Study Materials Construction Planning and Management - Set 06

Practice Test: Question Set - 06


1. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
    (A) The difference between the earliest start time and latest finish time of any activity, is the maximum time available for the activity
    (B) The difference between the maximum time available for the job and actual time it consumes, is called total float
    (C) The difference between the latest start time and earliest start time of an activity, is called total float
    (D) None of these

2. The basic action involved in sheep foot rolling is
    (A) Kneading
    (B) Pressing
    (C) Tamping
    (D) Vibration

3. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) Programme Evaluation and Review Technique, is event oriented
    (B) Programme Evaluation and Review Technique is not event oriented
    (C) Critical Path Method is event oriented
    (D) Critical Path Method is not event oriented

4. If the excavation of earth is done manually then it costs Rs. 10 per cum. A machine can excavate at a fixed cost of Rs. 4000 plus a variable cost of Rs. 2 per cum. The quantity of earth for which the cost of excavation by machine will be equal to the cost of manual excavation is
    (A) 500 cum
    (B) 1000 cum
    (C) 1500 cum
    (D) 2000 cum

5. Time and progress chart of a construction, is also known as
    (A) Bar chart
    (B) Gantt chart
    (C) Modified Mile stone chart
    (D) All the above

6. Economic saving of time results by crashing
    (A) Cheapest critical activity
    (B) Cheapest noncritical activity
    (C) Costliest critical activity
    (D) Costliest noncritical activity

7. In the given figure, the network of a project represents
Construction Planning and Management Set 06
    (A) Activity of an excavation of a footing
    (B) Activity of an excavation which starts at event No. 1 and ends at even No. 2
    (C) Activity of excavation which takes 8 units of time
    (D) None of these

8. Select the incorrect statement.
    (A) Earliest start of an activity is the early event time of the node it leaves
    (B) Latest finish of an activity is the late event time of the node it enters
    (C) Latest start of an activity is its latest finish minus its duration
    (D) None of the above

9. The technique for establishing and maintaining priorities among the various jobs of a project, is known
    (A) Event flow scheduling technique
    (B) Critical ratio scheduling
    (C) Slotting technique for scheduling
    (D) Short interval scheduling

10. Which of the following is a weakness of bar chart?
    (A) Interdependencies of activities
    (B) Project progress
    (C) Uncertainties
    (D) All of the above

11. Which one of the following represents an activity?
    (A) Excavation for foundation
    (B) Curing of concrete
    (C) Setting of question paper
    (D) All the above

12. Which of the following excavators is most suitable for digging under water?
    (A) Drag line
    (B) Hoe
    (C) Clam shell
    (D) Dipper shovel

13. A CPM family includes
    (A) CPA (Critical Path Analysis)
    (B) CPP (Critical Path Plotted)
    (C) MCE (Minimum Cost Expenditure)
    (D) All the above

14. Critical path
    (A) Is always longest
    (B) Is always shortest
    (C) May be longest
    (D) May be shortest

15. For the supply of materials for concrete, form work reinforcing and placing of concrete, removal of form work and curing of concrete, number of bar(s) required on bar chart, is
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 3
    (D) 4

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