RCDD Chapter 12

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Chapter 12 of the TDMM


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are considered traits of a good project manager.
    • A. 

      Attention to detail

    • B. 

      Sales skills

    • C. 

      Focused on self preservation

    • D. 

      Able to manage project risk

  • 2. 
    What are the major areas of project management.
    • A. 

      Human resource management

    • B. 

      Scope management

    • C. 

      Integration management

    • D. 

      Time management

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What are the major areas of project management.
    • A. 

      Cost management

    • B. 

      Quality management

    • C. 

      Communications management

    • D. 

      Risk and procurement management

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The first step in the project should be what:
    • A. 

      Developing a safety plan

    • B. 

      Developing a scope of work (SoW)

    • C. 

      Developing an organizational breakdown

    • D. 

      Review of the lessons learned from previous projects

  • 5. 
    Project management schedules can be developed using PERT, which was devised by whom:
    • A. 

      DuPont

    • B. 

      U.S. Navy

    • C. 

      IEEE

    • D. 

      EIA/TIA standard 802.3ah

  • 6. 
    Project management schedules can be developed using a Gantt chart, which was developed by whom:
    • A. 

      Henry Gantt

    • B. 

      Charles Gantt

    • C. 

      U.S. Navy

    • D. 

      IEEE

  • 7. 
    If there is greater than a 10 percent difference between the most likely and pessimistic estimates, the project is considered:
    • A. 

      Low risk

    • B. 

      Medium risk

    • C. 

      High risk

    • D. 

      Medium-high risk

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a design team member:
    • A. 

      Construction manager

    • B. 

      General contractor

    • C. 

      Architect

    • D. 

      Subcontractor

  • 9. 
    The architect is hired by whom:
    • A. 

      General contractor

    • B. 

      Construction manager

    • C. 

      Owner

    • D. 

      Engineer

  • 10. 
    Which member is a licensed design professional, recognized by the state:
    • A. 

      Architect

    • B. 

      Consultant

    • C. 

      Engineer

    • D. 

      General contractor

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a member of the construction team:
    • A. 

      General contractor

    • B. 

      Consultant

    • C. 

      Construction manager

    • D. 

      Engineer

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a firm or individual hired by the owner to complete the work required by the design documents:
    • A. 

      Construction manager

    • B. 

      General contractor

    • C. 

      Contractor

    • D. 

      Subcontractor

  • 13. 
    Which team member is typically hired near the end of the design phase and participates in the final estimates and bid process.
    • A. 

      General contractor

    • B. 

      Consultant

    • C. 

      Construction manager

    • D. 

      Subcontractors

  • 14. 
    Information transport system designs should include what three elements
    • A. 

      Specifications

    • B. 

      Requirements

    • C. 

      Drawings

    • D. 

      Cost estimates

    • E. 

      Scope of Work

  • 15. 
    What is a list of numbers and titles compiled to organize the activities and requirements of a construction project.
    • A. 

      PageFormat

    • B. 

      SectionFormat

    • C. 

      MasterFormat

  • 16. 
    Before the 2004 edition, the MasterFormat included how many divisions:
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      24

  • 17. 
    Before 2004 what division of the MasterFormat included telecommunications along with electrical:
    • A. 

      Division 12

    • B. 

      Divsion 14

    • C. 

      Divsion 15

    • D. 

      Division 16

  • 18. 
    With the 2004 division of the MasterFormat, what division includes communications:
    • A. 

      Division 25

    • B. 

      Division 26

    • C. 

      Division 27

    • D. 

      Division 28

  • 19. 
    Select the types of contracts below:
    • A. 

      Complete cost

    • B. 

      Stipulated sum

    • C. 

      Time and materials

    • D. 

      Cost plus fee

    • E. 

      Unit price

  • 20. 
    Of the three types of contracts, which one is a contractor reimbursed for actual costs plus a fee.
    • A. 

      Stipulated sum

    • B. 

      Cost plus fee

    • C. 

      Unit price

  • 21. 
    Of the three types of contracts which one is used when the actual SoW cannot be determined at the time of the bid
    • A. 

      Stipulated sum

    • B. 

      Cost plus fee

    • C. 

      Unit price

  • 22. 
    Of the three types of contracts, which one has the contractor submitting a fixed price for the SoW required.
    • A. 

      Stipulated sum

    • B. 

      Cost plus fee

    • C. 

      Unit price

  • 23. 
    What organization provides information that is a useful resource for contracts:
    • A. 

      National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA)

    • B. 

      Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)

    • C. 

      American Institute of Architects (AIA)

    • D. 

      Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

  • 24. 
    Which AIA grouping is used for "Change Orders":
    • A. 

      G700

    • B. 

      G701

    • C. 

      G702

    • D. 

      G704

  • 25. 
    Which AIA grouping is used for "Application and Certificate for Payment"
    • A. 

      C141

    • B. 

      G702

    • C. 

      G704

    • D. 

      A101

  • 26. 
    Who is the chief safety officer
    • A. 

      Owner

    • B. 

      General contractor

    • C. 

      Project Manager

    • D. 

      Safety inspector

  • 27. 
    Which of the following should the safety plan address:
    • A. 

      Man hole safety

    • B. 

      Ladder safety

    • C. 

      Exercise safety

  • 28. 
    The work breakdown structure (WBS) must cover the elements of the project's end products or deliverables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The elements of a WBS relating to the execution steps or content are often individually influenced by the:
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Product

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Market conditions at the time of any projects initiation and execution

  • 30. 
    PERT diagrams are used to calculate the ___________ for each activity on the project.
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Start and finish date

    • C. 

      Responsible party

    • D. 

      Overall effort

  • 31. 
    Information transport systems designs should include what elements:
    • A. 

      Specifications

    • B. 

      Drawings

    • C. 

      Cost Estimates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 32. 
    The main types of specifications that can be used to define the requirements are:
    • A. 

      Performance

    • B. 

      Proprietary

    • C. 

      Descriptive

    • D. 

      Reference

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    CSI stands for:
    • A. 

      Cost Specification Institute

    • B. 

      Consultant Specification Institute

    • C. 

      Construction Specifications Institute

    • D. 

      Crime Scene Investigators

  • 34. 
    What document standardizes how the text on each page in a specification is presented:
    • A. 

      PageFormat

    • B. 

      SectionFormat

    • C. 

      MasterFormat

  • 35. 
    What document organizes the information in each section and then organizes each section into three parts.
    • A. 

      PageFormat

    • B. 

      SectionFormat

    • C. 

      MasterFormat

  • 36. 
    In the MasterFormat what division contains Electronic Safety and Security
    • A. 

      Division 16

    • B. 

      Division 26

    • C. 

      Division 27

    • D. 

      Division 28

  • 37. 
    In the MasterFormat what division contains Electrical
    • A. 

      Division 16

    • B. 

      Division 26

    • C. 

      Division 27

    • D. 

      Division 28

  • 38. 
    In the MasterFormat what division contains Communications
    • A. 

      Division 16

    • B. 

      Division 26

    • C. 

      Division 27

    • D. 

      Division 28

  • 39. 
    The GC's primary role during the construction phase is to:
    • A. 

      Inspect the work

    • B. 

      Pay the bills

    • C. 

      Complete the work

    • D. 

      Perform safety inspections

  • 40. 
    Which of the following is a specific responsibility of the contractor
    • A. 

      Perform test

    • B. 

      Issuing the proper permits

    • C. 

      Maintaining a clean and safe work environment

    • D. 

      All of the above