Questions/Réponses Professional Scrum Product Owner 1:

  • As the Development Team starts work during the Sprint, it realizes it has selected too much work to finish in the Sprint. What should it do?
    1. As soon as possible in the Sprint, work with the Product Owner to remove some work or Product Backlog items
  • What activities would a Product Owner typically undertake in the phase between the end of the current Sprint and the start of the next Sprint?
    1. There are no such activities. The next Sprint starts immediately after the current Sprint
  • What are criteria to order Product Backlog items?
    1. Value of Product Backlog items.
    2. Dependencies between Product Backlog items.
    3. Dependencies to other products.
  • A product Increment must be released to production at the end of each Sprint. :
    1. False
  • Which topics should be discussed in the Sprint Review?:
    1. Sprint result
  • When many Scrum Teams are working on the same product, should all of their increments be integrated every Sprint?
    1. Yes, otherwise the Product Owners (and stakeholders) may not be able to accurately inspect what is done.
  • How small should a ‘ready’ Product Backlog item be?
    1. Small enough to build in 1 Sprint.
  • A product’s success is measured by:
    1. The impact on customer satisfaction.
    2. The impact on revenue.
    3. The impact on cost.
  • When should the Product Backlog be refined?
    1. The Product Owner and the Development Team do it in the actual Sprint if they haven’t been able to do it in preceding Sprints
    1. The Product Owner and the Development Team do it in the 1-2 preceding Sprints.
  • Multiple Scrum Teams creating the same product work from the same Product Backlog ?
    1. False
  • If burndown charts are used to visualize progress, what do they track?
    1. Work remaining across time
  • A done Increment is valuable if:
    1. It is likely to increase customer satisfaction.
    2. It reduces long-term operational costs.
  •       What percent of the time should a Product Owner dedicate to the Scrum Team?
    1. Enough to maximize the value being delivered in the Increment
    2. As much as the stakeholders want to budget. Business analysts take over the role the rest of the time.
  • During a Sprint Retrospective, for what is the Product Owner responsible?
    1. Participating as a Scrum Team member.
  • Who determines when it is appropriate to update the Sprint Backlog during a Sprint?
    1.  Dev Team
  • Who should make sure everyone does his or her tasks for the Sprint?
    1. Dev Team
  • Which two of the following are true about the Scrum Master role?
    1. The Scrum Master helps those outside the team interact with the Scrum Team.
    2. The Scrum Master teaches the Development Team to keep the Scrum meetings to their timebox.
  • What are three benefits of self-organization?
    1. Increased commitment
    2. Increased self-accountability
    3. Increased creativity
  • My job as a Product Owner focuses on the following:
    1. Working with customers and stakeholders to identify the most important product requirements.
    2. Clearly communicating project or release status and strategies to customers and stakeholders.
  • Which are NOT appropriate topics for discussion in a Sprint Retrospective?
    1. How the team does its work
    2. Team relations
    3. Definition of « Done »

  • Product Owners must create clear and unambiguous acceptance criteria for each Product Backlog item before it may be selected in Sprint Planning.
    1. False
  • When is the Sprint Backlog created?
    1. During the Sprint Planning meeting
  • Which output from Sprint Planning provides the Development Team with a target and overarching direction for the Sprint?
    1. The sprint Goal

  • What is a Development Team responsible for?
    1. Resolving internal team conflicts.
    2. Organizing the work required to meet the Sprint Goal.
  • During a Sprint Retrospective, for what is the Product Owner responsible?
    1. Participating as a Scrum Team member.
  • In the middle of the Sprint, the customer decides that there are 2 new features she wants. The Product Owner could:
    1. Add it to the Product Backlog.
    2. Ask the Development Team to consider whether they can add these features to the current Sprint.
  • What does  the word “development” mean in the context of Scrum?
    1.  Complex work that can include all the suggested options and even more
  • How long does the Product Backlog exists?
    1.  While the Product exists 
  • In which meetings the Key Stakeholders are allowed to participate?
    •  The Sprint Review
  • How long should the Sprint Planning be?
    1.  Not more than 8 hours
  • All Development Teams working on the same Product should use the same Product Backlog.
    1. True

  • What are the time-boxes for the Sprint Review and the Sprint Retrospective?
    1. 4 and 3 hours respectively
  • What two attributes are optional for a Product Backlog Item?
    1.  Dependencies
  • Who is responsible for creation of the Definition of “Done”?
    1. The Development Team

  • What is the Increment?
    1. The sum of all the Product Backlog items completed during the Sprint and the value of the increments of all previous Sprints

  • The Product Owner wants to apply some non-functional requirements to the Product. What is the best way to proceed?
    1. Add the non-functional requirements to the DoD and check every Increment against these criteria
  • Once the Product Owner gained his Product Vision and defined the tactics of bringing this vision to life, it is a bad idea to change them before the next Product Release.
    1.  False
  • Who participates in the Sprint Planning? Select three.
    1. The Scrum Master
    2.  The Development Team
    3.  The Product Owner
  • What does Product Backlog management include? Select three most applicable items.
    1. Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions
    2.  Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next
    3.  Optimizing the value of the work the Development Team performs
  • Who is responsible for the Product Backlog?
    1. The Product Owner

  • How does the Product Owner communicate his marketplace knowledge to the Scrum Team (select three)?
    1. Product Backlog Refinement
    2.   Daily ad hoc interactions
    3.  Sprint Reviews
  • Who is allowed to make changes in the Product Backlog? Select two options.
    1.  The Development Team, but with permission of the Product Owner
    2.  The Product Owner
  • What does Cone of Uncertainty show?
    1.  How much is known about the Product over time
  • Who is allowed to change the Sprint Backlog during the Sprint?
    1. The Development Team
  • What happens when a Sprint is cancelled? Select three.
    1. All incomplete Product Backlog Items are re-estimated and put back on the Product Backlog
    2.  If part of the work is potentially releasable, the Product Owner typically accepts it
    3.  Any completed and “Done” Product Backlog items are reviewed