PMP MOCK Quiz - 200 Questions Online Test

Manager and Leaders have different qualities. As a leader, which of the following power is required to lead team effectively


You are the project manager for a manufacturing company. During the past nine months, you have put lot of effort to build a team which has become self directed team now. Which of the following stages of develop project team best describes your team?


In communication, it is extremely important the what is being conveyed is understood by the receiver. We can conculde that communication occurs when


You are in the middle of presentation when you realize that room temperature has become very low and all present in the room are not able to concentrate on the presentation. This is an example of


There is misconception that words are extremelly important part of communication. However, in reality, words accounts for only 7% of communication. Approximately, 55% of communication is non verbal communication and 38% is paralingual communication. What do you mean by paralingual communication


The difference between cost baseline and cost budget is


You are working in SAP as project manager. SAP has clearly defined that there should be dry run of the product for three months before going live. During this live run, if there is any changes in code, the dry run has to start from the beginning again for three months. This is an example of which of the following


Your project is behind schedule by two weeks and you have enough budgets to attempt crashing. Task A is not on the critical path, but at a cost of only $5,00 you will recover two weeks. Task B is on the critical path and for a cost of $1,000 you will recover one week. Task C is on the critical path and for a cost of $2,000 you will recover two weeks. Task D is on the critical path and for a cost of $1,000 you will recover two week. Which task do you crash?


A schedule network diagram can have multiple critical paths or near critical paths. The critical paths can have either zero or negative schedule flexibility. A negative schedule flexibility of (-) 10 days would mean


Which of the following is the amount of time that a scheduled activity may be delayed without delaying the early start of any immediately following schedule activities?


It is extremely important that communication is sent to only those who needs the communication. The communication is sent to


The Earned value data for four activities are given below

Activity A - EV = 1000; PV = 1200

Activity B - EV = 1600; AC = 1800

Activity C - EV = 1300; PV = 1700

Activity D - EV = 1300; AC = 1900

As a PM, you should most focus on Activity


You have just taken over as PM for a project which was started couple of months back. During the initial days, you realized that team members are not very clear about who should be doing a particular activity. After investigation, you realized that there is no WBS. As a project manager, what would you do?


You are in the middle of the project and estimation was done by using PERT estimate. The pessimistic estimate was given as 12 days and optimistic estimate as 6 days. What is the PERT standard deviation is


You are a project manager of a construction company. One day, you notice that there are two construction workers are arguing on something and because of that many other workers have stoped working. You understand very well that each and every minute of the work is extremely critical for project to complete on time. As a project manager, how would you resolve this conflict of two workers which is affecting entire project


One of the key input to Control Quality process is deliverable which comes as an outcome of the work executed by the team. The output of this process, which becomes key input for Validate Scope process is


You have just taken over as PM for a project which was started 4 months back. As per the current status report, the project is on schedule and on budget. While reviewing the project documents, you realize that there is no project charter. As a project manager, what would you do?


You are in the middle of the project and behind schedule. Based on your knowledge of best practices, you can influence


Which of the following is a tool for identify stakeholders


Which of the following is an output of "Identify Stakeholders" process?


Control stakeholder engagement includes


Which of the following is true in regard to the Code of Accounts?


Which of the following statements describes best the relationship between project phases and the Project life cycle?


The product scope is measured against


You are a project manager in a projectized organization. Your job as a project manager can be described best by which of the following?


You have been working as technical lead and have done a great job over the last 3 year in this role. The management feels that because you have done great job as technical lead, you will be a good project manager. This is an example of which of following?


You are working on a project as project manager. During the execution phase, there is an emergency and a vendor is selected and expected to start the work immediately. To ensure that work begins immediately, you will provide


You are the project manager at a software company developing the next-gen product. Since requirements could be changing, it has been decided that Extreme Programming (XP), one of the agile framework is used for this project. The XP methodology is highly iterative, and produces numerous deliverables include UML diagrams, architecture diagrams, prototypes and test-cases. Assume you are in the Activity Sequencing phase of the project. Which of the following sequencing methods should you use to identify the logical relationships between tasks, so that the activities can be sequenced correctly?


Which of the following statements are FALSE regarding CPM method?


You are the project manager assigned to install the electrical wiring for a 1000 square foot office building that is currently under construction. You are trying to estimate the costs of this project. You know from past experience that this costs approximately $4 per square foot to properly wire and entire building. The approximate project cost $4,000. What type of estimating technique did you used?


RACI (Responsible, AccountablE, Consult and Inform) is used to define role and responsibilities. Which of the following can be used to display the assigned roles and responsibilities of project team members?


