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Question;27. Which of the following is not a criterion that;influences manufacturing plant or warehouse facility location decisions? A. Proximity to customersB. Historical costC. Infrastructure of a countryD. Quality of laborE. Business climate Level: Easy 28. Which of the following is a not criterion that;influences manufacturing plant or warehouse facility location decisions? A. SuppliersB. Free trade zonesC. Political riskD. Gross national productE. Tariffs and customs duties Level: Medium 29. Which of the following is not a criterion that;influences manufacturing plant or warehouse facility location decisions? A. Government barriersB. Trading blocsC. Environmental regulationD. Immigration rulesE. Local labor costs Level: Easy 30. Which of the following is a criterion that influences;manufacturing plant or warehouse facility location decisions? A. Proximity to customersB. Corporate policyC. Competitor's locationsD. Competitive advantageE. Host community politics Level: Easy 31. An important issue in facility location analysis is;business climate. An unfavorable business climate could be indicated by which;of the following? A. Similar-sized businesses nearbyB. The willingness of local politicians to provide favorable;treatment for a considerationC. The presence of other foreign companies in the case of;international locationsD. The local presence of companies in the same industryE. An established educational institution nearby Level: Medium 32. One of the objectives of facility location analysis is;to select a site with the lowest total cost. Which of the following costs;should be excluded from the analysis? A. Historical costsB. Inbound distribution costsC. LandD. ConstructionE. Regional costs Level: Easy 33. One of the objectives of facility location analysis is;to select a site with the lowest total cost. Which of the following costs;should not be included in the analysis? A. Outbound distribution costsB. Incidental costsC. Energy costsD. Hidden costsE. Costs we can pass along to our customer Level: Medium 34. One of the objectives of facility location analysis is;to select a site with the lowest total cost. Which of the following are hidden;costs that should be included in the analysis? A. Becoming less responsive to the customerB. Supplier costsC. TaxesD. Construction costsE. Product life cycle costs Level: Medium 35. One of the objectives in facility location analysis is;to select a site with the lowest total cost. Which of the following costs are;hidden costs that should be included in the analysis? A. Infrastructure costsB. Movement of preproduction material between locationsC. TaxesD. Construction costsE. Bribery costs Level: Medium 36. Which of the following is not an infrastructure criteria;used in facility location analysis? A. Adequate school systemB. Adequate health careC. Adequate transportationD. Adequate low cost laborE. Adequate public utility systems Level: Medium 37. How many free trade zones are there in the United;States? A. Less than 50B. Less than 100C. About 260D. More than 412E. About 310 Level: Easy 38. An example of a trading bloc is which of the following? A. North American Free Trade Agreement countriesB. Free trade zonesC. ISO-9000 companiesD. American Production and Inventory Control SocietyE. Wal-Mart and its' suppliers Level: Easy 39. Which of the following is a plant location methodology;good for locating a single facility within a set of existing facilities based;in distances and volumes of goods shipped? A. Factor-rating systemsB. Centroid methodC. Decision treesD. Linear programmingE. Regression analysis Level: Easy 40. In which of the following situations should we not use;the transportation method of linear programming? A. To find a new site location for a plantB. To minimize costs of shipping "n" units to;m" destinationsC. To maximize profits of shipping "n" units to;m" destinationsD. To determine which corner of a street intersection to;locate a retail service facilityE. To locate a finished goods distribution warehouse Level: Medium 41. The centroid method for plant location uses which of the;following data? A. Volume of goods to be shipped between existing pointsB. Inbound transportation costsC. Transport times between facilitiesD. Correlation matrix of existing facilitiesE. Probabilities and payoffs Level: Easy 42. Plant A is located at the (X, Y) coordinates of (100;200) and has a volume of shipping of 500 units a day. Plant B is located at the;(X, Y) coordinates of (150, 400) and has a volume of shipping of 200 units a;day. Using the centroid method, which of the following is the X coordinate for;the new plant location? A. About 100B. About 115C. About 130D. About 150E. X coordinate can not be computed from the data given Level: Medium 43. Plant A is located at the (X, Y) coordinates of (200;500) and has a volume of shipping of 400 units a day. Plant B is located at the;(X, Y) coordinates of (300, 100) and has a volume of shipping of 300 units a;day. Using the centroid method, which of the following is the X coordinate for;the new plant location? A. About 205B. About 227C. About 243D. About 389E. X coordinate can not be computed from the data given Level: Medium 44. A company wants to determine where they should locate a;new warehouse. They have two existing production plants (i.e., Plant A and;Plant B) that will ship units of a product to this warehouse. Plant A is;located at the (X, Y) coordinates of (50, 100) and will have volume of shipping;of 250 units a day. Plant B is located at the (X, Y) coordinates of (150, 200);and will have a volume of shipping of 150 units a day. Using the centroid;method, which of the following are the X and Y coordinates for the new plant;location? A. (81,117)B. (88, 138)C. (117,102)D. (76,123)E. X and Y coordinates can not be computed from the data;given Level: Medium 45. What transportation mode has very high initial;investment costs but gives a very low cost per mile for products that are;highly specialized and require no packaging? A. HighwayB. RailC. WaterD. PipelineE. Air Level: Easy 46. Very few products are moved without at least part of;their journey being by which mode of transportation? A. HighwayB. RailC. Water;D. Pipelinee air;="msonormal">

 

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