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1 >>Mile Stone charts were invented in the year of ?
  • (A) 1910
  • (B) 1920
  • (C) 1930
  • (D) 1940
2 >>Frederick W. Taylor introduced a system of working known as ?
  • (A) line organisation
  • (B) line and staff organisation
  • (C) functional organisation
  • (D) effective organization
3 >>Pick up the PERT event from the following: ?
  • (A) Digging of foundation started
  • (B) Digging of foundation completed
  • (C) Laying of concrete started
  • (D) All the above


4 >>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) EF = ES + D
  • (B) LS = LF D
  • (C) LF = LS + D
  • (D) all the above

5 >>Final technical authority of a project lies with ?

  • (A) Assistant Engineer
  • (B) Executive Engineer
  • (C) Superintending Engineer
  • (D) Chief Engineer
6 >>The performance of a specific task in CPM, is known ?
  • (A) Dummy
  • (B) Event
  • (C) Activity
  • (D) Contract
7 >>A Milestone chart ?
  • (A) shows the interdependencies of various jobs
  • (B) depicts the delay of jobs, if any
  • (C) points outgoing ahead of schedule of jobs, if any
  • (D) none of these
8 >>Completion of an activity on CPM network diagram, is generally known ?
  • (A) Event
  • (B) Node
  • (C) Connector
  • (D) All the above
9 >>A dummy activity ?
  • (A) is artificially introduced
  • (B) is represented by a dotted line
  • (C) does not consume time
  • (D) all the above
10 >>Military organisation is known as ?
  • (A) line organisation
  • (B) line and staff organisation
  • (C) functional organisation
  • (D) none of these

11 >>Pick up the incorrect statement from the following: ?
  • (A) The activity is the time consuming part of a project
  • (B) The beginning and end of a job, are called events
  • (C) The activity which consumes maximum time, is called a node
  • (D) Logically and sequentially connected activities and events form a network

12 >>Various activities of a project, are shown on bar charts by ?
  • (A) vertical lines
  • (B) horizontal lines
  • (C) dots
  • (D) crosses
13 >>Time and progress chart of a construction, is also known as ?
  • (A) Bar chart
  • (B) Gantt chart
  • (C) Modified Mile stone chart
  • (D) All the above
14 >>Critical Path Net Work helps an engineer ?
  • (A) to concentrate his attention on critical activities
  • (B) to divert the resources from noncritical advanced activities to critical activities
  • (C) to be cautious for avoiding any delay in the critical activities to avoid delay of the whole project
  • (D) all the above
15 >>The time by which activity completion time can be delayed without affecting the start of succeeding activities, is known as ?
  • (A) duration
  • (B) total flat
  • (C) free float
  • (D) interfering float
16 >>The artificial activity which indicates that an activity following it, cannot be started unless the preceding activity is complete, is known as ?
  • (A) event
  • (B) free float
  • (C) dummy
  • (D) constant
17 >>Henry Gantt developed Bar charts for planning and scheduling of projects in ?
  • (A) 1880
  • (B) 1900
  • (C) 1920
  • (D) 1940
18 >>The most popular type of organisation used for Civil Engineering Constructions, is ?
  • (A) line organisation
  • (B) line and staff organisation
  • (C) functional organisation
  • (D) effective organization
19 >>The difference between the time availto do a job and the time required to do the job, is known as ?
  • (A) event
  • (B) float
  • (C) duration
  • (D) constraint
20 >>The object of technical planning, is ?
  • (A) preparation of specifications
  • (B) preparation of estimates
  • (C) initiating the procurement action of resources
  • (D) all the above