PMI-100 Certified Associate in Project Management Test Set 2

During project selection, which factor is most important?


Options are :

  • Internal business needs (Correct)
  • Schedule
  • Budget
  • Types of constraints

Answer : Internal business needs

Which of the following are an enterprise environmental factor that can influence the Identify Risks process?


Options are :

  • Assumptions logs
  • Academic studies (Correct)
  • Work performance reports
  • Network diagrams

Answer : Academic studies

Administer Procurements is part of which Process Group?


Options are :

  • Planning
  • Closing
  • Monitoring and Controlling (Correct)
  • Executing

Answer : Monitoring and Controlling

Which Process Group contains the processes performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan to satisfy the project specifications?


Options are :

  • Executing (Correct)
  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Closing

Answer : Executing

Which type of contract is a hybrid of both a cost-reimbursable and a fixed-price contract?


Options are :

  • Time and Material Contract (T&M) (Correct)
  • Firm-Fixed -Price Contract (FFP)
  • Cost Plus Award Fee Contract (CPAF)
  • Cost Plus Incentive Fee Contract (CPIF)

Answer : Time and Material Contract (T&M)

Risk exists the moment that a project is:


Options are :

  • conceived. (Correct)
  • executed.
  • chartered.
  • planned.

Answer : conceived.

Using the three-point estimating technique, if the most likely duration is four months, the optimistic duration is two months, and the pessimistic duration is one year, how many months is the expected activity duration?


Options are :

  • Five (Correct)
  • Two
  • Twelve
  • Four

Answer : Five

Which Control Scope input is compared to actual results to determine if corrective action is required for the project?


Options are :

  • Scope baseline (Correct)
  • Scope management plan
  • Cost baseline
  • Change management plan

Answer : Scope baseline

Which characteristics do effective project managers possess?


Options are :

  • Project management knowledge, performance skills, and personal effectiveness (Correct)
  • Preparedness, project management knowledge, and personality characteristics
  • General management, preparedness, and project management knowledge
  • Assertiveness, collaboration, and performance skills

Answer : Project management knowledge, performance skills, and personal effectiveness

Activity cost estimates are quantitative assessments of the probable costs required to?


Options are :

  • complete project work. (Correct)
  • Create WBS.
  • calculate costs.
  • Develop Project Management Plan.

Answer : complete project work.

Which activity may occur at project or phase closure?


Options are :

  • Change requests
  • Project management plan updates
  • Benchmarking
  • Acceptance of deliverables (Correct)

Answer : Acceptance of deliverables

Which input will be used when tasked with developing the human resource plan?


Options are :

  • Resource calendar
  • Activity resource requirements (Correct)
  • Project staff assignments
  • Project management plan

Answer : Activity resource requirements

Who determines which dependencies are mandatory during the Sequence Activities process?


Options are :

  • Project manager
  • External stakeholders
  • Internal stakeholders
  • Project team (Correct)

Answer : Project team

The process to ensure that appropriate quality standards and operational definitions are used is:


Options are :

  • Perform Quality Control
  • Plan Quality.
  • Perform Quality Assurance (Correct)
  • Total Quality Management

Answer : Perform Quality Assurance

A project manager at a publishing company decides to initiate the editing phase of the project as soon as each chapter is written. Which type of Sequence Activities tool and technique is involved, considering that there was a start-to-start relationship with a 15-day delay?


Options are :

  • Lead
  • Lag (Correct)
  • Float
  • Slack

Answer : Lag

The item that provides more detailed descriptions of the components in the work breakdown structure (WB5) is called a WBS?


Options are :

  • chart.
  • dictionary. (Correct)
  • report.
  • register.

Answer : dictionary.

How should a stakeholder who is classified as high power and low interest be grouped in a power/interest grid during stakeholder analysis?


Options are :

  • Keep informed
  • Keep satisfied (Correct)
  • Manage closely
  • Monitor

Answer : Keep satisfied

A project lifecycle is defined as:


Options are :

  • a process required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully.
  • a recognized standard for the project management profession.
  • the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.
  • a collection of generally sequential and sometimes overlapping project phases. (Correct)

Answer : a collection of generally sequential and sometimes overlapping project phases.

The completion of the project scope is measured against the:


Options are :

  • project management plan (Correct)
  • work performance measurements.
  • requirements documentation
  • project scope statement.

Answer : project management plan

Which is an output of the Collect Requirements process?


Options are :

  • Project scope statement
  • WBS dictionary
  • Requirements traceability matrix (Correct)
  • Work performance measurements

Answer : Requirements traceability matrix

In Plan Risk Management, which of the management plans determines who will be available to share information on various risks and responses at different times and locations?


Options are :

  • Cost
  • Quality
  • Schedule
  • Communications (Correct)

Answer : Communications

Which process is responsible for monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline?


Options are :

  • Variance Analysis
  • Control Scope (Correct)
  • Verify Scope
  • Define Scope

Answer : Control Scope

Which of the following response strategies are appropriate for negative risks or threats?


Options are :

  • Share, Accept, Transfer, or Mitigate
  • Avoid, Mitigate, Transfer, or Accept (Correct)
  • Mitigate, Share, Avoid, or Accept
  • Exploit, Enhance, Share, or Accept

Answer : Avoid, Mitigate, Transfer, or Accept

When a permitting agency takes longer than planned to issue a permit, this can be described as a risk:


Options are :

  • perception.
  • response,
  • impact.
  • event. (Correct)

Answer : event.

Which of the following is a tool or technique used in the Determine Budget process?


Options are :

  • Three-point estimating
  • Bottom-up estimating
  • Variance analysis
  • Historical relationships (Correct)

Answer : Historical relationships

The process for performing variance analysis may vary, depending on:


Options are :

  • work to be completed next
  • scenario building, technology forecasting, and forecast by analogy.
  • working relationships among various stakeholders and team members
  • application area, the standard used, and the industry (Correct)

Answer : application area, the standard used, and the industry

The cost benefit analysis tool is used for creating:


Options are :

  • change requests
  • Pareto charts
  • Ishikawa diagrams
  • quality metrics. (Correct)

Answer : quality metrics.

Which of the following is an output of Define Scope?


Options are :

  • Project plan
  • Project scope statement (Correct)
  • Project schedule
  • Project charter

Answer : Project scope statement

Funding limit reconciliation is a tool and technique used in which process?


Options are :

  • Determine Budget (Correct)
  • Control Budget
  • Estimate Costs
  • Control Costs

Answer : Determine Budget

An input of the Create WBS process is:


Options are :

  • scope baseline.
  • project charter
  • requirements documentation (Correct)
  • validated deliverables

Answer : requirements documentation

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