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CompTIA JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Exam Exam Practice Test

Demo: 60 questions
Total 402 questions

CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Exam Questions and Answers

Question 1

Who has the MOST control over project scope changes?

Options:

A.

Key stakeholders

B.

Project sponsor

C.

Project manager

D.

Change control board

Question 2

Several stakeholders and the project sponsor have indicated that they are not being supplied with project updates. As the project manager, which of the following should be done to address the situation?

Options:

A.

Create a communication roles template.

B.

Speak in-depth personally to each stakeholder.

C.

Send emails to everyone on the project team.

D.

Refer to the communications plan.

Question 3

Which of the following is the BEST reason to review the historical information from a similar project?

Options:

A.

To get a good idea of the writing style of the project manager.

B.

To get an understanding of the number of managers within the organization.

C.

To get an understanding of the resources needed to complete the project.

D.

To get an understanding of the document approval process.

Question 4

The project manager has the MOST authority in which of the following organizational structures?

Options:

A.

Balanced Matrix

B.

Functional

C.

Weak Matrix

D.

Strong Matrix

Question 5

A project manager has been engaged to deliver a project in South America and does not speak Spanish. More than 50 percent of the project team will be Spanish speaking. Which of the following would be the project managers BEST option?

Options:

A.

Insist that all communication be in English.

B.

Use automated translation technologies to communicate with team members in writing.

C.

Engage only bi-lingual team members.

D.

Engage interpreters at both locations for all key team communication.

Question 6

Which of the following is an example of risk mitigation?

Options:

A.

Reduce the likelihood of the risk.

B.

Transfer ownership of the risk.

C.

Update the risk management plan.

D.

Change the project scope to eliminate the risk.

Question 7

Which of the following is created as part of the closing phase?

Options:

A.

Quality baseline

B.

Cost review

C.

Activity estimation

D.

Feasibility analysis

Question 8

A project manager is managing the delivery of a project awarded under a fixed-cost contract. The project cost was poorly planned and underestimated, but the projects overall scope and deadline cannot change. Failure to deliver the project is not an option. Which of the following will MOST likely be affected by these circumstances?

Options:

A.

Earned Value (EV)

B.

Quality

C.

Change management

D.

Resource leveling

Question 9

Work must be overlapped and completed in parallel rather than sequentially within the critical path in order to meet the end date of the project. Which of the following would be utilized?

Options:

A.

Optimizing

B.

Crashing

C.

Resource leveling

D.

Fast-tracking

Question 10

The schedule estimates for a particular work package that is underway were not properly considered and the timescales are too tight. Which of the following methods should the project manager select to investigate?

Options:

A.

PDM

B.

SPI and SV

C.

CPM

D.

Issues log

Question 11

Which of the following is the MOST common precedence dependency type?

Options:

A.

Start-to-Start

B.

Finish-to-Start

C.

Start-to-Finish

D.

Finish-to-Finish

Question 12

A project manager must initially address a performance issue with a project team member.

Which of the following communication methods is BEST to use?

Options:

A.

Formal written communication

B.

Informal verbal communication

C.

Informal written communication

D.

Formal verbal communication

Question 13

Which of the following would be considered a valid strategy in response to an adverse risk?

Options:

A.

Exploit

B.

Monitor

C.

Mitigate

D.

Enhance

Question 14

A project manager notices that status meetings are poorly attended and that one or two team members try to dominate the meetings. Which of the following should the project manager do to make the project status meetings more productive? (Select Two).

Options:

A.

Include agenda items in the meeting invitation.

B.

Ensure that the meetings start and end on time.

C.

Provide criticism to poor team performers.

D.

Allow the team members to set the tone of the meeting.

E.

Discuss issues during the meeting until they are resolved.

Question 15

When does stakeholder identification initially take place?

Options:

A.

When the organizational structure is determined

B.

Once the project charter document is created

C.

Once the project planning phase is entered

D.

When documenting the project objectives

Question 16

Which of the following defines a project? (Select Two).

Options:

A.

