JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 13

A project manager has decided to increase the member of resources working on critical path activities. This is an example of:


Options are :

  • fast tracking.
  • rolling wave planning.
  • resource leveling
  • crashing. (Correct)

Answer : crashing.

A company manager has turned in project objectives, and requests that the project manager startthe project immediately. The project manager informs the company manager that the project cannot be started. Which of the following is an appropriate reason for not starting the project?


Options are :

  • Project sponsor approval has not been received (Correct)
  • Projects can only be implemented by upper management
  • The project manager already has several ongoing projects.
  • The project team has not been formed.

Answer : Project sponsor approval has not been received

A project manager is completing a project schedule network diagram using dummy activities to show all logical relationships. Which of the following tools is the project manager using?


Options are :

  • AON
  • None
  • PDM
  • ADM (Correct)
  • WBS

Answer : ADM

Which of the following shows the number of communication channels for a team with twelve stakeholders?


Options are :

  • 56
  • 72
  • 66 (Correct)
  • 132

Answer : 66

A project manager notices that status meetings are poorly attended and that one or two team member try to dominate the meetings. Which of the following should the project manager do to make the project status meetings more productive? (Select TWO).

A. Include agenda items in the meeting invitation.

B. Ensure that the meetings start and end on time.

C. Provide criticism to poor team performers.

D. Allow the team members to set the tone of the meeting.

E. Discuss issues during the meeting until they are resolved.


Options are :

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

Answer : A,E

The change control board has just approved a request to modify the sampling technique for a project. Which of the following documents would the project manager update?


Options are :

  • Communication management plan
  • Quality management plan
  • Risk management plan
  • Scope management plan (Correct)

Answer : Scope management plan

Which of the following is a component of the cost management plan?


Options are :

  • Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Project needs assessment
  • Control limits (Correct)
  • Team member compensation

Answer : Control limits

Which of the following is the purpose of a milestone schedule?


Options are :

  • A detailed summary of the project milestones that need to be achieved (Correct)
  • A detailed summary of the anticipated milestones and risks identified for the project
  • A summary of the anticipated milestones and the issues identified for the project
  • A summary level timetable of the major project milestones.

Answer : A detailed summary of the project milestones that need to be achieved

Given the following information:

Pessimistic estimate is 30 days

Most Likely estimate is 15 days

Optimistic estimate Is 10 days

Which of the following is the expected duration for this scheduled activity?


Options are :

  • 17 days (Correct)
  • 29 days
  • 25 days
  • 11 days

Answer : 17 days

A new critical requirement has been identified after the project charter was approved. Which of the following is the NEXT step the project manager should take?


Options are :

  • Generate a change request and submit it to the change control board for review. (Correct)
  • Convene another meeting with the entire group reviewing the requirements one last time and incorporating the additional requirement.
  • Determine the effort of the missing requirement and incorporate it into the work plan.
  • Revise the approved requirements document and forward to the project team for review

Answer : Generate a change request and submit it to the change control board for review.

Several project tasks cannot be completed because local resources are not available. The project manager has to outsource the work to find qualified resources. Which of the following risk responses is the project manager using?


Options are :

  • Transference
  • Avoidance
  • Mitigation (Correct)
  • Acceptance

Answer : Mitigation

Which of the following contract types places the LEAST amount of risk on the seller?


Options are :

  • Time and material
  • Cost-Plus-Fee (CPF) (Correct)
  • Fixed-Price
  • Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF)

Answer : Cost-Plus-Fee (CPF)

Which of the following is described when a company requires version control of project documents?


Options are :

  • Decision oversight
  • Change management controls (Correct)
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Internal process compliance

Answer : Change management controls

A project team is comfortable working as a group and has accepted all the project ground rules. They support each other to reach the project goals. Which of the following stages of team development is the project team demonstrating?


Options are :

  • Forming
  • Performing (Correct)
  • Conforming
  • Storming

Answer : Performing

Which of the following represents the EAC of an ongoing project with an AC of $100,000, a CV of $10,000 and an ETC of $50,000?


Options are :

  • $150,000 (Correct)
  • $90,000
  • $140,000
  • $160,000

Answer : $150,000

Three of the team members are having a conflict with each other. Which of the following steps should the project manager take to minimize the conflict?


