PMP Practice Exams for Certification 2019 PMBOK 6 Edition Set 4

The Japanese Quality Control (QC) Circle movement motivated its participants in many ways. Which of the following represents the most important motivation for the QC circle participants?


Options are :

  • recognition among co-workers
  • strengthening of relationships between co-workers
  • financial incentives
  • self-improvement
  • improving the performance of the company

Answer :improving the performance of the company

The role of the _____ can be invaluable in problem solving.


Options are :

  • topic jumper
  • Dominator
  • devils advocate
  • recognition seeker or dominator
  • recognition seeker

Answer :devils advocate

The basic elements of communication include:


Options are :

  • Communicator, encoding, message, medium, decoding, receiver, and feedback
  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • Reading, writing and listening
  • Clarity of speech and good listening habits
  • Listening, talking and sign language.

Answer :Reading, writing and listening

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Which of the following would most likely increase the accuracy of estimating the project cost?


Options are :

  • Both 1) Pricing out the work at lower levels in the work breakdown structure, and 2) Talking to people who have worked on similar projects.
  • Talking to people who have worked on similar projects.
  • Using historical data
  • 1) Pricing out the work at lower levels in the work breakdown structure, and 2) Talking to people who have worked on similar projects, and 3) Using historical data
  • Pricing out the work at lower levels in the work breakdown structure.

Answer :1) Pricing out the work at lower levels in the work breakdown structure, and 2) Talking to people who have worked on similar projects, and 3) Using historical data

All of the following may hinder a person's ability to transmit/receive a message except:


Options are :

  • Preoccupation
  • Assuming
  • Noise
  • Unfamiliarity with topic
  • Withholding information

Answer :Unfamiliarity with topic

A project may be defined as _____


Options are :

  • a coordinated undertaking of interrelated activities.
  • an undertaking with a defined starting point and defined objectives
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • an integrated approach to managing projects
  • a group of activities directed by a project manger over a life cycle

Answer :an undertaking with a defined starting point and defined objectives

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Communication plays a major role in:


Options are :

  • Planning
  • Controlling
  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • Organizing
  • Directing

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

Your team is split between two buildings on either side of town. As a result, the team isn't very cohesive because the members don't know each other very well. The team is still in the storming stage because of the separation issues. Which of the following should you consider?


Options are :

  • Conflict resolution
  • Corrective action
  • Co-location
  • Training

Answer :Co-location

History has shown that project managers can be trained in a combination of ways. Which method is usually preferred by most companies?


Options are :

  • Experiential learning, on-the-job
  • None of the other alternatives apply
  • Professional activities, seminars
  • Formal education and special course (degreed programs)
  • individual readings

Answer :Experiential learning, on-the-job

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You are a project manager for a documentary film company. In light of a recent regional tragedy, the company president wants to get a new documentary on the rescue efforts of the heroic rescue teams to air as soon as possible. She's looking to you to make this documentary the best that has ever been produced in the history of this company. She guarantees you free rein to use whatever resources you need to get this project done quickly. However, the best photographer in the company is currently working on another assignment. Which of the following is true?


Options are :

  • The primary constraint is quality because the president wants this to be the best film ever produced by this company. She's given you free rein to use whatever resources needed to get the job done.
  • The schedule is the primary constraint. Even though the president has given you free rein on resource use, you assume she didn't mean those actively assigned to projects. The photographer won't be finished for another three weeks on his current assignment, so schedule adjustments will have to be made.
  • Resources are the primary constraint. Even though the president has given you free rein on resource use, you assume she didn't mean those actively assigned to projects.
  • The primary constraint is time because the president wants the film done quickly. She told you to get it to air as soon as possible.

Answer :The primary constraint is quality because the president wants this to be the best film ever produced by this company. She's given you free rein to use whatever resources needed to get the job done.

Which describes how cost variances will be managed?


Options are :

  • Cost baseline
  • Cost management plan
  • Chart of accounts
  • Cost estimate

Answer :Cost management plan

A(n) _____ system is designed to ensure the timely availability of nonhuman resources, and includes the cost in procurement, shipping/freight, storage and loss.


Options are :

  • Inventory control and Procurement.
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • Materials management.
  • Procurement.
  • Inventory control.

Answer :Materials management.

