Proj 586 (Project Management) Final Exam Answers

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PROJ 586 (Project Management) Final Exam Answers 1. (TCO A) In a _____ organization, the project manager does not have complete authority over the project team. (Points : 5) 2. (TCO H) What is the longest phase of the project life cycle? (Points : 5) 3. (TCO B) A(n) _____ is defined as a piece of work that consumes time. (Points : 5) 4. (TCO D) All of the following are risk response types except _____. (Points : 5)
5. (TCO F) The two most common types of project reports are _____. (Points : 5) 6. (TCO C) The _____ time is the latest time by which a particular activity must be finished in order for the entire project to be completed by its
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(15 points) (Points : 30)
7. (TCO B) Based upon the results of traffic-load forecasts, a state department of transportation has decided to proceed with the design and construction of a new highway. However, prior to starting design work, a funding proposal must be prepared that justifies the design and construction expense. If the proposal is approved, a detailed survey will be performed on the proposed right of way (ROW). After the survey is completed, ROW clearance activities will be performed that include utility relocation, easement acquisition, and environmental investigations and cleanup.
Design activities generally proceed concurrently with the ROW clearance activities, and close communication between the two groups is essential. Design activities start with an agreed-upon statement of project objectives. Subsequent activities include traffic management and safety planning, preliminary design, and final design.
After design activities are completed, a formal request for construction funding is submitted, a project manager is selected, and a construction contractor is selected.
Prepare a work breakdown structure (WBS) for this project with activities corresponding to a two-level task and subtask hierarchy. Number the WBS codes so that the level of each activity is clearly identified. Do not worry about indentation. (Points : 30)
8. (TCO B) You are reaching the end of your graduate-school program, and you are planning a large party to celebrate your

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