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Practice Questions for Scrum Master Certification Assessments, with Answers & Explanations - Part 10

Jimmy Mathew, Agile Consultant

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6 Lessons (31m)
    • 1. Intro: Course Introduction

      1:09
    • 2. Practice Questions 361 - 370

      6:54
    • 3. Practice Questions 371 - 380

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    • 4. Practice Questions 381 - 390

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    • 5. Practice Questions 391 - 400

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    • 6. Outro: Our Skillshare Courses

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About This Class

This course is prepared keeping Professional Scrum Master® I (PSM I®) certification assessment in mind and follows scrum as described in the The Scrum Guide. 

This is the tenth one in the series

  • This course has 40 questions for scrum master certification exams / assessments.

  • Prepared keeping Scrum. org Professional Scrum Master® I (PSM I®) certification assessment in mind

  • Questions and explanations are based on Scrum as defined in The Scrum Guide™.

  • Explanations are given for each question while reviewing the answers.

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*Professional Scrum™, Professional Scrum Master™, PSM, PSM I, PSM 1, etc. is the protected brand of Scrum org.

This course is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with Scrum org. This course uses content from the Scrum Guide. All the content related to Scrum Guide is taken from scrumguides org and is under the Attribution ShareAlike license of Creative Commons. Further information is accessible at http://creativecommons org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode and also described in summary form at http://creativecommons org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/. 

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This course has 4 videos of 10 questions each. Questions range from basic to expert level and explanations are given for all answers.

Knowledge of Scrum is desirable for taking this course. Practice tests are based on Scrum as defined in The Scrum Guide™.

This will make the student better prepared Scrum Master certification assessments and interviews for Scrum roles. Questions and explanations are based on Scrum as defined in The Scrum Guide™. This is helpful for any Professional appearing for Scrum Master Certifications and Interviews.

