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Question 1 Marks: 1/1 A PMO is NOT used: Choose one answer. a. to act as a central repository for project documentation. b. to replace the project manager as being responsible for the project. c. as a resource center. d. as the place where project management improvements are identified and then disseminated to the rest of the organization. Correct Question 2 Marks: 0/1 The Larson and Gobeli study that compared projects that had been managed in a variety of structural types revealed that both new product development and construction projects tended to be least effectively executed when the organizational structure was a: Choose one answer. a. balanced matrix. b. functional organization. c. project organization. d. project matrix. Incorrect Question 3 Marks: 0/1 In the Atkinson model of project success, a project's impact to the surrounding community would be classified as: Choose one answer. a. a strategic goal. b. a stakeholder benefit. c. an element of the iron triangle. d. an organizational benefit. Incorrect incorr ect incorr ect corr ect

Question 4 Marks: 1/1 Project members may be from: Choose one answer. a. different departments. b. other organizational units. c. all of the above. d. one functional area. Correct Question 5 Marks: 0/1 The technical side of project management emphasizes: Choose one answer. a. team building. b. negotiation. c. budgeting. d. conflict management. Incorrect Question 6 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following types of activities is more closely associated with projects rather than processes? Choose one answer. a. an activity that is day-to-day incorr b. an activity that uses existing systems ect c. an activity that establishes its own work rules d. an activity that is ongoing Incorrect Question 7 incorr ect corr ect

Marks: 1/1 The technical challenges that the project has to face are typically at their lowest during the: Choose one answer. corr a. termination phase. ect b. planning phase. c. conceptualization phase. d. execution phase. Correct Question 8 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following statements about project success criteria is best? Choose one answer. a. Client acceptance is often referred to as conducting a "quality" check. b. Project cost is an external performance measure. c. Client acceptance is an internal performance measure. d. Completion time is an internal performance measure. Incorrect Question 9 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following is NOT a project constraint? Choose one answer. a. the schedule b. the technical specifications incorr ect c. the customer requirements d. the budget Incorrect Question 10 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following is accomplished through project management? Choose one answer. a. A cellular phone company activates a new customer's service. b. An automotive manufacturer produces a day's quota of vehicles.

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incorr d. the way departments interact with each other d. d. rigid development processes. multi-layered bureaucracy. how much trust exists among project team members Incorrect Question 13 Marks: 0/1 Which statement regarding the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) is best? Choose one answer.c. c. Incorrect Question 11 Marks: 0/1 Multiple project environments thrive on: Choose one answer. b. narrow communication channels. ect incorr ect incorr ect incorr ect . Each element of the iron triangle is represented by its own area. Incorrect Question 12 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following does NOT constitute an impact of organizational culture on project management? Choose one answer. a. The PMBoK consists of seven knowledge areas of project management skills and activities. c. A retailer restocks the shelves after a day of brisk sales. d. how committed employees are to goals b. Project risk management is part of the integration section. b. a. improvisation by project teams. a. how customers perceive mission and vision c. A software developer creates a new crash-proof operating system. The institute's position that a properly planned project will not require any changes precludes the need for change control in the model.

impact on the customer. b. d. the riskiness of the new venture. Incorrect incorr ect Question 15 Marks: 1/1 The functional structure is well-suited when: Choose one answer. there must be rapid response to external opportunities and threats. c. project coordination is assigned to the lowest levels in an organization. Correct Question 16 Marks: 1/1 A checklist screening model does not consider: Choose one answer. c. a. d. d. c. governmental or stakeholder interference. Correct corr ect corr ect . efficiency. product durability and future market potential of the product line. b. business success. future potential. b. a. whether one criterion is more important than another. there is high instability in the environment. there are low levels of external uncertainty.Incorrect Question 14 Marks: 0/1 The dimension of project success that is realized first (chronologically) is: Choose one answer. a.

balanced matrix. heavyweight project organization. matrix organization. a. Correct Question 18 Marks: 0/1 The Larson and Gobeli study that compared projects that had been managed in a variety of structural types revealed that new product development projects tended to be most effectively executed when the organizational structure was a: Choose one answer. d. functional matrix. d. d. ABC company is engaged in: Choose one answer. corr ect b. b. c. ect b. leveraged benefits. ring level 0. incorr a. project organization. competitive benchmarking. project matrix. corporate espionage Correct Question 20 Marks: 1/1 A project typically has: Choose one answer. c. cutting edge practices. Incorrect Question 19 Marks: 1/1 ABC company compares the way they manage projects with the way rival NBC company manages projects. corr ect . c. benevolent society. a.Question 17 Marks: 1/1 The belief that organizations can sometimes gain tremendous benefit from creating a fully-dedicated project organization is captured by the term: Choose one answer.

with a project manager c. b. matrix organizations Incorrect Question 23 Marks: 0/1 The project maturity model developed by the Center for Business Practices would have __________ rings if a spider web diagram were used.a. incorr ect . Correct corr ect corr ect Question 22 Marks: 0/1 Companies that are structured by grouping people performing similar activities into departments are: Choose one answer. with a goal. with an on-going. a defined start and end date. no defined start or end date. d. d. no defined start but a defined end date. non-specific purpose. c. b. b. Correct Question 21 Marks: 1/1 There is no such thing as a project team: Choose one answer. project organizations. with a deliverable. functional organizations. a defined start date but no defined end date. a. departmental organizations. d. c. a.

d. a. Incorrect Question 26 incorr ect . six d. c. Incorrect incorr ect incorr ect Question 25 Marks: 0/1 The amount of corporate investment is typically at its highest in the: Choose one answer. a. time. conceptualization phase. c. the vanishing horizon. a. negative outcome disposition. planning phase. four Incorrect Question 24 Marks: 0/1 A failing project becomes a black hole for money. b. d. termination phase. the Pareto principle. three c. five b. This phenomenon is known in project management circles as: Choose one answer. and personnel as management continues to pour resources into it despite the growing expectation that it will fail miserably. b. escalation of commitment. execution phase.Choose one answer.

and $30. $15. $100. $100. project structure.000 during the ect fifth year c. b. a. b. a.000 cash inflows during the first two years.000 during the third and fourth years. Which of these four projects have the highest internal rate of return? Choose one answer. Incorrect Question 28 Marks: 1/1 A dual hierarchy is the salient feature of a: Choose one answer. $20. and $20. functional structure. increasing by $5. business success. d. $15.000 initial outlay with $5. $50. $75.000 during the fifth year b. incorr ect c.000 cash inflows during years three through five d.Marks: 0/1 A project manager is using the internal rate of return method to make the final decision on which project to undertake.000 initial outlay with $10.000 cash inflows during the first two incorr years.000 initial outlay with a $5. matrix structure. c. a.000 cash inflow during the first year.000 cash inflow during the first year. and $25.000 cash inflow during the second year. bi-modal structure. corr ect . d. efficiency.000 per year through the fifth year Incorrect Question 27 Marks: 0/1 The dimension of project success that is realized last (chronologically) is: Choose one answer. impact on the customer. future potential.000 during the third and fourth years.000 initial outlay with a $5.

matrix structured. greater heterogeneity d. a. b. b. a. d. Correct Question 32 Marks: 0/1 The amount of corporate investment is typically at its lowest in the: Choose one answer. Choose one answer. incorr a. d. move at glacial pace always within the same product line. process structured. make quantum jumps from one product to another. corr ect . a. lower adherence to established practices c. Correct Question 30 Marks: 0/1 Process management features __________ with respect to project management. develop products with long lead times and plan ahead. greater certainty of performance Incorrect Question 31 Marks: 1/1 Successful firms use project portfolio planning routinely to: Choose one answer.Correct Question 29 Marks: 1/1 Staffing fluctuations associated with project completion and initiation are most likely to occur in organizations that are: Choose one answer. functionally structured. corr ect c. move as quickly as possible into new territory. conceptualization phase. greater numbers of goals and objectives ect b. project structured. c.

Incorrect incorr ect Question 33 Marks: 1/1 All major decisions and authority are under the control of the project manager in a: Choose one answer. Correct Question 34 Marks: 0/1 The Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide definition of a project indicates that a project is: Choose one answer. mission. b. matrix structure. temporary. project structure. incorr b. a. execution phase. ect c. termination phase.b. c. process structure. designed to consume human resources. a. strategy. program. Incorrect Question 35 Marks: 0/1 A strategic element consisting of statements such as "a 5% increase in freshman to sophomore retention" and "a 10% increase in the six-year graduation rate" is best described as a: Choose one answer. planning phase. c. functional structure. c. a. limited by a budget. incorr ect corr ect . d. d. multifunctional. goal. d. b. d.

