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MGMT 330 – Production and Operations Management
Heizer, Jay and Barry Render (2011), Operations Management,
Prentice Hall,
Tenth Edition
Question 81
If the standard deviation of demand is six per week, demand is
50 per week, and the desired service level is 95%, approximately
what is the statistical safety stock?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. 8
units        

           
 b. 10 units     

           
 c. 16 units      

           
 d. 64 units     

           
 e. cannot be determined without lead time
data      
 
Question 82
The MPS calls for 50 units of Product A and 60 of B. There are
currently 25 of Product B on hand. Each A requires 2 of Part C;
each B requires 5 of C. There are 160 units of C available. The net
requirements for C are
Choose one answer.

           
 a. 115

           
 b. 175

           
 c. 240

           
 d. 690

           
 e. 700
 
Question 83
When safety stock is deemed absolutely necessary, the usual
policy is to build it into which category of the MRP logic?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. Gross
Requirements          

           
 b. Scheduled
Receipts          

           
 c. Projected On
Hand           

           
 d. Net Requirements 
 
Question 84
If daily demand is constant at 10 units per day, and lead time
averages 12 days with a standard deviation of 3 days, 95 percent
service requires a safety stock of approximately
Choose one answer.

           
 a. 28 units      

           
 b. 30 units     

           
 c. 49 units      

           
 d. 59 units     

           
 e. 114 units    
 
Question 85
Disaggregation
Choose one answer.

           
 a. breaks the aggregate plan into greater
detail         

           
 b. transforms the master production schedule into an
aggregate
plan          

           
 c. calculates the optimal price points for yield
management

           
 d. converts product schedules and labor assignments to a
facility-wide
plan          

           
 e. is an assumption required for the use of the
transportation model in aggregate planning
 
Question 86
Which of the following statements about aggregate planning is
true?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. Advertising/promotion is a way of manipulating product or
service supply.       

           
 b. Work station loading and job assignments are examples of
aggregate planning. 

           
 c. Overtime/idle time is a way of manipulating product or
service
demand.           

           
 d. Aggregate planning uses the adjustable part of capacity to
meet production
requirements.       

           
 e. All of the above are true.
 
Question 87
In the make-or-buy decision, which of the following is not a
reason for buying?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. inadequate
capacity           

           
 b. to obtain desired quality   

           
 c. patents or trade
secrets      

           
 d. lower inventory
costs        

           
 e. All of the above are reasons for buying.
 
Question 88
A disadvantage of the fixed-period inventory system is that
Choose one answer.

           
 a. it involves higher ordering costs than the fixed quantity
inventory
system         

           
 b. additional inventory records are required 

           
 c. the average inventory level is
decreased   

           
 d. since there is no count of inventory during the review
period, a stockout is possible     

           
 e. orders usually are for larger quantities
 
Question 89
Which of the following statements about aggregate planning is
false?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. Hiring, layoffs, overtime, and subcontracting are methods
of manipulating capacity.    

           
 b. Aggregate planning produces a plan detailing which
products are made and in what
quantities.           

           
 c. Yield management is a way of manipulating product or
service
demand.           

           
 d. Aggregate planning uses the adjustable part of capacity to
meet production
requirements.       

           
 e. The transportation method is an optimizing technique for
aggregate planning.   
 
Question 90
In the make-or-buy decision, which of the following is a reason
for making an item?
Choose one answer.

           
 a. management can focus on its primary
business     

           
 b. lower production
cost       

           
 c. inadequate
capacity           

           
 d. reduce inventory
costs      

           
 e. None of the above is a reason for making an item.
 

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