PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 9

Robert is the project manager for his organization. Management has asked Robert to provide them with the metric he uses to measure deliverables status, costs incurred, and especially how he measures the schedule progress for schedule adherence. What project component could Robert provide for management?


Options are :

  • Project management plan
  • Milestone list
  • Work performance measurements (Correct)
  • Cost management and the project schedule

Answer : Work performance measurements

You are the project manager of the QAQ Project. The QAQ Project has a BAC of $2,786,121. You are currently 20 percent complete with this project, though you should be 25 percent complete with the project work. The project has consumed $595,000 of the project budget to date. Management has asked you, based on the current project performance, what the project's estimate to complete will be considering the current project schedule variance. What is the ETC for this project?


Options are :

  • 1.02
  • $2,975,000
  • $139,306
  • $2,380,000 (Correct)

Answer : $2,380,000

You are the project manager of the NHQ Project. This project has a Budget at Completion of $750,000 and is expected to take 18 months to complete. The project is supposed to be 75 percent complete, but due to some errors the project is only 60 percent complete. At this time the project has spent $465,500. Management has asked you to review the project work and report the project's SPI. What is the SPI for this project?


Options are :

  • 0.97
  • 0.8 (Correct)
  • $562,500
  • -$112,500

Answer : 0.8

You are the project manager of the NHQ project. This project is slightly larger than the TR project, in which you also served as the project manager. You decide to use the actual activity duration of the GTR project as a basis for your current NHQ project. This, you reason, will save time for your project, as the previous project has provided the information. Which one of the following terms best describes the action you are doing in this scenario?


Options are :

  • You are creating a bottom-up estimate.
  • You are creating a rough order of magnitude estimate.
  • You are relying on expert judgment.
  • You are creating an analogous estimate. (Correct)

Answer : You are creating an analogous estimate.

Holly is the project manager for her organization. Her current project is running late and her project customer has asked Holly to find a method to apply corrective actions to the project schedule. Holly is exploring the concept of crashing the project. Which of the following statements is true about crashing the activities in Holly's project?


Options are :

  • The activities to be crashed cannot be of fixed duration. (Correct)
  • The activities to be crashed must have additional quality control metrics associated with them
  • The activities to be crashed cannot have risks associated with them greater than 0.80.
  • The activities cannot be on the critical path in order to be crashed.

Answer : The activities to be crashed cannot be of fixed duration.

Amy works as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. Her organization wants her to create a new warehouse. Which of the following documents will she create to define the business needs, the project justification, and the current requirements?


Options are :

  • Feasibility study
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Project scope
  • Project charter (Correct)

Answer : Project charter

You are the project manager of the NHQ project. Your project has a budget of $1,258,456, and is scheduled to last for three years. Your project is currently forty percent complete though it should be forty-five percent complete. In order to reach this point of the project, you have spent $525,000. Management needs a performance report regarding the NHQ project. Management is concerned that this project will be over budget upon completion. Management would like to create a report telling them how much more the project will need to complete. What value should you tell management?


Options are :

  • $566,305
  • $1,312,504
  • $787,504 (Correct)
  • $733,456

Answer : $787,504

Harry works as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. He is determining the budget of the project.According to the PMBOK, there are seven inputs to this process. Which one of the following is NOT an input to the determine budget process?


Options are :

  • Scope baseline
  • Contract
  • Reserve analysis (Correct)
  • Project schedule

Answer : Reserve analysis

You are the project manager of the MQQ project. Unfortunately, this project is not performing well and you must do something to address the problems in your project. Based on your planning for monitoring and controlling project performance, you know that there are three outputs of performance reporting. Which one of the following is the only output that is most appropriate for this poorly performing project?


Options are :

  • Change requests (Correct)
  • Performance re-baselining
  • Organizational process assets update
  • Performance reports

Answer : Change requests

You are the project manager for your organization. Your current project has a schedule variance of -$37,500 and a schedule performance index of 0.94. What do these values mean in regard to project performance?


Options are :

  • Your project is six percent off schedule and has a considerable schedule variance. (Correct)
  • Your project is likely to be late and over budget.
  • Your project is performing well.
  • Your project has a planned value of $600,000

Answer : Your project is six percent off schedule and has a considerable schedule variance.

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