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Assignment #2

Due date for this assignment: 2017-08-09, 23:59 IST.


1 point
You are planning to travel the sea with only a map and a compass. Match the tools with their
usage phase.
Only map is used in Planning and Monitoring stages
Only Compass is used in Planning and Monitoring stages
Map is used in the planning phase and both in the monitoring stage
Compass is used in the planning phase and both in the monitoring stage
1 point
Which of the below statement(s) is/are true?.
A work package should be decomposed further if___.
i. Resource requirements within the work package change over time
ii. There are specific risks that require focused attention to a portion of the work package
iii. Work package is not understood clearly to the satisfaction of the stakeholders
iv. No significant time breaks are defined in the execution of work processes internal to
the work elements
Only i
i , ii & iii
Only iii
None of the above
1 point
Which of the following is not required to develop a WBS?.
i. Project scope
ii. Activities
iii. Activity duration's
iv. Activity sequence
i, ii
i, iii
ii, iv
iii, iv
1 point
Which of the following information is not provided in a basic Gantt chart?.
i. Resource allocation
ii. Progress monitoring
iii. Start and end date of the whole project
Only ii
Only iii
Only i
i and ii
1 point
Milestones chart is not useful for____.
i. Higher level of schedule
ii. Lower level of schedule
iii. Big scale project
iv. Small scale project
Only i
Only ii
ii, iv
ii, iii
1 point
If actual cost on a project incurred at a point of time is less than the estimated cost then, which of
the following statement(s) is/are true?.
i. project cost was overestimated
ii. project is behind schedule
iii. project cost was underestimated
iv. project is ahead of schedule
iii or/and iv
i or/and iii
i or/and ii
None of the above
1 point
Identify the true statements from following:
i. In WBS, there should be no gap in job logic
ii. Gantt chart is a good analytical tool
iii. Gantt chart is ideal for small scale, sequential projects
i, ii
ii, iii
i, iii
i, ii, iii
1 point
Identify false statements from following:
i. Gantt chart does not contain start and end date information of the project
ii. A WBS need not necessarily be hierarchical in nature
iii. Any lower level (child) WBS element represents 100% of work applicable to
the next higher element (parent)
i, ii
ii, iii
i, iii
i, ii, iii
1 point
Which of the following project schedules can use Gantt chart as a tool?.
i.discontinuous activities
ii.complex relationships between activities
iii.a large number of activities
iv.small scale project with sequential activities
i, iv

i, ii, iv

ii, iv

iv

1 point
Which of the following tools is used when there is uncertainty in activity duration's?

Gantt Chart
Critical Path Method
Milestone chart
Program Evaluation and Review Technique

Question #11 to 15: Use the following data. The cost expenditure for performing the
seven activities, start date, the duration is given in Table 1.
Table 1
Activity Start Date Duration Cost (Rs.)/Day
X 1 1 0
A 2 2 4550
B 3 3 3175
C 4 2 6995
D 5 3 1556
E 5 4 789
F 9 1 9000
1 point
What is the total duration of the project?.
9 days
8 days
10 days
7 days
1 point
The cumulative budget of the project reaches 80% of the total budget on____day.
8th
9th
6th
7th
1 point
If activities ‘D’ and ‘E’ start on day 6 instead of day 5 as planned, due to the shortage of
manpower, 80% of project budget reaches on___day.
8th
9th
6th
7th
1 point
Which day has the highest cost budget (baseline schedule)?
3
4
5
6
1 point
Draw a bar chart and find the cumulative total cost on day 3, day 5 and day 6.
Rs. 22445, Rs. 34960, Rs. 37305
Rs. 12275, Rs. 34960, Rs. 37305
Rs. 4550, Rs. 12275, Rs. 34960
Rs. 34960, Rs. 37305, Rs. 39650
You may submit any number of times before the due date. The final submission will be
considered for grading.