PMI-ACP Agile Exam Prep Questions Database


The AgileExams.com database of questions has been designed based on the outline established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), using PMI’s recommended list of books for reference.  Our team of experts has compiled these questions to challenge and adequately prepare you for the Agile Project Management Certification Exam. We believe that you will be well prepared to ace the exam after completing all the questions.

 

PMI notes that the exam is made up of two sections as listed:

Agile tools and techniques – 50% of exams

  • Communications
    • Including but not limited to: information radiator, team space, agile tooling, osmotic communications for collocated and or distributed teams, daily stand-ups
  • Planning, monitoring and adapting
    • Including but not limited to: retrospectives, task/kanban boards, timeboxing, Iteration and release planning, WIP limits, burn down/up charts, cumulative flow diagrams, process tailoring
  • Agile estimation
    • Including but not limited to: relative sizing/story points, wide band Delphi/planning poker, affinity estimating, ideal time
  • Agile analysis and design
    • Including but not limited to: product roadmap, user stories/backing, story maps, progressive elaboration, wireframes, chartering, personas, agile modeling
  • Product quality
    • Including but not limited to: frequent verification and validation, test-driven development/test first development, definition of done, continuous integration
  • Soft skills negotiation
    • Including but not limited to: emotional intelligence, collaboration, adaptive leadership, negotiation, conflict resolution, servant leadership
  • Value-based prioritization
    • Including but not limited to: return on investment (ROI)/net present value (NPV)/internal rate of return (IRR), compliance, customer-valued prioritization, minimally marketable feature (MMF), relative prioritization/ranking
  • Risk management
    • Including but not limited to: risk-adjusted backlog, risk burn down graphs, risk-based spike
  • Metrics
    • Including but not limited to: velocity, cycle time, earned value management (EVM) for agile projects, escaped defects
  • Value stream analysis
    • Including but not limited to: value stream mapping

 

Agile knowledge and skills – 50% of exams

  • Level 1 (33% of total exam questions)
    • Active listening
    • Agile Manifesto value and principles
    • Assessing and incorporating community and stakeholder values
    • Brainstorming techniques
    • Building empowered teams
    • Coaching and mentoring within teams
    • Communications management
    • Feedback techniques for product (e.g. prototyping, simulation, demonstrations, evaluations)
    • Incremental delivery
    • Knowledge sharing
    • Leadership tools and techniques
    • Prioritization
    • Problem-solving strategies, tools, and techniques
    • Project and quality standards for Agile projects
    • Stakeholder management
    • Team motivation
    • Time, budge, and cost estimation
    • Value-based decomposition and prioritization
  • Level 2 (12% of total exam questions)
    • Agile frameworks and terminology
    • Building high-performance teams
    • Business case development
    • Colocation (geographic proximity)/distributed teams
    • Continuous improvement processes
    • Elements of a project charter for an Agile project
    • Facilitation methods
    • Participatory decision models (e.g., input-based. Shared collaboration, command)
    • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    • Process analysis techniques
    • Self assessment
    • Value-based analysis
  • Level 3 (5% of total exam questions)
    • Agile contracting methods
    • Agile project accounting principles
    • Applying new Agile practices
    • Compliance (organization)
    • Control limits for Agile projects
    • Failure modes and alternatives
    • Globalization, culture, and team diversity
    • Innovation games
    • Principles of systems thinking (e.g. complex adaptive, chaos)
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Variance and trend analysis
    • Variations in Agile methods and approaches
    • Vendor management

 

You will find that our exam questions cover both sections as described and is the easiest way to target your learning.

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