Limited time span

B.

Contains more than one deliverable

C.

Delivers a unique product or service

D.

Changes an ongoing process

E.

Generates positive returns

Question 17

Which of the following contract types places the LEAST amount of risk on the seller?

Options:

A.

Fixed-Price

B.

Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF)

C.

Cost-Plus-Fee (CPF)

D.

Time and material

Question 18

A project manager is reviewing the ownership, date, and the necessary training for a deliverable. Which of the following documents would include this information?

Options:

A.

Transition plan

B.

Quality plan

C.

Change Control plan

D.

Procurement plan

Question 19

Final project acceptance criteria are contained in which of the following?

Options:

A.

Transition plan

B.

Project scope document

C.

Project charter

D.

Quality plan

Question 20

The project has been terminated. Which of the following should be conducted with the project team before they are released?

Options:

A.

Case study

B.

Feasibility analysis

C.

Stakeholder analysis

D.

Post-mortem analysis

Question 21

A project manager was asked to complete a project three weeks early and not crash the project. Which of the following should be done?

Options:

A.

Move some of the task to another release.

B.

Have the team work over time and give them time off later to save the budget.

C.

Continue to work and complete the project as soon as possible.

D.

Review the plan with the team and develop a way to reduce the time

Question 22

All of the following occur during the project closure phase EXCEPT:

Options:

A.

ensure the project is aligned with organizational goals.

B.

ensure document retention compliance is being performed.

C.

release project team resources.

D.

close contracts and pay vendors.

Question 23

Which of the following risk response strategies involves shifting the negative impact of a threat, along with ownership of the response, to a third party?

Options:

A.

Risk transfer

B.

Risk avoidance

C.

Risk sharing

D.

Risk mitigation

Question 24

A SPI of 1.1 means that the project is:

Options:

A.

under-budget.

B.

behind schedule.

C.

ahead of schedule.

D.

over-budget.

Question 25

Which of the following techniques can a project manager use to assist with quality planning? (Select Three).

Options:

A.

Peer review

B.

Critical Chain Method (CCM)

C.

Inspection

D.

Performance Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

E.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

F.

Benchmarking

Question 26

A project manager conducted a risk probability and impact assessment with the project team. In which of the following risk management processes did this occur?

Options:

A.

Qualitative risk analysis

B.

Quantitative risk analysis

C.

Risk response planning

D.

Risk identification

Question 27

One of the team members assigned to a project is not performing well. The team member is new and is not experienced in the type of work involved with this project. Which of the following is the BEST response to this situation?

Options:

A.

Ask other team members to help.

B.

Assign the team member to another project.

C.

Talk to the team member to encourage better performance.

D.

Arrange for training for the team member.

Question 28

A project manager is reviewing the ownership, date, and the necessary training for a deliverable. Which of the following documents would include this information?

Options:

A.

Transition plan

B.

Quality plan

C.

Change Control plan

D.

Procurement plan

Question 29

A project manager has decided to increase the number of resources working on critical path activities. This is an example of:

Options:

A.

rolling wave planning.

B.

resource leveling.

C.

fast tracking.

D.

crashing.

Question 30

The purpose of a WBS dictionary is to provide:

Options:

A.

additional details for each component of the WBS, and for each component provide a brief definition of its statement of work, outputs, actual activities and pertinent milestones.

B.

a detailed glossary of terms used in the WBS.

C.

written authorization to sanction work on a particular work-package within the WBS, and define the methods for its implementation and the monitoring of its performance.

D.

a hierarchical decomposition of the work to be undertaken to address the objectives and meet the requirements of the project at the lowest level.

Question 31

The amount of time ahead or behind schedule on a project is called the:

Options:

A.

schedule baseline.

B.

schedule performance index.

C.

estimate to complete.

D.

schedule variance.

Question 32

Which of the following would require that the project risk register be updated?

Options:

A.

A qualitative risk analysis is performed

B.

A stakeholder has concerns about material delays

C.

The risk management plan is created

D.

