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APICS CPIM-ECO Execution and Control of Operations Exam Practice Test

Demo: 15 questions
Total 105 questions

Execution and Control of Operations Questions and Answers

Question 1

The following problems were reported from the field:

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Which of the following techniques could be used to solve these problems?

Options:

A.

Tighten present tolerances

B.

Analyze process control data

C.

Establish supplier certification

D.

Increase the inspection rate

Question 2

When attempting to understand whether there is a relationship between two variables, which quality control tool should be used?

Options:

A.

Pareto diagram

B.

Process flow diagram

C.

Scatter chart

D.

Cause-and-effect diagram

Question 3

The primary value of a process map is to show:

Options:

A.

product routings between work centers.

B.

plant layout.

C.

material and operator movements.

D.

material and information flow.

Question 4

The average length of time a job must wait at a work center is a function of the:

Options:

A.

operation duration.

B.

estimated start date.

C.

planned size of the queue.

D.

transportation time to the work center.

Question 5

Optimizing a patient intake area for improved work flow is consistent with which 5S principle?

Options:

A.

Sort

B.

Set in order

C.

Shine

D.

Standardize

Question 6

Throughput for a family of parts can be increased by use of which of the following approaches?

Options:

A.

Cell layout

B.

Functional layout

C.

High utilization

D.

Batch processing

Question 7

Which of the following is the primary reason to reduce setup time?

Options:

A.

Reduced labor cost

B.

Reduced machine downtime

C.

Increased time to make repairs

D.

Increased flexibility

Question 8

Which of the following statements best reflects a goal of the participative approach to management?

Options:

A.

Supervisors will have more control.

B.

The quality of decisions will improve.

C.

The speed of decision-making will increase.

D.

Managers can focus on tactics rather than strategy.

Question 9

A company produces a part with a nominal diameter of 2.0 inches and a tolerance of ± 0.006 with a standard deviation of 0.001 inches. A sample has the average diameter of 1.996 inches with a standard deviation of 0.001 inches. What is the CPK and process capability?

Options:

A.

0.667, capable

B.

0.667, not capable

C.

0.333, capable

D.

0.333, not capable

Question 10

The actual output of a work center for a given time period can be determined by evaluating the:

Options:

A.

number of standard hours in the queue.

B.

number of standard hours per units produced.

C.

number of machine hours.

D.

amount of rated capacity less rework.

Question 11

Which of the following statements about the MRP due date for a shop order is true?

Options:

A.

It is the same as operation priority.

B.

It is used in deriving operation priority.

C.

It is established at order release time and frozen until order completion.

D.

It is equal to the due date plus 5 "M" days.

Question 12

Important and measureable characteristics of a product or process whose performance targets are set by the customer is:

Options:

A.

voice of the customer.

B.

customer-as-participant.

C.

critical-to-quality.

D.

concurrent engineering.

Question 13

Obtaining processing inspection and testing data is an example of which of the following quality-related costs?

Options:

A.

Appraisal

B.

Prevention

C.

Internal failure

D.

External failure

Question 14

When addressing the storage and movement of inventory in a push system, it would be important to consider:

Options:

A.

orders that are issued without regard for needs of other warehouses.

B.

projected requirements for all warehouses and direct sales.

C.

the need to increase warehouse levels of safety stock.

D.

elimination of central control of inventory allocation.

Question 15

Which of the following costing methods shows the greatest apparent profit in a time of inflation?

Options:

A.

Last in, first out

B.

First in, first out

C.

Standard cost

D.

Actual cost

Demo: 15 questions
Total 105 questions