PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 8

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 :

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

Answer : Add resources to the project work.

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 :

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

Answer : Diaries Reports Meetings

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
  • Chart of accounts
  • Code of accounts (Correct)

Answer : Code of accounts

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 4

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
  • 0.85
  • 0.92 (Correct)
  • 0.8

Answer : 0.92

John is a scheduler in ABC Company. He has to plan an activity for the schedule models. Which of the following activities will he use to make the schedule models? . Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.


Options are :

  • Tasks (Correct)
  • Critical path scheduling
  • Hammocks (Correct)
  • Flags (Correct)

Answer : Tasks Hammocks Flags

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 :

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

Answer : $427,500

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 10

Your organization wants to start a new project. The study shows that the new project will save organization approximately $200,000 per year. Now it is required to move forward with the project. Which of the following documents will define the project justification?


Options are :

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

Answer : Project charter

You are the project manager for your organization. You are working with your project team to develop the project schedule. You would like to automate much of the scheduling by using Microsoft project. Microsoft project as a scheduling tool is an example of what tool and technique for the Develop Schedule Process?


Options are :

  • Scheduling tool (Correct)
  • Organizational process asset
  • Project office software
  • Project Management Information System

Answer : Scheduling tool

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 :

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

Answer : Change request

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 3

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

Answer : Project communications management plan

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 :

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

Answer : Reserve analysis

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)
  • Work performance information
  • Project schedule
  • Project management plan

Answer : Schedule data

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practice Test Set 5

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 :

  • SF
  • FS (Correct)
  • SS
  • FF

Answer : FS

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

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

Answer : Corrective actions

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 :

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

Answer : Risk register

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)
  • -$112,500
  • $562,500

Answer : 0.8

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

Answer : $787,504

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 7

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 has a planned value of $600,000
  • Your project is likely to be late and over budget.
  • Your project is performing well.

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

You are the project manager of the NNN Project. Stakeholders in the two-year project have requested to send status reports to them via email every week. You have agreed and are sending the reports on each Thursday. After six months of the project, the stakeholders are pleased with the project progress and they would like you to reduce the status reports to every two weeks. What process will examine the change to this project process and implement it in the project?


Options are :

  • Configuration management
  • Perform integrated change control process (Correct)
  • Communications management
  • Project change control process

Answer : Perform integrated change control process

There are seven inputs to the estimate activity durations process. Which one of the following is NOT an input to this process?


Options are :

  • Activity resource requirements
  • Activity attributes
  • Scope baseline (Correct)
  • Activity list

Answer : Scope baseline

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 8

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 :

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

Answer : Integrated change control

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 :

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

Answer : Risk event

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 :

  • 46
  • 19
  • 24
  • 29 (Correct)

Answer : 29

PMP Certification Practice

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

Answer : 2,84,635

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 :

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

Answer : Project charter

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

Answer : -$111,750

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 2

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 :

  • 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)
  • Create incentive by rewarding the project team if they don't waste the materials.
  • Hire a subject matter expert to install the new materials.

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

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 exceptions report.
  • Create a variance report.
  • Create an entry in the lessons learned documentation and explain her reasoning behind the corrective actions. (Correct)

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

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 :

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

Answer : Change requests

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 2

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