PMP Exam Set D – Q31

Emily is a first-time project manager and is analyzing a project schedule. She intends to apply resource leveling and has been given the following guidelines on resource leveling. Which of these four statements is incorrect?

A. Resource Leveling can often cause the critical path to change.
B. Resource leveling is applied to a schedule before it has been analyzed by the critical path method.
C. Resource leveling is applied to keep resource usage at a constant level.
D. Resource leveling is necessary when resources have been over-allocated.

B. Resource leveling is applied to a schedule before it has been analyzed by the critical path method.

PMP Exam Set C – Q97

A project manager is informed that a limited number of resources are going to be available for his project. He creates a project schedule by adding buffers to the project to protect the target finish date. What type of schedule network analysis is he using?

A. What-if analysis
B. Critical path method
C. Critical chain method
D. Resource leveling.

C. Critical chain method

PMP Exam Set A – Q88

In a small office construction project, the following activities are scheduled in sequence.
i) Digging and pouring footings – 5 days
ii) Working on the slab and pouring – 3 days
iii) Framing the floor – 5 days
iv) Wall framing – 4 days
v) Roof framing – 6 days
vi) Insulation and drywall – 7 days
vii) Interior doors and trim – 3 days
viii) Hardware and fixtures – 2 days.

What is the minimum time to complete the project if all activities are on a critical path except number viii, and activity iii is delayed by 1 day?

A. 32 days
B. 33 days
C. 34 days
D. 35 days

C. 34 days

PMP Exam Set A – Q15

Which of the following is NOT a valid statement regarding the critical path method?

A. The early start and finish dates and late start and finish dates are calculated without factoring in resource limitations.
B. A forward pass and backward pass are performed through the project network paths.
C. The resulting late start and finish dates will be the project schedule baseline.
D. The flexibility of the schedule is measured by the difference between early and late dates.

C. The resulting late start and finish dates will be the project schedule baseline.