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TOPIC: Theoretical Situation regarding PMP Exam

Theoretical Situation regarding PMP Exam 1 year 10 months ago #18792

  • Michael Lawing
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Greetings everyone,

I am taking my PMP exam tomorrow (2nd attempt) and am fairly confident I will pass, but I just thought of a relic of the past that I believe really hurt me the 1st time.

Let us take a look at a sample question below (Note: this was not a question verbatim on the PMP exam when I first took it, because I do not fully remember).

Q: A project manager wants to find out how management activities regarding risks will be structured and performed. Where should the project manage look to find this information?

A. Risk Register
B. Cost baseline
C. Risk Management Plan
D. Project Management Plan

Obviously, "A" and "B" can be eliminated. Initially, I think "C" is the answer, but then I think, "Wait a minute. Risk Management Plan is a part of the Project Management Plan; thus, the answer is 'D.'"

My question is, is my thought process correct, or am I to correct the most appropriate (or "best") answer?

Theoretical Situation regarding PMP Exam 1 year 10 months ago #18797

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I would choose C. The PMP exam asks you to choose the BEST correct answer. While C & D are both correct, C is the BEST correct answer as it is the most specific part of the Project Management Plan which deals with Risk.

Theoretical Situation regarding PMP Exam 1 year 10 months ago #18821

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I'm with Tyler. The best, most specific and correct answer is "C".

Good luck!
Tracy
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