CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004) 5 Practice Test 2019 Set 1

This project management methodology uses self-organized, self-directed teams; it uses an iterative approach; and it is highly interactive.



Options are :

  • A. PRINCE2
  • D. Waterfall
  • B. PMI
  • C. Agile (Correct)

Answer : C. Agile

This document authorizes the project to begin.



Options are :

  • B. Project concept document
  • C. Project charter (Correct)
  • A. Project request
  • D. Project scope statement

Answer : C. Project charter

Activity B on your project schedule starts on Monday, October 3, and ends on Wednesday, October 12. You calculate duration in workdays, and the team does not work on Saturdays or Sundays. How many days is the total duration of this task in workdays?



Options are :

  • B. 10 days
  • A. 9 days
  • D. 7 days
  • C. 8 days (Correct)

Answer : C. 8 days

This person is responsible for removing obstacles so the team can perform their work, assisting the product owner in defining backlog items, and educating the team on Agile processes.



Options are :

  • D. Subject-matter expert
  • A. Project manager
  • B. Scrum master (Correct)
  • C. Functional manager

Answer : B. Scrum master

Youre the project manager on a project where the scope has expanded. The change has been approved by the change control board (CCB). What steps must you take to acknowledge the new scope?



Options are :

  • D. Log the request on the change request log.
  • A. Update the project management plan. (Correct)
  • C. Submit a change request.
  • B. Update the SOW.

Answer : A. Update the project management plan.

A key responsibility of the project manager includes informing this person of changes, status, conflicts, and issues on the project.



Options are :

  • C. The project champion
  • D. The most influential project stakeholder
  • B. The project sponsor (Correct)
  • A. The project requestor

Answer : B. The project sponsor

The Closing phase addresses which of the following? Choose three.



Options are :

  • A. Project sign-off (Correct)
  • B. Lessons learned (Correct)
  • E. Integration plan is put into place. (Correct)
  • D. Change control closeout
  • F. Deliverables verification
  • C. Governance processes

Answer : A. Project sign-off B. Lessons learned E. Integration plan is put into place.

Fishbone diagrams, Pareto diagrams, process diagrams, Gantt charts, and run charts are examples of which of the following?



Options are :

  • A. Examples of various project management tools used to plan the work of the project
  • C. Examples of various scope management tools to control the quality of deliverables
  • D. Examples of various scope management tools used to manage and control scope creep
  • B. Examples of various project management tools used to monitor and control project work (Correct)

Answer : B. Examples of various project management tools used to monitor and control project work

Which of the following are conflict-resolution techniques? Choose three.



Options are :

  • E. Compromising (Correct)
  • A. Adjourning
  • D. Avoiding (Correct)
  • C. Norming
  • B. Negotiating (Correct)

Answer : E. Compromising D. Avoiding B. Negotiating

Your project sponsor told you that the due date for the project is a key to its success and there is no chance of the date changing. What is this known as?



Options are :

  • A. A constraint (Correct)
  • D. A management directive
  • B. An influence
  • C. A deliverable

Answer : A. A constraint

Which of the following project documents created in the project Closing process group describes what went well and what didnt go well on the project?



Options are :

  • A. Project close report
  • D. Post-project review
  • C. Lessons learned (Correct)
  • B. Postmortem

Answer : C. Lessons learned

Which of these terms describes a critical path task?



Options are :

  • C. Critical task
  • B. Zero float (Correct)
  • D. Mandatory task
  • A. Hammock

Answer : B. Zero float

Which of the following describes the responsibilities of the project sponsor?



Options are :

  • E. All of the above (Correct)
  • B. Monitors the delivery of major milestones
  • A. Provides or obtains financial resources
  • D. Provides the project manager with authority to manage the project
  • C. Runs interference and removes roadblocks

Answer : E. All of the above

Which of these is not an example of a project selection method?



Options are :

  • B. Expert judgment
  • C. Top-down estimating (Correct)
  • D. Scoring model
  • A. Cost-benefit analysis

Answer : C. Top-down estimating

From the following list of options, select three of the five common stages of development that project teams progress through. Choose three.



Options are :

  • A. Forming (Correct)
  • D. Adjourning
  • E. Negotiating
  • C. Storming (Correct)
  • F. Norming (Correct)
  • B. Acquiring
  • G. Compromising

Answer : A. Forming C. Storming F. Norming

This is the final, approved version of the project schedule. All of the following are true regarding this term except for which of the following?



