JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 12

Mike is the project manager of the WAM Project. His project has a budget at completion of $295,000 and he is currently forty percent complete with the project. He is, however, supposed to be fifty percent on the project. In this project, Mike has spent $125,000. What is the estimate to complete this project?


Options are :

  • $147,500
  • $17,500
  • $118,000
  • $187,500 (Correct)

Answer : $187,500

Micha is the project manager for her project. Micha is now ready to complete the scope verification process so that she can move the project into the project closing process. What is the primary purpose of the scope verification process?


Options are :

  • Review of the project performance
  • Acceptance of the project team's performance
  • Approval that the project has met its objectives
  • Acceptance of the project deliverables (Correct)

Answer : Acceptance of the project deliverables

Which of the following formulas is used to calculate Cost Variance (CV)?


Options are :

  • Cost Variance (CV) = Actual Cost (AC) - Earned Value (EV)
  • Cost Variance (CV) = Earned Value (EV) * Actual Cost (AC)
  • Cost Variance (CV) = Earned Value (EV) - Actual Cost (AC) (Correct)
  • Cost Variance (CV) = Earned Value (EV) / Actual Cost (AC)

Answer : Cost Variance (CV) = Earned Value (EV) - Actual Cost (AC)

Which of the following would a project manager organize and implement in order to provide decision oversight to scope changes?


Options are :

  • Version control system
  • Quality management plan
  • Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Change control hoard (Correct)

Answer : Change control hoard

Which of the following is a reason why the project kick-off meeting is important?


Options are :

  • It will introduce the team to the projects goals and objectives. (Correct)
  • It will provide a detailed timeline for the project and its deliverables
  • It will define the scope of the project.
  • It will make the executive sponsor aware of project expectations

Answer : It will introduce the team to the projects goals and objectives.

A new project manager has been assigned to a high profile project. In order to determine project status, which of the following should the project manger do? (Select TWO).

A. Ask the key stakeholders for the project status.

B. Leave a voice mail message to key personnel requesting the project status.

C. Schedule a meeting with the team members to determine the project status.

D. Send an email to the team members to request project status reports.

E. Schedule a meeting with the project sponsor to determine the project status.


Options are :

  • D,E
  • C,D
  • A,C (Correct)
  • A,B

Answer : A,C

A stakeholder wants information on how frequently the project manager will provide a status report. Which of the following documents would be the BEST place to find this information?


Options are :

  • Communication plan (Correct)
  • Stakeholder analysis report
  • Quality plan
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Answer : Communication plan

Which of the following are some of the objectives of analyzing project variances? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.

A. Determining the route cause of the variances

B. Determining the cost baseline of the project

C. Determining if the variances are due to anomaly or if the estimates are incorrect

D. Preventing variances in forthcoming projects


Options are :

  • B,C,D
  • A,B,D
  • A,C,D (Correct)
  • A,B,C

Answer : A,C,D

An adjustment to the project has been approved and funding granted, but the project manager feels the modification is out of scope. Which of the following should the project manager do?


Options are :

  • Make the adjustment but document the concern. (Correct)
  • Make the adjustment and wait for another review.
  • Schedule a meeting with the project sponsor to reject the adjustment.
  • Refuse to make the adjustment and send a recommendation to the review hoard.

Answer : Make the adjustment but document the concern.

You are the project manager for the GY Project. A stakeholder has presented a change request that represents a considerable amount of work, which will likely drive the project costs and schedule beyond the approved levels of the project. The change, while it is a value-added change, falls outside the current scope of the project. What should you do with the change request?


Options are :

  • Present the change to the change control board. (Correct)
  • Approve the change request.
  • Approve the change request if the project team approves the change as well
  • Present the change to all the stakeholders for their input.

Answer : Present the change to the change control board.

You are the project manager of the NHQ Project for your organization. Management wants you to create a quality control chart that will allow them to see the categories of project failure from largest to smallest. What type of quality control does management want you to create?


Options are :

  • Pareto chart (Correct)
  • Run chart
  • Scatter chart
  • Control chart

Answer : Pareto chart

Which of the following are characteristics of an approved project charter? (Select TWO).

A. Provides the prioritization of work from the stakeholders.

B. Defines the project manager authority.

C. Identifies what the project manager wants to derive from the project.

D. Increases the numb of just-in-time processes required to decrease scope creep.

E. Validates the existence of a project.


Options are :

  • A,B
  • D,E
  • C,D
  • A,E (Correct)

Answer : A,E

The purpose of a WBS dictionary is to provide:


Options are :

  • additional details for each component of the WBS, and for each component provide a brief definition of its statement of work, outputs, actual activities and pertinent milestones (Correct)
  • written authorization to sanction work on a particular work-package within the WBS, and define the methods for its implementation and the monitoring of its performance.
  • a detailed glossary of terms used in the WBS.
  • a hierarchical decomposition of the work to be undertaken to address the objectives and meet the requirements of the project at the lowest

Answer : additional details for each component of the WBS, and for each component provide a brief definition of its statement of work, outputs, actual activities and pertinent milestones

A project is approved in a series of stages. This is an example of:


Options are :

  • phase gate approval (Correct)
  • stakeholder approval.
  • project version approval
  • Standards compliance

Answer : phase gate approval

You are the project manager for your organization. Marcy, a project stakeholder, is demanding that you add some deliverables to your project scope for free. You explain to Marcy that it's too late in the project execution to consider adding these deliverables as most of the software your project team is creating, is nearly done. Marcy and you escalate the issue to management. Management decides that you will add the deliverables to the project scope if Marcy pays a significant fee and allows you additional time to complete the project. What conflict resolution method has management offered?


