Q & As for the PMBOK Guide


Book Title:    Q & As for the PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition
Author:  Unknown / PMI
Publisher:  Project Management Institute (PMI®)
List Price:   $12.95
Format:  Spiral bound, 352 pages
Publication Date:   2017
ISBN: 978-1-62825-461-7
Reviewer:     Ben Taylor
Review Date:   April 2018



The Sixth Edition of the Q&As for the PMBOK® Guide has a number of questions and answers for each section of the PMBOK Guide.  The material is to the point and stresses the core essentials found in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.  The material follows the PMBOK® Guide structure simplifying cross reference research.  In addition, this Q&A reference has three appendices and a Glossary to test your understanding of the various project environments, key concepts and tailoring considerations.

Overview of Book’s Structure

The book has two major parts:

  1. Questions
  2. Answers

Both parts are subdivided into matching Sections.  The questions are numbered sequentially and the corresponding answers are numbered to match the questions.  The structure of the book allows one to easily study a section at a time, in any order, and quickly find the answers for any question.

Each section of the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition is represented in the Q&A book.  The book also has questions and answers for the various project environments, Key Concepts for Knowledge Areas and Tailoring Considerations.  The book even has questions and answers for key words found in the Glossary.


The questions follow a multiple choice format, and are written with little ambiguity.  The questions test one’s understanding of the material found in PMBOK Guide knowledge area.  Questions cover definitions and concepts.

Each answer cross references to the page numbers and Sections of the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.  This greatly aids in the learning of the material.


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About the Reviewer

Ben Taylor

Texas, USA



Ben Taylor has managed projects in the manufacturing, financial, eductational and legal sectors for over 25 years.  He ensures the strategic and operational goals of the project remain in alignment and has a knack for formally closing projects with no surprises. He can be contacted at [email protected]


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