Network & Project Management Quiz Mc1492

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Network & Project Management Quiz Mc1492


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    CPM is:
    • A. 

      Critical Project Management

    • B. 

      Critical Path Management

    • C. 

      Critical Path Method

    • D. 

      Crash Project Method

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is not correct  
    • A. 

      PERT is probabilistic in nature.

    • B. 

      CPM is probabilistic in nature.

    • C. 

      CPM and PERT use similar terminology but were developed independently

    • D. 

      .All of these statements are correct

  • 3. 
    Which is not a feature of PERT/CPM?
    • A. 

      An estimate of how long a project will take.

    • B. 

      A graphical display of project activities.

    • C. 

      An indication of critical activities

    • D. 

      An indication of slack time.

    • E. 

      All are features.

    • F. 

      All are features.

  • 4. 
    Mark the wrong statement:  
    • A. 

      A project is a set of activities that can be performed in a certain logical sequence.

    • B. 

      A network is a graphic portrayal of interdependency relationship among the activities of a project.

    • C. 

      An arrow representing an activity can have any length and shape.

    • D. 

      An activity cannot be represented by more than one arrow but an arrow can represent one or more activities.

  • 5. 
    Which of these may require the use of a dummy activity?
    • A. 

      Activity-on-arrow network.

    • B. 

      Activity-on-node network.

    • C. 

      Both a and B.

    • D. 

      None of these.

    • E. 

      Gantt chart.

  • 6. 
    The distribution that is used to represent path times is the
    • A. 

      Bivariate.

    • B. 

      Beta.

    • C. 

      Normal.

    • D. 

      Poisson.

  • 7. 
    In PERT, if the pessimistic time were 14 weeks, the optimistic time were 8 weeks, and the most likely time were 11 weeks,
    • A. 

      The expected time would be 11 weeks

    • B. 

      The expected time would be 6 weeks

    • C. 

      The expected time would be 5.5 weeks.

    • D. 

      There is not enough information.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    The critical path is
    • A. 

      The least-slack path

    • B. 

      The longest time path through the network

    • C. 

      The series of activities whose delay is most likely to delay the entire project.

    • D. 

      One or more paths through a network whose last activity’s EFT is the largest for any activity in the project.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    The crash cost per week
    • A. 

      Is the difference in costs divided by the difference in times (crash and normal).

    • B. 

      Is considered to be linear in the range between normal and crash.

    • C. 

      Needs to be determined so that the smallest values on the critical path may be considered for time reduction first.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    Mark the wrong statement.  
    • A. 

      All activities on a critical path are critical activities.

    • B. 

      A project network may have none, one, or more critical paths.

    • C. 

      A delay in critical activity surely delays the completion of project.

    • D. 

      Each critical activity has identical earliest and the latest start times.

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