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Practice Questions for Scrum Master Certification Assessments, with Answers & Explanations - Part 6

Jimmy Mathew, Agile Consultant

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5 Lessons (35m)
    • 1. Course Introduction

      1:08
    • 2. Practice Questions 201 - 210

      8:49
    • 3. Practice Questions 211 - 220

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    • 4. Practice Questions 221 - 230

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    • 5. Practice Questions 231 - 240

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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 sixth 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. Course Introduction: Hello. Welcome to the course Practice questions for scrum master certification assessments. Part six. This course has 40 questions for scrum master certifications. Assessments. Questions range from basic to expert level and explanations are given while reviewing the answers. This is the sixth course in the Siri's 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 for scrum master certifications and interviews for scrum roles. Questions and explanations are based on Scrum is defined in the scrum guide. This is helpful for any professional appearing for scrum, master certifications or interviews. 2. Practice Questions 201 - 210: question 201 scrum talks about self organizing teams. They manage their own work so formal planning is not required in scrum comment on this statement. Option one planning brings in command and control and should be avoided. Option two. Detailed planning is required in advance. Option three. Scrum. Do enough planning at various levels option for create an overall plan and rest leave to the development team. Correct answer is Option three scrum do enough planning at various levels Scrum do plan but in enough quantity. We will have an overall high level long term planet released level and detailed plans at the beginning of each sprint development team have Daily Scrum which serves as a daily planning question. 202 Which of the following is falls Option one. A Sprint can be cancelled if the sprint gold becomes obsolete. Option two. The Scrum Master coaches the team in keeping the events within time Box Option three. The development team can renegotiates scope with product owner if they find their actual capacity is not as expected. Option for a fully formed sprint backlog is one of the expected outcome from Sprint Planning. Correct answer is option for a fully formed Sprint backlog is one of the expected outcome from Sprint planning. This statement is wrong. Sprint Backlog Is Alive Document during the Sprint, as in when more knowledge is available. Development Team update. Add or remove items in the Sprint backlog. Question 203 What are the benefits of continuous integration? Select to Option one integration issues detected early Option two. A working build is guaranteed all the times Option three. Code become more readable. Option for code. Become more reusable. Correct answer is options one and two in continuous integration. Each code changes are checked for integration issues. It makes sure that a stable build is available all the time. A problematic code will not block the work of other team members. Question 204 Which option best represents the test driven development Option one. Test code Re factor Deliver option two. Re factor Test code Deliver option three Code test re factor Deliver option for test code deliver re factor Correct answer is option one Test code re factor. Deliver 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 205 which among below best describes one of product owner actions. Option one. Manage the team. Option two maintains Sprint Backlog Option three. Ensuring that the product backlog is visible, transparent and clear to all option for create definition of done correct answer is Option three. Ensuring that the product backlog is visible, transparent and clear to all creating and maintaining the product backlog, making sure that it is clear and well understood by the development team. Fall under product owner responsibilities Question 206 Which all items in the list below Falls under product owner responsibilities Option one. Decide number of items included in the Sprint Option two owns the requirements Product Backlog Option three. To find the features of the product option for responsible for the content of product backlog. Correct Answer is options 23 and four. Development team decides how many items can be included in the Sprint. Rest our product owner responsibilities. Question 207. Who is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the development team? 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. 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. Question 208th which is not true about product owner role option one. Be responsible for maximizing the value of the product. Option two. Responsible for estimating the product backlog items. Option three. Prioritized features according to market value option for accept or reject work results. Correct answer Is Option two responsible for estimating the product back lock items. The development team is responsible for all estimates. The product owner may influence the development team by helping it understand in select trade offs, but the people who will perform the work make the final estimate. Question 209 Customer organization is conducting a meeting to introduce a new process in their organization, which will be in effect from next calendar year. The scrum team is developing a software which will automate a part of this process. Who should represent the scrum team in this meeting. Option one Scrum Master Option two Development Team Option three. Product Owner Option for anyone from scrum team. Correct Answer is option three. Product owner. Product Owner represents the customer to the development team he or she should be representing the team here. Question 210 which is not true about the product owner rule select All applies Option one decide number of items included in the Sprint Option two responsible for estimating the product backlog items. Option three. Adjust product backlog items and priority every adoration as needed. Option for decides the order of work items inside the Sprint Correct answer is options 12 and four Development team Do the Estimates Development team decides how many items can be included in the sprint and the order in which they should be processed. 