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1. Intro: Course Introduction: welcome to the course Practice questions for scrum Muster certification assessments. Barton. This course has 40 questions for scrum muster certifications, assessments questions ranged from basic two expert level and explanations are given while reviewing the answers. This is the 10th course in the series. Knowledge off scrum is desirable for taking this course. Practice tests are based on scrum as defined in the scrum guide. This will make the student better prepared for scrum master certifications and interviews for scrammed roles. Questions and explanations are based on scrum as defined in the scrum guide. This is helpful for any professional appearing for scrum, master certifications or interviews. 2. Practice Questions 361 - 370: question 361. The order of product backlog items is decided during the options are Option one backlog Refinement sessions organized by product owner Option two during spring planning. Option three during string Review option for at any time during its existence. Correct answer is option for items can be added, refined and prioritized in the product backlog at any time, but it will be considered for sprints only during the next sprint Planning based on its priority question. 362. The number of items selected from the product backlog for the sprint is solely up to the development team. True or false? Correct answer is true. Product owner defines the priorities and his slash her expectations. But it is the development team who decide the number of items that they can take up based on their capacity. Other roles can negotiate and influence the decisions regarding this election, but the final decision on the capacity is with the development team. Question 363. A spring planning meeting is in progress. Development Team has selected the backlog items based on their velocity and scrum team crafted a sprint goal. Accountability is fixed with individual members for each selected item. How will you comment on this situation? The options are option one. Assigning ownership will increase accountability. Option two scrum master should have been consulted before assigning items. Option three individual member may be working on specific items, but accountability should remain with the team. Option for entire team should work on a single item at a time. Correct answer is option. Three individual members will take up work in their area of interest or expertise, but the accountability remains with the team. It is the team who commits and delivers question 364 in the list below which all are the inputs to the spring planning. The options are Option one product backlog. Option two. Spring backlog Option three. Latest product in government option for past performance of the development team. Correct answer is options. 134 Sprint backlog is created during Sprint Planning Question. 366. Should product owner be a technical person? The options are option one. Yes, he or she needs to guide the team. Option two. Yes, he or she is responsible for the outcome. Option three. No, he or she represents business. Correct answer is Option two. Scrum team drafts. The Sprint Goal and Development team create the Sprint backlog during Sprint Planning. Question. 366. Should product owner be a technical person? The options are option one. Yes, he or she needs to guide the team. Option. Two. Yes, he or she is responsible for the outcome. Option three. No, he or she represents business option for No, he or she can learn technology as sprints progresses. Correct answer is Option three. Product Owner focuses on the business and requirements Development Team focuses on the development aspects. It is good to have technical knowledge, but it is not an impediment. Question. 367 which is a technical practice suggested by Scrum. The options are Option one Pierre Programming option two coding standards. Option three. Test driven development option for none of the above correct answer is option for Scrum does not prescribe specific technical practices. It is up to the development team to select what best for them question. 368. What is test driven development? The options are option one right the test first and develop software to satisfy the test option. Two testers will plan the development option three. A team of testers continuously verifying the changes option for same is test automation. Correct answer is option one. Tests are written first, run it and fail. Then enough code is written to pass the test. The code is then improved in the cycle. Repeats Question 369. Development team is working on a product backlog item, but they are unsure if the functionality is working is expected. What can help them in this situation? The options are Option one. Definition of done option. Two. Spring backlog. Option three. Acceptance criteria option for product roadmap. Correct answer is Option three. Product backlog items often include test descriptions that will prove its completeness. When done, this will usually take the form of acceptance criteria. Question. 370. Select all those not applicable for product owner role. The options are option one. Gives business direction. Option two manages work towards spring goal Option three. Evaluate team member performance option for maximize value of product. Correct answer is options 23 The product owner represents the business for the team and gives the business priorities. He or she is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the development team 3. Practice Questions 371 - 380: question 371 during the Sprint planning, the development team is selecting the backlog items for the Sprint who can best guide them in making the best out of this activity. The options are option one. The team self organizes Option two. The product owner Option three. The end user option for the scrum Master Correct answer is Option two. The product owner represents the business for the team and gives the business priorities. He or she can help or guide the team with business priorities. But the final decision on what can be delivered is with the development team. Question 372. Who can provide input to the product owner on product backlog items. The options are option one No. One product owner is the authority Option two. Development team Option three end users option for business experts. Option five. Anyone who is associated with the product. Correct answer is Option five. Product owner takes inputs from many, but the decisions and responsibility are with him or her. Question. 373. A 19 manager in the organization expresses his concern over the current velocity of the development team he wanted an update on the likely delivery dates. Who can give him a better picture on the progress? The options are. Option one Development Team Option two scrum team Option three scrum Master option for product donor Correct answer is option for product. Owner can explain to him the status of the backlog. What is done, What is not done in the likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date and product owners should make sure that this information is visible in transparent question. 