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OPS 571 Week 4 Quiz

1. Which project progress technique includes the essential features of a project plan,
budgeted cost of work scheduled and budgeted cost of work performed?
Critical path method
Gantt chart
Cost analysis
Earned value management
2. A work breakdown structure is
a simple list of the activities making up a project
a structure that is incompatible with the Critical Path Method
a hierarchy of tasks, subtasks, and work packages
a Cost and Performance tracking schedule
3. Which of the following identifies a key principle of Reengineering?
Merge information-processing work into the real work that produces the information.
Organize around tasks.
Capture information both at the source and where it is interpreted.
Downsize (lay-off) workers and do the same amount of work as before.
4. Consulting firms typically use which of the following techniques to plan and monitor
the engagements of the firm or specific projects?
CPM/PERT
Qualitative forecasting
Quantitative layout
Materials requirements planning (MRP)

5. Which of the following would be the result of subdividing a project?
Job orders
Job categories
Tasks
Work events
6. An example of a graphic project report utilized within project management is:
Equipment and supplies chart
Humphrey chart
Project proposal
Cost and performance tracking schedule
7. The vertical axis on a Gantt chart is usually which of the following?
Activities
Time
Cost
Profit
8. A Responsibility Chart specifically identifies which of the following?
Level of inventory
Planning the tasks for a project
Commitment to quality
Customer satisfaction

9. At the onset, a project originates as which of the following?
A series of milestones
A statement of work (SOW
A Gantt chart
Critical path method (CPM)