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Construction Management MCQ Questions & Answers

Construction Management MCQs : This section focuses on the "Construction Management". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Construction Management skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

Frederick W. Taylor introduced a system of working known as

A. line organisation
B. line and staff organisation
C. functional organisation
D. effective organisation.

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Question 2

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

A. event
B. float
C. duration
D. constraint.

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Question 3

Modular co-ordination of construction means proper

A. planning
B. designing
C. execution
D. all the above.

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Question 4

Site order book is used for recording

A. instructions by the executive engineers
B. construction measurements
C. issue of store equipments
D. names of the casual labour.

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Question 5

Critical path lies along the activities having total float

A. positive
B. negative
C. zero
D. same.

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Question 6

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:

A. 1. Pouring of Concrete 2. Erection of form work 3. Curing of concrete 4. Removal of form work
B. 1. Erection of form work 2. Pouring of concrete 3. Curing of concrete 4. Removal of form work
C. 1. Removal of form work 2. Erection of form work 3. Pouring of concrete 4. Curing of concrete
D. 1. Pouring of concrete 2. Curing of concrete 3. Erection of form work 4. Removal of form work

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Question 7

The Overall in-charge of an organisation at the site responsible for the execution of the works, is

A. Executive Engineer
B. Engineer
C. Junior Engineer
D. Sub overseer

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Question 8

The most popular type of organisation used for Civil Engineering Constructions, is

A. line organisation
B. line and staff organisation
C. functional organisation
D. effective organisation.

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Question 9

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. The activity is the time consuming part of a project
B. The beginning and end of a job, are called events
C. The activity which consumes maximum time, is called a node
D. Logically and sequentially connected activities and events form a network

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Question 10

The performance of a specific task in CPM, is known

A. Dummy
B. Event
C. Activity
D. Contract.

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Question 11

If the total float and duration of an activity are 5 and 10 days respectively, the particular activity can be

A. started 5 days later
B. completed 5 days later
C. performed at slower rate in 15 days
D. all the above.

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Question 12

Various activities of a project, are shown on bar charts by

A. vertical lines
B. horizontal lines
C. dots
D. crosses.

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Question 13

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

A. Event
B. Node
C. Connector
D. All the above.

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Question 14

Works costing less than Rs. 20,000 are treated as

A. projects
B. major projects
C. minor projects
D. all the above.

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Question 15

The first method invented for planning projects, was

A. Bar chart method
B. Milestone chart
C. Critical path method (CPM)
D. Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

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Question 16

A Milestone chart

A. shows the interdependencies of various jobs
B. depicts the delay of jobs, if any
C. points outgoing ahead of schedule of jobs, if any
D. none of these.

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Question 17

Military organisation is known as

A. line organisation
B. line and staff organisation
C. functional organisation
D. none of these.

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Question 18

Final technical authority of a project lies with

A. Assistant Engineer
B. Executive Engineer
C. Superintending Engineer
D. Chief Engineer.

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Question 19

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

A. duration
B. total flat
C. free float
D. interfering float.

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Question 20

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

A. event
B. dummy
C. duration
D. float.

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Question 21

An Executive Engineer may have powers upto

A. Rs. 25,000
B. Rs. 50,000
C. Rs. 100,000
D. Rs. 200,000

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Question 22

Mile Stone charts were invented in the year of

A. 1910
B. 1920
C. 1930
D. 1940

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Question 23

A dummy activity

A. is artificially introduced
B. is represented by a dotted line
C. does not consume time
D. all the above.

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Question 24

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

A. normal time
B. slow time
C. crash time
D. standard time.

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Question 25

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. An activity of a project is denoted by an arrow on the net work
B. The tail of the arrow indicates the start of the activity
C. The head of the arrow indicates the end of the activity
D. The arrows are drawn to scale from left to right

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Question 26

Bar charts are suitable for

A. minor works
B. major works
C. large projects
D. all the Above.

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Question 27

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

A. 1880
B. 1900
C. 1920
D. 1940

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Question 28

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

A. Event flow scheduling technique
B. Critical ratio scheduling
C. Slotting technique for scheduling
D. Short interval scheduling.

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Question 29

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

A. event
B. free float
C. dummy
D. constant

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Question 30

If TL is the latest allowable event occurrence time, total activity slack(s), is equal to

A. LST-EST
B. LFT-EFT
C. TL-EFT
D. all the above.

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Question 31

Critical Path Net Work helps an engineer

A. to concentrate his attention on critical activities
B. to divert the resources from non-critical advanced activities to critical activities
C. to be cautious for avoiding any delay in the critical activities to avoid delay of the whole project
D. all the above.

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