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Capability Maturity Model Integration - MCQs (01-14-2015)

Capability Maturity Model Integration - MCQs


1. Which of the following is not a phase of CMMI?
a) Initial
b) Quantitatively managed
c) Integrated
d) Defined
Explanation: Initial, Managed, Defined, Quantitatively managed and optimized are the phases of
CMMI.
2. CMMI is successor of CMM. True or false
a) True
b) False
Explanation: Previously CMM practices were followed which were difficult to integrate so CMMI is
evolved.
3. When we say ABC organization is CMMI level 5 company, How do you describe its stage?
a) Defined
b) Managed
c) Optimized
d) Quantitatively managed
Explanation: Optimized is highest CMMI level where processes are already quantitatively managed
and company is striving for continuous process improvement.
4. Which of the following is process improvement model?
a) CMMI
b) Agile
c) Prototyping
d) V model
Explanation: CMMI is process improvement technique. Agile, prototyping and V model are SDLC
models.

5. What is the full form of CMMI?


a) Capability Maturity Modification integration
b) Capability Managed Maturity Integration
c) Capability Maturity Model Integrator
d) Capability Maturity Model Integration
6. What is not the objective(s) of CMMI?
a) Produce quality product or services by process improvement
b) Increase customer satisfaction
c) Expanding market presence
d) Achieve excellence and create value for stakeholders
e) Removing the bugs in product thereby direct product improvement
Explanation: CMMI is process improvement technique. It is not directly responsible for removing
bugs but it will improve product by process improvement.

7. In CMMI, the name of Maturity Level 5 is:

a.
b.
c.
d.

Six Sigma
Optimized
Statistical
Optimizing

Chapter 30: Software Process Improvement


8. Software process improvement must deliver a reasonable return-on-investment to
justify its use.

True

False
9. An effective software process improvement effort relies on the same framework for each
project.

True
False
10. The intent of a maturity model like CCM is to provide a road map to good software
practice.

True
False
11. SPI is only justified for large software organizations.
True
False
12. The most difficult part of SPI is establishing a consensus for starting the process.

True

False

Out of 16 questions, you answered 9 correctly with a final grade of 56%

9 correct
(56%)
7 incorrect
(44%)
0
unanswered
(0%)

Your Results:
The correct answer for each question is indicated by a

Section 30.1

1
CORREC
T

Software process improvement must deliver a reasonable return-on-investment to


justify its use.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.1.1

2
INCORRECT

An effective software process improvement effort relies on the same framework


for each project.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.1.2

3
INCORRECT

The intent of a maturity model like CCM is to provide a road map to good
software practice.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.1.3

4
INCORRECT

SPI is only justified for large software organizations.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.2

5
CORREC
T

The most difficult part of SPI is establishing a consensus for starting the process.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.2.1

6
CORREC
T

As process assessment is conducted which of the following issues should be focused


on?

Acceptance
A)

Commitment
B)

Consistency
C)

All of the above


D)

Section 30.2.2

7
INCORRECT

Which of these individuals are not involved in the SPI education and training
activities?

Customers
A)

Managers
B)

Practitioners
C)

Stakeholders
D)

Section 30.2.3

8
CORREC
T

It is often difficult to achieve consensus among different constituencies during the


SPI selection and justification activity.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.2.4

9
CORREC
T

Which is not one of the processes that need to be considered during process
installation and migration?

As-is
A)

Here-to-there
B)

Just-in-time
C)

To-be
D)

a, b, and d
E)

Section 30.2.5

10
INCORRECT

Evaluation only occurs during the SPI post mortem activity.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.2.6

11
CORREC
T

SPI often fails because risks were not properly considered and no continguency
planning occurred.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.2.7

12
INCORRECT

Which is not one of the critical success factors that lead to successful SPI
efforts?

Management support
A)

Process integration
B)

Staff involvement
C)

Standardized SPI strategies


D)

Section 30.3

13
CORREC
T

The capability maturity model integration represents a meta model implemented as


a

continuous model
A)

staged model
B)
theoretical model

C)

both a and b
D)

Section 30.4

14
CORREC
T

The people capability maturity model suggests practices that should be followed by
an organization to attract, develop, and retain outstanding talent.

True
A)

False
B)

Section 30.6

15
INCORRECT

It is easy to determine the quantitative benefits and cost measures required to


compute the return-on-investment for SPI activities.

True
A)
False

B)

Section 30.7

16
CORREC
T

To be effective in modern software development SPI frameworks must become


significantly more agile.

True
A)

False
B)