These groups can be described as: Choose one answer. and institutional management. project portfolio management. d. b. project management offices. d. a. profile management. c. and restaurant and hotel owners. As part of the development process they hold focus groups consisting of area business leaders. ect b. central clearinghouses. d.Incorrect Question 36 Marks: 1/1 The management department at the university decides to add a new program in restaurant. project workers. project leaders. Correct Question 38 Marks: 1/1 Centralized units within an organization or department that oversee or improve the management of projects are called: Choose one answer. hotel. PERT units. corr a. and managing a firm's collection of projects is called: Choose one answer. Correct corr ect corr ect . c. tiger teams. heavyweight project management. supporting. Correct Question 37 Marks: 1/1 The systematic process of selecting. a. b. c. stakeholders. clients. matrix project organization. current and former students.

way over their heads. They hope it is not just wishful thinking that they are in the: Choose one answer. the execution stage of the project life cycle. the termination stage of the project life cycle. d. a backpack-sized personal music player for 8-track tapes capable of holding up to 100 songs from the '60s and '70s.Question 39 Marks: 0/1 The MBA redesign committee presents the results of their five-year project to their bemused Dean. termination Incorrect Question 41 Marks: 0/1 Keith Monroe nails hundreds of pieces of culled lumber in the blazing July sun to form a parquet deck for his barn roof. a. planning c.000 for the new 8-Pod. b. c.000. a. d. He and his assistant are clearly in: Choose one answer. a. Incorrect Question 40 Marks: 0/1 Geoffco's project manager names three individuals and requests a project budget of $3. planning phase. b. execution phase. termination phase. Choose one answer. conceptualization phase. the planning stage of the project life cycle. This important step takes place during __________ of the project life cycle. execution d. incorr ect c. conceptualization b. Incorrect incorr ect incorr ect .

initial process. b.Question 42 Marks: 0/1 The most basic level in Kerzner's project management maturity model is: Choose one answer. common processes. a minimum return for a minimum risk. a. b. systems design to ensure effective communication b. c. Correct Question 44 Marks: 0/1 Which of the following is NOT an element of organizational structure? Choose one answer. formal reporting relationships Incorrect incorr ect corr ect incorr ect . a minimum return for a maximum risk. d. a. a maximum return for a maximum risk. d. ad hoc. well-articulated mission. vision. Incorrect Question 43 Marks: 1/1 The efficient frontier in project management is the set of portfolio options that offer: Choose one answer. c. common language. and value statements d. a maximum return for a minimum risk. a. grouping together of individuals into departments c.

Choose one answer. risk. AHP can be used to capture choice options that do not yield positive outcomes. desire for portfolio balance. AHP groups subcriteria that share the weight of a common higher-level criterion. top management pressure.Question 45 Marks: 0/1 Which statement about the Analytical Hierarchy Process is false? Choose one answer. d. a. termination c. Incorrect incorr ect Question 46 Marks: 0/1 A project is exceptionally risky might still be undertaken by a firm if they have several other projects underway that are considered more of a sure thing. a. c. AHP can improve the process of developing project proposals. AHP scores are significant. a. c. strategic "fit". d. Incorrect Question 47 Marks: 1/1 Individual activities and their durations are developed during the __________ phase of the project life cycle. b. conceptualization b. b. This approach to project selection is best described by the criterion called: Choose one answer. planning Correct Question 48 Marks: 0/1 corr ect incorr ect . execution d.

He grossly underestimates the time required and misses his deadline by two months. a. They were the first department to create on-line classes and the first to battle all of the issues associated with these offerings. When Wally interviewed for the new assistant professor position. Which of these four projects have the highest internal rate of return? Choose one answer.000 cash inflows during the following incorr ect five years Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.000 cash inflows during the following five years b. a.000 initial outlay with $10.000 initial outlay with $5. b. objective and accurate. Incorrect incorr ect Question 49 Marks: 0/1 A project manager is using the internal rate of return method to make the final decision on which project to undertake. Corporate culture in this department is probably most affected by: Choose one answer. d.A writer estimates it will take three months to generate spiffy documents to accompany a seminal work in operations management. a. subjective and inaccurate. $12.500 initial outlay with $5. objective and inaccurate.000 cash inflows during the following five years d. he knew that his subcutaneous chip was only a hiring decision away. $12. This estimate was: Choose one answer. c. technology .000 cash inflows during the following five years c. Question 50 Marks: 0/1 The information systems department prides itself on being on the often bleeding edge of high-tech course offerings. $25.500 initial outlay with $10. subjective and accurate. $25.

the environment.S. dependable. Incorrect Take Quiz 2 [Feb 14: In-class. inspiring. d. a. b. b. honest. personalities and cost. critical incidents. corporations what they considered to be the most important characteristic of effective leaders. d. administrative procedures and budget. 60 min] Question 1 Marks: 1 A large sample survey was used to ask a total of 2.b. human resources and technical opinions. c. c. imaginative. corr ect d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. schedules and project priorities.615 managers within U. The item that ranked #1 with an 83 percent selection rate was: Choose one answer. Incorrect . incorr ect c. geographical location. Question 2 Marks: 1 Two research studies conducted over a decade apart discovered that the major sources of conflict within project teams are: Choose one answer. a.

When Wally interviewed for the new assistant professor position. Question 3 Marks: 1 The tendency of employees in a functionally organized company to become fixated on their own concerns and work assignments to the exclusion of the needs of other departments is known as: Choose one answer. b. low in consequence and low in probability. They were the first department to create on-line classes and the first to battle all of the issues associated with these offerings. layering.Marks for this submission: 0/1. nepotism. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. The safety of his flock thus assured. the farmer was surprised when he read his latest issue of Risk Management Magazine and discovered that this event was: Choose one answer. a. d. myopia. the gentleman farmer made hard hats for each bird and installed a meteor detection system that opened umbrellas throughout the yard if a meteor were detected. Question 4 Marks: 1 To protect his poultry from meteorites. d. high in consequence and high in probability. low in probability and high in consequence. c. c. siloing. high in probability and low in consequence. Question 5 Marks: 1 The information systems department prides itself on being on the often bleeding edge of high-tech course offerings. he knew that his subcutaneous chip corr ect incorr ect . Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. a. b.

a. technology Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. incorr ect b. critical incidents. need to develop employees. geographical location. provide visibility for the project manager's role in managing the project. c.was only a hiring decision away. the environment. expected return on investment. Question 7 Marks: 1 Project meetings do not generally serve this purpose for the project team: Choose one answer. d. Question 8 Marks: 1 incorr ect corr ect . Question 6 Marks: 1 One project factor that directly impacts a firm's internal operations is the: Choose one answer. help all stakeholders increase their commitment to the project. d. Corporate culture in this department is probably most affected by: Choose one answer. c. provide a forum for airing grievances with stakeholders and team members. impact on company's image. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. d. a. define the project and all the major team players. financial risk. c.

Question 11 Marks: 1 corr ect . Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.The solution to external and internal problems that has worked consistently for a group and that is therefore taught to new members as the correct way to perceive. groupthink. d. subdeliverables. priorities. projects. c. interpersonal. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. work packages. c. deliverables. Question 10 Marks: 1 The second level in work breakdown structure contains the: Choose one answer. Question 9 Marks: 1 Conflict associated with disagreement in project scope. administrative. incorr a. organizational culture. traditional. c. a. or objectives is: Choose one answer. d. ect b. b. think about. a. d. and feel in relation to these problems is known as: Choose one answer. incorr ect b. a frame of reference. goal-oriented. socialization.

d. incorr ect corr ect Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. project goal criteria. d. strategy. c. goal. Incorrect incorr ect . b. scope baseline. a. project selection. d. Question 12 Marks: 1 A strategic element consisting of statements such as "a 5% increase in freshman to sophomore retention" and "a 10% increase in the six-year graduation rate" is best described as a: Choose one answer. c. management plan. c. program. planning.The behavioral side of project management emphasizes: Choose one answer. work breakdown structure. a. b. mission. b. leadership. a. scheduling. Question 13 Marks: 1 Budget and schedule information for each activity in a project is contained in the: Choose one answer.

planning phase. elimination.Marks for this submission: 0/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. arbitration. conceptualization phase. mediation. Which of the following statements is best? Choose one answer. B. he is involved in: Choose one answer. and for project C is 10. for project B is 20. The total score for project A is 30. b. d. termination phase. execution phase. acceptance. a. Question 14 Marks: 1 The degree of risk associated with the project is typically at its highest during the: Choose one answer. b. c. a. d. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. . and C. Question 15 Marks: 1 When a project manager imposes a judgment on warring parties. c. corr ect incorr ect Question 16 Marks: 1 A simple scoring model is used to decide among three projects that we'll call A.

it will yield three times the benefits that project C would have provided. a. manage. b. Project C is better than project B for this company at this point in time. Project A is better than project B for this company at this point in time. If project C is chosen. c. d.a. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 17 Marks: 1 The PRAM step that occurs while the project work is being carried out is: Choose one answer. focus. c. Question 18 Marks: 1 Multiple project environments thrive on: Choose one answer. rigid development processes. a. multi-layered bureaucracy. If project A is successfully completed. narrow communication channels. d. identify. improvisation by project teams. d. ownership. incorr ect corr ect Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. b. c. the company would benefit only half as much as if they had chosen project B. incorr ect Question 19 Marks: 1 .

