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You are managing two projects. The first project is to design and construct a school building, and the second project is to construct an office building for your company's employees. What is your current role?
  1. Project manager
  2. Program manager
  3. Portfolio manager
  4. None of the above

Q2. The project manager has noticed that there have been a lot of changes on the project. This has not been considered to be a problem until one day he discovers that he cannot determine how many scope changes are currently being reviewed. This problem would be an error in which of the following?

  1. Change control system and project scope management plan
  2. Plan purchases and acquisitions and requirements gathering
  3. Lack of a change control board and constrained optimization
  4. A poor change configuration system and benefit analysis
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Q3. During risk planning, you encounter a risk that you find difficult to manage; therefore, you make small changes to your project management plan to eliminate the risk. Which risk response strategy are you using here?

  1. Avoid
  2. Mitigate
  3. Accept
  4. Exploit
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Q4. Project knowledge management is concerned with managing which type of project knowledge?

  1. Both “explicit” and “tacit” knowledge
  2. “Explicit” knowledge; as this can be readily codified
  3. “Tacit” knowledge; as this is difficult to express
  4. “Tacit” knowledge; as this involves beliefs, insights, experience and “know-how”
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Q5. You have been given a big project to complete. This is an important project for your company, therefore management does not want any delay in completion. As soon as the project charter is signed, you start identifying and categorizing stakeholders using various data representation tools. Which of the following tools will you not use here?

  1. Brain writing
  2. Stakeholder cube
  3. Direction of influence
  4. Salience model
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Q6. Two people on the same project team have just found out that they are working on the same work. This situation can be BEST characterized as a lack of:

  1. A good work breakdown structure.
  2. A matrix organization
  3. Sponsor direction
  4. Effective status meetings.
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Q7. The BEST method to control costs is to:

  1. Estimate at the beginning of the project and then check costs against the baseline
  2. Estimate during the execution of the project and then manage each activity to the budget.
  3. Estimate during planning and then re-estimate before each activity begins
  4. Estimate during the initiation of the project and have management confirm the estimates.
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Q8. Which of the following is NOT a knowledge management tools and technique?

  1. Networking
  2. Change requests
  3. Knowledge fairs and cafes
  4. Storytelling
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Q9. Which of the following may help in ensuring that certain bidders in the procurement process do not receive preferential treatment and that all prospective sellers have a clear and common understanding of the procurement?

  1. Use of weighted criteria
  2. Use of screening techniques
  3. Use of bidder conferences
  4. Use of expert judgment
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Q10. Senior management is complaining that they are not able to easily determine the status of ongoing projects in the organization. Which of the following types of reports would help provide summary information to senior management?

  1. Detailed cost estimates
  2. Project management plans
  3. Bar charts
  4. Milestone reports
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