3. Practice Questions 211 - 220: question 211 which among below are part of product owner actions. Option one Clearly expressing product backlog items. Option two. Ordering the items in the product backlog to best achieve goals and missions. Option three. Ensuring that the product backlog is clear to the development team members option for make sure that items in the Sprint backlog are split into engineering tasks during the Sprint planning. Correct answer is options 12 and three. Development team owns and has full responsibility over Sprint backlog and how should they plan their work? Other three options are part of product backlog management activities performed by the product owner. Question 212 Product owner tracks the total projected work remaining in the product. When will this happen? Option one. At least every Sprint Review option two at least at the end of every Sprint planning option . Three. At least when new items are added to the product backlog option for at least during backlog refinement, correct answer is option one. At least every Sprint review. This happens at least during every Sprint review. The product owner compares this amount with work remaining at Sprint reviews to assess progress toward completing projected work. Question 213 product backlog Refinement is the act of adding details, estimates and order. Two items in the product backlog Development team Participate in product backlog refinement activities. WHO is responsible to make sure that there are enough details included in a product backlog Items Option one scrum team Option two Development Team and product Owner Option three Product Owner Option for Development team Correct Answer is option three. Product owner Product Owner remains accountable for product backlog but development team can spend a part of their time usually not more than 10% in these activities. Question. 214 Product backlog Refinement can be used for option one. Adding details to the product backlog items Option two. Estimating the product backlog items. Option three. Ordering the product backlog items option for all three. Answers are correct. Correct answer is option for all three. Answers are correct. Product backlog Refinement is the act of adding detail estimates in order to items in the product backlog. This is an ongoing process in which the product owner in the development team collaborate on the details of product backlog items. Question 215 a key stakeholder requests the scrum master to add a new feature in the current sprint. It is of high importance for the business. What should be the best action option one. Add to the product backlog as the Sprint has already started. Option two. Address it to the development team to take a decision and facilitate the decision. Option three. Reject the request as it was not part of original scope. Option for direct the request to the product owner so that he or she can work with the stakeholder. Correct Answer is option for direct the request to the product owner so that he or she can work with the stakeholder, the product owner, the single source of requirements for the scrum team. No changes should be made that endanger the Sprint goal. The product owner will decide if the new features should be added to the product backlog and prioritize it. Question. 216 which is not a topic for Sprint retrospective Option one. Definition of done Option two. Sprint Gold for next Sprint Option three. The way the team do their work option for issues with the tools used. Correct answer is option two Sprint goal for next Sprint Sprint goal of next Sprint is not a topic for retrospective retrospect. Inspect how the last sprint went with regards to people, relationships, process and tools. 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. Question. 217. A distributed team is running one month sprints in the middle of the Sprint. A team member raised a concern over the quality of a communication tool that they are using . What should be inappropriate action Option one. Park the issue for the next retrospective option two. Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue Option. Three. This has nothing to do with the product increments. Ignore option for coach the team that agile value individuals and interactions over processes and tools. Correct Answer is Option two. Coordinate with the vendor to fix the issue. Sprint retrospective is one of the inspect and adapt event, but improvements can be found and implemented at any time. Question 218 What is Sprint Review? Select the best answer. Option one reviews the planning efficiency of the scrum team Option two reviews how the work was carried out during the sprint and find areas of improvement. Option three scrum team and stakeholders inspect the increment coming out of the sprint and decides what to do in the upcoming sprint option for scrum team and stakeholders. Inspect the increment coming out of the sprint and create a sprint gold for upcoming sprint . Correct answer is Option three scrum team and stakeholders inspect the increment coming out of the sprint and decides what to do in the upcoming sprint. During the sprint review, the scrum team and stakeholders collaborate about what was done in the sprint. It is an opportunity to get the feedback and decide what do to next. Question 219 Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems . True or false? Correct answer is true. Here is the definition provided in scrum guide. Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. Question 220 Select the true statements Option one Onley product owner can write product backlog items without delegating to anyone. Option two Onley Development Team is responsible for estimates in product backlog. Option three Onley product owner can cancel the Sprint option for Onley development team responsible for updating Sprint backlog Correct answer is options 23 and four. Product owner is responsible and owns the product backlog. His or her decisions are final, but development team can get involved in this in right backlog. Items is guided by product owner, so option one is not true. 4. Practice Questions 221 - 230: question 221. Which statement is not true about scrum option one Generations or sprints of Max one month Option two. Self managed cross functional teams Option three. Predictive rather than adaptive planning option for hi Alignment of I T and business Correct Answer is option three predictive rather than adaptive planning in scrum we do adaptive rather than predictive planning in adaptive planning. We define an overall plan at the start, but it is not frozen. Once work starts, the plan may change to adapt to the new learnings and changes. Question 222 Scrum Master should be technical person true or falls correct. Answer is false. The scrum master not necessarily be a technical person, but technical knowledge may help Scrum master Question 223 which among the below items are not true about the scrum Master Option one. Scrum Master promotes and supports scrum option two. Scrum Master reviews The increment done by the Development team. Option three. Scrum Master is a servant leader option for scrum master protects the team from unwanted external interferences. Correct answer is Option two Scrum Master reviews the increments done by the development team. This statement is not true. The increments from the team are reviewed and accepted by the product owner. Question 224. Who helps everyone change their interactions with scrum team to maximize the value created by the scrum team. Option one. Product Owner Option two. Scrum Master Option three. Project Lead option for development team Correct answer is option two. Scrum Master. The scrum master is a servant leader for the scrum team. The scrum master helps those outside the scrum team understand which of their interactions with the scrum team are helpful and which aren't the scrum master helps everyone change these interactions to maximize the value created by the scrum team. Question 225 What is the role of scrum master during daily scrum? Option one. Ask three questions Option two. Collect the status Option three. Teach the development team to keep time box option for all These are true Correct answer is option three. Teach the development team to keep time box. The scrum master need not be present but ensures that the development team has the meeting . The development team is responsible for conducting the daily scrum. The Scrum master teaches the development team to keep the daily scrum within the 15 minute time box. Question 226 Scrum Master Role includes option one shielding team from external interruptions Option two. Assigning tasks Option three. Selecting the product backlog items for the next sprint option for all three. Options are correct Correct answer is option one shielding team from external interruptions . The scrum master helps those outside the scrum team understand which of their interactions with the scrum team are helpful and which aren't the scrum master helps everyone change these interactions to maximize the value created by the scrum team. Question 227 What is the role of scrum master during Sprint? Zero Option one Complete and overall plan for release based on what is known. Option two Conducts scrum training for the team Option three. Use requirement Gathering techniques to collect inputs from all stakeholders. Option for there is nothing called Sprint. Zero Correct answer is option for there is nothing called Sprint zero. There is only one type of sprint that created done ship herbal increments. Question 228th What is a sprint backlog? Option one the Sprint gold crafted during the Sprint planning, plus the list of product backlog items required for achieving the Sprint goal Option two. A detailed project plan with all the work for the upcoming Sprint Option. Three. The Sprint backlog is the set of product backlog items selected for the Sprint plus delivery dates against each item. Option for the Sprint backlog is the set of product backlog items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increments and realizing the Sprint goal. Correct answer is option for the Sprint backlog is the set of product backlog items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increments and realizing the Sprint goal. The sprint back lock 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. Question. 