CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management


MPR Sample Test.

1. Which of the following would NOT be a key operating objective ? A. Inventory dollars. C. Factory location selection. B. Shipment dollars. D. Work force stabilization.

2. All of the following are about forecasting. Which of the following is LEAST related among others ? Ⅰ. Causal factor. Ⅱ. External indicator. Ⅲ. Historical data. Ⅳ. Leading indicator. A. Ⅰ. B. Ⅱ. C. Ⅲ. D. Ⅳ.

3. Which of the following must be essentially considered when scheduling final assembly in ATO manufacturing environment ? A. Customer shipping date. C. Material requirement plan. B. Master production schedule. D. Tracking signal.

4. Your are a company master scheduler and just have scheduled the master schedule, which calculate ATP in demand time fence as 85 units. If 100 units of a customer order in demand time fence is demanding, which of the following action is the MOST appropriate as the master scheduler ? A. Accept this customer order and expedite production. B. Firstly accept 85 units of the customer order, request the decision making to the senior management for the remaining orders. C. Accept this customer order and replan the mater production schedule. D. Firstly accept 85 units of the customer order, promise the remaining order after demand time fence.

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Ⅰ. Ⅲ. Production plan can be evaluated by resource plan using : A. Delphi. Dephi method. . Ⅳ 8. The bill of resource. C. D. 5. Which of the following is MOST appropriate technique for new products ? A.MPR Sample Test. Planning time fence must be calculated as much as purchase lead time. Which of the following principles are TRUE for establishing effective MPS ? Ⅰ. Manufacturing constraints must be considered. Cyclic index.2 - . Safety lead time. Materials. 6. Change lot size. D. B. Demand time fence must be established as one week irrespectively of manufacturing environments. A. Change lead time. 9. first of all. Ⅰ. Ⅱ. Ⅳ. D. Energy. Ⅱ B. C. Which of the following will be NOT involved in the bill of resource ? A. Ⅱ. the planner will. Safety stock. All of the following are quantitative forecasting methods EXCEPT ? A. SKU. Ⅲ C. Ⅲ. Ⅳ D. When updating MPS. Econometric method. B. D. Labor. C. C. Additive trend. Seasonal index. D. B. Release orders. B. Investigate exception message. C. A. Safety capacity. Exponential smoothing. B. 7. 10. Planning horizon must be longer than the longest cumulative lead time of end items. Multiple regression.

Ⅰ. Ⅱ. ․ Forecasted demand : 21. Distribution requirement planning. Ⅲ. Critical workcenter. Time phased order point. Push system. Ⅰ. Ⅲ. 5. Bill of resource. 4. of periods : 4 A. Ⅲ B. Ⅰ. Ⅳ D. Ⅱ. Establishing the production plan for period using level strategy. C. Load profile.000 units. Ⅱ. 5. Ⅳ. . B. Ⅲ. ․ Starting inventory : 1000 units. Ⅲ. D.000 C. Ⅱ. Inputs of rough-cut capacity plan are Ⅰ. ․ No. Regression analysis. Ⅲ. based on the following information. Historical analogy. Ⅳ. 6. Ⅲ.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 11. Which of the following are used in distribution inventory planning ? Ⅰ. Ⅰ.500 B. Ⅰ B. Ⅳ C.500 D. Ⅱ C. Ⅰ.3 - . Ⅱ. Level Strategy. Ⅲ D. A. A. Which of the following is MOST appropriate forecasting technique when a company planning sales promotion for their new product line at the current year ? A. Ⅳ 12. Ⅱ. Ⅱ. Periodic review system. Seasonal index. Ⅳ 13. Ⅰ. ․ Projected ending inventory : 0 units.000 14. MPS.

10 B. 16. If make-to-stock company only concentrate on the increase of inventory for improving customer service. Analyzing complementary product. but immediately they will learn by experience that sales volume are continuously increased. ․ Ending inventory : 100 units. 460 units 1 700 B. The company will experience sales volume improvement gradually slow downed. Based on the below MPS table. B. 4 50 0 DTF : 1 week PTF : 5 week 5 6 50 50 0 0 40 C. B. 4 300 5 500 D. The company will lose sales force due to increased inventories. Period Forecasts A. Investigating voice of the customer. calculate the production rate per period if a company want to develop the level production plan ? ․ Beginning inventory : 200 units. All of the following must be considered in the process of demand management EXCEPT : A. The company will experience sales decline at first. Safety stock : 0 Lot size : 40 units. C. Based on the following information. Tracking demand pattern for each product group. Forecast Customer Order PAB 40 ATP MPS A. D. what is the available-to-promise in period 2 ? On-hand : 40 units.4 - . 40 40 . 500 units. 17. Validating engineering specification. 15. we can expect that : A. 18. C. 520 units. 480 units. The company will continually increase sales volumes due to increased inventories.MPR Sample Test. 20 1 50 35 2 30 10 3 20 0 . ․ Forecasted demand. 2 500 3 400 C. 30 D. D.

