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Questions 4

Which of the following individuals is MOST likely to be a key stakeholder for the product launch phase of a project?

Options:

A.

Sales clerk

B.

Marketing representative

C.

Team lead

D.

Product item

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Questions 5

A project sponsor and Chief Information Officer (CIO) disagree about how to release the final deliverables to the market. The sponsor wants to do a massive product release, while the CIO wants to be extremely cautious and add more time for testing and defect resolution. The project manager works with both parties and determines the best solution is to roll the product out in a pilot release to see how it tests, and then use customer feedback to determine next steps.

Which of the following conflict resolution techniques is the project manager using?

Options:

A.

Forcing

B.

Negotiating

C.

Compromising

D.

Avoiding

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Questions 6

A project team has finished creating a WBS and started developing a schedule. The team should FIRST determine the:

Options:

A.

durations.

B.

tasks.

C.

critical path.

D.

resources.

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Questions 7

Two team members completely disagree on how to complete a specific task. The project manager observes the conflict but takes no immediate action.

Which of the following techniques is the project manager using?

Options:

A.

Compromising

B.

Smoothing

C.

Withdrawing

D.

Accepting

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Questions 8

During the execution phase, the project manager discovered that the testing phase is dependent on completion of the vendor’s tasks. The project team has just informed the project manager their activities are almost complete, and they would like permission to begin testing. The vendor is not scheduled to deliver the products for two months.

Which of the following should have occurred to prevent this issue?

Options:

A.

During the planning phase, the project manager should have recognized the relationship between the vendor’s and project team’s tasks and adjusted the schedule for the project team to begin activities two months later.

B.

The project manager should have crashed the schedule for the vendor to keep it at the same work pace as the rest of the project team.

C.

During the project team’s regular status meeting with the vendor, the project team should have informed the vendor that the team was ahead of schedule and to speed up their work.

D.

During the project team’s regular status meeting with the vendor, the vendor should have informed the project team that it required another two months, and to slow down.

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Questions 9

Which of the following documents need to be updated as events occur during a project? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

Change request

B.

Risk register

C.

Meeting minutes

D.

Issue log

E.

Status report

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Questions 10

Which of the following inherently affects quality standards?

Options:

A.

SLA

B.

MOA

C.

MOU

D.

WBS

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Questions 11

The chairperson of the board is visiting from another country and wishes to meet the project team members. The next project team meeting will be held next week, but the chairperson is leaving before the meeting. Which of the following actions should the project manager take?

Options:

A.

Schedule a conference call for the team meeting and invite the chairperson.

B.

Arrange an impromptu team meeting with the chairperson.

C.

Email the chairperson the meeting minutes from the scheduled meeting

D.

Invite the chairperson to the next project team meeting

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Questions 12

A company has hired a new project manager. The PMO has briefed the new project manager on the following expected responsibilities for projects:

  • Coordinate project schedule
  • Manage to the triple constraint
  • Provide performance feedback to team members’ managers

Which of the following types of organizational structures did the new project manager MOST likely join?

Options:

A.

Balanced matrix

B.

Strong matrix

C.

Functional

D.

Projectized

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Questions 13

A risk with a high probability and medium consequence to a project has been identified. In response, the project manager has purchased an insurance plan with the intent to provide additional funds if the risk is realized. There is no risk to the schedule or scope. Which of the following types of risk strategies is this an example of?

Options:

A.

Accept risk

B.

Transfer risk

C.

Mitigate risk

D.

Exploit risk

E.

Avoid risk

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Questions 14

Due to a new government regulation, a project change is required. The project manager evaluates the change and realizes a representative from the legal department will need to approve the change as well.

The project manager should:

Options:

A.

follow the change process flow and notify the legal department after the change is implemented.

B.

extend a formal invitation to the legal department representative to join the CCB.

C.

hold a separate meeting with the legal department representative and ask for approval.

D.

notify the legal department representative in the event of an upcoming audit.

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Questions 15

A project manager is unsure if the quality of a deliverable from a SME meets specifications.

Which of the following is the BEST way for the project manager to address the issue?

Options:

A.

