Civil engineer objective questions – Construction Management (Section-6)

1. Crash project duration is obtained by adding the

a ) crash durations for all the activities

b ) normal duration for all the activities

c ) normal duration for all the activities along the critical path

d ) crash durations for all the activities along the critical path

2. Crashing is

a ) reduction in duration

b ) reduction in resource

c ) reduction in cost

d ) reduction in project size

3. At an event other than final event if no activity emerges itresults in an error called

a ) looping

b ) dangling

c ) interfacing

d ) splicing

4. The independent float affects only

a ) preceeding activities

b ) succeeding activities

c ) particular activity

d ) none of the above

5. The free – float affects only

a ) preceeding activities

b ) succeeding activities

c ) particular activity

d ) none of the above

6. What are essential to draw CPM ?

a ) resource

b ) labour requirement

c ) machine required

d ) time expenditure

7. For completion of a project , the CPM of the network represents

a ) minimum time

b ) maximum time

c ) maximum cost

d ) optimum cost

8. In a CPM / PERT network , the number of event is

a ) less than number of activity

b ) more than the number of activity

c ) equal to the number of activity

d ) all of the above

9. Economic saving of time is obtained by crashing

a ) cheapest critical activity

b ) cheapest non – critical activity

c ) costliest critical activity

d ) costliest non – critical activity

10. Critical path connecting the start and end events time wise is

a ) longest path always

b ) shortest path always

c ) may be longest path

d ) none of the above

11. Critical activities having total float are

a ) positive

b ) negative

d ) equal

c ) zero

12. The activity which consumes maximum time is called a

a ) event

b ) node

c ) critical

d ) none of the above

13. Critical path

a ) in the shortest path

b ) bad black

c) has the maximum slack

d ) has the minimum slack

14. Which of the following does not represent an activity ?

a ) site located

b ) foundation is being dug

c ) the office area is being cleaned

d ) the invitations are being sent

15. Critical path is

a ) always longest

b ) always shortest

c ) may be longest

d ) may be shortest

16. The figure indicates

Civil engineer objective questions - Construction Management (Section-6)

a ) an event

b) activity

c ) burst

d) merge

17. The figure indicates a

Civil engineer objective questions - Construction Management (Section-6)

a ) an event

b ) activity

c ) burst

d ) merge

18. Completion of an activity on CPM network diagram , is generally known as

a ) event

b ) node

c ) connector

d ) all of the above

19. Free float is the

a ) portion of independent float

b ) portion of positive total float

c ) portion of interfering float

d ) all of the above

20. When all the paths are arranged according to the descending order of the float , the path which is next to the critical path is known as

a ) under – critical path

b ) sub – critical path

c ) semi – critical path

d ) all of the above

21. In CPM

a ) time optimization is given prime importance

b ) cost optimization is given prime importance

c ) cost is directly proportional to time

d ) all of the above

22. Which method is known as minimum cost or maximum time schedule method

a ) PERT

b ) CPM

c ) bar chart

d ) all of the above

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