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The organization or senior management`s support Is not needed for Scrum implementations Is not needed because there is no scope for management in Scrum Is needed to support the Product Owner to maximize the product value and the Scrum Master to coach and implement Scrum.
You are the Scrum Master for your organization. You have established the rule that the Daily Scrum should happen every day of the project. Jason, a developer, thinks this meeting is happening too often and has requested that the Daily Scrum happen only ever Friday. Which one of the following is not a valid concern about this change? Choose the best answer: Without a Daily Scrum meeting you believe communication will suffers throughout the project. Without a Daily Scrum meeting you believe the Development Team won’t have a reliable Sprint plan. Without a Daily Scrum meeting you believe impediments are not identified quickly enough for resolution. Without a Daily Scrum meeting you believe the Sprint Backlog won’t be analyzed as effectively in the Spring.
One week passes by, and less than half of the Product Backlog (requirements) is recorded. The Product Owner believes that it`s best to start the first Sprint with this information, rather than waiting for the whole backlog to be completetd. What should we do? Yes it`s a good time to start the first Sprint No, we should wait for the whole backlog to be completed before starting the Sprints.
Bill is the Scrum Master of the HJK Project and the Development Team has entered its first sprint. The team reports to you that they believe they’ve selected too much work to feasibly get done in the sprint. What will you recommend to the team? The Development Team should do as much work as possible in this Sprint with the understanding that all remaining items are returned to the Product Backlog. The Development Team should immediately meet with the Product Owner pare down the amount of work in the Sprint and return the items to the Product Backlog. The Development Team will work with you, the Scrum Master, to identify the most important user stories in their Sprint Backlog to work on in this Sprint. The Development Team should do as much work as possible in this Sprint and then return the uncompleted items to the Sprint Backlog for the next Sprint. .
We are going to form the Sprint Backlog. The Development Team prefers to choose 100 points of work for the first Sprint, but Product Owner believes that they should selevt at least 150 points. What should we do? We should discuss it and reach a common ground Stick to the Dev.-Teams decision and choose 100 It should be 150 points Scrum Master should decide .
Lynn is the Scrum Master for her organization and she’s working with seven Development Teams on a single Scrum project. What statement best describes the starting date for these seven Development Teams? All Development Teams should start their Sprints on the same day. Each Development Team will participate in Sprint Planning to determine which Development Team should start in a specific order. Each Development Team should start their Sprint by staggering their start date by one week. All Development Teams must select their sprint duration by the assigned project start date. .
Harry is the Scrum Master for his organization and Tom and Bettie, operational managers, have asked to attend the Daily Scrum. How will Tom and Bettie be involved in the Daily Scrum? Tom and Betty should not attend the Daily Scrum as the Development Team selfmanages and is the only role required at the Daily Scrum. Tom and Betty may attend but should not speak in the Daily Scrum. Tom and Betty should attend daily and they should document the status of the Sprint Backlog items. Tom and Betty should attend and make certain everyone is contributing. .
John is the Scrum Master for his organization. His current project has one Development Team, but it’s been decided to add two more Development Teams. What can John expect for the immediate impact on the existing Development Team’s productivity? It depends on the project’s velocity. Productivity will increase. Productivity will stay the same. Productivity will decrease. .
Kelly is the Scrum Master for her organization and she’s meeting with her manager to discuss the skillsets required for the Development Team. Kelly tells her manager what fact about what the Development Team needs in every Scrum project? The Development Team will need a clear vision of all requirements in the Product Backlog The Development Team will need a clear understanding of each task in the backlog The Development Team will need a Sprint Goal for the entire Scrum project The Development Team will need the skills and know-how to deliver a Done Increment .
How does the Product Owner determine how many items the Development Team should accomplish in the next Sprint? By allowing the Development Team to determine how much they can take on By sizing the stories based on the Development Team’s velocity By choosing the stories the team is likely to finish in the Sprint duration By helping the Development Team choose the most important requirements for the next Sprint .
A ScruM Team needs to have the following roles. Select all that apply Product Manager Business Manager Sprint Master Development Team Programmer Scrum Master Product Owner .
A Scrum Team must produce the following artifacts. Select all that apply Velocity check Product Backlog Design Document Sprint Backlog Test Case Specifications Burn-down chart Increment .
Select all that apply. Before starting the first Sprint, what needs to be in place? A complete Product Backlog capturing detailed product needs Availability of the Project Manager Just enough Product Backlog Items with business ideas for the first Sprint Completed System architecture Staffed Scrum Team .
Select all that apply. In Scrum, the technical design of the solution is Built one module after another with the Architect`s guidance Initially created as a common architectural pattern by selected designers and architects and shared with others to build on top of it Started with just enough design which emerges throughout the Sprints Reached through focused attention during core design hours in the Sprint .
When a Scrum Team adds new team members to replace outgoing members, the productivity of the team Will be negatively impacted Will be positively impacted Will remain the same .
