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Free PMP® Exam Sample Question 02 (Scope Baseline)

The free Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam question in this video tests your understanding of the project scope baseline.

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Video Transcript

Hello, I'm Cornelius Fichtner and I'm the creator of The PM Exam Simulator™. If you are preparing for your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam, then you have come to the right place. I have a PMP® Exam Sample Question for you.


Here it is:

From which of the following elements is the procurement statement of work developed?


And here are our 4 potential answers.

Answer A, the project scope statement and the organizational breakdown structure.
Answer B, the WBS which is the work breakdown structure and the WBS dictionary.
Answer C, the project scope statement, the WBS and the WBS dictionary.
Or is it answer D, the WBS and the OBS?


And in case you are not quite sure, I also have a hint for you. Here we go:
The procurement statement of work is developed from the project scope baseline.

Well here is the question and the 4 potential answers again for you. On the real PMP® Exam, you have 72 seconds to answer it correctly. I'm now going to be quiet for the next 30 seconds so you can think about this. Good luck!

[30 seconds count]

Okay! Have you figured it out? Of course you have. The correct answer is C, the project scope statement, the WBS and the WBS dictionary are the basis for the procurement statement of work.

Why? Well as I said in the hint, the procurement statement of work is developed from the project scope baseline. And in order to answer this question correctly, you needed to know that the project scope baseline is made up of 3 documents - the scope statement, the WBS and the WBS dictionary.

And that's it for this free PMP® Exam sample question!

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Until next time.

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