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Incorrect - You answered: D ) You are working on a project which requires the use of a special piece of equipment. The equipment is rented at a cost of $890 per month for the duration of the project. This is an example of which of the following? Fixed costs Parametric costs Variable costs Indirect costs
Planning - Cost Management This is a fixed cost expense of $890 per month - you must pay the $890 per month regardless of how often the piece of equipment is used
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Incorrect - You answered: C ) Your team has discovered an issue during testing and the resolution is proving to be very challenging. They have unsuccessfully tried many different approaches to fix the issue, however, you notice that their approach to fixing the issue has been haphazard and ineffective (“let's see what happens if we change this factor”). What would be your best advice to the team? A. Use a scatter diagram to document the factors causing the outcome B. First determine the root cause of this issue using the Ishikawa approach C. Monitor the results through the use of control charts to determine the trend and where the process may be going out of control D. Plot the results of all the changed factors using the Pareto Diagram approach Monitoring & Controlling - Quality Management Ishikawa (or Cause and Effect, or Fishbone) diagram is best used to determine the root cause of this problem, which is the first step in solving the issue. Note that diagrams and charts aren't helpful to us at this point, because we must first identify the root cause of the problem (at which time we could then graphically show the factors causing the problems by using charts).
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Correct - You answered: D ) You’re comparing the cost of purchasing a software product to the cost of your company programmers writing a custom software program. You are engaged in which of the following? A. Procurement planning B. Using expert judgment C. Creating the procurement management plan
D. Make-or-buy analysis Planning - Procurement Management Make-or-buy analysis is determining whether it’s more cost effective to purchase the goods or services needed for the project or for the organization to produce them internally.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) You have completed your project delivery and currently are in the project closing process. You have started preparing the lessons learned document. What is the primary objective of the lessons learned document? Quality audit Process analysis Continuous improvement Risk audit
Closing - Integration Management Lessons learned are useful in process improvements from an organizational and technical perspective. The information can be used in the current project as well as in future projects.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Perform Integrated change control is primarily concerned with: Reviewing and approving changes request The creation of change requests Integrating deliverables from different functional specialties on the project Establishing a change control board that oversees the overall changes on the project
Monitoring & Controlling - Integration Management Perform Integrated Change Control is the process of reviewing all change requests, approving changes and managing changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, Project Documents and the Project management plan. The creation of change requests is done in other processes and becomes an input to the Perform Integrated Change Control process.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Project performance appraisals focus on: how an individual team member is performing on the project an evaluation of the project team‘s effectiveness a team building effort reducing the staff turnover rate
Executing - Human Resources Management Answer B, C and D list aspects of team performance assessments. Only choice A is correct. Project performance appraisals deal with how each team member is performing work, rather than how well the team is working together.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) You are managing a project with AC = $25,100, ETC = $45,600, VAC = -$2,600, BAC = $90,000 and EAC = $92,100. Your sponsor asks you to forecast how much money you expect to spend on the remainder of the project. Which of the following numbers should you provide? A. B. C. D. $45,600 $87,400 $90,000 $92,100
Monitoring & Controlling - Cost Management Sometimes you don’t need to do any calculations when you run across a question like this. The question asked you which number to use for a forecast of how much money you expect to spend on the rest of the project. That is the definition of ETC. Since you were given the value of ETC, you could just use that number.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) You can typically find the requirements and processes for formally closing procurements in which of the following? A. Project Close management plan B. Contract terms and conditions
C. Work breakdown structure D. Project Charter Closing - Procurement Management The procedures required to close procurements can typically be found in the contract terms and conditions.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) The outputs from Control Schedule include all of the following except: Project management plan updates Schedule revisions Change requests Work performance measurements
Monitoring & Controlling - Time Management The outputs from the Control Schedule process are work performance measurements, organizational process assets updates, change requests, project management plan updates, and project document updates. Schedule revisions are not an output from the Control Schedule process.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Senior management wants to know the status of your project. Which of the following would be useful for you to show them? Milestone chart Bar charts Network diagram Work breakdown structure
Monitoring & Controlling - Communications Management The milestone chart is helpful for executive reporting. It shows the target dates and status of the high level milestones and is clearly the best of the options listed.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) The BEST method to control costs is to: A. estimate costs during project planning and then check costs against the Cost performance baseline as your work proceeds. B. estimate during the execution of the project and then manage each task to the budget. C. estimate during planning and then re-estimate before each task begins. D. estimate during the execution of the project and have management confirm the estimates. Monitoring & Controlling - Cost Management Estimating costs at the beginning and then monitoring and controlling the same against the cost performance baseline would be the best choice for controlling costs.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) The issues log should be ________. Short Deliverable-based Written Informal
Executing - Human Resources Management By writing issues down, you create a permanent record of how issues were handled and resolved.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Which of the following can best be used to determine the true progress of a project? Quality Management Plan Performance Baselines approved and rejected Change requests Discussion with the project team
Monitoring & Controlling - Integration Management
Baselines are used to compare actual results against what was planned.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) What are the performance measurements for the Control Schedule process? SV= (EV – PV) and SPI =(EV / PV) SV= (EV – AC) and SPI= (EV / AC) SV= (EV – BAC) and SPI = (EV / AC) SV= (PV – EV) and SPI= (PV/ EV)
Monitoring & Controlling - Cost Management Schedule variance is (EV – PV) and schedule performance index is (EV/ PV).
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Incorrect - Skipped ) The team is working on creating a project team directory. Which process is the team most likely engaged in? Resource planning Organizational planning Staff acquisition Information distribution
Executing - Human Resources Management A) Resource planning considers type and quantity of resources needed. B) Choice B is incorrect. Organizational planning involves setting up the project organization with roles and responsibilities defined. C) A project team directory lists all the project team members and other stakeholders. This means that the project has either completed or nearing completion of staff acquisition (aquire human resources). D) Information distribution is the application of the communication management plan to make needed information available to various stakeholders of the project. Thus choice D is incorrect
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Which of the following is an accurate statement? Qualitative risk analysis occurs prior to quantitative risk analysis Quantitative risk analysis occurs prior to qualitative risk analysis Qualitative risk analysis is performed on risks that have been prioritized during quantitative risk analysis Both B and C
Planning - Communications Management A) Qualitative risk analysis occurs prior to quantitative risk analysis and is a method for prioritizing identified risks for quantitative risk analysis B) Choice B is incorrect. Quantitative risk analysis occurs after qualitative risk analysis C) Choice C is incorrect. Performing a qualitative analysis of risks and conditions to prioritize after that quantitative risk analysis is performed D) Choice D is incorrect. Quantitative risk analysis will be done first, then Quantitative risk analysis follows
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A. B. C. D. Juran Deming Crosby Ishikowa
Incorrect - Skipped ) Which of the following believed that quality was usually a management problem?
Executing - Quality Management W. Edwards Deming said that quality is a management problem 85% of the time. Joseph Juran believed in the fitness for use and promoted conformance and quality by design. Crosby believed in conformance to requirements and zero defects. Ishikawa is a type of chart.
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Incorrect - Skipped ) Your project’s primary constraint is quality. In order to make certain the project team members don’t feel too pressed for time and to avoid schedule risk, you decide to use which of the following activity estimating tools? A. Expert judgment
It It It It Incorrect .Integration Management The correct answer is A.Skipped ) You are a project manager on a large technology project and have noticed the project team can't easily find the right information to make good decisions and there is a lot of confusion about which versions of documents are the most up-to-date. Choices C and D are partially correct (both of those systems are included in the PMIS). C.Skipped ) In a matrixed project organization the administrative management function of the project team is typically performed by whom? business department manager human resource manager functional manager Project manager Executing .Human Resources Management In a matrixed project the functional manager performs administrative functions for their staff. integrate.Scope Management This question is referring to the Define Scope process. Which of the following does Rafael not consider to be a characteristic of organizational planning? can involve both internal and external stakeholders happens early in the project is planning to create an organization involves ensuring that a project team functions properly within its environment Planning . requirements documentation Project scope statement and project document updates Project charter. Question: 20 ( A.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 5/44 . C. Question: 21 ( Incorrect . D. You are also having a tough time integrating the various processes. C. The key to this questions is that it is talking about various systems such as reporting. Which one of the following would be an appropriate output of this process? Project charter. stakeholder register Project statement of work. The other tools and techniques of the Define Scope process are expert judgment and facilitated workshops. As a result you suggest improvements be made to which of the following? A. configuration management (version control). D. C. B. B. D. Reserve analysis D. Incorrect . because that is where you would use the product analysis and alternatives identification tools and techniques. It is the process of mapping the project’s www. The Project Management Information System (PMIS) is the collective systems (can be manual or automated) that consists of tools and techniques used to gather.examcentral. The The The The Incorrect . Question: 19 ( A.Risk Management Reserve analysis takes schedule risk into consideration and adds a percentage of time or additional work periods to the estimate to prevent schedule delays. stakeholder register Planning . and integrating the processes. and disseminate the outputs of the project management processes.Skipped ) Rafael is a Project Manager who is going through the Project Human Resource Management planning of his project. Question: 22 ( A. Quantitatively based durations C. because the outputs of the Define Scope process are project scope statement and project document updates. The correct answer to this question is B. Analogous estimating Monitoring & Controlling . B.Skipped ) Your project team is currently doing product analysis and trying to find alternative approaches to doing the project work.6/17/13 Exam Central B.Human Resources Management Organizational planning is NOT planning to create an organization. Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) Work Breakdown structure (WBS) Configuration management systems Reporting systems Executing . but answer choice A is more correct. D. B.
Question: 23 ( Incorrect . Incorrect . and it is correct in this case because you are conducting the Conduct Procurements process.5%.Skipped ) You are doing some analysis to help with project selection. Expert judgment Request for quotation Seller response guidelines Seller selection matrix Executing .6/17/13 Exam Central roles. It is the only tool/technique among the potential answers that is a part of that process. C. B. Project B with an IRR of 18%. B. Question: 24 ( A. There is a much debate concerning which projects to select. B. you should choose Project B with an IRR of 18%. responsibilities.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 6/44 . The seller responses were numerous. Which of the following statements is true? www.Procurement Management By this time you should be thinking that if you see "expert judgment". you shouldn't take the problem to management. You should never close a contract that is not completed as suggested in option A.Communications Management Variance Analysis consists of comparing the actual performance of the project to the baseline. and now you have been asked to rank the proposals from highest to lowest in terms of their response. Incorrect . Youu can select only one project. which should you choose? A.Skipped ) Performance reports usually discuss _____ between estimated and actual performance on the project planned deviations Relationships Connections Variances Monitoring & Controlling . D.Skipped ) You are the project manager and found that a system engineer on your project is over allocated. as it is delivered Ask the supplier to complete the deliverable in the next phase Ask the supplier to complete the deliverable as defined in the contract Evaluate the impact and seek management advice Monitoring & Controlling . the deliverable should be completed in the current phase according to the contract. Question: 26 ( A.Skipped ) A team member reports to the project manager that the vendor has not met scope requirements for the deliverables yet the vendor wants to close out the contract. The project manager manages variances and looks for the reasons the variances occurred. and Project D with an IRR of 13%. Choice D is wrong too.Integration Management You always choose the project with the biggest internal rate of return (IRR). Option B is wrong as well. Project A Project B Project C Project D Initiating . Project C with an IRR of 15%. C. In this case.Skipped ) You have been tasked with managing the seller responses to a request for proposal issued by your company. Question: 25 ( Incorrect . Question: 27 ( Incorrect . D. What are you going to use as a means to rank the sellers? A. C. D. it is likely the right answer. and reporting relationships to the appropriate people or groups.examcentral.Procurement Management Since the contract is still in force. Expert judgment is a favored technique in project management. B. C. you should try to resolve it with the vendor first. the best option would be to pursue completion of the deliverable pursuant to that Contract. What should the project manager do? Go ahead with contract closure. D. You have the following to choose from: Project A with an IRR of 11.
