# Little Things Add Up

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• 2.

### Choose the option below that will get you the MOST money:

• A.

Take a million dollars NOW

• B.

Double a penny every day for one month

B. Double a penny every day for one month
Explanation
Doubling a penny every day for one month will result in a significantly larger amount of money compared to taking a million dollars now. This is because the amount of money doubles every day, resulting in exponential growth. By the end of the month, the amount accumulated by doubling a penny every day will far surpass the initial million dollars.

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• 3.

### In 1987 AMERICAN AIRLINES saved \$40,000.  How did they do it?

• A.

They removed all the peanuts from all the flights

• B.

They removed one olive from every salad in first class

• C.

They removed all the olives from all the salads

B. They removed one olive from every salad in first class
Explanation
In order to save \$40,000, AMERICAN AIRLINES removed one olive from every salad in first class. This small adjustment in the meal service allowed them to reduce costs without significantly impacting the overall quality of the dining experience for their first-class passengers.

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• 4.

### In 2006 UPS Saved 3 million gallons of gasoline.  How did they do it?

• A.

UPS truck drivers were given better maps to follow

• B.

UPS drivers were given better routes that did not allow them to turn left

• C.

UPS trucks were given better engines to save gasoline

B. UPS drivers were given better routes that did not allow them to turn left
Explanation
UPS drivers were given better routes that did not allow them to turn left. This change in route planning was implemented to minimize the time spent idling at left-turn intersections, which reduces fuel consumption. By avoiding left turns, UPS was able to optimize their delivery routes and save a significant amount of gasoline, equivalent to 3 million gallons in 2006.

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• 5.

### Last quarter teachers at this school, taking attendance took about 281 hours.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because it states that last quarter, teachers at this school took about 281 hours to take attendance. This implies that the process of taking attendance required a significant amount of time, indicating that it was a time-consuming task for the teachers.

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• 6.

### Last quarter, teachers at this school used about 375 hours reminding students that they are not supposed to talk while the teacher talks.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement suggests that teachers at this school spent approximately 375 hours reminding students about not talking while the teacher is speaking. This implies that the teachers had to frequently interrupt their lessons to address this issue, indicating a lack of discipline or attentiveness among the students. Therefore, the statement is true as it highlights the need for reminders about classroom behavior.

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• 7.

### Last quarter, teachers at this school used about 562 hours reinforcing rules.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true because it states that teachers at the school spent approximately 562 hours reinforcing rules in the last quarter. This implies that the teachers dedicated a significant amount of time and effort towards enforcing and maintaining discipline within the school.

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• 8.

### Last quarter, teachers at this school used about 937 hours re-teaching instructions because students did not hear the first time.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true. It states that teachers at this school spent approximately 937 hours re-teaching instructions because students did not hear them the first time. This suggests that there was a need for repetition and clarification in order for the students to fully grasp the instructions.

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• 9.

### Things like taking attendance, re-teaching instructions,  reinforcing rules, and getting students quiet does not add up to a lot of time.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement suggests that tasks such as taking attendance, re-teaching instructions, reinforcing rules, and getting students quiet do not take up much time. However, this statement is false. These tasks can actually consume a significant amount of time, especially in a classroom setting with a large number of students. Attendance alone can take a few minutes, while re-teaching instructions and reinforcing rules may require additional time depending on the complexity of the material and the behavior of the students. Therefore, these tasks do add up to a considerable amount of time.

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• 10.

### Last quarter this school spent around  \$63,705 taking attendance, re-teaching instructions,  reinforcing rules, and getting students to be quit during class.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement suggests that the school spent a significant amount of money on activities such as taking attendance, re-teaching instructions, reinforcing rules, and maintaining a quiet classroom environment. This implies that the school is actively involved in ensuring discipline and effective learning in the classroom, which would require additional resources and expenses. Therefore, the statement is likely to be true.

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• 11.

### Last YEAR teachers at this school spent around  \$254,820 taking attendance, re-teaching instructions,  reinforcing rules, and getting students to be quit during class.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement suggests that teachers at this school spent a significant amount of money, approximately \$254,820, on various activities such as taking attendance, re-teaching instructions, reinforcing rules, and maintaining discipline in the classroom. Since the statement does not provide any contradictory information or context, it can be assumed that the statement is true.

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• 12.

### In this classroom, how much time is spent each quarter  taking attendance, re-teaching instructions,  reinforcing rules, and getting students to be quit during class?

• A.

Not a lot of time is used on these activities

• B.

About 7 1/2 days

• C.

• D.

B. About 7 1/2 days
Explanation
The correct answer is "About 7 1/2 days". This suggests that a significant amount of time is spent on activities such as taking attendance, re-teaching instructions, reinforcing rules, and getting students to be quiet during class. It implies that these activities can be time-consuming and may take up a considerable portion of the school year.

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• 13.

### LEAN is about identifying little things that can either help or hurt a company.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
LEAN is a management philosophy and methodology that focuses on identifying and eliminating waste in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness. By identifying little things that can either help or hurt a company, LEAN aims to optimize processes and reduce costs. Therefore, the statement that LEAN is about identifying little things that can either help or hurt a company is true.

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• 14.

• A.

Kaizen

• B.

Kosen

• C.

Kyoston

• D.

Konoston