PMI Agile Certified Practitioner v1.0 (PMI-ACP)

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The key elements of a user story in Agile development are:

  • A. a written description, the story points estimate, and the planned release.
  • B. conversations about the story, a written description, and success criteria about the story.
  • C. the story points estimate, conversations about the story, and an agreed priority.
  • D. tests to determine when the story is done, a written description, and the planned release.


Answer : B

Explanation:

In Agile risk management, a risk burndown chart is best used to:

  • A. Qualitatively analyze the probability of a risk occurring.
  • B. Track progress on risk reduction of technical risks.
  • C. Document the external risks that could impact the project.
  • D. Illustrate the project risk profile and new and changing risks.


Answer : D

Explanation:

In a vision meeting, the vision for the project is defined and presented by the:

  • A. management
  • B. project manager
  • C. customer
  • D. project team


Answer : C

Explanation:

In the Lean process, the focus is on:

  • A. Managing team efficiency.
  • B. Optimizing completed work across the process stream.
  • C. Using the optimal resources.
  • D. Cross training the team to eliminate bottlenecks.


Answer : B

Explanation:

What is the common communication bridge between the team and the Product Owner?

  • A. Burndown chart
  • B. Product Backlog
  • C. Scrum team meeting
  • D. Sprint release plan


Answer : B

Explanation:

Which of the following best describes a core belief of Agile?

  • A. The best customer feedback comes near the end of the project when there is working software to review.
  • B. Project status can be gauged by frequently reviewing completed milestones as reflected in the plan.
  • C. Working solutions are the most accurate way of seeing the progress of the effort.
  • D. Unique skill sets are harnessed when team members play different roles on a project.


Answer : C

Explanation:

Test-Driven Development (TDD) is a rapid cycle of:

  • A. Requirements, coding, and testing.
  • B. Testing, coding, and refactoring.
  • C. Testing, refactoring, and validation.
  • D. Requirements, coding, and refactoring.


Answer : B

Explanation:

A business analyst has identified a new risk in an Agile project. What is the best first step the business analyst should take regarding this risk?

  • A. Call a meeting with the project manager and senior management to determine how the risk will be managed.
  • B. Email the project manager and add it to the risk register so that it is discussed during the next daily standup.
  • C. Add the risk in a clearly visible location and ensure it is discussed after the next daily stand up.
  • D. Call an immediate meeting with all team members to discuss the newly identified risk.


Answer : C

Explanation:

What are the primary outputs of a release planning session?

  • A. Release vision, assumptions, action items, and iteration goals
  • B. Prioritized Product Backlog, risks, action items, and release goals
  • C. Estimated iteration velocities, risks, action items, and Release Backlog
  • D. Risks, action items, dependencies, and Release Backlog


Answer : D

Explanation:

Applying the Pareto rule when prioritizing the Product Backlog means that:

  • A. features that are lower priority are more likely to slip to the next iteration.
  • B. the value of a feature is not realized until the feature is complete.
  • C. more recent requests are usually more important to the business.
  • D. a small percentage of the work will provide a large percentage of the value.


Answer : D

Explanation:

At a strategic level, what is the most appropriate way for an Agile team to estimate a project?

  • A. Creating a strategic plan by estimating hours and days required
  • B. Using an abstract measurement to estimate Product Backlog items
  • C. Estimating source lines of code needed to implement the features
  • D. Taking an initial set of estimates and adding an appropriate risk factor


Answer : B

Explanation:

A development team has finished identifying the tasks they will be accountable for during the next sprint. Which of the following tools best provides transparency into the progress throughout the sprint?

  • A. Burndown chart
  • B. Gantt chart
  • C. Hours expended chart
  • D. Management baseline chart


Answer : A

Explanation:

The term "last responsible moment" refers to the moment at which:

  • A. the iteration testing deadline arrives and code testing must stop.
  • B. failing to make a decision eliminates an important alternative.
  • C. release planning is complete and the first iteration planning starts.
  • D. the implementation date is set and sponsor approval has been received.


Answer : B

Explanation:

A "Scrum of Scrums" meeting is:

  • A. Another name for the daily standup project meeting in a Scrum team.
  • B. A mechanism that coordinates multiple teams working on a single project.
  • C. A project meeting that happens twice every day across the Scrum teams.
  • D. An occasional leadership meeting that provides direction to multiple Scrum teams.


Answer : B

Explanation:

The cost estimation techniques used on Agile projects are:

  • A. Rule of thumb
  • B. Bottom-up
  • C. Parametric
  • D. Top-down


Answer : D

Explanation:

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