Monday, February 28, 2011

Production and Operations Management - 3

Production and Operations Management - 3

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following aspects are essential to ensure quality of purchased items?
Correct Answer
Defining right quality for the job , Vendor performance evaluation , Making sure that suppliers understand the requirements


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ breakdowns usually cost more, partly due to damage done to the adjustment components and partly due to emergency actions.
Correct Answer
Unexpected


True/False
Question
After goods have been manufactured, route sheets and operation layouts should not be collected back.
Correct Answer
False



True/False
Question
In case of centralised inspection, inspection rooms generally become bottleneck and cause delay in taking action regarding rejection or rework.
Correct Answer
True


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
MRP is based on the concept of inventory demand which is of following type
Correct Answer
Dependent and independent



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Any premise in which persons are employed for purpose of making any product/s is called
Correct Answer
Factory



Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Components of Production Management include
Correct Answer
Capacity Planning , Job Design , Production Planning


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which of the following is the criteria for the percentage defectives in the zone of the indecision?
Correct Answer
Lots having the percentage defective more than AQL but less than LPTD


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are examples of addition during recording for method study?
Correct Answer
Brazing , Welding , Riveting

Select The Blank
Question
The easiest way to bring the delayed job within the promised delivery time by using extra shift or weekly holiday is ________.
Correct Answer
Overtime working



Select The Blank
Question
An Ideal OC curve is ________ shaped curve that accpets all the lots with quality equal to or better than AQL .
Correct Answer
Rectangular
Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following causes can be responsible for derailing the production schedule in a factory?
Correct Answer
Errors in drawings , Delay in receipt of material from vendor , Excessive absenteeism


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following situations demand the economic consideration while selecting a job for method study?
Correct Answer
Unorderly movement of men and materials , Excessive process defectives , Too many suggestions received for improvement from a department or section


True/False
Question
During set up of X bar-R control chart, control limts should be practically revised from time to time as additional data is accumulated.
Correct Answer
True



Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are the basic requirements of quality standard?
Correct Answer
Deifinite , Undesrstandable , Economically viable


Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer

Toung
Sweet

Eye
Crack


Nose
Burnout

Ear
Impact


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the defect level for which lots are regarded as bad lots.
Correct Answer
Lot Tolerance Percentage Defective


True/False
Question
Floor inspection delays the identification of faults which can not be rectified immediately before large lots are spoiled.
Correct Answer
False


True/False
Question
Cent percent inspection is required on WIP prior to the key, critical or costly operation.
Correct Answer
True



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The document which incorporates details of process planning for a job is called
Correct Answer
Route Sheet


True/False
Question
Repetitive movements between work stations which are difficult to be traced on string diagrams can be conveniently shown on flow diagrams.
Correct Answer
False


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which of the following is the most popular technique for Project Production?
Correct Answer
PERT & CPM


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Technique of Value Engineering can be effectively employed in design of a product to
Correct Answer
To meet the intended function at lowest cost


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What can be the worst effect due to excessive vibration?
Correct Answer
Breakdown


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What is the relation between duration of an activity and length of an arrow?
Correct Answer
No relation


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What is the nature of the sampling plan for critical defects?
Correct Answer
Tight


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the maintenance work initiated on a result of knowledge of the condition of an item from routine or continuous checking.
Correct Answer
Condition monitoring

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are important considerations concerning activity times?
Correct Answer
Activity time should be obtained from the person responsible for the completion of an activity , Activity time must be independent of any influence which the preceding or succeeding activity may have on it. , Activity time may assume that just the normal quantity of resources required to carry out the activity are available.


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which of the following techniques is used by industrial engineering department to obtain the utilisation index?
Correct Answer
Work Sampling Studies


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following factors play important role while selecting or rejecting a particular site from legislation and taxation point of view?
Correct Answer
Labour laws , Building codes , Policies regarding issue of licences


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following cases can be referred as operation in method study recording?
Correct Answer
Change in physical characteristic , Consumption of physical effort , Change in chemical characteristic

True/False
Question
An activity can share the same tail event and same head event with any other activity.
Correct Answer
False


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ must ensure that the product satisfy the functional requirements of it's usage.
Correct Answer
Quality of design



Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are examples of pure materials?
Correct Answer
Bakeries , Ice factories , Woolen