Increased costs for required materials

Question 33

A project manager is managing a project that is scheduled to take ten months to complete. The project is in its sixth month and $450,000 has been spent. The project budget is $990,000. Which of the following will the project manager use to determine the budgeted cost of work scheduled?

Options:

A.

Estimate to completion

B.

Planned value

C.

Cost performance index

D.

Budget at completion

Question 34

There are three teams assigned to the same project. Two of the project teams are ahead of schedule; however, the product does not meet the needed quality standards. The third project team is behind schedule, but their product meets the quality standards. Which of the following should be the NEXT step for the project manager?

Options:

A.

Inform the stakeholders that the project is behind schedule.

B.

Meet with the teams to clarify the schedule and the quality standards expected.

C.

Crash the schedule to meet the project timeline.

D.

Fast track the schedule to complete the project on time without impacting the quality of the product.

Question 35

Which of the following would be the MOST important objective of a kick-off meeting? (Select Two).

Options:

A.

To educate team members on what will be expected

B.

To give official notification for the project

C.

To inform the project sponsor on what will be expected

D.

To create a work breakdown structure (WBS)

E.

To develop the statement of work (SOW)

Question 36

The project manager needs to determine the relationship between two variables. Which of the following tools will the project manager use?

Options:

A.

Histogram

B.

Run chart

C.

Pareto chart

D.

Scatter diagram

Question 37

A key stakeholder on a project advises the project manager that there is a component of the project that has yet to be decided. They are concerned that their needs regarding this component will not be addressed. In which of the following documents should the project manager record this information?

Options:

A.

Lessons learned

B.

Issue log

C.

Statement of Work (SOW)

D.

Project charter

Question 38

A project manager is receiving many requests for changes to a project. Which of the following did the project manager fail to complete?

Options:

A.

Proper project team selection

B.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) solicitation

C.

Milestone scheduling

D.

Stakeholder analysis

Question 39

The purpose of the WBS is to:

Options:

A.

maintain standards compliance.

B.

manage change requests.

C.

determine work packages.

D.

aid in version control.

Question 40

A project manager creates a detailed list of costs for each activity involved in the project and then uses the sum of the individual activities to create the budget. Which of the following cost estimating techniques was used?

Options:

A.

Bottom-up

B.

Expert judgment

C.

Parametric

D.

Top-down

Question 41

A stakeholder wants information on how frequently the project manager will provide a status report. Which of the following documents would be the BEST place to find this information?

Options:

A.

Stakeholder analysis report

B.

Quality plan

C.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

D.

Communication plan

Question 42

Which of the following is a benefit of a work breakdown structure (WBS)?

Options:

A.

It can determine the amount of progress on the project.

B.

It can quickly identify the projects major deliverables and underlying activities with graphical representation.

C.

It can quickly identify the probability and impact of project risks.

D.

It allows a real time analysis of actual project costs compared to the project baseline to determine the project variances.

Question 43

Refer to the attached Exhibit.

Which of the following is the duration of the critical path in the diagram?

Options:

A.

2

B.

5

C.

6

D.

7

Question 44

Which of the following sequences represents the correct order for implementing a change request?

Options:

A.

Change is requested, change impact analyzed, change request submitted to board, change request approved, change implemented.

B.

Change is requested, change implemented, change impact analyzed, change request submitted to board, change request approved.

C.

Change is requested, change request submitted to board, change impact analyzed, change request approved, change implemented.

D.

Change is requested, change request submitted to board, change request approved, change implemented, change impact analyzed.

Question 45

A project manager has determined the probability and impact of identified project risks. A meeting with the project team will be held to determine how to mitigate risks above the project threshold. Which of the following will be created during this meeting?

Options:

A.

Risk response strategies

B.

Risk register

C.

Risk assessment

D.

Stakeholder risk tolerance

Question 46

The communication plan for a project is a subset of which of the following documents?

Options:

A.

Project charter

B.

Risk management plan

C.

Project schedule

D.

Project plan

Question 47

A project manager learns that a team member has falsified work experience, and does not have the knowledge required to complete the task. Which of the following should the project manager do?