Conduct a face-to-face or telephone meeting with the team member.

B.

Send an email outlining the concerns to the team member.

C.

Send a project team meeting to obtain feedback from everyone.

D.

Post the issue on the wiki page for input from stakeholders.

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Questions 16

A project team is mainly based in a metropolitan area. The team also has members in a remote area, where Internet access is limited and unstable.

Which of the following factors will MOST likely influence the communication methods used in the project?

Options:

A.

Personal preferences

B.

Technological factors

C.

Language barriers

D.

Cultural differences

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Questions 17

A project manager is trying to explain to a stakeholder why projects are progressively elaborated upon. Which of the following is the BEST explanation?

Options:

A.

In the beginning, projects entail a degree of uncertainty that needs to be specified.

B.

In the beginning, projects have start and finish dates that require elaboration.

C.

In the beginning, projects are part of a program that requires coordination.

D.

In the beginning, projects start with detailed inputs that need to be explained.

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Questions 18

A project manager is trying to ensure the quality of the design and reduce the number of potential defects. The project manager would like to use the fishbone diagram to perform this analysis.

This type of modeling relies on:

Options:

A.

Prioritizing the specific event.

B.

Variance in the process over time.

C.

Causes of a specific event.

D.

Determining the number of events.

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Questions 19

Which of the following project documents should be used to record the occurrence of an unplanned event?

Options:

A.

Action log

B.

Risk log

C.

Change log

D.

Issue log

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Questions 20

Which of the following risk strategies is represented by the purchase of insurance?

Options:

A.

Mitigate

B.

Accept

C.

Transfer

D.

Avoid

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Questions 21

Which of the following shows projected project expenditures?

Options:

A.

Work breakdown structure

B.

Cash flow schedule

C.

Cash burn rate

D.

Budget milestone

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Questions 22

The project manager was asked to provide recommendations for the removal of a vendor. A meeting was scheduled with the key stakeholders and the project sponsor to highlight the reasons for this recommendation.

Which of the following should the project manager bring to the meeting to support this recommendation? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

The issue log to show why the vendor should be replaced.

B.

The team action items to show why the vendor should be replaced.

C.

The scope statement to show why the vendor should be replaced.

D.

A procurement plan to show why the vendor should be replaced.

E.

A change management plan to have the vendor replaced.

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Questions 23

Which of the following documents should be used FIRST when addressing a vendor that is not complying with the project deliverables?

Options:

A.

SLA

B.

Project charter

C.

Risk register

D.

RFP

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Questions 24

Which of the following are MOST essential to developing an effective project team? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Team building by mixing in-house and remote human resources

B.

Dedicating the junior resources to the shortest tasks

C.

Sharing senior resources with other projects

D.

Selecting team members with the appropriate skill sets

E.

Building trust through honesty and good communication

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Questions 25

Based on the table below:

Which of the following is the critical path if Task B has extended to ten days?

Options:

A.

21 days

B.

23 days

C.

24 days

D.

26 days

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Questions 26

A project manager has taken over a project that is already in progress. The project manager notices the

functional manager of one team is unaware of the current progress. Which of the following should the project

manager do? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Update the project charter to include the functional manager as a key stakeholder

B.

Publish the project schedule to the functional manager

C.

Review the communications plan to ensure proper involvement

D.

Add the incident to the issue log and seek resolution

E.

Ensure the functional manager is on the status report distribution list

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Questions 27

Expenditure tracking helps with cost:

Options:

A.

reporting

B.

scheduling

C.

discounting

D.

floating

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Questions 28

Despite receiving regular updates, a sponsor learns a project recently slipped.

Which of the following documents can the sponsor review to determine the project’s performance? (Select two.)

Options:

A.

Status report

B.

Communication plan

C.

Issue log

D.

Project schedule

E.

Action items list

F.

Risk register

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Questions 29

Which of the following describes KPIs?

Options:

A.

Analyses of organizational strengths and weaknesses

B.

Graphical representations of process flow

C.

Elements against which performance can be measured

D.

Collaboration platform tools

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Questions 30

A project manager is determining a project’s critical path to report the projected completion date to stakeholders.