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A project manager believes that modifying the scope of the project may provide added value for the customer. The project manager should:


Options are :

  • Prepare a variance report
  • Change the project's objectives
  • Call a meeting of the configuration control board
  • Change the scope baseline
  • Postpone the modification until a separate enhancement project is funded after this project is completed according to the original baseline

Answer :Postpone the modification until a separate enhancement project is funded after this project is completed according to the original baseline

The Delphi Method is well-suited for:


Options are :

  • Decision-making and Forecasting
  • Forecasting
  • Overhead rate estimating
  • Decision-making
  • All of the other alternatives apply

Answer :Decision-making and Forecasting

All of the following statements about acceptance sampling are true except:


Options are :

  • Acceptance sampling plans are beneficial when the cost of inspection is high and the resulting loss of passing nonconforming units is not great.
  • Acceptance sampling plans do not directly control the quality of a series of lots; they instead specify the risk of accepting lots of given quality.
  • Acceptance sampling plans are never effective at rejecting nonconforming units as 100 percent inspection, even when the inspection process is very tedious.
  • Acceptance sampling plans are not very effective for inspecting small lots of custom-made products.
  • Acceptance sampling plans are necessary when destructive inspections are required.

Answer :Acceptance sampling plans are never effective at rejecting nonconforming units as 100 percent inspection, even when the inspection process is very tedious.

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Control chart theory is based on the differentiation of the causes of variations in quality. Variations may be produced by assignable causes. All of the following are examples of assignable causes except:


Options are :

  • differences among workers.
  • differences among materials.
  • differences among machines.
  • differences in each of these factors over time.
  • None of the other alternatives apply (all are examples)

Answer :None of the other alternatives apply (all are examples)

You have been assigned to a project that will allow job seekers to fill out applications and submit them via the company website. You report to the VP of human resources. You are also responsible for screening applications for the information technology division and setting up interviews. The project coordinator has asked for the latest version of your changes to the online application page for his review. Which organizational structure do you work in?


Options are :

  • Projectized organization
  • Balanced matrix organization
  • Functional organization
  • Weak matrix organization

Answer :Weak matrix organization

Surveys have shown that the primary skill needed to be a project manager is communication skill. The typical project manager spends approximately ______percent of his or her time communicating.


Options are :

  • 40-50
  • 60-75
  • 50-60
  • 75-90
  • 90-95

Answer :75-90

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The Communications Management Plan should contain the following:


Options are :

  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • Communications media
  • Selection of appropriate media to meet specific needs
  • Communications policy
  • Reporting channels

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

The purpose of configuration management is to:


Options are :

  • Control change during the production only
  • inform the project manager of changes
  • control change throughout the project
  • generate engineering change proposals
  • insure drawings are updated

Answer :control change throughout the project

The project charter:


Options are :

  • Expresses upper management commitment to the project.
  • Establishes that organizational structure with the project.
  • Specifies overall objectives and timeframe of the project.
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • Provides that authority by which the project will be run.

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply.

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Company expenses such as auditing costs, supervision, office supplies, building rent and maintenance are elements of the:


Options are :

  • None of the other alternatives apply
  • Contracts and administration costing system.
  • Fringe benefits packages.
  • Overhead rates.
  • Capital budgeting process.

Answer :Overhead rates.

Who is responsible for issuing the project charter?


Options are :

  • The project team
  • The senior Project Manager
  • The project sponsor
  • The project manager

Answer :The project sponsor

Lessons learned are most often based upon project historical records. Lessons learned can be used to:


Options are :

  • See what mistakes others have made
  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • Predict trends, highlight problems and identify alternatives
  • See how others have solved problems
  • Both 1) See what mistakes others have made, and 2) See how others have solved problems

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

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Cost management includes processes that are required to maintain financial control of projects. These processes may include:


Options are :

  • cost forecasting
  • Cost estimating and cost forecasting
  • cost estimating
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • economic evaluation

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply.

In general, attempts to smooth out period to period resources will _____ the scheduled time and _____ project costs.


Options are :

  • Increase, increase
  • Decrease, increase.
  • Increase, decrease.
  • Decrease, decrease.
  • Increase, increase or decrease.

Answer :Increase, increase

Going from Level 2 to Level 4 in the work breakdown structure will result in


Options are :

  • Lower status reporting costs
  • A greater likelihood that something will fall through the cracks
  • None of the other alternatives apply
  • Less estimating accuracy
  • Better control of the project

Answer :None of the other alternatives apply

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 4

Planning activities such that predetermined resource availability pools are not exceeded is called:


Options are :

  • Manpower planning.
  • Manpower contingency planning.
  • Manpower leveling.
  • Resource leveling.
  • Resource limited planning.

