Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Quiz Questions and Answers

An organization supports both programs and projects for various industries. What is a portfolio?

Answer :
  • A portfolio describes the organization of related projects, programs, and operations.

What is the formula to determine the earned value (EV) for a program?

Answer :
  • Percent complete times the program budget at completion

You are the program manager of the NHQ Program. You are working with your program team to ensure that the work in the program is done accurately and according to scope. You are also reviewing the team inspection process that will need to be done to ensure that the work is being done according to the scope. If the work is found to be defective it will need to be corrected before the program customers can inspect the work. What process are you completing to ensure that the work is done accordingly to scope?

Answer :
  • Quality Assurance

Your company and a competing company have created a teaming agreement for an opportunity. Through this teaming agreement, you and your competitor can complete a major program for a client. This is, technically, a risk response for both organizations. What type of risk response are you dealing with in this instance?

Answer :
  • Sharing

Andy is the program manager of the HQN Program. This program is nearing its completion and there is still $25,000 left in the program budget. Andy has asked the program team to identify some extra deliverables that can be included in the program scope to improve the program deliverable but also to use all of the funds in the budget. What term is assigned to the actions that Andy is trying to do in this instance?

Answer :
  • Gold Plating

You are the program manager of the BHG Program. One of the projects in your program will be using new materials that are somewhat untested. You are worried that there may be delays and waste because the project team is unaware of how to accurately use these materials. You elect to send the people that will be using the new materials through training on how to complete their project work. You also allow them to purchase some of the materials to experiment on their use before the actual project work is to be done. You want to ensure that mistakes do not enter into the project. What type of action have you provided in this scenario?

Answer :
  • Preventive Action

You are the program manager for your organization. You and your program team have been creating and transferring the program benefits to operations as feasible in your program execution. The process of delivering the program's benefits describes what process in program management?

Answer :
  • Direct and manage program execution

What is the present value of a program that will be worth $3,567,000 if it lasts for six years and the rate of return is five percent?

Answer :
  • 2661750

You are the program manager for the SRQ Program. You have rejected several change requests for the program scope. What must you do with the rejected change requests?

Answer :
  • Communicate the change request status to the stakeholders and record the results of the change request in the change log.

Where are negative risks recorded?

Answer :
  • Risk register