A Scrum Team can have an exclusive first Sprint to prepare a Product Backlog, which is the sole outcome from that Sprint TRUE FALSE .
A core concept of Scrum is the definition of done. Which one of the following statement is not a true statement about the definition of done? The definition of done helps to guide the Development Team on how many Product Backlog items it should choose for the Sprint Backlog. The definition of done increase transparency for all participants in the project. The definition of done creates a shared understanding of when work is complete for the Scrum Team. The definition of done ensures that all items are completed in a Scrum. .
You’re working with the Product Owner and the Development Team to create a Sprint burndown chart. The Product Owner doesn’t see the value in the Sprint burndown chart. What’s the value of the Development Team creating this chart? A sprint burndown chart will show the duration of each user story in a Sprint. A sprint burndown chart will show how long a Sprint will be. A sprint burndown chart will show an estimate of the work remaining for the Sprint. A sprint burndown chart will show which Development Team members are getting .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you are working to create a Development Team. Which one of the following is the best solution to create a Development Team for a new project? Have the Development Team work directly the customers of the project. Recruit people from departments within the organization that can best support the project. Hire a Scrum Coach to help the developers become self-managing. You should allow the developers to self-organize into a Development Team. .
You are the Scrum Master of the KIG Project for your organization and you’re coaching the Development Team about being self-organizing. The Development Team doesn’t understand what this means. Which one of the following statements best describes the responsibility of a self-organizing Development Team? The Development Team will define the project’s Vision Statement. The Development Team will select and pull user stories from the Product Backlog items into a Sprint. The Development Team will complete the user stories in the Product Backlog. The Development Team will determine what user stories should not be included in the Product Backlog. .
You are the Scrum Master for the ID7 Project for your organization. Martha is serving as the Product Owner for this project. Martha meets with you and asks for your advice on how she should go about estimating the work in the Product Backlog. What should you tell Martha? Martha can estimate the items in the Product Backlog, but the Development Team must approve the estimates prior to the Sprint beginning. The Development Team will work with you, the Scrum Master, to create time and cost estimates for all the Product Backlog items. Martha can estimate the items in the Product Backlog, but you, the Scrum Master, must be approve the estimates prior to each Sprint Planning meeting. The Development Team will work with Martha to estimate the items in the Product Backlog with story points. .
Welcome to the JHK Project! You are the Scrum Master of this project and are about to start a Sprint Review. What is the primary purpose of the Sprint Review? To determine what items that should be moved to the Product Backlog To determine what items the team didn’t achieve to the definition of done To determine what can be improved in the next Sprint To demonstrate the Sprint results .
Joan is the Scrum Master for her organization and the Development Team wants to know why Joan is attending the Daily Scrum. Why should Joan attend the Daily Scrum? Joan attends to confirm that the entire Development Team and the Product Owner is present. Joan really doesn’t have to attend, she only needs to confirm that the Development Team has a Daily Scrum. Joan should attend to hear the status of the Sprint Backlog items Joan attends to confirm that the entire Development Team is present. .
Management is concerned about the concept of Scrum for a new project. They are especially worried that the project team members won’t get the work completed with the hands-off approach Scrum seems to have. Management approaches you and wants to know which role will make sure the Development Team members will actually complete their assignments in the Sprint. What’s the best answer for management? The Development Team is self-managing and self-organizing and they are responsible for ensuring that everyone on the team completes their assignments. Entire Scrum Team works together to make certain the Development Team members complete their assigned work. The Product Owner makes certain the Development Team members complete their assignments. The Product Owner and the Scrum Master work together and makes certain the Development Team members complete their assignments. .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you’re entering the first Sprint Planning meeting. During this meeting, the Development Team seems overwhelmed with the amount of work the project will require and they don’t think they can handle all of the requirements. What should you, the Scrum Master, do in this scenario? Coach the Development Team to get as much done as they can. Believe the team and work to add Development Team members before the project work begins. Encourage the team to do all of the work in the project. Replace the work with smaller user stories to accommodate the Development Team’s velocity. .
There are several artifacts you should know as the Scrum Master. One artifact is the Product Backlog. Which one of the following best describes a key characteristic of the Product Backlog? The Product Backlog is fluid and changes are expected as more details emerge in the project. The Product Backlog is complete and prioritized before the first Sprint begins. The Scrum Master controls the Product Backlog and determines what changes may enter the Product Backlog. The Product Backlog is frozen once a Sprint begins. .
You are the Scrum Master of the JKM Project and your Development Team has asked to change some rules about the duration of the Sprints. Which one of the following statements is a rule of Scrum that the team should follow when it comes to Sprint duration? When possible, Sprints should start on a Tuesday rather than a Monday. Multiple Scrum teams can have sprints of different duration in one project. The Sprint duration should not change once the project begins. Multiple Scrum teams, in one project, can start their Sprints as soon as the Development Team is assembled. .
