PMP Time Management Quiz
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Which of the following is TRUE about Estimate Activity Durations?*Parametric estimates may be used to derive the durations.It must be performed after Sequence Activities.The activity duration estimates must be validated during Develop Schedule.It must be performed after Develop Schedule.
If schedule activities are not properly decomposed, which of the following would NOT be an expected outcome?*The team encounters difficulty in calculating earned value.The team encounters difficulty in creating the responsibility assignment matrix.The team encounters difficulty in building the schedule.The team encounters difficulty estimating cost and time.
How do the activity list and activity attributes relate to each other?*The activity attributes are created prior to the activity list.Activity attributes provide additional information for each activity on the activity list.The activity list may be substituted for the activity attributes in most processes.The activity list focuses on schedule activities, while the activity attributes apply to WBS activities.
The amount of time that an activity may be delayed without extending the critical path is:*SlackLagGrace periodLead
Crashing differs from fast tracking because crashing:*Usually saves more timeUsually saves more moneyUsually increases valueUsually increases the cost
An activity has a duration estimate that is best case = 30 days, most likely = 44 days, and worst case = 62 days. What is the three-point estimate for this activity?*34.47 Days59.33 Days5.33 Days44.67 Days
Senior Management has called you in for a meeting to review the progress of your project. You have been allocated 15 minutes to report progress and discuss critical issues. Which of the following would be the BEST to carry with you in this case?*The project network diagramMilestone ChartAn expert from each functional area of the project so that all questions may be answered.Quickly create a slide show to display your activity list and allow management to make changes to items as they see fit.
Which of the following is false concerning an activity’s early finish and/or late finish?*Late finish represents the latest possible date an activity could finish without lengthening the critical path.Early finish is typically depicted in the node's lower left quadrant, and late finish is depicted in the lower right quadrant.Early finish represents the earliest possible date an activity could finish.The difference between an activity's early finish and late finish is the same as the difference between the early start and late start.
Which Develop Schedule tool inserts non-working buffer time to be managed by the project manager?*Critical path methodResource levelingSchedule modelingCritical chain method
Which of the following is the BEST description of the critical path?*The activities that represent the highest schedule risk on the project.The activities that represent the optimal path through the network.The activities that represent the largest portions of the work packages.The activities that represent critical functionality.
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