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You are in the process of dividing work into smaller components so you can get a structured vision of what has to be delivered. What process is this?
  1. Create WBS
  2. Create RBS
  3. Rolling wave planning
  4. Progressive elaboration

Q2. You have a project with four activities as follows: Activity 1 can start immediately and has an estimated duration of one. Activity 2 can start after activity 1 is completed and has an estimated duration of four. Activity 3 can start after activity 2 is completed and has an estimated duration of five. Activity 4 can start after activity 1 is completed and must be completed when activity 3 is completed. The estimate for activity 4 is 10. What is the SHORTEST amount of time in which the project can be completed?

  1. 10
  2. 9
  3. 18
  4. 11
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Q3. If the optimistic estimate is 1, the pessimistic is 9, and the mostly estimate is 8, what is the PERT estimate?

  1. 9
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 3
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Q4. Which of the following is generally the MOST CORRECT use of a project network diagram?

  1. Showing the project schedule
  2. Documenting activity interdependencies
  3. Defining project resources
  4. Defining project costs
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Q5. A project manager has just been assigned to a new project and has been given the approved project charter. The FIRST thing the project manager must do is:

  1. Create a project scope statement
  2. Confirm that all the stakeholders have had input to the scope
  3. Analyze project risk
  4. Begin work on a project management plan
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Q6. During the Define Activities process, the team discovers that they do not know enough to define the activities for 30 percent of the work packages. What would be the BEST course of action?

  1. Redo the Define Scope process
  2. Review the project charter with the sponsor and the team
  3. Continue on to Sequence Activities process and define the activities at a later date.
  4. Include this problem as a part of risk identification
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Q7. A software development project has been suffering through many major project changes. Because of this, the project manager has not been able to do much but complete change request forms. Which statement BEST describes the other activities the project manager should be doing?

  1. Determine that changes have been made and whether the changes are beneficial. List all of them in the scope management plan
  2. Determine if a change is needed. Determine whether that change is beneficial; notify stakeholders affected by the change.
  3. List all changes in the project charter, notify stakeholders affected by changes and ensure the team signs off on all changes
  4. Determine that a change has occurred. Notify all stakeholders affected by the change; list all the changes in the scope management plan
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Q8. You are the project manager for a seller. A parking lot fencing project was bid at US $11 per foot. The parking lot has four equal sides of 125 feet and requires installing a six-foot diameter culvert on one side. Fencing should take 100 feet per day, and the culvert installation will cost US $500 and take one day to complete. The culvert must be installed before work can begin on hat side of the fence. After three days of work, one side is complete, another side has 75 feet installed, and the culvert is completely installed. At this point, the client tells you that the culvert needs to be increased to a sevenfoot diameter. You determine that this will cost US $1,000, and require two additional days. What should you do FIRST?

  1. Call a team meeting and determine if schedule and cost alternatives can maintain the current cost and schedule requirements.
  2. Review the procurement statement of work for mention of the diameter of the culvert.
  3. Ask for a change order to cover the change
  4. Renegotiate the contract 32
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Q9. You were asked to prepare a budget for completing a project that was started last year and then shelved for six months. All the following would be included in the project budget EXCEPT:

  1. Fixed costs.
  2. Sunk costs.
  3. Direct costs.
  4. Variable costs.
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Q10. Your project is ahead of schedule but over budget. Therefore, you ask your team member to collect data and compare it with the cost baseline. Which of the following is not included in the cost baseline?

  1. Contingency reserve
  2. Activity cost estimation
  3. Management reserve
  4. Activity contingency reserve
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