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Engineering Management Part 1 and materials resources are

effectively focused toward achieving 13. What refers to the collection of


Choose the letter of the best answer the goal of the company? the tolls and techniques that are
in each question. used on a predefined set of inputs to
A. Planning produce a predefined set of
1. Management is: B. Leading outputs?
C. Controlling
A. An art D. Organizing A. Project Management
B. Both science and art B. Engineering Management
C. A science C. Management
D. Neither art nor science 8. What management function D. Planning
involves selecting candidates and
2. Engineering is: training personnel? 14. Which is NOT an element of
project management process?
A. An art A. Organizing
B. Both science and art B. Staffing A. Data and information
C. A science C. Motivating B. Research and development
D. Neither art nor science D. Controlling C. Decision making
D. Implementation and action
3. Engineers can become good 9. What management function
managers only through __________. involves orienting personnel in the 15. What is the most essential
most effective way and channeling attribute of a project manager?
A. Experience resources?
B. Taking master degree in A. Leadership
management A. Directing B. Charisma
C. Effective career planning B. Planning C. Communication skill
D. Trainings C. Organizing D. Knowledge
D. Leading
4. If you are an engineer wanting to 16. In project management, what
become a manager, what will you 10. Actual performance normally is provides a simple yet effective
do? the same as the original plan and means of monitoring and controlling
therefore it is necessary to check for a project at each stage of its
A. Develop new talents deviation and to take corrective development?
B. Acquire new values action. This action refers to what
C. Broaden your point of view management function? A. R & D model
D. All of the above B. Project feasibility
A. Organizing C. Life cycle model
5. When engineer enters B. Planning D. All of the above
management, what is the most likely C. Controlling
problem he finds difficult to acquire? D. Staffing 17. What project life cycle model is
the most relevant for information
A. Learning to trust others 11. What refers to management technology project?
B. Learning how to work through function which is to encourage
others others to follow the example set for A. Morris model
C. Learning how to take satisfaction them, with great commitment and B. Waterfall model
in the work of others conviction? C. Incremental release model
D. All of the above D. Prototype model
A. Staffing
6. What management functions B. Motivating 18. In project management, “R & D”
refers to the process of anticipating C. Controlling stands for:
problems, analyzing them, D. Leading
estimating their likely impact and A. Retail Distribution
determining actions that will lead to 12. What refers to a principal B. Research and Development
the desired outcomes and goals? function of lower management C. Repair and Develop
which is to instill in the workforce a D. Reduce and Deduce
A. Planning commitment and enthusiasm for
B. Leading pursuing the goals of the 19. In project management O & M
C. Controlling organization? stands for:
D. Organizing
A. Directing A. Operation and Manpower
7. What refers to the establishing B. Motivating B. Operation and Maintenance
interrelationships between people C. Staffing C. Operation and Management
and things in such a way that human D. Controlling D. Operation and Mission
B. Time consuming and cost
20. A project management must be ineffective 33. What type of committee
very good in which of the following C. Little ideas from subordinate in companies or corporations created
skills? decision- making for a short term purpose only?
D. All of the above
A. Communication skills A. Interim committee
B. Human relationship skills 27. If you are appointed as a division B. Temporary committee
C. Leadership skills manager, your first task is most C. Standing committee
D. All of the above likely to D. Ad hoc committee

