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5s Overview Quiz

15 Questions
5s Overview Quiz

                  This quiz has 15 questions related to the basics of                              5S and the Visual Workplace.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
              What are the 5 phases of 5S?
    • A. 

      Shine, Shut-Up, Sustain, Sort, Standardize

    • B. 

      Sustain, Sort, Standardize, Sushi mi, Shine

    • C. 

      Standardize, Sort, Sustain, Shine, Set-in-Order

    • D. 

      Sort, Sustain, Sushi, Shine, Standardize

    • E. 

      Shine, Standardize, Sustain, Set-In-Order, Salami

  • 2. 
    In the Set-In-Order phase, where should   tools be stored that are used daily? 
    • A. 

      In personal tool boxes where they won't be stolen

    • B. 

      At the point of use

    • C. 

      Where the supervisor can keep an eye on them

    • D. 

      In a company owned locking cabinet

  • 3. 
                         Set-In-Order reduces what wastes?                 (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Excess Motion

    • B. 

      Human Frustration

    • C. 

      Searching Waste

    • D. 

      Productivity

    • E. 

      Excess Inventory

  • 4. 
       Which phase of 5S are you in when you    clean machines, windows, floors etc.
    • A. 

      Sort

    • B. 

      Set-In-Order

    • C. 

      Shine

    • D. 

      Standardize

    • E. 

      Sustain

  • 5. 
      Which one is NOT a benefit of Shine? 
    • A. 

      Less production downtime

    • B. 

      Happier employees

    • C. 

      Improved quality

    • D. 

      Inventory reduction

    • E. 

      Customer satisfaction

  • 6. 
              Which is not a benefit of Sort?
    • A. 

      Reduce the waste of searching

    • B. 

      Reduced set-up times

    • C. 

      Increased productivity

    • D. 

      Improved machine dependability

    • E. 

      Improved safety

  • 7. 
                 What phase of 5S are we talking about when weregulate; how we color code our tools, how weuse the red tag system, or the approach we taketo problem solving when we have problems with 5S?
    • A. 

      Sort

    • B. 

      Set-In-Order

    • C. 

      Shine

    • D. 

      Standardize

    • E. 

      Sustain

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
           5S should be implemented byonly one person per departmentto save time and avoid confusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
                  Which item is not a part of                the Sort phase?
    • A. 

      Clear the area

    • B. 

      Use of red tags

    • C. 

      48 hour rule

    • D. 

      Disposition red tag items

    • E. 

      Putting tools at point of use

  • 11. 
    Set-In-Order includes making changes          to the layout of the area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
             Which of these benefits of 5S      are of value to your company?
    • A. 

      Improved employee morale

    • B. 

      Improved safety

    • C. 

      Increased productivity

    • D. 

      Increased profitability

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Have a 5S audit checklist for each area

    • B. 

      Have management support

    • C. 

      Perform audits for each area regularly

    • D. 

      Train employees on 5S and expectations

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
                            It is advisable to initiate the Sort and          Set-In-Order phases at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False