Chapter 6 Trivia Quiz: Project Management

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Chapter 6 Trivia Quiz: Project Management

Have you completed chapter six of your project management course? How confident are you that you understood all that you were taught? The quiz below is designed to test exactly that and your preparedness to move on to the next chapter, so press start and get to refresh your memory or add on to what you already know. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first process in planning a project schedule?
    • A. 

      Defining milestones

    • B. 

      Defining activities

    • C. 

      Estimating activity resources

    • D. 

      Sequencing activity sequencing

  • 2. 
    Predecessors, successors, logical relationships, lead and lags, resource requirements, constraints, imposed dates, and assumptions are all examples of __________
    • A. 

      Items in an activity list

    • B. 

      Items on a Gnatt chart

    • C. 

      Milestone attributes

    • D. 

      Activity attributes

  • 3. 
    As the project manager for a software development company, you are helping to develop the project schedule.  You decide that writing code for a system should not start until users sign off on the analysis work.  What type of dependency is this?
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Mandatory

    • C. 

      Discretionary

    • D. 

      External

  • 4. 
    You cannot start editing a technical report until someone else completes the first draft.  What type of dependency does this represent?
    • A. 

      Finish-To-Start

    • B. 

      Start-To-Start

    • C. 

      Finish-To-Finish

    • D. 

      Start-To-Finish

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      A resource structure is a hierarchical structure that identifies the project's resources by category and type

    • B. 

      Duration and effort are synonymous terms

    • C. 

      A three-point estimate is an estimate that includes an optimistic, most-likely, and pessimistic estimate

    • D. 

      A Gnatt chart is a common tool for displaying project schedule information

  • 6. 
    What symbol on a Gnatt chart represents a slipped milestone?
    • A. 

      Black arrow

    • B. 

      White arrow

    • C. 

      Black diamond

    • D. 

      White diamond

  • 7. 
    What type of diagram show planned and actual project schedule information?
    • A. 

      Network diagram

    • B. 

      Gnatt Chart

    • C. 

      Tracking Gnatt Chart

    • D. 

      Milestone chart

  • 8. 
    _____________ is a network diagramming technique used to predict total project duration.
    • A. 

      PERT

    • B. 

      Gnatt Chart

    • C. 

      Critical path method

    • D. 

      Crashing

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      "Growing grass" was on the critical path for a large theme park project

    • B. 

      The critical path is the series of activities that determine the earliest time by which a project can be completed

    • C. 

      A forward pass through a project network diagram determines the early start and early finish dates for each activity

    • D. 

      Fast tracking is a technique for making cost and schedule trade-offs to obtain the greatest amount of schedule compression for the least incremental cost

  • 10. 
    ___________ is a method of scheduling that considers limited resources when creating a project schedule and includes buffers to protect the project completion date.
    • A. 

      Parkinson's Law

    • B. 

      Murphy's Law

    • C. 

      Critical path analysis

    • D. 

      Critical chain scheduling

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