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Question;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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