The answers to HANGING FIRE Quiz #2 are in bold italics...

7. The example of multi-tasking resource that Sarah pointed out for trip to Crab Island was:
a. The bus
b. The The cab
c. The shuttle
d. The ferry

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:
a. Take advantage of positive variation
b. Do less multi-tasking
c. Eliminate a dependency
d. Stagger a dependency

9. According to Sarah, there are principally two types of variation:
a. Resource variation
b. Task variation
c. Iteration variation
d. a & b
e. b & c
f. a & c

10. Sarah explains a resource conflict as:
a. A resource that disagrees with their assignment
b. A resource overloaded by two or more tasks that will not be able to fulfill all that is asked of it in the allotted time
c. Two resources that disagree about how a task can best be accomplished
d. A resource that disagrees with their Project Manager

11. Critical PATH identifies:
a. The longest series of independent tasks
b. The longest series of dependent tasks
c. The series of tasks that management considers to be critical to the project
d. The shortest series of dependent tasks

12. The difference between an "aggressive-but-possible" (AGP) time and a "highly probable" (HP) time captures:
a. Expected tine savings
b. Shared resource time
c. Anticipated variation for that task
d. Anticipated delay time