# Six Sigma Yellow Belt Examination

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 4613  Settings  This is the Yellow Belt Examination which will evaluate the learning from your recent YB Six Sigma classroom session.

• 1.
The fishbone diagram is used for which of the following?
• A.

To follow the movement of people in a process

• B.

To determine process capability

• C.

To categorize input variables that may be important

• D.

To prioritize the highest frequency problems

• E.

To show the process flow

• 2.
Which part of the project charter defines the boundaries of the project?
• A.

• B.

The goal statement

• C.

The project scope

• D.

Defining the team roles

• E.

Timelines for Project completion

• 3.
The first step in developing a project charter is to:
• A.

Identify the solutions to be tested

• B.

Investigate the root causes of the problem being analyzed

• C.

Identify the opportunity for improvement

• D.

Calculate the final project benefits

• E.

None of the above

• 4.
Which of the following is a tool that is used to identify the vital few areas that need improvement?
• A.

SIPOC

• B.

Pareto Chart

• C.

Trend chart or Run chart

• D.

• E.

Process Flow Chart

• 5.
Which of the following is the most useful graphical tool for demonstrating data distribution?
• A.

Process Map

• B.

Histogram

• C.

Pareto Chart

• D.

Cause and Effect Diagram

• E.

None of the above

• 6.
Which of the following is the purpose of Trend Charts?
• A.

Calculate class interval in a process

• B.

Observe Variation in the process over a period of time

• C.

Prioritizing a solution

• D.

Ensure Statistical Process Control

• E.

None of the above

• 7.
Which is the main focus of Statistical Process control?
• A.

Identification of special cause variation

• B.

Prioritization of vital causes

• C.

Identification of failure modes

• D.

Identification of defects per unit over a period of time

• E.

Identification of vital few from trivial many

• 8.
Which of these steps is NOT involved in prioritizing and selecting a solution?
• A.

Establishing rating criteria

• B.

Weight the criteria

• C.

Establish criteria rating descriptions

• D.

Determine the Sigma Level of the process

• E.

Rate each solution

• 9.
The Critical to Quality Characteristic’s definition includes which of the following?
• A.

Baseline Sigma Value

• B.

Specifications (Target and limits)

• C.

Control Limits

• D.

Both a and b

• E.

Both a and c

• 10.
Which of the following is NOT a typical category for fishbone chart?
• A.

Person

• B.

Process

• C.

System

• D.

Policy

• E.

Maintenance

• 11.
What is the use of the pareto chart?
• A.

To measure the variability in the process

• B.

To calculate the sample size

• C.

To segregate the vital few causes from the trivial many

• D.

To determine the process capability

• E.

None of the above

• 12.
Why don’t all processes need to achieve a Six Sigma level of performance?
• A.

It may be very difficult to deliver some processes at that level

• B.

It may be very costly to deliver processes at that level

• C.

The processes may be critical processes

• D.

Both a and b

• E.

All processes should aim at a Six Sigma level of performance without thinking of cost considerations

• 13.
Turn Around Time of a process measured in hours is an example of which type of measurement?
• A.

Attribute measurements

• B.

Variable measurements

• C.

Discrete measurements

• D.

Metrics

• E.

None of the above

• 14.
In the measure phase, which of the following is one of the things you should do?
• A.

Develop a team charter

• B.

Determine the baseline performance of the process

• C.

Do causal analysis

• D.

Document process changes

• E.

Do hypothesis testing

• 15.
Which of the following questions will be answered by identifying the Sigma Level for a process metric?
• A.

What is the baseline performance of a specific process prior to improvement actions

• B.

Whether people are provided with proper education and training on the improved process

• C.

What is the control plan for the process

• D.

A and C

• E.

A and B

• 16.
If D = Number of Defects, O = Defect Opportunities per unit, N = Sample Size, then which formula below is used to calculate DPMO?
• A.

(O*1000000)/(N*D)

• B.

O/(N*1000000)

• C.

(O*N*D*1000000)

• D.

(D*1000000)/(N*O)

• E.

(N*1000000)/(D*O)

• 17.
Which of the following is a typical activity undertaken in the Analyze phase of a project?
• A.

Define performance standards

• B.

Pilot the solution

• C.

Validate root causes

• D.

Create SIPOC

• E.

Compute the baseline

• 18.
Out of the following choices, which one is not a reason for piloting a solution?
• A.

Reduce risk

• B.

• C.

Allow for verification before implementation

• D.

Identify issues before implementation

• E.

Develop process steps for value analysis

• 19.
The contents of the high-level process map include:
• A.

Customer, Outputs, Process Steps, Cost, Supplier

• B.

Customer, Outputs, Process Steps, Inputs, Suppliers

• C.

Schedule factors, Outputs, Process Steps, Inputs, Suppliers

• D.

Boundaries of process steps

• E.

None of the above

• 20.
Which of the following choices best represents the purpose of a process map?
• A.

Identify waste and prioritize projects

• B.

To create a histogram

• C.

To baseline the process performance

• D.

To prioritize solutions

• E.

None of the above

• 21.
The most important use of the 5-Why routine is to:
• A.

Brainstorm possible solutions

• B.

Determine if the products is shippable

• C.

Describe the CTQC’s more accurately

• D.

Assess process capability

• E.

Find the root cause of a problem

• 22.
At which stage of a Six Sigma DMAIC project is a process map typically created?
• A.

Define

• B.

Measure

• C.

Analyze

• D.

Improve

• E.

Control

• 23.
Which of the following are goals when creating Process Maps?
• A.

Determining which employees are the most productive

• B.

Calculating process capability

• C.

Determining inputs and identifying waste

• D.

Identifying customer requirements

• E.

Inspecting product to reduce defects

• 24.
Which of the following tools can be used to group or organize ideas to achieve improved definition and understanding of them?
• A.

Affinity Diagram

• B.

Multi-voting

• C.

Brainstorming

• D.

Fishbone diagram

• E.

A process step

• 25.
In which stage of the Six Sigma DMAIC process is a charter established?
• A.

Define

• B.

Measure

• C.

Analyze

• D.

Improve

• E.

Control

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