About Agile Scrum

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Agile Scrum with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Agile Scrum MCQ

1. What is done during a Sprint Review Meeting?

  • The team discusses the improvements that can be applied for the upcoming sprints
  • Present the Project’s performance to the Stakeholders
  • Inspect progress towards the Sprint Goal
  • Discuss the architectural and technical aspects of the project

2. Why Agile?

  • No Project Manager
  • No budget
  • No collocated teams
  • No room to fail

3. Demo involves which Agile & Scrum values?

  • Working Software
  • Customer Collaboration
  • None

4. How is Product Backlog Arranged?

  • Items are randomly arranged
  • Newer stories prioritized on top, followed by older stories
  • Large items at the top, small items at the bottom
  • High priority items on top, followed by low priority items

5. There was an Issue In your project and your manager kept asking “why?’ several times. What is he doing?

  • He Is executing collaboration.
  • He is executing “Five whys” a Lean tool.
  • He Is executing “get your attention” tool.
  • None of the above

6. What is a key concept behind Agile?

  • Plan driven
  • Large batches
  • Test at the end
  • Value and quality driven

7. Iterative development is NOT a good idea for?

  • Back end development
  • Front end development
  • Middleware development
  • Software development

8. All barriers, impediments and interferences are removed by

  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Scrum Master
  • Project Manager

9. Which of these is not a scrum pillar?

  • Focus
  • Adaptation
  • Transparency
  • Inspection

10. Which of the following is delivered at the end of the Sprint?

  • A document containing test cases for the current sprint
  • An architectural design of the solution
  • An increment of Done software
  • Wireframes designs for User Interface

11. What are the responsibilities of Scrum Master?

  • Removing impediments
  • Providing process leadership
  • None of these
  • Both A & B

12. Which of these isn't a sprint event?

  • Sprint Planning
  • Daily Stand Up
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Closure

13. Who should necessarily attend the Daily Standup meeting?

  • The Development Team
  • The Scrum Team
  • The Development Team and the Product Owner
  • The Scrum Team and the Stakeholders

14. When can a Sprint be canceled?

  • The Sprint items are no longer needed
  • Sprint can never be canceled
  • Information required to start the development is not available
  • Whenever the Product Owner says

15. Who can be the best user proxy?

  • ScrumMaster
  • Customers
  • Agile coach
  • Developer

16. Product Backlog should be ordered on the basis of?

  • Value of the items being delivered
  • The complexity of the items being delivered
  • Size of the items being delivered
  • The risk associated with the items

17. Which of the following activity is not timeboxed?

  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Sprint Review

18. In an Agile environment, what is the main responsibility of a tester?

  • Create test scenarios and test cases
  • Finding bugs
  • Create automation scripts
  • There is no role as a Tester in Scrum

19. What are the core Scrum Roles?

  • Business Sponsor, Scrum Master, Delivery Team
  • Product Owner, Scrum Master, Delivery Team
  • Product Owner, Control Partners, Delivery Team
  • Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Delivery Team

20. In Scrum, when is a Sprint Over?

  • When all the Sprint Backlog Items are completed
  • When all the Sprint Backlog tasks are completed
  • When the final testing is completed
  • When the time box expires

21. What does a BurnDown Chart display?

  • Project Progress
  • Amount of remaining work with respect to time
  • The velocity of the team
  • The capacity of the team members

22. Who is responsible for ensuring that the scrum values and pillars are adhered to at all times?

  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Development Team
  • Each Member

23. Which of these isn't a characteristic of Scrum Teams?

  • Self-organising
  • Experts
  • Cross-functional
  • Not Applicable

24. What should be the size of the Development Team?

  • 5+-3
  • 6+-4
  • 5+-4
  • 6+-3

25. What are the roles in Scrum?

  • Product Owner, manager and dev team
  • Product Owner, Scrum Master and dev team
  • Project Manager, Scrum Master and dev team
  • Product Owner, Scrum Master and management

26. What happens when all the Sprint Items cannot be completed?

  • The Sprint should be extended
  • The unfinished Sprint items should be removed from the Sprint Backlog
  • The Sprint ends with the done items
  • Start the next Sprint with the unfinished items first

27. Who does not usually interact with a BA in an agile project?

  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Operational Support Team
  • Developers

28. . In SAFe®, which two items belong in the Team Backlog?

  • Epics, Tasks
  • Spikes, User Stories
  • Epics, User Stories
  • User Stories, Tasks

29. Which backlog contains user stories a team may be working on?

  • The Team Backlog
  • The System Backlog
  • The Product Backlog
  • The Program Backlog

30. How should user stories be written?

  • The system shall…
  • Given...when…then…
  • As a…I want…so that...
  • If inputs…then outputs…

31. What is an MVP in Agile

  • Minimum Valuable Product
  • Maximum Valued Project
  • Maximum Viable Project
  • Minimum Viable Product

32. When the Sprint is over?

  • When Product Owner says so
  • When the time-box expires
  • When all the tasks are completed
  • When it ends in JIRA

33. How long should a daily scrum/stand-up take?

  • 15 minutes
  • 5 minutes
  • half a day
  • 1 hour

34. Working software over ...

  • Individuals and interactions
  • Following a plan
  • Comprehensive documentation
  • Processes and tools
  • Contract negotiation

35. User story is small, detailed and specific while ... is big, coarse-grained and sketchy.

  • Epic
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog

36. We should add ... when we create a user story.

  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Documentation
  • Product Backlog

37. What questions should be answered in the stand-up meeting?

  • What will I do today?
  • What did I do yesterday?
  • Do I see any impediment?
  • All of above?

38. Agile manifesto communicates about Agile -

  • Practice
  • Behavior
  • Values

39. Customer collaboration is -

  • Agile Value
  • Scrum Value
  • Not a value

40. What are the official ceremonies in Scrum (according to Scrum Guide)?

  • Sprint Planning, Daily, Sprint Review, Refinement and Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Planning, Daily, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Planning, Weekly, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Planning, Weekly, Refinement, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective

41. If Waterfall is plan driven, then Scrum is:

  • PO driven
  • Business value driven
  • Client driven

42. ... over processes and tools

  • Customer collaboration
  • Working software
  • Individuals and interactions
  • Responding to change

43. Who is responsible for defining features, managing input from end-users and managing stakeholders?

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • All of the above

44. According to the Scrum Guide, a Scrum Team should be...

  • Self-organized and made of experts
  • Self-organized and cross-functional
  • Made of experts and cross-functional
  • Made of experts

45. In Kanban, what is the idea of WIP?

  • Limit the work in progress
  • Limit the Kanban cycle
  • Tag what can be parallelized (Work in Parallel)
  • Maximize the work in progress

46. What is the goal of a daily scrum (standup)?

  • To answer the 3 questions
  • To agree on a plan for the next day
  • To report progress to stakeholders
  • To check progress versus the project plan

47. What is recommended size for The Development Team (within the Scrum Team)?

  • 9
  • Minimal 7
  • 7 +/- 2
  • 3 - 9

48. What is a requirement for Scrum

  • Using JIRA
  • Being disciplined in applying the process
  • Having a separate Scrum master
  • Having 2-weeks sprints

49. Why there is Sprint review?

  • Collaborate what was delivered in the sprint
  • Get feedback form customers
  • Gather input for next valuable items
  • Give status overview

50. What do you mean by the term 'Agile'?

  • A Software Development Methodology
  • A Process Framework with set of process prescription
  • A philosophy; A way of working based on some principles
  • Delivering Software frequently , Conducting standups, Demo...

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