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Lean management is a set of principles and business processes which are aimed at eliminating wasteful expenditure of resources and improving efficiency. (expertrating.com)

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1. The various kinds of Kanban include:
 Answers: • Supplier Kanban --- or --- • In-Factory Kanban --- or ---- • Customer Kanban

 2. What are the three C's essential for Supply Chain Management?
 Answers: • Communication -- or --- • Coordination --- or --- • Customer Satisfaction

 3. Why did Ford begin to lose its hold in the market?
 Answers: • There was a sudden rise in the product variety --- or ---- • Annual changes in models and multiple colors and options suited the Ford factories

 4. Which of the following is necessary for the success of Lean implementation?
 Answers: • There needs to be a total cultural change in the organization --- or --- • The value stream has to be mapped

 5. Which of the following are true regarding value stream mapping?
 Answers: • It is a tool to look at how value flows into and through a process to the customer --- or ---- • It helps to locate the wastes in the value chain

 6. Which principle of Lean makes use of spaghetti charts?
 Answers: • Value Stream

 7. Where was the first TPM conference held?
 Answers: • The United States

 8. Pull System is another name for ______.
 Answers: • Kanban

 9. Which method helps in the optimization of machinery?
 Answers: • Total Productive Maintenance

 10. Cycle Time Reduction is:
 Answers: • the time needed to complete a task within a process

 11. State whether true or false:

 Applying Lean to Supply Chain Management helps to certify the suppliers.
 Answers: • True

 12. Which of these need not be a feature of Lean metrics?
 Answers: • They should be made keeping in mind the goals of the competitor

 13. Which of the following losses does not eliminate TPM?
 Answers: • Quality losses

 14. What is the main reason for the occurrence of waste?
 Answers: • Inventory

 15. Which of the following is not done by poka-yoke?
 Answers: • It helps in the optimization of resources in an organization

 16. What is the function of SMED?
 Answers: • To reduce the changeover in a process

 17. Who is known as the "father of scientific management"?
 Answers: • Shigeo Shingo

 18. Whom did the four locations on the large board of the Beer Game not represent?
 Answers: • The Customer

 19. Which of the following is not a Lean Tool?
 Answers: • Design of Experiments

 20. Which of the following cannot be considered a waste?
 Answers: • Skilled plant workers

 21. What is the formula to calculate cycle time?
 Answers: • Available work time / Customer required volume

 22. What does Kanban mean?
 Answers: • A card-signal

 23. For any company to reach a 'level 6' sigma, there should only be _______ defects per million opportunities.
 Answers: • 3.4

 24. What is the similarity between Lean and Six Sigma?
 Answers: • Both deliver higher quality of service with greater speed

 25. Synchronous Flow Manufacturing plans inventory around:
 Answers: • Capacity Constraint Resources

 26. The data that does not need to be communicated in a Visual Factory environment are:
 Answers: • work instructions

 27. What is also known as 'law zero' in Lean Six Sigma?
 Answers: • The Law of Waste

 28. Which of the following is not synonymous with Lean Manufacturing?
 Answers: • World Class Manufacturing

 29. Who introduced the concept of mass production?
 Answers: • Henry Ford

 30. What is Takt Time?
 Answers: • None of the above

 31. Which of the following is true with regard to Synchronized Flow Manufacturing?
 Answers: • It improves the manufacturing system by setting off an increase in operating costs

 32. A flexible process is:
 Answers: • one which can be reconfigured to give different output for different customer demands

 33. Which of these features does not describe the features of the Ford system?
 Answers: • Materials do not go from "dock to stock" but from dock to the factory floor

 34. Who among the following is involved in the implementation of Kaizen?
 Answers: • Workers

 35. How many wastes are identified by Lean?
 Answers: • 8

 36. What is not an advantage of SMED?
 Answers: • It increases elasticity in the process

 37. Six Sigma processes are implemented by organizations to reduce __________.
 Answers: • defects in their processes

 38. What is the main function of Lean?
 Answers: • Eliminating muda

 39. According to the Theory of Constraints, ______________________.
 Answers: • every process or system has a constraint that acts as an impediment in attaining more of its goal

 40. _________ means to clear the work area.
 Answers: • Shine

 41. What are the advantages of applying Lean to a supply chain?
 Answers: • None of the above

 42. State whether true or false:

 Single unit manufacturing cannot be approximated to continuous flow manufacturing.
 Answers: • False