Practice Quiz: Managing Our Time

6. Using the Eisenhower Decision Matrix, which of the following is an example of an event or task that is both Important, and Urgent?

  • Office gossip
  • Replying to emails
  • Internet connection is down
  • Follow-up to a recently resolved issue

7. You’re working on a web server issue that’s preventing all users from accessing the site. You then receive a call from user to reset their user account password. Which appropriate action should you take when prioritizing your tasks?

  • Reset the user’s password
  • Create a script to automate password resets
  • Ask the user to open a support ticket.
  • Ignore the user, and troubleshoot web server.

8. What is it called when we make more work for ourselves later by taking shortcuts now?

  • Technical debt
  • Ticket tracking
  • Eisenhower Decision Matrix
  • Automation

9. What is the first step of prioritizing our time properly?

  • Work on urgent tasks first
  • Assess the importance of each issue
  • Make a list of all tasks
  • Estimate the time each task will take

10. If an issue isn't solved within the time estimate that you provided, what should you do? (Select all that apply)

  • Explain why
  • Drop everything and perform that task immediately
  • Give an updated time estimate
  • Put the task at the end of the list

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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