Waterfall Model: Definition & Example


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What types of projects are best suited for the waterfall model?

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1. In the waterfall model, in what phase is the project team most likely to spend a lot of time?

2. What is the purpose of the implementation phase in the waterfall model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet touches on key information regarding the phases and application of the waterfall model, making for an effective means of verifying your knowledge of the subject. You'll be tested on information such as the reason for the implementation phase and the phase that teams tend to spend the most time in.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll encounter questions related to:

  • The types of projects best fitted to the waterfall model
  • The project team
  • The implementation phase
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the waterfall model

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the pros and cons of the waterfall model
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on how the waterfall model is best used
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the phases of the waterfall model

Additional Learning

To learn more about this approach to project management, you can review the accompanying lesson titled Waterfall Model: Definition & Example. The following objectives are incorporated into this lesson:

  • Know the form of design that the waterfall model is based on
  • Learn about the six phases of the waterfall model
  • Understand the potential benefits and drawbacks of the waterfall model