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1. 1. time management Exam Questions 1. You’re managing a project, when your client tells you that an external problem happened, and now you have to meet an earlier deadline. Your supervisor heard that in a situation like this, you can use schedule compression by either crashing or fast-tracking the schedule, but he’s not sure which is which. What do you tell him? A. B. C. D. Crashing the project adds risk, while fast-tracking adds cost When you crash a project, it always shortens the total duration of the project Crashing the project adds cost, while fast-tracking adds risk When you fast-track a project, it always shortens the total duration of the project 2. Given this portion of the network diagram to the right, what’s the ES of activity F? A. B. C. D. 9 10 12 13 ES = 7 10 11 16 17 ES = 17 EF = 26 D ... G LS = 3 LF = 4 ES = 10 3. Given this portion of the network diagram to the right, what’s the LF of activity F? A. B. C. D. EF = 9 ... LS = 17 LF = 26 EF = 12 ES = 17 EF = 19 LF = 4 LS = 11 F H E ... LS = 3 ... LF = 13 4. You are managing a software project. Your QA manager tells you that you need to plan to have her team start their test planning activity so that it finishes just before testing begins. But other than that, she says it can start as late in the project as necessary. What’s the relationship between the test planning activity and the testing activity? A. B. C. D. Start-to-Start (SS) Start-to-finish (SF) Finish-to-Start (FS) Finish-to-Finish (FF) 5. You’re managing an industrial design project. You’ve come up with the complete activity list, created network diagrams, assigned resources to each activity, and estimated their durations. What’s the next thing that you do? A. B. C. D. Use Rolling Wave Planning to compensate for the fact that you don’t have complete information Create the schedule Consult the project scope statement and perform Sequence Activities Use fast-tracking to reduce the total duration you are here 4   311 Download at Boykma.Com
2. 2. exam questions Exam Questions 6. Which of the following is NOT an input to Develop Schedule? A. B. C. D. Activity list Project schedule network diagrams Resource calendars Schedule baseline 7. Three members of your project team want to pad their estimates because they believe there are certain risks that might materialize. What is the BEST way to handle this situation? A. B. C. D. Estimate the activities honestly, and then use a contingency reserve to cover any unexpected costs Allow more time for the work by adding a buffer to every activity in the schedule Tell the team members not to worry about it, and if the schedule is wrong it’s okay for the project to be late Crash the schedule 8. Which of the following tools is used for adding buffers to a schedule? A. B. C. D. Three-point estimates Critical chain method Expert judgment Critical path analysis Name A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. 6 A 4 B 8 D A 1 E D 1 F E 2 G Start 3 H 0 7 8 10 — Start C 10. What is the float for activity F in the activity list to the right? — A B Start-A-B-C-Finish Start-A-D-E-F-Finish Start-G-H-I-J-Finish Start-A-B-J-Finish Duration Start 9. What is the critical path in the activity list to the right? Predecessor G 3 I H 2 J B, I 3 Finish F, J, C — 11. You’re managing an interior decoration project, when you find out that you need to get it done earlier than originally planned. You decide to fast-track the project. This means: A. B. C. D. Starting the project sooner and working overtime Assigning more people to the tasks at a greater total cost, especially for activities on the critical path Starting activities earlier and overlapping them more, which will cost more and could add risks Shortening the durations of the activities and asking people to work overtime to accommodate that. 312   Chapter 6 Download at Boykma.Com
3. 3. time management Exam Questions 12. Slack is a synonym for: A. B. C. D. Float Lag Buffer Reserve 13. You’re managing a construction project. You’ve decomposed work packages into activities, and your client needs a duration estimate for each activity that you come up with. Which of the following will you use for this? A. B. C. D. Milestone list Activity list Critical path analysis Project schedule network diagram 14. What’s the correct order of the Time Management planning processes? A. Sequence Activities, Define Activities, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule B. Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Develop Schedule, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Durations C. Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule D. Develop Schedule, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Durations 15. Which of the following is NOT a tool or technique used in Estimate Activity Durations? A. B. C. D. SWAG Estimation Parametric Estimation Analogous Estimation Three-Point Estimation 16. You’re managing a project to build a new project management information system. You work with the team to come up with an estimate of 27 weeks. In the best case, this could be shortened by two weeks because you can reuse a previous component. But there’s a risk that a vendor delay could cause the project to be delayed by five weeks. Use PERT to calculate a three-point estimate for this project. A. B. C. D. 25.83 weeks 26 weeks 27.5 weeks 28.3 weeks you are here 4   313 Download at Boykma.Com
4. 4. exam questions Exam Questions 17. Given the network diagram below, what’s the critical path? A. B. C. D. Start-A-B-C-End Start-A-D-G-End Start-E-D-C-End Start-E-F-G-End 18. For that same network diagram below, what’s the float for activity A? A. B. C. D. 0 weeks 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 19. For that same network diagram below, what’s the float for activity E? A. B. C. D. 0 weeks 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 3 B 6 4 A C 2 D End Start 1 8 1 E F 314   Chapter 6 Download at Boykma.Com G