Sample Q1 2023

Question 1

________ act responsibly to carry out activities with integrity, care, and trustworthiness while maintaining compliance with internal and external guidelines. Fill in the blanks.

Question 2

__________ life cycle management is a comprehensive framework that software product companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google and Intel use to manage a software product through the phases of its development life cycle.

Question 3

Select the primary types of procurement contracts used in Project Management: (choose 3 options)

Question 4

An information system consisting of the tools and techniques used to gather, integrate, and disseminate the outputs of project management processes. It is used to support all aspects of the project from initiating through closing and can include both manual and automated systems. Which system is being talked about here?

Question 5

Which of the following options captures the 5 stages of Project Management process groups in their correct order?

Question 6

The components namely projects, programs, products, portfolios, and operations are part of________. Fill in the blanks.

Question 7

Which is the 'leadership mindset' with which you should always approach a scenario based question in your PMP Exam, unless stated otherwise?

Question 8

This type of leadership puts the team before the leader and focuses on the development and the empowerment of teams to drive projects. The goal of this leadership is to build 'self-sufficient' teams and organizations. Which leadership type is being talked about here?

Question 9

Which one of the following is NOT a 'principle' of project management?

Question 10

Which one of the following is an intrinsic factor that motivates the project team?

Question 11

The _______________ consists of the longest sequence of activities from project start to finish that must be completed to ensure the project is finished by a certain time. Fill in the blanks.

Question 12

While estimating project cost, schedule or resources, it's important that you use estimation techniques to arrive at the required values. Each statistical estimate has a 'dispersion' associated with it. Which of the following is NOT a measure of 'dispersion' of an estimate?

Question 13

Which one of the following elements may be found in a project governance framework?

Question 14

The leadership style whereby each team member in a Project Management Office (PMO) contributes towards defining and measuring the objectives of the PMO is called?

Question 15

Who is the person assigned the role of leading the project team that is responsible for achieving the project objectives and deliverables?

Question 16

___________________ in project management includes influencing, motivating, listening, enabling and other activities having to do with the project team. Fill in the blanks.

Question 17

This is the process of continually refining estimates and scope definition of a project during the Planning, Execution, and Monitoring & Controlling phases of a project as more information becomes available. Which process is being talked about here?

Question 18

Which is the official syllabus of the PMP Exam?

Question 19

This document is a formal brief that describes your project in its entirety — including what the objectives are, how it will be carried out, and who the stakeholders are, high-level risks etc. What is this document called?

Question 20

Which name refers to individuals, groups, or organizations that may affect or be affected by the outcomes of a project?

Question 21

Factors external to the organization can enhance, constrain, or have a neutral influence on project outcomes.  Which of the following is NOT an example of External Environmental Factors for a project?

Question 22

While estimating project cost, schedule or resources, it's important that you use estimation techniques to arrive at the required values. Each statistical estimate has a 'central tendency' attached to it. Which of the following is NOT a measure of central tendency of an estimate?

Question 23

Match A, B, C to 1, 2, 3 based on the definitions:

1 - Project, 2 - Program, 3 - Portfolio


A - A group of projects or programs related to the company's vision and mission

B - A temporary endeavor creating tangible value for customers in the end

C - A group of related projects including other non-project/admin works

Question 24

What is the most important reason to have a collaborative project team environment before and during project implementation?

Question 25

Match the characteristics of a Functional (A), Project-oriented (B), and Matrix (C) organization with their correct characteristics as depicted below (1, 2, 3):

1. This type of organization is bureaucratic and hierarchial with limited information sharing across departments. Employees generally report to the functional manager and prefer to work in silos

2. There is healthy information sharing across departments in this type of organization. Employees typically report to the functional manager (for daily administrative works) as well as the project manager (as a project resource with partial or full utilization)

3. Employees work on projects for the majority of their time and report to the project manager directly. When one project gets complete, they are reassigned to another project.

Question 26

Which one of the following distinguishes a PROJECT from a PROGRAM?

Question 27

_________ would include anything the organization has acquired that you can use in the management of the project. They include formal and informal plans, policies, procedures, and guidelines. These are very important for the planning stage, irrespective of the nature of the project. Fill in the blanks.

Question 28

Which of the following statements are true when it comes to conflict management while leading projects? (Select TWO options which are correct)

Question 29

Which name refers to the kind of project coordination whereby project team members self-manage and are not controlled from above?

Question 30

For any given project, the project manager, in collaboration with the project team, is always responsible for determining which processes and methodologies are appropriate, and the appropriate degree of rigor for each process to be applied in the project to create the maximum value for the customer. This is called ___________. Fill in the blanks.

Question 31

___________ is a project management methodology that integrates schedule, costs, and scope to measure project performance. Based on planned and actual values, _____________ predicts the future and enables project managers to adjust accordingly. Fill in the blanks (same phrase for both the blanks)

Question 32

You are leading a project and few of your team members are having conflicts with each other. How should you resolve the conflict between them?

Question 33

________ provides the project manager and team with structure, processes, decision-making models, and tools for managing the project. Fill in the blanks.

Question 34

You are leading a project as a project manager and one of your stakeholders sends you a request to change some items in the specification mid-way in the project. What step should you take now?

Question 35

Which project function includes consulting with various stakeholders on ideas for improving project performance or meeting customer needs?

Question 36

Which name refers to the method used to shorten the schedule duration for the least incremental cost by adding resources?

Question 37

The following diagram BEST represents the ________ Life Cycle.

Question 38

The ____________ is the 'center of excellence' of project management knowledge and provides the 'best-in-class standards' and methodologies for driving projects in an organization. Fill in the blanks.

Question 39

What should be the primary motivator for an aspirant willing to take up the PMP Exam Certification Exam?

Question 40

The __________ is a collection of generally sequential project phases whose name and number are determined by the control needs of the organization or organizations involved in the project and is tailored to best fit the need of the project to create maximum value for the customer. Fill in the blanks.

Question 41

Which of the following statements does NOT define a 'Project'?

Question 42

Which of the following is the most likely way through which a project creates VALUE to the stakeholders?

Question 43

An uncertain condition or event that if it occurs can hurt one or more project objectives is called?

Question 44

The 'lessons learned register' for a project capture all the learnings from experiences of a project team to benefit other project teams and the organization as a whole for future projects. When should a lesson learned register be ideally updated by a project team?

Question 45

Which name is given to the temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result and has a definite beginning and end?

Question 46

________ project management is an iterative approach to deliver a project throughout its life cycle in bite-sized iterations to provide maximum value to the customer. Fill in the blanks.

Question 47

During which phase of a waterfall type project management 'changes' are managed?

Question 48

Regarding the importance of PMBOK 6th edition and PMBOK 7th edition for your PMP Exam in 2022/23., select the statement that is TRUE:

Question 49

Which of the following diagrams represents the TRIPLE CONSTRAINT framework in Project Management?


Question 50

The project _________________ phase determines if the business case is valid and if the organization has the capability to deliver the intended outcome. Fill in the blanks.