## NPTEL Project Management : Planning, Execution, Evaluation and Control Week 6 Assignment Answers 2024

1. The most common method for shortening activity durations involves the decision to:

a. Eliminate bureaucracy.

b. Alter the technology used in the activity.

c. Assign more senior personnel to the activity.

d. Increase project resources.

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2. An activity performed by a subcontractor is scheduled for 20 weeks at an anticipated cost of $100,000. Due to slippage on the critical path you need to reduce this activity by three weeks. If the subcontractor informs you that the activity can be completed in 16 weeks for $200,000, what is the slope for the activity?

a. $5,000 per week

b. $33,333 per week

c. $25.000 per week

d. $12,500 per week

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4. In crashing this project, which activity should be the first to be reduced?

a. A

b. B

c. D

d. E

c. F

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5. What is the total cost of reducing this project by two weeks?

a. 10,000

b. 12,000

c. 14,000

d. 16,000

e. 18.000

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6. What is the total cost of reducing this project to 18 weeks?

a. 28,000

b. 30.000

c. 35,000

d. 40,000

e. 45,000

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7. Jim receives the following information on his project: PV = 1000, EV = 1200, AC = 800, BAC = 2000, EAC = 1333. How is the project doing in terms of schedule?

a. More work has been done than planned

b. Less work has been done than planned

c. The same amount of work has been done than planned

d. The project has cost less than planned

e. There is not enough information to draw a conclusion

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8. Determine the earned value at week 49 (Consider the nearest value)

a. $4,950

b. $6.050

c. $4,155

d. $5,250

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9. Determine the schedule variance at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. -$1,896

b. -$1,096

c. -$800

d. -$206

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10. Determine the schedule performance index at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. 1.46

b. 0.68

c. 0.79

d. 1.26

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11. Determine the estimated cost to completion at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. $4,285

b. $5.250

c. $6,050

d. $7,645

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12. Determine the estimated cost variance at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. -2395

b. -2746

c. -1875

d. -2186

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13. Determine the cost performance index at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. 0.597

b. 0.686

C. 0.744

d. 0.974

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14. Determine the estimated time of completion of the project at the end of 49 weeks (Consider the nearest value)

a. 56.5

b. 61.9

c. 64.4

d. 67.6

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