Master Black Belt Practice Test - 2010

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Master Black Belt Practice Test - 2010

Black Belt and DFSS Test for Practice


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    2 Types of Statisitics are Descriptive (Shape, Center, Variation) and Inferential (Hypothesis Testing)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A Model or Prototype is done in which phase
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 3. 
    A _______ is used to form multiple ideas into a concept or concepts. Evaluate and analyze alternatives to find the best concept.
    • A. 

      TRIZ Analysis

    • B. 

      Control Chart

    • C. 

      Morph Box

    • D. 

      QFD

  • 4. 
    A Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Project can be created under which of the following conditions
    • A. 

      There is no existing process, product, or service

    • B. 

      The current process, product, or service does not meet customer or company requirements

    • C. 

      There is no incremental improvement sufficient or possible to the existing process, product, or service

    • D. 

      The proposed improvement is a new process, product, or service

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    Defining Material, Supply, and other input requirements are done in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 6. 
    Developing the Project Plan is done in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 7. 
    Full Scale deployment and Transfer Ownership occurs in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 8. 
    IDDOV is the DFSS Model used at Dominion.  The letters stand for
    • A. 

      Identify, Define, Design, Optimize, Validate

    • B. 

      Identify, Design, Define, Optimize, Validate

    • C. 

      Identify, Define, Design, Validate, Optimize

    • D. 

      Define, Design, Identify, Optimize, Validate

  • 9. 
    If there is an Existing Process and it meets customer and company requirements, then what is most likely required?
    • A. 

      DMAIC Project

    • B. 

      Process Managment

    • C. 

      DFSS Project

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 10. 
    In DFSS, establishing parameters and tolerances occurs in which life cycle phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 11. 
    Measures of Central Tendency include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Mode

    • B. 

      Range

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Mean

  • 12. 
    Measures of Variation include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Median

    • B. 

      Standard Deviation

    • C. 

      Variance

    • D. 

      Range

  • 13. 
    Pick the 5 S's.  (This is an improvement tool.)
    • A. 

      Sense, Step, Stack, Search, Slim

    • B. 

      Send, Set, Stop, Sack, Sow

    • C. 

      Sort, Set in Order, Standardize, Sustain, Sweep

    • D. 

      Stamp, Slim, Stack, Sheer, Step

  • 14. 
    Pilot occurs in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 15. 
    QFD Stands for ________  ___________ _________ and is also known as a supercharged C&E Matrix or House of Quality
    • A. 

      Quality for Determination

    • B. 

      Queue Force Document

    • C. 

      Quality Functional Deployment

    • D. 

      Query for DOS

  • 16. 
    Risk Assessment is part of which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

    • F. 

      All of the Above

  • 17. 
    Select the correct order of the Customer Life Cycle
    • A. 

      Acquisition, Re-acquisition, Defection, Retention, Attrition

    • B. 

      Acquisition, Retention, Attrition, Defection, Re-acquistion

    • C. 

      Re-acquisition, Retention, Defection, Acquistion, Attrition

    • D. 

      Retention, Re-acquisition, Acquisition, Attrition, Defection,

  • 18. 
    Simplifying the design occurs in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 19. 
    The _____Model categories the relationships between performance and customer satisfaction.  Classifies customer needs into Basic(must have or be), Desired (one-way or one-dimensional based on Performance), Delighters (Attractive).  Over time, this model can change where the Attractive characteristics become desired, and the desired characteristics become basic.
    • A. 

      CPQ

    • B. 

      KANO

    • C. 

      TRIZ

    • D. 

      Layton

  • 20. 
    The ________ Life Cycle contains the following stepsAcquisition, Retention, Attrition, Defection, Reacquisition
    • A. 

      Product

    • B. 

      Customer

    • C. 

      Six Sigma

    • D. 

      Corporate

  • 21. 
    TRIZ stands for ______________
    • A. 

      Three Z Method

    • B. 

      Theory of Inventive Problem Solving

    • C. 

      Trickle Down Theory

    • D. 

      Trees and Forrest

  • 22. 
    Two types of Variation are Common Cause and Special Cause
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Validating the Business Case happens in which phase?
    • A. 

      Identify

    • B. 

      Define

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Optimize

    • E. 

      Validate

  • 24. 
    What are the 2 phases of the Design Phase?
    • A. 

      Identify; Complete

    • B. 

      Conceptual; Detail

    • C. 

      Begin; End

    • D. 

      First; Second

  • 25. 
    What do Control Charts identify?
    • A. 

      Average

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Variation

  • 26. 
    What percentage of Life Cycle Costs are determined by design and development decisions?
    • A. 

      10-20%

    • B. 

      20-40%

    • C. 

      50-70%

    • D. 

      70-85%

    • E. 

      85-100%

  • 27. 
    What percentage of TOTAL Life Cycle Cost does the Design Phase Influence?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      80%

    • E. 

      90%

  • 28. 
    What precentage of all Quality problems are caused by poor design?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      80%

    • E. 

      90%

  • 29. 
    Who is responsible for the DFSS Project's Identify Phase?
    • A. 

      Project Champion

    • B. 

      Black Belt

    • C. 

      Vice President

    • D. 

      All of the Above