Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Layered Process Audits?

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Layered Process Audits?

How Well Do You Know About Layered Process Audits? These types of audits help improve the everyday activities of a business. Are you interested in the LPA systems? In as much as it may look and seem like a complex study, consistency in its study eases the understanding. The LPA training quiz below gives you more insight into the system. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All are integral to a healthy LPA program, except:
    • A. 

      Specific – well thought out Checklists

    • B. 

      All management layers participating regularly

    • C. 

      Immediate containment of non-conformances

    • D. 

      Finding the associates responsible for the non-conformance

    • E. 

      Timely and effective corrective actions

  • 2. 
    All are integral to a healthy LPA program, except:
    • A. 

      Non-conformances are acceptable in certain situations

    • B. 

      Audits are completed on time

    • C. 

      Truthful audits are better than conforming audits

    • D. 

      Knowledge of how to check conformances

  • 3. 
    All are benefits of the LPA system, except:
    • A. 

      Reduces variation (both assignable and common cause)

    • B. 

      Stops issues from becoming defects

    • C. 

      Spread quality control to other departments other than quality

    • D. 

      Initiates Continuous Improvement actions

    • E. 

      Improves communication and associate participation

    • F. 

      Points out non-conformances to watch for in other trucks in that run

    • G. 

      Rework is increased

  • 4. 
    All are reasons LPA systems fail, except:
    • A. 

      Not understanding how to measure effectiveness of your LPA system

    • B. 

      Audits not completed honestly

    • C. 

      Corrective action is communicated and corrrected

    • D. 

      Supervisors completing audits for their own reputation

    • E. 

      Supervisors taking the easy way out (picking certain audits or trucks because its quicker)

    • F. 

      Designing a system that is high-maintenance and yields low-value information

    • G. 

      Building a system that allows reported data to get out-dated without action

  • 5. 
    What is the original Kaizen principles?
    • A. 

      "Defects are useful"

    • B. 

      "Defects are problematic"

    • C. 

      "Defects are treasures"

    • D. 

      "Defects are mistakes"

  • 6. 
    What is the correct order of the control system methodology?
    • A. 

      Do, Check, Act, Plan

    • B. 

      Check, Do, Plan, Act

    • C. 

      Act, Do, Check, Plan

    • D. 

      Plan, Do, Check, Act

  • 7. 
    All are important actions to do for a non-conformance, except:
    • A. 

      Verify that downstream problems occurring are handled

    • B. 

      Determine if additional containment is needed

    • C. 

      Communicate top drivers to other management to contain the issue.

    • D. 

      Brag about the non-conformances you found

  • 8. 
    What is not an important part of corrective action?
    • A. 

      Corrective action should be aimed at the cause of LPA non-conformances

    • B. 

      They should help us revise audit checklists, work instructions, control plans, FMEAs

    • C. 

      Rank the importance of the non-conformance and take the corrective action accordingly (8-D, rapid response meeting)

    • D. 

      Corrective action should be aimed at the effects of LPA non-conformances

  • 9. 
    Why do we have an LPA system?
    • A. 

      Dramatic improvements in standardization, internal quality and customer satisfaction are possible.

    • B. 

      Ensures that issues effecting production, quality and profitability are uncovered and addressed.

    • C. 

      Involves associates at all levels of the organization to participate in quality

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is not a challenge an LPA system faces?
    • A. 

      Demands significant discipline, management courage / commitment and resources.

    • B. 

      Program will be perceived negatively if schedule or corrective actions are delayed or not followed up upon.

    • C. 

      Requires significant up-front preparation of teams, schedules and checklists.

    • D. 

      There not being enough areas for improvement