Take The Project Management Practice Test!

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Take The Project Management Practice Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a resource-constrained project, which of the following is most likely to be changed? 
    • A. 

      The completion date

    • B. 

      Project quality

    • C. 

      The budget

    • D. 

      Resource levels

  • 2. 
    When reducing project duration, the duration for a project that is optimal is at the point where 
    • A. 

      Total project costs are the lowest

    • B. 

      Direct costs are the lowest

    • C. 

      Indirect costs are the lowest

    • D. 

      Direct costs equal indirect costs

    • E. 

      The project changes from time-constrained to resource-constrained

  • 3. 
    Resource leveling or smoothing can have all the following results on a project EXCEPT 
    • A. 

      Lower peak resource demand.

    • B. 

      Reduced resource need over the life of the project.

    • C. 

      Reduced fluctuations in resource demand

    • D. 

      Always a longer project duration

    • E. 

      A more sensitive network.

  • 4. 
    All resource leveling techniques involve 
    • A. 

      Delaying noncritical activities

    • B. 

      Delaying critical activities

    • C. 

      Using negative slack

    • D. 

      Delaying the project

    • E. 

      Adding resources.

  • 5. 
    As a project is crashed and project duration is reduced, indirect costs typically 
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Become unstable

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      Become unreliable

    • E. 

      Stay the same

  • 6. 
    An activity's crash cost includes ________ costs. 
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

    • C. 

      Overhead

    • D. 

      Normal

    • E. 

      Total

  • 7. 
    Emily has recently learned that she needs to reduce the duration of her project to meet an imposed deadline. She has calculated the crash cost per unit and knows the maximum units each activity can be reduced. What is the next step? 
    • A. 

      Find the activity with the lowest crash cost

    • B. 

      Calculate the optimum cost-time point

    • C. 

      Calculate the crash point

    • D. 

      Identify the critical path

    • E. 

      Find the activity with the highest crash cost

  • 8. 
    PERT is used for what type of project?
    • A. 

      Construction

    • B. 

      Advertising

    • C. 

      Computer software development

    • D. 

      Research and Development

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is typically used as the best estimate of task duration in PERT to identify critical path?
    • A. 

      Optimistic time

    • B. 

      Pessimistic time

    • C. 

      Most likely time

    • D. 

      Mean

  • 10. 
    Jan is trying to reallocate resources in a time-constrained project to create smoother resource utilization. She should first identify activities with the 
    • A. 

      Smallest duration

    • B. 

      Least slack

    • C. 

      Most slack

    • D. 

      Lowest identification number

    • E. 

      Highest cost