229 A real time picture of the work that the development team plans to accomplish during the sprint is captured using Option one an increment Option two. The Sprint Backlog Option three. The product backlog option for any of these correct answer is Option two the sprint backlog . The Sprint backlog is the set of product backlog items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increments and realizing the sprint goal as new work is required. The development team adds it to the Sprint backlog as work is performed or completed, the estimated remaining work is updated when elements of the plan are deemed unnecessary. They are removed. Question 230 When will the Sprint Gold be created? Option one during the sprint Planning Option two. During the backlog. Refinement Option three either during the backlog refinement or during the Sprint planning option for during Sprint Review. Correct answer is Option one. During the Sprint planning 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 5. Practice Questions 231 - 240: question 231. A development team member resigns from the organization and replaced by a new member. What should we expect as an impact on the productivity option? One. No change as capacity remains the same. Option two. Increase as we have a fresh perspective. Option three. Increased temporarily option for reduced temporarily correct answer is option for reduced temporarily. With any change in the team composition, we should expect to temporarily decrease in productivity. The new member need time to get into the rhythm and team may reorganize. Question 232. What is the benefit of co located teams? Option one. Effective communication option. Two. Faster decisions Option three. Better coordination option for Mawr Trust Option five. All these answers are correct. Correct answer is Option five. All these answers are correct. Co located teams will have many benefits, including, but not limited to effective communication. Faster decisions reduced overhead. Easy team management. Better coordination. Osmotic communications. More trust Question 233. The development team has experts in programming, and they create complex, challenging modules as planned. But when it comes to testing, the team is missing expertise and experience which feature of development team is broken here. Option one. Self Organizing Option two Self managed option three. Cross functional option for collaborating Correct answer is Option three. Cross functional. The development team is cross functional, with all skills required to create the product increments. Question 234 What should be the ideal size for the development team? Option one 2 to 5 Option two 7 to 9 Option three five plus or minus two. Option for 3 to 9. Correct answer is option for 3 to 9. A larger number will create coordination issues and fewer will introduce skill constraints . It should be small enough to be nimble and large enough to complete their work. Question. 235 The team is starting with a new project. The Sprint duration is fixed as two weeks instead of four weeks, as followed by other projects in the organization. How will this impact Time box for daily scrum option one eight minutes should take upper limit after dividing by two. Option two seven minutes should take lower limit after dividing by two. Option three remains 15 minutes, but on alternative days, as the sprint duration is less option for remains 15 minutes. Correct answer is option for remains 15 minutes. Time box for daily scrum is 15 minutes, irrespective of Sprint duration or team size. Question 236. Which factor will influence the scrum team while deciding time box for some of the formal events. Option one. Sprint Duration Option two Team size Option three. No factors. Time Box is fixed by scrum option for spring scope. Correct answer is Option one. Sprint Duration Time Box will not. Very based on team size for some events, it is influenced by sprint length Question 237. Which of the following is not time boxed? Option one. Sprint Review. Option two. Daily Scrum Option three Backlog Refinement Option for Sprint Retrospective Option five. Spring planning Correct answer is option three Backlog. Refinement Backlog. Refinement is not a formal event. Scrum team decides the frequency and duration of this activity. Question. 238 Those performing the work and those inspecting the resulting increments must share a common definition of done. What does this refer to? Option one. Focus. Option two. Transparency Option three. Commitment Option for courage. Correct Answer is Option two. Transparency Scrum is founded on empirical process control theory or empiricism. Three pillars uphold every implementation of empirical process control our transparency, inspection and adaptation. Transparency demands. Significant aspects of the process must be visible to those responsible for the outcome. Question 239. The Development team identifies a new technical task during the sprint. How to add it to the sprint backlog. Option one. The Development Team adds into the Sprint Backlog Option two. Development team. Get it approved by the product owner and add to the sprint backlog Option three. The Scrum Master Review it and add to the task list Option for product owner adds it to the product backlog. Correct answer is option one. The Development team adds it to the Sprint backlog. Sprint Back Walk is owned by the Development team. They will add the new item to the sprint backlog and make it transparent. Question. 240 each scrum team member pledged to do their best in achieving the goals which scrum value is shown here. Option one Commitment Option two. Courage Option three Respect option for focus. Option five. Openness correct answer is option one commitment commitment, courage, focus, openness and respect are termed a scrum, values people personally commit to achieving the goals of the scrum team.