Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI-100) v1.0

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Why is tailoring required in a project?

  • A. Because a one-size-fits-all approach avoids complications and saves time
  • B. Because every project is unique and not every tool, technique, input, or output identified in the PMBOK Guide is required
  • C. Because tailoring allows us to identify the techniques, procedures, and system practices used by those in the project
  • D. Project managers should apply every process in the PMBOK Guide to the project, so tailoring is not required


Answer : B

Company A has just been notified about a new legal requirement for its business operations. What is the classification of this item?

  • A. Internal enterprise environmental factor
  • B. Risk register database
  • C. External enterprise environmental factor
  • D. Organizational process asset


Answer : C

Which of the following documents are created as part of Project Integration Management?

  • A. Project charter and project management plan
  • B. Communications management plan and scope management plan
  • C. Quality management plan and risk management plan
  • D. Project scope statement and communications management plan


Answer : A

A project manager is working on an estimate. The project team is estimating each work package and then finding the total of all the work packages.
Which technique is the project manager using?

  • A. Three-point estimating
  • B. Parametric estimating
  • C. Bottom-up estimating
  • D. Data analysis


Answer : C

A project manager is updating their CV or resume and realizes that they need to improve skills related to expertise in the industry and organizational knowledge.
Which dimension of PMIג€™s Talent Triangle best relates to this need to improve?

  • A. Strategic and business management skills
  • B. Leadership skills
  • C. Technical project management
  • D. Organizational management


Answer : A

Which project documents can determine the budget?

  • A. Procurement documents, contracts, requirements documentation, and basis of estimates
  • B. Basis of estimates, cost estimates, project schedule, and risk register
  • C. Business case, project charter, statement of work, and cost estimates
  • D. Scope baseline, resource management plan, activity list, and assumption log


Answer : B

When managing costs in an agile environment, what should a project manager consider?

  • A. Lightweight estimation methods can be used as changes arise
  • B. Agile environments make cost aggregation more difficult
  • C. Agile environments make projects more costly and uncertain
  • D. Detailed cost calculations benefit from frequent changes


Answer : A

Which statement describes the Monitor Communications process?

  • A. Evaluates the differences between the communications management plan and the reality of communications in a project
  • B. Ensures that the information needs of the project and the stakeholders are met
  • C. Ensures that project information is created, collected, and distributed in a timely and appropriate manner
  • D. Develops an appropriate and plan for communication of project activities


Answer : B

Which tasks should a project manager accomplish in order to manage project scope correctly?

  • A. Define, Validate, and Control Scope; Control Schedule; Control Costs and Manage Stakeholder Engagement.
  • B. Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Develop Schedule, and Manage Stakeholder Engagement.
  • C. Plan Scope Management; Collect Requirements; Define, Validate, and Control Scope; and Create WBS.
  • D. Define, Validate, and Control Scope; Control Costs; Manage Stakeholder Engagement; and keep budget under control.


Answer : C

In a preliminary meeting for a project, team members decide to execute the project with agile methodology. A finance team member wants to know how project cost will be determined at this early stage.
How will the project team determine project cost?

  • A. Use a lightweight cost estimation due to the nature of agile projects
  • B. Use a detailed cost estimation for agile projects
  • C. Retrieve a budget from a previous project and create a baseline for this project based on it
  • D. Use a detailed work breakdown structure (WBS) to get cost estimation


Answer : A

Which of the following lists represents the outputs of the Monitor Communications process?

  • A. Project communications, project management plan updates, project documents updates, and organizational process assets updates
  • B. Work performance information, change requests, project management plan updates, and project documents updates
  • C. Communications management plan, project management plan updates, work performance report, and project documents update
  • D. Stakeholder engagement plan, change requests, project management plan updates, and project documents updates


Answer : B

A project team member is estimating the cost of an activity and is checking documentation from previous similar projects. Which estimation method is the project manager using to complete this task?

  • A. Bottom-up estimating
  • B. Three-point estimating
  • C. Analogous estimating
  • D. Parametric estimating


Answer : C

Which are inputs for the Plan Quality Management process?

  • A. Quality metrics, project documents, and financial performance
  • B. Quality management plan, project documents, and quality metrics
  • C. Project management plan, project documents, and organizational process assets
  • D. Project management plan, quality metrics, and project documents


Answer : C

What should the project manager use to evaluate the politics and power structure among stakeholders inside and outside of the organization?

  • A. Expert judgment
  • B. Interpersonal skills
  • C. Team agreements
  • D. Communication skills


Answer : D

The project manager has the following information about the estimated duration for an activity:
✑ Most likely [tM] ג€" 15 days
✑ Pessimistic [tP] ג€" 20 days
✑ Optimistic [tO] ג€" 10 days
What is the estimated duration of this activity, according to the triangular distribution technique?

  • A. 10 days
  • B. 15 days
  • C. 12.5 days
  • D. 5 days


Answer : B

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