|Which of the following best describes an increment of working software? A decomposition of all Product Backlog items into tasks for future Sprint Backlog lists. Additional features in a usable state that complement those delivered in previous iterations. A new user interface design for functionality delivered in previous iterations. An automated test suite to verify functionality delivered in previous iterations. UML diagrams that describe how to deliver functionality in future iterations.
In order to achieve the benefits of Scrum, it is important to enact the value of commitment. What two actions demonstrate the commitment of Scrum Team members? (Choose TWO) Always deliver the items in the Sprint forecast. Help the other Scrum Team members. Do your best. Send out a daily status report. Work late.
The Product Owner determines how many Product Backlog items the Development Team selects for a Sprint. True. False. True, accordingly to what was committed to the stakeholders. True, but only after confirmation by the resource manager that the Team has enough capacity. False, the Scrum Master does that. False, capacity and commitment are the Project manager's responsibility.
Which three of the following are feedback loops in Scrum? (Choose THREE) Sprint Review. Release Planning. Sprint Retrospective. Refinement Meeting. Daily Scrum.
When a Development Team is having trouble delivering a working Increment because they don't understand a functional requirement, what should they do? Add a specialist to the Development Team. Partially complete the functionality, and discuss the remaining work at the Sprint Review. Collaborate with the Product Owner to determine what is possible and acceptable. Defer the work to a more appropriate Sprint.
When is the Sprint Backlog created? At the beginning of the project. During the Sprint Planning meeting. Prior to the Sprint Planning meeting. During the Sprint.
Which of the following services are appropriate for a Scrum Master in regard to the Daily Scrum? Lead the discussions of the Development Team. Make sure that all 3 questions have been answered by each member of the team. Keep track of whether each team member has a chance to speak. Teach the Development Team to keep the Daily Scrum within the 15-minute time-box. All of the above.
Which of the following might the Scrum Team discuss during a Sprint Retrospective? Methods of communication. The way the Scrum Team does Sprint Planning. Skills needed to improve the Development Team's ability to deliver. Its Definition of ‘Done’. All of the above.
What are the two primary ways a Scrum Master keeps a Development Team working at its highest level of productivity? (Choose TWO) By ensuring the meetings start and end at the proper time. By keeping high value features high in the Product Backlog. By facilitating Scrum Team decisions. By removing impediments that hinder the Scrum Team.
What is the recommended size for a Scrum Team? 7 plus or minus 3. At least 7. 9. 10 or fewer.
You are the Scrum Master of a new, to be developed product. Development is going to require 45 people. What is a good first question for you to suggest the group thinks about when forming into teams? How will we make sure all teams have the right amount of expertise? What is the right mixture of senior and junior people on each team? Who are going to be the team leads? Who are the subject matter experts on each team?.
Which two activities will a Product Owner engage in during a Sprint? (Choose TWO) Run the Daily Scrum. Prioritize the Development Team's work on the Sprint Backlog. Update the Sprint burndown chart. Answer questions from the Development Team about items in the current Sprint. Work with the stakeholders.
Which of the following are topics for the Developers to discuss at the Daily Scrum as they inspect their progress toward the Sprint Goal? (Choose THREE) What have we learned since yesterday, and how should we modify our plan to increase our ability to meet the Sprint Goal? Are there any impediments blocking progress toward the Sprint Goal? What will I be working on tomorrow? Why were you late? How many hours did I spend on the project yesterday? Are there any decisions that need to be made to maintain progress toward the Sprint Goal? Will today's work negatively impact our ability to meet the Sprint Goal for the Sprint following this one?.
Cross-functional teams are optimized to work on one technical layer of a system only (e.g. GUI, database, middle tier, interfaces). True False.
A Scrum Master is working with a Scrum Team that has members in different physical locations. The Developers meet in a variety of meeting rooms and have much to do logistically (for example: reserve meeting rooms and set up conference calls) before the Daily Scrum.
What action should the Scrum Master take? Allow the Developers to self-manage and determine for themselves what to do. Set up the meeting and tell the Scrum Team that is how it will be done. Ask the Developers to alternate who is responsible for meeting setup. Inform management and ask them to solve it.
What are two good ways for a Scrum Team to ensure security concerns are satisfied? (Choose TWO) Postpone the work until a specialist can perform a security audit and create a list of security-related Product Backlog items. Add security concerns to the definition of ‘Done’. Add a Sprint to specifically resolve all security concerns. Delegate the work to the concerned department. Have the Scrum Team create Product Backlog items for each concern.
Which are properties of the Daily Scrum? (Choose TWO) It is facilitated by the team lead. It is held first thing in the morning. It is fifteen minutes or less in duration. It is free from and designed to promote conversation. It consists of the Scrum Master asking the Team members the three questions. Its location and time remain constant.
Every Scrum Team must have a Product Owner and Scrum Master. True. Outcomes affected by their participation and availability. False. A Product Owner can be replaced by a business analyst in the Development Team. False. A Scrum Master is only required when asked for by the Development Team. True. Each must be 100% dedicated to the Scrum Team.
Who can abnormally terminate a Sprint? The Scrum Master The Development Team or its members The Product Owner The Stakeholders.
The Sprint Goal is a result of Sprint Planning, as is the Sprint Backlog. True False.
Which two of the following are appropriate topics for discussion during a Sprint Retrospective? (Choose TWO) Identifying high priority process improvements for the next Sprint. The order of items in the Product Backlog. How the team collaborates. Documenting acceptance criteria for items in the next Sprint.
