JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 3

During the execution of an assigned task the developer informs the project manager of a missing component. Which of the following should the project manager do next?


Options are :

  • Inform the sponsor and have the developer include it in the same task
  • Document the change and determine the impact of the modification
  • Add the task to the project plan and assign the task to the developer (Correct)
  • Inform the sponsor that the change is out of scope

Answer : Add the task to the project plan and assign the task to the developer

The project has been terminated prematurely by the organization. Which of the following will the project manager need to complete?


Options are :

  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Post-mortem (Correct)
  • Quality assessment
  • Case study

Answer : Post-mortem

Which of the following is included in the project scope document? (Select TWO).

A. Quality metrics

B. Work packages

C. Assumptions

D. Constraints

E. Resource requirements


Options are :

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

Answer : B,E

In core-project setup, which of the following must be completed prior to validating a project?


Options are :

  • Project definition
  • Preliminary SOW
  • Stakeholder approval
  • Project charter (Correct)

Answer : Project charter

In order to obtain the Best pricing and product quality, a project manager should:


Options are :

  • obtain responses from different vendors to compare the products. (Correct)
  • use past vendors who have provided all project deliverables.
  • obtain an RFP from one vendor who can provide the products.
  • obtain an RFP from the vendor who provides the lowest priced products.

Answer : obtain responses from different vendors to compare the products.

Several team members have criticized the project manager for requesting that they work overtime in order to complete a project on time. Which of the following steps should the project manager take to resolve the conflict?


Options are :

  • Force the team members to work and terminate any who do not comply.
  • Compromise and let the team members finish the project late.
  • Avoid the conflict by asking the stakeholders to talk to the team members.
  • Discuss schedule options with team members. (Correct)

Answer : Discuss schedule options with team members.

Which of the following occurs during a project kick-off meeting?


Options are :

  • Analyze project risks
  • Identification of the stakeholders
  • Project charter review
  • Project plan approval (Correct)

Answer : Project plan approval

A project manager is responsible for meeting with the company project review board to periodically evaluate the progress on a project. Which of the following is the role of the board?


Options are :

  • To ensure local standards compliance
  • To provide decision oversight (Correct)
  • To supply audit trail oversight
  • To communicate to stakeholders

Answer : To provide decision oversight

During handover stage a customer of a particular project noticed the extended warranty from a particular vendor for a critical application has not been ordered. In which of the following documents should this have been previously addressed?


Options are :

  • Project charter
  • Procurement management plan (Correct)
  • Risk management plan
  • Staffing management plan

Answer : Procurement management plan

The project is running behind schedule because one of the developers has taken an unscheduled vacation. The project manager informs the developer that any further unauthorized absence will result in removal from the project. Which of the following resolution techniques was used?


Options are :

  • Forcing (Correct)
  • Avoiding
  • Confronting
  • Negotiating

Answer : Forcing

A project manager is managing the delivery of a project awarded under a fixed-cost contract. The project cost was poorly planned and underestimated, but the projects overall scope and deadline cannot change. Failure to deliver the project is not an option. Which of the following will MOST likely be affected by these circumstances?


Options are :

  • Quality (Correct)
  • Resource leveling
  • Earned Value (EV)
  • Change management

Answer : Quality

Which of the following is the BEST report to provide to senior management?


Options are :

  • Work performance report
  • Quality audit
  • Daily progress report
  • Milestone report (Correct)

Answer : Milestone report

At a project milestone meeting, the project sponsor asked about a deliverable that is not on the project plan. Which of the following should the project manager do to compensate for this unmet expectation?


Options are :

  • Review the scope with the team. (Correct)
  • Review the scope with the vendor
  • Review the scope with the customer
  • Review the scope with the sponsor

Answer : Review the scope with the team.

The project sponsor indicates that one of the key stakeholders is very unhappy with the project schedule. The other stakeholders are happy with the schedule. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason why the stakeholder is unhappy with the schedule?


Options are :

  • The project manager did not schedule the project team appropriately.
  • The project manager did not obtain buy-in from the stakeholder.
  • The stakeholder has unrealistic expectations. (Correct)
  • The project manager did not discuss the schedule with the stakeholders

Answer : The stakeholder has unrealistic expectations.

If the EV is $3,000 and the AC is $4,000, which of the following would be the CPI for the project?


