Chapter 15: Planning Large Projects - Network Analysis

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Chapter 15: Planning Large Projects - Network Analysis


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  • 1. 
    A Gantt chart is used to:
    • A. 

      Show how activities are related

    • B. 

      Show when activities take place

    • C. 

      Enable the critical path to be evaluated

    • D. 

      Show resources used over time

  • 2. 
    A resource histogram is used to:
    • A. 

      Show how activities are related

    • B. 

      Show when activities take place

    • C. 

      Enable the critical path to be evaluated

    • D. 

      Show resources used over time

  • 3. 
    Crashing is the term used when:
    • A. 

      The project time has to be reduced at minimum extra cost.

    • B. 

      Insufficient resources are available for the project to be completed on time.

    • C. 

      The cost of a project has to be reduced.

  • 4. 
    If the EST and LST of an activity are 12 and 14 respectively, the float for this activity is:
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      26

  • 5. 
    If the optimistic time for the duration of an activity is 12 minutes and the pessimistic time is 20 minutes then the variance is 
    • A. 

      1.33

    • B. 

      1.78

    • C. 

      10.67

  • 6. 
    An activity that has a float of zero means that:
    • A. 

      It can be ignored as it has no affect on the project time

    • B. 

      Any delay in this activity means that the project is delayed

    • C. 

      The activity is not critical

  • 7. 
    If all activities are critical it means that:
    • A. 

      Activities can be delayed by one unit of time without delaying the project

    • B. 

      There is more than one critical path

    • C. 

      A mistake has been made