Construction Management


If t is the duration of an activity, t1 is the latest finish possible moment of its preceding activity and t2 is the earliest start possible moment, the independent float of the activity is

A. `(t_1 - t_2) - t`
B. `t - (t_1 - t_2)`
C. `(t_1 + t_2) - t`
D. `t + (t_1 - t_2)`


If a is the optimistic time, b is the pessimistic time and m is most likely time of an activity, the expected time of the activity, is

A. `(a + m + b)/(6)`
B. `(a + 2m + b)/(6)`
C. `(a + 4m + b)/(6)`
D. `(a + 5m + b)/(6)`


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. `(t_0 + 3t_m + t_p)/(2)`
B. `(t_0 + 3t_m + t_p)/(3)`
C. `(t_0 + 3t_m + t_p)/(4)`
D. `(t_0 + 3t_m + t_p)/(5)`
E. `(t_0 + 3t_m + t_p)/(6)`


While filling the tender for any work, the contractor considers

A. site survey
B. availability of construction materials
C. availability of labour
D. study of specifications
E. all the above.


Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Programme Evaluation and Review Technique, is event oriented
B. Programme Evaluation and Review Technique is not event oriented
C. Critical Path Method is event oriented
D. Critical Path method is event oriented.