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Practice Questions for Scrum Master Certification Assessments, with Answers & Explanations - Part 7

Jimmy Mathew, Agile Consultant

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5 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Course Introduction

      1:00
    • 2. Practice Questions 241 - 250

      6:12
    • 3. Practice Questions 251 - 260

      7:20
    • 4. Practice Questions 261 - 270

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    • 5. Practice Questions 271 - 280

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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 seventh 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: welcome to the course. Practice questions for scrum master certification assessments. Hard seven. 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 seventh 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 241 - 250: question 241 scrum helps reducing risk in software development, which is one of the agile features that help in this. The options Air Option one experienced in highly empowered testing Team option two. Better test planning and well documented results Option three. Early testing An early customer feedback option for all answers are correct. Correct answer is Option three scrum. Inherently reduced risk in product development using short delivery cycles. Early testing an early customer feedback. Continuous delivery prioritization influenced by risk and value. High visibility early risk identification etcetera Question 242 What is the wrong statement about planning approach in scrum projects? The options Air Option One plan is a one time activity option. Two. Initial high level planning at the start Option three. Just in time planning in generations. Option for team is empowered and participates in planning. Correct answer is option one in scrum planning happens at different levels. There will an overall high level plan to start with and detailed planning happens in sprints. Planning is participatory. Those who do the work is involved in planning Question 243. When a sprint getting canceled, the product backlog items which are in progress will be moved to next. Sprint drew or falls. Correct answer is false. The done items will be reviewed and if they are usable, end potentially ship herbal. The product owner accepts it. The rest of the items will be re estimated and put back in product backlog. Question 244. Who has the authority to cancel a sprint? The Options Air Option one. The Development Team Option two. The Product Owner Option three. The Business Users Option for the scrum Master Option five. The stakeholders Correct answer is option two. This is a very rare case. A sprint would be cancelled when the sprint gold becomes obsolete. Others can influence this decision but the authority remains with the product owner. Question 245. The Daily scrum is a 15 minute time boxed event for the scrum team. True or false? Correct answer is false. The daily scrum is a 15 minute time boxed event for the development team, not scrum team. Question 246 Who decides the format of daily scrum. The options Air Option one Scrum Master Option two Development Team Option three Product donor option for organization Correct answer is Option two. Scrum does not mandate anyone format. The structure of the meeting is set by the development team and can be conducted in different ways if it focuses on progress toward the Sprint goal. Question 247. Design and architecture evolves. The product is being built. This happens in first few sprints and the complete architecture will be in place. True or false? Correct answer is false. Design and architecture evolved as the product being built. We start with a simple an extendable design and improves it as we go along. Changes may be required even during later sprints. Question. 248 Who responsible for developing the architecture for the product in scrum. The Options Air Option one. Chief Architect Option two Team Architect Option three Senior members from development team Option for Development team Correct Answer is option for development Team is responsible for the architecture. There are no sub teams. They will start with the minimum required design and architecture and improves it a sprints Go on question 249. What is an effective way to make sure that all increments follow nonfunctional requirements . The options air Option one added as an independent task in Sprint backlog because Sprint backlog contains the work required in the Sprint option two added to the definition of done option three included as part of regression test option for at it is a product backlog item . Correct answer is Option two. All increments need to satisfy this requirement, so one of the best practices will be adding it to the definition of done for all items. Question. 250 on increments can be considered as done when it becomes potentially ship Herbal as confirmed by the definition of done true or false correct answer is true. Definition of done is a set of pre established conditions for confirming the increments has done. It makes sure that increment is ship herbal. 3. Practice Questions 251 - 260: question 251. What is meant by saying the new increments must be done. The options Air Option one. It must be in a usable condition. Option two. It should pass acceptance test option three. It must be in usable condition and meet the scrum teams. Definition of done option for it is working in the production. Correct answer is Option three. The increment is the sum of all the product back walk items completed during a sprint in the value of the increments of all previous sprints at the end of a sprint, the new increment must be done, which means it must be unusable condition and meet the scrum teams. Definition of done question. 252. If there is no definition of done to find in the organization, the scrum team will use acceptance criteria instead. True or false? Correct answer is false. If done, Foran increments is not a convention of the development organization. The development team of the scrum team must define a definition of done appropriate for the product. Question. 253 who defined the definition of done the options Air Option one product owner option two Development Team Option three Scrum Master option for scrum team Correct answer is option two. There may be existing guidelines in the organization on the definition of done if done Foran increments is not a convention of the development organization. The development team of the scrum team must define a definition of done appropriate for the product. Other roles will influence this and should reach a common understanding on the same question. 