## NPTEL Project Management for Managers Week 9 Assignment Answers 2024

1. PERT is used in the preparation of

- Budgeting
- Scheduling
- Evaluating
- Finalizing

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2. A PERT network has 9 activities on its critical path. The standard deviation of each activity on the critical path is 3. The standard deviation of the critical path is

- 3
- 9
- 27
- 81

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3. In the network, the optimistic, most likely and pessimistic time (in week) are shown for each activity, in that order in the brackets. The variance of completion time for this project is?

- 1.444
- 2.444
- 3.444
- 4.444

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4. A PERT activity has an optimistic time estimate of 4 days, a pessimistic time estimate of 9 days, and a most likely time estimate of 11 days. When is the expected time of this activity?

- 11 days
- 9.5 days
- 7 days
- 8.5 days

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5. The expected project duration in a PERT network found to be 36 days from the start of the project. The variance is 4 days. The probability that the project will be completed in 36 days will be

- 50%
- 34%
- 64%
- Zero

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6. The path which moves along the activities having total float zero, in the network diagram is called

- Free float
- Critical path
- Total float
- Independent float

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7. In construction project planning, free float can affect which of the following?

- Only that particular activity
- Succeeding activity
- Overall completion
- Preceding activity

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8. What is the particular task performance in CPM known as

- Dummy
- Event
- Activity
- Contract

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9. Activity in a network diagram is represented by

- Rectangles
- Arrows
- Squares
- Circles

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10. The difference between the maximum time available and the actual time needed to perform an activity is known as

- Free float
- Independent float
- Total float
- Half float

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