JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 6

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Complete lessons learned document

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 :

  • Storming
  • Forming
  • Conforming
  • Performing (Correct)

Answer : Performing

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 :

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

Answer : bottom-up estimating

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Project charter

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


Options are :

  • 66 (Correct)
  • 72
  • 56
  • 132

Answer : 66

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


Options are :

  • Planning
  • Initiation (Correct)
  • Closing
  • Execution

Answer : Initiation

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 :

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

Answer : Probability and impact matrix

Who has the MOST control over project scope changes?


Options are :

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

Answer : Project manager

Transition plans include which of the following elements?


Options are :

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

Answer : Project warranty

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 :

  • 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
  • Convene another meeting with the entire group reviewing the requirements one last time and incorporating the additional requirement.
  • Generate a change request and submit it to the change control board for review. (Correct)

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

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 :

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

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

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


Options are :

  • 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)
  • Verify the project team members will be able to provide the expected stakeholder results

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

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 :

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

Answer : ADM

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

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 :

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

Answer : Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

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 :

  • Compromising
  • Withdrawing
  • Forcing (Correct)
  • Accepting

Answer : Forcing

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 :

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

Answer : Obtain a preliminary review by the project selection committee

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


Options are :

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

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

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 :

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

Answer : $150,000

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 :

  • Acceptance
  • Mitigation
  • Mitigation (Correct)
  • Avoidance

Answer : Mitigation

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


Options are :

  • 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.
  • Provides stakeholders the opportunity to modify the change request forms.

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

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

Answer : crashing.

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

Answer : Scope management plan

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 :

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

Answer : Arrange for training for the team member

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 :

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

Answer : Project constraint

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 :

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

Answer : scope verification

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Technical specifications

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 :

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

Answer : Project budget

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Cost-Plus-Fee (CPF)

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 :

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

Answer : Parametric estimating

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