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ are the definitions of the measurable as well as nonmeasurable characteristics of the product.
Correct Answer
Specifications



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Site factors for plant location include
Correct Answer
Suitability of land

Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the probability that a good lot will be rejected by the sampling plan.
Correct Answer
Producer's risk


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following defects can be observed during preventive inspection by using human senses?
Correct Answer
Deviation from normal sound , Excessive Vibration , Leakage of a gas



Select The Blank
Question
The ________ includes preventive maintenance activities whose needs are identified through inspection which requires stoppage of machines.
Correct Answer
Shutdown Maintenance



True/False
Question
Independent float either affects the float of preceding activities or that of succeeding activities.
Correct Answer
False


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Lack of material planning results in the following
Correct Answer
Over ordering , under ordering , stockouts


True/False
Question
F W Taylor devised a system for classifying motions into basic divisions called Therbligs
Correct Answer
False


Select The Blank
Question
Work study is also called ________ study
Correct Answer
Time and Motion


Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer

Factor Analysis
Method to evaluate layouts

Minimization of production delays
Objective of good layout

Maximum visibility
Principles of good layout

Scale model
Layout analysis


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Following is one of the techniques used for Material Planning for high value material
Correct Answer
MRP


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What do you understand by totality of features and characteristics of a product or service that bears on it's ability to satisfy the customer?
Correct Answer
Quality


Select The Blank
Question
One detachable ticket is prepared for each ________.
Correct Answer
Operation

Production and Operations Management - 2
Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are minimum requirement for a good quality of design?
Correct Answer
Resonable cost , Resonable procurement time , Resonable manufacturing time


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Where does the central line is located in case of p-chart?
Correct Answer
at p bar


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Any premise in which persons are employed for purpose of making any product/s is called
Correct Answer
Factory



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Technique of Value Engineering can be effectively employed in design of a product to
Correct Answer
To meet the intended function at lowest cost


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the probability that a good lot will be rejected by the sampling plan.
Correct Answer
Producer's risk


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Material Requirement Planning is very useful in following situations
Correct Answer
Long Lead time for procurement , Several levels of assemblies in product , Long manufacturing cycle


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the watch dog which ensures that every element of production and activities which could affect the quality of end product are regulated to the extent desirable.
Correct Answer
Quality control


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the process of withdrawing the equipment from the production line, dismantling it unitwise, visualising defects, effecting adjustments, replacing worn-out parts and finally building it up to get desired accuracies.
Correct Answer
Reconditioning


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The ratio of output to input of a production system is commonly known as
Correct Answer
Productivity


True/False
Question
In case of two handed process chart, the simultaneous activities of both hands are recorded opposite to each other on the chart.
Correct Answer
True


Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer

Emerson Efficiency Plan
Wage Payment

Craft
Facilities Planning
Work Sampling
Machine utilization

Gantt Chart
Production Scheduling


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following factors play important role while selecting or rejecting a particular site from legislation and taxation point of view?
Correct Answer
Labour laws , Building codes , Policies regarding issue of licences


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What do you mean by the study of repetitive short cycle operations which involve quick hand / feet motions?
Correct Answer
Micromotion study


True/False
Question
An activity should represent an operation or set of operations which can be performed using a particular kind of equipment or a special skill.
Correct Answer
True


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following products should be produced by using mass production?
Correct Answer
Refrigerator , Tyre for automobile , Television Set


True/False
Question
In case of X bar, if the process is not under control indicated by some points falling outside the control limits, such points outside the control limits are eliminated and new trial control limits for the remaining points are computed.
Correct Answer
True


True/False
Question
After goods have been manufactured, route sheets and operation layouts should not be collected back.
Correct Answer
False



True/False
Question
Planned lubrication is said to be the nervous system of the equipment.
Correct Answer
True


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What does the points falling outside the control limits indicate?
Correct Answer
Presence of assignable causes

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which industry out of the following industries require maximum consideration for safety factor while selecting plant location?
Correct Answer
Nuclear power plant


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are assignable cause?
Correct Answer
Large varaitions in hardness of material , Tool wear , Errors in setting

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
A good plant layout helps in
Correct Answer
Reducing handling costs


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are examples of addition during recording for method study?
Correct Answer
Brazing , Welding , Riveting

True/False
Question
An activity can share the same tail event and same head event with any other activity.
Correct Answer
False



