Section 12.2—quiz: Cleaning Supplies

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Section 12. 2—Quiz: Cleaning Supplies


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements about inventory control of cleaning supplies is true?
    • A. 

      If the housekeeping department uses a perpetual inventory system, a physical count of cleaning supplies is unnecessary.

    • B. 

      Physical inventories of cleaning supplies are quicker and easier if the items listed on the inventory record are in the order in which they are arranged on storeroom shelves.

    • C. 

      Par levels for cleaning closets on floors throughout the hotel can be based on cleaning procedures and productivity standards.

    • D. 

      The ending inventory level of a cleaning supply item is calculated by adding issues and subtracting purchases from the beginning inventory level.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements about cleaning supply inventories in the housekeeping department is false?
    • A. 

      Inventory counts of cleaning supplies are made in terms of purchase units.

    • B. 

      Purchase units are counted in terms of normal shipping containers such as cases, cartons, or drums.

    • C. 

      The on-hand quantity of a cleaning supply item should never fall below the maximum quantity established for that item.

    • D. 

      Par levels for cleaning supply items are closely tied to the rates at which they are consumed in day-to-day housekeeping operations.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a consideration when establishing the maximum quantity of cleaning supplies to inventory in the housekeeping department?
    • A. 

      Availability of storage space

    • B. 

      Shelf life of the product

    • C. 

      Cash resources

    • D. 

      Quality of the product

  • 4. 
    Minimum quantities are calculated by:
    • A. 

      Subtracting the safety stock from the lead-time quantity.

    • B. 

      Adding the safety stock to the lead-time quantity.

    • C. 

      Subtracting the lead-time quantity from the safety stock.

    • D. 

      Adding the safety stock and lead-time quantity and then subtracting it from the maximum quantity.

  • 5. 
    The primary factor used to determine the par level of a cleaning supply item in the housekeeping department is:  
    • A. 

      The cleaning cycle.

    • B. 

      The cleaning system.

    • C. 

      The skill of staff members.

    • D. 

      The usage rate.

  • 6. 
    Calculate the minimum quantity needed for: Brass cleaner Daily Use Rate – 1 gallons Purchases – 4 week Safety Stock Level – 5 gallons
    • A. 

      33

  • 7. 
    Calculate the minimum quantity needed for: Sponges Daily Use Rate – 35 Purchases – 3 days Safety Stock Level – 400
    • A. 

      505

  • 8. 
    Calculate the minimum quantity needed for: Germicide Daily Use Rate – 2 liters Purchases – 5 days Safety Stock Level – 65 liters
    • A. 

      75

  • 9. 
    Calculate the minimum quantity needed for: Scrubbing pad Daily Use Rate – 145 Purchases – 6 weeks Safety Stock Level – 850
    • A. 

      6940

  • 10. 
    Calculate the minimum quantity needed for: Glass Cleaner Daily Use Rate – 5 Purchases – 1 week Safety Stock Level – 40
    • A. 

      75