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Question 1;Raw materials have value added by the operations. Mining, growing, refining, cleaning, packing and shipping add value.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 2;Quality standards for components and subassemblies do not have to be clearly set by the materials manager for the producer.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 3;Vertical integration is achieved by buying companies able to provide components that are otherwise purchased from suppliers.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 4;DOI (days of inventory) is a measure that is equivalent to dividing total stock on-hand by the average demand per day.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 5;In the business environment of the United States, personal relationships are not considered to be a reasonable basis for enterprise decisions. They exist nevertheless in less blatant forms than in other cultures.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 6;Wal-Mart uses cross-docking to transfer goods from incoming trucks at the receiving dock to outgoing trucks at the shipping docks.;True;False;2.5 points;Question 7;are needed to evaluate and balance the disadvantages of having large amounts of stock on-hand (SOH) against the benefits of large order quantities placed long in advance of delivery so that substantial quantity discounts can be obtained.;Life-cycle models;Trade-off models;Order size models;all of the above;2.5 points;Question 8;The cost of materials is often less crucial than;on-time delivery.;project completion date.;carrying costs.;TQM.;2.5 points;Question 9;Which function is part of the responsibilities of the materials control department?;inspecting incoming materials;expediting flows;arranging for and regulating shipments;international accounts payable department;all of the above;2.5 points;Question 10;has become a global system.;Freshness dating;EDI use;Out-sourcing;Invoicing;2.5 points;Question 11;Failing to achieve high turnover rates can be caused by;carrying excessive inventories.;overestimating demand.;prices being too high for customers.;smart competitive moves.;all of the above;2.5 points;Question 12;It is neither ethical nor legal for vendors to use bribes to influence purchasing decisions in;Japan.;Argentina.;the U.S.A.;Egypt.;2.5 points;Question 13;The receiving facility is often called the _____, and another location for shipping is called a _____.;shipping dock, receiving dock;receiving dock, shipping dock;cross-docking block, dock-crossing block;receiving distribution center, shipping floor;2.5 points;Question 14;Cross-docking is the transfer of goods from;incoming trucks at receiving docks to outgoing trucks at shipping docks.;incoming trucks at receiving floors to forklift trucks on the shipping floors.;incoming trucks at shipping docks to outgoing trucks at receiving docks.;outgoing trucks at shipping docks to incoming trucks at receiving docks.;2.5 points;Question 15;Bidding models show that as the number of bidders competing _____, the size of the winning bid decreases.;decreases;changes;increases;is unknown;2.5 points;Question 16;occurs when purchased components are further transformed by the company's production process.;Acquisition;Raw Material;Value Adding;Extraction;2.5 points;Question 17;Components (C) and sub-assemblies (SA) are purchased materials that have _____ value added than the raw materials of which they are made.;less;greater;same;none of the above;2.5 points;Question 18;means following up on orders and doing whatever can be done to move materials faster.;Last-in first-out;First-in first-out;Expediting;WIP;2.5 points;Question 19;The importance of the buying function depends upon the extent to which the company requires;suppliers.;outside suppliers.;raw materials suppliers.;all of the above;2.5 points;Question 20;Bullwhip effect refers to;shortages;overstock;both a. and b.;safety stock;2.5 points;Question 21;In a double sampling plan the two acceptance numbers are: c1 = 8 and c2 = 12. The number of defectives found in the first sample is 9. Therefore, a second sample is taken. What is the maximum number of defectives allowed in the second sample for the lot to be accepted?;0;1;2;3;4;5 points;Question 22;Twenty samples of n = 200 were taken by an operator at a workstation in a production process. The number of defective items in each sample was recorded as given in the following table. Management wants to develop a p-chart. The desired confidence level is 80.0 percent. What is the upper control limit?;Sample;Number of Defectives;Sample;Number of Defectives;1;12;11;16;2;18;12;15;3;10;13;13;4;15;14;16;5;16;15;18;6;19;16;17;7;17;17;18;8;12;18;20;9;11;19;21;10;14;20;22;close