Network Diagram Development Problem

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What is the immediate predecessor activity for activity E?

Activity D

What is the predecessor activity for activity C?

Activity B

Which activity has no predecessor and is the first activity in the project network?

Activity A

What is the predecessor activity for activity G?

Activity F

Which activities are joined by node 6 in the project network diagram?

Activity D and Activity F

Which activity is the last activity in the project network?

Activity G

What is the purpose of the critical path method (CPM)?

To determine the time to complete a project and identify important activities

What is the definition of the critical path in a project network?

The path with the largest time of execution

What is the significance of critical activities in a project?

They are activities that cannot be delayed without delaying the whole project

What does the completion time of a project include?

The time required to complete all activities of the project in the specified sequence

What is a continuous sequence consisting of nodes and activities in a project network called?

A path in the network

Why is it important for a project manager to pay special attention to critical activities?

Because any delay in them will delay the completion of the whole project

What does CPM assume about the time estimates for each activity?

Precise time estimate is available for each activity

When may a non-critical activity be delayed without delaying the whole project?

When its delay does not exceed a certain limit

What is a dummy activity used for in project networks?

To connect two nodes without any actual work being done

What is meant by 'path' in a network diagram for a project?

A continuous sequence, consisting of nodes and activities alternatively, beginning with the start event and stopping at the end event of a network

This quiz presents a problem statement related to developing a network diagram for a project, with specified activities and their immediate predecessors. It provides a scenario and asks for the development of the network diagram based on the given information.

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