ch16 MC - 1CORRECT

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1 CORRECT Scheduling decisions occur just prior to the conversion of inputs into  outputs. A) True B) False 2 CORRECT Priority scheduling models assume processing times are known and  constant. A) True B) False 3 INCORRECT The FCFS rule is used to minimize job waiting time because the first to  arrive is the first to be served. A) True B) False Feedback: Serving on the basis of shortest processing time will avoid having jobs pile up behind a job that  has a long processing time. 4 CORRECT Supermarkets use a form of the SPT rule by processing small orders  through dedicated checkout lines. A) True B) False Feedback: They use "short-order" lines (e.g., "7 or less items"). 5 CORRECT The dynamics of job shops makes identifying an optimal processing  sequence unlikely. A) True B) False 6 INCORRECT Low-volume systems are better able to take advantage of flow-shop  scheduling than high-volume systems. A) True B) False Feedback: Flow-shop scheduling is intended for high-volume systems. 7 CORRECT The term  loading  in the context of scheduling refers to assigning jobs  to processing centers. A) True B) False 8 CORRECT Gantt charts are visual aids that are widely used in scheduling. A) True
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B) False 9 INCORRECT Makespan is the total time required for a job to move through a  system. A) True B) False Feedback: It is the total time to complete a group of jobs. 10 CORRECT
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ch16 MC - 1CORRECT

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