PSM 1 - SCRUM

Who participates in the Sprint Review? Select all applicable variants.

* The Key Stakeholders
* The Development Team
* The Product Owner
* The Scrum Master

The Sprint Backlog is created at the Sprint Planning. It is prohibited to add new work into the Sprint Backlog later by the Development Team.

False

The Development Team should be able to explain to the Product Owner and Scrum Master how it intends to work as a self-organizing team to accomplish the Sprint Goal and create the anticipated Increment.

True

Scrum does not describe agile processes and techniques.

True

What happens during the Sprint? Select three answers.

*No changes are made that would endanger the Sprint Goal
*Quality goals do not decrease
*Scope may be clarified and re-negotiated between the Product Owner and Development Team as more is learned

Who is allowed to participate in the Daily Scrum?

The Development Team

What is the Increment?

The sum of all the Product Backlog items completed during the Sprint and the value of the increments of all previous Sprints

Who is responsible for the monitoring of the remaining work towards the Project Goal?

The Product Owner

Definition of "Done" is created during the first Sprint and remains unchanged until the Product release.

False

What is the result of the Sprint Review?

A revised Product Backlog that defines the probable Product Backlog items for the next Sprint

How does Definition of "Done" help to the Scrum Team? Select the three most applicable items.

* DoD is used to assess when work is complete on the product Increment
* DoD ensures artifact transparency
* DoD guides the Development Team in knowing how many Product Backlog items it can select during a Sprint Planning

What are the two essential features a Scrum Team should possess?

* It should have all competencies needed to accomplish the work without depending on others not part of the team
* It should choose how best to accomplish their work, rather than being directed by others outside the team

Please, check all opportunities to inspect and adapt.

The Daily Scrum
The Sprint Retrospective
The Sprint Planning
The Sprint Review

It is normal to have a "hardening" Sprint to remove all technical debt and prepare the Product for upcoming release.

False

Who participates in the Sprint Planning? Select three.

The Product Owner
The Development Team
The Scrum Master

Other people than the Scrum Team can attend the Sprint Planning in order to provide technical or domain advice.

True

How much time does the Sprint Planning take?

Not more than 8 hours

What comprises Scrum (select four)?

Artifacts
Rules
Roles
Events

What are the formal Scrum events for inspection and adaptation?

The Sprint Planning
The Daily Scrum
The Sprint Retrospective
The Sprint Review

What happens when a Sprint is cancelled? Select three.

If part of the work is potentially releasable, the Product Owner typically accepts it
Any completed and "Done" Product Backlog items are reviewed
All incomplete Product Backlog Items are re-estimated and put back on the Product Backlog

Imagine you are a Scrum Master. There are 10 professionals (developers and QAs) and the Product Owner. How to distribute people between development teams? Choose all applicable variants:

* 3 teams of 4, 3 and 3 people (each team is cross-functional)
* 2 teams of 6 and 4 people (the professionals after a short meeting decided this is the best variant)

What is the Sprint Retrospective?

It is an opportunity for the Scrum Team to inspect itself and create a plan for improvements to be enacted during the next Sprint

What are the three main questions each member of the Development Team should answer at the Daily Scrum?

What will I do today to help the Development Team meet the Sprint Goal?
What did I do yesterday that helped the Development Team meet the Sprint Goal?
Do I see any impediment that prevents me or the Development Team from meeting the Sprint Goal?

What are the Scrum Artifacts? Select all applicable items.

Product Backlog
Increment
Sprint Backlog

Who is responsible for crafting the Sprint Goal at the Sprint Planning?

The Scrum Team

What are the three pillars that uphold Scrum?

Adaptation
Inspection
Transparency

How frequently should scrum users inspect Scrum artifacts and progress toward a Sprint Goal?

Frequently, but it should not get in the way of the work

What are the questions the Sprint Planning answers? Select two.

What can be delivered in the Increment resulting from the upcoming Sprint?
How will the work needed to deliver the Increment be achieved?

Who is allowed to change the Sprint Backlog during the Sprint?

The Development Team

How does the Scum Master help to the Product Owner? Select the three most appropriate answers.

Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed
Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management
Understanding product planning in an empirical environment

What is Scrum?

A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while delivering valuable products.

The Scrum Master does the following regarding the Daily Scrum (select all applicable variants):

Ensures that the Development Team has the meeting
Enforces the rule that only Development Team members participate in the Daily Scrum
Teaches the Development Team to keep the Daily Scrum within the 15-minute time-box

What does Cone of Uncertainty show?

How much is known about the Product over time

What part of the capacity of the Development Team does Product Backlog refinement usually consume?

Not more than 10%

Who is allowed to make changes in the Product Backlog?

