Random CAPM 60

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Question 1

Network diagrams are good for depicting:

Question 2

Cost estimates include all of the following resource categories except:

Question 3

The MAJOR processes for project integration management are:

Question 4

As a project manager, you know that the most important activity to ensure stakeholder satisfaction is

Question 5

To effectively manage communications within the project team, the project manager should:

Question 6


John Jones hired the ABC Construction Company to build a new office building. The contract is a cost-plus percentage of costs Contract. Estimated costs are $3,000,000 and the estimated total price is $3,300,000. ABC recently completed the building and the associated costs were $4,000,000.

In the above scenario, what is the total price of this building which will be paid by John Jones?

Question 7

A Network analysis technique that shows conditional and  probabilistic treatment of logical relationships is called:

Question 8

When assigning tasks to team members, which of the following strategies are appropriate?

Question 9

A project loses a contractor in the middle of a project. A new project team is formed to replace the role of the lost contractor and his/her  team. As a project manager, what is the FIRST topic to address to the team in the kick-off meeting?

Question 10

Communication is the prime responsibility of a project:

Question 11

Reviewing work products and results to ensure that all were completed satisfactorily and formally accepted is part of:

Question 12

Analogous estimating is also called:

Question 13

A network analysis technique that allows for conditional and probabilistic treatment of logical relationships is know as:

Question 14

Scenario :

The Delphi technique is a risk identification method used by project  managers to poll expert advice.

In the above sample scenario, what is a key characteristic of the Delphi technique ?

Question 15

The decomposition process is a technique used to construct a:

Question 16

Complex projects, involving cross-disciplinary efforts, are MOST effectively managed by:

Question 17


A construction manager is estimating the amount of time to frame a house. The optimistic estimate is five days, the pessimistic estimate is 17 days, and the realistic estimate is eight days.

In the sample scenario above, what estimate would the construction manager use if she is using the PERT based estimating method?

Question 18

Which of the following is not a necessary input to cost budgeting?

Question 19

Examples of team building activities include:

Question 20

Which of the following are considered to be milestones?

Question 21

If team members are more technically skilled than the project manager, what actions should the project manager take?

Question 22


Sam is a project manager and has observed during team meetings that one of the senior technical team members, Sue, frequently belittles the ideas of Tom, a more junior technical staff member. Tom has stopped contributing ideas during the meetings. Sue is generally congenial with other members of the team.

In the sample scenario above, what action should Sam take?

Question 23


A contractor estimates that completion of a house will take six months. After further questioning, he estimates that, worst case, the house completion will require 11 months, and best case, five  months.

In the sample scenario above, what is the standard deviation of the house completion?

Question 24

What is a common complaint of project manager regarding their project sponsors?

Question 25

The program evaluation and review technique is used for:

Question 26

In which project phase do you have the GREATEST influence on project risk?

Question 27

An individual's willingness to take a risk can be determined by:

Question 28


A project manager realizes that there is an unlikely, but possible  risk that an ice storm could delay the arrival of staff for the implementation weekend. Once in the past ten years, the area  has been hit with an ice storm.

Which of the following risk mitigation strategies is most appropriate given the scenario above?

Question 29

In a schedule, which of the following is not an allowed logical dependency?

Question 30

Cost estimates may be expressed in:

Question 31

Effective stakeholder management includes all of the following  project elements EXCEPT:

Question 32


Early start date = 1/4/99
Early finish date = 1/5/99
Late start date = 1/10/99
Late finish date = 1/11/99

If a task has the dates in the sample list above, what do we know about the task?

Question 33


Project justification and background
Scope and objectives of the project
Organizational relationships and responsibilities
Description of project managers‟ authority
Resources availability
High level project schedule and costs
Major milestones
Management approval

What project document may contain a table of contents similar to the sample list above?

Question 34

Mandatory prerequisite(s) for team building is (are):

Question 35

Of the following conflict management approaches, which is believed to lead to the LEAST enduring positive results?

Question 36

Which of the following choices would be an acceptable cause for rebaselining a $10 million project?

Question 37

As part of the quality audit, the scope statement is checked against the work results to ensure the conformance to the customer  requirements. The results should be documented and used for:

Question 38

Cost control is concerned with:

Question 39

Historical results used in cost estimating may include:

Question 40

Estimate at completion (EAC) may be computed as:

Question 41

Constructive team roles include:

Question 42

A Gantt chart is useful in determining:

Question 43


A specifications document was sent to the client representative two weeks ago for review and approval. The planned due date for approval or request for revisions was yesterday, and no comments or approvals were received from the client. The client representative is aware of the due date, as he approved the project plan.

In the sample scenario above, what client management strategy should the project manager use?

Question 44

What is a category or rank given to entities having the same functional use but different requirements for quality?

Question 45

Resource leveling of a project schedule:

Question 46

Analogous estimating:

Question 47

A method that is used to evaluate projects based on a comparison of their income and monies expended is:

Question 48

Which of the following is not a function of cost control?

Question 49

During the sixth monthly update on a ten-month, $30,000 project, the analysis shows that the PV (BCWS) is $20,000 and the AC (ACWP) is $10,000. The EV (BCWP) is also determined to be $15,000. What can be determined by these figures?

Question 50

For a large, complex project ______ is best for handling cross functional project needs.

Question 51

A project's payback period ends when:

Question 52

A likely result of using "compromise" to resolve a two-party conflict is:

Question 53

The time phased budget that reflects the actual expenditures rather than the consumption of a resource that will be used to measure and monitor cost performance on a project is the:

Question 54

Fast tracking in time management is:

Question 55

All of the following assist in determining the impact of a scope change EXCEPT:

Question 56

In the earned value system, cost variance is computed as:

Question 57

Which of the following strategies will be most helpful in developing a good client relationship?

Question 58


It is critical for your company to offer its products on the Internet to increase its market share. The company has no  previous experience in this area, but it believes that  knowledge is needed rapidly. As you have shown an interest  in the Internet, you are asked to start planning for this  project.

What is the FIRST step to take as you begin planning?

Question 59

Characteristics of a good project manager include all of the following except :

Question 60

A process is a series of actions to bring about a result. In a project, the five basic process groups (PG) are: