Construction Management MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

The technique for establishing and maintaining priorities among the various jobs of a project, is known:


Options are :

  • Critical ratio scheduling
  • Slotting technique for scheduling
  • Short interval scheduling
  • Event flow scheduling technique

Answer :Critical ratio scheduling

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

Completion of an activity on CPM network diagram, is generally known:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Connector
  • Event
  • Node

Answer :All the above

A critical ratio scheduling:


Options are :

  • Establishes the relative priorities among various activities on a common basis
  • Is a dynamic system
  • None of these
  • Adjusts automatically changes in activity progress
  • Determines the status of each activity

Answer :None of these

CPM is:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Synthesising in concepts
  • Is used for repetitive works
  • Is built of activities oriented programme
  • Is based on time estimate

Answer :All the above

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

The object of technical planning, is:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Taking remedial action for likely bottleneck in the execution
  • Preparation of specifications
  • Initiating the procurement action of resources
  • Preparation of estimates

Answer :All the above

In the given figure, the network of a project represents:


Options are :

  • Activity of an excavation which starts at event No. 1 and ends at even No. 2
  • None of these
  • Activity of excavation which takes 8 units of time
  • Activity of an excavation of a footing

Answer :Activity of excavation which takes 8 units of time

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


Options are :

  • If the float is positive and the activity is delayed by a period equal to its total float, the completion of project is not delayed
  • The float may be positive, zero or negative
  • All the above
  • If the float of an activity is zero, the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the whole project
  • If the float of an activity is negative, delay in its performance is bound to delay the completion of project

Answer :All the above

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 2

The time which results in the leasi, possible construction cost of an activity, is known:


Options are :

  • Normal time
  • Slow time
  • Standard time
  • Crash time

Answer :Slow time

The performance of a specific task in CPM, is known:


Options are :

  • Event
  • Dummy
  • Contract
  • Activity

Answer :Activity

Construction team means:


Options are :

  • An owner
  • All the above
  • An architect
  • An engineer
  • A contractor

Answer :All the above

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 4

Critical path lies along the activities having total float:


Options are :

  • Same
  • Negative
  • Zero
  • Positive

Answer :Zero

Henry Gantt developed Bar charts for planning and scheduling of projects in:


Options are :

  • 1920
  • 1900
  • 1940
  • 1880
  • 1950

Answer :1900

A Milestone chart:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Depicts the delay of jobs, if any
  • Points outgoing ahead of schedule of jobs, if any
  • Shows the interdependencies of various jobs

Answer :None of these

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

Time and progress chart of a construction, is also known as:


Options are :

  • Modified Mile stone chart
  • Gantt chart
  • All the above
  • Critical path method chart
  • Bar chart

Answer :All the above

The difference between the time avail-to do a job and the time required to do the job, is known as:


Options are :

  • Event
  • Constraint
  • Float
  • Duration

Answer :Float

The artificial activity which indicates that an activity following it, cannot be started unless the preceding activity is complete, is known as:


Options are :

  • Event
  • Dummy
  • Free float
  • Constant

Answer :Dummy

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 5

Site order book is used for recording:


Options are :

  • Issue of store equipments
  • Names of the casual labour
  • Instructions by the executive engineers
  • Construction measurements

Answer :Instructions by the executive engineers

Military organisation is known as:


Options are :

  • Functional organisation
  • Line and staff organisation
  • Line organisation
  • None of these

Answer :Line organisation

Critical path method:


Options are :

  • was invented by Morgan R. Walker of Dupot and James E. Kalley or Remington U.S.A. in 1957
  • provides a realistic approach to daily problems
  • All the above
  • is an improvement upon bar chart method
  • avoids delays which are very common in bar charts

Answer :All the above

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

A dummy activity:


Options are :

  • Is represented by a dotted line
  • Does not consume time
  • Is artificially introduced
  • All the above

Answer :All the above

The estimated time required to perform an activity, is known as:


Options are :

  • Event
  • Duration
  • Float
  • Dummy

Answer :Duration

The time by which activity completion time can be delayed without affecting the start of succeeding activities, is known as:


Options are :

  • Duration
  • Interfering float
  • Free float
  • Total flat

Answer :Free float

Construction Management MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 2

Critical Path Net Work helps an engineer:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • To divert the resources from non-critical advanced activities to critical activities
  • To concentrate his attention on critical activities
  • To be cautious for avoiding any delay in the critical activities to avoid delay of the whole project

Answer :All the above

Bar charts are suitable for:


Options are :

  • Major works
  • All the Above
  • Large projects
  • Minor works

Answer :Minor works

If to, tp and tm are the optimistic, pessimistic and most likely time estimates of an activity respectively, the expected time t of the activity will be:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • B
  • A
  • C
  • D
  • E

Answer :E

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 8

The salient feature of functional organisation is:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Strict adherence to specifications
  • Each individual maintains functional efficiency
  • Work is properly planned and distributed
  • Separation of planning and design part

Answer :All the above

Pick up the correct network for the activities of pouring concrete, erection of form work, removal of form work and curing of concrete from the following:


Options are :

  • 1. Erection of form work 2. Pouring of concrete 3. Curing of concrete 4. Removal of form work
  • 1. Pouring of Concrete 2. Erection of form work 3. Curing of concrete 4. Removal of form work
  • 1. Removal of form work 2. Erection of form work 3. Pouring of concrete 4. Curing of concrete
  • 1. Pouring of concrete 2. Curing of concrete 3. Erection of form work 4. Removal of form work

Answer :1. Erection of form work 2. Pouring of concrete 3. Curing of concrete 4. Removal of form work

The main principle of an organisation, is:


Options are :

  • Delegation of authority
  • Unity of command
  • Cohegency
  • All the above
  • Effective control at all levels

Answer :All the above

Elements of Remote Sensing MCQ Practice Questions (Civil) Set 4

A construction schedule is prepared after collecting:


Options are :

  • Quantity of various items
  • Number of operations
  • Output of labour
  • Output of machinery
  • All the above

Answer :All the above

A CPM family includes:


Options are :

  • MCE (Minimum Cost Expenditure)
  • CPS (Critical Path Scheduling)
  • CPA (Critical Path Analysis)
  • All the above
  • CPP (Critical Path Plotted)

Answer :All the above

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