Which of the following best defines a gateway work center? A) The work center which is the bottleneck B) The work center with the first operation C) The work center just before the final assembly D) The work center which is last . first to last A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. Dates generated are earliest start dates for each operation III.Which of the following best describes the forward scheduling technique? I. and III 11. II. Begins with a known start date and calculates a completion date for an order II. Orders are loaded for each operation.Shis p d = 1 er ay Hours per shi = 8 Machine ul izaon = 90 % Operator efficiency = 90% A) 6 B) 7 C) 8 D) 9 10.

12. II. A) I and II B) . III. The technique is valid although the name is misleading II. and III 13. Lead time will decrease if output exceeds input. II.Which of the following statements are true regarding infinite loading? I.Which of the following statements are true regarding lead time? I. The technique is now known as capacity requirements planning III. Lead time will decrease when input equals output. It is also known as operations scheduling A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. An overloaded factory floor increases lead time.

III. Run time A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I.In order to determine the operation duration. Longer queues increase lead times III. and III 15. MRP provides information regarding which order to reschedule. Wait time III. which of the following are true? I. and III 14. Less work in process inventory increases lead times II. II. II. Scheduled receipts are manually changed. More work-in-process means increased lead times A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I.In a manual rescheduling process. and III . A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. Setup time II. Planners or other personnel make the changes necessary.I and III C) II and III D) I. which of the following are true? I. and III 15. II. which of the following would be included? I.In a job shop environment. II. II.

II.Which of the following will be true if the cumulative lead time of a product is longer than the MPS planning horizon? A) Orders for long lead time components will be released late. II.0.Which of the following statements are generally included in a routing? I. and III 20A) a job is ahead of schedule by 25%.Using the critical ratio. C) a job is behind schedule by 25%. Parts availability Order due date Tooling availability A) I and II . Work centers involved in manufacturing III. III. B) a job is ahead of schedule by 75%. The raw materials needed to produce A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. C) Order point can be used for the longest lead time items without affecting priorities. Operations to be performed and their sequence II. C) equal to 1. 19.0. D) There is no impact. B) less than 1. D) a job is behind schedule by 75% 21. B) Orders for long lead time components will be released early. jobs which are ahead of schedule carry a ratio of: A) greater than 1. D) None of the above 18.17.Which of the following are requirements for a shop order release? I.0.

B) backflush operation. D) setup time on each machine is equal.Which of the following will increase machine utilization? A) Small lot sizes B) Minimal unplanned downtime C) Small work in process queues D) Making frequent product changeovers 25.order environment C) A schedule in which products and lot sizes vary so every model is made every day D) A database system in which access is user friendly 24. The process steps ahead of the bake step are generally completed faster than the bake step. and III 22-A company makes long runs of parts in a sequence of work centers. B) time taken at each work station is equal. they start the second operation before the job is completed at the first operation.In the electronics manufacturing industry.B) I and III C) II and III D) I. C) high. II. This bake step is known as a: A) Clogging operation. low.The term "line balancing" means that the: A) machines are an equal distance apart. C) Gating operation. . and medium volume work is separated. there is often a process step called bake at the end of the production process. Because of this. 26. This method of scheduling is called: A) Lead-time offsetting B) Overlapped scheduling C) Capacity overlapping D) Work center utilization 23-Which of the following best describes mixed model scheduling? A) A regression analysis to schedule finite capacity B) A master schedule approach in a make-to.

W t i s th t o m uf act uri ng l ed m f or t he o ent 02 our i o e in t h a e tal a n a e order? A) 28. D) Setup times. B) Synchronizing the operations.Producon o der 6 is fo 5 o p t 3 r 50 r 00 f ar 009. such as in an oil refinery.In process industries.0 ho s an l . T w i t m per ur d e et e 01 nd 02 0 i ut he a e ae r w r k c er 1 is 4 h s w th a m ve m t os torage of 20 m u es.An order for 200 of a product is processed on work centers 101 and 102. et i ed e ur d the run m is . Use of schedules instead of work orders II. The wait m b w en e e et e ach o aon i s 3 ho s an t h e move m b w en 1 a 1 is 3 m n es . Inventory issue transactions used for inventory . 27. the primary execution and control concern is: A) Linearity.Repetitive manufacturing environments are characterized by which of the following? I. Consistent flow of finished products III. From the roung fi e it is d er m n that the set up m i s 3.3 hours D) 39. C) input/output control.Which of the following best describes the term "production activity control"? A) Demand planning from customers B) Execution of the material plans C) Procurement activity D) Final assembly scheduling 31.5 hours B) 29.3 hours C) 36.2 h s p p e W at is the requi red c e 5 our er i ce.D) Constraint. The setup m o w r k c er 1 is 6 e n o ent 01 0 each. 28. h apaci ty fo thi s p t? r ar A) 120 hours B) 125 hours C) 128 hours D) 132 hours 29.4 hours 30.

