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Friday, July 30, 2010

Production Planning and Control









True/False
Question
When shop floor scheduling problem larger than 3 machines arise the analytical solution procedures leading to optimality are complex and difficult.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Total lead time is the summation of following factors :-
Correct Answer
Queue and transit time , Manufacturing time , Order preparation time
Your Answer
Manufacturing time , Delay time , Queue and transit time

Select The Blank
Question
Labour efficiency depends upon ________
Correct Answer
Training and experience
Your Answer
Training and experience

Select The Blank
Question
The LOB technique is made more accurate and fast by using ________.
Correct Answer
Computers
Your Answer
Log-tables

Select The Blank
Question
Process plan is the process of establishing the ________ and most economical path that each part is to follow from raw material stage to finished product stage.
Correct Answer
Shortest
Your Answer
Optimum

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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The check list approach comprises of following parameters :-
Correct Answer
Each department head concerned with efficiency of PPC function is given a set of questions to be answered. , The department head has to answer in "Yes/no" format only , Each "Yes" answer gives one negative score
Your Answer
Each department head concerned with efficiency of PPC function is given a set of questions to be answered. , The department head has to answer in "Yes/no" format only , Each "Yes" answer gives one negative score

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
In ABC analysis, the classification is based on :-
Correct Answer
Cumulative cost
Your Answer
Carrying cost

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Find EOQ in Rs from the following data :-Annual consumption = 20, 000 units, Ordering and receiving cost of material = Rs 20 per order, Annual carrying cost or storage cost = 10% of unit cost of material, Cost of material = Rs 50.
Correct Answer
20000
Your Answer
10000

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Spares without which the system will not work are categorized as :-
Correct Answer
Vital
Your Answer
Vital

Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Order quantity
Factor influencing process planning
Factor influencing process planning
Machine capacity chart
Dimensional accuracy
Special purpose machines
Mass production
Special purpose machines
General purpose machines with special toolings
Standard elemental time data
Compare alternative processes
Break even analysis

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

True/False
Question
In replenishment system, the type of ordering is either according to "stock level" or "pre-fixed time scale".
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
At company's subsidiary stores /tool crib following tools are stored :-
Correct Answer
Consumable tools , Inspection fixtures , Instruments and gauges
Your Answer
Consumable tools , Inspection fixtures , Instruments and gauges

True/False
Question
Exponential smoothening is weighted average method.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Select The Blank
Question
The administrative lead time e.g. time involved in processing the order, which may be in periodical review system including the period until next review is called ________ lead time.
Correct Answer
Internal
Your Answer
Cumulative

Select The Blank
Question
Heuristics methods involve drawing procedure diagram which indicates the ________ available for transferring tasks laterally from one column to another to arrive at most promising balance.
Correct Answer
Flexibility
Your Answer
Flexibility

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The light engineering company has one special purpose facing & centering machine And one copying lathe. The foreman has five work orders for processing . The operation Sequence is fixed [ each job is first faced and centered and then copy turned ] . The standard Hours required for each machine to process each work order are shown in the following Table :- Work Order Processing Time [Hours ] Facing & centering machine Copying Lathe I 16 40 II 30 60 III 20 6 IV 15 16 V 25 12 find sequence to minimize requirements of machine hours.
Correct Answer
IV-I-II-V-III
Your Answer
II-III-IV-I-V

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

True/False
Question
The make-or-buy decision is not taken only at starting of a factory but has to be reviewed continuously.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Select The Blank
Question
Only satisfied customers get in ________ from new customers.
Correct Answer
Business
Your Answer
Business

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The following are salient features of the fixed order quantity system :-
Correct Answer
Reorder quantity is always the same which is usually economic order quantity , The time interval between deliveries varies. , Replenishment action is initiated when the stock on hand is just sufficient to meet demand during the lead time.
Your Answer
Reorder quantity is always the same which is usually economic order quantity , Replenishment action is initiated when the stock on hand is just sufficient to meet demand during the lead time. , Percent cumulative cost of item is taken into consideration.

Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Tool order
To instruct tool crib to keep tools ready
Instruct to issue tools
Move order
Movement of material from stores to first machine
Movement of material from stores to first machine
Stores issue order
Instruction to stores to issue material
Instruction to stores to issue material
Inspection order
Report inspection results
Report inspection results

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Responsibility of smooth flow of work through different work centers or departments of company rests with :-
Correct Answer
Production control department
Your Answer
Production control department

Select The Blank
Question
________ is the sum of set up time and run time.
Correct Answer
Manufacturing time
Your Answer
Manufacturing time

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Detachable ticket, after filling in required information is :-
Correct Answer
Placed in a tray/box
Your Answer
Given to progress section

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Subsidiary orders include :-
Correct Answer
Material Order , Shop order , Inspection order
Your Answer
Material Order , Shop order , Inspection order

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Long termed forecasts are for the period of :-
Correct Answer
5 to 10 years
Your Answer
One year

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
If actual demand far exceeds forecast, it will result into :-
Correct Answer
Better utilization of equipment , Project margin , Higher material purchase
Your Answer
Better utilization of equipment , Higher material purchase , Increase in labour productivity

Select The Blank
Question
Classification of items on basis of their capital lock up is called ________ analysis.
Correct Answer
XYZ
Your Answer
VED

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Physical Count method of collecting information from manufacturing shops is applicable in following situation :-
Correct Answer
Workshops employing few machines
Your Answer
Workshops producing small parts in huge quantities

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The expected time can be minimised by minimising following parameters :-
Correct Answer
Optimistic time , Pessimistic time , Most likely time
Your Answer
Pessimistic time , Lead time

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
In order to maintain precedence relationships, the most common approach is to make use of :-
Correct Answer
Precedence diagrams
Your Answer
Precedence diagrams

True/False
Question
There are five manufacturing systems. However, many manufacturers combines two or more systems to produce a final product.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
HML Analysis helps to :-
Correct Answer
Access storage & security requirements , Keep control over departmental head level , Determine frequency of stock verification
Your Answer
Access storage & security requirements , Determine frequency of stock verification , Controls carrying cost

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

Select The Blank
Question
Production Planning and Control department acts as a link between company's sales and ________ department.
Correct Answer
Manufacturing
Your Answer
Manufacturing

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Move orders, released for material movement from stores to first work center are used for following types of organizations :-
Correct Answer
Big steel plants , Power plants , Heavy machinery manufacturers
Your Answer
Big steel plants , Heavy machinery manufacturers , High volume white goods manufacturers

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Smoothing performs following activities:-
Correct Answer
Reallocation of resources , Improving utilization of resources , Conducting Heuristic approach
Your Answer
Improving utilization of resources , Conducting Heuristic approach , Conducting Load flow analysis

Select The Blank
Question
________ phase of PPC makes sure that the programmed production is constantly maintained.
Correct Answer
Control
Your Answer
Control

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Process Sheet contains following information :-
Correct Answer
Material Specification , Sequence of operation , Skill of Labour
Your Answer
Material Specification , Sequence of operation , Order Quantity

True/False
Question
The make-or-buy decision becomes necessary when the current source of supply is not able to supply the material in accordance with buyer's quality requirements.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Negative value of critical ratio :-
Correct Answer
Is meaningless
Your Answer
Indicates shortfall in scheduled delivery period

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Let us suppose that activity M & N can not start until activity K & L are completed. Activities K &L are therefore :-
Correct Answer
Preceding
Your Answer
Preceding

True/False
Question
XYZ analysis helps to identify few items which account for large amount of money locked up in the stock and take steps for liquidation / reduction.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

True/False
Question
Overlapping of operations helps in compressing manufacturing time.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False
Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Purchase cost include :-
Correct Answer
Excise , Packing and forwarding , Octroi
Your Answer
Excise , Octroi

True/False
Question
Inspection operations is a part of process plan for a part.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

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

True/False
Question
To solve "n jobs - 3 machines" sequencing problem, the largest of time of any job on the second machine must be smaller than or equal to the smallest time of any job on first machine or third machine.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
Line staff can assist PPC by manufacturing some of their needs in their own shops rather than making PPC to tool room or purchase.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Ordering of raw material is based on :-
Correct Answer
Sales forecast
Your Answer
Material availability

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The queue time is intended to compensate for the time for which the job has to :-
Correct Answer
Wait near the machines for its turn until other jobs ahead of it are completed. , Lie after its completion till is picked up and moved to next machine/work center. , Spend extra time due to emergent situations
Your Answer
Wait near the machines for its turn until other jobs ahead of it are completed. , Lie after its completion till is picked up and moved to next machine/work center. , Wait until inspection and storage is completed.

