Business Analytics & Technology Management Chapter 6 MCQs

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Information to develop a project network is collected from the






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Which of the following represents an activity on an AON project network?






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Arrows on an AON project network represent:






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When translated into a project network, a work package will become






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Which of the following is provided by a project network but not by the work breakdown structure?






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On a project network, the activity times are derived from the






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Part of a project is to Develop Product Specifications. This is best classified as a(n)






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An activity that has more than one dependency arrow flowing into it is termed a(n)






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The critical path in a project network is the






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A/an _________ activity has more than one dependency arrow flowing from it.






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An item on a project network is Design Software Completed. This is best described as a(n)






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Activities which can take place at the same time are termed






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A sequence of connected, dependent activities is termed a(n)






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An AON project network uses which of the following basic building blocks?






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Which of the following is not one of the basic rules to follow when developing project networks?






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________ activities must be completed immediately before a particular activity.






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________ activities are to be completed immediately following a particular activity.






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The forward pass in project network calculations determines the






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The backward pass in project network calculations determines the






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Which of the following correctly calculates the early finish for an activity?






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Which of the following correctly calculates the late start for an activity?






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The amount of time an activity can be delayed and yet not delay the project is termed






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Which of the following will correctly calculate the total slack in an activity?






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The laying pipe example in the text illustrates the concept of






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Using a special color copy machine for a tradeshow publication illustrates the concept of






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If, for some reason, the project must be expedited to meet an earlier date, which of the following actions would the project manager take first?






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Typically an activity on a project network represents






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Project network logic errors include which of the following?






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Which company utilized concurrent engineering to design a new line of cars and in the process completed its development six months ahead of schedule? ...






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The minimum amount of time a dependent activity must be delayed to begin or end is referred to as:






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The requirement for a freshly poured foundation to cure before beginning construction is an example of which of the following type of lag?






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Concurrent engineering is a good example of good use of






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If testing cannot be completed any earlier than four days after the prototype is built, which of the following type of lag exists?






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Which of the following represents an activity on an AOA project network?






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Nodes on an AOA project network represent: