PMP Exam Preparation - Quiz 5, Project and Organizations

1. In a functional organizational structure, who has the primary authority over project resources?

A. The project manager.
B. The functional manager.
C. The team leader.
D. The external consultant.

2. What is a characteristic feature of a projectized organizational structure?

A. Team members report to multiple managers.
B. Project managers have limited authority.
C. Teams are organized around projects.
D. Emphasis on departmental goals.

3. Which type of organizational structure allows for efficient resource utilization across multiple projects by sharing team members?

A. Matrix.
B. Functional.
C. Projectized.
D. Hybrid.

4. In which type of organizational structure do team members return to their departments after project completion?

A. Matrix.
B. Functional.
C. Projectized.
D. Hybrid.

5. A company adopts a hybrid organizational structure for a new initiative. The project team includes members from different departments, with a project manager who has clear authority over project decisions, but the team also maintains strong ties with their functional areas. This arrangement exemplifies which type of hybrid structure?

A. Balanced matrix.
B. Strong matrix with functional influence.
C. Functional with project coordination.
D. Projectized with functional reporting.

6. In a strong matrix organization, what is the role of the functional manager?

A. Providing project oversight and direction.
B. Managing the project budget and schedule.
C. Focusing on technical expertise and resource allocation.
D. Leading the project team directly.

7. What is a primary function of the Project Management Office (PMO) in an organization?

A. Direct management of all projects in the organization.
B. Providing specialized project management expertise and support.
C. Solely responsible for making strategic decisions about projects.
D. Focusing on external stakeholder management and relations.

8. Which type of Project Management Office (PMO) primarily focuses on providing templates, best practices, and guidance without enforcing them?

A. Directive PMO.
B. Supportive PMO.
C. Controlling PMO.
D. Strategic PMO.

9. How do Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEFs) typically impact project management?

A. By providing specific project management methodologies.
B. By influencing and constraining project decisions.
C. By offering direct financial support to projects.
D. By managing project risks and issues.

10. Which of the following is considered an external Enterprise Environmental Factor (EEF)?

A. Organizational culture.
B. Geographic distribution of facilities.
C. Historical information and lessons learned.
D. Internal resource availability.

11. Which of the following best represents Organizational Process Assets (OPAs)?

A. Economic conditions affecting the project.
B. Historical records and project files from past projects.
C. External market trends and forecasts.
D. Current social and cultural influences.

12. Organizational Process Assets (OPAs) are critical in project management for:

A. Enforcing legal and regulatory requirements.
B. Influencing the choice of project management tools and techniques.
C. Directly managing project teams.
D. Providing financial resources for projects.

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