Prince2 Foundation Questions

Question 1 of 75

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Which are purposes of initiating a project process?
1. Establishes a firm base for the project
2. Ensures there is clear understanding of the work involved to deliver the project’s products
3. Avoids commitment of funds before it is appropriate to do so
4. Makes Sufficient information available to define and prepare the Project Brief

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 2 of 75

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A purpose of the Managing a stage Boundary Process is to provide the Project Board with information needed to ratify the [?] for the project?

Select one of the following:

  • Agreed tolerance levels

  • Resource requirements

  • Continued business justification

  • Resource availability

Question 3 of 75

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What is an objective of Managing a stage boundary Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Enables the project board to commit resources and expenditure required for the initiation stage.

  • Maintain focus on required outcome

  • Provides a controlled break between those managing the project and those creating the products

  • Ensures a periodic review is held to sign-off the products created within the completed stage

Question 4 of 75

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Which statement does NOT define a characteristic of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Has a higher degree of risk than the other business activities

  • Involves people with different skills introducing a change that will impact others outside of the team

  • Has a life span that usually covers the delivery of the desired outcomes and the realization to the benefits

  • A temporary management structure created for the implementation of business products

Question 5 of 75

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Which fact is true of project assurance but not quality assurance?

Select one of the following:

  • Responsible for monitoring the conduct of the project

  • Independent of the project manager

  • Appointed as part of the management team

  • Responsible for reviewing the project for compliance with corporate standards

Question 6 of 75

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Basing projects on a ‘management by exception’ framework provides which benefit?

Select one of the following:

  • Promotes consistency of project work

  • Project is not seen as an end its self

  • Clarity of what a project will deliver, why, when and by whom

  • Efficient and economic use of management time

Question 7 of 75

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How does the controlling a stage process support the learn from experience principle?

Select one of the following:

  • Supports the Project Manager in ensuring products are delivered within the tolerances agreed with the Project Board

  • Encourages the Project Manger to review the progress of the stage and log any lessons

  • Requires escalation of issues and risks to the project board which threatens the stage or project tolerances

  • Recommends a Work Package is created to deliver products that require specific skills

Question 8 of 75

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Which theme provides information on what is required, how it will be achieved and by whom?

Select one of the following:

  • Organization

  • Plans

  • Business Case

  • Quality

Question 9 of 75

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The purpose of which theme is to establish ways to check that a project will still provide the expected benefits?

Select one of the following:

  • Business Case

  • Change

  • Progress

  • Quality

Question 10 of 75

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What is the purpose of Managing Product Delivery Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Controls the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s)

  • Tracks the progress of a stage through the consolidation of checkpoints reports

  • Provides a link between the work of the Project Manager and the project

  • Maintains a focus on the delivery of benefits throughout the stage

Question 11 of 75

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Which role is responsible for capturing the customer’s quality expectations?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Executive

  • Senior Supplier

  • Senior User

Question 12 of 75

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Which product forms the ‘contract ‘between the Project Manager and the Project Board?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Plan

  • Project Product Description

  • Project Initiation Documentation

  • Project Brief

Question 13 of 75

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What is a product Description used for in controlling a Stage Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Demonstrating that a product meets its quality criteria through the method specified

  • Forming part of a Work Package that is passed to a supplier for creation

  • Developing the product(S) to the defined quality criteria

  • Obtaining approval for completed products from authorities identified therein

Question 14 of 75

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Which role is responsible for authorizing and monitoring work to be completed and for taking corrective action within a stage?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Project Support

  • Project Assurance

  • Team Manager

Question 15 of 75

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Which of the following is a baseline management product?

Select one of the following:

  • Benefit Review Plan

  • Issue Register

  • Highlight Report

  • Product Status Account

Question 16 of 75

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What is an objective of the Closing a Project process?

