Om 374: Production And Operations Management Quiz!

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What do you know about production and operations management? Would you be interested in trying this quiz? Operation management refers to the administration of best business practices to achieve maximum effectiveness regarding the utilization of company resources. These resources include materials, machinery, technology, and labor to create high-quality goods and services. If you want to see if you know about production and operations management, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Used to arrange the required machines, tools, and other equipment for a part family into groups or cells to produce the parts.
    • A. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 2. 
    Many parts exhibit design redundancy.
    • A. 

      Group Technology

    • B. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • C. 

      Spine Expansion Design

  • 3. 
    There are many similar parts requiring similar processing.
    • A. 

      Group Technology

    • B. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

  • 4. 
    The present equipment is laid out functionally (according to a process layout).
    • A. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

    • B. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Group Technology

  • 5. 
    The present set up cost is relatively high.
    • A. 

      Centralized Expansion Design

    • B. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Group Technology

  • 6. 
    Work-in-process inventory is high and costly.
    • A. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 7. 
    Shop lead times are long.
    • A. 

      Group Technology

    • B. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

  • 8. 
    Material handling time is significantly larger than the actual manufacturing time of parts.
    • A. 

      Group Technology

    • B. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

  • 9. 
    Similar parts are processed in diverse ways.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Centralized Expansion Design

  • 10. 
    Allows for the production of quality parts or services at takt time, while minimizing non-value-added activities.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

  • 11. 
    Facilitate the flow of materials and work.
    • A. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • B. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 12. 
    Minimize walking and travel.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Centralized Expansion Design

  • 13. 
    Allow for immediate flow of information and feedback.
    • A. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

    • B. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 14. 
    Promote a good balance among workers.
    • A. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

    • B. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • C. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

  • 15. 
    Allow for changes in the demand.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Group Technology

    • C. 

      Spine Expansion Design

  • 16. 
    Reduces work-in-process inventory.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

  • 17. 
    Decreases production or shop lead times.
    • A. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

    • B. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 18. 
    Encourages sharing of work.
    • A. 

      Centralized Expansion Design

    • B. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

  • 19. 
    Promotes communication within the cell.
    • A. 

      Spine Expansion Design

    • B. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • C. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

  • 20. 
    Creates flexibility in managing the cell according to the set rules.
    • A. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

    • B. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Efficient Facility Layout

  • 21. 
    Leads to a pull production system.
    • A. 

      Mirror Image Expansion Design

    • B. 

      De-Centralized Expansion Design

    • C. 

      Lean Layout (Cellular Layout)

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