Construction Planning & Management MCQ Civil Engineering Questions

Construction Planning & Management MCQ Questions Answers – Civil Engineering

1) Mile stone chart is an improvement over

a) Bar chart

b) CPM scheduling

c) PERT scheduling

d) All the above

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Option – a)

2) Which of the following is a weakness of bar chart ?

a) interdependencies of activities

b) project progress

c) uncertainties

d) all of the above

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Option – d)

3) The process of inspiring the subordinates to do a work or achieve an objective is called as

a) Management

b) Supervision

c) Motivation

d) Communication

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Option – c)

4) Which of the following does not represent an activity ?

a) site located

b) Foundation is being dug

c) the office area is being cleaned

d) The invitations are being sent

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Option – a)

5) In a bar chart the vertical axis represents

a) Time

b) Types of activities

c) Number of labours

d) Various avtivities of the project

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Option – d)

6)Grader is used mainly for

Trimming and finishing

Shaping and trimming

Finishing and shaping

Finishing, shaping and trimming

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Option – d)

7) A critical path has

a) zero slack

b) minimum slack

c) maximum slack

d) infinite slack

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Option – b)

8) Which of the following earth moving machines has the shortest cycle time ?

a) Drag line

b) Hoe

c) Clam shell

d) Dipper shovel

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Option – d)

9) The independent float affects only

a) preceding activities

b) succeeding activities

c) the particular activity involved

d) None of the above

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Option – c)

10) Probability of finishing of a project earlier than expected time is

a) 100%

b) less than 50%

c) more than 50%

d) None of these

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Option – b)

11) In PERT analysis, event means

a) start or finish of a task

b) time taken for a task

c) end of an activity

d) work involved in the project

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Option – a)

12) The most likely time (m) is ‘mode’ of the

a) Normal distribution

b) Beta distribution

c) Bionomial distribution

d) None of the above

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Option – b)

13) Which of the following represents the reduction in duration ?

a) Crashing

b) Negative slack

c) Variance
d) All of the above

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Option – a)

14) Updating may result in

a) change of critical path

b) decrease of project completion time

c) increase of project completion time

d) all of the above

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Option – d)

15) The CPM network is updated

a) At regular intervals

b) At fixed times

c) At any time

d) Whenever there is difference in the planned and actual performance

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Option – d)

16) Which of the following earth moving machines has the shortest cycle time ?

a) Drag line

b) Hoe

c) Clam shell

d) Dipper shovel

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Option – a)

17) For a given size of bucket, the ideal output of a dragline will be least in

a) moist loam

b) Sand and gravel

c) Good common earth

d) Wet sticky clay

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Option – d)

18) For three-dimensional movement of a weight, which one of the following is most suitable ?

a) Chain hoist

b) Winch

c) Crane

d) Jack

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Option – c)

19) Which of the following earth moving machines has the shorter cycle time ?
a) Drag line

b) Hoe

c) Clam shell
d) Dipper shovel

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Option – d)

20) The basic action involved in sheep foot rolling is

a) kneading

b) pressing

c) tamping

d) vibration

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Option – a)

21) The working range of a crane is limited horizontally for maximum lift only by

a) boom length

b) length of hoist cable

c) length of jib

d) counter weight

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Option – a)
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