CompTIA JK0-017 E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 5

You are a project manager in a balanced matrix structure. Your project has 14 project team members from across the company and from different disciplines. In this environment, you must communicate with each project team member and their functional manager in order to schedule project team resources. In what calendar must you record resource availability based on the project team's managers' communication?


Options are :

  • Resource calendar
  • Matrix calendar
  • Project calendar
  • Office work calendar

Answer : Resource calendar

You are the project manager for your organization. A vendor has told you that the cost of the resources you'll be implementing in your project will increase by forty percent but they can deliver the product within ten days. Another vendor has a substantially lower price but they can't deliver the product for 21 days. What should you do with the documentation of the increase in price?


Options are :

  • Document the scenario consideration, in both the schedule change control system and the cost change control system.
  • Enter the price increase into the cost change control system.
  • Reject the vendor's price increase and choose the vendor with the lower price.
  • Document the scenario for examination by the project team.

Answer : Document the scenario consideration, in both the schedule change control system and the cost change control system.

You are the project manager for your organization and are using PERT for your time estimates. You have the following time estimates for an activity:24, 45, 75. What time do you record for your estimate of the activity?


Options are :

  • 144
  • 46.5
  • 24, 45, 75
  • 124

Answer : 46.5

You are the project manager for your organization and you're about to formally close the project.For this project management process, you'll need all of the following as inputs except for which one?


Options are :

  • Accepted deliverables
  • Project management plan
  • Scope verification process
  • Organizational process assets

Answer : Scope verification process

Exam : CompTIA A+ Certification 220-902

Which of the following is the practice of creating financial reports specifically designed to track the financial progress of projects?


Options are :

  • Product description
  • PBS
  • Project accounting
  • Project network

Answer : Project accounting

Which of the following is a measure of cost efficiency on a project?


Options are :

  • Budgeted cost of work scheduled (BCWS)
  • Cost variance (CV)
  • Cost Performance Index (CPI)
  • Actual Cost (AC)

Answer : Cost Performance Index (CPI)

You are the project manager for a new project in your organization. In which stage of team development will the project team settle into their roles on the project team?


Options are :

  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Forming
  • Storming

Answer : Norming

Which of the following statements is true about scope creep?


Options are :

  • It is a set of associated activities, focused around a particular scope, that follow a path from initiation to completion.
  • It is a formal, approved document used to guide both project execution and project control.
  • It is a concept that denotes the precise probability of specific eventualities.
  • It occurs when the project is not properly defined, documented, or controlled.

Answer : It occurs when the project is not properly defined, documented, or controlled.

Which of the following formulas is used to calculate schedule variance percent (SV %)?


Options are :

  • SV % = Schedule Variance (SV) / Earned Value (EV)
  • SV % = Schedule Variance (SV) / Planned Value (PV)
  • SV % = Planned Value (EV) / Earned Value (PV)
  • SV % = Earned Value (EV) / Planned Value (PV)

Answer : SV % = Schedule Variance (SV) / Earned Value (EV)

Your project will use labor represented by a union. The union has several requirements about the utilization of employees that they represent and they must approve the project plan that deals with their members. Which part of the project management plan will define when specific union members will be unavailable to work on the project?


Options are :

  • Staffing management plan
  • Resource management plan
  • Communications management plan
  • Resource calendar

Answer : Resource calendar

220-701 A+ Essentials Certification Practice Exam Set 2

Project team members are confused about their roles on a project. Which of the following is the FIRST technique the project manager can use to define their roles?


Options are :

  • Conduct stakeholder meeting to determine expectations.
  • Ask team members to define their roles.
  • Create a resource assignment matrix.
  • Have project sponsor assign their roles.

Answer : Create a resource assignment matrix.

Work must be overlapped and completed in parallel rather than sequentially within the critical path in order to meet the end date of the project. Which of the following would be utilized?


Options are :

  • Fast-tracking
  • Crashing
  • Optimizing
  • Resource leveling

Answer : Fast-tracking

Several key resources will be unavailable at the end of the project. The key stakeholders want to outsource the project to a third party. Which of the following risk responses is described in this situation?


Options are :

  • Risk transference
  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk acceptance
  • Risk mitigation

Answer : Risk transference

At a project milestone meeting, the project sponsor asked about a deliverable that is not on the project plan. Which of the following should the project manager do to compensate for this unmet expectation?


Options are :

  • Review the scope with the team.
  • Review the scope with the sponsor.
  • Review the scope with the vendor.
  • Review the scope with the customer

Answer : Review the scope with the team.

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A project manager is two weeks into a project when an unexpected delay occurs. Material that is needed to complete the project could be available in three business days; however, the project team believes that estimate is unrealistic and that it will take five business days for the material to arrive. The project manager was informed by another employee in the material company that it could take up to thirteen days to receive the materials. Which of the following estimates should be given to the project sponsor?


