Course  Operations Management16SP 
Test  Quiz 1 
Started  1/21/16 8:04 PM 
Submitted  1/21/16 8:34 PM 
Status  Completed 
Time Elapsed  30 minutes. 
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 Question 1
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Who is credited with pioneering the principles of the scientific approach to management?
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 Question 2
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Which of the following terms is interchangeable with quantitative analysis?
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 Question 3
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Postoptimality analysis is most closely associated with
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 Question 4
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The widespread applicability of operations research methods to business followed which war?
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 Question 5
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A controllable variable is also called a
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 Question 6
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A(n) ________ model is one that is accurate and correctly represents the problem or system under investigation.
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 Question 7
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If input data are accurate to three significant digits, then the solution results can be accurate to how many significant digits?
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 Question 8
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Which of the following is a picture, drawing, or chart of reality?
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 Question 9
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Evaluating all possible values of a variable in a model is called
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 Question 10
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The breakeven point is an example of a
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 Question 11
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A measurable quantity that is inherent in the problem is called a(n)
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 Question 12
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Which Excel feature allows the user to specify a target or goal and the variable that is desired to change in order to achieve that goal?
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 Question 13
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Which of the following is not one of the steps in the quantitative analysis approach?
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 Question 14
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What is the formula for the breakeven point of a simple profit model?
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 Question 15
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Which of the following techniques involves the study and consolidation of historical data for a business and an industry?
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 Question 16
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A measurable quantity that may vary, or is subject to change, and can be controlled is known as a(n)
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 Question 17
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A(n) ________ is a representation of reality or a reallife situation.
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 Question 18
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Operations Research is known as
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 Question 19
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Trying various approaches and picking the one that results in the best decision is called
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 Question 20
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The breakeven point of a simple profit model represents a(n)
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