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We have prepared a PMP test with more than 10 free sample PMP test questions. Note that, these questions are real-like PMP test questions and the distribution of the questions are based on the latest PMBOK. First, take this sample PMP test and write down your answers. Once you completed the PMP test, go over the answers and rationales for each question.

PMP Test Questions #1

During the quality testing of the new software integration project, the results shows performance variance from Quality management plan. Thus, the project manager asked quality team to investigate the root cause of the variance and resolve it to get back on track. What type of action did the project manager did the project manager request>

a. Corrective action

b. Preventive action

c. Defect repair

d. All of the above

PMP Test Questions #2

During project kick off meeting, two project team members had a disagreement around whether to include a specific test within testing scenarios for the new product or not, as the project manager for this new project, you should _____

a. Add the suggested scenario

b. Reject adding the new test

c. Postpone the discussion for later time

d. Ask each one of them to explain the logic behind his opinion

PMP Test Questions #3

You were assigned to a new project where you expect to have high volume of duties, as the project sponsor approved one project management resource “Project coordinator” to be added to your project team. To lower your workload, which of the following tasks you would assign to him?

a. Engage different teams and align their work together

b. Oversee different work streams and realign any off track work stream

c. Oversee project risk management activities

d. Develop and maintain business documents

PMP Test Questions #4

Company XYZ decided to terminate your 8 month project during the 3rd month due to budget cuts, as the project manager for this project what should you do next?

a. Try to convince the management to reconsider their decision

b. Ask the management to consider the project successful according to the current rate of performance

c. Do nothing since the management decision is final

d. Transfer the finished and unfinished deliverables to concerned parties

PMP Test Questions #5

Project X is a new product development project that is running for almost 6 months. Since you were assigned to the project as a replacement for the former project manager, you have been hearing from the project team that despite the robust change control process in place, the project is facing so many changes in the previously approved scope and requirements keeps changing, you should _____

a. Consider changing development approach

b. Reject all upcoming changes

c. Revisit change management process

d. Educate the team that all changes are welcome as long as they’re funded


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PMP Test Questions #6

A change request was submitted to add new scope to a running project, the agreed process for decision making within the project is to reach unanimity voting between 5 board members. In which case you should go in for the change?

a. Three out of the five approved

b. Four out of the five approved

c. The project sponsor approved

d. None of the above

PMP Test Questions #7

During sprint meeting for a software development project, the project manager was taking the voting of project team around a specific decision when one of the team held his fist closed, what does this indicate to?

a. He is not interested to participate

b. He is fine with the decision

c. He disagree with the decision

d. He fully supports the decision


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PMP Test Questions #8

As a new project manager hired to work for Company XYZ customer projects. In you first project you gave high focus to using of automated tools, this made your project management team wonders about the significance of using such change in the way they used to work in the company, what would you advise them?

a. It is a part of tailoring project integration management considerations

b. It is a new trend and good practice for project integration management

c. It is how you do project management

d. It is an existing practice within the company


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PMP Test Questions #9

Upon the project management plan review for approval, one of the key stakeholders raised a concern that a key component of the project scope wan not included in the final version, you should _____

a. Submit change request

b. Amend the plan with the missing requirement

c. Disregard the concern

d. Review the requirements documentation and traceability matrix

PMP Test Questions #10

You are managing a software development project with an agile approach, as you just completed release one, what should you do to prepare for next release?

a. Confirm Scope baseline is up to date

b. Review Backlogs

c. Confirm Scope statement still valid

d. Review previous release WBS

PMP Sample Test Answers & Rationales

PMP Test Questions #1

Answer option a. Corrective action focus on realigning the performance of the project work with the project planned performance. Preventive action (Answer option b.) focus on ensuring the future performance of the project work will be aligned with the project management plan the action, “Defect repair” (Answer option c.) focus on modifying nonconforming product component to become conforming. The best action that fits the described request is Corrective action (option a)

PMP Test Questions #2

Answer option c. If you were to “Add the suggested scenario” (answer option a.), or “Reject adding the new test“(answer option b.) it will be premature decision as you didn’t discuss the reasoning behind both opinions, and since this is the project kick off meeting and there’s no time pressure for resolving the conflict “Postpone the discussion for later time“ (answer option a.) seems an appealing approach, if you were to “Ask each one of them to explain the logic behind his opinion” ” (answer option d.) it won’t be the right time for such discussion. The best course of action is to “Postpone the discussion for later time” (option c.).

PMP Test Questions #3

Answer option c.  If you were to assign “Engage different teams and align their work together” (answer option a.) or “Oversee different work streams and realign any off track work stream” (answer option b.) you would be delegating a project integration management activities which cannot be delegated to someone other than the project manager, “Develop and maintain business documents” (answer option d.) is a project sponsor duty as business documents consists of Business case and Benefits management plan and both are developed by project sponsor. The best course of action is to “Postpone the discussion for later time” (Answer option c.).

PMP Test Questions #4

Answer option d. If you were to “Try to convince the management to reconsider their decision” (Answer option a.) or “Ask the management to consider the project successful according to the current rate of performance” (Answer option b.) none of them would be the best action to do, and if you were to “Do nothing since the management decision is final”  (Answer option c.) it would not be the best practice as the project needs to be closed formally. The best course of action is to “Transfer the finished and unfinished deliverables to concerned parties” (Answer option c.) as a part of formal project closure process.

PMP Test Questions #5

Answer option a. new product development project are usually iterative and requires an agile approach, if you were to “Reject all upcoming changes“(Answer option b.) it would impact the end product fit for purpose, if you to “Revisit change management process” (Answer option c.) it would not improve the situation neither since there is already a robust process in place, and if you were to “Educate the team that all changes are welcome as long as they’re funded” (Answer option d.) without controls it might harm project scope and other project elements. The best course of action is to “Consider changing development approach” (Answer option a.).


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PMP Test Questions #6

Answer option d. unanimity is achieved only when all members of the board agree on one course of action, “Three out of the five approved” (Answer option a.), “Four out of the five approved” (Answer option b.) and “The project sponsor approved” (Answer option c.) unanimity was not achieved. The best course of action is to “Consider changing development approach” (Answer option d.).

PMP Test Questions #7

Answer option c. holding closed fist in the fist of five voting technique means the member disagrees with the decision. The best answer is “He disagree with the decision” (Answer option c.).

PMP Test Questions #8

Answer option b. “It is a part of tailoring project integration management” (Answer option a.) is not accurate since using automated tools is not one of Project Integration Management Considerations for tailoring, “It is how you do project management” (Answer option c.) also is inaccurate description of the use automated tools, “It is an existing practice within the company” (Answer option d.) is inaccurate statement since the case mentioned it’s not how the company do project management. The best answer is “It is a new trend and good practice for project integration management” (Answer option b.).

PMP Test Questions #9

Answer option d. if you were to “Submit change request” (Answer option a.) the project plan still not approved yet accordingly no need for change requests, “Amend the plan with the missing requirement” (Answer option b.) not the best option since the requirement might have been reviewed before and rejected for any reason,  “Disregard the concern” (Answer Option c.) not the best option since it will both harm the relationship with the stakeholder and might harm the project itself if it was dropped by mistake. The best answer is “Review the requirements documentation and traceability matrix” (Answer option d.).

PMP Test Questions #10

Answer option b. “Confirm Scope baseline is up to date” (Answer option a.) andConfirm Scope statement still valid” (Answer option c.) both more relevant with predictive lifecycles, “Review previous release WBS” (Answer option d.) will not be useful for project manager to obtain current requirements. The best answer is “Review Backlog” (Answer option b.) as backlogs contains current requirements.

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