# NPTEL Project Management Week 5 Assignment Answers

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## NPTEL Project Management Week 5 Assignment Answers 2022

Q1. Which is/are features of PERT/CPM?
• An estimate of how long a project will take.
• A graphical display of project activities.
• All the above
`Answer:- All the above`

Q2. In PERT, slack time equals

• LST – EST
• Zero
• EFT – EST
`Answer:- LST - EST`
Q3. Which of the following is one of the assumptions of PERT?
• Total project completion time follows a normal probability distribution.
• Activity times are dependent and correlated.
• Project completion time follows a skewed chi-square distribution.
• Activity times are known with certainty.
`Answer:- Total project completion time follows a normal probability distribution.`
Q4. For the Project network shown, answer the Questions 4 and 5 based on the data provided.
What is the critical path?
• A-B-E-H-K
• C-D-E-G-I-K
• C-D-E-G-J
`Answer:- C-D-E-G-I-K`
Q5. What is the probability of meeting a desired 26 weeks completion time?
• 0.2159
• 0.2060
• 0.2476
• 0.1867
`Answer:- 0.2159`

Q6. An important assumption in PERT calculations is:

• Activity times are normally distributed.
• Activity times are independent.
• A and B
• A and C
`Answer:- Activity times are independent.`
Q7. If ta, tm and tb are the optimistic time, most likely time and pessimistic time respectively in PERT network then the expected value formula is
• (ta + 3tm + tb)/6
• (ta + 4tm + tb)/6
• (ta – 4tm + tb)/6
• (ta – 3tm + tb)/6
`Answer:- (ta + 4tm + tb)/6`
The tasks, their respective precedence and their respective times for a job which has these activities, are given as follows
The time to complete the job is
• 21
• 24
• 26
• 27
`Answer:- 26`

Q9. The ES and EF for activity C is

`Answer:- ES = 7 and EF = 10`
Q10. Float is available for activity/activities
`Answer:- Activity A`