Select The Blank
Question
Work study is also called ________ study
Correct Answer
Time and Motion



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which kind of gauge consists of electrical contacts operating a series of colloured signal lamps which indicate whether the dimension is correct, oversize or undersize?
Correct Answer
Multiple gauging


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Components of Production Management include
Correct Answer
Capacity Planning , Job Design , Production Planning


True/False
Question
Only skilled worker can use the fixed limit gauge.
Correct Answer
False


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which are major benefits of identifying the critical path?
Correct Answer
It helps to identify the set of activities and events which are critical and as such must be carefully controlled and monitored , It identifies activities to be given preference in allocation of resources. , It helps to exercise "control by exception".


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which are reason due to which the progress of work is rarely in line with it's plan?
Correct Answer
Absenteeism , Machine breakdowns , Substandard performance against prefixed production standards

Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is necessary when the job requires detailed of one or more of the job characteristics with the help of special equipment which is not available at the producing company.
Correct Answer
Inspection order


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are important considerations concerning activity times?
Correct Answer
Activity time should be obtained from the person responsible for the completion of an activity , Activity time must be independent of any influence which the preceding or succeeding activity may have on it. , Activity time may assume that just the normal quantity of resources required to carry out the activity are available.



Select The Blank
Question
Capacity decisions have a direct influence on performance of production system in respect of ________
Correct Answer
Delivery performance



True/False
Question
Breakdown of machines, absenteeism of worker does not dislocate the manufacturing activity in process layout
Correct Answer
True


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The process of changing inputs into outputs thereby adding some value to entity can be defined as
Correct Answer
Operation


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following possibilities can be explored by using flow process chart?
Correct Answer
Eliminating the operations or combining the operations with another , Reducing the distance traveled by the workmen or materials , Avoiding the waiting time and thereby reduce production losses


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The document raised by PPC which authorises different functions to take action as per instruction is called
Correct Answer
Work Order




True/False
Question
Dust gets mixed with lubricants, forms an abrasive substance and causes pre-mature failure of machinery.
Correct Answer
True



Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer


Draining and refilling of oil reserviors of plunger pump
Yearly

Parts lubricated with oil nipple
Daily

Tools and slideways
two to three times a day

Table lubrication
Weekly


Select The Blank
Question
Production control work is ________ in case of floor inspection as compared with the centralised inspection.
Correct Answer
easier



True/False
Question
Operation process charts though indicates the sequence of events but do not show movements.
Correct Answer
True


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the probability that a bad lot will be accepted by the sampling plan.
Correct Answer
Consumer's risk


Select The Blank
Question
A ________ is another form of subcontracting.
Correct Answer
Hiring capacity


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ breakdowns usually cost more, partly due to damage done to the adjustment components and partly due to emergency actions.
Correct Answer
Unexpected


Select The Blank
Question
Production Planning is a centralised activity which includes functions such as ________
Correct Answer
Scheduling


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which is the zone beyond LTPD in case of Oc curve of a general plan?
Correct Answer
Zone of rejection


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Where the ignorance towards the degradation of machine leads to?
Correct Answer
Eventual breakdown




Production and Operations Management - 1
True/False
Question
The problems of congestion, bottlenecks and backtracking can not be visualized by using templates and models.
Correct Answer
False


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Following are some of the factors which influence process planning
Correct Answer
Order Quantity , Process capability of machine , Delivery Dates


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Gross requirement of products is determined on the basis of
Correct Answer
Both forecast and pending orders


True/False
Question
Skill of labour force in a product type layout is usually higher than in the process type of layout
Correct Answer
False


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
In exponential smoothing method,for a stable demand pattern and better smoothing effect, value of fraction( Alpha) selected is
Correct Answer
0.05 to 0.10

True/False
Question
Recording of movement is not necessary in case of method study in any form.
Correct Answer False
Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following may be the objectives of project crashing?
Correct Answer
To complete the project in the least possible time , To reduce project cost below it's normal cost , To achieve uniformity in requirement of resources


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which is the next stage to the inspection based quality control in the historical development of quality management.
Correct Answer
Quality assurance


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ includes preventive maintenance activities whose needs are identified through inspection which requires stoppage of machines.
Correct Answer
Shutdown Maintenance