374 WHO projects likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date if required during the Sprint review, the options are Option one Development Team Option two scrum team Option three Scrum Master option for product donor Correct answer is option for product Owner can explain the status of the backlog. What is done? What is not done in the likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date. Question. 375 Product backlog items can be updated at any time by the product owner or at the product owners. Discretion, which attribute of product backlog item should not be updated at the product. Owners discretion the options are option one. Details. Option two Order Option three Estimate option for none of these. Correct answer is Option three. The development team is responsible for all estimates. The product owner may influence the development team by helping it understand and select trade offs, but the people who will perform the work make the final estimate. Question. 376. When can we consider a product backlog item is ready for selection in planning. The options are option one when it becomes part of Sprint Backlog Option two. When it meets the definition of done option. Three. When it can be done within one sprint option for when it injures the product backlog. Correct answer is Option three. Product backlog Items that will occupy the development team for the upcoming Sprint are refined so that any one item can reasonably be done within the Sprint Time box product backlog. Items that can be done by the development team within one sprint are deemed ready for selection in a Sprint planning question. 377 Development team can participate in product backlog refinement activities. When will this happen? The options are Option one in spring one Option two during spring planning Option three during Sprint Review option for as decided by the scrum team Correct answer is option for product owner remains accountable for product backlog but development team usually spend no more than 10% of their time in these activities. The scrum team decides how and when refinement is done. Question 378 during the Sprint Review. There is a difference in opinion between two stakeholders on the way in which the new capability is defined. Who is responsible for resolving this conflict? The options are Option one product donor Option two scrum Master Option three Development team option for business analyst Correct answer is option one. The product owner is responsible for detail ing the requirements to the development team. He or she should discuss with the stakeholders and take a decision considering their viewpoints. Question 379 which all items in the list below are in the scope of Sprint Review. The options are Option one product backlog items have been done in what has not been done. Option two. What is the most valuable thing to do next? Option three Review of the timeline and budget option for start date for next Sprint. Correct answer is options. 123 A new sprint starts immediately after the previous sprint ends, not an item to review. Others are in the scope. Question. 380 Development team has successfully built it unshakable increments. By the end of the sprint. It is accepted by the product owner. The related product backlog items are updated is done so it is done in no need to demonstrate during the Sprint review. True or false, the options are option one. True, the product owner responsible for approving it is done. Option two. False It is a candidate for Sprint Review. Correct answer is false. The development team demonstrates the work that it has done an answers. Questions about the increment. The presentation of the increment is intended to elicit feedback and foster collaboration 4. Practice Questions 381 - 390: question 381 three teams Air working on the same product. Select the best statement. The options are Option one. A single product backlog is maintained and each team will concentrate on one of the layers of the product, like database business logic and user interface. Option two. Three Product backlogs and teams will be working on different features. Slash capabilities of the product Option three single product backlog and two teams will be working on increments. Third team will take care of testing and integration aspect to make the increments ship. Herbal option for single product backlog. In all, teams will be working towards creating done ship herbal increments. Correct answer is option for one, product has only one product backlog. All teams will be following the same. Each team will be working across the layers on different features, creating done increments. Question. 382 from the list below. Please select artifacts that are mandatory in scrum. The options are Option one project plan Option two Increment Option three. Product backlog option for high level design option five. Spring backlog. Correct answer is options. 235 Scrum mandates only three artifacts. Product backlog, sprint backlog and the increment. Others are optional. The team can decide if they add value in the progress towards the sprint goal. Question 383. A new organization has decided to adopt scrum in one of their projects. Do they have to discuss this with their customer and get their go ahead? Signal? The options are option one. No, it is only an internal change option two. No, it will not impact the delivery option. Three. Yes, it changes the way the software is delivered. Option for Yes, it is good to know. Correct answer is Option three. It will change the way the software is delivered. Customers should be ready for incremental delivery and short feedback loops. Question. 384 A new organization is adopting Scrum. It modifies the framework to suit their requirements. They change the formal events and add or delete some rolls. What will be the result? The options are option one. Projects in the organization will fail. Option two. The result is not scrum Option three Scrum is only a framework. The modified version will speed up their scrum adoption option for organization will become more agile correct answer is option two scrums, rolls, events, artifacts and rules are immutable. And although implementing only parts of scrum is possible, the result is not scrum scrum exists only in its entirety. Question 385 A Development Team member can play the role of a scrum master. True or false? Correct answer is true. A scrum master can be a development team member but this is not mandatory. Question 386. Who is a servant leader for this crime team? The options are option one product owner Option two Scrum Master Option three Project lead option for development team Correct answer is option two. The Scrum master is a servant leader for the scrum team. The scrum master is responsible for promoting and supporting scrum as defined in the scrum guide. Scrum Masters Do this by helping everyone understand scrum theory practices, rules and values. Question 387. The