Agile Practice Questions – Part 1

agile practice questions for pmp and pmi acp part 1 - Agile Practice Questions - Part 1

Q1: You are the Project Manager on a team that is starting off its agile journey. The first change you introduced is moving away from a weekly team meeting to a daily standup. Although some team members are able to attend and share valuable information, others are not too happy with this and frequently miss the meeting citing non availability and sharing their status offline instead. What is the best thing for you to do in this situation?
A. Go back to the weekly team meeting
B. Drop the daily standup and catch up with team members individually
C. Work with the team on changing their mindset
D. Enforce everyone to join, escalate if needed

Q2: Which of the following is not true about iteration?
A. Iterations have fixed deadline
B. Projects typically have a number of sequential iterations
C. The scope of work performed during an iteration may change by the time it ends
D. The team must finish all planned work by the end of an iteration

Q3: You are the Project Manager on a team that follows separate phases for each project, starting with a requirements phase followed by design. Some coding work can begin before design and requirements are finalized but overall no part of coding is considered completed unless requirements and design phases are completed first. Which term best defines your project?
A. Scrum
B. Rolling Wave Planning
C. Waterfall
D. Iterative

Q4: Which of the following is not part of an agile team’s mindset towards working software?
A. Working software delivers final version of the features quickly
B. Working software delivery is an effective way of getting feedback
C. Working software is the primary measure of progress
D. Working software is delivered frequently

Q5: You are a developer in a software company that is in the process of adopting agile. You have had some agile trainings yourself and are looking forward to it. The product owner shares a brief description that describes exactly what she wants for a new feature and your manager has assigned you to work on the feature. What should you do next?
A. Start coding immediately, remember early delivery of the software is the key
B. Ignore the specification, remember customer collaboration is more valuable than comprehensive documentation so look for ways to collaborate with the customer
C. Meet with the product owner, remember face-to-face conversation is the most efficient and effective method of conveying information
D. Read the specification

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ANSWERS

Q1: C. Work with the team on changing their mindset
Q2: D. The team must finish all planned work by the end of an iteration
Q3: C. Waterfall
Q4: A. Working software delivers final version of the features quickly
Q5: D. Read the specification

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