Project Management - Qp3

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Project Management - Qp3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Correct planning involves a number of activities which have to be carefully thought out before a project can be implemented namely:-   (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Identified and consider the feasibility.

    • B. 

      Working out the necessary resource requirements.

    • C. 

      Defining each task's objectives.

    • D. 

      Determining a set of performance measures to evaluate progress.

  • 2. 
    The main project parameters that need to be defined beforehand in order to complete these activities involve,  quality planning, time planning, and  expense planning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Part of quality planning is to ______ the order of tasks into a sequence which best fits the project's progress.
    • A. 

      Prioritise

    • B. 

      Allocate

    • C. 

      Provide

  • 4. 
    When planning for time, the following considerations must be taken into account:-  (Select Three)
    • A. 

      The duration or time that should be spent on each step.

    • B. 

      The earliest time when a task should start.

    • C. 

      The latest time a task should start.

    • D. 

      Guessing and estimating the start and completion dates.

  • 5. 
    Events and activities are therefore the non- actions of a project, while non-activities symbolise actions and link dependencies between two actions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A PERT Chart is created by the following steps:   (Select Six)
    • A. 

      Estimating the time required for each step.

    • B. 

      Remembering that the length of the line arrow joining activities indicates the time required.

    • C. 

      Linking the activities by non-activity lines.

    • D. 

      Numbering each task in order of priority.

    • E. 

      Where task dates can be flexible, then drawing a dotted line to show the leeway start and end dates.

    • F. 

      Drawing separate paths for steps that are undertaken at the same time.

    • G. 

      Remembering that the length of the line arrow joining activities indicates the time required.

  • 7. 
    Once the project has been planned by detailing its quality, costs and time, then the project can be implemented.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A project plan can be described as a road map which shows the route for completing specific objectives and alternative ways from their start to their finish, however, it is usually the case that anyone starting to plan a project is almost always ______ about the important or relevant aspects of such a project.
    • A. 

      Unclear

    • B. 

      Certain

  • 9. 
    A Strategy Framework should broadly incorporate the following qualities:-   (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Non-essential, and not necessary tasks.

    • B. 

      The goal and sub-objectives of each task.

    • C. 

      General resource commitments.

    • D. 

      A general layout of planned schedules.

  • 10. 
    A Project Breakdown Structure is an analysis of the tasks listed in the Strategy Framework, and therefore each task is broken down into sub-tasks and all the relevant activities identified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The costs of resources such as supplies, materials and wages, must be accounted for, and planning costs should not stop once the project is launched but should continue throughout a project's lifespan in order to keep track of expenses and avoid ______.
    • A. 

      Overspending

    • B. 

      Under Budgeting

    • C. 

      Labour Costs

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