Problem Solving Quiz

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Problem Solving Quizzes & Trivia

Problem solving skills are fundamentally important and are required for any career growth and in relating with people around you in a day-to-day life. How good are your problem solving skills? Find out below and all the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The goal of a Fishbone Diagram is to solve a problem. It is also a useful tool to analyze root causes for Boulders or Rocks. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The main categories (bones) of a Fishbone Diagram are... (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Machine

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Method

    • D. 

      Human

    • E. 

      Environment

    • F. 

      Measurement

  • 3. 
    When writing a problem description... (Pick the best answer)
    • A. 

      Combine two or more problems together

    • B. 

      Add qualifiers

    • C. 

      Make the problem statement a question

    • D. 

      Make the problem statement clear to everyone, so the team will understand the description next week

  • 4. 
    When determining the Probable Root Cause on a Countermeasure Worksheet you should use the _____ Why Method. The number of times is not a rule, just a guide to get you to the correct root cause(s). 
  • 5. 
    A __________ is a tool to help complete the Five Why Method by going and seeing the activity at the actual situation. 
    • A. 

      Go & Look

    • B. 

      Go & Test

    • C. 

      Go & See

    • D. 

      Go & Observe

  • 6. 
    You should NOT verify your Probable Root Cause with data
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You should make sure the probable root cause(s) go with the problem description(s) as written and have the correct OPCA (Output, Pathway, Connection, & Activity) chosen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When developing Countermeasures one must (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Assign OPCA (Output, Pathway, Connection, & Activity)

    • B. 

      Assign Process Design Category

    • C. 

      Align Process Design Categories to Problem Descriptions and Probable Root Causes

    • D. 

      Wait for someone else to come up with a countermeasure

  • 9. 
    Not every Pre-Specification requires an Embedded Test. But if there is an Embedded Test it must have an Escalation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When proposing a Countermeasure you should ask yourself "What action are you going to try and how you will validate it through experimentation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The elements of a Proposed Countermeasure include (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Responsibility defined

    • B. 

      Action aligned to Process Design Category

    • C. 

      Process level clear

    • D. 

      Addresses Probable Root Cause

    • E. 

      Leads to the Problem being solved

  • 12. 
    What are the 5 methods to do rapid low cost trials? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Hold

    • B. 

      Tape

    • C. 

      Saw

    • D. 

      Clamp

    • E. 

      Bolt

    • F. 

      Weld

  • 13. 
    When selecting a ____________ you should consider Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Morale, and Environment.
  • 14. 
    Check all of the different ways that knowledge can be shared from defining a Countermeasure to a Probable Root Cause.
    • A. 

      SWI

    • B. 

      AAR

    • C. 

      Pre-job Brief

    • D. 

      Meetings and Workshops

    • E. 

      Email

    • F. 

      DTE Daily

    • G. 

      A3