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Introduction

Introduction

This is the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation (ASF.EN) sample exam. The Rules and Regulations for EXIN’s examinations apply to this exam.

This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. Each multiple-choice question has a number of possible answers, of which only one is correct, unless otherwise stated.

The maximum number of points that can be obtained for this exam is 40. Each correct answer is worth 1 point. You need 26 points or more to pass the exam.

The time allowed for this exam is 60 minutes.

Good luck!





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1  of 40
What is the primary responsibility of a Scrum Master in order to keep a Scrum team working at its peak level of productivity?

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2  of 40
During a sprint, a Developer is working on a task.

Who is accountable for this task?

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3  of 40
All Scrum events are time-boxed events.

What is the advantage of time-boxing?

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4  of 40
A team is transitioning to Scrum. They already had a role called project coordinator, who helps creating a smooth working environment for all project members.

What is accountable for this after the transition?

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5  of 40
A Product Owner wants a product backlog item to be completed in two days. The Developers working on the item think it will take five days to complete it. The Scrum Master thinks it takes three days. A subject matter expert, who has worked on similar items in the past, thinks it should be at most a one-day effort.

Whose estimate should be used for planning?

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6  of 40
Halfway through a sprint, a team has finished all sprint backlog items.

What is the best action to take?

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7  of 40
A virtual team with people from two different time zones is working on a project. The team members do not have overlapping office hours, which causes them to be less effective than they hoped for.

How can the effectiveness of this virtual team best be improved?

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8  of 40
When does product backlog refinement take place?

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9  of 40
A Scrum team uses a Kanban board. The work-in-progress limit (WiP-limit) of a column on the Kanban board is reached.

What should be done when this happens?

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10  of 40
What is the most efficient and effective method of transferring information to and between the Developers?

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11  of 40
A Scrum team selects a product backlog item for the sprint backlog.

When are the Developers finished with a product backlog item?

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12  of 40
What best describes the role the daily scrum plays in the monitoring of a Scrum project?

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13  of 40
When working in an Agile way, what should the pace of development be?

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14  of 40
In the past 8 sprints, the Developers have completed 72 story points in total. The Scrum team is asked to start working on a new project which is estimated at 56 story points.

How many Sprints are needed to complete this project?

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15  of 40
A Scrum team works on a project in two-week sprints. During the sprint retrospective meeting of the fifteenth sprint, the Scrum Master says:

"We have seen from the last twelve sprints that we cannot deliver potentially shippable increments in two weeks. We should increase the duration for sprint sixteen."

Should the duration be increased?

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16  of 40
For a sprint, progress is monitored in a burn-down bar chart.

What does the bar of a burn-down bar chart represent?

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17  of 40
An often-used best practice is to define product backlog items according to the acronym ‘INVEST’. The ‘I’ of INVEST means independent. Suppose that a product backlog item is not independent.

What is the consequence of having dependent product backlog items?

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18  of 40
Is it allowed to override the Product Owner’s decisions regarding Product Backlog content?

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19  of 40
All three Scrum artifacts have a commitment that the Scrum team works toward.

What is the commitment of the sprint backlog?

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20  of 40
In a Scrum team, who is accountable for ensuring the customer gets the most value from the product?

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21  of 40
What is a product goal?

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22  of 40
How long should it take a Scrum team of 5 members to finalize the sprint planning for a 3-week sprint?

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23  of 40
Which two statements are statements of value as described in the Agile Manifesto?

Please remember to choose 2 answers.

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24  of 40
A Scrum team uses an information radiator to visualize the progress.

Why is visualizing the progress helpful?

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25  of 40
A customer requests a report about the techniques a Scrum team uses for their development.

Who can best prepare this report?

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26  of 40
What is the definition of the velocity of a Scrum team?

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27  of 40
When using affinity estimation, how are story points assigned to user stories?

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28  of 40
One person is working on the code and another person is observing and commenting. Occasionally, they switch roles.

Which practice is this?

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29  of 40
A Developer from a Scrum team thinks that a stakeholder may have some valuable insights and feedback about the developed increment.

What is the best event to ask for this feedback?

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30  of 40
The S in INVEST stands for small.

Which items on the product backlog should be small?

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31  of 40
From which type of team do the best architectures, requirements and designs emerge?

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32  of 40
The Product Owner is considering criteria for ordering the items in the product backlog.

Which is not one of the criteria that needs to be considered?

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33  of 40
Why does the daily scrum need to be held at the same time and place each day of the sprint?

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34  of 40
While reviewing a burn-down bar chart, a Developer observed that the bottom of the bar had moved above the horizontal axis between the third and fourth sprint.

What happened in the third sprint?

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35  of 40
Which contract type is adaptive and fits well with the Scrum way of working?

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36  of 40
A Scrum team wants to clearly define a checklist of items that must be completed before an increment can be called completed.

What are they likely to use for this?

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37  of 40
What is a potentially releasable part of a product that occurs during a sprint?

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38  of 40
A Scrum team is estimating user stories. The Scrum Master suggests the planning poker technique.

How does planning poker work?

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39  of 40
Senior management wants to regularly verify whether the Scrum team is following Scrum practices and principles.

Who is in the best position to conduct such an audit?

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40  of 40
Multiple teams are working on the same product. There is a disagreement about the definition of done (DoD).

- The Product Owner states that each team should define their own DoD and work toward their sprint goals based on that DoD.
- The Scrum Master states that there should only be a single DoD that all teams work toward.

Who is right?