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The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

You are managing a construction project. You have just finished defining your activities and you are now estimating their durations. Obtaining government permits is one of the project activities that is critical to the success of your project. You obtain expert opinion regarding time requirements for this activity, and you have determined that the duration will most likely be 15 days. It would be very optimistic to expect to obtain the permits in 10 days. In addition, taking the current environmental factors into consideration, it may take up to 30 days to obtain the permits. What estimate should you use for this activity if you want to put more weight on the most likely duration with a further 10 percent contingency reserve? (Round to the nearest day.)

A) 17 Days    
B) 18 Days    
C) 20 Days    
D) 33 Days

Hint:

Use the PERT formula to determine your initial estimate.

Answer and Explanation:

The Correct Answer is B. As you want to put more weight on the most likely estimate, you should use the PERT formula for your initial estimate rather than taking a simple average of the three values. Your PERT estimate will be (10 + 4*15 + 30) / 6 = 16.67 days. Adding a 10 percent contingency reserve to it will give 16.67*1.1 = 18.33 days. Rounding your estimate to the nearest day will give 18 days.

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The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

You are currently managing the development of a security system. This project involves the use of some brand new, state-of-the-art technology, which has not yet been adequately tested. You are currently decomposing your project work packages into activities. You are facing problems decomposing the 'Test the System' work package into the final activities required to complete the work package. Detailed testing plans and activities cannot be determined until the system is at least 50% developed and more details become available. The 'System Development' work package will take at least a couple of months to complete. What is the best way to resolve this problem?

A) Obtain expert judgment on the system testing work package and decompose it now before executing the system development work package    
B) Decompose the system development work package now and decompose the system testing work package later  
C) Break down the project into multiple phases so that the system testing work package goes into the second project phase. This will allow you to plan for the second phase after the end of the first phase    
D) Consult your Project Management Plan to determine what to do in this situation

 

 Hint: You should use Rolling Wave Planning.

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Answer and Explanation:

The Correct answer is B. "You cannot obtain expert judgment about the issue, because (as the scenario hints) this expert judgment for the state-of-the-art technology is not available. Breaking up the project scope into multiple phases just for the sake of obtaining an escape route for project planning is never a good idea. Projects are divided into multiple phases to obtain more control over the project and the deliverables, not to solve one minor issue of decomposing your WBS. Also, as you are currently planning your project, your project management plan is unfinished; it can't help you at this point in time. The only valid approach is that you should use Rolling Wave Planning and decompose the system development work package now and then decompose the system testing work package later, when more project information becomes available."

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Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

You are managing a feasibility study project, investigating the feasibility of constructing a dam in your country. The project needs to be analyzed from technical, economical, and social points of view. You have created the project charter on behalf of the project sponsor, and it is now approved. What should your next step be?

A) Develop Project Management Plan    
B) Identify Risks    
C) Identify Stakeholders    
D) Create WBS

 

Hint:

You should complete the project initiation processes before moving on to the planning processes.

 

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Answer and Explanation:

The Correct answer is C. Identify Stakeholders is the process of identifying all people or organizations impacted by the project and documenting relevant information regarding their interests, involvement, and impact on project success. This is the second project initiation process after the Develop Project Charter process, and needs to be performed before starting any of the planning processes.

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