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Six Sigma End Term Test Jan-May 2007-Pattern 1

Six Sigma End Term Test Jan-May 2007-Pattern 1



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Published by Vijayasekar
This is the final exam question paper designed for the continuing education course conducted by me.
This is the final exam question paper designed for the continuing education course conducted by me.

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Published by: Vijayasekar on Oct 26, 2008
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May 2007.Time: 2-5pm.1.Answer all questions. Different sections carry different marks.
Use calculators wherever required.SECTION ONE. Objective questions (20 X 1 marks)Note: This section may have multiple answers to a given question. Answer carefully. Nopartial marks will be given.Q1. For a normal distribution, six standard deviations on each side of the mean wouldcover
a. Approximately 99.99998% of total population b. Approximately 99.23739% of total populationc. Approximately 99.73124% of total populationd. None of the above
 Q2. Input for QFD comes from
a. Voice of Customer  b. Surveysc. Internal Datad. Customer Satisfaction Form
Q3. Process Mapping helps in
a. Visualizing the activities b. Understanding the overall picturec. Identifying the bottle necksd. Identifying the waste in the process
Q4. When referring to a curve that tails off to the left end, you would call it
a. Symmetrical b. Skewed rightc. Skewed leftd. All of thesee. None of these
Q5. The Central Limit theorem
a. Requires some knowledge of the frequency distribution b. Permits us to use sample statistics to make inferences about population parametersc. Relates the shape of a sampling distribution of the mean to the mean of thesample
d. Requires a sample to contain fewer than 30 observations
Q6. A major Automobile manufacturer has had to recall several models from its 1993 linedue to quality controlproblems that were not discovered with its random final inspectionprocedures. This is an example of 
a. Type I error  b. Type II error c. Both Type I and Type II error d. Neither type of error 
Q7. If we say that Alpha = 0.10 for a particular hypothesis test, we are saying that
a.10% is our minimum standard for acceptable probability b.10%is the risk we take of rejecting a hypothesis that is truec.10% is the risk we take of accepting a hypothesis that is falsed. (a) and (b) onlye. (a) and (c) only
Q8. Which one of the following terms does not belong with the others?
a. Ishikawa Diagram b. Pareto Diagramc. Fishbone diagramd. Cause and Effect Diagram
Q9. Which Kind of variation can be seen in a control chart
a. Inherent variation b. Special Cause variationc. Random variationd. Patterns in variation
Q10. In the equation Y = A + BX +e, the e represents
a. The X intercept of the observed data b. The value of Y to which others are compared to determine the bestfitc. Random disturbances from the population regression lined. None of these
Q 11. A statistical technique to assess, monitor and maintain the stability of a process.
a. Pareto Chart b. Control Chartc. Run Chartd. Cause and Effect Diagrame. Histogram
Q.12. If a bar chart is seen arranged in the descending order of frequencies, then you areseeing a
a. Pareto Chart b. Bar Chartc. Histogramd. Control Charte. Flow Chartf. Run Chart
Q13. In Statistics, ‘Mean’, ‘Median’ and ‘Mode’ are measures of 
a. Central Tendency b. Variancec. Deviation (Standard Deviation)d. Dispersion
Q14. What are the characteristics of discrete data?
a. Location b. Spreadc. Shaped. Opportunity for Error 
Q15. Out of the following, what can be used for transforming the non-normal data?
a. Y
 b. Y
c. 1/Yd. Box-Cox transformation
Q16. The following are the different types of benchmarking
a. Internal b. Functionalc. Competitived. Hierarchical
Q17. Concluding a manager A is better than manager B when they are at the same level of efficiency, the following error is made.
a. Type I b. Type IIc. Type IIId. Type IV
Q18. The following are the prioritization tools for identifying the right contributors to anout put.
a. Pareto b. Regressionc. Correlationd. FMEA
Q19. F-test is used to
a. test if two variances are equal b. test if two means are equalc. test if two ratios are equald. all of the abovee. none of the above.
Q20. If an opportunity for error is 2, the defect per opportunities is calculated as
a. Defects Per Unit * 2 b. Defects Per Unit / 2c. (Defects Per Unit)

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