Sprint Goal. Accountability is fixed with individual members for each selected item. How will you comment on this situation?


Options are :

  • Entire team should work on a single item at a time.
  • Assigning ownership will increase accountability.
  • Scrum Master should have been consulted before assigning items.
  • Individual member may be working on specific items, but accountability should remain with the team.

Answer : Individual member may be working on specific items, but accountability should remain with the team.

What is the duration of design Sprint?


Options are :

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

Answer : There is no special Sprint for Design.

What is TRUE about Scrum?


Options are :

  • Scrum is a group of techniques used in software development.
  • Scrum is a process for software development.
  • Scrum is a framework within which you can employ various processes and techniques.

Answer : Scrum is a framework within which you can employ various processes and techniques.

What is a time boxed event?


Options are :

  • Event duration should be recorded and published
  • Event must start on or before scheduled time.
  • Even should not take more than specified time.
  • Minimum time that the event should take is specified.

Answer : Even should not take more than specified time.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

Design and architecture evolve as the product is being built. This happens in first few Sprints and the complete architecture will be in place. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

The Development Team identifies a new technical task during the Sprint. How to add it to the Sprint backlog?


Options are :

  • The Scrum Master review it and add to the task list.
  • Development Team get it approved by the Product Owner and add to the Sprint backlog.
  • Product Owner adds it to the Product Backlog.
  • The Development Team adds it to the Sprint backlog.

Answer : The Development Team adds it to the Sprint backlog.

Who can provide input to the Product Owner on Product Backlog Items?


Options are :

  • No one, Product Owner is the authority.
  • Anyone who is associated with the product
  • Business Experts
  • End Users
  • Development Team

Answer : Anyone who is associated with the product

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 :

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

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

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