PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Quiz Questions and Answers

A Project Manager scheduled a review at the end of a phase, to obtain authorization to close the current project phase and initiate the next phase. Which of the following is an incorrect way of describing this review?

Answer :
  • Phase planning

Which of the following defines the total scope of the project and represents the work specified in the currently approved project scope statement?

Answer :
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

If you are creating a new WBS for your project, what should you consider to save time during the creation process?

Answer :
  • Use a previous WBS from a similar project as a template

You are the Project Manager in your organization. You have very little authority over the projects you manage, and you are mainly engaged in project coordination activities. You are currently struggling with obtaining the required human resources for your project during the Acquire Project team process. Who do you need to negotiate with to obtain these resources?

Answer :
  • The functional managers

The Project Charter formally authorizes a project. Who authorizes the project charter?

Answer :
  • A project sponsor or initiator external to the project

In an ongoing project, the project sponsor and a manager of the performing organization are having conflicts. What would be your comment on this situation?

Answer :
  • The project manager needs to step in and handle the stakeholders' expectations. The stakeholders may have different objectives and interests in the project.

When would Rolling Wave Planning be useful in a project?

Answer :
  • You should use Rolling Wave Planning to help you achieve the appropriate level of detail in each work package at the right time.

As you are creating the Activity List, which technique is recommended for subdividing the project into smaller components called activities?

Answer :
  • Decomposition

With the establishment of a PMO in an organization, the project management jargon is being adopted by the employees. However, few people are still struggling with the project management terminologies. One of the most common confusion is the difference between a project stakeholder and a key stakeholder. Who are the key stakeholders?

Answer :
  • Individuals, groups or organizations in a decision-making position.

You have been asked to establish a project charter for your new project. According to PMBOK, who normally has the responsibility to authorize the charter?

Answer :
  • Project initiator or sponsor