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09 Civil Engineering Quiz | Construction Management MCQ

1 >>The artificial activity which indicates that an activity following it, cannot be started unless the preceding activity is complete, is known as
 ?
  • (A) constant
  • (B) dummy
  • (C) event
  • (D) free float



2 >>The most popular type of organisation used for Civil Engineering Constructions, is
 ?
  • (A) functional organisation
  • (B) line and staff organisation
  • (C) line organisation
  • (D) effective organisation.

3 >>The time by which activity completion time can be delayed without affecting the start of succeeding activities, is known as
 ?
  • (A) total flat
  • (B) free float
  • (C) interfering float.
  • (D) duration

4 >>Final technical authority of a project lies with
 ?
  • (A) Superintending Engineer
  • (B) Assistant Engineer
  • (C) Chief Engineer.
  • (D) Executive Engineer

5 >>The object of technical planning, is
 ?
  • (A) preparation of estimates
  • (B) initiating the procurement action of resources
  • (C) taking remedial action for likely bottleneck in the execution
  • (D) all

6 >>Military organisation is known as
 ?
  • (A) functional organisation
  • (B) line organisation
  • (C) line and staff organisation
  • (D) none of these.
7 >>The cost of a project is more than
 ?
  • (A) four lacs
  • (B) one lac
  • (C) two lacs
  • (D) three lacs
8 >>Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
 ?
  • (A) The activity which consumes maximum time, is called a node
  • (B) The activity is the time consuming part of a project
  • (C) The beginning and end of a job, are called events
  • (D) Logically and sequentially connected activities and events form a network

9 >>If D is the duration, ES and EF are the earliest start and finish, LS and LF are latest start and latest finish time, then the following relation holds good
 ?
  • (A) LF = LS + D
  • (B) D = EF - ES
  • (C) LS = LF - D
  • (D) all
10 >>A dummy activity
 ?
  • (A) is artificially introduced
  • (B) does not consume time
  • (C) is represented by a dotted line
  • (D) all
11 >>A Milestone chart
 ?
  • (A) depicts the delay of jobs, if any
  • (B) shows the interdependencies of various jobs
  • (C) points outgoing ahead of schedule of jobs, if any
  • (D) none of these.
12 >>Time and progress chart of a construction, is also known as
 ?
  • (A) Gantt chart
  • (B) Modified Mile stone chart
  • (C) Critical path method chart
  • (D) all
13 >>Pick up the PERT event from the following:
 ?
  • (A) Laying of concrete completed
  • (B) Laying of concrete started
  • (C) Digging of foundation completed
  • (D) All the above.

14 >>Which one of the following represents an activity
 ?
  • (A) curing of concrete
  • (B) setting of question paper
  • (C) preparation of breakfast
  • (D) All the above.
15 >>Frederick W. Taylor introduced a system of working known as
 ?
  • (A) functional organisation
  • (B) line organisation
  • (C) line and staff organisation
  • (D) effective organisation.
16 >>Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
 ?
  • (A) The tail of the arrow indicates the start of the activity
  • (B) An activity of a project is denoted by an arrow on the net work
  • (C) The arrows are drawn to scale from left to right
  • (D) The head of the arrow indicates the end of the activity
17 >>The technique for establishing and maintaining priorities among the various jobs of a project, is known
 ?
  • (A) Slotting technique for scheduling
  • (B) Event flow scheduling technique
  • (C) Short interval scheduling.
  • (D) Critical ratio scheduling
18 >>Critical Path Net Work helps an engineer
 ?
  • (A) to divert the resources from non-critical advanced activities to critical activities
  • (B) to be cautious for avoiding any delay in the critical activities to avoid delay of the whole project
  • (C) to concentrate his attention on critical activities
  • (D) all
19 >>Various activities of a project, are shown on bar charts by
 ?
  • (A) vertical lines
  • (B) dots
  • (C) crosses
  • (D) horizontal lines
20 >>Completion of an activity on CPM network diagram, is generally known
 ?
  • (A) Event
  • (B) Node
  • (C) Connector
  • (D) all

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