• Sharad Jaiswal
  • 20th Nov, 2021

We have listed below the best PERT and CPM MCQ Questions for your basic knowledge of PERT and CPM. This PERT and CPM MCQ Quiz contains 25+ PERT CPM Multiple Choice Questions. You have to select the right answer to every question. 

Practice Best PERT and CPM MCQ Questions

1) Who introduced the bar charts?

  • A. Jane Gantt
  • B.Williams henry
  • C.Henry Gantt
  • D.Joseph henry

2) The full form of PERT chart is________

  • A. Program Evaluation and Review Technique
  • B.Program Evaluation and Robot Technique
  • C.Program Evaluation and Robot Technology
  • D.Program Evaluation and Rate Technology

3) What does PERT analysis based on?

  • A. Optimistic
  • B.Pessimistic
  • C.Most likely
  • D.All of the above

4) CPM was developed in which country?

  • A. USA
  • B.Russia
  • C.China
  • D.Japan

5) CPM is Stand for_______

  • A. Control Path Method
  • B.Critical Path Method
  • C.Control Path Management
  • D.Critical Plan Management

6) Slack time in PERT analysis

  • A. Is minimum for critical events
  • B.Is always zero for critical activities
  • C.Can never be less than zero
  • D.Can never be greater than zero

7) Bar charts were modified later to obtain the milestone charts.

  • A. True
  • B.False

8) Which colour is used to show the actual progress In bar charts?

  • A. Red
  • B.Green
  • C.Blue
  • D.Black

9) Which of the option is not a notable challenge while scheduling a project?

  • A. Costly delay
  • B.Independent activities
  • C.Deadlines exist
  • D.Too many workers may be required

10) The earliest start time rule are:

  • A. the activities end time for an activity predecessor
  • B.Directs when a project can start
  • C.the activities starting time for an activity successor
  • D.Regulates when a project must begin

11) The critical path is________

  • A. Is the shortest path
  • B.Is the longest path
  • C.Is a mixture of all paths
  • D.Is a path that operates from the starting node

12) The particular task performance in pert is known as_______

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

13) CPM is_______

  • A. Time oriented technique
  • B.Target oriented technique
  • C.Event oriented technique
  • D.Activity oriented technique

14) Completion of a CPM network diagram activity is commonly known as_____

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

15) While scheduling a project by CPM

  • A. A sequence of various activities is made according to their importance
  • B.Required time for each activity is established
  • C.project is divided into various activities
  • D.All the above.

16) CPM was developed by one of the following company:

  • A. Siemens
  • B.Philips Company
  • C.Du Pont Company
  • D.Larsen & Turbo

17) One of the following statements does not apply to CPM:

  • A. The CPM is a probabilistic model.
  • B.The critical path indicates the longest possible time.
  • C.The CPM uses the concept of slack for spare time.
  • D.The activities are divided into preceding, succeeding, and concurrent activities.

18) One of the following is not a type of Float:

  • A. Total Float
  • B.Independent Float
  • C.Intermediary Float
  • D.Mutually dependant Float

19) PERT and CPM are:

  • A. Project evaluation techniques
  • B.Network techniques
  • C.Assignment techniques
  • D.All of the above

20) An Event is______

  • A. Definite Job
  • B.Definite time interval
  • C.Terminal of an activity
  • D.Definite position of an activity

21) Sensitivity analysis is a study are______

  • A. change in output due to change in input
  • B.comparison of profit and loss
  • C.comparison of assets and liabilities
  • D.economics of cost and benefits of the project

22) Slack time refers to

  • A. An activity
  • B.An event
  • C.An data
  • D.Both A & B

23) What is the difference between pert and cpm?

  • A. PERT deals with events and CPM with activities
  • B.Costs are considered on CPM only and not in PERT
  • C.PERT is used in workshops and CPM in plants.
  • D.Guessed times are used in PERT and evaluated times in CPM

24) A PERT network is activity oriented while a CPM network is event oriented.

  • A. True
  • B.False

25) PERT and CPM differ in that .............

  • A. PERT uses dummy activities, and CPM does not
  • B.PERT does not allow us to monitor costs, and CPM does.
  • C.PERT uses AOA networks, and CPM uses AON networks
  • D.PERT uses three time estimates, and CPM uses a single time estimate

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