Project management ch 6 -developing a project plan- edition -6th

 

Developing a Project Plan
Project Management Ch 6
6th Edition

 

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The  answer for each question is indicated by a  .

 

1    
Which of the following represents an activity on an AON project network?
    A)
An arrow
    B)
A line
    C)
A node
    D)
Both an arrow and a line
    E)
An arrow, a line and a node all represent activities
    

 
2    
When translated into a project network, a work package will become
    A)
A single activity
    B)
One or more activities
    C)
A milestone
    D)
A critical path
    E)
An arrow
    

 
3    
Which of the following is provided by both the project network and the work breakdown structure?
    A)
Dependencies
    B)
Sequencing
    C)
Interrelationships
    D)
Activity duration
    E)
Timing
    

 
4    
On a project network, the activity times are derived from the
    A)
Organization breakdown structure
    B)
Work packages
    C)
Budget
    D)
Project proposal
    E)
Responsibility matrix
    

 
5 UNANSWERED   
An activity that has more than one dependency arrow flowing into it is termed a(n)
    A)
Parallel activity
    B)
Critical path
    C)
Burst activity
    D)
Merge activity
    E)
Independent activity
    

 
6    
Which of the following can be used without coordinating with managers of succeeding activities?
    A)
Total slack
    B)
Free slack
    C)
Critical float
    D)
Float pad
    E)
Slip pad
    

 
7    
Activities which can take place at the same time are termed
    A)
Parallel activity
    B)
Critical path
    C)
Burst activity
    D)
Merge activity
    E)
Independent activity
    

 
8    
Bill is building a project network that involves testing a prototype. He must design the prototype (activity 1), build the prototype (activity 2), and test the prototype (activity 3). Activity one is the predecessor for activity 2 and activity 2 is the predecessor for activity 3. If the prototype fails testing, Bill must redesign the prototype; therefore, activity 3 is a predecessor for activity 1. This is an example of
    A)
Conditional statements
    B)
Looping
    C)
Having more than one start node
    D)
Good network development
    E)
Natural network flow
    

 
9    
________ activities must be completed immediately before a particular activity.
    A)
Merge
    B)
Burst
    C)
Predecessor
    D)
Successor
    E)
Parallel
    

 
10    
The forward pass in project network calculations determines all of the following EXCEPT
    A)
Earliest time an activity can begin
    B)
Earliest time an activity can be finished
    C)
Duration of the project
    D)
The critical path
    E)
How soon the project can be finished
    

 
11    
Which of the following ly calculates the late start for an activity?
    A)
EF – DUR
    B)
ES – DUR
    C)
LF – DUR
    D)
ES – SL
    E)
LF – SL
    

 
12    
Which of the following will ly calculate the total slack in an activity?
    A)
LS – ES
    B)
LF – EF
    C)
LS – LF
    D)
LF – ES
    E)
Either LS – ES or LF – EF
    

 
13    
If, for some reason, the project must be expedited to meet an earlier date, which of the following actions would the project manager take first?
    A)
Check to see which activities cost the least
    B)
Check to see which activities have the longest duration
    C)
Check to see which activities are on the critical path
    D)
Check to see which activities have the most slack
    E)
Check to see which activities have the highest risk
    

 
14    
If a project has more than one activity that can begin when the project is to start a common start node should be used to indicate a clear project beginning on the network. Without a common start node, each path is a
    A)
Critical path
    B)
Parallel path
    C)
Dangler path
    D)
Multiple start path
    E)
Confused path
    

 
15    
Concurrent engineering, which has dramatically reduced the development time for new products, relies of what kind of lag?
    A)
Start to Start lags
    B)
Start to Finish lags
    C)
Finish to Finish lags
    D)
Finish to Start lags
    E)
Any of these could be
    
    

 

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