Professional Conduct and Ethics PMP Sample Questions

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Question - 1

You are a project manager of a company and your project is currently in execution phase. The customer has requested you for additional work. This work will affect the budget, but not the schedule of the project. What should you do next?
1.Add the additional requirements to the project plan.
2.Ignore the request.
3.Explain the change procedure and ask to submit a request for change.
4.Discuss with the project team about the change.

Correct Answers are : 3
Explanation :
C is the correct answer.

Explain the change procedure and ask to submit a request for change is the best choice.



Question - 2

You are a project manager for a project. While reviewing the cost estimates for the project, you notice that one of the cost estimates for an element in the WBS is 20% higher than the previous project for a very similar work. What should you do next?
1.Accept the estimate.
2.Ask the person responsible about the difference.
3.Ignore it.
4.Reduce the estimate.

Correct Answers are : 2
Explanation :
B is the correct answer.

Best option is to ask the person responsible about the difference and create the most accurate estimate that is practical.



Question - 3

Your company policy allow to gift exchange with customer within certain limit. By mistake, you have given a gift to the customer's representative already which is beyond the limit mentioned in your company policy. What should you do?
1.Forget it and don't tell anyone.
2.Contact your company's senior management and ask for assistance.
3.Ask your customer to return the gift.
4.Ask your customer to give you a gift which has the same cost

Correct Answers are : 2
Explanation :
B is the correct answer.

Best option is to contact your company's senior management and ask for assistance.



Question - 4

Your company policy allows accepting gifts from customer within certain limit. Your customer is giving you a gift which is beyond limit of your company policy. You have given a gift to the customer's representative already which has similar in value. What should you do?
1.Accept it and don't tell anyone.
2.Contact your company's senior management and ask for assistance.
3.Ask your customer about company policy.
4.Refuse it.

Correct Answers are : 2
Explanation :
B is the correct answer.

Best option is to contact your company's senior management and ask for assistance.



Question - 5

You are a project manager of Software Product company. After a person is hired, you come to know that many of this person's ideas were developed by a competitor company. Are you going to implement the same ideas?
1.Accept the new ideas.
2.Ignore the ideas because it may be violation of the code of conduct.
3.Ask to sign NDA.
4.Tell the person that he should not mention that the ideas came from another company.

Correct Answers are : 1
Explanation :
A is the correct answer.

Unless the employee signed the NDA with his or her previous organization, there is no obligation for him or her not to share knowledge that was gained while working for the competitor.



Question - 6

You are managing a project that is in the execution phase. A large and unexpected problem occurs that will cause a delay in the schedule. What should you do?
1.Look for tasks in the project where there is an ability to reschedule to free resources for this problem.
2.Make overtime mandatory for the project team.
3.Discuss with the stakeholders about getting additional time and budget for the project.
4.Reduce testing time.

Correct Answers are : 1
Explanation :
A is the correct answer.

The first thing that you should do is to look for tasks in the project where there is an ability to reschedule to free resources for this problem.



Question - 7

Some of your team members want to work on a flexible schedule and others want all team members to agree on a fixed time schedule. What should you do?
1.Allow them for flexible time schedules.
2.Allow them for fixed time schedules.
3.Arrange a meeting and allow them to decide.
4.Ask your senior management to decide.

Correct Answers are : 3
Explanation :
C is the correct answer.

The best option is to arrange a meeting and allow them to decide.

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