Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Prep Quiz Questions and Answers

You calculated the cost of constructing the walls by multiplying the cost per square foot with the total area of the wall. This is an example of which of the following?

Answer :
  • Parametric Estimation

Based on the following metrics: EV= $20,000, AC= $22,000, and PV= $28,000, what is the project CV?

Answer :
  • -2000

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.

Which of the following is a hierarchical representation of project risks?

Answer :
  • Risk breakdown structure

The Create WBS process identifies the deliverables at the _________ level in the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

Answer :
  • Lowest

If you are requesting a vendor quote for a defined scope, what is the recommended contract type?

Answer :
  • Fixed price

All of the following are interpersonal skills except : 

Answer :
  • Resisting to change

If you are writing a proposal for additional funding, which communication style should you choose?

Answer :
  • Formal and Vertical

You are on the vendor selection committee for a large IT project that you will be managing for your company. Your friend works for a company that is planning to bid on the project. During a social dinner, the friend tells his job is on the line if his company does not win the contract. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Notify the project stakeholders that you have social ties with one of the vendors, and excuse yourself from the selection committee.

Which term best describes the "Identify Risks" process as described in the PMBOK Guide for Risk Management?

Answer :
  • Iterative