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Unformatted text preview: 5. A sequence of steadily decreasing points on a control chart is called run down. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 5 Topic: Pattern analysis 16. If a manufacturing process is in statistical control, it means that the process is capable of producing products that meets the customer's needs. FALSE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 Topic: Statistical process control 17. If a process is only influenced by common causes of variation, we can state that the process is in statistical control. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 Topic: Statistical process control 1-1700 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 18. Control charts are used to reduce common causes of variation. FALSE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 Topic: Process variation 19. If a process is stable and in statistical control, it is not influenced by assignable causes of variation. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 Topic: Statistical process control 20. Reducing common causes of variation usually requires action by management. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 Topic: Process variation 21. If a company is using an chart for a given process with measurement data, it is generally not important or necessary to use an R or s chart. FALSE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 4 Topic: Control Charts 1-1701 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 22. Common causes of variation represent the inherent variability of a given process. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 Topic: Process variation Multiple Choice Questions 23. When employing measurement data to study a process, the _______ monitors the process variation. A. chart B. R chart C. p chart D. natural tolerance E. pattern analysis AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 4 Topic: Control Charts 24. _______ chart monitors the number of nonconformities units in a subgroup. A. B. R C. C D. P AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 7 Topic: Control Charts 1-1702 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 25. Which one of the following control charts is designed to control the proportion of nonconforming units? A. p-charts B. chart C. R-chart AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 4 Topic: Control Charts 26. When employing measurement data to study a process, the ______ monitors the process mean. A. chart B. p-bar-chart C. R chart D. Natural tolerance E. Pattern analysis AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 4 Topic: Control Charts 27. If the process variability steadily increases, we would observe A. An alternating pattern of high value followed by a low value on the R-chart. B. An upward trend on the R-chart. C. A downward trend on the R-chart. D. An increasing gradual funnel pattern on the R-chart. E. A decreasing gradual funnel pattern on the R-chart. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 5 Topic: Pattern analysis 1-1703 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 28. Rational subgrouping allows us to detect changes _____ subgroups. A. Within B. Between C. In the sizes of D. None of the above AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 Topic: Rational subgrouping 29. Observing the output of a process at fixed time intervals is referred to as _____ sampling. A. Consecutive B. Random C. Fixed D. Periodic AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 Topic: Process sampling 30. How well a process is able to meet the requirements set forth by the process design is called A. Process leeway B. Quality of conformance C. Quality of performance D. Quality of design AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 Topic: Process quality 1-1704 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 31. How well the design of a product or service meets and exceeds the needs and expectations of the customer is called A. Process capability B. Quality of conformance C. Quality of performance D. Quality of design E. Process control AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 Topic: Process quality 32. How well a product or service performs in the marketplace is called: A. Process capability B. Quality of conformance C. Quality of performance D. Quality of design E. Process control AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 1 Topic: Process quality 33. As the standard deviation of a process ___________,...
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