Production Planning And Control

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Take this test May 2009 prepared for SCDL exam from previous assignments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The commonly used network techniques other than PERT and CPM are as follows :-
    • A. 

      MOSS [ Multi Operation Scheduling System ]

    • B. 

      PCS [ Project Control System ]

    • C. 

      GERT [ Graphical Evaluation Review Techniques ]

    • D. 

      FOQS [Fixed Order Quantity System]

  • 2. 
    One of the causes of inability to meet delivery date originally promised :-
    • A. 

      Lack of availability of material in time

    • B. 

      Lack of availability of supervisor in time

    • C. 

      Lack of staff in shift

    • D. 

      Load balancing not done properly

  • 3. 
    The main characteristics of mass and flow production are :-
    • A. 

      Continuous flow of material

    • B. 

      High skilled labour

    • C. 

      Low skilled labour

    • D. 

      Easy supervision

  • 4. 
    In a mass production assembly shop following work measurement techniques are used :-
    • A. 

      Time study

    • B. 

      Work measurement study

    • C. 

      Work sampling

    • D. 

      Production study

  • 5. 
    As the quantity increases, the procurement cost :-
    • A. 

      Reduces

    • B. 

      Increases

  • 6. 
    Fluctuation due to changes in season are called cyclical fluctuation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A type items are always vital under VED analysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Random fluctuation is considered for deciding ________.
    • A. 

      Seasonal fluctuation

    • B. 

      Analytical estimate

  • 9. 
    In assignment matrix, it is a must to determine Jacobean of the determinant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If Kwh consumption per 100 pieces is 8.01 and cost/kwh is Rs 0.80 the cost of power over the year for 40000 pieces with 2000 numbers rejection would be Rs ________.
    • A. 

      2691

    • B. 

      2692

    • C. 

      2693

    • D. 

      2695

  • 11. 
    To operate fixed order quantity system, following parameters are required to be fixed:-
    • A. 

      Standard reorder quantity

    • B. 

      Re-order point

    • C. 

      Maximum stock

    • D. 

      Minimum stock

  • 12. 
    A progress card normally contains ________ squares.
    • A. 

      Less than 25

    • B. 

      Less than 35

    • C. 

      Less than 40

    • D. 

      Less than 55

  • 13. 
    Ordering of raw material is based on :-
    • A. 

      Marketing forecast

    • B. 

      Sales forecast

  • 14. 
    Heuristics approach gave very good results when Wester and Kilbridge applied it to ________ assembly line.
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Car

  • 15. 
    In PERT, use of dummy activities is not much essential.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Work measurement is responsibility of :-
    • A. 

      PPC

    • B. 

      Material department

    • C. 

      Industrial engineering

    • D. 

      Production department

  • 17. 
    The batch production requires ________ capital investment as compared to job production.
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High

  • 18. 
    To solve "n jobs - 2 machines" sequencing problem, it is assumed that each machine can perform only one type of operation and can undertake only one job at a time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    PERT is suitable in defense projects and R&D where activity times can not be really predicted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In precedence diagram the length of arrow has very high degree of significance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Earliest possible occurrence time [ I.e. stray time ] of activity [ies ] emanating from the
    • A. 

      Event time

    • B. 

      Mean time

    • C. 

      Lead time

    • D. 

      Earliest event time

  • 22. 
    They are type of analytical estimate :-
    • A. 

      Moving average

    • B. 

      Exponential smothering

    • C. 

      Curve fitting

    • D. 

      Products per hour

  • 23. 
    The ROI of the company can be increased by :-
    • A. 

      Increasing investment/sales ratio

    • B. 

      Increasing profit & decreasing inventory

  • 24. 
    The software for CPA would require the following parameters:-
    • A. 

      Algorithms

    • B. 

      Program code

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 25. 
    Some of significant characteristics of fixed order quantity system under replenishment systems are as follows :-
    • A. 

      Safety stock is kept to take care of increase in demand during lead time as well as to meet demand when lead time is extended.

    • B. 

      Re-order level equals safety stock plus average consumption during lead time

    • C. 

      Average inventory equals safety stock plus half of reorder quantity.

    • D. 

      Stock of finished goods

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