Types of questions in the PMP®Exam

The PMP® Exam is a four hour, 180 multiple choice questions exam. It includes different types of questions such as situational, knowledge, formula, interpretational, and ethics based questions. Each question comes with its own set of challenges and one must get used to all types of these questions. The Project Management Institute will examine one’s ability to analyse, apply informational logically, and use their mathematical, management, and leadership skills.

Situational questions test your theoretical knowledge with realistic situations. In this type of question, you will be given a situation and asked to find the best answer for that situation. Often these questions are quite lengthy with relevant and irrelevant information that the candidate must be able to separate and eliminate. Situational questions offer choices that will seem reasonable. However, it is vital that you are able to identify the best option.

Knowledge-based questions test your factual knowledge of the PMBOK® Guide. In this type of question, you may be asked to select the correct models, methods or artifacts for a given performance domain. Knowledge based question may also ask you to identify an example chart or graph, such as recognizing a RACI or Pareto chart. They can also ask you to identify the meaning of a project management scenario based on the information provided. These can often be the simple content based questions that test definitions such as risk, secondary risk, residual risk, etc. Our app ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ can be used to learn, memorise and revise your knowledge of the PMBOK®. The app, based on PMBOK® 7th edition provides content about Tasks, Principles, Performance Domains , glossary, and project framework for you to learn from and apply in the exam.

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Formula-based questions test your memorisation and application of around 64 formulas. You must know both the formula and plug the values in the formula in order to get the answer. Formula based questions are really good in multiple-choice PMP® questions. Thus, it is of vital importance that you learn these formulas inside out and to actively practice using the formulas. Our free app ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ is an excellent source to learn, revise, and cement your knowledge about the formulas and help you prep for the exam. The app provides 64 formulas for you to learn from and apply in the exam.

Interpretational questions test comprehension abilities to a condition. They provide a description of a condition that requires analysis to find the correct answer.

Ethics questions- Questions are based on based on PMI code of ethics and professional conduct. They test ethical knowledge of candidates. Thus, you might see these types of questions in the exam.

The questions in the list provided above test a candidate’s mathematical, situational, ethical, interpretational, and content knowledge. Thus, you need to practice as many questions as you can and as many times possible. Download our free ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ app to practice and test your preparedness for the important exam. The Practice section includes quizzes on each and all performance domains, to allow you to practice a variety of questions. If you wish to be successful in the exam, then you must be aware of all types of questions and increase your odds of success. 

Our free ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ app is an excellent source to learn, revise, and enhance your knowledge to help you prepare for the exam. The app allows you to take the material with you and study anywhere and anytime. It is a powerful, cost-effective, and goal-oriented solution. Quickly skim through the app for PMP® exam preparation while using public transport or while waiting for the doctor and then assess your knowledge with hundreds of flashcards and practice questions.

PMP® Exam Mentor

The ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ app allows choosing how you learn, what you learn, and when you learn. This app would help you immensely in various aspects of Project Management whether you are preparing for the PMP® certification exam or you are a practicing project manager. The ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ app provides you an opportunity to make the best use of mobility moments (a quick short time available while commuting, waiting, in-between meetings, small breaks, etc.) to quickly refresh your knowledge on various aspects. This app is made up of various sections providing you with a multidimensional learning path.

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PMP® Exam Mentor 2022 Edition free app is a quick reference guide that helps PMP® Exam certification aspirants prepare and revise for the important exam based on “Examination Content Outline – January 2021” and PMBOK® Guide 7th Edition

List of features

  • 35 Tasks based on the latest Examination Content Outline – January 2021
  • 12 Principles based on PMBOK® Guide 7th Edition
  • 8 Domains with their Models, Methods, and Artifacts
  • 1006 Glossary terms with easy navigation and easy-to-understand definitions
  • 64 Formulas with examples for quick revision
  • 265 Tips to help with the exam
  • 1800 Flashcards for memorizing important contents
  • 49 Cheat Sheets for last-minute revision
  • 3600 Questions Simulator with Drill, Quiz, Test, and Exam modes for extensive practice

The ‘PMP® Exam Mentor’ app is available free for all the following platforms (for both phone and tablet) providing you a consistent and unified experience across these platforms.

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