Chap16_MC_Questions&Answers

Chap16_MC_Questions&Answers - Chapter 16: Multiple Choice...

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1 Chapter 16: Multiple Choice Questions 1. Which of the following is generally found in most JIT environments? a. a push or pull system, depending upon the rate of demand b. pull systems c. a push system for purchased parts and a pull system for manufactured parts d. push systems 2. Which one of the following is not a benefit of the implementation of JIT? a. cost reduction b. variability increase c. work in process reduction d. quality improvement 3. Which of the following is not a reason for variability? a. employees, machines, and suppliers produce units late b. customer demand is unknown c. employees, machines, and suppliers produce units that conform to standards d. engineering drawings are inaccurate 4. The implementation of JIT offers several advantages, including a. work-in-process increases b. rework reduction c. decreased profit margins d. increase in variability to better respond to variable demand 5. Which of the following illustrates an activity that does not add value? a. training employees b. ordering parts from a supplier c. making a part d. accumulating parts in front of the next work center 6. Which of the following statements regarding a pull system is true? a. Large lots are pulled from upstream stations. b. Work is pulled to the downstream work stations before it is actually needed. c. Manufacturing cycle time is increased. d. Problems become more obvious. 7. Manufacturing cycle time is best defined as the a. length of the work shift, expressed in minutes per day b. time it takes a unit to move from one workstation to the next c. time between the start of one unit and the start of the next unit d. sum of all the task times to make one unit of a product e. time from raw materials receipt to finished product exit 8. Which one of the following is a characteristic of a JIT partnership? a. large number of suppliers b. maximal product specifications imposed on supplier c. active pursuit of vertical integration d. steady output rate e. frequent deliveries in large lot quantities
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2 9. Characteristics of JIT partnerships with respect to quantities include a. short-term contracts to ensure flexibility b. suppliers package in variable quantities to meet exactly the customers' production requirements c. suppliers increase production lot sizes in order to achieve economies of scale d. suppliers determine the quantities to be delivered based on their own production schedules
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course BUSSINESS 16.391 taught by Professor Micial during the Spring '11 term at Brandon.

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Chap16_MC_Questions&Answers - Chapter 16: Multiple Choice...

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