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75 Unexpected Difficult PMP Questions.
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Co-location is a good strategy for Team work but the use of ____ is sometimes unavoidable.
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____ shortens the project schedule without changing the project scope.
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_________ is the value of work performed expressed in terms of the approved budget assigned to that work component.
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You are performing schedule network analysis along with your team. You want to analyze different schedule scenarios and their impact to the project. Which of the following technique would be useful?
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Which of the following is false about Risk Response Planning?
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Regression line in a Scatter diagram can be a
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Which of the following is true about "Company work authorization systems"?
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You are in the process of creating WBS for your project. You are decomosing Sub-projects and Deliverables into smaller components. Which of the following statements is true about the decomposition?
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Which of the following is not a tool or technique used in the Plan Risk Responses?
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Which of the following Project Documents is not useful for Estimating Activity Durations?
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Which of the following statements is true about project lifecycle and phases?
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You are a Project Manager for a small duration project. Your project is progressing well. As per the organizational mandate, you periodically develop EAC forecasts for the project. The Work Performance Information for EAC Forecasts covers:
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Quality audits should be _________.
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The total planned value of a project is also known as
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Which of the following is not a tool or technique used in the Quantitative Risk Analysis process?
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__________ is taken as input for the Develop Project Management Plan process. It includes an overall approach for deliverable verification, process analysis and validating changes.
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You are a senior project manager working for a large project. The project duration is 4.2 years
and it has 17 phases. During the project, you use many project execution tools and techniques. Since you
are managing a large project, you routinely use various types of management skills, such as leadership
and communication. These management techniques are commonly referred to as
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According to the PMBOK Guide, Project Management Plan is used for __________
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Which of the following is a Data Gathering technique in Identify Stakeholders?
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You are a PMO Manager. In your last status review meetings with your project managers, you found out following: Project Alpha: PV > AC
Project Beta: EV < PV
Project Gamma: PV = AC, Which of the following statements is true?
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You are CEO of a small eCommerce Company. Your customers use web & mobile application created by your company to make online transactions. Your company is doing well. The number of users have increased by 100% in last 37 weeks. Due to this load on servers, the users are facing slow response times. They often have to wait for as much as 53 seconds for a transaction to complete. In recent weeks the customers have started complaining and dropping out. You believe that the problems will go away once your data center is upgraded with new servers. You appoint a vendor to do this job who had previously developed the web application for you. Based on your previous experience, you are confident that the vendor will be able to assist you with data center upgrade. Which of the following is true?
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You are a project manager of a technically challenging R&D project. The project deadline is approaching. In order to meet the deadline, you have promised your team members 5 days of paid time off and free tickets for the movie of their choice. Which of the following statement is correct?
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You have developed a project plan and the concerned stakeholders have approved it. Your project team is ready to move further. As a project manager, in order to execute the approved project plan, you would refer to a set of inputs. Please select the most accurate answer.
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You have recently completed the project work. The client has give acceptance for same. As a project manager, which of the following is not your responsibility while closing the project?
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Your company has an emergency. You need to outsource part of your project work to complete project. The contracted work should be completed as soon as possible. Under these circumstances, what would be MOST helpful?
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Which of the following is true about Change Reqests(CR)?
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You are responsible for a systems integration project in your organization. The project has multiple internal customers. You have just begun preparing a project plan. You know from your previous experience that many people in your organization would be interested in the project progress. You decide to prepare a project communication management plan. Your first step in preparing this plan is to
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For which technique market research is used in Plan Procurement Management?
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Your company is building a large manufacturing facility. For the construction of this facility, a very critical piece of manufacturing equipment is required. Your company has ordered this equipment and awarded a contract to install this equipment to a general contractor. The original estimated delivery date for this equipment was provided to the general contractor as part of the bid documents. The bidder was specifically instructed to depend on this delivery date during the contract signing. You have recently found out that this piece of equipment is delayed by two months. How should you deal with the general contractor?
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As part of the Quality Management Processes, your company requires that every project should submit a detail cost baseline of the project. In order to submit the cost baseline for your project, you have just completed allocating the overall cost estimate to individual activities. You have completed which of the following processes?
