BSOP 206 Week 6 Quiz

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BSOP 206 Week 6 Quiz

 1.Question :(TCO 3) Which one of the following is not a JIT Quality tactic?
Student Answer: use of statistical process control
 empowered employees
 fail safe methods
 provide immediate feedback
 use large lot sizes


 2.Question :(TCO 3) In JIT partnerships, suppliers have several concerns. Which of the following are concerns?
Student Answer: diversification
 poor customer scheduling
 customers’ infrequent engineering changes small lot sizes
 producing high enough quality levels
 all of the above


 3.Question :(TCO 3) Reduction of JIT in-transit inventory can be encouraged through the use of:
Student Answer: choice of plant
 low setup costs
 close proximity of supplier to plant
 use of trains, not trucks


 4.Question :(TCO 3) Which of the following is not a benefit of small production lots?
Student Answer: work-in-process inventory is smaller
 holding costs decrease
 workstations can be placed closer together
 manufacturing cycle time is longer

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 5.Question :(TCO 3) Which one of the following is not a JIT inventory tactic?
Student Answer: reduce setup time
 use a push system to move inventory
 reduce lot size
 reduce work-in-process inventory


 6.Question :(TCO 12) The typical time horizon for aggregate planning is:
Student Answer: less than a month
 up to three months
 three to 18 months
 over one year
 over five years


 7.Question :(TCO 12) Three types of planning files are:
Student Answer: item master file, routing file, and control file
 routing file, control file, and work-center master file
 work-center master file, control file, and item master file
 item master file, routing file, and work-center master file
 none of the above


 8.Question :(TCO 12) A chase strategy is:
Student Answer: a planning strategy that sets production equal to forecasted demand
 a planning strategy that sets production larger than forecasted demand
 a planning strategy that does not link to forecasted demand
 a planning strategy that plays “catch-up” to the strategy
 none of the above


 9.Question :(TCO 12) The four criteria for short-term scheduling:
Student Answer: are not of equal importance
 do not include maximizing completion time and minimizing utilization
 are not applied simultaneously
 include maximizing WIP and customer waiting time


 10.Question :(TCO 12) Short range plans are associated with:
Student Answer: sequencing, expediting, loading, and dispatching
 sequencing, organizing, expediting, and dispatching
 expediting, loading, scheduling, and dispatching
 dispatching, scheduling, loading, and organizing
 none of the above


 1.Question :(TCO 3) Match the following terms with their correct definition.


 2.Question :(TCO 3) What are the three sources of variability that are fundamental to operations management.


 3.Question :(TCO 3)  Discuss how the concept of Kanban from the Japanese has application in the study of JIT.


 4.Question :(TCO 3) Explain why understanding manufacturing cycle time is so important.


 5.Question :(TCO 12) What is a master schedule, and what is its importance?


 6.Question :(TCO 12) What is disaggregation?


 7.Question :(TCO 12) What is aggregate planning, and what is its key objective?



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