Van is the Product Owner for the JK Project. He’s asked you for help in prioritizing the items in the product backlog. How should Van ordered the user stories in the Product Backlog? You should coach Van that the higher priority user stories at the top of the Product Backlog. You should coach Van that easiest items for the Development Team to complete are at the top. You should coach Van that the higher cost user stories at the top of the Product Backlog. You should coach Van that riskiest items are at the bottom. .
Hans is the Scrum Master of the CLC Project. He’s working with Jan, the Product Owner, on the requirements for the Product Backlog. The Development Team has nine developers. In this scenario, who determines who’ll do what work in the Sprint? Scrum Team Development Team Scrum Master Product Owner .
Consider a project that has 1,000 stakeholders in the US and in Europe. Some of the stakeholders do not speak English, though that’s the only language the Scrum Master does. In this scenario who is responsible for engaging the stakeholders? Development Team A consultant that can speak all languages required by the stakeholders Product Owner Scrum Master .
You are the Scrum Master of the KEY Project. Your Development Team has selected a Product Backlog item for the Sprint and while they have worked on the item it clearly is considered not done by the end of the Sprint. All of the following items are viable actions that can happen except for which one? The Development Team must not include the item in the increment for this Sprint. The Development Team should elect to outsource the item to ensure its completeness for the sprint. The Development Team must not demonstrate the item in the Sprint Review. The Development Team should create a new estimate for the item and return it to the Product Backlog. .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you’re working with the Development Team on defining the best approach to communicate with the Product Owner. What’s the best solution from the following choices? You should teach the Product Owner to sit with the Development Team as they program. You should teach the Product Owner to write better user stories for the Development Team. You should teach the Development Team to define both functional and non-functional requirements. You should teach the Development Team to identify and communicate business needs and objectives. .
The Scrum Team has decided to use three week long Sprints. How long should their Daily Scrum meetings take? 5 minutes 11 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes .
Which of the following should be cross-functional? Product Owner Scrum Master Development Team All of the above .
You are hosting a Sprint Retrospective for the Scrum Team and you want to set some ground rules for the meeting. All of following are appropriate topics for the Sprint Retrospective meeting except for which one? What’s not working well with a team member. Why the user stories weren’t completed as planned. Items that should be in the next Sprint’s Backlog. What’s working well in the project. .
The definition of done is an important principle in Scrum and something you must understand as a Scrum Master. Which one of the following statements is not a valid characteristic of the definition of done? The definition of done guides the Development Team in creating a forecast at the Sprint Planning. The definition of done creates transparency over the work inspected at the Sprint Review. The definition of done defines what it takes for an increment to be ready for release. The definition of done defines the duration and cost of a sprint. .
When preparing for a Sprint Planning meeting you need to define how long the meeting should last. Which one of the following statements is accurate about the duration of the Sprint Planning meeting? Four hours for a monthly Sprint Eight hours for a monthly Sprint As long as needed by the Development Team Three days for a monthly Sprint .
You are a Scrum Master for your organization. Which one of the following best describes your role? The Scrum Master prioritizes the Product Backlog. The Scrum Master is the project manager of the Scrum Project. The Scrum Master is the time keeper for all Scrum meetings. The Scrum Master helps people outside the team communicate and work with the Scrum Team. .
You are coaching the Development Team about how Scrum works. The team is concerned about Sprint Planning and what they’ll create at the end of this meeting. Which one of the following will the Development Team create through Sprint Planning? Product Backlog Team charter Roles and Responsibilities Sprint Goal .
The Development Team is concerned about architecture and infrastructure in their Scrum project. How will the Development Team manage these nonfunctional requirements? The Development Team is responsible for creating the architecture and infrastructure in one of the first two Sprints. The Development Team should work with the Product Owner to ensure that the architecture and infrastructure requirements are added to the Product Backlog and addressed in the first two Sprints. The Development Team should manage the architecture and infrastructure during Sprint Zero. The Product Owner will ensure that architecture and infrastructure are implemented along with the functional development of the product. .
You are the Scrum Master for an organization which is new to Scrum practices. The Development Team is having trouble understanding the concept of a self-organizing Development Team. Which one of the following statements best describes the concept of a self-organizing team? A self-organizing team works together to prioritize the items in the Product Backlog. A self-organizing team determines the best approach to reach the definition of done. A self-organizing team hosts the Daily Scrum without help. A self-organizing team defines the items in the Product Backlog. .
Consider a project with Sprints scheduled to last for one month. In this scenario, how long will the Sprint Review meetings last?. 2 hours 3 hours One day 4 hours .
You are the Scrum Master for a project in a new Scrum environment. The Development Team is confused about their responsibilities in a Sprint. Of the following which one is not part of the Development Team’s responsibilities? The Development Team chooses the Product Owner for each Sprint. The Development Team determines who’ll do what task in the Sprint Backlog. The Development Team will estimate the work of Product Backlog. The Development Team will consult on user stories for the Product Backlog. .
A Scrum Team must produce the following artifacts. Select all that apply Project Plan Product Backlog Design Document Sprint Backlog Test Case Specifications Project Status Report Increment .