What are you working on? The schedule management plan Schedule updates Change requests Control schedule Planning . The rest of the answer choices are done later in the project. C. You should have updated the Work Breakdown Structure with the follow up tasks from the last meeting B. You should use crashing to resource-level the critical path tasks. You have been asked to come up with a quick estimate by the end of the week for a software implementation project. Parametric Estimating www.6/17/13 Exam Central A. That way anyone not in attendance will have an understanding of what was discussed so there are no surprises. Question: 29 ( Incorrect . which is part of the Project Management Plan. Question: 30 ( A. B.Communications Management The correct answer is C. Which of these statements would best describe what should have been done to prevent this misunderstanding? A. C.Skipped ) Which of the following processes is involved in making needed information available to project stakeholders in a timely manner? Performance reporting Manage stakeholder expectations Distribute Information Communications planning Executing . Incorrect . It is the middle of the work week and you have been pulled into an impromptu meeting with a client that you have never worked with before.Skipped ) You are holding a weekly status meeting with stakeholders and are going through the to-do list and a list of actions items from the previous meeting.Communications Management As part of effective communication the project manager should always send out meeting minutes after a meeting to prevent outcome like this. You say you will have no problem in delivering the estimate by the end of the week. Monitoring & Controlling . Making needed information available to project stakeholders in a timely manner is the purpose of the Distribute Information process. D. B. which you would do during planning. You should have sent out meeting minutes after the last meeting to all stakeholders that were invited (whether or not they attended) D. You should have sent out an agenda prior to the meeting to clearly point out what the action items were from the previous meeting C. Question: 28 ( A.Skipped ) You are a Project Manager for a projectized organization. You should use resource requirements updates to determine availability and smooth out resource overallocation.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 7/44 .Skipped ) You are planning for how to deal with anticipated schedule changes on your project. What estimating type would you most likely employee in this case? A. D. The document that establishes the criteria and activities for developing and controlling the project schedule is the Schedule Management Plan. Some of the stakeholders are completely unaware of these action items and start raising concerns about how they suddenly appeared. You should use fast tracking to resource-level the critical path tasks. You should have briefed the stakeholders that did not attend the last meeting just prior to the start of this meeting Executing . Question: 31 ( Incorrect . Incorrect . You should use resource leveling to smooth out resource assignments. D. and are setting up a common understanding among stakeholders for how to control the schedule.examcentral. assigning under allocated team members to more tasks. B. C. After asking a few questions you realize that this project sounds very similar to 2 other projects you have managed in the last couple of years. Upon further questioning you realize that these stakeholders were absent during the last meeting due to scheduling conflicts. or delaying the start of tasks to match team members’ availability.Time Management Resource leveling attempts to smooth out resource assignments by splitting tasks.Time Management The correct choice is A.
Quality Management Quality Control requires an inspection of the work results. C. Incorrect . Analogous Estimating Planning . C. Question: 32 ( A. D. The stakeholder register is not an input to this process. C. Three Point Estimating C. D. inspections ensure it becomes part of the deliverables. Question: 36 ( A.Skipped ) Inputs to the Develop Project Charter process include all of the following except : Business case Contract Stakeholder register Project statement of work Initiating .Procurement Management This is the process of obtaining seller responses.Integration Management The inputs to the Develop Project Charter process are project statement of work. B.Skipped ) In which process do you create the Risk Breakdown Structure? Identify Risk Plan Risk Response Perform Qualitative Analysis Plan Risk Management Planning . The RBS is a hierarchically-organized depiction of the identified project risks. While quality is planned into a project. enterprise environmental factors.6/17/13 Exam Central B. and organizational process assets. Incorrect . arranged by risk category and subcategory that identify the various areas and causes of potential risks.Skipped ) In the following contract types. C. Bottom Up Estimating D.Time Management Since you have performed 2 very similar projects in the past and since a quick estimate is needed (not detailed and accurate). B. C. Question: 33 ( A. Incorrect . D. D. Question: 35 ( A. Question: 34 ( A. B.Risk Management The RBS is part of the Risk Management Plan.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam .examcentral. contract. selecting a seller. Incorrect . business case.Skipped ) Quality Control requires which of the following tasks to be performed? A variance analysis A product analysis An audit An inspection Monitoring & Controlling . Incorrect .Skipped ) During what part of the procurement process does contract negotiation occur? Administer Procurements Close Procurement Plan Procurement Conduct Procurement Executing . D. B. it makes the most sense for you to refer to documentation of the 2 similar projects. and awarding a contract. which one requires the seller to assume the risk of cost overruns? Cost-reimbursable Make-or-buy Decisions Firm fixed fee Time and materials 8/44 www. B. It’s structured very similarly to the WBS.
Quality Management Quality audits can confirm the implementation of approved change requests including corrective actions.Procurement Management Firm Fixed Fee contracts provide a fixed fee to complete the contract. C.6/17/13 Exam Central Planning . preventive actions. content. This implies that the Create WBS process was never done.Skipped ) Which of the following determines the list of recipients.000) = -800 (remember that since impact is a penalty hence the negative value) Question: 38 ( Incorrect . D.probability of completing the contract = 1 . B. and defect repairs are confirmed using this tool and technique of Perform Quality Assurance.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 9/44 .Communications Management Communications planning involves identifying the information distribution structure that includes the recipients of information. C.Skipped ) The implementation of approved change requests. D. C. D. What is the expected value of your decision? A. What should the project manager do? A. the new project manager should go back and create the WBS before proceeding with project planning.Scope Management The question states that the activities list and network diagram were created based on the scope statement.08 x (-10. B.examcentral. and methods of information distribution on a project? Information distribution process Communications Management Plan Performance reporting Contract administration Executing . D. $800 $-800 $-1000 $9. information content for each recipient. but also absorbs any cost overruns. Develop schedule Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Estimate activity resources Sequence activities Planning . corrective actions. the seller keeps any profits from efficiencies. Question: 37 ( Incorrect . Plan Quality tools and techniques Process analysis Inspection Quality audits Executing . C. Incorrect . Question: 39 ( A. On discussing with the project team. B.Skipped ) You are considering the decision to go for a contract. the new project manager finds that the activities list and network diagram were developed based on the scope statement.Skipped ) Who is responsible for the quality of the project deliverables? A.0.Risk Management The probability of not completing the contract = 1 . Incorrect .Skipped ) A new project manager is assigned to a project midway through the planning process.92 = 0. and preventive actions.The probability of completing a contract is 92% and if the project fails to complete the contract then the associated risk is $10. The WBS can be used to help ensure that all work on the project is done and no extra work is done. B.200 Planning .000 which will be charged as penalty. and methods of information distribution Question: 40 ( A. Question: 41 ( Incorrect . Therefore. defect repairs. The project champion www.08. Expected value = Probability x Impact = 0.
B. Organizational Process Assets are all inputs to Develop Human Resource Plan. therefore. Stakeholders D. Question: 45 ( A. Applying Pareto's Law to this histogram.examcentral. Incorrect . Activity Duration Estimates is an output of the Estimate Activity Durations process.Quality Management A Pareto chart is a specific type of histogram. ordered by frequency of occurrence and showing how many defects were generated by various factors. then a great drop off and the remaining bars very low. Staffing management plan www. The project team C.Human Resources Management Activity Resources requirements. Answer B. C.Skipped ) With which of the following objectives are the techniques "Brainstorming and lateral thinking" used in the scope definition process? Create WBS Alternatives identification Expert judgment Stakeholder analysis Monitoring & Controlling . Networking. Question: 43 ( A. C.6/17/13 Exam Central B.Skipped ) Which of the following is an input to Develop Human Resource plan? Organizational Process Assets Cost Performance Baseline Activity Duration Estimates Networking Planning . C. Enterprises Environmental factors.Skipped ) Which of the following could be a deliverable from an administrative closure of a project? A. D.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 10/44 . B. Incorrect . C. is a Tool and Technique of the Develop Human Resource Plan process.Skipped ) A Pareto chart is a type of: Cause and effect diagram Control chart Histogram Scatter diagram Executing . Project archives B. Answer C. B.Quality Management The project team (the individuals completing the project work) is responsible for the quality of the project deliverables. Incorrect .Scope Management Alternatives identification is a technique used to generate different approaches to execute and perform the work of a project. Question: 42 ( A. Question: 44 ( A. D. Answer D. Customers Planning .Skipped ) Which of the following is a tool or technique used in Perform Integrated Change Control? Change requests Change control meetings Change approval system Project management information systems (PMIS) Monitoring & Controlling .Integration Management The tools and techniques used during the Perform Integrated Change Control process are expert judgment and change control meetings. B. Cost performance baseline is an output of the Determine Budget process. we should find the first few bars fairly high. D. Incorrect . Examples of this are brainstorming and lateral thinking Question: 46 ( Incorrect . D.
Risk management plan Closing . or activities.Procurement Management Project Archives are deliverables from administrative closure. Which one of the following best describes a program? A. Your company won a bid to install surveillance cameras in various areas in the city.Skipped ) Perform Quality assurance is: Definition of organizational quality practices Ensuring six sigma compliance Application of Pareto charts to project sample points Process of auditing the quality requirements and the results and ensure appropriate quality standards Executing . The other choices listed are deliverables from various planning group processes. Which of the following is true? A. Process analysis examines the root causes and follows steps in the process improvement plan. procedures.Skipped ) Project managers are generally busy doing the following during the start of the project? Identifying Requirements Identifying Stakeholders Preparing Project Management Plan Choosing Suitable Vendor Initiating . Through an independent review.Communications Management One of the key responsibilities of a project manager is to identify the key stakeholders of the project. You are in the Close Procurements process and have performed a procurement audit. Incorrect . D. You are in the Perform Quality Assurance process and have performed process analysis. and D do not accurately describe a program. www. Communications management plan D. The only tool and or technique of the Verify Scope process is inspection. which is done during Initiation. B. C. A. independent review of the organizational processes or project processes. You sub-contracted some of the electrical work to another company. Sheila was elected to create a program for the creation of the buildings.6/17/13 Exam Central C. C.Quality Management Perform Quality assurance involves auditing the quality requirements and the results from quality control measurements to ensure appropriate quality standards are used. C. Question: 48 ( Incorrect . which is a structured. Question: 47 ( A.Skipped ) Universal Global Company's construction division has won a contract to build an office park in downtown Paris. Question: 50 ( A.Quality Management You have performed a quality audit. You are in the Verify Scope process and have performed a quality audit. Question: 49 ( Incorrect . A collection of related projects managed in coordination to gain control that would not necessarily be available if the projects were managed independently D.Framework A program is a collection of related projects managed and coordinated to gain a higher level of control. you uncover that the process the subcontractor uses to report its progress is highly inefficient. Executing .Skipped ) You are a project manager for Peeping-Tom Security Company.examcentral. You are in the Perform Quality Assurance process and have performed a quality audit. D. B. Procurement audits are concerned with reviewing the procurement process primarily to identify lessons learned. Incorrect . A standardized approach to project management with multiple projects coordinated together C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 11/44 . D. B. policies. B. A standardized approach to project management within an organization B. A collection of related projects all contributing to one deliverable Initiating .
D. An issue is any point or matter in question. B) Choice B is incorrect because work results are part of the reports sent to the customer/stakeholders and this will not form the basis for communication. Question: 54 ( A.Skipped ) Which of the following is the best source of information for your project during initiation? Business plans Historical information WBS The project charter Initiating . D. content. Incorrect . Incorrect .Skipped ) Which of the following is the project manager responsible for? Setting company policies and procedures Predicting the product life cycle An analysis of available resources Setting the marketing budget Executing .6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 51 ( A.Scope Management Verify Scope results in accepted deliverables Question: 53 ( Incorrect . Question: 52 ( A. B.Integration Management Historical information is your only real source of information at this very early stage (and is part of the OPA input to Develop Charter). B. D. D. C) Choice C is incorrect because risk management plan does not describe the essentials that needs to be submitted to the customer. timing and distribution list for dissemination of necessary information. www. Dispute register Project plan Risk register Issue log Executing .examcentral. The project manager is responsible for determining the available and required resources for the project. or over which there are disagreements. C. B. D) Choice D is incorrect. source.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 12/44 . structure. B. C. Disputes are common in project planning and must always be expected.Framework The correct answer is C. C.Communications Management A) The communications management plan forms the basis for methods. in dispute.Integration Management The correct answer is choice D. Incorrect . C. The issue log documents concerns that keep the project team members from meeting project goals. Question: 55 ( A. B. C. Incorrect .Skipped ) Which of the following is an output of verify scope? WBS template Rework Accepted deliverables SOW acceptance Monitoring & Controlling . Which of the following documents is concerned with tracking things that are preventing the project team members from meeting project goals? A.Skipped ) The stakeholders on your project are having many disagreements over the technical approach to complete the project.Skipped ) Which of the following forms the basis for making required information available to project stakeholders? Communications management plan Work results Risk management plan Scope management plan Planning . Scope management plan describes the work to be performed. D.
