PROJ586 Final Exam 1

PROJ586 Final Exam 1

Author: Christine Farr


1. (TCO A) In the _____ organization structure, the project manager is responsible for the project results, whereas the functional manager is responsible for providing the resources needed to achieve the results. (Points : 5)
2. (TCO H) What is the longest phase of the project life cycle? (Points : 5)
3. (TCO B) The lowest level item of any one branch of the WBS is called a(n) _____. (Points : 5)
4. (TCO D) A _____ is a predefined set of actions that will be implemented if the risk event occurs. (Points : 5)
5. (TCO F) _____ the project involves measuring actual progress and comparing it to planned progress. (Points : 5)
6. (TCO C) If _____ is positive, it represents the maximum amount of time that the activities on a particular path can be delayed without jeopardizing the completion of the project by its required completion time. (Points : 5)
7. (TCO G) Which of the following is not an advantage of using project management software? (Points : 5)
8. (TCO A) Which of the following is not an example of a project? (Points : 5)
9. (TCO C) Why are activities drawn in a serial relationship on a network diagram? (Points : 5) .
10. (TCO F) The project cost estimate is allocated to _____. (Points : 5)
11. (TCO F) It is important to use the _____ as the standard against which actual cost is compared. (Points : 5)
12. (TCO C) Calculate the earliest start for Task B if its predecessor, Task A, finishes on day 3 and the duration of Task B is 2 days. (Points : 5)
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1. (TCO B) Describe the benefits of including the people who will be involved in performing the project when planning the project. (Points : 10)
2. (TCO E) 
Part 1: What are some common barriers to team effectiveness? (15 points)
Part 2: Describe an example of a team project that would include barriers to success. (15 points) (Points : 30)
3. (TCO C) A project to remodel an office area has the following activities. (Hint: You will need to build an AIB diagram, perform a forward pass, and perform a backward pass to answer this question.)

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