Scrum is best described as a Software methodology Framework for developing and sustaining complex products Product development process Collection of best practices .
Shortly into using Scrum for the first time in an organization, the Scrum Team runs into several issues against following Scrum. The most common inference is Scrum should have been applied for Product Development instead of Software Development The team should have followed only the Scrum`s guidance about how to perform software engineering practices like design, coding, testing, etc The Scrum Team didn`t plan the product development project completely in advance It is normal for first timers. Scrum will expose all weakness in the current organizational exosystem. They should be seen as the opportunities for improvement and need to be resolved .
Is Scrum immutable Yes No .
Feedback loops are opportunities to discuss project information among the Scrum team. All of the following are examples of a feedback loop except for which one? Sprint Review Meeting Sprint Retrospective Meeting Sprint Planning Meeting Refinement Meeting .
A new Sprint has just started in your project. Some of the Development Team members need help determining when team members will actually take ownership of a Sprint Backlog item. What should you tell the Development Team? The Development Team should elect a team leader that will assign tasks to the other Development Team members. Ownership happens once the Scrum Master assigns a task to a Development Team member. Sprint Backlog items are owned by the entire Development Team, not individuals. The team should slice the Sprint Backlog into assignments as soon as the Sprint begins. .
The project team is questioning why they need to have a Daily Scrum. Which one of the following statements is the reason why a Daily Scrum meeting is needed? The Daily Scrum creates an updated list of roadblocks for the Scrum Master to resolve. The Daily Scrum creates a list of items that can’t be accomplished in the Sprint for the Product Owner. The Daily Scrum provides a social break from the busyness of project management. The Daily Scrum helps the Development Team create a daily task backlog. .
Beth is a Scrum Master over a newly formed team. What can Beth expect as the team matures in the project? The team will create a feasible plan for all product backlog requirements in the Product Backlog. Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing will occur. The team will, over time, improve upon their definition of done. The team will become projectized. .
A new developer is having continuing conflicts with existing Development Team members and creating a hostile environment. If necessary, who is responsible for removing the team member? The organization’s management is responsible for managing unruly Development Team members. The Development Team may elect to remove a team member from the team. The Product Owner is responsible as this person can affect value. The Scrum Master is responsible, because she removes impediments. .
The Development Team is prepping for their first Sprint Planning meeting. What happens in the Sprint Planning meeting? The Development Team defines the schedule of assignments for the Sprint. The Development Team defines the roles and responsibilities of the Sprint’s task backlog. The Development Team defines what items are most important in the product backlog. The Development Team defines the work’s definition of done and they’ll define how they’ll do the work. .
Beth, a manager in your organization, is new to Scrum and she doesn’t understand what you mean by saying that the Development Team is cross-functional. What’s the best response for Beth’s concern? The Development Team members are people with multiple skills and they can do what is necessary to deliver an increment of the project to meet the definition of done. The Development Team includes the Scrum Master, the Product Owner, Testers, Developers, and other roles that will contribute to the definition of done. The Development Team can outsource activities that are not core to the Sprint, such as technical writing or training. The Development Team members can serve as both the Product Owner and the Scrum Master as needed in the project. .
Mark is the Product Owner and he asks you, the Scrum Master what burndown charts actually track. What’s the best response for Mark? Burndown charts will track the remaining work across the project time. Burndown charts will track the cost of the work. Burndown charts will track work still left in the project. Burndown charts will track the value of the work performed by the Development Team. .
The Product Owner is having trouble explaining when a product increment should be released. Which one of the following is the best statement concerning releasing a product increment? A product Increment must be released whenever the customer requires. A product increment should be released when there is enough value in the increment. A product increment must be released to production at the end of each Sprint. A product increment must be released to production at the beginning of each Sprint. .
Lynn is the Scrum Master for the newly initiated HJL Project for her organization. She’s coaching the newly-formed Development Team on their roles and responsibilities in Scrum. Which one of the following is not something Lynn should coach the Development Team on? Lynn should ask the Product Owner to discuss the product, project goals, and the business value of the product. Lynn should coach the team on the stages of Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing. Lynn should have the Development Team members introduce themselves and give a brief background of their work experience and skills. Lynn should coach the team on why they need a definition of done for each task. .
Thomas is the Scrum Master for his organization and Karen is the Product Owner. The Development Team has nine team members. In this scenario, who is responsible for defining the user stories in the Product Backlog? Scrum team Thomas Development Team Karen .
Gary, a Development Team member, wants to know how long a Daily Scrum is. What’s the timebox for a Daily Scrum? 4 hours or less 2 hours 1 hour 15 minutes .