254. A development team member is not performing up to the team's expectations. Who should first address this? The options Air Option one scrum Master Option two Product Owner Option three Development Team option for line manager. Correct Answer is Option three. Development team is self organizing and self managing. They should try to resolve this first question. 255. It is noticed that only a part of development team members has upgraded to the new version of the development framework which has recently released. This may create problems with the build. This framework is provided and maintained by an external vendor who should resolve this? The options Air Option one product owner as this framework was included as part of Project contract Option two. Scrum Master as the framework is maintained by external vendor Option three Development team as it is not an issue with external framework but with team coordination option for vendors, they have provided the framework Correct answer is Option three Development team must resolve this issue as it is not an issue with external framework. It is with team coordination. Take steps to avoid such gaps in coordination aspects. Question 256 There is a disagreement regarding the order of work in the sprint backlog. Who should resolve this? The options Air Option one Development Team Option two Scrum Master Option three Product Owner Option for line manager Correct Answer is option one. Development Team is self organizing. This is not an external conflict. Development team is responsible for its resolution Scrum master Qin coached them in self organizing. Question 257 Which role will have the best understanding on progress towards achieving the Sprint goal. The Options Air Option one. The Development Team Option two. The Product Donor Option three The end user option for the strong master Correct answer is Option one Development team does the work and track the progress towards the Sprint goal. Question 258 development team was about to start working on one of the selected product backlog items for the Sprint. They realized that it may have an impact on the existing components of the system. Who should analyze the impact? The options Air Option one scrum master as he or she is the facilitator. Option two Development team as they are doing the work. Option three Integration team as they are responsible for the integration aspect. Option for product owner as he or she owns the requirement. Correct answer is Option two. Development Team is responsible for tall aspect of the work that they have committed. Question 259 Development Team is responsible to make sure that the increment coming out of the sprint has done in all the aspects and can be well integrated with the existing increments already present. True or false? Correct answer is true. Development Team is responsible for tall aspect of the work that they have committed. Development team is responsible for producing a done usable and readily releasable increments. Question. 260 Last Rich respective has resulted in in additions. In the definition of done, the changes have introduced additional levels of testing and documentation to satisfy the legal requirements. Who is responsible for implementing these? The options Air Option one scrum master as he or she is the facilitator. Option two Development team as they are doing the work Option. Three. Legal team option for product owner as he or she owns the requirement. Correct answer is Option two. Development Team is responsible for tall aspect of the work that they have committed. 4. Practice Questions 261 - 270: question 261. What is false about empirical process control theory? The options Air Option One plan is a one time activity option. Two. Knowledge comes from experience. Option three. Making decisions based on what is known Correct answer is Option one. Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is known. Question 262. What is the approach followed by scrum on estimating product backlog items. The options Air Option one. People who owns the requirements Product backlog Make the final estimate option. Two. People who sponsor the development make the final estimate option. Three. People who review the work make the final estimate option for people who will perform the work. Make the final estimate correct Answer is option for the development team. Does the work towards creating the increments and responsible for all estimates. The product owner may influence the development team by helping them understand in select trade offs. But the people who will perform the work make the final estimate. Question. 263. True or false product backlog items are estimated only during Sprint planning. Correct answer is false. Product owner and development team can decide. When do they want to refine the product backlog items. Question 264 What is true about estimating product backlog items? The options Air option one estimates are done by Development Team Option two. Product backlog items must be estimated using story points. Option three. Task level estimates must be from the scrum team option for scrum master reviews. The estimates correct answer is Option one. 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 265 What are the events that scrum team participates? The Options Air Option one Spring Planning Option two. Spring Review Option three. Daily Scrum option for spring Rich respective Correct answer is options 12 and four Onley Development Team Participate in daily scrum Question 266 Who all are the participants of Sprint Review The Options Air Option one Scrum Team Option two Scrum Master in the Development Team Option three Scrum Team and Stakeholders Option for Development team Correct Answer. is Option three. A Sprint review is held at the end of the sprint to inspect the increment and adapt the product backlog if needed. Attendees include the scrum team and key stakeholders invited by the product owner. Question 267 Conducting daily scrum at the same time and place every day. Gives more predictability and reduces complexity. True or false? Correct answer is true. Team knows that the event happens the same time in place. This reduces the complexity and helps to be better organized. Question 268 The development Team was not able to complete all committed product backlog items in the current sprint, so the team has decided to continue working on them in the first week of next Sprint and conduct the planning session for New Sprint. Once this spillover is cleared, what will be your advice is a scrum master the options Air Option one. This is a good idea, but try to finish the spillover as soon as possible. Option two. Move the unfinished items to the next sprint and take a few new items as suggested by product owner. No need for a formal planning option three conduct a one week sprint only for the spillover items and do a planning for next