Information Technology Project Management Study Set 2

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Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Project Management

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Project Management

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Until the 1980s, project management primarily focused on providing schedule and resource data to top management in the military, computer, and construction industries.
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Explanation: Until the 1980s, project management primarily focused on providing schedule and resource data to top management in the military, computer, and construction industries. Today's project management involves much more, and people in every industry and every country manage projects.

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A difference between operations and projects is that operations end when their objectives have been reached, whereas projects do not.
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Explanation: Projects are different from operations in that they end when their objectives have been reached or the project has been terminated.

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Every project should have a well-defined objective.
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Explanation: A project has a unique purpose. Every project should have a well-defined objective.

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Projects should be developed in increments.
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Resources in a project should be used effectively because they are limited.
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A project manager's primary role is to provide the funding for a project.
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One of the main reasons why project management is challenging is because of the factor of uncertainty.
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Questions about how a team will track schedule performance is related to a project's scope.
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In order to be realistic, a project manager should always set discrete goals instead of a range of objectives.
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Managing the triple constraint primarily involves making trade-offs between resources and quality.
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The only responsibility of a project manager is to meet the specific scope, time, and cost goals of a project.
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A project's stakeholders includes its customers, users, and suppliers.
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Opponents of a project do not belong to the category of stakeholders.
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The importance of stakeholders' needs and expectations is limited to the beginning of a project.
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Project procurement management primarily involves identifying stakeholder needs while managing their engagement throughout the life of the project.
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The primary role of project stakeholder management is to ensure that the project will satisfy the stated needs for which it was undertaken.
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Project human resource management is concerned with making effective use of the people involved with a project.
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Stakeholder analyses, work requests, and project charters are tools used in integration management.
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Earned value management is a tool primarily used in human resource management.
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Responsibility assignment matrices and project organizational charts are examples of tools used in procurement management.
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