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How do you open the View Bar in Project 2010?
Right click on the Gantt Chart column and select View Bar to make it active.
What is the major benefit of using project management software
It allows the completion of a project goal at a specified level of quality within a given time frame and budget
What is the purpose of a Gantt chart?
It provides a graphical visualization of the project.
What is a view in Project?
One of the different ways in which you can display your project.
The _____ is a spreadsheet-like display of project information organized in rows and columns.
The _____ displays the unit of measure that determines the length of each bar in a Gantt chart.
What is the default unit of measurement for duration of a task?
Project 2010 automatically appends the _____ filename extension to identify the file as a Project 2010 file.
Projects recently viewed in Project 2010 are listed in __________.
_____ view shows each task as a horizontal bar,the length and position of which correspond to a timescale at the top of the chart.
_____ view shows each task as a box, with linking lines drawn between related tasks to emphasize task sequence as well as the critical path.
The default columns in _____ view are TaskName, Duration, Start(date), Finish (date), Predecessors, and Resource Name.
What is the term used for changing the magnification of a view in Project2010?
zooming in and out
True/False: Page Set up options are the same when printing a Calendar,Network Diagram, or Table view.
False. The options vary slightly across the views.
True/False: Choosing Exit from the File tab leaves Project 2010 open and ready to begin a new project.
The _________ command from the File tab exits the current project but leaves Project 2010 open.
What is a constraint?
a restriction on the project
True/False: By default, a project is scheduled from the project Start date.
True/False: Constraint type does not impact calculated Start and Finish dates for a task.
Create an individual _________ for any task that does not follow the working and nonworking times in the project calendar.
_________ determine which tasks have to wait for other tasks to finish in order to begin.
What is in-cell editing?
an edit made directly within the cell instead of using the Entry bar.
A _________ appears in some situations when there is a choice about how to proceed with a task.
A ___________ is a task that is repeated at a regular interval
Creating task dependencies is also called?
What is slack when referring to an MS Project task?
the amount of time which a task may be delayed from the scheduled start date without the delay setting back the entire project schedule.
___ are tasks on the critical path.
___ time moves the second task backward in time so that the two tasks overlap.
Negative lag time
__________ time moves the second task forward in time so that the tasks are further separated.
positive lag time
what is a WBS?
an outcome-oriented analysis of the work involved in a project that defines the total scope of the project
A __________ is an alphanumeric code that you define to represent each task's position within the hierarchical structure of the project.
True/False: Critical Tasks are used to disseminate information
_________ or ______________ is the amount of time that a task can be delayed from its Start date without delaying the project Finish date.
Float, total slack.
What is the purpose of a filter
A filter temporarily hides some of the tasks so that only those tasks that meet specific criteria are displayed.
Which Project 2010 feature allows the user to determine the filter criteria by selecting from a list associated specifically with each column in the Entry table?
True/False: Formatting individual items does not override the task category formatting options that have been set.
The ___ view displays the critical path>
Entering tasks and durations is commonly completed using the _____ view.
True/False: Filtering in the network diagram is almost exactly the same as filtering in Gantt Chart view except that you can use the AutoFilter option.
True/False: It is possible to manually move more than one task at a time in Network Diagram view.
True/False: The Box Styles dialog box is used to format individual tasks.
______ is the quickest way to shorten the critical path.
shorten the duration of critical tasks.
True/False: As Late As Possible (ALAP) is the default constraint for a task that is entered into a project with an assigned Start date.
True/False: Fixed costs are expenses associated with a task but that do not vary regardless of the length of the task or the resources assigned to the task.
A _________ is the person(s), equipment, or materials used to complete a task in a project.
True/False: It is not possible to change resource availability using the Resource Information dialog box.
Multiple Choice: The fastest way to add resources to a task is usually to use the __________.
a) Assign Resources dialog box.
b) Assign Resources button on the Resource tab.
c) Assignment Information dialogbox
d) None of the above. (B)
True/False: The Project 2010 default for tasks is that tasks are effort driven.
Which Project 2010 view shows each resource that has tasks assigned?
Resource Usage view
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