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
In an organization, poor material handling system may result in the following :-
Correct Answer
Damage to material/product , Delays in supply of material , Accidents while handling
Your Answer
Damage to material/product , Delays in supply of material , Accidents while handling

True/False
Question
LOB is a manual planning and scheduling technique similar in nature to MRP [Material Resource Planning].
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Standard time accounts for :-
Correct Answer
Contingency allowance , Operator's rating/efficiency , Tool change time
Your Answer
Contingency allowance , Tool change time , Job splitting time

True/False
Question
As per a study on materials management practices, a typical firm spends almost half of its rupee sales on goods purchased from vendors.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

Select The Blank
Question
________ analysis mainly helps to identify non-existing items for which store keeps bin cards, wastes computer memory or wastes computer stationary while preparing stores ledger.
Correct Answer
MNG Analysis
Your Answer
SOS Analysis

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
If more variety is to be manufactured, the manufacturing facilities would have to be :-
Correct Answer
Commonised
Your Answer
Expanded

True/False
Question
Work measurement is not useful for choosing between two alternate methods of production.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

True/False
Question
On completion of work the job card is returned to production planning and control department for reference and record.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

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

Select The Blank
Question
________ is a production line made up of operations that form or change the physical or sometimes chemical characteristics of a product.
Correct Answer
Fabrication line
Your Answer
Assembly line

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Keeping procurement cost and carrying cost constant, if annual usage of certain product becomes 4 times, the EOQ would be :-
Correct Answer
Doubled
Your Answer
Halved

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
LOB technique was devised by US army in the year :-
Correct Answer
1952
Your Answer
1955

True/False
Question
Transit time for manufactured items should be considered only when it is insignificant.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
5 jobs are to be processed on machines M1 and M2 , first on M1 and then on M2. The processing times in hours are as follows.Find the sequence for 5 jobs that will minimize total elapsed time .also find idle time & total elapsed time. Job Processing time [ hours ] Machine M1 Machine M2 1 5 2 2 1 6 8 9 7 6 3 8 5 10 4
Correct Answer
2-4-3-5-1 , Minimum time 28 hours , Idle time = 1 & 2 Hours for M1 & M2 respectively.
Your Answer
2-4-3-5-1 , Minimum time 28 hours , Idle time = 1 & 2 Hours for M1 & M2 respectively.

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
SDE analysis is based on problems of procurement namely :-
Correct Answer
Non-availability , Scarcity , Longer lead time
Your Answer
Non-availability , Scarcity , Longer lead time

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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 , Production study , Analytical estimating

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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 , Store inventory

Select The Blank
Question
Given the following data :- procurement cost per order = Rs 30 ; frequency of ordering per year =4 ; number of suppliers = 3 . Form the above data, total procurement cost would be Rs ________.
Correct Answer
360
Your Answer
40

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
In replenishment system, the fixed order quantity system is also called by following names :-
Correct Answer
Fixed order system , Min-max system , Re-order point system
Your Answer
Fixed order system , Min-max system , Re-order point system

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Given a decision for designing a line layout, major problem is subdividing a work so that smooth flow can result. The subdivision process is called :-
Correct Answer
Line balancing
Your Answer
Line balancing

True/False
Question
In CPM, use of dummy activities is much essential .
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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 ]

Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Work element
Smallest portion of work identified during the breakdown analysis of the job.
Smallest portion of work identified during the breakdown analysis of the job.
Production line
Arrangement of workstations where each workman performs a pre-determined task on an incomplete unit which passes down the line of subsequent unit until it is finished.
Arrangement of workstations where each workman performs a pre-determined task on an incomplete unit which passes down the line of subsequent unit until it is finished.
Work Station
Assigned location, zone, place or stage in assembly where designated work is performed on part component of product.
Assigned location, zone, place or stage in assembly where designated work is performed on part component of product.
Station work content
Time required to perform the designated amount of work at a given work station and is obtained by adding up time of work elements allotted to the work station.
Time after which a finished product comes off the production line.

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Steps involved in process planning include the following :-
Correct Answer
Enlist feature influencing selection of manufacturing process , Prepare sequence of basic operation , Write down route sheet
Your Answer
Prepare sequence of basic operation , Write down route sheet , Indent requirement of tooling and fixtures

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Effective capacity per period is calculated as :-
Correct Answer
Multiplication of net capacity with labour efficiency
Your Answer
Multiplication of net capacity by utilization index

Select The Blank
Question
Orders with ________ slack time remaining per operation are run first.
Correct Answer
Shortest
Your Answer
Longest

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

Select The Blank
Question
LOB has advantage that it is more ________ oriented than MRP.
Correct Answer
Customer
Your Answer
Practical

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
A company has 10 machines, working in two shifts. Utilization index is 0.75 and shop efficiency is 80%. Effective capacity hours for loading and scheduling are :-
Correct Answer
576
Your Answer
576

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The cost involved in subcontracting some of the operations of item outside the home plant is called :-
Correct Answer
Outside operations cost
Your Answer
Outdoor cost

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
LOB deals with :-
Correct Answer
Identification of crucial operations in a job , Establishment of schedules of crucial operations , Attraction of attention of those who do not conform to the schedule.
Your Answer
Identification of crucial operations in a job , Establishment of schedules of crucial operations , Attraction of attention of those who do not conform to the schedule.

