JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 14

Which of the following methods would a project manager use to estimate the construction cost of a 2,000 square foot home when given the cost per


Options are :

  • Bottom-up estimating
  • Top-down estimating
  • Parametric estimating (Correct)
  • Analogous estimating

Answer : Parametric estimating

The method of cost-estimating whereby the costs of the individual work packages are aggregated to form the full cost-estimate is called:


Options are :

  • parametric estimating.
  • analogous estimating
  • expert judgment
  • bottom-up estimating (Correct)

Answer : bottom-up estimating

A project manager has just completed the planning of a project, but cannot start the project execution until granted permission from the project sponsor. This is an example of which of the following actions?


Options are :

  • Phase gate (Correct)
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Audit review
  • Risk assessment

Answer : Phase gate

Which of the following should a project manger do to actively track issues as they are identified?


Options are :

  • Update the issues log. (Correct)
  • Create a process for anonymous team review of issue resolution.
  • Develop a quality management plan.
  • Make an issues log template.

Answer : Update the issues log.

Which of the following would be the benefit of saving a project binder in a centralized location?


Options are :

  • Provides stakeholders the opportunity to modify the change request forms.
  • Provides an opportunity for team members to review their contributions (Correct)
  • Provides an opportunity for another project manager to review the binder and make corrections
  • Provides other project managers the opportunity to review the project information.

Answer : Provides an opportunity for team members to review their contributions

A key team member is performing poorly on a project. The project manager has verified that the team member knows the project expectations. The project manager has met repeatedly with this team member to outline expectations. Which of the following is the NEXT step the project manager should take to keep the project on schedule?


Options are :

  • Ignore the team member behavior
  • Move the team member to another project.
  • Terminate the team member
  • Request the resource manager assistance (Correct)

Answer : Request the resource manager assistance

The project charter is an output of which of the following project phases?


Options are :

  • Closing
  • Execution
  • Initiation (Correct)
  • Planning

Answer : Initiation

Which of the following is the MOST common relationship used, when constructing a project schedule network diagram?


Options are :

  • Finish-to-Start (Correct)
  • Start-to-Finish
  • Start-to-Start
  • Finish-to-Finish

Answer : Finish-to-Start

Which of the following describes a qualitative risk analysis tool that assigns ratings to project risk factors based upon the likelihood of occurrence and the affect it will have on the project?


Options are :

  • Decision tree analysis
  • Risk register
  • Cause and effect diagram
  • Probability and impact matrix (Correct)

Answer : Probability and impact matrix

The project cost performance index is 1.2 and the project manager has spent $71,248 dollars to date. The project is currently 50 percent complete. Which of the following is the earned value (EV)?


Options are :

  • $35,624.00 (Correct)
  • $35,497.60
  • $71,243.00
  • $59,373.33

Answer : $35,624.00

In order to complete the core-project setup, which of the following is the MOST important task of the project sponsor?


Options are :

  • Provide leadership to the project team.
  • Obtain funding for the project. (Correct)
  • Provide quality review of the deliverables
  • Obtain resolution of the application development Issues.

Answer : Obtain funding for the project.

Two employees will not work on the same project together. The project manager tells the employees to talk to their supervisors because the supervisors recommended they work together. This is an example of which of the following conflict resolution styles?


Options are :

  • Accepting
  • Withdrawing
  • Compromising
  • Forcing (Correct)

Answer : Forcing

In an attempt to make a deadline, a North American project manager is able to procure emergency funding for additional people. The resources are located in Europe. Which of the following project components will have to be updated to reflect working with a new time zone location?


Options are :

  • Risk management plan
  • Communication plan
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) (Correct)
  • Project scope statement

Answer : Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Which of the following would a project manager do NEXT after selecting a vendor for a project?


Options are :

  • Determine a list of qualified sellers
  • Negotiate the contract
  • Hold a bidders conference.
  • Determine vendor resource availability (Correct)

Answer : Determine vendor resource availability

A stakeholder has determined the need to update their payroll method with a new system. Which of the following is the FIRST activity the corporation should perform?


Options are :

  • Determine if the project is in alignment with the company strategic plan
  • Obtain a preliminary review by the project selection committee (Correct)
  • Determine the justification of the project
  • Conduct a feasibility study

Answer : Obtain a preliminary review by the project selection committee

All of the following are part of the monitoring and controlling process group EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • updating the project management plan.
  • Implementing change requests. (Correct)
  • updating the project charter.
  • updating the project scope

Answer : Implementing change requests.