Select one of the following:

  • Checks that all the project’s products have been signed off by the users

  • Prepares for the final stage of the project

  • Captures the customer’s quality expectations

  • Ensures that all benefits have been achieved

Question 17 of 75

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Which process covers the authority to initiate a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Starting up a project

  • Initiating a project

  • Directing a project

  • Managing a stage boundary

Question 18 of 75

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What is a stated purpose of the Closing a Project process?

Select one of the following:

  • Define the procedure for handing over products

  • Provide a fixed point at which acceptance for the project product is confirmed

  • Capture the lessons identified during the last stage

  • Confirm all project benefits have been achieved

Question 19 of 75

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What does a Product Description contain?
1. A breakdown of the individual parts that make up the product
2. The management stage in which the product is to be created
3. Details of the individuals responsible for reviewing the product
4. Any allowable deviation from the specifies quality criteria

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 20 of 75

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Two Management products are given to the Project Board after the end of the process Starting Up a Project. The first is the Project Brief. What is the second?

Select one of the following:

  • The Benefit Review Plan

  • The Risk Register

  • A stage Plan

  • The Project Product Description (PPD)

Question 21 of 75

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The Lessons Log is used during the process Starting Up a Project to:

Select one of the following:

  • Record details of things learned in the past that need to be taken into account of in this project

  • Record what will need to be recorded in this project to pass on to future projects.

  • Record who will need to be responsible in this project fro recording any lessons learned, and who will be responsible for passing that information on.

  • All of the above.

Question 22 of 75

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Which of these logs and Registers is created in Starting Up a Project?

Select one of the following:

  • Issues Register

  • Project Log

  • Quality Register

  • Daily Log

Question 23 of 75

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Which two roles are appointed first in Starting Up a Project?

Select one of the following:

  • Senior User and Project Manager

  • Senior Supplier and Senior User

  • Executive and Senior User

  • Executive and Project Manager

Question 24 of 75

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Which of these questions is answered by the process Starting Up a Project?

Select one of the following:

  • Do the Benefits Outweigh the costs of the project?

  • Do we have a viable and worthwhile project?

  • Does the Product Breakdown Structure reflect the full extent of the project?

  • Have all the risks been documented and the associated risk actions approved?

Question 25 of 75

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Which of these is NOT covered in the process Starting Up a Project

Select one of the following:

  • Appointing the Project Board

  • Appointing Project Support

  • Appointing Programme Management

  • Appointing Project Assurance

Question 26 of 75

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What's the difference between the Business Case included in the Project Brief and the one included later on in the Project Initiation Document (PID)

Select one of the following:

  • The project brief is not included in the Project Brief at all/

  • It's less detailed than the version in the PID

  • It's more detailed in the PID version, to support initial decision making.

  • There's no difference: The Project Brief version is carried forward into the PID.

Question 27 of 75

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Which of the following statements accurately reflects an important aim of the process 'Starting Up a Project?

Select one of the following:

  • To do the minimum necessary in order to decide whether it's worthwhile initiating a project.

  • To document all aspects of a project in detail to allow Initiation, if approved, to proceed on a sound basis.

  • To build in delay to the start of Initiation and so provide a cooling off period where managers can consider whether the project is really justified

  • To carry out thorough risk analysis to prevent a high risk project ever being taken forward into Initiation.

Question 28 of 75

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Which of the following is a true statement?

Select one of the following:

  • Starting Up a Project is the first stage in any Prince2 Project.

  • Starting Up a Project is an optional theme in Prince2.

  • Starting Up a Project includes consideration of the way in which work will be conducted - the project approach.

  • Starting Up a Project ends with the production of the Project Initiation Document (PID).

Question 29 of 75

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After Initiation and the production of the Project Initiation Document(PID), the Project Brief is:

Select one of the following:

  • No Longer Maintained

  • Maintained as a section of the PID

  • Held in the Daily Log and kept up to date to serve as the Project Manager's overview

  • Used as a baseline for checks at the end to see whether the project satisfied it's original objectives.

Question 30 of 75

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Which is one of the six aspects of project performance that needs to be managed?

