Foundation Questions 3

Question 1 of 63

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Which of the following are a purpose of an Issue Report?
1. Document an off-specification
2. Record an issue resolution
3. Capture all problems or concerns within the project
4. Capture recommendations for handling a request for change

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 2 of 63

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Which product establishes the baseline against which the project's actual performance is compared?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Brief

  • Product Status Account

  • Project Initiation Document

  • Configuration Item Record

Question 3 of 63

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Which is NOT identified when creating a product breakdown structure?

Select one of the following:

  • Products to be created by internal resources

  • Products to be modified

  • Resources required to produce the products

  • Products to be created by an external third party

Question 4 of 63

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Which statement regarding a project's outputs, outcomes and benefits is correct?

Select one of the following:

  • All outputs have tangible benefits

  • Outcomes are the long term results of benefits

  • Outputs are changes in the way the project's products are used

  • Benefits are improvements resulting from project outcomes

Question 5 of 63

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What process covers the acceptance and execution of project work by external suppliers?

Select one of the following:

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Managing Product Delivery

  • Directing a Project

Question 6 of 63

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Which is NOT a PRINCE2 integrated element?

Select one of the following:

  • The Principles

  • The Techniques

  • The Themes

  • Tailoring to the project environment

Question 7 of 63

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What is the goal of the 'Identify context' step within the recommended risk management procedure?

Select one of the following:

  • Identify responses to risks identified in the Business Case

  • Understand the specific objectives that are at risk

  • Gather information about risks for inclusion in Highlight Reports to the Project Board

  • Identify the threats and opportunities that may affect the project's objectives

Question 8 of 63

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Which is a purpose of the Project Product Description?

Select one of the following:

  • Defines the reporting structure to be used by the project

  • Provides information on what the project is about and how it is to be managed

  • Describes what the project has to produce to obtain customer acceptance

  • Provides input to creation of the project mandate

Question 9 of 63

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Which defines the sequence in which the products of a plan should be developed?

Select one of the following:

  • Product Description

  • Product Breakdown Structure

  • Project Product Description

  • Product flow diagram

Question 10 of 63

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If a Work Package is forecast to exceed its tolerances, how should a Team Manager inform The Project Manager?

Select one of the following:

  • Raise an Exception Report

  • Issue an Exception Plan

  • Raise an Issue

  • Raise a risk

Question 11 of 63

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What process enables an organisation to understand the work that needs to be done to deliver a project's products before it is approved?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Initiating a Project

  • Starting up a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

Question 12 of 63

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Which is a purpose of Controlling a Stage process?

Select one of the following:

  • Agree, perform and deliver project work

  • Draft a plan for the next stage

  • Agree stage tolerances

  • Take action to make sure that the stage remains within tolerance

Question 13 of 63

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Which of the following roles can the Project Manager also perform?
1. Change Authority
2. Project Assurance
3. Project Support
4. Team Manager

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 14 of 63

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Which is a responsibility of the Project Assurance role?

Select one of the following:

  • Inform the Project Manager about the status of the project's products

  • Document the Project Board's reporting needs

  • Ensure the Project Manager is aware of the need to use any existing corporate standards

  • Inform corporate or programme management about the project's status

Question 15 of 63

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When is it confirmed if a project's objectives have been achieved?

Select one of the following:

  • During the Closing a Project process

  • During the final end stage assessment

  • During the Controlling a Stage process

  • During the Managing Product Delivery process

Question 16 of 63

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Which is a definition of a risk cause?

Select one of the following:

  • The impact of a risk on the stage and project tolerance

  • The source of a risk

  • The overall effect of a risk on the Business Case

  • How likely a risk is to occur in a given project situation

Question 17 of 63

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When would the Team Manager be required to produce a Checkpoint Report?

Select one of the following:

  • When a Work Package is being negotiated

  • At the frequency agreed in the Work Package

  • On completion of the quality -checking activities for each product

  • When reviewing how a stage is progressing

Question 18 of 63

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Which is a recommended quality review team role?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Presenter

  • Project Support

  • Producer

Question 19 of 63

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What PRINCE2 principle supports planning only to a level of detail that is manageable and foreseeable?

Select one of the following:

  • Continued Business Justification

  • Manage by Exception

  • Focus on products

  • Manage by stages

Question 20 of 63

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In which situation might the Controlling a Stage process be used?

Select one of the following:

  • Managing a long initiation stage of a complex product

  • Managing the activities of a complex programme

  • Managing support activities following the handover of the products to the operational environment

  • Creating an Exception Plan to replace the current Stage Plan

Question 21 of 63

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Which is a responsibility of the business representative on the Project Board?

Select one of the following:

  • Setting tolerance levels for the project

  • Ensuring the project represents value for money

  • Confirming the project delivers the required functionality

  • Checking the required quality levels are achieved by the project's products

Question 22 of 63

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Which Statement correctly describes the relationship between Project Assurance and Quality Assurance?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Assurance provides assurance to the project's stakeholders whereas quality assurance provides assurance to the wider Corporate or Programme organisation.

  • They are both the responsibility of the Project Board, but Project Assurance may be delegated.

