Operations Management Basic Questions! Quiz

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Operations Management Basic Questions! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In manufacturing, schedules are often more in-formalised.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The push system has become very popular in managing operations since the advent of JIT methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The principles directly relevant to scheduling and capacity includes:
    • A. 

      Balance flow, and capacity.

    • B. 

      Utilisation of a non-bottleneck is determined not by its own capacity but by some other constraint in the system.

    • C. 

      Utilisation and activation are not synonymous.

    • D. 

      An hour lost at a bottleneck is an hour lost for the whole system.

    • E. 

      The process batch should be fixed.

    • F. 

      Lead times are the result of a schedule, and cannot be predetermined.

  • 4. 
    The aggregate plan or production plan is `aggregate' because it is usual to plan for `families' of products or customers without worrying about the detailed breakdown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the chase plan, resources, or the capacity rate, remain fixed and excess demands must be taken up by keeping an inventory, by back orders, or by late deliveries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The major production schedule or MPS derives from the aggregate or production plan but also integrates more detailed forecasts and customer orders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A demand time fence is set up after _______ weeks, and a planning time fence after four weeks.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 8. 
    The load profile approach uses the same sort of data as the bill of resources but offsets by the appropriate lead times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ______ aims to send a repeating sequence of mixed products down the assembly line rather than producing batches of the same product.
    • A. 

      Mixed model scheduling

    • B. 

      Under capacity scheduling