6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 56 ( A. Choice C is correct. You know that your project is Over budget and ahead of schedule Under budget Over budget and behind schedule Over budget and TCPI is a projection of cost performance that must be achieved on the remaining work Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 59 ( A.Skipped ) Which of the following tools could help in determining the probability of a task being on the critical path? Assumption Testing Precedence Diagramming Method Delphi Technique Monte Carlo Simulation Monitoring & Controlling . D. It documents areas of disagreement on the project.Scope Management The WBS can sometimes get updated during the Define activities process or due to approved changes to scope. Incorrect . and is an input to Manage Stakeholder Expectations processes.examcentral. this is taken care by the human resource plan. The issues log is an important tool to use during the Manage Project Team process.Skipped ) Your project has CPI of 0.81 and TCPI = 1. organizes and defines the total scope of work. Issue logs are written logs that address the roles and responsibilities of each project team member C. D. It It It It Incorrect .Quality Management www. This is taken care of in the RAM.Communications Management Choice A is incorrect because issue logs do not describe any rules and procedures to manage a project. D. should not change. D.Skipped ) Which of the following helps achieve continuous improvement in project management processes? Quality audit Quality planning Quality control Project management office Monitoring & Controlling . C. C. Choice D is incorrect as issue logs do not portray project team members and their reporting relationship.Skipped ) Which of the following statements is not true about WBS? is created by the project team. Issue logs are a graphic display of project team members and their reporting relationships Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 58 ( A.25. To complete performance index (TCPI) is a projection of cost performance that must be achieved on the remaining work to meet a specified management goal such as the BAC or the EAC. Choice B is incorrect because issue log does not describe roles and responsibilities of project team.Cost Management CPI of 0. C. B.Skipped ) Which of the following statements is true regarding the issue logs? A. B. B. Question: 60 ( A.Time Management Monte Carlo Simulation helps in determining the probability of each task being on the critical path by running a computer simulation model which randomly generates results to predict the most likely outcomes. ensures that all work on the project is covered.81 says every one dollar spent we are getting only 81 cents of completed work. Issue logs describe the ground rules and conflict management procedures to manage the project B. Planning . C. Question: 57 ( Incorrect . Incorrect .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 13/44 . Incorrect . Issue logs are a tool and technique of the Manage Project Team and input to Manage Stakeholder Expectations D. B.
C. regularly scheduled throughout the life of a project It occurs as needed throughout the life of a project Both B and C Monitoring & Controlling . C. C) Quality control is the process of checking the compliance of actual work results as compared to specified requirements and provides inputs to the quality assurance process. allocated Important. The need was previously unplanned. B) Quality planning is a process of identifying and establishing the quality policy for the project and relevant standards. C. Assigned. and this type of contract would create too much risk. Choice 'C' is a made-up type of contract. Choice 'D' would not make sense in this case since the seller's costs are not abundantly clear. but everyone agrees that the project is relatively small. Incorrect . Time and Materials are typically used in this circumstance. C. Fixed price Time and materials Open ended Cost plus incentive fee Executing .Procurement Management The correct answer is choice B. the buyer is ________ to the project team. Incorrect . so you decide to go outside the company to procure this piece of work.examcentral. When you meet with prospective sellers. D. Choice 'A' is incorrect because the scope is not defined enough to establish a fair fixed price.6/17/13 Exam Central A) Quality audit is a structured review of existing processes for product creation and project management practices.Risk Management A) Answer A is incorrect.Skipped ) The identification of risks associated with a project happens when? It occurs only at the beginning of a project when the risk management plan is developed It's an ongoing process. external Planning . and your need is urgent. D. B. Question: 64 ( A. D. Audits identify lessons learned on what works and what does not. B. and the seller is ________ to the project team.Procurement Management For the purposes of procurements. outside Internal. and are used for making recommendations for improvement. B) Answer B is incorrect because it should be ongoing and as needed throughout life cycle of a project C) Answer C is incorrect because it is ongoing process also should happen regularly throughout the life cycle of project D) Answer D is the best response. B. and your organization's staff is 100% utilized. D. Question: 61 ( A. this is the configuration of buyer and seller.Skipped ) For procurement purposes.Skipped ) Whose needs must be addressed by information distribution? Senior management Project team Stakeholders Project sponsor 14/44 www. B. Incorrect .Skipped ) You are managing a large software project when the need for a new series of database tables is discovered. D) Project management office brings together the best practices for project management and it provides templates for project management.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . you realize that the scope of work is not completely defined. Question: 62 ( Incorrect . The risk management plan should include a tool for risk assessment as a continuous process throughout the project. secondary Related. Question: 63 ( A. as well as any other times when it becomes necessary. Risk reassessment should be a regularly scheduled component of the project but should also have the flexibility to occur as needed at greater or lesser intervals based on the level of risk. Risk assessment should be done at scheduled times. Which type of contract makes the MOST sense? A.
We are concerned with those risk events that have consequences on the project objectives. It impacts the project objectives. C. Probability of occurrence is 100% Monitoring & Controlling . D. instead.Risk Management Project risk is an event or condition.Skipped ) Jackie is a Project Manager working with a team of more than 30 people. and executing risk response plans.6/17/13 Exam Central Executing . Which of the following are outputs of risk monitoring and controling? Risk response audits and risk reviews A risk management plan and a risk response plan Corrective actions and a risk management plan Corrective actions and preventative actions Monitoring & Controlling . She trusts her employees to be self motivated and believes that they do not need to be watched every minute. although corrective action is an output of risk monitoring and control. C. Jackie is a Theory Y manager. The event. Project plan documentation and Project reports B. Corrective actions and preventative actions are outputs of risk monitoring and control. The origin of risk is in the uncertain element of projects and therefore the probability that the risk event would occur is always less than 100%. Question: 66 ( A. Technical documentation on the product of the project.Skipped ) Monitoring and controling of risks involves tracking known risks.Skipped ) Which of the following is most relevant for performing administrative project closure? A. One of her subordinates tells her that the team members at the lowest level are lazy. B. Question: 68 ( Incorrect . C. D. and project reports for conducting lessons learned and archiving.Human Resources Management According to McGregor’s Theory of X and Y. along with project change requests. whether positive or negative. Jackie proposes that each worker should be given more responsibility. Answer B is incorrect because both a risk management plan and a risk response plan are inputs to the risk monitoring and control process Answer C is incorrect. Incorrect . product documentation for establishing that the project has met all customer requirements on the deliverables of the project. a consequence. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory Theory Z manager Theory Y manager Theory X manager Executing .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 15/44 . Which type of manager is Jackie? A. Project reports Closing . if occurs. Statement of Work D. D. Jackie responds that the workers are as committed to the project as she is.Procurement Management Administrative closure would require project planning documentation that establishes the framework for performance reporting.examcentral. Incorrect . Resource histogram C.Risk Management Answer A is incorrect because risk response audits and periodic risk reviews are tools and techniques for risk monitoring and control. that they are ambitious and self-disciplined and do not need to be watched every minute of the day. which has a cause and if it occurs. www. B.Skipped ) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a project risk event? It has a cause. and that they need to be supervised more closely. has a consequence.Communications Management Information distribution involves making needed information available to all project stakeholders Question: 65 ( A. B. a risk management plan is an input to this process Answer D is correct. Question: 67 ( Incorrect . not ouputs. identifying new risks.
Integration Management The inputs to the Close Project or Phase process are project management plan. D. Option B is incorrect C) Project scope statement is a relevant input to determine the quality planning of the project." Question: 70 ( A. and work required for a project. D. C. Question: 73 ( Incorrect .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 16/44 . B. Incorrect . Question: 71 ( A.Skipped ) Which of the following knowledge areas does "Acquire project team" belong to? Project Management Integration Project Procurement Management Project Human Resources management Project Communication Management Executing . B. Therefore. Incorrect . Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory says that individuals must meet the most basic needs before they can reach peek performance. equipment. Incorrect . Incorrect . Option C is incorrect D) Product description is one of the important inputs used to create a quality plan for any project Question: 72 ( A. they feel that workers are lazy and need to be watched constantly.Skipped ) Which of the following is the project manager not responsible for? Predicting materials required Predicting equipment required Predicting work required Predicting project performance Executing . not an input.Quality Management A) Checklists are specific documents that are determined during quality planning for different deliverables of the project and are not inputs to Plan Quality.Integration Management The project manager is responsible for predicting materials.Human Resources Management The execution processes in the Project Human Resources knowledge area are "acquire project team" "develop project team" and "manage project team.Skipped ) Which of the following is not an input to the Close Project or Phase process? Project management plan Accepted deliverables Final result or transition Organizational process assets Closing . Theory Z is a management theory where giving workers jobs for life motivates them to perform their best.examcentral. D.Skipped ) Your project team is working on preparing a quality management plan for the project. accepted deliverables.6/17/13 Exam Central Theory X managers feel the way the subordinate does in this questions. Project performance should be a pre-defined requirement determined by the stakeholders and should fall within a specific set of parameters. Question: 69 ( A. D. C. the organization's quality policy as it applies to the product and scope of the project is a relavant input. Thus.Skipped ) Which of the following is not an input of Develop Project Team? www. B. Final result or transition is the output of the this process. Thus. C. and organizational process assets. B) A quality management plan describes how the project management team would implement the quality policy of the project. C. Which amongst the following would not be relevant for creating the plan? Checklists Organizational quality policy Project scope statement Product description Planning . B.
www. Question: 77 ( A. Staffing Incorrect . B. This is an example of which one of the following? Cost-reimbursable Time and materials Unit price Lump sum Planning .Skipped ) For which of the following can the work breakdown structure be used? Communicating to the customer Showing calendar dates for each task Showing all requirements of the project. C. Reward and recognition systems Staffing Management Plan Performance Reports External feedback Executing . C. as well as track time and costs by category of work.Human Resources Management Reward and recognition systems are a tool and technique of the Develop Project Team process. Question: 78 ( A. C. B. Incorrect . Question: 74 ( A. Incorrect . plus materials.examcentral. D.Skipped ) Which of the following is not a project selection tool? Net Present Value Earned Value Scoring Model Payback period Initiating . D. cost-benefit analysis (sometimes written as benefit/cost analysis) is a type of benefit measurement method. D.Integration Management Choice B is correct. Earned Value is a project progress measurement tool while all of the other choices are used for project selection. Choices C and D are the same.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 17/44 . Incorrect .Skipped ) Linear programming is an example of which project selection method? Cost-benefit analysis Constrained optimization methods Benefit measurement methods Comparative approach Initiating . constrained optimization methods are complex mathematical formulas and algorithms that are used to predict the success of a project. Schedule C. C. lined up with their business need Showing the business need for the project Planning . Incorrect .Skipped ) The term "change requests" as it refers to managing the project team primarily deals with ________ changes. another term for benefit measurement methods is comparative approach. Question: 76 ( A.Integration Management Choice B is the correct answer.6/17/13 Exam Central A. B. Choice A. Project plan B. C. D.Procurement Management The contractor’s rate of $50 per hour plus the cost of the materials is an example of a time and materials contract Question: 75 ( A. B.Skipped ) An IT consultant is billing the project $50 per hour. B.Scope Management WBS can be used to communicate to the customer. D.
