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80% (12 out of 15 correct)

1.

The ease with which the product can be made is its


A.

manufacturability

B.

repeatability

C.

readiness for manufacturing

D.

reliability

E.

2.

accountability

All product designs begin with _______________ .


A.

a blueprint

B.

a cost analysis

C.

3.

an idea

D.

a feasibility study

E.

a focus group

Reverse engineering is
A. altering the basic design based on user input
B.

reengineering a failing product

acquiring a competitor's product and relabeling it for sale


C.
acquiring a competitor's product and studying its design feature
D.
E. changing your mind on the previous design

4. What technique is based on computing the quantity of goods a company needs to sell
to just cover its costs?
A.

net present value

B.

break-even analysis

C.

internal rate of return

D.

activity based costing

E.

variable costing

5. What is Raissa's cookie company revenue if she sells 200 chocolate chip cookies at
$1.50 each?

6.

A.

$200

B.

$250

C.

$300

D.

$350

E.

$400

Which of the following is not a fixed cost?


A.

land rent

B.

materials

C.

overhead

D.
E.

taxes
insurance

7. What is the maximum variable cost a firm can have to meet a target break even cost
of $$$ with a fixed cost of $400,000.00 if they project they can sell 25,000 units at a
unit cost of $75.00?
A.
49
B.

59

C.

69

D.

79

E.

89

8. Which one of these refers to reducing the number of parts and features of the
product whenever possible?
A.
design automation
B.

design specification

C.

design reduction

D.

design standardization

E.

design simplification

9. Concurrent engineering is

A.

relying on marketing to determine specifications while product is in


engineering
B designing several new products at the same time

.
simultaneously designing the product and the process
C.
D.

simultaneously designing the product and developing the marketing sales


brochure
E. not used in operations management processes

10.

11.

What refers to the use of common and interchangeable parts?


A.
design automation
B.

design specification

C.

design reduction

D.

design standardization

E.

design simplification

Building a bridge over the Mississippi River for a new highway uses a
A.

project process

B.

batch process

C.

line process

D.

continuous process

E.

recycle process

12. What type of operations focus on products in the early stage of the life cycle?
A.

repetitive

B.

downstream

C.

gateway

D.

intermittent

E.

13.

recycle

A vertical integration decision is a better strategic decision for


A.
B.

service organizations
quasi-manufacturing organizations

C.

intermittent processes

D.

project processes

E.

repetitive operations

14. What type of machine is controlled by a computer and can do a variety of tasks,
such as drilling, boring, or turning parts of different sizes and shapes?
A.

15.

numerically controlled

B.

variable turning

C.

flexible driven

D.

noncalculating

E.

next component

Highly labor intensive services are called _______________ .


A.
B.

quasi-services

C.

mixed services

D.

pure services

E.

Retake Test

quasi-manufacturing

mixed manufacturing