PERT and CPM MCQ | Freshers & Experienced

  • Sharad Jaiswal
  • 12th Feb, 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 multiple Choice Questions. You have to select the right answer to every question. 


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

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