Business Quiz: Planning And Manufacturing

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  • 1. 
    A work center consists of two machines working eight hours a day and five days a week. Historically, utilization has been 80%, and efficiency and has been 90%. To the nearest hour, what is the rated capacity?
    • A. 

      80 hours

    • B. 

      58 hours

    • C. 

      40 hours

    • D. 

      30 hours

  • 2. 
    What term indicates the percentage of time the work center is active compared to the available time?
    • A. 

      Efficiency

    • B. 

      Effectiveness

    • C. 

      Utilization

    • D. 

      Uptime

  • 3. 
    What term is used for the ratio of standard hours of work produced to hours actually worked?
    • A. 

      Efficiency

    • B. 

      Effectiveness

    • C. 

      Utilization

    • D. 

      Uptime

  • 4. 
    What term is used for calculating (available time) x (utilization) x (efficiency)?
    • A. 

      Effectiveness

    • B. 

      Useful capacity

    • C. 

      Demonstrated capacity

    • D. 

      Rated capacity

  • 5. 
    Which of the following shows the capacity required at each work center based on planned and release orders for each time period of the plan?
    • A. 

      Work center profile

    • B. 

      Load profile

    • C. 

      Scheduled order profile

    • D. 

      Work-to-be-done report

  • 6. 
    Which of the following must production activity control do when planning the flow of work?
    • A. 

      Be sure the material and tooling needed are available

    • B. 

      Advise the plant supervisor of future orders

    • C. 

      Refer to the production plan for what orders to run

    • D. 

      Complete a materials requisition plan

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is concerned with very short-term detailed planning of the flow of orders through manufacturing?
    • A. 

      Production planning

    • B. 

      Master production scheduling

    • C. 

      Material requirements planning

    • D. 

      Production activity control

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an element of manufacturing lead time?
    • A. 

      Design time

    • B. 

      Delivery lead time

    • C. 

      Wait time

    • D. 

      Purchase lead time

  • 9. 
    What is the name given to a scheduling system in which the last operation on a routing is scheduled first and for completion on the due date?
    • A. 

      Forward scheduling

    • B. 

      Backward scheduling

    • C. 

      Infinite scheduling

    • D. 

      Finite scheduling

  • 10. 
    Which of the folliwng statements is most accurate?
    • A. 

      Work centers located after a bottleneck should work at full capacity

    • B. 

      A time buffer should be established after a bottleneck

    • C. 

      Work centers feeding a bottleneck should work at full capacity

    • D. 

      A bottleneck will control the throughput of all products processed by it

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