Select The Blank
Question
________items should be excluded from ABC Analysis.
Correct Answer
Non-moving
Your Answer
Seasonal

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
To keep facilities busy, waiting time due to non-availability of work should be kept at :-
Correct Answer
Minimum .
Your Answer
Minimum .

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Installed capacity :-
Correct Answer
Can be equal to or less than licensed capacity
Your Answer
Can be equal to or less than licensed capacity

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Scheduling can be considered as a process of :-
Correct Answer
Fitting shop order into uncommitted time available for a machine
Your Answer
Determining time required for each operation

Select The Blank
Question
Short term forecasts are for ________.
Correct Answer
Material Planning
Your Answer
Material Planning

Select The Blank
Question
The ________ makes scheduling process simpler but does not provide economy in manufacture.
Correct Answer
First-come-first scheduled
Your Answer
First-come-first scheduled

Select The Blank
Question
Good quality and ________are the two main requirements to secure maximum business from a customer.
Correct Answer
Competitive rates
Your Answer
Competitive rates

Select The Blank
Question
Generally for ________ flow system, Heuristic method is preferred.
Correct Answer
Intermittent
Your Answer
Continuous

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Sequencing helps management to determine the most economical job sequence the one that consumes minimum :-
Correct Answer
Elapsed time
Your Answer
Lead time
True/False
Question
Purchase department must keep PPC informed regarding lead time of different items specially where lead times are extended.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

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

Select The Blank
Question
Because of uncertainty of activity timings, PERT acquired a shape of ________ model.
Correct Answer
Probabilistic
Your Answer
Probabilistic

True/False
Question
Flexibility and product variety are not inter-related with each other.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
False

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The 'G' group of GOLF analysis covers items procurement from Government suppliers such as :-
Correct Answer
STC , MMTC , Public Sector Undertaking
Your Answer
STC , MMTC , Public Sector Undertaking

Select The Blank
Question
Buying for C quantities should be made in ________ quantities .
Correct Answer
Large
Your Answer
Small

Select The Blank
Question
Of all the work measurement techniques the most widely used techniques is________.
Correct Answer
Time study
Your Answer
Time study

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Keeping available time per day constant, if the desired production rate per day is to be doubled ,cycle time will be reduced by :-
Correct Answer
0.5
Your Answer
0.5

Select The Blank
Question
In alternate routing, the delayed job may be routed to a ________ machine where rate of production is faster.
Correct Answer
Costlier
Your Answer
New

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Mass & flow production and process production are categorized under :-
Correct Answer
Continuous production
Your Answer
Continuous production

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The earliest start time of an activity equals to earliest event time of :-
Correct Answer
Tail event
Your Answer
Head event

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
If efficiency is more, the manufacturing time required for completion of job would be generally :-
Correct Answer
Less
Your Answer
Less

Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
Move order
Transport material from and to required work centers
Transport material from and to required work centers
Materials Order
Allocation of material required in connection with shop order
Allocation of material required in connection with shop order
Work Order
Bird's eye view of production programme
Order from contractor to execute job
Production Order
Reserve material required in connection with sales order
Reserve material required in connection with sales order

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Development of additional vendors/suppliers depends upon :-
Correct Answer
Sales forecast
Your Answer
Sales forecast

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The assignment method is also called as :-
Correct Answer
Hungarian Method
Your Answer
Hungarian Method

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Material control function embraces a following techniques :-
Correct Answer
Make -or -buy decision , Pareto's analysis , Replenishment system
Your Answer
Make -or -buy decision , Replenishment system

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Overtime can be avoided in many ways and they are :-
Correct Answer
Unrealistic delivery date , Acceptance of too many rush order , Excessive machine breakdown
Your Answer
Acceptance of too many rush order , Excessive machine breakdown , Insufficient manpower or machines

Select The Blank
Question
Lead time is ________ for different items.
Correct Answer
Different
Your Answer
Different

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The tooling data is prepared in respect of following measuring instruments :-
Correct Answer
Vernier caliper , Micrometer screw gauge , Strain gauge
Your Answer
Vernier caliper , Micrometer screw gauge , Strain gauge

True/False
Question
The LOB technique is most appropriate for assembly operations involving number of distinct components.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

Select The Blank
Question
If number of work stations is 8 and work content of all stations is 32 , the cycle time would be ________.
Correct Answer
4
Your Answer
4

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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.