You are the Scrum Master for a new project. This project will have 80 developers contributing to the product. As a Scrum Master, how would you divide a group of 80 people into multiple Development Teams? Coach the Development Team about being self-organizing, but also coach the team to form based on relationships from past projects. Tell the 80 developers about the product, the product vision, and rules of the Scrum framework, then allow the 80 developers to self-organize into separate teams. Create ten teams of eight people per team. Create eight teams of 10 people per team. .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you’re training the Product Owner and the Development Team on the rules of Scrum. After a few Sprints in the project, the Development Team is getting used to processes and flow of the work. With their confidence, the Development Team has decided that a Sprint Retrospective is no longer needed in the project. What should you do regarding the team’s desire to no longer have a Sprint Retrospective? You should discuss the situation with the Product Owner to see how she feels about no longer having a Sprint Retrospective. You should require the key Development Team members to participate in the Retrospective to shorten its duration. You should do nothing as the Development Team is self-organized and self-managed. You should demand the Development Team host a retrospective as it is a rule of Scrum. .
Management is concerned about your Scrum project. Management is worried that the project team members will have to change often due to other demands in the organization. What’s the best response for management concerning change the project team members throughout the project? Once a Scrum project begins you cannot change the project team. Project teams can change, but only at the start of a Sprint. If the team composition changes there will likely be an initial decrease in team productivity. Team membership can only increase, never decrease. .
The Development Team has approached you, the Scrum Master, with a concern of how they’re developing the software and they would like to change their approach in the project. When should you tell the Development Team they can change their approach? Only with the Product Owner’s permission Only with the Scrum Master’s permission Never, once the project has started Whenever the Development Team feels it is needed .
Which one of the following is an output of Sprint Planning and is used to give the Development Team a Sprint target? Product Backlog Team charter Sprint Goal Roles and Responsibilities .
All of the following items are answered at the Daily Scrum meeting except for which one? Team members define what work they completed yesterday Team members define what items are not feasible for this Sprint Team members define any impediments that are their way or the team’s Team members define what they are going to achieve today to contribute to the team’s goal .
Justin, the Scrum Master, is working with the Development Team and Joan, the Product Owner, on creating work estimates for items in the Product Backlog. Joan and the Development Team disagree over who actually creates the estimates for a Product Backlog item and they’re asking you for help in resolving the situation. Who is responsible for creating the work estimate for each Product Backlog item? Development Team Scrum Master Product Owner Product Team .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and Sally is the Product Owner. The Development Team approaches you with many questions regarding a user story. What should you do next in this scenario? The Development Team should work with you as this is roadblock. The Development Team and Sally should determine which Development Team member(s) should speak with the customer owning the requirement. The Development Team should determine which Development Team member(s) should speak with the customer owning the requirement. The Development Team should meet with Sally to determine clarity on the user story, to determine what is possible, and what is acceptable. .
The Development Team reports that their Sprint is not going well and they would like to stop the Sprint and start over due to the many problems they’ve experienced. When can a Development Team cancel a Sprint? The Development Team may cancel the Sprint when it’s unlikely they’ll achieve more than 50 percent of the select user stories from the Product Backlog. The Development Team may cancel a Sprint when they discover a risk, issue, or impediment that will take longer than 50 percent of the Sprint duration to resolve. The Development Team cannot cancel Sprints, only the Scrum Master can cancel Sprints. The Development Team cannot cancel Sprints, only the Product Owner can cancel Sprints. .
Gary is the Scrum Master, Beth is the Product Owner, and there are seven Development Team members. Who is responsible for forecasting the work estimates during a Sprint? Beth Entire Scrum Team Gary Development Team .
You are the Scrum Master and you’re coaching the Development Team on creating a Sprint Goal. The team doesn’t understand why they need to create a Sprint Goal. What should you tell the Development Team? The Development Team needs a Sprint Goal to communicate exactly who’ll do what in the Sprint. The Development Team needs a Sprint Goal to create a communications plan of who does what and when. The Development Team needs a Sprint Goal so they’ll see the value and importance of completing all of the user stories selected for the Sprint meet the definition of done. The Development Team needs a Sprint Goal to create synergy among the Development Team members. .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you’re coaching the Development Team on the work they’ll need to do in the Sprint. What does a Development Team deliver at the end of a Sprint? The Development Team will offer releasable code. The Development Team identification all the of prioritized items from the Product Backlog for the next Sprint. The Development Team will offer detailed plan for the Product Backlog. The Development Team will offer an increment of working software that meets the definition of done. .
Marty is coaching the Development Team on being completely done with the user stories in a Sprint. What should Marty tell the Development Team regarding the completeness of a Product Backlog? The item is done when the Product Owner agrees that the item can be released. The item is done when the Scrum Master agrees it is complete. The item is done when the item has no work remaining to be released. The item is done when the product customer accepts the item. .
Pi is the Scrum Master for her organization and she’s working the Development Team to define the definition of done for their Sprint Backlog. Which one of the following best describes the definition of done for the Sprint Backlog Pi should express to the Development Team? The Development Team will ensure that the Product Owner signs off on each completed user story. The Development Team will ensure that all of the assignments are published. The Development Team will ensure that each user story is written completely. The Development Team will ensure that all of software for the end users conforms to requirements and that is acceptable for use. .
You are the Scrum Master of the KEY Project. The Development Team reports to you that the Product Owner hasn’t been available to help clarify the user stories in their Sprint Backlog. What should you do in this scenario? Confront the Product Owner as soon as possible to discuss the issue. Nothing as the Product Owner doesn’t collaborate with the Development Team unless the Development Team’s velocity is dipping below the set standard. Tell the Development Team it’s their responsibility to clarify the user stories. Speak to the Product Owner during the Sprint Retrospective about the need for the Product Owner to be available to provide clarity about the user stories during the Sprint. .
Hans is the Scrum Master and Jan is the Product Owner. The Development Team needs direction about the role and responsibility of the Product Owner. Which one of the following is not true about the Jan’s role as the Product Owner? Jan will determine which user stories will go into the Sprint Backlog. Jan must prioritize the Product Backlog. Jan can be influenced by committee within the organization. There is only one Product Owner per project. .
Jeff is a new Product Owner for his organization and he’s asked you, the Scrum Master, for some help to better understand his role and responsibility in Scrum. How would you coach Jeff on his responsibility in the project? The Product Owner works alongside the Development Team to ensure the work is done properly. The Product Owner helps the Development Team by optimizing the value of the work. The Product Owner will plan and determine when a project release will happen. The Product Owner coaches the Development Team on their assignments as needed. .
You are the Scrum Master of the GUY Project for your organization. The GUY Project has six new Development Teams working together to build a product for your organization. Which one of the following is the best goal you should have in the scenario with six Development Teams? Each team will report to Product Owner for their portion of the project. The entire project will pull requirements from one Product Backlog. Each Development Team will elect a Scrum Master to work with the other Development Teams. Each Development Team will need a separate Scrum Master. .
You are coaching stakeholders about Scrum and there is some confusion about the characteristics of a Sprint. All the following are true statements about a Sprint’s duration, except for which one? Springs with long durations will require more Development Team members to complete the work. Sprints with long durations can affect how quickly the makeup of the Development Team can feasibly change. Sprints with long durations can affect when a product is ready to be released. Sprints with long durations may cause stakeholders to become disengaged from the project. .
The Development Team is concerned that Product Backlog doesn’t address the security concerns of the software they are creating. Which one of the following is the best method to address the security concerns of the software the Development Team will create? Have the Product Owner define the definition of done for Security in the project. Security should be built into the software as the Development Team creates each requirement. Have the Scrum Team create Product Backlog items for each security concern. Assign a Development Team member the role of Security Officer .
You are coaching people in your organization on who Scrum works. There is some confusion about how the Product Owner will ensure that Development Team will have enough requirements from the Product Backlog in a Sprint. Which one of the following best addresses this confusion? The Scrum Master will choose the work the Development Team will take on in each Sprint, not the Product Owner. Over time, the Product Owner will have a sense of the Development Team’s capacity. The Development Team will choose the work they’ll complete in a Sprint, not the Product Owner. To ensure transparency, the Scrum Master and the Product Owner work together to build the Sprint Backlog. .
You are the Scrum Master for the USB Project for your organization. The Development Team has completed three iterations and they want to know when Kim, the Product Owner, will release the completed increments into production. What’s the best answer? Increments are released to production when the Scrum Master approves the release. Increments are released to production when the customer requires the increments. Increments are released to production when the Development Team believes the increment meets the definition of done. Increments are released to production when it makes sense to do so. .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and you’re working with the Development Team in the Daily Scrum meeting. During the Daily Scrum meeting your responsibility is primarily which one of the following? You will assign activities to each Development Team member for the day. You will take attendance and get each Development Team member involved. You do not attend the Daily Scrum. You will coach the Development Team on the meeting’s purpose and timebox. .
Who serves as the project manager in Scrum? Development Team No one Product Owner Scrum Master .
John is the Scrum Master of the USB Project for his organization. Mary is the Product Owner for the USB Project. The Development Team consists of nine people. The Development Team believes they have selected too much work to feasibly complete in the Sprint. Who should be present when making adjustments to work selected the Development Team has selected in the Sprint? Mary and the Development Team John, Mary, and the Development Team Development Team only John and Mary .
When you are working in a Scrum project, the defined Sprint Goal is a result of the Sprint Planning activity. This is a true statement. This is a false statement. .
The Development Team is worried that the Product Owner isn’t taking their non-functional requirements into consideration when prioritizing the product backlog. How can the Scrum Master, the Product Owner, and the Development Team work together in this scenario? Non-functional requirements are added to the Sprint Backlog. Non-functional requirements are not part of the Product Backlog as they do not represent business value. Non-functional requirements should be included in the definition of done. Non-functional requirements are completed in Sprint Zero. .