Answer :Resource limited planning.

Employee unions would most likely satisfy which level in Maslow's hierarchy of needs?


Options are :

  • Belonging
  • Safety
  • Esteem
  • Self-actualization
  • Empowerment

Answer :Belonging

The most common form of written project communication is


Options are :

  • Letters and memos
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Bulletin boards
  • All of the other alternatives apply

Answer :Letters and memos

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Work authorization forms are needed in order to:


Options are :

  • Develop a structured methodology for release of funds
  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • 1) Authorize line organizations to charge against the project and 2)Develop a structured methodology for release of funds
  • Establish an audit trail
  • Authorize line organizations to charge against the project

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

Which of the following is not a cost of non-conformance?


Options are :

  • rework
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • maintenance and calibration
  • scrap
  • warranty repairs

Answer :maintenance and calibration

A work breakdown structure is most useful for:


Options are :

  • developing a cost estimate
  • Scheduling the start of tasks
  • determining potential delays & Scheduling the start of tasks
  • determining potential delays
  • Identifying individual tasks for a project

Answer :determining potential delays & Scheduling the start of tasks

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You are a project manager working on gathering requirements and establishing estimates for the project. Which process group are you in?



Options are :

  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Initiating
  • Monitoring and Controlling

Answer :Planning

Power games, withholding information, and hidden agendas are examples of-.


Options are :

  • mixed messages
  • All of the other alternatives apply
  • communication barriers
  • noise
  • indirect communication

Answer :communication barriers

By which process may an unsuccessful supplier seek remedy for unjust awards?


Options are :

  • Bid protest
  • Stop work order
  • Contract dispute
  • None of the other alternatives apply .
  • Coffective action

Answer :Bid protest

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A non-critical path activity is completed in half the time. Then,


Options are :

  • The slack in the path containing this activity will increase.
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • The total cost for this activity has decreased.
  • Manpower from this activity can be assigned to other activities.
  • The critical path is also reduced.

Answer :The slack in the path containing this activity will increase.

Your project team consists of 12 people in the same building you're located in, 4 people from the West Coast office, 2 people from the Kansas City office, and 6 people from the London office. Your office works different hours than all the other offices. Additionally, not all of the resources in your building are available at the same times during the day. Three of the 12 team members work swing shift hours. You use tools like web conferencing and email to distribute information to the team. Which of the following is true?



Options are :

  • This question describes virtual teams from the Acquire Project Team process and information distribution methods from the Information Distribution process.
  • This question describes the staffing management plan from the Acquire Project Team process and communication skills from the Information Distribution process.
  • This question describes project staff assignments from the Develop Project Team process and communication skills from the Information Distribution process.
  • This question describes resource availability from the Develop Project Team process and information distribution methods from the Information Distribution process.

Answer :This question describes virtual teams from the Acquire Project Team process and information distribution methods from the Information Distribution process.

Who is responsible for decide project management process for a particular project?


Options are :

  • Stakeholders
  • Senior management
  • Project Manager
  • Sponsor

Answer :Project Manager

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Which may be employed to shorten a schedule without changing the scope of the task?


Options are :

  • Releasing resources earlier from tasks which were scheduled with a late start.
  • Crashing
  • Fast tracking or Crashing
  • Fast tracking.
  • Alter to task priorities.

Answer :Fast tracking.

A line manager who is asked to wear two hats and function as a project manager at the same time is likely to exercise:


Options are :

  • Authority and Power
  • Influence
  • Authority
  • All of the other alternatives apply]
  • Power

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply]

Which performance measurement tells you what the projected total cost of the project will be at completion?



Options are :

  • ETC
  • CPI
  • SPI
  • EAC

Answer :EAC

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The LEAST effective form of communication for complex situations is:


Options are :

  • formal
  • verbal - face to face and formal
  • verbal - face to face
  • written
  • informal

Answer :verbal - face to face and formal

As project manager, you wish to impose a standard method by which subordinates calculate project costs. Which level of communication should be required for this effort?


Options are :

  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • Face-to-face
  • Non-verbal
  • Telephone
  • Written

Answer :Written

If you are the project manager for a new project. You have collected the necessary input information and delivered the project charter to the stakeholders. What should you do next?


Options are :

  • Start to create project plan
  • Develop the preliminary project scope statement.
  • Get the project charter signed.
  • Start the initial project planning process.

Answer :Get the project charter signed.

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