Question 21 Marks: 1 One source of information on future risks and the leading indicators that accompany risks is: Choose one answer. Choose one answer. a. multiple assessments.The simple scoring model has this advantage over a checklist model for screening projects. past history. A cellular phone company activates a new customer's service. b. d. An automotive manufacturer produces a day's quota of vehicles. Scaling models have been proven to make correct decisions better than 95% of the time while checklists only achieve 80% accuracy. A software developer creates a new crash-proof operating system. c. Scaling models ensure a reasonable link between the selected and weighted criteria and the business objectives that motivated their selection. c. Question 20 Marks: 1 Which of the following is accomplished through project management? Choose one answer. b. a. incorr ect corr ect corr ect . Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. a. the Delphi method. A retailer restocks the shelves after a day of brisk sales. c. d. Scaling models allow decision makers to treat one criterion as more important than another. d. Scaling from 1 to 5 is extremely accurate. a brainstorming meeting. b. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

$5. task reliance. $15. and $25. $25.000 in year 3. a. b. communication.000 in year 3. $5. ect b. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 24 Marks: 1 Virtual teams are often slowed down by difficulty with: Choose one answer. it doesn't really matter if one party has truly wronged another party. it is essentially static.000 in year 4 d. Question 23 Marks: 1 Because conflict is perceptual in nature: Choose one answer.Question 22 Marks: 1 A company facing an interest rate of 8% must choose among projects offering the following four-year cash flows. which project should they choose? Choose one answer.000 in year 4 Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. and $15. corr a.000 in year 1.000 in year 2. d. $10. $15.000 in year 4 b.000 in year 1. d.000 in corr ect year 4 c. Correct incorr ect . $15.000 in year 2. punctuated equilibrium.000 in year 1.000 in year 1.000 in year 2. and $5.000 in year 3.000 in year 3. $25. it is a state. If the company is employing the net present value criterion. $15. $5. c. $5. superordinate goals.000 in year 2. a. c. $20. it often cannot be solved by any conventional means but must be refereed. and $30.

creating conflict to test for an adversary's weakness and reducing conflict once the weakness has been exposed. organizing. d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. dividing your resources in the face of superior numbers. b.Marks for this submission: 1/1. Traditional process management functions of planning. and organizational processes. Question 27 Marks: 1 Which of the following is NOT a project constraint? Choose one answer. c. a. d. Projects are ad hoc endeavors with a clear life cycle. Question 25 Marks: 1 Which of these is NOT characteristic of a project? Choose one answer. Projects provide a philosophy and strategy for the management of change. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. the technical specifications Correct corr ect corr ect . refusing to compromise your principles for the sake of a business deal. services. b. Question 26 Marks: 1 Principled negotiation is the art of: Choose one answer. the schedule corr b. Projects are responsible for the newest and most improved products. and controlling do not apply to project management. a. the budget d. a. the customer requirements ect c. getting agreement with the other party while maintaining a win-win attitude.

among others. cost. d. a. This extra money is called: Choose one answer. Question 28 Marks: 1 Souder's model selection criterion that encourages ease of adaptation to changes in tax laws. corr ect Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. d. memory. a. cost control. an escalation clause. a contingency reserve. Question 30 Marks: 1 The status accounting step of configuration management functions primarily as: Choose one answer. Question 29 Marks: 1 The firm set aside a little extra money just in case an unforeseen element of cost pushed the project beyond what they had budgeted. a sinking fund. c. capability. incorr ect b. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. c. ease of use. b.Marks for this submission: 1/1. a. binding arbitration. c. is called: Choose one answer. flexibility. b. a rainy day fund. corr ect . building codes.

Question 33 Marks: 1 A good starting point for matching employees to project work would be: Choose one answer. absolute honesty. what the leaders do. d. a. where in the organizational hierarchy the project team members are located. The term that best describes this responsibility is: Choose one answer. a right to say no.d. c. b. it quickly becomes apparent that the key to understanding leadership behavior is to focus on: Choose one answer. Question 31 Marks: 1 In a partnership. incorr ect . a hierarchy. where in the organizational hierarchy the project leaders are located. exchange of purpose. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. joint accountability. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. c. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. whether it is positive or shows evidence of project problems. a. who the leaders are. incorr ect b. Question 32 Marks: 1 If all the project management studies discussed in the text are synthesized. d. each member of the project team is responsible for the project's outcomes and the current situation.

capability. finding out who has the most spare time. d. corr ect incorr ect Question 35 Marks: 1 A selection model that is broad enough to be applied to multiple projects has the benefit of: Choose one answer. flexibility. eliminating cross-functional decisions Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. ease of use. comparability. a. As soon as one package is released. Question 36 Marks: 1 A major player in the software industry stumbles from one new edition of its operating system and office automation package to another. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. implementing cross-functional decisions d. evaluating cross-functional decisions b. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. a. b. making sure that every department in the organization has at least one representative on the project team.a. d. the programmers and developers have two weeks to latch onto a different team that is . corr ect c. conducting basic personality assessment. Question 34 Marks: 1 Which of the following is NOT an element of strategic management? Choose one answer. observing what clusters of employees develop during informal situations. formulating cross-functional decisions c.

incorr ect b. critical incident. environment. corr a. c. business success. c. ect b. functional organization. awe and delight. If there was one thing you could be sure of. rules and procedures. and in adherence to the technical specifications agreed. impact on the customer. d. future potential. d. efficiency. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. flexible organization. The new product takes the market by storm and everyone associated with the project receives a coveted gold star. a. Failure to find another team to work for means an end to their employment. the project still needs to show: Choose one answer. reward system. whose culture was formed primarily by: Choose one answer. corr b. Question 37 Marks: 1 The tale of Professor Larry Foster and his grade book filled with Fs was told by one generation of faculty to the next with a mix of envy. matrix organization d. Under the four dimensions of project success model. This organizational structure is best classified as a: Choose one answer.updating a different package. a. there was no grade inflation in his department. . Question 38 Marks: 1 A design project is completed on time. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. project organization. to the customer's satisfaction. ect c. under budget.

well established systems in place to integrate efforts. ect b. geography. a. d. b. function. Question 40 Marks: 1 The University of Puhonicks hires several professors that specialize in accounting. performance c. project. Question 39 Marks: 1 The most recent addition to the four criteria of project success is: Choose one answer. multi-objective. Question 41 Marks: 1 Projects differ from classic organizational processes because projects are: Choose one answer. and economics and clusters each into one of three departments. part of line organization. incorr a. incorr ect d. cost b. c. c. client acceptance corr ect d. management. a. time Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. . discrete activities. The dean has obviously decided to group employees by: Choose one answer.Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. product.

a. identify the person that is the source of the problem. c. Question 44 Marks: 1 An excellent starting point in negotiations is to: Choose one answer. incorr ect corr ect . d. deduce their intentions from your fears. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. leveraged benefits. c. a. meet with all the project stakeholders to agree to the current project definition. matrix organization. incorr ect Question 43 Marks: 1 The belief that organizations can sometimes gain tremendous benefit from creating a fully-dedicated project organization is captured by the term: Choose one answer. b. benevolent society. heavyweight project organization. change the specifications last obtained by a process change control to match what people think it should be. b. d. b. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. identify the specifications of the components of the breakdown and of the total project. Question 42 Marks: 1 The primary action during a configuration review is to: Choose one answer.Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. develop a breakdown of the project to the necessary level of definition. put yourself in their shoes. c.

