1. Intermittent flow operations:a. involve cl

1. Intermittent flow operations:a. involve cl

1. Intermittent flow operations:a. involve close management of workers.b. generate a high product mix.c. have few schedule changes.d. have high turnovers of raw materials andwork-in-process inventories.2. Continuous flow operations:a. utilize general-purpose equipment.b. are capital-intensive operations.c. have unpredictable material flows.d. have work centers grouped together byfunction (department).3. Repetitive manufacturing:a. assembles pre-made parts into finished goods.b. produces one basic product with minor variations.c. is characterized by very low equipment utilization.d. utilizes highly trained, flexible labor.4. Design capacity is:a. sustainable capacity.b. capacity dictated by the firms built-in organizationalconstraints.c. theoretical capacity.d. actual output.-2-5. The stepping-stone method is used to:a. obtain an initial (1st) solution.b. balance source supply and destination demand.c. evaluate occupied cells (routes) for possiblecost reductions.d. evaluate empty cells (routes) for possiblecost reductions.6. Which of the following statements is true?a. evaluation paths selected must be as shortas possible.b. evaluation paths may contain diagonal move-ments.c. occupied cells may not be bypassed if turningmovements are desired.d. all occupied cells of each solution must be eval-uated.7. The intent of the load-distance model is:a. to minimize the number of workers.b. to minimize idle time per cycle.c. to minimize materials and / or informationmovement costs within a process layout.d. none of the above.8. Which of the statements about line-balancing is true?a. if a precedence relationship exists between tasksA and B, they cannot be assigned to the samework station.b. if a lines balance delay factor is maximized, itsefficiency is maximized.c. the theoretical minimum number of work stationscan never be achieved, hence the name theoretical.d. if the cycle time is reduced, productivity will increase.9. Hybrid or combination layouts:a. were developed by Henry Gantt in 1901.b. require the use of work-in-process inventories between thepure layouts.c. are similar in their characteristics to fixed-position layouts.d. are rarely encountered in industry.10. Which of the following statements is true?a. line-balancing attempts to eliminate bottleneck tasksvia product redesign and better worker training.b. the efficiency of an assembly line cannot be improved byselecting a different task assignment heuristic for theline-balancing process.c. an assembly line is perfectly balanced when there are anequal number of tasks in each work station.d. efficiency is defined as an assembly lines ability tomeet desired daily output. 11. The Behavioral School approach to job design which attempts tomake a worker a co-manager is:a. job enlargement.b. job enhancement.c. job rotation.d. job enrichment.12. The 5 categories of activities (operation, transport, inspection, delay,and storage) are used in which of the following methods of processanalysis?a. gang chart.b. simo chart.c. multiple activity chart.d. motion economy chart.13. The procedure that involves performance ratings and allowancefactors is:a. historical experience. c. direct time studyb. work sampling.. d. pre-determined time study.14. In cross-docking, labeled and presorted loads are received directly atthe warehouse dock for immediate re-routing.TRUE FALSE15. A job shop helps a firm follow a differentiation marketing strategy.TRUE FALSE16. Group technology layouts are used to convert assembly lines into job shops.TRUE FALSE17. The Northwest-Corner technique produces a deliberate cost-efficient solu-tion for the transportation algorithm.TRUE FALSE18. Work sampling is widely used to analyze repetitive jobs.TRUE FALSE19. The maximum allowable cycle time guarantees that the firm will meet itsdaily production quota.TRUE FALSE20. The direct time study method makes allowances for unscheduled interruptions, unusual delays, and unusual mistakes on the part of the worker.TRUE FALSE21. In the transportation problem, the number of cells in an evaluation path should always be an odd number such as 5, 7, or 9.TRUE FALSE22. One of the limitations of the transportation algorithm is that it cannot minimize shipping costs between two levels of the supply chain.TRUE FALSENine (9) welders who perform the identical short-cycle job were observed by a time + motion engineer over six (6) cycles each. The total time recorded was three-hundred-ten (310) minutes. The performance rating for a particular welderwas established at ninety-two percent ( 92% ). Additionally, each welder is granted a twelve percent (12%) allowance for personal needs, fatigue, and rou-tine delays.23. The observed time ( OT ) for this job is 5.833 minutes.TRUE FALSE24. The normal time ( NT ) for the selected welder ?? 5.280 minutes.TRUE FALSE25. The standard time ( ST ) for the selected welder ?? 6.000 minutes.TRUE FALSE26. In problem one, the maximum allowable cycle time is:a. 288 seconds.b. 315 seconds.c. 348 seconds.d. 384 seconds.27. In problem one, the theoretical number of work stations is:a. 1b. 2c. 3d. 428. In problem one, the efficiency of the assembly line is:a. 64%b. 68%c. 70%d. 72%29. In problem one, the balance delay factor is:a. 28%b. 30%c. 32%d. 36%30. In problem one, the tasks assigned to work station one are:a. A,Cb. A,C,Ec. A,C,Dd. none of the above.-2-31. In problem one, the tasks assigned to work station two are:a. E,Db. E,Fc. E,D or E,Fd. F,B,H,D32. In problem two, the evaluation number for empty cell A-3 is:a. 4b. +4c. -10d. +10e. none of the above33. In problem two, the evaluation number for empty cell B-1 is:a. 9b. +9c. -7d. +7e. none of the above34. In problem two, the evaluation number for empty cell B-3 is:a. 4b. +4c. 3d. +3e. none of the above35. In problem three, the evaluation number for empty cell A-4 is:a. +2b. -32c. +15d. -15e. none of the above-3-36. In problem three, the new allocation for cell A-4 is:a. 15b. 20c. 25d. 30e. none of the above.37. In problem three, the new allocation for cell C-2 is:a. 15b. 20c. 25d. 30e. none of the above. 38. In problem three, the new allocation for cell A-2 is:a. 15b. 20c. 25d. 30e. none of the above. 39. In problem four, the X coordinate for the new central distribution center is:a. 9.67b. 14.00c. 15.67d. none of the above. 40. In problem four, the Y coordinate for the new central distribution center is:a. 9.67b. 14.00c. 15.67d. none of the above.41. The sources of a transportation matrix are either factories or outside vendors.TRUE FALSE42. Evaluation numbers are either positive or negative.TRUE FALSE43. When total source units exceed total destination units, an additional row must be included on the transportation matrix.TRUE FALSE44. Qualitative factors are considered in the use of the transportation algorithm by the operations staff when locating retail facilities.TRUE FALSE45. The gravity location model uses shipping costs to locate a central distribution center.TRUE FALSE46. The gravity location model locates the central distribution center at the geographiccenter of the distribution system.TRUE FALSE47. The transshipment model can accommodate multiple levels of the supply chainsimultaneously.TRUE FALSE-2-48. The transshipment model can accommodate multiple modes of transport.TRUE FALSE49. The transshipment model utilizes a sophisticated version of the transportationalgorithm.TRUE FALSE50. The gravity location model draws part of its input from the current monthly orquarterly forecasted demands at each facility in the distribution system.TRUE FALSE


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