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1.  1. A large office which has a typing pool, a copying department and all the managers in a large suite of offices is an example of:
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2.  A company makes necklaces with attached letters. Department A makes up the chains and letters. Department B assembles the necklaces when orders are received. Departments A and B are, respectively:
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3.  A company makes necklaces with attached letters. Department A makes up the chains and letters. Department B assembles the necklaces when orders are received. Department B would be primarily concerned with:
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4.  An entrepreneur is planning to start a factory to produce specialized plastic containers. She has decided to choose either a line or batch process and has selected two possible sites, one in a small town and one in a big city. She has discovered the following facts: Small Town City Capital Not readily available Readily available Labor Unskilled available All types of labor Market  Small Large Based on the information just presented, which of the following should be chosen?
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5.  Identify the correct statement from the given choices.
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6.  Which of the following statements regarding Dell Computer is false?
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7.  A product-focused process is commonly used to produce
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9.  When done correctly, mass customization
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10.  In mass service and service factory quadrants of the service process matrix, the operations manager could focus on all of the following except
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11.  Which of the following statements regarding ethical and environmentally friendly processes is true?
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12.  1. FedEx chose Memphis, Tennessee, as its U.S. hub because
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13.  Which of the following statements regarding FedEx is true?
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14.  Which of the following is usually not one of the top considerations in choosing a country for a facility location?
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15.  Which of these factors would be considered when making a location decision at the region/community level?
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16.  A firm is seeking a new factory location, and is considering several countries worldwide. In some of these countries, child labor is prevalent; in others, working conditions and worker safety are inferior to conditions in the U.S. An operations manager paying attention to __________will factor these issues into the location decision. 
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17.  Which of the following statements regarding "proximity" in the location decision is false?
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18.  Which of the following is the best example of the proximity rule that, for service firms, proximity to market is the most important location factor?
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19.  A firm is considering two location alternatives. At location A, fixed costs would be $4,000,000 per year, and variable costs 0.30 per unit. At alternative B, fixed costs would be $3,600,000 per year, with variable costs of $0.35 per unit. If demand is expected to be 10 million units, which plant offers the lowest total cost?
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20.  Which of the following statements regarding Starbucks Coffee is false?
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21.  Which of the following is most likely to affect the location strategy of a manufacturing firm?
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22.  1.What two numbers are contained in the daily report to the CEO of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts regarding the six Orlando parks?
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23.  2. Forecasts
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24.  3. The three major types of forecasts used by business organizations are
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25.  4. Which of the following is not a type of qualitative forecasting?
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26.  5. Which of the following techniques uses variables such as price and promotional expenditures, which are related to product demand, to predict demand?
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27.  6. Which of the following statements about time series forecasting is true?
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28.  Time series data may exhibit which of the following behaviors?
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29.  What is the approximate forecast for May using a four-month moving average?   Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. April 39 36 40 42 48 46
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30.  . John’s House of Pancakes uses a weighted moving average method to forecast pancake sales. It assigns a weight of 5 to the previous month’s demand, 3 to demand two months ago, and 1 to demand three months ago. If sales amounted to 1000 pancakes in May, 2200 pancakes in June, and 3000 pancakes in July, what should be the forecast for August?
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31.  A six-month moving average forecast is better than a three-month moving average forecast if demand
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32.  Increasing the number of periods in a moving average will accomplish greater smoothing, but at the expense of
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33.  Which of the following statements comparing the weighted moving average technique and exponential smoothing is true?
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34.  Given an actual demand of 103, a previous forecast value of 99, and an alpha of .4, the exponential smoothing forecast for the next period would be
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35.  Given an actual demand of 61, a previous forecast of 58, and an   of .3, what would the forecast for the next period be using simple exponential smoothing?
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36.  Which of the following values of alpha would cause exponential smoothing to respond the most slowly to forecast errors?
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37.  The primary purpose of the mean absolute deviation (MAD) in forecasting is to
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38.  Which of the following statements regarding Amazon.com is false?
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39.  Which of the following is a function of inventory?
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40.  Which of the following would not generally be a motive for a firm to hold inventories?
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41.  Which of the following is not one of the four main types of inventory?
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42.  Which of the following statements about ABC analysis is false?
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43.  All of the following statements about ABC analysis are true except
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44.  All of the following statements about ABC analysis are true except
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45.  The two most basic inventory questions answered by the typical inventory model are
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46.  Among the advantages of cycle counting is that it
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47.  A certain type of computer costs $1,000, and the annual holding cost is 25%. Annual demand is 10,000 units, and the order cost is $150 per order. What is the approximate economic order quantity?
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48.  In the basic EOQ model, if the cost of placing an order doubles, and all other values remain constant, the EOQ will
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49.  In thr basic EOQ model, if D=6,000 per year, S=$100, H=$5 per unit per month, the economic order quantity is approximately
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50.  A product whose EOQ is 40 experiences a decrease in ordering cost from $90 per order to $10. The revised EOQ is
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51.  13. Aproduct whose EOQ is 400 experiences a 50% increase in demand. The new EOQ is  
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52.  For a certain item, the cost-minimizing order quantity obtained with the basic EOQ model was 200 units and the total annual inventory (carrying and setup) cost was $600. The inventory carrying cost per unit per year for this item is
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53.  An inventory decision rule states "when the inventory level goes down to 14 gearboxes, 100 gearboxes will be ordered." Which of the following statements is true?
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54.  Which of the following statements regarding the production order quantity model is true?
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55.  If demand is not uniform and constant, then stockout risks can be controlled by
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56.  The fixed-period inventory model requires more safety stock than the fixed-quantity models because
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57.  Which of the following statements regarding Wheeled Coach is false?
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58.  Dependent demand and independent demand items differ in that
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59.  A master production schedule specifies 
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60.  4. A garden tractors in week 1; 50 small garden tractors and 100 riding mowers in week 2; 100 riding mowers and 200 garden utility carts in week 3; and 100 riding mowers in week 4. This document is most likely a(n)document calls for the production of 50 small  
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61.  The ______ is the input to material requirements planning which lists the assemblies, subassemblies, parts, and raw materials needed to produce one unit of finished product.
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62.  The bill of material contains information necessary to
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63.  The minimum record accuracy required for successful MRP is approximately
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64.  Given the following bill of material If the demand for product A is 50 units, what will be the gross requirement for component E?
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65.  Given the following bill of material If the demand for product A is 50 units, what will be the gross requirement for component E?
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66.  Refer to the previous bill of material. If the demand for product A is 30 units, and there are 10 units of B on hand and none of C, how many units of part D will be needed?
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67.  Each X requires 2 of component Y; each Y requires 4 of part Z. The lead time for assembly of X is 1 week. The lead time for the manufacture of Y is 1 week. The lead time for the procurement of Z is 6 weeks. The cumulative lead time for X is _____ weeks.
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68.  Each R requires 4 of component S; each S requires 3 of part T. The lead time for assembly of R is 1 week. The lead time for the manufacture of S is 2 weeks. The lead time for the procurement of T is 6 weeks. The cumulative lead time for R is ______ weeks.
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69.  Which of the following best describes a gross material requirements plan?
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70.  All of the following are advantages of enterprise resource planning (ERP) except it
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