Maintenance Reliability Acronym Quiz

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Based on The Professionals Guide to Maintenance Reliability Terminology. There may be more than one correct answer.


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  • 1. 

    BOK

    • A.

      Billions of Kilobytes

    • B.

      Barrel of Keys

    • C.

      Body of Knowledge

    Correct Answer
    C. Body of Knowledge
    Explanation
    The acronym "BOK" can stand for different things, but in this context, the correct answer is "Body of Knowledge." BOK refers to a specific field or area of expertise, and it represents the collective knowledge, skills, and practices within that field. It is often used in professional certifications or educational programs to define the required knowledge and competencies. In this case, "Body of Knowledge" is the most appropriate and commonly used interpretation of the acronym "BOK."

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  • 2. 

    BHAG

    • A.

      Big Hairy Audacious Goal

    • B.

      Big Hammer And Glue

    • C.

      Bearing Housing And Guide

    Correct Answer
    A. Big Hairy Audacious Goal
    Explanation
    BHAG stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal. This term was coined by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras in their book "Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies." A BHAG is a long-term, ambitious, and challenging goal that goes beyond the normal scope of business objectives. It is intended to inspire and motivate individuals and organizations to strive for greatness and achieve extraordinary results. The other options, Big Hammer And Glue and Bearing Housing And Guide, do not have any relevance to the concept of BHAG.

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  • 3. 

    CPI(Hint: Select all possible correct answers)

    • A.

      Consumer Price Index

    • B.

      Continuous Process Improvement

    • C.

      Cost Performance Index

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Consumer Price Index
    B. Continuous Process Improvement
    C. Cost Performance Index
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Consumer Price Index, Continuous Process Improvement, and Cost Performance Index. The Consumer Price Index is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Continuous Process Improvement is a systematic approach to improving efficiency, effectiveness, and flexibility of processes. Cost Performance Index is a measure of the cost efficiency of a project, calculated by dividing the earned value by the actual cost.

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  • 4. 

    DMAIC

    • A.

      Detect, Measure, Analyze, Index, Check

    • B.

      Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control

    • C.

      Data Machine Artificial Intelligence Capability

    Correct Answer
    B. Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control
    Explanation
    DMAIC is a problem-solving methodology used in Six Sigma. It stands for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control. This approach is used to identify and eliminate defects or errors in a process, improve efficiency, and achieve desired outcomes. The first step is to define the problem or goal, followed by measuring current performance and analyzing data to identify root causes. Then, improvements are made and controlled to sustain the desired results. This systematic approach helps organizations to continuously improve their processes and achieve higher levels of quality and customer satisfaction.

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  • 5. 

    FMEA

    • A.

      Found Mechanically Enabled Assessment

    • B.

      Failure Mechanism Electrical Apparatus

    • C.

      Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

    Correct Answer
    C. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
    Explanation
    FMEA stands for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis. It is a systematic approach used to identify and evaluate potential failure modes in a system, product, or process. FMEA helps to determine the potential effects of each failure mode and prioritize them based on their severity, occurrence probability, and detectability. This analysis is commonly used in various industries to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks and improve the reliability and safety of a system or process.

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  • 6. 

    KPI

    • A.

      Key Part Included

    • B.

      Key Performance Indicator

    • C.

      Keep Part Indexed

    Correct Answer
    B. Key Performance Indicator
    Explanation
    KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator. It is a measurable value that helps organizations assess their progress towards achieving their goals. KPIs are used to monitor and evaluate performance, identify areas for improvement, and make informed decisions. They provide a clear understanding of how well an organization is performing and whether it is on track to achieve its objectives. Therefore, the correct answer is Key Performance Indicator.

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  • 7. 

    RCM

    • A.

      Resource Consuming Monster

    • B.

      Reliability Condition Monitoring

    • C.

      Reliability Centered Maintenance

    Correct Answer
    C. Reliability Centered Maintenance
    Explanation
    Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is a maintenance strategy that focuses on optimizing the reliability and performance of assets in order to minimize costs and maximize efficiency. It involves identifying and prioritizing maintenance tasks based on their impact on safety, reliability, and operational goals. RCM aims to ensure that maintenance activities are performed at the right time, using the most appropriate methods, and with the right resources. This approach helps organizations to proactively manage their assets, reduce downtime, and extend the lifespan of equipment, ultimately leading to improved overall operational effectiveness.

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  • 8. 

    CBM

    • A.

      Cannot Balance Machine

    • B.

      Condition Based Maintenance

    • C.

      Continuous Balance Monitor

    Correct Answer
    B. Condition Based Maintenance
    Explanation
    Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) is the correct answer because it is a maintenance strategy that uses real-time data to determine the condition of equipment and schedule maintenance accordingly. CBM aims to prevent unexpected failures by monitoring and analyzing various parameters such as vibration, temperature, and oil analysis. This approach allows maintenance to be performed when it is actually needed, maximizing equipment reliability and minimizing downtime and costs.

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  • 9. 

    5S(Hint: Select all possible correct answers)

    • A.

      Seiri, Seiton, Seis, Seiketsu, Shitsuke

    • B.

      Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain

    • C.

      Sequence, Safety, Speed, Shine, Sort

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Seiri, Seiton, Seis, Seiketsu, Shitsuke
    B. Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the terms Seiri, Seiton, Seis, Seiketsu, and Shitsuke, which are the five steps of the 5S methodology. It also includes the terms Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain, which are the English translations of the 5S steps. This answer is correct because it accurately identifies all the possible correct answers for the question.

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