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Inadequate production capacity ultimately leads to
Correct Answer
Poor Customer Service


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the maintenance work initiated on a result of knowledge of the condition of an item from routine or continuous checking.
Correct Answer
Condition monitoring


True/False
Question
Inspection should be conducted on all incoming materials, semifinished items, bought out components, subcontract items prior to any operation, assembly.
Correct Answer
True
Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the maximum percentage defective that for the purpose of sampling inspection can be considered satisfactory as a process average.
Correct Answer
Acceptable quality level


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Production Planning includes
Correct Answer
Predetermination of manufacturing requirements


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Expediting function is concerned with following activities
Correct Answer
Progress chasing to identify delays which may hold up production , Communicating possible delays in delivery date commitment to sales department , Devising cures to keep rate of production in line with schedule



Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the watch dog which ensures that every element of production and activities which could affect the quality of end product are regulated to the extent desirable.
Correct Answer
Quality control


True/False
Question
A load chart specifies the work to be carried out by each person of company during shift hours.
Correct Answer
False


Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer

Pessimistic time
b

Expected time
Te

Optimistic time
a

Most likely time
m


True/False
Question
Breakdown is inversly proportional to the investment in W.I.P.
Correct Answer
False



Select The Blank
Question
Production Planning is a centralised activity which includes functions such as ________
Correct Answer
Scheduling


Select The Blank
Question
A set of activities to keep an equipment in the specified condition is called as ________.
Correct Answer
Maintenance


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
A good plant layout helps in
Correct Answer
Reducing handling costs
Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is the probability that a good lot will be rejected by the sampling plan.
Correct Answer
Producer's risk


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Components of Production Management include
Correct Answer
Capacity Planning , Job Design , Production Planning


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Technique of Value Engineering can be effectively employed in design of a product to
Correct Answer
To meet the intended function at lowest cost


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which are the subtasks of the maintenance phase of the method study?
Correct Answer
Monitoring and control , Performance appraisal , Audit on savings


True/False
Question
short cycle job should be studied for macroscopic motions.
Correct Answer
False


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is a set of tools and techniques by which products are made to comply with the specifications at minimum cost to the firm.
Correct Answer
Quality control system


True/False
Question
Inspection Order can be a verbal order
Correct Answer
True


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Need for change in layout can occur due to following reason
Correct Answer
introduction of new product


Select The Blank
Question
Goods after final inspection should accompany ________to enable dispatch department to identify and draw correct reference.
Correct Answer
Forwarding note


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which are the different methods of recording actual progress of work?
Correct Answer
Display boards , Progress cards , Network updating


Select The Blank
Question
The term ________ emplies the foregone profit due to inability of company to produce.
Correct Answer
Opportunity cost


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What do you mean by lowest possible direct cost required to complete an activity within it's crashed time?
Correct Answer Crash cost

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Any premise in which persons are employed for purpose of making any product/s is called
Correct Answer
Factory



Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The process of changing inputs into outputs thereby adding some value to entity can be defined as
Correct Answer
Operation


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What do you mean by the selection of the job for the method study on the basis of manufacturing difficulties?
Correct Answer
Technical consideration


True/False
Question
In case of backward pass computation, the latest event time of the end event equals to the earliest event time minus duration of that activity.
Correct Answer
False


Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer

Emerson Efficiency Plan
Wage Payment

Craft
Facilities Planning

Work Sampling
Machine utilization

Gantt Chart
Production Scheduling


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which of the following are examples of addition during recording for method study?
Correct Answer
Brazing , Welding , Riveting


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The ratio of output to input of a production system is commonly known as
Correct Answer
Productivity


Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
In case of Batch Production which kind of labour is expected?
Correct Answer
Skilled in one specific Manufacturing Process


Select The Blank
Question
The ________ is necessary when the job requires detailed of one or more of the job characteristics with the help of special equipment which is not available at the producing company.
Correct Answer
Inspection order


Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Which are the factors on which the structure of the transportation cost depends?
Correct Answer
Average distance of shipment , Characteristics of the commodity , Medium of shipment

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Which is the ideal place to inspect jigs and fixtures in a mass manufacturing unit?
Correct Answer
Separate inspection room


True/False
Question
In Gantt Chart, the horizontal lines devide vertical lines into sections which represents either operations or work centres.
Correct Answer
True

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