II.Which of the following are the result of setup reductions? I. Reduces lead times III. and III 33. and III 34. Allows large lot size production A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. It allows the production line to produce saleable units III.A reliable JIT system will not only simplify operations but will also simplify transactional activity in which of the following areas? I. but is usually the smallest portion of the maintenance budget.Preventive maintenance is important in all companies. Unplanned downtime due to breakdowns is avoided II. preventive maintenance is critical for which of the following reasons? I. For a lean manufacturing environment.A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. thereby delaying investment in new equipment A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. and III 32. II. Shop floor tracking III. It extends the useful life of equipment. Purchasing II. Quality control A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. II. Increases flexibility in manufacturing II. and III . II.

for example 150 units. This process continues until the final product is completed. the semi finished assembly is then passed to the next person on the line. C) input/output control. a critical part of this process would be which of the following? A) Cost reductions B) Flow improvements C) Setup reductions D) Accounting standards 39-In a lean manufacturing environment using kanban methodology. 38.35. In this example of continuous lot size (kanban) reduction. companies will implement kanban replenishment and believe they can eliminate all other systems. However.Many times. 5 days per er ay e 0 week.In a plant with a smooth flow of products. As each component of the final product is attached. At the point a constraint is detected.6 minutes B) 1 minute C) 1. inventory can be reduced throughout the process by constraint. Based on the above information. B) planning. The demand for the product is 1000 per day. what is the takt time of the line? A) . The line works one 10 hour shi p d (assum a 6 minute hour). many benefits are generated.When a kanban size has been established. kanban is not a replacement for: A) priority scheduling.An assembly line has been set up as a flow line. There are six steps in place to complete the assembly. D) capacity requirements planning. which of the following scheduling methods works best? A) Work order based B) Repetitive work order C) Visual/Kanban system D) Input/output method 37. a continuous improvement project can be undertaken to eliminate the constraint so lot sizes can be reduced further. Which of the following would NOT be a benefit accruing from the use of kanban? A) 40-70% less floor space .67 minutes D) 10 minutes 36.

D) The dispatch list usually does not list the final assembly work center. 43. The reason for this is which of the following? A) The final assembly work center is closest to the demand. B) The final quality tests are completed there. C) Labor reporting is eliminated.All of the following are true regarding a daily dispatch list EXCEPT: A) Due dates are taken from MPS B) Due dates from MRP may be modified . D) Less material is stored at the point of use. 40-In a "pull" system environment. D) process manufacturing. B) repetitive manufacturing.Which of the following best describes a focused factory? A) A plant where all personnel understand the mission and objectives B) A plant which is established to produce a limited mix of items C) A plant which has embraced a zero-defect program D) A plant which concentrates on one job at a time 44. C) outbound trucking schedule. 42. the final assembly work center is the driving force for the upstream production. C) The forecast is usually for the finished product. In other words.B) Work orders have been eliminated. D) inventory amounts by location. 41. B) priority sequence of manufacturing overload.The primary purpose of a dispatch list is to display the: A) overloaded work centers. the final assembly work center "pulls" the remaining production through the rest of the work centers.A manufacturing process which produces families of parts within a single line or grouping of machines where the machine operators work only in the line or grouping is called: A) group machining. C) cellular manufacturing.

The term "linearity" means: A) the line capacity is balanced from beginning to end.The best process for automation is to simplify the work. When a company does automate with robotics. Operation sheets II. D) to provide a high tech environment. 47. B) production is at a constant or level rate. it is usually: A) in jobs where imaging is necessary. 49. h A) 67 B) 49 C) 31 D) 18 48. B) the input and output of every work center.Which of the following are generally in the shop packet? I. B) in highly repetitive jobs not suited for humans. C) the plan for completing a job and the progress versus the plan. C) because they cost less than direct labor. Pick lists III.A job status report would show: A) costs accumulated for the job. then automate. and III 46. II. Using the slack m rul e w at is the priority on this job? e . D) the job priority at each work center.A job is due 7 work days from today with 7 hours per day available to work on the job. Move tickets A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. . The amount of work left to complete the job requires 18 hours.C) It allows the centralization of shop floor control D) It is generated in priority sequence 45.

which of the following could be a solution? I.C) a single source supplies each component.) A) 50 B) 55 C) 58 D) 60 . Short-Range II.If a work center is becoming a bottleneck and throughput time is getting longer. and III Queson 5 54. 53-The weekly available capacity at the above work center is: (Rounded to the nearest whole standard hour. Decrease the input II. 50. Medium-Range III. Long-Range A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. lead time reduction is the responsibility of: A) Supervisors B) Materials personnel C) Direct labor personnel D) Everyone 51-Which of the following time frames are usually associated with subcontracting? I. D) the master schedule is not overloaded.55& 56 Based on Given the following information on a work center: 3. Increase the planned lead times III. II. II. Increase the capacity A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. and III 52.In the Kanban system.

