Project Engineering & Management Multiple Choice Questions

 Project Engineering & Management Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the "fourth phase of the project life cycle. It includes releasing the final work to the customer, handing over project documentation to the business, and sharing project closure to all stakeholders"
a) Execution
b) Planning
c) Controlling
d)  Initiation
Answer: Controlling
2. What order do managers typically perform the managerial functions?
a) organising, planning, controlling, leading
b) organising, leading, planning, controlling
c) planning, organising, leading, controlling
d) planning, organising, controlling, leading
Answer: planning, organising, leading, controlling
3. Cost Classification carried out on various factor like
a) Resources deployed against the planned
b) Status of the Project
c) Manpower required
d) Direct & Indirect Cost
Answer: Direct & Indirect Cost
4. Development of project cost implementation evaluation report includes
a) Schedule management
b) Perform Project Compleation
c) Documenting the Issue
d) Perform cost management
Answer: Schedule management
5. A position to which decision-making authority has been delegated within the chain of command from senior managers to front line production or service employees is called
a) line position
b) staff position.
c) departmentalization.
d) line & staff positions
Answer: line position
6. ______________ is not one of the eight steps in the decision making process.
a) Identifying the problem
b) Analyzing alternative solutions
c) Implementing the decision
d) Delegating the decision making
Answer: Delegating the decision making
7. Functional managers are responsible ______________
a) For a single area of activity
b) To the upper level of management and staff
c) For complex organizational sub-units
d) For obtaining copyrights and patents for newly developed processes and equipment
Answer: For a single area of activity
8. _______ is the process of guiding the efforts of employees to accomplish the desired goal.
a) Supervision
b) Directing
c) Controlling
d)  Motivating
Answer: Supervision
9. The problem-solving process begins with
a) clarification of the situation
b) establishment of alternatives
c) identification of the difficulty
d) isolation of the cause
Answer: identification of the difficulty
10. ______________ is the shortest possible time in which an activity can be delayed without delaying the project.
a) Pessimistic time estimate
b) Optimistic time estimate
c) Most likely time estimate
d) None of these
Answer: Optimistic time estimate
11. The objective of network analysis is to
a) Minimize total project duration
b) Minimize total project cost
c) Minimize production delays, interruption and conflicts
d) Minimum regret
Answer: Minimize total project duration
12. _____ offers a systematic procedure for selecting the critical path through the network
b) CPM
d) Gantt Chart
Answer: PERT
13. ______________ is the duration by which an activity can be delayed without delaying the project
a) Slack
b) Total float
c) Free float
d) Independent float
Answer: Total float
14. Use ________ the calculate the latest start or late start and the latest finish or late finish for each activity.
a) Critical Path
b) Forward Pass
c) backward pass
d) Duration of the last activity
Answer: backward pass
15. Activities A, B, and C are the immediate predecessors for Y activity. If the earliest finishing time for the three activities are 12, 15, and 10, then what will be the earliest starting time for Y?
a) 10
b) 15
c) 12
d) 14
Answer: 15
16. Activities P, Q, and R instantly follow activity M, and their current starting times are 12, 19, and 10. So, what is the latest finishing time for activity M?
a) 11
b) 10
c) 18
d) 15
Answer: 11
17. When two or more persons have a common intension for development of obligation between then it is known as
a) Agreement
b) Tender
c) Letter of acceptance
d)  Warranty clause
Answer: Agreement
18. Depending upon type of contract which of the following is not a type of tender?
a) Item Rate Tender
b) Percentage Rate Tender
c) Selected Tender
d) Lum-sum Tender
Answer: Item Rate Tender
19.  Based on the level of participation a tender can not be classified as ________
a) Public Tender
b)  Cost Plus Tender
c) Limited Tender
d) All of above
Answer: Cost Plus Tender
20. In which type of tender any eligible contractor willing to do work is allowed to bid?
a)  Open Tender
b) Negotiated Tender
c) BOT Tender
d) None of the above
Answer: Open Tender
21. When tender is available to only limited number of contractor to fill up such tender is called as _______.
a) Public Tender
b) Selected Tender
c) Local Competitive Bidding
d) International Competitive Bidding
Answer: Selected Tender
22. Which of the following is not a step of tendering process?
a) Notice Inviting Tender
b) Pre-qualification of Bidders
c) Staffing
d) Scrunity of Tender
Answer: Staffing
23. __________ is a request for interim stoppage of work due to non conformance, funding or technical considerations.
a) Bid protest
b) Stop work order
c) Notice to proceed
d)  Supplier default notice
Answer: Stop work order
24. The __________ specification describes, defines or specifies the goods / services to besupplied. Performance
a) Functional
b) Technical
c) Bid
d) General Requirements
Answer: Technical
25. The Bid Evaluation process is characterized by all of the following activities except?
a) Evaluation of suppliers financial resources
b) Ability to comply with technical specifications
c) Delivery schedule and cost factors
d) Competitors method of sourcing
Answer: Competitors method of sourcing
26.  A purchasing operation does not contain this classification of work?
a) Management
b) Buying
c) Follow-up and expedition
d) Marketing
Answer: Marketing
27. __________ is a register of suppliers invited to submit bids for goods / services as specified.
a) Procurement invitation
b) Bid list
c) Resource identification
d) Supplier's rankings
Answer: Bid list
28. Among the following, critical path and slack time analysis most help _________
a) Managers define the project activities.
b) Highlight relationships among project activities.
c) Point out who is responsible for various activities.
d) Pinpoint activities that need to be closely watched.
Answer: Pinpoint activities that need to be closely watched.
29. Who orchestrate the completion of the project by inducting the right people at the right time to address the right issue and make the right decisions?
a) Projectject Coordinator
b) Project Manager
c) Operations Manager
d) Strategic Business Unit Head
Answer: Project Manager
30. Which of the following represents the estimated value of the work actually accomplished?
a) Earned value (EV)
b) Planned value (PV)
c) Actual cost (AC
d) Cost variance (CV)
Answer: Earned value (EV)