This may include hiring. however. good communication skills are paramount. D. quality metrics.Framework www. D. C. People skills and social skills are referred to as "soft skills". influencing.Human Resources Management Requested staffing changes are an output of managing the project team. replacing or transferring team members. C.6/17/13 Exam Central D. The The The The dispute should be resolved in favor of the project sponsor. Question: 80 ( Incorrect .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . D.Scope Management According to the PMBOK. dispute should be resolved in favor of the customer.examcentral.Framework Negotiation. Question: 79 ( A. D. and problem-solving skills are all very important for a project manager to possess.Skipped ) Which of the following would PMBOK consider the most important skill a project manager must have? Negotiation skills Influencing skills Communication skills Problem-solving skills Initiating . The inputs to the Perform Quality Assurance process are project management plan. Incorrect .Skipped ) Which of the following focuses on ensuring that projects and programs are reviewed to prioritize resource allocation that are consistent with organizational strategies? Project Management Program Management Portfolio Management PMO 18/44 Initiating . B. C. Question: 82 ( A. WBS Executing . C. technical skills are considered "hard skills". Executing . B. Your project sponsor also has a different opinion. disagreements should always be resolved in favor of the customer. C. project team should have a meeting to decide on the proper resolution. Question: 83 ( A. Incorrect . Incorrect . B. How should this dispute be resolved? A. Question: 81 ( A. B.Skipped ) Which of the following is not an input to the Perform Quality Assurance process? Project management plan Quality metrics Deliverables Quality control measurements Executing .Human Resources Management The correct answer is C.Quality Management Deliverables are not an input to the Perform Quality Assurance process. work performance information.Skipped ) Which of the following skills would be considered "hard" skills? Negotiation skills Social skills Technical skills People skills Executing . D. Incorrect . and quality control measurements. project manager should consult the project plan for guidance. they are an input to the Perform Quality Control process. B.Skipped ) The project team is executing the work packages of your project when a serious disagreement regarding the interpretation of the scope is brought to your attention by your most trusted team member.
The project is budgeted for 1. Incorrect .Cost Management Finish no later than may be used to ensure an important milestone is hit. through an independent review. C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . D.Cost Management Earned Value Management allows you to quantify the schedule in economic terms. D.000. Which of the following is true? A.examcentral. Incorrect . that the subcontractor is not following appropriate quality procedures as required by the contract. B.Skipped ) You have a critical payment milestone that needs to be in your schedule. which is a tool and technique of Administer Procurements designed to ensure that the work is being performed as per the contract. C.Procurement Management Procurement management plan and procurement documentation are the two inputs to the Close Procurements process.6/17/13 Exam Central The correct answer is C. Incorrect .Skipped ) Using schedule performance metrics from EVM is useful in which of the following ways? Eliminates the need for milestone reports Reduces the need for critical path analysis Generally provides accurate cost collection data at the control account level Quantifies schedule status in economic terms Planning . C.Skipped ) The cost estimates of a proposed project has an expected value of 1. The subcontractor’s work involves concrete flooring. Monitoring & Controlling . B. D. To make this important event more easily managed you might place which dependancy on it? Start no later than Mandatory start Finish no later than Resource leveling Planning . this is the definition of Portfolio Management. You are in the Administer Procurements process and have performed an inspection/ audit.000 so as to include a contingency reserve.100.Skipped ) You are the project manager on a construction project and have subcontracted a portion of the project to another company. You are in the Report Performance process and have completed a performance review of the contractor’s work. You are in the Perform Quality Assurance process and have performed a process analysis. C.5% 50% 19/44 www. Milestones reports and critical path analysis must still be done. Cost collection is not done in schedule performance. B. D. what is the probability of completing this project over budget? A. B.000 and a standard deviation of 50. Question: 87 ( Incorrect .000. 10% 5% 2. Question: 85 ( A.Procurement Management You have performed an audit related to your procurement. Assuming that the cost estimates are normally distributed.Skipped ) Inputs to the Close Procurements process include Contracts Contract updates Procurement audits Procurement management plan Closing . Question: 84 ( A. You discover. C. Question: 88 ( Incorrect . D. Question: 86 ( A. You are in the Contract Administration process and have completed a contract audit to ensure that the subcontractor’s performance meets the contract requirements. B.
= 1. So the area outside this = 5%. B.000 Again it’s a normal distribution. In this context. C. Anticipated and certain events Unanticipated and not certain events Anticipated but not certain events Unanticipated but certain events Planning .D. Incorrect .5% Question: 89 ( A. = 50. events.D = 95%.Skipped ) Due to a new regulation there will be a change in your project. Spending begins slowly.examcentral.e.000 S. C. D.D. Question: 90 ( A.000 + 2*50. Contingency reserves are estimated costs to be used at the discretion of the project manager to deal with anticipated.000 1. C. Incorrect . These events are known as "known unknowns" and are part of the project scope and cost baselines.Cost Management The cost performance baseline is displayed as an S curve because of the way project spending occurs. For the project to move forward and be in accordance with the new regulation. Therefore we must look at the area remaining outside of the 2 S. Question: 91 ( Incorrect . D. It is wrong for two primary reasons: the project manager should not generally contact management with a problem.Skipped ) You have included contingency allowances in many schedule activity cost estimates for your project.Scope Management A A is incorrect because the change has not been approved—the project could be stopped based on the required change B B is incorrect. Therefore 5% / 2 = 2. D. and then tapers off as the project proceeds towards closure.000.Cost Management A risk is any potential impact to the project (in other words anticipated but not certain). we must only consider the area outside the curve to the right of the mean i.Quality Management Mean = 1. Incorrect .6/17/13 Exam Central Planning .100. your next action should be? Prepare a new baseline to reflect the government changes Notify management Present the change to the CCB Create a feasibility study Monitoring & Controlling . only half the area (the other half id for "under the budget". C.Skipped ) Which of the following is displayed as an S curve? Bar Chart Cost performance baseline Critical path Schedule baseline Planning . The question asks the probability of completing over the budget. Since we are only interested in "over budget". The area under the curve for 2 S. B.D.000. B. but not certain.Skipped ) 20/44 www. C Presenting the change to the Change Control Board is the best choice D D is incorrect because it is not appropriate for the conditions surrounding the change Question: 93 ( Incorrect . picks up speed until the work level has peaked. D. These would be found in your risk register as identified risks. area. Question: 92 ( A.Integration Management The change control system is documented in the project management plan.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam .000 = Mean + 2 * S.Skipped ) Where is the change control system documented? Quality management plan Cost management plan Project management plan Change control plan Monitoring & Controlling . B. you are aware that contingency reserves are used at the discretion of the project manager and deal with: A. though tempting. and no solution is offered for the problem.
Incorrect . Now. Question: 94 ( Incorrect .Procurement Management Product scope verification is an activity for checking if all of the work is completed correctly as per the needs of the customer. B.Skipped ) 21/44 www. Since increase in risk is a negative outcome of fasttracking.Skipped ) Your project is 15% behind the original schedule and management has recommended that you should fast-track the project. and product description generally form the part of a project charter.Skipped ) You are in the process of contract closure. B) Fast tracking can result in rework and increased risk.6/17/13 Exam Central Which of the following would not generally be a part of a Project Charter? A. C.Time Management A) Choice A is incorrect as the essential function of fast tracking is to shorten the duration and this is an advantage to a project.examcentral.Integration Management Choice D is the correct answer. Business case. Which of the following activities are you performing? Financial Closure Lessons Learned Product Scope Verification Stakeholder Management Closing . two procedures (administrative closure and contract closure) are developed to establish interactions necessary to perform the closure activities across the entire project or for a project phase Question: 95 ( A. B. C. Both contract closure and administrative closure require verification that all the work has been completed correctly and satisfactorily C. D. All the other options are benefits of fast-tracking C) Choice C is incorrect because the essence of fast tracking is performing activities in parallel and this is a benefit for the project and requires no warning to the management D) Choice D is incorrect because the main purpose of fast tracking is to shorten the project schedule without affecting the scope and this will result in gaining schedule so it requires no alert to the management.Skipped ) Which statement related to administrative closure and contract closure is correct? A. your focus is to check if all the work is completed correctly and as per the needs of the customer. Question: 97 ( Incorrect . Contract closure does not include administrative closure B. Question: 96 ( A. project objectives. You agree with management but warn them that fast-tracking could: Facilitate duration compression Increase risk Ensure activities are done in parallel which would normally be done in sequence Help shorten the project schedule without changing the project scope Monitoring & Controlling . you should warn your management about the increased risk. Early termination of a contract because of budget overrun cannot be included as part of contract closure procedure D. Administrative closure activities are for the entire project and not for specific project phases Closing .Integration Management A Choice A is incorrect: Contract closure involves both product verification and administrative closure B Product verification (all work is completed correctly and satisfactorily) is done as part of both administrative closure and contract closure C Choice C is incorrect. D.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is created after the team is assigned at the planning stage of the project. Business case Project objectives Product description Project WBS Initiating . C. Early termination of a contract is a special case of contract closure D Choice D is incorrect. D. B. Incorrect .
Human Resources Management Negotiations are a tool and technique of the Acquire Project Team process. B. D. A library that stores the lessons learned for past projects C. related control functions. you should consider personal characteristics. B. availability. Question: 101 ( Incorrect . B. A A A A tool and technique of Acquire project Team tool and technique of Develop Human Resource Planning tool and technique of Develop Project Team tool and technique of Management Project Team Executing . D. He then immediately disbanded the meeting. In order to avoid this situation. Which of the following describes negotiation accurately? A. C. Ignored the stakeholder's initial request to attend the meeting and rescheduled at a time that was inconvenient to him. B.you will be given the most likely estimate on the exam. and availability of the potential team members.Skipped ) If the optimistic estimate for a task is 12 days and the pessimistic estimate is 18 days. you as the project manager should have: A.Procurement Management A records management system consists of a specific set of processes.Time Management We can't determine the most likely estimate . A system to store human resource records.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 22/44 . and personal characteristics when negotiating with functional managers for resources. One of your team leads has set up an informal internal meeting with you to demonstrate the functionality and progress to date. you should consider personal characteristics. A A A A tool and technique of Acquire project Team tool and technique of Develop Human Resource Plan tool and technique of Develop Project Team tool and technique of Management Project Team Executing . competency levels. because you should consider things such as competency levels. Established ground rules for this meeting and set clear expectations for the purpose of this www. Which of the following processes describes negotiations accurately? A. During the meeting and as your team lead was demonstrating the functionality to you.Skipped ) You are a project manager at a projectized organization and your project is in the middle of the configuration phase of a software implementation for a client. competency levels.Human Resources Management Negotiations are a tool and technique of the Acquire Project Team process.Skipped ) When negotiating with functional managers for resources. The records management system is one of the tools that you use in the Contract Closure process. One of the client stakeholders found out about this meeting and insisted on attending despite your suggestion to create a more formal demonstration with the stakeholder at a future date. The Human Resource plan will help you with the negotiations. C. C. A system is used by project manager to manage contract and procurement documentation and records B. what is the most likely estimate? 14 days 13 days 16 days Unknown. D. Question: 100 ( Incorrect . salary information and work performance history Closing . the stakeholder started becoming increasingly vocal and dissatisfied with the product and the way the meeting was progressing. the most likely estimate is a separate estimate Planning . and automation tools that are consolidated and combined as part of the project management information systems. PERT = (Optimistic + (4x Most Likely) + Pessimistic) / 6 Question: 99 ( Incorrect . Incorrect .examcentral. Question: 98 ( A.Skipped ) Which of the following BEST describes the records management system? A. A fling system to store paid invoices and Bills D. and availability of the potential team members.6/17/13 Exam Central When negotiating with functional managers for resources.
