Saturday, June 18, 2011

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from - The answer is at the very bottom: 

PMBOK Section: Estimate Costs                              
Process Group:     Planning Process Group                                        
Question Type:     Calculation                                   
Knowledge Area: Cost Management                                    
Difficulty Level:   Easy                                                                                                         

Question: You are managing an amusement park development project. You have received the following estimates for site excavation and area development activity that is critical to the success of your project. The most likely estimate is $100,000, the optimistic estimate is $90,000, and the pessimistic estimate is $120,000. What is the expected activity cost?                                                                                                                      
            A. $101666                                                                                                         
            B. $100000                                                                                                         
            C. $120000                                                                                                         
            D. $90000                                                                                                           
Hint:    Use the PERT formula.   

Reference: PMBOK4 - pg:173


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