Project Management Terminology Quiz

    Jan 24, 2019

    Project Management Terminology Quiz

    Match the term with the correct numbered response. Correct answers are at the end.

    External Dependencies Asynchronous Communication
    Synchronous Communication Total Float

    Critical Path

    Project Charter

    Node

    Risk

    Cost Performance Index

    Scope

    1. Amount of time a task can slip without affecting the project end-date
    2. Series of activities that determines the duration of the project
    3. Document issued by senior management that formally authorizes the existence of a project
    4. Ratio of Earned Valued and Actual Cost
    5. All the work that needs to be done to attain a project's objectives
    6. An uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, has a positive or negative effect on a project's objectives
    7. Transmitting and receiving information in “real time”
    8. A defining point of a network; a junction point joined to some or all of the other dependency lines
    9. Information transmitted to the receiver is delayed
    10. Elements that involve a relationship between project activities and non-project activities

    Correct Answers:

    External Dependencies Asynchronous Communication
    Synchronous Communication Total Float

    Critical Path

    Project Charter

    Node

    Risk

    Cost Performance Index

    Scope

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