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Practice Questions for Scrum Master Certification Assessments, with Answers & Explanations - Part 12

Jimmy Mathew, Agile Consultant

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6 Lessons (30m)
    • 1. Intro: Course Introduction

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    • 2. Practice Questions 441 - 450

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    • 3. Practice Questions 451 - 460

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    • 4. Practice Questions 461 - 470

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    • 5. Practice Questions 471 - 480

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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 twelfth 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 master Certification Assessments Park 12 . This course has 40 questions for scrum muster certifications, assessments, questions range from basic to expert level and explanations are given while reviewing the answers. This is the 12 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 441 - 450: question. 441 New items can be added to the product backlog at any time as required by the product owner. True or false? Correct answer is true. Items can be added at any time as required by the product owner. It will get refined and prioritized in the product backlog, but it will be considered for sprints only during the next Sprint planning subject to its priority. Question. 442. What is not true about product backlog? Option one. An ordered list of everything that is known to be needed in the product. Option two. The product backlog evolves as the product in the environment in which it will be used. Evolves. Option three. All the back walk items must be in the form of user stories. Option for the product owner is responsible for the product backlog, including its content availability and ordering correct Answer is Option three. Scrum does not prescribe any specific technique. The product owner can decide what best work for them in capturing the requirements in the product backlog. Question 443. Product owner Best understands the business priorities. He or she decides how many back walk items to be included in the Sprint. True or false Correct answer is false. Product owner defines the priorities and his or 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 444 in the list below, which is not an input to the Sprint Planning Option one. Product backlog Option two. Sprint Backlog Option three. Latest product increment option for past performance of the development team. Correct answer is option two. Sprint backlog is created during Sprint planning. Other are among the inputs. Question. 445 actual value says responding to change over following a plan. What is true about planning in scrum? Option one. Planning brings in command and control and should be avoided. Option two. Detailed planning is required in advance Option three high level long term plan at released level and detailed plans at the beginning of Sprint at sprint level option for create an overall plan and rest leave to the Development team. Development Team takes up work as it comes. Correct answer is Option three scrum do plan, but in enough quantity. We will have an overall high level long term plan at release level and detailed plans at the beginning of Sprint at Sprint Level Development Team have Daily Scrum, which serves as a daily planning question. 446 Which of the following items are not created during Sprint Planning Option one. Sprint Goal Option two. Sprint Backlog Option three. At least one ship Herbal increments Correct Answer is option three. Scrum team Drafts. The Sprint Goal and Development team Create the Sprint backlog during Sprint Planning Question 447 What benefits can an automated build brings in? Select to option one Automatic code generation Option two. Reduced chances of build errors in the baseline option three. Early feedback for the changes in the code option for code become more readable. Correct answer is options 23 In automated build, the code changes are built when they are submitted. This identifies issues faster and keep the baseline healthy. Question. 448 What are the benefits of test driven Development Option one. It makes the overall development process faster. Option two. It improves quality Option three. It reduces bugs. Option for all options are correct. Correct answer is option for tests are written. First, run it and fail. Then enough code is written to pass the test. The coat is then improved and the cycle repeats. All listed options are benefits from this approach. Quality improves as we're coating against an existing test. It reduces the bugs and rework effort. Question 449. What are the attributes of product backlog items? Select all that. Apply Option one description. Option two. Border Option three Estimate Option for assigned developer Option five Value Correct answer is options one 235 Product backlog items have the attributes of a description, order, estimate and value question 450. The role of a product owner can be described as select the best fit Option one Requirements . Collector Option two Requirements. Prioritize Option three. Business analyst. Option for value optimizer Correct answer is option for the product owner is responsible for maximizing the value of work done by the development team 3. Practice Questions 451 - 460: question 451 in scrum. The single voice of user is represented by Option one Scrum Master Option two Product Owner Option three Development Team option For all of these, correct answer is Option two. The product owner represents the business and end users for the team and gives the business priorities. Question 452 which is true about product owner role. Select all that apply Option one. Be responsible for maximizing the value of the product. Option two responsible for estimating the product back lock items. Option three Prioritized features according to market value option for accept or reject work results. Correct Answer is options 134 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. 