$25. $12. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. be objective in their selection method. incorr ect incorr ect .000 cash inflows during the following five years b.000 initial outlay with $5. b. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.500 initial outlay with $5. Question 46 Marks: 1 The final step in the process of systematically laying out all pre-work information is the creation of the: Choose one answer. management plan.000 cash inflows during the following five years Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.500 initial outlay with $10. work breakdown structure. be able to predict how much revenue will be returned to the firm each year.000 cash inflows during the following five years c. $25. project goal criteria. c.000 initial outlay with $10.000 cash inflows during the following corr ect five years d. Which of these four projects have the highest internal rate of return? Choose one answer. Question 47 Marks: 1 Regardless of which selection method a firm uses. Question 45 Marks: 1 A project manager is using the internal rate of return method to make the final decision on which project to undertake. a. b.d. deduce their fears from your intentions. it should always: Choose one answer. d. $12. a. scope baseline.

gains the acceptance of a fickle public. product life cycle. a. b. a. Question 50 Marks: 1 In the Atkinson model of project success. a project's impact to the surrounding community would be classified as: Choose one answer. rule of 80. This phenomenon is known as the: Choose one answer. Guide and sequence discussion. use a weighted scoring technique. Question 48 Marks: 1 A product is introduced into a market. and finally is supplanted by a new and improved offering. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. corr ect d. beta. know which project will ultimately succeed and which ones will fail. b. a. d. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. d. corr ect . Question 49 Marks: 1 The task-oriented behavior of summarizing accomplishes which specific outcome? Choose one answer. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Increase comprehension. Check on agreement. c. Mendoza line.c. an element of the iron triangle. Check on understanding and assess progress.

all-inclusive contract. a stakeholder benefit. the riskiness of the new venture. c. b. umbrella contract. corr a. Question 51 Marks: 1 A checklist screening model does not consider: Choose one answer. d. turnkey contract. Question 53 . whether one criterion is more important than another. corr ect corr ect Question 52 Marks: 1 A project management firm that promises to do everything for a major project and hand over a fully functional. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. product durability and future market potential of the product line. d. d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. c. an organizational benefit. c. ect b. ready-to-use deliverable is performing under a : Choose one answer. a. cost-plus contract. governmental or stakeholder interference.b. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. a strategic goal.

a. d. initial process. d. define the problem. common language. b. corr ect Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.Marks: 1 The most basic level in Kerzner's project management maturity model is: Choose one answer. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. introverted corr ect d. assess your own capabilities. assess the environment. . incorr a. identify the goals of the principle actors. common processes. outgoing c. ect b. Question 55 Marks: 1 Which personality trait is a poor match for project work? Choose one answer. c. Question 54 Marks: 1 The first step in Block's framework of the political process as applied to stakeholder management is to: Choose one answer. c. a. gregarious Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. people-oriented b. ad hoc.

Question 58 Marks: 1 Which of the following is a non-traditional role of a project champion? Choose one answer. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. financial risk. corr a. primal matrix. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. promotion risk. market risk. functional matrix. dual matrix. c. d. corr b. project matrix.Question 56 Marks: 1 There is always a chance that the music loving public cannot be convinced of the need to return to the 8-track format for new releases. leadership . administrative c. Question 57 Marks: 1 The strong matrix is also known as the: Choose one answer. corr a. organizational risk. The probability that we don't sell one million units before the holiday season is: Choose one answer. a. ect b. cheerleader ect b. ect c. d.

b. c. resource requirements section of the SOW. importance weights from 1 to 10 assigned to each criterion. control Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. a division of weights by scores to arrive at a standardized score for each criterion. Question 59 Marks: 1 A simple scoring model for project evaluation requires: Choose one answer. d. c. the likelihood that users of the project are injured. . corr ect b. a. a. a summation for each criterion to achieve an overall criterion score.d. score values assigned to each criterion in terms of its rating. Question 60 Marks: 1 Expected commitments from other departments in support of the project would most likely be detailed in the: Choose one answer. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. incorr ect Question 61 Marks: 1 A commercial factor in project selection and screening might be: Choose one answer. risks and concerns section of the SOW. acceptance criteria section of the SOW. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. approach section of the SOW. d. a.

d. and for project C is . c. Which of the following statements is best? Choose one answer. a need to develop employees. c. the project's top management sponsor is too influential.00.650.50. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. the long-term market dominance. d.b. The total score for project A is . The analysis must be incorrect because there are two total scores that exceed 0. there is complete trust in project managers by top management so more resources can be asked for at any time. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 62 Marks: 1 The Analytical Hierarchy Process is used to decide among three projects that we'll call A. for project B is . d. Question 63 Marks: 1 Projects are often underfunded in the concept stage because: Choose one answer. The analysis must be incorrect because project C's total score is odd. incorr ect incorr ect Question 64 Marks: 1 . b.514. The analysis must be incorrect because the total scores should sum to incorr ect 1. b. the project requirements were deliberately understated. Project A is twice as good as project C. B. the project's goals are too clearly defined. c. 321. a. the impact on the company's image. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. and C.

dual hierarchies mean two bosses. go ahead. a. a. workers must reconcile competing project and functional demands. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. work authorization. b. Question 66 Marks: 1 A matrix organization for project management has a distinct advantage because: Choose one answer. d. d. project importance is enhanced by setting authority equal to that of functional departments. planning documents. and other contractual documents have been prepared and approved is the: Choose one answer. b. d. corr ect b. negotiation. conflict management. Question 65 Marks: 1 The technical side of project management emphasizes: Choose one answer. send off.The step that reflects the formal "go ahead" given to the project to commence once the scope definition. budgeting. c. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. work release. team building. corr ect . a significant amount of time is spent negotiating the sharing of critical incorr ect resources. c. a. c.

b. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. an organization breakdown structure. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. resource pool model. project organization. a. Question 68 Marks: 1 Scope management for a project begins with: Choose one answer. c. b. a. project matrix. weather station model. c. a statement of goals. a work package. ect b. corr ect incorr ect . c. corr a. d. d. a configuration statement. functional matrix. Question 69 Marks: 1 The PMO is used as a tracking and monitoring device under the: Choose one answer. d. balanced matrix. radar model. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. control tower model.Question 67 Marks: 1 The Larson and Gobeli study that compared projects that had been managed in a variety of structural types revealed that construction projects tended to be most effectively executed when the organizational structure was a: Choose one answer.

top management pressure. incorr a. This nontraditional role is best described as that of a : Choose one answer. c. it allows for standard career paths. there is high customer focus. ect b. c. corr a. functional siloing often exists. cheerleader. visionary. commitment to project success is high and unwavering. politician. d. a. Question 72 Marks: 1 A functional organization structure is a plus for project management because: Choose one answer. d. d. risk. c. Question 71 Marks: 1 A project manager puts on his "nontraditional hat" and smoothly works the room. ect b. cost. networking among functional managers and attempting to secure their cooperation with the project. incorr ect .Question 70 Marks: 1 A project with the chance for a big payout may be funded if an important criterion is: Choose one answer. b. ambassador. opportunity. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.

Question 74 Marks: 1 Individual activities and their durations are developed during the __________ phase of the project life cycle. team building. scheduling. products are becoming increasingly simple. c. Question 73 Marks: 1 Project management people skills include: Choose one answer. conceptualization Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. product launch windows are widening. a. b. budgeting. a. project evaluation. a. c.Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Choose one answer. termination d. corr ect Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. execution corr b. inflation is rampant. b. Question 75 Marks: 1 A business reality that makes effective project management critical is the fact that: Choose one answer. d. planning ect c. .

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. identifying industry standards for project management maturity. cutting edge practices. c. Question 77 Marks: 1 A spider web diagram is useful for: Choose one answer. corporate espionage Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 78 Marks: 1 The probability that project revenues will not be sufficient to repay the debts is: Choose one answer. market risk. evaluating. d. c. coaching.d. corr ect Question 76 Marks: 1 ABC company compares the way they manage projects with the way rival NBC company manages projects. and auditing projects. showing company performance on a number of criteria simultaneously. ring level 0. corr ect corr ect . product life cycles are compressing. d. a. collecting data on how a competitor manages projects. b. ABC company is engaged in: Choose one answer. a. b. a. competitive benchmarking.

d. Jim would bring the doughnuts to all team meetings and Jenny would make the coffee. c. the probability of the event is low and the consequences of the event are low. performing stage of group development. the probability of the event is high and the consequences of the event are high. Question 80 Marks: 1 The greatest project risk occurs when: Choose one answer. c. a. b. financial risk corr ect Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. the team was coming together and fully committed to the project development process. The team was now planted firmly in the: Choose one answer. Incorrect incorr ect incorr ect . cost estimate risk. the probability of the event is high and the consequences of the event are low. forming stage of group development.b. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. norming stage of group development. the probability of the event is low and the consequences of the event are high. d. promotion risk. Question 79 Marks: 1 It appeared that everyone on the project team was finally on board. d. storming stage of group development. Fully caffeinated and on a sugar high. c. a.

ect c. termination phase. b. c. ect b. creating future vision and monochronicity. time warping and polychronicity. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. incorr ect . recapturing the past and predicting. c. strategy. incorr a. mission. Question 82 Marks: 1 The highest priority among strategic choice elements is: Choose one answer. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 81 Marks: 1 Client interest is typically at its lowest during the: Choose one answer. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 83 Marks: 1 Present-oriented tasks make use of the temporal skills of: Choose one answer. d. objective. a. d. planning phase. d. time conception and chunking time. incorr b.Marks for this submission: 0/1. execution phase. conceptualization phase. goal.

