Construction Planning MCQ Practice Test - Set 03

Practice Test: Question Set - 03


1. If the expected time of completion of a project is 60 weeks with a standard deviation of 5 weeks, the probability of completing the project in 50 weeks and 65 weeks respectively will be
    (A) 2.3% and 84.1%
    (B) 97.7% and 84.1%
    (C) 97.7 % and 15.9%
    (D) 15.9% and 97.7%

2. Power stations are generally treated as
    (A) Light construction
    (B) Heavy construction
    (C) Industrial construction
    (D) Electrical construction

3. For a given size of bucket, the ideal output of a dragline will be least in
    (A) Moist loam
    (B) Sand and gravel
    (C) Good common earth
    (D) Wet sticky clay

4. Bar charts are suitable for
    (A) Minor works
    (B) Major works
    (C) Large projects
    (D) All the Above

5. The time corresponding to minimum total project cost is
    (A) Crash time
    (B) Normal time
    (C) Optimistic time
    (D) Between normal time and crash time

6. Construction team means
    (A) An engineer
    (B) An architect
    (C) An owner
    (D) All the above

7. Select the incorrect statement.
    (A) Start float and finish float are always equal
    (B) Total float can be either start float or finish float
    (C) Start float and finish float need not be equal
    (D) Start float and finish float are the differences between activity times and not event times

8. The artificial activity which indicates that an activity following it, cannot be started unless the preceding activity is complete, is known as
    (A) Event
    (B) Free float
    (C) Dummy
    (D) Constraint

9. PERT technique of network analysis is mainly useful for
    (A) Small projects
    (B) Large and complex projects
    (C) Research and development projects
    (D) Deterministic activities

10. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) The float may be positive, zero or negative
    (B) If the float is positive and the activity is delayed by a period equal to its total float, the completion of project is not delayed
    (C) If the float of an activity is negative, delay in its performance is bound to delay the completion of project
    (D) All the above

11. The independent float affects only
    (A) Preceding activities
    (B) Succeeding activities
    (C) The particular activity involved
    (D) None of the above

12. The time by which activity completion time can be delayed without affecting the start of succeeding activities, is known as
    (A) Duration
    (B) Total float
    (C) Free float
    (D) Interfering float

13. The part of a derrick crane include
      (i) Mast
      (ii) Boom
      (iii) Bull wheel
      (iv) Jack
      Of these statements
    (A) (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct
    (B) (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
    (C) (i), (iii) and (iv) are correct
    (D) (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

14. Site order book is used for recording
    (A) Instructions by the executive engineers
    (B) Construction measurements
    (C) Issue of store equipments
    (D) Names of the casual labour

15. If the gross vehicle weight of a truck is 30 tonne and rolling resistance is 30 kg/tonne, then the tractive effort required to keep the truck moving at a uniform speed is
    (A) 30 kg
    (B) 300 kg
    (C) 900 kg
    (D) 1000 kg

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