Organizations normally will have limited amount of fund to undertake projects. The selection of projects is an extremely critical task to ensure that organization's funds are being utilized properly. Which of the following statement regarding competitive methods, scoring methods, and cash flow analysis is true?


Creation of Project charter is the first activity in the project, signed by project sponsor. Which of the following is not true regarding project charter?


Your work as a project manager at Microsoft. The lifecycle for the microsoft products begins in R&D, extends to design and development followed by release and maintenance and finally ends with phasing out of product. This cycle is often referred to as:


On a project, the estimation was done using PERT estimate. The most optimistic estimate was 6 days whereas pessimistic estimate was 16 days. The most likely estimates was given as 8 days. What is the PERT standard deviation is


You are in the middle of the project and estimation was done by using PERT estimate. The most likely estimates was given as 8 days whereas the pessimistic estimate was given as 12 days and optimistic estimate as 4 days. What is the PERT estimate


The lowest level of WBS is known as


You are working in a project where resources having different skills are required to ensure timely execution. What kind of organization structure would be best suited for these kind of projects


Who should ensure that that message is clear, unambiguous, complete and transferred?


The administrative closure for a phase of a project requires that


The most common causes of conflict in projects are


Self Actualization is highest order of needs in Maslow's theory of Hierarchy. Which of the following is not part of this theory


Duration Estimates indicates


The planning technique which progressively details the work as we progress in the project. This is known as


Configuration management is mostly related to


There are various conflict resolution technique which are available to project manager. A possible result of using compromise is


RACI is a type of RAM. While creating RAM for your project, you should ensure that


The project steering team is evaluating multiple projects for final selection. The data for four competing projects are given below:

Project A: IRR( 17%), Payback period (18 months)

Project B: IRR( 20%), Payback period (15 months)

Project C: IRR( 12%), Payback period (12 months)

Project D: IRR( 11%), Payback period (10 months)

Which project would be choosen


Faciliated Workshop is one of the tool for collecting the requirements and defining the scope of the project. In manufacturing world, it is famously known as QFD(QualitY Function Deployment). QFD is used to


The three key component of WBS is Work Package, Planning Package and Control Account. Control Account is


Which tool would help you to assess the potential impact of highly uncertain variables on the rest of the project


You would come across "Not To Exceed" (NTE) Limit


If both the parties in a conflict are trying to use forcing strategy to resolve the conflict, it would result in


The resource management tool focussed on defining who should be doing what is


The Stakeholder influence is highest


The management of stakeholder is the responsibility of


Stakeholder could be


Which should be included in a Requirements management plan?


A document called ____________ is created by decomposing the project scope into smaller, more manageable elements.


The Scope baseline consists of what?


You are performing a project management audit in your company and find that most of the project plans are neither consistent nor up-to-date.Which of the following statements is not true?


A change request in a project has been rejected some weeks ago. Yesterday, the project manager found out that it nevertheless has been implemented by the team members, who knew of the change request, but not of the rejection. In order to avoid such a situation, Rejected change requests should be consistently communicated to stakeholders through which process?


An estimation has been made that the construction of a residential home will cost a certain amount per square foot of living area. This is an example of what type of estimating


You have been assigned as a project manager to a software project. While you and your team are working on a WBS (Work breakdown structure), estimations for activity durations based on the activity list vary significantly. Which additional documents may help you clarify this situation?


An output of the Estimate activity resources process is a document called "Activity resource requirements". It identifies the types and quantities of resources...


Regarding Delphi Technique all of the following statements are true except


Inputs used during scope planning include all of the following except:


Constrained optimization methods of project selection include:


What are the two events, which cannot both occur in a single trial, known as?


Which of the following is an example of constraints?


A project is plagued by the changes to the project charter. Who has the primary responsibility to decide if these changes are necessary?


Which of the following is the most common non-behavioral reason for projects being completed behind schedule and going over budget?


