Civil engineer objective questions – Construction Management (Section-1)

1. Gantt chart indicates

a ) balance of work to be done

b ) comparison of actual progress with the scheduled progress

c ) efficiency progress

d ) progressive cost of project

2. The diagrammatic representation of the activity of the entire project is called

a ) net work

b ) flow diagram

c ) control chart

d ) all of the above

3. In a bar chart the length of horizontal lines for activity A and B are 2 cm and 4 cm respectively . Which one is correct about the activity A & B ?

a ) activity ‘ B ‘ need more duration for completion

b ) activity ‘ A ‘ need more duration for completion

c ) completion time for activities ‘ A ‘ and ‘ B ‘ are same

d ) none of the above

4. Construction site planning is concerned with

a ) work progress at site

b ) minimize the chances of wastages , deterioration and losses

c ) maximize the safety and execution of work

d ) all of the above

5 . Construction site planning is mainly depends upon the

a ) nature of the work

b ) site condition

c ) method of execution

d ) all of the above .

6 . The types of construction in which more equipment are used , is known as capital intensive while the construction in which more human labours are used , is called

a ) machine intensive

 b ) labour intensive

d ) all of the above

c ) capital intensive

7. The salient feature of functional organization , is

a ) strict adherence to specifications

b ) separation of planning and deficiency

c ) each individual maintains functional design part

d ) work is properly planned and distributed

e ) all of the above

8. Line & staff organization is mostly suitable for

a ) simple work

b ) complicated work

c ) both ( a ) and ( b ) of above

d ) none of the above

9. In histogram , more prominent will be the differences in heights between the bars if

a ) range is small

b ) range is large

c ) range is medium

d ) none of the above

10 . During storage of cement , the bag of cement should be kept —- ——– cm apart from the walls .

a ) 10 cm

b ) 20 cm

c ) 30 cm

d ) 40 cm

11 . Earned value analysis is used for comparing —–of the project

a ) actual time with planned time

b ) actual cost with planned cost

c ) actual progress with planned progress

d ) technical with planned progress

12 . A project is

a ) a large dam constructed across a river to earn profit

b ) any job involving many people and large money

c ) a work of major importance involving huge men and investment

d ) an organized team work to achieve a set task within the time limit

13. Line organization is mostly suitable for

a ) simple work

b ) complicated work

c ) both ( a ) and ( b ) of above

d ) none of the above

14. Types of organization used in construction industry is

a ) line organization

b ) line staff organization

c ) functional organization

d ) effective organization

15. Frederick W.Taylor introduced a system of working known as

a ) line organization

b ) line and staff organization

c ) functional organization

d ) none of the above

16. Policy is

a ) a rule or a set of rules never to the violated

b ) a definite rule along which one has to proceed

c ) a procedure for preparing the project report

d ) a set of broad guidelines stipulated by management

17. The expected project duration in CPM follow

a ) normal distribution curve

b ) β distribution curve

c ) possion’s distribution curve

d ) binomial distribution curve

18. The relation between jobs of a particular type and various durations they have consumed for completion is expressed by

a ) normal distribution curve

b ) distribution curve

c ) frequency distribution curve

d ) none of the above

19. The main advantage of line organization is

a ) effective command and control

b ) defined responsibilities at all levels

c ) ability to quick decision at all level

d ) strict discipline in the organization

e ) all of the above

20. The main disadvantage of line organization is

b ) rigid structure

a ) monopoly at top level

d ) all of the above

c ) delay in communications

21. Military organization is known as

a ) line organization

b ) line and staff organization

c ) functional organization

d ) none of the above

22. The constraint in case of resource smoothing operation would be

a ) on the resources

b ) project duration time

c ) both ( a ) and ( b ) of above

d ) none of the above

23. In resource leveling the main constraint would be

a ) on the resources

b ) project duration time

c ) both of the above

d ) none of the above

24. A construction schedule is prepared after collecting

a ) number of operations

b ) output

c ) output of machinery

d ) quantity of various items

e ) all of the above

25. The main principle of an organization , is

a ) unity of command & coherency

b ) effective control at all level

c ) delegation of authority

d ) all of the above

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