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Production Planning and Control - 2

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Question
The commonly used network techniques other than PERT and CPM are as
follows :-
Correct Answer
MOSS [ Multi Operation Scheduling System ] , PCS [ Project Control
System ] , GERT [ Graphical Evaluation Review Techniques ]
Your Answer
MOSS [ Multi Operation Scheduling System ] , PCS [ Project Control
System ] , GERT [ Graphical Evaluation Review Techniques ]

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Question
In an unbalanced assignment, the tasks can be balanced by adding :-
Correct Answer
Dummy tasks
Your Answer
Dummy tasks

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Question
One of the causes of inability to meet delivery date originally promised :-
Correct Answer
Lack of availability of material in time
Your Answer
Lack of availability of material in time

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Question
The main characteristics of mass and flow production are :-
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Continuous flow of material , Low skilled labour , Easy supervision
Your Answer
Continuous flow of material , Low skilled labour , Easy supervision

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Question
In a mass production assembly shop following work measurement
techniques are used :-
Correct Answer
Time study , Work sampling , Production study
Your Answer
Time study , Work sampling , Production study

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Question
As the quantity increases, the procurement cost :-
Correct Answer
Reduces
Your Answer
Reduces

True/False
Question
Fluctuation due to changes in season are called cyclical fluctuation.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
A type items are always vital under VED analysis.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

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Question
Random fluctuation is considered for deciding ________.
Correct Answer
Analytical estimate
Your Answer
Seasonal fluctuation

True/False
Question
In assignment matrix, it is a must to determine Jacobean of the
determinant.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

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Question
If Kwh consumption per 100 pieces is 8.01 and cost/kwh is Rs 0.80 the
cost of power over the year for 40000 pieces with 2000 numbers rejection
would be Rs ________.
Correct Answer
2692
Your Answer
2692

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Question
At each ________, work is performed on a product either by adding parts
or by completing assembly operations.
Correct Answer
Work station
Your Answer
Work station

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Question
To operate fixed order quantity system, following parameters are required
to be fixed:-
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Standard reorder quantity , Minimum stock , Re-order point
Your Answer
Minimum stock , Re-order point , Standard reorder quantity

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Question
Why customer is called the king?
Correct Answer
Customer's orders gives us work
Your Answer
Customer's orders gives us work

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Question
A progress card normally contains ________ squares.
Correct Answer
Less than 25
Your Answer
Less than 25

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Question
________ models of OR serve as an ideal aid for determining optimal
sequence of jobs.
Correct Answer
Sequencing
Your Answer
Sequencing

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Question
Ordering of raw material is based on :-
Correct Answer
Sales forecast
Your Answer
Sales forecast

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Question
Heuristics approach gave very good results when Wester and Kilbridge
applied it to ________ assembly line.
Correct Answer
TV
Your Answer
Car

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Question
What can be the consequence of inefficient working of department like
sales?
Correct Answer
Failure on delivery date to customer
Your Answer
Failure on delivery date to customer

True/False
Question
In PERT, use of dummy activities is not much essential.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

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Question
Work measurement is responsibility of :-
Correct Answer
PPC , Industrial Engineering , Production department
Your Answer
PPC , Industrial Engineering , Production department

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Question
The batch production requires ________ capital investment as compared
to job production.
Correct Answer
High
Your Answer
High

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Question
Time waste is the earliest of all wastes and yet the________ to correct
because it does not litter the floor.
Correct Answer
Hazards
Your Answer
Hazards

True/False
Question
To solve "n jobs - 2 machines" sequencing problem, it is assumed that
each machine can perform only one type of operation and can undertake
only one job at a time.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
PERT is suitable in defense projects and R&D where activity times can not
be really predicted.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
In precedence diagram the length of arrow has very high degree of
significance.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

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Question
Earliest possible occurrence time [ I.e. stray time ] of activity [ies ]
emanating from the event is represented by :-
Correct Answer
Earliest event time
Your Answer
Earliest event time

