Test Questions

PRINCE2 FOUNDATION – Sample Test Questions

Which is one of the six aspects of project performance that we wish to manage?

  1. Performance
  2. Reliability
  3. Scope
  4. Ease of use

Which statement does NOT define a characteristic of a project?

  1. Has a higher degree of risk than “business as usual”
  2. Involves people with different skills introducing a change that will impact others outside of the team
  3. Has a lifespan that usually covers the delivery of the outputs and the realization of the benefits
  4. A temporary management structure created for the implementation of business products

Which of the PRINCE2 principles supports the definition of tolerances for the six project objectives?

  1. Manage by stages
  2. Tailor to suit the project environment
  3. Focus on products
  4. Manage by exception

Which is one of the four integrated elements within PRINCE2?

  1. Quality
  2. Role descriptions
  3. Processes
  4. Product Description


How does the Starting up a Project process support the “manage by stages” principle?

  1. Provides a structured set of activities for the pre-project stage of the PRINCE2 journey
  2. Determines the level of authority delegated to the Project Manager for the initiation stage
  3. Ensures time is not wasted initiating a project based on unsound assumptions
  4. Ensures that the work required for project initiation is planned

Which of the following takes place before the initiation of a project?

  1. Provide the Executive with a role description
  2. Consider the successes and failures of similar activities carried out in the past
  3. Record and update all initial risks in the Daily Log
  4. Develop the detailed Business Case why the project is worth doing
  1. 1, 2, 3
  2. 1, 2, 4
  3. 1, 3, 4
  4. 2, 3, 4

What is a purpose of the Project Brief?

  1. Defines the project, to form the basis for its management and the assessment of overall success
  2. Outlines any lessons from previous projects and how they may affect this project
  3. Communications the quality techniques and standards to be applied to achieve the required quality levels
  4. Provides a firm basis on which to initiate the project

Which is a purpose of the Starting up a Project process?

  1. Ensuring that the prerequisites for initiating the project are in place
  2. Establishing that the Project Plan can meet the required target dates
  3. Creating the Project Initiation Documentation so the project can be initiated
  4. Confirming to corporate or programme management that quality expectations will be met


ANSWERS

Which is one of the six aspects of project performance that we wish to manage?

  1. Performance
  2. Reliability
  3. Scope
  4. Ease of use

Which statement does NOT define a characteristic of a project?

  1. Has a higher degree of risk than business as usual
  2. Involves people with different skills introducing a change that will impact others outside of the team
  3. Has a lifespan that usually covers the delivery of the outputs and the realization of the benefits
  4. A temporary management structure created for the implementation of business products

Which of the PRINCE2 principles supports the definition of tolerances for the six project objectives?

  1. Manage by stages
  2. Tailor to suit the project environment
  3. Focus on products
  4. Manage by exception

Which is one of the four integrated elements within PRINCE2?

  1. Quality
  2. Role descriptions
  3. Processes
  4. Product Description

How does the Starting up a Project process support the “manage by stages” principle?

  1. Provides a structured set of activities for the pre-project stage of the PRINCE2 journey
  2. Determines the level of authority delegated to the Project Manager for the initiation stage
  3. Ensures time is not wasted initiating a project based on unsound assumptions
  4. Ensures that the work required for project initiation is planned

Which of the following takes place before the initiation of a project?

  • Provide the Executive with a role description
  • Consider the successes and failures of similar activities carried out in the past
  • Record and update all initial risks in the Daily Log
  • Develop the detailed Business Case why the project is worth doing
  1. 1, 2, 3
  2. 1, 2, 4
  3. 1, 3, 4
  4. 2, 3, 4

What is a purpose of the Project Brief?

  1. Defines the project, to form the basis for its management and the assessment of overall success
  2. Outlines any lessons from previous projects and how they may affect this project
  3. Communications the quality techniques and standards to be applied to achieve the required quality levels
  4. Provides a firm basis on which to initiate the project

Which is a purpose of the Starting up a Project process?

  1. Ensuring that the prerequisites for initiating the project are in place
  2. Establishing that the Project Plan can meet the required target dates
  3. Creating the Project Initiation Documentation so the project can be initiated
  4. Confirming to corporate or programme management that quality expectations will be met