PMI PGMP Program Management Professional Practice Exam Set 7

You are the program manager of the NQA Program. In this program you're planning which contract types you'll allow into the program and which ones you will not. One contract type you won't accept is the cost plus percentage of cost contract. Which of the following is a valid reason you would not allow this contract type into your program?


Options are :

  • The contract type allows is the most dangerous for the buyer. (Correct)
  • The contract type requires the vendor to provide a fee for the time invested and the materials used.
  • The contract type allows the vendor to change the price of the work he's completed.
  • The contract type requires the vendor to provide a fixed price for the work.

Answer : The contract type allows is the most dangerous for the buyer.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 8

Julie is the program manager of the NHQ Program for her organization and she believes the program is now complete. Julie is closing her program, and she's working with her program sponsor to review the program's deliverables and benefits. Janet, the program sponsor, is very pleased with the program and agrees that the program has met the program scope. What should Julie and the program sponsor do next?


Options are :

  • Sign the certificate of program closure (Correct)
  • Complete the program's budget
  • Release the program's resources
  • Close the constituent projects before closing the program

Answer : Sign the certificate of program closure

At what point in the project is the risk of failing to achieve the project objectives the greatest?


Options are :

  • During the project execution
  • During project planning
  • At the end of the project
  • At the project start (Correct)

Answer : At the project start

Alice is the project manager of the NHQ Project and is entering the project's closing processes. The project, she has managed, has been for another organization in a contractual relationship. Her organization requires Alice to complete performance reviews of the project team, review the deliverables with the project customer, and to obtain formal signoff of the project deliverables. There may be other conditions and activities that Alice likely will need to do in this final project phase. Where can Alice check regarding this project?


Options are :

  • Project Communications Management Plan
  • Project Integration Plan
  • Project Quality Control procedures
  • Project Contract (Correct)

Answer : Project Contract

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Holly is the program manager for her program. She is creating with her team a plan that will address how the program team will achieve program goals based on who the program will need to interact with in the program. This plan should define all of the people, groups, and other entities the program needs to interact with in order to move the program forward. On what plan is Holly working?


Options are :

  • Communications management plan
  • Interface management plan (Correct)
  • Human resource management plan
  • Stakeholder management plan

Answer : Interface management plan

What is a stakeholder analysis chart?


Options are :

  • It is a matrix that identifies all of the stakeholders and to whom they must report to.
  • It is a matrix that documents stakeholders' threats, perceived threats, and communication needs. (Correct)
  • It is a matrix that identifies who must communicate with whom.
  • It is a matrix that documents the stakeholders' requirements, when the requirements were created, and when the fulfillment of the requirements took place..

Answer : It is a matrix that documents stakeholders' threats, perceived threats, and communication needs.

Which of the following is NOT true regarding the program work breakdown structure (WBS)?


Options are :

  • It subdivides the program deliverables to work packages that are linked to the activities within the program.
  • It subdivides the program deliverables to work packages that are linked to the activities within the program.
  • It defines a program and groups the program's discrete work elements in a way that helps organize and define the total work scope of the program.
  • It defines all the work and only the required work for the program. (Correct)

Answer : It defines all the work and only the required work for the program.

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Gina is the program manager for her organization and is reviewing the results of quality control. She would like to create a chart that shows the categories of defects within the program so that she and the program team can address the largest categories in descending order. Which one of the following is the best chart for Gina in this situation?


Options are :

  • Control chart
  • Pareto chart (Correct)
  • shikawa chart
  • Cause and effect chart

Answer : Pareto chart

You are the program manager for your project. You are working with the project managers regarding the procurement processes for their projects. You have ruled out one particular contract type because it is considered too risky for the program. Which one of the following contract types is usually considered to be the most dangerous for the buyer?


Options are :

  • Time and materials
  • Fixed fee
  • Cost plus incentive fee
  • Cost plus percentage of costs (Correct)

Answer : Cost plus percentage of costs

Robert is the program manager for his organization which operates in a matrix structure.Resources in Robert's program will be utilized on several projects in and out of his program. He wants to be certain that all of the resources will be planned accordingly and that the project managers communicate with one another about when the resources will be needed and utilized in the projects. What plan should Robert create along with the project managers to ensure that the resources are scheduled and managed effectively?


Options are :

  • Schedule management plan
  • Resource management plan (Correct)
  • Resource calendar
  • Program management calendar

Answer : Resource management plan

PMI PGMP Program Management Professional Practice Test Set 5

Molly is the program manager for her organization and she is creating a program plan that defines the benefits of the program and how her program and team will create the benefits for the organization. What plan is Molly creating in this scenario?