to 0.08;close to 0.019;close to 1.28;close 0.105;close to 0.8;5 points;Question 23;Cans of soup are supposed to weigh exactly 16 oz. Inspectors want to develop process control charts. They take eight samples of five boxes and weigh them. They obtain the following data. What is the upper control limit for the x-bar chart?;Sample;Mean;Range;1;15.2;1.8;2;14.6;0.7;3;16.5;0.5;4;18.1;0.4;5;13.2;0.2;6;16.0;0.4;7;15.9;0.5;8;14.8;0.9;close to 15.79;close to 15.93;close to 15.54;close to 15.82;5 points;Question 24;Cans of soup are supposed to weigh exactly 16 oz. Inspectors want to develop process control charts. They take eight samples of five boxes and weigh them. They obtain the following data. What is the upper control limit for the R chart?;Sample;Mean;Range;1;15.2;1.8;2;14.6;0.7;3;16.5;0.5;4;18.1;0.4;5;13.2;0.2;6;16.0;0.4;7;15.9;0.5;8;14.8;0.9;close to 1.42;close to 0.78;close to 1.12;close to 0.82;5 points;Question 25;Cans of soup are supposed to weigh exactly 16 oz. Inspectors want to develop process control charts. They take eight samples of five boxes and weigh them. They obtain the following data. Is the process in a state of control?;Sample;Mean;Range;1;15.2;1.8;2;14.6;0.7;3;16.5;0.5;4;18.1;0.4;5;13.2;0.2;6;16.0;0.4;7;15.9;0.5;8;14.8;0.9;yes (in control);no (not in control);5 points;Question 26;Eight samples of n = 50 were taken by an operator at a workstation in a production process. The number of defective items in each sample was recorded as follows. Is the process in a state of control? Assume z =3.;Sample;Number of Defectives;1;10;2;0;3;12;4;8;5;10;6;16;7;14;8;10;yes (in control);no (out of control);5 points;Question 27;Cholesterol Palace is a fast-food restaurant. Management was concerned with errors in filling orders at its drive-up window. It hired several undercover quality inspectors to randomly place 100 orders while the process seemed to be in control. The completed orders were then checked for accuracy. What is the average number of defects per order based on these data?;Defect;Frequency;Incomplete, shorter order;12;Unordered items dispensed;2;Wrong product dispensed;14;Wrong toppings;14;Wrong size drink;2;Drink lid not sealed;17;No drinking straw with soft drink order;0;No napkins;18;Far too many condiment packets;65;No salt with sandwich or fries order;10;Wrong change;3;Other;12;close to 1.69;close to 169;close to 0.59;close to 2.00;5 points;Question 28;Cholesterol Palace is a fast-food restaurant. Management was concerned with errors in filling orders at its drive-up window. It hired several undercover quality inspectors to randomly place 100 orders while the process seemed to be in control. The completed orders were then checked for accuracy. What is the lower control limit for a c-chart. Use z =3.;Defect;Frequency;Incomplete, shorter order;12;Unordered items dispensed;2;Wrong product dispensed;14;Wrong toppings;14;Wrong size drink;2;Drink lid not sealed;17;No drinking straw with soft drink order;0;No napkins;18;Far too many condiment packets;65;No salt with sandwich or fries order;10;Wrong change;3;Other;12;close to -2.21;close to 1.3;close to 3.0;zero (0);close to 1.69;5 points;Question 29;Cholesterol Palace is a fast-food restaurant. Management was concerned with errors in filling orders at its drive-up window. It hired several undercover quality inspectors to randomly place 100 orders while the process seemed to be in control. The completed orders were then checked for accuracy.;Defect;Frequency;Incomplete, shorter order;12;Unordered items dispensed;2;Wrong product dispensed;14;Wrong toppings;14;Wrong size drink;2;Drink lid not sealed;17;No drinking straw with soft drink order;0;No napkins;18;Far too many condiment packets;65;No salt with sandwich or fries order;10;Wrong change;3;Other;12;A quality inspector just used the drive-up window and now checks her order. Her cheeseburger has mustard on it although she ordered it without ketchup or mustard. Three handfuls of ketchup and mustard packets (far too many) are in the sack, but no napkins. And hot coffee has spilled because the lid wasn't properly sealed. Is the drive-up process in control?;yes (in control);no (not in control);5 points;Question 30;In a single sampling plan the sample size n =5. The submitted lot has on an average 25% defective items. Three acceptance numbers (c = 0, c =1, and c=2) are being negotiated between the manufacturer and the buyer. Which acceptance number is most desirable from the manufacturer's viewpoint. You may use the following OC curve to find the answer.;c = 0;c = 1;c = 2;5 points;Click Save and Submit to save and submit. Click Save All Answers to save all answers.

 

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