Options are :

  • .75 (Correct)
  • 1.25
  • .50
  • 1.75

Answer : .75

A project manager is performing activity sequencing. The project manager is only using start to finish dependencies. Dummy activities are being utilized to define all logical relationships. Which of the following methods is the project manager demonstrating?


Options are :

  • Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) (Correct)
  • Critical Chain Method (CCM)
  • Arrow Diagramming Method (ADM)

Answer : Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM)

A project manager has a project with staff in four different countries. When generating the resource management plan, which of the following should be considered FIRST?


Options are :

  • Understanding the International country code of all the team members.
  • Getting the email address of all the employees.
  • Locating each employee on the map in the office. (Correct)
  • Reviewing holiday and vacation schedule with all team members.

Answer : Locating each employee on the map in the office.

Which of the following documents would MOST likely be updated to reflect an approved time change for a regularly scheduled weekly status meeting?


Options are :

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Communication plan (Correct)
  • Responsibility assignment matrix
  • Change request

Answer : Communication plan

Which of the following resource leveling techniques describes schedule compression by performing activities concurrently?


Options are :

  • Optimizing
  • Crashing
  • Fast tracking (Correct)
  • Exploiting

Answer : Fast tracking

Who should conduct lessons learned when an outside vendor is used?


Options are :

  • The program manger because they control the project Budget.
  • The project coordinator because they are responsible for the project and vendor.
  • The resource manager because they are responsible for the vendor actions.
  • The project manager because they are responsible for the entire project. (Correct)

Answer : The project manager because they are responsible for the entire project.

A project manager has failed to obtain the necessary permits from the local building commission.

The project has been stopped because of a failure to understand the importance of:


Options are :

  • risk avoidance. (Correct)
  • internal process compliance.
  • audit trail compliance
  • standards compliance

Answer : risk avoidance.

Which of the following is the BEST tool to determine how the frequency of an individual cause contributes towards the total result?


Options are :

  • Ishikawa diagram (Correct)
  • Critical Chain Method (CCM)
  • Pareto chart
  • SWOT analysis

Answer : Ishikawa diagram

A key stakeholder on a project advises the project manager that there is a component of the project that has yet to be decided. They are concerned that their needs regarding this component will not be addressed. In which of the following documents should the project manager record this information?


Options are :

  • Lessons learned
  • Project charter
  • Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Issue log (Correct)

Answer : Issue log

Which of the following documents is used when soliciting vendors?


Options are :

  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) (Correct)
  • Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Answer : Request for Proposal (RFP)

Which of the following BEST describes the definition of a project?


Options are :

  • Work undertaken to deliver a unique product or service (Correct)
  • Work that can be decomposed to the task level
  • Major work Initiatives requested by an Executive Sponsor
  • A yearly list of strategic goals for a company

Answer : Work undertaken to deliver a unique product or service

Which of the following would be goals of an effective kick-off meeting? (Select TWO).

A. To create the project charter

B. To create the statement of work (SOW)

C. To outline the communication plan

D. To set team members expectations

E. To determine the critical path of the project


Options are :

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

Answer : C,E

During final inspection, a project team member finds a deficiency in the product. In which of the following did this action occur?


Options are :

  • Gap analysis
  • Process audit
  • Quality control
  • Quality assurance (Correct)

Answer : Quality assurance

A project budget has been reduced by 10 percent, but the project has a critical deadline. Which of the following should the project manager do FIRST to complete the project on time?


Options are :

  • Eliminate 10 percent of the projects resources.
  • Document the approved change request.
  • Lower the quality standards for the finished product.
  • Analyze the impact of the change. (Correct)

Answer : Analyze the impact of the change.

Which of the following activity sequencing methods describes the start-to-start dependency?


Options are :

  • The completion of the successor activity depends upon the beginning of the predecessor activity
  • The completion of the successor activity depends upon the completion of the predecessor activity.
  • The beginning of the successor activity depends upon the beginning of the predecessor activity. (Correct)
  • The beginning of the successor activity depends upon the completion of the predecessor activity.

Answer : The beginning of the successor activity depends upon the beginning of the predecessor activity.

A quality control technician is diagramming test results on a run chart. The chart consists of twenty-five points, with twelve consecutive points below the median line; however, the other thirteen points alternate above and below the median line. The twelve consecutive points represent which of the following?


Options are :

  • The quality process is flawed and should be completed again.
  • The run denotes common cause variation.
  • The run denotes special cause variation (Correct)
  • The product does not adhere to specification

Answer : The run denotes special cause variation

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