Project Time Management

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From Humber college


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Project schedules grow out of the basic documents that initiate a project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ____ involves doing activities in parallel that you would normally do in sequence.
    • A. 

      Crashing

    • B. 

      Fast tracking

    • C. 

      Expediting

    • D. 

      Crushing

  • 3. 
    ____ is the amount of time an activity can be delayed from its early start without delaying the planned project finish date.
    • A. 

      Total slack

    • B. 

      Free float

    • C. 

      Total time

    • D. 

      Free slack

  • 4. 
    Project managers often illustrate progress with a(n) ____ showing key deliverables and activities
    • A. 

      Tracking Gantt chart

    • B. 

      Gantt chart

    • C. 

      Network diagram

    • D. 

      PERT chart

  • 5. 
    ____ dependencies involve relationships between project and non-project activities.
    • A. 

      Mandatory

    • B. 

      Discretionary

    • C. 

      External

    • D. 

      Internal

  • 6. 
    ____ is a network diagramming technique used to predict total project duration.
    • A. 

      Gantt charts

    • B. 

      Critical path analysis

    • C. 

      Critical chain scheduling

    • D. 

      Critical chain scheduling

  • 7. 
    The critical path always includes the most critical activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The ultimate goal of ____ is to create a realistic project schedule that provides a basis for monitoring project progress for the time dimension of the project.
    • A. 

      Activity definition

    • B. 

      Activity sequencing

    • C. 

      Schedule development

    • D. 

      Activity duration estimating

  • 9. 
    The critical path is the ____ path through a network diagram, and it represents the ____ time it takes to complete a project.
    • A. 

      Longest; longest

    • B. 

      Longest; shortest

    • C. 

      Shortest; longest

    • D. 

      Shortest; shortest

  • 10. 
    Duration only includes the actual amount of time worked on an activity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The WBS is often dissected further during the activity definition process as the project team members further define the activities required for performing the work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Schedule performance can be estimated by subtracting the original time estimate from how long it really took to complete the project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When using the PERT weighted average for each activity duration estimate, the total project duration estimate does not account for the risk or uncertainty in the individual activity estimates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is not necessary to complete all of the activities on the network diagram in order for the project to finish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The main outputs of activity resource estimating include a project schedule network diagram, requested changes, and updates to the activity list and attributes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Most projects have one path through a network diagram.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The outputs to schedule development include activity duration estimates and updates to activity attributes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A(n) ____ is a hierarchical structure that identifies the project's resources by category and type.
    • A. 

      Work breakdown structure

    • B. 

      Resource breakdown structure

    • C. 

      Network diagram

    • D. 

      Critical path analysis

  • 19. 
    The ____ provide(s) schedule-related information about each activity, such as predecessors, successors, logical relationships, leads and lags, resource requirements, constraints, imposed dates, and assumptions related to the activity.
    • A. 

      Activity list

    • B. 

      Milestones

    • C. 

      Activity descriptions

    • D. 

      Activity attributes

  • 20. 
    The goal of the activity ____ process is to ensure that the project team has complete understanding of all the work they must do as part of the project scope so they can start scheduling the work.
    • A. 

      Sequencing

    • B. 

      Definition

    • C. 

      Resource estimating

    • D. 

      Duration estimating