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Session 1 1.- Business planning is _______________ d) completed by top management 2.- Closed-loop means_________________ d) Activities are integrated 3.

- Which of the following represents the four-step process for planning and control? c) Plan, execute, measure, correct. 4.- The objectives of the MPC system are maximizing customer service, limiting inventory investment, and which of the following? b) Maintaining high operating efficiencies 5.- Planning interfaces are_______________ a) Interactions that facilitate the planning and control of production activity. 6.- Which of the following best defines the process of master scheduling? b) Creating, reviewing, and approving the master production schedule. 7.- the connections between production activity control and the rest of the MPC system are which of the following? d) Capacity and material plans 8.- Cellular manufacturing can also be described as ___________________ a)type of process 9.- Which of the following is a type of flow manufacturing d) all of the above…… (repetitive, continuous, batch flow) 10.- Which of the following best defines the process of capacity requirements planning? a) Determining in detail the amount of labor and machine resources required to accomplish the requirements schedule.

Session 2 1.- Planned and actual lead times_____________________ b) should be compared for corrective actions. 2.- Which of the following is an informal method of sequencing production that disrupts priority sequencing? d) informal hot lists 3.- Which of the following best describes a work center with actual output greater than planned output? b)running ahead of schedule. 4.- Which of the following best describes finite loading d) limits loads to available resources 5.- Which of the following is a project scheduling technique? c) Critical path method (CPM) 6.- Which of the following best describes mixed-model scheduling ? a) Aims to produce each according to daily demand. 7.- Priorities must be established and revised to reflect which of the following ? d)all of the above (shop conditions, material availability, customer needs) 8.- The benefits of preventive and predictive maintenance are increased flexibility, flow improvements, and which of the following? a) reduced material handling 9.- The critical path method is a net work scheduling technique for determining which of the following ? b) expected project completion. 10 .- Which of the following best describes synchronous scheduling? c) output rate is determined by the system constraint

Session 3.1.- within a push system , products are released and pushed through production based on which of the following ? a) production schedule 2.- Which of the following is an assumption within a push system? c)the receiving work center is ready for the material when it arrives. 3.- Authorization of order release is based on which of the following ? d) all of the above (current priority, availability of material and tooling, planned orders in the MRP output) 4.- Resource availability must be checked in order to prevent which of the following ? d) Increased queues. 5.- Material availability checks consider____________________ d)balances on hand and quantities allocated to other orders 6.- Dispatch lists_______________ a)may consider more than one factor to establish job sequences at a work center 7.- Material reporting includes each of the following except d)actual setup and run times 8.- Which of the following are hurdles to effective shop floor control ? d) all of the above ( lack of valid data, lack of good management and measurement by shop managers, lack of valid due dates) 9.- When applied to dispatching, priority determination techniques must have four characteristics. Which of the following is one of the characteristics? c) Simplicity 10.- Which of the following is a reason to avoid staging? a ) inaccurate inventory data.

Return the move card immediately. Which of the following are rules for a two-card kanban system? D) All of the above: Use of one card per container. Which of the following statements is true? C) A pull system can operate autonomously and has low data processing and communicating expenses. Which characteristic is more desirable for controlling production within a pull system? A)Flexibility Capability . A pull system can be applied in which of the following environments? C) Any environment where production activities fall within defined limits 4. 5. Which is an objective of a pull system? D)Limit total inventory 3. Leave the production card at supply point. Which of the following statements is a reason to simplify documentation in a pull system? B)Detailed routing information is not necessary 10. Brand-name Kanban cards authorize C) Both what and when to replenish 8. Which of the following is a characteristic of a pull system? B) Standard lot size 6. Which explanation best describes why a pull system works well in a structured environment? A)The source of incoming material is consistent 2.Session 4 1. 9. Which is a characteristic of true Kanban Methology? C)Both what and when to replenish 7.

