New Updated Microsoft Specialist Certification 74-343 Real Exam Questions and Answers Download 1-10
You use Project Professional 2013 to manage a project that has customer-required milestone
completion dates. You need to see graphically that your milestones have slipped beyond your
customer-required dates. What should you add to the project milestones?
a Must finish on constraint
a finish date
a Finish no later than constraint
Correct Answer: C
You manage a project by using Project Professional 2013. Your project is updated with changes to
the baseline for selected tasks. You back up your project fife before you start your next tracking
cycle. After completing the tracking cycle, you notice that the baseline duration values on some
of the summary tasks are not correct. You need to correct these values before re-entering the
tracking data. You open the backed up version of the project schedule. What should you do next?
Manually update the summary tasks with the new duration values.
Reset the summary tasks to manual scheduling.
Ensure the tasks durations are of the same denomination values. Then reenter the tracking
Reset the baseline checking the Roll up baselines to all summary tasks option. Then reenter
the tracking data.
Correct Answer: D
You are a program manager. Your project managers use Project Professional 2013 to manage
projects. The project managers want to utilize the same resources across their projects. You need
to combine the projects, as well as the project resources, to see allocations across the projects.
What should you do?
Copy and paste all resource assignments into a Master file.
Share resources from an external resource pool.
Create a Master project and insert subprojects by using Link to project.
Open all projects in a new window.
Correct Answer: B
Your company uses Project Standard 2013 to track project progress. You need to accurately
calculate cost performance index (CPI) as a health indicator. Which three actions should you
perform? (Each correct answer presents part of the solution. Choose three.)
Ensure there is a value in the Status Date field.
Ensure there is a value in the Standard Rate field.
Ensure Task Dependencies exist in the schedule.
Enter actual progress information.
Level resources within available slack.
Correct Answer: ABD
You are a project manager who uses Microsoft Excel 2013. Your company decides to migrate all of
the current projects in Microsoft Excel 2013 to Project Professional 2013. They allow all
employees to spend 8 hours migrating each project plan. Your current and unique project plan
has 462 tasks with duration in days, and resources have been assigned and named. You have a
status meeting in two days. You need to provide your project’s information by using Project
Professional 2013. What should you do?
Create a new project plan in Project Professional 2013 and use the Gantt Chart Wizard to
import from an Excel Workbook.
Rename the Excel file from .xlsx to .mpx, and open it by using Project Professional 2013,
activating the Mapping Excel Workbook feature. Map tasks, durations, and resources
assigned into Microsoft Project fields.
Open the Excel File .xlsx directly from Project Professional 2013, which will convert and map
tasks, durations, and resources assigned into Project fields.
Create a VBA macro by using the Excel Record Macro feature to import all tasks, durations,
and resources assigned from Excel into your new Project Professional 2013 project plan.
Correct Answer: C
Your organization uses Microsoft Project 2013. You are finalizing the Project Schedule for a very
complex project with over 100 resources. You need to ensure that all tasks are assigned to
resources. What should you do?
Use Task Usage view and look for Unassigned tasks.
Use Resource Graph view and look for the Unassigned resource name.
Use Resource Usage view and look for the Unassigned resource name.
Use Resource Sheet view and look for Unassigned tasks.
Correct Answer: C
Your company uses Project Professional 2013. You are a program manager in charge of a
multi-program software integration project. The project is scheduled from January 1,
2012-August 3, 2013. You have a consultant resource that charges a different rate based on each
task completed. Tasks 1 through 9 are billed at a rate of $150.00 per hour. Tasks 10 through 20
are billed at a rate of $175.00 per hour. You need to set up your schedule to ensure that the
correct resource rate is associated with the correct tasks. Which two actions should you perform
To answer, move the appropriate two actions from the list of actions to the answer area and arrange them in the correct order.
Select and Place:
You are a project manager who uses Project Professional 2013. You work on a construction
project that requires propane as a fuel source for your equipment. The foreman requires that you
enter project costs associated with all work completed on your project. The propane costs $5.00
per gallon, and the tank holds 500 gallons of propane. Each time the tank is refilled, you must pay
a fee of $20. You need to enter the propane costs into your project schedule prior to filling the
propane tank for the first time. What should you do?
Create a material resource with a material label of gallons. Enter $20 in the cost per use and
$5.00 in the standard rate.
Create a cost resource, add the resource to a task, and enter $25 in the actual cost.
Create a material resource with a material label of gallons. Enter $20 in the standard rate and
$5.00 in the cost per use.
Create a cost resource, add the resource to a task, and enter $2520 in the actual cost.
Correct Answer: B
You are a project manager for a software development company. You use Project Professional
2013. You manage an integration project, and you discover that you need to add additional
resources to the integration tasks in order to meet your development complete milestone date.
The project is behind schedule, so you must shorten the duration of the integration development
work. You identify two additional resources to work on the integration task. When you add these
resources, your task now shows it will complete three days ahead of schedule, which leaves a
contingency window for issues that may arise. In order to shorten the duration of the task when
the resources are added, you need to set the task type before adding the resources. What should
Use an automatically scheduled task and set the task type to fixed duration.
Use a manually scheduled task and set the task type to fixed work.
Use an automatically scheduled task and set the task type to fixed work.
Use a manually scheduled task and set the task type to fixed duration.
Correct Answer: C
You are a project manager, and your organization uses Project Professional 2013. You have
created a detailed project schedule and have identified two tasks that are causing your resource
to be overallocated. You need to use the Team Planner to reassign these tasks from the
overallocated resources to underallocated resources with the same skill set. What should you do?
Right-click the task and reassign it to the underallocated resource.
Drag the underallocated resource on the task to reassign it.
Drag one of the tasks from the overallocated resource to the Unassigned Tasks section.
Right-click the resource and reassign it to the underallocated resource.
Correct Answer: A