2023 Edition

PMP Project Management Professional Certification Test

This Free PMP Certification Practice Test will give you an idea of the types of questions and sections on your actual PMP exam.

Project Initiation

1. Identifying stakeholders is a process performed during the initiating stage of the project that identifies the positive and negative stakeholders. All of the following are inputs of this process EXCEPT:
2. Which of the following includes corporate databases, processes and procedures, lessons learned and historical information?
3. Which of the following statements related to enterprise environmental factors (EEF) are true?

Project Planning

4. Project managers must be aware of the potential communication channels in a project when they are creating their communication plan. If the design team for your project initially includes 23 members and that number is reduced due to two members resigning, what impact will that reduction have on the number of communication channels?
5. Cost of quality is a tool that can be used in the plan quality process. Cost of quality includes the costs of prevention, failure, and appraisal. Which of the following is a synonym for failure costs?
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6. Which of the following establishes procedures for conducting risk management and helps determine the resources and time necessary for risk management activities?


7. Successful conflict resolution is necessary for good project management. Which of the following techniques will a successful project manager use to resolve a conflict?
8. Effectively managing stakeholders in a project requires the project manager to possess interpersonal skills. Which of the following would NOT be considered an important interpersonal skill for managing stakeholders?
9. Prior to the submittal of a proposal, meetings are conducted between the buyer and sellers to ensure that everyone has a clear understanding of the requirements. These meetings are known as which of the following?

Monitoring and Controlling

10. John is involved in the monitoring and controlling risks processes. He has identified risks and is evaluating the effectiveness of his risk response plan. Of the following activities, which one is John NOT performing during this process?
11. Which of the following includes the three primary components in the project management plan that are used to formally review, measure, examine, accept and sign-off the completed deliverables?
12. Which of the following techniques used in the monitor and control risks process include the use of performance information from the executing process group?


13. Which of the following activities are involved during the administrative closure of a project?
14. In reference to the project lifecycle, which of the following are greatest at the closing phase at the end of the project?
15. Which of the following phase-to-phase relationships provides the project manager an opportunity to close one phase at a time and reduce uncertainty in the project?

Quality starts with who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writer
Michael Broadway, PMP,
is a Master Certified PMP. He provided writing and editing services to the PMI on the 4th and 5th editions of the PMBOK Guide, as well as created test questions for the CBAP, CCBA and CISSP certification exams.

Donna Kurtz, PMP,
is the Director of Program Management at QuanteqUSA, where she developed the project management office focusing on Agile project management. She is a certified PMP through PMI, a certified ICP-ACC Agile coach and a certified professional scrum master, PSM 1. Donna formerly taught business and technology courses at Concordia University as an adjunct professor and worked as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the professional organization responsible for creating and maintaining the global standards for project management and the project management profession.

The actual PMP Certification Exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions from the nine Knowledge Areas in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide, including:

Integration Management
Scope Management
Time Management
Cost Management
Quality Management
Human Resource Management
Communications Management
Risk Management
Procurement Management