21. Project integration management A. Set goals 34. What refers to a description of
involves which of the following B. Determine the resources needed whether the objectives are
processes? C. Set a standard accomplished?
D. Develop strategies and tactics
A. Project plan development A. Efficiency
B. Project plan execution 28. What is defined as the process of B. Effectiveness
C. Integrated change control planning, organizing, and controlling C. Ability to manage
D. Quality planning operations to reach objective D. Decision- making ability
efficiently and effectively?
22. Project quality management 35. An engineering is required to
involves all of the following A. General Management finish a certain engineering job in 20
processes except: B. Engineering Management days. He is said to be __________ if
C. Production Management he finished the job within the
A. Quality planning D. Operations Management required period of 20 days
B. Quality assurance
C. Quality Control 29. For a project manager to achieve A. Efficient
D. Quality feature his given set of goals through other B. Effective
people, he must have a good C. Reliable
23. What is defined as an organized __________. D. Qualified
method of providing past, present,
and projected information on A. Interpersonal skills 36. If an engineer provides less input
internal operations and external B. Communication skills (labor and materials) to his project
intelligence for use in decision- C. Leadership and still come out with the same
making? D. Decision- making skills output, he is said to be more
__________.
A. Electronic Data Processing 30. What type of conflict do
Systems managers encounter when there is A. Managerial skill
B. Management Information System disagreement on issues of territorial B. Economical
C. Central Processing System power or hidden agenda? C. Effective
D. Data Management System D. Efficient
A. Technical opinion conflict
24. Middle management level B. Politics 37. To determine a qualified
undertakes what planning activity? C. Ambiguous roles applicant, the engineer manager will
D. Managerial procedure conflict subject the applicant to a test that is
A. Intermediate planning used to measure a person’s current
B. Strategic planning 31. The process of partitioning an knowledge of a subject?
C. Operational planning organization into subunits to
D. Direct planning improve efficiency is known as A. Interest test
__________. B. Aptitude test
25. Strategic planning is undertaken C. Performance test
in which management level? A. Division of labor D. Personality test
B. Segmentation
A. Lower management level C. Departmentalization 38. What type of training is a
B. Middle management level D. Territorialization combination of on-the-job training
C. Top management level and experience with classroom
D. Lowest management level 32. By departmentalization of an instruction in particular subject?
organization, it decentralizes
26. What is the advantage of free- __________? A. On-the-job training
rein style of leadership? B. Vestibule school
A. Authority C. Apprenticeship program
A. Little managerial control and high B. Responsibility D. In-basket
degree of risk C. Accountability
D. All of the above
39. What type of authority refers to
a specialist’s right to oversee lower 45. What refers to the strategic A. Physiological need
level personnel involved in the statement that identifies why an B. Security need
project regardless of the personnel’s organization exists, its philosophy of C. Esteem need
assignment in the organization? management, and its purpose as D. Self – actualization need
distinguished from other similar
A. Top authority organizations in terms of products, 51. What refers to the learning that
B. Line authority services and markets? is provided in order to improve
C. Staff authority performance on the present job?
D. Functional authority A. Corporate mission
B. Corporate vision A. Training
40. When a consultant or specialist C. Corporate character B. Development
gives advice to his superior, he is D. Corporate identity C. Vestibule
using what type of authority? D. Specialized courses
46. What refers to a process of
A. Top authority influencing and supporting others to 52. What technique is best suited for
B. Line authority work enthusiastically toward projects that contain many
C. Staff authority achieving objectives? repetitions of some standard
D. Functional authority activities?
A. Power
41. When structuring an B. Leadership A. Benchmark job technique
organization, the engineer manager C. Teamwork B. Parametric technique
must be concerned with the D. Charisma C. Modular technique
determining the scope of words and D. Non- modular technique
how it is combined in a job. This 47. What describes how to
refers to __________. determine the number of service 53. What organizational structure is
units that will minimize both based on the assumption that each
A. Division of labor customer’s waiting time and cost of unit should specialize in a specific
B. Delegation of authority service? functional area and perform all of
C. Departmentation the tasks that require its expertise?
D. Span of control A. Queuing theory
B. Network model A. Functional organization
42. When structuring an C. Sampling theory B. Territorial organization
organization, the engineer must be D. Simulation C. Process organization
concerned with the grouping of D. Product organization
related jobs, activities, or processes 48. What refers to the rational way
into major organizational subunits. to conceptualize, analyze and solve 54. What type of organization
This refers to: problems in situations involving structure in which each project is