Select one of the following:

  • Accuracy

  • Reliability

  • Scope

  • Ease of use

Question 31 of 75

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What theme ensures the project is desirable, viable and achievable?

Select one of the following:

  • Organisation

  • Progress

  • Business Case

  • Risk

Question 32 of 75

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What process is triggered by the Project Manager's request to initiate a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

  • Directing a Project

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

Question 33 of 75

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The purpose of what theme is to establish mechanisms to monitor and compare actual achievements against those planned?

Select one of the following:

  • Business Case

  • Change

  • Progress

  • Quality

Question 34 of 75

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Which is an objective of the Closing a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Check that all the project's products have been accepted by the users.

  • Prepare for the final stage of the project

  • Capture the customer's quality expectations

  • Ensure that all benefits have been achieved

Question 35 of 75

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.

A purpose of the Managing a stage Boundary process is to provide the Project Board with sufficient information so that it can approve the [?] for the next stage.

Select one of the following:

  • Work Packages

  • Exception Report

  • Stage Plan

  • Project Brief

Question 36 of 75

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What theme provides information on what is required, how it will be achieved and by whom?

Select one of the following:

  • Organisation

  • Plans

  • Business Case

  • Quality

Question 37 of 75

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Which is recommended as a possible risk response type for an opportunity?

Select one of the following:

  • Reduce

  • Transfer

  • Reject

  • Fallback

Question 38 of 75

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Basing projects on a 'management by exception' principle provides which benefits?

Select one of the following:

  • Promotes consistency of project work and staff mobility

  • Provides a common language

  • Clarity of what a project will deliver, why, when and by whom

  • Efficient and cost-effective use of management time

Question 39 of 75

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.

The purpose of the [?] process is to establish solid foundations for the project, enabling the organisation to understand the work that needs to be done to deliver the project's products.

Select one of the following:

  • Initiating a Project

  • Starting up a project

  • Directing a Project

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

Question 40 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Managing Product Delivery process?

Select one of the following:

  • Control the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s)

  • Tracks the progress of a stage with the help of checkpoint reports

  • Provides a link between the work of the Project Manager and the Project Board

  • Maintains a focus on the delivery of benefits throughout the stage

Question 41 of 75

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Which role is responsible for authorising and monitoring work to be completed and for taking corrective action within a stage?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Project Support

  • Project Assurance

  • Team Manager

Question 42 of 75

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Which fact is true of Project Assurance but not Quality Assurance?

Select one of the following:

  • Responsible for monitoring the conduct of the project

  • Independent of the Project Manager

  • Appointed as part of the project management team

  • Responsible for reviewing the project for compliance with corporate standards

Question 43 of 75

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What product forms the 'contract between the Project Manager and the Project Board for the project?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Plan

  • Project Product Description

  • Project Initiation Document

  • Project Brief

Question 44 of 75

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Which is NOT a characteristic of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Has a higher degree of risk than business as usual

  • Involves people with different skills introducing a change that will impact others outside of the team

  • Has a lifespan that covers the delivery of the desired outcomes and the realisation of all the expected benefits

  • A temporary management structure created for the implementation of business products

Question 45 of 75

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Which is an objective of the Managing a Stage Boundary Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Enable the Project Board to commit resources and expenditure required for the initiation stage

  • Review and, if necessary, update the Project Initiation Documentation

  • Provides a break between those managing a project from those creating products

  • Ensure a periodic review is held to approve the products created within the completed stage

Question 46 of 75

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How should a Team Manager escalate a suggestion for an improvement to a product?

Select one of the following:

  • Include details in a Checkpoint Report

  • Include details in a Highlight Report

  • Raise an issue

  • Raise an Exception Report

Question 47 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Closing a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Define the procedure for handing over products

  • Provide a fixed point at which acceptance for the project product is confirmed

  • Define formal requirements for the acceptance, execution and delivery of project work

  • Confirm all project benefit have been achieved

Question 48 of 75

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Which is an objective of the Starting up a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Confirm there are no known restrictions that would prevent the project from being delivered

  • Ensure all Team Managers understand their responsibilities

  • Get approval for the Project Plan from corporate or programme management

  • Prepare the Project Initiation Documentation for authority to initiate the project

Question 49 of 75

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What process is used to provide an interface with corporate or programme Management?

