PM In Prectice Schedule Msp Week 7

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PM In Prectice  Schedule Msp  Week 7 - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The most important element for project control is:
    • A. 

      Clear requirements

    • B. 

      Upper management commitment

    • C. 

      Sufficient management reserve

    • D. 

      Responsibility over resources

  • 2. 
    Which term describes a modification of a logical relationship that delays a successor task?
    • A. 

      Lag

    • B. 

      Lead

    • C. 

      Float

    • D. 

      Slack

  • 3. 
    Milestones are not:
    • A. 

      Activities of zero duration

    • B. 

      Significant events in the project lifecycle

    • C. 

      Measures of acheivement for expenditures of money or time

    • D. 

      Best utilized when denoting start and finish of all activities.

  • 4. 
    The practice of overlapping project activities is known as:
    • A. 

      Concurrent Engineering

    • B. 

      Fast - tracking

    • C. 

      Leveling

    • D. 

      Crashing

  • 5. 
    " I cannot test the software until I code the software" This expression describes which of the following dependencies?
    • A. 

      Discretionary

    • B. 

      Soft

    • C. 

      Preferential

    • D. 

      Mandatory

  • 6. 
    Which of the following should NOT be considered when developing activity duration estimates?
    • A. 

      Resource Capabilities

    • B. 

      The number of resources assigned to a task

    • C. 

      Historical data if available

    • D. 

      Overhead rates

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT an input to schedule control?
    • A. 

      The schedule change control system

    • B. 

      Change requests

    • C. 

      The schedule management plan

    • D. 

      Performance reports

  • 8. 
    Unlike bar charts, milestone charts show:
    • A. 

      Scheduled start or completion of major deliverables and key events

    • B. 

      Activity start and end dates

    • C. 

      Expected durations

    • D. 

      Dependencies

  • 9. 
    To assess the implications of crashing a project, a project manager should first compute:
    • A. 

      The cost and time slope for each critical activity that can be expedited

    • B. 

      The cost of additional resources to be added to the projects critical path

    • C. 

      The time that will be saved in the overall schedule when tasks are expedited on the critical path

    • D. 

      Three probabilistic time estimates of PERT for each critical path activity.

  • 10. 
    The basis for measuring and reporting schedule performance is the:
    • A. 

      Schedule baseline

    • B. 

      Number of change requests

    • C. 

      Difference between planned and actual events and activities

    • D. 

      Technical baseline

  • 11. 
    The tool that provides a basis to identify the work that must be scheduled is the:
    • A. 

      Master schedule

    • B. 

      Budget

    • C. 

      WBS

    • D. 

      Gantt Chart

  • 12. 
    Projects compete with each other for resources in two different ways.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Duration and work mean the same thing when building a Gantt chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When task durations are estimated, an assumption is made that task resources are set at "normal" levels. This is considered standard practice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Resource loading is defined as:
    • A. 

      A team of resources that are all considered subject matter experts.

    • B. 

      The amounts of specific resources that are scheduled for use on specific activities.

    • C. 

      Assiging excessive resources to a project in order to increse costs

    • D. 

      Assigning multiple resources to a task in order to expedite that task

  • 16. 
    In MS Project the standard work week is 5 days a week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In MS Project all holidays are already identified at start up by the software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    It is possible to schedule more than one resource to a task in MS Project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When you double click on the task name box in MS Project a window pops up with tabs. The following tab is not included in this window:
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Predecessor

    • C. 

      Procurement

    • D. 

      Resources

  • 20. 
    When adding a WBS column in a MS Project Gantt Chart you need to use the _________ heading on the top tool bar.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 21. 
    Out of the box the default for every task inserted into a project schedule is:
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      4 days

    • C. 

      1 days

    • D. 

      1 hour

  • 22. 
    Out of the box, the "WBS" column is found immediately to the left of the "task name" column.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    It is not common to have more than one dependency allocated to a single task.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The project manager is responsible to estimate the entire project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A dependency is graphically shown by a blue line with an arrowhead from the preceding task to the dependent task on a Gantt Chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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