PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 8

Della works as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. She has asked her assistant Beth to provide activity duration estimate for an activity. Beth provides Della the following estimate chart: What will be the activity duration according to the PERT three-point analysis?


Options are :

  • 19
  • 46
  • 29 (Correct)
  • 24

Answer : 29

You are the project manager for your project. Your project is scheduled to last for one year and you are currently forty percent complete with the project. Based on your current performance measurements you have an SPI of .95 and a cost variance of -$24,000. You need to report this information to the management, but you will also need a solution to present with the variance information. Which one of the following can you present to the management as a part of the control schedule tools and techniques for variances?


Options are :

  • Work performance measurements
  • Corrective actions (Correct)
  • Causes of variances
  • Trim the project scope

Answer : Corrective actions

You are the project manager of the GYG Project. A new scope change is being considered for your project. You are concerned, however, that the scope change may add costs, risks, and adversely affect the project schedule. What project management process is responsible for evaluating the full effect of a proposed scope change on your project?


Options are :

  • Schedule change control
  • Change Control Board approval process
  • Scope change control
  • Integrated change control (Correct)

Answer : Integrated change control

PMI-002 Certify Associate Project Management Practice Exam Set 10

John works as the project manager for Blue Well Inc. He is identifying the phases within the scope of work for the project plan. Which of the following can be categorized as a project phase? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.


Options are :

  • Engineering (Correct)
  • Concrete
  • Conceptual engineering (Correct)
  • Pre-construction (Correct)

Answer : Engineering Conceptual engineering Pre-construction

Complete this sentence: _________________________ is the process of collecting and distributing performance information including status reports, progress measurements, and forecasts.


Options are :

  • Report performance (Correct)
  • Earned value management
  • Monitor and control project performance
  • Corrective action

Answer : Report performance

Paula works as a project manager for her organization. She is working with the project team to define the activity attributes. Which of the following is NOT a valid activity attribute?


Options are :

  • Activity ID
  • Risk event (Correct)
  • WBS ID
  • Activity Name

Answer : Risk event

PMI-100 Certified Associate Management Practical Exam Set 5

You have 83 project stakeholders from all across your organization. Some of the stakeholders, such as functional management, require weekly communication from you, while other stakeholders, such as the end users, only need quarterly progress updates. Where can you record this communication requirements based on your stakeholder analysis?


Options are :

  • Project schedule
  • Project reporting structure
  • Project scope management plan
  • Project communications management plan (Correct)

Answer : Project communications management plan

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 up posed 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. What is this project's schedule variance?


Options are :

  • 10 percent
  • 0.98
  • -$225,000 (Correct)
  • -$48,654

Answer : -$225,000

If you are the project manager of the BNQ Project and you add "waiting time" between two activities, then what have you added in the project?


Options are :

  • You have added lag time to the project activities. (Correct)
  • You have added management reserve to the project activities.
  • You have added lead time to the project activities.
  • You have added float to the project activities.

Answer : You have added lag time to the project activities.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 3

Which of the following is an output of the Develop Project Charter process?


Options are :

  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Project charter (Correct)
  • Contract
  • Business case

Answer : Project charter

You are the project manager of the NHQ Project. You are coaching Alice, a new project manager, on the relationships in a project network diagram. Which relationship type between activities are the most common?


Options are :

  • FS (Correct)
  • SS
  • SF
  • FF

Answer : FS

You are the project manager for your organization. You are working through the control schedule process. According to the PMBOK, there are four inputs to this process. Which one of the following is NOT an input to the control schedule process?


Options are :

  • Schedule data (Correct)
  • Project schedule
  • Project management plan
  • Work performance information

Answer : Schedule data

PMP Exam Questions

A project manager is reviewing her project performance. Her project has a BAC of $950,000 and is currently 40 percent complete, though it was scheduled to be 45 percent complete at this time. Her project has spent $387,526. Management would like to know if there is a schedule variance. What is the planned value for this project?


Options are :

  • 0.98
  • 0.89
  • $427,500 (Correct)
  • -$47,500

Answer : $427,500

You work as the project manager for BlueWell Inc. Mark, a project team member, has some doubts related to the outputs of the control schedule process. Which of the following is an output of the control schedule process?


Options are :

  • Activity resource requirement
  • Lessons learned
  • Project schedule
  • Change request (Correct)

Answer : Change request

Which of the following allows activities to be done in parallel that would normally be done in sequence?


Options are :

  • Fast tracking (Correct)
  • Lead time
  • Crashing
  • Lag time

Answer : Fast tracking

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 8

You are the project manager of the NGG Project. This project will be using a new material that the project team has never worked with before. You'd like to use some preventive action to ensure that the installation of the new materials is successful in the project. Which one of the following project actions is an example of the best preventive action for this project?


Options are :

  • Create incentive by rewarding the project team if they don't waste the materials.
  • Hire a subject matter expert to install the new materials.
  • Purchase additional materials so in case the team wastes materials during their installation.
  • Hire a subject matter expert to train the project team how to install the materials. (Correct)

Answer : Hire a subject matter expert to train the project team how to install the materials.

Yolanda is the project manager for her organization. She is creating a performance report for her sponsor. Typically, the performance report includes all of the following factors except for which one?


Options are :

  • Current status of risk and issues
  • Analysis of past performance
  • Work to be completed next
  • Quality control activities (Correct)

Answer : Quality control activities

You are the project manager for your organization. You have worked with the project team to create the project scope statement. The key stakeholders have signed off on the project scope and they are eager for you and the project team to begin creating the deliverables identified within the project scope. What process must you and the project team complete next in this scenario?