Options:

A.

Reassign the individual to another role on the project team.

B.

Ignore the situation hoping that everything works out for the best.

C.

Assign other individuals to assist on the task to ensure the task does not get delayed further.

D.

Replace the member and ask the team manager to assign a more qualified person.

Question 48

A quality control technician is diagramming test results on a run chart. The chart consists of twenty-five points, with twelve consecutive points below the median line; however, the other thirteen points alternate above and below the median line. The twelve consecutive points represent which of the following?

Options:

A.

The run denotes common cause variation.

B.

The quality process is flawed and should be completed again.

C.

The product does not adhere to specification.

D.

The run denotes special cause variation.

Question 49

In order to validate a project, which of the following is required to complete a stakeholder analysis?

Options:

A.

Verify the project stakeholders needs, wants, and expectations are turned into requirements.

B.

Verify the project stakeholders have been selected by the project manager to provide the best scope for the project.

C.

Verify the project team members will be able to provide the expected stakeholder results.

D.

Verify the project stakeholders needs are documented in the work breakdown structure (WBS).

Question 50

Which of the following is an input to a work breakdown structure (WBS)?

Options:

A.

Performance reports

B.

Stakeholder analysis

C.

Project scope statement

D.

Variance analysis

Question 51

Which of the following resource leveling techniques describes schedule compression by performing activities concurrently?

Options:

A.

Exploiting

B.

Crashing

C.

Optimizing

D.

Fast tracking

Question 52

In a highway project 5 miles (8 kilometers) out of the total 15 miles (24 kilometers) have been completed. The BAC is $900,000. Which of the following represents the EV of this project?

Options:

A.

$150,000

B.

$300,000

C.

$450,000

D.

$600,000

Question 53

A project sponsor has requested that weekly status updates are to be sent by email, detailing the schedule performance index (SPI) and schedule variance (SV) of the project. In which of the following documents should these requirements be included?

Options:

A.

Communications management plan

B.

Cost management plan

C.

Project charter

D.

Contract management plan

Question 54

If the EV is $3,000 and the AC is $4,000, which of the following is the CV for the project?

Options:

A.

-$1,000

B.

$1,000

C.

-$3,000

D.

$3,000

E.

There would be a 25 percent cost decrease.

F.

There would be a 75 percent cost increase.

G.

The project is over-budget.

Question 55

Which of the following are characteristics of an approved project charter? (Select Two).

Options:

A.

Provides the prioritization of work from the stakeholders.

B.

Defines the project managers authority.

C.

Identifies what the project manager wants to derive from the project.

D.

Increases the number of just-in-time processes required to decrease scope creep.

E.

Validates the existence of a project.

Question 56

Which of the following would require that the project risk register be updated?

Options:

A.

A qualitative risk analysis is performed

B.

A stakeholder has concerns about material delays

C.

The risk management plan is created

D.

Increased costs for required materials

Question 57

The change control board has approved a change to the scope of a project. Which of the following actions should the project manager take NEXT?

Options:

A.

Obtain additional approval from the project sponsor.

B.

Discuss this change during the next status meeting.

C.

Perform a probability and impact analysis on the change.

D.

Create a plan to implement the change.

Question 58

In order to compare a current projects quality to that of a previously completed project, a project manager should use which of the following techniques?

Options:

A.

Process improvement

B.

Quality metrics

C.

Benchmarking

D.

Cost-benefit analysis

Question 59

During the execution of an assigned task the developer informs the project manager of a missing component. Which of the following should the project manager do next?

Options:

A.

Inform the sponsor and have the developer include it in the same task.

B.

Document the change and determine the impact of the modification.

C.

Add the task to the project plan and assign the task to the developer.

D.

Inform the sponsor that the change is out of scope.

Question 60

Quality assurance is performed during which phase of a project?

Options:

A.

During the controlling phase

B.

During both controlling and execution phase

C.

During the execution phase

D.

During the planning phase

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Total 402 questions