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1 ACP Exam Prep Plus Desk Reference including the Project Management Agile Body of Knowledge TM (PMABOK TM ) Contents Homework Assignment for 2 PDUs... 1 Chapter Close-Out... 2 Terminology Matching Exercise... 2 Crossword Puzzle... 2 Word Search... 3 Chapter Practice Test... 3 Chapter 2: Introducing Agile Project Management... 4 Chapter Close-Out... 4 Agile PM Processes Grid TM Exercise... 4 Terminology Matching Exercise... 4 Crossword Puzzle... 5 Word Search... 6 Chapter Practice Test... 7 Homework Assignment for 2 PDUs This PDF is the test portion of the 2-PDU program. Answers for self-correcting and scoring your work can be downloaded at Please feel free to contact Customer Service if you have any questions or concerns

2 Chapter Close-Out Terminology Matching Exercise This section has been reduced to adjust the homework for the intended two hours. Term Definition / Description 1. Agile PM A Program Management Professional Processes Grid 2. ACP B Project Management Professional 3. PMI s Code C Project Management Body Of Knowledge of Ethics 4. PMP D Agile Certified Practitioner 5. PMBOK E The outline for ethical practices within the project management profession 6. CSM F Certified Associate in Project Management 7. PgMP G A table containing knowledge and skills areas and agile project management processes 8. CAPM H Certified Scrum Professional 9. CSPO I Certified Scrum Master 10. CSP J Certified Scrum Product Owner Crossword Puzzle This section has been removed to adjust the homework for the intended two hours

3 Word Search R E S P E C T S L T V W S E T I A Y S D Y T A F X X Q J X I O W M V O Q D X W T C A C M X J M K Q R Z K K P U R G O O X P R O C E S S E S G R I D A F H R O J Z D D D F Y U Y E C A N T T B D C S P O E A N O P I U Q J Z B L Z C I O Y F F M R P G M P M B O K Y S F Q E P N R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y E C S P Q E V D W Y L M Y H E S H O N E S T Y B K P J U I F S R N L R A H S M A Q C A C O P F Q S W C S M C R H L M S L N T H E F O U R V A L U E S Z C Word Search - 15 Words to find: PROCESSES GRID CODE OF ETHICS PMBOK THE FOUR VALUES RESPECT CSM PGMP CSP ACP PMP FAIRNESS RESPONSIBILITY HONESTY CAPM CSPO Chapter Practice Test This section has been removed to adjust the homework for the intended two hours

4 Chapter 2: Introducing Agile Project Management Chapter Close-Out Agile PM Processes Grid TM Exercise This section has been removed to adjust the homework for the intended two hours. Terminology Matching Exercise In the blank column to the left of the Term, fill in the letter that identifies the correct definition or description. Term Definition / Description 1. Retrospective A An artifact similar to the product specification or requirements list in traditional project management. 2. WIP B A family of agile frameworks that vary based on project size and criticality. 3. Planning C Possibly the most tightly wrapped Agile framework. Game 4. FDD D Work-In-Process 5. Crystal E An XP method for eliciting customer requirements. 6. TDD F A process-focused meeting the team uses to identify ways to improve how they create deliverables. 7. Product Backlog G A software development process that is an agile project management tool, not a framework. 8. Time Box H A project management framework that uses iterative cycles and incremental deliverables to develop solutions. 9. Iteration I The voice of the customer that represents the stakeholders and the business, and sets the priorities. 10. Scrum J There are several types used in agile project management; the highest level one is a roadmap. 11. User Stories K A list of features to be developed in the current iteration 12. Product L Records of project inputs, outputs, and progress points Owner 13.ScrumMaster M Written documentation that helps the team understand what work needs to be done. 14. Artifacts N Ensures the process is understood and followed, shields the team from interference, and removes impediments. 15. Sprint Backlog O A time-box within which work is completed

5 Crossword Puzzle Hints: Across 2. Acronym for work in the system Record of project inputs, outputs and progress points 7. One of the tightly wrapped agile frameworks 10. A time-box to complete work 12. A team meeting to improve how to create deliverables 13. The most popular agile framework 14. A leader who makes sure the process is understood and followed and shields the team from outside interference Down 1. Documentation that helps the team understand what work needs to be done 3. The voice of the customer 5. A software development tool, not an agile framework 6. Things to be done in the current iteration An XP method to elicit new requirements from customers 9. A family of agile frameworks based on size and criticality 11. The Roadmap is the highest level example of these

