Common Technical Interview Questions and Answers Update on April 15, 2020

Question 31: Harold is the project manager of the JHG Project for his company and he’s meeting with the key stakeholders to describe the deliverables of the project that will be implemented. Hanna, one of the stakeholders, is confused about why Harold talks about results of the project that aren’t necessarily implemented. As an example, Harold says that a project creates a unique product, service or result. Which one of the following is a result?
A. A new piece of software
B. A new airplane
C. A feasibility study
D. A call center

Question 32: Which project management document can be utilized for a go/no-go decision in a project?
A. Project business case
B. Project charter
C. Project benefits management plan
D. Project management plan

Question 33: A project manager needs five areas of expertise to be successful. Which of the following is not one of the five areas of expertise?
A. Application area knowledge
B. An understanding of the project environment
C. PMP or CAPM certification
D. Interpersonal skills

Question 34: Project managers must be aware of the political and social environments that the project operates within. These environments can affect the project’s ability to operate, can limit working hours, or can cause embarrassment when project managers assume other cultures are the same as theirs. Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a project’s cultural and social environment?
A. Economics
B. Time zone differences
C. Demographics
D. Ethics

Question 35: You are the project manager of the KHGT Project, which will span four countries around the world. You will need to consider all of the following characteristics of the international and political environment except for which one?
A. International, national, regional and local laws
B. Customs
C. Customers
D. Holidays

Question 36: Project managers need interpersonal skills, such as likeability, to help get the project work done. The project manager needs interpersonal skills to be effective in any organization and project. Which one of the following is not an example of an interpersonal skill?
A. Financial management and accounting
B. Influencing the organization
C. Motivating people
D. Problem solving

Question 37: Jane is a senior project manager in your company. Wally is a new project manager who is working toward his CAPM certification. Jane decides that Wally would be a good candidate to manage a subproject in the organization. Brenda, the project sponsor, isn’t certain what Jane means by a subproject. What is a subproject?
A. It is a smaller project that supports a parent project.
B. It is a project that is performing below expectations.
C. It is a project that has been experiencing project spinoff.
D. It is the delegation of a project phase.

Question 38: Erin is a new project manager who is working toward her CAPM. She has been assigned a small project in her organization, but she feels that she could use some additional training, coaching and mentoring. Where will a project manager most likely get project management mentoring?
A. Project Management International
B. The American Society for Quality
C. The project management office
D. Subject matter experts

Question 39: Project managers and functional managers need to be able to recognize a condition that is best suited for a project and a condition that is an operation within an entity. Which one of the following is an example of operations?
A. Creating a new community park
B. Designing a new car
C. Sending monthly invoices to an organization’s 25,000 customers
D. Removing an old server and replacing it with a newer one

Question 40: When considering the selection of projects to be initiated, project portfolio management considers all of the following except for which one?
A. Risk/reward categories
B. Lines of business
C. The project manager’s experience
D. General types of projects

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