The book “PMP® Exam Practice Questions for the PMBOK® Guide Guide, 5th edition” is authored by Sean Whitaker, an expert on PMP® Exam. As the title has suggested, the PMP® book is for those who are currently preparing for the PMP® Exam based on the most updated version of the PMBOK® Guide Guide (the 5th edition) and would like to gain more practice on the PMP® Exam questions. This PMP® Exam question bank book was released on 1st April 2014 after the publishing of the PMBOK® Guide Guide 5th edition.
As often said, if you would like to know whether you are ready for the real PMP® Exam is to take PMP® practice exams and get over 75% correct answers in any question sets you have attempted for the first time. This PMP® book provides many of those exams for PMP® aspirants to assess their exam readiness. This book contains over 400 high quality PMP® exam practice questions for PMP® aspirants to try on. You may complete the exam questions in two 4-hour sitting with 200 exam questions each (just like the real PMP® exam time) or you may break down the question sets into smaller “mini-quizzes” to fit in the amount of time you have. The PMP® exam practice questions covers every PMP® exam areas and is arranged in that order.
The author of the PMP® book suggests the following PMP® Exam taking strategy:
- Read the question fully
- Re-read the question
- Eliminate any obviously wrong answers
- Compare the answers to get the “most” right one
- Order the activities to understand what should be done next
- Or, simply guess if you don’t know the answer
Each question of the PMP® exam book is fully explained in details according to the project management knowledge areas as found in the PMBOK® Guide Guide. The author explains not only why the correct answers are chosen but also why the rest answers are incorrect.
This is very important for PMP® Exam practice questions as the questions will not only give you an estimation of whether you will be able to pass the PMP® Exam but also allow you to understand your “knowledge gap” (i.e. the knowledge areas or subject matters that you do not understand well) so that you can focus your study time on these areas in order to achieve PMP® exam excellence.
Review of the PMP® Book
Reviews of this PMP® Book are a bit mixed. Some PMP® aspirants praised this book for providing quality PMP® Exam practice questions to help them pass the PMP® Exam. The questions found on the book are unique questions not to be found elsewhere.
However, some pointed out that the book was “full of” typos and the questions were not all up-to-date.
About the Author of the PMP® Book
The author of the book is Sean Whitaker, BA, MSc, MBA, PMP®. Sean is internationally recognized as an expert in project management as well as PMP® exam. In addition to this book “PMP® Exam Practice Questions for the PMBOK® Guide Guide, 5th edition”, Sean has also authored two PMP® Exam prep books “PMP® Training Kit” as well as “PMP® Rapid Review”.
Sean has been a project manager and PMP® Exam trainer for many years. He is often invited to speak about the profession of project management around the globe. He is also an avid advocate of latest development in the field of project management.
Preview of the PMP® Book
The “PMP® Exam Practice Questions for the PMBOK® Guide Guide, 5th edition” can be purchased through Amazon (The links to Amazon are affiliate links, meaning that your purchase through this link will allow me to earn a little money to keep this website running, thank you!) website in either Kindle or printed editions. You can take an online preview of the PMP® book from Amazon (The links to Amazon are affiliate links, meaning that your purchase through this link will allow me to earn a little money to keep this website running, thank you!) through the following link by clicking the cover of the PMP® Book: