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Six sigma quiz


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35 MCQ's to test your knowledge on six sigma & lean six sigma..

Prepared by : Sneha Hiremath & Saiprasad Shelke

Published in: Education

Six sigma quiz

  1. 1. Operations Dept., SIESCOMS Date: 1st October, 2014 Sneha Hiremath Saiprasad Shelke
  2. 2. Correct Answer: • First Attempt - 3 points • Second Attempt - 2 points • Third Attempt - 1 point
  3. 3. 1. SIPOC diagram is employed in which phase of DMAIC methodology Control Define Measure Analyse Improve
  4. 4. 2. A Belt has used the 5S approach of Lean to set up a control method with frequently used tools organized as shown in this graphic. The Belt has applied the ______________ principle of 5S. Stabilize Sort Sustain Shine Standardize
  5. 5. 3. When in the process of trying to identify the Critical X’s one does a(n)_____________ because frequently it is 20% of the inputs that have an 80% impact on the output. FMEA Pareto SMED NP Chart C Chart
  6. 6. 4. Which of the test is a cross functional business process Employee induction Cheque Issuing Quality testing New Product Development None of the above
  7. 7. 5. Which of the following helps to convey where the data is centred Mean Median Range Both A and B None of the above
  8. 8. 6. Small and medium sized projects are executed by professionals titled as Green Belt Champion Black belt Site Champion Master Black belt
  9. 9. 7. The six sigma framework of driving speed or agility of business is called Lean PDAC DMAIC Balanced Scorecard DMADV
  10. 10. 8. Which of the following are the examples of internal failure costs Inspection and Audits Defects and Reworks Warranty and Returns Purchasing Accounting
  11. 11. 9. The Risk Priority Number (RPN) in FMEA exercise is derived from Severity x Occurrence x Detection Severity x Risk x Detection Occurrence x Detection x Control Severity x Detection x Control Severity x Occurrence x Risk
  12. 12. 10. The Voice of Customer is Number of errors in the process Control chart with control limits The Customer’s Specification Limits Department’s output target None of the above
  13. 13. 11. An improvement process in which a company measures its performance against that of best-in-class companies, determines how those companies achieved their performance levels, and uses the information to improve its own performance Benchmarking Six Sigma Cause and effect relation Control Chart None of the above
  14. 14. 12. What is a control limit Indicates that a process event or measurement is likely to fall within that limit Indicates the boundary of the bell curve in a normal distribution Indicates that a process event or measurement is likely to fall outside the limit Indicates the customer’s desired upper or lower performance limits None of the above
  15. 15. 13. A pictorial diagram showing possible process inputs for given output and it is also called Ishikawa diagram Scatter Diagram Random experiment Cause and Effect Diagram Standard Deviation Pareto analysis
  16. 16. 14. Which of the following is NOT one of the 8 wastes Waiting Skills of people Inventiveness Motion waste Inventory excess
  17. 17. 15. There is difference between problem fixing and problem solving. Fixing a problem eliminates the symptoms and not necessarily the root cause
  18. 18. 16. The main focus of any Continuous improvement project should be the elimination of ______ Flexibility Errors Defects Waste Inventory
  19. 19. 17. Small group of workers in the same work area meet regularly to discuss problems Quality Circle Demonstration Conference Strike None of the above
  20. 20. 18. A key feature of Kaizen is that improvements are achieved by making _______ Many small changes Large scale investment Close contact with consultants Less complicated products None of the above
  21. 21. 19. During Sort of 5S workers focus on what? Establishing assigned cleaning duties Eliminating needless tools and equipment from workplace Ensuring 5S continues to perform Developing uniformity in facility visual communication None of the above
  22. 22. 20. Standardized color-coding helps visual communication to do what? Adds efficiency by appropriately directing personnel Builds team work amongst personnel Helps facilities to improve cleanliness Helps to give facility a new professional look None of the above
  23. 23. 21. Cause-effect diagram is used in Problem identification Field visits Problem analysis Vendor surveys Negotiating with unions
  24. 24. 22. A motorbike manufacturing plant produces 500 units in two 10-hour shifts. Due to higher demand, they have decided to operate three 8-hour shifts instead. They are now able to produce 600 units per day. What has happened to the production? it has increased by 37.5 units/hr it has increased by 50 units/shift it has increased by 20% it has increased by 9.1% it has decreased by 8.3%
  25. 25. 23. An t-shirt retailer purchases t-shirts at the rate of Rs. 42 per piece from a wholeseller. The demand of these t-shirts are 1800 per year. What should be the ordering quantity per order, if the cost per placement of an order is Rs. 16 and inventory carrying charges per rupee per year is 20 paise 93 78 91 83 62
  26. 26. 24. Which of the following is not an abstract of Six Sigma: Increased efficiency and quality Reduced costs Increased production Increased profit None of the above
  27. 27. 25. In a certain manufacturing company of 15,000 unit capacity, the number of defects was 300. Calculate the sigma level of the company? 5.6 4.3 5.4 4.9 3.6
  28. 28. 26. Which of the following is not a focus of six sigma projects Improving supplier processes Cost savings Customer satisfaction deliverables Employee labor relations
  29. 29. 27. The DMAIC process focuses on Improving an existing process Developing ideas for new product lines Demonstrated proficiency with statistical tools by using them to generate positive financial benefits Understanding effectiveness, efficiency and adaptability None of the above
  30. 30. 28. Metric of SIX SIGMA gives an insight into how many Defects Defective Defects per million opportunity Defects per unit None of the above
  31. 31. 29. The person who propagated SIX SIGMA concepts in General Electric Ltd.was Bob Smith Jack Welch Philip Crosby None of them
  32. 32. 30.Pareto Chart is read by the user to find out which 20% of the people in a state posses 80% of the wealth which 20% of the causes contribute towards 80% of the problem Both of the above None of the above
  33. 33. 31. A ____________________ is used to create a model of the affect on an output by the variation in two or more of the inputs. X-Y Diagram Correlation Coefficient Linear Regression Multiple Regression
  34. 34. 32. Quality and the Critical-to-Quality (CTQ’s) are both subjective terms that are defined by the _______________. Customer Management team Line Supervisor Design team
  35. 35. 33. The relationship matrix in QFD shows whether the final technical requirements adequately address the customer requirements
  36. 36. 34. QFD is the way to Develop product specs Fix typing errors Fix sampling plans Conduct quality circle meetings
  37. 37. 35. The quantity sigma (s) indicates Dispersion in the data Trend in the process Lack of attention by workers Average Range