Project management is a crucial skill that businesses need to function smoothly. There are many aspects to project management and knowing them all will make sure that you can manage any project. This blog will look at a few of the most important questions that a business owner or project manager might have to ask and the answers to those questions.
So, let’s get started with some project management quiz questions.
Q1. You are looking for an Agile Coach that is focused on helping the
company making an organizational change to agile. What type of agile coach would you choose?
Q2. Cobb beleives that project management is undergoing a transformation and that Agile Project Management is a key part of the change
Q3. Scrum and Kanban are similar in that the process is designed to help teams work together more effectively
Q4. Please select which option is the most accurate line from the Manifesto for Agile Software Development?
a. Comprehensive documentation defines working software
b. Working software over comprehensive documentation
c. Expedient development over working software
d. Comprehensive documentation before working software
Q5. Which one of the following methods is not a value of the Agile Manifesto?
a. Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
b. Team dynamics over individual performance
c. Working software over comprehensive documentation
d. Responding to change over following a plan
Q6. _____ is an agile development methodology which is intended to improve software quality and responsiveness to changing customer requirements by executing frequent “releases” in short development cycles (timeboxing), by programming in pairs or conducting extensive code reviews, by unit testing all code, and by maintaining a flattened management structure.
d. Agile Modelling
Q7. Which one of the following is not an XP technical practice?
a. Continuous integration
b. Simple design
c. Pair programming
d. Regression tests
Q8. Which of the following is not a process for Kanban?
a. Limit the work in process (WIP)
b. Measure and optimize the flow of work through the system
c. Visualize how work flows through the system
d. Use pair programming
Q9. In EXtreme Programming (XP) the Customer works very closely with the development team and the development team uses “User Stories” to convey functionality
Q10. A line in the Agile Manifesto reads, “_ and __ over processes and tools”. Please select which option best completes the statement.
a. People; Relationships
b. Customers; Employees
c. Individuals; Interactions
d. Customer; Individuals
Q11. Which one of the following is not an Agile principle?
a. The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a project team is through virtual teams
b. Welcome changing requirements, even late in development
c. Build projects around motivated individuals
d. The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self organizing teams.
Q12. Which of the following is not a principle of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development?
a. Close, daily co-operation between business people and developers
b. Satisfied customer is the principal measure of progress
c. Welcome changing requirements, even late in development
d. Working software is delivered frequently (weeks rather than months)
Q13. A classification for any development methodology based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams is called:
a. Iterative Development
b. Agile Development
c. Discovery Development
Q14. Which of the following is not a principle of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development?
a. Customer satisfaction by rapid delivery of useful software
b. Working software is delivered frequently (weeks rather than months)
c. Welcome changing requirements at the beginning of development
d. Working software is the principal measure of progress
Q15. Which of the following is not a principle of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development?
a. Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design
b. Working software is delivered frequently on schedule
c. Working software is the principal measure of progress
d. Projects are built around motivated individuals, who should be trusted)
Q16. A key aspect of Agile Lean methodology is eliminating waste
Q17. Which of the following is not a principle of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development?
a. Face-to-face conversation is the best form of communication (co location)
b. Commitment to the plan despite changing circumstances
c. Projects are built around motivated individuals, who should be trusted
d. Working software is delivered frequently (weeks rather than months)
Q18. Select which option best completes the following statement: _ is all about response to change.
b. Change management
d. Customer satisfaction
Q19. Which of the following are Agile methodologies:
a. Agile Modelling Process (AMP)
c. None of the above
d. Extreme Development Process (EDP)
Q20. Having testing completed along the way for project delivery is a key part of developing working software in Agile projects
Q21. Which one statement below best describes what it means for an activity to be time-boxed?
a. The activity must start at a particular time
b. The activity must take place on a particular date
c. There is a recommended amount of time for the activity
d. There is a maximum time limit for the activity
Q22. he daily scrum is used to address and resolve issues.
Q23. Which statement best reflects how Scrum views documentation?
a. Scrum makes no statements about documentation
b. The only documentation used in Scrum is requirements
c. The only documentation required is the user story card used to document the Product Backlog item and or the Sprint tasks
d. No documentation is required if Scrum methodology is used. Discussions and meetings replace documentation.
Q24. Which one of the following are artifacts associated with Scrum?
a. Product owner list
b. Sprint backlog
c. Effort chart
d. Product specification
Q25. Which one of the Agile Manifesto Principles supports the Scrum artifact of delivering a potentially shippable product?
a. Continuous attention to technical excellence
b. Business people and developers must work together daily
c. Highest priority is to satisfy customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software
d. Build projects around motivated individuals
Q26. Which one statement below best represents the Scrum concept of inspection and adaptation?
a. Scrum emphasizes that senior management randomly attend daily scrums to learn what the team is currently working on so that they can request ways in which the team should adapt their tasks to be more productive.
b. Scrum emphasizes on auditors who frequently inspect the work of the team and recommend ways to adapt the process in order to improve quality.
c. Scrum emphasizes taking an iterative approach to development, inspecting each iteration’s outcomes and practices during each iteration, and adapting the iteration outcomes and practices in future iteration
d. Scrum emphasizes that the Scrum Master inspect the Product Backlog and adapt the Product Backlog items to help the team produce better software.
Q27. The product backlog is made of a list of which one of the following?
c. Owners of features
d. Test scripts
Q28. Which one of the following is referenced in the Scrum Framework?
b. Sprint Planning
Q29. Which one statement below best explains what the term Sprint means in Scrum?
a. A sprint is a specific amount of days for a team to work as many hours as needed to finish assigned work.
b. A sprint is a specific amount of days for a team to work at a sustainable pace to finish select work
c. A sprint is an agreed upon period of time for team members to select individual items from the product backlog to work on. If the work is completed before the sprint ends, a new product backlog item is brought into the sprint.
d. A sprint is a specific amount of days for a team to test and resolve any issues prior to product release or shipment
Q30. From the activities given, which one is the latest step in sequence of the Scrum framework?
a. Daily scrum
b. Sprint retrospective
c. Sprint review
d. Sprint planning
Q31. Which one of the following activities is found in the Scrum framework?
a. Scrum planning
b. Daily standup
c. Scrum review
d. Daily planning
Q32. Which is not a Scrum artifact?
a. Sprint Backlog
b. Gantt Chart
c. Potentially shippable product
d. Product Backlog
Q33. If the planned work of a Sprint is not completed, which of the following best describes what will happen?
a. The team will work overtime or whatever is required to complete the work of the Sprint.
b. The Sprint will conclude at the end of the time box, regardless of whether the work is completed or not
c. The Product owner will extend the Sprint
d. The ScrumMaster will extend the Sprint
Q34. The Scrum Framework encompasses rules or guidelines for user story cards?
Q35. The Scrum Framework encompasses rules or guidelines for architecture?
Q36. The Scrum team does not include the Product Owner
Q37. Select which option best completes the following statement: If the thinks of a new feature during the sprint, they can add it to the backlog.
a. Scrum Master; Sprint
b. Product Owner; Sprint
c. Product Owner; Product
d. Team; Product
Q38. Which of the following is the best definition of a Product Owner Proxy?
a. The Product owner proxy is a person enlisted by the product owner to act on his behalf in particular situations
b. The product owner proxy is a disempowered product owner
c. THe Product owner proxy is usually the ScrumMaster
d. The product owner proxy does not handle day to day activiteis of the product owner
Q39. Which of the following Scrum role is respondisble for the vision in Scrum?
a. Product Manager
b. Program Manager
c. Product Owner
d. Project Manager
Q40. A team has prepared and estimate for what it can get accomplished in a Sprint. The Product Owner has wanted more to get accomplished in the upcoming Sprint and wants the Team to take on an additional user story. What should the ScrumMaster do in response to this conflict?
a. ScrumMaster should replan the Product Backlog and propose better user stories to address in the Sprint
b. ScrumMaster should ask the Product Onwer which other User Story they would like to give up in exchange for the one they want to add for this upcoming Sprint.
c. Stay out of the way as this is not the ScrumMaster’s job to resolve
d. ScrumMaster should ask the team to take the story on and work overtime
Q41. The Product Owner attends the daily scrum when possible
Q42. A Scrum team member’s role for a particular Sprint is determined by which one of the following?
a. Product Owner
b. Team members self organize
d. Project Manager
Q43. _ can change the priority of items in the _ backlog at any time.
a. The Product Owner(s); Product
b. The Product Owner(s); Sprint
c. The Scrum Master; Sprint
d. The Team; Product
Q44. Which one of the following is not Scrum role?
a. Scrum Master
b. Product Owner
d. Project Manager
Q45. Which of the following is not a Product Owner responsibility?
a. Prioritizing the Product Backlog
b. Working with stakeholders to determine and detail product features
c. Maintaining the Product Backlog with current information
d. Assigning tasks to team members
Q46. Which of the following is not a Scrum Master responsibility?
a. Socializing scrum throughout the organization
b. Empowering the team
c. Preventing Senior Management from shifting team priorities
d. Helping product owners establish priorities for Product Backlog items
Q47. At the Daily Scrum meeting, the team and the ScrumMaster should try to remove and solve any impediments that are brought up
Q48. Please select which of the following statements is the most accurate.
a. The Product Owner is responsible for summarizing the Sprint Retrospective discussion and reporting the discussions to Senior Management.
b. The Scrum Master is responsible for documenting the Sprint Retrospective discussion.
c. The Scrum Master is responsible for summarizing the Sprint Retrospective discussion and reporting the discussions to Senior Management
d. The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating and participating in the Sprint Retrospective
Q49. A ScrumMaster’s role is to also be a Servant Leader. Which of the following characteristics is not a Servant Leader characteristic?
a. What are you going to do for me today?
b. How can I help you?
c. Let’s go and have a cup of coffee and let’s discuss what I can do for yo
d. Needs of the Scrum team are met
Q50. A good well trained ScrumMaster would state which one of the following statements?
