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1

Tools used in Plan Procurements include:

make-or-buy
expert judgment
source selection analysis
all of the above

all of the above

2

Tailoring considerations for procurement management include

Simplicity of the transaction
Schedule baseline
pareto charts
Physical location

Physical location

3

What information is included in a procurement document?

Competitors.
Proprietary rights.
Contract SOW.
none of the above

Contract SOW.

4

Which of the following indicates project stakeholders current and desired engagement levels?

Stakeholder register
Stakeholder assessment matrix
Power/influence grid
Salience model

Stakeholder assessment matrix

5

The below organizational process assets are inputs to the Plan Stakeholder Engagement process. Which of the following organizational process assets is of particular importance to this process?

Templates
Policies and procedures
Configuration management knowledgebase
Lessons learned from past similar projects

Lessons learned from past similar projects

6

Which of the following documents is a very sensitive document that must not be shared outside the project management team?

Stakeholder engagement plan
Communication management plan
Change management plan
Scope management plan

Stakeholder engagement plan

7

Which of the following is NOT a stakeholder management process?

Plan Stakeholder Management
Identify Stakeholders
Manage Stakeholder Engagement
Control Stakeholder Management

Control Stakeholder Management

8

Another name for positional power for project managers is

informal
formal
expert
punitive

formal

9

When the project manager explains the essential business aspects of a project they are exhibiting

technical project management skills
leadership skills
strategic and business management skills
control feedback

strategic and business management skills

10

When a project manager participates in networking, connections, and alliances, they are exhibiting

Relational power
Persuasive power
Ingratiating power
Personal power

Relational power

11

The use of flattery is an example of what type of power?

Pressure-based
Ingratiating
Avoiding
Referent

Ingratiating

12

The ability to understand and manage people is an example of what type of personality trait?

Social
Systemic
Political
Managerial

Social

13

The ability to think abstractly and to innovate is an example of what personality trait?

Authentic
Cultural
Creative
Political

Creative

14

The imposition of obligation or sense of duty by the project manager is an example of what type of power?

Guilt-based
Avoiding
Persuasive
Ingratiating

Guilt-based

15

The ability to invoke discipline is an example of what kind of power?

Guilt-based
Reward-oriented
Referent
Punitive

Punitive

16

The project management plan is updated and revised

Through the Monitor and Control of Project Work process.
Through the Direct Project Execution process.
Through the Integrated Change Control process.
Through the Project Management Plan process.

Through the Integrated Change Control process.

17

Performing Integrated Change control includes:

reviewing corrective actions
denying preventative actions
approving preventative actions
all of the above

all of the above

18

A configuration management system

is seldom used
provides a way to manage changes within a project
is controlled by the sponsor
none of the above

provides a way to manage changes within a project

19

Variance analysis is used to

define scope.
control scope.
collect requirements.
define risk.

control scope.

20

Outputs from Validate Scope include:

accepted delivery.
change approvals.
project document updates.
none of the above.

project document updates.

21

_______ includes influencing the factors that create cost baseline changes, managing actual changes when they occur, and monitoring cost performance to detect variances from the cost baseline.

Estimate costs
Determine budget
Control costs
Cost contingency

Control costs

22

Work performance information the project manager uses in controlling costs includes

Authorized and incurred costs.
Project scope assumptions.
Constraint estimates.
All of the above.

Authorized and incurred costs.

23

Control cost outputs include

Work efforts
Project charter
Change requests
all of the above

Change requests

24

Inputs the project manager uses to control costs include

All of the above/below.
The project management and cost management plans.
Project funding requirements.
Work performance data.

All of the above/below.

25

Determining the cause, magnitude, and corrective action of a _______ is an important element of Control Costs

project, phase, or activity
phase overrun
budget underrun
variance

variance

26

The ________ method is helpful for cost control, resource management, and production, and compares the budgeted cost of work performed to the cost of planned and actual work performed.

actual cost
earned value
estimated value
planned value

earned value

27

______ are time-phased budgets and components of the project management plan that overall cost performance is measured against.

Cost aggregates
Cost management plans
Cash flow controls
Cost baselines

Cost baselines

28

The total funds required are those included in the cost baseline plus the management contingency reserve amount. Funding requirements derived from the cost baseline can be established to

allow for early progress.
negate funds for cost overruns.
act continuously.
increase cash flow when the project is completed.

allow for early progress.

29

How are indirect costs calculated?

According to the straight-line method.
As a percentage of direct costs.
By the accrual method.
On a net income basis.

As a percentage of direct costs.

30

What type of organizational structure has work groups arranged by project?

Matrix - strong
Matrix - weak
Project-oriented
Matrix - balanced

Project-oriented