which situation should be in place? C) Supplier is fully integrated into customer’s operations 4. For optimal levels of information sharing between the customer and supplier. which of the following inventory location methods requires the use of a locator file to identify parts locations? a) random location 9. expansion 6. material use) 8. What type of data communication should be utilized to control the shop floor? B) Timely and accurate 5.Sesión 5 1. If inventory is stored near the operation where it is used. effective storage practices. wants. 2. Which of the following best represents an objective of controlling storage a) minimizing non value added time 7. Which of the following groups reflects principles of effective item identification? B)Uniqueness. Which explanation best describes the major cause of customer-supplier disputes? D) Poor communication and subsequent cooperation to solve problems. uniformity in length and composition. capabilities. effective use of containerization facilitates which of the following ? d)all of the above (transportation. In a lean/JIT environment. reducing shipment size and receiving and delivering shipments more frequently will result in which of the following? a)reducing total acquisition costs . 3. The focus of an ideal customer-supplier relationship is on learning which one of the following? D) All of the above: Concerns. what storage technique is being utilized? b)point of use 10.

you must consider the industry. Before beginning a continuous improvement program. then which of the following is also true? b) Inspection is not necessary 3. Which of the following statements is true? c) Quality is considered necessary for survival 4. Is this is true. supplier base. Waste can be defined as: D ) The use of resources in excess of the theoretical minimum 7. Cause-and-effect analyses are made with the help of which of the following? a) Fishbone chart 2. Which of the following is NOT a quality management planning tool? a) Asset diagram 10. customer’s organizational culture and which of the following? c) Technical capabilities 6. Employee empowerment is the practice of c) Giving nonmanagerial employees the responsibility to make decisions 8. human resource capabilities. product lines.Session 6 1. A small group of people who normally work as a unit and meet frequently to uncover and solve problems concerning the quality of items produced is most likely called a: b) Quality circle 9. A Pareto chart can be used to: c) Eliminate visual signs that alert workers to defective parts . Who must be involved with continuous improvement efforts? d) All personnel 5. Quality at the source suggests that the quality of the product is determined at the instant the product is made.

providing a remedy and providing its effectiveness. Reducing los size to achieve which of the following? c) Improved process flows 3. dealing with resistance to change. In the ideal organized work environment. Which of the following best describes the functions of the one less at a time process? b) Expose constraints by putting pressure on the system 5. completing the housekeeping checklist. 10. diagnosing the causes. Recognize process improvement opportunities may be difficult because: a) They are part of daily routine 2. Which of the following is a technique that helps to create an effective inventory reporting system? d) Taguchi method 7. Which of the following must be reduced in order to reduce the total amount of elapsed movement time from supplier to customer? d) All of the above 6. Which of the following steps comprise the process for carrying out of the project-by-project approach? d) Verifying the project need and mission.Session 7 1. Which of the following explains why reporting becomes difficult in lean/JIT environment? b) Each production element is too short to measure 8. which of the following is true? b) Movement is minimized 4. Dramatic setup reductions will be achieved by which of the following? d) Using the Pareto chart . Which of the following result from rapid movement of material? b) Evaluating the problem. and instituting controls to hold gains 9. and ensuring that the kanban levels are marked.

The difference between special. Customer satisfactions is achieved through which two components? d) Product features and freedom from deficiencies 2. Which of the following is calculates using statistics? c) Control limits 9.and common-cause variations through which of the following? d) Control limits 4. A process capability analysis provides which of the following? a) Quantified prediction of process adequacy .cause variation is assignable. whereas the source of common-cause variation is random 6. SPC is a technique that a) Helps prevent defects from occurring a while a product is being produced 8.Session 8 1.and common-cause variation is which of the following? a) The source of special. A statistical control chart distinguishes between special. Which of the following best describes acceptance sampling? d) The process of sampling a portion of goods for inspection 7. Which of the following is not a quality perspective? c) Purchasing 3. Which of the following best explains the concept of variation? d) No two items are exactly alike 5.

10. Which of the following best describes the basis of product acceptance? a) Disposition and quality of the product .

C. An operator falls behind the flow and a small bottleneck occurs at a workstation. B. The product meets the expectations of the customer. D. C. U-shaped cells that group dissimilar machines to perform various operations on a part result in reduction of all of the following EXCEPT . The operator switches on the signal light. B. Statistical tests of production identify sources of defects. Soon. leveling teamwork visibility flexibility 3. the bottleneck is relieved. The procedure described above includes examples of all of the following EXCEPT A. Which of the following best describes the results of total quality control? A. and the two return to their workstations. The cost of scrap and rework is below budget. The number of inspection stations is decreased in the production process.PREGUNTAS DEL DISCO MOD 4 1. D. 2. and the two operators at the adjacent workstation immediately move in to help.

