Simple Information Technology Project Management Quiz

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Simple Information Technology Project Management Quiz

This is a simple information technology quiz that is designed to test out how well you understood the topic we just covered. Projects have a clear start and end, and this is actualized when people follow the laid down plans to meet a specified goal. Take up this quiz and see how well you would prosper in the field. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Have no duration and no resources but are occasionally needed on AOA network diagrams to show logical relationships between activities 
    • A. 

      Three Point Estimate

    • B. 

      Dummy Activities

    • C. 

      Duration

  • 2. 
    A hierarchical structure that identifies the project’s resources by category and type 
    • A. 

      Resource Breakdown Structure

    • B. 

      Dummy Activities

    • C. 

      Three Point Estimate

  • 3. 
    Includes that actual amount of time worked on an activity plus elapsed time
    • A. 

      Effort

    • B. 

      Consistency

    • C. 

      Duration

  • 4. 
    The number of workdays or work hours required to complete a task
    • A. 

      Effort

    • B. 

      Duration

    • C. 

      Project timetable

  • 5. 
    An estimate that includes an optimistic, most-likely, and pessimistic estimate 
    • A. 

      Tracking Gnatt Chart

    • B. 

      Three Point Estimate

    • C. 

      SMART Criteria

  • 6. 
    Guidelines used for developing milestones.  Stands for Specific Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, Time-framed 
    • A. 

      Slack or Float

    • B. 

      SMART Criteria

    • C. 

      Three Point Estimate

  • 7. 
    A Gnatt chart that compares planned and actual project schedule information 
    • A. 

      Tracking Gnatt Chart

    • B. 

      SMART Criteria

    • C. 

      Critical Path Method or Critical Path Analysis

  • 8. 
    The milestone activity was actually completed later than originally planned 
    • A. 

      Slack or Float

    • B. 

      Fast Tracking

    • C. 

      Slipped Milestone

  • 9. 
    A network diagramming technique used to predict total project duration 
    • A. 

      Tracking Gnatt Chart

    • B. 

      Theory of Constraints (TOC)

    • C. 

      Critical Path Method or Critical Path Analysis

  • 10. 
    The amount of time an activity may be delayed without delaying a succeeding activity or the project finish date 
    • A. 

      Slack or Float

    • B. 

      Slipped Milestone

    • C. 

      Backward Pass

  • 11. 
    Determines he early start and early finish dates for each activity
    • A. 

      Backward Pass

    • B. 

      Fast Tracking

    • C. 

      Forward Pass

  • 12. 
    Determines the late start and late finish dates for each activity
    • A. 

      Backward Pass

    • B. 

      Forward Pass

    • C. 

      Critical Chain Scheduling

  • 13. 
    A technique for making cost and schedule trade-offs to obtain the greatest amount of schedule compression for the least incremental cost 
    • A. 

      Parkinson’s Law

    • B. 

      Crashing

    • C. 

      Multitasking

  • 14. 
    Doing activities in parallel that you would normally do in sequence
    • A. 

      Forward Pass

    • B. 

      Multitasking

    • C. 

      Fast Tracking

  • 15. 
    Based on the fact that, like a chain with its weakest link, any complex system at any point in time often only has one or constraint that limits its ability to achieve more of its goal 
    • A. 

      Theory of Constraints (TOC)

    • B. 

      Critical Chain Scheduling

    • C. 

      Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

  • 16. 
    A method of scheduling that considers limited resources when creating a project schedule and includes buffers to protect the project completion date 
    • A. 

      Project Buffer

    • B. 

      Feeding Buffer

    • C. 

      Critical Chain Scheduling

  • 17. 
    Occurs when a resource works on more than one task at a time
    • A. 

      Probabilistic Time Estimate

    • B. 

      Fast Tracking

    • C. 

      Multitasking

  • 18. 
    Additional time added before the project’s due date
    • A. 

      Critical Chain Scheduling

    • B. 

      Project Buffer

    • C. 

      Feeding Buffers

  • 19. 
    Additional time that is added before tasks on the critical chain that are preceded by non-critical path tasks 
    • A. 

      Feeding Buffers

    • B. 

      Project Buffer

    • C. 

      Theory of Constraints (TOC)

  • 20. 
    States that work expands to fill the time allowed
    • A. 

      Parkinson’s Law

    • B. 

      Probabilistic Time Estimate

    • C. 

      Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

  • 21. 
    A network analysis technique used to estimate project duration when there is a high degree of uncertainty about the individual activity duration estimates 
    • A. 

      Theory of Constraints (TOC)

    • B. 

      Feeding Buffers

    • C. 

      Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

  • 22. 
    Duration estimates based on using optimistic, most likely, and pessimistic estimates of activity durations 
    • A. 

      SMART Criteria

    • B. 

      Probabilistic Time Estimate

    • C. 

      Forward Pass