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Correct Answer: ASection: (none)
ExplanationExplanation/Reference:A - The Budget at completion (BAC) = $ 200,000 (given). The Actual Cost (AC) = $ 50,000 (given). The Earnedvalue (EV) = ( 2 /10 ) * 200,000 since 20% of the project is complete i.e. 2 months out of 10. Hence, EarnedValue (EV) = $ 40,000. This is an insQUESTION 41You have a team of engineers working on your project. Two of the engineers have frequent disagreements.You ask them to resolve their differences through a discussion. However, that does not yield any results.Subsequently, you get involved and based on an analysis of the situation, suggest some changes in the waythey work with each other. This still does not yield results and you find that the project schedule is beginning tosuffer. What is you next course of action?A.Take Disciplinary action, if required, since the needs of the project are not being met.B.Don't do anything. Differences of opinion amongst the team members is a healthy situationC.Speak to the two team members and ask them to resolve their conflict amicably.D.Ensure that they work in different shifts so that they don't clash with each other.Correct Answer: ASection: (none)ExplanationExplanation/Reference:A - After the project manager has tried intervening, it is time to go in for more formal conflict resolutionmechanisms, such as disciplinary action. [ PMBOK 5th edition , Page 283] [Project Human ResourceManagement] Total TotalQUESTION 42As a project manager, where would you document the escalation process to resolve issues that cannot beresolved at a lower staff level?A.Scope management planB.Stakeholder management planC.Staffing management planD.Communications Management PlanCorrect Answer: DSection: (none)ExplanationExplanation/Reference:D - The correct response is the Communications Management plan. The Communications Management Plandocuments the escalation process. [ PMBOK 5th edition , Page 296] [Project Communications Management] Total TotalQUESTION 43While developing the project schedule, you find that the completion of a successor activity depends on thecompletion of its predecessor activity. What is this dependency called?A. Start-to-FinishB. Start-to-StartC. Finish-to-StartD. Finish-to-FinishCorrect Answer: D
Section: (none)ExplanationExplanation/Reference:D - In a Finish-to-Finish dependency, the completion of the successor activity depends upon the completion ofits predecessor activity. [ PMBOK 5th edition , Page 156] [Project Time Management] Total TotalQUESTION 44Which of the following is not a tool and technique of the Collect Requirements process?A.Group creativity techniquesB. InterviewsC. QuestionnairesD.Traceability matrix