Week 2 – Building A Project Plan – Shuffle Q/A 3

37. You create a new project plan for your company’s staff training program. Which component of the project plan tracks team member activities?

  • Milestones
  • Time
  • Relevant documentation
  • Tasks

38. As a project manager, you create timeline estimates for multiple tasks and assign them to team members. How can you decide which tasks to start first?

  • Identify which tasks the team can execute in parallel.
  • Assign the tasks to the team members based on their interests.
  • Complete the largest task first and then the smaller tasks.
  • Randomly assign tasks so that the workload is fairly distributed.

39. As a project manager, how realistic should you be when planning tasks for a project?

  • Creatively
  • Pessimistically
  • Optimistically
  • Overly

40. What type of project methodology typically uses Kanban boards to manage tasks?

  • Waterfall methodology
  • Computing methodology
  • Agile methodology
  • Timeline Methodology

41. Fill in the blank: The main difference between effort estimation and time estimation is that time estimation includes _____.

  • vendor time
  • marketing time
  • inactive time
  • stakeholder time

42. As a project manager, you notice a high number of uncompleted tasks. These open tasks could cause a delay in the project timeline. Which of the following steps will ensure the team still meets the deadlines?

  • Execute proper tasks in parallel.
  • Execute all tasks sequentially.
  • Combine relevant subtasks into one large task.
  • Identify the tasks with a fixed start date.

43. As a project manager, you are midway through the execution phase and notice there are still many tasks to complete for the project. How can you help ensure the project can still be completed on time?

  • Document the concerns about the task list and instruct your team to work faster.
  • Review the task list with team members and stakeholders to eliminate unnecessary work.
  • Keep quiet about your concerns and be more optimistic to help the team.
  • Assign more tasks to team members who appear to have time available.

44. Which of the following are some steps to create a critical path? Select all that apply.

  • Set dependencies.
  • Make time estimates.
  • Create a network diagram.
  • Consult your main customer.

45. In a Kanban board, what type of information is typically stored on the cards?

  • Budget of the project task
  • Status of the tasks such as: to do, in progress, done
  • Retrospective team notes on the project
  • Information required to complete the task

46. Which of the following strategies follow project plan best practices? Select all that apply.

  • Ask yourself if the information in your plan is clear enough for stakeholders to understand.
  • Ask your team members to identify risks that will most likely occur, and create plans to prevent or mitigate those risks.
  • Ask your team members daily if they are able to meet the deadlines they have for their tasks.
  • Ask team members questions about their work to gain deeper insights into their tasks for the project.

47. A project manager notices a teammate provides a time estimate for a task that is higher than expected. The project manager learns the cause is due to personal reasons. The project manager listens and communicates with the team member to plan new options to meet the deadline. What interpersonal communication skill did the project manager use?

  • Negotiating effectively
  • Using patience
  • Asking the right questions
  • Practicing empathy

48. What type of document will you create to highlight tasks, assignments, and the timeline of a project?

  • Team retrospective
  • Risk assessment
  • Project plan
  • Project proposal

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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