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Saint GBA334 Week 6 quiz 4




Question 1. 1. Given the following distances between destination nodes, what is the minimum distance that connects all the nodes? Click here to view a Word version of the table.;From;To;Distance;1;2;120;2;3;100;1;3;200;2;4;150;3;5;90;4;5;170;(Points: 3);290;310;620;460;None of the above;Question 2. 2. A point in the network that is at the beginning or end of a route is called a(n) __________. (Points: 3);arc;branch;line;node;source;Question 3. 3. The shortest-route technique would best be used to: (Points: 3);plan the routes for a vacation driving tour.;plan the route for a school bus.;determine the path for a truck making frequent runs from a factory to a warehouse.;All of the above;None of the above;Question 4. 4. A technique that allows a researcher to determine the greatest amount of material that can move through a network is called __________. (Points: 3);maximal-flow;maximal-spanning;shortest-route;maximal-tree;Question 5. 5. Assume that we are using a waiting line model to analyze the number of service technicians required to maintain machines in a factory. Our goal should be to: (Points: 3);maximize productivity of the technicians.;minimize the number of machines needing repair.;minimize the downtime for individual machines.;minimize the percent of idle time of the technicians.;minimize the total cost (cost of maintenance plus cost of downtime).;Question 6. 6. A vendor selling newspapers on a street corner is an example of a: (Points: 3);single-channel, multiphase system.;single-channel, single-phase system.;multichannel, multiphase system.;multichannel, single-phase system.;None of the above is correct.;Question 7. 7. Which of the following is not an assumption in common queuing mathematical models? (Points: 3);Arrivals come from an infinite, or very large, population.;Arrivals are Poisson distributed.;Arrivals are treated on a first-in, first-out basis and do not balk or renege.;Service rates follow the normal distribution.;The average service rate is faster than the average arrival rate.;Question 8. 8. The term queue "discipline" describes the: (Points: 3);degree to which members of the queue renege.;sequence in which members of the queue arrived.;degree to which members of the queue are orderly and quiet.;sequence in which members of the queue are serviced.;All of the above are correct.;Question 9. 9. An arrival in a queue that reneges is one who: (Points: 3);after joining the queue, becomes impatient and leaves.;refuses to join the queue because it is too long.;goes through the queue, but never returns.;jumps from one queue to another, trying to get through as quickly as possible.;None of the above is correct.;Question 10. 10. The customer who arrives at a bank, sees a long line, and leaves to return another time is __________. (Points: 3);balking;cropping;reneging;blithering;none of the above


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