Select one of the following:

  • Managing Product Delivery

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

Question 50 of 75

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Which is NOT a purpose of an End Project Report?

Select one of the following:

  • Compare project achievements against what was originally agreed

  • Record information that will help future projects

  • Prompt the Project Board to authorise the next stage

  • Pass on details of any on-going risks for those who will maintain and operate the finished product

Question 51 of 75

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Identify the missing word(s) in the following sentence.

If a base-lined product requires modification, the procedure should be applied in order to manage the modification.

Select one of the following:

  • risk management

  • exception

  • issue and change control

  • quality control

Question 52 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Project Brief?

Select one of the following:

  • Describe an agreed position from which the project can be started

  • Describe the information needs of the project's stakeholders

  • Describe the configuration management procedure that will be used by the project

  • Describe the reporting requirements of the Project Board

Question 53 of 75

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Which is one of the four integrated elements within PRINCE2?

Select one of the following:

  • Quality

  • Role descriptions

  • Processes

  • Product Descriptions

Question 54 of 75

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Which of the following statements apply to a stage plan?
1. Is produced with the knowledge of earlier stages
2. Provides the basis for control by the Project Board
3. Is Produced close to the time when the planned events will take place.
4. Provides the basis for day-to-day control by the Project Manager

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 55 of 75

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.

Because the Project Board receives regular [?], there is no need for regular progress meetings.

Select one of the following:

  • End Stage Reports

  • Checkpoint Reports

  • Exception Reports

  • Highlight Reports

Question 56 of 75

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Which is a benefit of using the product-based planning technique?

Select one of the following:

  • All the required products of the project will be delivered to time and cost

  • Clearly shows how long a project will take

  • It removes the need for activity-based planning

  • Reduces the risk of incorrectly scoping the project

Question 57 of 75

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Are the following statements about the purpose of the Risk theme true or false?
1. The Risk theme identifies how to manage risks at the corporate or programme level of an organisation.
2. The Risk theme explains the risk management activities to use to improve the chances of a project delivering its objectives

Select one of the following:

  • Only 1 is true

  • Only 2 is true

  • Both 1 and 2 are true

  • Both 1 and 2 are false

Question 58 of 75

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Which project management team role can authorise the premature closure of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Project Board

  • Project Suuport

  • Project Assurance

Question 59 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Organisation Theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Set the tolerance on the cost of resources

  • Provide project management training to those working within the project

  • Define the structure of accountability and responsibilities on the project

  • Implement the controls required to permit management by exception

Question 60 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 61 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 62 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 63 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 64 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 65 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 66 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 67 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 68 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 69 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 70 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 71 of 75

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Which process enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Directing a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Starting up a Project

  • Initiating a Project

Question 72 of 75

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Which is the first plan to be created?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Plan

  • Initiation Stage Plan

  • Team Plan

  • Exception Plan

Question 73 of 75

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What is a PRINCE2 definition of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • A number of Projects managed as a unit

  • A unique undertaking that requires organisation and resources

  • An element of work that a Project Manager agrees to deliver

  • A temporary organisation created for the purpose of delivering business products.

Question 74 of 75

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Which is NOT an objective of the Managing Product Delivery process?

Select one of the following:

  • Ensure suppliers understand what is expected of them

  • Ensure products of appropriate quality are delivered

  • Ensure the Project Board is kept informed of progress on the products

  • Ensure work for the team is agreed with the Project Manager

Question 75 of 75

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Which is an objective of the quality review technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Involve key interested parties to promote wider acceptance of the product

  • Develop and improve the specification of a product through continuous assessment

  • Agree any changes to the base-lined product

  • Update the status information in the Configuration Item Record when a product is signed-off

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