PMI PGMP Program Management Professional Practice Exam Set 8

What is the other name for critical delivery dates?


Options are :

  • Substantial completion
  • Milestones (Correct)
  • Phases
  • Flags

Answer : Milestones

You are the program manager for your organization. Your program has a budget of $750,000 and is expected to last one year. The program is currently 30 percent complete and has spent $245,000. The program is supposed to be 40 percent at this time. What is the cost performance index for this program?


Options are :

  • ($20,000)
  • Negative ten percent
  • 0.83
  • 0.91 (Correct)

Answer : 0.91

What does RACI stand for?


Options are :

  • Responsible, Account, Confirm, Inform
  • Roles, Action, Consult, Inform
  • Responsible, Accountable, Consult, Inform (Correct)
  • Roles, Accountable, Confirm, Inform

Answer : Responsible, Accountable, Consult, Inform

Which of the following risk identification techniques is described in the statement below? "It is used to gather information where participants don't know each other nor do they have to be present at the same location."


Options are :

  • SWOT analysis
  • Delphi (Correct)
  • Brainstorming
  • Assumptions analysis

Answer : Delphi

____ is the degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfills requirements.


Options are :

  • Quality (Correct)
  • Regulation
  • Project phase
  • Scope

Answer : Quality

Which of the following shows the ratio between a task's budgeted and actual costs?


Options are :

  • Schedule Variance (SV)
  • Schedule Performance Index (SPI)
  • To-Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
  • Cost Performance Index (CPI) (Correct)

Answer : Cost Performance Index (CPI)

Which of the following information gathering techniques is described in the statement below? "Project risk experts participate in this technique anonymously. A facilitator uses a Questionnaires to solicit ideas about the important project risks. The responses are summarized are then recirculated to the experts for further comment."


Options are :

  • Delphi technique (Correct)
  • Brainstorming
  • SWOT analysis
  • Checklist analysis

Answer : Delphi technique

Which of the following is used to build consensus through rounds of anonymous surveys?


Options are :

  • The Monte Carlo simulation
  • The Pareto chart
  • The Gantt char
  • The Delphi technique (Correct)

Answer : The Delphi technique

The ____ quality assurance technique ensures continuous improvement of all processes.


Options are :

  • Just-in-time management
  • Ishikawa
  • Six Sigma
  • Kaizen (Correct)

Answer : Kaizen

Which of the following risk identification techniques is described in the statement below? "It is used to gather information where participants don't know each other nor do they have to be present at the same location."


Options are :

  • Brainstorming
  • SWOT analysis
  • Assumptions analysis
  • Delphi (Correct)

Answer : Delphi

Which of the following represents the duration of activities against a calendar?


Options are :

  • Pie chart
  • Scatter chart
  • Gantt chart (Correct)
  • Pareto chart

Answer : Gantt chart

When is the lessons learned document updated?


Options are :

  • At execution phase
  • Throughout the project lifecycle (Correct)
  • At planning phase
  • At closing phase

Answer : Throughout the project lifecycle

Which of the following can be an effective tool during quality control to help determine the how the problem occurred?


Options are :

  • Flowcharting (Correct)
  • Trend Analysis
  • Rework
  • Pareto Diagram

Answer : Flowcharting

Which of the following is used to build consensus through rounds of anonymous surveys?


Options are :

  • The Pareto chart
  • The Delphi technique (Correct)
  • The Gantt char
  • The Monte Carlo simulation

Answer : The Delphi technique

Which of the following increases when one fast tracks the project?


Options are :

  • Risk (Correct)
  • Communication
  • Cost
  • Resource

Answer : Risk

Which of the following shows the ratio between a task's budgeted and actual costs?


Options are :

  • Cost Performance Index (CPI) (Correct)
  • To-Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
  • Schedule Performance Index (SPI)
  • Schedule Variance (SV)

Answer : Cost Performance Index (CPI)

Which of the following individual should respond to the risk with the preplanned risk response?


Options are :

  • Key stakeholder
  • Project manager
  • Project sponsor (Correct)
  • Risk owner

Answer : Project sponsor

What does RACI stand for?


Options are :

  • Responsible, Account, Confirm, Inform
  • Roles, Accountable, Confirm, Inform
  • Roles, Action, Consult, Inform
  • Responsible, Accountable, Consult, Inform (Correct)

Answer : Responsible, Accountable, Consult, Inform

Which of the following can be used to help you or other project managers on future projects?


Options are :

  • Sponsor
  • Stakeholder
  • Charter
  • Documentation (Correct)

Answer : Documentation

What does CPI value less than 1.0 indicates?


Options are :

  • Cost overrun for work completed (Correct)
  • Cost for completed work is as per estimate
  • Scheduled performance is great
  • Cost underrun of performance to date

Answer : Cost overrun for work completed

What is the other name for critical delivery dates?


Options are :

  • Substantial completion
  • Milestones (Correct)
  • Phases
  • Flags

Answer : Milestones

Which of the following directs the improvement efforts to those areas that will have the biggest impact?


Options are :

  • Flowchart
  • User Documentation
  • Gantt chart
  • Pareto diagram (Correct)

Answer : Pareto diagram

Which of the following terms is used for a schedule compression technique where two activities that were previously scheduled to start sequentially start at the same time?


Options are :

  • Float
  • Compressing
  • Crashing
  • Fast tracking (Correct)

Answer : Fast tracking

The ____ quality assurance technique ensures continuous improvement of all processes.


Options are :

  • Just-in-time management
  • Kaizen (Correct)
  • Ishikawa
  • Six Sigma

Answer : Kaizen

You are the program manager for your organization. Your program has a budget of $750,000 and is expected to last one year. The program is currently 30 percent complete and has spent $245,000. The program is supposed to be 40 percent at this time. What is the cost performance index for this program?


Options are :

  • 0.91 (Correct)
  • ($20,000)
  • 0.83
  • Negative ten percent

Answer : 0.91

____ is the degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfills requirements.


Options are :

  • Regulation
  • Scope
  • Project phase
  • Quality (Correct)

Answer : Quality

Which of the following information gathering techniques is described in the statement below? "Project risk experts participate in this technique anonymously. A facilitator uses a Questionnaires to solicit ideas about the important project risks. The responses are summarized are then recirculated to the experts for further comment."


Options are :

  • Checklist analysis
  • Delphi technique (Correct)
  • SWOT analysis
  • Brainstorming

Answer : Delphi technique

After program closure, the lessons learned document becomes the part of ____?


Options are :

  • The program charter
  • The risk register
  • The company's organizational process assets (Correct)
  • The program's performance record

Answer : The company's organizational process assets

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