Which of the following information will be required? (Select two.)

Options:

A.

Costs

B.

Dependencies

C.

Schedules

D.

Durations

E.

Holidays

F.

Milestones

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Questions 31

On an OBS chart, there is a dashed line between some team members and the project manager, and there is a solid line connecting other members to the project manager. Additionally, some employees at a lower level on the chart have no connection to the project manager.

Which of the following does this signify?

Options:

A.

Horizontally aligned organization

B.

Vertically aligned organization

C.

Matrix aligned organization

D.

Project aligned organization

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Questions 32

Which of the following primary factors are used to prioritize the development of risk response strategies?

(Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Likelihood

B.

Timeline

C.

Impact

D.

Quality

E.

Cost

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Questions 33

Which of the following project phases would MOST likely include a creating transition plan?

Options:

A.

Closing

B.

Initiation

C.

Execution

D.

Planning

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Questions 34

An employee is assigned to a project and is developing a project charter. Which of the following are some of

the constraints the employee would typically face at this stage of the project?

Options:

A.

Environment, resources, requirements, and quality

B.

Budget, quality, resources, and schedule

C.

Deliverables, scope, and budget environment

D.

Budget, scope, quality, and schedule

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Questions 35

There is a project in which the team can only meet once every three months. When the team does meet, no

one can remember what was discussed and decided upon last time; thus, progress is being delayed. Which of

the following project management tools would help?

Options:

A.

Issue log

B.

Project charter

C.

Dashboard

D.

Meeting minutes

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Questions 36

A quality auditor finds suspicious code during a software test. For which of the following could this be a trigger?

Options:

A.

Incident response

B.

Quality control

C.

Resource changes

D.

Business continuity response

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Questions 37

A project team started work on a project and was ahead of schedule when the project sponsor announced that the project needed to stop because of shifting strategic priorities.

The constraint described in this scenario is:

Options:

A.

cost

B.

environmental

C.

scope

D.

scheduling

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Questions 38

A critical issue has developed in an active project, and the project manager wants to notify the 20-person global project manager use FIRST to relay this information?

Options:

A.

Individually call all project team members.

B.

Send an email to all project team members.

C.

Schedule a conference call.

D.

Schedule a face-to-face meeting.

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Questions 39

Which of the following defines the minimum level of engagement of a stakeholder?

Options:

A.

Passive

B.

Invested

C.

Contributing

D.

Interested

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Questions 40

When closing a project, which of the following must be completed to allow team members to return to their designated departments?

Options:

A.

Perform retrospective

B.

Release resources

C.

Obtain sign-off from the sponsor

D.

Close contracts

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Questions 41

A project manager failed to include quality testing in a software development project plan and must now add it while the project is underway.

Which of the following BEST describes the relationship that quality will have on the triple constraint?

Options:

A.

Time, cost, and scope will decrease.

B.

Time and scope will remain static, and costs will increase.

C.

Time and cost will increase, and scope will remain constant.

D.

Time will remain static, and scope and costs will increase.

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Questions 42

Which of the following is a suitable situation in which to apply the Agile methodology?

Options:

A.

A very well-defined RFP

B.

A fixed price contract

C.

High-level requirements

D.

Clear goals and large teams

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Questions 43

Language barriers will MOST likely influence a PM to:

Options:

A.

use more print media to communicate with the stakeholders.

B.

hire a bilingual project team that is fluent in the language to reduce conflict.

C.

hire an interpreter to ensure verbal and written communications are accurate.

D.

learn the unknown language to be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders.

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Questions 44

Which of the following is a component of the project cost control?

Options:

A.

Scope statement

B.

Burn rate

C.

MOU

D.

SLA

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Questions 45

The internal project sponsor is frustrated by a lack of concise, regular updates regarding the status of a

project.

Which of the following changes would BEST satisfy the project sponsor?

Options:

A.

Add the project sponsor to all project email correspondence moving forward

B.

Include the project sponsor in all project meetings moving forward

C.

Add a new line to the communications plan to provide a weekly status report with a dashboard

D.