$65. D. you might have avoided the conflict with the stakeholder.000 -$26.Skipped ) All of the following are part of a project management plan EXCEPT? Process improvement plan Configuration management plan Cost performance baseline Lessons learned Planning .Quality Management A) Compliance of work results to required specifications is a Quality Control activity.6/17/13 Exam Central meeting C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 23/44 . Incorrect . that this is just an internal demonstration.Skipped ) Your project has a budget of $130.Cost Management -$26. D) Determining validity of quality standards followed by the project is a Quality Assurance activity. C. the configuration management plan. This is calculated by subtracting the actual costs of $65. What was the objective of the project manager in initiating this study? A. a quality audit team reports to the project manager that irrelevant quality standards were being used for one of the WBS components in the project. with the work and budget spread evenly across all months. which might lead to rework. EV is calculated by taking the 30 percent completion of the project against the BAC. B.Skipped ) After a study of the work processes on the project. C. and is on schedule.999 Monitoring & Controlling . B. and that the stakeholder's attendance was purely for observation purposes. Invited other team members so they could offer more detailed explanations of issues to the stakeholder Executing . Question: 102 ( A. B. Question: 105 ( A. B.Human Resources Management By establishing clear ground rules and setting expectations for the meeting this could have avoided any confusion by the stakeholder. D. Which of the following is an input to Perform Integrated Change Control? Change control meeting Performance measurement Work performance information Change request status updates Monitoring & Controlling . The project management plan would include all subsidiary management plans. Question: 103 ( Incorrect . B) Determining quality standards is a Quality Planning activity. Question: 104 ( Incorrect . the work is on schedule. the process improvement plan. Quality control Quality planning Checking adherence to processes Quality assurance Executing . and D are all incorrect calculations for the problem. is currently in month three.examcentral. The project is considered to be 30 percent complete because it’s slated for ten months. Set an agenda for the meeting D. and the project baselines.000 of the project budget.000 is the variance. D. By clearly communicating that the product is still in the development stage.000 from the earned value of $39.Skipped ) Minimizing scope creep through change control can have a positive impact on the timeline of a project. What is your cost variance? A. C) Checking adherence to processes is a quality audit activity to ensure that standard operating procedures or job instruction documents are being followed for producing the deliverables of the process. but you have spent $65. The project is now in month three.000. C.000 $39. D.Integration Management Lessons learned are part of Organization Process Assets. C. Incorrect . A.000 $64.000 and is expect to last ten months.Integration Management www. B.
So they are about efficiency and fairness. It does not replace the role of the project manager. Executing . but not as much as the control and assistance offered through a PMIS. Choice D is incorrect. Answers A. not an assistant to the project manager. Note that these are tools and techniques. B. Executing . but that is not the primary focus of negotiations. as stakeholder analysis should have been completed during the project planning processes. maintain the integrity of the scope. and that could create a bad scenario for the project in the future. Choice B is important. Question: 109 ( Incorrect . make sure legal counsel or the contract administrator has approved your negotiating points. C. depending on the situation.Skipped ) There are 3 phases on your project. and Closing Planning. and that no bidders receive preferential treatment. www. To To To To Incorrect . whereas inputs and outputs will generally be things or items. which help us get from Point A to Point B. Executing. Choice D may or may not be necessary.Skipped ) Which of the following can best help a project manager during project execution? Stakeholder analysis Change Control Board PMIS Scope verification Executing .Skipped ) You have been asked to submit a proposal for a project that has been put out for bid. and Monitoring & Controlling Initiating . you attend the bidder conference to ask questions of the buyers and then clarify questions some of the other bidders asked. This is a tool and technique of direct and manage project execution. Planning. CCBs can assist the project manager. Question: 108 ( A. work performance information is an input to this process and includes information regarding the performance of the project. Choice A sounds like a good choice. B. Which of the following statements is true? A. negotiate a deal that both parties are comfortable with. C. Incorrect . You must follow through all 5 process groups for each and every phase of a project. C. Bidder conferences are an input of the Conduct procurement process. Bidder conferences are a tool and technique of the Conduct procurement process. A PMIS can assist the project manager the most during project execution.Procurement Management The correct answer according to the PMBOK is C. Monitoring & Controlling.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 24/44 . D. They are used to ensure that all prospective sellers have a clear and common understanding of the procurement (both technical and contractual requirements). B. Choice C is correct. Bidder conferences are an output of the Conduct procurement process. The other tool and technique is expert judgment.Integration Management Choice A is incorrect.Procurement Management Bidder conferences are a tool and technique of the Conduct procurement process. D. Scope verification is proof of the project work. First. Choice B is also incorrect.Skipped ) The most important thing to focus on in contract negotiations is: negotiate the best price possible for your project. The most important thing to focus on is to create a deal that everyone feels good about.6/17/13 Exam Central The correct answer is C. Which process groups must you pass through for the second phase? Planning and Executing Executing and Monitoring & Controlling Initiating. Incorrect . B. and D are incorrect because they are not inputs to the Perform Integrated Change Control process. Question: 106 ( A. Question: 107 ( A. D.Framework The correct answer is choice C. C. B. but the best possible price might not be fair to your seller. Bidder conferences are a tool and technique of the Plan procurement process. D.examcentral. Executing. You just completed the first phase of your project and are ready for phase 2.
Which of the following statements is true? A. B. Your company develops and produces horror movies for the big screen. Flowcharting www. D. Resources would include funding. B. Question: 111 ( A. project ended due to starvation because the funding was cut off. The project manager has the authority to use the contingency reserves and does not require an approval from stakeholders. C. It It It It Incorrect .6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 110 ( Incorrect .Integration Management Choice A is incorrect.Skipped ) Which of the following is a benefit of creating a work breakdown structure? provides authority for the Project Manager allows the project budget to be determined helps attain buy-in from the team doing the work allows the project completion date to be determined Planning . project ended due to starvation because the resources were allocated to another film divison.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 25/44 . B. D. Choice D is incorrect. D.Skipped ) A. Which of the following remains to be done? Final performance reporting Completing Team Performance Assessments Calculating CPI Completing project closure activities Closing . Carrying out of cost benefit analysis B. C. As the project manager. Such a delay will hit the project schedule very badly including delaying the completion of the project. update records. B. Determining applicable quality standards and processes to satisfy the quality requirements C. use the contingency reserves to buy materials from a local vendor Put the project on hold until the truckers come back to work Perform research to determine how best to mitigate this risk Monitoring & Controlling . The The The The project ended due to extinction because the funds were cut off. Choice B is correct.Scope Management The WBS helps get buy-in from the people doing the work.Skipped ) You are a project manager for Scarem-Up-Stiff production company. Question: 113 ( A.examcentral. It is not a good idea to put the project on hold until truckers returns from strike. Incorrect . C. If they aren't involved in the creation of the WBS.Integration Management A project enters closure when it ends or is prematurely terminated before completion of all deliverables. C. Question: 112 ( A. D. what can you do to mitigate the negative effects of delay in procuring materials? Get the approval from relevant Stakeholders to use the contingency reserves Since the delay is confirmed. Your latest project has been cancelled due to budget cuts for that genre of film. The project manager should initiate project closure to complete final performance reporting. Closing . The project manager should already have a mitigation plan for this risk. create archives and then release resources. Choice C is incorrect. Question: 114 ( What is Plan quality? Incorrect . project ended due to integration because the funds were cut off.Skipped ) A project is terminated before all the deliverables on the project are completed.Integration Management Starvation occurs because the project no longer receives the resources needed to continue. This will mitigate the risk and allow the project to continue without delay. The project manager should use the contingency reserves. then it's not as easy to get the buy-in and the planning likely won't be as accurate as it could be when the people doing the work are involved. create lessons learned.Skipped ) You have recently learned of a truckers' strike which could delay delivery of essential materials. Incorrect .
Before the contract negotiations. Which analysis tool will allow you to determine the causeand-effect of the production faults? A flowchart An Ishikawa diagram A Pareto diagram A control chart Monitoring & Controlling . C.Skipped ) You are a project manager working on contract. What type of contract should you ask for in negotiations? A. and they want you to begin work with incomplete specifications. Arbitration and mediation are two forms of negotiation.Scope Management Collect requirements must be done before define scope. and is the proper choice when entering unknown territory. Fixed price Cost plus incentive fee Time and materials Cost plus fixed fee Executing . They claim that an important deliverable was overlooked and that you should halt the project and reassess how to meet this deliverable. and there are a lot of unknowns. B.6/17/13 Exam Central D.Skipped ) One of your teams currently has some production flaws.Quality Management The Quality Planning process involves identifying quality standards relevant to the project and determining how to satisfy them. You and your company may have to use influencing techniques such as arbitration and mediation to reach an agreement. B. C. but not the causeand-effect of the problems involved B) The key words “cause-and-effect” equate to the Ishikawa diagram C) Choice C is incorrect as well. so we know what the deliverables must contain. D. plots out the results of sampling. D.Skipped ) Which of the following must be completed before define scope? Collect requirements Schedule management plan Estimate costs Risk management plan Planning .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 26/44 . You and your company may have to use communication techniques such as arbitration and mediation to reach an agreement. Which of the following statements is true? A. C. B. D.Framework Negotiation is working with others to come to an agreement.Skipped ) You are the project manager for a seller who has been selected to construct an industrial kitchen for a large food service company. Question: 117 ( A.examcentral. You know that the customer has approved all phases of the project to date. Question: 115 ( Incorrect . Incorrect . a control chart. The organization that’s contracted with your company is not happy with the progress of the project to date. but it doesn’t show the cause-and-effect of www. D. the buyer confides in you that design is not finalized. In that case. You and your company may have to use problem-solving techniques such as arbitration and mediation to reach an agreement.Procurement Management The major clue here is that the scope of work is not completely defined and they want you to begin work anyway. You and your company may have to use negotiation techniques such as arbitration and mediation to reach an agreement. Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 118 ( A. C. Question: 116 ( Incorrect . B. Incorrect . Deriving a quality policy Planning . A flowchart will show how a process moves through the system.Quality Management A) Choice A is incorrect. A time and materials contract shifts much of that risk back to the buyer. the project is at a higher risk. A Pareto chart maps out the causes and frequency of problems D) Option D.
C.Skipped ) During which risk management process would you transfer a known risk? Identify Risk Perform Quantitative risk analysis Plan Risk Response Monitoring and control Risk Monitoring & Controlling . basis of estimates.Cost Management The inputs to the Determine Budget process are activity cost estimates.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . but will implement the risk response plans during monitoring and controlling. What should you do first? Understand the impact of the change Adjust the project management plan and baselines to include this new information Issue a change request Communicate the change to any stakeholders impacted Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 121 ( A. Question: 123 ( A. D. Question: 120 ( A. and organizational process assets. Question: 122 ( A. so this is an example of schedule constraint.Risk Management Risk response plan is used to plan how to handle risks on a project. This is an example of which one of the following? Cost constraint Schedule constraint Assumption Penalty Initiating . Based on the options provided. mitigate. For positive risks you can exploit. Incorrect .Skipped ) A customer informed you that he wants to change a certain aspect of the project. you would update the necessary project documents and baselines.Skipped ) Your project is to build a shopping mall. Reserve analysis is a tool and technique of this process. share. C. D. or accept them. D.6/17/13 Exam Central problems Question: 119 ( A.Skipped ) All of the following are inputs to the Determine Budget process EXCEPT? Activity cost estimates Scope baseline Resource calendar Reserve analysis Planning . D. B. project schedule. C.Integration Management Per the PMBOK there is a procedure to deal with changes and requests from a customer. or accept them. Incorrect . C. The project team plans for these risks during planning. D. The project charter should be published under the name of the project manager. B. Incorrect . enhance. Then finally. The next thing would be to issue the change request. resource calendars. the first thing you should do is look at the impact of the change. contracts. The project charter should be published under the name of a manager external to the project. B.Framework The project must be completed by December 15th. 27/44 www.Skipped ) Which of the following is not true regarding the project charter? The project charter is an official. C. written acknowledgement and recognition that a project exists. For negative risks you can avoid.examcentral. B.000. The project must be completed by December 15th or your company will have to pay a weekly penalty of $5. transfer. Then if the change was approved. not an input. Incorrect . Incorrect . B. The project charter gives the project manager authority to assign organizational resources to the work of the project. you would inform the impacted stakeholders about the change and begin implementation. scope baseline.
