PRINCE2 - 7 Sample Paper 1

PRINCE2 - 7 Sample Paper 1

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Which statement describes the project context?

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Which is a characteristic of a project that distinguishes it from business as usual?

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The project board has decided that the project should close prematurely as the external environment has changed. Which principle is being applied?

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Which statement about the 'define roles, responsibilities and relationships' principle is CORRECT?

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Which principle is being applied when setting limits for the seven aspects of performance to enable the project manager to work effectively?

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What does the 'ensure continued business justification' principle facilitate?

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Which statement describes how the principles support effective project management?

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Which statement describes leadership on a project?

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Which is the definition of co-creation?

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Which is NOT an aspect of leadership?

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Which activity should be managed carefully as part of 'leading across organizational boundaries' since it can be performed by people that are outside the project team?

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Why is change management important in a project?

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Which statement about capability and competency within a project is CORRECT?

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What is a description of the purpose of the change management approach?

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A project holds a workshop to share experiences of new ways of working between project team members.

Which principle is being applied by the 'people' element?

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Which management product should the project board approve to commit to the project scope and timescale?

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What is the purpose of the business case practice?

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Which should be used to justify whether the project should be progressed?

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence:

A business objective is the measurable outcomes that demonstrate progress in relation to [?] and to which the project should contribute.

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A government department has a target to reduce its carbon footprint by 8-12%.

How should this requirement be captured?

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During a stage, the project manager recorded a new risk on the risk register.

In which step of the business case management technique should its impact on the business case be assessed?

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The project manager has received feedback from stakeholders identifying the need to change the project team structure.

Which principle is being applied by the 'organizing' practice when actioning this feedback?

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Which management product should specify individual accountability for sustainability targets?

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What is defined as having the authority to direct the project within the remit set by the business?

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How should the senior user fulfil their responsibility for continued realization of benefits post-project?

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A new team member has just joined the project team and will be going on a site visit.

In which step of the organizational design and development technique should this occur?

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What is the purpose of the plans practice?

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The business strategy has changed, requiring the scope of the project to be increased beyond the tolerances that have been agreed by the business layer.

Which plan should be produced to include this change?

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence:

When planning, there are at least two types of [?] relevant to a project: internal and external.

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How should the project plan typically accommodate an iterative-incremental project?

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The project manager needs to capture the user’s quality expectations.

In which step of the planning technique should the expectations be captured?

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What is a purpose of the quality practice?

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The team manager needs to record that a product needs to be tested but has not yet been approved.

Where should this information be recorded?

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Which statement describes project assurance, rather than quality assurance?

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A new requirement is identified when producing a subordinate plan.

How should this be managed?

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A system has been tested and the user needs to take ownership of the system.

In which step of the quality management technique should this occur?

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What is a purpose of the risk practice?

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Which provides the project management team with guidance on how to record threats?

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Which term describes who is responsible for responding to a risk satisfactorily?

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How does loss aversion result in less effective decision-making when considering risks?

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The project manager needs to understand the project environment and define how to manage the risk on the project.

In which step of the risk management technique should this be defined?

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How does the issues practice contribute to a successful project?

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Project support needs to understand how to make changes to approved versions of the project products.

Which management product should project support review?


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What is the definition of an issue?

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A change has been approved and needs to be implemented.

Which part of the guidance for effective issue management should enable the change to be implemented?

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An issue has been identified and its impact on the project scope needs to be understood.

In which step of the issue management technique should the impact be understood?

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What is the purpose of the progress practice?

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Which should be reviewed by the project board when making the decision about what to do next with the project?

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What is the definition of an exception?

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How should the use of data and systems support effective progress management?

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According to the exception management technique, at which levels are projects MOST LIKELY to identify issues that exceed stage tolerances?

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Which is a purpose of the 'starting up a project' process?

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Which process should ensure that an organization does not proceed to establish solid foundations for unsuitable projects?

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Which is a purpose of the 'directing a project' process?

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Which TWO are objectives of the 'controlling a stage' process?

1.To ensure there are no uncontrolled changes to the products agreed by the project board

2.To ensure the project board is assured that all products in the stage plan have been completed

3.To ensure that the project initiation documentation is updated with any quality changes required for the next stage

4.To ensure that the products delivered during the stage meet the agreed quality criteria

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Which TWO are objectives of the 'directing a project' process?

1.To ensure that the project is only closed when properly authorized

2.To ensure that post-project benefit reviews have been scheduled

3.To ensure that the business is ready to use the products after the project is closed

4.To ensure that users have accepted the project product

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Which TWO are objectives of the 'initiating a project' process?

1.To ensure that the project team focuses on delivering the approved products in the stage plan

2.To ensure that the project team is authorized to proceed with the initiation stage

3.To understand how changes to the agreed project products will be approved

4.To plan and estimate the costs for the work to deliver the products

58 / 60

Which activity is performed ONLY in the 'managing a stage boundary ‘process?

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What is needed to perform the 'managing a stage boundary' process?

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What action should be taken if a project is closed prematurely?

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