# NPTEL Project Management For Managers Week 8 Assignment Answers

NPTEL Project Management For Managers Week 8 Assignment Answers:- In this post, we have provided the answers to the NPTEL Project Management For Managers Week 8. All the answers are provided here on the basis of data available on the internet.

## NPTEL Project Management For Managers Week 8 Assignment Answers 2022

Q1. An activity in a network diagram is said to be —- if the delay in its start will further delay the project completion time.

• Critical activity
• Dummy activity
• Forward pass
• Null activity
`Answer:- Critical activity`

Q2. In PERT analysis the maximum time that is required to perform the activity under extremely bad conditions is known as —-.

• Normal time
• Optimistic time
• Pessimistic time
• Most likely time
`Answer:- Pessimistic time`

Q3. What is the PERT time (Te) with optimistic, most likely and pessimistic time estimations of 6, 10, 14 days.

• 5
• 10
• 7
• 12
`Answer:- 10`

Q4. In PERT what type of distribution is used for time estimation?

• Beta distribution
• Poisson distribution
• Exponential distribution
• Chi Square
`Answer:- Beta distribution`

Q5. The difference between the maximum time available and the actual time needed to perform an activity is known as …..

• Free float
• Independent float
• Total float
• Half float
`Answer:- Total float`

Q6. Pessimistic time and optimistic time of completion of an activity are given as 10 days and 4 days respectively, the variance of the activity will be

• 1
• 6
• 12
• 18
`Answer:- 1`

Q7. A PERT network has 9 activities on its critical path. The standard deviation of each activity on the critical path is 3. The standard deviation of the critical path is

• 3
• 9
• 81
• 27
`Answer:- 9`

Q8. Critical activities have

• Maximum float
• Minimum float
• Zero float
• Negative float
`Answer:- Zero float`

Q9. Total float of an activity is difference between

• Early Finish and Late Finish
• Free Float and Interference Float
• Duration and Early Start
• Independent Float and the Activity
`Answer:- Early Finish and Late Finish`

Q10. If the variance of a critical path is 25 days, the standard deviation of that critical path is

• 12.5 days
• 15 days
• 0 days
• 5 days
`Answer:- 5 days`