6/17/13 Exam Central Initiating . B. Quality Requirements. Question: 127 ( A. Schedule Milestones. Statement of Work. Planning .Skipped ) Which of the following is a reason for adopting statistical sampling for inspection? reduce cost of quality control reduce cost of poor quality reduce cost of rework improve probability of acceptance Monitoring & Controlling . amd C all have things that are not in the WBS including Net Present Palue. According to the PMBOK the sponsor is considered to be external to the project. Responsible Organization. C.Skipped ) Which of the following BEST describes the elements of a WBS Dictionary entry? A. C. To To To To Incorrect . Cost Estimate. Choices A.Human Resources Management Project staff assignments is one of the outputs of the Aquire Project Team process. Incorrect . Question: 126 ( A. Statement of Work. Risk Register. B. The remaining answers (A. Administrative closure is final process of the project’s phase or a project and cannot be processed after each deliverable D) Choice D is incorrect because administrative closure for the project will occur only once for every project or project phase Question: 128 ( Incorrect . Required Resources.Skipped ) When should administrative closure be carried out? the completion of each phase of the project the completion of project the completion of each deliverable the completion of each procurement contract on the project Closing . D.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 28/44 . Monte Carlo Analysis and Earned Value Calculation. Work package ID and Name. B. C. Scheduled Complete Date. C.Skipped ) Which of these is an output from the Acquire Project Team process? Staffing Management Plan Project staff assignments RAM Organizational chart Executing . B.examcentral. and D) all correctly describe elements of the project charter. The charter is NOT published under the project manager's name. Statement of Work.Scope Management Answer D is the correct answer. This is particularly important and has a significant role in assessing whether the project can be continued into its next phase B) Choice B is incorrect because the profitability of the project will not be known in case the administrative closure is not conducted during the end of each phase C) Choice C is incorrect. This is called: www. and Cost D. C. Earned Value Calculation.Skipped ) While updating the project plan you find that a resource is being used 16 hours on one day in the project. D. Code of Account Identifier.Procurement Management A) Administrative closure activities should be carried out at the completion of each phase of a project. The definition of the work package including its Net Present Value (NPV). B. Required Resources. Question: 124 ( A. You decide to shift some of his work to the next day. Question: 125 ( Incorrect . At At At At Incorrect . Work Package ID and Name. and Monte Carlo Analysis.Integration Management Per the PMBOK Guide. and thus is usually the name under which the charter is published. D. Work Package ID and Name. the project charter should be published under the name of a manager external to the project.Quality Management Statistical sampling involves a method of choosing a part of the population of work results for inspection.
Question: 129 ( A.Skipped ) You are concerned about the performance of an individual on your team. C. Resource leveling Smoothing Adjusting leads and legs Resource allocation Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 132 ( A. the best communication type to use is informal verbal. www.examcentral. Within your organization the project managers have the highest level of authority on a project. to discuss the problem and try to find a solution. it is also used when shared or critical resources are only available at certain times or are only available in limited quantities. If the team member continues to perform poorly. Informal verbal Formal verbal Informal written Formal written Executing . Verifying the correctness of the product relates to quality control. D. B. Question: 131 ( Incorrect .Framework In a Projectized organizational structure the project manager has the highest authority level. D. D. C.6/17/13 Exam Central A. Incorrect . B. B. Incorrect . or in any other media meant for public distribution to secure a larger response to the inquiry for procurement C) Letter of intent is an intimation of intent to hire and it is not a tool for solicitation D) Single source order implies a preferred supplier of the goods or services and restricts competition Question: 130 ( Incorrect . magazines. D.Skipped ) Which of the following would facilitate a larger number of responses to an invitation for bid? Bidders conference Advertising Letter of intent Single source order Executing . C. In this case you would meet with the team member. such as when a resources has been assigned to two or more activities during the same time period.Skipped ) You are the project manager and your company completes projects for other companies. D. while verify scope looks to see if requirements were met (via inspection).Time Management Resource leveling is necessary when resources have been over-allocated.Communications Management For the first notice.Procurement Management A) Bidders' conference is to ensure a common and correct understanding of the scope of work being procured B) The purchaser may insert advertisements in newspapers. C. Inspection is a tool used for this purpose. B. You have noticed a recent increase in defects from activities this team member is responsible for. You are likely operating within what type of organizational structure? A. Which of the following methods should you choose to give your feedback? A.Skipped ) Which of the following is done during Verify scope? Verify product correctness Verify the WBS Inspection Performance measurement Monitoring & Controlling . A A A A functional structure weak matrix structure projectized structure company using an ISO 9000 program Initiating . C. This is the first time that you have had any problems with this particular team member. the second notice should be formal written.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 29/44 .Scope Management Verify scope is the process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables. face to face if possible. B.
Framework These are examples of Enterprise Environment Factors.Procurement Management Contract terms and conditions may prescribe contract close out procedures Question: 136 ( A. The project is now ten percent complete and on schedule. plotted against time. C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 30/44 . The project has a budget of $290. B.6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 133 ( A. easiest Tactical. What is the BAC? A. hardest General.000 $290.Skipped ) Two stakeholders. Question: 134 ( Incorrect . hardest Executing . C. D. C. D. Incorrect . infrastructure and marketplace conditions are all examples of? Enterprise Environment Factors Organizational Process Assets Project Management Body of Knowledge Project Knowledge Areas Initiating . Soft. were arguing about when to start a particular activity on their project. B.000 $10.Skipped ) You are the project manager of the Everest Consulting Project. The project is currently $10.Skipped ) Which of the following can be displayed as an S-Curve? Estimate at completion TCPI CPI and SPI Cost performance baseline Planning . Incorrect . B.Skipped ) Which of the following may specify procedures for close contract? Procurement planning documents Solicitation planning documents Contract terms and conditions Source selection methods Closing .Skipped ) Company culture. C. Mary and Joe. earned value. People skills are almost always the hardest to learn and to master. Mary www.Cost Management The BAC is the budget at completion. The S-Curve is a graphic display of cumulative cost.Skipped ) The ________ skills of general management are often the ________ to do. Question: 137 ( A. D. C.000 over budget. Question: 138 ( Incorrect . last Hard. such as handling people.examcentral. percentage of work. $280. D. Incorrect . B. The S-Curve can also be used to show planned value. are difficult to learn. or other quantities. Incorrect .Human Resources Management Soft skills. B.000 and is expected to last three years.Cost Management The Cost Performance baseline is often said to be displayed as an s-curve. which is given to you in the questions .000 Monitoring & Controlling . organizational structure. and usually must be done on the job.000 $300.000.it is $290. and actual cost of project work. Question: 135 ( A. Technical skills are learned more easily and often taught in school. labor hours. D.
reserve analysis. D. but both parties must give something up.Human Resources Management The best answer is B. B.6/17/13 Exam Central wants to wait 4 weeks until the project team can do more research. Incorrect . Project management plans communicate to the project team.examcentral. parametric estimating. It is very important for you to get external feedback about the performance of your project team from external parties such as stakeholders.Integration Management Of all the choices presented.Skipped ) Your project has not been going very well and the stakeholders funding the project have been complaining to you about the performance of the project team. B. monitored. C. D. Incorrect . the project sponsor. Question: 141 ( A. Confronting Smoothing Compromise Avoidance Monitoring & Controlling . To To To To Incorrect . D. and stakeholders how the entire project will operate Question: 142 ( A. Question: 139 ( A.Quality Management Control charts are used for the monitoring. www.Skipped ) All the following are tools and techniques of Estimate Costs EXCEPT: Cost aggregation Analogous estimating Bottom-up estimating Parametric estimating Planning . Confronting (problem solving) is where the 2 parties would sit down. C. and then closed Planning . B. they both just agree to start the activity in 2 weeks. analogous estimating. and work out the problem. B. and vendor bid analysis. Incorrect . C. C. Rather than discussing it any further. controlling and evaluation of process variations. project management estimating software.Skipped ) Which of the following is the primary purpose of the project management plan? define the work to be completed to reach the project end date define the work needed in each phase of the project life cycle prevent any changes to the scope define how the project is executed. explain both sides.Cost Management The tools and techniques of the Estimate Costs process are expert judgment. This is best described as: 360-degree reviews External feedback Performance reports Team disagreement Executing . controlled. D.Skipped ) Control charts are used for the: monitoring and subsequent evaluation of process variations determination of the mean and acceptable range of the variance controlling project cost controlling project delays Monitoring & Controlling .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 31/44 . three point estimates. B. C. but Joe wants to start immediately. bottom-up estimating. D. but doesn't address the problem. Question: 140 ( A. D is the best choice. Avoidance (also known as withdrawal) is where one party either physically or emotionally leaves the discussion.Human Resources Management Compromise is finding solutions that bring some degree of satisfaction to both parties.it is where everyone is distracted by an irrelevant comment that makes everyone feel good. Cost aggregation is a tool and technique of the Determine Budget process. Smoothing is what politicians do . What kind of conflict resolution technique does this situation indicate? A. cost of quality.
Monitoring & Controlling .Framework Project managers will most likely receive mentoring from the project management office (PMO). EAC VAC EV PV Incorrect .Skipped ) This measurement is the value of work that has been completed to date. as it has provided more than what was called for. Incorrect .Skipped ) Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory states that: A. Monitoring & Controlling .Skipped ) A leadership style in which the project manager shares problems with team members and formulates solutions as a group is called: Autocratic Consultation in a group Consensus One-to-one consultation Initiating . D. the project manager determines that the software delivered exceeds the performance criteria and also provides for functional features over and above the ones specified in the requirements specifications approved by the customer. C. Customer www. C.Skipped ) Mentoring for the project manager will most likely come from which of the following? Project Management International American Society for Quality The project management office Subject matter experts Initiating .Human Resources Management Maslows hierarchy of needs states that only when the lower level needs are met can you move to the next level. which means unnecessary money and effort was expended.6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 143 ( A. D. The greater the financial reward. Incorrect . D.examcentral. The project is unsuccessful as it could have been more productive than actual expenditure incurred. Question: 145 ( A. Which of the following is a true assessment of the project performance? A. B. The project is successful as specifications have been exceeded without any impact to cost and schedule baselines. C. On reviewing project performance and deliverables. The situation described does not talk about cost and schedule baseline performance. D. B.Framework The project is unsuccessful because it has been gold-plated.Cost Management Earned Value (EV) is the value of the work that has been completed to date. Question: 147 ( Incorrect . C. C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 32/44 . Psychological needs for growth and fulfillment can be met only when lower-level physical or security needs have been fulfilled. Hygiene factors are those that provide physical safety and emotional security. Executing . D. Question: 144 ( Incorrect . The project has been very successful. The strongest motivation for work is to provide for physiological needs. Question: 146 ( A.Framework Consensus leadership style is where the project manager shares problems with team members and formulates solutions as a group. the move motivated the workers will be. B. B. The project has been unsuccessful.Skipped ) A CRM software project has entered the closure phase on customer acceptance of the software. B. as the customer has expressed delight.