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You are a senior Project Manager with Finite Sky Communication Networks. You are doing a project for design & development of microcontroller software for satellite communications. The estimated cost of your project is $20 million. About 2 weeks ago you completed the last deliverable and gave it to the client for acceptance. The client has accepted the results of your work and the deliverable. The client has also expressed his satisfaction about all the previous deliverables delivered during the lifetime of the project. What is the FIRST thing that you should do now?
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You are working as a Project Manager for a company that is known to deliver the best technical solutions. You are one of the finest technical brains in the company. But over the years, because of your good people management skills, you have risen up in ranks to become a Project Manager. The company has recently taken up a technically challenging project. During the course of Project, team members had a disagreement on software technical design. How should you deal with this conflict?
the years, because of your good people management skills, you have risen up in ranks to become a Project Manager. The company has recently taken up a technically challenging project. During the course of Project, team members had a disagreement on software technical design. How should you deal You are working as a Project Manager for a company that is known to deliver the best technical solutions. You are one of the finest technical brains in the company. But over the years, because of your good people management skills, you have risen up in ranks to become a Project Manager. The company has recently taken up a technically challenging project. During the course of Project, team members had a disagreement on software technical design. How should you deal with this conflict?
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Your company has awarded a medium-sized services contract to a new seller. Last week vendor's team was refused access to your company's facility by your company's security force. The vendor's team just wanted to complete the work as per the contract. If the access to the facility is stipulated in the contract, you should
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You are a senior project manager working with the engineering division of a big infrastructure firm. Your company has very stringent cost management policy. A recently appointed project manager has approached you. He is seeking your help in estimating cost on his project. He would like this estimate to be as accurate as possible, since this is the only chance for him to secure the budget for this project. You should advice him to use
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During project execution, a project team member informs the project manager that based on her observations, the project cannot meet the quality standards due to inefficient and ineffective processes & procedures. The project manager meets with all parties concerned to analyze the situation. In which step of the quality management process is the project manager involved here?
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You are working as the Senior Vice President with Finite Sky Communication Networks. You have started a project that which involves redesigning your company's retail stores. The project manager of this project has accepted an all expenses paid weekend visit to a resort from one of the project's vendors bidding on the contract. you know that this project manager is very sincere and this is the first time he has done such a thing. Which of the following statement is true about the situation?
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Using the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), the project work is decomposed into smaller, more manageable components. The components at the lowest level of WBS are called work packages. Which of the following does not describe how far to decompose the work?
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A project manager knows that she can start a certain activity anywhere within the project. She analyzed this activity and found a major risk. Her analysis shows that this activity is likely to delay the project schedule if the risk occurs. She decides to start this activity immediately after the first activity of the project. She is now confident that the project finish date will not be impacted by this activity. This is an example of:
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You are a project manager for a project that has a very aggressive schedule. To meet the deadlines you are cautiously following all the planning processes. You have gathered the inputs for Estimate Activity Duration process. which tools & techniques you will employ to produce the outputs from this process
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You are a project manager of a Automotive company. You realize that one of your senior team member is disclosing important project information to his friend who works with a competitor organization. What will you do?
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Which of the following is true about Arrow Diagramming Method(ADM) and Precedence Diagramming Method(PDM)?
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You can find role and/or responsibility of project team members in all of the following documents except:
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Which of the following is true about Schedule Performance Index (SPI)? SPI of more than 1.0 indicates that the
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There are two processes documented in the PMBOK Guide for analyzing risks - Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis and Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis. Which of the following statements is true about these processes?
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Which of the following statements is true about Scope Management?
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Organization Structures influence the projects. Which of the following is true about the Organization Structures?
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Which of the following is true about the Pr0ject Statment of Work (SOW)?
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A number of different stakeholders are involved in your project, and some of their objectives seem to be conflicting. In general, disagreements among stakeholders should be resolved in favour of
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A Schedule Performance Index (SPI) of less than 1.0 indicates that the
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Which of the following is not a term related to Project Organization Structures?
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Which of the following is not a tool and technique for the control Costs?
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You are working as a Project Manager in a Leading Luxary Car Manufacturing company. You do not have comensurate technical background of car manufaturing. You are leading a team of 93 people to develop a new car. As part of the project your comapany has contrated 27 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). One of the OEM has been given a job to develop a crucial component of gear box. The input and output specifications of this component are very well described in the contract. After 33.5 months this OEM has delivered the final component to you. The component is conformant with the input specifications but not with the output specifications as described in the contract. The final deadlne of theproject is very near. What should you do in this situation?
