PMI-100 Certified Associate Management Practical Exam Set 5

The process of prioritizing risks for further analysis or action is known as:


Options are :

  • Plan Risk Management.
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis. (Correct)
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis.
  • Plan Risk Responses.

Answer : Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis.

Identify Risks is part of which Process Group?


Options are :

  • Executing
  • Closing
  • Initiating
  • Planning (Correct)

Answer : Planning

A stakeholder expresses a need not known to the project manager. The project manager most likely missed a step in which stakeholder management process?


Options are :

  • Plan Stakeholder Management (Correct)
  • Control Stakeholder Engagement
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Answer : Plan Stakeholder Management

The degree of uncertainty an entity is willing to take on in anticipation of a reward is known as its risk:


Options are :

  • management
  • tolerance
  • appetite (Correct)
  • response

Answer : appetite

Which type of contract gives both the seller and the buyer flexibility to deviate from performance with financial incentives?


Options are :

  • Fixed Price Incentive Fee (FPIF) (Correct)
  • Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF)
  • Time and Material (T&M)
  • Cost Pius Award Re (CPAF)

Answer : Fixed Price Incentive Fee (FPIF)

During which process does the project team receive bids and proposals?


Options are :

  • Control Budget
  • Estimate Costs
  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements (Correct)

Answer : Conduct Procurements

A tool or technique used in the Control Procurements process is:


Options are :

  • Bidder conferences.
  • Performance reporting. (Correct)
  • Expert judgment.
  • Reserve analysis

Answer : Performance reporting.

Which Process Group and Knowledge Area include the Sequence Activities process?


Options are :

  • Planning Process Group and Project Time Management (Correct)
  • Planning Process Group and Project Cost Management
  • Executing Process Group and Project Cost Management
  • Executing Process Group and Project Time Management

Answer : Planning Process Group and Project Time Management

Stakeholders can be identified in later stages of the project because the Identify Stakeholders process should be:


Options are :

  • Regulated
  • Arbitrary
  • Discrete
  • Continuous (Correct)

Answer : Continuous

An input to the Identify Stakeholders process is:


Options are :

  • The stakeholder register.
  • Procurement documents. (Correct)
  • The project management plan
  • Stakeholder analysis.

Answer : Procurement documents.

The purpose of the Project Communications Management Knowledge Area is to:


Options are :

  • Develop an appropriate approach for project communications.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate collection of project information. (Correct)
  • Monitor and control communications throughout the entire project life cycle.
  • Maintain an optimal flow of information among all project participants.

Answer : Ensure timely and appropriate collection of project information.

Configuration identification, configuration status accounting, and configuration verification and audit are all activities in which process?


Options are :

  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control (Correct)

Answer : Perform Integrated Change Control

At the completion of a project, a report is prepared that details the outcome of the research conducted on a global trend during the project. Which item did this project create?


Options are :

  • Product
  • Improvement
  • Result (Correct)
  • Service

Answer : Result

The zero duration of milestones in project planning occurs because milestones:


Options are :

  • Represent a moment in time such as a significant project point or event. (Correct)
  • Are unpredictable and challenge the Plan Schedule Management process.
  • Represent both significant and insignificant points in the project and are difficult to anticipate.
  • Occur at random times in the project plans.

Answer : Represent a moment in time such as a significant project point or event.

Which conflict resolution technique searches for solutions that bring some degree of satisfaction to all parties in order to temporarily or partially resolve the conflict?


Options are :

  • Compromise/reconcile (Correct)
  • Withdraw/avoid
  • Collaborate/problem solve
  • Force/direct

Answer : Compromise/reconcile

Which process involves subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable portions?


Options are :

  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Create VVBS (Correct)
  • Develop Schedule
  • Define Scope

Answer : Create VVBS

Specification of both the deliverables and the processes is the focus of:


Options are :

  • Project monitoring and control
  • Issue control
  • Change control
  • Configuration control (Correct)

Answer : Configuration control

A logical relationship in which a successor activity cannot start until a predecessor activity has finished is known as:


Options are :

  • Start-to-start (SS).
  • Finish-to-start (FS). (Correct)
  • Start-to-finish (SF).
  • Finish-to-finish (FF).

Answer : Finish-to-start (FS).

The component of the human resource management plan that includes ways in which team members can obtain certifications that support their ability to benefit the project is known as:


Options are :

  • training needs (Correct)
  • compliance
  • staff acquisition
  • recognition and rewards

Answer : training needs

When a project is undertaken to reduce defects in a product or service, the objective of the project is to create a/an:


Options are :

  • portfolio
  • improvement (Correct)
  • program
  • result

Answer : improvement

Which tool or technique is used in validating the scope of a project?


Options are :

  • Interviews
  • Meetings
  • Inspection (Correct)
  • Facilitated workshops

Answer : Inspection

Retreating from an actual or potential conflict or postponing the issue to be better prepared or to be resolved by others describes which of the five general techniques for managing conflict?


Options are :

  • Withdraw/avoid (Correct)
  • Compromise/reconcile
  • Force/direct
  • Smooth/accommodate

Answer : Withdraw/avoid

The number of potential communication channels for a project with 5 stakeholders is:


Options are :

  • 10 (Correct)
  • 24
  • 20
  • 12

Answer : 10

The degree, amount, or volume of risk that an organization or individual will withstand is known as its risk:


Options are :

  • Analysis
  • Tolerance (Correct)
  • Appetite
  • Response

Answer : Tolerance

Which tool or technique of the Define Activities process allows for work to exist at various levels of detail depending on where it is in the project life cycle?


Options are :

  • Rolling wave planning (Correct)
  • Bottom-up estimating
  • Historical relationships
  • Dependency determination

Answer : Rolling wave planning

Which output is the approved version of the time-phased project budget?


Options are :

  • Trend analysis
  • Resource calendar
  • Scope baseline
  • Cost baseline (Correct)

Answer : Cost baseline

Project deliverables that have been completed and checked for correctness through the Control Quality process are known as:


Options are :

  • Acceptance criteria.
  • Activity resource requirements
  • Verified deliverables. (Correct)
  • Validated deliverables.

Answer : Verified deliverables.

Which cost is associated with nonconformance?


Options are :

  • Liabilities (Correct)
  • Training
  • Inspections
  • Equipment

Answer : Liabilities

The business needs, assumptions, and constraints and the understanding of the customers needs and high-level requirements are documented in the:


Options are :

  • Project management plan.
  • Project charter. (Correct)
  • Work breakdown structure.
  • Stakeholder register.

Answer : Project charter.

An output of the Create WBS process is:


Options are :

  • Change requests.
  • Scope baseline. (Correct)
  • Accepted deliverables.
  • Variance analysis.

Answer : Scope baseline.

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