Module 3 SCM 300

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Manufacturing Quizzes & Trivia

Make it: Manufacturing, Facilities, Line Balancing


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a production layout?
    • A. 

      Fixed position layout

    • B. 

      OWMM cell

    • C. 

      Out and back pattern

    • D. 

      Line flow layout

    • E. 

      Flexible flow layout

  • 2. 
    What is a work element?
    • A. 

      The maximum amount of time to work

    • B. 

      The smallest unit of work that can be performed independently

    • C. 

      The assignment of work to stations

    • D. 

      Total number of units

  • 3. 
    The assignment of work to stations in a line to achieve the desired output rate is what?
    • A. 

      Immediate predecessors

    • B. 

      Precedence diagram

    • C. 

      Line balancing

    • D. 

      Cycle time

    • E. 

      Theoretical minimum (TM)

  • 4. 
    In addition to balancing a line for a given cycle time, managers must consider what other options:
    • A. 

      Pacing , behavioral factors, number of models produced and cycle times.

    • B. 

      Line balancing, pacing, design flow, and cycle time

    • C. 

      Mixed-model line, single modal line, idle time, and efficiency

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a line balancing rule?
    • A. 

      Identify workstation candidates

    • B. 

      Choose one of the candidates for placement

    • C. 

      Does it fit in the workstation

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What is the "CT rule"?
    • A. 

      Set up precedence diagram

    • B. 

      Assign work to stations

    • C. 

      Cannot go over the designated cycle time assessed

    • D. 

      Work elements must be performed in order

  • 7. 
    What is a bottleneck?
    • A. 

      The top of a bottle

    • B. 

      Jam in the process

    • C. 

      Minimize movement

    • D. 

      Manufacturing flexibility

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are examples of a hybrid layout?
    • A. 

      OWMM layout

    • B. 

      Group Technology (GT) layout

    • C. 

      Fixed position layout

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a warehouse layout?
    • A. 

      Batch picking system

    • B. 

      Route collection system

    • C. 

      Out and Back pattern

    • D. 

      Zone system

    • E. 

      Product mixing

  • 10. 
    According to the example of the Rivertown Crossing what planning process is it using?
    • A. 

      Warehouse planning

    • B. 

      Store planning

    • C. 

      Layout planning

    • D. 

      Economic Activity Center

  • 11. 
    What are the two dimensions of the location of a center?
    • A. 

      Relative location and Absolute location

    • B. 

      Department location and Store location

    • C. 

      Inventory management and forecasting

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 12. 
    An arrangement in which the service or manufacturing site is fixed in place and the employees as well as their equipment come to the site to do their work. Which layout is this?
    • A. 

      Flexible flow layout

    • B. 

      Line flow layout

    • C. 

      Fixed position layout

    • D. 

      Group technology

    • E. 

      OWMM cell

  • 13. 
    Parts or products with similar characteristics are grouped into families. Which process layout is this?
    • A. 

      OWMM cell

    • B. 

      Fixed position layout

    • C. 

      Line flow layout

    • D. 

      Group Technology

    • E. 

      Hybrid layout

  • 14. 
    An employee is moving along the line from station A to station B to station C. Which layout is this?
    • A. 

      Hybrid layout

    • B. 

      Flexible layout

    • C. 

      Fixed position layout

    • D. 

      OWMM cell

    • E. 

      Group Technology

  • 15. 
    Pacing is:
    • A. 

      The cycle time

    • B. 

      Balancing of a line

    • C. 

      Movement of product from one station to the next as soon as the cycle time has elapse

    • D. 

      Mixed model line

  • 16. 
    A production line that produces several items belonging to the same family is an example of what type of line?
    • A. 

      Single model line

    • B. 

      Mixed model line

    • C. 

      Line balancing

    • D. 

      Immediate predecessors

  • 17. 
    What is the goal of line balancing?
    • A. 

      The maximum allow time for work on a unit

    • B. 

      Minimize the number of workstations

    • C. 

      To match the output rate to the staffing or production plan

    • D. 

      The amount by which efficiency falls

  • 18. 
    An efficient assembly line consist of the following components:
    • A. 

      Cycle time, line balancing and capacity

    • B. 

      Desired output, quality improvement, and line balancing

    • C. 

      Be on the outlook for patterns and efficiencies, minimize movement, load and inefficiencies

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Based on the home made pizza example in lecture what is NOT a decision a supply chain manager needs to make?
    • A. 

      Cost of labor

    • B. 

      Production time

    • C. 

      Right type of equipment

    • D. 

      Delivery and packaging

    • E. 

      Trade agreements