PMI-100 Certified Associate Management Practical Exam Set 4

Which document defines how a project is executed, monitored and controlled, and closed?


Options are :

  • Project charter
  • Strategic plan
  • Service level agreement
  • Project management plan (Correct)

Answer : Project management plan

A large portion of a projects budget is typically expended on the processes in which Process Group?


Options are :

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

Answer : Planning

Which input provides suppliers with a clear set of goals, requirements, and outcomes?


Options are :

  • Bidder conference
  • Purchase order
  • Procurement statement of work (Correct)
  • Source selection criteria

Answer : Procurement statement of work

The Perform Integrated Change Control process occurs in which Process Group?


Options are :

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

Answer : Monitoring and Controlling

Which process develops options and actions to enhance opportunities and reduce threats to project objectives?


Options are :

  • Control Risks
  • Identify Risks
  • Plan Risk Responses (Correct)
  • Plan Risk Management

Answer : Plan Risk Responses

An input to the Plan Cost Management process is:


Options are :

  • Cost estimates.
  • The project charter, (Correct)
  • The risk register.
  • Resource calendars,

Answer : The project charter,

The Identify Stakeholders process is found in which Process Group?


Options are :

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

Answer : Initiating

The review of a sellers progress toward achieving the goals of scope and quality within cost and schedule compared to the contract is known as:


Options are :

  • Payment systems.
  • Work performance information.
  • Inspections and audits.
  • Procurement performance reviews (Correct)

Answer : Procurement performance reviews

An input to the Manage Project Team process is:


Options are :

  • Enterprise environmental factors.
  • Activity resource requirements.
  • Work performance reports. (Correct)
  • Change requests

Answer : Work performance reports.

What is the schedule performance index (SPI) if the planned value (PV) is $100, the actual cost (AC) is $150, and the earned value (EV) is $50?


Options are :

  • 1.5
  • 0.5 (Correct)
  • 0.67
  • 2

Answer : 0.5

Which input to the Plan Risk Management process provides information on high-level risks?


Options are :

  • Project charter (Correct)
  • Stakeholder register
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Organizational process assets

Answer : Project charter

Which tool or technique is effective in a project in which the deliverable is not a service or result?


Options are :

  • Product analysis (Correct)
  • Decomposition
  • Inspection
  • Variance analysis

Answer : Product analysis

Scope, schedule, and cost parameters are integrated in the:


Options are :

  • Analysis of project forecasts,
  • Performance measurement baseline. (Correct)
  • Summary of changes approved in a period,
  • Analysis of past performance.

Answer : Performance measurement baseline.

The iterative and interactive nature of the Process Groups creates the need for the processes in which Knowledge Area?


Options are :

  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Integration Management (Correct)
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Risk Management

Answer : Project Integration Management

An output of the Validate Scope process is:


Options are :

  • Change requests (Correct)
  • Work performance reports
  • A requirements traceability matrix.
  • The scope management plan.

Answer : Change requests

Which input to the Identify Stakeholders process provides information about internal or external parties related to the project?


Options are :

  • Stakeholder register
  • Procurement documents
  • Project charter (Correct)
  • Communications plan

Answer : Project charter

A method of obtaining early feedback on requirements by providing a working model of the expected product before actually building is known as:


Options are :

  • Prototyping (Correct)
  • Benchmarking.
  • Context diagrams.
  • Brainstorming

Answer : Prototyping

Change requests are processed for review and disposition according to which process?


Options are :

  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Control Quality
  • Control Scope
  • Perform Integrated Change Control (Correct)

Answer : Perform Integrated Change Control

Plan Schedule Management is a process in which Knowledge Area?


Options are :

  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Time Management (Correct)

Answer : Project Time Management

Which type of dependency is legally or contractually required or inherent in the nature of work and often involves physical limitations?


Options are :

  • External
  • Discretionary
  • Mandatory (Correct)
  • Internal

Answer : Mandatory

Which group is formally chartered and responsible for reviewing, evaluating, approving, delaying, or rejecting changes to the project and for recording and communicating decisions?


Options are :

  • Project team
  • Project stakeholders
  • Change control board (Correct)
  • Focus group

Answer : Change control board

The process of identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, required skills, and reporting relationships and creating a staffing management plan is known as:


Options are :

  • Develop Project Team.
  • Manage Project Team.
  • Plan Human Resource Management. (Correct)
  • Acquire Project Team.

Answer : Plan Human Resource Management.

The process of establishing the policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, developing, managing, executing, and controlling the project schedule is known as:


Options are :

  • Plan Scope Management.
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Plan Schedule Management. (Correct)
  • Develop Schedule

Answer : Plan Schedule Management.

A project charter is an output of which Process Group?


Options are :

  • Closing
  • Initiating (Correct)
  • Executing
  • Planning

Answer : Initiating

When alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is necessary, which tool or technique should be utilized?


Options are :

  • Performance reporting
  • Interactive communication
  • Claims administration (Correct)
  • Conflict management

Answer : Claims administration

Which quality management and control tool is useful in visualizing parent-to-child relationships in any decomposition hierarchy that uses a systematic set of rules that define a nesting relationship?


Options are :

  • Interrelationship digraphs
  • Affinity diagram
  • Network diagram
  • Tree diagram (Correct)

Answer : Tree diagram

Which Plan Schedule Management tool or technique may involve choosing strategic options to estimate and schedule the project?


Options are :

  • Analytical techniques (Correct)
  • Facilitation techniques
  • Expert judgment
  • Variance analysis

Answer : Analytical techniques

Which document describes the necessary information to determine if a project is worth the required investment?


Options are :

  • Cost baseline
  • Business case (Correct)
  • Service level agreement
  • Memorandum of understanding

Answer : Business case

Market conditions and published commercial information are examples of which input to the Estimate Costs process?


Options are :

  • Scope baseline
  • Organizational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors (Correct)
  • Risk register

Answer : Enterprise environmental factors

Enterprise environmental factors are an input to which process?


Options are :

  • Control Scope
  • Define Scope
  • Collect Requirements
  • Plan Scope Management (Correct)

Answer : Plan Scope Management

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