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Industrial Engineering And Production Management MCQ

Industrial Engineering And Production Management MCQ Question and Answer

1.The work study is done by means of

  • APlanning chart
  • BProcess chart
  • CStop watch
  • DAny one of these
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Correct Answer : (C)

Stop watch

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2.In break-even analysis, total cost consists of

  • AFixed cost
  • BVariable cost
  • CFixed cost + variable cost
  • DFixed cost + variable cost + overheads
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Correct Answer : (C)

Fixed cost + variable cost

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3.The most popular type of organisation used for Civil Engineering Constructions is

  • ALine organization
  • BLine and staff organization
  • CFunctional organization
  • DEffective organization
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Correct Answer : (A)

Line organization

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4.'O' on a PERT/CPM chart represents

  • AAn ordinary event
  • BA significant event representing some milestone
  • CAn event to be transferred to other network chart
  • DDangling event
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Correct Answer : (A)

An ordinary event

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5.Which of the following layouts is suited for mass production?

  • AProcess layout
  • BProduct layout
  • CFixed position layout
  • DPlant layout
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Correct Answer : (B)

Product layout

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6.The important file in making a PERT is

  • AAn event can't be accomplished until activities leading to it are completed
  • BNo activity from any event can be started from preceding event till it is completed
  • CLength of arrow has nothing to do with time
  • DAll of the above
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Correct Answer : (D)

All of the above

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7.Which one of the following chart gives simultaneously information about the progress of work and machine loading?

  • AProcess chart
  • BMachine load chart
  • CMan-machine chart
  • DGantt chart
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Correct Answer : (C)

Man-machine chart

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8.In A-B-C analysis, which class of items are generally large in number?

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • DNone of these
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Correct Answer : (C)

C

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9.The difference between the time available to do the job and the time required to do the job, is known as

  • AEvent
  • BFloat
  • CDuration
  • DConstraint
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Correct Answer : (B)

Float

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10.The simplex method is the basic method for

  • AValue analysis
  • BOperation research
  • CLinear programming
  • DModel analysis
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Correct Answer : (C)

Linear programming

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11.Bar charts are suitable for

  • AMinor works
  • BMajor works
  • CLarge projects
  • DAll of the above
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Correct Answer : (A)

Minor works

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12.According to MAPI formula, the old machine should be replaced by new one when   (Here, CAM = Challenger's Adverse minimum, DAM = Defender's Adverse minimum)

  • ACAM < DAM
  • BCAM > DAM
  • CCAM = DAM
  • DThere is no such criterion
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Correct Answer : (A)

CAM < DAM

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13.The essential condition for the decompression of an activity is that

  • AThe project time should change due to decompression
  • BAfter decompression the time of an activity invariably exceeds its normal time
  • CAn activity could be decompressed to the maximum extent of its normal time
  • DNone of the above
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Correct Answer : (C)

An activity could be decompressed to the maximum extent of its normal time

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14.Actual performance of a task is called

  • AAn event
  • BAn activity
  • CA duration
  • DNone of these
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Correct Answer : (B)

An activity

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15.Valve analysis is particularly of interest when

  • AJobbing work economics are involved
  • BProduction is on large scale
  • COnly few components are involved
  • DCostly equipment is used
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Correct Answer : (B)

Production is on large scale

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16.Which of the following statement is correct about the network diagram?

  • AThe events are represented graphically by circles or nodes at the beginning and the end of activity by arrows.
  • BThe tail end of the arrow represents the start of an activity.
  • CThe head of the arrow represents the end of an activity.
  • DAll of the above
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Correct Answer : (D)

All of the above

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17.Which of the following are the guidelines for the construction of a network diagram?

  • AEach activity is represented by one and only one arrow in the network
  • BDangling must be avoided in a network diagram
  • CDummy activity consumes no time or resource
  • DAll of the above
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Correct Answer : (D)

All of the above

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18.An activity of the project is graphically represented by ________ on the network diagram.

  • AA circle
  • BA straight line
  • CAn arrow
  • DNone of these
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An arrow

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19.A dummy activity in a net work diagram

  • AIs represented by a dotted line
  • BIs an artificial activity
  • CDoes not consume time or resources
  • DAll of these
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Correct Answer : (D)

All of these

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20.The most suitable incentive plan for the maintenance section of an industry will be

  • APiece rate system
  • BGroup incentive plan
  • CProfit sharing plans
  • DSimplification
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Correct Answer : (B)

Group incentive plan

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