Increase of security for internal information. . Ⅳ 20. Reduction of purchasing clerks. Ⅱ. Improvement of planning accuracy. Ⅱ C. Ⅰ. Tracking signal. Ⅲ D. Middle managers will have solved the issues before the meeting. Customer service will improve. Ⅱ. C. Production technology. Ⅰ. Ⅲ. Ⅰ. Time will be spent on the problems which occurred in the previous month. Time bucket. C. D. Ⅳ D. Ⅱ. A. The planning horizon for MPS should be longer than : A. 22. 6~12 month. Manufacturing lead time. Ⅱ. 21. Rapid communication. Ⅳ. Cost variance analysis. D. Ⅲ. Cost/benefit analysis. B. The longest cumulative lead time.5 - . Product costing. Which of the following elements affect on the change of the bill of resources ? Ⅰ. Ⅲ. A company have just established EDI system. Ⅰ B. Product volume. Which of the following should occur for a sales and operations process working properly ? A. Ⅳ. B. C. Which of the following is the MOST appropriate technique for trade-off analysis between forecasts accuracy and costs ? A. Ⅱ B.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 19. Ⅳ 23. D. Ⅰ. Ⅰ. Ⅲ C. A. B. They expect : Ⅰ. Ⅱ. Product mix. Senior managers will provide reasons for the near misses. Ⅲ. Focus forecasting.

senior managers must: A. Based on the following information. D. A. Send emails to everyone regarding the plan. a key responsibility of the management team is to control performance of the business to the plan. The production plan needs to be expressed in meaningful units that everyone understands. When overconsuming within demand time fence. B. Accuracy of ATP. B. Twenty five to fifty. 200 D. Increased as much as overconsuming. Fifteen to twenty five. 180 C. what is the rated capacity for month ? ․ Production hours = 8 hrs per shift. Communicate clear expectations of the plan. Which of the following factors will affect on realistic MPS EXCEPT ? A. ․ Efficiency = 75%. In order to accomplish this task. To accomplish this. ․ Utilization = 75 %. of shifts = 2. Five to fifteen. Accuracy of bill of resource. 26. C. In order to properly manage the business. Less than 5. B. 25. Decreased as much as overconsuming. D. ․ Working days = 20 days per month. 28. Punish those departments that miss the plan. 160 . C. 24. Calculation of the rated capacity per each end item. 320 B.MPR Sample Test. it is important that the production plan is widely understood in the company. D. ․ No.6 - . It also needs to be expressed in a manageable number of units. PAB will be : A. 27. D. C. Utilization of modular bills. Increased. C. Not changed. B. The best number of product groups or families would be : A. Not change the plan.

How much planning bills are required in assemble-to-order manufacturing environment ? ․ No of product model = 5. A. Company lot size strategy. Ⅰ. D. Ⅲ. C. 30. Average. Ⅳ D. A. Ⅰ. Execute trade-off analysis with every orders for re-calculating order priorities.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 29. All 31. Output of capacity requirement plan is : A. D. The evaluation for forecasting system performance should include EXCEPT A. Product load profile. Company sales promotion. 10 C. 120 32. Expedite the customer order for reducing due-date. 33. . ․ No of options for product model = 5. Company pricing strategy. Ⅳ. 5 B. Ⅲ B. Workcenter file. B. Outliers and demand filters.7 - . Ⅳ C. Notice the customer for product delay and reconciliate the delivery schedule with the customer. C. MAD. Competitor's action. Ⅱ. Ⅱ. Tracking signal. a company should A. D. B. C. Ⅱ. Reschedule MPS. 25 D. All of the following are external demand factors affecting on demand EXCEPT : Ⅰ. B. Action notice. If a customer order is so much delayed. Ⅲ. Ⅲ. Dispatching list.

B. MPS. Who is responsible for evaluating the master schedule ? A. B. Supper bills. B. not to product mix. B. which of the following information should be used ? A.8 - . 38. which of the following is LEAST effective way to stabilize MPS while good customer service level ? A. Maximize customer service. C. D. Phantom bills. . S&OP should be evaluated under the basis on business plan. C. 36. B. 35. Modular bills. Planning bills. Shop manager. Consuming forecasts. S&OP should be approved throughout the agreement of core functions such as marketing. ATP C. D. D. Safety Stock. Maximize production efficiency. In S&OP process. 39. D.MPR Sample Test. PAB B. Which of the following practice is NOT appropriate for the decision of S&OP ? A. When informing a specific customer of delivery delay time interval. Firm planned order. Minimize JIT's waste. C. S&OP should be established under the agreement of core functions. Product options is NOT calculated in which of the following ? A. D. Minimize inventory investment. C. S&OP should be regarding to product volume. engineering. In make-to-stock environment. aggregate inventory management decision should focus on EXCEPT : A. Supervisor. 34. Top manager. Time fence. finance and production. C. 37. Middle manager. Safety Stock D.

