Project Management online quiz

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Question 1
The MAJOR process for project integration management are
A. project plan development, project plan execution, and overall change control
B. project plan development, project plan execution, and scope control
C. project plan development, overall change control, and scope control
D. project plan development, imitation, and overall change control

Question 2
Project Sponsors have the GREATEST influence on the scope, quality, time and cost of the project during the:
A. concept phase
B. development phase
C. execution phase
D. close down phase

Question 3
Ideally communication between the project manager and project team members should take place:
A. via daily status reports
B. through approved documented forms
C. by written and oral communication
D. through the formal chain of command

Question 4
A project's payback period ends when:
A. profit maximum is realized
B. unit profit is realized
C. monthly revenue exceeds monthly costs
D. cumulative revenue equals cumulative cots

Question 5
A scope statement is important because it:
A. provides the basis for making future decisions
B. provides a brief summary of the project
C. approves the project for the stakeholders
D. provides the criteria for measuring costs

Question 6
During the project scope planning process, the work breakdown structure should be developed to:
A. the sub-project level
B. the level determined by the project office
C. a level for adequate estimates
D. the cost center level

Question 7
A project loses a contractor in the middle of a project. A new project team is formed to replace the role of the lead contractor and his/her team. As a project manager, what is the FIRST topic to address to the team in the kick-off meeting?
A. identify team roles and responsibilities
B. review detailed team schedule
C. discuss cost estimates
D. emphasize your authority

Question 8
Constructive Team Roles include:
A. encourager, initiator, and gatekeeper
B. information giver, devil's advocate, and clarifier
C. withdrawer, harmonizer, and blocker
D. summarizer, recognition seeker, and information seeker

Question 9
A project schedule completion date will change if:
A. the critical path is reduced
B. the contingency is no longer available
C. no float time is available
D. project resources are reduced

Question 10
Your project is behind schedule due to conflict between team members. Having resolved the conflict, to get the project back on schedule, you should consider:
A. crashing the schedule.
B. performing resource leveling
C. conducting the reverse resource allocation scheduling
D. utilizing critical chair resources

Question 11
In which project phase do you have the GREATEST influence on risk?
A. conceptual
B. design
C. execution
D. implementation

Question 12
A precise description of a deliverable is called a:
A. specification
B. baseline
C. work package
D. work breakdown structure element

Question 13
You have just taken control of a project in the middle of execution and need to learn who has approval authority for revisions in scope. Which document provides this information?
A. resource assignment matrix
B. change control plan
C. project charter
D. client organization/chart

Question 14
Of the following conflict management approaches, which is believed to lead to the LEAST enduring positive relationships?
A. problem-solving
B. avoidance
C. compromise
D. forcing

Question 15
Complex project, involving cross-disciplinary efforts, are MOST effectively managed by:
A. multiple lead project managers
B. a functional organization
C. a strong matrix organization
D. a strong traditional manager

Question 16
A contractor's deliverable has been delayed 30 days. The process of determining how this event will affect the project's schedule is called risk:
A. identification
B. mitigation
C. simulation
D. assessment

Question 17
Conflict resolution techniques that may be used on a project include:
A. withdrawing, compromising, controlling, and forcing
B. controlling, forcing, smoothing, and withdrawing
C. confronting, compromising, smoothing, and directing
D. smoothing, confronting, forcing, and withdrawing

Question 18
It is critical for your company to offer its products on the Internet to increase its market share. The company has no previous experience in this area but it believes that knowledge is needed rapidly. As you have shown an interest in the Internet, you are asked to start planning for the project. What is the FIRST step to take as you begin planning?
A. identify the risks
B.  plan the scope
C. establish a resource plan
D. complete a cost and schedule plan

Question 19
An individual's willingness to take risk can be determined by:
A. decision tree modeling
B. monte carlo method
C. sensitivity analysis
D. utility function

Question 20
You have been asked to manage a project. The estimated cost of the project is $1,000,000. The project sponsor has approved this amount. Your earned value calculations indicated that the project will be completed on time and under budget by $200,000. Based on this calculation, your personal profit will decrease by $20,000. Given the estimated decrease in personal profit, what action should you take?
A. invoice for the full $1,000,000 based on the contract.
B. add tasks to improve the outcome and increase the actual project cost.
C. inform the end user that you can add features to the project in order to use the entire budget.
D. communicate the projected financial budget to the project sponsor.