PMP Practice Exams for Certification 2019 PMBOK 6 Edition Set 5

The project charter is developed by:


Options are :

  • senior management and the project manager
  • the customer
  • None of the other alternatives apply
  • Senior management
  • the project manager

Answer :senior management and the project manager

You are a project manager working on a software development project. You've developed the risk management plan, identified risks, and determined risk responses for the risks. One of the risks you identified occurs, and you implement the response for that risk. Then, another risk occurs as a result of the response you implemented. What type of risk is this called?


Options are :

  • Residual risk
  • Mitigated risk
  • Trigger risk
  • Secondary risk

Answer :Secondary risk

Most project (and non-project) managers prefer _____ communications.


Options are :

  • Upward
  • Written
  • Lateral
  • Downward
  • Oral

Answer :Oral

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Certification Practical Exam Set 5

All of the following are tools and techniques of the Performance Reporting process except which one?


Options are :

  • Performance measurements
  • Information presentation tools
  • Time reporting systems
  • Cost reporting systems

Answer :Performance measurements

Which quality management tool would be used to determine potential causes of a production problem?


Options are :

  • Ishikawa diagram.
  • run chart.
  • control chart.
  • histogram.
  • Scatter diagram.

Answer :Ishikawa diagram.

Resource leveling will often affect the project by making it:


Options are :

  • Longer
  • More responsive to customer needs.
  • Shorter.
  • Shorter and more responsive to customer needs
  • Longer and more responsive to customer needs.

Answer :Longer

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Which of the following is closest to Juran's definition of Quality:


Options are :

  • customer focus.
  • All of the other alternatives apply.
  • continuous improvement.
  • fitness for use.
  • conformance to requirements.

Answer :fitness for use.

In which of the following types of contracts is it most important for the contractor to maintain control of cost, schedule and scope changes.


Options are :

  • unit price
  • Cost plus incentive fee and firm fixed price
  • cost plus fixed fee
  • firm fixed price
  • cost plus incentive fee

Answer :firm fixed price

The use of quality circles:


Options are :

  • provides a quick fix for most quality problems.
  • 1) has proven ineffective in bothJapan and the U.S.
  • is particularly effective in overcoming labor/management conflicts.
  • allows workers the opportunity to generate solutions for chronic quality problems.
  • 1) Has proven ineffective in bothJapan and the U.S. and 2) is particularly effective in overcoming labor/management conflicts.

Answer :allows workers the opportunity to generate solutions for chronic quality problems.

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You are managing an internal project where a vice president from the user group is acting as the sponsor. You have just been informed by your team that the critical path has slipped by three weeks. You should:


Options are :

  • See the sponsor after you have evaluated alternatives, recommendations, and performed an impact analysis
  • Inform your senior management of the problem and tell them that you will get back to them after you assessed the situation
  • Do nothing until the slippage occurs
  • Immediately inform the sponsor and ask for advice
  • Look for someone to blame before you see the sponsor

Answer :See the sponsor after you have evaluated alternatives, recommendations, and performed an impact analysis

Which of the following must not performed in the project initiation process?


Options are :

  • Evaluate historical information
  • List down stakeholders
  • Create scope statement
  • List down business need

Answer :Create scope statement

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Practice Exam Set 9

With triangular distribution, the low, likely and high values are 20, 30 and 40, respectively. The mean is _____.


Options are :

  • 25.0
  • 30.0
  • 22.5
  • 27.5

Answer :30.0

A project manager notifies the project sponsor that the mitigation strategy for a major risk did not work. The sponsor states that the same risk response was implemented a few months ago on a similar project with the same result. How might this situation have been avoided?


Options are :

  • The project manager should have researched the lessons learned register for knowledge gained throughout similar past projects
  • The project manager should have applied the avoidance risk response strategy because the risk had been seen before in past projects
  • The project manager should have researched the lessons learned repository for knowledge gained throughout similar past projects
  • The project manager could not have avoided this situation since it is impossible to determine in advance the effectiveness of a risk response

Answer :The project manager should have researched the lessons learned repository for knowledge gained throughout similar past projects

Which of the following is not true for a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM):


Options are :

  • Defines responsibilities for each WBS component
  • Defines all people associated with each activity
  • Text description of roles, responsibilities, authorities
  • Defines what project member is responsible for each activity

Answer :Text description of roles, responsibilities, authorities

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Life seems to be going very well for your close friend, a fellow PMP. She has taken a trip to France, bought a new car, and stocked her wine cellar with a half dozen expensive bottles of wine, all within the last six months. After a few cocktails one evening, she tells you her secret. The vendor she's working with on the $4 billion project she's managing has given her all of these items as gifts. Which of the following should you do? (Choose the best answer.)



