Business Quiz: Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an objective of material requirements planning?
    • A. 

      Keep the factory busy

    • B. 

      Keep priorities current

    • C. 

      Determine the forecast

    • D. 

      Minimize inventory investment

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the set of priority panning techniques for planning component items below the end-item level?
    • A. 

      Master scheduling

    • B. 

      Material requirements planning

    • C. 

      Capacity planning

    • D. 

      Production control

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a major input to an MRP system?
    • A. 

      The production plan

    • B. 

      The capacity plan

    • C. 

      Shop floor activity planning and control

    • D. 

      The master production schedule

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the document that shows the component parts and the number of parts needed to make one of an assembly or sub-assembly?
    • A. 

      A route sheet

    • B. 

      A material requirements plan

    • C. 

      A bill of material

    • D. 

      A material requisition

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The same part number can be used to identify similar products

    • B. 

      A part has one, and only one, part number

    • C. 

      The part on different bills of material will have a different number

    • D. 

      An item can be either a parent or a component, but not both

  • 6. 
    What is the term for the ability to relate the demand for an item shown on an MRP record back to the parent causing the demand?
    • A. 

      Where-used

    • B. 

      Relating

    • C. 

      Pegging

    • D. 

      Item planning

  • 7. 
    The lead time for each item is one week. If an order for 50 of A is to be delivered in week 5, in what week will there be a planned order release for item B?                                                              A                                B                                                 C            D                               E
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

  • 8. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      Planned order receipts show when the order is needed

    • B. 

      When an order is released, it becomes a planned order

    • C. 

      Scheduled receipts show when goods were put into inventory

    • D. 

      Gross requirements come from the planned order receipt of the parent

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