Sprint. After that option for discuss with product owner and take proper actions on spillover stories. Start the new Sprint with the proper planning meeting. Correct answer is option for teams should discuss with the product owner review and re estimate the unfinished items and move them back to the product backlog. This may be candidates for next Sprint, but all depends on the priorities set by product owner. Start the New Sprint with a planning meeting. Question 269. Most of the product owner activities that requires development team involvement should be carried out during the time between sprints. This will avoid distractions during the Sprint. True or false? Correct answer is false. New Sprint will start immediately after the completion of previous Sprint. There is no time in between Question 270. When should we conduct Sprint? Retrospective The options Air Option one before Sprint Assessment Meeting with leadership Option two Before development work, start for next Sprint option three before next backlog Refinement session option for before next spring. Planning correct answer is option for Sprint retrospective is done at the end of the sprint after Sprint Review before next Sprint planning it will be difficult to recollect what happened in the Sprint. If we delay this, the action items coming out of retrospective may consume effort and will impact next sprint . This is an inspect and adapt event. Improvement actions may influence the next planning. 5. Practice Questions 271 - 280: question 271. Select all that Apply not having daily scrum Will the options Air Option one. Billy The Status Reporting Option two. Reduce transparency Option three. Reduce opportunity to inspect and adapt option for speed up the delivery. Correct answer is options two and three. All recommended events will increase transparency and are opportunities for inspect and adapt. Question 272 Development team decides. What are the formal events required for them, True or false? Correct answer is false. All formal events inside Sprint are opportunities for inspect in a depth. Avoiding any of them results in reduced transparency and is a lost opportunity to inspect an adept. They are mandatory irrespective of the sprint length. Question 273 which among following or prescribed events in scrum. The Options Air Option one Spring Planning Option two. Spring Review Option three. Daily scrum Option for refinement Correct Answer is options 12 and three. The prescribed events within Sprint are Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint retrospectives. Question 274 on Impediment prevents the development team for meeting the Sprint goal. When will these impediments are found in handled the options Air Option one during the daily scrum Option two during the spring. Planning option. Three. Any time during the sprint option for during the retrospective. Correct answer is option three. An impediment can be identified at any time. Formal events provide a formal opportunity but need not wait for them while handling impediments. Question 275 in the middle of a sprint team realized that their estimates have gone wrong and they're not able to complete all promised work in the sprint. A decision must be taken on the selected items who all are the mandatory participants in this discussion. The Options Air Option one. The Development team in the scrum Master Option two. The Development Team and the product owner. Option three. The Development Team option for the product owner in the scrum Master Correct answer is Option two. Product owner gives business direction and optimizes the value that the team is creating. Development Team can re negotiate the sprint scope with the product owner without impacting the sprint goal. Question. 276 What is an increments? The options Air Option one. The increment is the sum of all the product backlog items completed during a Sprint option . Two. Result created by completing all work identified in the latest Sprint option. Three. Some of product backlog items planned for next Sprint option for the increment is the sum of all the product backlog items done during a sprint and the value of the increments of all previous sprints. Correct answer is option for the increment is the sum of all the product back walk items done during a sprint and the value of the increments of all previous sprints. Increment must be done and tested in every aspect. It must be done in ship herbal. When to ship it will be a decision from the product owner. Question 277. The product owner has decided to release the increment by the end of the Sprint. What will be the additions in the Sprint backlog because of this decision? The Options Air Option one Integration tests Option two Creating user documentation Option three Definition of done checks option for none of these Correct answer is option for increment must be done and tested in every aspect. It must be done in ship herbal when to ship it will be a decision from the product owner. Whether or not it is getting shipped. The increment must be complete in all aspects, so these are not additions. These are expected in every sprint as required. Question 278. How frequently we do inspection in scrum. The options Air Option one once in every sprint option two. Daily as scrum depends on inspection in adaptation. Option three Weekly Once is it balances the effort in benefits option for as frequently as decided by the team without getting in the way of work. Correct answer is option for scrum Users must frequently inspect scrum artifacts and progress toward a sprint goal to detect undesirable variances. Their inspections should not be so frequent that inspection gets in the way of the work. Question. 279. Scrum team is using a release burned down chart to track progress across sprints. It shows a burn up between Sprint to and sprint. Three. What could be a possible reason? The options Air Option one Team productivity decreased Option two. The spring got canceled. Option three new backlog items are added. An estimated in the backlog option for none of these correct answer is Option three. Product backlog is alive. Document. New items can be added at any point of time as decided by the product owner. This will result in an increase in total estimated size of product backlog. Question 280 scrum does not prescribe any specific tools, but which metric can be used to predict the size of work that development team can take up in next Sprint. The Options Air option one Cycle time Option two Throughput Option three Velocity option for lean time. Correct answer is Option three Velocity is a measure of the amount of work a team can tackle during a single sprint and is a key metric in scrum. It shows the amount of work, for example, number of story points the development team has done in a sprint.