Final Test

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Online Project Management Course

Final Test



Question 1: What differentiates a project from routine activities?
  • (A) A project consists of work packages in order to create a result described in terms of scope.
  • (B) A project creates a unique result in terms of scope, schedule, and budget.
  • (C) A project follows a time schedule under the constraint of a given budget.
  • (D) A project creates a result based on a set of SMART goals.
Your answer:

Question 2: Which of the following statements are correct?
  1. By the end of definition phase we have a clear project goal...
  2. In definition phase we plan the project schedule...
  3. In planning phase we define contractors and sub-contractors...
  4. By the end of planning phase we provide the final project cost calculation...
  5. In implementation phase we negotiate the project contract...
  6. Closure phase starts with preliminary acceptance of the project result...

Question 3: Which one of the following statements is not correct?
  • (A) If we change the scope of a project its schedule and budget might change.
  • (B) If we decrease a project's total duration its total cost might increase.
  • (C) If we increase a project's budget its scope might have been increased.
  • (D) If we increase the scope of a project its goal must have been changed.
Your answer:

Question 4: What could be an acceptable definition of the term "project stakeholder"? A project stakeholder is an individual or an organization who ...
  • (A) plans and manages the project scope and its budget.
  • (B) controls necessary changes in implementation phase.
  • (C) has interest in or is affected by the project work or its results.
  • (D) declares preliminary and final acceptance of the project results.
Your answer:

Question 5: Given the following goal definition, which aspect is missing?
"Design and build a two-car garage, 6 m x 7 m x 2.5 m, with concrete foundation, pre-fab walls and roof, extra back door to the garden, within a budget of USD 12,000.--"
  • (A) Specified
  • (B) Measurable
  • (C) Realistic
  • (D) Timed
Your answer:

Question 6: What is our preferred tool of planning the project scope?
  • (A) Product Breakdown Structure
  • (B) Work Breakdown Structure
  • (C) Network Diagram
  • (D) Gantt Chart
Your answer:

Question 7: Given the following network diagram, what is the total duration of that project (in days)?

Network Diagram

Your answer: days

Question 8: Referring to the network diagram of question 7, what is the critical path?
  • (A) 1 - 3 - 5 - 7 - 9 - 11
  • (B) 1 - 2 - 6 - 9 - 11
  • (C) 1 - 4 - 7 - 9 - 11
  • (D) 1 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 11
Your answer:

Question 9: How can we prioritize risks of a project?
  • (A) By estimating the probabilities of the risks.
  • (B) By multiplying probability and impact of each risk and comparing the results.
  • (C) By estimating the impact of each risk.
  • (D) By adding the cost of preventive and corrective actions of each risk and comparing the results.
Your answer:

Question 10: Controlling tools help to ...
  • (A) ... change the project plan.
  • (B) ... compare planned results with requirements.
  • (C) ... compare actual results with planned results.
  • (D) ... change requirements or specifications.
Your answer:

Question 11: We refer to the network diagram of question 7. Would the whole project be delayed if we found ...
  1. ... WP 4 in delay of 1 day?
  2. ... WP 2 in delay of 3 days?
  3. ... WP 7 in delay of 1 day?
  4. ... WP 6 in delay of 6 days?

Question 12: After risk identification and analysis we decided to integrate preventive actions for event X. In implementation phase this event X occurs. What consequences will we usually have?
  • (A) No time delay, no additional cost.
  • (B) Time delay, but no additional cost.
  • (C) No time delay, but additional cost.
  • (D) Time delay and additional cost.
Your answer:

Question 13: In your lessons learned workshop you find that unexpected events caused additional cost in your project. What are you going to do?
  1. Hide that finding.
  2. Discuss that finding with your team.
  3. Blame the customer.
  4. Discuss that finding with the customer.


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