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Series 20: Latest CAPM Questions And Answers



What charts and figures should project managers use during the Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis process?


A. Tornado diagrams and influence diagrams
B. Detectability bubble charts and probability and impact matrix
C. Hierarchical charts and burndown charts
D. Flow charts and responsible, accountable, consult, and inform (RACI) charts


Correct Answer: A 

Recognition and rewards are tools and techniques of which process?

A. Develop Team
B. Manage Team
C. Control Resources
D. Plan Resource Management

Correct Answer: A

At the beginning of an iteration, the team will work to determine how many of the highest-priority items on the backlog list can be delivered within the next iteration. Which of the following activities is done first?

A. Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
B. Create Scope Baseline
C. Collect Requirements
D. Define Scope

Correct Answer: D 

A project team submits a weekly progress report to the project manager. The project manager consolidates the same report and sends a complete progress report to the stakeholders. What is this an example of?

A. Informal communication
B. Internal communication
C. Formal communication
D. Horizontal communication

Correct Answer: C

A project manager is launching an information system to provide a lessons learned database. This action is necessary for recipients to access content at their own discretion. Which communication method is described?

A. Push communication
B. Pull communication
C. Interactive communication
D. Stakeholder communication

Correct Answer: C

A project report completed an earned value (EV) of US $45 for work with an actual cost (AC) of US $40. What is the cost performance index (CPI)?

A. 0.88
B. 1.12
C. 0.58
D. 1.58

Correct Answer: B 

A project manager is writing a document that obligates the seller to provide the specified products, services, or results and obligates the buyer to compensate the seller. This document represents a legal relationship that is subject to remedy in the courts.

Which document is described?

A. General terms
B. Contract agreement
C. Change request
D. Statement of work

Correct Answer: B 

What is the difference between quality metrics and quality measurements?

A. Quality metrics are product attributes and the measurement is the result of the Monitor and Control Project process
B. Quality metrics are the result of the Monitor and Control Project process and the measurements are product attributes
C. Quality metrics and measurements are the same concept
D. Quality metrics is the general objective and the measurements are the specific objectives

Correct Answer: A 

Which project manager competency is displayed through the knowledge, skills, and behaviors related to specific domains of project, program, and portfolio management?

A. Leadership management
B. Technical project management
C. Strategic management
D. Business management

Correct Answer: B

Which of the following technology platforms is most effective for sharing information when managing virtual project teams?

A. Video conferencing
B. Audio conferencing
C. Shared portal
D. Email/chat

Correct Answer: D  

Which of the following is an example of the objective of a quality audit?

A. Identify non conformities, shortcomings, and gaps
B. Verify solution effectiveness
C. Perform data gathering
D. Conduct retrospective

Correct Answer: A

A firm contracted an event management company to conduct the annual sales day event. The agreement that the event management company will charge the firm for the actuals and receive 8% of the total cost. What type of contract is this?

A. Time and material (T&M)
B. Fixed price incentive fee (FPIF)
C. Cost plus fixed fee (CPFF)
D. Cost plus award fee (CPAF)

Correct Answer: C


Which tool is critical for the team to adapt to a high variability benefit project?

A. Colocation
B. Collaboration
C. Flexibility
D. Specialization

Correct Answer: C 

What organizational asset can influence the Plan Risk Management process?

A. Corporate policies and procedures for social media, ethics, and security
B. Organizational risk policy
C. Stakeholder register templates and instructions
D. Organizational communication requirements

Correct Answer: B 


What is the role of project management in terms of organizational strategy?

A. Project management aligns initiatives, prioritizes work, and provides resources
B. Project management provides the strategic vision for an organization to achieve its goals
C. Project management enables the achievement of organizational goals and objectives
D. Project management harmonizes components and controls interdependencies to realize specific benefits

Correct Answer: C 

A project manager needs to tailor the Project Cost Management process. Which considerations should the project manager apply?

A. Diversity background
B. Stakeholder’s relationships
C. Technical expertise
D. Knowledge management

Correct Answer: D 

Due to new market conditions a five-year project requires a full revision of project objectives. Which components of the stakeholder engagement plan need to be updated?

