Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 8

Product Backlog Item considered done when the functionality is approved by the Product Owner. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

What is the time box for Sprint Planning Meeting?


Options are :

  • 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.
  • 8 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.

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 10

Which is NOT included as a Scrum value?


Options are :

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

Answer : Speed

As per Scrum guidelines the Product Backlog Items must be estimated using story points and work items in Sprint backlog must be estimated in ideal days. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

Is Product Owner a participant in the Retrospective?


Options are :

  • No
  • Yes

Answer : Yes

Programmers have an additional responsibility of helping testers in automating test scripts. Is this statement applicable for Development Teams in Scrum?


Options are :

  • No, it is not relevant.
  • Yes, it is applicable

Answer : No, it is not relevant.

Last retrospective has resulted in additions to the Definition of Done. The changes have introduced additional levels of testing and documentation to satisfy the legal requirements. Who is responsible for implementing these?


Options are :

  • Legal team
  • Product Owner as he/she owns the requirement.
  • Scrum Master as he/she is the facilitator.
  • Development Team as they are doing the work.

Answer : Development Team as they are doing the work.

Support from senior management:


Options are :

  • Is not important as Scrum works with self-managing teams.
  • Is required during initial Sprints.
  • Empowers the Scrum Master in managing the team.
  • Very important in the success of Scrum.

Answer : Very important in the success of Scrum.

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The Product Owner is not showing up for the Scrum events and not available for the Development Team. What should be the way out?


Options are :

  • Senior member from Development team can step in as the Product Owner till he/she returns.
  • It is fine if the Product Owner is available for the Sprint Review.
  • Scrum Master should take up the Product Owner responsibilities.
  • The Scrum Master must take it as an impediment and educate the Product Owner.

Answer : The Scrum Master must take it as an impediment and educate the Product Owner.

What are the advantages of senior leadership participating in Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • They should not participate in Daily Scrum.
  • Status reporting will be easier and more transparent.
  • It can increase team morale.
  • Team will get more visibility.

Answer : They should not participate in Daily Scrum.

The Product Owner has the final say on the order of items in the Product Backlog except when it is overridden by the project sponsor. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer : FALSE

Product Owner has added an initial set of items in the Product Backlog based on what is known so far. He is facing challenges in ordering them. What could be the role of Scrum Master here?


Options are :

  • Tell him that the order is not important as he has captured all the requirements.
  • Help him in finding techniques and getting knowledge for effective Product Backlog management.
  • Scrum Master do this activity on behalf of Product Owner.
  • Let the Development Team do the ordering.

Answer : Help him in finding techniques and getting knowledge for effective Product Backlog management.

Who all are present in a Scrum Team?


Options are :

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

Answer : The Development Team The Product Owner The Scrum Master

During the Sprint Planning the Development Team is selecting the Backlog Items for the Sprint. Who can best guide them in making the best out of this activity?


Options are :

  • The End User
  • The Product Owner
  • The Scrum Master
  • The team self-organises

Answer : The Product Owner

Scrum Master Certification Prep - Questions Set 15

Scrum Master should be technical person? Yes or No


Options are :

  • No
  • Yes

Answer : No

During the Sprint Review the Product Owner communicate his decision to release the increment to the production. How to handle the user feedback coming from the production?


Options are :

  • Continue Sprinting. Add user feedback to the Product Backlog and prioritise them.
  • Continue Sprinting but change the Sprint Goal based on the customer feedback.
  • Stop Sprints for some time to respond to the user feedback.

Answer : Continue Sprinting. Add user feedback to the Product Backlog and prioritise them.

What are the ways in which a good architecture is ensured in Scrum? Please select two.


Options are :

  • Scrum does not mandate technical design. It concentrates on functionality.
  • In each Sprint improve the architecture as needed for the features planned in the Sprint.
  • First Sprint is used to build the complete architecture.
  • Every Development Team member should follow the architectural guidelines agreed by the Development Team.

Answer : In each Sprint improve the architecture as needed for the features planned in the Sprint. Every Development Team member should follow the architectural guidelines agreed by the Development Team.

