The Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills (PSFS) practice assessment is available to anyone who would like some help preparing for the official Scrum.org PSFS assessment.
This practice assessment has been created by the Red Tangerine Team and it is not endorsed by Scrum.org.
As well as taking the practice assessment, we recommend doing the following to prepare for the Scrum.org PSFS assessment:
This practice assessment consists of 12 questions to be answered in 10 minutes, with a pass mark of 85%.
#1. What technique could be used to organise a large amount of outputs from an idea generation session?
#2. One of the Developers on the Scrum Team refuses to join the Daily Scrum, stating that, “nobody listens to me anyway”. What is the best way respond?
#3. Sprint retrospective actions are not being enacted. You believe that the Scrum Team are not really buying-in to the improvement actions. What could the problem be?
#4. Which of the following is the best measure of a skilled facilitator?
#5. A creative workshop where the participants get frustrated and confused is a strong indicator that it is being poorly facilitated.
Frustration and confusion is a natural part of group decision making.
#6. Which of the following are key facilitation skills?
#7. What is a gallery walk?
#8. Who is accountable for facilitating the Sprint Review?
Scrum does not prescribe who is accountable for facilitating the Sprint Review.
#9. Which of the following outcomes is the most important to meet when facilitating a Sprint Planning event?
#10. The Product Owner has learned some new information that makes the current Sprint Goal obsolete. What facilitation technique could a Scrum team use in order to come to a consensus on whether the Sprint should be cancelled?
This is not a case that requires a facilitated discussion to get to consensus on a decision – in Scrum only the Product Owner has the authority to cancel the Sprint.
#11. Which of the following are normal characteristics of group decision making when working on complex problems?
#12. Dot voting is a useful technique to;
Congratulations! You scored the pass mark of 85% or above!
Good try, but unfortunately, you did not score 85% or above.