You are the Scrum Master for a large project that has four Development Teams. Marcia, the Product Owner, has some concerns about the definition of done for all of the Development Teams. Which one of the following best describes the definition of done to address Marcia’s concerns? You’ll tell Marcia that all of the Development Teams will have a definition of done that address their combined efforts and results for the software. You’ll tell Marcia that as the Product Owner she must define the definition of done for all teams collectively. You’ll explain to Marcia that you, the Scrum Master, will create a standard of the definition of done that all Development Teams must adhere to. You’ll explain that each Development Team will define a unique version of the definition of done for their contribution to the combined product of the project. .
As a Scrum Master you should be familiar with all roles and responsibilities of a Scrum Project Which role can also be described as a Value Optimizer for the project? Product Owner Scrum Master Development Team Scrum Master lite .
You are the Scrum Master for your organization and the Product Owner and the Development Team disagree about how much work the Development Team can complete in Sprint. What’s the best message to communicate to the Development Team and the Product Owner in this scenario? The Development Team and the Product Owner must be in agreement before the work begins that all user stories have been added to the Product Backlog. The Development Team is responsible for the work they communicate to the Product Ownerthey can complete to the definition of done per Sprint. The Development Team should select as slightly more user stories they can comfortablycomplete in a Sprint. The Development Team must complete all of the user stories as assigned by the Scrum Master. .
There is no one in a Scrum Team called “project manager”. True False .
How should a Product Backlog be ordered? Based on the size of the items Based on the risk of the items Based on the float of the items Based on the value of the items .
It is not allowed to change the members of the Development Team True False .
How much should the Development Team work on a specific Product Backlog item? As much as it needs to be Done based on the Definition of Done Until the Product Owner accepts it Until the customer accepts it Until the QC/QA formally accepts it Until it is potentially releasable As much as we have time in the Sprint .
Which of the following are roles in a Scrum Team (multiple answers)? Development Team Project Manager Customer Executive Quality Assurance .
When is a Sprint over? When the time-box expires When the Product Owner says so When the Scrum Master Says so When the Sprint Backlog is all developed .
How long is a Sprint Review in a one month Sprint? 1 hour 2 hours 4 hours 8 hours It is not time-boxed (as long as needed) .
A Scrum Master has a list of impediments which is growing without proper resolutions. The Scrum Master consults with the Development Team on the problem. Is it right? Yes No .
A CEO asks the Development Team to add a new item to the Sprint. What should the Development Team do in response? Add the item to the Sprint Replace an item of the Sprint with the new one Add the item to the Product Backlog Refer it to the Product Owner .
Each Sprint Backlog item should be owned by a member of the Development Team True False .
Which of the following is the main responsibility of the Product Owner? Directing the Development Team Managing the Development Team Managing the project Maintaining the Product Backlog .
What does the Development Team do in the first Sprint? Deliver an Increment of potentially shippable functionality Fully plan for the whole project in detail Prepare a high level plan for the whole project Set the "Towards a Project Goal" .
When is a Sprint cancelled? When we realize that we cannot deliver all of the Sprint Backlog items When priorities change in the Product Backlog, in a way that Sprint Backlog items are no longer the highest ones When the Product Owner determines that it makes no sense to finish the Sprint When the Scrum Master realizes that the Scrum framework is not followed entirely .
A Development Team realizes that it has over committed itself for a Sprint, and it`s needed to have a meeting to review and adjust the Sprint work. Who should attend this meeting? The Development Team The Product Owner The Scrum Master The Development Team and the Product Owner The Development Team and the Scrum Master The Product Owner and the Scrum Master .
A Product Owner has the authority to replace an item in the Sprint Backlog True False .
Who decides on the order of the items in the Product Backlog? The Product owner The Scrum Master The Development Team The Project Sponsor .
Which of the following is an opportunity to inspect and adapt (multiple answers)? Scrum Planning Scrum Review Scrum Retrospective Daily Scrum .
Even though the Scrum Team is following the Scrum framework entirely and their project is going well, the organization as a whole does not have a good understanding of scrum, which makes some troubles for the Scrum Team. Who should try to fix it? The Product Owner The Scrum Master The Development Team A subset of the Development Team assigned to this task .
A representative of the customer has asked the Development Team to add a very important item to an ongoing Sprint. What should they do? Refer the representative to the Product Owner to discuss it Refer the representative to the Scrum Master to discuss it Refuse it, because they are in the middle of the Sprint Accept it only if they are willing to ask for it formally .
Who should estimate the volume of work of each backlog item? Product Owner, because he has the full repsonsibility for the Product Backlog, and knows the items more than others Scrum Master, because she`s responsible for planning Development Team members, because they are supposed to do the job, and they know best how much work is needed for each item All roles should estimate the work of items together in a democratic way .
As a Scrum Master you need to understand the nuances of leading the Development Team. One of the characteristics is that the Development Team is self-organized. Self organization provides all the following benefits for the Development Team except for which one? Increased accuracy of estimates provided by the Development Team Increased creativity among the Development Team Increased commitment by the Development Team to the project work Increased efficiency by the Development Team in completing their assignments .
