Course Operations Management-16SP
Test Quiz 9
Started 4/18/16 11:05 PM
Submitted 4/19/16 12:00 AM
Status Completed
   
Time Elapsed 54 minutes.
Instructions
  • Question 1

5 out of 5 points

Which type of layout features departments or other functional groupings in which similar activities are performed?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

process-oriented

Correct Answer:  

process-oriented

  • Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Given the following nodes and distances, determine the minimal length of cable necessary to connect all nodes, using Node 2 as the starting point.
Answer
Selected Answer:  

1100

Correct Answer:  

1100

  • Question 3

5 out of 5 points

A line in a network that may represent a path or a route is called a(n)

Answer

Selected Answer:  

arc.

Correct Answer:  

arc.

  • Question 4

5 out of 5 points

Pipeline fluid flows are indicated below. Determine the maximum flow from Node 1 to Node 3.
Answer
Selected Answer:  

500

Correct Answer:  

500

  • Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The two most common objectives for the assignment problem are the minimization of

Answer

Selected Answer:  

total costs or total time.

Correct Answer:  

total costs or total time.

  • Question 6

5 out of 5 points

Table 9-1

A company must assign mechanics to each of four jobs. The time involved varies according to individual abilities. Table 9-1 shows how many minutes it takes each mechanic to perform each job. If the optimal assignments are made, how many total minutes would be required for completing the jobs?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

16

Correct Answer:  

16

  • Question 7

5 out of 5 points

Table 9-2

Given Table 9-2, the final table for an assignment problem, who should be assigned to job 2?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

worker C

Correct Answer:  

worker C

  • Question 8

5 out of 5 points

Transportation models can be used for which of the following decisions?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

facility location

Correct Answer:  

facility location

  • Question 9

0 out of 5 points

The shortest-route technique would best be used to

Answer

Selected Answer:  

determine the path for a truck making frequent runs from a factory to a warehouse.

Correct Answer:  

All of these

  • Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following reduces product handling, inventory, and facility costs, but requires both (1) tight scheduling and (2) accurate inbound product information?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

cross-docking

Correct Answer:  

cross-docking

  • Question 11

5 out of 5 points

The objective of layout strategy is to:

Answer

Selected Answer:  

develop an effective and efficient layout that will meet the firm’s competitive requirements.

Correct Answer:  

develop an effective and efficient layout that will meet the firm’s competitive requirements.

  • Question 12

0 out of 5 points

The concept of customizing in a warehouse layout:

Answer

Selected Answer:  

locates stock wherever there is an open location.

Correct Answer:  

incorporates value-added activities in warehouses.

  • Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Solving a load-distance problem for a process-oriented layout requires that:

Answer

Selected Answer:  

the difficulty of movement be the same for all possible paths.

Correct Answer:  

the difficulty of movement be the same for all possible paths.

  • Question 14

5 out of 5 points

The minimal-spanning technique would best be used

Answer

Selected Answer:  

to determine LAN network wiring within a building.

Correct Answer:  

to determine LAN network wiring within a building.

  • Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Find the shortest route from Node 1 to Node 4.
Answer
Selected Answer:  

500

Correct Answer:  

500

  • Question 16

5 out of 5 points

When using the shortest-route technique, the second step is to

Answer

Selected Answer:  

find the next-nearest node to the origin and put the distance in a box by the node.

Correct Answer:  

find the next-nearest node to the origin and put the distance in a box by the node.

  • Question 17

0 out of 5 points

The major problem addressed by the process-oriented layout strategy is:

Answer

Selected Answer:  

balancing product flow from one work station to the next.

Correct Answer:  

minimizing difficulties caused by material flow varying with each product.

  • Question 18

5 out of 5 points

All the nodes must be connected in which of the following techniques?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

minimal-spanning tree

Correct Answer:  

minimal-spanning tree

  • Question 19

5 out of 5 points

The ________ layout’s main objective is to equalize the task time for each station.

Answer

Selected Answer:  

product oriented

Correct Answer:  

product oriented

  • Question 20

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is NOT one of McDonald’s “seven major innovations”?

Answer

Selected Answer:  

the Happy Meal

Correct Answer:  

the Happy Meal