Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013
Question No: 21
You work as a project manager for a construction company that uses Project Professional 2013.
You have created your work breakdown structure (WBS) and are adding resources to your tasks. However, one of your tasks requires multiple resources. You have the name of the project#39;s lead support individual, and you have been provided with the equivalent of three full-time support resources. These three resources are not named individuals but are part of a group.
The actual individuals from this group will change based on coverage schedules. The resources have the following cost structures:
The lead is billed out at S175/hour.
The group resources are billed out at $140/hour.
You need to add these resources to the schedule and track your project costs.
Which two actions should you perform? (Each correct answer presents part of the solution. Choose two.)
Add the named resource to the task with an allocation of 100% and a standard rate of
Add the named resource to the task with an allocation of 400% and a standard rate of
Add the group resource to the task with an allocation of 300% and a standard rate of
Add the group resource to the task with an allocation of 100% and a standard rate of
Question No: 22
You are a project manager for an organization that uses Project Standard 2013.
You add shortcuts on the Quick Access Toolbar to your most frequently used commands.
Your manager is impressed with the ease of use this customization provides and would like other project managers in the group to use it.
You need to deploy the customization to these project managers. What should you do?
Save a Project File with the customizations to the ribbon in the file. Ask the other project managers to open the file.
Email your global.mpt file to each project manager. Ask them to place the template in the %appdata%\Microsoft\MS Project\15 \1033 folder.
Click on the Import/Export button to export the customizations to a file. Ask the other project managers to import the file.
Use regedit to export the following key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\ProjectRibbon. Ask the other project managers to import the key.
Question No: 23
Your organization uses Project Professional 2013.
You are setting up a preliminary schedule by using manually scheduled tasks.
As you build the task breakdown, you notice a potential scheduling problem indicated by a wavy red line under the finish date of a detail task.
You need to determine the cause of the wavy red line. What should you do?
Evaluate the task to determine if there is a deadline.
Insert the Constraint Type field and view the task constraints.
Evaluate the task by using the Task Inspector.
View the Resource Sheet to see if you have overallocated resources.
Question No: 24
You are an independent project manager who uses Project Professional 2013.
You work on multiple projects for different customers, and you use one project to manage all of their tasks. You invoice your customers on a monthly basis.
You use a custom field named Not Invoiced to identify all tasks that have not been invoiced, and you use a custom field named Customer Name to identify the customer.
You need to see all tasks that have not been invoiced, but only for one customer at a time. What should you do?
Group by the Not Invoiced field and display the AutoFilter for the Customer name column.
Group by Customer name and display the AutoFilter for the Not Invoiced column.
Display the AutoFilter and apply it for the Customer Name and the Not Invoiced columns.
Create a custom highlight filter that asks for a Customer name value and identifies Not Invoiced tasks.
Question No: 25 DRAG DROP
You are a senior project manager in a software development company. You manage your projects with Project Professional 2013.
The development team is behind schedule due to a problem found in the architectural design of the database. The lead architect estimates that redesigning the database will take approximately 30 hours. You create a new manual task and assign it to the lead architect. However, the task has not been scheduled.
You need to easily see a time phased view of all tasks for the lead architect in order to schedule the task for completion.
Which three actions should you perform in sequence? (To answer, move the appropriate three actions from the list of actions to the answer area and arrange them in the correct order.)
Box 1: Go to the Team Planner and locate the Lead Architect resource. Box 2: Select the unscheduled Database Redesign task.
Box 3: Drag the Database Redesign task to the date grid to schedule the work.
* The Team Planner is a new view in Project 2010 that shows a Gantt Chart-like view of assignments per resource.
Question No: 26
You are a project manager who uses Project Professional 2013.
You manage a critical project, which involves many team members. You are the only team member who has Project Professional 2013. You need to receive updates from team members directly from Microsoft SharePoint without having to reenter the updates in your project.
What should you do?
Set up your project to sync with a SharePoint Task List.
Save your project as an mpp file to a SharePoint Shared Documents library.
Copy and paste all tasks into a Microsoft Excel file saved in SharePoint.
Copy and paste all tasks into a new SharePoint Task List.
Question No: 27
Your organization uses Project Professional 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint 2013.
You are responsible for a project with resources in different offices. All offices share the same SharePoint intranet, and all resources have valid accounts to log into the company intranet. Your project plan already has the correct names and assignments for each resource involved in this project.
You need to share and receive project plan updates dynamically with your resources. What should you do?
Sync with SharePoint Tasks List, automatically creating a Project Site synchronized to your Project Plan.
Create the Project Site in SharePoint and upload the project plan to the project site.
Create the Project Site in SharePoint and save the project plan to the project site.
Copy and paste the project tasks to a SharePoint task list.
Question No: 28
You are a manager for an organization that uses Project Professional 2013.
A critical project shows average finish variance values between 5-10 days for the tasks. You need to interpret these variance values to determine the next course of action to take. What do these variance values mean?
The project is on schedule.
The project is running between 5-10 days ahead of schedule.
The project is running between 5-10 days behind schedule.
The project is averaging a normal performance timeline.
Question No: 29
You are managing a project by using Project Professional 2013, and you notice a potential scheduling problem indicated by wavy red lines under some of the dates in the Finish column.
You need to resolve the issue. What should you do?
Recalculate the project schedule.
Adjust the resource assignment on the task to when the resource is available.
Activate Task Inspector for the task to decide if adjustments are necessary.
Adjust the finish date on the task to a date in the future.
Question No: 30
You are a program manager. Your project managers use Project Professional 2013 to manage projects. The project managers want to utilize the same resources across their projects.
You need to combine the projects, as well as the project resources, to see allocations across the projects.
What should you do?
Copy and paste all resource assignments into a Master file.
Share resources from an external resource pool.
Create a Master project and insert subprojects by using Link to project.
Open all projects in a new window.
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