PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 5

John is the project manager for his organization. Management has asked John to fast track his project in order to reach a particular date for the project completion. When John fast tracks the project what project management component must be updated to reflect this decision? Choose the best answer.


Options are :

  • Resource calendars
  • Organizational process assets
  • Cost management plan
  • Risk register (Correct)

Answer : Risk register

You are the project manager for your organization. You and the project team are developing the project schedule for your current project. This project management process will create four outputs. Which of the following is an output of the Develop Schedule process?


Options are :

  • Schedule baseline (Correct)
  • Resource calendars
  • Activity duration estimates
  • Work performance information

Answer : Schedule baseline

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 7

Anna is the project manager of the NHQ project. Her project has 1,500 stakeholders, some of which are external to her organization. In this project, Anna wants to create a method to classify the stakeholders based on their level of authority and their level of concern regarding the project outcomes. This model will help Anna determine the communication demands and when information should be distributed. What does Anna want to create in this instance?


Options are :

  • Power/influence grid
  • Communications matrix
  • Power/interest grid (Correct)
  • Salience model

Answer : Power/interest grid

You are working with your project team to control the project schedule. You will need five inputs to this process throughout your project. Which one of the following is an output of the project schedule control, and NOT an input?


Options are :

  • Project management plan
  • Work performance information
  • Project schedule
  • Work performance measurements (Correct)

Answer : Work performance measurements

You work as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. You are calculating the performance indexes of your project. The cost variance (CV) of your project is 30. What does this figure depict?


Options are :

  • Costs are higher than planned.
  • Costs are right on target.
  • Project is behind the schedule.
  • Costs are lower than planned. (Correct)

Answer : Costs are lower than planned.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 9

You are the project manager of a research project. Because much of the project work will be based on what is discovered in each stage of the project work, you are directing the project time to focus on creating time estimates for the most imminent research work and broad estimates for the project work that is coming later in the project. What type of planning are you using in this project?


Options are :

  • Rolling wave planning (Correct)
  • Decomposition
  • Milestone planning
  • Phase gates

Answer : Rolling wave planning

You work as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. Which of the following plans will you use to define how resources are brought onto the project team, how they are managed while on the project team, and how they may be released from the project team?


Options are :

  • Project Schedule Management Plan
  • Project Staffing Management Plan (Correct)
  • Project Human Resources Management Plan
  • Project Communications Management Plan

Answer : Project Staffing Management Plan

You are the project manager for your organization. You are managing a project to create new software for your clients. During the project execution, there have been some unforeseen delays that will require your attention. You will need four inputs to the control schedule process. Which of the following documents would not be an input for the control schedule process?


Options are :

  • Earned value management results (Correct)
  • Project management plan
  • Project schedule
  • Work performance information

Answer : Earned value management results

PMI-100 Certified Associate Management Practical Exam Set 7

Wendy is the project manager for the NHQ project. She is working with her project to begin creating the project duration estimate. Her organization is in weak matrix and several of the project team members are scheduled to complete work on other projects. What input will most likely be of the biggest assistance as Wendy and the project team begin creating the duration estimate for this project?


Options are :

  • Resource calendar (Correct)
  • Project scope statement
  • Project communications management plan
  • Project charter

Answer : Resource calendar

Lara has been assigned to a construction project. The project includes constructing a residential building with fifty flats. On which of the following events will the project be considered successful?


Options are :

  • The project meets or exceeds the expectations of the stakeholders. (Correct)
  • Successful possession of all flats is made.
  • The keys of the first flat are handed over to the owner of the flat.
  • The building is complete and handed over to the authority concerned.

Answer : The project meets or exceeds the expectations of the stakeholders.

In the project time management knowledge area, there are six processes. According to the PMBOK, which project time knowledge area will have the majority of the effort?


Options are :

  • .Define activities
  • Develop schedule
  • Estimate activity resources
  • Control schedule (Correct)

Answer : Control schedule

You work as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. According to you, which of the following is an output of the Sequence Activities process?


Options are :

  • Project schedule network diagram (Correct)
  • Project scope statement
  • Activity list
  • Organizational process assets

Answer : Project schedule network diagram

Holly is a new project manager in your organization. She is working with you on the JHG project and she is confused as to why the project needs a schedule management plan and a schedule baseline. What is the difference between the schedule management plan and the schedule baseline?


Options are :

  • The schedule management plan describes how the schedule will be managed and controlled. The schedule baseline is used to determine how accurate the schedule management plan has been throughout the project execution.
  • The schedule management plan describes how the schedule will be managed and controlled. The schedule baseline is used to compare with actual results to determine if a change, corrective action, or preventive action is needed. (Correct)
  • The schedule baseline describes how the schedule will be managed and controlled. The schedule management plan is used to compare with actual results to determine if a change, corrective action, or preventive action is needed.
  • The schedule management plan describes how the schedule will be created. The schedule baseline is used to compare with actual results with what the project manager intended.

Answer : The schedule management plan describes how the schedule will be managed and controlled. The schedule baseline is used to compare with actual results to determine if a change, corrective action, or preventive action is needed.

Bonnie is the project manager for her organization. She is developing a strategy to manage the project stakeholders. She wants to identify the key stakeholders, their influence over the project, their interest in project, and an assessment of methods. What can Bonnie create to gain support from the stakeholders in her project?


Options are :

  • Expert judgment
  • Stakeholder Analysis Matrix (Correct)
  • Communications management plan
  • Stakeholder identification tools

Answer : Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

PMP Certification Questions

You are the project manager of the GHY Project. This project is scheduled to last for one year and has a BAC of $4,500,000. You are currently 45 percent complete with this project, though you are supposed to be at your second milestone, which accounts for half of the project completion. There have been some errors in the project, which has caused you to spend $2,073,654. Based on the budget at completion, what is this project's to-complete performance index?


