Project Management MCQs

Project Management MCQs

The following Project Management MCQs have been compiled by our experts through research, in order to test your knowledge of the subject of Project Management. We encourage you to answer these multiple-choice questions to assess your proficiency.
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1: Code testing is the job of:

A.   PMO

B.   Only coder

C.   Only tester

D.   Project manager

E.   Both coder and tester

2: Project Plan primarily consists of:

A.   Project tasks, priority, allocated to, and target date

B.   Project start time, project start date, project finish date, project finish time

C.   Project stakeholder names, project name, customer name

D.   Project team member details, date of birth, address

E.   Project name, project closure date, project sponsors

3: Failed deadlines may result in which of the following?

A.   Schedule Extension

B.   Decreased Budget

C.   Increased Budget

D.   All of these

4: If customer requirements are not met:

A.   All payment can be claimed from customer

B.   A project can't be treated as successful

C.   A project can be closed successfully if PMO agrees

D.   A project can be treated as successful

5: What would be included as part of the "Triple constraint."

A.   Requests or orders given by one's chain of command (Managers/supervisors)

B.   Scope, Schedule, or Budget

C.   Government regulations

D.   The project charter

E.   Corporate or industry norms, guidelines, or standard practices

6: The stakeholders of a project are the:

A.   PMO

B.   All of these

C.   Customer management

D.   End users

E.   Project managers

7: Project Manager is responsible for:

A.   All of these

B.   Project closure

C.   Project execution

D.   Project Initiation

8: Project Closure comprises of :

A.   Release of project resources

B.   Customer acceptance

C.   All of these

D.   A formal closure note

9: What is the project manager responsible to do?

A.   Deliver at agreed budget.

B.   Foster team communication.

C.   Ensure timely delivery.

D.   All of these

10: Prime role of a Project Manager is:

A.   Risk mitigation

B.   Crisis management

C.   All of these

D.   Project closure

E.   Team management

11: What are the key attributes of a kickoff meeting?

A.   All of these

B.   Project charter is complete

C.   Team participation

D.   Client participation

12: What would a project manager need to understand in order to properly sequence activities in a WBS?

A.   Outputs

B.   Durations

C.   Inputs

D.   All of the above

13: More rework in a project means:

A.   Poor project management

B.   Poor team management

C.   Poor governance

D.   All of these

E.   Poor development

14: Which of these is not a stage of Project management?

A.   Planning

B.   Closure

C.   Execution

D.   Cleansing

15: Tester's job is to:

A.   All of these

B.   Explain implication of bug

C.   Find out the bug in code

D.   State severity of bug

E.   Documentation of Bugs Report

16: The point of planning is to ______.

A.   Come up with one idea

B.   Understand whats needs to be done

C.   Stick to the script

D.   Finish quickly

17: Quality Control can be monitored by creating these?

A.   All of the Above

B.   Statistical Analysis

C.   Feedback Systems

D.   Trouble Shooting Techniques

18: Initiation is used to identify which of the following?

A.   Strategy

B.   All of the Above

C.   Scope

D.   Purpose

19: Project Lifecycle is:

A.   A logical sequence of project phases comprising of associated activities

B.   Defining project in a cyclic manner

C.   Checking how many cycles there are in a project

D.   Writing a report on life of a project

20: When is the best time to close a project?

A.   All of these

B.   When project documentation is filed.

C.   When all deliverables are signed off.

D.   When contracts are closed.

21: Which groups are included as project stakeholders?

A.   Project team

B.   All of these

C.   Client contacts and management

D.   Team supervisors

22: Project Review is a process of:

A.   Monitoring project performance and control of risks

B.   Monitoring project team behavior

C.   Monitoring business

D.   Monitoring customer end users

23: _______ is a formal approved document that defines how a project is executed, monitored and controlled, and closed.

A.   Performance Plan

B.   Project Runner

C.   Project Management Plan

D.   Change Management Plan

24: Risk Management includes:

A.   Risk Assessment and mitigation plan and execution

B.   Risk execution and identification

C.   Risk Assessment and award

D.   Risk evaluation and propogation

25: Project Manager for a project is identified during:

A.   Project closure

B.   If management of project fails

C.   Project Initiation

D.   Product deployment

26: True or False? The closing stage consists of more than one type of closure?

A.   True

B.   False

27: Which of the following is NOT an interpersonal skill a project manager should use in managing stakeholders expectations?

A.   Resolving conflict

B.   Building trust

C.   Active listening

D.   Denying change requests

28: The deliverables have been signed off and teams have stopped working on the project. Which project phase are you in?

