PMP Homework - Chapter 2

  1. 1. Which of the following best describes a Project Life Cycle?
    • A. Project and operations differ primarily in that operations are ongoing and produce repetitive products, results or services.
    • B. A collection of generally sequential and sometimes overlapping project phases whose name and number are determined by the management and control needs of the organization, the nature of the project itself, and its area of application.
    • C. The organizational culture, style, and structure influence how projects are performed.
    • D. You will need to know that Matrix consist of weak, balanced, and strong.
  2. 2. Which of the following are not characteristics of the Project Life Cycle?
    • A. Cost and staffing levels are low at the start, peak as the work is carried out, and drop rapidly as the project draws to a close.
    • B. Stakeholder influences, risk, and uncertainty are greatest at the start of the project. These factors decrease over the life of the project.
    • C. Functional, Matrix, Projectized.
    • D. Ability to influence the final characteristics of the project’s product, without significantly impacting cost, is highest at the start of the project and decreases as the project progresses toward completion.
  3. 3. Which of the following best describes the Product vs. Project Life Cycle Relationships?
    • A. Products are better than Life.
    • B. Generally a project life cycle is contained within one or more product life cycles or service or result life cycle. A project life cycle can start and complete multiple times within a product, service or result life cycle.
    • C. The term Project Life Cycle came from the Egyptians.
    • D. Project Life Cycles can only be used in certain projects.
  4. 4. Which of the following best describes a project phase?
    • A. Project Phases are limited.
    • B. A term used in space to describe shifts of matter.
    • C. project Phases can only be used in certain situations.
    • D. Project phases are divisions within a project where extra control is needed to effectively manage the completion of a major deliverable.
  5. 5. Which of the following best describes project governance?
    • A. Provides a governor to be used during the budget process.
    • B. Provides a comprehensive, consistent method of controlling the project and ensuring its success. This includes deciding if the project work will be in phases and then deciding what type of phase-to-phase relationship will work best for the project.
    • C. Provides acceleration to certain pre-determined activities.
    • D. Provides deceleration to certain pre-determined activities
  6. 6. Which of the following best describes the primary difference when considering project vs. operational work?
    • A. Project and operations differ primarily in that operations are ongoing and produce repetitive products, results or services. Projects are temporary and end.
    • B. Project work is fun and Operational work is boring.
    • C. Project work can only be completed within the Operational unit.
    • D. Project work can never be completed with the Operational unit
  7. 7. Which of the following best describes a Stakeholder?
    • A. Persons who can count to 10.
    • B. Persons who provide the financial resources for the project.
    • C. Persons who provide liaison with government agencies for the project.
    • D. Persons or organizations or the public who are actively involved in the project or whose interest may be positively or negatively affected by the completion of the project. Stakeholders may also exert influence over the project, its deliverables, and the project team members.
  8. 8. Which of the following best describes the role of the project manager?
    • A. To create the project from scratch.
    • B. To supply the finances to complete the project.
    • C. To achieve the project’s objectives.
    • D. To take frequent breaks.
  9. 9. What makes up a project team?
    • A. Comprised of the project manager, project management team, and other team members who carry out the work but who are involved with the management of the project.
    • B. Comprised of the project manager, project management team, and other team members who carry out the work but who are not necessarily involved with the management of the project.
    • C. Comprised of the project manager, project management team, and other team members who carry out the work but decide who is involved with the management of the project.
    • D. Comprised of the project manager, project management team, and other team members who carry out the work but decide who is not involved with the management of the project.
  10. 10. What is the best answer on how organizational Influences affect project management?
    • A. Organizational culture, style, and structure influence how budgets are completed.
    • B. Organizational culture, style, and structure influence how many stars are in the sky.
    • C. Organizational culture, style, and structure influence how the project manager wakes up in the morning.
    • D. Organizational culture, style, and structure influence how projects are performed.
  11. 11. What are the three types of organization Structure?
    • A. Functional, Matrix, Projectized.
    • B. Functional, Matrix, Prophesized
    • C. Factional, Matrix, Prophesized
    • D. Factional, Matriarch, Projectized.
  12. 12. Which of the following best describes Organizational Process Assets?
    • A. Assets include any or all projects related assets, from any or all of the townships involved in the project that can be used to influence the project’s success
    • B. Assets include any or all paper related assets, from any or all of the files involved in the project that can be used to influence the project’s success
    • C. Assets include any or all process related assets, from any or all of the organizations involved in the project that can be used to influence the project’s success.
    • D. Assets include any or all price related assets, from any or all of the vendors involved in the project that can be used to influence the project’s success.
  13. 13. What is the normal duration for Adaptive Life Cycles?
    • A. 1 to 2 Weeks
    • B. 2 to 4 weeks
    • C. 0 to 2 weeks.
    • D. 3 to 5 weeks.
  14. 14. Predictive Life Cycles are also known as?
    • A. Partially plan driven
    • B. Predictive plan driven
    • C. Parallel plan driven.
    • D. Fully plan driven.
  15. 15. In an Overlapping relationship?
    • A. A phase starts after the completion of the previous one.
    • B. A phase starts prior to the start of the previous one.
    • C. A phase starts prior to completion of the previous one.
    • D. A phase starts prior to completion of the following one.
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