Flashcards in Ch. 4: Questions Deck (20):
You are the project manager for a pharmaceutical company. You are currently working on a project for a new drug your company is creating. A recent change in a law governing drug testing will impact your project and
change your project scope. The first thing you should do as project manager is:
A. Create a documented change request
B. Proceed as planned, as the project will be grandfathered beyond the new change in the law
C. Consult with the project stakeholders
D. Stop all project work until the issue is resolved
You are the project manager for the HALO Project. You and your project team are preparing the project plan.
Of the following, which one is a project plan development constraint you and your team must consider?
A. The budget as assigned by management
B. Project plans from similar projects
C. Project plans from similar projects that have failed
D. Interviews with SMEs who have experience with the project work in your project plan
The primary purpose of your project management plan is:
A. To define the work to be completed to reach the project end date
B. To define the work needed in each phase of the project life cycle
C. To prevent any changes to the scope
D. To provide accurate communication for the project team, project sponsor, and stakeholders regarding
how the project will be executed, controlled, and closed
Of the following, which one is an input to project plan development?
B. Project management processes
C. Earned Value Management
D. Business needs
Which one of the following is an example of defect repair review?
A. Adding labor to a project to reduce errors during the installation of hardware
B. Retraining the project team on how to install a new material so that all future work with the new
materials is done correctly
C. Repairing an incorrectly installed door in a new home construction project
D. Inspecting work that has been corrected because it was done incorrectly the first time
You are the project manager of the NHG Project. You have had to terminate a contract with a vendor. What
is this an example of?
A. Special case of contract closure
C. Contract claim
D. Scope closure
The project plan provides a baseline for several things. Which one of the following does the project plan not
provide a baseline for?
You are the project manager for your organization. When it comes to integrated change control, you must
ensure that which one of the following is present?
A. Supporting detail for the change exists
B. Approval of the change from the project team
C. Approval of the change from a Subject Matter Expert
D. Risk assessment for each proposed change
The project plan provides what in regard to project changes?
A. A methodology to approve or decline changes
B. A guide to all future project risk management decisions
C. A vision of the project deliverables
D. A fluid document that may be updated as needed based on the CCB
You are assisting the project manager for the DGF Project. This project is to design and implement a new
application that will connect to a database server. Management has requested that you create a method to
document technical direction on the project and any changes or enhancements to the technical attributes of
the project deliverable. Which one of the following would satisfy management's request?
A. Configuration management system
B. Integrated change control
C. Scope control
D. Change management plan
Who directs the performance of the planned project activities?
A. The project manager and the project management team
B. The project team
C. The project sponsor
D. The role responsible for the activity
You have just informed your project team that each team member will be contributing to the lessons-learned documentation. Your team does not understand this approach and wants to know what the documentation will be used for. Which one of the following best describes the purpose of the lessons-learned documentation?
A. Offers proof of concept for management
B. Offers historical information for future projects
C. Offers evidence of project progression as reported by the project team
D. Offers input to team member evaluations at the project's conclusion
Which one of the following measures project performance?
B. Project plan
C. Earned value technique
D. Work authorization system
Configuration management is a process for applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance
of the project implementation. Which activity is not included in configuration management?
A. Controlling changes to the project deliverables
B. A method to communicate changes to stakeholders
C. Automatic change request approvals
D. Identification of the functional and physical attributes of the project deliverables
All of the following are addressed in the project charter, except for which one?
A. Requirements to satisfy the project customer, project sponsor, and other stakeholders
B. Assigned project management and level of authority
C. Summary budget
D. Risk responses
Which one of the following is an example of a mathematical model?
A. Future value
B. Linear programming
C. Present value
D. Benefits-cost ratio
You and the project management team are creating a preliminary project scope statement. As part of this
activity, which one of the following should be included in the preliminary project scope statement?
A. Risk responses
B. Organizational process assets
C. Project statement of work
D. Initial WBS
What is the purpose of the project management plan?
A. It defines the project manager and her level of authority on the project
B. It authorizes the project manager to assign resources to the project work
C. It defines how the project will be planned and executed
D. It defines how the project will be executed, monitored and controlled, and then closed
The project steering committee is considering which project they should invest capital in. Mary's project
promises to be worth $175,000 in four years. The project steering committee is interested in Mary's project,
but they would like to know the present value of the return if the interest rate is 6 percent. What is the
present value of Mary's project?