PROJECT MANAGEMENT & VALUATION CIVIL DIPLOMA 6TH SEMESTER




Model Question Paper
 Diploma in Civil Engineering
6TH semester
Course title: PROJECT MANAGEMENT & VALUATION


 Time: 3Hrs. Max. marks :100
 Part –A
Answer any six questions of the following, each question carries 5 marks

1. What is construction management? What is its significance?
2. What is Job Layout? Write the Job Layout for construction of a Multi storey building.
3. Explain BOT.
4. Prepare a Material schedule for any project.
5. List the requirements to be furnished in contract agreement.
6. What is Site order book? Write the specimen of a site order book.
7. Write the functions of Total Quality management in a Construction industry.
8. What are the purpose and factors governing valuation?
9. Write note on Entreprenual motivation.
 Part –B
Answer any seven questions from the following. (Question no4 & no10 are compulsory)
Each question carries 10 marks.

1. What is Construction organisation? Write the Organisation chart for a Multi storey building project.
2. What is Construction Scheduling? Explain CPM & PERT with example.
3. Briefly explain the Stages of a construction project.
4. Draw a network diagram for the following , B follows A, C follows A, D and E follows B, F follows C and D, G follows E and F. Determine the critical path for the network diagram if the duration of activities  A,B,C,D,E,F and G are 2,6,3,1,6,3 and  6 days respectively. Find the Critical path.
5. What is a contract? What are the types of contract? Explain Item rate contract.
6. List the steps involved in RA bill submission, scrutiny and payment.
7. Briefly explain the following,
a. ledger accounts.
b. Imprest Account.
c. Cashbook.
d. Suspense classification.
8. Write the precautions and Preventive measures for accident in construction industry.
9. Explain the various stages of inspection and quality control for RCC work and Excavation in Foundation.
10. A building costing Rs. 15lakhs has been constructed on a open land measuring 100sqm. The prevailing rate of land in the neighbourhood is Rs. 4500 per sqm. Determine the net rent of the property if the expenditure on outgoing expenses including sinking fund is Rs. 42000 per annum. Also work out the gross rent of the property per month.
 

  MODEL QUESTION BANK

Unit-1 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Cognitive level –Remember
1. What are the objects of construction management?
2. State the purpose of Job layout.
3. Write the organization chart for medium construction firm.
4. What is Construction organisation? Write the relationship between Owners, Engineer & Contractor.
5. Write a short note on the resources of a construction project.
6. Write a short note on Project feasibility.
Cognitive level -Understand
1. Define organization? Explain the different types of organization
2. Write the Organisation chart for a Multi storey building project.
3. List the principles of organization.
4. Explain the need of organization in construction.
5. Explain Line (or) military organization.
6. Compare line organization with staff organization.
7. Explain the various stages in construction of a project from concept to realization.
8. Describe the duties of Chief Engineer.
9. Write a short note on construction team.
10. What is Job layout? Write the Job layout for construction of a building.
11. What are the factors affecting Job layout.
12. Explain BOT, BOOT, PPP.


Unit-2-PLANNING & SCHEDULING

Cognitive level –Remember

1. What is Construction planning? What are its Objectives?
2. What is Construction planning? What are its Advantages?
3. What is Construction Scheduling? Explain CPM & PERT with example.
4. Mention advantages of construction scheduling?
5. What is Pre-tender planning & Post-tender planning?
6. What are the advantages of Scheduling?
7. List the types of schedules used in construction industry.
8. List the duties of contractor. 9.

Cognitive level –Understanding

1. Brief the Stages of a construction project.
2. Prepare a Labour schedule for any construction project.
3. What is construction planning? List the objectives of construction planning
4. What is construction schedule? Mention the details required for preparing schedule.
 
5. Explain i ) Material Schedule ii) Labour schedule iii) Equipment schedule iv) expenditure scheduling
6. What are the features of network planning.
7. Define i) Event ii) Activity iii)float iv) Total float v) Duration vi)Successor
vii) Predecessor
8. What is CPM? What is its importance?
9. Define i) EST ii) Early finish iii)Late start iv)Late finish v)Critical activity v) Critical path
10. Explain CPM & PERT.