Include the project sponsor in the daily stand-up with the entire project team

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Questions 46

A project manager is informed that the project sponsor was terminated from the project effective immediately. To ensure business continuity, the project manager has been asked to assume additional tasks to complete

the project on time. Many of these tasks were performed by the former project sponsor.

Which of the following types of change does this illustrate?

Options:

A.

Internal reorganization

B.

Business demerger

C.

Outsourcing

D.

Business process change

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Questions 47

Ann, a project manager, is working for a new company. On her first project, the assigned project resources do

not follow her direction. She is not allowed to authorize contractors because they say she does not have the

authority. Which of the following is the MOST likely for what is happening?

Options:

A.

Ann is new to the organization so no one trusts her

B.

Ann has not developed a communications plan

C.

The project team is functional

D.

The project has not started

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Questions 48

At each project team meeting, the project team raises the same risk repeatedly. A mitigation plan has been developed since the risk was initially identified.

Which of the following risk activities is MOST likely missing since the identification?

Options:

A.

Quantification

B.

Response

C.

Prioritization

D.

Communication

E.

Review

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Questions 49

A project manager conducted an audit of project deliverables. During the audit, the project manager identified a deliverable that did not meet quality standards. Which of the following describes who the project manager should notify FIRST?

Options:

A.

Project team

B.

Project sponsor

C.

Stakeholders

D.

Project champion

E.

Project management office

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Questions 50

A number of requirements, conflicts, and reworks during a project delayed the schedule, increased the budget, and required replanning efforts.

Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?

Options:

A.

There were not enough resources assigned to the project execution team.

B.

The PMO was not involved in project initiation and planning.

C.

Proper team-building activities were not performed when starting the project.

D.

A few major stakeholders were overlooked during project initiation and planning.

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Questions 51

For most organizations, which of the following is the MOST efficient method to communicate the project status to a large group of stakeholders?

Options:

A.

Email messages

B.

Internet site

C.

Conference calls

D.

Instant messages

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Questions 52

The supervisor asks an engineer to be a project manager within the department. Of which of the following types of organizational structures is this an example?

Options:

A.

Projectized

B.

Functional

C.

Matrix

D.

Intermediary

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Questions 53

A project manager has received documented approval from management to begin a project and the authority to start assigning resources to the project.

The project manager has received the:

Options:

A.

project charter.

B.

statement of work.

C.

project plan.

D.

project request.

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Questions 54

Due to an overabundance of project issues reported at status meetings, a project manager wants to purchase a ticketing system to help manage the issues and impacts to the project.

Which of the following describes the information the new ticketing system would provide?

Options:

A.

RTM

B.

KPIs

C.

BAC

D.

ETC

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Questions 55

Which of the following is the BEST source for identifying the defect tolerance of a project?

Options:

A.

SOW

B.

SWOT

C.

KPP

D.

SLA

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Questions 56

A stakeholder wants to add four more data entry points on the accounts receivable screen of the current application being developed. Which of the following constraints would this impact directly?

Options:

A.

Risks

B.

Scope

C.

Environment

D.

Quality

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Questions 57

A senior developer abruptly resigned without notice. Because of the senior developer’s expertise, the active task workload was substantial.

This would MOST likely impact the project’s: (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

environment

B.

scheduling

C.

requirements

D.

effectiveness

E.

scope

F.

budget

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Questions 58

Collaboration tools are BEST used instead of email when multiple people are:

Options:

A.

scheduling a meeting.

B.

communicating the agenda for a meeting.

C.

conducting research for a meeting.

D.

working on document for a meeting.

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Questions 59

Which of the following project team members is responsible for managing quality assurance?

Options:

A.

Project stakeholder

B.

Project sponsor

C.

Project manager

D.

Project scheduler

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Questions 60

A key stakeholder has communicated a significant project scope change to the project manager. Which of the following actions should the project manager take FIRST?

Options:

A.

Submit a change request to the CCB.

B.

Implement the change to the project.

C.

Determine the impact of the requested change.

D.

Update the schedule to accommodate the change.

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Questions 61

A project manager is developing a network diagram to understand the flow of a project. Which of the following processes is the project manager performing?

