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Project management ch 8 | Operations Management homework help

 

 

 

1    
Delaying noncritical activities to lower peak demand on resources is known as resource
    A)
Shifting
    B)
Effectiveness
    C)
Manipulating
    D)
Smoothing
    E)
Allocation
    

 
2    
If resources are not adequate to meet peak demands, the resulting reschedule is termed
    A)
Resource-constrained scheduling
    B)
Time-constrained scheduling
    C)
Mandatory leveling
    D)
Project resource adjustment
    E)
Allocation
    

 
3    
When developing a new software package, the software must be designed, the code must be written, and the code must be tested. This is an example of a ______ constraint.
    A)
Physical
    B)
Technical
    C)
Resource
    D)
Schedule
    E)
Time
    

 
4    
Sam the project engineer has been scheduled to run the product system test at the same time he is to build a marketing prototype. This is an example of a ______ constraint.
    A)
Physical
    B)
Technical
    C)
Resource
    D)
Scheduling
    E)
Time
    

 
5    
Susan is to conduct environmental testing but the chamber cannot hold all the equipment that she wants to test. This is an example of a _________ constraint.
    A)
Physical
    B)
Technical
    C)
Resource
    D)
Scheduling
    E)
Time
    

 
6    
All of the following are kinds of resource constraints except
    A)
Materials
    B)
People
    C)
Equipment
    D)
Information
    E)
All of the above are resource constraints
    

 
7    
A special truck that George needs on his project has been scheduled on another project. This is a ______ constraint.
    A)
Working capital
    B)
People
    C)
Equipment
    D)
Information
    E)
Materials
    

 
8    
Regina’s boss has told her that her project is very important. If the critical path is delayed, she will be given whatever she needs to get it back on schedule. Her project is ________ constrained.
    A)
Time
    B)
Quality
    C)
Cost
    D)
Performance
    E)
Resource
    

 
9    
Scheduling time-constrained projects focuses on resource
    A)
Demands
    B)
Increases
    C)
Assumptions
    D)
Utilization
    E)
All are
    

 
10    
Resource leveling can provide
    A)
Lower peak demand
    B)
Reduced resource need over the life of the project
    C)
Reduced fluctuations in resource demand
    D)
Both A and B are
    E)
A, B, and C are all
    

 
11    
In a resource-constrained project, which of the following is most likely to be changed?
    A)
The completion date
    B)
The budget
    C)
Project quality
    D)
Both A and B are equally likely
    E)
A, B, and C are all equally likely
    

 
12    
In a resource-constrained project the second priority in assigning resources is usually given to activities with the
    A)
Smallest duration
    B)
Least slack
    C)
Most slack
    D)
Lowest identification number
    E)
Highest cost
    

 
13    
Splitting an activity creates the following situation:
    A)
More people working on the same activity
    B)
There are possible startup and shutdown costs
    C)
A resource may be moved from one activity to another and then back
    D)
Both B and C are
    E)
A, B, and C are all
    

 
14    
Which of the following is not one of the more common problems associated with scheduling multiproject resources?
    A)
Overall schedule slippage
    B)
Inefficient resource utilization
    C)
Resource bottlenecks
    D)
Both A and C are
    E)
A, B, and C are all
    

 
15    
A project budget report is showing our project as spending $35,000 against a budgeted amount of $40,000. Which of the following is true?
    A)
We are spending less than we should for the project
    B)
We are doing a good job managing the project
    C)
We should check to see if all the bills have been paid
    D)
Both A and B are
    E)
We can’t be sure how the project is going
    

 

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