Options are :

  • You tell your friend these gifts probably aren't appropriate and leave it at that.
  • You and your friend have a long conversation about the gifts, and she decides to return them (with the exception of the trip) and not accept any more gifts in the future.
  • You're happy for your friend and say nothing.
  • Your friend doesn't see a problem with accepting these gifts at all. You know this is a conflict of interest situation and should be reported as a PMP Code of Professional Conduct violation.

Answer :Your friend doesn't see a problem with accepting these gifts at all. You know this is a conflict of interest situation and should be reported as a PMP Code of Professional Conduct violation.

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


Options are :

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

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

Collect Requirements is:


Options are :

  • Planning project milestones
  • Formalizing acceptance of the project scope
  • Developing a plan from major stakeholders
  • Developing a written scope statement as the basis for future project decisions

Answer :Developing a written scope statement as the basis for future project decisions

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You are a project manager for a software manufacturing firm. The project you've just finished created a new software product that is expected to become a number-one seller. All prerelease of software is handled through the marketing department. A friend of yours is a certified software instructor. They have asked you for a copy of the software prior to the beta release so they can get familiar with it. What is the most appropriate response?


Options are :

  • Since your friend is certified to teach your company's brand of software, provide them with a copy of the software.
  • Decline the request because the software is the intellectual property of the company.
  • Decline the request since you stand to gain from this transaction by receiving free training.
  • Ask them to sign a nondisclosure agreement before releasing a copy of the software.

Answer :Decline the request because the software is the intellectual property of the company.

The project manager is assigned in the?


Options are :

  • SOW
  • Charter (contract)
  • Project Plan
  • Management Plan

Answer :Charter (contract)

You are a project manager of ABC organization. You are estimating the project in initiation phase. What level of accuracy you can expect?


Options are :

  • -25 percent to +25 percent
  • -50 percent to +100 percent
  • -50 percent to +50 percent
  • -75 percent to +75 percent

Answer :-50 percent to +100 percent

PMI Risk Management Professional Certification Practice Exam Set 8

Which of the following MUST NOT performed in project initiation process?


Options are :

  • identify the requirements.
  • identify business need.
  • create project scope statement.
  • create project charter.

Answer :create project scope statement.

Trend Analysis is best described as:


Options are :

  • Examining project performance over time
  • Calculating Earned Value
  • Calculating Cost Variance
  • Analyzing performance of similar projects over time

Answer :Examining project performance over time

The quality management plan documents how the project team will implement the quality policy. It must address all of the following except which one?



Options are :

  • Continuous process improvement
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality checklists
  • Quality control

Answer :Quality checklists

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You are working with XYZ organization. Your senior manager imposed new delivery date which is earlier than mentioned project deliverables date in scope statement. To whom you are most accountable?


Options are :

  • senior manager
  • team member
  • sponsor
  • customer

Answer :customer

What is one of the advantages of a functional organization?



Options are :

  • Teams are co-located.
  • All employees report to one manager and have a clear chain of command.
  • The organization is focused on projects and project work.
  • All employees report to two or more managers, but project team members show loyalty to functional managers.

Answer :All employees report to one manager and have a clear chain of command.

You are working on a project that is similar in scope to a project performed last year by your company. You might consider which of the following?


Options are :

  • Using the previous project's alternatives identification as a template
  • Reusing the previous project's product description when writing the scope statement
  • Reusing the previous project's cost-benefit analysis as justification for this project
  • Using the previous project's WBS as a template

Answer :Using the previous project's WBS as a template

PMI PGMP Program Management Professional Practice Test Set 5

The following table is an activity list that includes the duration and predecessor for a series of project activities. What is the duration of the critical path?



Options are :

  • 9
  • 13
  • 14
  • 11

Answer :14

Which of the following is not true for a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM):


Options are :

  • Defines what project member is responsible for each activity
  • Defines all people associated with each activity
  • Defines responsibilities for each WBS component
  • All of the other alternatives apply

Answer :All of the other alternatives apply

You are a project manager for Cinema Snicker Productions. Your company specializes in producing comedy films for the big screen. Your latest project has just been completed and accepted. You've been given your next project, which starts right away. Which of the following statements is true?


Options are :

  • This project ended due to extinction because it was completed and accepted.
  • This project ended due to integration because it was completed and accepted and the project manager moved on to a new project.
  • This project ended due to integration because it was completed and accepted.
  • This project ended due to addition because it was completed and accepted and archived into the company's catalog of available films.

Answer :This project ended due to extinction because it was completed and accepted.

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 4

Your company has asked you to be the project manager for the product introduction of its new DeskTop Rock media system. You recently published the project scope statement. Which of the following is not contained in the project scope statement?


Options are :

  • Requested changes
  • Project configuration management requirements
  • Project specifications
  • Constraints

Answer :Requested changes

You are the project manger for Xylophone Phonics. This company produces children's software programs that teach basic reading and math skills. You are ready to assign project roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships. Which project Planning process are you working on?