Options are :

  • C. Its used to monitor project progress throughout the remainder of the project.
  • B. Its approved by the stakeholders, sponsor, and functional managers.
  • A. It will prevent future schedule risk. (Correct)
  • D. This describes a schedule baseline.

Answer : A. It will prevent future schedule risk.

All of the following represent a category of contract most commonly used in procurement except for which one?



Options are :

  • D. Requests for proposal (Correct)
  • B. Cost-reimbursable
  • C. Fixed-price
  • A. Time-and-materials

Answer : D. Requests for proposal

This is a temporary way of resolving conflict and is considered a lose-lose technique. It emphasizes the areas of agreement over the areas of disagreement.



Options are :

  • C. Avoiding
  • B. Forcing
  • D. Confronting
  • A. Smoothing (Correct)

Answer : A. Smoothing

Which of the following are project management phases? Choose three.



Options are :

  • E. Budgeting
  • B. Planning (Correct)
  • D. Documenting
  • A. Scheduling
  • C. Communicating

Answer : B. Planning

Which of the following does a PMO provide? Choose three.



Options are :

  • E. Change control
  • A. High-level scope definition
  • B. Business case
  • F. Templates (Correct)
  • D. Governance process (Correct)
  • C. Tools (Correct)

Answer : F. Templates D. Governance process C. Tools

A WBS is created using a technique called decomposition. What is decomposition?



Options are :

  • A. Matching resources with deliverables
  • D. Creating a detailed to-do list for each work package
  • C. Estimating the cost of each individual deliverable
  • B. Breaking down the project deliverables into smaller, more manageable components (Correct)

Answer : B. Breaking down the project deliverables into smaller, more manageable components

This is a deliverables-oriented hierarchy that defines the work of the project.



Options are :

  • A. Scope document
  • C. Scope management plan
  • D. Project plan
  • B. Work breakdown structure (Correct)

Answer : B. Work breakdown structure

In this organizational structure, you report to the director of project management, and your team members report to their areas of responsibility (accounting, human resources, and IT). You will have complete control of the project team members time and assignments once the project is underway. Which type of organization does this describe?



Options are :

  • B. Functional
  • D. Matrix
  • A. Projectized (Correct)
  • C. Hierarchical

Answer : A. Projectized

Your project sponsor has expressed their need to have real-time project information at their fingertips. Which of the following is the best way to meet this need?



Options are :

  • C. By sending an email every morning to the sponsor describing the current project status
  • D. By meeting face to face with the sponsor every day to update them on status
  • A. By creating a project dashboard with scope, cost, and time elements (Correct)
  • B. By updating the project status report on a daily basis

Answer : A. By creating a project dashboard with scope, cost, and time elements

Who is responsible for assembling the projects team members?



Options are :

  • D. Project manager (Correct)
  • B. Project stakeholders
  • A. Project sponsor
  • C. Project customer

Answer : D. Project manager

Which of these activities occur during the Planning phase? Choose three.



Options are :

  • E. Change control
  • B. Budget (Correct)
  • A. High-level scope definition
  • D. Schedule (Correct)
  • F. Resources (Correct)
  • C. Business case

Answer : B. Budget D. Schedule F. Resources

This describes how you will know the completed deliverables are satisfactory.



Options are :

  • D. EVM
  • C. Metrics
  • A. Acceptance criteria (Correct)
  • B. KPIs

Answer : A. Acceptance criteria

Project managers may spend up to 90 percent of their time doing which of the following?



Options are :

  • A. Interacting with the project stakeholders
  • D. Communicating (Correct)
  • C. Interacting with the project team members
  • B. Interacting with the project sponsor

Answer : D. Communicating

In project management, the process of taking high-level project requirements and breaking them down into the tasks that will generate the deliverables is called what?



Options are :

  • C. Process flow diagram
  • A. Analyzing
  • B. Decomposing (Correct)
  • D. Documenting

Answer : B. Decomposing

This is often added to the project schedule to determine whether the work is correct.



Options are :

  • B. Quality gate (Correct)
  • C. Milestone gate
  • A. Approval gate
  • D. Governance gate

Answer : B. Quality gate

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