limited or partial information about assigned to a single organizational
A. Division of labor the decision environment? unit and the various functions are
B. Delegation of authority performed by personnel within the
C. Departmentation A. Sampling theory unit?
D. Span of control B. Linear programming
C. Decision theory A. Functional organization
43. Which technique will the D. Simulation B. Territorial organization
manager use when evaluating C. Process organization
alternative using qualitative 49. What is quantitative technique D. Product organization
evaluation? where samples of populations are
statistically determined to be used 55. What organizational structure
A. Comparison technique for a number of processes, such as provides a sound basis for balancing
B. Intuition and subjective judgment quality control and marketing the use of human resources and
C. Rational technique research? skills?
D. Analytical technique
A. Sampling theory A. Functional organization
44. Which technique will the B. Linear programming B. Matrix organization
manager use when evaluating C. Statistical decision theory C. Process organization
alternative using quantitative D. Simulation D. Product organization
evaluation?
50. The engineer manager must be 56. In which type of organization
A. Rational and analytical techniques concern with the needs of his where the structure can lead to a
B. Intuition and subjective judgment human resources. What refers to the “dual boss” phenomenon?
C. Comparison in number technique need of the employees for food,
D. Cost analysis drinks, and rest? A. Functional organization
B. Matrix organization project and is often assigned a B. Support for tools and techniques
C. Process organization budget? C. Overall project management
D. Product organization support
A. Functional organization D. Project management via the
57. Which one is an advantage of a B. Matrix organization internet
matrix organization? C. Projectized organization
D. Project coordinated organization 70. What is the major activity of the
A. Rapid reaction organization project office?
B. Adaptation to changing 64. In selecting an organizational
environment structure, which of the following is A. Administrative support for
C. State-of-the-art technology not a criterion? projects
D. Better utilization of resources B. Support for tools and techniques
A. Finance and accounting C. Overall project management
58. Which one is a disadvantage of a B. Customer relation support
matrix organization? C. Location D. Project management via internet
A. Dual accountability of personnel D. Technology
B. Conflicts between project and 71. What is an important tool for the
functional managers 65. What is NOT a factor to be taken design and implementation of the
C. Profit-and-loss accountability into consideration when selecting an project’s work content?
difficult organizational structure for
D. Inefficient use of specialist managing projects? A. Linear responsibility chart
B. Gantt chart
59. Which one is an advantage A. Overhead cost C. Life cycle model
projectized organization? B. Type of technology used D. Project design chart
C. Location of the project
A. Efficient use of technical D. Level of uncertainty in projects 72. What chart summarizes the
personnel relationships between project
B. Good project schedule and cost 66. If a project have stakeholders and their
control multidimensional goals, the project responsibilities in each project
C. Single point for customer contact manager often use his __________ element?
D. Rapid reaction time possible to reach a compromise solution.
A. Linear responsibility chart
60. Which one is a disadvantage of a A. Leadership B. Matrix responsibility chart
projectized organization? B. Tradeoff analysis skill C. Responsibility interface matrix
C. Authority D. All of the above
A. Uncertain technical direction D. Decision-making skill
B. Inefficient use of specialist 73. What network model enables
C. Insecurity regarding future job 67. Who is responsible for ensuring engineer managers to schedule,
assignments that the project is completed monitor, and control large and
D. Slower work flow successfully as measured by time, complex projects by using only one
cost, performance and stakeholder time factor per activity?
61. Which one is an advantage of a satisfaction?
functional organization? A. Forecasting
A. Functional manager B. Critical path method
A. Efficient use of technical B. Project manager C. Program evaluation review
personnel C. Chief engineer technique
B. Rapid reaction time possible D. Department supervisor D. Simulation
C. Career continuity and growth of
technical personnel 68. Who is responsible for running a 74. What network model enables
D. Good technology transfer department so that all his customers engineer managers to schedule,
between projects are served efficiently and monitor, and control large and
effectively? complex projects by employing
62. Which one is disadvantage of a three time estimate for each
functional organization? A. Area manager activity?
B. Sales manager
A. Weak customer interface C. Functional manager A. Forecasting
B. Weak project authority D. Project manager B. Critical path method
C. Inefficient use of specialist C. Program evaluation review
D. Slower work flow 69. What is the major activity of the technique
project support office? D. Simulation
63. In what type of organization
where a project manager is held A. Administrative support for 75. For a project manager to have an
responsible for completion of the projects effective means of identifying and
communicating the planned 80. In Morris life cycle model, a D. Uncertainty analysis
activities and their project is divided into how many
