The primary cause of concern in resource allocation is:

Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points
Allocating specific, limited resources to specific activities is called:
A. resource allocation.
B. resource leveling.
C. resource tracking.
D. expediting a project.

Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points
The primary cause of concern in resource allocation is:
A. labor cost.
B. resource scarcity.
C. lack of solution methodologies.
D. parallel activities.

Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points
A project that cannot go over budget is considered:
A. time constrained.
B. schedule constrained.
C. resource constrained.
D. performance constrained.

Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points
The task duration with standard-practice resource usage is referred to as the:
A. expected task duration.
B. nominal task duration.
C. crash duration.
D. normal task duration.

Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points
A task has a normal duration of 9 days and crash duration of 7 days. Its normal cost is $40 and its crash cost is $100. What is the crash cost per day?
A. $140
B. $70
C. $50
D. $30

Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points
What is an expediting technique in which the design and planning phases of a project are not actually completed before the building phase is started?
A. resource loading
B. fast-tacking
C. crashing
D. critical path

Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points
Resource __________ refers to the amounts of specific resources that are scheduled for use on specific activities or projects at specific times.
A. expediting
B. leveling
C. loading
D. allocation

Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following priority rules makes resources available so that activities start on their LSTs whenever possible without increasing the project’s duration?
A. As soon as possible
B. As late as possible
C. Shortest task duration first
D. Minimum slack first

Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following rules maximizes the number of tasks that can be completed by a system in a given period of time?
A. As soon as possible
B. As late as possible
C. Shortest task duration first
D. Minimum slack first

Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points
Several projects can be linked together with:
A. virtual activities.
B. nominal activities.
C. pseudoactivities.
D. ER links.

Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following is NOT commonly used to help select a priority rule?
A. Schedule slippage
B. Resource utilization
C. In-process inventory
D. Cost overruns

Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following is a measure of the amount by which a project is delayed by application of a leveling rule?
A. Schedule inflation
B. Schedule progression
C. Schedule efficacy
D. Schedule slippage

Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points
According to research, the best overall priority rule is:
A. as soon as possible.
B. as late as possible.
C. shortest task duration first.
D. minimum slack first.

Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points
The practice of assigning project team members to multiple projects is called:
A. concurrent engineering.
B. parallel activities.
C. fast-tracking.
D. multitasking.

Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points
The safety time added to chains other than the critical chain is called the:
A. feeding buffer.
B. project buffer.
C. path buffer.
D. critical buffer.

Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points
In traditional Critical Path Method, a second estimate, referred to as the __________ duration, is made based on the resources required to expedite the task.
A. normal task
B. assumed
C. crash
D. approximated

Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points
When task durations are estimated, an assumption is made that task resources are set at __________ levels.
A. standard
B. normal
C. manageable
D. low

Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points
Used primarily in the construction industry, the term __________ refers to a technique in which the design and planning phases of a project are not actually completed before the building phase is started.
A. “fast-tracked”
B. “expediting”
C. “crash”
D. “resource loading”

Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points
Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints focuses on:
A. uncertainty
B. constrained resources
C. tight project schedules
D. managing conflicting priorities

Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
With the __________ priority rule, tasks are supplied with resources in inverse order of their slacks. This rule usually minimizes the number of late activities.
A. most successors
B. most resources first
C. as late as possible
D. minimum slack first

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