JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 4

Which of the following describes a quality control tool used to analyze defects based upon number of occurrences?


Options are :

  • Fishbone diagram
  • Ishikawa diagram
  • Pareto diagram (Correct)
  • Scatter diagram

Answer : Pareto diagram

Which of the following is included within the RFP?


Options are :

  • The vendor that will complete the work and the vendor background, history and experience.
  • Request total cost for all work to be completed and procedures for replying to the bid. (Correct)
  • Identify the price quote and include the communication plan
  • Request a price and the names of the project resources.

Answer : Request total cost for all work to be completed and procedures for replying to the bid.

Which of the following are the benefits of a work breakdown structure (WBS)? (Select TWO).

A. It determines the project milestones.

B. It determines the project budget.

C. Only one of the other alternatives applies.

D. It determines the resources required to complete project tasks.

E. It outlines the statement of work (SOW) for the project.


Options are :

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

Answer : A,D

Which of the following is the correct formula for computing a project SPI?


Options are :

  • SPI = EV-PV
  • SPI = EV/AC
  • SPI = EV-AC
  • SPI = EV/PV (Correct)

Answer : SPI = EV/PV

A project manager creates a detailed list of costs for each activity involved in the project and then uses the sum of the individual activities to create the budget. Which of the following cost estimating techniques was used?


Options are :

  • Top-down
  • Parametric
  • Expert judgment
  • Bottom-up (Correct)

Answer : Bottom-up

To ensure the quality of implemented project change requests, which of the following will need to occur? (Select TWO).

A. The project team is not notified of the approved change.

B. Change is tracked and is either accepted or rejected by the change control board.

C. Change is logged and updated in the change log document.

D. Once a change is forwarded to the change control board, It will be removed from the change log.

E. Once the change is submitted to the change control board, It will be approved and placed into production.


Options are :

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

Answer : B,E

A project manager has finished the first phase of a project. Who of the following determines if the project continues?


Options are :

  • Project manager
  • Project sponsor (Correct)
  • End users
  • Project team

Answer : Project sponsor

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


Options are :

  • -$1,000 (Correct)
  • $1,000
  • -$3,000
  • $3,000

Answer : -$1,000

A project manager is performing activity sequencing using the arrow diagramming method (ADM). Which of the following is true of ADM?


Options are :

  • ADM cannot represent multiple successor activities
  • ADM can only represent activities that are on the critical path.
  • ADM can only represent finish to start dependencies.
  • ADM uses boxes representing activities, and arrows to represent dependencies (Correct)

Answer : ADM uses boxes representing activities, and arrows to represent dependencies

Two team members refuse to work together and have undermined the project with their constant bickering. The project manager needs both of them to complete the project. The team members meet and agree to work at different times. Which of the following conflict resolution styles is being used?


Options are :

  • Confronting
  • Forcing
  • Compromising (Correct)
  • Smoothing

Answer : Compromising

Which of the following is the MOST common precedence dependency type?


Options are :

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

Answer : Start-to-Finish

During execution, a project manager of a construction project requires certain project team members to work outdoors, atop tall buildings. Which of the following would BEST mitigate the risk of injury to those team members, without affecting the approved project schedule?


Options are :

  • Ensure that project team members are furnished with slip-resistant boots.
  • Ensure that project team members are trained in injury response.
  • Ensure that project team members are covered by applicable insurance. (Correct)
  • Ensure that project team members do not work in very windy weather

Answer : Ensure that project team members are covered by applicable insurance.

A project team has increased from six to twelve resources. How many total communication paths exist after the addition of resources?


Options are :

  • 66 (Correct)
  • 144
  • 24
  • 48

Answer : 66

Which of the following is the primary purpose of a project tailgate?


Options are :

  • Give a status update on a set of deliverables.
  • Review changes to a project
  • Review the tasks from the next phase of the project. (Correct)
  • Get acceptance to move the project to the next phase of work.

Answer : Review the tasks from the next phase of the project.

Work must be overlapped and completed in parallel rather than sequentially within the critical path in order to meet the end date of the project. Which of the following would be utilized?


