BUS 375 BUS375 Week 6 Chapter 11 Quiz Answers
BUS 375 Week 6 Chapter 11 Quiz
(E) 1. Generally speaking, the lowest level in the WBS is referred to as:
(E) 2. Scope creep is generally the result of:
(M) 3. Which of the following is not a benefit of having a highly detailed work breakdown structure?
(M) 4. All work packages in a project must be at the same level of the WBS
(M) 5. Generally speaking, work packages are assigned to one functional unit.
(H) 6. If the customer’s SOW contains words such as nearly or approximately, then:
(M) 7. Which of the following documents is not defined in the text as one of the four critical documents for preliminary planning?
(H) 8. Project managers often rewrite the customer’s SOW into a document that the project team can easily understand. The document is called:
(E) 9. Which of the following would be the first item to be discussed in the initial kickoff meeting for a project?
(M) 10. Which of the following is often overlooked when planning and budgeting a project?
(M) 11. Which of the following is normally not addressed in a change control board meeting to approve a scope change?
(H) 12. Which of the following is usually not validated by using the WBS?
(E) 13. A project manager desires a work breakdown structure that goes through 6 levels of detail. Level 3 through level 6 would most likely be prepared by:
(M) 14. Plans such as the cost plan, schedule plan and quality plan are referred to as:
(H) 15. Which of the following is usually preferred for the placement of the project manager with regard to the WBS? The project manager’s salary should be:
(M) 16. What is the project sponsor’s responsibility with regard to the WBS preparation?
(H) 17. A customer external to your company requests that a certain element of work be subdivided to lower level work packages and that cost/schedule information be reported at the lower levels. You should:
(M) 18. Consider the WBS shown below:
(H) 19. A contractor accepts a project, after go-ahead, and the contractor discovers that the statement of work was ill-defined and pushed through scope changes that significantly alienate the customer. The customer pays for the scope changes and then files a law suit against the contractor to recover the cost of the scope changes. Neglecting the type of contract, the court would most likely rule that:
(M) 20. The person with the ultimate responsibility to make sure that all work required by the SOW and only the work required by the SOW is performed is the:
(M) 21. A customer is unhappy with the performance thus far on a project. The customer states that, unless scope changes are made at the contractor’s expense, the contractor would be removed from the customer’s preferred bidders list for future contracts. The contractor should.
(H) 22. During the execution of a project, the customer asks you to perform additional tests which the customer will pay for. Unfortunately, there are no resources available to perform the additional tests. The project manager should:
(M) 23. Project sponsors within the contractor’s company have the authority to change the scope of an external customer’s project as they see fit.
(M) 24. During competitive bidding, a contractor can submit inclusions and exclusions to the customer’s preliminary statement of work.
(H) 25. During an interface meeting with your customer, both of you have different interpretations of the raw data. If the customer’s interpretation is correct, then the direction of the project should change. However, the customer states that they need more time to determine if their interpretation is correct. As the PM, you should: