Civil Engineering - Construction Management

Exercise :: Construction Management - Section 1

11. 

The performance of a specific task in CPM, is known

A. Dummy
B. Event
C. Activity
D. Contract.

Answer: Option C

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12. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The float may be positive, zero or negative
B. If the float is positive and the activity is delayed by a period equal to its total float, the completion of project is not delayed
C. If the float of an activity is negative, delay in its performance is bound to delay the completion of project
D. If the float of an activity is zero, the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the whole project
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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13. 

A Milestone chart

A. shows the interdependencies of various jobs
B. depicts the delay of jobs, if any
C. points outgoing ahead of schedule of jobs, if any
D. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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14. 

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

A. Event
B. Node
C. Connector
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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15. 

A dummy activity

A. is artificially introduced
B. is represented by a dotted line
C. does not consume time
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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