BSOP 206 Week 5 Quiz

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BSOP 206 Week 5 Quiz

 1.Question :(TCO 8) The type of layout which features departments or other functional groupings in which similar activities are performed is:
Student Answer: process-efficient
 process -oriented
 unit production


 2.Question :(TCO 8) Which of the following constitutes a major trend influencing office layouts?
Student Answer: use of cell phones, iPods, internet, etc.
 dynamic needs for space and services
 electronic movement of information
 all of the above


 3.Question :(TCO 8) Which of the following is not an advantage of drop shipping?
Student Answer: time savings
 early customization of the product
 cost reduction in packaging and handling
 reduction in shipping costs
 reduced shrinkage


 4.Question :(TCO 8) The layout strategy that deals with high volume of similar products or families is:
Student Answer: fixed-position layout
 repetitive layout
 warehouse layout
 office layout
 process-orientated layout


 5.Question :(TCO 11) Which of the following is not a concern of the supply chain?
Student Answer: number of internal managers
 credit and cash transfers
 vendor reliability
 distributors and banks
 having fewer suppliers


 6.Question :(TCO 11) Which of the following best describes vertical integration?
Student Answer: To purchase supplier or a distributor
 To develop the ability to produce products which complement the original product
 To produce goods or services previously purchased
 Both to purchase supplier or a distributor, and to produce goods or services previously purchased

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 7.Question :(TCO 11) Japanese manufacturers often take a middle ground between purchasing from a few suppliers and vertical integration. This approach is:
Student Answer: kanban


 8.Question :(TCO 11) The three classic types of negotiation strategies are:
Student Answer: vendor evaluation, vendor development, and vendor selection
 competitive bidding, market-based price model, and cost-based price model
 many suppliers, few suppliers, and keiretsu
 cost-based price model, market-based price model, and inventory-based


 9.Question :(TCO 11) All of the following are “opportunities” in an integrated supply chain except:
Student Answer: modification or customization of products
 drop shipment
 lot size reduction
 accurate pull data


 10.Question :(TCO 11) A rice mill in south Louisiana purchases the trucking firm that transports packaged rice to distributors. This is an example of:
Student Answer: horizontal integration
 forward vertical integration
 backward vertical integration
 current transformation


1.Question :(TCO 8) For each of the following products or operations, indicate the most appropriate type of layout.


 2.Question :(TCO 8) What are the advantages and disadvantages of a process-orientated layout?


 3.Question :(TCO 11) Identify the three types of independent demand inventory models.


 4.Question :(TCO 11) What does the term off shoring mean?


 5.Question :(TCO 11) What is the difference between independent and dependent demand? Provide an example of each type.


 6.Question :(TCO 11) Name the types of inventories for a banking institution, an automobile manufacturer, and a hospital?


 7.Question :(TCO 11) What are the three basic approaches to supplier negotiation?



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