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200 Free PMP Practice Exam Questions

Based on PMBOK 6th Ed.  

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Sample PMP Questions


Question 1) You are working on a project in Skydine International Ltd. as a Project Manager. In the closure stage of your project, you are interacting with your team to create lessons learned documentation, which will include recommendations to improve performance of future projects. Which of the following will you NOT include in the lessons learned documentation?

A) Only positive aspects of the project which can be used by others in the company 

B) Justification for corrective action chosen

C) Cause of variances

D) Reasons for cost variances if the project is over-budget


Question 2) The company you are working for has assigned you as the project manager for a new project where the sponsor left midway due to health issues. As a project manager, you are responsible for meeting the project schedule deadlines. If there is some delay in the project schedule, you should:

A) Increase the timeline for the project.

B) Fast track or crash the project, and let the management know the impact of this action. 

C) Ask the resources to work overtime to meet the project deadlines.

D) Change the project scope.


Question 3) Assuming that the critical path of your project has duration of ten days, which of the following cannot affect the project timelines?

A) If the project has one critical path and you are able to decrease the duration of the critical path by one day by using a new tool.

B) If the project has one critical path and you have to increase the duration of the critical path by one day due to delays.

C) If the project has two critical paths and you are able to decrease the duration of one critical path by one day by using a new tool.

D) If the project has two critical paths and you have to increase the duration of one critical path by one day due to delays.

Question 4) If the PM creates a contingency reserve to manage risks in his project, this can be referred to as: 

A) Avoidance

B) Passive acceptance

C) Mitigation

D) Active acceptance


Question 5) You are the project manager in a car manufacturing company. Machine parts required in your manufacturing process supplied by a vendor did not reach in time because of bad weather. You had anticipated this risk and planned for it in your risk response plan. So, as per your risk response plan, you started using unutilized machine parts supplied six months ago. However, this has subjected your project to a new risk - the machine parts which were not used for six months suffer from higher level of defects. This new risk can also be called:

A) Unidentifiable risks

B) Unmanageable risks

C) Residual risks

D) Secondary risks


Question 6) In your project, you have reasons to believe that the current variances occurred because of extraneous factors, and you do not expect similar variances to occur in future. What should be the estimate at completion (EAC) for your project? BAC = $500,000; AC = $150,000; EV = $180,000; CPI = 1.5

A) $270,000

B) $320,000

C) $480,000

D) $470,000

Question 7) Which of the following statements related to Validate Scope and Control Quality processes is accurate?

A) Validate Scope is concerned with correctness of the work results, while Control Quality is primarily concerned with acceptance of the work results.

B) Validate Scope is concerned with acceptance of the work results, while Control Quality is primarily concerned with correctness of the work results.

C) Validate Scope is done only after changes are approved by the change control board.

D) Both Validate Scope and Control Quality processes are always done sequentially.


Question 8) In a project life cycle, the least number of conflicts occur over:

A) Priorities

B) Costs

C) Personality

D) Schedules


Question 9) As a project manager, you have selected Project A that has an initial budget of $1,200 out of which $1000 has already been spent. To complete this project, you need an additional $400. Project B will require $1,400 only for completion. Which project would you prefer to manage and what will be its ETC?

A) Project A, ETC of $400 

B) Project A, ETC of $1800

C) Project A, ETC of $1,600

D) Project B, ETC of $1,400