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QUIZ
6

1.

Question :

(TCO 3) Which of the following is not generally found in JIT
environments?

Student Answer:

Push systems

Low amounts of
waste in the form of time and production waste

Very small amount
of variability

Low inventory
stockpiles

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 634. Pull systems

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

2.

Question :

(TCO 3) In JIT partnerships, suppliers have several
concerns. Which of the following are concerns?

Student Answer:

diversification

poor customer
scheduling

customers’
infrequent engineering changes small lot sizes

producing high
enough quality levels

all of the above

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 626

Points Received:

2 of 2

Comments:

3.

Question :

(TCO 3) Reduction of JIT in-transit inventory can be
encouraged through the use of:

Student Answer:

choice of plant

low setup costs

close proximity of
supplier to plant

use of trains, not
trucks

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 628

Points Received:

2 of 2

Comments:

4.

Question :

(TCO 3) Which one of the following is not a layout
tactic in a JIT environment?

Student Answer:

work cells for
families of products

cross training of
workers

maximizing
distance

poka-yoke devices

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 625, Table 16.1

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

5.

Question :

(TCO 3) Level schedules:

Student Answer:

requires that
schedules be met with variation

process many small
batches rather than one large one

is known as
“kidney bean” scheduling

all of the above
are true regarding level scheduling

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 630

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

6.

Question :

(TCO 12) Which of the following is the term used for
describing capacity planning with a time horizon of less than three
months?

Student Answer:

material requirements
planning

short-range
planning

strategic planning

aggregate planning

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 13, Page 512

Points Received:

2 of 2

Comments:

7.

Question :

(TCO 12) Three types of planning files are:

Student Answer:

item master file,
routing file, and control file

routing file,
control file, and work-center master file

work-center master
file, control file, and item master file

item master file, routing
file, and work-center master file

none of the above

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16, Page 588

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

8.

Question :

(TCO 12) A chase strategy is:

Student Answer:

a planning
strategy that sets production equal to forecasted demand

a planning
strategy that sets production larger than forecasted demand

a planning
strategy that does not link to forecasted demand

a planning
strategy that plays “catch-up” to the strategy

none of the above

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 15, Page 516

Points Received:

2 of 2

Comments:

9.

Question :

(TCO 12) Which of the following aggregate planning
strategies is not a “capacity option”?

Student Answer:

influencing demand
by changing price

absorb change in
demand during the planning period

modify the
workforce to absorb fluctuations

changes due to
varying size of the workforce

all of the above
are capacity options

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 13, Page 514

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

10.

Question :

(TCO 12) Disaggregation:

Student Answer:

breaks the master
plan into greater detail

transforms the
master production schedule into an aggregate plan

calculates the
optimal price points for yield management

converts product
schedules and labor assignments to a facility-wide plan

divides the
aggregate plan into smaller pieces

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 13, Page 515

Points Received:

0 of 2

Comments:

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part 2

1.

Question :

(TCO 3) Match the following terms with their correct
definition.

Student Answer:

:
Kanban

» 5 :Japanese
term for “card”

:
Kaizen

» 2 :A
focus on continuous improvement

:
Level Schedules

» 3 :Scheduling
product so that each day’s production meets the demand for that day

:
Over production

» 4 :Is
considered a waste

:
Consignment
inventory

» 1 :The
supplier holds the title until materials are used

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter 16

Points Received:

10 of 10

Comments:

2.

Question :

(TCO 3) What are the four goals of JIT partnerships? Please
provide examples.

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

3.

Question :

(TCO 3) What is the relationship of Lean Operations and JIT in
a service environment and a manufacturing environment?

Student Answer:

Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

4.

Question :

(TCO 3) Explain why understanding manufacturing cycle time is
so important.

Student Answer:

Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

5.

Question :

(TCO 12) What is a master schedule, and what is its
importance?

Student Answer:

Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

6.

Question :

(TCO 12) What is loading? What two forms do loading work
centers take?

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

7.

Question :

(TCO 12) Explain, in your own words, how backward and forward
scheduling differ.

Student Answer:

Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

5 of 5

Comments:

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