C. operations do not. D. Question: 150 ( A. C. organizational process assets Executing . B. Incorrect . which also appear on the corporate organizational chart.6/17/13 Exam Central delight is a goal but that should be achieved without gold-plating being added to the project. the best response is choice C. there's the door!" Which type of conflict resolution technique is he using? A. Question: 151 ( A. Question: 149 ( Incorrect . service. It It It It Incorrect . project management plan.examcentral. B.Framework A project does have a definite end date. the OBS is structured around an organizations departments. Incorrect . enterprises environmental factors. B. resource calendars Team performance assessment. If you don't like it. He tells the team: “Shut-up! I'm the boss.Integration Management Project archives are required to support future projects in the performing organization.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam .Skipped ) Jon is the project manager of an office re-location project and is fed up with the several conflicts on his project.Skipped ) Inputs to Develop Project Team include: Human resource plan.Skipped ) Which of the following is true regarding the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) cannot be used when you have a WBS should be determined by the HR department mimics the corporate organizational chart should be determined by the finance department Executing . C. C. project management plan.Skipped ) Which of the following is not an attribute of a project? Creates a product. or results Has no specific end date Has a start date Begins with a charter Initiating .Skipped ) Why is it necessary to archive project records? It is a good practice It is recommended by the project office To support future projects To document project performance Closing . organizational process assets Project staff assignment. D. organizational process assets Project staff assignments. D. We are doing things my way from now on.Human Resources Management The inputs to the Develop Project Team process are project staff assignments. Even though the other choices are also true. or teams with the project activities or work packages listed under each department. B. untis. According to the PMBOK.Skipped ) 33/44 www. and resource calendars. Incorrect . enterprises environmental factors.Human Resources Management Forcing is a win-lose situation in which one person forces thier decision on another. D. Question: 148 ( A. enterprises environmental factors. Question: 152 ( A. D. B. Forcing Problem-solving Withdrawing Compromising Executing . Question: 153 ( Incorrect .Human Resources Management The project's OBS is structured around the firm’s departments or functional areas. C.
This is where the work is getting done. It has a definite start date and end date B. Budgeting is allocating project cost estimates to individual activities. B. Publishing the final performance report. Question: 157 ( A. and machinery) are utilized during Project Execution. Question: 155 ( A. which is budgeting. Cost budgeting involves allocating the overall project cost estimates to individual activities or work packages to establish a cost baseline for measuring project performance.Skipped ) What is the difference between cost budgeting and cost estimating? Budgeting precedes estimating. Incorrect .Procurement Management Independent estimates derived by the buyer are often referred to as "should cost" estimate for the procurement. In the next step. Project often utilized as means of achieving an organization’s strategic plan Initiating . collecting project records. project management is defined as “the application of knowledge. D. B. skills. C. tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements D. estimates for each activity are prepared. tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements”. Incorrect .Skipped ) 34/44 www.6/17/13 Exam Central What is Project Management? A.examcentral. A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product. service or result C. Question: 156 ( A. C. all estimates are combined into one budget. materials. D. Incorrect .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . B.Cost Management In cost estimating. Question: 154 ( A. B. Planning . Estimates are more accurate than budgets. skills. Question: 158 ( Incorrect . D. most of the project money is spent in the Project Execution process group. and concluding lessons learned are all done at administrative closure. Executing .Skipped ) Which of the following best describes Independent Estimates Check proposed pricing by procuring organization Project budget for the project statement of work Range of estimates as derived by rough order magnitude techniques Average of prices received from prospective sellers. Incorrect .Skipped ) Which of the following is not a part of administrative closure? Collecting project records Final performance report Lessons learned Verify Scope Closing . This is done to ensure correct pricing levels on the procurement. The application of knowledge. C.Skipped ) When is MOST of a project’s budget spent? Project Planning Project Execution Project Monitoring and Controling Project Closing Executing . Budgets are more accurate than estimates. C. D.Procurement Management Verify Scope is a part of project scope control and is carried out throughout the controlling phase of the project management life cycle.Framework According to the PMBOK guide.Framework Since resources (people.
Tolerances and thresholds help to define how often the risk management process will be performed C. all of the project team members are in the same physical location in order to increase their ability to work as a team D) Choice D is incorrect because a co-located team does not ensure that costs are reduced. B. Tolerances and thresholds.Skipped ) Which of the following could be an appropriate WBS code for a work package at the fourth level in a WBS where the top level is 1.4 refers to fourth (4th) item of 2nd level and hence the answer is not correct C A work package at the fourth level would have a four-digit classification. Each level of the WBS is a smaller segment of the level above. Incorrect .4 1.Human Resources Management A) Choice A is incorrect because co-located teams are not dispersed for effective utilization of resources B) Choice B is incorrect communication process had to be simple and this can be achieved when the team is co-located and not dispersed C) When a project team is co-located. D.Risk Management A) Choice A is correct. Every descending level with greater detail of the work package would be numbered with increase in the position of the digit D There is a definite system that decides the numbering system and ‘all above’ is an incorrect answer Question: 161 ( A. The The The The Incorrect .net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 35/44 .0? Planning . Tolerances and thresholds determine what tools and data sources will be used in risk management D. Tolerances and thresholds provide the basis for budgeting the risk management process as well as defining how risk activities will be recorded Planning .Skipped ) Senior management wants to estimate the costs of a project. www. C. can help to define the target by which the project team can measure the effectiveness of the risk response plan execution B.examcentral. Tolerances and thresholds. D.Scope Management A The sequence mentioned is not correct and the number of levels would match to position digit and hence the answer is wrong B 1. can help to define the target by which the project team can measure the effectiveness of the risk response plan execution B) Choice B is incorrect because answer B references the timing that should be addressed in the risk management plan.Cost Management The correct answer is D.1. when documented. What option should you suggest? what-if scenario bottom-up estimating design of experiments analogous estimating Planning . B. when documented.2. which is when you use the total cost of a similar previous project as a baseline and make adjustments for any differences. C) Choice C is incorrect as answer C references the methodology that should be identified in a risk management plan D) Choice D is incorrect as answer D touches on the budgeting and tracking that should be defined in the risk management plan Question: 159 ( A. D. B. but doesn't want to spend a lot of time on a detailed analysis.1 All above Incorrect . In some situations. C.1. 1. If you want to quickly estimate costs on a project you can use analogous estimating.Skipped ) What is the benefit of using a co-located team? project team is dispersed so the team is self-led project team is dispersed so communication increases project team is in the same physical location so their ability to work as a team is enhanced project team is in the same physical location so project costs are greatly reduced Executing . costs may be increased due to travel in order to bring all the team members together to complete the project Question: 160 ( A. C.4 1.6/17/13 Exam Central Why are risk tolerances and thresholds important to identify in the risk management plan? A.
Choices A and C are from other processes and don't apply here. www. B.Skipped ) Which of the following is true for a WBS? Each descending level represents an increase in detail of work Each ascending level represents an increase in detail of work Level of detail does not change with position of work on the WBS Each descending level represents a decrease in detail of work Planning .Communications Management The tools and techniques of the Distribute Information process are communication methods and information distribution tools. Incorrect . Incorrect .Human Resources Management The project manager is responsible for arranging any project-specific training required to address the project needs. Incorrect . not by task. D. However. B. Question: 162 ( A. Question: 163 ( A.Skipped ) The Distribute Information tools and techniques are Communication management plan and distribute information tools Project management methods and distribute information tools Performance reporting and communication technology Communication methods and information distribution tools Executing . C. D. progress can be measured and therefore so can PV and EV. C. A program is a group of projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits not available from managing each project individually. C. Cost collection is not occurring so there cannot be any cost management. D. Incorrect .Skipped ) Who is responsible for organizing training of the new staff on a project? Human resources department Project manager Training department Functional manager Executing . Incorrect . Question: 164 ( A. C.Skipped ) You are responsible for oversight and coordination of several interrelated projects.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 36/44 . each of which has its own project manager.6/17/13 Exam Central Choice B is wrong. bottom-up estimating is more accurate.Scope Management The WBS is organized with increasing detail of work with each descending level in the structure.Framework The best answer is choice C. B. Cost variance can be calculated Earned value Management is difficult to calculate Schedule variance can be calculated Planning . B.Skipped ) Your organization does not collect project cost. Your role is best defined as Project Manager Portfolio Manager Program Manager Functional Manager Initiating . but is also slow and time consuming. All other statements do not hold true for WBS. C. D.examcentral.Cost Management Schedule variance can be calculated. D. Question: 166 ( A. Question: 165 ( A. Which is the most accurate statement? Earned value management is not applicable. B. People are paid by positions.
quality or other requirements are most likely to result in a contract change Question: 168 ( A. a project manager should be identified and assigned as early in the project as possible. Since the task is not critical it should be eliminated from the project and the resources applied to critical path C. Incorrect . D. The project’s critical path found during planning should be accelerated B. Option B is wrong because non-critical path activities still have to be completed. at some point non-critical tasks can become part of the critical path if they are late enough to use the entire float. C. Option D is wrong because the delay might put this activity on the critical path. Incorrect . B.Skipped ) Which of the following could be a primary cause of a contract change? Change requests Statement of work Inspection results Test procedures Monitoring & Controlling .Procurement Management Close Project and Close Procurements are the two processes in the Closing process group. schedule.Procurement Management Request for changes to scope.Skipped ) When is the best time to assign a project manager to a project? As soon as a project is authorized As soon as the scope statement is finalized As soon as the WBS is completed At any time during the project life cycle.6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 167 ( A. Question: 169 ( A. depending on requirements Initiating . www.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 37/44 . C.Skipped ) Which of the following processes belong to the executing process group? Scope verification Develop project team Quality control Schedule development Executing . Choice C is the only one we know for sure.Cost Management Answer choice C is correct. Question: 170 ( A. B. causing which of the following to occur? A.Skipped ) During execution a non-critical path task is started later that its LS date. B. Incorrect . Incorrect .Integration Management Answer A is correct.examcentral. No action is needed since the task is off the critical path Monitoring & Controlling . D. D. C. In general. The critical path that was determined during planning may no longer be the critical path D. C. B.Skipped ) The two closing process are : Close procurement and Verify scope Close Procurement and Close Project Project closure and Team release Release team and lessons learned Closing . Answer A is incorrect because we may have a different critical path now as a result of the delay.Human Resources Management A) Scope verification falls within monitor and control process group B) Develop project team is part of the executing process C) Scope verification is a monitoring and controlling process activity D) Schedule development falls within the planning process Question: 171 ( Incorrect . D.
and benefits. B. B. One team member argues for a certain seller. D.Skipped ) The project team is arguing about the prospective sellers who have submitted proposals. all team members should come to the same choice of seller. specifically when and how human resource requirements will be met. because the criteria should be objective. It can include salary.Skipped ) Larry tells his team that the best way to solve their current conflict is to find a middle ground. C. C. The organizational chart shows reporting structures on the project.Human Resources Management Negotiation is key in acquiring staff for a project.examcentral. D.Framework The project manager is explaining project life cycle. The project team directory shows who is on the team.Procurement Management A) Answer A is incorrect.Human Resources Management With compromising. What is the key tool the Project Manager is utilizing? A. C.Skipped ) The Project Manager is involved in acquiring the project team on a highway expansion project. What is the project manager describing? Project Kickoff Meeting Stakeholders Meeting Project Life Cycle Product Life Cycle Initiating . Question: 174 ( Incorrect . B. How should communication be best handled in this situation? www. Rather than try to solve the problem. travel. Procurement documents Procurement audits Evaluation criteria Procurement management plan Planning . working hours. A staffing management plan defines the staffing rules for the project. If used properly. Incorrect . and job responsibilities. neither party gets exactly what they want and both parties give something up. they simply meet in the middle. D) Answer D is incorrect because the procurement management plan describes how the general procurement processes will be handled. Larry is using which conflict resolution technique? Forcing Withdrawing Compromising Smoothing Executing . The Project Manager is presently discussing salary. Procurement audit is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the supplier and the procurement process itself C) Answer C is correct.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 38/44 . procurement documents are the documents that are submitted to prospective sellers and service providers to solicit their proposals for the work needed B) Answer B is incorrect. C. D. B. Evaluation criteria are the primary tools for evaluating potential sellers and should be used by the entire team in order to make a selection. while another team member wants the project to be awarded to a different seller.Skipped ) You are working with a very vocal stakeholder who has a high influence on the project but holds little power. Question: 173 ( Incorrect . Staffing management plan Organizational chart Project team directory Negotiations Executing . which is a collection of generally sequential or overlapping project phases Question: 176 ( Incorrect . D.6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 172 ( A. benefits. Incorrect . The BEST thing the project manager should remind the team to focus on in order to make a selection is: A. Question: 175 ( A.Skipped ) The project manager is explaining the potential sequential phases of the project to the key stakeholders.