Options are :

  • Program management plan
  • Business case
  • Benefits management plan (Correct)
  • Quality management plan

Answer : Benefits management plan

Which of the following statements are true regarding the Monitoring and Controlling Program Risks process? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.


Options are :

  • It is the process of selecting the most suitable response to reduce the threats to the program objectives.
  • Planned risk responses should be continuously monitored for new and changing risks. (Correct)
  • Monitoring reduces the impact of risk by identifying, analyzing, reporting, and managing risks on a continuous basis. (Correct)
  • Risk Monitoring and Control is an ongoing process for the life of the program (Correct)

Answer : Planned risk responses should be continuously monitored for new and changing risks. Monitoring reduces the impact of risk by identifying, analyzing, reporting, and managing risks on a continuous basis. Risk Monitoring and Control is an ongoing process for the life of the program

Rick is a Program Manager for a large construction program. The program contains four projects. Stakeholders have requested for some changes that will change the scope of the program. Rick needs to monitor and control program scope. He is required to analyze the change request with detailed deliverables, acceptance criterion, and the work of the program. Which of the following documents will help him for this?


Options are :

  • Project charter
  • Program performance report
  • Program scope statement (Correct)
  • Program charter

Answer : Program scope statement

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 2

What is the primary purpose of a project kick-off meeting?


Options are :

  • To establish the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders.
  • To establish who the project manager and project sponsor are for the project.
  • To establish the direction and purpose of the project management plan
  • To establish why the project has been initiated. (Correct)

Answer : To establish why the project has been initiated.

Hal is the program manager for his organization. He would like your organization to provide his program with 4 tons of pea gravel for a construction project in his program. Hal send you a statement of work and an IFB. What document should you provide to Hal?


Options are :

  • Invoice
  • Bid (Correct)
  • Proposal
  • Quote

Answer : Bid

Your program has just been chartered during the program initiation process. Your program also needs to create three program statements. Which program statement defines how your program will manage tradeoffs, competing objectives, and program and organization decisions?


Options are :

  • Scope
  • Value (Correct)
  • Mission
  • Vision

Answer : Value

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 5

You are the program manager for your organization and are working with your program team to create the program scope. Based on the program requirements you have identified the major deliverables of each phase in your program scope. Management has requested that you plan for cost estimating to happen at each phase of the program before continuing the work. Management may elect to cancel the program at the end of each phase based on past performance of the program. What are the reviews of management called at each phase?


Options are :

  • Kill points (Correct)
  • Phase gate estimates
  • Murder board
  • Portfolio review sessions

Answer : Kill points

What duration compression technique typically adds risk when it's used during a program?


Options are :

  • Resource leveling heuristics
  • Lead time generation
  • Fast tracking (Correct)
  • Crashing

Answer : Fast tracking

Tom is the program manager for his organization. He has to balance the resources he'll be using in the program with the demand for operations to use the same resources. What program document can Tom reference to determine the availability of certain program resources, such as application developers, engineers, and technical writers?


Options are :

  • Functional management plan
  • Resource calendar (Correct)
  • Staffing management plan
  • The resource pool description

Answer : Resource calendar

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Julie is the project manager of the NHQ Project. She and her project team have successfully finished the project and the customers have signed the project closure agreement. Julie has compiled all of the project records and the project's lessons learned documentation. What should Julie do with the project's lessons learned documentation?


Options are :

  • These are for Julie's reference when she is reviewed by the project sponsor.
  • These are given to the project sponsor so he can review the project.
  • These are given to the project steering committee so they may review the project performance.
  • These are transferred to the lessons learned knowledge base. (Correct)

Answer : These are transferred to the lessons learned knowledge base.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Pareto diagram

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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 :

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

Answer : Fast tracking

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


Options are :

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

Answer : The company's organizational process assets

What does CPI value less than 1.0 indicates?


Options are :

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

Answer : Cost overrun for work completed

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 5

When is the lessons learned document updated?


Options are :

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

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 :

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

Answer : Flowcharting

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


Options are :

  • Cost
  • Resource
  • Communication
  • Risk (Correct)

Answer : Risk

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 4

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

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Project sponsor

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


Options are :

  • Stakeholder
  • Sponsor
  • Documentation (Correct)
  • Charter

Answer : Documentation

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