The Product Owner approaches you and asks what they should be doing between Sprints to better help the project be successful. What’s the best choice in this scenario? There is no gap between Sprints. The Product Owner should immediately begin prioritizing the product backlog for the next Sprint. The Product Owner will engage the product customers to understand their business needs. The Product Owner should communicate the definition of done. .
You are the Scrum Master of the ALL Project and the Development Team has just told you that MaryAnne, the Production Manager in your organization, has asked the team for a status report. Your project is currently in the second week of a four-week sprint and the Development Team doesn’t know what to do with this request. How should you manage this scenario? Meet with MaryAnne and direct her to the information radiator in the Scrum war room. Meet with the Development Team and coach them on how communication is paramount in Scrum and that they should provide the status report to MaryAnne. Meet with MaryAnne and coach her on Sprint and how she’ll have an opportunity to review the project deliverables at the Sprint Review. Meet with MaryAnne and give her a status report so the Development Team doesn’t have to. .
How should a Product Backlog be ordered? Based on the size of the items Based on the risk of the items Based on the float of the items Based on any factor that the Product Owner find most appropriate Based on the relationship among items .
What should we consider in setting the time-box for Sprints? The amount of risk that increases by longer durations The limitations in delivery of items that increases by shorter durations Not more than one calendar month All of the above .
Scrum Master is a "management" position. TRUE FALSE .
Which statement best describes Scrum? A management process A framework for development of complex products in complex environments A set of best practices for software development A complete project management methodology on software development .
Which of the following items is not time-boxed? Sprint Sprint Review Sprint Planning Sprint Retrospective Backlog Maintenance Daily Scrum .
How long is a Sprint Retrospective in a one month Sprint? 1 hour 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours It is not time-boxed (as long as needed) .
A Development Team with 5 members has been using 15 minute Daily Scrums. Three new members have joined the team. How long should the Daily Scrum meetings be after that? 10 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes 25 minutes .
The Development Team should have all the skills and competencies required to… Turn Sprint Backlogs into Increments of potentially releasable product. Deliver Sprint Backlog items to QA/QC department Complete the project in time and within budget Plan the whole project and complete it according to the plan .
Who is required to attend the Daily Scrums? Product Owner Scrum Master Development Team Scrum Master and Development Team Product Owner and Development Team The whole Scrum Team .
The Daily Scrums should be held at the same time and changing places for most of the entire duration of a Sprint. TRUE FALSE .
What is the recommended size of a Development Team? 3 to 15 3 to 12 3 to 9 3 to 6 5 to 9 5 to 12 .
Who has the authority to cancel a Sprint? Product Owner Scrum Master Development Team All roles together Any of the roles .
Why should the Scrum Master attend the Daily Scrum? To make sure everyone answers the three standard questions To make a list of the problems that Development Team is facing and try to solve them To gather data needed for reporting to the higher management The Scrum Master does not have to attend the meeting, he/she only has to ensure that the Development Team has such a meeting .
How a Scrum Master increases the productivity of the Development Team? By facilitating their decision and removing impediments By preventing changes to the Sprint Backlog By ensuring that Product Backlog items are ordered properly By ensuring that Scrum meetings start and end at the right time .
Which statement best describes the Sprint Review? It is a review of the Development Team activities during the Sprint It is a review of the Scrum Team activities during the Sprint It is a demo and inspection of the outcome of the Sprint It is a review of what went well and what did not went well throughout the Sprint .
Each Increment should be released at the end of each Sprint. TRUE FALSE .
Which statement is true about the project which has multiple teams? It should have one Product Backlog and one Product Owner It should have one Product Backlog and multiple Product Owners It should have multiple Product Backlogs and one Product Owner It should have multiple Product Backlogs and Multiple Product Owners .
In waterfall, the project team often gets early feedback from customers or markets about the product they are building, so they can act on this feedback on time TRUE FALSE .
What factors will increase complexity? Select all that apply. Larger number of people on the project Longer duration of the project Batching of a large amount of features into one big release .
Scrum effectively limits the risk of unknowingly doing something wrong by Having a detailed and extensive risk management plan Having multiple checkpoints and a thorough review by senior management at those checkpoints Using short iterations called Sprints .
Scrum has been used to Develop products, product enhancements, and operational environments for products use Research viable markets and new product capabilities Manage the operation of organizations All of the above .
Scrum is A framework to address complex adaptive problems A collection of the industry`s best practices in information technology A body of knowledge on software engineering to build products .
To reduce the likelihood of not meeting big commitments, Scrum uses Time-boxing so the planned events can happen on time Time-boxing so the commitments will have additional buffer of time Time boxing so the events cannot exceed a predetermined amount of time .
Select all that apply. The formal opportunities for inspection and adaptation are The Sprint The Scrum Team The Product Increment None of the above .
Select all that apply. The Scrum framework consists of Scrum Events Scrum Teams Product Development Processes Roles, Events, Artifacts, and Rules associated with Scrum Teams .
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