Project Management Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

What is your management Style

ABC, Thomson, Hospitality,

8 19087

What are the skills required to be a project manager? Followup question, Rate yourself in each of the skill with examples.

Cognizant, Microsoft,

18 29688

Suppose you did all your work in a 32 bit system, the production server is 64 bit system, you find that during UAT, the system fails and is not working, how will u communicate to your customer, what solution will you provide to the client?

Microsoft,

6 13175




What will you do, if your subordinate has a problem with you? How will you deal with this situation

Verizon,

18 25153

What is "Readjustig goal and Milestone" in project managment and project planing

IBM,

16 24128

product development vs IT services

Mphasis, Proteans,

6 11873

How a project is made and deliverd to client? please put all detailed steps internally?

CIT,

2 12773

What do you mean by business object,condition object and costomising object?

DELL, Satyam,

1 5924




how to handle project single handed?and what are the roles and responsibilities of a project leader?

Areva,

4 15196

what kind of questions can be asked from SDLC for a project leader role?

TCS, Satyam,

1 12537

what is a project management?

Proteans, Areva, GB Engineering,

16 18663

HI everyone, I am commerce graduate, completed MBA Finance in Distinction. I would like to do FI/CO. Could any one of you please suggest, which is the best instistute for FI/CO training in Hyderabad. Compulearn, Reliance, or other. Thanks in advance Rupa Gupta

4 3950

Waht is the level of criticallity in Project management for a Project which is started in maintenance Phase ? Which phase of Project management theory must be more focused for such kind of projects .

TCS, BGR Energy, ABB,

6 13566

What is eXtreme methodolgy ?

4 8255

what do u mean by an interview? no explanations but define.

CTS,

18 16006


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Your company has asked you to be the project manager for the product introduction of their new DeskTop Rock media system. You recently published a document that establishes the scope baseline. Which of the following is true? A. This is the scope statement, which is an output of the Scope Planning process. B. This is the scope statement, which is an output of the Scope Definition process. C. This is the scope statement, which is a tool and technique of the Scope Definition process. D. This is the scope management plan, which is an output of the Scope Definition process.

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Change control system, configuration management, performance measurement, additional planning, and project management information system are tools and techniques of which process? A. Integrated Change Control B. Scope Change Control C. Schedule change control D. Cost change control

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You need to convey some very complex, detailed information to the project stakeholders. The best method of communicating this kind of information is? A. Verbal B. Vertical C. Horizontal D. Written

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You are a project manager for a growing dairy farm. They offer their organic dairy products regionally and are expanding their operations to the West Coast. They're in the process of purchasing and leasing dairy farms to get operations under way. The sub project manager in charge of network operations has reported some hardware problems to you. You’re also having some other coordinating and integrating other elements of the project. Which of the following is true? A. You are in the Project Plan Execution process. B. Your project team doesn't appear to have the right skills and knowledge needed to perform this project. C. You are in the Information Distribution process. D. Your project team could benefit from some team-building exercises.

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You are the project manager for Lucky Stars Candies. You've identified the deliverables and requirements and documented them where? A. In the scope statement, which will be used as in input to the Scope Definition process B. In the scope definition document, which is used as an input to the Scope Planning process C. In the WBS, which is an output of the Scope Planning process D. In the WBS, which is a tool and technique of the Scope Definition process

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You are the project manager for Zippy Tees. Your company has decided to outsource the manufacturing of miniature bears to be attached to your trendy T-shirts. Which of the following is true? A. A good product description is all that's required. The project manager will supply this to the vendor. B. The contract can serve as the project charter. The product description will be included in the contract. C. The project manager should write the project charter because the project manager will be managing the vendor portion of this project as well. D. The vendor should write the project charter as they are responsible for manufacturing the bears.

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You are a project manager for an engineering company. Your company won the bid to add ramp-metering lights to several on-ramps along a stretch of highway at the south end of the city. You subcontracted a portion of the project to another company. The subcontractor's work involves digging the holes and setting the lamp poles in concrete. The subcontractor's performance is not meeting the contract requirements, because the poles are not buried to the correct depth. Which of the following is true? A. You are in the Quality Assurance process and have performed a quality audit to assure correctness of work. B. You are in the Scope Verification process and have performed a quality audit to assure correctness of work. C. You are in the Contract Administration process and have completed a contract audit to assure the subcontractor's performance meets the contract requirements. D. You are in the Performance Reporting process and have completed a performance review of the contractor's work.