A.   Project planning

B.   Project control

C.   Project closure

D.   Project execution

29: Project Governance is about:

A.   Sharing failures of past projects

B.   Sharing project team details

C.   Sharing success stories of past projects

D.   Sharing practices with team and assigning roles in monitoring

30: CPM stands for?

A.   Cease Plan Mode

B.   Crystallize Plan Mode

C.   Critical Path Method

D.   Control Problem Maps

31: A team leader's job is to ______ a group's collaborative work.

A.   Relegate

B.   Reproduce

C.   Denigrate

D.   Oversee

32: The quantity of time that will elapse from the start of an activity to its end is called what?

A.   Work required

B.   Duration

C.   Effort

D.   Time required

33: Which of these is not a stage of Project Development?

A.   Execution

B.   Interpolation

C.   Closure

D.   Initiation

34: _______ is the processes involved in estimating, budgeting, and controlling costs so the project can be completed within the approved budget.

A.   Project Cost Management

B.   Project Planning

C.   Project Quality Management

D.   Performance Management

35: An effective Project manager will cancel a failing project only after this process?

A.   Project Assessment

B.   Project Initiation

C.   Project Referral

D.   Project Delays

36: Triple constraint of a project is:

A.   Resistance to change, lack of support, team management

B.   Scope, schedule, cost

C.   No specification, difficult users, political intervention

D.   Budget, time, knowledge

37: Who is responsible for conducting formal or informal assessments of the project team's performance?

A.   Project management team

B.   Customer

C.   Project team themselves

D.   Chief Information Officer (CIO)

38: A sponsor has requested a fixed budget and a fixed scope. What is the most effective way to plan?

A.   If the project budget is less than the requested budget, count the difference as contingency.

B.   Clarify with the sponsor which project attribute is most important to them. Plan the project with that attribute fixed.

C.   If the project budget is more than the requested budget, agree to the terms but add change penalty fees into the contract.

D.   If the project budget is more than the requested budget, negotiate the cost estimates down.

39: What does SV stand for?

A.   Schedule Variance

B.   Schedule Vitals

C.   Scalable Volue

D.   Summary and Vision

40: High Severity Risk in a project:

A.   Impacts negatively on progress and success of project

B.   Enhances progress of project

C.   Improves efficiency of product

D.   Reduces failure chances

E.   Increase market visibility

41: What is a project manager called when using scrum methodologies?

A.   Product Manager

B.   Program Manager

C.   Scrum Master

D.   Project Manager

42: This type of chart displays a project start and finish date?

A.   Pie

B.   Kant

C.   Flow

D.   Gannt

43: A stakeholder has been made aware of an overbudgeted, overstaffed, and underperformed project. A Project Manager should respond by_________.

A.   Identifying the details and environment surrounding the issues and enacting a post-assessment plan

B.   Hiring a new team and requesting budget increases

C.   Informing the stakeholder of misinformation and ensuring forward progression.

D.   Forming an independent troubleshooting team and increasing the pay of top performers

44: The _________ documents the approach to communicate effectively and efficiently with stakeholders.

A.   Communications Management Plan

B.   Project Planning

C.   Quality Plan

D.   Performance Plan

45: When is a WBS used?

A.   When contrasting final deliverables to original contract.

B.   When documenting a team member change.

C.   When cancelling vendor agreements.

D.   When identifying activities needed to create deliverables.

46: The team is working on the project and regular communication is happening between the project manager, the team, and the client. Which project phase are you in?

A.   Project execution

B.   Project initiation

C.   Project control

D.   Project planning

47: What are the most common parts of a stand-up meeting?

A.   Burndown chart review, finished work review, updates from team.

B.   Task list review, new task assignments, questions.

C.   Reporting the progress on the project since the last meeting, reporting of plans until the next meeting, noting issues that are delaying progress.

D.   Team review of product that is almost ready for release, noting of issues, assignment of issue owners.

48: Add this type of clause to a deadline agreement for a project with great scope?

A.   Cancellation Clause

B.   Autopay Clause

C.   Buyout Clause

D.   Extension Clause

49: What is involved with fast tracking a schedule?

A.   Setting up incentives to motivate the team to work faster.

B.   Arranging some project activities to happen concurrently, rather than sequentially.

C.   Reassigning activities that can be done faster through outsourcing.

D.   Bringing in additional project management to oversee the schedule.

50: _______ is the processes and activities that determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities which ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken.

A.   Project Quality Management

B.   Project Planning

C.   Performance Management

D.   Project Cost Management