New Technology In Manufacturing

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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Manufacturing Quizzes & Trivia

Efficiency & Innovation are very important in the manufacturing process. Let's see what you recall from Unit 33!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the possible methods of measuring efficiency?
    • A. 

      Productivity, Unit costs, Idle resources, Stock levels, Quality & Reinvention

    • B. 

      Pricing, Unit costs, Idle resources, Stock levels, Quality & Resource management

    • C. 

      Productivity, Unit costs, Idle resources, Stock levels, Quality & Resource management

    • D. 

      Productivity, Total costs, Idle resources, Stock levels, Quality & Resource management

    • E. 

      Productivity, Unit costs, Idle resources, spoilage, Quality & Resource management

  • 2. 
    Teamworking and cell production are examples of:
    • A. 

      Resource management

    • B. 

      Idle resources

    • C. 

      Productivity

  • 3. 
    Making sure a product is ready before prototypes are made is an example of which manaufacturing technology?
    • A. 

      CAM

    • B. 

      CNC

    • C. 

      CIM

    • D. 

      CAD

  • 4. 
    Machines doing specific tasks according to numbers is an example of which technology?
    • A. 

      CAM

    • B. 

      CIM

    • C. 

      CAD

    • D. 

      CNC

  • 5. 
    When the whole factory is is linked into and controlled automatically, this is an example of which computer technology?
    • A. 

      CIM

    • B. 

      CAD

    • C. 

      CNC

    • D. 

      CAM

  • 6. 
    New technology may create costs as well as benefits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sometimes there are Health & _ _ _ _ _ _ concerns when new technology is introduced into a manufacturing plant or a factory.
  • 8. 
    Efficient production means making the best use of all resources so that the highest number of quality items may be produced at least unit cost.
    • A. 

      True all the time

    • B. 

      True most of the time

    • C. 

      True for service industry only

    • D. 

      True for products only

    • E. 

      Untrue

  • 9. 
    The skills of many workers are becoming redundant, leading to unemployment.  The solution is for workers to get .................
    • A. 

      Fired

    • B. 

      Re-trained

    • C. 

      Job-sharing ideas

    • D. 

      Overcome feelings of being de-humanised quickly