The PMP® exam contains 200 questions, of which 25 questions will not be included in the pass/fail determination. These “pretest” items, as PMI® calls them, will be randomly placed throughout the exam to gather statistical information on their performance to determine their use for future exams. The questions on the exam are distributed following process group in the PMI PMP Examination Content Outline (ECO)—April 2015.
◾ 13% or 26 questions relate to Initiating the Project
◾ 24% or 48 questions relate to Planning the Project
◾ 31% or 62 questions relate to Executing the Project
◾ 25% or 50 questions relate to Monitoring and Controlling the Project
◾ 7% or 14 questions relate to Closing the Project