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All the following are tools and techniques for 'Develop Team' except:
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Management reserve is used for…
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Which of the following statements best describes attribute sampling versus variable sampling?
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You have just started working on a new project. Your boss has asked you for cost estimate for this project. Since the project is in the initial stages, there there is very little project information available about this project. In this circumstance, what is the BEST way to do cost estimation?
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The tools and techniques used in Plan Quality Management are:
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The Project Management team was measuring the progress of the project at the end of the fourth month of the project. They found out that the cumulative planned expenditures was $100000 while the actual expenditures totalled to $120000. How is the project doing?
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You are managing the construction of a highly sophisticated, technologically complex, intruder-impenetrable data center. The data center will house more than 500 servers. Although this location offers significant economic advantages, the threats of typhoons has caused you to construct an backup data center that will be used in case the primary center is flooded. The sponsor has agreed to provide addtional funds for the backup data cener. What type of risk response is this?
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Which of the following estimating method tends to be MOST costly for doing project cost estimation?
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Formal acceptance of the completed project deliverables is done in which of the following process(es)?
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Your company has recently signed a contract with a new client to develop a software. You have been appointed as the Project Manager for this project. You have to deliver a separate quality management plan as one of the contract deliverables. Your first step in developing this plan is to:
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You are working as a Data Center Maintenance Engineer for a large multinational corporation. From time to time you have to setup, install, and test new servers in your Data Center. You have historical data on past server installations. You know best, worst and average installation duration from your past data. On an average, it takes about 4 hrs per server to accomplish this task. Since you have to install 11 such
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You are a Project Manager for Short Range Missile development project. You and your team know that these projects are very different from other type of projects. For this reason, you started the project by identifying major risks on your project. You have also implemented risk response plan for these identified risks. Which of the following will help you in analyzing the effectiveness of the risk response plan?
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You are a part of Project Selection committee of your organization. The committee is debating between two projects - Project A and Project B. The committee has to select one project based on the following data: Project A has a payback period of 20 months.Project B requires an investment of $150,000 with an expected net cash inflow of $50,000 in the first year and $25,000 per quarter thereafter.
Which project should be selected?
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You are managing a large manufacturing project. After doing the quality control measurements, your Quality team has recommended that an immediate corrective action is required to the material requirements planning (MRP) system in order to minimize the rework. In order to implement the necessary changes you should follow:
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The Formal Project Information should be communicated to:
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You are examining a pile of scope change requests on a project you are asked to take over because the previous project manager decided to resign. To assess the degree to which the project scope will change you need to compare the requests to which project document?
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Which of the following is true about the Communication Planning?
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You are working as a senior officer in PMO of your organiztion. The organization wants to impart Project Management training to all the PMs in the orgnization. You plan to hire an external contractor for association with a major university who awards a Master’s Certificate in Project Management. This is an example of …
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Which of the following is not a tool and technique to the Develop Team:
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You are the Project Manager for Solar Cell project. The project is not running as per the schedule. You want to examine the feasibility of your project schedule under adverse conditions. Which technique are you like to choose?
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It may be helpful to people studying for the PMP exam to understand the reasoning behind the answer. A Planning Package is often included in the WBS for components to be produced in later phases of a project because not enough may be known about these components to specify detailed activities to complete those components.
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You are working as an Executive with a leading software services company. One fine day COO of your company, COOney COOl, called you to his office to discuss a new project. He wanted to improve the security access of corporate systems worldwide. COOney tells you about the key objectives of the project, general time frame, and business value. He assigns you to be the project manager and ends the meeting. What is the first thing you need to do?
your company, COOney COOl, called you to his office to discuss a new project. He wanted to improve the
security access of corporate systems worldwide. COOney tells you about the key objectives of the project,
general time frame, and business value. He assigns you to be the project manager and ends the meeting.
What is the first thing you need to do?
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Your company is going to start a new project. You are appointed as the project manager and it will be staffed with people from various cross-funtional units. Based on a past experience, you recognize that the team members in a matrix environment are more responsive to their functional managers than to the project manager. In order to avoid any future problems, you want to establish clear work responsibilities. What should you do in this situation?
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