Project Management and Time Management Test
About the test
The Project Management and Time Management test assesses a candidate’s project management skills as well as their ability to organize and plan how to divide their own time between specific activities.
It’s an ideal test for pre-employment screening of candidates who are expected to manage team projects alongside ownership of their own workload. A good candidate for these roles will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and execute both the work of a team and their own personal task lists.
This test requires candidates to answer multiple-choice questions about the principles and core subjects within the project management discipline and demonstrate their ability to prioritize and schedule work through both multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.
Sample public questions
A project you are managing had a starting budget of 180,000 USD and an expected duration of 1 year and 3 months. The work and budget are spread equally over the duration.
You are currently 8 months into the project, the work is on schedule, and so far you have spent 102,000 USD.
What is the cost variance of the project?
A company currently has three active projects:
- Project A has a 85% chance of a 230,000 USD profit and a 15% chance of a 230,000 USD loss.
- Project B has a 55% chance of a 900,000 USD profit and a 45% chance of a 900,000 USD loss.
- Project C has a 73% chance of a 300,000 USD profit and a 27% chance of a 250,000 USD loss.
What is the amount of the project with the highest monetary value?
A team member calls you mid-flight to inform you about an idea that she had to change one part of the solution design that she is going to present at tomorrow’s customer meeting. She briefly explains her idea to you, but the mobile connection is poor and the call is disturbed with noise and short interruptions. How do you respond?
You are working as a social media manager for a company that has specific expectations of how you will perform your work.
Compare those expectations with how you actually spent your time last week.
|Other (Meetings, etc.)||4|
A client requests a phone call with you at 1:30pm tomorrow their time. The client’s time zone is six hours behind your time zone.
What time would you use to add the phone call to your schedule? __________
You have been assigned the following list of tasks, and your boss needs you to complete as many as you can in the next two weeks (10 work days) before you go on vacation.
|Task||Estimated Time to Complete|
|Compile Customer List||3 days|
|Write Newsletter Draft||2 days|
|Set Up Software||1 day|
|Develop Image Requirements||2 days|
|Design Landing Page||5 days|
|Embed Tracking||1 day|
|Outline Performance Report||1 day|
|Analyze Competitors||4 days|
Which tasks will you complete before going on vacation?
You have partially planned your tasks for tomorrow, as shown in the table below.
|Task||Duration of Task||# of Tasks Planned|
|Response to client.||8 minutes|
|Identify expansion opportunity.||2 hours 50 minutes||2|
|Develop sales presentation.||1 hour 15 minutes||1|
Given 8 hours of work and the tasks you already have planned, how many responses to clients can you plan for tomorrow?
(Round your answer to the nearest integer.)
For companies: premium questions
Buy TestDome to access premium questions that can't be practiced.
Get money back if you find any premium question answered online.
26 more premium Project Management and Time Management questions
Next Task, Documentation, Project Completion, Crash Sponsor, Exploit Risk, Insurance Value, Large Garden - Three Obstacles, Large Garden - Two Obstacles, Stakeholder Communications, Team Arguments, Plan Contribution, Mitigate Risk, Project Underway, New Office, Holiday Brochures, Vacation Requests, Too Many Tasks, Busy Schedule, Event Booking, Project B, Brainstorming Session, Restaurant Meeting, Whitepaper Estimate, Annual Report, On Time Arrival, Constant Change.
Skills and topics tested
- Project Planning
- Project Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Risk Management
- Gantt Chart
- Team Communication
- Time Management
- Reordering Tasks
- Vacation Policies
- The 4Ds
- Finding Availability
- Assigning Work
- Competing Schedules
- Project Timeline
- Travel Booking
For job roles
- Project Manager
Sample candidate report
What others say
Simple, straight-forward technical testing
TestDome is simple, provides a reasonable (though not extensive) battery of tests to choose from, and doesn't take the candidate an inordinate amount of time. It also simulates working pressure with the time limits.
Jan Opperman, Grindrod Bank
Solve all your skill testing needs
150+ Pre-made tests
From web development and database administration to project management and customer support. See all pre-made tests.
Mix questions for different skills or even custom questions in one test. See an example.
How TestDome works
Choose a pre-made test
or create a custom test
Invite candidates via
email, URL, or your ATS
a test remotely
Sort candidates and
get individual reports