Options are :

  • Create the risk assessment.
  • Create the WBS. (Correct)
  • Create the activity list.
  • Determine the project budget.

Answer : Create the WBS.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 5

You work as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. You must communicate on a regular basis with all of your project stakeholders. In your project, you have 755 stakeholders. How many communication channels exist in the project?


Options are :

  • 755
  • 5,69,270
  • 2,84,635 (Correct)
  • 5,70,025

Answer : 2,84,635

You are the project manager of the NHA Project. This project is expected to last one year with quarterly milestones throughout the year. Your project is supposed to be at the third milestone today, but you are likely to be only 60 percent complete. Your project has a BAC of $745,000 and you have spent $440,000 of the budget-to-date. What is your schedule variance for this project?


Options are :

  • 1.02
  • $11,667
  • $7,000
  • -$111,750 (Correct)

Answer : -$111,750

Kay is the project manager of the QUI Project. This project is done but is also considerably over budget. Kay has elected to crash the project in order to recoup schedule delays but this increased the project costs. What should Kay do with the information regarding the schedule delays and cost overruns?


Options are :

  • File the information as part of the project final report.
  • Create an entry in the lessons learned documentation and explain her reasoning behind the corrective actions. (Correct)
  • Create a variance report.
  • Create an exceptions report.

Answer : Create an entry in the lessons learned documentation and explain her reasoning behind the corrective actions.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 8

Gary is the project manager of the NGH project for his organization. He and the project team have created the initial WBS. Before Gary and the project team begin creating the activity list, Gary wants the project team to help him create a unique numbering system for the deliverables identified in the WBS. What numbering system can Gary and the project team apply to the WBS to identify the components of the WBS?


Options are :

  • Activity linkage sequencing
  • Component numbering
  • Code of accounts (Correct)
  • Chart of accounts

Answer : Code of accounts

Alicia works as a project manager for NacTec project. She is undergoing the project monitoring phase in her project. Which of the following will she choose to accomplish the task? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.


Options are :

  • Future planning
  • Meetings (Correct)
  • Reports (Correct)
  • Diaries (Correct)

Answer : Meetings Reports Diaries

John works as a project manager for BlueWell Inc. His project has a budget of $795,000 and he has spent $325,000 on the project. But, he has completed only 40 percent of the project work till now. Management wants to know what the project's cost performance index is. What value will John report?


Options are :

  • 0.76
  • 0.92 (Correct)
  • 0.85
  • 0.8

Answer : 0.92

PMP Certification Practice

You are the project manager for your organization. You have created the project schedule and have presented it to the management for their approval. Management decides to enforce resource leveling heuristics on your project schedule. What will likely happen to your project now?


Options are :

  • It will require additional resources for the additions to the project scope.
  • It will require a new scope baseline to reflect the management change in the project approach.
  • It will require additional resources if it is to finish in the same amount of time, as originally predicted. (Correct)
  • It will require fewer resources due to the cut in the project scope.

Answer : It will require additional resources if it is to finish in the same amount of time, as originally predicted.

You are the project manager of the NHQ project. This project is currently running about 15 percent behind schedule and the management has asked you to rectify the problem. You have elected to crash the project. What does this term mean?


Options are :

  • Add resources to the project work. (Correct)
  • Reject all proposed change requests for the project.
  • Add cost to the project budget.
  • Cut non-value added activities to the project.

Answer : Add resources to the project work.

You are the project manager for your organization. You have recently noted some risks associated with some of the activities in your project. These risks can have schedule and costs impacts on your project and you need to address the risks through qualitative and quantitative analysis to confirm the depth of possible impact. Where should you document the risk information concerning the activities in your project schedule?


Options are :

  • Risk management plan
  • Risk register (Correct)
  • Schedule management plan
  • Activity attributes

Answer : Risk register

PMI-100 Certify Associate Project Management Practice Exam Set 1

You are the project manager for GGY Project. You are working with your project team to record the actual durations for the activities they have completed in the project schedule. Mary, one of your project team members, wants to know why you need to know how long it actually took the project team to complete their assignments as long as the project work is completed. Which of the following is the best response for Mary's query?


Options are :

  • Actual durations need to be recorded to perform quality control on the project management processes.
  • Actual durations need to be recorded to track process improvement.
  • Actual durations need to be recorded to measure the actual progress of the project. (Correct)
  • Actual durations need to be recorded to create the schedule baseline.

Answer : Actual durations need to be recorded to measure the actual progress of the project.

In which of the following group decision making techniques does the largest block in a group decide the group decision even if a bulk is not achieved?


Options are :

  • Majority
  • Dictatorship
  • Plurality (Correct)
  • Unanimity

Answer : Plurality

You are the project manager for your organization. Management has asked you for this current project. You use the critical chain method to create the project network diagram rather than the more traditional critical path method. What is the critical chain method?


Options are :

  • It generates a Gantt chart that reflects the availability of project resources and considers working and non-working days for the project.
  • It examines only the non-critical path activities that are considered near critical, if the float is one day or less.
  • It examines the availability of needed project resources to determine when activities may actually happen. (Correct)
  • It examines only the critical path activities to determine when the project completion date may be.

Answer : It examines the availability of needed project resources to determine when activities may actually happen.

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 10

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