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(p. 136)A project can be subdivided into which of the following? A. Job ordersB. Sub-jobsC.Work PackagesD. Sub-pathsE. Events and decisionsA work package is a group of activities combined to be assignable to a single organizational unit. The other elementsnamed are not commonly used in project management.41.(p. 136)A project starts out as which of the following? A.A Statement of WorkB. Critical Path Method (CPM)C. A series of milestonesD. A Gantt chartE. A latest-start-time estimateA project starts out as a statement of work.
42.(p. 136)What is a work breakdown structure? A. A list of the activities making up the higher levels of the projectB.A definition of the hierarchy of project tasks, subtasks, andwork packagesC. A depiction of the activities making up a projectD. A Gantt chartE. A structure that is incompatible with the Critical PathMethodThe work breakdown structure defines the hierarchy of project tasks, subtasks, and work packages.43.(p. 139)In a Gantt chart the horizontal axis is usually which of the following? A. ActivitiesB. CostC. ProfitD.TimeE. MilestonesSee exhibit 5.4a.
44.(p. 139)Which of the following is a graphic project report used in project management? A. Project proposalB. Approved project planC. Humphrey chartD. Equipment and supplies chartE.Cost and performance tracking scheduleSee exhibit 5.4d45.(p. 133)An advantage of a pure project where self-contained teams work full time on a project is which of the following? A. Team members can work on several projectsB. Functional area is a "home" after the project is completedC. There are duplicated resourcesD.Lines of communication are shortenedE. Overall organizational policies and goals can be ignoredAn advantage of the pure project structure listed in the text isthat lines of communication are shortened and decisions are made quickly
46.(p. 135)Some of the advantages of a functional project where the project is housed in a functional division include which of the following? A. The project manager has full authority over theprojectB. Team pride, motivation, and commitment are highC.A team member can work on several projectsD. Needs of the client are secondaryE. None of the aboveAn advantage of the functional project structure listed in the text is that a team member can work on several projects.47.(p. 135)A series of projects that are organized in such a way that each project utilizes people from different functional areas is using which of the following organizational structures? A.Matrix projectB. Integrated Task ForceC. Functional projectD. Pure projectE. Cross-functional flexible teamThe matrix project utilizes people from different functional areas.
48.(p. 140)You are looking at a chart that has the terms BCWS, BCWP and AC indicating lines on the chart. What kind of chart are you looking at?