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AssessmentTestExample:ObjectiveType
Theassessmenttestisconductedattheendofeverydayorattheendofthe course. It tests evaluates the knowledge and skills acquired during the course. Topics are selected from each module. The multiple choice test consistsof25questionsandistobecompletedin40minutes.

1. The difference between background cell highlighting and change highlightingis: A. Backgroundhighlightingispermanentwhilechangehighlightingistemporary B. Bothfeatureshighlightachange C. Backgroundchangeismanualwhereaschangehighlightingisautomatic D. AandC Answer:D Changehighlightingcanbeenabledordisabled.Itisautomaticandremains ineffectuntilyoumakethenexteditorsavethefile.Anexampleofchange highlightingisavailableinthesolutionforquestion23. Background highlighting on the other hand is used to highlight the critical tasks,milestonesorphasesignoffsbychangingthebackgroundcolourofthe cell.Theformattinghastobedefinedmanuallyanditdoesnotchangeunless you change the defined format. The picture below shows an example in whichthecriticaltasksandthemilestonesarehighlightedinredandblue.

2. Taskdriversareschedulingfactorsthatdeterminethestartdateofthetask. Allofthefollowingarecommonexamplesoftaskdriversexcept: A. Predecessortasks

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B. Resourcecalendar C. Successortasks D. Projectstartdate Answer:C The successor task does not drive the predecessor start date. It is the predecessorwhichdrivesthestartdateofthesuccessor. The start date of the task is determined using: the project start date if it does not have any predecessor; the predecessor finish date or start date based on the type of dependency and lead or lag; task calendar, resource calendar,projectcalendarinthatorderandanyconstraintdateassignedto thetask.Thetaskdriverwillusethesedriverstodisplaydetailsonthetask paneontheleftsideofthesheet.

3. Selecttheincorrectstatementfromfollowing: A. Youentervalueforcostresourceusingtaskinformationdialog B. Youcannotentermaterialresourcecostas$999/dinthestdratefield C. Youcaneditthestdrateofmaterialresourcesusingassignresourcesdialog D. Youcannotenterbudgetresourcevalueinstdratefieldofthatresource Answer:C You can change the Std. rate of work or material resource in the resource sheetfield.Youcannotmodifythecostofworkormaterialresourcesinthe assign resource or task information dialog as the field. The cot field is non editableinthesedialogbox.

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4. Whichofthefollowingisnotafeatureofchangehighlighting? A. Ithighlightswhenyoumakeachangetotaskdependencies B. Ithighlightswhenyoumakeachangetotaskname C. Itremainsineffectuntilyoumakeanotherchangeorsavethefile D. Ithighlightswhenyoumakeachangetotheduration Answer:B Modificationstotasknamedonotimpactitssuccessor.Changehighlighting is shown when the successor and project schedule is impacted because of anychangetoduration,start,dependenciesandcostofapredecessortask. The picture below highlights the values in blue that are affected after changingthedurationofonetask.

5. Onlargeprojectsthathavefewhundredtasks,huntingthecorresponding Task Bar on the timescale can become challenging. However if you use Projectfeatureinthefollowingorderthenitiseasierandquicker: A. Find,Zoom B. Find,ScrolltoTask C. ScrolltoTask,GoTo D. GoTo,ScrolltoTask Answer:B

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Assumeyouarerunningasmallprojectthathas300Tasks.Inonefullscreen youcanviewupto30Tasks,whichmeansthatyoumayhavetoscrollabout 10timestoviewallTasks.NowimagineyouwanttoviewaparticularTask, sayLayTileswhichisthe100thTaskonyourproject.Insuchscenarios,you canusetheFindandScrolltoTaskfeature. 1. ChooseEdit,Find;thedialogboxappears 2. EntertheTaskNameyouaresearchingfor 3. AfteryouhavefoundtheTaskyouresearching,ClickonScrolltoTaskon theStandardToolbar

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AssessmentTestExample:ScenarioType
In the scenario type of assessment, participants have to complete an assignmentinwhichtheyplanandimplementthescenario.Thescenariosare modeled on real life situations and examples. About 3 scenarios are to be completedin30minutes. 1. Highlight all Milestone tasks on your project so that they stand out from othertasks. SOLUTIONtoScenario1 BackgroundcellhighlightingisthenewfeaturewithMicrosoftProject2007. Itcanbeusedtohighlightthecriticaltasks,milestones,phasesignoffsorany othertaskonyourprojectthatyouwanttostandoutfromtherest.Youcan model this by applying formatting to specific tasks using the background colourofthecell. 1. Choose Format, Tex Styles; Text Style dialog appears. In the Item to Change:dropdownlist,selectMilestonetasks. 2. IntheBackgroundColor:ChoosetheColoryouwanttouseforbackground highlightingandpressOKasshownbelow.

3. TheMilestoneTasksarenowhighlightedasshowninthefollowingpicture.

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2. Determine the factors affecting the start date of one of your Critical Path task. SOLUTIONtoScenario2 Taskdriverdisplaysthefactorsresponsiblefortheschedulingofatask.These factorscanbecalendars,predecessorstartdatesanddependencies,leador lags etc. Task driver displays this information on the task panes. The task driverwilldisplaytheinformationonlyonthetaskviews. 1. HighlighttheCriticalPathofyourprojectandselectthetaskforwhichyou wanttoviewthestartdatedependencies.EnsureyouhaveselectedaTask view. 2. Choose Project, Task Drivers; Task Driver Pane appears on the left and displaystheschedulingdependencyinformationabouttheselectedtask. 3. YoucanhidetheTaskDriverPanebyclosingthepane[X] 4. The following screenshot shows the factors affecting the Start Date of the selectedtaskasshownintheTaskPaneontheleftsideofthescreen.

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