Basic Business Test Quiz

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Basic Business Test Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The basic elements of the supply chain include:
    • A. 

      Supply, manufacture, distribution

    • B. 

      Design, manufacture, inventory

    • C. 

      Engineer, design, manufacture

    • D. 

      Supply, engineer, manufacture

  • 2. 
    A company's strategic plan:
    • A. 

      Provides the manufacturing plan for families of end items

    • B. 

      Outlines the sales plan for the next year

    • C. 

      Is a statement of goals and objectives for a long-range period

    • D. 

      Outlines new products for the next year

  • 3. 
    Many different end items are made from a small number of components. What manufacturing environment would this be?
    • A. 

      Make to stock

    • B. 

      Make to order

    • C. 

      Assemble to order

    • D. 

      Engineer to order

  • 4. 
    Aggregate inventory management is concerned with:
    • A. 

      Managing inventory items and how they are used

    • B. 

      Establishing the production plan

    • C. 

      The cost and benefits of carrying the different classes of inventory

    • D. 

      The distribution network and the movement of inventory

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be included in the cost of carrying inventory?         I. Heating and lighting a warehouse         II. Obsolete inventory         III. Labor to move material         IV. Damaged inventory
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      II, III, and IV

    • C. 

      I, III, and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes a normal distribution?
    • A. 

      Most values clustered near a central point

    • B. 

      Warehouses centrally located to markets.

    • C. 

      Values accumulated at six sigma

    • D. 

      A critical ratio of 1.0

  • 7. 
    Based on the following information, what would the safety stock need to be to ensure the product is in stock 99.9999% of the time? MAD = 100 On hand = 200 Weekly demand = 400
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      600

  • 8. 
    Each distribution center places orders from a central supply as they are needed. This is called:
    • A. 

      Pull system

    • B. 

      Push system

    • C. 

      Just-in-time delivery

    • D. 

      Supply chain management

  • 9. 
    A company makes all decisions regarding forecasting and orders centrally for its distribution network. This company is using which of the following systems?
    • A. 

      Pull system

    • B. 

      Push system

    • C. 

      Just-in-time

    • D. 

      Time phased order point.

  • 10. 
    A company wants to store 15,000 cartons with 20 cartons on each pallet. The warehouse is set up to store pallets 5 high. How many pallet positions are needed?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      750

    • D. 

      3000

  • 11. 
    All of the following are basic grouping methods to store and locate stock in a warehouse except:
    • A. 

      Items related functionally

    • B. 

      Items in sequential SKU number

    • C. 

      Items that are physically similar

    • D. 

      Items that are fast-moving

  • 12. 
    What is the major disadvantage of a fixed location warehouse?
    • A. 

      Put away item is increased.

    • B. 

      Cube utilization is poor.

    • C. 

      Dock time is increased.

    • D. 

      Material handling costs rise.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are advantages of point-of-use storage?      I. Ease of control      II. Material handling is reduced      III. Storage costs are reduced      IV. Material is accessible at all times
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      II, III, and IV

    • C. 

      I, III, and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are advantages of using central storage?      I. Ease of control      II. Costs are reduced      III. Inventory record accuracy is easier to attain      IV. Safety stock is reduced
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      I, III, and IV

    • C. 

      II, III, and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV

  • 15. 
    Which of the following best describes cycle counting?
    • A. 

      A process to reduce cycle time.

    • B. 

      Set up reduction to shorten the production cycle.

    • C. 

      Counting inventory on a pre-determined schedule.

    • D. 

      Conducting a time study at a work center.

  • 16. 
    The movement of finished goods from production to the customer is:
    • A. 

      Physical supply

    • B. 

      Supply chain

    • C. 

      Physical distribution

    • D. 

      Conversion cycle

  • 17. 
    All of the following activities are part of the physical distribution system except:
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Warehousing

    • C. 

      Material handling

    • D. 

      Forecasting of customer orders

  • 18. 
    Trucks, as a mode of transportation, are best suited for:
    • A. 

      Moving small quantities to widely dispersed markets

    • B. 

      Moving large quantities to widely dispersed markets

    • C. 

      Moving small quantities to narrowly dispersed markets

    • D. 

      Moving large quantities to narrowly dispersed markets

  • 19. 
    For a given product, the line haul cost is $1.50 per mile. The product will move 400 miles. If 40,000 pounds are being shipped, what is the cost per hundredweight?
    • A. 

      1.00

    • B. 

      1.50

    • C. 

      2.00

    • D. 

      2.50

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes the purpose of a distribution warehouse?
    • A. 

      A warehouse to store goods for long periods of time

    • B. 

      A storage warehouse for floor stock

    • C. 

      A warehouse to move and mix goods

    • D. 

      A supply chain warehouse for regional storage

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are the roles which warehouses serve?      I. Transportation consolidation      II. Inventory efficiency      III. Product mixing      IV. Customer service
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      I, II, and IV

    • C. 

      I, III, and IV

    • D. 

      II, III, and IV

  • 22. 
    A market boundary can be defined as:
    • A. 

      The geographic boundary of a region

    • B. 

      The line where the laid down cost is the same from two supply sources

    • C. 

      The line where shipments in one distribution center equals another

    • D. 

      The mileage boundary where shipment costs exceed the margin to be gained

  • 23. 
    As a company increases the number of warehouses from one to two, there is an impact on safety stock. Safety stock will:
    • A. 

      Increase by a factor of 2

    • B. 

      Decrease by half

    • C. 

      Increase, and the percent can be calculated

    • D. 

      Decrease by a calculated percentage

  • 24. 
    The Toyota Motor Company identified seven sources of waste in manufacturing. Which of the following represent those sources of waste?      I. Process      II. Overproduction      III. Wait-time      IV. Movement
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      I, II, and IV

    • C. 

      II, III, and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, and IV

  • 25. 
    To achieve necessary quality levels in a JIT environment, quality must be:
    • A. 

      Built into the production by operators

    • B. 

      Inspected at multiple points

    • C. 

      Ensured by the quality control lab

    • D. 

      An inspectors function

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