Supply Chain Management Sample Questions

Sample Questions

1. Value stream mapping is an application of process mapping, developed to apply _______ principles to process improvement.

  1. Management
  2. Lean
  3. Supply Chain
  4. Cycle Time

2. A supply chain is made up of a series of processes that involve an input, a _______, and an output.

  1. Shipment
  2. Supplier
  3. Customer
  4. Transformation

3. What is a tool to chart how individual processes are currently being conducted and to help lay out new improved processes.

  1. Process mapping
  2. Pareto charting
  3. Supply chain design
  4. Design chain mapping

4. What is the design of seamless value-added processes across organization boundaries to meet the real needs of the end customer?

  1. Operations
  2. Supply chain management
  3. Process engineering
  4. Value charting

5. Identify from the following list a major strategic risk associated with outsourcing.

  1. Outsourcing landed cost is usually higher than in-sourcing cost.
  2. The supplier is purchased by a competitor.
  3. The business loses sight of market trends.
  4. The cost of supplied material is passed on to the customer.


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

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