PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner Certified Practice Exam Set 4

Which tool allows the Product Owner to focus on providing the greatest value and Return on Investment (ROI) to the organization?


Options are :

  • Affinity estimate
  • Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)
  • Burn up chart
  • ProductBacklog

Answer : ProductBacklog

What is the responsibility of an extreme Programming (XP) customer role?


Options are :

  • Planning and task allocation for the developer and tester
  • Writing the stories and acceptance tests for each story
  • Testing the daily increments of the softwaredeveloped
  • Interacting closely with users and representing the XP team

Answer : Writing the stories and acceptance tests for each story

In reference to Scrum, each sprint should produce:


Options are :

  • Arelease with testable and measurable functionality.
  • An increment ofpotentially testable product functionality
  • Aset of documented product requirements and specifications.
  • An increment of potentially shippable product functionality.

Answer : An increment of potentially shippable product functionality.

Continuous integration ensures that a product is:


Options are :

  • Delivered for testing at the end of each day.
  • Ready to ship when all features are complete.
  • Technologically ready to deploy at anytime.
  • Deployed after final business approvals.

Answer : Technologically ready to deploy at anytime.

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Which are some of the most important benefits of an Agile team sitting together in a colocated, open environment?


Options are :

  • Communication is improved; wait-time and rework are reduced; barriers between groups break down, and groups gain respect for each other professionally
  • Costs are reduced as the need for conference rooms decreases, and the team can keep track of where members are more accurately.
  • Osmotic communication is reduced; space is used more efficiently; groups work together moreeffectively, and team dynamics are improved.
  • Team members can be held more accountable for their time and effort, and pair programming is easier as people have less distance to move to sit with their partner.

Answer : Communication is improved; wait-time and rework are reduced; barriers between groups break down, and groups gain respect for each other professionally

Which management style does Agile advocate?


Options are :

  • Task
  • Product
  • Performance
  • Team

Answer : Team

What key benefits might stakeholders realize from an Agile approach?


Options are :

  • Increased access to the project and less reliance on formal reports and status meetings to better understand the current work and the risks the team is accepting
  • The ability to bypass thechange-management process, inserting new requirements and changes directly into the team as they meet daily
  • The team's flexibility to make changes mid-iteration as business needs or priorities change, increasing the ability of the team to meet project commitments
  • The early and continuous delivery of valuable software, providing increased visibility and the opportunity for more frequent adjustments

Answer : The early and continuous delivery of valuable software, providing increased visibility and the opportunity for more frequent adjustments

On what should Agile estimates be based?


Options are :

  • A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) from each iteration aligned with the project management plan
  • Ball park figures collected from past Agile projects with scopes similar to the currentproject
  • Initial resource breakdown based on the available person days in the full project duration
  • A disciplined iteration schedule, which improves predictability, combined with reaction to changes

Answer : Initial resource breakdown based on the available person days in the full project duration

Which layer of the product planning structure defines details at the capability or feature level?


Options are :

  • Iteration
  • Wave
  • Release
  • Roadmap

Answer : Release

In an Agile approach, at which meeting does a team examine the effectiveness of risk responses by conducting a risk audit?


Options are :

  • Release planning
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint planning
  • Daily Scrum

Answer : Sprint Retrospective

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The most powerful capability of Scrum teams is that they:


Options are :

  • Work from a prioritized backlog.
  • Work in timeboxed sprints.
  • Are self-organized and empowered.
  • Value individuals and interactions.

Answer : Are self-organized and empowered.

Collaboration can be defined as working together to jointly produce a deliverable or make a decision, whereas coordination is:


Options are :

  • Pair programming
  • Agreeing on a due date.
  • Agreeing on the design.
  • Sharing information.

Answer : Sharing information.

Based on the following figure, during Iteration 5, there was an increase in story point value (shown on the graph); however, the team completed all of the work it promised to deliver in the iteration and existing estimates were not changed. From this information, one can inferthat:


Options are :

  • Work was added to the Product Backlog.
  • Work was removed from the Product Backlog.
  • The team'svelocity decreased.
  • The team's velocity increased.

Answer : Work was added to the Product Backlog.

When estimating initial velocity, the team should most likely:


Options are :

  • Use a Kanban workflow to identify steps and calculate velocity
  • Discuss among the team their expectations of how many story points they can address.
  • Use velocity of past iterations or make a calculated guess.
  • Discuss with the customer their expectation for the velocity of producing the product.

Answer : Use velocity of past iterations or make a calculated guess.

Which is the best option to improve project velocity?