A project manager noticed that all the measurements(approximately 70 measurements) recorded on a control chart lie within the control limits. Most of the measurements are below the mid points. According to quality management principal, how should project manager reacts to


The postmortum analysis of a just completed project gives the following data

CV = $2000

SPI = 0.5

What is the plausible explanation you can derive from the data given above


The cost variance and schedule variance data of a project is given as follows

SPI = 1, CPI = 1.2

What could be the plausible explanation of data given above


There are many strategies for managing positive risks. One of the following is not the strategy for managing positive risk is


You are in the middle of make or buy analysis. The analysis shows that if "Make" decision is taken with investment of $1 M, there is chance of 80% profit of $2 M and 20% chance of loss of $1M. If the "Buy" decison is made with investment of $0.5 M, there is chance of 50% profit of $2M and 50% chance of loss of $1M. Based on Expected monetary value, what would be the likely decison


Point of total assumption is where


Ceiling price is an important factor in which type of contract


There is a mandate that 10% of any project done in your organization needs to be outsourced. You are the PM for a critical project which organization has decided to take up this financial year. However, you need to do make on buy analysis to decide what needs to be outsourced. Make or Buy analysis is part of


It is buyer's responsibility to ensure that during conduct procurement process, all the prospective sellecr's have same information. This is achivied by


Your organization is entering into a 10+ year contract with two vendors. There is potential threat of inflation going down or up, commodity price increasing or decreasing and many other factors might change which could impact the both buyer and seller. To ensure that interest of both parties are taken care in future, what kind of contract they should consider?


There is Cost Plus Incetnive Fee (CPIF) contract between buyer and seller has following data:

Share ration: 60:40

Target cost: $10 M

Target Fee = $1 M

Actual cost = 15 M

What would buyer pay to seller


Post contract evaluations are important because


It is extremely important to have a well functioning change control board to manage changes in project. In which type of contract, it becomes extremely critical to manage scope changes is


Advertising is one of the tool for which process


Sometimes, non competative forms of procurement is preferred over competative forms of procurement. Your organization has worked with one of the vendor is extremely happy with their performance and would like to give them first chance to respond to any new requirements. This kind of non competative forms of procurement is known as


Management By Objective (MBO) is a natural fit to modern project management. What is not included in MBO


Quality Audit is a key tool for which process


Procurement Audit is a key tool for


Inspection is not a tool for


Which of the following is not a factor in assessing the project risk


You would be presenting a very high level schedule to top management. What would be the ideal to use


Crashing and Fast tracking are two key methods of Schedule Compression. You are in the middle of project which is delayed by almost 4 weeks. Your manager directs you to complete the project as per the original schedule. He also mentions that he doesn't have any additional resources to help you out with the project. You decide to perform some of the activities in parallel which were supposed to be done sequential. This could lead to


The focus of crashing is to


A purchase order is a


We all are surrounded by risk all the time. We buy health insurance and life insurance to cover health and life related risk. Purchasing insurance is an example of


The project scope is measured against


The Probability and Impact matrix is used as tool for


A network diagram has 15 activities, all named from A to O. Activity A, C, G, M and N are on the critical path. The duration for task A, C, G, M and N are 2, 4, 6, 6 and 5 days respectively. The total float for Activity G is


The primary purpose of creating schedule network diagram (AOA or AON/PDM) is to


It is the responsibility of the PM to ensure that team follows the QMS (Quality Management System). Who defines the QMS


Depending on organization, PM will have different designations like project coordinator, expeditors, lead and Managers. Which of the following has the least power


Procurement knowledge management area has four processes. Plan Procurement, Conduct Procurement, Control Procurement and Close procurement. In which process, legally binding contract is awarded to vendors


During the execution phase of the project, some of the work was outsourced to external vendor by giving the fixed price contract. Now, the vendor has completed the work and you are in the middle of closing the procurement. Which of the following is not a tool for closing the procurement


There are various conflict resolution techniques which can become handy during the various project management scenarios. One of the following is not a conflict resolution technique


One of the key concept of Quality is that "Quality should be Planned in, Not Inspected in". As part of planning the quality, it is the responsibility of PM to ensure that right training is given to project team members, right equipments, right materials etc. Which of the following are key output of Plan Quality Process


One of the key tool in Control Quality Process is control chart. Which of the following about control chart is not true?


The time management has seven processes. Output of one of the process is Schedule Baseline. This is an output of


Which of the following would be key input for all the process in Executing process group, Controlling Process group and Closing Process group?


Which of the following is an output of Control Scope Process


Which of the following is an input to Develop Project Management Plan Process


You are the PM for the construction of new five star hotel. The scope of the work was defined and agreed by all the parties and well defined process was agreed to manage changes. Some of the team members have appraoched you to incorporate some of the features which is not part of the scope but just want to make customer happy. As a PM, what would you do?