The Product Owner
The Development Team, but with permission of the Product Owner

If an inspector determines that one or more aspects of a process deviate outside acceptable limits when an adjustment must be made?

As soon as possible to minimize further deviation

How does the Scrum Master serve the Organization? Select the three most appropriate answers.

Planning Scrum implementations within the organization
Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption
Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization

Who is responsible for all estimates in the Product Backlog?

The Development Team

All the Scrum Teams working on the same product should have the same Sprint length.

False

Scrum does not allow additional meetings that are not defined in Scrum.

False

Who creates the increment?

The Development Team

What is the order of items in the Product Backlog?

Less valuable and most unclear items at the bottom

During each Sprint Retrospective the Scrum Team reviews the Definition of Done and changes it if necessary.

True

Sort Scrum events in the right order.

Sprint Planning
Daily Scrum
Sprint Review
Sprint Retrospective

What belongs solely to the Development Team?

The Sprint Backlog

Is it allowed to skip the Daily Scrum if there is nothing interesting to tell about?

No

The purpose of the Sprint Retrospective is to (select three):

Identify and order the major items that went well and potential improvements
Inspect how the last Sprint went with regards to people, relationships, process, and tools
Create a plan for implementing improvements to the way the Scrum Team does its work

Who has the authority to cancel the Sprint?

The Product Owner

Who is responsible for the Product Backlog?

The Product Owner

In which meetings the Key Stakeholders are allowed to participate?

The Sprint Review

Please, select a time-box for each Scrum event.

Sprint Planning - 8 hours or less
Daily Scrum - 15 minutes
Sprint Review - 4 hours or less
Sprint Retrospective - 3 hours or less

What is the input to the Sprint Planning? Select four.

The Product Backlog
Projected capacity of the Development Team during the Sprint
The latest product Increment
Past performance of the Development Team

Could the Product Owner and the Scrum Master be a part of the Development Team?

Yes

What are Product Backlog features? Select three.

It is never complete
As long as a product exists, its Product Backlog also exists
It is dynamic

What should be taken into account for the Definition of "Done"? Select the two most appropriate items.

Definition of "Done" of other Scrum Teams working on the same Product
Conventions, standards and guidelines of the Organization

If an item in the Sprint Backlog cannot be finished by the end of the Sprint (it turned out there is a lot more work to do than was estimated), the Sprint is cancelled.

False

What could be a source of requirements for any changes to be made to the product?

The Product Backlog

What does Burn-down Chart show?

How much work remains till the end of the Sprint

What are the characteristics of a Development Team? Select three most appropriate choices.

Scrum recognizes no sub-teams in the Development Team
Accountability belongs to the Development Team as a whole
Scrum recognizes no titles for Development Team members other than Developer

Scrum recommends using only those Scrum components and rules which suit most for a particular project.

False

Scrum is founded on

Empiricism

How does the Scrum Master serve the Development Team? Select the three most appropriate answers.

Helping the Development Team to create high-value products
Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality
Removing impediments to the Development Team's progress

The Daily Scrum time-box depends on the size of the Development team.

False

Only the Product Owner and the Development Team participate in the Sprint Planning. There is nothing to do for the Scrum Master.

False

Who is responsible for coping with incomplete artifact transparency?

The Scrum Master

Who is responsible for managing the Product Backlog?

The Product Owner

The Scrum Team consists of

The Development Team
The Scrum Master
The Product Owner

The Scrum Master is focused primarily on the Scrum Team and usually does not care about those outside the Scrum Team.

False

What are the three most applicable characteristics of the Product Owner?

Product Value Maximizer
Lead Facilitator of Key Stakeholder Involvement
Product Marketplace Expert

Select the two meetings in which people outside the Scrum Team are allowed to participate.

The Sprint Review
The Sprint Planning

What provides guidance to the Development Team on why it is building the Increment?

The Sprint Goal

Who is responsible for creation of the Definition of "Done"?

The Development Team

Who is responsible for tracking the total work remaining in the Sprint Backlog to project the likelihood of achieving the Sprint Goal?

The Development Team

All Development Teams working on the same Product should use the same Product Backlog.

True

What is the Sprint Backlog?

The Product Backlog items selected for this Sprint plus the plan for delivering them

It is a good practice to have from time to time a special technical Sprint that consists only of tasks removing the technical debt without implementing any new functionality.

False

It is a good practice to have at least two Product Owners on big projects.

False

What are the three main qualities the team model in Scrum is designed to optimize?

Productivity

What does Product Backlog management include? Select three most applicable items.

Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions
Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next
Optimizing the value of the work the Development Team

Could the Sprint Planning be finished if only work planned for the first days of the Sprint is decomposed to units of one day or less?

Yes, if the remaining work is also estimated, maybe in bigger units