PMP Sample Test 32

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1. You are the project manager at a manufacturer of electronic components. Your company had been a long time market leader in electronic components distribution industry. However, in recent years, the Internet has transformed the competitive landscape. As a result company’s market share has been eroding.
Hence, your current project involves implementing the company’s internet strategies to best exploit these altered dynamics and increase the company’s market share. Unfortunately, your project is plagued by frequent changes to the project charter. Who should be the primary person responsible for deciding whether the changes to the project charter are necessary?

 
 
 
 

2. All of the following statements are true regarding a change control system EXCEPT:

 
 
 
 

3. You are in the process of monitoring the various project processes and their performance. Which of the following is the LEAST appropriate tool/ technique to use in this process?

 
 
 
 

4. You are in the process of controlling changes to the project schedule. All of the following are tool/ techniques of this process EXCEPT:

 
 
 
 

5. Keeping up with the growth was becoming a problem for a privately owned Chinese financial services company. Although it easily lured business from state-owned competitors, low skill levels and weak accounting systems threaten the company’s cash flow. Moreover, poorly invested assets were delivering inadequate returns.
Hence, you have been assigned over an existing project to upgrade the IT system to allow for an expansion. Specifically, the IT upgrade will enable the company to serve more competitors, expand the product line, gain market share, and win more licenses.
You’ve determined the following information so far: Activity X has an early start of day3, early finish of day6, and a late finish of day10. Activity Y is being performed by resource that had been very difficult to obtain. The CPI of the project is 1.2 and the SPI is 1.3.
Midway through your project, your client has requested additional deliverables to your project. Fortunately, you have already determined that this functionality will only add one extra week to the critical path. To accommodate this request, you’ve determined that you could fasttrack the schedule to recover one extra week. Which of the following should you perform NEXT?

 
 
 
 

6. You are in the process of controlling changes to the project scope. All of the following are outputs of this process EXCEPT:

 
 
 
 

7. You are in the process of controlling changes to the project cost baseline. Which of the following is the LEAST helpful tool / technique?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statements are true regarding the SPI (schedule performance index) measurement?

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following best describes a conflict resolution technique the temporarily solves a problem by downplaying the problem to make the problem appear less important/ critical?

 
 
 
 

10. With respect to the earned value analysis, which of the following will tell you whether costs are higher or lower than budgeted?

 
 
 
 

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