Civil Engineering Construction Management Questions - Set 05

Practice Test: Question Set - 05


1. The constraints in case of resource smoothening operation would be
    (A) Resources
    (B) Project duration time
    (C) Both resources and project duration time
    (D) None of the above

2. The time which results in the least possible construction cost of an activity, is known as
    (A) Normal time
    (B) Slow time
    (C) Crash time
    (D) Standard time

3. The direct cost of a project with respect to normal time is
    (A) Minimum
    (B) Maximum
    (C) Zero
    (D) Infinite

4. The object of technical planning, is
    (A) Preparation of specifications
    (B) Preparation of estimates
    (C) Initiating the procurement action of resources
    (D) All the above

5. If an activity has its optimistic, most likely and pessimistic times as 2, 3 and 7 respectively, then its expected time and variance are respectively
    (A) 3.5 and 5/6
    (B) 5 and 25/36
    (C) 3.5 and 25/36
    (D) 4 and 5/6

6. Various activities of a project, are shown on bar charts by
    (A) Vertical lines
    (B) Horizontal lines
    (C) Dots
    (D) Crosses

7. Select the correct statement.
    (A) Activity arrows in a CPM network are drawn to scale
    (B) The tail of an arrow represents the finish of an activity
    (C) Arrow bead represents the start of an activity
    (D) None of the above

8. If D is the duration, ES and EF are the earliest start and finish, LS and LF are latest start and latest finish time, then the following relation holds good
    (A) EF = ES + D
    (B) LS = LF - D
    (C) LF = LS + D
    (D) All the above

9. Total float for any activity is defined as the difference between
    (A) Its latest finish time and earliest start time for its successor activity
    (B) Its latest start time and earliest start time
    (C) Its latest start time and earliest finish time
    (D) Its earliest finish time and earliest start time for its successor activity

10. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
    (A) The activity is the time consuming part of a project
    (B) The beginning and end of a job, are called events
    (C) The activity which consumes maximum time, is called a node
    (D) Logically and sequentially connected activities and events form a network

11. Assertion (A): Activity 57 is critical.
Reason (R): Earliest finish time and latest finish time for events 57 are same
Select the correct answer.
    (A) A is correct but R is not correct
    (B) R is correct but A is not correct
    (C) Both A and R is correct
    (D) Both A and R is incorrect

12. The main principle of an organization, is
    (A) Unity of command
    (B) Effective control at all levels
    (C) Delegation of authority
    (D) All the above

13. If the expected time for completion of a project is 10 days with a standard deviation of 2 days, the expected time of completion of the project with 99.9% probability is
    (A) 4 days
    (B) 6 days
    (C) 10 days
    (D) 16 days

14. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) Earliest expected time is denoted by TE
    (B) Latest occurrence time is denoted by TL
    (C) Contractual obligation time is denoted by Ts
    (D) All the above

15. Consider the following operations:
     1. Drilling
     2. Blasting
     3. Mucking
     4. Placing steel
     5. Placing concrete
     The correct sequence of these operations in tunnel construction is
    (A) 1, 2, 4, 3, 5
    (B) 1, 3, 2, 4, 5
    (C) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    (D) 1, 3, 4, 2, 5

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