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Question;Question 1.1.Which of the following is used to summarize conveniently and concisely all relevant data and to keep track of algorithm computations?(Points: 5) source-destination matrixHungarian tablestepping-stone gridtransportation tabletabulation reportQuestion 2.2.The table below describes a transportation problem:ToDEFSupplyFromA25240B14230C43230 20 30 50What is the cost of the initial solution using the northwest corner method?(Points: 5) \$210\$290\$200\$280None of the aboveQuestion 3.3.Which technique requires that we start in the upper-left-hand cell of the table and allocate units to shipping routes in a "stair step" fashion?(Points: 5) upper-left rulestair step methodnorthwest corner ruleVogel's approximation methodMODIQuestion 4.4.In a transportation problem, a dummy source is given a zero cost, while in an assignment problem, a dummy source is given a very high cost.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 5.5.Which of the following techniques can be used for moving from an initial feasible solution to an optimal solution in a transportation problem?(Points: 5) Hungarian methodstepping-stone methodnorthwest corner ruleVogel's approximation methodAll of the aboveQuestion 6.6.Practically speaking, multiple optimal solutions ________.(Points: 5) are infeasibleare unboundedare degenerateare unbalancedprovide management with greater flexibility in selecting and using resourcesQuestion 7.7.The table below describes a transportation problem:ToDEFSupplyFromA25240B14230C43230Demande203050100What is the total cost of the optimum solution?(Points: 5) \$280\$210\$200\$290None of the aboveQuestion 8.8.Both transportation and assignment problems are members of a category of LP techniques called ________.(Points: 5) transshipment problemsHungarian problemssource-destination problemssupply and demand problemsnetwork flow problemsQuestion 9.9.The table below describes a transportation problem:ToDEFSupplyFromA25240B14230C43230Demande203050100What is the optimum solution routes?(Points: 5) A-F: 40, B-D: 20, B-F: 10, C-E: 30A-D: 40, B-D: 20, B-F: 10, C-E: 30A-F: 40, B-B-E: 20, B-F: 10, C-E: 30A-F: 40, B-D: 20, B-D:10, C-E: 30None of the aboveQuestion 10.10.An artificial source added to a transportation table when total demand is greater than total supply is called ________.(Points: 5) excess sourcefiller sourcedummy sourcedemand sourcesupply sourceQuestion 11.11.Assignment problems involve determining the most efficient assignment of people to projects, salesmen to territories, contracts to bidders, and so on.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 12.12.Four projects must be completed, and each of four employees will be assigned to work on exactly one of the four projects. The table below presents an estimate of the cost that each employee would incur if working on the respective projects. What is the minimum-cost of optimum assignment of workers to projects?COSTS P R O J E C TEMPLOYEES1234Mary45324955Elizabeth50455343Steven52407046Joshua60354040(Points: 5) \$267\$175\$167\$160None of the aboveQuestion 13.13.The objective of an assignment problem solution most often is to minimize the total costs or time of performing the assigned tasks.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 14.14.The two most common objectives for the assignment problem are the minimization of ________.(Points: 5) uncertainty or inexperiencetotal costs or inexperiencetotal costs or total timetotal time or inexperiencetotal costs or uncertaintyQuestion 15.15.What is the overall objective in applying the transportation method to the facility location problem?(Points: 5) minimize the distance traveledminimize the number of items shippedmaximize the value of items shippedminimize the cost of the distribution systemNone of the aboveQuestion 16.16.The objective of a transportation problem solution is to schedule shipments from sources to destinations while minimizing total transportation and production costs.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 17.17.In a transportation problem, each destination must be supplied by one and only one source.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 18.18.If items being transported must go through an intermediate point before reaching a final destination, then this situation is known as a(n) ________.(Points: 5) transshipment problemassignment problemtransportation problemintermediate point problemNone of the aboveQuestion 19.19.Transportation models may be used when a firm is trying to decide where to locate a new facility.(Points: 5) TrueFalseQuestion 20.20.Four projects must be completed, and each of four employees will be assigned to work on exactly one of the four projects. The table below presents an estimate of the cost that each employee would incur if working on the respective projects. What is the optimum assignment of workers to projects?COSTS P R O J E C TEMPLOYEES1234Mary45324955Elizabeth50455343Steven52407046Joshua60354040(Points: 5) Mary - Project 1, Elizabeth - Project 2, Steven - Project 3, Joshua - Project 4Mary - Project 4, Elizabth - Project 3, Steven - Project 2, Joshua - Project 1Mary - project 2, Elizabeth - Project 4, Steven - Project 1, Joshua - Project 3Mary - Project 3, Elizabeth - Project 1, Steven - Project 4, Joshua - Project 2None of the above

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