Question 1 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT an objective mentioned in the text for data gathered from monitoring?A. Promoting team membersB. Keeping management informedC. AuditingD. Learning from mistakes Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 2 of 20 5.0 PointsThe plan-monitor-control cycle is best described as:A. an open loop process.B. a closed-loop process.C. an ad-hoc process.D. an informal process. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 3 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is used when it is especially difficult to find a direct measure of a variable?A. Frequency countB. Raw numbersC. SurrogatesD. Subjective numeric ratings Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 4 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is most closely associated with ordinal rankings?A. Frequency countsB. Raw numbersC. IndicatorsD. Subjective numeric rankings Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 5 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT a distinct type of report?A. ExceptionB. Special analysisC. Critical incidentD. Routine Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 6 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following was NOT listed in the text as a convention for estimating task progress?A. 50% when task is started and another 50% when it is completedB. 100% when task is completed and 50% before thatC. Using the ratio of cost expended to total cost budgetedD. Using the ratio of time expended to the total time scheduled Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 7 of 20 5.0 PointsThe cost/spending variance is calculated as:A. AC – EV.B. EV – PV.C. PV – EV.D. EV – AC. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 8 of 20 5.0 PointsEstimated (remaining cost) to completion (ETC) is calculated as:A. (BAC – EV)/CPI.B. (BAC – EV)/SPI.C. (BAC + EV)/CPI.D. (BAC + EV)/SPI. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 9 of 20 5.0 PointsIn earned value analysis:A. it is desirable to have negative variances for both schedule and spending.B. it is desirable to have positive variances for both schedule and spending.C. the schedule variance should be positive and the spending variance negative.D. the schedule variance should be negative and the spending variance positive. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 10 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT a primary mechanism by which the project manager exerts control?A. ReviewsB. Personnel assignmentsC. Audit reportsD. Resource allocation Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 11 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT a component of a control system?A. EffectorB. SensorC. Decision makerD. Leveler Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 12 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT a tool used to aid the project manager in project control?A. Variance AnalysisB. Trend ProjectionsC. Earned Value AnalysisD. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 13 of 20 5.0 PointsThe most common source of changes to a project based on the natural tendency of the client and project team members to improve the project’s output is called:A. scope creep.B. projectitis.C. multitasking.D. dynamic scoping. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 14 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich of the following is NOT true regarding meetings?A. A written agenda should be distributed in advance of the meeting.B. The agenda should announce preset starting and stopping times.C. It is appropriate to be flexible and extend a meeting’s stopping time if issues come up that were not on the agenda.D. Don’t penalize those who show up on time by making them wait for those who are late. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 15 of 20 5.0 PointsThe first step in setting up a monitoring system is to:A. identify personnel.B. identify all project milestones.C. identify key factors to be controlled.D. identify reports required. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points__________ is one of a project manager’s most difficult tasks, invariably involving both mechanistic and human elements.A. AuditingB. Special analysisC. ReportingD. Control Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 17 of 20 5.0 PointsA useful tool to the project manager, the __________ indicates to a manager when a task or process is becoming unacceptable, typically when the ratio drops below 1.A. critical ratioB. control systemC. variance analysisD. trend projection Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 18 of 20 5.0 PointsSoftware programs such as MSP let you utilize the organization’s local area network (LAN) or Intranet, as well as the Internet, to help with project __________ and __________.A. communication; monitoringB. monitoring; data collectionC. status; communicationD. resource usage; monitoring Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 19 of 20 5.0 PointsWhen collecting data, a simple tally of the occurrence of an event is called:A. numeric ratings.B. raw numbers.C. frequency counts.D. verbal characterizations. Reset SelectionMark for Review What’s This?Question 20 of 20 5.0 PointsWhich one of the following is NOT one of the three distinct types of reports?A. ExceptionB. Special analysisC. RoutineD. Analyzing Reset Selection

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