Agile Quiz Questions and Answers

Take our quick Agile Mini Quiz and test how much you know about our latest article 'The Beginners Guide To Agile' and see what you have absorbed or how much you knew already.
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  • Question 9
Question 1 ID: 357

Which of the following statements is one of the twelve Agile principles?

A. Build and deliver projects fast by advising team members that management will perform regular monitoring of their work.

B. Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.

C. Limit the size of projects and identify all customer requirements upfront before development commences

D. Define all required project team skillsets at the outset of the project to ensure all tasks can be completed in the quickest possible timeframe


Question 2 ID: 364

Which is NOT a characteristic of an Agile process?

A. Being lean, efficient and expedient

B. Being scalable

C. Being rigid

D. Leveraging automation


Question 3 ID: 361

In the ‘Agile Manifesto’ why are ‘Individuals and interactions’ valued over ‘Processes and tools? Is it because…

A. Processes and Tools hinder creativity, interaction between people do not.

B. Even with the very best processes and tools will not help you to deliver value without motivated and enabled people who interact effectively as a team.

C. Processes and Tools are not required if you have a highly motivated workforce.

D. Processes and Tools are rarely effective whereas most individuals are.


Question 4 ID: 363

In the ‘Agile Manifesto’ why is ‘Responding to change’ over ‘following a plan’? Is it because…

A. Plans often change throughout a project. It therefore makes sense to ensure that any planning is designed to enable inspection and adaption

B. Agile means that you no longer need a project plan

C. Upfront IT Service Management Change Management planning replaces project plans

D. Up-front project plans and stage plans are commitment plans


Question 5 ID: 362

In the ‘Agile Manifesto’ why is ‘Customer collaboration’ valued over ‘Contract negotiations’? Is it because…

A. It’s more important to create consistently collaborative and open relationships between the customer and supplier and ensure that both parties acknowledge that an effective product cannot be developed without that collaboration.

B. Contracts rarely work and are often seen as a carrot or stick method or driving supplier performance. They also cause significant friction and result in both parties trying to get the other part to pay for changes.

C. Contacts only work in a waterfall approach and are not applicable to an agile approach.

D. In a waterfall approach the analysis and design phases of the project determine the contract and because there is no analysis and design phases in an agile approach the contact could not be drawn up.


Question 6 ID: 365

In which year was the Agile Manifesto published?

A. 2012

B. 2009

C. 2005

D. 2001


Question 7 ID: 358

Which is the best statement? For an organisation to “be agile,” they must also be…

A. Lean, Reflective, Idealistic, IT-Focused

B. Reflective, Restrained, Patient, Purposeful

C. Customer?centric, Lean, Collaborative, Communicative

D. Idealistic, IT-centric, Siloed, Restrained


Question 8 ID: 359

Which of these two statements are correct regarding the goals and objectives of Agile Service Management?

1. Designing processes with “just enough” scalable control and structure

2. Provide services that deliver ongoing customer value

A. Just the first statement

B. Just the second statement

C. Neither statements

D. Both statements


Question 9 ID: 360

Which statement from the 12 underpinning principles regarding reflection is an Agile approach?

A. At the end of the project, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behaviour accordingly.

B. At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, improvements are identified and fed into the CSI register

C. In between projects, the team reflects on its successes and failures, then reports to management and improvements that should be implemented.

D. At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behaviour accordingly.