Options are :

  • Minimize customer involvement
  • Shield programmers from interruptions
  • Shorten the iteration length
  • Increase project team size

Answer : Shorten the iteration length

Refactoring, as it applies to the practice of extreme Programming (XP), refers to:


Options are :

  • Restructuring the estimate by applying a higher cost performance index during ¡°what if¡± analysis.
  • Restructuring of code so as to improve the code without changing its external behavior.
  • Modifying the cost baseline due to an increased estimate at completion and a negative cost variance.
  • Modifying the project due to scope changes, resource availability, and cost and schedule variances.

Answer : Restructuring of code so as to improve the code without changing its external behavior.

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What is the first thing that a team should do to estimate user stories for a project?


Options are :

  • Estimate through function point analysis.
  • Sort the user stories according to priority.
  • Define the story points measure.
  • Schedule a teammeeting to understand them.

Answer : Define the story points measure.

Which of the following is a list of capabilities, features, and stories that the Product Owner has identified?


Options are :

  • Backlog
  • Vision document
  • Story card
  • Burndown chart

Answer : Backlog

According to the Agile Manifesto, which of the following describes the more valued items?


Options are :

  • Customer collaboration,following a plan, working software, and individual interactions
  • .Individual interactions, working software, customer collaboration, and responding to change
  • Responding to change, individual interactions, processes and tools, and customercollaboration
  • Working software, individual interactions, responding to change, and comprehensive documentation

Answer : .Individual interactions, working software, customer collaboration, and responding to change

On a particular project, product quality is being measured at regular intervals and is consistently below the acceptable level. In a Lean environment, how should this problem be addressed?


Options are :

  • The team should implement more rigorous testing at the end of each development cycle.
  • The Project Champion should review the acceptable quality threshold to ensure that it is realistic
  • Management should guide the team as it seeks to improve itself and reduce errors in the system.
  • Management should direct the team on specific actions that they should take to improvequality.

Answer : Management should guide the team as it seeks to improve itself and reduce errors in the system.

A value stream map is a tool used to identify the:


Options are :

  • Most likely flow of project risks.
  • Highest value productfeatures.
  • Most valuable team interactions
  • Waste across the entire process.

Answer : Waste across the entire process.

Which type of story would be used when an estimate is not available due to lack of knowledge of the technology required to implement the story?


Options are :

  • Slack
  • Defect
  • Nonfunctional
  • Spike

Answer : Spike

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A project team is distributed across multiple countries, and they are having issues agreeing on what is being delivered and how it should be developed. Which of the following should the project manager do to alleviate some of the tension between team members, break down cultural barriers, and improve communication?


Options are :

  • Discuss this issue with senior management and recommend that the team be co-located
  • Monitor performance and discuss the issues in detail at the next retrospective.
  • Ask the team to communicate only through email to clearly document issues.
  • Hold daily standup meetings with the two teamsat a time that works best for everyone.

Answer : Hold daily standup meetings with the two teamsat a time that works best for everyone.

Project managers use velocity to determine:


Options are :

  • If the Product Owner is prioritizing work appropriately in preparation for iteration planning.
  • How much work teams that are similar in size are capable of completingduring an iteration.
  • If the team is committing to an appropriate amount of work for the iteration.
  • How much work each team member is capable of completing during an iteration.

Answer : If the team is committing to an appropriate amount of work for the iteration.

When moving to Agile project management, a key factor for the project manager’s success will be:


Options are :

  • shifting from a controlling mindset to a facilitating mindset
  • directing the work in a more incremental fashion
  • giving up control and rotating management through the team
  • only assigning tasks for the nextiteration

Answer : shifting from a controlling mindset to a facilitating mindset

The cost estimation techniques used on Agile projects are:


Options are :

  • Top-down
  • Parametric
  • Bottom-up
  • Rule of thumb

Answer : Top-down

Which of the following best describes a core belief of Agile?


Options are :

  • Working solutions are the most accurate way of seeing the progress of the effort.
  • Project status can be gauged by frequently reviewing completed milestones as reflected in the plan.
  • The best customer feedback comes near the end of theproject when there is working software to review.
  • Unique skill sets are harnessed when team members play different roles on a project.

Answer : Working solutions are the most accurate way of seeing the progress of the effort.

In the Lean process, the focus is on:


Options are :

  • Cross training the team to eliminate bottlenecks
  • Optimizing completed work across the process stream.
  • Using the optimal resources
  • Managing team efficiency.

Answer : Optimizing completed work across the process stream.

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Velocity is the:


Options are :

  • measured rate at which teams turn Product Backlog items into running, tested features.
  • total number of Product Backlog hours completed when developers work in pairs.
  • total number of Product Backlog hours completed in an iteration divided by the number ofdevelopers.
  • measured rate at which the project manager turns the Product Backlog into tested features.

Answer : measured rate at which teams turn Product Backlog items into running, tested features.

When developing user stories, user expectations are best captured in what form?


Options are :

  • Acceptance tests
  • Entrance criteria
  • Go and no-go limits
  • Done criteria

Answer : Acceptance tests

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