Simulation Test Question

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    Aditya (1867) Active Member

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    In the simulation test, there is one question I do not agree with the answer that is shown to be correct.

    Question -> The Agile Scrum approach cannot be applied to all projects. In which case is Scrum the most desirable?
    A. When the requirements are known upfront for a fast implementation
    B. When the competence of the developers is relatively low
    C. When the organization does not want to do user acceptance tests
    D. When the product requirements may change in the process

    I had selected the answer D.

    But the correct answer given by the system is
    C and explanation is
    Changing requirements is all right in the Agile Scrum approach. In a Waterfall approach, the changing demands will lead to a never-ending project.

    Could anybody let me know what is the correct answer ?
     
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    Raj K(3066) Well-Known Member
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    @Aditya (1867) ,

    There is something wrong with C as answer. If organisation doesn't want to do User Acceptance tests, developers will produce tons of garbage. With no offence to Developers, even when organisation is doing User Acceptance tests, some garbage comes in.
    D is the best possible answer.
    Explanation for C is also wrong: in waterfall there is no chance of encouraging changing demands - as scope gets frozen. With frozen scope how one can land in never-ending project? Not possible by definition.

    For a complete picture let us look at other options.
    A. When requirements are known upfront, probably agile is not required.
    B. Developers competency is low. This requires command and control approach - not suitable for self organising empowered agile teams.

    Once again, D clearly surfaces as the best answer.

    Root cause for C as answer: To err is human - so when the key was set, they went with option 'C' to prove that that is what was done for this question without actually validating the keys set for this test.
     
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  3. Aditya (1867)

    Aditya (1867) Active Member

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    Thanks Rangaraju
     
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