Software Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which option below lists an indicator of a successful and effective CM program?

Question 2 2. Any change to system posture and infrastructure must be monitored and controlled using an approved CM process. Which option below best describes the last accomplished step following an update?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a result of adding new features or functions to the software which were not included as part of the original requirements?

Question 4 4. A _____ is a failure at any part of the software project process which can lead to the software not working as intended.

Question 5 5. A _____ is a text-based tool to clearly define project team member roles and responsibilities.

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Question 6 6. A project manager should meet one-on-one with each project team member to review _____.

Question 7 7. _____ seeks to maximize the level of known, or well understood elements of a work package.

Question 8 8. _____ is a common behavioral technique, that can be employed by project managers to uncover additional details about uncertain activity times, which involves continuous inquiry for details and clarification.

Question 9 9. What is one way in which Ann can test the limits of a software application before it is moved into the development phase?

Question 10 10. Why is change control important for Software Configuration Management (SCM)?

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Question 11 11. What is one difference between configuration control and change control?

Question 12 12. Matt is working on documenting changes proposed to improve an electric saw to make sure that the most recent and approved version of the saw is used. What aspect of configuration management is he working on?

Question 13 13. Marissa has been tasked to find a quality management system that is prescriptive in order to help her company improve the quality of their processes. Which quality management framework would she most likely use?

Question 14 14. What is the name of the popular feedback mechanism developed by W. Edwards Deming?

Question 15 15. Positive risk is called

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Question 16 16. What are the four risk response strategies?

Question 17 17. The W5HH principle has all of the following purposes EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. The third W (when), helps identify what in the software project management timeline?

Question 19 19. What is the first step in project management planning?

Question 20 20. Which project planning step assigns the responsibilities of the project tasks?

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Question 21 21. Joe is defining requirements for an internal user to access financial transaction data on a secure web screen. What form of Agile requirements should this take?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes Agile?

Question 23 23. During the change management process, subject matter experts may be brought in to help with _____.

Question 24 24. A change budget, if provided, may be termed _____.

Question 25 25. Having strict access control requiring check-in and check-out procedures to and from the CM database is a much needed CM feature. Which option below best identifies where this capability can be found and made available?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the best way to deal with an unexpected change within a software project that will significantly impact delivery?

Question 27 27. A hierarchical graphic display of the reporting relationship of each project team member to the project manager can be found in the _____.

Question 28 28. A _____ project schedule contains activities with well understood and fixed activity duration.

Question 29 29. Reviewing the outputs of the software application on two different computer systems, Cindy realizes that both systems yield different results. What resource does she have to compare files and identify changes?

Question 30 30. _____ is one of the scopes of change control?

Software Management Chapter Exam Instructions

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