Construction Planning Objective Questions and Answers - Set 08

Practice Test: Question Set - 08


1. The first method invented for planning projects, was
    (A) Bar chart method
    (B) Milestone chart
    (C) Critical path method (CPM)
    (D) Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

2. Which one of the following is not an excavating and moving type of equipment?
    (A) Bulldozer
    (B) Clam shell
    (C) Scraper
    (D) Dump truck

3. The main disadvantage of line organization, is
    (A) Rigid structure
    (B) Extraordinary delay in communications
    (C) Top level executions over work
    (D) All the above

4. Batching refers to
    (A) Controlling the total quantity at each batch
    (B) Weighing accurately, the quantity of each material for a job before mixing
    (C) Controlling the quantity of each material into each batch
    (D) Adjusting the water to be added in each batch according to the moisture content of the materials being mixed in the batch

5. While scheduling a project by C.P.M.
    (A) A project is divided into various activities
    (B) Required time for each activity is established
    (C) Net work is drawn by connecting the activities and the events
    (D) All the above

6. Slack time refers to
    (A) An activity
    (B) An event
    (C) Both event and activity
    (D) None of the above

7. Final technical authority of a project lies with
    (A) Assistant Engineer
    (B) Executive Engineer
    (C) Superintending Engineer
    (D) Chief Engineer

8. Whenever an activity has zero total float, then
    (A) Free float of the activity must be zero but independent float need not be zero
    (B) Independent float must be zero but free float need not be zero
    (C) Free float and independent float both must be zero
    (D) Free float and independent float both need not be zero

9. Mile Stone charts were invented in the year of
    (A) 1910
    (B) 1920
    (C) 1930
    (D) 1940

10. Which of the following is not a PERT event?
    (A) Site investigation started
    (B) Sessional work completed
    (C) Bus starts from Jaipur
    (D) Class is being attended

11. A construction schedule is prepared after collecting
    (A) Number of operations
    (B) Output of labour
    (C) Output of machinery
    (D) All the above

12. A tractor whose weight is 20 tonnes has a drawbar pull of 2500 kg, when operated on a level road having a rolling resistance of 30 kg per tonne. If this tractor is operated on a level road having a rolling resistance of 40 kg per tonne, then the drawbar pull of the tractor will
    (A) Reduce by 200 kg
    (B) Increase by 200 kg
    (C) Increase by 250 kg
    (D) Reduce by 250 kg

13. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) The difference of latest occurrence time and earliest expected time, is called slack
    (B) The activities connecting the events having zero slack, lie on the critical path
    (C) The critical path consumes the maximum time
    (D) All the above

14. In India, are prefabricated components costlier than those of traditional cast-in-situ items that the prefabricated components replace?
    (A) Yes, because of heavier overheads and handling cost
    (B) Yes, because of the very high order of quality control for the factory made components
    (C) No, because of repetitive manufacture of a number of elements
    (D) No, because of savings in site labour

15. Frequency distribution curves
    (A) Having a single lump, are called uninodal curves
    (B) If symmetrical, are called normal curves
    (C) If not symmetrical, are called skew curves
    (D) All the above

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