Cognitive level –Application
1. Draw a network diagram for the following , B follows A, C follows A, D and E follows B, F follows C and D, G follows E and F. Determine the critical path for the network diagram if the duration of activities  A,B,C,D,E,F and G are 2,6,3,1,6,3 and 6 days respectively. Find the Critical path.
2. Explain Network analysis for a project using any open source software.
3. Distinguish between CPM & PERT.
4. Draw a network diagram for the following logic
B follows A, C follows A, D and E follows B, F follows C and D, G follows E and F Determine the critical path for the network diagram if the duration of activities A,B,C,D,E,F and G are 2,6,3,1,6,3 and 6 days respectively.
11. Draw the Network. Determine the critical path and critical time for the following activities.

Activity Event
No Duration
(days)
A 1-2 4
B 2-3 2
C 3-4 10
D 2-4 4
E 4-5 10
F 2-5 5
G 5-8 15
H 5-6 10
I 6-8 8
J 5-7 6
K 7-8 4
L 8-9 6
M 9-10 3


Unit-3- CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PRACTICES

Cognitive level –Remember

1. Define contract & Contractor.
2. List the types of contract.
3. What are the details to be contained in a contract agreement?
4. Mention the conditions of contract.
 
5. Explain i) Piece work contract ii) Labour contract iii) Item rate contract iv) Cost plus percentage contract v)Negotiated contract.
6. Explain briefly Lump sum contract.
7. List the steps involved in RA bill submission, scrutiny and payment.

Cognitive level –Understanding
1. How an Engineer can achieve economy in construction work.
2. What are the advantages of e-tendering?
3. What is tender document?
4. Explain the procedure of calling, opening & acceptance of a tender.
5. What is EMD? State the objectives of EMD.
6. Explain Scrutiny of tenders.
7. What is a contract? What are the types of contract?
8. Write short note on.
a. Pre-tender & Post-tender.
b. Contract agreement.
c. E-Tendering
9. Write the procedure for inviting a tender for a construction project.
10. Explain the documents requirement for issuing a tender document.
11. Write a typical comparative statement format.
12. Briefly explain the following,
a. ledger accounts.
b. Imprest Account.
c. Cashbook.
d. Suspense classification
13. Write the Classification of Stores in a construction project
14. Define site order book, Hindrance register & Drawing register.
15. Write a short note on Termination of contract.

Cognitive level –Application

16. Distinguish between Engineer & Contractor.
17. Distinguish between Schedule rate contract & Percentage rate contract.
18. Explain departmental execution of work.
19. State the need for departmental execution of work. How it is executed.
20. List the information to be given in tender notice.
21. Explain term tender & tender notice.
22. Explain e- tendering.
23. Write short note on work order & site order book.
24. Distinguish between Earnest money deposit & Security deposit.
25. What are the conditions for failure of contract and on what condition contract can be extended.
26. Explain administrative approval, technical sanction and nominal master roll.
27. Explain Issues, Indents & Bin cards forms in Stores.
28. Explain the rules to be followed in recording measurement in M-book.
29. Explain Scrutiny of Tenders.
30. Discuss the importance of site order book, drawing register & Hindrance register in a construction work.
 
Unit-4- SAFETY & QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Cognitive level –Remember
1. Define Accident?
2. What are the effects of accidents in construction industry
3. What are the causes of Accidents in a construction Project?
4. List the important safety factors to be considered in construction industry.

Cognitive level –Understanding
1. Explain the causes & effects of accidents and mention the preventive steps to be taken to avoid the accidents
2. Write a short note on accidents in construction industry.
3. Write the precautions and Preventive measures for accident in construction industry.
4. Write the safety measures and check list for the following activities,
a. Excavation
b. Scaffolding
c. Form work
5. Write the functions of Total Quality management in a Construction industry.
6. What are the benefits of BIS and ISO9000 certification?
7. State the need for Pre-measurements & Check measurements.
8. Write a short note on standard measurement book.
9. Write a short note on check measurements.
10. Write a short note on TQM.
11. What are the benefits of ISO9000 certification.