You are working on $100 M project and there is a mandate that 20% of the project value needs to be outsourced. You are preparing procurement document that would ask cutsomers to share the technical approach, cost and other details. You would be preparing


In Risk Management Process, one of the process is Identify Risk. The output of this process is Risk Register which also describes the risk trigger. The risk trigger is


The cost of Quality consist of Cost of Conformance and Cost of Non conformance. "Loss of Business", Warranty cost, Loss of customer are example of


The fundamental principal of modern quality management says that prevention of defect is more important than inspection. Keeping this in mind, the high quality could be achieved by


One of the following is not the seven basic tool of Quality


You are in the middle of planning quality for your project. One of the tool is specific type of histogram where frquency of various sources of defects are ordered either in descending or ascending order. This helps management to focus on vital few reasons for majority of defects. This tools is called


We all know that communication planning should be done in the early part of project life cycle and reviewed on a regular basis. One of the key factors in developing the communication management plan is


Control Quality is part of Monitoring and Control process group where QC team ensures that the deliverables are validated before it goes to customer. Which of the folllwing is not a tool for Control Quality


Once requirement document is created, what are the next two step in planning exercise in scope management


You are working as PM for a project and also taken the extra responsibility of annual purchase of note books/Pen/Pencils/Clips/etc and price is important criteria...Which procurement document would be most appropriate for the purchase of standard items?


Based on the following data, what is PTA?

Target Cost: 100,000

Target Fee: 30,000

Target Price: 130,000

Actual cost: 120,000

Sharing Ratio: 80/20

Ceilining price: 140,000


You are new project manager and due to some esclation, you have been asked to visit your team who are located at Japan, North America, India and Middle East. You realized that culture in all these regions are different from where you are coming from. You would be probably experiencing


As a buyer, it is your ethical responsibility when to use Fixed price contract. The most important consideration to use fixed price contract is


Which of the following is not an input to identify stakeholders


The team has identified a stakeholder who has very high power but a very low interest in your project. The Stakeholder should be


The key input to plan stakeholder management


Identify Stakeholders is a part of


During "manage stakeholder engagement" process,


The output of "Manage Stakeholder Engagement" includes


Which of the following is not a level of engagement for stakeholders


Which of the following is an input to control stakeholder engagement process


Which of the following is a tool for Identify stakeholder process


which of the foll is a process in the initiating process group


A project manager is planning a project when he discovers that the project has many different phases, and each phase must be done in a sequence. What of the following is the best option for the project manager?


2. A company has to make a choice between two projects, because the available resources in money and kind are not sufficient to run both at the same time. Each project would take 9 months and would cost $250,000.

1. The first project is a process optimization which would result in a cost reduction of $120,000 per year. This benefit would be achieved immediately after the end of the project.

2. The second project would be the development of a new product which could produce the following net profits after the end of the project:

1. year: $ 15,000

2. year: $ 125,000

3. year: $ 220,000

Assumed is a discount rate of 5% per year. Looking at the present values of the benefits of these projects in the first 3 years, what is true?


Which tool and technique is used to Create WBS and Define activities?


A project is handled by departments of an organization and expedited by a project coordinator. Which of the following statements is most likely to be true?


You have used estimates made by your team members and applied the Critical path method to compute a Network logic diagram for your project. Then you found out that it cannot be sufficiently optimized for scarce resources and fast progress towards a given deadline. What should you do next?


What is the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of a project?


Network templates which contain only portions of a network are often referred to as


Which is an appropriate order in most project situations for the development of scope-related documents?


Which of the following statements describes the relationship between project phases and the project life cycle?


A summary activity in a network logic diagram is often referred to as a


Activity duration estimate inputs include all of the following except:


You are managing a project with 10 sub-teams. There are the 8 people in each sub-team and a total of 10 stakeholders from the customer's side. How many potential lines of communication are there?


Which of the following is a tool and technique of the Close Procurement process?


A project has 5 critical paths. How does this affect the project?


A project has a schedule performance index (SPI) of 0.75 and a cost performance index (CPI) of 0.80. Generally speaking, what is the BEST explanation for why this likely occurred?


You are managing a project with AC = $24,100, ETC = $100,600, VAC = -$3,000, BAC = $90,000 and EAC = $95,000. Your sponsor asks you to forecast how much money you expect to spend on the remainder of the project. Which of the following numbers should you provide?


The postmortum analysis of a project shows that SV= 0.95. What is plausible explanation for this?


Your project has changes to the project charter. Who has the primary responsibility to decide if these changes are necessary?


Which of the following is not an organizational process asset?


A project manager is planning a project when he discovers that the project has many different phases, and each phase must be done in a sequence. What of the following is the best option for the project manager?


Which should be included in a Requirements management plan?


