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									1. The advent of project management
has been most profound in

  A)   automobile manufacturing.
  B)   construction.
  C)   information technology.
  D)   the U.S. Department of Defense.
  E)   film making.
2. Which of the following activities is
not considered a project?

     A)   developing a new software program
     B)   designing a space station
     C)   preparing the site for the Olympic Games
     D)   production of automobile tires
     E)   developing a new advertising program
3. From among the following activities,
which is the best example of a project?

  A)   processing insurance claims
  B)   producing automobiles
  C)   writing a new textbook on project management
  D)   completing a college degree
  E)   all of these are good examples of projects
4. In which of the following categories
are project objectives established,
teams formed, and major
responsibilities assigned?
    A)   concept
    B)   definition
    C)   planning
    D)   execution
    E)   delivery
5. Which of the following
characteristics is not typical of a
project manager?
A) managing a temporary activity
B) possesses in-depth technical knowledge
C)managing a non-repetitive activity
D)manages independently of the formal organization
E) provides a direct link to the customer
6. Two dimensions within the project
management process are

    A)   technical and sociocultural
    B)   cost and time
    C)   planned and unexpected
    D)   established and new
    E)   unique and reoccurring
7. Which of these is not part of the
“technical" side of project

    A)   WBS
    B)   budgets
    C)   problem solving
    D)   schedules
    E)   status reports
8. Which of these is not part of the
"art" of project management?

    A)   negotiation
    B)   resource allocation
    C)   customer expectations
    D)   leadership
    E)   politics
9. Jose is looking at a document that
outlines the specific tasks and
subtasks required to complete the
writing of a technical support manual.
The method that was probably used to
develop the document is most likely
    A)   responsibility matrix.
    B)   organization breakdown structure.
    C)   work breakdown structure.
    D)   priority matrix.
    E)   work package.
10. Linda has just been assigned a
project to develop a new advertising
campaign for an established product.
Her first step should be to
  A)   establish project priorities.
  B)   define the project scope.
  C)   verify the budget available.
  D)   assign team members to work on the project.
  E)   determine the required completion date.
11. Research shows the most
frequently mentioned barrier to project
success is

    A)   not enough budget resources.
    B)   poor performance by team members.
    C)   weak project leadership.
    D)   poorly defined scope or mission.
    E)   political in-fighting.
12. An expected output over the life of
a project would be classified as

    A)   a deliverable.
    B)   a product.
    C)   an end object.
    D)   an objective.
    E)   a target.
13. In reviewing the project plan,
Susan sees that the first prototype is
due by October 12. This would be best
classified as a
    A)   project target.
    B)   limit item.
    C)   milestone.
    D)   project objective.
    E)   critical goal.
14. The ability of 911 emergency
systems to identify the caller's phone
number and location are considered to
be a
    A)   technical requirement.
    B)   milestone.
    C)   project limit.
    D)   project exclusion.
    E)   project deliverable.
15. Which of the following is not one
of the items that would appear on a
project scope checklist?

    A)   Deliverables
    B)   Technical requirements
    C)   Objectives
    D)   Work breakdown structure
    E)   Reviews with customer
16. "To construct a high-quality,
custom home within five months at
costs not to exceed $150,000" is best
classified as
    A)   a deliverable
    B)   a milestone
    C)   an objective
    D)   a limit
    E)   an exclusion
17. If a project is small or of narrow
scope and does not require an
elaborate system, which of the
following is a good choice?
    A)   responsibility matrix
    B)   organization breakdown structure
    C)   work breakdown structure
    D)   priority matrix
    E)   process breakdown structure
18. Information to develop a project
network is collected from the

    A)   organization breakdown structure
    B)   work breakdown structure
    C)   budget
    D)   project proposal
    E)   responsibility matrix
19. Which of the following represents
an activity on a project network?

    A)   an arrow
    B)   a line
    C)   a node
    D)   both A and B are correct
    E)   A, B, and C are all correct
20. The critical path in a project
network is the

  A)   shortest path through the network
  B)   longest path through the network
  C)   network path with the most difficult activities
  D)   network path using the most resources
  E)   network path with the most merge activities
22. ________ activities must be
completed immediately before a
particular activity.

    A)   Merge
    B)   Burst
    C)   predecessor
    D)   successor
    E)   critical
23. A good starting point for
developing time and cost estimates is

    A)   past experience
    B)   work packages
    C)   task analysis
    D)   time and motion studies
    E)   work breakdown structure

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