453. For the product owner to succeed, the entire organization must respect his or her decisions, which, among below are not the ways in which product owner make his or her decisions visible. Option one. Reviewing the Sprint Backlog Option two. Clearly explaining the product backlog items Option three. Using content in ordering of the product backlog. Option for demonstrating the increment in the Sprint review Correct answer is options one for product owner decisions are visible in the content and ordering of product backlog. Question 454. Who is primary responsible for creating the product roadmap Option one Development Team Option two Product Sponsor Option three Scrum Master option for product owner Correct Answer is option for a product. Road map is a high level strategic plan that describes development of the product over a period. It gives a high level idea for the stakeholders. The product owner is responsible to make this prediction question. 455. During the Sprint Review, one of the stakeholders asked a question on the likely target and delivery dates for the product. Who can best answer his query. Option one Development Team Option two Scrum Team Option three Scrum Master option for product owner Correct answer is option for product. Owner can explain to him the status of the backlog, what has done what is not done and the likely target and delivery dates based on progress to date. Question 456 which among these is the most important delivery herbal by the development team at the end of the Sprint Option one Code Review Records Option two. Plan for regression testing Option three updates to the coding standards. Option for a done increments. Correct answer is option for goal of any sprint is to produce a usable, potentially ship Herbal product increments. Question. 457 What will be the testers doing during the first sprint Option one. Create a test plan for upcoming sprints. Option two. Develop a testing strategy option three. Need not be part of first Sprint option for there is no title called Tester. Correct Answer is option. For there is no title called Tester. All our Development team members with the goal of producing a usable, potentially ship herbal product increments. Question. 458. Product owner is responsible for maintaining the product backlog. Can the development team be involved in this activity? Option one. Yes, they can. Option two No, never correct answer is Option one. Product owner remains accountable for a product backlog, but development team can spend a part of their time usually not more than 10% in these activities. Question. 459 Which artifact is in focus during backlog Refinement process. Option one. Sprint Backlog Option two. Product backlog Option three increments Option for impediment list Correct answer is option two. Product backlog. Refinement is the act of adding detail estimates and order. Two items in the product backlog. This is an ongoing process in which the product owner and the development team collaborate on the details of product backlog items. Question 460 Who should take a final decision when there are conflicting requirements coming on the product from different stakeholders. Option one Product Owner 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 4. Practice Questions 461 - 470: question 461. Which event discusses how the last sprint went with regards to people Relationships, process and tools. Option one. Daily Scrum Option two. Sprint Retrospective Option three. Sprint Planning option for Sprint review Correct answer is Option two. The Sprint retrospective is an opportunity for the scrum team to inspect itself and create a plan for improvements to be enacted during the next sprint. The purpose of the Sprint retrospective includes Inspect how the last sprint went with regards to people, relationships, process and tools, identify and order the major items that went well and potential improvements. Create a plan for implementing improvements to the way the scrum team does its work Question. 462 which is in the scope of Sprint Review. Select All that Apply Option one Development Team plan for next 24 hours. Option two Review of the Timeline and Budget option three. Defining the probable product backlog items for the next Sprint option for feature demo Correct answer is options 234 SPRINT REVIEW Discusses how the marketplace or potential use of the product might have changed. What is the most valuable thing to do next? and review the timeline budget, potential capabilities and marketplace for the next anticipated releases of functionality or capability of the product. Question 463. Three teams are working on the same product, which will be a shared artifact across all the teams. Option one. Sprint Backlog Option two. Product backlog. Option three. Sprint burned down chart option for none of the above correct answer is Option two one. Product has only one product backlog. All teams will be following the same question. 464. All the teams working on the same product should have a single sprint backlog that combines plans from all the teams. True or false? Correct answer is Wells. There will be one product backlog. Each team will have their sprint backlogs. Question. 465 which is not an artifact defined by scrum Option one. Product backlog. Option two. Sprint backlog. Option three. Impediment list option for increments. Correct answer is Option three. 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. 466. Do you think a scrum master can also be a development team member? Correct answer is yes in many teams. Scrum master may take up the additional role of a development team member if he or she has the expertise in time. Question 467 in the scrum team who helped everyone understand scrum theory practices, rules and values. 