Options are :

  • Human Resource Planning
  • Human Resource Acquisition
  • Resource Planning
  • Acquire Staff

Answer :Human Resource Planning

You are the project manager for a new website for the local zoo. You need to perform Qualitative Risk Analysis. When you've completed this process, you'll produce all of the following as part of the risk register update output except which one?


Options are :

  • Risks grouped by categories
  • Priority list of risks
  • Probability of achieving time and cost estimates
  • Watch list of low-priority risks

Answer :Probability of achieving time and cost estimates

PMI-RMP PMI Risk Management Professional Practice Test Set 9

The inputs of the Performance Reporting process include all of the following except for which one?


Options are :

  • Work performance information
  • Performance measurements
  • Forecasted completion
  • Performance reviews

Answer :Performance reviews

A Project with a total funding of $70,000 finished with a BAC value of $60,000. What term can best describe the difference of $10,000?


Options are :

  • Schedule Variance
  • Management Overhead
  • Cost Variance
  • Management Contingency Reserve

Answer :Management Contingency Reserve

The process of Manage Stakeholder Expectations is part of which process?


Options are :

  • Monitoring and Control
  • Executing
  • Planning
  • QA

Answer :Monitoring and Control

PMI-100 Certified Associate Project Management Practice Exam Set 1

You are the project manager for Lucky Stars nightclubs. They specialize in live country and western band performances. Your newest project is in the Planning process group. You've published the scope statement and scope management plan. The document that describes who will receive copies of this information as well as future project information, how it should be distributed, and who will prepare it is which of the following?


Options are :

  • Information distribution plan
  • Project charter
  • Scope management plan
  • Communications management plan

Answer :Communications management plan

What are the performance measurements for the Schedule Control process?


Options are :

  • SV (EV - PV) and SPI (EV ÷ PV)
  • SV (EV - BAC) and SPI (EV ÷ BAC)
  • SV (PV - EV) and SPI (PV ÷ EV)
  • SV (EV - AC) and SPI (EV ÷ AC)

Answer :SV (EV - PV) and SPI (EV ÷ PV)

Which is a valid response to negative risks?


Options are :

  • Share
  • Exploit
  • Enhance
  • mitigation

Answer :mitigation

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You are a project manager for Giraffe Enterprises. You've recently taken over for a project manager who lied about his PMI certification and was subsequently fired. Unfortunately, he did a poor job of scope definition. Which of the following could happen if you don't correct this?


Options are :

  • The poor scope definition will adversely affect the creation of the work breakdown structure, and costs will increase.
  • The project costs could increase, there might be rework, and schedule delays might result.
  • The project management plan's process for verification and acceptance of the deliverables needs to be updated as a result of the poor scope definition.
  • The stakeholders will require overtime from the project team to keep the project on schedule.

Answer :The project costs could increase, there might be rework, and schedule delays might result.

You are a project manager for Dutch Harbor Consulting. Your latest project involves the upgrade of an organization's operating system on 236 servers. You performed this project under contract. You are in the Closing process and know that product verification is for what purpose?


Options are :

  • To verify that all the work was completed correctly and satisfactorily
  • To evaluate project goals and ensure that the product of the project meets the requirements
  • To verify the goals of the project and ensure that the product of the project is complete
  • To evaluate all the work of the project and compare the results to project scope

Answer :To verify that all the work was completed correctly and satisfactorily

You know that PV = 470, AC = 430, EV = 480, EAC = 500, and BAC = 525. What is VAC?


Options are :

  • 20
  • 30
  • 70
  • 25

Answer :25

PMI Risk Management Professional Certification Practice Exam Set 3

You are the project manager of a project .You have just completed the Collect Requirements and Define Scope. What should you do next?


Options are :

  • Create WBS
  • Control Scope
  • Value analysis
  • Verify Scope

Answer :Create WBS

You are a project manager working in a foreign country. You observe that some of your project team members are having a difficult time adjusting to the new culture. You provided them with training on cultural differences and the customs of this country before arriving, but they still seem uncomfortable and disoriented. Which of the following statements is true?


Options are :

  • This condition is known as culture shock.
  • This is the result of jet lag and travel fatigue.
  • This is the result of working with teams of people from two different countries.
  • This condition is known as globalculturalism.

Answer :This condition is known as culture shock.

You have been assigned to a project in which the objectives are to expand three miles of the north-to-south highway through your city by two lanes in each direction. You are in charge of the demolition phase of this project, and you report to the project manager in charge of this project. You have been hired on contract and will be released at the completion of the demolition phase. What type of organizational structure does this represent?


Options are :

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

Answer :Projectized organization

PMI PGMP Program Management Professional Practice Test Set 4

Parametric Estimating is done as a part of which process:


Options are :

  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Estimate Activity Resources

Answer :Estimate Activity Durations

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