## NPTEL Project Management for Managers Week 10 Assignment Answers 2024

1. A project consist of 5 activities. The expected time of the project in weeks is ______.

- 12
- 15
- 16
- 18

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2. Activity A to K are required to complete a project. The time estimate and the immediate predecessor of these activities are given below. If the project is to be completed in minimum possible time, the latest finish time for an activity G is __ hours.

- 5
- 10
- 8
- 9

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3. Activities A, B, C and D form the critical path for a project with PERT network. The means and variances of the activites duration for each activities is given below. The probability that the project will be completed within 40 days is *_* (round off to two decimal places)

- 0.25
- 0.5
- 0.65
- 0.85

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4. The number of hours required for each activity is shown alongside the nodes. The slack on the activity L is *_* hours.

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4

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5. The arc length of a directed graph of a project are shown in the figure. The shortest path length from node 1 to node 6 is *_*.

- 7
- 9
- 12
- 14

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6. Processing time and due dates for six jobs waiting to be processed at work center are given below. The average tardiness using shortest processing time rule is _______________.

- 4.26
- 5.65
- 6.33
- 8.46

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7. The total float (in days) for the project network given below is __

- 0 and 4
- 1 and 4
- 2 and 3
- 3 and 1

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8. Consider the given project network, where number along various activities represent the normal time. The free float on activity 4-6 and the project duration are:

- 2, 13
- 0, 13
- -2, 13
- 2, 12

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9. For a particular project, eight activities are to be carried out. Their relationship with other activities and expected duration are given below. If the duration of activity f alone is changed from 9 to 10 days, then the

- The critical path remains the same and the total duration to complete the project changes to 19 days.
- The critical path and total duration to complete the project remains the same.
- The critical path changes but the duration to complete the project remains the same.
- The critical path changes and the total duration to complete the project changes to 17 days.

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10. When float or slack of an activity is positive

- It represents a situation where extra resources are available, and the completion of a project is not delayed.
- It represents that a program falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time.
- The activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of whole project.
- No resources left.

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