Sample PMP Question: February 2014

Your project has four activities, which will require the following amounts of time: A=2 days, B=3 days, C=1 day, and D=5 days. B can start one day after the start of A.  C can start 2 days after B has finished, while D can start immediately after C.  When does activity D end?

A.     At the end of day 11
B.     At the end of day 12
C.     At the end of day 13
D.     At the end of day 14


B:  Activity B can start at the start of Day 2, but while it finishes on Day 4, there is a 2 day delay before C can start.  Taken together, these three activities consume 7 days.  With D following C and taking 5 days, it will finish at the end of day 12.

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About Kevin Archbold

Kevin Archbold, PMP, PMI-SP, has over 30 years of project management experience with large and small organizations in a variety of industries, including automotive, nuclear, telecommunications, trucking, IT, recruiting, mining, construction, and government. Kevin has presented at local and national levels within the Project Management Institute (PMI), is the winner of a local chapter PMI Project of the Year Award, and is the current president of a PMI Chapter.

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