BUSN312 final exam

BUSN312 final exam

Part 1 of 1 – 100.0

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Question 1 of 20 5.0

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Every business is managed through what three major

functions?

A.accounting, finance, and marketing

B.engineering, finance, and operations

management

C.accounting, purchasing, and human resources

D.finance, marketing, and operations

management

Question 2 of 20 5.0

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When did operations management emerge as a formal field of

study?

A.during the late 1950s and early 1960s

B.during the late 1970s and early 1980s

C.during World War II

D.during the early 1900s

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Question 3 of 20 5.0

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Operations management is the business function that plans,

coordinates, and controls the resources needed to produce a company’s products

and services.

True

False

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Question 4 of 20 5.0

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Management science focuses on developing quantitative

techniques for solving operations problems.

True

False

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Question 5 of 20 5.0

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Today many corporate CEOs have come through the ranks of

operations.

True

False

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Question 6 of 20 5.0

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If inputs increase by 30% and outputs increase by 15%, what

is the percentage change in productivity?

A.11.54% decrease

B.88.46% increase

C.88.46% decrease

D.11.54% increase

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Question 7 of 20 5.0

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How efficient was a process whose Standard output = 27 while

Actual output = 24?

A.0.889

B.1.125

C.648

D.0

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Question 8 of 20 5.0

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What is the throughput of Fingerhut’s warehouse in St.

Cloud, MN?

A.30,000 items per minute

B.30,000 items per hour

C.30,000 items per day

D.30,000 items per week

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Question 9 of 20 5.0

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Suppose that you have a system with one component and two

backups. What is the formula for the reliability of the system?

A.1 – [P(1st fails)][P(2nd fails)][P(3rd

fails)]

B.P(1st works) + [1 – P(1st fails)][P(2nd

works)] + [1 – P(1st fails)][P(3rd works)]

C.[P(1st works)][P(2nd works)][P(3rd works)]

D.P(1st works) + [P(1st fails)][P(2nd works)]

+ [P(1st fails)][P(3rd works)]

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Question 10 of 20 5.0

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For the standard normal distribution, how much confidence is

provided within 2 standard deviations above and below the mean?

A.97.22%

B.95.44%

C.99.74%

D.99.87%

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Question 11 of 20 5.0

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Consider a workstation that can process 4 units per minute.

It takes 2 hours to receive an order from the previous station. The container

size is 10 units. The factory sets safety stock at 20 percent of demand during

lead time. How many kanbans are needed for the workstation?

A.57.6

B.48

C.9.6

D.28.8

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Question 12 of 20 5.0

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The following sales figures show actual sales over the

identified time period. What can be determined by comparing a simple mean

forecast and a six month moving average forecast?

December 4,000

January 5,000

February 4,000

March 4,500

April 5,500

May 5,000

A.4.7, 5

B.4.7, 4

C.4, 4.7

D.4, 4

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Question 13 of 20 5.0

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The cost per unit is $36.74 at the best operating level.

When the output is higher, the unit cost will be what?

A.lower

B.the same

C.higher

D.could be higher or lower

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Question 14 of 20 5.0

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How many different layout solutions are possible with 7

departments?

A.7

B.7-1

C.(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)

D.7 x 7 =49

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Question 15 of 20 5.0

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The formula for determining the number of observations

needed depends upon all except which of the following values?

A.the desired accuracy

B.the number of standard deviations needed for

the desired confidence

C.the standard deviation of the sample

observations

D.the maximum observed value in the sample

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Question 16 of 20 5.0

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The formula to calculate a week’s of supply is?

A.weeks of supply = average weekly usage in

dollars/average inventory on hand in dollars

B.weeks of supply – average inventory on hand

* average annual usage in dollars * 12

C.weeks of supply = average inventory on hand

* average weekly usage in dollars

D.weeks of supply = average inventory on hand

in dollars/average weekly usage in dollars

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Question 17 of 20 5.0

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Pizza parlor has an average monthly demand of 1200 pizzas.

Statistically, each employee can produce 10 pizzas per hour. The parlor is open

20 days each month. How many employees must they need to meet the demand using

a level aggregate plan?

A.4

B.5

C.6

D.8

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Question 18 of 20 5.0

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What information system enables companies to have the right

material in the right amounts available at the right time?

A.manufacturing resources planning

B.multifunctional requirements planning

C.material requirements planning

D.material relationships planning

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Question 19 of 20 5.0

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. Slim-Quick Inc. produces a variety of nutritional diet

products. Management wants to evaluate the performance of Work Center 10, the

bottleneck in the packaging line. They are particularly worried about the

backlogging problem in the work center. The following input/output report is

given.

Input Information

Period 1 2 3

Planned Input (hours) 110 80 130

Actual Input (hours) 80 120 100

Output Information

Period 1 2 3

Planned Output (hours) 100 100 100

Actual Output (hours) 80 70 110

The initial backlog was 100 hours. Based on the above

information, calculate the backlog hours of Work Center 10 at the end of period

3.

A.100

B.110

C.140

D.150

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Question 20 of 20 5.0

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Given this information about an activity: ES = 10, EF = 15,

LS = 26, and LF = 31. The amount of slack associated with the activity is

A.16

B.32

C.5

D.11

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