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Question
They are type of analytical estimate :-
Correct Answer
Moving average , Exponential smothering , Curve fitting
Your Answer
Moving average , Exponential smothering , Curve fitting

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Question
The production system characterized by complex set of activities that
must be performed in a particular order within a given period and within
an estimated expenditure is known as :-
Correct Answer
Project production
Your Answer
Project production

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Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Time taken by each job at each machine
Processing time
Processing time
Time between starting of first job and completion of last job
Elapsed time
Elapsed time
Number of stages the job has to pass
Number of machines
Number of machines
Time during which the machine is standstill
Idle time
Idle time

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Question
In the assignment model, the measure of effectiveness of each job for
each machine can be represented by means of ________.
Correct Answer
Matrix
Your Answer
Matrix

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Question
The ROI of the company can be increased by :-
Correct Answer
Increasing profit & decreasing inventory
Your Answer
Increasing investment/sales ratio

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Question
The software for CPA would require the following parameters:-
Correct Answer
Algorithms , Program code , Database
Your Answer
Algorithms , Program code , Database

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Question
Some of significant characteristics of fixed order quantity system under
replenishment systems are as follows :-
Correct Answer
Safety stock is kept to take care of increase in demand during lead time
as well as to meet demand when lead time is extended. , Re-order level
equals safety stock plus average consumption during lead time , Average
inventory equals safety stock plus half of reorder quantity.
Your Answer
Safety stock is kept to take care of increase in demand during lead time
as well as to meet demand when lead time is extended. , Re-order level
equals safety stock plus average consumption during lead time , Average
inventory equals safety stock plus half of reorder quantity.

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Question
Important considerations in scheduling are :-
Correct Answer
Degree of centralization , Relative job priority , Load chart
Your Answer
Degree of centralization , Relative job priority , Load chart

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Question
Methods for recording actual progress of work for shop orders are :-
Correct Answer
Progress card , Display board , Network updating
Your Answer
Progress card , Display board , Network updating

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Question
The unit cost of manufacturing is largest in case of ________.
Correct Answer
Job production
Your Answer
Job production

Match The Following


Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
HML Analysis
Price orientation
Price orientation
SDE Analysis
Procurement difficulties
Procurement difficulties
ABC analysis
Usage value
Usage value
VED Analysis
Criticality
Criticality

True/False
Question
The non-mathematical rationale of the assignment method is one of
minimizing opportunity costs.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

True/False
Question
Moving average method lags behind the latest trend.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
The 'G' group of GOLF analysis involves moderate delivery time and
availability of credit usually in the range of 30 to 60 days.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

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Question
Following difficulties are faced by SDE analysis :-
Correct Answer
More delivery period , Geographical location of supplier , Reliability of
suppliers
Your Answer
More delivery period , Geographical location of supplier , Reliability of
suppliers

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Question
The work measurement and time study belong to the school of
management which was pioneered by :-
Correct Answer
Fedric Winslow Taylor
Your Answer
Fedric Winslow Taylor

Multiple Choice Single Answer


Question
Stock of finished goods are based on :-
Correct Answer
Sales forecast
Your Answer
Sales forecast

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Question
The data in respect of spindle nose pertains to :-
Correct Answer
Tooling
Your Answer
Raw material data

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Question
In linear programming method of line balancing, there are three types of
constraints namely :-
Correct Answer
Cycle time constraint , Step or task constraint , Precedence constraints
Your Answer
Cycle time constraint , Step or task constraint , Precedence constraints

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Question
Buying for C quantities should be made in ________ quantities .
Correct Answer
Large
Your Answer
Large

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Production Planning and Control - 1

LIST OF ATTEMPTED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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Question
The sourcing of vendors in case of 'B' type of items is :-
Correct Answer
Medium
Your Answer
Minimum

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Question
In the assignment model, the________ is formed between jobs and
machines.
Correct Answer
Matrix
Your Answer
Matrix

