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You have been hired by a contractor, who wants you to manage a construction project for one of their clients. The project team has been working for six weeks. You need to determine whether the team is ahead of or behind schedule. Which of the following tools and techniques is the BEST one for you to consult?
Performance Measurement
Project Management Software
Schedule Change Control System
Bottom-Up Estimating

Which of the following is not a tool or technique of the Perform Quality Control process?
Inspection
Quality audits
Pareto charts
Statistical sampling

You are the project manager for a railroad construction project. Your sponsor has asked you for a forecast for the cost of project completion. The project has a total budget of $80,000 and CPI of .95. The project has spent $25,000 of its budget so far. How much more money do you plan to spend on the project?
$59,210
$80,000
$84,210
$109,210

Which of the following best describes decomposition?
Waiting for a task to expire so that it can break down into smaller tasks
Taking a deliverable and breaking it down into the smaller work packages so that it can be organized and planned
Categorizing work packages
Dividing work packages into deliverables that can be planned for

Which is the BEST definition of quality?
A product made of very expensive materials
A product made with a lot of care by the team who built it
A product that satisfies the requirements of the people who pay for it
A product that passes all of its tests

You have just delivered a product to your client for acceptance, when you get a call that some features they were expecting are missing. What’s the first thing you should do?
Get your team together and reprimand them for building a product that doesn’t meet user expectations
Tell the client that the product passed all of your internal quality inspections and scope verification processes, so it must be fine
Tell the team to start building the missing features into the product right away
Call a meeting with the client to understand exactly what is unacceptable in the product and try to figure out what went wrong along the way

Tom is the project manager of an accounting project. He has just finished defining the scope for the project and is creating the WBS. He goes to his organizational process asset library and finds a WBS from a past project to use as a jumping off point. Which of the following describes the asset that Tom is using?
Decomposition
Delphi Technique
Brainstorming
Templates

You are managing a project with a total budget of $450,000. According to the schedule, your team should have completed 45% of the work by now. But at the latest status meeting, the team only reported that 40% of the work has actually been completed. The team has spent $165,000 so far on the project. How would you BEST describe this project?
The project is ahead of schedule and within its budget
The project is behind schedule and within its budget
The project is ahead of schedule and over its budget
The project is behind schedule and over its budget

Which of the following is the correct order of the Monitoring & Controlling processes for Scope Management?
First Validate Scope, then Control Scope
First Control Scope, then Validate Scope
Both happen simultaneously
There is not enough information to decide

You are managing a software project. During a walkthrough of newly implemented functionality, your team shows you a new feature that they have added to help make the workflow in the product easier for your client. The client didn’t ask for the feature, but it does look like it will make the product easier to use. The team developed it on their own time because they wanted to make the client happy. You know this change would never have made it through change control. What is this an example of?
Gold plating
Scope creep
Alternatives Analysis
Schedule Variance

Which of the following is NOT a tool or technique of Estimate Costs?
Bottom-up
Parametric
Cost aggregation
Analogous

You’re managing a construction project to install several hundred air conditioner panels in a new office building. Every floor has identical panels. The customer, a construction contracting company, has provided specifications for the installations. The team is using a process to install and verify each panel. As the team completes each panel, your team’s quality control inspector measures it and adds the data point to a control chart. You examine the control chart, and discover that the process is out of control and you need to take close look at it immediately. Which of the following BEST describes what you found on the control chart?
At least seven consecutive measurements are either above or below the mean but within the control limits
At least one point is inside of the control limits
At least seven consecutive measurements are inside of the control limits
At least one point is above or below the mean

The scope baseline consists of
The Scope Management Plan, the Project Scope Statement, and the WBS
The Scope Management Plan, Requirements Documents, and the WBS
The Scope Management Plan, the WBS, and the WBS Dictionary
The Project Scope Statement, the WBS, and the WBS Dictionary

You are managing a construction project to install new door frames in an office building. You planned on spending $12,500 on the project, but your costs are higher than expected, and now you’re afraid that your project is spending too much money. What number tells you the difference between the amount of money you planned on spending and what you’ve actually spent so far on the project?
AC
SV
CV
VAC

A project manager & his team are using Ishikawa diagram, trying to determine how various factors might have contributed to project problems. The project manager is involved in which part of the quality management process?
Total Quality Management
Control Quality
Perform Quality Assurance
Plan Quality Management