interrelationships, he must use a stages to be performed in 87. What is measured by the
network technique. One of the sequence? amount of resources that a manager
network techniques is commonly can allocate without the need to get
known as CPM. What does CPM A. 3 an approval from his or her
stands for? B. 4 manager?
C. 5
A. Critical plan method D. 6 A. Responsibility
B. Critical path method B. Leadership
C. Critical project method 81. What is the first stage in the life C. Authority
D. Coordinated plan method cycle of a project using Morris D. Tradeoff skill
model?
76. For a project manager to have an 88. What is defined as a course of
efficient means of identifying and A. Planning and design action aimed at ensuring that the
communicating the planned B. Feasibility organization will achieve its
activities and their C. Production objectives?
interrelationships, he must use a D. Turnover and startup
network technique. One of the A. Goal
network techniques is commonly 82. Risk management is: B. Strategy
known as PERT. What does Pert C. Program
stands for? A. Risk avoidance D. Plan
B. Controlling risk
A. Project evaluation review C. To gain opportunities 89. When there is a degradation of
technique D. All of the above service provided by the company to
B. Program evaluation review clients, it is a sign that the engineer
technique 83. What technique a manager must manager in-charge:
C. Path evaluation review technique use if he decides to absorb the risk
D. Program execution review in the project? A. Lacks leadership skill
technique B. Has inadequate control
A. Create buffer in the form of C. Has poor organization
77. What is the benefit of using management reserve or extra time D. Has no proper planning
PERT/CPM network as integral in schedule
component of project management? B. Use a different technology 90. What principal element of
C. Use a different supplier uncertainty refers to a measure of
A. They furnish a consistent D. Buying insurance the relevance of available
framework for planning, scheduling, information to the problem at hand?
monitoring and controlling project. 84. Buying insurance is a form of:
B. They illustrate the inter- A. Statistical confidence
dependencies of all tasks A. Risk elimination B. Tolerance
C. They can be used to estimate the B. Risk reduction C. Incompleteness of the data
expected project completion dares C. Risk sharing D. Ambiguity in modeling the
as well as the probability that the D. Risk absorption problem
project will be completed by a
specific date 85. What refers to any technique 91. One of the mnemonic
D. All of the above used either to minimize the management tool used is the
probability of an accident or to SMEAC. What does the acronym
78. The CPM was developed by Rand mitigate its consequences? SMEAC stands for?
and Walker in what year?
A. Reliability management A. Situation, Mission, Execution,
A. 1957 B. Risk management Administration, Coordination
B. 1958 C. Quality assurance management B. Situation, Mission, Execution,
C. 1959 D. Project assurance management Application, Communication
D. 1960 C. Situation, Mission, Execution,
86. What refers to the techniques Administration, Communication
79. In what year was PERT that encompass risk assignment and D. Strategy, Mission, Execution,
developed? the inclusive evaluation of risk, costs Administration, Communication
and benefits of alternative projects
A. 1957 or policies? 92. In the management tools,
B. 1958 SMEAC, where A stands for
C. 1959 A. Risk management administration, which is the
D. 1960 B. Risk-benefit analysis appropriate question will the
C. Benefit management manager ask?
98. What is a diagram of the
A. What do we need to get it done? organization’s official positions and
B. What are we aiming to do? formal lines of authority called?
C. How are we going to do it?
D. What is the operation A. Organization chart
environment? B. Authority chart
C. Policy chart
93. In project management, what is D. Control chart
usually the first step underlying in
the process of performing a project? 99. What is defined as the process of
identifying and choosing alternative
A. Select appropriate performance courses of action in a manner
measures appropriate to the demands of the
B. Define the goals of the project situations?
and their relative importance
C. Identify a need for a product or A. Sampling theory
service B. Alternative-analysis
D. Develop a technological concept C. Problem-solving
D. Decision-making
94. In the process of performing a
project, after the need for a product 100. What refers to the activity of
or service is identified, what is incorporating the technical know
usually the next step? how with the ability to organize and
coordinate workforce, materials,
A. Define the goals of the project equipment and all other resources
and their relative importance including money?
B. Develop a budget
C. Develop a schedule A. Engineering management
D. Develop the technological B. Engineering technology
concept C. Technical manger
D. General management
95. What is usually the last step in
the process of performing a project?

A. Select appropriate performance


measures
B. Implement a plan
C. Monitor and control the project
D. Evaluate project success

96. To consider the consequence of


uncertainly on project management,
laws on project management are
developed. One of which is “A
careless planned project will take
__________ times longer to
complete than expected”.

A. Three
B. Four
C. Two
D. Two and a half

97. In the typical functional


organization hierarchy, the chief
engineer is under the __________.

A. Finance manager
B. Manufacturing manager
C. General manager
D. Marketing manager