Week 1 – The Fundamentals Of Agile – Shuffle Q/A 2

25. As a project manager, you lead a project with a team of developers working remotely. The client would like to review several prototypes before settling on the final product. Which approaches should you consider for this project? Select all that apply.

  • Iterative
  • Scrum
  • Agile
  • Waterfall

26. As an Agile project manager you are faced with a situation where an additional feature is required before moving forward. This additional feature was not part of the original plan. What would be the best way to handle this situation?

  • Respond to the change rather than follow the original plan
  • Tell the client the feature was not part of the original plan so it cannot be implemented
  • Have your team continue with the plan while you implement the feature yourself
  • Finish the plan and then revisit the new feature

27. How does an Agile team create and maintain the right interpersonal and team dynamics to deliver value for the customers and the business? Select all that apply.

  • They do not waste time on face-to-face feedback.
  • They do their work during intense periods of high workloads followed by periods of light workload.
  • They build projects around motivated individuals.
  • They know face-to-face conversations are the most effective way to communicate.

28. You’re the lead project manager at Office Green LLC, a commercial landscaping company focused on interior plant design. Your company’s market research team identifies a major shift to workers setting up home offices. Your team wants to pursue this business opportunity.

The goal is to deliver their new service, called Virtual Verde, and you don’t have any existing project plans to build off of or time to do a lot of prep work. Which factors do you face? Select three that apply.

  • Volatility
  • Uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Budget constraints
  • Complexity

29. Where does Scrum get its name? Select all that apply.

  • Scrum refers to a formation in rugby where players huddle closely together with their heads down while trying to gain possession of the ball.
  • Scrum refers to a football team’s huddle.
  • The purpose of the rugby scrum is for each player on the team to play their role in order to work together and achieve their shared goal.
  • Scrum is an acronym for the processes that make up the Agile methodology.

30. To create the most value for the customer, you ensure the customer can ask for additional features or incremental deliveries throughout the value stream. This is an example of what Lean methodology principle?

  • Define value
  • Create flow
  • Establish pull
  • Map value stream

31. What does it mean to say that Agile project management takes an iterative approach? Select all that apply.

  • The team operates within many shorter blocks of time
  • The activities are completed in a linear fashion
  • The team takes a subset of all the project’s activities and does all the work
  • The project processes are repeated

32. Which one of the following describes one of the main reasons that led to the creation of Agile?

  • It is difficult to accommodate change using the Waterfall model when a client wants to modify a feature.
  • Agile was created to enhance and work alongside the already existing Waterfall model.
  • The Waterfall model was often not executed correctly, so a new methodology was needed to correct this.
  • The Waterfall model was not strict enough, so Agile was created as a more linear and strict approach.

33. As a project manager, you notice that your team members are spending a lot of time writing comprehensive documentation which contributes to a delay in delivering working software. What can you do to help your team recover from this and get back on track?

  • Let your team know that you will take over the documentation effort so that they can focus on producing working software
  • Ask your team to work more hours to make up for the time spent writing documentation
  • Remind your team that while documentation is important, it is more important to produce working software
  • Remind your team that documentation is not important, and only working software brings business value

34. What does the Agile Manifesto mean by value delivery? Select all that apply.

  • Simplify and focus on the things that matter most
  • Deliver products quickly and frequently
  • Save clients as much money as possible
  • Deliver highly valuable products to customers

Shuffle Q/A 3

35. Why would an Agile approach be more successful than a Waterfall approach in a VUCA environment? Select all that apply.

  • The Waterfall method is too flexible and lacks proper planning.
  • The Agile method is only suited for when there is certainty.
  • The Agile method is better at adapting and reacting to change.
  • The Waterfall method requires proper planning and less flexibility.

36. As the project manager of an Agile team, you decide that your team should use pair programming and daily standups. Which two Agile approaches does this team blend? Select all that apply.

  • XP
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Lean

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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