Exam: CPIM - Basics of Supply Chain Management

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Question No : 1 - Topic 1

Which of the following types of layouts is most efficient in a lean production environment?

A. Islands
B. Connected islands
C. Functional layout
D. Cells

Question No : 2 - Topic 1

Which plant type describes a product at one stage that can be transformed into several
distinct products at the next stage (divergent points)?

A. A-Plant
B. I-Plant
C. T-Plant
D. V-Plant

Question No : 3 - Topic 1

Which of the following production environment strategies requires unique design or
significant customization?

A. Make-to-order
B. Assemble-to-order
C. Make-to-stock
D. Engineer-to-order

Question No : 4 - Topic 1

Manufacturing overhead includes which of the following types of costs?

A. Interest expense
B. Supervision
C. Direct labor
D. Direct material

Question No : 5 - Topic 1

A company's cost of goods sold would be found on which of the following financial

A. Balance sheet
B. Income statement
C. Cash flow statement
D. Performance statement

Question No : 6 - Topic 1

Which of the following types of manufacturing processes would tend to have the lowest
work in process (WIP) inventory?

A. Project
B. Intermittent
C. Batch
D. Flow

Question No : 7 - Topic 1

Which of the following issues would be of greatest concern for a company choosing to
reduce its finished goods inventory?

A. Long production changeover time
B. Customer service expectations
C. Product quality requirements
D. Product shelf life constraints

Question No : 8 - Topic 1

In an assemble-to-order production environment, the master production schedule contains:

A. standard items.
B. finished items.
C. raw materials.
D. subassemblies.

Question No : 9 - Topic 1

Having the needed materials within easy reach of a subassembly process eliminates waste

A. motion.
B. transportation.
C. making defects.
D. stocks.

Question No : 10 - Topic 1

Which of the following tools is considered to be one of the seven quality tools?

A. Gantt chart
B. Input/output chart
C. Control chart
D. Capacity chart

Question No : 11 - Topic 1

The heijunka philosophy can best be described as:

A. level production.
B. make-to-stock production.
C. a chase production strategy.
D. produce to stock production.

Question No : 12 - Topic 1

Which of the following manufacturing processes would be characterized by a narrow range
of standard products, low direct labor costs, and a high level of technical support for

A. Jobbing
B. Intermittent
C. Flow
D. Project

Question No : 13 - Topic 1

Which of the following concepts could a firm implement to reduce defects?

A. Hansei
B. Jidoka
C. Muri
D. Heijunka

Question No : 14 - Topic 1

Which of the following factors is included in cost of goods sold?

A. Revenue
B. General and administrative expenses
C. Overhead
D. Standard cost

Question No : 15 - Topic 1

Reducing set up time will affect item lead time and throughput in which of the following

A. Lead time will increase, throughput will decrease
B. Lead time will increase, throughput will increase
C. Lead time will decrease, throughput will increase
D. Lead time will decrease, throughput will decrease

Question No : 16 - Topic 1

After a quality improvement program has been successfully implemented, the greatest cost
of controlling quality typically is the cost of:

A. failure.
B. appraisal.
C. prevention.
D. inspection.

Question No : 17 - Topic 1

A firm offers products configured from a large number of stocked options. Which of the
following production environments is the firm most likely to use?

A. Engineer-to-order
B. Make-to-order
C. Assemble-to-order
D. Make-to-stock

Question No : 18 - Topic 1

The primary purpose of enterprise resources planning is to:

A. focus on the manufacturing function within an organization.
B. integrate an approach to business management.
C. use external knowledge to seek an internal advantage.
D. provide data protection along the supply chain.

Question No : 19 - Topic 1

Gemba is a Japanese word meaning:

A. shop floor.
B. shop order.
C. shop packet.
D. shop traveler.

Question No : 20 - Topic 1

Which of the following situations is characteristic of a make-to-stock environment?

A. Work in process (WIP) represents the largest cost of inventory.
B. The impact of technology on the production process will be large.
C. The master schedule is stated at the finished product level.
D. Customer involvement is typically very high.

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