OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT mcq

Multiple Choice Question for Operations Management

  • Out of the following trends in production/operations management, which one is sometimes called as agile manufacturing?
    • Re-engineering
    • Supply-Chain Management
    • Lean Production
    • Flexibility
  • Out of the following factors that are affecting Capacity Planning, which one is Less Controllable one?
    • Machine break-downs
    • Amount of labour employed
    • Facilities installed
    • Shifts of work per day
  • Which of the following stages of Product Life Cycle does attribute beginning of substantial increase in Sales and Profits?
    • Introduction
    • Growth
    • Maturity
    • Decline
  • Which one is NOT an index of Productivity?
    • Man-hour output
    • Productivity ratio
    • TQM
    • Use of Financial Ratios
  • The time by which an activity can be rescheduled without affecting the other activities – preceding or succeeding is called as
    • Slack
    • Independent Float
    • Free Float
    • Total Float
  • Reliability and per unit cost of which of the following spares are less?
    • Regular spares
    • Insurance spares
    • Capital spares
    • Rotable spares
  • The lead-time is the time:
    • To place holders for materials
    • Time of receiving materials
    • Time between receipt of material and using materials,
    • order and receiving the materials Time between placing the
  • The method used in scheduling a project is:
    • A schedule of break-down of orders
    • Outline master programme
    • PERT & CPM
    • Schedule for large and integrated work
  • MRP stands for:
    • Material requirement planning
    • Material reordering planning
    • Material requisition procedure
    • Material recording procedure
  • One of the important charts used in programme control is:
    • Material chart
    • Gantt chart
    • Route chart
    • Inspection chart
  • Variety reduction is generally known as:
    • Less varieties
    • Simplification
    • Reduced varieties
    • None of the above
  • Conversion of inputs into outputs is known as:
    • Application of technology
    • operations management
    • Manufacturing products
    • product
  • Number of product varieties that can be manufactured in Mass production is:
    • One only
    • Two only
    • Few varieties in large volumes
    • Large varieties in small volumes
  • Routing and Scheduling becomes relatively complicated in
    • Job production
    • Batch production
    • Flow production
    • Mass production
  • JIT stands for
    • Just in time purchase
    • Just in time production
    • Just in time use of materials
    • Just in time order the material
  • The first stage in production planning is:
    • Process planning
    • Factory planning
    • Operation planning
    • Layout planning
  • Scheduling deals with:
    • Number of jobs to be done on a machine
    • Number of machine tools used to do a job
    • Different materials used in the product
    • Fixing up starting and finishing times of each operation in doing a job
  • Example of production by disintegration is:
    • Automobile
    • Locomotive
    • Crude oil
    • Mineral water.
  • Fixing Flow lines in production is known as :
    • Scheduling
    • Loading
    • Planning
    • Routing
  • The material handling cost per unit of product in continuous production is:
    • Highest compared to other systems
    • Lower than other systems
    • Negligible
    • Cannot say.
  • (Total station time/Cycle time x Number of work stations) x 100 is known as:
    • Line Efficiency
    • Line smoothness
    • Balance delay of line
    • Station efficiency
  • Tempering is a process of:
    • Joining
    • Heat Treatment
    • Surface Treatment
    • Forming
  • For production planning:
    • Short term forecasting is useful
    • Medium term forecasting is useful
    • Long term forecasting is useful
    • Forecasting is not useful.
  • Scheduling shows:
    • Total cost of production
    • Total material cost
    • Which resource should do which job and when
    • The flow line of materials
  • Linear Programming is a technique used for determining:
    • Production Programme
    • Plant Layout
    • Product Mix
    • Manufacturing Sequence.
  • The effective capacity is NOT influenced by which of the following factors:
    • Forecasts of demand
    • Plant and labour efficiency
    • Subcontracting
    • None of the above
  • Key aspects in process strategy does NOT include which of the following:
    • Make or buy decisions
    • Capital intensity
    • Process flexibility
    • Packaging
  • The example of worker involvement, as a recent trend in production/operations management is
    • SCM
    • Just-in-Time
    • Quality Circle
    • MRP

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