Flashcards in Ch. 5: Questions Deck (20):
Which project management plan guides the creation of the detailed project scope statement?
B. Project management plan
C. Project scope plan
D. Project scope management plan
Which one of the following is not needed to define the project scope?
A. Project charter
B. Organizational process assets
C. Risk management plan
D. Preliminary project scope statement
You are the project manager of the BHY Project. Your project customer has demanded that the project be
completed by December 1. December 1 is an example of which one of the following?
C. Project boundary
D. Product acceptance criteria
The lowest-level item in a WBS is called what?
B. Work package
D. Leaf object
You are working with the project team to create the WBS. There are some elements in the WBS that can't be
broken down yet. You and the team elect to break down these items later in the project as more details
become available. This approach to creating the WBS is also known as what?
B. 8/80 Rule
C. Parkinson's law
D. Rolling wave planning
Your WBS is numbered in a hierarchical fashion for easy identification and reference. This numbering
scheme is called what?
A. Code of accounts
B. Chart of accounts
C. WBS template
D. WBS dictionary
Which two items are parts of the scope baseline for the project?
A. Project scope management plan and the project charter
B. Project scope management plan and the WBS
C. WBS and WBS dictionary
D. Time and cost baselines
Scope verification leads to what?
A. Defect repair
B. Formal acceptance of the complete project scope
What is the only tool and technique used during scope verification?
B. Quality control
C. Stakeholder analysis
D. Defect repair review
David, one of your project team members, has been making changes to his work, which, as a result, changes
the project scope. David's changes are also known as what?
A. Gold plating
B. Scope control defect
C. Scope creep
D. Improvised scope composition
Which system defines how the project scope and the product scope can be changed?
A. Project scope change control system
B. Project integrated management system
C. Project management information system
D. Change control
A change has been approved in Marcy's project. All of the following must be updated to reflect the change,
except for which one?
A. Project scope statement
C. WBS dictionary
D. Defect repair review
A project team member has, on his own initiative, added extra vents to an attic to increase air circulation. The
project plan did not call for these extra vents, but the team member decided they were needed based on the
geographical location of the house. The project team's experts concur with this decision. This is an example
A. Cost control
B. Ineffective change control
C. Self-led teams
D. Value-added change
Which of the following is an output of scope control?
B. Recommended corrective action
D. Risk assessment
You are the project manager for the JHG Project. Your project is to create a new product for your industry.
You have recently learned that your competitor is also working on a similar project, but their offering will
include a computer-aided program and Web-based tools, which your project does not offer. You have
implemented a change request to update your project accordingly. This is an example of which of the
A. A change due to an error and omission in the initiation phase
B. A change due to an external event
C. A change due to an error or omission in the planning phase
D. A change due to a legal issue
You are the project manager of a large project. Your project sponsor and management have approved you to
outsource portions of the project plan. What must be considered if a change request affects the procured
A. Project sponsor
B. Contractual agreement
D. Cause of the change request
A project team member has asked you what a scope statement is. Which of the following is a characteristic of
a project scope statement?
A. Defines the scope baseline for the project
B. Defines the requirements for each project within the organization
C. Defines the roles and responsibilities of each project team member
D. Defines the project deliverables and the work needed to create those deliverables
One of the stakeholders of the project you are managing asks why you consider the project scope statement
so important in your project management methodology. You answer her question with which of the following?
A. It is mandatory to consult the plan before authorizing any change.
B. Project managers must document any changes before approving or declining them.
C. The project scope helps the project manager determine if a change is within or without of scope.
D. The project plan and earned value management (EVM) work together to assess the risk involved with
You are the project manager for a large construction project. The architect has provided your project team
with blueprints detailing the exact layout of the building your team will be creating. He insists that the team
follow the blueprints as he's designed them. The blueprints are an example of which one of the following?
A. Project specifications
B. Approval requirements
C. Project constraints
D. Initially defined risks