4. A document called ____________ is created by decomposing the project scope into smaller, more manageable elements.


A project manager spent some days to create a multi-page document which he called Project charter. The document should have been issued by the project sponsor. The sponsor found the document outsized and asked for a condensed document. Which of the following is not normally an element of the Project charter?


Which tool and technique is used to Create WBS and Define activities?


The Scope baseline consists of what?


8. You are performing a project management audit in your company and find that most of the project plans are neither consistent nor up-to-date.Which of the following statements is not true?


A change request in a project has been rejected some weeks ago. Yesterday, the project manager found out that it nevertheless has been implemented by the team members, who knew of the change request, but not of the rejection. In order to avoid such a situation, Rejected change requests should be consistently communicated to stakeholders through which process?


A project is handled by departments of an organization and expedited by a project coordinator. Which of the following statements is most likely to be true?


An estimation has been made that the construction of a residential home will cost a certain amount per square foot of living area. This is an example of what type of estimating


You have used estimates made by your team members and applied the Critical path method to compute a Network logic diagram for your project. Then you found out that it cannot be sufficiently optimized for scarce resources and fast progress towards a given deadline. What should you do next?


Which of the following is true in regard to the Code of Accounts?


You have been assigned as a project manager to a software project. While you and your team are working on a WBS (Work breakdown structure), estimations for activity durations based on the activity list vary significantly. Which additional documents may help you clarify this situation?


Which of the following statements describes best the relationship between project phases and the Project life cycle?


What is the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of a project?


Network templates which contain only portions of a network are often referred to as


An output of the Estimate activity resources process is a document called "Activity resource requirements". It identifies the types and quantities of resources...


Which is an appropriate order in most project situations for the development of scope-related documents?


Which of the following statements describes the relationship between project phases and the project life cycle?


You are in the Close Project process. You are engaged in the activity to settle and close some contract agreements established for the project. Which of the following activities are you into?


Which of the following is an example of assumption?


What is a deliverable-oriented grouping of project elements called?


While evaluating the Gantt chart, the project manager determines that the project is behind schedule. What should she do?


What does 'estimate at complete' mean?


To-Complete performance index is given as


To Complete Performance Index should be


Funding Limit Reconcilliation is a tool for which if the following process


You have joined a project as project manager where the last project manager has forecasted EAC as $300,000, assuming that there are cost drivers which will continue to impact the project throughout the all phases. The current CPI of the project is 0.8. What was the BAC


Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled (BCWS) can be found by


Budgeted Cost of Work Performed (BCWP) can be calculated as


One of the key output of Determine Budget process is "Cost baseline". Another output of this process is


As a project manager, the first thing you should be looking from sponsor would be the project charter. Project charter is a document which authorizes the project manager and authorizes the beginning of the project. Which of the power is not dervied because of this document


The five stages of team formation are Forming, storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning in this order. The most difficult stage of team formation are


You are a project manager who believes that team consist of freshers in the team and requires macro management. You believe that if not micro managed, the team members will shy away from work. Which of the organizational theory you believe in?


Tight Matrix is also known as


Identification of risk is one of the key process which happens through out the project. One of the tool for risk identification is


A lack of information that makes it difficult to estimate the probability of an event occuring is known as


Which of the following estimates involve the least risk


As a buyer, you are participating with procurement team to award a contract to your vendors. From buyer's persepctive, the following contract would be least likely


RFP is prepared during which step of procurement process


You are the project manager for a mission critical Project. You have served as a project manager for similar project for the past 20 years. Practically all of your projects come in on time and on budget. The project team has worked with you in the past, and they consider you to be an expert project manager and like working with you. Given all of this, you likely have what type of power on this project?


Which of the following scheduling techniques focuses on managing buffer activity durations and the resources applied to the planned scheduled activities, instead of managing the total float of network paths?


You are working on a project as PM and total strength of team, including you is 20. Due to increased scope and other unavoidable reasons, you have hired additional 10 members to your team.Due to this,


PMI has divided entire project management into 5 process group and 10 knowledge area. The five process groups are Initiating, Planning, Execution, Controling and Closing. Both Initiation and Closing have two process. The two process in Initiating and two process in closing are


You are in the middle of a project where CPI IS 1.2, AC is 20,000 and BAC is 100,000. The SPI is 1.0. What is EV and PV

































































































































































































































































































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Shweta

Q103 seller doesnot assumes cost of all overrun it is a percentage based on buyer/seller ratio.

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so many of these questions are repeated. lot of que had two options same. test was not very hard.

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Thank you for providing this practice test. It is very helpful towrd my preparation for the exam!

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