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PRINCE2 Foundation practice questions
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According to PRINCE2, which are the six aspects of project performance to be managed?
Time, cost, scope, quality, benefits, risk
According to PRINCE2, which of the following is a characteristic of a project compared to that of business operations?
Introduces business change
Identify the missing word(s) from the following sentence. A project is a [?] that is created for the purpose of delivering one or more business products according to an agreed Business Case
What characteristic relates to a project having a defined start and defined end?
Temporary in nature
Which of the following is FALSE regarding PRINCE2 principles?
A project should have a customer/supplier environment
Which project characteristic refers to a project involving a team of people working together to introduce a change that will impact others outside the team and sometimes other organizations?
Which of the following PRINCE2 themes will help with the identification, assessment and control of threats and opportunities?
How does PRINCE2 define a project?
A temporary organisation that is created for the purpose of delivering one or more business products according to an agreed Business Case
Which of the following are benefits of using PRINCE2?... 1. Provides a common vocabulary for all project participants, promoting effective communication 2. Promotes regular progress meetings for senior management 3. Plans are carefully designed to meet the needs of the different levels in the project organization, improving communication and control 4. Defines a thorough but economic structure of reports
Which of the following are the integrated elements which make up the structure of PRINCE2?
Principles, Themes, Processes, Tailoring to the Project Environment
The PRINCE2 principle 'continued business justification' states that a requirement for a project is that... There is justifiable reason to start the project and justification should remain valid throughout the life of the project.
The justification is documented and approved
Which of the following does PRINCE2 recognise as being project characteristics?... 1. Projects are the means by which we introduce business change 2. Projects have a defined start and end 3. No project is unique 4. Projects often cross the normal functional divisions within an organization
Which PRINCE2 principle supports planning only to a level of detail that is manageable and foreseeable?
Manage by stages
Which integrated element is described as being the aspects of project management that must be addressed continually and in parallel throughout the project?
Which integrated element is described as being the guiding obligations and good practices which determine whether the project is genuinely using PRINCE2?
Identify the missing words in the following sentence... A PRINCE2 project has defined [ ? ] to establish limits of delegated authority
Tolerances for each project objective
Which of the following is NOT a PRINCE2 Principle?
Communicate through regular meetings
A project being output oriented supports which PRINCE2 principle?
Focus on products
Which of the following is a PRINCE2 principle?
A project has defined and agreed roles and responsibilities
Which of the following statements is FALSE? PRINCE2 provides projects with...
Regular meetings throughout the project
Effective risk management is a pre-requisite to which of the following principles?
Continued business justification
A principle of PRINCE2 is that every project must have which one of the following?
Defined and agreed roles and responsibilities with an organisation structure that engages the business, user and supplier primary stakeholder interests
Identify the missing words in the following sentence... A PRINCE2 project is [ ? ] and controlled on a stage-by-stage basis
Which is a characteristic of a project?
Which is one of the six aspects of project performance that needs to be managed?
Which is a benefit of using PRINCE2?
Participants understand each other's roles and needs
Identify the missing words in the following sentence... A principle of PRINCE2 is that a project has defined and agreed [ ? ]
Roles and responsibilities
Identify the missing words in the following sentence... A PRINCE2 project focuses on [ ? ], in particular their quality requirements
The definition and delivery of products
Which is NOT one of the four integrated elements of PRINCE2?
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
PRINCE2 is based on a customer/supplier environment
Which of the following, produced in the Starting Up a Project process, defines the way the project is to be delivered after evaluating the various delivery methods?
Which of the following would be done once the Project Board have authorized initiation?
Establish who needs information, when and in what format
Which is a specific objective of the Starting Up a Project process?
To ensure there is business justification for initiating the project
Which of the following would be carried out during the Starting Up a Project process?
Appoint individuals to carry out work required in project initiation
Which product acts as a trigger for the Starting Up a Project process?
Which of the following would be defined within the Project Brief?
Scope of the project
Which is a purpose of the Starting up a Project process?
Provide the information required for the Project Board to decide whether or not it is worthwhile initiating the project
What is a purpose of the Initiating a Project process?
Understand the work that needs to be done to deliver the project's products
When is the Communication Management Strategy created?
After the Project Board has authorised initiation
Which is NOT established as part of the Starting Up a Project process?
A plan for how and when a measurement of the achievement of the project's benefits can be made
When is the Stage Plan for project initiation produced?
Before the Project Board authorise the initiation of the project
When is the Risk Management Strategy produced?
After authorisation has been given to proceed with the initiation stage
Which process is largely about preventing poorly conceived projects from ever being initiated?
Starting Up a Project
Which is the base product against which the Project Board and Project Manager can assess progress, issues and questions regarding ongoing viability?
Project Initiation Document
Are the following statements regarding the Starting Up a Project process true or false? 1. How the project will achieve the required quality will be established 2. How the corporate (or programme's) project management method will be tailored to suit the project will be defined
Both 1 and 2 are false
Which of the following is carried out as part of the Initiating a Project process?
Ensure there is common understanding of the reasons for doing the project
Which of the following is carried out as part of the initiation stage?
Define how the quality required by the customer will be achieved
When is the Risk Register created?
When preparing the Risk Management Strategy
In which situation might the Controlling a Stage process be used?
Managing a long initiation stage of a complex project
Which process would have a purpose of taking action to ensure the stage remains within tolerance?
Controlling a Stage
In which process would a concern about the amount of stage tolerance remaining be recorded in the Issue Register?
Controlling a Stage
The Controlling a Stage process is used for which of the following?
Day-to-day management of each management stage
Which is within the context of the Managing Product Delivery process?
Demonstrate that each product meets its quality criteria through carrying out the specified quality methods
Which of the following is a specific objective of the Managing Product Delivery process?
Team Managers, team members and suppliers are clear as to what is to be produced and what is the expected effort, cost or timescale
Which is NOT an objective of the Managing Product Delivery process?
Ensures attention is focused on the delivery of the stage's products
Controlling a Stage process views the project from which role's perspective?
Which is NOT an objective of the Controlling a Stage process
Review and if necessary update the PID
Which process controls the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s)?
Managing Product Delivery
Which is a purpose of the Controlling a Stage process?
To report progress to the Project Board
When are Work Package tolerances agreed?
When accepting a Work Package
Are the following statements regarding The Managing Product Delivery process true or false? 1. Towards the end of the last stage, this process will invoke the Closing a Project process 2. The Team Manager obtains approval for completed products from the authorities identified in the Product Description
Only 2 is true
Which of the following is a specific objective of the Controlling a Stage process?
Attention is focused on delivery of the stage's products
Which of the following is an objective of the Managing Product Delivery process?
To ensure the planned products are delivered to expectation and within tolerance
The Managing Product Delivery process views the project from which role's perspective?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
PRINCE 2 - Principles
Prince 2 - Themes
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