6 Word Search A T U S P Y X I T G I H M O V G H M Q O D D K U E N L F V A A Z C U F D D R U G J D Q C R Y S T A L Q Y S C R U M Z O B X J R N F W X H W Y F K V B V O C L E P N M A R A T V I V B X H F R B O K M K R I O S C R U M M A S T E R W E C A E O O I N Z W L M C M P T O D I V A G I H K D V Z C S Y Y G I J F R Z I B G V N E F U Q E G N L D K W W K O T T N V N J S I C U D Q U D J G P G S C N I K O P S Q W T E M Q Q S V H E T E I N U I K N X B X B W M J K J E L E P R N H T L T G G O A A O J K G T H R S P A X A W M H R B M R C I P U L L F O S L F R S W D R E B Q T K C L R L K R H P T E Q P A S M X A Y I L E N N Y T Z D P T O G U C I S W F J F O E U R E S R T I M I R M T B P H P P A G R T R O B P F X V P Z I U Q X C I T C T N G U F L S J S L N A U E S P W Y X T I P R O D U C T O W N E R T S G I H M S O Word Search - 15 Words to find: RETROSPECTIVE PLANNING GAME CRYSTAL PRODUCT BACKLOG ITERATION USER STORIES SCRUMMASTER SPRINT BACKLOG WIP FDD TDD TIME BOX SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER ARTIFACTS - 6 -

7 Chapter Practice Test 1. When applying XP methods, the phrase last possible moment refers to. A. The moment at which failing to make a decision eliminates an important alternative B. The moment at which time the project is officially late C. The end of an iteration D. The latest possible release date 2. A period, usually 2 to 4 weeks, in which the project team codes and tests one or more small features resulting in potentially releasable software is referred to as. A. An iteration B. A time box C. A story D. A theme 3. Anything that has value because the customer can see it or use it to understand project progress could be referred to as a A. User story B. Potentially shippable product increment C. Release D. Time box 4. A meeting where the potentially shippable product increment is presented to all interested stakeholders for their review and feedback is best described as a A. Retrospective meeting B. Planning meeting C. Review meeting D. Acceptance meeting 5. A meeting that is process-focused and used by the team to identify ways to improve how they create deliverables is best described as a. A. Acceptance meeting B. Planning meeting C. Review meeting D. Retrospective meeting - 7 -

8 6. One of the most widely recognized agile certifications is the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification. This certification is issued by A. Agile Alliance B. Scrum Alliance C. Project Management Institute (PMI) D. Master Certification Alliance (MCA) 7. Which of the following is not considered one of the various agile frameworks? A. Extreme programming (XP) B. Lean Software development (LSD) C. Test Driven Development (TDD) D. Feature Driven Development (FDD) 8. is the highest level time box and is composed of release plans. A. An iteration B. A sprint C. A roadmap D. A story 9. A lower level time box that identifies specific feature sets that represent a recognizable, logical component of the overall solution and often represents the point at which deliverables can be used or implemented by the customer is referred to as. A. An iteration B. A release plan C. A roadmap D. A story 10. Release plans are composed of. A. Iteration plans B. Story points C. Roadmaps D. Customer requirements 11. In the Scrum world, is a term often used in place of iteration. A. Release B. Story C. Roadmap D. Sprint - 8 -

9 12. Of the following terms, which is not considered part of the feedback cycle? A. Monthly project review B. Daily stand up meeting C. Review meeting D. Retrospective meeting 13. The phrase means that decisions are made at the right time and is sometimes referred to as the last responsible moment. A. Progressive elaboration B. Deferring commitment C. Rolling wave planning D. Last minute sprint (LMS) 14. The phrase describing the agile practice of delivering increments of the solution early and often is referred to as. A. Progressive elaboration B. Deferring commitment C. Rolling wave planning D. Iterative development 15. Agile project methodologies seek to reduce work-in-progress (WIP) because. A. WIP is disruptive to iteration planning B. WIP has cost but no value C. WIP helps learning and is actually encouraged D. Deferring commitment requires that WIP be minimized 16. In the Scrum framework of agile project management, the ensures the process is understood and followed, shields the team from outside interference, and removes impediments for the team. A. Product Owner B. Scrum Master C. Project Manager D. On-site customer - 9 -

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