Cognitive level –Application

1. Brief the safety regulations provided in legislation through Acts and Code of practice.
2. Describe the safety measures to be undertaken in i)Excavation ii) Demolition
3. Write a short note occupational health hazards in construction industry.
4. Brief the safety measures for storage of materials in a construction site.
5. Explain the various stages of inspection and quality control for Excavation.
6. Describe safety measures to be adopted for i)Fabrication ii) Scaffolding iii)Formwork
7. Differentiate Pre-measurements & check Measurements.
8. “Measurement Book is an important account record,” justify the statement.
9. What is measurement book? Explain the rules to be followed in recording measurements in measurement book.
10. Explain briefly the stages of inspection & Quality control for RCC work.
11. Explain briefly need for inspection of works.
12. Explain how quality of construction is maintained.
13. Explain in brief the various stages of inspection to control the quality of work.
14. Explain briefly the general principles of inspection in construction work.


Unit-5- VALUATION OF BUILDINGS

Cognitive level –Remember
1. What are the purpose and factors governing valuation?
2. Write the necessity of valuation.
 
3. Write the various methods of valuation

Cognitive level –Understanding
1. Write a short note on Mobilization advance.
2. Brief sinking fund.

Cognitive level –Application

1. Differentiate between Market value and Book value.
2. Differentiate between Scrap value and Salvage value.
3. A building costing Rs. 15lakhs has been constructed on a free hold land measuring 100sqm. Recently in big city prevailing rate of land is the neighbourhood of Rs. 4500 per sqm. Determine the net rent of the property if the expenditure on an outgoing including sinking fund is Rs. 42000 per annum. Work out also the gross rent of the property per month.
4. Differentiate between depreciation and Obsolescence.
5. A pumping set with a motor has been installed in a building at a cost Rs.2500.00.Assuming the life of the pump as 15 years, workout the amount of annual instalment of sinking fund to be deposited to accumulate the whole amount of 4% compound interest
6. Define the following terms (i) Value (ii) cost (iii) gross income (iv) Net income (v) obsolescence
7. Define the following terms (i) Scrap Value (ii) Salvage value (iii) Capitalized value
8. Define the following terms (i) Market value (ii) Book value
9. .The estimated value of a building is Rs.5,00,000. The carpet area of the building is 70 sq.m If the plinth area is 20% more than this, what is the plinth rate of the building?
10. Calculate the annual rent of a building with the following data. Cost of land = Rs.20000/- Cost of building = Rs.80000/- Ess expected to be 0.7% of the cost construction and other out goings will be 25% of the gross rent. There is no proposal to set up a sinking fund.



Unit-6- ENTERPRENEURSHIP

Cognitive level –Remember
1. Define Entrepreneur & Entrepreneurship.
2. List the advantages & disadvantages of an Entrepreneur.
3. State any six important qualities of entrepreneur.
4. What do you understand by the Entrepreneurial competency

Cognitive level –Understanding
1. Write note on Entreprenual motivation.
2. List the contents of a project report.
3. Write note on Entreprenual motivation.
4. Define Entrepreneurial culture.
5. What is the significance of promoting women Entrepreneurship in India?

Cognitive level –Application
 
1. Explain the concept of Entrepreneurship.
2. Explain the characteristics of an Entrepreneur.
3. Explain the characteristics of an Entrepreneur.
4. Explain the concept of Entrepreneurship.
5. Explain the characteristics of licensed surveyor, valuer and Contractor.
6. Explain Entrepreneurship Discuss its functions. Also explain the problems faced by them.
7. What is entrepreneurship Development .Explain Entrepreneur v/s Manager?
8. How important is the role of Government in promoting Entrepreneurship. Support your answer with example.
9. Explain the Women Entrepreneurship also explain the major role played by them in improving the economy of India.

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