PMP Exam Question 53

Aligned with PMBOK 6th EditionĀ®.

Analogous Estimating

Martin is the project manager of the construction of a new bridge. His project sponsor has asked him to prepare a duration estimate using Analogous estimating. He has ever used this technique before, so he asks you for further information. What would you NOT say about Analogous Estimating?

A. Analogous Estimating is generally faster to carry out and less costly than other techniques.

B. Analogous Estimating is used to estimate duration or cost of an activity..

C. Analogous Estimating is always used when there is detailed information about the project.

D. Analogous Estimating is less accurate than other techniques.

February 16, 2020

1 responses on "PMP Exam Question 53"

  1. PMP Solution 53

    Analogous estimating is a technique for estimating the duration or cost of an activity or a project using historical data from a similar activity or project. It is generally less costly and less time-consuming than other techniques, but it is also less accurate. Analogous duration estimating is frequently used to estimate project duration when there is a limited amount of detailed information about the project. Therefore, the right answer is C. [PMBOK 6th edition, Page 200] [Project Schedule Management]


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