Have you read HANGING FIRE, the latest novel by THE GOAL author, Jeff Cox, and AGI Partners Dale Houle and Hugh Cole. Test your knowledge here, in the first of several quizzes.  Submit the form for the answers.

1. According to Rolly Dorn, there are three balls that Sizzle Food Development could not drop. They were (1) Clients that they served, (2) Retaining Human Resources, and (3)________: *
2. The term "hang fire" refers to three of the following. Choose the one NOT denoted in the book: *
3. Which of the following are NOT one of Rolly Dorn's three "rules of thumb" in his Project Management philosophy: *
4. In conversation while waiting for the ferry to Crab Island, Diana and Sarah discuss the issues they both have to deal with in projects, including all but one of the following. Which was NOT discussed? *
5. Sarah describes "necessity logic" as: *
6. White, Pink and Blue tickets for the ferry return to the airport was actually a method of: *
7. The example of multi-tasking resources that Sarah pointed out for the trip to Crab Island was: *
8. Planning ahead to have a bus and cabs waiting on the town side of the ferry when it arrived enabled Rolly and the group to: *
9. According to Sarah, there are principally two types of variation: *
10. Sarah explains a resource conflict as: *
11. Critical PATH identifies: *
12. The difference between an "aggressive but possible" (ABP) time and a "highly probably" (HP) time captures: *
13. A "system constraint" is: *
14. "Gating" in an organization with multiple projects refers to: *
15. According to Sarah, ODSC in Project Management refers to: *
16. A project buffer serves to protect: *
17. What determines the total time length of a project? *
18. In Critical Chain scheduling, "aggregated time buffers" are placed: *
19. There are three guidelines that Sarah mentions when describing how to decide on a good resource synchronizer for multi-project organizations. Which of the following is NOT one of the suggestions? *
20. In conventional scheduling, safety time is typically: *
21. If an aggressive-but-possible task time cannot be met in a properly buffered Critical Chain schedule, the result is: *
22. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding Critical Chain scheduling and Critical Path scheduling? *
23. The three basic high level steps to building a Critical Chain schedule are (1) Build the Project Network (Template), (2) Determine the lead time by applying the Project Network to a calendar, and (3) _______: *
24. If a Feeding Buffer gets entirely consumed (used up) before the series of tasks feeding it are completed, the result is: *
25. When a buffer changes status from Green to Yellow, it's time for: *
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