Options are :

  • 1.02 (Correct)
  • $2,500.00
  • -$108,120
  • 0.98

Answer : 1.02

You are the project manager for your organization. Management has offered you a bonus if you can complete the project work two months earlier than what your schedule predicts. You can use a schedule compression technique, but management does not want to increase costs in the project. What approach would you recommend to condense the project duration?


Options are :

  • Effort-driven activity analysis
  • Crashing
  • Fast tracking (Correct)
  • Rewards and recognition for the project team

Answer : Fast tracking

You are the project manager for your company. You are currently working with your project team to begin sequencing the activity list. You will need organizational process assets and four other documents as inputs to this process. Which of the following is NOT one of the four documents you will need for activity sequencing?


Options are :

  • Project scope statement
  • Project schedule network diagrams (Correct)
  • Milestone list
  • Activity list

Answer : Project schedule network diagrams

PMI Risk Management Professional Certification Practice Exam Set 3

You are the project manager of the NDF project. You need to determine how often a complete project report can be made, including forecasted project completion information for your project. How often should the report be created?


Options are :

  • Regularly or on an exception basis (Correct)
  • One per status milestone reached
  • Exception-by-exception basis
  • Weekly

Answer : Regularly or on an exception basis

Kelly is the project manager of her organization. She is reviewing the project network diagram to confirm that the resource she has identified is available to complete the project assignments without conflicting with other activities in the project node. The availability of resources will help Kelly determine the final finish date for the project. What scheduling technique is Kelly using?


Options are :

  • Critical Chain method (Correct)
  • Resource utilization
  • Critical Path method
  • Resource leveling heuristics

Answer : Critical Chain method

Holly is the project manager of the NDS project and she is 85 percent complete with her project though she should be 95 percent complete. Her project has a BAC of $9,850,400 and she has spent $8,011,221 to date. What is Holly's schedule variance for this project?


Options are :

  • $130,901
  • $163,626
  • -$985,040 (Correct)
  • 0.16

Answer : -$985,040

PMI Risk Management Professional Certification Practice Exam Set 6

Mary is the project manager for her organization. She is working with the project team to define the project activities. She is concerned about some of the dependencies of the project work, which may affect the project schedule. Which one of the following is the best example of a project constraint that will likely affect the project's ability to finish by a given deadline?


Options are :

  • The project must not exceed $1,250,000.
  • The project must adhere to several regulations.
  • The project must use internal team members to complete the project work.
  • The project must use the BGH company to deliver the software portion of the project. (Correct)

Answer : The project must use the BGH company to deliver the software portion of the project.

Terri is the project manager for her organization and she is working with her project team to develop the project schedule. She has identified the float in her project although some of the activities where float exists may be susceptible to risk in the project execution. She is also concerned that the critical path may change during the project if the risk events come into execution. What scheduling method is Terri using in this example?


Options are :

  • Critical path method (Correct)
  • Risk analysis method
  • Activity on the arrow method
  • Critical chain method

Answer : Critical path method

Nancy is the project manager of a project with 78 stakeholders. This is a high-profile project and she needs to express to her project team and to the management the importance of communication in this project. She would like to show the number of stakeholder communication channels in the project. Based on this information how many communication channels exist within this project?


Options are :

  • 3003 (Correct)
  • 156
  • 6084
  • 78

Answer : 3003

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 8

Billy is the project manager of the PQW Project and she has an assigned project budget of $655,000. Currently she is 80 percent complete with the project though she was scheduled to be 90 percent done by this date. She has spent $490,000 to date. What should Billy report as her cost performance index (CPI)for this project?


Options are :

  • 0.07
  • 0.89
  • 1.07 (Correct)
  • $34,000

Answer : 1.07

Beth works as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. Which of the following tools and techniques of Administer Procurements process will Beth use to manage contracts, and procurement documentation and records?


Options are :

  • ayment System
  • Records Management System (Correct)
  • Performance reporting
  • Inspection and Audit

Answer : Records Management System

You are working with your project team to identify the project activities within your project. Which of the following is NOT a tool and technique that will be useful in defining the project activities?


Options are :

  • Precedence diagramming method (Correct)
  • Rolling wave plan
  • Templates
  • Decomposition

Answer : Precedence diagramming method

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 1

You are the project manager of the SWC project. You have created the stakeholder register. In the stakeholder register of your project, you will have all of the following information except for which one?


Options are :

  • Assessment information
  • Stakeholder classification
  • Project management team's classification (Correct)
  • Identification information

Answer : Project management team's classification

You are the project manager of the NAA Project for your organization. You are exploring the possibility of fast tracking in your project. Which of the following statements is most accurate about fast tracking the project?


Options are :

  • Fast tracking only works if the activities are effort-driven.
  • Fast tracking only works if the activities are resource-driven.
  • Fast tracking only works if activities can have start-to-start relationships.
  • Fast tracking only works if activities can be overlapped to shorten duration. (Correct)

Answer : Fast tracking only works if activities can be overlapped to shorten duration.

You work as the project manager for BlueWell Inc. You are reviewing and regulating the progress to meet the performance objectives defined in the project management plan. Mark, a trainee, has a doubt related to the inputs of monitor and control project work. Which of the following is the input to monitor and control project work?


Options are :

  • Expert judgment
  • Project management plan updates
  • Project document updates
  • Performance report (Correct)

Answer : Performance report

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 9

You work as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. You would like to crash your project to help the project schedule to get back on track. What is the primary danger of crashing?


Options are :

  • Crashing always increases project risks.
  • Crashing is a top-down approach to project completion.
  • Crashing increases project costs. (Correct)
  • Crashing restricts resource utilization.

Answer : Crashing increases project costs.

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