Maintenance II.If the hours worked were expanded to a 12 hour shi. Training A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. the work center is: A) Overloaded B) Underloaded C) In balance D) Not enough data 55. it is called: A) external setup time. D) gapped time.When a set-up procedure occurs while a machine is not operating. w at w ul d the a la e c h o vai bl apaci ty b (R e? ounded to t he nearest standard hour. and III 58. w at w ul d the a la e capaci ty b (R h o vai bl e? ounded to the nearest standard hour. . B) interoperation time. C) internal setup time.) A) 60 B) 72 C) 84 D) 96 57.If the work week was expanded to 5 days of 10 hour shis . II. Setup III.If the weekly load on the work center is 72 hours.Which of the following could be causes of idle time? I.54.) A) 60 B) 69 C) 82 D) 96 56.

"If it doesn't add value. . II. Refers to the elimination of waste . Only refers to the delivery of products when needed II. and IV D) I. and III C) II. it's waste. III. eliminate it" III. Wherever possible the "flow" can be accomplished by: I.In a job shop environment.All of the following are part of starting a Just-in-Time implementation EXCEPT: A) Conduct some general JIT education B) Complete a detailed implementation plan for the complete project C) Pick a pilot project D) Review pilot project as a learning experiment 63. III.59 -Which of the following statements are true regarding Just-in-Time production? I. II.The phrase "one less at a time" refers to which of the following? A) Reducing the number of suppliers necessary to produce the product B) The reduction of direct labor caused by the creation of manufacturing cells C) The process of gradually reducing lot sizes in manufacturing to eliminate obstacles D) Establishing a flow line in which the production rate is one at a time 61. Reducing setup times (quick changeover) Reducing or eliminating queue times Lowering defects towards a zero goal Cross-training workers A) I and III B) I. and III 60. It is a pull system A) I and II B) I and III C) II and III D) I. II. II. and IV 62. it may not be possible to convert all areas to a "flow" shop. B) a capacity constraint. III. IV.The process of shutting down a production line or machine upon identification of a defect is: A) down time.

An andon is a: A) work center which constrains the flow. D) successive fixture. They are prevention. and IV 66.C) simplification. 68-There are 4 categories of quality costs. D) backflushing. B) allocation. III.Which of the following would be considered waste in the JIT environment? I. Which of the following would NOT be considered an appraisal cost? A) Inspection personnel B) Test equipment in the QC lab .Which of the following would best describe the term poka-yoke? A) Mistake proofing a process B) Setups in less than 10 minutes C) Lot size equal to one D) Kanban sizing methodology 67.The concept of deducting component inventory when finished goods are received into stock is commonly referred to as: A) floor deduction. III. C) material issues. 64. D) autorotation. B) signal system which links work centers. II. internal failure. C) tool for quick set-up. II. 65. IV. Purchase orders Factory orders Receiving documents Material requisitions A) I and II B) II and IV C) I and IV D) I. appraisal. and external failure.

the backlog was reduced by how many hours by Period 3? A) 30 hours B) 60 hours C) 80 hours D) No reductions 70.C) Scrap D) Gauge calibration 69& 70 Based On the Following Information Period PLANNED INPUT ACTUAL INPUT CUMULATIVE DEVIATION 1 150 150 0 2 150 145 -5 3 150 130 -25 4 150 5 150 Period PLANNED OUTPUT ACTUAL OUTPUT CUMULATIVE DEVIATION 1 180 185 5 2 180 140 -35 3 180 160 -55 4 180 5 150 69.Quality is best defined as: A) zero defects. 72. B) conformance to requirements. what should the input be in Period 4 in order to reduce the backlog? A) 130 B) 150 C) 160 D) Any of the above 71.The term. D) within range on the SPC chart.Based on the input/output control chart above. "empower". can best be defined by which of the following? A) The right to hire and terminate personnel B) Authorize the payment of invoices .1% tolerance. C) less than .Based on the input/output control chart above.

75-In order to certify a supplier. II. a customer will send an audit team to the supplier site to conduct a quality audit on the supplier. D) Pareto analysis. the problem can be identified and analyzed using a cause and effect diagram. which of the following functions would not be included in the customer audit team? A) Buyer B) Quality engineer C) Marketing person D) Materials manager . GANTT chart A) I B) I and II C) I and III D) I. This cause and effect analysis is usually made using a: A) fishbone diagram. C) force field analysis. B) SPC chart.Which of the following are process analysis tools? I. Flowcharts II. and III 74-When a quality problem surfaces within a process. Scatter diagrams III.C) Enable or give authority D) Dictate the rules 73. While the audit team members may vary from company to company.

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