The The The The Incorrect . D. B. Incorrect . and the work that must be done to deliver a product/service as the output of the project is considered ________. email is considered informal written. but inversely can have an extremely low probability score C) Choice C is not a true statement as each risk is accounted for D) Choice D is incorrect.Risk Management A) Choice A is incorrect and not relevant to the scenario B) A risk can have a very high impact on the project. Keep satisfied and use informal written communication methods Keep informed and use informal written communication methods Keep satisfied and use informal verbal communication methods Keep informed and use informal verbal communication methods Initiating . B. medium. How is this possible? risk scores are graded on a bell curve probability of each risk is low impact of each risk is not accounted for until it comes to fruition risks are rated HML Planning . and low versus a numbering system would not alter the overall high or low risk score of the project www. Product scope Requirements. but have an overall low risk score.6/17/13 Exam Central A.Skipped ) The features and functions of a product or service are considered ________. C. since the Schedule Performance Index is greater than 1.Communications Management Keep informed and use informal written communication methods. D.Scope Management The correct answer is C. D. D. and D are all incorrect as they are not inputs to Determine Budget. Project management plan Planning . Question: 177 ( A. but non-critical activities are behind schedule less work was performed than planned Monitoring & Controlling . D. Question: 179 ( A. Since the stakeholder is very vocal it is best to use a written communication method such as email so that all communication can be documented in case of a dispute. Question: 180 ( A. Project scope.Cost Management More work is performed than planned. Product scope describes the features and functions of the product or service.Skipped ) The total float on the project is 5 weeks and SPI is greater then 1. A model using high. Before you begin the Determine budget process.Cost Management Activity Cost estimates. Project scope Scope management plan. B. Deliverables Product scope. Question: 178 ( A. Incorrect . B. C. C.examcentral. Status indicates that more work was performed than planned Critical path work is behind schedule Critical path activities are on schedule. Incorrect . According to the PMBOK.Skipped ) You are the project manager for the construction of a model City Mall. C. B. C.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 39/44 . C.Skipped ) A project can have many risks with high impact scores. what is needed? Activity Costs estimates. Answer B.0. Basis for estimation and project schedule Estimate Activity Duration and Basis for estimates Estimate at Completion and Budget at Completion Parametric model used to arrive at the costs submitted Planning . Basis for estimation and project schedule are inputs to the cost budgeting process. whereas project scope describes the work that must be done to deliver a product/service as the output of the project.
Incorrect . The supporting detail contains all of the following except: Constraints Exclusions Code of accounts Assumptions Planning . The highway project is running behind schedule and over budget. B. assumptions. Question: 185 ( A.6/17/13 Exam Central Question: 181 ( A.Skipped ) You recently published the scope statement and the supporting detail. B. Incorrect . The code of accounts is assigned to the elements during the Create WBS process. working relationships and productivity.Scope Management Supporting details to the scope statement include project exclusions.Skipped ) Co-location can help with: Bringing customers together in project Bringing all team members together at one place Shifting a project from one location to new location Shifting part of the team to another country to reduce cost Executing .Skipped ) Who is responsible for team development? Project manager Functional manager Stakeholders Entire project team Executing . product scope description. Incorrect . C.Quality Management A) Perform Quality Assurance involves making sure that correct processes are followed with regard to quality control B) Scope Verification involves obtaining acceptance of the deliverable C) Perform Quality Control involves checking the deliverables to ensure compliance according to the required quality specifications of the project D) Manage Project Team involves human resource management for the project. C.Skipped ) You are making sure that the correct quality control processes and procedures are followed during your project. deliverables. D. D. B. Which of the following processes are you engaged in? Perform Quality Assurance Scope Verification Perform Quality Control Manage Project Team Executing . C. constraints.Skipped ) A project manager is about to hold a meeting with stakeholders related to the status of a large project for building a new highway. and product acceptance criteria. with regard to www.Human Resources Management The project manager owns the responsibility of managing team development Question: 182 ( Incorrect . D. What kind of communication does this meeting represent? A. Question: 184 ( A. B. D. Nonverbal Paralingual Informal Verbal Formal Verbal Executing . Also. C. B. Question: 183 ( A. D.examcentral.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 40/44 . and the project manager must deliver the message to the stakeholders.Human Resources Management Co-location is organizational placement strategy where the project team members are physically located close to one another in order to improve communication. C. Incorrect .Communications Management Meetings are always classified as informal verbal regardless of how important the message may seem.
Choice D is incorrect because scope statement defines project scope description and product acceptance criteria Question: 187 ( Incorrect . B. The contract administrator has the authority to change the contract.Skipped ) The information setting forth how to execute the project are found in the _____________ Scope Statement Project Management Plan SOW Charter Executing . D. you take action when you see that a project team member is not performing Question: 186 ( A.Skipped ) You can determine whether requirements have been met by using ________. What tool and technique are you currently using? Lessons learned Documentation reviews Risk audits SWOT analysis Monitoring & Controlling . Sponsor Project Team Customer Contract Administrator Monitoring & Controlling .Integration Management A Option A is incorrect as Scope Statement defines about only work to be done and does not describe how to process B The project management plan is the final document to be created before the execution of the project. Risk audits examine and document the effectiveness of risk responses in dealing with identified risks and their root causes. C. B. This addition of features will require changes to the signed contract. the customer decides to add features to the workflow software. as well as the effectiveness of the risk management process. www. Incorrect .Scope Management Choice A is not correct because quality audits do not test completeness of requirements. the final choices of the planning team are shown in it C SOW is the initial work description document and does not contain any details about project plan and execution and this is incorrect answer D Charter is the document that authorizes the project and does not contain any activity about project plan or project execution and it’s wrong answer Question: 189 ( A. Quality audits test to see if the quality processes and procedures are being properly followed.Skipped ) A contract is signed with a vendor and work has begun. Choice C is not correct. D.examcentral.Skipped ) You are documenting the effectiveness of risk responses on your project.Risk Management You are performing the Monitor and Control Risks process. B. Contract administrator’s main responsibility is to protect the integrity and purpose of the contract. D.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 41/44 . Quality audits Inspection WBS Scope Statement Monitoring & Controlling . Halfway through the project. B. Risk audits may be included during routine project review meetings. C. As such. Incorrect . C.6/17/13 Exam Central performance. Question: 188 ( A. which is when you would use the Inspection tool and technique. D. because the question is describing the Verify Scope process. Choice B is correct. C. or separately in risk audit meetings.Procurement Management Answer D is correct. Incorrect . Who has the authority to change the contract? A. the WBS breaks the project into manageable components and cannot determine whether requirements have been met.
C. You may document lessons learned as a result of this process as an output. The only proactive answer here is preventing unnecessary changes. Project reports describe the status and issues while performance reports assess variances from project objectives.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam . you are in the process of creating a list of all the project team members. B. B. Question: 193 ( A. D. D.Skipped ) When it comes to changes the project manager’s attention is BEST spent on: Making changes Tracking and recording changes Informing the sponsor of changes Preventing unnecessary changes Initiating .Skipped ) What is the difference between project reports and performance reports? A.Quality Management Benchmarking involves comparing actual or planned project practices to those of comparable projects to identify best practices. Monitoring & Controlling . Incorrect . Performance reports include variance or trend analysis and predict future project performance with reference to the planned objectives. Incorrect . D. B. Question: 192 ( A. C. C.Framework Project managers should be proactive. Both mean the same thing.examcentral. Question: 190 ( A.Skipped ) Which of the following BEST describes benchmarking? Calculating the return on investment of purchasing a new piece of equipment Determining the scope of work and measures to ensure the scope is met Performing a root cause analysis on the quality problems that have occurred on the project Reading project management journals each month and looking for past projects to help determine quality measures for future projects Executing .Communications Management Project reports reflect project status and issues while making no assessment on the project performance objectives. their roles and communication information. Incorrect . The standards from professional associations could be used as well. C. their project roles and communication information Question: 191 ( Incorrect . Project reports are meant for customers while performance reports are meant for review within the team. C. B. Question: 194 ( A.6/17/13 Exam Central Documentation reviews and SWOT analysis are tools and techniques used to identify risks. Which activity is not included in configuration management? Controlling changes to the project deliverables Scope verification Automatic change request approvals Identification of the functional and physical attributes of the project deliverables 42/44 www.Skipped ) Configuration management is a process for applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance of the project implementation.Skipped ) As a project manager. D. This information should reside in the: Project Plan Project Team Directory Performance Reports Communications Plan Executing . Incorrect . but the questions was asking what tools and techniques you are using. D. generate ideas for improvement and provide a basis for measuring performance.Human Resources Management Project team directory: A documented list of project team members. Project reports are on a weekly frequency and performance reports are event driven. B.
D. prevention and inspection efforts. Question: 196 ( A. Choice D is incorrect. enterprise environmental factors. D. The main drawback is they are very time consuming.Integration Management Develop Project Charter has five inputs. enterprise environmental factors. D. Question: 195 ( A. project SOW.Human Resources Management Developing the project team can happen throughout the project.Skipped ) Kimberly is creating a bottom-up budget. they are very accurate. project SOW. Question: 197 ( A. business case. business case. Scope verification is an essential element in configuration management and it will be a used to help close the project. Bottom-up estimation www.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 43/44 . This is the EEF update that derives from this process. Question: 199 ( Incorrect . C. It It It It Incorrect . Configuration management does perform the action specified in choice D.Skipped ) What are the inputs to the Develop Project Charter process? Contract. Choice C is the right answer. B.Integration Management Choice A is incorrect. enterprise environmental factors.Skipped ) Which method would use the metric of "$1400 per metric ton" as part of the estimate? A. C. and organizational process assets Contract. Top-down estimation B. the project manager takes a group of strangers (or at least people who are possibly unfamiliar with one another) and turns them into a cohesive team. B. C.Skipped ) What will the project manager create as a result of developing the project team? Team-building activities Performance enhancements The team becoming friends after the project is complete Smoothing Executing . plans and other documents Planning .examcentral. However. Incorrect . Choice B is incorrect. B. contract. and organizational process assets Project SOW. business case.Cost Management Bottom-up budgets are calculated by estimating and adding up each individual component to come up with a total.6/17/13 Exam Central Monitoring & Controlling . Question: 198 ( A. and business case Project SOW. thus resulting in performance improvement. and organizational process assets. Controlling changes pertaining to deliverables are part of configuration management. Generally speaking. What are the potential drawbacks? is inaccurate is very time consuming is hard to report is difficult to budget for unknown risks Planning .Quality Management Cost of quality is what you get when you add up the cost of all of the rework. and organizational process assets Initiating . and they are project SOW. Incorrect . B. Incorrect .Skipped ) Which of the following is NOT included in a cost of quality calculation? Team members’ time spent finding and repairing defects Quality managers’ time spent writing quality standards Project managers’ time spent creating the project management plan Team members’ time spent reviewing specifications. C. Parametric estimation C. D. Many projects will not have this feature in its configuration management because the changes have to be reviewed by the concerned persons before approving.
as the "$1400 per metric ton" represents a parameter that could predict the cost of the resource based on the number of metric tons needed. You have just experienced what? A.examcentral. Analogous estimation Planning .Cost Management Answer B is correct.Framework Choice A is incorrect because this is a management theory to manage people and problems Choice B is incorrect as it is an amount of time and money reserved for unknown risk in your project Program Management is used by management to make decisions regarding which projects or resources should be prioritized to achieve the best overall outcome for the program.6/17/13 Exam Central D. or cost per hour. such as cost per ton. Show All Questions Show Incorrect Questions Show Correct Questions www. B. However.Skipped ) You have an excellent idea for a new project that can increase productivity by 20 percent in your organization. C. This is an example of parametric estimating.net/pmp/pmp-exam/exam 44/44 . management declines to approve the proposed project because resources are already devoted to other related projects. Question: 200 ( Incorrect . D. Choice D is incorrect as it is a model to estimate costs. Management by exception Management Reserve Program Management Parametric modeling Initiating .
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