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 responsible for promoting and supporting scrum scrum Masters. Do this by helping everyone understand scrum theory practices, Rules and values Question 468 WHO coaches the development team in self organization 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 having a coaching role as well. He or she coaches the development team in self organization. Question 469 Product owner has added an initial set items in the product backlog based on what is known so far, he is facing challenges in ordering them what could be the role of Scrum master here Option one Scrum Master. Do this activity on behalf of product owner Option two. Help him in finding techniques and getting knowledge for effective product backlog management Option three Tell him that the order is not important as he has captured all the requirements option for Let the development team do the ordering. Correct answer is Option two this part of the services that a scrum master can provide to the product owner. He can ensure the product owner knows how to arrange the product backlog to maximize value and help him in finding techniques for effective product backlog. Management Question 470 What is the role of product owner during hardening Sprint Option one. Help the team in responding to feedbacks from user acceptance testing. Option two. Review The increments created by Development team Option three helps the end users in testing the increments option for there is no sprint called Hardening Sprint. Correct answer is option, for there is only one type of sprint that create a done ship. Herbal increments 5. Practice Questions 471 - 480: question 471 Development team can re negotiate the Sprint backlog and identified work without impacting or to increase the possibility of achieving the Sprint goal. Who must be present in this discussion. Option one Development Team Option two Scrum Master Option three Product Owner Option for project sponsor Correct Answer is options 13 Development team can re negotiate the scope with product owner without endangering the Sprint goal. Question. 472. An objective that will be met within the Sprint through the implementation of the product backlog is called Option one Acceptance Criteria Option two. Definition of done Option three. Project Vision option for Sprint goal. Correct answer is option for 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 increments. Question. 473. Every development team should have option one. An equal number of developers and testers. Option two. A technical lead or a senior developer option three competencies and skills required to deliver a done increments at every sprint option for none of the above correct answer is Option three. The development team is cross functional, with all skills required to create the product increments. Question 474 which is not a defined role in scrum option one. The Development Team Option two. The Product owner Option three. Developer option for the scrum Master Correct answer is Option three. The scrum team consists of the scrum master, the product owner and the development team. Question 475 What are the different titles within the development team? Option one Development Team Tester Option two Development Team Tester and programmer Option three Tester in programmer option for development team Programmer and development team Tester Option five None of these correct answer is Option five. The Development team has no titles within it. All our development team members question 476 Scrum has fixed the time box for formal events. What can be the time box for other meetings? Select all that Apply Option one max. Four hours for one month Sprint Option two Scrum does not define a time box for other events. Option three not more than time box for Sprint planning option for scrum team can decide an appropriate amount of time without allowing waste. Correct answer is options to for the unprescribed events may and whenever the purpose of the event is achieved, ensuring an appropriate amount of time is spent without allowing waste in the process. Question 477 What is the time box for Sprint Review Option one two hours. Option two eight hours irrespective of the sprint length option. Three. Not time boxed can take time as required for increment demo option for four hours for a monthly sprint. Four. Shorter's prints. It is usually shorter. Correct answer is option for time box for a Sprint review is four hours for one month. Sprints can be less for shorter sprints. Question 478. Who decides the frequency and way in which the Sprint backlog items to be updated. 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. 479. Which statement is true about Sprint backlog Option one. As development progresses, tasks may get added. Remaining effort in the Sprint backlog can grow. Option two. Development team Start with known tasks at the time of Sprint Planning Option three. It is a live document development team. Keep updating it throughout this print duration option for as sprint progresses, new tasks make it added, resulting in a temporary increase in remaining effort. Option five. All these answers are correct. Correct answer is Option five. All statements are features of Sprint backlog. The product backlog items selected for the Sprint plus the plan for delivering them is called the Sprint Backlog. Development Team is responsible for creating and maintaining the Sprint backlog. Plan usually takes form of engineering tasks and other work items for meeting the definition of done for the selected user story. These tasks are usually estimated in hours or days. Development team start with known tasks at the time of Sprint Planning Question 480 which is not included as a scrum value Option one Commitment Option two Courage Option three speed option for focus Option five. Openness Option six. Respect correct answer is option three. Commitment, courage, focus, openness and respect are termed as scrum values 6. Outro: Our Skillshare Courses : we would like to provide an overview of our courses on agile and scrum.