MCQ objective Questions on Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Set 20 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 20

1. The standard time for a job is
(A) Total work content
(B) Base time + relaxation time
(C) Total work content + basic time
(D) Total work content + delay contingency allowance

2. Time study is used to
(A) Determine standard costs
(B) Determine the number of machines a person may run
(C) Provide a basis for setting piece price or incentive wages
(D) All of the above

3. CPM has following time estimate
(A) One time estimate
(B) Two time estimate
(C) Three time estimate
(D) Four time estimate

4. Simplex method is the method used for
(A) Value analysis
(B) Network analysis
(C) Linear programming
(D) Queuing theory

5. Time study is
(A) The appraisal, in terms of time, of the value of work involving human effort
(B) Machine setting time
(C) Time taken by workers to do a job
(D) Method of fixing time for workers

6. Service time in queuing theory is usually assumed to follow
(A) Normal distribution
(B) Poisson’s distribution
(C) Erlang distribution
(D) Exponential law

7. Which of the following plans motivates supervisors by paying a premium on time saved by workers?
(A) Halsey plan
(B) Rowan plan
(C) Haynes plan
(D) Emerson's plan

8. PERT analysis is based upon
(A) Optimistic time
(B) Pessimistic time
(C) Most likely time
(D) All of these

9. If TL is the largest allowable event occurrence time, total activity slack (s) is equal to
(A) Latest start time earliest start time
(B) Latest finish time earliest finish time (EFT)
(C) TLEFT
(D) All of the above

10. Basic motion time study gives times for basic motions in ten thousandths of
(A) Second
(B) Minute
(C) Hour
(D) Day

11. Queueing theory is used for
(A) Inventory problems
(B) Traffic congestion studies
(C) Job-shop scheduling
(D) All of the above

12. Acceptance sampling is used in
(A) Job production
(B) Batch production
(C) Mass production
(D) All of these

13. The most important objective behind plant layout is
(A) Overall simplification, safety of integration
(B) Economy in space
(C) Maximum travel time in plant
(D) To provide conveniently located shops

14. When slack of an activity is negative
(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) All of the above

15. Bar charts are suitable for
(A) Minor works
(B) Major works
(C) Large projects
(D) All of the above

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