**Question:**Which of the following statements is not true about operations strategy?

Operations strategy is concerned with setting broad policies and plans for using the resources of the firm to best support the firm's long-term competitive strategy.

An operations strategy involves decisions that relate to the design of a product and the infrastructure needed to support the product.

Operations strategy can be viewed as part of planning process that coordinates operational goals with those of the larger organization.

Operations strategy involves a long-term process that must foster inevitable change.

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An operations strategy involves decisions that relate to the design of a product and the infrastructure needed to support the product.

**Question:**The graphical method is an easy way to solve large Linear Programming problems.

TRUE

FALSE

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FALSE

**Question:**Statistical Process control is the measurement of rejects in the final product.

TRUE

FALSE

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FALSE

**Question:**What is the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of sample means for whenever this process is under control?

0.1 ounces

0.4 ounces

0.5 ounces

1 ounce

2 ounces

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1 ounce

**Question:**The specifications for a product are 6 mm ± 0.1 mm. The process is known to operate at a mean of 6.05 with a standard deviation of 0.01 mm. What is the Cpk for this process?

3.33

1.67

5.00

2.50

1.33

none of the above

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1.67

**Question:**A c-chart is used to monitor the number of defects per unit for process output.

TRUE

FALSE

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TRUE

**Question:**Approving the effort that occurs during the production process is known as acceptance sampling.

TRUE

FALSE

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FALSE

**Question:**Which of the following is not a step in the quality control process?

define what is to be controlled

compare measurements to a standard

take corrective action if necessary

evaluate corrective action

eliminate each of the defects as they are identified

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eliminate each of the defects as they are identified

**Question:**Which of the following is not a typical project milestone?

Completion of design

Approval of a pilot run

Training of project members

Production of a prototype

Completed testing of the prototype

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Training of project members

**Question:**There is an activity "A". The earliest activity "A" can be completed is 8 minutes, the most likely time is 10 minutes, and the latest activity "A" can be completed is 12 minutes. Which of the following is the standard deviation of this activity A?

sqrt (4/36)

sqrt (16/36)

sqrt (10/36)

4/36

16/36

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sqrt (16/36).

Key Points: Variance of A = 16/36 . The standard deviation will then be sqrt(16/36).

Key Points: Variance of A = 16/36 . The standard deviation will then be sqrt(16/36).

**Question:**Which of the following are organizational structures used to tie the project to the parent firm?

Pure project

Matrix project

Functional project

Only A and B

Only B and C

A, B, and C

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A, B, and C

**Question:**Common problems with cultural adjustments include ____________.

Convincing senior management to implement Six Sigma

Sustaining positive changes

People seeing a need to change

All of the above

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All of the above

**Question:**The weights of 500 American men were taken and the sample mean was found to be 194 pounds with a standard deviation of 11.2 pound. What percentages of men have weights between 175 and 225 pounds?

4.18%

95.16%

99.72%

95.54%

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95.16%

**Question:**Counted data is: Six Sigma

Discrete

Continuous

Temporal

Positional

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Discrete

**Question:**Management decisions within the operations function framework can be divided into which of the following broad areas:

I. strategic

II. transformation

III. operational planning and control

IV. tactical

I, III and IV

II only

I, II, and IV

I, II, and III

I and III only

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I, III and IV

**Question:**In general, transformation process are not categorized as:

physical

location

exchange

social

storage

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social

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