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Question
Production Planning and Control department acts as a link between
company's sales and ________ department.
Correct Answer
Manufacturing
Your Answer
Manufacturing
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Question
________ is used for planning capacity.
Correct Answer
Standard Time
Your Answer
Standard Time

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Question
Being capable to adjust their production facilities shortly just after change
in demand for products and without incurring heavy expenses, greater
flexibility in production is provided by ________.
Correct Answer
Job & batch production
Your Answer
Continuous production

True/False
Question
PERT uses linear programming and probability concepts for planning and
controlling activities.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

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Question
Proper Production Planning and Control can reduce cost in :-
Correct Answer
Overtime cost
Your Answer
Overtime cost

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Question
Detachable ticket, after filling in required information is :-
Correct Answer
Placed in a tray/box
Your Answer
Placed in a tray/box

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Question
The effectiveness of sequencing model technique ________ if the
company has backlog of orders.
Correct Answer
Increases
Your Answer
Decreases

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Question
Computerisation of line balancing involve following requirements :-
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System software , Application software , User friendly interface
Your Answer
System software , Application software , User friendly interface

True/False
Question
Curve fitting method of statistical forecasting uses curve line approach.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

True/False
Question
If set up time for four operations involved is 2 ,1.5, 2 , 2.5 hours
respectively, total set up time would be 10 hours.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

Match The Following


Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Bought out materials required for production process but do not become
part of finished product.
Maintenance, repair, operating [MRO] inventories
Maintenance, repair, operating [MRO] inventories
Finished goods, ready for sale to customer
Finished goods inventory
Finished goods inventory
Idle resource of any kind having economic value
Inventory
Inventory
Raw materials, parts, components required to produced finished product
Production inventory
Production inventory

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Question
Rational figure on utilization index can be obtained by carrying out
________ study.
Correct Answer
Work- sampling
Your Answer
Work- sampling

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Question
The assignment algorithm was developed by a Hungarian mathematician
named :-
Correct Answer
D. Konig
Your Answer
D. Konig

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Question
The minimum requirements for application software for line balancing are
as follows :-
Correct Answer
1 Ghz processor , 1 Gb hard Disk free memory , Windows or equivalent
operating system.
Your Answer
1 Ghz processor , 1 Gb hard Disk free memory , Windows or equivalent
operating system.

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Question
A firm has 6 jobs to be processed on three machines A,B and C in the
order ABC. The processing time of each job is given in the table below:-
Find the idle time on different machines . Job Processing time [ hours ]
Machine A Machine B Machine C J1 25 16 20 J2 26 20 19 J3 24 17 18 J4
22 20 21 J5 24 21 17 J6 28 18 13
Correct Answer
74 , 31 , 58
Your Answer
31 , 58 , 60

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Question
PERT terminology uses words like :-
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Network diagram , Events , Slack
Your Answer
Network diagram , Events , Slack

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Question
The most common assembly line is a moving conveyor that passes a
series of workstations in a uniform time interval called :-
Correct Answer
Cycle time
Your Answer
Cycle time

True/False
Question
The make-or-buy decision is not related with profit of the factory.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

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Generally for ________ flow system, Heuristic method is preferred.
Correct Answer
Intermittent
Your Answer
Intermittent

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Question
Document raised by sales department to authorise activities of PPC
department for items manufactured to customers order is called :-
Correct Answer
Order Acceptance
Your Answer
Order Acceptance

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Question
What factors affect the status of PPC department in the company for
achieving informal status?
Correct Answer
Manufacturing Process , Work is highly repetitive , Number of workmen is
not very large
Your Answer
Manufacturing Process , Work is highly repetitive , Number of workmen is
not very large

True/False
Question
Increase in inventory carrying cost increases EOQ.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

True/False
Question
Progressing is only a substitute for poor planning.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

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Question
Detachable Card contain following information :-
Correct Answer
Quantity produced , Operation , Date of completion
Your Answer
Quantity produced , Operation , Date of completion