41. It is related to engineering bill of materials. Ⅳ. C. 43. Ⅰ. Is always positive. Is possible to be negative. Ⅱ. Ⅱ. It is very effective in final assemble. . Which of the following is MOST cost effective when accepting the rush orders of a specific customer in demand time fence ? A. In developing a sales and operation planning process. Inventory levels. Can include allocation. Actual production versus production plan. Ⅳ D. B. A. Total sales volume. Ⅳ 44. C. Ⅲ. It is related to manufacturing bill of materials. Reallocating ATP. Shipment dollars versus plan. It facilitates the planning process. Rescheduling MPS. B. D. Projected available balance (PAB) : Ⅰ. C. 42. D. Ⅲ C. B. Using safety stock. measurements must be created to be published and reviewed at each meeting. Which of the following is TRUE about planning bills ? A. Ⅲ B. Ⅰ. Work center capacity utilized versus plan. Ⅲ. C. D. Represents the projected inventory. Which of the following measures would NOT be a likely measure for sales and operations planning ? A. D. Forecasts accuracy directly affects on : A. Sales versus plan. Improvement of productivity. Total production cost. B. Establishing planning bills.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 40.9 - .

Order promise dates. A company which have capital intentive equipments for their product groups will want to develop : A. C. D. 50. 51. C. Infinite loading is A. Capable of representing overloading workcenter. Available-to-promise dates. Decrease of total transportation cost. Level loading without available capacity. Order receipt dates. . Increases of distribution center and warehouse may result in A. Demand rate. B. Centralization. B. Kanban. Multilevel bill. C. Pseudo bill. 45. Job shop. B. Level production strategy. Chase production strategy. Subcontract production strategy. All of the following are planning bill EXCEPT A. Customer requested dates.10 - . Decease of total operation cost. Common parts bill. Super bill. Which of the following data should be used to express the sales plan ? A. C. B. 46. MRP Ⅱ system. D. 49. C. Decentralization. D. B. Reduction of total inventory level. D. 47. C. D. Point of use. Methods for evaluating MPS. Able to investigate queue lengths for a specific workcenter. B. D. Which of the following is LEAST true about push system ? A. B. Hybrid production strategy. D.MPR Sample Test. 48. Central production control. Characteristics of pull system are NOT : A. Decease of fixed cost. C.

Outsourcing.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 52. Which of the following sources of demand should be considered in production planning ? Ⅰ. This process of finding a supplier to manufacture a product that was previously done internally is called A. it is BEST to A. 53. Ⅲ. Ensure all product SKU's are included. B. the number of units that can possibly be produced each month should be determined. B. Capacity requirements planning. II and III D. C. 54. Prepare pilot data consisting of a few product families. Be sure the forecast is at least 95% accurate. Provide responsibilities to everyone involved. Infinite loading. A. Operational plan. B. Capacity enhancement. Ⅱ. If the production plan shows that certain key resources will be over capacity. funding levels. D. Recent past sales history. Engineering study. Strategic plan. Interplant transfer of parts. This plan would be called the A. to achieve the intermediate goals and objectives of the organization. I and III C. Calculating the rated capacity. Order backlog from customers. D. capacity levels. 56. II. D. This should be done by A. Every company should have a set of functional plans synchronizing activities across functions that specify production levels. staffing levels. C. C. Before beginning a sales and operations planning process. I and II B. one option is to find suppliers who will produce the products associated with the overloaded resource. etc. B. Decomposing. Tactical plan. D. C. . Scheduled receipts.11 - . For each product family. Business plan. I. and III 55.

59. A series of models which are tested by the history to determine the best fit forecast. C. D. Solid contractual relationships. etc.MPR Sample Test. A distribution network structure is the A. B. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the inclusion of dependent demand as part of demand management ? A. The disaggregation of data. Process of determining the need to replenish inventory at branch warehouses. Make-to-stock. 57. D. D. A strong customer/supplier partnership develops over a period of time and is built on A. Do not include them at all. Make-to-order. Include them in the MRP system. 60. and cyclic data. B. Planned channels of inventory disbursement from one or more sources to a field warehouses and. Include them in the production plan. C. Blanket orders. . In which of the following environments would the capable-to-promise (CTP) functionality be LEAST helpful ? A. ultimately. Time series data being separated into trend. B. Strong negotiating tactics. Mutual trust and respect. As used in forecasting. product family. Include them in the MPS. B. Organization including distribution planners which maintain the outflow of products to the customer. D. Assemble-to-order.12 - . 58. SKU. decomposition refers to A. D. Forcing down of data in to the separate components. seasonality. B. C. Planned route along which a product travels to the ultimate customer. C. to the customer. Engineer-to-order 61. C.

