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The project charter is the document that authorizes the existence of the project and contains a great deal of important information. Which of the following options shows the correct content of a project charter?
  1. Project purpose, high level requirements, assumptions and constraints, summary budget
  2. High-level risk, summary milestone, project management plan, summary budget
  3. Project objective, stakeholder list, WBS, project approval authority
  4. Name of the sponsor, name of the project manager, schedule baseline, summary budget

Q2. Which of the following should you not use as an input into creating the WBS structure?

  1. Bill of Material (BOM)
  2. Project scope statement
  3. Organizational process assets
  4. Requirements documentation
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Q3. The project is mostly complete. The project has a schedule variance of 300 and a cost variance of -900. All but one of the quality control inspections have been completed and all have met the quality requirements. All items in the issue log have been resolved. Many of the resources have been released. The sponsor is about to call a meeting to obtain product verification when the customer notifies the project manager that they want to make a major change to the scope. The project manager should:

  1. Meet with the project team to determine if this change can be made.
  2. Ask the customer for a description of the change
  3. Explain that the change cannot be made at this point in the process
  4. Inform management
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Q4. The business case documents the business need and the cost benefit analysis that justify the project. The summary of how the project has achieved the business needs identified in the business case is document in the:

  1. Project charter
  2. Project WBS
  3. Project Scope Statement
  4. Project final report
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Q5. While completing the Plan Resource process on your project, you visited the functional manger of engineering many times, but she refused to supply resources for the project. First, the excuse was that her department was too busy; next, the department was undergoing reorganization. This is causing your project to slip the schedule. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason for her lack of support?

  1. The priority of the project has increased
  2. The project does not have a project charter and the functional manager was not involved in approving the project management plan
  3. The project schedule network diagram was not time-phased.
  4. The WBS did not include all resources needed on the project.
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Q6. A project manager is preparing the WBS for a software project. The WBS includes all the product and project work but excludes the project management work. From the following choices, choose a statement that correctly describes this situation.

  1. This is incorrect. Include product work and project management as part of the WBS but exclude project work.
  2. This is incorrect. Project work and project management are part of the WBS, but product work is not.
  3. This is incorrect. Include product work, project work, and project management work.
  4. This is correct. Include product and project work as part of the WBS but exclude project management work.
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Q7. You are having difficulty estimating the cost of a project. Which of the following BEST describes the most probable cause of your difficulty?

  1. Inadequate scope definition
  2. Unavailability of desired resources
  3. Lack of historical records from previous projects.
  4. Lack of company processes.
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Q8. A project manager that you have been mentoring has completed the Plan Risk Responses process and has a risk response plan. What is the NEXT thing the project manager should do?

  1. Update the project management plan
  2. Recommend corrective action
  3. Update the risk identification checklist
  4. Create risk response strategies
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Q9. Various tools and techniques determine project requirements during the Collect Requirements process. These requirements form the basis for defining the project scope. One of the responsibilities of a project manager is to identify key project deliverables during this exercise. Where are the key project deliverables documented?

  1. Scope Management Plan
  2. Requirements Management Plan
  3. Project Scope Statement
  4. Accepted Deliverables
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Q10. Bill is the project manager of an external project for a customer. The project is expected to take about a year to complete. Six months into the project, the customer informs Bill that he or she needs to scrap the project. During which of the following processes would procedures be developed to handle early termination of a project?

  1. Develop Project Charter
  2. Close Project or Phase
  3. Define Scope
  4. Monitor Risks
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