exchange of purpose. tangible. The organizational structure being used here is unquestionably a: incorr ect . result. a right to say no. b. a. corr ect d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. is nowhere to be found. or item that must be produced to complete a project or part of a project is a: Choose one answer. deliverable. tangible. Question 85 Marks: 1 The idea that all members of a project team have the ability to offer a contrary position in order to achieve true partnership between the project manager and the team is called: Choose one answer. the representative from the Cheese department. absolute honesty.Question 84 Marks: 1 Any measurable. d. After a brief investigation it is determined that Fred's manager in the Cheese department. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. c. product. c. a. work product. verifiable outcome. has other plans for Fred's time and efforts over the next several days and he simply won't be available for Super Burrito Project work. joint accountability. Question 86 Marks: 1 The manager of the Super Burrito Project is in the midst of an important project team meeting but Fred Fromage.

b. a. accept the risk. different departments. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. since they would be able to: Choose one answer. The construction costs for the coop and chicken run were enormous and the sinister threat of avian flu hung over the area like a black cloud. a. weak matrix. c. d. a. Question 88 Marks: 1 Project members may be from: Choose one answer. c. all of the above. minimize the risk. d. Question 87 Marks: 1 The Farm Fresh Egg project was too great for one person to pull off. transfer the risk. corr ect incorr ect incorr ect . one functional area.Choose one answer. d. b. project organization. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. strong matrix. chevre organization. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. other organizational units. c. share the risk. It was only through the combined efforts of Matsushita Chickenworks and the City of Edmond that the project would be undertaken.

d. baseline configuration. the actual carryover from project to project is minimal. review instances where projects were poorly managed.Question 89 Marks: 1 One practical step that should be taken in order for an organization to begin developing a core of project management professionals is to: Choose one answer. baseline scope control. corr ect . d. c. Question 90 Marks: 1 All pieces of a project must be developed and assembled to produce the final product functionality. making. Getting the project signed off discourages other closeout activities. Closeout activities are impossible to ignore. b. a. configuration management. d. systematic management. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. c. b. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. a. formalize the organization's commitment with training programs. Closeout activities are usually given a high priority. hire professional project managers. Incorrect Take Quiz 3 [March 7: In-class. 50 min] Question 1 Marks: 1 Which statement about project closeout activities is best? Choose one answer. and assembling these components is the role of: Choose one answer. a. Designing. Because all projects are unique. fire the unprofessional project managers.

trend monitoring.Question 2 Marks: 1 Use the data to calculate the earned value for the project.550 Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. configuration control. All amounts are in thousands of dollars. Duration (weeks) 5 Conceptual Design 10 Graphics Design Copyright Samples Tooling Production Total 10 Cumulative 10 Choose one answer." muttered the manager. $46. c. corr .750 d. What money he had saved in scrap paper might well be lost in charges that could never be recouped from the client. a.125 c. $61. 10 6 12 15 6 4 4 6 2 22 50 20 4 5 2 9 6 26 76 25 % Comp 100% 100% 25% 30% 10% 5% 6 4 14 24 100 18 28 Question 3 Marks: 1 As the 80th change order floated across his desk the project manager wished that he had kept the first seventy-nine. $38. "What I need is better: Choose one answer. $56. a.500 b." whimpered the manager." sighed the manager. document control. b.

b. incorr a. scope statement. c. d. c. work breakdown structure. rules statement." fumed the manager. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. five degrees of separation. a. include all stakeholders. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. a metric system. ect b. a. Question 4 Marks: 1 The organizational structure for the project team.ect d. is the: Choose one answer. specification control. incorr . gap analysis. Question 5 Marks: 1 A measurement process that determines the project goals and then the degree to which the actual performance lives up to these goals is: Choose one answer. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. including policies and procedures. d. incorr ect Question 6 Marks: 1 An important guideline to follow in a lessons learned meeting is to: Choose one answer. goal-performance linkage. management plan.

make sure that events receive necessary spin. meet with all the project stakeholders to agree to the current project definition. develop a breakdown of the project to the necessary level of definition. change the specifications last obtained by a process change control to match what people think it should be. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1 Question 8 Marks: 1 Which step in project management requires project managers to consider the types of records and reports they and their clients will require at the completion of the project? Choose one answer.ect b. d. identify the specifications of the components of the breakdown and of the total project. make sure to properly assign blame for all that went wrong. reporting b. project closeout c. c. planning incorr ect incorr ect Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 9 . Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 7 Marks: 1 The primary action during a configuration review is to: Choose one answer. d. a. a. fix the problems. c. completion phase d. b.

document control been conducted assiduously. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. status accounting. d.Marks: 1 A young professor becomes obsessed with the latest release of Halo and completely loses sight of his research commitment to his colleagues. Question 10 Marks: 1 The stage of configuration management where the breakdown of the project to the necessary level of definition is identified as: Choose one answer. d. incorr a. b. configuration review. this sad tale would never have happened had: Choose one answer. alternative analysis step. Question 11 Marks: 1 The cat-skinning project management team considers the many ways to accomplish their objective before settling on one technique as part of their: Choose one answer. trend monitoring been regularly performed. c. information gathering step. a. Addictive behavior notwithstanding. need statement step. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. c. configuration controls been established. design controls been appropriately deployed. ect b. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. d. configuration control. falling hopelessly behind schedule and consuming 80% of the department's computing budget. a. b. c. incorr ect incorr ect . configuration identification. project objectives step.

automate the closeout process. $54. keep the door open for new projects between the customer and project organization. $38.750 d. All amounts are in thousands of dollars.500 b. automate the payment process. c.000 10 10 6 12 15 6 4 4 6 2 22 50 20 4 5 2 9 6 26 76 25 % Comp 100% 75% 5% 25% 10% 10% corr ect 6 4 14 24 100 10 10 corr ect 18 28 .Question 12 Marks: 1 The BOT option for large projects is designed to: Choose one answer. limit risk for the customer in the short run. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. a. Question 13 Marks: 1 Use the data to calculate the earned value for the project. d.250 c. $100. Duration (weeks) 5 Conceptual Design Graphics Design Copyright Samples Tooling Production Total Cumulative Choose one answer. $43. a.

Question 14 Marks: 1 An S-curve report does NOT contain information on: Choose one answer. both positive and negative deviations from the budget with the tracking Gantt chart. a. Question 16 Marks: 1 Budget and schedule information for each activity in a project is contained in the: Choose one answer. quality. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. time. work breakdown structure. cost.Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 15 Marks: 1 It is possible to measure: Choose one answer. c. a. d. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. corr ect incorr ect . budget. only positive deviations from the schedule baseline with a tracking Gantt chart. c. only negative deviations from the schedule baseline with a tracking Gantt chart. d. both positive and negative deviations from the schedule baseline with the tracking Gantt chart. b.

project goal criteria. resource requirements. d. the team members returned to their roles in the organization. contractual obligations. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. incorr ect Question 17 Marks: 1 In the case of projects developed for external clients. scope baseline. a. c. incorr a. terminated by starvation. terminated by extinction ect b. management plan. occasionally congregating at the water cooler to relive their halcyon days of yore. terminated by addition. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. terminated by integration. Question 19 Marks: 1 incorr ect . Question 18 Marks: 1 Once the project was successfully concluded. c. b. audit trail establishment. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. No one could argue that their project was: Choose one answer. d. c.b. budget linkage. work authorization typically addresses: Choose one answer. d.

Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. the project stakeholders are informed of the budget or time difficulties. c. incorr ect c. schedule. corr a. expected project outcomes. d. corrective action is taken and then: Choose one answer. All of these are elements of a statement of work. acquisition control. a brief and general description of the work to be performed. a. b. Question 21 Marks: 1 The statement of work should contain: Choose one answer. and costs during the design stage fall under the heading of: Choose one answer. project goals are adjusted to reflect current reality. design control. c. d. b. information on the key objectives for the project. the critical chain is reviewed for task dependency. corr ect . Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 20 Marks: 1 If significant deviations from the project plan are detected. d. the monitoring and control cycle begins anew.Systems for monitoring the project's scope. configuration control Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. ect b. a. specification control.

d. Question 24 Marks: 1 The status accounting step of configuration management functions primarily as: Choose one answer. Subdeliverables have direct assignable costs. cost control.Question 22 Marks: 1 Which of these statements about subdeliverables is best? Choose one answer. c. corr a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. incorr ect Question 23 Marks: 1 Which type of project termination can occur for a project that is successful and for a project that is unsuccessful? Choose one answer. Subdeliverables summarize the outcomes of work packages. termination by starvation Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. termination by extinction ect b. b. incorr ect . binding arbitration. a. memory. Subdeliverables consume resources. termination by addition c. a. a hierarchy. b. d. termination by integration d. c. Subdeliverables have durations of their own.

the two parties agree to open up. the client and project organizations are not bound by the rules of law. The key feature of the contractual documentation that specifies this functionality or criteria is the: Choose one answer. d. the client and project organizations both agree to perform exactly what the judge decrees. level 4 codes to each package element. Question 25 Marks: 1 In non-binding arbitration: Choose one answer. d. or unbind. a. a company will assign: Choose one answer.Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. ect b. corr a. c. bar codes to each activity. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 27 Marks: 1 All projects are promised in terms of the specific functionality or performance criteria they will meet. a. corr ect Question 26 Marks: 1 In order to allocate costs more precisely. c. b. . activity codes to each subdeliverable. their books for inspection by the other party. valid consideration. WBS codes to each activity. b. the judge can offer suggestions for dispute resolution but cannot enforce these opinions. contracted terms. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

contractual requirements. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. . contractual performance.c. d. corr ect Question 28 Marks: 1 Use the S-curve where the solid line is actual cost and the dashed line is budgeted cost to choose the best statement.

the project starts well but finishes badly. c. the project starts badly but finishes well Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. d. With regards to budget. The project is in a constant state of positive variance. b. a.Choose one answer. The project never experiences negative variance. incorr ect Question 29 Marks: 1 . With regards to budget.

ect c. 1. 0. All amounts are in thousands of dollars.Use the data to calculate the schedule performance index for the project for the end of week 20. incorr ect 10 6 12 15 6 4 4 6 2 22 50 20 4 5 2 9 6 26 76 25 % Comp 100% 100% 60% 100% 50% 20% 6 4 14 24 100 18 28 . corr b. baseline. Duration (weeks) 5 Conceptual Design 10 Graphics Design Copyright Samples Tooling Production Total 10 Cumulative 10 Choose one answer. 0. 0. d.81 Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.94 d.88 b. a. a.14 c. design. Question 30 Marks: 1 The project's scope fixed at a specific point in time is the: Choose one answer. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. historical standard. scope.

Question 31 Marks: 1 A testing plan would be outlined in which section of a statement of work? Choose one answer. a. approach b. acceptance criteria c. risks and concerns d. description and scope Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 32 Marks: 1 Milestones are generally considered to be: Choose one answer. a. the end of the project for all team members except the project manager. b. key project review gates. c. demotivators for the project team. d. points where two or more activities merge. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 33 Marks: 1 Earned value is: Choose one answer. a. the total budget for the project. b. the real budgeted value of the work that has actually been performed to date. c. a cost estimate of the budgeted resources across the project's life cycle. d. the cumulative total costs incurred in accomplishing the various project work packages. Correct corr ect incorr ect

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Question 34 Marks: 1 Use the data to calculate the schedule performance index for the project for the end of week 10. All amounts are in thousands of dollars. Duration (weeks) 5 Conceptual Design 10 Graphics Design Copyright Samples Tooling Production Total 10 Cumulative 10 Choose one answer. a. 0.81 b. 1.24 c. 0.76 d. 0.93 Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 35 Marks: 1 Earned value management jointly considers the impact of: Choose one answer. a. planned cost, planned performance, and time. b. project performance, planned performance, and cost. incorr ect 10 6 12 15 6 4 4 6 2 22 50 20 4 5 2 9 6 26 76 25 % Comp 100% 30% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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c. performance, cost, and time. d. time, cost, and planned cost. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

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Question 36 Marks: 1 The lowest level in work breakdown structure contains the: Choose one answer. a. activities. b. finite elements. c. atoms. d. work packages.

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Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 37 Marks: 1 Earned value management at the portfolio level requires: Choose one answer. a. only positive variances for both budget and schedule. b. only negative variances for both budget and schedule. c. aggregation of all earned value measures across the firm's entire project portfolio. d. a single project manager with a single metric system. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 38 Marks: 1 Organizational breakdown structure (OBS) allows companies to: Choose one answer. incorr ect

issue a preliminary TPS report. assign the duties of tracking costs to the customer's accounting function. systematic management. incorr ect . Question 40 Marks: 1 In the build-up stage of a successful project. c. baseline configuration. d. corr ect Question 39 Marks: 1 All pieces of a project must be developed and assembled to produce the final product functionality. circumvent the onerous task of work breakdown structure. c. d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. Designing.a. corr ect b. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. c. define the work to be accomplished. top management support exists. b. and assembling these components is the role of: Choose one answer. it is important that: Choose one answer. a. baseline scope control. a. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. there is a clear sense of earned value management. d. making. configuration management. the project personnel are in a state of flux. an adequate budget exists.

scheduled value. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 43 Marks: 1 A successful project that also creates a need for a change to organizational structure is probably terminated by: Choose one answer. c. b. d. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. a new project is added to the organization and it commands all of the resources for the original project. incorr ect Question 42 Marks: 1 Termination by addition occurs when: Choose one answer. the cumulative amount of the budget becomes the: Choose one answer. a. planned value.Question 41 Marks: 1 In earned value management analysis. b. a. scope creep adds too many activities to the project that prevent it from being completed on time or within budget. new members join the project team once the project has begun and their skills are insufficient to successfully complete the project. cost driver. extinction. a. the project is so successful that it becomes institutionalized. corr corr ect . b. starvation. c. d. addition. cost basis.

What is their cost variance? Duration in days Activity 3 6 9 12 15 % . Question 44 Marks: 1 The PMBoK definition stating. umbrella contract. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. ready-to-use deliverable is performing under a : Choose one answer. a. integration. d." is for the: Choose one answer. turnkey contract. "a process that sets a project's scope by breaking down its overall mission into a cohesive set of synchronous. corr a.000. c. b. Question 45 Marks: 1 A project management firm that promises to do everything for a major project and hand over a fully functional. scope expansion.ect d. corr ect c. ect b. d. but their earned value (all dollar amounts are in hundreds) table appears below. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. work breakdown structure. deliverable statement. Question 46 Marks: 1 Project Terrace has an actual cost of $3. all-inclusive contract. increasingly specific tasks. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. cost-plus contract. project plan.

d.92 Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. the achieved value method (AVM). incorr ect 3 5 1 3 4 6 2 3 4 8 10 14 24 9 33 3 12 15 48 100 100 60 10 50 20 Question 47 Marks: 1 Earned value management is also known as: Choose one answer. 0. $250 c. a. b. 1. earned value analysis (EVA). c. -$250 b. the golden triangle method (GTM). the program evaluation and review method (PERM). Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1.Comp Landscape 2 design Retaining wall Dirt work Move utilities Sprinkler system Planting Plan 2 Cumulative 2 Choose one answer. a.08 d. Question 48 Marks: 1 An example of an external intellectual issue is: incorr ect .

the determinants of requirements for audit trail data. tracking Gantt chart c. b.Choose one answer. Question 49 Marks: 1 Which of these tools allows a project team to make future projections of project status based on its current state? Choose one answer. a third party causes either the client or project company to fail to perform to the terms of the contract. b. a. the project company fails to perform to the terms of the contract. a. c. the screening of partially completed tasks. there is no contractual basis for a claim. the control of charges to the project. the identification of outstanding commitments. d. c. earned value management d. a. S-curve b. incorr ect . d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. the client company fails to perform to the terms of the contract. milestone chart Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. incorr ect corr ect Question 50 Marks: 1 An ex-gratia claim made when a project is closed down is made when: Choose one answer.

