JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 5

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


Options are :

  • Changing all three constraints will cause the project to be closed.
  • A change in one constraint may cause a change in another constraint (Correct)
  • 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.

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

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Obtain funding for the project.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Change management controls

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


Options are :

  • 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
  • Be specific when defining project objectives in the project plan (Correct)

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

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 :

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

Answer : C,D

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 :

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

Answer : Request the resource manager assistance

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

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


Options are :

  • 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)
  • 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.

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.

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 :

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

Answer : A,E

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Implementing change requests.

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

Answer : RACI chart

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 :

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

Answer : A,C

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
  • Histogram
  • Project scope statement
  • Postmortem (Correct)

Answer : Postmortem

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Update the issues log.

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 :

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

Answer : Encourage the team members to resolve the conflict

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Control limits

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 :

  • Assign other individuals to assist on the task to ensure the task does not get delayed further (Correct)
  • 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.

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

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 :

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

Answer : B,E

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 :

  • Analyze the Impact of the change request
  • Construct a detailed plan to implement the change (Correct)
  • 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

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 :

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

Answer : Risk register

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Finish-to-Start

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Determine vendor resource availability

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Project activities will be performed concurrently.

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)
  • $59,373.33
  • $71,243.00
  • $35,497.60

Answer : $35,624.00

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 :

  • Compromise
  • Forcing (Correct)
  • Smoothing
  • Negotiating

Answer : Forcing

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

Answer : Risk transfer

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)
  • Audit review
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Risk assessment

Answer : Phase gate

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 :

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

Answer : 17 days

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)
  • Agree to complete the project using the new schedule
  • Ask the key stakeholder for more funding for the project.
  • Ask the project team to work overtime to finish the project

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

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 :

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

Answer : Project sponsor approval has not been received

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