When should a Sprint Goal be created? It should have been created in the previous Sprint during Product Backlog refinement. It must be established before Sprint Planning in order to begin planning. A Sprint Goal is not mandatory in Scrum. At any time during the Sprint. During Sprint Planning.
During a Sprint Retrospective, the Development Team proposes moving the Daily Scrum to only occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Which two are the most appropriate responses for the Scrum Master? (Choose TWO) Consider the request and decide on which days the Daily Scrum should occur. Coach the team on why the Daily Scrum is important as an opportunity to update the plan. Have the developers vote. Learn why the Development Team wants this and work with them to improve the outcome of the Daily Scrum. Acknowledge and support the self-organizing team's decision.
As the Development Team starts work during the Sprint, it realizes it has selected too much work to finish in the Sprint. What should it do? Inform the Product Owner at the Sprint Review, but prior to the demonstration. Find another Scrum Team to give the excess work to. As soon as possible in the Sprint, work with the Product Owner to remove some work or Product Backlog items. Reduce the definition of ‘Done’ and get all of the Product Backlog items ‘Done’ by the new definition.
In accordance with Scrum theory, how should a group of 100 people be divided into multiple Development Teams? Understanding the product, the product vision and the rules of the Scrum framework, the group divides itself into teams. It doesn't really matter because you can rotate the teams every Sprint to spread knowledge. Check with the allocation department to see who has worked together before and make these the first teams. Create a matrix of skills, seniority, and level of experience to assign people to teams.
A Sprint Retrospective should be held: At the end of each Sprint. At the beginning of each Sprint. Only when the Scrum Team determines it needs one. At the end of the last Sprint in a project or a release.
A new Developer is having continuing conflicts with existing members of the Scrum Team, which is impacting the delivery of the Increment. If necessary, who is responsible for removing the Developer from the Scrum Team? The hiring manager is responsible, because they hired the Developer. The Product Owner is responsible, because they control the return on investment (ROI). The Scrum Master is responsible, because they remove Impediments. The Scrum Team is responsible.
Which three purposes does the definition of ‘Done’ serve? (Choose THREE) Guide the Development Team on how many Product Backlog items to select for the Sprint. Create a shared understanding of when work is complete. Describe the purpose, objective, and time-box of each Scrum event. Describe the work that must be done before the Sprint is allowed to end. Increase transparency.
True or False: The Product Owner makes sure the Developers select enough from the Product Backlog for a Sprint to satisfy the stakeholders. True False.
Which statement best describes the Sprint Review? It is used to congratulate the Development Team if it did what it forecast, or to punish the Development Team if it failed to meet its forecast. It is a demo at the end of the Sprint for everyone in the organization to check on the work done. It is a mechanism to control the Development Team's activities during a Sprint. It is when the Scrum Team and stakeholders inspect the outcome of a Sprint and figure out what to do next.
Who owns the Sprint Backlog? The Scrum Team. The Product Owner. The Scrum Master. The Development Team.
When might a Sprint be cancelled? When the Developers determine the product plan is infeasible. When the Sprint Goal becomes obsolete. When the sales department has an important new opportunity. When it becomes clear that not everything will be finished by the end of the Sprint.
Every Development Team should have: At least one representative from each major software engineering discipline; such as, Quality Assurance, Development, and User Experience. The competencies and skills needed to deliver a Done Increment in a Sprint. One Lead Developer and no more than 8 other members.
Why does the Product Owner want the Development Team to adhere to its definition of ‘Done’? To have complete transparency into what has been done at the end of each Sprint. To be able to reprimand the team when they don't meet their velocity goal for the Sprint. To know what the team will deliver over the next three Sprints. To predict the team's productivity over time.
During a Sprint Retrospective, for what is the Scrum Master responsible? Prioritizing the resulting action items. Participating as a Scrum team member and facilitating as requested or needed. Acting as a scribe to capture the Development Team's answers. Summarizing and reporting the discussions to management.
Who should know the most about the progress toward a business objective or a release, and be able to explain the alternatives most clearly? Choose the BEST answer. The Project Manager The Scrum Master The Developers The Product Owner.
When does a Developer become the sole owner of an item on the Sprint Backlog? Choose the BEST answer. Never. All Sprint Backlog items are "owned" by the Developers on the Scrum Team. During the Daily Scrum. Whenever a team member can accommodate more work. At the Sprint Planning event.
The three pillars of empiricism are: Transparency, Eliminating Waste, Kaizen. Inspection, Transparency, Adaptation. Respect For People, Kaizen, Eliminating Waste. Planning, Inspection, Adaptation. Planning, Demonstration, Retrospective.
What is the function or purpose of Management in Scrum? Identify and remove people that are not working hard enough. Continually monitor staffing levels of the Scrum Team. Support the Product Owner with insights and information into high value product and system capabilities. Support the Scrum Master to encourage organizational change that fosters empiricism, self-management, bottom-up intelligence, and intelligent product delivery. Monitor the progress of the Developers on the Scrum Team.
Which of the following are examples of a Scrum Team practicing Scrum POORLY or NOT exhibiting traits of a self-managing Scrum Team? Choose the best THREE answers. The Developers create their own Sprint Backlog, reflecting all work that is required to meet the Definition of Done. Stakeholders attend the Daily Scrum to check on the Scrum Team’s progress. The Developers are working within the boundaries of their organizations functional description and nicely handing off work from analyst to developer to tester to integration. The Developers are collaboratively selecting their own work during the Sprint. The Developers have all the skills they need to create a valuable, useful Increment. The Developers invite external stakeholders to the Sprint Planning to ask them how to turn a Product Backlog item into an Increment via a complete and detailed Sprint Backlog.