Options:

A.

Defining activities

B.

Estimating activity resources

C.

Developing a schedule

D.

Sequencing activities

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Questions 62

A customer has requested a change in an active project.

Which of the following actions should the project manager take FIRST?

Options:

A.

Gather input from the team.

B.

Inform the end user of the change.

C.

Submit the change request to the project sponsor.

D.

Update the change log.

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Questions 63

When a buyer requests a potential seller to provide details related to a product, service, or seller capability, which of the following documents would be used?

Options:

A.

RFQ

B.

RFI

C.

RFP

D.

RFB

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Questions 64

Which of the following represents additional unauthorized requirements from the client?

Options:

A.

Scope creep

B.

Changing scope baseline

C.

Change request

D.

Gold plating

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Questions 65

A project has passed a phase-gate, and the new phase is ready to begin. Which of the following is the MOST appropriate method to communicate the transition to team?

Options:

A.

Kickoff meeting

B.

One-on-one meetings

C.

Voice conferencing

D.

Instant messaging

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Questions 66

A post implementation review is being performed as a part of project closure. Which of the following are applicable areas that the review should cover? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Lessons learned during the project.

B.

Produce operational support documentation.

C.

Gathering and centralizing project documentation.

D.

Organizing the communication of project closure.

E.

Identify the key project achievements.

F.

Provide a recap of the overall solution.

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Questions 67

A new corporate policy was approved that will positively affect the project.

Which of the following should the project manager do FIRST?

Options:

A.

Schedule the change

B.

Review the communication plan

C.

Update the issue log

D.

Update the risk register

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Questions 68

During the execution phase of a project, a project task has run longer than anticipated.

Which of the following is the new critical path of the project if Task 2 requires an additional two days to complete?

Options:

A.

12 days

B.

14 days

C.

16 days

D.

19 days

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Questions 69

Which of the following documents will provide the MOST detailed information regarding the work a vendor will

perform during a project?

Options:

A.

RFI

B.

SLA

C.

SOW

D.

PO

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Questions 70

A PM notes a feature that was delivered does not appear in the latest requirement document. The PM

immediately submits a change request for remediation. Which of the following actions has the PM omitted?

Options:

A.

Identifying the risk

B.

Obtaining approval from the CCB

C.

Evaluating the impact of the risk

D.

Communicating to stakeholders

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Questions 71

A project team member states that the tasks identified in the project schedule for the week greatly exceed the number of available hours for the week. Which of the following activities would have allowed the project manager to identify and correct this issue in advance?

Options:

A.

Risk identification

B.

Gate review

C.

Resource allocation

D.

Resource leveling

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Questions 72

Which of the following is the MOST important component against which the project manager can analyze

project performance?

Options:

A.

Burn rate

B.

Project baselines

C.

KPIs

D.

Budget

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Questions 73

A key stakeholder asked several members of the project team to make project changes without submitting

them for approval. Because the stakeholder is related to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the team members

are reluctant to deny these requests. Which of the following should the project manager do FIRST to control

this situation?

Options:

A.

Have the team members deny all change requests from this stakeholder

B.

Ask the project sponsor for more funding to anticipate the change requests from the key stakeholder

C.

Contact the key stakeholder to encourage the submission of written change requests

D.

Request additional resources from the project team to complete the change requests from the key

stakeholder

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Questions 74

An organization has multiple projects that are taking place simultaneously.

Which of the following should be tasked with ensuring resources are appropriately allocated to projects?

Options:

A.

PMO

B.

Project sponsor

C.

Project coordinator

D.

HR

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Questions 75

A project team has completed a major deliverable earlier than planned and wants to deliver it for testing. The team lead sends an email providing notice of task completion to the project manager.

Which of the following describes how the project manager can increase the likelihood that the deliverable moves to testing?

Options:

A.

Send an email to quality assurance and copy the project team.

B.

Call a meeting to hand off the deliverable to quality assurance.

C.

Hold a conference call to a review the next deliverable with the project team.

D.

Send an email to the project sponsor and copy the project team.

