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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 7 months 1 week ago #15376

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Hello guys,

I was wondering if someone who recently took the PMP test could advise what percentage of the exam is from the agile practice guide. I am very concerned because I have not studied that book except for the first ten pages and also I know there is a section at the end of the sixth edition devoted to the agile methodologies. can someone kindly tell me if there will be many agile questions?

Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 7 months 1 week ago #15377

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Maryan,

This question and variants thereof have been asked multiple times in the past few months. Here is the official statement from the PMP product manager at PMI:

“The Agile Practice Guide offers a more comprehensive perspective on agile applications and is a useful resource for gaining a greater understanding of this approach to project management. In-depth knowledge of agile practices is not required for the PMP, though. There could be some agile questions on the PMP exam as we know the practice of agile methods is growing in prominence and project managers need to be equipped to choose the most appropriate approach for their projects. However, any agile related questions would still need to fit within the context of the current PMP exam content outline. That being the case, people should not expect to see in-depth assessment of agile topics on the PMP exam.”
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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 7 months 1 week ago #15390

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I took (and passed) the exam about a month ago, and I did not ready the Agile guide at all. I do not recall any detailed questions about agile; only general questions that one would know the answers to just from reading and understanding the PMBOK.

Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 4 months 1 week ago #16269

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Emily, I am about to go in and take my test before end of FEB this year. I had the same concern about the agile book. Thanks for your response- it was comforting. I do have more questions, do you have any recommended sites for mock testing? How/when did you know you were comfortable to take the test?
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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 4 months 1 week ago #16279

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The exam simulator here has the best mock exams I've found. I tried a handful of others but none of them were as close to the actual exam as the ones here. It is definitely worth the money, in my opinion. I took all of the full 4-hour mock exams here and reviewed all of my incorrect answers to understand why I got them wrong. That's the great thing about the exam simulator here - it explains all of the answers so you can better understand the material. If you spend a few weeks doing these things (assuming you've already read the PMBOK and taken a class), and get to the point where you are scoring over 85% on the exam simulator, you will be well prepared.
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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 2 months 4 weeks ago #16644

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Hi, can you specify which simulator you are referring to here.
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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 2 months 2 weeks ago #16730

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I took the CAPM test very recently and I confirm there were several questions on adaptive/Agile PM methodologies.
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Agile questions on the new PMP Exam 2 months 3 days ago #16872

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Hello. I took PMP on 19th March and cleared it. There were no much agile questions except few very basic. I had also skipped Agile part in PMBOK since it was too technical !
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