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CAPM Time Management
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Answer 31 questions in 15 minutes.
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Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Final result is an activity list (similar to Scope Decomposition where the result is a WBS)
Activity Decomposition
Critical Path
Backward Pass
Dependencies
2. Activities that must be completed before other activities either start or finish (mandatory  discretionary  and external).
Dependencies
Mathematical Analysis
Dummy Activity
Delphi Technique
3. Method of estimated where experts are asked to provide input to the schedule.
Dummy Activity
Delphi Technique
Expert Judgment
Activity on Node Diagram
4. Float.
Forward Pass
Critical Path
Slack
Activity on Arrow Diagram
5. A type of network diagram where the boxes are activities  and the arrows are used to show dependencies between the activities.
Network Diagram
Lag
Precedence Diagramming Method
Activity List
6. A type of network diagram where activities are represented on rectangular nodes with arrows representing the dependencies.
Monte Carlo Analysis
Activity on Node Diagram
Delphi Technique
Dependencies
7. Probable number of periods this activity should take with the probable range of results (1 week +/ 3 days)
Milestones
Activity Duration Estimates
Schedule Baseline
Network Diagram
8. Applying more resources; increases cost
Critical Path
Crashing
Fast Tracking
Backward Pass
9. Method of diagramming project activities to show sequence and dependencies.
Heuristics
Network Diagram
Precedence Diagramming Method
Monte Carlo Analysis
10. A schedule buffer used to reduce schedule risk.
Reserve Time (Contingency)
Activity on Node Diagram
Critical Path
Free Float
11. Activities with finish to start relationships cannot start until their predecessors have been finished; however  if you have 5 days of lead time on an activity  it may begin 5 days before its predecessor.
Dependencies
Lead
Heuristics
Lag
12. The method for calculating early start and early finish dates for an activity.
Mathematical Analysis
Forward Pass
Reserve Time (Contingency)
Network Diagram
13. Highlevel points in the schedule used to track and report progress.
Fast Tracking
Network Diagram
Schedule Baseline
Milestones
14. List of every activity that will be performed on the project.
Duration Compression
Activity List
Expert Judgment
Milestones
15. Rules for which no formula exists; usually derived through trial and error.
Delphi Technique
Heuristics
Lag
Activity Duration Estimates
16. A situation that occurs when an activity's start date comes before a preceding activity's finish date.
Milestones
Negative Float
Mathematical Analysis
Heuristics
17. A rarely used type of network diagram where activities are represented by arrows connecting the nodes.
Activity on Arrow Diagram
Lead
Milestones
Mathematical Analysis
18. Perform activities in parallel that normally are done in sequence; increases risk
Delphi Technique
Dependencies
Fast Tracking
Network Diagram
19. Or free slackhow much time an activity can be delayed without affecting the early start date of subsequent dependent activities.
Crashing
Reserve Time (Contingency)
Monte Carlo Analysis
Free Float
20. Computer simulation that throws a high number of "what if" scenarios at the project schedule to determine probable results.
Activity on Arrow Diagram
Activity Duration Estimates
Heuristics
Monte Carlo Analysis
21. How much time an activity can be delayed without affecting the project's finish date.
Variance Analysis
Expert Judgment
Float
Activity on Node Diagram
22. The approved schedule that is used as a basis for measuring and reporting. It includes the original project schedule plus all approved updates.
Mathematical Analysis
Milestones
Schedule Baseline
Monte Carlo Analysis
23. A form of expert judgment often used early on when there is little information available. It is performed from the top down  focusing on the big picture.
Analogous Estimating
Mathematical Analysis
Lead
Activity Duration Estimates
24. A technique primarily made up of two means of compressing the schedule: crashing and fasttracking.
Duration Compression
Precedence Diagramming Method
Critical Path
Dummy Activity
25. Means of gathering expert judgment where the participants do not know who the others are and therefore are not able to influence each other's opinion. Designed to prevent "groupthink."
Delphi Technique
Variance Analysis
Activity Duration Estimates
Lead
26. Delay between an activity and the subsequent one dependent upon it.
Lag
Slack
Backward Pass
Duration Compression
27. An activity in a network diagram that does not have any time associated with it. Only included to show relationship and is usually dotted or dashed line.
Variance Analysis
Dummy Activity
Activity Duration Estimates
Negative Float
28. Method for calculating late start and late finish dates for an activity.
Backward Pass
Monte Carlo Analysis
Activity on Arrow Diagram
Variance Analysis
29. Comparing planned versus actual schedule dates.
Network Diagram
Float
Backward Pass
Variance Analysis
30. The path through the network diagram that show which activities  if delayed  will affect the project finish date.
Schedule Baseline
Critical Path
Heuristics
Free Float
31. A technique to show scheduling possibilities where early and late start and finish dates are calculated for every activity without looking at resource estimates.
Network Diagram
Mathematical Analysis
Lead
Reserve Time (Contingency)