product owner is not showing up for the scrum events and not available for the development team. What should be the way out? The options are Option one scrum Master should take up the product owner responsibilities Option two It is fine if the product owner is available for the Sprint Review. Option three senior member from development team can step in as the product owner till he or she returns Option for the scrum. Master must take it as an impediment and educate the product owner. Correct answer is option for Scrum Master has the responsibility to make sure that the scrum is understood and followed. He or she has a coaching responsibility towards the scrum team. Question 388. The organization is conducting a natural kiosk to spread scrum awareness within the organization. The scrum master is asked to contribute in that initiative. What should be the approach? The options are option one. It is outside the scope of the scrum team. Option two. Inform the organization that this could be considered only during next sprint Planning option. Three. This is part of scrum master responsibilities towards the organization option for address this request to the product owner Correct answer is Option three. Scrum Master has responsibilities to the organizing He or she should help the organization in its scrum Adoption Question 389. What is hardening Sprint where it is helpful? The options are Option one hardening Sprint IDs for preparing the product for release. It is useful in all the projects. Option two. Hardening Sprint. It's for preparing the product for release. It is useful in packaged systems. Option three. There is nothing called hardening Sprint. We have released Sprint for release preparation option for there is no spring called Hardening Sprint. Correct answer is option. For there is only one type of sprint that create a done ship. Herbal increments. Question 390. Which artifact serves as a forecast? The functionality in the next increment. The options are Option one on increments. Option two. The Spring Backlog Option three. The product backlog option for all these three are correct. Correct answer is Option two. The Sprint backlog is the set of product back walk items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increments and realizing the Sprint goal. The Sprint backlog is a forecast by the development team about what functionality will be in the next increment and the work needed to deliver that functionality into a done increments 5. Practice Questions 391 - 400: question. 391 Objective set for the Sprint that can be met through the implementation of product backlog is called. The options are Option one Spring Backlog Option two Spring Goal option three. Definition of done option for none of the above correct answer is Option two. During Sprint planning, the scrum team also crafts a Sprint goal. The Sprint goal is an objective that will be met within the Sprint through the implementation of the product backlog, and it provides guidance to the development team on why it is building the increment. Question. 392. What our feature teams the options are Option one. Teams are made up of experts in a specific domain and they're focused only on the work related to their domain option. Two self organizing teams who perform their work without being guided by someone outside the team. Option three teams are across component cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour feature of the system. Option for all these answers are correct. Correct answer is Option three feature teams. Feature teams are cross component cross functional teams working on a specific behaviour feature of the system. It will have expertise to work on all the components required for that feature question. 393. What is the recommended structure of development team? The options are Option one. The development team should be consisting of programmers and testers. Option two. The development team should consist of all skills required to convert the selected product backlog items into a potentially ship herbal increments of product functionality. Option three. The development team has no titles, so it should be of developers only in other skills as consultants. Option for the development team should consist of business analyst developers and testers. Correct answer is Option two. The development team is cross functional with all skills required to create the product increments. Question 394 which is neither a role nor a title recognized by scrum. The options are Option one product donor Option two. Development Team Option three Scrum Master Option for development team tester Correct answer is option for a scrum. Team has only three rolls Scrum Master, A product owner in a development team development team consists of development team members . No title called Development team tester Question 395. What is the advantage of development team members being full time in a single project. The options are option one. It is easy to coordinate. Option two more focus and productivity. Option three Management is easier. Option for work assignments will be more effective. Correct answer is Option two being full time in a team make them more focused on the work and it, in turn, will increase productivity. Question 396 in which formal event Time Box will very based on the development team size. The options are Option one. Sprint Review Option two. Daily Scrum Option three. Spring planning option for spring rich respective option five. None of these correct answer is Option five. Time Box will not very based on team size for some events, it is influenced by sprint length. Question 397. What is the time box for Sprint retrospective for one month sprints? The options are option one two hours. Option two. Not a time boxed event. Option. Three three hours Option for as decided by development team. Correct answer is option three Time box for Sprint retrospective is three hours for one month Sprint question. 398 artifacts are one of the inputs for the scrum team to take decisions to optimize their value. Effectiveness of these decisions depends on please select the best answer. The options are Option one artifact Transparency Option two artifact format. Option three artifact ownership. Correct answer is option one. To the extent that the artifacts are in completely transparent, these decisions can be flawed. Value may diminish and risk may increase. Question 399 who create the Sprint backlog. The options are Option one scrum Master Option two Product owner Option three Development team option for scrum team Correct answer is Option three. Sprint backlog is owned by the development team. They will create and maintain it. Question 400 When our scrum values the options are Option one commitment Option two Courage Option three speed option for focus Option five. Openness Option five Respect Correct answer is options 12456 Commitment, Courage, focus, Openness and respect are termed a scrum Values 6. Outro: Our Skillshare Courses : we would like to provide an overview of our courses on agile and scrum.