Options are :

  • Compromising (Correct)
  • Confronting
  • Forcing
  • Issue management

Answer : Compromising

All of the following occur during the project closure phase EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • ensure the project is aligned with organizational goals. (Correct)
  • ensure document retention compliance is being performed.
  • release project team resources
  • close contract and pay vendors

Answer : ensure the project is aligned with organizational goals.

The project manager has documented a change request from a key project stakeholder. Which of the following actions should the project manager take NEXT?


Options are :

  • Perform an Impact analysis. (Correct)
  • Discuss this change during the next status meeting.
  • Ask other stakeholders for recommendations
  • Send the request to the change control hoard

Answer : Perform an Impact analysis.

Which of the following quality option costs BEST identifies the expense of Inspecting deliverables to prevent flawed products from reaching the customer?


Options are :

  • Contract costs
  • Actual costs
  • Failure costs
  • Appraisal costs (Correct)

Answer : Appraisal costs

Which of the following would MOST likely contain warranty Information for the project deliverable?


Options are :

  • Scope statement
  • Risk assessment
  • Cost baseline
  • Transition plan (Correct)

Answer : Transition plan

Which of the following would measure a project's validity?


Options are :

  • Resource allocation (Correct)
  • Gantt chart
  • Risk analysis
  • Strategic alignment

Answer : Resource allocation

Which of the following is the process of monitoring cost performance and controlling changes to the cost baseline?


Options are :

  • Performance review
  • Bottom-up cost estimation
  • Cost budgeting
  • Cost control (Correct)

Answer : Cost control

You are the project manager of the GHG Project. Your project has a budget of $567,000 and was expected to last two years. You have completed the project, but it took you 26 months to complete the project work. Your actual costs for the project came in at $589,987. What is the earned value for this project?


Options are :

  • $.93
  • $567,000 (Correct)
  • $589,987
  • -$22,987

Answer : $567,000

Jeff is the project manager of a project to install 8,000 editions of a software package onto the computers in his company. He has estimated that with the cost of the software license, the time to install and verify the software package, and the software training for each user, that the total cost per recipient of the software license is $450. He estimates that the total cost of the project will be $3,600,000. What type of cost estimating is Jeff using in this example?


Options are :

  • Top-down estimate
  • Bottom-up estimate
  • Definitive estimate
  • Parametric estimate (Correct)

Answer : Parametric estimate

In a highway project 5 miles (8 kilometers) out of the total 15 miles (24 kilometers) have been completed. The BAC is $900,000. Which of the following represents the ETC of this project?


Options are :

  • $450,000
  • $150,000
  • $600,000 (Correct)
  • $300,000

Answer : $600,000

A project manager needs to replace someone on the project team. Which of the following is the FIRST action they should take?


Options are :

  • Ask the project sponsor for another resource.
  • Notify the human resources department to open a job posting.
  • Search for skilled subcontractors who could quickly fill the opening.
  • Consult the project staffing plan. (Correct)

Answer : Consult the project staffing plan.

You are the project manager of the H2A Project for your organization. This project is designed to create new software for your organization. Some of the project team members are not comfortable addressing the project stakeholders directly about the status and requirements in the project. You have decided that all communications to and from the project team should flow through you, the project manager. Where should you document this team and stakeholder decision?


Options are :

  • Stakeholder directory
  • Ground rules (Correct)
  • Project management plan
  • Risk register

Answer : Ground rules

Which of the following may result in rework?


Options are :

  • Resource variance
  • Schedule variance
  • Quality variance (Correct)
  • Cost variance

Answer : Quality variance

The schedule estimates for a particular work package that is underway were not properly considered and the timescales are too tight. Which of the following methods should the project manager select to investigate?


Options are :

  • SPI and SV (Correct)
  • PDM
  • Issues log
  • CPM

Answer : SPI and SV

Which of the following represents the appropriate order of an effective change management process?


Options are :

  • Identify change, document change, perform impact analysis, approve or deny change, update applicable project plan components
  • Identify change, document change, approve or deny change, perform impact analysis, update applicable project plan components.
  • Identify change, document change, perform impact analysis, update applicable project plan components, approve or deny change.
  • Identify change, perform impact analysis, approve or deny change, update applicable project plan components, document change. (Correct)

Answer : Identify change, perform impact analysis, approve or deny change, update applicable project plan components, document change.

An experienced team member comes to the project manager to report that they are uncertain of the project requirements. This can MOST likely be attributed to:


Options are :

  • inadequate schedule analysis.
  • improper risk planning.
  • a poorly decomposed WBS (Correct)
  • inadequate resource management.

Answer : a poorly decomposed WBS

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