C. travel distances machine downtime in-process inventory lead times 4. In repetitive manufacturing. Modularity of design III. D. D. standardization of products can be achieved through which two of the following? I. C. Long-term agreements with suppliers may include which of the following terms? . It disregards the causes of poor quality. B. Supplier conformance to quality standards IV. Commonality of parts II. Inspectors do not understand quality improvement techniques. Standard costing practices A. B. End-of-line inspection often fails to improve quality for which of the following reasons? A. I and II I and III II and III II and IV 6. D. C. It excludes quality circles. 5.A. It requires extensive personnel. B.

and III only I. Frequency of planning data A. Part quantities II. Planned dollar volume III. Decreased attention to detail III Layout by function IV. III. D. C.I. Restricted product variety II. C. D. II. B. II. Reducing queues achieves all of the following EXCEPT A. Inventory liability IV. A focused factory is usually characterized by which two of the following? I. C. shortened production lead times quicker feedback about quality problems improved process capability reduced inventory investment 8. B. D. IV only II and III only I. and IV 7. Logical flow patterns A. I and III I and IV II and III II and IV . B.

In the implementation of lean/Just-in-Time. The insertion of a kanban card to replace the one removed III. Reduced inventory level II. Physical inventory of work-in-process inventory is more time-consuming. Which of the following are the desired results of removing a kanban card from between two steps of a smooth flowing process? I. D. Budgeted scrap and rework costs that create variances are reduced. B. B. C. and III 10. improve process utilization determine process variance . I and II only I and III only II and III only I. 11. C. To expose problems A. D. II. which of the following is the most significant change for the accounting function? A.9. Cellular processes no longer report every operation to accounting. Costs of incentive programs increase. The initial objective of a process capability study is to A. B.

Lean/JIT training should increase capabilities of operations supervisors to do all of the following EXCEPT A. reduce process time reduce process queues 12. Which of the following groups should most actively use them? A. The use of failsafe work methods implies that a company has . D. D. Company A is implementing a lean/JIT manufacturing approach and has decided to use the necessary process control techniques. B. C. C. balance workload in cells calculate number of kanbans maintain high equipment utilization coordinate preventive maintenance 13. D. the shop floor workforce the quality control department executive management the industrial engineering department 14. B.C.

pegging backflushing forecasting lot sizing . C. Material and operator flow III. Quick-hit list IV. B. sophisticated. B. Cycle time and takt time A. C. D. B. D. The cell layout shows which two of the following? I. D.A. in-line inspection equipment statistical process control highly trained workers immediate detection of errors 15. Which of the following software capabilities is used so that transaction costs are minimized when lean/Just-in-Time is implemented in an MRP environment? A. C. Project time line II. I and III I and IV II and III II and IV 16.

Customer-oriented manufacturing performance measures include all of the following EXCEPT A. B. D. B. deploy housekeeping audit checklists (i.e.17.. C. D. Sustaining process changes include all of the following EXCEPT A. service parts fill rate cost variances product quality delivery performance 19. 5S) encourage continuous improvement activities make team members work rather than updating daily the shop loor performance measures clean and check equipment on a daily basis 18. All of the following elements are required for a successful change to the lean/JIT approach EXCEPT A. B. organizationwide awareness of a need for elimination of waste people who are willing to work hard and methodologically a past history of excellence in manufacturing commitment for continued improvement . D. C. C.

From plant to plant III. the most frequently occurring defects out-of-control operations the customer base for marketing the volume of work through the plant 22. Which of the following will occur when material requirements planning (MRP) and Justin-Time (JIT) are integrated? A. MRP will continue to support both operations planning and control. MRP will continue to support operations control. D. JIT pull systems will eliminate the need for MRP. Within a plant II. B. B. MRP will continue to support operations planning. C. . Pareto analysis is included in training so that employees may use it to identify which of the following? A.To which of the following types of delivery can kanban methods be applied? I. C. D. and III 21. and JIT pull systems will support operations control. From suppliers to plants A. I only I and II only II and III only I. B. C. and JIT pull systems will support operations planning.20. D. II.

Which of the following are benefits of statistical process control? I. Less preventive maintenance III. I and IV only II and III only I. III. B. B. C. and IV 24. D.23. II. reporting production quality information online establishing employee ownership of quality increasing the number of quality control inspection personnel using process control charts 25. Quick recognition of problems IV. Quick recognition of the effects of correction A. Fewer inspection steps II. and IV only I. C. High-quality production is best achieved by doing which of the following? A. Material is pulled into a final assembly area from feeding operations . III. D.