D. . Readjust demand. Available capacity for manufacturing and engineering. Delivery-to-promise. 63. whether they are make-to-stock. D. D. In an assemble-to-order company. B. C. Which of the following BEST describes the problem with this technique ? A. Sales in one month may not ship until the next month. C. Available-to-promise. Communicate demand. Hours of capacity and output. make-to-order. Sales may understate actual demand for the products. D. Dollars of capacity and output. B. The ability to order promise is different between organizations. 65. Sales may include sporadic demand. Available finished goods inventory. Order-to-promise. The production planning process is meant to be a communication tool. In order to fulfill this objective. the ability to promise an order to a customer. C. is based on the A. Availability of major subassemblies and components. or assemble-to-order. D. Available supplier capacity going forward. Many companies capture sales data as the demand data. Capable-to-promise. Sales may include free goods/samples. Units of capacity and output. B. B. B. Influence demand. 64. C. The ability to take a customer order and provide a promised delivery date based on the existing capacity and materials is called A. Which of the following is NOT a key element of demand management ? A. Commonly understood terms. the production plan should be stated in A.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 62.13 - . Predict demand. C. and deliver it as promised. 66.

D. C. Focus forecasting. As a result. the order is taken and a great deal of engineering must occur before the final product is shipped to the customer. Synchronizing of market activities and the production plan. Reduces the demand for capacity plan allowing more flexibility in scheduling. which of the following techniques can be used ? A. Resource bills of materials. D. certain product features are known at order entry time. C. Which of the following is the primary role for demand management ? A. Safety lead time. Kanban.14 - . D. 67. D. The forecasting system that uses the one forecasting model that would have performed BEST in the recent past to generate the next forecast is A. Which of the following BEST describes the benefit of DRP to the MPS ? A. Allows visibility into the distribution system for scheduling purposes. B. 70. Exponential smoothing. C. In a make-order environment. Providing a tool for aggregation and disaggregation of demand. To help reduce engineering lead times. D. Establishes a method for consigning inventory at customers. Frequently. C. while others must be engineered. it is important to control the customers order after it has been entered into the system. B. B. Providing input to the master schedule. Double exponential smoothing. B. Modular bills of materials. . This generally requires MPS stability and predictability. Safety stock. 71. Improves forecast accuracy thereby improving the scheduling. Linking the production plan to MRP. The master scheduler can achieve this by using which of the following techniques ? A.MPR Sample Test. 68. 69. C. B. Specialized planning bills of material. Time fences. Pyramid forecasting. Pseudo bills of materials.

Latest part due date.CPIM(Certified In Production & Inventory Management) 72. D. Relative errors will increase. which of the following will MOST likely occur ? A. Inventory in the MPS. The forecast will become more accurate. B. B. The movement of finished goods to the final customer. B. Inventory levels at the centers will increase. When this happens.15 - . Scheduled receipts. . aggregate forecasts are often used. C. These aggregate forecasts are then broken down into detailed forecasts by the distribution center. In using a DRP system. Planned orders from the warehouse translate to which of the following in the factory ? A. All of the following are priority sequencing rules EXCEPT A. Which of the following BEST describes the term 'Logistics' in the non-military sense ? A. 74. 73. Inventory accuracy will decline. Demand management and physical distribution. Earliest operation due date. Obtaining and distributing products and materials. C. D. None of the above. C. C. B. D. 75. Shortest operation time. D. Gross requirements in the MPS. Least slack rule. Planned orders in the MRP system.

16 - .MPR Sample Test. Solution : 1 C 11 B 21 C 31 B 41 A 51 B 61 D 71 B 2 C 12 D 22 C 32 C 42 D 52 C 62 A 72 C 3 A 13 B 23 B 33 A 43 B 53 A 63 D 73 C 4 B 14 A 24 B 34 B 44 A 54 B 64 B 74 B 5 A 15 A 25 D 35 B 45 B 55 C 65 C 75 B 6 D 16 A 26 D 36 D 46 A 56 D 66 D 7 D 17 C 27 C 37 A 47 A 57 B 67 D 8 B 18 C 28 B 38 C 48 A 58 A 68 B 9 A 19 A 29 B 39 D 49 B 59 D 69 A 10 B 20 A 30 B 40 B 50 B 60 A 70 D .

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