A. Scope and impact of change to stakeholders
B. Project scope and stakeholder goals
C. Engagement level of key stakeholders
D. Stakeholder expectations for the project

Correct Answer: A 

In a large organization, with projects of different types and sizes, what kind of approach or method would be best to use?

A. Predictive
B. Adaptive
C. Technical project management

D. Agile

Correct Answer: C 

A functional manager is delegating a key project to a project team without a project manager. Which communication method will be most effective?

A. Interactive
B. Push
C. Verbal
D. Oral

Correct Answer: A

What is the first step in the Stakeholder Management process?

A. Plan Stakeholder Engagement
B. Identify Stakeholders
C. Manage Stakeholder Responsibility
D. Monitor Stakeholder Activity

Correct Answer: B 

Which of the following is an example of an internal factor that influences the outcome of the project?

A. Legal restrictions
B. Financial considerations
C. Commercial database
D. Geographic distribution of facilities

Correct Answer: B


A project manager is monitoring and recording results of executing the quality management activities to assess performance and ensure the project outputs are complete, correct, and meet customer expectations. Which output is the project manager using?

A. Approved change requests
B. Verified deliverables
C. Lessons learned
D. Work performance data

Correct Answer: B 

A project manager held a meeting and listed all team members’ ideas for improving the product on a white board. What data gathering technique did the project manager apply?

A. Focus groups
B. Interviews
C. Brainstorming
D. Delphi technique

Correct Answer: C 

What is the purpose of tailoring in project management?

A. To select an appropriate team and its competencies for the project
B. To select appropriate processes, tools & methodology for the project
C. To ensure agile practices are embedded into project phases
D. To let management know the project management will be done efficiency


Correct Answer: B


During the execution phase of a project a defect is found. The project manager takes responsibility and with the correct documentation, begins the task necessary to repair the defect. What process was applied?


A. Change request
B. Risk response
C. Risk management plan
D. Lessons learned


Correct Answer: B 

A new project has been set. Four main stakeholders besides the project manager and four other team members have been identified.

How many communication channels are available?

A. 8
B. 18
C. 36
D. 40

Correct Answer: C 

Deciding the phases of project life cycle would be considered a part of which of these knowledge areas?

A. Project Schedule Management
B. Project Scope Management
C. Project Resource Management
D. Project Integration Management

Correct Answer: B 

Which is the tool or technique that is used to obtain the list of activities from the work packages?

A. Data analysis
B. Leads and lags
C. Precedence diagramming method
D. Decomposition

Correct Answer: D

A project manager is formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables. What is an input to this process?

A. Verified deliverables
B. Validated deliverables
C. Accepted deliverables
D. Completed change requests


Correct Answer: A 

The Agile principle “welcome changing requirements, even late in development” relates to which agile manifesto?

A. Working software over comprehensive documentation
B. Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
C. Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
D. Responding to change over following a plan

Correct Answer: D 

A project team conducts regular standup meetings to keep everyone updated on what each one of them is working on. What type communication is this?

A. Informal
B. Unofficial
C. Formal
D. Hierarchical


Correct Answer: A


In a functional organization, the director of an important stakeholder business group expressed concern to a line manager about the progress of the project. What should the line manager do next?

A. Hold a face-to-face meeting with the project manager and warn them
B. Point the director to a link where they can take a look at the reports
C. Invite stakeholders to attend monthly progress review meetings
D. Ask the project manager to update the monthly status report distribution list


Correct Answer: C 


Which conflict resolution technique produces the most lasting results?

A. Withdraw/avoid
B. Smooth/accommodate
C. Compromise/reconcile
D. Collaborate/problem solve

Correct Answer: D Section: Volume E Explanation


A project has an estimated duration of 10 months with a total budget of US$220,000. At the end of the fifth month, it is estimated that at completion, the project will incur US$250,000.
If the actual cost (AC) calculated is US$150,000, what is the earned value (EV) of the project?