Five of the seven phases on the project contain work that is substantially similar. What MUST the project manager do?
Plan in continuous improvement activities
Make sure the first & last of these work packages is scheduled close in time to each other
See what can be done to make sure the work is carefully reworded to remove the similarity
Make sure the same resource completes all the similar work packages

You have a project with the following activities: Activity A takes 40 hrs & should happen after the project starts. Activity B takes 25 hrs & should happen after the project starts. Activity C must happen after activity A & takes 35 hrs. Activity D must happen after activities B & C and takes 30 hrs. Activity E must take place after activity C & takes 10 hrs. Activity F takes place after activity E and takes 22 hrs. Activities F&D are the last activities of the project. Which of the following is TRUE if activity B actually takes 37 hrs?
The critical path is start, A, C, E, F, End.
The critical path increases by 12 hrs.
The critical path is 67 hrs.
The critical path changes to start, B, D, end

Your project management plan results in a project schedule that is too long. If the project network diagram can’t change but you have extra personnel resources, what is the BEST thing to do?
Perform Monte Carlo analysis
Level the resources.
Crash the project.
Fast track the project.

Which of the following documents is not used as input for the validate scope process?
The project management plan, containing the scope baseline consisting of the project scope statement and its associated WBS and WBS dictionary.
The validated deliverables completed and checked for correctness by the Perform quality control process.
The requirements traceability matrix, linking requirements to their origin and tracing them throughout the project lifecycle.
The RACI matrix, describing accountabilities in case of product rejection.

A cost performance index (CPI) of 0.89 means:
The project is getting 89 cents out of every dollar invested.
The project is progressing at 89% of the rate planned.
At this time, we expect the total project to cost 89% more than planned.
When the project is completed, we will have spent 89% more than planned.

The project budget is proving to be inaccurate. The SPI is 1.1. The team has had negative deviation from the activity attributes, and the sponsor has inserted herself on the change control board. What is the BEST thing for the project manager to do?
Re-compute the project schedule.
Re-estimate the activity attributes.
Calculate the cost performance index.
Encourage the sponsor to remove herself from the change control board.

You are the project manager on a construction project. As you’re planning out the work your team will do, you divide up all of the work into work packages and create a WBS that shows how they fit into categories. For each one of the work packages, you write down details such as initial estimates and information about what account it should be billed against. Where do you store all of that information?
Scope Management Plan
WBS
WBS Dictionary
Project Scope Statement

You are managing a project with an EV of $15,000, PV of $12,000, and AC of $11,000. How would you BEST describe this project?
The project is ahead of schedule and within its budget
The project is behind schedule and within its budget
The project is ahead of schedule and over its budget
The project is behind schedule and over its budget

You are using a Pareto chart to examine the defects that have been found during an inspection of your product. Which process are you performing?
Perform Quality Assurance
Plan Quality Management
Control Quality
Total Quality Management

Which of the following helps you identify the root cause of 80% of the defects in your project using the 80/20 rule?
Scatter chart
Control chart
Cause-and-effect diagram
Pareto chart

As you complete each deliverable for your project, you check that it is correct along with your stakeholders and sponsors. Which process are you performing?
Define Scope
Define Activities
Validate Scope
Control Scope

You are the project manager for a railroad construction project. Your sponsor has asked you for a forecast for the cost of project completion. Which of the following is the BEST metric to use for forecasting?
EV and AC
SV and CV
ETC and VAC
SPI and CPI

Amit is the manager of a software project. His client has agreed on a Project Scope Statement at the beginning of the project, but whenever the client validates deliverables, he comes up with features that he would like to add into the product. Amit is working with the client to find what requirements were missed in the planning stages of the project and how to plan better in the future. What is the BEST description of his project’s current situation?
Gold plating
Scope creep
Alternatives analysis
Schedule variance

Which is NOT an input to the Create WBS process?
Project Scope Statement
Organizational Process Assets
Requirements Documentation
WBS Dictionary

Your project management plan results in a project schedule that is too long. If the project network diagram can’t change but you have extra personnel resources, what is the BEST thing to do?
Perform Monte Carlo analysis
Level the resources.
Crash the project.
Fast track the project.

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