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You are a project manager for Safari Outfitters. Your company is going to offer a new product line in the upcoming spring catalog. Your project team has 10 months to secure contracts with suppliers, finalize the designs, get the product into the catalog, and stock the warehouse. This is an example of: A. An assumption because the project team has worked on projects like this before and know they can meet the 10-month deadline B. An assumption because the project team has a limited amount of time to complete the project C. A constraint because the project team has a limited amount of time to complete the project D. A constraint because the project team is working with a new product line that hasn't been developed before

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You are a contract project manager working with the State of Bliss. Your latest project involves rewriting the Department of Revenue's income tax system. As project manager, you have taken all the appropriate actions regarding confidentiality of data. One of the key stakeholders is a huge movie huff, and she has the power to promote you into a better position at the conclusion of this project. She's reviewing some report data that just happens to include confidential information regarding one of her favorite movie superstars. What is the most appropriate response? A. Report her to the management team. B. Request that she immediately return the information, citing conflict of interest and violation of confidential company data. C. Do nothing as she has the proper level of access rights to the data and this information showed up unintentionally. D. Request that she immediately return the information until you can confirm that she has the proper level of access rights to the data.

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Your project has recently experienced change. Some of the agreed-upon WBS elements have been changed as a result. What kind of change has occurred? A. Schedule change B. Risk response change C. Quality change D. Scope change

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You are a project manager for Cashiers systems. Your company produces cashiering systems and software for the retail industry. Your customer has requested a change to the product. You will handle this change using the scope change control system. All of the following are true except: A. Changes to product scope should be reflected in project scope. B. Project scope changes may result in adjustments to the performance measurement baselines. C. Changes to project scope should be reflected in the product scope. D. Scope changes may result in performance improvements.

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During the opening rounds of contract negotiation, the other party uses a fait accompli lactic. Which of the following is true? A. One party agrees to accept the offer of the other party but secretly knows they will bring the issue hack up at a later time. B. One party claims the issue under discussion was documented and accepted as part of Scope Verification. C. One party claims the issue under discussion has already been decided and can't be changed. D. One party claims to accept the offer of the other party provided a contract change request is submitted describing the offer in detail.

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You are a project manager for a telecommunications firm. You're working on a project that entails upgrading technical hardware and equipment. The estimated cost of the hardware and equipment is $1,725,000. You are reviewing products from three different vendors. One of the vendors invites you to lunch. What is the most appropriate response? A. Thank them but let them know this could be a conflict of interest since you haven't made a decision about which vendor you're going to choose. B. Thank them and decline. You know this could be considered personal gain, which could call your integrity into question. C. Thank them and accept. You don't believe there is a conflict of interest or a personal integrity issue. D. Thank them and decline. You believe this could be a conflict of interest on the part of the vendor, and you don't want to encourage that behavior.

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You are a contract project manager for a wholesale flower distribution company. Your project is to develop a website for the company that allows retailers to place their flower orders online. You will also provide a separate link for individual purchases that are ordered, packaged, and mailed to the consumer directly from the grower's site. This project involves coordinating the parent company, growers, and distributors. You are preparing a performance review and have the following measurements at hand: PV = 300; AC = 200; and EV = 250. What do you know about this project? A. The EAC is a positive number, which means the project will finish under budget. B. You do not have enough information to calculate CPI. C. The CV is a negative number in this case, which means you've spent less than what you planned as of the measurement date. D. The CV is a positive number in this case, which means you're under budget as of the measurement date.

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You are a project manager for Candy Works candy factory. Your project involves reporting information from the newly installed candy-counting machine to the financial system. This will give executives the ability to see production run counts at any time during the day. You need to purchase an expensive piece of hardware as part of this project. One of the vendors bidding on the project is a close friend. In order to win the bid, she needs to know how much money the company is willing to spend on the equipment and consulting. Your friend asks you to give her this confidential information and not tell anyone you did. Which of the following is the most appropriate response? A. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct and this would violate the code as it's a conflict of interest. B. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct and this would violate the code as it’s a personal gain. C. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Standards and Ethics Code and this would violate the code as it’s a conflict of interest. D. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you’re required to abide by the Project Management Professional Standards and Ethics Code and this would violate the code as it’s an ethics violation.

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