Construction Planning and Management MCQ Quiz - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. Works costing less than Rs. 20,000 are treated as
(A) Any project
(B) Major projects
(C) Minor projects
(D) All the above

2. A machine costs Rs. 20000 and its useful life is 8 years. The money is borrowed at 8% interest per annum. The capital recovery factor at 8% interest per annum for 8 years is 0.174. The annual equipment cost of the machine will be
(A) Rs. 1740
(B) Rs. 3480
(C) Rs. 5220
(D) Rs. 6960

3. Railway projects are treated as
(A) Light construction
(B) Heavy construction
(C) Industrial construction
(D) None of these

4. Consider the following statements:
In the critical path method of construction planning, Free Float can be.
1. Greater than Total Float.
2. Greater than Independent Float
3. Equal to Total Float.
4. Less than Independent Float
Of these statements
(A) 1 and 4 are correct
(B) 2 and 3 are correct
(C) 1 and 4 are correct
(D) 1 and 2 are correct

5. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) The duration between the earliest start time of the preceding event and latest finish time of the succeeding event, is called 'float'
(B) The duration of time by which an activity can be delayed without affecting the succeeding activity, is called free float
(C) The difference between total float and free float, is called interfering float
(D) All the above

6. The original cost of an equipment is Rs.10,000. Its salvage value at the end of its total useful life of five years is Rs. 1,000. Its book value at the end of two years of its useful life (as per straight line method of evaluation of depreciation) will be
(A) Rs. 8,800
(B) Rs. 7,600
(C) Rs. 6,400
(D) Rs. 5,000

7. For completion of a project, the critical path of the network represents
(A) Minimum time
(B) Maximum time
(C) Maximum cost
(D) Minimum cost

8. The maximum rimpull in the first gear of a tractor while towing a load is 6300 kg. The tractor weighs 12.5 tonnes and is operating along a 2 percent upgrade and the rolling resistance is 45 kg/tonne. Pull available for towing the load is
(A) 3425 kg
(B) 5515 kg
(C) 4350 kg
(D) 2975 kg

9. Which one of the following represents an event?
(A) Concrete cured
(B) Fixing of door
(C) Plastering of walls
(D) Selecting sites

10. The rated loads of lifting cranes, as percentage of tipping load at specified radius, for crawler-mounted and pneumatic tyre-mounted machines would be respectively
(A) 80 and 90
(B) 90 and 80
(C) 85 and 75
(D) 75 and 83

11. Optimistic time, most likely time and pessimistic times for the activities of a network in the given figure are written above their arrows. If the contractual obligation time for the project is 75, the latest occurrence time for the event 2, is
(A) 20
(B) 25
(C) 35
(D) 15

12. An earth moving equipment costs Rs. 5,00,000 and has an estimated life of 10 years and a salvage value of Rs. 50,000. What uniform annual amount must be set aside at the end of each of the 10 years for replacement if the interest rate is 8% per annum and if the sinking fund factor at 8% per annum interest rate for 10 years is 0.069?
(A) Rs. 31050
(B) Rs. 34500
(C) Rs. 37950
(D) Rs. 50000

13. PERT is
(A) An analytic in concept
(B) Limited of event oriented diagrams
(C) Used for research and development projects
(D) All the above

14. Output of a bulldozer is
(i) Increased if drawbar HP of the tractor is increased for a given hauling distance
(ii) Decreased if drawbar HP of the tractor is increased for a given hauling distance
(iii) Increased if the hauling distance is increased for a given drawbar HP of the tractor
(iv) Decreased if the hauling distance is increased for a given drawbar HP of the tractor
Of these statement
(A) (i) and (iii) are correct
(B) (i) and (iv) are correct
(C) (ii) and (iii) are correct
(D) (ii) and (iv) are correct

15. For the execution of a project, a contractor is
(A) A person
(B) A firm
(C) An agency
(D) All the above

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