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Sample PMP® Exam Question
Estimating costs demands expert skills. Which of the following is most important to document when estimating costs?
a.Documentation of all assumptions made. b.Documentation of any known constraints. c. Indication of the range of possible estimates. d.Documentation of the basis of the estimate.

HINT: All of the choices are examples of the supporting details you must attach to each cost estimate. But which one is the most important?

Answer and Explanation
The correct answer is D All of the choices are examples of the supporting details you must attach to each cost estimate. However, the documentation of the basis of the estimate is most important since this will be the justification for and reasoning behind the estimate you are presenting to your management for approval. All other information is secondary.

Sample PMP® Exam Question
Which of the following is not a Statistical Sampling Method? a.Difference Estimation b.Variance Estimation c. Stratified Mean Per Unit d.Unstratified Mean Per Unit

HINT: Choices C and D are valid examples of Statistical Sampling.

Answer and Explanation
The correct answer is B Variance Estimation is an EVM technique and not a Statistical Sampling Method.

Sample PMP® Exam Question
An element of a Work Breakdown Structure that can be viewed at the lowest level of each branch is referred to as which of the following?
a.Control Account b.Work Breakdown Structure Component c. Work Package d.Task

HINT: A work package is at the lowest level of a WBS.

Answer and Explanation
The correct answer is B A Control Account is a management control point where scope, budget, resources, actual cost and schedule are integrated and compared to earned value for performance measurement. Control accounts are placed at selected management points (specific components at selected levels) of the Work Breakdown Structure. A Work Package is a deliverable or project work component at the lowest level of each branch of the Work Breakdown Structure. Tasks are the results of further decomposition of work packages.

Sample PMP® Exam Question
You have finished estimating costs for your project. What is your next activity to manage the costs?
a.Develop Cost Performance Baseline b.Develop Work Performance Measurements c. Develop Budget Forecasts d.Plan Quality

HINT: Determine Budget is the immediate process after the Estimate Costs process.

Answer and Explanation
The correct answer is A The immediate activity following estimation of costs is determining the budget. The output of the Determine Budget process is the development of a Cost Performance Baseline.

Sample PMP® Exam Question
The majority of effort in the project Time Management knowledge area will occur in which of the following processes while you are executing the project? a.Control Schedule b.Develop Schedule c. Estimate Activity Resources d.Estimate Activity Durations
HINT: Project Execution and project Monitoring & Control are the two process groups that require the most effort.

Answer and Explanation
The correct answer is A As the project activities are being performed, the majority of effort in the project Time Management knowledge area will occur in the Control Schedule process to ensure completion of project work in a timely manner.

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