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Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.


Suppose the task "Paint the Walls" cannot start until after the task "Lay the Carpet" has started. The tasks are both ten days long, and work on them can overlap. Which dependency type and lag time or lead time will get the work completed in the correct sequence and in the shortest possible time?

"Lay the Carpet" Start-to-Start to "Paint the Walls" with a lead time of three days.

"Lay the Carpet" Start-to-Finish to "Paint the Walls" with a lag time of three days.

"Lay the Carpet" Start-to-Start to "Paint the Walls" with a lag time of three days.

The task "Select Pictures" must be completed at least one week before the task "Presentation" finishes. Which dependency type and lag time or lead time will get all the work done in the shortest possible time?

"Select Pictures" Finish-to-Finish to "Presentation" with a lead time of one week.

"Select Pictures" Start-to-Finish to "Presentation" with a lead time of one week.

"Select Pictures" Finish-to-Finish to "Presentation" with a lag time of one week.

The task "Write Manual" will take 15 days, and the task "Edit Manual" will take 12 days. Which dependency type and lag time or lead time will get all of the work done in 18 days?

Assign the editing task a Start-to-Start dependency type with a lead time of 6 days.

Assign the editing a Start-to-Start dependency type with a lag time of 6 days.

Assign the editing an Finish-to-Start dependency type with a lead time of 6 days.

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