Options are :

  • Ask the project sponsor to resolve the conflict
  • Ignore the conflict and keep working on the project.
  • Encourage the team members to resolve the conflict (Correct)
  • Resolve the conflict by terminating the team members

Answer : Encourage the team members to resolve the conflict

A key stakeholder has asked the project manager to complete the project a week earlier than expected. To accomplish this objective, the project manager will have to ask the project team to work overtime, which will increase the cost of the project. Which of the following should be the NEXT


Options are :

  • Obtain an approved change control document before changing the project schedule (Correct)
  • Ask the key stakeholder for more funding for the project.
  • Ask the project team to work overtime to finish the project
  • Agree to complete the project using the new schedule

Answer : Obtain an approved change control document before changing the project schedule

Which of the following tools are used for quality planning? (Select TWO).

A. Cost/Benefit analysis

B. Network diagram

C. Benchmarking

D. Critical Path Method (CPM)

E. Parametric estimating


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

During the execution phase, a customer approaches the project manager demanding a change.

Which of the following are the steps the project manager should take? (Select TWO).

A. Make the change.

B. Notify the Executive Sponsor.

C. Fill out a change request form.

D. Evaluate the impact of the change.

E. Deny the change.


Options are :

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

Answer : C,D

A project manager learns that a team member has falsified work experience, and does not have the knowledge required to complete the task. Which of the following should the project manager do?


Options are :

  • Reassign the individual to another role on the project team.
  • Ignore the situation hoping that everything works out for the best.
  • Replace the member and ask the team manager to assign a more qualified person.
  • Assign other individuals to assist on the task to ensure the task does not get delayed further (Correct)

Answer : Assign other individuals to assist on the task to ensure the task does not get delayed further

Which of the following is a tool that can be used to identify project team members that are responsible for a task or deliverable?


Options are :

  • Project charter
  • RACI chart (Correct)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Project schedule

Answer : RACI chart

Transition plans include which of the following elements?


Options are :

  • Earned value calculations
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Project process reports
  • Project warranty (Correct)

Answer : Project warranty

A project manager needs to identify uncertain events during the planning phase. Which of the following documents would be the BEST source of this information?


Options are :

  • Issues log
  • Quality log
  • Risk register (Correct)
  • Responsibility assignment math

Answer : Risk register

Who has the MOST control over project scope changes?


Options are :

  • Project manager (Correct)
  • Key stakeholders
  • Project sponsor
  • Change control hoard

Answer : Project manager

A project has been cancelled during the execution phase. Which of the following steps should be taken?


Options are :

  • Continue to work the project
  • Finish the project charter and project plan
  • Develop the project transition plan.
  • Complete lessons learned document (Correct)

Answer : Complete lessons learned document

Which of the following is the effect of triple constraint on a project?


Options are :

  • A change in one constraint can be approved by the project sponsor
  • At least two constraints must change before there is an effect on the project.
  • A change in one constraint may cause a change in another constraint (Correct)
  • Changing all three constraints will cause the project to be closed.

Answer : A change in one constraint may cause a change in another constraint

Two SMEs disagree with the designed plan for a particular component. The project will be delayed if the plan is not approved today. The project manager demands the SMEs work together to incorporate their modifications by the close of business today. Which of the following resolution techniques was used?


Options are :

  • Smoothing
  • Compromise
  • Forcing (Correct)
  • Negotiating

Answer : Forcing

There are three teams assigned to the same project. Two of the project teams are ahead of schedule; however, the product does not meet the needed quality standards. The third project team is behind schedule, but their product meets the quality standards. Which of the following should be the NEXT step for the project manager?


Options are :

  • Inform the stakeholders that the project is behind schedule.
  • Fast track the schedule to complete the project on time without impacting the quality of the product. (Correct)
  • Meet with the teams to clarify the schedule and the quality standards expected
  • Crash the schedule to meet the project timeline.

Answer : Fast track the schedule to complete the project on time without impacting the quality of the product.

Which of the following describes the LOWEST level of a work breakdown structure (WBS)?


Options are :

  • Work packages
  • Project performance reports
  • Functional specifications
  • Technical specifications (Correct)

Answer : Technical specifications

Which of the following are common causes of project team conflict? (Select TWO).

A. Project schedule

B. Competing resource demands

C. Project budget

D. Varying work styles

E. Time zone difference


Options are :

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

Answer : B,D

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