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Module 4 Quiz >> Initiating and Planning Projects

Module 4 Quiz >> Initiating and Planning Projects

1. One of the ways a Project Charter can help you as a project manager is:

  • It helps you hire team members.
  • It does not help you as a project manager because it is for the sponsor.
  • It keeps your authority level vague, so you can do what you want.
  • It describes your authority level as the project manager.

2. The Scope Management section of your project plan document would include information on:

  • What type of scheduling software to use.
  • How to ask for more money for the project.
  • Who can suggest changes to the project.
  • How risks are to be managed.

3. True or False: An important part of the project scope statement is exclusions or out of scope items.

  • False
  • True

4. As you plan your project, you do so thinking that all team members will be assigned to your project for at least 50% of their available time. This is an example of:

  • Poor planning.
  • A project demand.
  • An assumption.
  • Wishful thinking.

5. True or False: The WBS should completely depict the scope of your project that if something is not in the WBS it is because it is NOT part of the project.

  • False
  • True

6. The 8-80 rule refers to:

  • Work packages should be between 8 and 80 hours of effort.
  • Work packages over 80 hours should be split between multiple resources.
  • Never allow your team to work more than 8 hours per day or 80 hours during a 10-day work period.
  • Work packages should NOT be between 8 and 80 hours of effort.

7. Project scope differs from product scope in that:

  • Project scope is the work that needs to be accomplished to deliver a product, service, or result.
  • Project scope completion is measured against the features, functions, and product requirements.
  • Product scope completion is measured against the project management plan including all subsidiary plans.

8. True or False. The Project Charter is a document issued by the project initiator or sponsor that formally authorizes the existence of a project. It provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities.

  • False
  • True

9. The Project Scope Statement should include the following:

  • Project exclusions, project constraints, project plan.
  • Project deliverables, project constraints, project assumptions.
  • Project deliverables, project constraints, project team members.
  • Project exclusions, project charter, project assumptions.

10. True or False: A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a deliverable-oriented hierarchical decomposition of the work to be executed by the project team.

  • True
  • False

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