NPTEL Project Management Week 4 Assignment Answers

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NPTEL Project Management Week 4 Assignment Answers 2022

Q1. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a process that:

Answer:- sets a project’s scope by splitting down its overall mission into a cohesive set of synchronous, increasingly specific tasks.

Q2. The WBS is typically used for

Answer:- the basis for organizing and defining the total scope of the project.
Q3. You are working in a very large project that has a budget of Rs. 100 Cr. and one thousand people are working in it. The project manager constructs a work breakdown structure. The project manager will do the WBS to the detail level of which of the following?
Answer:- Work package

Q4. Which of the following is true?

Answer:- The critical path is the list of activities that have zero float
Q5. A project manager is reviewing the work breakdown structure for her project. The WBS of the project represents
Answer:- all the work that must be completed for the project.
Q6. A task was scheduled to use two persons, full time, and take two weeks to complete. Instead, the project manager was only able to assign one person to this task. At the end of two weeks, the person assigned to the task was 75% complete. What is the cost performance index?
Answer:- 1.5

Q7. The main difference between the two types diagramming methods (ADM, arrow diagramming method, and PDM, precedence diagramming method) of the critical path method (CPM) of scheduling is:

Answer:- Placement of the activity on the logic diagram line
Q8. Schedules are used in many ways. In a project to build a bridge the project manager wants to use a tool that will show the scheduled activities in such a way that it is easy to see when each activity starts and finishes and which activities are taking place at the same time. Which tool should be used?
Answer:- Gantt chart

Q9. What is the underlying principle behind the Safety First Principle?

Answer:- The decision maker is unable or unwilling to consider the utility theorem for making his/her decision process.

Q10. Chebyshev’s inequality states that the probability of a “Six Sigma” event is less than :

Answer:- 3%

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