CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004) 5 Practice Test 2019 Set 2

Which of these can convey that youve achieved the completion of an interim key deliverable?



Options are :

  • B. Milestone (Correct)
  • A. Completion criteria
  • C. Gantt chart
  • D. Project sign-off document

Answer : B. Milestone

Resource management concepts include several categories of resources. All of the following are a type of resource except for which one?



Options are :

  • C. Dedicated resources
  • B. Remote and in-house (Correct)
  • A. Shared resource
  • D. Benched resources

Answer : B. Remote and in-house

This tool is often used in the vendor selection process to pick a winning bidder.



Options are :

  • B. Bidder conference
  • D. SOW
  • A. Weighted scoring model (Correct)
  • C. RFQ

Answer : A. Weighted scoring model

Which cost-estimating technique relies on estimating work packages and then rolling up these estimates to come up with a total cost estimate?



Options are :

  • B. Parametric
  • D. Analogous
  • A. Top-down
  • C. Bottom-up (Correct)

Answer : C. Bottom-up

Some team members on your team are driving each other crazy. They have different ways of organizing the tasks they are both assigned to, and the disparity in styles is causing them to bicker. Which of the following describes this situation?



Options are :

  • A. This is a constraint thats bringing about conflict on the team.
  • C. This is a common cause of conflict. (Correct)
  • D. This is a team formation stage that will pass as they get to know each other better.
  • B. This should be escalated to the project sponsor.

Answer : C. This is a common cause of conflict.

You have added a checkpoint in the project schedule to determine whether the work is accurate. What is this called?



Options are :

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

Answer : B. Quality gate

Which of the following is not true for critical path tasks?



Options are :

  • A. The early start date is less than the late start date. (Correct)
  • C. The float time for tasks is zero.
  • B. These activities are on the longest full path on the project schedule.
  • D. The late finish date is the same as the early finish date.

Answer : A. The early start date is less than the late start date.

Which of the following is a characteristic of a WBS?



Options are :

  • A. A cost center structure for the project that describes the work of the project and the costs per work component to complete the deliverables
  • C. A deliverables-oriented structure that describes the detailed tasks required to complete the deliverables
  • B. A deliverables-oriented chart of the work of the project with assignments showing the project teams responsible for the work components
  • D. A deliverables-oriented structure that defines the work of the project (Correct)

Answer : D. A deliverables-oriented structure that defines the work of the project

Risk analysis includes all of the following except for which one?



Options are :

  • D. Determining probability and impact and assigning a risk score
  • B. Determining a risk response plan
  • C. Determining an order-of-magnitude estimate for responses (Correct)
  • A. Identifying risk

Answer : C. Determining an order-of-magnitude estimate for responses

A well-written change control process should include which of the following components? Choose two.



Options are :

  • D. How to update the affected project planning documents (Correct)
  • B. The amount of time the change will take to implement
  • C. The cost of the change
  • A. A description of the type of change requested (Correct)

Answer : D. How to update the affected project planning documents A. A description of the type of change requested

This meeting is held so that team members can answer three questions: what work they completed yesterday, what work they will complete today, and what obstacles stand in their way.



Options are :

  • B. This describes a Scrum meeting, which is part of the Agile methodology. (Correct)
  • C. This describes a daily standup, which is part of the waterfall methodology.
  • D. This describes a retrospective meeting, which is part of the PMI methodology.
  • A. This describes a sprint planning meeting, which is part of the Agile methodology.

Answer : B. This describes a Scrum meeting, which is part of the Agile methodology.

Quality assurance, performance measuring and reporting, and change control are all part of which process?



Options are :

  • A. Closing
  • B. Planning
  • D. Monitoring and Controlling (Correct)
  • C. Executing

Answer : D. Monitoring and Controlling

All of the following are stages of team development except for which one?



Options are :

  • D. Storming
  • B. Confronting (Correct)
  • C. Performing
  • A. Adjourning

Answer : B. Confronting

This estimating technique uses the most likely, optimistic, and pessimistic estimates to come up with an average cost or duration estimate.



Options are :

  • D. Three-point estimate (Correct)
  • B. Bottom-up estimate
  • A. Analogous estimate
  • C. Parametric estimate

Answer : D. Three-point estimate

This person is responsible for authorizing the project to begin and signing the project charter.



Options are :

  • A. Project sponsor (Correct)
  • C. Project champion
  • B. Executive in the organization who requested the project
  • D. Project manager

Answer : A. Project sponsor

Youre the project manager for a small project that is in the Closing phase. You prepare closure documents and take them to the project sponsor for sign-off. The project sponsor says that the documents are not needed because the project is so small. What should you tell the sponsor?



