Industrial Engineering and Production Management MCQ Practice Test

Practice Test: Question Set - 21

1. The time by which the activity completion time can be delayed without affecting the start of succeeding activities, is known as
    (A) Duration
    (B) Total float
    (C) Free float
    (D) Interfering float

2. Work study is done with the help of
    (A) Process chart
    (B) Material handling
    (C) Stop watch
    (D) All of the above

3. Which of the following are the principles of material handling?
    (A) Keep all the handling to the minimum
    (B) Select only efficient handling equipment
    (C) Move the heaviest weight to the least distance
    (D) All of the above

4. Slack represents the difference between the
    (A) Latest allowable time and the normal expected time
    (B) Latest allowable time and the earliest expected time
    (C) Proposed allowable time and the earliest expected time
    (D) Normal allowable time and the latest expected time

5. Product layout is also known as
    (A) Analytical layout
    (B) Synthetic layout
    (C) Static product layout
    (D) None of these

6. A low unit cost can be obtained by following
    (A) Product layout
    (B) Functional layout
    (C) Automatic material handling equipment
    (D) Specialization of operation

7. The procedure of modifying work content to give more meaning and enjoyment to the job by involving employees in planning, organisation and control of their work, is termed as
    (A) Job enlargement
    (B) Job enrichment
    (C) Job rotation
    (D) Job evaluation

8. In order that linear programming techniques provide valid results
    (A) Relations between factors must be linear (positive)
    (B) Relations between factors must be linear (negative)
    (C) Either (A) or (B)
    (D) Only one factor should change at a time, others remaining constant

9. Abbreviated work factor data is applied for
    (A) Material handling operation
    (B) Maintenance operation
    (C) Packing and shipping operation
    (D) All of these

10. An optimum project schedule implies
    (A) Optimum utilization of men, machines and materials
    (B) Lowest possible cost and shortest possible time for project
    (C) Timely execution of project
    (D) To produce best results under given constraints

11. Gantt chart gives information about
    (A) Scheduling and routing
    (B) Sales
    (C) Production schedule
    (D) Machine utilization

12. The main advantage of line organisation is its
    (A) Effective command and control
    (B) Defined responsibilities at all levels
    (C) Rigid discipline in the organisation
    (D) All of the above

13. Which of the following type of layout is suitable for automobile manufacturing concern?
    (A) Product layout
    (B) Process layout
    (C) Fixed position layout
    (D) Combination layout

14. Pick up the correct statement from the following
    (A) Critical path method is an improvement upon bar chart method
    (B) Critical path method provides a realistic approach to the daily problems
    (C) Critical path method avoids delays which are very common in bar chart
    (D) All of the above

15. The most important function of inventory control is
    (A) Stock control system
    (B) To run the stores effectively
    (C) Technical responsibility for the state of materials
    (D) All of the above

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