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Questions 76

Upper management asks a project sponsor to provide several ad hoc reports as a brief overview of the project’s current status.

Which of the following types of reports should the project sponsor use to quickly summarize the status report data?

Options:

A.

Pie chart

B.

Run chart

C.

Project schedule

D.

Dashboard information

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Questions 77

A project manager is assigned to a project that was previously managed by a peer project manager. The

project manager identifies several modifications that were deployed prior to CCB approval. Which of the

following change control processes is being mismanaged?

Options:

A.

Change validation with quality checks

B.

Regression planning

C.

Identify approval authority

D.

Change implementation

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Questions 78

Which of the following documents should the project manager complete if requirements have been defined, but neither a vendor nor a platform has been identified?

Options:

A.

RFP

B.

RFQ

C.

RFI

D.

SOW

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Questions 79

A customer has stated that meeting the project schedule and milestones takes priority and is, therefore, willing to spend additional funds to sustain operations. The project team must ensure completion of the:

Options:

A.

business continuity plan.

B.

incident response plan.

C.

disaster recovery plan.

D.

risk management plan.

E.

quality management plan.

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Questions 80

A project has a ВАС of $850,000. The project manager has identified and documented that certain key applications were not included in the scope management plan. As reported, the CPI is 0.8, and the PMO allows only a 5% additional increment to the planned budget. Which of the following should the project manager do NEXT?

Options:

A.

Add the required work to complete the project behind $892,500.

B.

Evaluate the impact and justify adding new work to the project.

C.

Obtain approval from the CCB.

D.

Request a budget increase of $170,000.

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Questions 81

Which of the following is a team-building stage that involves the team learning to trust one another’s abilities and begin working together as a productive group?

Options:

A.

Norming

B.

Forming

C.

Storming

D.

Performing

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Questions 82

A project scheduler has calculated the project’s critical path. Which of the following activities would most likely

occur NEXT?

Options:

A.

Additional task decomposition

B.

Resource allocation

C.

Dependency determination

D.

Task duration identification

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Questions 83

In which of the following categories does a business process change fit?

Options:

A.

Project change

B.

Organizational change

C.

General change

D.

Departmental change

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Questions 84

A project team is identifying, rating the probability of, and determining the impact on potential problems throughout the project. The team is also including the corresponding actions to take.

Which of the following activities does this describe?

Options:

A.

Risk identification

B.

Risk quantification

C.

Risk planning

D.

Risk qualification

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Questions 85

Which of the following describes a project’s budget overrun?

Options:

A.

The project spends only half of the funds.

B.

The project spends only the allocated funds.

C.

The project spends none of the funds.

D.

The project spends in excess of the funds.

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Questions 86

A project is about to begin the execution phase. The SOW and project plan have been approved, and the project team has been formed. Which of the following types of meetings should happen NEXT?

Options:

A.

Update

B.

Scheduling

C.

Kickoff

D.

Review

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Questions 87

A project manager has an opportunity to add a highly skilled expert to the team who can increase the probability of the project’s success.

Which of the following risk strategies should the project manager adopt?

Options:

A.

Exploitation

B.

Avoidance

C.

Acceptance

D.

Mitigation

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Questions 88

A company has dictated project scope changes but has stated that the original budget still applies. Which of the following will MOST likely be impacted by the changes?

Options:

A.

Quality

B.

Regulations

C.

Schedule

D.

project team

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Questions 89

A project manager is managing a transactional project. One of the key team members is having difficulties understanding the client requirements.

Which of the following actions would be BEST for the project manager to take?

Options:

A.

Ask the client to provide additional language resources to the team.

B.

Purchase a language translation program.

C.

Hire a translator to help the key team member

D.

Ask the client to provide requirements in the native language of the team.

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Questions 90

A project is taking more effort than anticipated. Which of the following constraints will MOST likely be affected?

Options:

A.

Scope

B.

Time

C.

Quality

D.

Cost

Questions 91

The client accepts the critical design review.

Which of the following meetings should be held to move to the NEXT step in the project?

Options:

A.

Execution

B.

Kickoff

C.

Closure

D.

