# Construction Planning and Management

• ## The maximum rimpull in the first gear of a tractor while towing a load is 6300 kg. The tractor weighs 12.5 tonnes and is operating along a 2 percent upgrade and the rolling resistance is 45 kg/tonne. Pull available for towing the load is

• A. 3425 kg
• B. 5515 kg
• C. 4350 kg
• D. 2975 kg
Explanation:

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• ## Which of the following earth moving machines has the shortest cycle time?

• A. Drag line
• B. Hoe
• C. Clam shell
• D. Dipper shovel
Explanation:

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• ## Latest start of an activity is always

• A. greater than or equal to latest event time of preceding node
• B. less than or equal to latest event time of preceding node
• C. equal to latest event time of preceding node
• D. less than latest event time of preceding node
Explanation:

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• ## Which of the following is a weakness of bar chart?

• A. Interdependencies of activities
• B. Project progress
• C. Uncertainties
• D. All of the above
Explanation:

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• ## PERT technique of network analysis is mainly useful for

• A. Small projects
• B. Large and complex projects
• C. Research and development projects
• D. Deterministic activities
Explanation:

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• ## A tractor shovel has a purchase price of Rs. 4.7 lacs and could save the organization an amount of rupees one lac per year on operating costs. The salvage value after the amortization period is 10% of the purchase price. The capital recovery period will be

• A. 3.7 years
• B. 4.23 years
• C. 5 years
• D. 7.87 years
Explanation:

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• ## If a is the optimistic time, b is the pessimistic time and m is most likely time of an activity, the expected time of the activity, is

• A. (a + m + b)/6
• B. (a + 2m + b)/6
• C. (a + 4m + b)/6
• D. (a + 5m + b)/6
Explanation:

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• ## The basic action involved in sheep foot rolling is

• B. Pressing
• C. Tamping
• D. Vibration
Explanation:

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• ## The rated loads of lifting cranes, as percentage of tipping load at specified radius, for crawler-mounted and pneumatic tyre-mounted machines would be respectively

• A. 80 and 90
• B. 90 and 80
• C. 85 and 75
• D. 75 and 83
Explanation:

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• ## A golden rule for the procurement of construction stones, suggests

• A. 100% at the site
• B. 67% at the site and 33% under procurement
• C. 50% at the site and 50% under procurement
• D. 33% at the site and 67% under procurement