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Question
Weaknesses of PPC department can be studied on following grounds :-
Correct Answer
Failures in delivery commitment , Cancellation of orders , Complaints from
customers
Your Answer
Failures in delivery commitment , Cancellation of orders , Complaints from
customers

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Question
Activity R can not start unless activities P & Q are completed . And activity
S can not start unless activity Q is over [ I.e. activity P may not be even
over ]. Activity R is therefore succedding to activity P & Q while activity S
is succeeding to activity :-
Correct Answer
Q
Your Answer
Q
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Question
If the annual usage of a material is 1200 units and the reorder point is at
120 Units, find the lead time.
Correct Answer
4 months
Your Answer
4 months

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Question
Due to the following emergent events, the queue time has to compensate
for the time for which the job has to undergo an extra time :-
Correct Answer
Tool breakage , Job split up , Change in priorities
Your Answer
Tool breakage , Job split up , Change in priorities

True/False
Question
Stores issue order for an item is prepared as soon as the route sheet is
ready.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

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Question
Time study is useful method of measurement for :-
Correct Answer
Short cycle time operations
Your Answer
Long cycle time operations

Match The Following


Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Index method
Loading and allocation of different jobs on different machines
Loading and allocation of different jobs on different machines
Critical Path Analysis
Schedule of activities of project
Schedule of activities of project
Jonsons method
Optimal job sequence for 2 machines n jobs
Schedule using priority numbers
Critical Ratio Scheduling
Establishing priorities among jobs
Establishing priorities among jobs

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Question
In check list approach, ________ rating indicates that existing PPC
system requires some major improvements in indicated areas.
Correct Answer
Fair
Your Answer
Fair

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Question
Because of following reasons there are limitations in forwarding quotation
against sales enquiry :-
Correct Answer
The lot is not as per EOQ , Tools / plants required to execute order are not
available. , The item is not within the manufacturing range of a company
Your Answer
The lot is not as per EOQ , Tools / plants required to execute order are not
available. , The item is not within the manufacturing range of a company

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Question
Following are the factors which influence tool life :-
Correct Answer
Type of tool , Material it is required to operate upon , Operators efficiency
Your Answer
Type of tool , Material it is required to operate upon , Operators efficiency

True/False
Question
C type items would never be vital under VED analysis.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

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Question
The Hungarian method is based on following assumptions :-
Correct Answer
Tasks differ in their work contents and facility differ in their capabilities. ,
Only one task can be assigned to each facility. , As only one task can be
assigned to each facility, the matrix must be of nXn order.
Your Answer
Tasks differ in their work contents and facility differ in their capabilities. ,
Only one task can be assigned to each facility. , As only one task can be
assigned to each facility, the matrix must be of nXn order.

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Question
The ratio between "time when a product is required" and " time when the
product is supplied " is known as :-
Correct Answer
Critical ratio
Your Answer
Critical ratio

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Question
________ inventories help to balance company's supply with market
demand.
Correct Answer
Finished goods
Your Answer
Finished goods

True/False
Question
In order to complete a project on time, each critical activity need not be
completed in time.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

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Question
Production output in night shift is :-
Correct Answer
Less than I shift production
Your Answer
Less than I shift production

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Question
________reflects impact of money tied up in inventory.
Correct Answer
Inventory turnover
Your Answer
Inventory turnover

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Question
The line of balance is a device for planning and monitoring progress of :-
Correct Answer
Purchase order execution , Project execution , Targeted programs
Your Answer
Purchase order execution , Project execution , Targeted programs

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Question
Forecasting is function of ________.
Correct Answer
Marketing department
Your Answer
Chief Executive officer

True/False
Question
The Heuristics approach has a base of binary number theory.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

Multiple Choice Single Answer


Question
What shall be the consequence of acceptance of frequent rush orders by
sales department?
Correct Answer
Delivery failure
Your Answer
Disturbed scheduling