Question 1 of 20 project b

Allocating specific, limited resources to specific activities is called:
A. resource allocation.

B. resource leveling.

C. resource tracking.

D. expediting a project.

Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points

The primary cause of concern in resource allocation is:
A. labor cost.

B. resource scarcity.

C. lack of solution methodologies.

D. parallel activities.

Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points

A project that cannot go over budget is considered:
A. time constrained.

B. schedule constrained.

C. resource constrained.

D. performance constrained.

Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points

The task duration with standard-practice resource usage is referred to as the:
A. expected task duration.

B. nominal task duration.

C. crash duration.

D. normal task duration.

Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points

A task has a normal duration of 9 days and crash duration of 7 days. Its normal cost is $40 and its crash cost is $100. What is the crash cost per day?
A. $140

B. $70

C. $50

D. $30

Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points

What is an expediting technique in which the design and planning phases of a project are not actually completed before the building phase is started?
A. resource loading

B. fast-tacking

C. crashing

D. critical path

Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points

Resource __________ refers to the amounts of specific resources that are scheduled for use on specific activities or projects at specific times.
A. expediting

B. leveling

C. loading

D. allocation

Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following priority rules makes resources available so that activities start on their LSTs whenever possible without increasing the project’s duration?
A. As soon as possible

B. As late as possible

C. Shortest task duration first

D. Minimum slack first

Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following rules maximizes the number of tasks that can be completed by a system in a given period of time?
A. As soon as possible

B. As late as possible

C. Shortest task duration first

D. Minimum slack first

Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points

Several projects can be linked together with:
A. virtual activities.

B. nominal activities.

C. pseudoactivities.

D. ER links.
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Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following is NOT commonly used to help select a priority rule?
A. Schedule slippage

B. Resource utilization

C. In-process inventory

D. Cost overruns
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Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following is a measure of the amount by which a project is delayed by application of a leveling rule?
A. Schedule inflation

B. Schedule progression

C. Schedule efficacy

D. Schedule slippage
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Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points

According to research, the best overall priority rule is:
A. as soon as possible.

B. as late as possible.

C. shortest task duration first.

D. minimum slack first.
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Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points

The practice of assigning project team members to multiple projects is called:
A. concurrent engineering.

B. parallel activities.

C. fast-tracking.

D. multitasking.
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Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points

The safety time added to chains other than the critical chain is called the:
A. feeding buffer.

B. project buffer.

C. path buffer.

D. critical buffer.
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Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points

In traditional Critical Path Method, a second estimate, referred to as the __________ duration, is made based on the resources required to expedite the task.
A. normal task

B. assumed

C. crash

D. approximated
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Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points

When task durations are estimated, an assumption is made that task resources are set at __________ levels.
A. standard

B. normal

C. manageable

D. low
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Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points

Used primarily in the construction industry, the term __________ refers to a technique in which the design and planning phases of a project are not actually completed before the building phase is started.
A. “fast-tracked”

B. “expediting”

C. “crash

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