a. “I am here to help you solve your problems”
b. “I am here to solve your problems for you”
c. “I am here to help delegate your problems to another team member”
d. “I am here to help your team mates help you solve your problems”
Q51. Which one of the following is a better coach approach as a ScrumMaster?
a. The project team members report to me so they need to recognize my authority as the ScrumMaster
b. The ScrumMaster coaches his team to work overtime on a regular basis
c. The ScrumMaster coaches the executive management into becoming Scrum averse
d. The ScrumMaster coaches a new product owner by helping him understand and perform his product owner responsibilities better
Q52. Which of the following is not a Scrum Master responsibility?
a. Removing roadblocks
b. Facilitating scrum meetings
c. Assigning tasks to team members
d. Reminding everyone of the Scrum process
Q53. A Product Owner shields his team from outside interference so that the team can remain focused on delivering business value at every sprint.
Q54. Which one is of the following is the ScrumMaster responsible for?
a. Fire team members
b. Helping the team improve the Scrum process
c. Hire team members
d. Making sure the work gets done
Q55. A Functional Manager operating also as a ScrumMaster might be sending mixed messages to team members relative to what hat they were currently wearing.
Q56. All of the following are examples of activities done by the development team but one. Which one of the following is not done by the development team?
a. Change the Sprint Backlog during a Sprint
b. Improve the Scrum process by participating in the Sprint retrospective
c. Assist the product owner in grooming the product backlog
d. Participate in the Sprint planning activity
Q57. A developer that works on multiple scrum teams at the same time is a key scrum value
Q58. The Scrum Team has negotiated clear Sprint goals with the Product Owner. Who determines how the team will accomplish the goals?
a. The Scrum team determines how the team will accomplish the goals
b. The Scrum Master determines how the team will accomplish the goals
c. The Product Owner determines how the team will accomplish the goals
d. The Product Owner and the Scrum Team determine how the team will accomplishthe goals
Q59. Which part of the Agile Manifesto addresses whether teams should be remote or co-located?
b. Working software is the primary measure of progress
c. Continuous attention to technical excellence
d. Face to face communication
Q60. The self organizing feature of a development team means the team can decide who is going to develop or test certain Sprint backlog items
Q61. In organizations that implement Scrum, what is the responsibility of the management team?
a. The management team is only responsible for helping the Scrum Team and Product Owners achieve goals.
b. The management team is only responsible for not preventing the Scrum Team and Product Owners achieve goals.
c. The management team is only responsible for coordinating the Scrum Teams.
d. The management team is only responsible for using Sprint artifacts to determine worker performance.
Q62. Select which option best completes the following statement: In pure Scrum, the team reports to the __.
a. Project Manager
b. No One
c. Product Owner
d. Scrum Master
Q63. The concept of “flocking” is a top down process
Q64. The one term below that best describes how an individual can either test, design, or develop is:
a. High bandwidth communications
b. T-shaped skills
c. Musketeer attitude
Q65. Which one of the following statements would a developer use in a daily scrum team to demonstrate transparency?
a. You are behind
b. The product owner doesn’t know what they are talking about
c. The management doesn’t know what they are doing
d. I am behind and need help
Q66. Which one of the following is not involved in release planning tradeoffs?
b. Date or Time
c. Budget or cost
Q67. Under what circumstances should separate Product Backlogs be maintained?
a. There are several Product Owners for one product. Each Product Owner should have their own Product Backlog.
b. There are multiple teams working on independent products. Each unique combination of team and product should have an independent Product Backlog.
c. There are multiple products being developed by the same team. Each product should be the subject of an independent Product Backlog.
d. There are multiple teams working on the components of the same product. Each team should an independent Product Backlog.
Q68. Select which option best completes the following statement: must be present for _ _ of sprint planning.
a. The Product Owner(s); the last four hours
b. The Team; the first hour
c. The Scrum Master; the last hour
d. The Product Owner(s); the first four hours
Q69. A(n) ______ is the effort estimation for a Product backlog item and is assigned at the before the Sprint begins.
c. Business Value
Q70. The sprint backlog is a description of the task level work that has to be completed to get the product backlog items selected for that sprint completed
Q71. Continuous deployment is a practice that releases each feature as it is completed, even if it is in the middle of a sprint
Q72. Epic user stories are used at only one of the following levels.
a. Sprint backlog
b. Product roadmap
c. High-level product backlog creation
d. Portfolio roadmap
Q73. A good vision statement should possess the all but one of the following characteristics:
a. Clear description
b. How customers and users get value
c. How the scrum team executes the Sprint
d. Provide a shared and compelling statement
Q74. How should the Product Backlog arranged?
a. Product Backlog items should be sorted by business priority in descending order.
b. Product Backlog items should be sorted by level of effort or complexity in descending order.
c. Product Backlog items should be grouped by business category or feature
d. Product Backlog items should be date sorted in ascending order.
Q75. Envisioning and creating a vision statement is the same thing in Scrum