Options are :

  • 8 business days
  • 13 business days
  • 5 business days
  • 6 business days

Answer : 13 business days

A project budget has been reduced by 10 percent, but the project has a critical deadline. Which of the following should the project manager do FIRST to complete the project on time?


Options are :

  • . Lower the quality standards for the finished product.
  • Analyze the impact of the change.
  • Eliminate 10 percent of the projects resources.
  • Document the approved change request.

Answer : Analyze the impact of the change.

Which of the following is included within the RFP?


Options are :

  • Identify the price quote and include the communication plan.
  • Request total cost for all work to be completed and procedures for replying to the bid
  • Request a price and the names of the project resources.
  • The vendor that will complete the work and the vendor background, history and experience.

Answer : Request total cost for all work to be completed and procedures for replying to the bid

Which of the following resource leveling techniques describes schedule compression by performing activities concurrently?


Options are :

  • Exploiting
  • Optimizing
  • Crashing
  • Fast tracking

Answer : Fast tracking

During execution, a project manager of a construction project requires certain project team members to work outdoors, atop tall buildings. Which of the following would BEST mitigate the risk of injury to those team members, without affecting the approved project schedule?


Options are :

  • Ensure that project team members do not work in very windy weather.
  • Ensure that project team members are covered by applicable insurance.
  • Ensure that project team members are furnished with slip-resistant boots.
  • Ensure that project team members are trained in injury response.

Answer : Ensure that project team members are covered by applicable insurance.

During handover stage a customer of a particular project noticed the extended warranty from a particular vendor for a critical application has not been ordered. In which of the following documents should this have been previously addressed?


Options are :

  • Project charter
  • Risk management plan
  • Procurement management plan
  • Staffing management plan

Answer : Procurement management plan

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Which of the following is the BEST tool to determine how the frequency of an individual cause contributes towards the total result?


Options are :

  • SWOT analysis
  • Pareto chart
  • Ishikawa diagram
  • Critical Chain Method (CCM)

Answer : Ishikawa diagram

A project team has increased from six to twelve resources. How many total communication paths exist after the addition of resources?


Options are :

  • 144
  • 48
  • 24
  • 66

Answer : 66

Which of the following is a component of a project charter?


Options are :

  • Responsibility assignment matrix
  • Problem statement
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Risk register

Answer : Problem statement

A quality control technician is diagramming test results on a run chart. The chart consists of twenty-five points, with twelve consecutive points below the median line; however, the other thirteen points alternate above and below the median line. The twelve consecutive points represent which of the following?


Options are :

  • The run denotes special cause variation.
  • The product does not adhere to specification.
  • The quality process is flawed and should be completed again
  • The run denotes common cause variation.

Answer : The run denotes special cause variation.

In core-project setup, which of the following must be completed prior to validating a project?


Options are :

  • Stakeholder approval
  • Preliminary SOW
  • Project definition
  • Project charter

Answer : Project charter

A project manager is implementing a new community park and wants to build public support. Which of the following communication mediums would BEST facilitate the goal?


Options are :

  • Send an email to the community residents
  • Hold a public ceremony at the location for the residents.
  • Hold a teleconference for residents.
  • Send a personally signed letter to the residents.

Answer : Hold a public ceremony at the location for the residents.

220-701 A+ Essentials Certification Practice Exam Set 4

Two team members refuse to work together and have undermined the project with their constant bickering. The project manager needs both of them to complete the project. The team members meet and agree to work at different times. Which of the following conflict resolution styles is being used?


Options are :

  • Smoothing
  • Compromising
  • Confronting
  • Forcing

Answer : Compromising

A project manager was called into the office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and informed that the resource budget for the company has been reduced by 10%. The CIO expects that the project must be completed on time. Which of the following will be impacted?


Options are :

  • WBS will be impacted.
  • SOW will be impacted.
  • Project scope will be impacted.
  • Quality will be impacted

Answer : Quality will be impacted

To ensure the quality of implemented project change requests, which of the following will need to occur? (Select TWO).


Options are :

  • The project team is not notified of the approved change.
  • Once a change is forwarded to the change control board, It will be removed from the change log.
  • Change is tracked and is either accepted or rejected by the change control board.
  • Once the change is submitted to the change control board, It will be approved and placed into production.
  • Change is logged and updated in the change log document.

Answer : Change is tracked and is either accepted or rejected by the change control board. Once the change is submitted to the change control board, It will be approved and placed into production.

Which of the following is the MOST common precedence dependency type?


Options are :

  • Finish-to-Finish
  • Start-to-Finish
  • Start-to-Start
  • Finish-to-Start

Answer : Start-to-Finish

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