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# Project Management questions – MBA 1) Mathematical programming

Project Management questions – MBA

1) Mathematical programming is sometimes used to generate optimal solutions to resource constrained problems in a multi-project setting but suffers from ___
a) an inability to model project and activity due dates
b) resource substitution
c) resource constraints
d) problem complexity

2) Take the factors considered by earned value analysis and subtract those considered by project S-curves. The factor(s) you have remaining are ___
a) performance and cost
b) cost and schedule
c) time
d) performance

3) Which technique would accelerate the completion of a project?
a) hammocking
b) bursting
d) passing

4) In order to reduce the length of the project, it would be wise to shorten the ___
a) project activity that cost the least to speed up
b) project activity that can be sped up by the greatest amount
c) critical path activity that can be sped up by the greatest amount
d) critical path activity that cost the least to speed up

5) A 14-week construction activity requires a crane that rents for \$ 1000 per week and a crew of general laborers that cost \$ 5000 per week. In order to complete this activity within 10 weeks, you must hire additional general laborers at a cost of \$ 2000 per week. What is the slope for this activity?
a) \$ 0 per week
b) \$ 1000 per week
c) \$ 2000 per week
d) \$ 6000 per week

6) Dummy activities have a duration equal to the ___
a) slack on the critical path
b) length of the predecessor
c) length of the successor
d) lag needed to preserve network logic

7) Networks would not be well suited for planning ___
a) a construction project
b) a wedding
d) monthly production

8) The amount of time an activity may be delayed from its early start without delaying the finish of the project is the ___
a) delay
b) float
c) late start
d) late finish

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