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1

_______ are organized activities that help achieve the organization's strategic plan

Plans
Projects
Programs
Operations

Projects

2

All of the following are examples of a project EXCEPT

r&d.
a public works contract.
operation of an automated accounting system.
a 2020 hybrid car model.

operation of an automated accounting system.

3

A characteristic of an operation that is NOT a characteristic of a project is

who performs the task.
resource constraints.
it is planned and controlled.
it is ongoing and repetitive.

it is ongoing and repetitive.

4

What is the primary objective of an operation?

To sustain the business.
To reach and terminate at its end goal.
To construct a facility.
To develop a product.

To sustain the business

5

A project manager's assignment is a _______ if it involves several projects all being performed at the same time, that each have ongoing operational elements

plan
project
program
operation

program

6

The longest project activity phase, that covers actual activities, measurement, and evaluation, is the _______ phase

concept
organization
application
operational

operational

7

Plans are characterized and classified according to their

function
duration
objectives
all of the above

all of the above

8

A PMO that has formal responsibility to manage projects is

Supportive
Controlling
Subordinate
Directive

Directive

9

What type of organization has a project manager managing the project budget?

Organic
Functional
Weak Matrix
PMO

PMO

10

An organizational governance framework includes

Rules
Norms
Processes
All of the above

All of the above

11

What type of organization has a full time project management administrative staff?

Functional
Project-oriented
Matrix - weak
Matrix- balanced

Project-oriented

12

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

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

Matrix - balanced

13

The project manager sphere of influence includes

Stakeholders
Sponsors
Project Team
All of the above

All of the above

14

Having the knowledge, skills, and behaviors related to specific domains of a project exemplifies

Technical project management
Functional project management
Leadership
Strategic and Business Management

Technical project management

15

Being a project manager is analogous to being _____ in an orchestra

The string section
Percussion
The conductor
The audience

The conductor

16

Having knowledge and expertise in the industry and organization exemplifies

Technical project management
Strategic and Business Management
Leadership
Functional project management

Strategic and Business Management

17

Having the ability to guide, motivate, and direct a team requires what type of skill

Technical
Functional
Hybrid
Leadership

Leadership

18

The scope baseline includes

WBS
WBS dictionary
project scope statement
all of the above

all of the above

19

The ________ addresses and documents project deliverables, boundaries, control, and acceptance

project charter
project plan
contract
project scope

project scope

20

The project team uses scope definition techniques such as product breakdown, value engineering, and systems analyses

for stakeholder analyses.
to determine product scope.
for product analyses.
to determine project requirements.

for product analyses.

21

The _________ is built upon the major deliverables, assumptions, and constraints

project scope statement
project charter
project scope control
product scope

project scope statement

22

A tool used in creating the WBS is:

work histogram
composition
decomposition
decentralization

decomposition

23

The account where scope, budget, actual cost, and schedule are integrated at a management control point and compared to earned value to measure performance, is a

planning account.
control account.
performance account.
planning package.

control account.

24

Tailoring considerations in project scope management include

Validation and control
Limits and balances
Source management
The WBS

Validation and control

25

"Rolling wave planning" is

the interaction among the processes within the Planning Process.
progressive detailing of the project management plan.
the facilitation of activities across multiple processes.
the continual process of evaluation and refining the project scope.

progressive detailing of the project management plan.

26

Based on project needs, the project scope management plan may be

formal or informal.
formal.
informal and concise.
formal and highly detailed.

formal or informal.

27

The project scope management plan is intended to:

Help the management team define and document project scope.
provide guidance on how project scope should be managed and controlled.
enable the creation of the WBS.
All of the above.

All of the above.

28

A ______ is a WBS planning component below the control account but above the work package, used for planning known work that does not have detailed activities

planning account.
control package.
performance account.
planning package.

planning package.

29

Brainstorming is a technique the management team uses to

identify stakeholder expectations and how to most effectively accomplish them.
determine the least risky methods and procedures in project execution.
develop feasibility, overcome constraints, and achieve assumptions.
generate alternative approaches to performing work and executing the project.

generate alternative approaches to performing work and executing the project.

30

The project charter and the stakeholder register are _____ for collect requirements.

risks
assets
outputs
inputs

inputs