Planning

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Questions 92

During a project assessment, a project manager determines the initial project cost estimates were incorrect, and there is not enough budget left, including reserves, to complete the project.

Which of the following actions should the project manager take?

Options:

A.

Alert the project sponsor of the situation.

B.

Contact the customer and request more funding.

C.

Announce the project will end early due to lack of funds.

D.

Attempt to save money in downstream activities.

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Questions 93

A new stakeholder has requested the status and progress reports for the project milestones. Which of the following documents should the project manager address FIRST?

Options:

A.

Project communication plan

B.

Project status report

C.

Project management plan

D.

Project backlog

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Questions 94

Resources for a project report to a project manager and a functional manager.

The organizational structure is:

Options:

A.

Matrix

B.

Ad hoc

C.

Functional

D.

Projectized

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Questions 95

A project manager has been assigned a complex project and does not know all the activities required to complete it.

Which of the following if the BEST approach to determine the work packages for the WBS?

Options:

A.

Brainstorming

B.

Analogous

C.

Bottom-up

D.

Forward pass

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Questions 96

Which of the following charts is a graphical representation of the causes of a specific event?

Options:

A.

Histogram

B.

Scatter

C.

Fishbone

D.

Gantt

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Questions 97

The design activity of a project has the following cost attributes:

PV = 100,000

EV = 20,000

AC = 90,000

Based on this scenario, calculate the schedule variance.

Options:

A.

-80,000

B.

-70,000

C.

10,000

D.

120,000

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Questions 98

New requirements were introduced during the execution phase of a project, and the team believes this will impact the project cost but not the timely completion of project deliverables.

Which of the following is the BEST way for the PM to validate the assessment?

Options:

A.

Ask the team for estimates, and review the project schedule and budget.

B.

Ask the team to review the product scope and validate its impact on the schedule and quality.

C.

Ask the team for estimates, and review the cost management plan.

D.

Ask the team to perform a SWOT analysis, and validate the assessment.

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Questions 99

The PMO is responsible for: (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

managing the project plan, scope, risk, and budget.

B.

contributing expertise, deliverables, and estimates of costs.

C.

setting standards and practices for the organization and providing governance.

D.

outlining consequences of non-performance and coordinating between disparate projects.

E.

approving funding, developing the project schedule, and gathering high-level requirements.

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Questions 100

The project team is creating a schedule for an upcoming project and attempting to determine when each task should occur.

Which of the following will assist the project team with building the schedule?

Options:

A.

Task sequencing

B.

Task predecessors

C.

Task dependencies

D.

Task prioritizing

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Questions 101

In a weak matrix, a highly skilled project team member has been using company equipment to view inappropriate content. Which of the following steps should the project manager take FIRST to address this issue?

Options:

A.

Send an email outlining the company’s acceptable use policy to the employee.

B.

Arrange a face-to-face meeting with the team member.

C.

Contact the team member’s manager to address the problem.

D.

Restrict the team member’s equipment access.

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Questions 102

A construction company is building a plant in a territory that is prone to earthquakes. To address the risk and consequences of potential earthquakes during and after plant construction, the company purchases additional

insurance. Which of the following risk responses has occurred?

Options:

A.

Avoiding

B.

Mitigating

C.

Accepting

D.

Transferring

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Questions 103

A customer-requested project change has been approved, implemented, and validated.

Which of the following should the project manager do NEXT?

Options:

A.

Update the project charter.

B.

Update the statement of work.

C.

Update the lessons learned.

D.

Update the project management plan.

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Questions 104

A project manager learns that a key team member is required to work on a different assignment within the next

two weeks. In which of the following organizational structures does the project manager work?

Options:

A.

Projectized

B.

Functional

C.

Flat

D.

Strong matrix

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Questions 105

A newly developed claims processing system will require users of the prior system to be trained to use the new system. During which of the following project phases should the training occur?

Options:

A.

Closing

B.

Executing

C.

Planning

D.

Monitoring and controlling

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Questions 106

A company purchased a parachute supplier and is now sending parachutes to the research and development

department. Which of the following has occurred?

Options:

A.

Risk avoidance

B.

