Over 600 PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam Questions and Answers

Question 491: Which conflict resolution technique is based on bringing some degree of satisfaction to all parties?

A. Smooth/Accommodate
B. Collaborate/Problem Solve
C. Compromise/Reconcile
D. Withdraw/Avoid

Question 492: What are the four management processes included in the Project Cost Management (PCM) method?

A. Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Determine Budget, Control Costs
B. Control Costs, Project Cost Management, Determine Budget, Estimate Costs
C. Estimate Activities, Control Costs, Project Cost Management, Determine Budget
D. Control Quality, Project Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Determine Budget

Question 493: The activity of tailoring is necessary because:

A. The members of the project team need to select the appropriate order of every tool, technique, input, and output listed in the PMBOK Guide; this is required for all projects.
B. Each project is unique, and the members of the project team should select the appropriate tools, techniques, inputs, and outputs from the PMBOK Guide.
C. The members of the project team need to understand the PMBOK Guide processes, which are applied to all projects.
D. Each project is unique, and the project team must plan how to apply all the tools, techniques, inputs, and outputs in the PMBOK Guide.

Question 494: Given the following information:
Activity A takes one week.
Activity B takes three weeks.
Activity C takes two weeks.
Activity D takes five weeks.
Activity A starts at the same time as Activity B.
Activity C follows Activity B and Activity A.
Activity D follows Activity C.
How long will it take to complete the project?

A. 8 weeks
B. 9 weeks
C. 10 weeks
D. 11 weeks

Question 495: The project team is using their current information, abilities, and experience to achieve project objectives; the team is also developing new experiences, and the project manager is ensuring that the team is documenting new learnings in order to contribute to organizational knowledge. In which process is the project team and project manager involved?

A. Direct and manage project work
B. Manage project knowledge
C. Develop team
D. Manage team

Question 496: Two members of the team are having a conflict. The project manager decides that, in this case, the best solution is to bring some degree of satisfaction to all parties in order to temporarily or partially resolve the problem. Which technique should the project manager use?

A. Withdraw/Avoid
B. Smooth/Accommodate
C. Compromise/Reconcile
D. Collaborate/Problem Solve

Question 497: Which is the order of steps in the Procurement Management process?

A. Identifying and planning procurement requirements, obtaining quotes or proposals, negotiating with vendors, contracting with selected vendors, and controlling procurements.
B. Identifying and planning procurement requirements, negotiating with vendors, contracting with selected vendors, obtaining quotes or proposals, and controlling procurements.
C. Controlling procurements, identifying and planning procurement requirements, obtaining quotes or proposals, negotiating with vendors, and contracting with selected vendors.
D. Obtaining quotes or proposals, identifying and planning procurement requirements, negotiating with vendors, contracting with selected vendors, and controlling procurements.

Question 498: After defining activities in project schedule management, which processes should a project manager follow?

A. Sequence Activities and Estimate Activity Durations
B. Estimate Activity Durations and Control Schedule
C. Develop Schedule and Control Schedule
D. Review Activities and Develop Schedule

Question 499: Which is an example of analogous estimating?

A. Estimates are created by individuals or groups with specialized knowledge
B. Estimates are created by using information about resources of previous similar projects
C. Estimates are created by analyzing data
D. Estimates are created at the task level and aggregated upwards

Question 500: The project manager and the project team are having a meeting with the purpose of identifying risks. Which tools and techniques might help in this process?

A. Prompt lists and data analysis
B. Reports and representations of uncertainty
C. Data analysis and risk audits
D. Interpersonal and team skills and project management information system