B. Which of the following statements is (are) true about pull systems for distribution inventory control? I. C. II. D.A. Which of the following actions is most likely to produce a high degree of sustained inventory data integrity? A. high-volume items. . increasing frequency of cycle counts changing cycle counting methods periodically making periodic physical inventories resolving problems exposed by cycle counting 27. B. They are more appropriate with low-value. C. D. when production is completed as it is needed when material handling equipment is available when material balance is zero 26. Which of the following would be manufactured in a continuous-production process? A. B. combines clothing vitamins gasoline 28. They are useful when geographical demand patterns can be forecast accurately at the factory. C. D.

C. D. two-bin replenishment system MRP system fixed order quantity. It would result in savings that are likely to be small and difficult to determine. II only III only I and III only II and III only 29. D. reorder point system fixed interval. Which of the following systems would be most appropriate for managing an inventory of motors purchased by an appliance manufacturer for use in the assembly of several models of an automatic dishwasher? A. It is not necessary to achieve because of safety stocks and safety lead time. EOQ. It is probably impossible to achieve and will be costly to obtain. Which of the following statements is true about obtaining a high level of accuracy for inventory records? A. . B. A. D. They are important when goods are frequently on allocation from the factory. periodic ordering system 30.III. C. C. B. It would usually lead to a reduction of inventory levels. B.

perpetual on-hand inventory counts are relieved when A. planned orders for the parent items are created by MRP a work order for the parent item is generated production against the parent item is reported the parent item is shipped to a customer 32.31. D. The result of the measurement should be easily understood by management. The delivery measurement performance should focus on how well the shipping dollar budget is met. process time lot sizing queue time MRP processing frequency 33. C. . B. D. C. In environments using backflush inventory relief. C. D. Measurement of customer service delivery performance should be based on which of the following considerations? A. The value of work-in-process inventory is LEAST affected by which of the following? A. The measurement should indicate overall customer satisfaction with a product. Whether the company operates on a fiscal or calendar month. B. B.

Making the storeroom off-limits to all except storeroom personnel IV. C. B. Maintaining parallel record systems to cross-check balances A. B. The main objective of line balancing in an assembly operation is to A. provide maximum mobility of operators between assembly lines minimize the total number of parts required for each assembly line develop work standards for cost-estimating purposes distribute the work to maximize line output 36. C. D. Inventory control can be improved by adopting which of the following storeroom practices? I. Increased supplier lead times prompt the customer to A.34. and IV only 35. I and II only II and III only III and IV only I. III. B. carry smaller safety stocks carry larger safety stocks . D. Initiating a cycle-counting system III. Calculating EOQs to determine quantities to issue II.

D. When expediting purchased parts that are needed from the supplier before the original due date.C. If a job shop automates its tool-changing process to reduce setup times. D. C. move time queue time setup time run time 39. When Pareto's Law (80-20 rule) is used to reduce lead time. the change will result in an increase in which of the following? A. annual number of shop orders queue lead time lot size 38. a buyer should first try to do which of the following? . release fewer orders to the suppliers do less expediting with the supplier 37. B. D. which of the following elements should be addressed first? A. B. C.

8 hours/day with 100% efficiency should be assumed. B. 40.4 1 10 Saw 20 Face 30 Turn 40 Drill 50 Grind A one-shift operation. B.5 5 2 . C. . C.1 2 2 . buy all the parts from an alternate source offer to de-expedite another part that is needed later than the original due date offer to pay a premium increase safety lead time by one week Item 40 is based on the following information: Quantity = 100 pieces Cycle Queue Time per Setup (Days) piece (Hours) (Hours) 1 . is fixed at 8 periods. Assembly A consists of a number of parts and subassemblies as indicated.A.3 2 2 . If the order in the job shop described above starts on the beginning of day 1. with no inventory on hand or in process. when would it be finished? A.1 2 2 . D. day 20 day 23 day 28 day 30 Questions 41 and 42 refer to the following diagram. D. The total lead time.

scheduling Assembly A for the earliest completion date is an example of A. the latest release of Parts D and 2 must occur A. If the current date is the beginning of Period 1 and the customer request date is Period 10. D. B. C. B. forward scheduling backward scheduling . If the current date is the beginning of Period 4.41. in Periods 1 and 2 respectively in Periods 2 and 3 respectively in Periods 3 and 4 respectively after Period 4 42.