Options are :

  • Optimizing
  • Fast-tracking (Correct)
  • Crashing
  • Resource leveling

Answer : Fast-tracking

Which of the following is the main objective for a work breakdown structure (WBS)?


Options are :

  • To decompose the project down into manageable parts. (Correct)
  • To develop the estimating and detailed scheme of the project.
  • To build individual development, independent of the team efforts.
  • To develop a proven methodology that will assist the project manager with the delegation of authority.

Answer : To decompose the project down into manageable parts.

Several key resources will be unavailable at the end of the project. The key stakeholders want to outsource the project to a third party. Which of the following risk responses is described in this situation?


Options are :

  • Risk mitigation
  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk acceptance
  • Risk transference (Correct)

Answer : Risk transference

Pareto charts helps the project manager with which of the following?


Options are :

  • Focus on creative thinking.
  • Focus on the most critical Issues to improve quality.
  • Explore required future events.
  • Determine if a process will be experiencing difficulties. (Correct)

Answer : Determine if a process will be experiencing difficulties.

Which of the following would be the BEST tool to estimate activity time durations?


Options are :

  • PERT
  • Gantt chart
  • CPM (Correct)
  • Estimating model

Answer : CPM

Which of the following would be contained in the problem statement within the project charter?


Options are :

  • The conflict management style that will be used during the project.
  • The issue that might block a vendorís success
  • The issues the customer wants resolved. (Correct)
  • The conflict between management and the project vendors.

Answer : The issues the customer wants resolved.

Project team members are confused about their roles on a project. Which of the following is the FIRST technique the project manager can use to define their roles?


Options are :

  • Have project sponsor assign their roles.
  • Conduct stakeholder meeting to determine expectations.
  • Create a resource assignment matrix. (Correct)
  • Ask team members to define their roles.

Answer : Create a resource assignment matrix.

Which of the following can a project manager use to determine the critical path of a project? (Select THREE).

A. Business requirements

B. Sequence of activities

C. Completion date

D. Stakeholder expectations

E. Start date

F. Risk register


Options are :

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

Answer : B,C,E

Which of the following is a component of a project charter?


Options are :

  • Risk register
  • Problem statement (Correct)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Responsibility assignment matrix

Answer : Problem statement

A project manager is performing activity duration estimation. This project will have conditional decisions. Which of the following tools would be the BEST to use?


Options are :

  • PERT (Correct)
  • Gantt chart
  • GERT
  • EVM

Answer : PERT

A project manager is implementing a new community park and wants to build public support. Which of the following communication mediums would BEST facilitate the goal?


Options are :

  • Hold a public ceremony at the location for the residents. (Correct)
  • Hold a teleconference for residents.
  • Send a personally signed letter to the residents.
  • Send an email to the community residents.

Answer : Hold a public ceremony at the location for the residents.

A project manager is two weeks into a project when an unexpected delay occurs. Material that is needed to complete the project could be available in three business days; however, the project team believes that estimate is unrealistic and that it will take five business days for the material to arrive. The project manager was informed by another employee in the material company that it could take up to thirteen days to receive the materials. Which of the following estimates should be given to the project sponsor?


Options are :

  • 13 business days (Correct)
  • 5 business days
  • 8 business days
  • 6 business days

Answer : 13 business days

A project has a CPI of 0.6. Which of the following would BEST describe the cost-efficiency of the project?


Options are :

  • The costs and the estimates are about the same.
  • The costs are currently under the estimates.
  • The costs are currently over the estimates. (Correct)
  • The earned value is greater than the actual cost.

Answer : The costs are currently over the estimates.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Change management controls

A project can be defined as which of the following?


Options are :

  • A temporary endeavor limited by time or cost (Correct)
  • An ongoing work assignment
  • A high level cost estimate
  • A temporary endeavor with unlimited time or cost for completion

Answer : A temporary endeavor limited by time or cost

A project manager was called into the office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and informed that the resource budget for the company has been reduced by 10%. The CIO expects that the project must be completed on time. Which of the following will be impacted?


Options are :

  • Project scope will be impacted.
  • WBS will be impacted.
  • SOW will be impacted.
  • Quality will be impacted. (Correct)

Answer : Quality will be impacted.

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