Free PMP® Exam Sample Question


You are a project team member on a project being managed by one of the senior project managers in your company. You are responsible for the Quality Assurance of the project. You have found some serious issues with the procedures the project team is following. If these problems are not corrected, the project may end up being a disastrous failure. What is the best way for you to deal with this situation?

A.) Do nothing as it’s the project manager’s responsibility to rectify problems

B.) Issue a change request for the recommended changes to these processes

C.) Talk to the project manager in confidence and ask him to rectify the situation

D.) Informally report your findings to the project sponsor

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Answer & Explanation

Correct Answer: B)

As you are currently responsible for the Perform Quality Assurance process, it is your responsibility to officially report your findings and recommendations to the concerned authorities. In this case, you must officially issue a change request for Change Control Board (CCB) review.

Reference: PMBOK Guide 5th Edition, page 247

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Abhinav Kaiser

Abhinav Kaiser is an author and a management consultant. He has authored Reinventing ITIL in the Age of DevOps, Become ITIL Foundation Certified in 7 Days and Workshop in a Box: Communication for IT Professionals. He works as an agile/devops coach in one of the top consulting firms. He advises businesses, organizations and enterprises in the areas of DevOps, IT service management and agile project management frameworks.

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