Sample Questions


1. What is not applicable for JIT manufacturing system
A. Production line problems are put to one side and dealt with later
B. Additional advantage of low stock levels is that quality problems cannot be hidden
C. Minimising inventory improves cash flow
D. None of the above

2. Which question illustrates an objective of Benchmarking
A. Which activities do we need to improve?
B. What things are we doing well?
C. What should we be doing that we are not doing?
D. What results do we need to achieve?

3. What does Kaizen refers to
A. A method of stock control involving coloured stock cards
B. It is a system of inventory control
C. Continuous improvement
D. None of the above

4. What major structural constraints affects operations strategy
A. Operations resources are highly specialised and depreciate rapidly
B. Operations resources take time to plan and build and are expensive to change
C. Operations resources are expensive and have a long life
D. None of the above

5. How does operations contribute to competitive advantage for an organization
A. Market adaptability
B. Delivering human resource objectives
C. Achieving low cost in manufacture
D. Identifying new product opportunities

Answers:      1 (A), 2 (D), 3 (C), 4 (B), 5 (D)


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