  • They are both independent of the project

  • Project Assurance and quality assurance are both the responsibility of corporate or programme management

Question 23 of 63

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Which of the following assists the Project Board in assessing the project viability at certain points as defined in the Project Plan?

Select one of the following:

  • Receiving regular Checkpoint Reports

  • Authorising one stage at a time

  • Creating Exception Reports when tolerances are threatened

  • Authorising project closure

Question 24 of 63

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Which is a purpose of the Change Theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Prevent change to anything agreed in the Project Initiation Documentation

  • Ensure any potential changes to base-lined products are controlled

  • Assess and control uncertainty

  • Assess changes to only the specialist products

Question 25 of 63

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What product would confirm the version numbers of all products being developed within a given stage.

Select one of the following:

  • Configuration Item Record

  • Product Status Account

  • Stage Plan

  • Work Package

Question 26 of 63

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Which is a benefit of using PRINCE2?

Select one of the following:

  • Stakeholders are kept out of planning and decision-making

  • Participants understand each other's roles and needs

  • Stakeholder are not involved in assuring the project work

  • All problems are escalated to all stakeholders

Question 27 of 63

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In what product would a product's quality tolerance be defined?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Product Description

  • Product Description

  • Stage Plan

  • Quality Management Strategy

Question 28 of 63

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When should the Managing a Stage Boundary process be undertaken?

Select one of the following:

  • Close to the end of a management stage

  • After the completion of each management stage

  • At the end of the final stage

  • At the end of project start-up

Question 29 of 63

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Which is a purpose of a risk budget?

Select one of the following:

  • To fund risk management activities defined in the risk management procedure

  • To fund the cost of analysing requests foe change while executing a Work Package

  • Funds set aside from the project budget to cover the costs of implementing risk responses

  • Funds sets aside from the project budget to cover the costs of identifying risks to the project

Question 30 of 63

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Which role is part of the project team?

Select one of the following:

  • Corporate or programme management

  • Quality assurance

  • Stakeholder

  • Business assurance

Question 31 of 63

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence.
PRINCE2 management stages relate to the [?], which is a factor that differentiates them from technical stages.

Select one of the following:

  • use a particular set of technical skills

  • use a specific set of Team Managers

  • Authorisation from corporate or programme management

  • Commitment of resources

Question 32 of 63

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What principle is supported by the Project Product Description?

Select one of the following:

  • Continued business justification

  • Focus on product

  • Learn from experience

  • Manage by stages

Question 33 of 63

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Identify the missing word(s) in the following sentence.
Quality planning provides the definition of the required products with their [?] as a foundation for Project Board agreement.

Select one of the following:

  • Customer's quality expectation

  • quality test results

  • quality criteria

  • owners

Question 34 of 63

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Which is a definition for risk probability?

Select one of the following:

  • Scale of the risk should it occur

  • Probable effect on the project delivering its objectives

  • Probable timeframe within which the risk may occur

  • A measure of the likelihood of the risk occurring

Question 35 of 63

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Which is NOT an event-driven control?

Select one of the following:

  • Highlight Report

  • Exception Report

  • Project Initiation Documentation

  • End of a stage

Question 36 of 63

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.
The Project Board will allocate tolerances [?] to the Project Manager.

Select one of the following:

  • for each Work Package

  • for the project

  • for each management stage

  • for each technical stage

Question 37 of 63

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Which is NOT a purpose of a Product Description?

Select one of the following:

  • Define the time and cost needed to produce the product

  • Define the quality skills required to check the product

  • Define the function and appearance of the product

  • Define the development skills required to produce the product

Question 38 of 63

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Which is a purpose of a Communication Management Strategy?

Select one of the following:

  • Ensuring the project team can use the required reporting tools

  • Producing reports for the Project Board

  • Defining the Communication method between the Project Board and corporate or programme management

  • Ensuring stakeholders are aware of their responsibilities

Question 39 of 63

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Identify the missing word(s) in the following sentence.
During the Controlling a Stage process , the [?] us checked for any new or revised threats and their possible impact on the Business Case.

Select one of the following:

  • Benefits Review Plan

  • End Stage Report

  • Risk Register

  • Risk Management Strategy

Question 40 of 63

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In what plan should project closure activities be planned?

Select one of the following:

  • Closure Stage Plan

  • Stage Plan for the final management stage

  • Initiation Stage Plan

  • Team Plan

Question 41 of 63

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Which role is ultimately in charge of the project?

Select one of the following:

  • Corporate or programme management

  • The Executive

  • The Senior User

  • The Sponsor

Question 42 of 63

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What is the recommended frequency for Project Board meetings during a delivery stage to check progress?

Select one of the following:

  • Monthly

  • Weekly

  • At the frequency set down in the 'Controls' section of the Project Initiation Documentation (PID)

  • There are no regular meetings of the Project Board during the stages

Question 43 of 63

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In the event of the Project Manager being given conflicting instructions, whose instruction should he or she follow?

Select one of the following:

  • The Executive's as chair of the Project Board

  • The Senior User's, as the role responsible for delivering the benefits

  • The Senior Supplier's, as the role responsible for ensuring that the project is achievable

  • Property Assurance's, as the role responsible for checking the running of the Project

Question 44 of 63

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In the activity 'Authorise Initiation', which of the following would the Project Board use to support its decision on whether to go ahead and start the project?

