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Which of the following is NOT considered to be a characteristic of a project?

A)

B)

C)

An established objective

A clear beginning and end

Specific time, cost and performance requirements

D)

For internal use onlyend Specific time, cost and performance requirements D ) E ) Something never been done before

E)

Something never been done before

When considering the following activities, which is the best example of a project?

A)

B)

C)

Processing insurance claims

Producing automobiles

Writing a policy manualB ) C ) Processing insurance claims Producing automobiles D ) E ) Monitoring product quality

D)

E)

Monitoring product quality

Overseeing customer requests

3

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CORRECT

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INCORRECT

In the

responsibilities are assigned.

stage of the project life cycle, project objectives are established, teams are formed, and major

A)

Identifying

B)

Definingteams are formed, and major A ) Identifying B ) C ) Planning D ) Executing

C)

Planning

D)

Executing

E)

Closing

In the

stage of the project life cycle, a major portion of the physical project work performed.

A)

B)

C)

Identifying

Defining

Planning

D)

Executingperformed. A ) B ) C ) Identifying Defining Planning D ) E ) Closing Which

E)

Closing

Which of the following is NOT typical of a project manager?

A)

B)

Managing a temporary activity

Overseeing existing operationsa project manager? A ) B ) Managing a temporary activity C ) D ) E

C)

D)

E)

Managing a non-repetitive activity

Responsible for time, cost and performance trade-offs

Work with a group of outsiders, including vendors and suppliers

Which of the following choices is NOT one of the driving forces behind the increasing demand for project management?

A)

B)

C)

Compression of the product life cycle

Knowledge explosion

Increasing need for multi-project management

D)

Declining need for product customizationexplosion Increasing need for multi-project management D ) E ) More sustainable business practices Which dimension

E)

More sustainable business practices

Which dimension of project management centers on creating a temporary social system within a larger organizational environment that combines the talents of a divergent set of professionals working to complete the project?

A)

Communication

B)

Socioculturalworking to complete the project? A ) Communication B ) C ) Social D ) Technical

C)

Social

D)

Technical

E)

Scheduling

8

INCORRECT

Which of the following statements is true?

8 INCORRECT Which of the following statements is true? A) Project management is far from a

A) Project management is far from a standard way of doing business

B)

Project management is increasingly contributing to achieving organizational strategiesB ) C ) D ) E ) Project management is being used at a consistent

C)

D)

E)

Project management is being used at a consistent percentage of a firm’s efforts

Project management is a specialty that few organizations have access to

All of these statements are false

9 CORRECT

Project management is important to understand when someone is a part of a project team because they

A)

B)

C)

D)

Work with others to create a schedule and budget

Need to understand project priorities so they can make independent decisions

Need to be able to monitor and report project progress

Need to understand the project charter or scope statement that defines the objectives and parameters of the project

E)

All of these are reasons it is important for project team members to understand project managementdefines the objectives and parameters of the project E ) 10 INCORRECT Which of these is

10

INCORRECT

Which of these is NOT part of the "technical dimension" of project management?

A)

B)

WBS

Budgets

C)

Problem solvingof project management? A ) B ) WBS Budgets C ) D ) Schedules E )

D)

Schedules

E)

Status reports

11

CORRECT

11 CORRECT 12 INCORRECT

12

INCORRECT

Corporate downsizing has increased the trend toward

A)

Reducing the number of projects a company initiates

B)

Outsourcing significant segments of project work) Reducing the number of projects a company initiates B ) C ) Using dedicated project

C)

Using dedicated project teams

D)

Shorter project lead times

E)

Longer project lead times

The following is NOT true about project management

A)

B)

C)

It is not limited to the private sector

Many opportunities are available for individuals interested in this career path

It improves one’s ability to plan, implement and manage activities to accomplish specific organizational objectives

D)

It focuses primarily on technical processesto accomplish specific organizational objectives D ) E ) It is a set of tools 13

E)

It is a set of tools

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INCORRECT

Governance of all project management processes and procedures helps provide senior management with all of the following EXCEPT

A)

A method to ensure projects that are important to senior management are being implementedsenior management with all of the following EXCEPT A ) B ) C ) D )

B)

C)

D)

E)

An assessment of the risk their portfolio of projects represents

An overview of all project management activities

A metric to measure the improvement of managing projects relative to others in the industry

A big picture of how organizational resources are being used.

14

INCORRECT

Which of the following is a good example of a program?

A)

Planting a garden

B)

Developing a new residential area that includes six custom homesis a good example of a program? A ) Planting a garden B ) C )

C)

Developing a new marketing plan

D)

Taking notes each class meeting to prepare for the final

E)

Planning a wedding

15

INCORRECT

Which of the following represents the correct order of stages within the project life cycle

A)

B)

Planning, Defining, Executing, Closing

Closing, Planning, Defining, Executing

C)

Defining, Planning, Executing, ClosingClosing Closing, Planning, Defining, Executing C ) D ) Executing, Defining, Planning, Closing E ) Planning,

D)

Executing, Defining, Planning, Closing

E)

Planning, Defining, Closing, Executing

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