BSOP 206 Week 2 Quiz

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BSOP 206 Week 2 Quiz

 1.Question :(TCO 5) What is the forecast for May, based on a weighted moving average applied to the following past-demand data and using the weights 4, 3, and 2 (largest weight is for most recent data)?

Student Answer: 42.5


 2.Question :(TCO 5) Favors Distribution Company purchases small imported trinkets in bulk, packages them, and sells them to retail stores. In February, the company predicted they would sell 11,000 trinkets. Their sales for February were 9,000 trinkets. Using a smoothing constant of an alpha of 0.2, the sales manager wants to forecast March sales using exponential smoothing. What would it be?
Student Answer: 9,000 trinkets
 9,800 trinkets
 9,500 trinkets
 10,600 trinkets


 3.Question :(TCO 5) Weekly sales of 10-grain bread at the local Whole Foods Market are in the table below. Based on this data, forecast Week 9 using a 3-week moving average.

Student Answer: 407.3

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 4.Question :(TCO 7) Which of the following is not true regarding computer-aided design (CAD)?
Student Answer: It is not expensive to use in most manufacturing and design settings.
 It is a newer technology and is in significant use.
 It results in longer development cycles for virtually all products.
 It is the use of computers to interactively design products and prepare engineering documentation.
 It is slower to design a product using CAD.


 5.Question :(TCO 7) In which stage of the product life cycle should product strategy focus on capacity modifications?
Student Answer: Introduction
 None of the above


 6.Question :(TCO 7) What is the third step in building a house of quality?
Student Answer: Relate customer wants to product hows
 Develop importance ratings
 Evaluate competing products
 Determine how our goods/services will satisfy our customers
 Identify customer wants


 7.Question :(TCO 7) A product’s life cycle is divided into four stages, which are _____.
Student Answer: introduction, growth, decline, and maturity
 introduction, growth, stability, and decline
 introduction, maturity, saturation, and decline
 introduction, growth, immaturity, and decline
 None of the above


 8.Question :(TCO 7) Reducing costs by using existing or standard components is part of _____.
Student Answer: specialized components on each project
 putting each product into a separate group
 increasing raw material purchases
 the ability to recycle product
 group technology


 9.Question :(TCO 5) Which of the following uses three types of participants: decision makers, staff personnel, and respondents?
Student Answer: Executive opinions
 Sales force composite
 Delphi method
 Consumer surveys
 Time series analysis


 10.Question :(TCO 6) An assembly drawing _____.
Student Answer: shows an exploded view of the product
 shows graphically how the product is assembled
 lists the operations, including assembly and inspection, necessary to produce the component with the material specified in the bill of material
 provides detailed instructions on how to perform a given task



 1.Question :(TCO 7) What is quality function deployment (QFD)? Provide an example of how it can be used.
 2.Question :(TCO 7) Explain what is meant by robust design. Please provide an example.


 3.Question :(TCO 5) What are the five quantitative forecasting models?
 4.Question :(TCO 5) Describe the three forecasting time horizons and identify the benefits of using each.


 5.Question :(TCO 6) Explain how the house of quality translates customer desires into product/service attributes.



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