Question 52 Marks: 1 The mountaineers all agreed that their quest to build a bridge between the two peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro was a noble one. d. work breakdown structure and the project budget. c. time-phased project budget and the PERT chart. work breakdown structure. but they had no idea how long it would take to complete until they finished their: Choose one answer. S-curve and the project budget. problems. b. b.Question 51 Marks: 1 Restrictions that affect project development are: Choose one answer. project goal criteria. a. a. management plan. stop-limits. corr ect . d. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. time-phased project budget and the work breakdown structure. constraints. incorr ect corr ect Question 53 Marks: 1 The project baseline is established by combining data from the: Choose one answer. d. limitations. c. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. b. a. c. scope baseline.

a statement of goals. a. d. corr ect incorr ect Question 56 Marks: 1 What are work breakdown structure elements that must be completed to conclude the project deliverables? Choose one answer. c. intermittent rewards. loss of the project champion. d. milestones ect . a. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 54 Marks: 1 Scope management for a project begins with: Choose one answer. a configuration statement. c. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. b. b. high sunk costs. Question 55 Marks: 1 A static factor that may lead to early termination for a project is: Choose one answer. less capital availability. incorr a. an organization breakdown structure. a work package.Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question 58 Marks: 1 Which of these concerns does NOT belong in the assessment of team performance in a project final report? Choose one answer. Does the project manager have the ability to evaluate worker performance? d. How were our project team members trained for their duties? c. d. work packages Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. the project baseline. b. activities d. a. analyze feasibility. the reporting relationships among members of the project team. c. Were the best people in the organization selected to work on this project? Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. trigger points. what to measure. tasks c. Question 57 Marks: 1 Measurement mechanisms should include a clear definition of: Choose one answer. and highlight problem areas for similar future projects is: Choose one answer. Were the stakeholder's concerns addressed? ect b. incorr ect Question 59 Marks: 1 Project closeout documentation that can be used to predict trends. corr a. .b.

are not recoverable unless explicitly stated in the work breakdown structure. post-mortem. b. Question 60 Marks: 1 The costs attached to subdeliverables: Choose one answer. are the summary of the work packages that support it. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. a. post project analysis. d.a. incorr ect incorr ect Take Quiz 4 Question 1 Marks: 1 . are called phantom costs. should be subtracted directly from deliverable costs. d. financial closeout. c. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. historical records. b. c.

a. constraints. Correct Question 3 Marks: 1 The Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide definition of a project indicates that a project is: Choose one answer. Choose one answer. b. comparative estimate Correct Question 2 Marks: 1 Restrictions that affect project development are: Choose one answer.Once most of the design work is complete. designed to consume human resources. problems. correct b. a __________ may be developed. c. at a point when the scope and capabilities of the project are quite well understood. definitive estimate d. limitations. stop-limits. a parametric estimate c. d. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. temporary. a. c. a non-parametric estimate b. multifunctional. d. limited by a budget. correct correct Question 4 Marks: 1 The PMO is used to maintain and provide a cadre of skilled and trained project professionals as needed under the: . a.

stakeholders.Choose one answer. resource pool model. c. Duration (weeks) 5 Conceptual Design 10 Graphics Design Copyright Samples Tooling Production Total 10 Cumulative 10 Choose one answer. Correct Question 5 Marks: 1 Economic conditions are a part of an organization's: Choose one answer. organizational hierarchy. external environment. b. 0. a. organizational structure. b. c. a. Incorrect incorrect correct Question 6 Marks: 1 Use the data to calculate the schedule performance index for the project for the end of week 10. weather station model. All amounts are in thousands of dollars. control tower model. 0.93 b. d.81 incorrect 10 6 12 15 6 4 4 6 2 22 50 20 4 5 2 9 6 26 76 25 6 4 14 24 100 % Comp 100% 30% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18 28 . a. cadre model. 0. d.76 c.

four c.24 Incorrect Question 7 Marks: 1 Which of the following is NOT contained in a typical time-phased budget? Choose one answer. correct a. correct a. six Correct Question 9 Marks: 1 Which of the following is a non-traditional role of a project champion? Choose one answer. total expenses for each activity Correct Question 8 Marks: 1 The project maturity model developed by the Center for Business Practices would have __________ rings if a spider web diagram were used. leadership Correct Question 10 . three d. Choose one answer. five b. cumulative expenses for each time unit c. 1. total expenses for each time unit d. administrative d. cumulative time for each expense b. control c.d. correct a. cheerleader b.

b. low risk. c. a. high risk. increased government restrictions. the overall project has a: Maturity Complexity Dependency Choose one answer. d. b. c.3 0.5 Cost Schedule Reliability Performance 0. the project costs more to complete than originally planned. cost-plus contract. d. correct a. d.6 0. c. a. that the project is found to be inconsistent with organizational goals. turnkey contract. ready-to-use deliverable is performing under a : Choose one answer. Incorrect incorrect 0. the low probability of achieving technical or commercial success.5 0. umbrella contract.5 0.4 0.6 Question 11 Marks: 1 Research indicates that the number one reason for terminating research and development projects is: Choose one answer. unacceptable risk. b. Correct Question 12 Marks: 1 A project management firm that promises to do everything for a major project and hand over a fully functional. Correct correct .Marks: 1 Use the failure probability and consequence scores shown in the table to determine the overall risk factor for the project. all-inclusive contract. medium risk. Based on your analysis.

A cellular phone company activates a new customer's service. b. labor hours versus money expended. elapsed time versus labor hours. a. A software developer creates a new crash-proof operating system. a. d. b. number of personnel versus days behind schedule. a. Correct correct incorrect . assess the environment. identify the goals of the principle actors. money expended versus elapsed time. d. Incorrect Question 15 Marks: 1 Which of the following is accomplished through project management? Choose one answer. b. assess your own capabilities. A retailer restocks the shelves after a day of brisk sales. c. d. An automotive manufacturer produces a day's quota of vehicles. c.Question 13 Marks: 1 The classic project S-curve is a plot of: Choose one answer. Incorrect incorrect Question 14 Marks: 1 The first step in Block's framework of the political process as applied to stakeholder management is to: Choose one answer. define the problem. c.

eliminating cross-functional decisions Correct correct correct . established a sense of security and consistency. c. This session was valuable since it: Choose one answer. time-phased budget. a. appointments on Wednesday evenings during which everyone gleefully unloaded on the powers that controlled their miserable lives. Correct Question 18 Marks: 1 Which of the following is NOT an element of strategic management? Choose one answer. created a clear process for addressing conflict and group norms. chronic budget. d. b. evaluating cross-functional decisions b. rewarded good behavior. a. calendar budget. c. a. Correct correct Question 17 Marks: 1 The operations team had a weekly gripe session during the two hours before their 7:30 p. implementing cross-functional decisions d. d. b.Question 16 Marks: 1 A budget containing disaggregated figures across the schedule when work is planned is a: Choose one answer. temporal budget.m. if only for a little while. formulating cross-functional decisions c. allowed them to feel like real men.

Correct correct correct . c. well established systems in place to integrate efforts.Question 19 Marks: 1 Which of these is NOT characteristic of a project? Choose one answer. Projects are ad hoc endeavors with a clear life cycle. Correct Question 20 Marks: 1 Which statement about project closeout activities is best? Choose one answer. b. Projects provide a philosophy and strategy for the management of change. Traditional process management functions of planning. d. Closeout activities are impossible to ignore. Projects are responsible for the newest and most improved products. part of line organization. services. d. a. a. the actual carryover from project to project is minimal. d. b. discrete activities. and controlling do not apply to project management. correct a. b. multi-objective. Correct Question 21 Marks: 1 Projects differ from classic organizational processes because projects are: Choose one answer. c. Because all projects are unique. Closeout activities are usually given a high priority. Getting the project signed off discourages other closeout activities. organizing. c. and organizational processes.

Question 22 Marks: 1 The best source of troubleshooting for problems is the: Choose one answer. this would fall under: Choose one answer. c. b. Incorrect Question 23 Marks: 1 The mouse executive board meeting was drawing to a conclusion. Under their risk management identification scheme. a. financial risk. requires Saatyfication of the team members. the only way they would be able to detect the presence of the cat was to tie a bell around its tail. technical risk. project team. a. is analyzing the process you intend to improve before undertaking any incorrect improvement project. b. c. consists of constructing a hierarchy of criteria and subcriteria. b. a. commercial risk. Incorrect Question 24 Marks: 1 The first step in the Analytical Hierarchy Process: Choose one answer. d. execution risk. d. requires supporting requirements to be combined into level II challenges. c. d. project manager. Incorrect incorrect incorrect . project customer. project champion.

d. projects. He issues a series of memos that explain the importance of these projects and makes sure that all necessary resources are at the disposal of the project management team. and technical resources is highest during the: Choose one answer. project manager. which is fortunate to have such a : Choose one answer. Incorrect . incorrect a. b. d. godfather. execution phase. c. human. Incorrect Question 27 Marks: 1 Michael wants to carry out his mentor's long range strategic vision of expanding the company's customer base by entering the casino business in Las Vegas.Question 25 Marks: 1 The second level in work breakdown structure contains the: Choose one answer. termination phase. d. subdeliverables. deliverables. c. incorrect a. creative originator at the helm. b. conceptualization phase. planning phase. incorrect b. Incorrect Question 26 Marks: 1 The commitment of financial. a. c. work packages. entrepreneur.

work authorization typically addresses: Choose one answer. Who? b. Where? d. c. a. Incorrect Question 30 Marks: 1 A typical risk management report form does NOT answer the question: Choose one answer. d. contractual obligations. audit trail establishment. a. What? Incorrect incorrect . future potential. incorrect a. Correct correct Question 29 Marks: 1 The dimension of project success that is measured by both an internal and external criterion is: Choose one answer. b. budget linkage. d. efficiency.Question 28 Marks: 1 In the case of projects developed for external clients. b. c. impact on the customer. business success. Why? c. resource requirements.

time. reviewing how it all went. b. d. Incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect . a. Incorrect Question 32 Marks: 1 Take the factors considered by earned value analysis and subtract those considered by project S-curves. putting it all to bed. handing over the product. cost and schedule. a. the long-term market dominance.Question 31 Marks: 1 A commercial factor in project selection and screening might be: Choose one answer. d. c. c. The factor(s) you have remaining are: Choose one answer. c. finishing the work. a. performance and cost. b. d. Incorrect Question 33 Marks: 1 A lessons-learned analysis falls under the project closeout management element of: Choose one answer. a need to develop employees. the impact on the company's image. the likelihood that users of the project are injured. performance. b.