Select one of the following:

  • Mandate

  • Project Brief

  • Project Initiation Documentation

  • Stage Plan for the first delivery stage

Question 45 of 63

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In which activity would the Project Board instruct the Project Manager to shut down the project prematurely, should that be necessary?

Select one of the following:

  • Authorise Initiation

  • Authorise emergency action

  • Give ad hoc direction

  • Authorise project closure

Question 46 of 63

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Which role is responsible for approving the Project Brief?

Select one of the following:

  • Executive

  • Senior User

  • Senior Supplier

  • All of the above roles working together

Question 47 of 63

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In which PRINCE2 process are the members of the Project Board appointed?

Select one of the following:

  • Starting Up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Controlling a Stage

Question 48 of 63

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Which of the following is NOT an objective of the process Directing a Project? To ensure that:

Select one of the following:

  • There's authority to initiate the Project.

  • There's authority to deliver the project's products.

  • Corporate or programme management has an interface to the project.

  • The products being produced by the teams are delivered to expectations.

Question 49 of 63

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What is the final phrase in the following purpose statement. To enable the Project Board to be accountable for the project's success by making key decisions and exercising overall control while:

Select one of the following:

  • Maintaining a low degree of risk exposure

  • Ensuring that the benefits specified in the Business Case can be delivered

  • Authorising spending only within the agreed financial tolerances (limits)

  • Delegating day-to-day management of the project to the Project Manager

Question 50 of 63

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Which of the following is NOT an input into the activity 'Give ad hoc direction'?

Select one of the following:

  • Highlight Report (the progress report from the Project Manager to the Board)

  • Exception Report (referral of something projected to go beyond the Project Manager's Authority)

  • Issue Report (a report setting down the detail of an issue being referred to the board)

  • End Stage Report (a report giving the board details such as the final cost of a stage just finishing)

Question 51 of 63

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Which of the following does NOT form part of the Project Initiation Documentation (PID).

Select one of the following:

  • Business Case

  • Project Plan

  • Risk Management Strategy

  • Stage Plan for the first delivery stage (the stage after the Initiation Stage)

Question 52 of 63

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Which of the following strategies defines how change control will be carried out?

Select one of the following:

  • Risk Management Strategy

  • Quality Management Strategy

  • Configuration Management Strategy

  • Communication Management Strategy

Question 53 of 63

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Which of the following is an accurate definition of a stakeholder in PRINCE2?

Select one of the following:

  • someone who's a member of the Project's Project Board

  • Someone who can affect, or be affected by, the project

  • Someone with financial responsibility for the project

  • Someone who's responsible for the delivery of business benefits

Question 54 of 63

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Which of the following is used in PRINCE2 to record when business benefits will be measured?

Select one of the following:

  • Benefits Register

  • Business Case

  • Benefits Review Plan

  • Project Cashflow

Question 55 of 63

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Which of the following options name plans which are created in the process Initiating a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Plan and Benefits Review Plan

  • Project Plan together with all Stage Plans

  • Project Plan and Business Plan

  • Benefits Review Plan and Team Plan

Question 56 of 63

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Which of the following does PRINCE2 include as a section in the full Business Case?

Select one of the following:

  • Benefits Review Plan

  • Benefits Realisation Schedule

  • Investment appraisal

  • Cost-benefit analysis

Question 57 of 63

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Which role is responsible for producing the Project Initiation Documentation (PID)?

Select one of the following:

  • Executive

  • Senior User

  • Sponsor

  • Project Manager

Question 58 of 63

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What's the name of the progress report produced by the Project Manager in the Process Controlling a Stage?

Select one of the following:

  • Stage Process Report

  • Highlight Report

  • Checkpoint Report

  • Stage Control Report

Question 59 of 63

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Which of the following phrases is part of the purpose statement for the process Initiating a Project?

Select one of the following:

  • To establish a clear organisation structure for the project

  • To produce a Stage Plan for each delivery stage to determine total cost

  • To ensure that all risks in the project have been identified and their management planned

  • To establish solid foundations for the project

Question 60 of 63

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Progress reports, produced during each stage, are sent to Project Board members. What does the Project Manager check to see whether a copy should be sent to anyone else?

Select one of the following:

  • Daily Log

  • Communication Plan

  • Issue Log

  • Communication Management Strategy

Question 61 of 63

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Which of the following is NOT used as an input to the activity Prepare the Risk Management Strategy?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Mandate

  • Project Brief

  • Lessons Log

  • Daily Log

Question 62 of 63

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Why does the Project Manger check the Benefits Review Plan from time to time during a delivery stage?

Select one of the following:

  • To update it with benefits achieved to date

  • To record who is responsible for specifying benefits

  • To enter details of dis-benefits identified in the Initiation Stage

  • To see whether any benefits reviews are due and, if so, arrange them

Question 63 of 63

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Which of the following products are created in the process Initiating a Project?
1. Risk Register
2. Issue Register
3. Project Plan
4. Project Product Description

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

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