From the list below please select Artifacts that are mandatory in Scrum.


Options are :

  • Increment
  • Project plan
  • Product Backlog
  • High-level design
  • Sprint Backlog

Answer : Increment Product Backlog Sprint Backlog

The current velocity of the team is 60 story points. After considering their capacity for next Sprint team has taken up Backlog Items amounting 50 story points. The Product Owner insists them to take one more feature that amounts to 85 story points. The Scrum Master suggest the team should take 60 points of work as it is their velocity. What should be the best choice?


Options are :

  • 85
  • average:65
  • 50
  • 60

Answer : 50

The time between to Sprints can be used for:


Options are :

  • Integration testing
  • There is no gap between Sprints.
  • Backlog refinement
  • Training

Answer : There is no gap between Sprints.

Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certification Assessments Set 10

The team is starting with a new project. The Sprint duration is fixed as 2 weeks instead of 4 weeks as followed by other projects in the organisation. How will this impact time box for Daily Scrum?


Options are :

  • Remains 15 minutes, but on alternative days as the Sprint duration is less.
  • Remains 15 minutes
  • 8 minutes. Should take upper limit after dividing by two.
  • 7 minutes. Should take lower limit after dividing by 2

Answer : Remains 15 minutes

Product Owner request Development Teams involvement in backlog refinement activity. Scrum Master is requested to organise a meeting for the same. What should the Scrum Master do?


Options are :

  • This can be done, but outside the working hours.
  • Scrum Master should reject the request as this is not a task leading to the current Sprint Goal.
  • Accept the request. Organise the meeting in consultation with Scrum Team without impacting the Sprint Goal.

Answer : Accept the request. Organise the meeting in consultation with Scrum Team without impacting the Sprint Goal.

What is the role of Product Owner during Sprint Retrospective?


Options are :

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

Answer : Participate as a Scrum Team member.

Development Team is using planning poker for estimating the Backlog Items. The individual estimates have shown a big difference. One of the members feels that the effort is very low as it involves only renaming of certain fields. But a few others say it demands a new functionality. Who can help the Development Team in this situation?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master will help the team in conflict resolution.
  • Team self-organises and finds a solution.
  • Team will take the average of the estimates.
  • Product Owner will clarify the requirement and add more details in Backlog Item.

Answer : Product Owner will clarify the requirement and add more details in Backlog Item.

What can be a good practice in handling performance requirements (non-functional) in Scrum?


Options are :

  • As part of design Sprint.
  • As part of refactoring activities.
  • A dedicated performance tester in the team.
  • Add it to the Definition of Done for all increments.

Answer : Add it to the Definition of Done for all increments.

It is the start of a new Sprint. The Scrum Team is about to start the Sprint Planning meeting. What is the entry criterion for the Sprint Planning to begin?


Options are :

  • Clearly defined Sprint Goal.
  • There are no such criteria.
  • Enough ready items in the Product Backlog for the upcoming Sprint.
  • The complete list of requirements in the Product Backlog.

Answer : There are no such criteria.

Quick Practice Tests for Scrum Master Certifications Set 2

Who explains the Product Backlog as it stands during the Sprint Review?


Options are :

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Sponsor
  • Development Team

Answer : Product Owner

At the end of Sprint Planning the Development Team was not able to decompose all selected Backlog Items to small work items. The work for only first few days is fully decomposed. What should the team do?


Options are :

  • Sprint Planning is timeboxed event and it should not be extended. So, conduct another planning meeting after first week of the Sprint.
  • The Scrum Master should teach the team how to break down backlog items to work items.
  • Extend the time for planning.
  • This is as expected. Close the planning meeting and start working on the increments.

Answer : This is as expected. Close the planning meeting and start working on the increments.

Which option best represents the test-driven development?


Options are :

  • Code-Test-Refactor-Deliver
  • Refactor-Test-Code-Deliver
  • Test-Code-Refactor-Deliver
  • Test-Code-Deliver-Refactor

Answer : Test-Code-Refactor-Deliver

The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute time-boxed event for the Scrum Team. TRUE or FALSE


Options are :

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Answer : FALSE

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