Question 34 Marks: 1 In order to facilitate acceptance for the project, the project team should start planning for the project's transfer and use during: Choose one answer. a. the project development phase. b. the project termination phase. c. the project work phase. d. the project close-out phase. Incorrect incorrect

Question 35 Marks: 1 Which statement about the use of learning curves is best? Choose one answer. incorrect a. Learning curve effects stay constant across projects. b. It may be more likely to see learning curve effects in construction than in research and development. c. A job that is substantially re-engineered will have no disruption of its learning curve. d. Every worker performing an identical task will exhibit the same learning effect. Incorrect Question 36 Marks: 1 Which of these lists of duties is more reflective of managerial tasks? Choose one answer. incorrect a. creating vision and strategies b. communication by word and deed c. problem-solving d. long-term risk-taking Incorrect

Question 37 Marks: 1 The difference between projects that fail and those that are ultimately successful has to do with: Choose one answer. a. whether the project is for an internal or external customer. b. the fact that a successful project doesn't encounter problems. c. whether the problem is time- or budget-related. d. the plans that have been made to deal with problems as they arise. Correct correct

Question 38 Marks: 1 Individual activities and their durations are developed during the __________ phase of the project life cycle. Choose one answer. a. execution b. termination c. planning d. conceptualization Correct Question 39 Marks: 1 The salty project manager instinctively knew that this was to be no easy task. As she surveyed the project objectives and the resources she had at her disposal she did some quick mental arithmetic and parsed the next two years into pieces that were easier to manage and easier to explain to the team that sat in stunned silence all around her. The only way that this project would get off the ground and ultimately be delivered was thanks to her ability to: Choose one answer. a. chunk time. b. time warp. c. create future vision. d. recapture the past. Incorrect incorrect correct

Question 40 Marks: 1 Project closeout documentation that can be used to predict trends, analyze feasibility, and highlight problem areas for similar future projects is: Choose one answer. correct a. historical records. b. post-mortem. c. financial closeout. d. post project analysis. Correct Question 41 Marks: 1 What is the total amount budgeted for March in this time-phased budget? Activity January February March April Survey 5,000 Design 3,000 3,000 Dirt 4,000 Foundation 10,000 Framing 35,000 Plumb 6,000 Wire 5,500 Choose one answer. a. $66,000 b. $6,000 c. $41,000 d. $35,000 Correct Question 42 Marks: 1 The project baseline is established by combining data from the: Choose one answer. a. time-phased project budget and the work breakdown structure. b. time-phased project budget and the PERT chart. c. work breakdown structure and the project budget. d. S-curve and the project budget. incorrect correct

numeric and subjective. We could describe this factoid as: Choose one answer. a. project matrix. a. b. c. Incorrect incorrect Question 44 Marks: 1 A wedding planner allows $10. c. red pill matrix. motivation b. numeric and objective. Incorrect Question 45 Marks: 1 Which of these is NOT an element of emotional intelligence? Choose one answer. self-awareness d.Incorrect Question 43 Marks: 1 The weak matrix is sometimes called the: Choose one answer. empathy c. intelligence Incorrect incorrect incorrect . a. d. non-numeric and subjective. b. Both estimates are correct within a fraction of a percent. non-numeric and objective. functional matrix. d. departmental matrix.000 for flowers and three weeks to receive all RSVPs back from the list of 700 guests.

b. c. a. slowly assembled team. Organizational reality can be perfectly captured by most decision-making models. Correct correct . Incorrect Question 48 Marks: 1 A key determinant of project success is a: Choose one answer. c. clear project mission. Correct Question 47 Marks: 1 Which statement regarding project selection is best? Choose one answer. d. b. c. Every decision model has both objective and subjective factors. halfway between the first meeting and the deadline. Before selecting any project. the team should identify all the relevant incorrect issues that play a role in project selection. when the project is 80% complete. a. correct b. rapidly assembled team. project leader voted on by the team.Question 46 Marks: 1 The trigger point of the punctuated equilibrium model occurs: Choose one answer. d. d. when the project is 20% complete. during the second meeting. a. Decision models must contain either objective or subjective factors.

configuration identification. formalize the organization's commitment with training programs. d. The most complete model in the world is still only a partial reflection of organization reality. b. the stage of configuration management that has provision for variable routing to the next step. a. a. Incorrect . configuration control. d. to identify all relevant issues incorrect that play a role in project selection. is: Choose one answer. Decision models are either objective or subjective. a. c. correct b. fire the unprofessional project managers. c.Question 49 Marks: 1 One practical step that should be taken in order for an organization to begin developing a core of project management professionals is to: Choose one answer. Correct Question 50 Marks: 1 Which statement regarding project selection and screening criteria is best? Choose one answer. depending on outcome at this stage. incorrect b. status accounting. review instances where projects were poorly managed. hire professional project managers. configuration review. Incorrect Question 51 Marks: 1 If viewed from a flow standpoint. given enough time and effort. d. It is possible. For many projects. more than 80% of the decision criteria are vital. c.

goal. $11.000 in year 1. $13. $10. and $10. $11. program. d.000 in year 2.000 in year 3. If the interest rate is 4%.000 in year 1. termination phase. $12.000 in year 3. b. which of these anticipated four-year flows would yield the greatest net present value? Choose one answer. Correct incorrect . correct a. d.000 in year 2. $12.000 in year 1. execution phase.000 in year 1. and $13. b. planning phase. c. a. $12. strategy. c.Question 52 Marks: 1 Net present value is being used to break the tie among four otherwise equal projects. and $13.000 in year 4 c. $11. $13.000 in year 4 b. conceptualization phase.000 in year 3.000 in year 2.000 in year 2. a. $10. and $12.000 in year 3. $10. Incorrect Question 54 Marks: 1 A strategic element consisting of statements such as "a 5% increase in freshman to sophomore retention" and "a 10% increase in the six-year graduation rate" is best described as a: Choose one answer. mission.000 in correct year 4 d.000 in year 4 Correct Question 53 Marks: 1 The degree of risk associated with the project is typically at its highest during the: Choose one answer. $11.

b. c. a. d. about 80% of her time dealing with conflict. about 40% of her time dealing with conflict. the execution stage of the project life cycle. project organization. c. functional organization. the termination stage of the project life cycle. about 20% of her time dealing with conflict. about 10% of her time dealing with conflict. Incorrect incorrect incorrect Question 57 Marks: 1 Keith Monroe nails hundreds of pieces of culled lumber in the blazing July sun to form a parquet deck for his barn roof. He and his assistant are clearly in: Choose one answer. matrix organization. Incorrect Question 56 Marks: 1 One study has estimated that the average manager spends: Choose one answer. a. a. b. way over their heads. b. c. dis organization. d. the planning stage of the project life cycle. Correct correct Question 58 Marks: 1 . d.Question 55 Marks: 1 The most common organization used in business today is probably the: Choose one answer.

AHP scores are significant. a. project matrix. project organization. technical risk. The work package level is the lowest level of the WBS. . AHP groups subcriteria that share the weight of a common higher-level criterion. functional matrix.The probability that funds allocated to the project will be insufficient to complete it is: Choose one answer. financing risk. AHP can be used to capture choice options that do not yield positive outcomes. b. incorrect a. d. balanced matrix. Correct correct Answer D is the correct response. AHP can improve the process of developing project proposals. correct b. operating risk. a. c. cost estimate risk. level of the WBS. Incorrect Question 59 Marks: 1 The Larson and Gobeli study that compared projects that had been managed in a variety of structural types revealed that new product development projects tended to be most effectively executed when the organizational structure was a: Choose one answer. or lowest. c. b. The project cost and project schedule for work can be reliably estimated at the work package. d. Correct Question 60 Marks: 1 Which statement about the Analytical Hierarchy Process is false? Choose one answer. d. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. c.

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