Production and Operations Management MCQs

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Which of the following is (are) important consideration(s) concerning activity times?






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Objective of Work Study is to improve ---------






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The following is not a major contributor in the development of Control Charts and Sampling plan






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Organizational models are






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The ––––––––– is the defect level for which lots are regarded as bad lots.






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What are the advantages of templates over diagrams?






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Attack strategies are






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Which of the following are assignable cause?






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Which of the following are activities of corrective maintenance?






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Limitations of Traditional cost accounting are






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Which kind of defect can be called as minor defect?






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General Electric Matrix is divided into how many cells






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What is the reason of excessive friction between parts?






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Capacity decisions have a direct influence on performance of production system in respect of –––––––––






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Business is rated on which dimensions






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Which of the following policies is advisable in case of low product variety and large volumes?






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In an organization there may not be a formal PPC department if






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W in SWOT stands for






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Which kind of labour force is required in case of Jobbing Production?






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Which of the following is not the characteristic of Project Production?






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Like roots of a tree, ––––––––– of organization is hidden from direct view.






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Fixed position layout is adopted when






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Which of the following is not a type of specification?






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––––––––– should have the ability to develop a vision to see patterns into the future.






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What is the location of lower control limit in the X bar-R control chart?






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Which of the following Principles of Management is not advocated by F W Taylor?






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Scale model used for layout analysis have following advantages






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Which are three different bases to establish an activity time?






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Which photographic technique is used to record path of motions of the members of the body during method study?






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Control should involve ––––––––– amount of information.






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The term ––––––––– implies the foregone profit due to inability of company to produce.






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OC curve of ideal sampling plan suggests that all lots less than 3% defectives have the probability of acceptance of –––––––––.






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Which of the following are the objectives of a good maintenance system?






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Inherent Safety is one of the principle of good layout. In context of layout, this can be achieved by the following






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In case of an OC curve, the risk of rejecting a good quality lot may vary between –––––––––.






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How does structure reduce external uncertainty arising out of human behaviour






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Inadequate production capacity ultimately leads to






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What do you understand by the inspection conducted on all nonreworkable jobs prior to their movement to the scrap yard?






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A/An ––––––––– history card is the record of all repairs, replacements and engineering changes carried out in the equipment during i...






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Which of the following are assignable cause?






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A strategy which aims to produce a perfect product which will suit everybody is called:






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Someone who is responsible for finding out what individual customers need, and explaining how the firm products meet those needs, is a ______________....






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Which of the following best describes strategic planning?






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Psychologists use the term_________________ to describe the way that individuals absorb information.






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In a business continuity plan which of the following notification directories is the MOST important?






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An expansionist capacity strategy is NOT indicated when:






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Costs that continue even if no units are produced are called






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Which of the following actions would be best if a firm faced highly seasonal demand for a perishable product?






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Which of the following is not a measure of utilisation?






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A strategy which aims to produce the maximum amount of goods at the lowest possible price is called:






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Someone who has responsibility for marketing decisions concerning a group of products is:






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The paradigm that leads to more complex products at ever-increasing prices is ______________.






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Which of the following best describes the decision-making required in dealing with customer enquiries?






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Two systems are described as_________________ if a change in the outputs of one causes a substantial change in the state of the other.






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Chang and Chang observe that the competition is increasing the size of its warehouses. They have decided to do the same. They are following a ________...






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A facility with a design capacity of 1,000 units, an actual average of 800 units, and effective capacity of 850 units has a utilization of ___________...






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Yield management is not especially useful where:






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Which of the following is true?






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A specific satisfier for a need is called a______________.






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Structured decisions are also called_________________ decisions.






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Inputs come from and outputs are transferred to the_________________ of a system.






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When evaluating alternative capacity decisions, qualitative concerns exclude:






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When demand exceeds capacity, a firm should






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The marketing concept should be central to business strategy because:






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One way to decouple the production system and the sales system is:






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Long-term capacity planning deals with which of the following factors?






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Efficiency is given by






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The most aggressive and risky approach to capacity planning is






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Demand is created when:






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Input measures of capacity are preferred when there is/are:






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In general, a less capital-intensive industry such as a hotel chain would do well with a utilization rate of:






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A facility with a design capacity of 1,000 units, an actual average of 800 units, and effective capacity of 850 units has an efficiency of ___________...






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The first steps of capacity planning and control do not include:






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Someone who controls media purchases and deals with advertising agencies is ____________________.






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A measure of the reserve capacity a process has to handle in unexpected increases in demand is the:






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The maximum output of a system in a given period is called the






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The multiple product case of determining breakeven in dollars






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The basic break-even model






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Which of the following provides the best definition of information?






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Which of the following decision is least likely to be supported by a management information system?






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What are the four stages of Simon model of decision making?






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Which of the following best describes formal information?






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MRP stands for:






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A master production schedule contains information about






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Optimized production technology (OPT) is a computer-based technique and tool which helps to schedule production systems. Which of the following are no...






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MPS stands for:






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A master production schedule contains information about






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Dependent demand and independent demand items differ in that






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A master production schedule specifies






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Closed Loop MRP means:






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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has been criticized on a number of grounds. Which of the following is not a common criticism of ERP?






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Demand for a given item is said to be dependent if






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In MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) the Bill of Materials is:






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What is measurementship?






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The outputs of a MRP II system are:






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Three levels of planning. What are they?






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Three inputs for every MRP system are:






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What three problems commonly hindering successful planning did we identify?






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What is the more formal term for what is known as Plan B?






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What is the planning horizon?