Under the group technology concept. B. By replenishing finished inventory on schedule III. Effective shop floor controls can improve customer service in which of the following ways? I. C. D. What is the effect of inventory shrinkage on a company's profit and loss statement? A. Inventory shrinkage has occurred when physical inventory dollars are less than book inventory dollars. D. which of the following is true? . I only I and III only II and III only I. B. decrease in the cost of goods manufactured increase in inventory dollars decrease in sales dollars decrease in profits 45. block scheduling critical ratio scheduling 43.C. and III 44. C. II. By reducing lead time II. By improving component availability A. D.

C. B. B. Manufacturing departments should be laid out according to function. and III 47. D. Matching work in process to specific customers A. B. C. I and II only I and III only II and III only I. Like machines should be grouped in clusters. C. Releasing orders to suppliers A. II. Knowing capacities and planned rates III. Labor is highly specialized. II. Measuring movement past control points II. Which of the following are among the characteristics of flow control scheduling? I. D. Material planning II. Negotiating prices with suppliers III. D. Which of the following are functions of a supplier scheduler? I. and III . 46. I and II only I and III only II and III only I. Machines should be grouped to produce parts of similar form.A.

CPM is a scheduling technique used primarily in A.48. The effect on inventory dollars cannot be predicted 49. It material and labor are available and their costs remain constant. D. Inventory dollars increase. When allocated on the basis of historical direct labor hours. B. . D. overhead will be properly absorbed if which of the following is true? A. C. Inventory dollars do not change. job shops where many alternate routings are possible continuous process companies using flow control companies working on projects with defined beginnings and endings companies using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) applications Questions 51-52 refer to the following schedule of a two-operation job. Inventory dollars decrease. what is the effect on inventory dollars of a reduction in the planned and actual shop lead times on manufactured parts? A. B. total volume increases total volume decreases total volume remains unchanged fixed costs decrease 50. C. B. D. C.

C. operation 10 is not a setup operation if operation 20 is a run operation total job duration has been increased due to operation overlap the percentage of operation overlap is different from that in situation D it is impossible to overlap operation 10 with operation 20 52. Increasing the number of shifts has less impact on overall lead time than overlapping operations. Based on the schedule. III. It can be concluded from Situation B on the schedule that A. B. I only II only I and III only II and III only . B. C. The combination of overlapping operations and increasing the number of shifts will result in the shortest overall lead time. D.51. D. A. accurate conclusions include which of the following? I. Increasing the number of shifts has greater impact on overall lead time than overlapping operations. II.

53. D. I and II only I and III only II and III only I. The most significant factor affecting the difference between planned lead time and actual lead time for a specific order or batch in a shop is A. B. priority labor queues component availability 54. It permits increased output with no additional capital investment. C. . A. III. The price is the same as current standard cost. C. Which of the following are reasons for purchasing outside capacity? I. B. D. D. They are competitively quoted. Completed components are produced. An organization treats a supplier most similarly to an inside work center when which of the following is true about external purchases? A. II. It cuts down on training costs for new employees. C. It reduces overtime. B. II. and III 55. They are managed by buying capacity.

What is the efficiency percentage for this employee? A. B. to receiving/inspection.Questions 56 and 57 are based on the following information about an employee: Hours in attendance Direct hours on production Standard hours per piece Pieces produced 10 8 1 10 56. B. What is the utilization percentage for this employee? A. D. and then receipt at stores where the quantity received is entered in the ERP system. 80% 100% 125% 133% 58. D. which of the following statements are true about this situation? . 80% 100% 125% 133% 57. C. C. If the flow of received puchased parts is from receipt at the dock.

and III 59. B. D. II. D.I. I and II only I and III only II and III only I. C. B. III. C. matrix chart process decision program chart Pareto chart continuous improvement chart 60. C. II. Employee involvement is the concept of using A. managerial employees to perform non-managerial tasks whenever they are idle employees to perform jobs outside of their assigned duties without prior consent employees' creative energy and intelligence in certain decision-making processes all of the above . Purchase orders should be updated when all parts are received at stores. A resource constraint could cause parts to be received at the dock but not into the stores on schedule A. Which of these tools is most appropriate for contingency planning? A. A supplier delivery performance measurement should be based on actual receipts at dock versus schedule. D. B.