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Impact of Rework in Construction Cost


Quiz Questions

1.Rework continues to affect both cost and schedule performance throughout the construction industry.
True
False
2. _________________ characterize(s) rework as the unnecessary effort of redoing a process or activity that was incorrectly implemented the first time.
Abdul-Rahman 1995
Love et al. 2000
Burati et al. 1992
Barber et al. 2000
3.In the following formula, what does TFRF stands for?
Impact of Rework in Construction Cost
Total Factor for Reconstruction of Field
Total Field Rework Factor
Total Final Rework Field
None of the above
4.Research by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) reveals that direct costs caused by rework average ___________ of total construction costs (CII 2005).
5%
10%
12%
15%
5.By distinguishing between engineering rework and construction rework, _______________have argued that engineering rework is caused by owner scope and specification changes, design errors, or procurement errors and that construction rework is a result of poor construction techniques or poor construction management policies.
O’Conner and Tucker (1986)
Burati et al. (1992)
Fayek et al. (2003).
None of the above
6.The rework data from the 359 projects were analyzed separately for owners and contractors.
True
False
7.In the case of owner reported projects, the cost impact of rework was _________in heavy industrial.
highest
least
8.When the cost impacts of rework were compared between owners and contractors, the cost for owners was over __________as high as for contractors.
twice
half
same
triple
9._______________ is the result caused by changing constructors, construction methods or procedures.
Constructor change
Constructor error/ omission
Design change
None of the above
10.Chemical manufacturing, gas distribution, gas exploration/extraction/distribution, metals refining/ processing, mining, natural gas processing, oil exploration/production, oil refining, pulp and paper, power etc. comes under which Industry group?
Infrastructure
Light Industrial
Heavy Industrial
Buildings