Project Integration Management- Sample Questions

Question - 1

You are a project manager of a company and you have been assigned to take over managing a project that should have been 60 percent complete according to the schedule. After evaluation, you discover that the project is running far behind schedule, and that the project will probably take double the time originally estimated by the previous project manager. However, the sponsor has been told that the project is on schedule. What is the BEST course of action you will take?

A. Add new resource to the project and complete the project on schedule.

B. Show your evaluation to sponsor.

C. Ask your senior manager to deal with this.

D. Turn the project back to the previous project manager.


B is the correct answer. You can't turn the project back to the previous project manager because he or she may be busy with other projects. The best option is to show your evaluation to sponsor.


Question - 2

You are a project manager of a company and you are assigned to a project that has already been decided to be out sourced. As a project manager, you need to organize a formal bid process and select the vendor for this project. Your senior management is forcing you to select a vendor which has a good relation with your senior management. What is the BEST course of action for you?

A. Follow the formal bid process, and show the senior management about why the favoured vendor is or is not the best choice.

B. Report to legal department of your company.

C. Report to your Manager about this.

D. Get a written permission from your senior management to bypass the formal bid process.


A is the correct answer. The best option is to follow the formal bid process, and show the senior management about why the favoured vendor is or is not the best choice.


Question - 3

Which of the following project management process gets MOST of a project's budget expended?

A. Project Executing

B. Project Planning

C. Project Closing

D. Project Monitoring


A is the correct answer. Most of the resources are involved in the project executing process, therefore most of a project's budget are expended during this process.


Question - 4

Which of the following document can be used to guide all the work in both project executing and project monitoring and controlling phase of a project?

A. Project Management Plan

B. Project Risk Plan

C. Project QA Plan

D. Project Charter


A is the correct answer. Project Management plan can be used to guide all the work in both project executing and project monitoring and controlling phase of a project.


Question - 5

You are a project manager of a company and you are assigned to a project that has already decided to be outsourced. As a project manager, you need to organize a formal bid process and select the vendor for this project. You own stock in one of the vendor companies who also participated in the bidding process. What is the BEST course of action for you?

A. Get the vendor company selected for the project.

B. Keep the information to yourself.

C. Tell your manager and remove yourself from the vendor selection committee.

D. Ask other members of the selection committee to select your vendor company.


C is the correct answer. The best option is to tell your manager and remove yourself from the vendor selection committee.


Question - 6

The 2 years project has 200 work packages and a $20,000 budget. After one year, 100 work packages are completed and $10,000 has been spent. Which of the following is TRUE?

A. The project need 50 work package to be completed in 6 months.

B. Not enough information available.

C. The project needs 50 work package to be completed in 3 months.

D. The project is on schedule and on budget.


B is the correct answer. There is Not enough information available about the project. What was planned? Do the remaining work packages require the same effort as the ones completed ? We do not know - Therefore Option B is TRUE.


Question - 7

Some of your team members want to work on a flexible schedule and others want all team members should reach on fixed time. What should you do?

A. Allow them for flexible time schedules.

B. Allow them for fixed time schedules.

C. Arrange a meeting and allow them to decide.

D. Ask your senior management to decide.


C is the correct answer. The best option is to arrange a meeting and allow them to decide.