Civil engineer objective questions – Construction Management (Section-2)

1. The benefit of the PERT network is taken by the management in

a ) formulating a new schedule

b ) coordinating various tasks

c ) readjusting the time to meet the target

d ) all of the above

2. Which of the following time estimate is related to PERT ?

a ) most likely time estimate

b ) pessimistic time estimate

c ) optimistic time estimate

d ) all of the above

3. The event which acts as head, as well as a tail for different activities, is , called

a ) tail event

b ) head event

c ) dual role event

d ) common event

4. Bar charts are considered suitable for

a ) major projects

b ) minor projects

c ) large projects

d ) all of the above

5. Which types of network was first developed for planning of any project ?

a ) bar chart

c ) CPM

b ) mile stone

d ) PERT

6. On a bar chart the various activities of a project are shown by

a ) shaded area

b ) horizontal lines

c ) vertical lines

d ) dot marks

7. Jobs going ahead of schedule are conveniently shown in

a ) Gnatt chart

b ) milestone chart

c ) pi chart

d ) none of the above

8. PERT is

a ) activity oriented

c ) time oriented

b ) event oriented

d ) resources oriented

9. ‘ Wait ‘ in PERT , belongs to the category of

a ) activity

b ) node

c ) event

d ) motion

10. In PERT technique , completion of an activity is called

a ) head activity

b ) head event

c ) tail activity

d ) tail event

11. The upper portion of horizontal bars in a bar chart indicates

a ) total duration for completion of an activity

b ) progress of work in the specified time

c ) due duration for the completion of an activity

d ) all of the above

12. Henry Gnatt developed the bar chart technique in

a ) 1900 AD

b ) 1940 AD

d ) 1974 AD

c ) 1957 AD

13. Milestone charts are developed in

a ) 1900 AD

b ) 1940 AD

d ) 1974 AD

c ) 1957 AD

14. Gantt / Bar chart is drawn for

a ) time versus activity .

b ) activity versus activity

c ) resources versus progress

d ) progress versus time

15. PERT technique of network analysis is useful for

a ) small project

b ) large project

c ) research and development project

d ) all of the above

16. An event is

a ) a definite job

b ) a definite time interval

c ) the terminals of an activity

d ) a definite position of an activity

17. PERT means

a ) programme evaluation and review technique

b ) pertinent programming related to a project

c ) performance evaluation , rating and timing

d ) none of the above

18. The limitations of bar chart are

a ) interdependencies of activities

b ) project progress

c ) uncertainties

d ) all of the above

19. The weakness in bar charts is

a ) the various activities are interdependent

b ) uncertainty in duration for various activities

c) The sequence of activities is not very clear

d) all of the above

20. A milestone chart

a) shows the interdependence of various jobs

b) shows the events in chronological, but not in a logical sequence

c) depicts the delay of jobs

d) all of the above

21. The interrelationship between the functional elements of a programme is achieved through

a ) work break down structure

c ) Gantt chart

b ) bar charts

d ) all of the above

22. Time and progress chart of a construction is known as

a ) bar chart

b ) gnatt chart

c ) CPM

d ) all of the above

23. The amount of time required performing any event in case of PERT should be CPM .

a ) less than

b ) greater than

c ) equal to

d ) all of the above

24. Gantt chart is drawn for

a ) time versus activity

b ) activity versus activity

c ) resources versus progress

d ) progress versus time

25. A drawn back of bar chart is

a ) it is difficult to judge whether an activity is completed or not

b ) all the activities represented are independent of each other

c ) sequence of activities is not clearly defined

d ) it is not possible to judge whether the activity is ahead or behind the schedule .

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