Options are :

  • A. Youre sorry to have bothered them and will close the project without sign-off.
  • B. The sponsor is the one who needs to sign off on the documents, showing that the project is officially closed. (Correct)
  • C. You offer to have a stakeholder sign off in the sponsors place.
  • D. You offer to sign off on the documents yourself.

Answer : B. The sponsor is the one who needs to sign off on the documents, showing that the project is officially closed.

Which of the following is not true for the critical path?



Options are :

  • D. It controls the project finish date.
  • C. You can determine which tasks can start late without impacting the project end date.
  • A. It has zero float.
  • B. Its the shortest activity sequence in the network. (Correct)

Answer : B. Its the shortest activity sequence in the network.

In this type of organization, the project manager shares responsibility for team member assignments and performance evaluations with the functional manager.



Options are :

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

Answer : D. Matrix

Install an Interactive Voice Response System that will increase customer response time by an average of 15 seconds and decrease the number of customer service interactions by 30 percent is an example of which of the following elements of the project charter?



Options are :

  • A. High-level requirements
  • D. Milestone
  • B. Goals and objectives (Correct)
  • C. Project description

Answer : B. Goals and objectives

Which of the following are components of a scope statement? Choose three.



Options are :

  • A. General project approach
  • B. Project description (Correct)
  • E. Stakeholder list
  • G. Change request process
  • F. High-level milestones
  • D. Exclusions (Correct)
  • C. Assumptions and constraints (Correct)

Answer : B. Project description D. Exclusions C. Assumptions and constraints

The network communication model is a visual depiction of what?



Options are :

  • C. Communication model
  • B. Participant model
  • D. Participant communication model
  • A. Lines of communication (Correct)

Answer : A. Lines of communication

What is the best way to prevent scope creep?



Options are :

  • D. Inform stakeholders when they sign the project scope statement that no changes will be accepted after the scope statement is published.
  • B. Put a statement in the charter that no additions to the project will be allowed once its underway.
  • A. Make sure the requirements are thoroughly defined and documented. (Correct)
  • C. Alert the sponsor that you will not be taking any change requests after the project starts.

Answer : A. Make sure the requirements are thoroughly defined and documented.

One of the key project team members is assigned to two other projects. The project schedule shows this resource needed during the same time theyre needed on one of the other projects. What does this describe?



Options are :

  • C. Resource shortage
  • B. Interproject resource contention (Correct)
  • D. Resource conflict
  • A. Resource allocation

Answer : B. Interproject resource contention

You are working on your network diagram. Activity A is a predecessor to Activity B. Activity B cannot begin until Activity A is completed. What is this telling you?



Options are :

  • B. There is a finish-to-start dependency relationship between Activity A and Activity B. (Correct)
  • C. Activity A and Activity B are both on the critical path.
  • D. Activity B is a successor to multiple tasks.
  • A. There is a mandatory dependency between Activity A and Activity B.

Answer : B. There is a finish-to-start dependency relationship between Activity A and Activity B.

Demonstrating competency, respect, honesty, integrity, openness, and doing what you say youll do is an example of which of the following?



Options are :

  • C. Demonstrating leadership skills
  • D. Trust building (Correct)
  • B. Managing team resources
  • A. Team building

Answer : D. Trust building

When taking over an incomplete project, what item should be of most interest to th new project manager?



Options are :

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

Answer : C. Project scope statement

Which of the following is not a key component of scope planning?



Options are :

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

Answer : C. Project charter

What is the definition of a project? Choose two.



Options are :

  • E. A time-constrained endeavor with assigned resources responsible for meeting the goals of the project according to the quality standards (Correct)
  • A. A group of interrelated activities that create a unique benefit to the organization
  • D. A process used to generate profit, improve market share, or adhere to legal requirements
  • C. A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result (Correct)
  • B. Through the use of project management techniques, which are repeatable processes, a series of actions that are performed to produce the same result multiple times

Answer : E. A time-constrained endeavor with assigned resources responsible for meeting the goals of the project according to the quality standards C. A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result

What is the term for a group of related projects managed in a coordinated fashion?



Options are :

  • A. Life cycle
  • B. Phase
  • C. Process group
  • D. Program (Correct)

Answer : D. Program

Which of the following helps to build an efficient and effective team, improves morale, and builds social bonds?



Options are :

  • B. Trust building
  • D. Using appropriate conflict-resolution techniques at the right time
  • A. Team building (Correct)
  • C. Having dedicated resources on the project team

Answer : A. Team building

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