Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Discussion

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When slack of an activity is positive

[A]. it represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed
[B]. it represents that a programme falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time
[C]. the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of whole project
[D]. any one of the above

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Daya said: (Mar 7, 2014)  
When slack of an activity is positive - the correct answer is - option [A]. It represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed.

Alpesh said: (Aug 17, 2014)  
When slack of an activity is positive means slack may be zero and higher. For this reason option C shall be also true. So that option D is correct.

Navin said: (Mar 6, 2015)  
When slack is zero at that time activity is critical. So correct is "A".

Kamal Bansal said: (Jul 5, 2015)  
Slack or float is time by which any activity delay without delaying project completion.

Positive slack-----Ahead of schedule.

Negative slack------Behind the schedule.

Zero slack ---------On the schedule.

Bhavesh Shingala said: (Jul 16, 2016)  
The correct answer is - option [A].

Ashu Panchal said: (Oct 14, 2016)  
The correct answer is option [A].

When slack of an activity is positive - it represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of the project is not delayed.

When slack of an activity is negative- it represents that a program falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time.

When slack of an activity is zero - the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of the whole project.

Manoj said: (Feb 26, 2017)  
I agree @Ashu.

Jainesh said: (Mar 13, 2017)  
Correct answer is (a). I too agree.

Samod said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
I too think the Correct answer is option A.

Chotu said: (Jun 23, 2017)  
Answer A is correct.

Because positive slack never be behind the schedule or on the critical path.

Ganeswar said: (Jul 11, 2017)  
The Answer should be A because positive does not include zero. Hence extra resource is available and the project is ahead of schedule.

Gopal said: (Jul 30, 2017)  
A is the correct answer.

Himanshu said: (Jul 31, 2017)  
According to me, Option A is right.

Vaiovino said: (Aug 23, 2017)  
The Correct option is A.

Kuldip said: (Sep 2, 2017)  
According to me, A is the correct answer.

Vipul Kumar said: (Oct 13, 2017)  
A is the correct answer.

A.Abhilash said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
Option A is the correct answer.

Tinku said: (Dec 24, 2017)  
Option A is correct.

Karthi said: (Mar 19, 2018)  
The slack of an activity is +ve = option A.
For -ve = option B.
For 0 = option C.

Nitesh said: (Apr 19, 2018)  
According to me, the right answer is A.

Thiyagaprabhu said: (Apr 21, 2018)  
According to me, the Correct answer is A.

Shivaprasad said: (Oct 2, 2018)  
The Correct answer is A.

Subodh Kumar said: (Mar 13, 2019)  
Yes, Option A is correct.

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