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PM 571 FINAL EXAM
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1) The structure that manages projects within the existing organizational structure is
__________ organization.
Project
Balanced matrix
Functional
Strong matrix
Weak matrix
2) A series of coordinated, related, multiple projects that continue over extended time
intended to achieve a goal is known as a:
Crusade
Program
Campaign
Venture
Strategy
3) Adverse weather, design flaws, and equipment breakdown can create negative slack.
This is an example of reducing project duration caused by:
High overhead
Unforeseen project delays
Imposed project deadlines
Time to market
Incentive contracts
4) The project communication plan contains
Project team vacation schedule
Unapproved change requests
A list of reports to be distributed
An assessment of project risks
Detailed task assignments
5) In which of the following theories does the project group transition from a lower level
to a higher level of performance about halfway through the project?
Five Stage Team Development Model
Nominal Group Technique

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PM 571 FINAL EXAM
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Synergistic Transition Development Model
Dysfunctional Transition Model
Punctuated Equilibrium Model of Group Development
6) In a resource-constrained project, which of the following is most likely to be changed?
Project quality
The budget
The completion date
7) American project managers have earned a reputation abroad for being very good at
understanding technology but not good at understanding:
People
Cultures
Local traditions
Local business practices
Laws
8) _________ organization is a hybrid form in which a horizontal project management
structure is overlaid in the normal functional hierarchy.
Functional
Project
Matrix
Balanced
9) The lowest element in the hierarchical breakdown of the WBS is
A work package
A cost account
An object
A lowest sub deliverable
A deliverable
10) A project budget report is showing our project as spending $35,000 against a
budgeted amount of $40,000. What does this report tell you about the project?

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We are doing a good job managing the project
We are spending less than we should for the project
We should check to see if all the bills have been paid
We can't be sure how the project is going
11) The project communication plan is usually created by
Team Member
Department Manager
Project Stakeholder
Project Sponsor
Project Manager
12) In which of the following stages is a major portion of the physical and mental project
work performed?
Delivering
Planning
Defining
Executing
Conceptualizing
13) If the Project Manager needs additional resources for the project, he/she should seek
approval from
Project Stakeholder
Project Sponsor
Project Team
Functional Manager
CEO
14) During the last two phases of a project's life cycle, the most significant source of
conflict is:
Costs
Priorities

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