Multiple Choice Tests on Industrial Engineering - Set 15

Practice Test: Question Set - 15

1. The linear programming techniques can be applied successfully to industries like
    (A) Iron and steel
    (B) Food processing
    (C) Oil and chemical
    (D) All of the above

2. A critical activity has
    (A) Maximum slack
    (B) Minimum slack
    (C) Zero slack
    (D) Average slack

3. A dummy activity
    (A) Is artificially introduced
    (B) Is represented by a dotted line
    (C) Does not require any time
    (D) All of the above

4. The important file in making a PERT is
    (A) An event can't be accomplished until activities leading to it are completed
    (B) No activity from any event can be started from preceding event till it is completed
    (C) Length of arrow has nothing to do with time
    (D) All of the above

5. When slack of an activity is positive
    (A) It represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed
    (B) It represents that a programme falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time
    (C) The activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of whole project
    (D) Any one of the above

6. Inventory management consists of
    (A) Effective running of stores
    (B) State of merchandise methods of storing and maintenance etc.
    (C) Stock control system
    (D) All of the above

7. Dispatching
    (A) Prescribes the sequence of operations to be followed
    (B) Determines the programme for the operations
    (C) Is concerned with the starting of processes
    (D) Regulates the progress of job through various processes

8. Work study is most useful
    (A) Where production activities are involved
    (B) In judging the rating of machines
    (C) In improving industrial relations
    (D) In judging the output of a man and improving it

9. The probabilistic time is given by (where to = Optimistic time, tp = Pessimistic time, and tn = Most likely time)
    (A) (to + tp + tn)/3
    (B) (to + 2tp + tn)/4
    (C) (to + 4tp + tn)/5
    (D) (to + tp + 4tn)/6

10. The process layout is best suited where
    (A) Specialization exists
    (B) Machines are arranged according to sequence of operation
    (C) Few number of non-standardized units is to be produced
    (D) Mass production is envisaged

11. In CPM, the cost slope is determined by
    (A) Crash cost/Normal Cost
    (B) (Crash Cost - Normal cost)/ (Normal time - Crash time)
    (C) Normal Cost/Crash cost
    (D) (Normal cost - Crash cost)/ (Normal time - Crash time)

12. Current assets include
    (A) Manufacturing plant
    (B) Manufacturing plant and equipment
    (C) Inventories
    (D) Common stock held by the firm

13. The correct sequence of phases in value engineering is
    (A) Creative phase, information phase, investigation phase, evaluation phase
    (B) Information phase, creative phase, investigation phase, evaluation phase
    (C) Investigation phase, information phase, creative phase, evaluation phase
    (D) Creative phase, investigation phase, evaluation phase, information phase

14. String diagram is used
    (A) For checking the relative values of various layouts
    (B) When a group of workers are working at a place
    (C) Where processes require the operator to be moved from one place to another
    (D) All of the above

15. Two alternatives can produce a product. First have a fixed cost of Rs. 2000 and a variable cost of Rs. 20 per piece. The second method has a fixed cost of Rs. 1500 and a variable cost of Rs. 30. The break even quantity between the two alternatives is
    (A) 25
    (B) 50
    (C) 75
    (D) 100

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