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Question – 1 You have just completed developing the Schedule Network Diagram for a project that deals with building cegtchamp sonic state of the art Jet planes.

You have identified your critical path which includes building a wind tunnel. You see that in addition there is another path which deals with building the tail of the plane – whose duration is close to the critical path. You also notice considerable floats on the other paths.

You now need to assign resources to the tasks – you have a few team members who are highly skilled and a team of resources who are relatively inexperienced. What would be the best course of action while assigning cerychamp It is irrelevant which resources are assigned to tasks – resource skills and critical paths have nothing in common B. Assign all the skilled resources to building the wind tunnel which is the critical path – assign the non skilled task to building the tail.

Assign the inexperienced staff to the task of building the wind tunnel – and assign the filettpe task to all other tasks. Assign one half of the skilled resources to the task of building the wind tunnel and the other half to building the tail and assign the less experienced staff to all the other tasks.

D is the correct answer. Option D is the best option. Option A and C are just plain wrong – you should always ensure actvities on the critical path do not get delayed – so having the best equipped staff on critical path activities is important.

While Option B is an option – it cannot be the BEST choice since if we assign all the experienced staff on building the wind tunnel – the critical path activities are taken care of – but the question also states of a path which is near Critical – building of the tail.

Not paying attention to this path by assignining inexperienced staff is not a good option. Amongst the choices option D is the best fit – where you are paying attention to both the critical path and near critical path by assigning your best and most skilled or experienced resources to the activities on the Critical path and Near Critical Path. Question – quesrions You head the engineering department in your company. Lately you have observed that certain deliveries are mising the schedule.

On closer scrutiny you observe this to be occurring with a specific team member. You decide to discuss it out with the team member.

Initially the team member is reluctant to discuss but finally opens up and indicates that the cause of the delays is often different instructions coming in from you as well as the project manager. She indicates that at such times she is confused related to whose instructions to follow – thereby causing delays – what kind of an Organizational structure is this most likely to be?


Balanced Matrix D is the correct answer. Here the team member is being expected to follow instructions from both the Project Manager and the Functional Manager.

This is never the case in a Functional or Projectized organization where the lines of authority are clearly defined. A weak matrix organization is more like a Functional Organization where the project manager has almost no authority. The scenario explained above is typical of a balanced matrix organization where power resides equally distributed between the functional and project manager.

Here the correct answer is Option D – Balanced Matrix Question – 3 You are responsible for managing a project that deals with laying out a freeway connecting two major port cities. Progress in the past has been smooth but lately in the past few months you have observed a schedule and budget overrun.

You decide to hold a meeting with your team members. On discussions you realize team members went ahead and made changes at the behest of the client requests on site. You are pretty sure the changes were not a part of the project scope statement – this is an example of: Integrated Change Control D. Fast Tracking A is the correct answer. This is an example of Scope Creep. Integrated change control deals with formally approving or rejecting changes before they are implemented so it is not the correct answer.

Fast tracking is a schedule compression technique – so it too is not the correct answer. While Gold Plating is related to change in scope it is generally done intentionally or knowingly for some trategic purpose.

Scope creep relates to uncontrolled changes in product or projects scope and is often due to client interference. Question – 4 As a project manager you have successfully delivered all project deliverables within stipulated timelines – your senior management wants you to calculate the Cost of Quality – as a project Manager what costs cetchamp you NOT consider while making this calculation? External and InternalFailure costs. A is the correct answer. All of the above are correct – except option A – since Hiring Costs queztions nothing to do with Cost of Quality.

Question – 5 As a project manageryou are trying to improve teamwork, enhance interpersonal skills and competencies, motivated employees, reduced attrition, and improved overall project performance. Which is below process talk about this? Estimate Activity Resources D. Control Resources B is the correct answer. Develop Team is the process of improving competencies, team member interaction, and the overall team environment to enhance project performance.

The key benefit of this process is that it results in improved teamwork, enhanced interpersonal skills and competencies, motivated employees, questoins attrition, and improved overall project performance. Question – 6 You are responsible for managing a project that deals with laying out a freeway connecting two major port cities.

Progress on the project has quuestions smooth and you and your team are very confident on completing the project well within the stipulated timelines. On reviewing you see that the project has also run below the budget resulting in savings.

You decide to add an extra certcham; of reflector strips on the road every mile. You do a quick calculation and are satisfied that neither budget nor schedule will slip. You feel that by adding these extra features cettchamp could also bag some future projects as well.

This is an example of: Fast Tracking B is the foletype answer. This is an example of Gold Plating. While Scope Creep is related to change in scope it is related to uncontrolled changes in product or projects scope and is often due to client interference.

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Gold plating is done intentionally or knowingly for some strategic purpose. Here the manager believes that by adding the extra features future projects could be bagged. Question – 7 You are in charge of a project that deals with laying out a lavish 18 hole golf course. The project work is in progress. You also have a number of contractors working on the project. Being an questionw manager you know that communication is key to success of the project.


You have identified 10 stakeholders with whom you need to communicate. Due to some internal and external organizational changes at the client end three new stakeholders have been added with whom you need to communicate with. You also had to reduce one of the contractors with whom you were communicating.

How many communication channels do you have now? However the question states that 3 new stakeholders got added while 1 stakeholder got reduced. The project is running on schedule and budget. You are in your fourth month of execution – but the stakeholder indicates dissatisfaction with the deliverables. To make changes in the deliverables would mean a delay in the schedule.

What would have been the most important process that could have prevented this situation?

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Risk Monitoring and Control A is the correct answer. The most important process that could have prevented this situation would have been – Scope Planning. Project deliverables are defined during scope planning so proper implementation of this process could have prevented this situation. Question – 9 The project that you are in charge has been successfully completed. The last of the deliverables have been formally accepted by the filetypd. You had several contractors with whom contracts were prepared.

With the project done you quewtions to communicate the completion details and closure of contracts. Which is the best form of communication? Informal written A is the correct answer. As this is related to a contract it must be a formal written form of communication. Any other form of communication related to contracts is not acceptable. Question – 10 Your company has bagged a number of government contracts dealing with setting up infrastructure.

This includes setting up roads and bridges. This is a very big and prestigious project so your company would like to ensure everything is planned well in advance. You are the project manager of this project. Questiojs its importance – you and your team come up with a list of risks. One of the subject matter experts indicates that during the months of July and August the construction work of the bridge across the river would need to stop on account of past history of flooding of the river.

You agree with the expert and plan the schedule accordingly.

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What strategy did you just apply? Transfer A is the correct answer. This is an example of Risk acceptance strategy as there is nothing you can do about situations not in our control. Exploit is meant for positive situations while risk mitigation is where you have a strategy to either reduce the risk impact or probability. Neither is transfer correct as the question does not state that someone else certvhamp be responsible for handling the risk.

Question – 11 You are in the process of defining activities and have broken down the WBS into individual activities. You now decide to uniquely tag each activity with a unique code.