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

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The assembly work content [ Wi ] of the i'th station having n work stations is given by :-
Correct Answer
å Wi from i=1 to n
Your Answer
Wi / n

True/False
Question
Production Planning and Control makes the supervisor ineffective.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
False

Select The Blank
Question
________ are grouped so that their total time is preferably equal to or little lesser than the time available each work station.
Correct Answer
Tasks
Your Answer
Assembly lines

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
The work measurement and time study belong to the following school of management :-
Correct Answer
Scientific School of management
Your Answer
Scientific School of management

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
Economic indicator for forecasting fertilizer requirements are :-
Correct Answer
Land under cultivation , Trends of rainfall , Credit offered by banks
Your Answer
Land under cultivation , Trends of rainfall , Credit offered by banks

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
As the quantity increases, the procurement cost :-
Correct Answer
Reduces
Your Answer
Also increases

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
To minimize total throughout time we are required to minimize :-
Correct Answer
Queuing , Idle time , Inventory
Your Answer
Queuing , Idle time

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
What are the customer's expectation from the supplier?
Correct Answer
Consistent good quality of products
Your Answer
Consistent good quality of products

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
While communicating to customer on delays in delivery following information should be given :-
Correct Answer
Information on identification of job , Reasons for delays , Revised date of delivery
Your Answer
Reasons for delays , Revised date of delivery , Derailed production records

Select The Blank
Question
Job production requires ________ capital investment.
Correct Answer
Lowest
Your Answer
High

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

Match The Following
Question
Correct Answer
Your Answer
End piece allowance
Material insufficient to produce one piece
Material insufficient to produce one piece
Stock allowance
Quantity to meet requirement of spares
Quantity to meet requirement of spares
Machining allowance
Extra material requirement
Extra material requirement
Spoilage allowance
Process rejection
Process rejection

Select The Blank
Question
Work sampling is ________
Correct Answer
Done at random interval
Your Answer
Done continuously without interval

Select The Blank
Question
The information on the nature of tooling required for an item can be obtained from its ________.
Correct Answer
Route sheet
Your Answer
Route sheet

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
Question
The main characteristics of jobbing production are :-
Correct Answer
Small production runs , Discontinuous flow of materials , Disproportionate manufacturing cycle time
Your Answer
Small production runs , Discontinuous flow of materials , Disproportionate manufacturing cycle time

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Let us suppose that activity P & Q can not start until activity R& S are completed. Activities P &Q are therefore :-
Correct Answer
Succeeding
Your Answer
Succeeding

Multiple Choice Single Answer
Question
Critical ratio equals to one indicates that :-
Correct Answer
Job is just on schedule and requires to be watched closely.
Your Answer
Job is just on schedule and requires to be watched closely.

True/False
Question
Random fluctuation is addition of cyclical fluctuation and seasonal fluctuation.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

True/False
Question
Labour efficiency factor is applied after capacity requirement of equipment is calculated.
Correct Answer
False
Your Answer
True

Select The Blank
Question
________ is the specific instant of time that marks start and end of activity.
Correct Answer
Event
Your Answer
Event

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

True/False
Question
A company where different personnel give conflicting delivery promises need to improve its scheduling and processing function.
Correct Answer
True
Your Answer
True

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

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

Multiple Choice Single Answer
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

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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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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As the quantity increases, the procurement cost :-
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Reduces
Your Answer
Reduces

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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.
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False
Your Answer
False

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

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

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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

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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.
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True
Your Answer
True

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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.
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False
Your Answer
True

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

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

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

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

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

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Some of significant characteristics of fixed order quantity system under replenishment systems are as follows :-
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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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Important considerations in scheduling are :-
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Degree of centralization , Relative job priority , Load chart
Your Answer
Degree of centralization , Relative job priority , Load chart

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

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

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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

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

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Moving average method lags behind the latest trend.
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True
Your Answer
True

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

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Following difficulties are faced by SDE analysis :-
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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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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

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

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

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

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Buying for C quantities should be made in ________ quantities .
Correct Answer
Large
Your Answer
Large
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The sourcing of vendors in case of 'B' type of items is :-
Correct Answer
Medium
Your Answer
Minimum

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

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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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________ is used for planning capacity.
Correct Answer
Standard Time
Your Answer
Standard Time

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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 :-
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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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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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Multiple Choice Single Answer
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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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.

Multiple Choice Single Answer
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

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

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

Multiple Choice Multiple Answer
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

Select The Blank
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





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