PMI-ACP Practice Test

1. If a Scrum team consistently fails to meet what they have committed in a sprint, what should be done?
A. Give them an ultimatum to produce or else
B. Remove low performing members of the team
C. Lower their commitment
D. Review the commitment process to ensure team is making a valid commitment
 
2. The Scrum team presently has 14 members and the daily scrum is crowded and running long. The Scrum Master should
A. Shorten each member's time
B. Document their progress and distribute to all members
C. Split the group into two smaller scrums then coordinate with a Scrum of Scrums
D. Limit each member to discuss only important issues
 
3. You are applying Test Driven Development writing tests that fail and the development team makes changes to enable the tests to pass. The code needs to be cleaned up. This is known as :
A. Refactoring
B. Retesting
C. Reviewing
D. Researching
 
4. The Agile team is working with its customer to understand how the product works. The customer is learning how the testing will be accomplished to enable them to approve the many features. The software will be developed using which approached?
A. Rapid Application Development
B. Acceptance Test Driven Development
C. Feature Driven Development
D. Test Driven Development
 
5. The columns on a Kanban board show the activities. Completed activities move through the board until the status is
A. Tested
B. Completed
C. Approved
D. Done
 
6. Your team has a velocity of 40 points per iteration. Another team working on another team with similar complexity of has a velocity of 60 points per iterations. Your team should
A. Acquire additional personnel
B. Work extra hours
C. Re-check their velocity
D. Do nothing regarding the different velocities
 
7. The development team needs a spike which is a story that cannot be estimated until the development team runs what type of investigation?
A. Time consuming extensive investigation
B. Technical investigation
C. Thorough investigation with unlimited time
D. Experimental investigation with fixed time
 
8. John is estimating his backlog of user stories in units of time. This can result in
A. A perception of exact time for delivery
B. Setting customer expectations
C. Perception of precise measurements
D. All of the above
 
9. Mary is using Planning Poker as a means of estimating user stories. She wants to create her own sequence of numbers. Under what conditions is this permissible?
A. When all team members cannot agree
B. When Product Owner requests it
C. When a level of precision is requested
D. Never
 
10. The Planning Poker sequence is
A. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
B. 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32
C. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13
D. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
 
11. Your team goes to the daily 15 minute stand-up meeting. After the stand-up, they spend 10 minutes waiting for all members to arrive. Then they spend 15 minutes discussing the prior night's football game. They conclude the meeting spending 20 minutes brainstorming an issue that surfaced the prior evening. What is the total cycle time of this process?
A. 45 minutes
B. 60 minutes
C. 35 minutes
D. 20 minutes
 
12. What is the value-added time in the above question?
A. 15
B. 20
C. 35
D. 60
 
13. Approval to make changes in the release cycle usually takes 3 business days of waiting time (24 hours) and an hour to implement the change. What is the efficiency time?
A. 3.9%
B. 4.0%
C. 4.1%
D. 4.2%
 
14. When your sponsor requests information on when products will ship along with the features that are included in each release, you refer him to
A. Product demo
B. Product roadmap
C. Product backlog
D. Product owner
 
15. What is a story that cannot be estimated until the development team runs a time-boxed investigation between sprints is called a (an)
A. Spike
B. Epic
C. Backlog
D. Use case
 
16. The "definition of done" means the product is ready to go into production. If the feature cannot be shipped it is not
A. Completed
B. Ready
C. Perfect
D. Done
 
17. Team based estimates are derived from
A. Pareto's Rule
B. Wide Band Delphi
C. Kanban
D. Monte Carlo
 
18. The following practices are used in Lean
A. Value Stream Mapping
B. Built in Quality and Elimination of waste
C. Improving the system
D. All of the above
 
19. A major benefit of Agile planning is the ability to rapidly manage changing requirements
A. True
B. False
 
20. If an impediment is identified during the stand-up they should be addressed
A. When determined by the team
B. By the manager
C. At the daily stand-up
D. Directly after the stand-up
 

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