Category: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam

Free PMI-ACP® Exam Sample Question 44

What is the term used to indicate the number of story points that an agile team completes in an iteration?

A) Affinity
B) Cadence
C) Relativity
D) Velocity

HINT: Two of the possible answer choices are terms used in Agile to describe the amount of work an agile team can perform during a sprint, but only one is specific to the measurement of story points.


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Correct Answer: D

Velocity refers to the number of story points an Agile team completes in an iteration. Cadence is also a term sometimes used in Agile to describe when a team gets into a 'rhythm' of average work performed during a sprint but is not specifically measured in story points.

Reference: The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year, Mitch Lacey, 2012

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