Outsourcing

C.

Business demerger

D.

Business acquisition

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Questions 107

A company recently discovered that it could save money by moving its call center to another country. The company entered into an agreement for call center services. Which of the following types of organizational change is this?

Options:

A.

Relocation

B.

Outsourcing

C.

Business process change

D.

Business demerger/split

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Questions 108

A manager is reviewing some projects with two project managers who are working on the financial system.

Which of the following BEST describes this type of review?

Options:

A.

Operations

B.

Project

C.

Portfolio

D.

Program

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Questions 109

Which of the following is primarily responsible for developing the timeline?

Options:

A.

Project sponsor

B.

Project coordinator

C.

Project manager

D.

Project scheduler

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Questions 110

The PMO has removed a vendor from a project for inflating costs and failing to complete deliverables in a timely manner. The PMO received complaints that vendor resources missed appointments and provided poor

service. The vendor has initiated a lawsuit against the PMO, asserting the vendor was operating within the terms of the current agreement.

Which of the following documents should be reviewed by the PMO to support vendor removal? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Communication plan

B.

Project charter

C.

Service level agreement

D.

Project management plan

E.

Action items

F.

Statement of work

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Questions 111

A company has been trying to implement a product with multiple challenges for more than two years. Both the company and the vendor mutually agree to cancel the project. Which of the following should be issued?

Options:

A.

MOU

B.

LOI

C.

NDA

D.

C&D

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Questions 112

A project sponsor wants to replace the current PM with a more experienced PM. However, removing the current PM might have a negative impact on the team's morale and motivation in a critical stage of the project. After talking to the main stakeholder, the sponsor decides to provide the PM with training according to the need instead of removing the PM. Which of the following risk management strategies was used in this scenario?

Options:

A.

Avoid

B.

Exploit

C.

Transfer

D.

Mitigate

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Questions 113

A project’s stakeholders have not been informed of project updates and milestones by the CCB and project

team. The stakeholders have threatened to withdraw project support. Which of the following should the project

manager do to get buy-in from the stakeholders for the project?

Options:

A.

Update the communications plan to include the stakeholders

B.

Expedite completion of the project before support is withdrawn by the stakeholders

C.

Revise the quality management plan to include the project stakeholders

D.

Increase the number of status reports provided to the project stakeholders

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Questions 114

A project is due to deliver, configure, and install a collection of medical devices. The first device in the collection is reportedly four weeks behind schedule is manufacturing. Which of the following BEST describes how the project manager can keep the project on track?

Options:

A.

Expedite shipping of the first item to keep the installation order.

B.

Rearrange the installation dates since other devices are already on site.

C.

When the late equipment arrives, have the team work overtime.

D.

Explain the vendor payments will be withheld if delivery is not met.

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Questions 115

A project team lacks the necessary team members to complete a project. The project manager has rejected numerous candidates.

This is an example of:

Options:

A.

outsourcing.

B.

low-quality resources.

C.

benched candidates.

D.

resource planning.

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Questions 116

A sports event is coming to a local city, and the project manager for the event fears there might be violence if the local team wins.

Which of the following types of project activities would occur if the local team wins?

Options:

A.

Applying a risk mitigation plan

B.

Securing appropriate funding

C.

Implementing quality control measures

D.

Changing the timeline

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Questions 117

A project manager received a change request, immediately documented the required changes, and evaluated the impact of and justification for the changes.

Which of the following should the project manager do NEXT?

Options:

A.

Gain approval for the changes.

B.

Identify the approval authority.

C.

Implement the changes.

D.

Create an emergency change request.

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Questions 118

Assuming an iterative approach, which of the following will be conducted at the end of each iteration?

Options:

A.

SCRUM retrospective

B.

Kickoff meeting

C.

Budget baseline

D.

Risk review

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Questions 119

Which of the following measurements would give the project manager the BEST estimate of the total cost of an active project?

Options:

A.

EAC

B.

BAC

C.

TCPI

D.

ETC

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Exam Code: PK0-004
Exam Name: CompTIA Project +
Last Update: Apr 15, 2024
Questions: 796
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