A. US$-30,000

B. US$120,000
C. US$370,000
D. US$400,000

Correct Answer: A

In agile projects while performing scope management, what is the definition of requirements?

A. Metrics
B. Sprint
C. Charter
D. Backlog

Correct Answer: C 

Which of the following are processes associated with Project Cost Management?

A. Develop Costs, Estimate Costs, Determine Budget, Control Costs
B. Develop Budget, Determine Budget, Determine Risks, Control Costs
C. Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Determine Budget, Control Costs
D. Plan Budget Management, Determine Budget, Create Cost Accounts, Control Costs

Correct Answer: C 

Creating the project scope statement is part of which process?

A. Manage Scope
B. Collect Requirements
C. Define Scope
D. Validate Scope

Correct Answer: C 

Directing another person to get from one to another using a known set of expected behaviors are the ability to lead a team and inspire them to do their jobs well is related to?

A. Influence and challenge
B. Innovation and administration
C. Leadership and management
D. Engagement and guidance

Correct Answer: C 

A project manager has to share a status report with a new stakeholder and is trying to determine the level of detail to include in the report. Which document best details the information the project manager needs to make this decision?


A. Organizational process assets
B. Change management plan
C. Communications management plan
D. Resource management plan

Correct Answer: C

A project manager called for a team meeting to estimate the project effort. During the session, the team went on to identify all the deliverables and analyzed the related work. Each of the analyzed deliverables were estimated.

Which estimation method did the team use?

A. Rolling wave planning
B. Expert judgment
C. Decomposition
D. Data analysis

Correct Answer: C

What is the best tool to calculate the critical path on a project?

A. Critical chain method
B. Graphical evaluation and review technique (GERT) diagram
C. Gantt chart
D. Project network diagram

Correct Answer: C 



What are the key tools for managing project knowledge?

A. Expert judgment and data gathering
B. Networking and storytelling
C. Data analysis and decision making
D. Prototypes and product analysis


Correct Answer: A 

A project manager is experiencing a project with a high degree of change. Which type of stakeholder engagement does this project require?

A. Discussing with management
B. Escalating to the sponsors
C. Engaging regularly with stakeholders
D. Engaging only with decision makers


Correct Answer: C


Which role does the project manager resemble best?

A. Orchestra conductor
B. Facilities supervisor
C. Functional manager
D. School principal

Correct Answer: A 

A project manager uses their networking skills to build agreement with a difficult stakeholder. What level of influence did the project manager apply?

A. Project level
B. Organizational level
C. Industry level
D. Influential level

Correct Answer: C

Which of the following describes the similarities of the process groups and project life cycle?

A. The life cycle involves three project management process groups
B. Both provide a basic framework to manage the project
C. Each project must have a life cycle and all processes in the five process groups
D. The project life cycle is managed by executing the processes within the five process groups

Correct Answer: B 

Which of the following are outputs of the Define Scope process in Project Scope Management?

A. Requirements documentation and requirements traceability matrix
B. Scope management plan and requirements management plan
C. Project scope statement and project documents updates
D. Scope baseline and project documents updates

Correct Answer: A 

Which tasks should a project manager perform in order to manage the project schedule effectively?

A. Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Durations, Define Quality of Activities, Develop Schedule
B. Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule, Control Schedule
C. Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Durations, Estimate Cost of Activities, Develop Schedule
D. Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Durations, Define Quality of Activities, Estimate Cost of Activities, Develop Schedule


Correct Answer: B 

A project team is discussing an upcoming planned product launch of a highly visible technologically advanced artificial intelligence tool. The team is debating the aspect of iterative and hybrid approaches. Which aspect of tailoring would this best represent?

A. Life cycle approaches
B. Resource availability
C. Project dimensions
D. Technology support


Correct Answer: C

A project had four phases, and at the end of the third phase, the project manager realized that some of the project execution steps could have been improved to avoid team burn out
What should the project manager have done differently?


A. Conduct performance reviews
B. Review quality reports with the project team
C. Hold regular meetings with the project team
D. Conduct a retrospective session at the end of each phase


Correct Answer: D 



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