A project is canceled unexpectedly prior to completion. Which of the following would the project manager use to document the details of the project closure?


Options are :

  • SWOT analysis
  • Postmortem (Correct)
  • Project scope statement
  • Histogram

Answer : Postmortem

A project manager has been informed that a project deliverable must be completed by September 1st. Which of the following BEST describes this situation?


Options are :

  • Project assumption
  • Project constraint (Correct)
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Project risk

Answer : Project constraint

Which of the following risk response strategies involves shifting the negative impact of a threat, along with ownership of the response, to a third party?


Options are :

  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk mitigation
  • Risk sharing
  • Risk transfer (Correct)

Answer : Risk transfer

Which of the following defines a project? (Select TWO).

A. Limited time span

B. Contains more than one deliverable

C. Delivers a unique product or service

D. Changes an ongoing process

E. Generates positive returns


Options are :

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

Answer : B,E

The formal process that must be performed at the end of the project to provide the final inspection of the product is called:


Options are :

  • methodology verification
  • scope verification (Correct)
  • system verification
  • change verification

Answer : scope verification

In order to validate a project, which of the following is required to complete a stakeholder analysis?


Options are :

  • Verify the project team members will be able to provide the expected stakeholder results
  • Verify the project stakeholders have been selected by the project manager to provide the best scope for the project.
  • Verify the project stakeholder needs, wants, and expectations are turned into requirements
  • Verify the project stakeholders needs are documented in the work breakdown structure (WBS) (Correct)

Answer : Verify the project stakeholders needs are documented in the work breakdown structure (WBS)

Which of the following is the method for determining the critical path of a project?


Options are :

  • Examine the project schedule and place all scheduled activities on one time-line, regardless as to whether they are being implemented in parallel. Then calculate the total time taken.
  • Determine the BAC of a project and the AC at completion; calculate the difference
  • Examine the project schedule and determine the two most critical milestones: then calculate the total time form the start of the first determined milestone to the end of the second.
  • Examine the project schedule and calculate the total time taken for all scheduled activities, from commencement of the project to closure, with zero float. (Correct)

Answer : Examine the project schedule and calculate the total time taken for all scheduled activities, from commencement of the project to closure, with zero float.

One of the team members assigned to a project is not performing well. The team member is new and is not experienced in the type of work involved with this project. Which of the following is the BEST response to this situation?


Options are :

  • Ask other members to help.
  • Assign the team member to another project
  • Talk to the team member to encourage better performance
  • Arrange for training for the team member (Correct)

Answer : Arrange for training for the team member

Which of the following can the project manager do to manage scope creep?


Options are :

  • Be specific when defining project objectives in the project plan (Correct)
  • Be flexible about what needs to be done to complete the project.
  • Be positive when approached with changes to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Be open minded to new ideas to the project

Answer : Be specific when defining project objectives in the project plan

A hurricane is forecasted near the corporations call center. The project manager has arranged for a redundant call center in another location to accept calls if the corporate call center is unable to receive calls. Which of the following risk responses is the project manager using?


Options are :

  • Mitigation (Correct)
  • Acceptance
  • Mitigation
  • Avoidance

Answer : Mitigation

A project change is approved by the Change Control Board that modifies the project scope. Which of the following is the NEXT step that the project


Options are :

  • Construct a detailed plan to implement the change (Correct)
  • Analyze the Impact of the change request
  • Document the request in the change control log.
  • Request a meeting with the project sponsor to discuss scope creep

Answer : Construct a detailed plan to implement the change

Which of the following is true of fast tracking a schedule?


Options are :

  • Project schedule lead times are increased
  • Project schedule critical path will change
  • Project schedule is shortened by decreasing the project scope
  • Project activities will be performed concurrently. (Correct)

Answer : Project activities will be performed concurrently.

The initiation process concludes with the creation of which of the following?


Options are :

  • Project scope statement
  • Contingency reserve
  • Project schedule
  • Project charter (Correct)

Answer : Project charter

The change control board approved a request for $25,000 to address rising labor costs of specialized trades. Which of the following documents should be updated?


Options are :

  • Resource requirements
  • Project schedule
  • Scope statement
  • Project budget (Correct)

Answer : Project budget

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