Lean Quiz For Beginners

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Lean Quiz For Beginners

A quiz for beginners, who have just been introduced to Lean Methodology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main focus of any Continuous Improvement Project should be the elimination of...?
    • A. 

      Errors

    • B. 

      Flexibility

    • C. 

      Waste

  • 2. 
    In "Lean" terms, what is the best description of Waste?
    • A. 

      Waste is a part of a Process and always inevitable

    • B. 

      Waste is something you put in the rubbish bin

    • C. 

      Waste is the usage of any resource during the Process, which is not recognized by the Customer as adding value to the product or service they receive

  • 3. 
    Which of  the following is NOT one of the 8 Deadly Wastes?
    • A. 

      Inventory excess

    • B. 

      Motion Waste

    • C. 

      Inventiveness

    • D. 

      Waiting

  • 4. 
    Lean techniques define the " Value" from the perspective of who?
    • A. 

      The Customer

    • B. 

      The Manager

    • C. 

      Team Members

    • D. 

      The CEO

  • 5. 
    There is a big difference between problem fixing and problem solving. Fixing a problem eliminates the symptoms, not necessarily the root cause?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The 5 "W's" to be considered during a Root Cause Analysis are...?
    • A. 

      Who, What, When, Where and Why

    • B. 

      Who, Who, Who, Who, and Who

    • C. 

      Why, Why, Why, Why and Why

    • D. 

      Who, Why, Why not, When, What

  • 7. 
    What is the acronym used to remember the 8 Deadly Wastes?
    • A. 

      UPTOWN

    • B. 

      DOWNTIME

    • C. 

      DOWNTOWN

    • D. 

      UPTIME

  • 8. 
    Which are the 4 important things you need to do to assess a process improvement opportunity? (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Involve people closest to the process

    • B. 

      Validate the problem

    • C. 

      Start designing a solution

    • D. 

      Identify the root cause

    • E. 

      Understand the impact

  • 9. 
    What does SIPOC stand for?
    • A. 

      Supplier, Industry, People, Opportunity, Client

    • B. 

      Supplier, Inputs, Process, Outputs, Customer

    • C. 

      Source, Inputs, Process, Outsourcing, Customer

  • 10. 
    Where do you log process problems that you have identified and need investigation?
    • A. 

      Pipeline Report

    • B. 

      Opportunity Log

    • C. 

      Process Improvement Template

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