6. The efficiency of an Operations system is measured in terms of its?

1. Actual output against effective capacity
2. Effective capacity against scheduled throughput
3. Effective capacity against designed capacity
4. Designed capacity against nominal capacity
5. Actual output against designed capacity

Actual output against effective capacity

7. With a ‘level capacity' plan, which one of these statements is correct?

1. Throughput rates respond to changes in demand
2. Processes are buffered through inventory
3. Staff turnover is likely to be low
4. Processing capacity will vary according to demand
5. Outputs are stored until required

Outputs are stored until required

8. With a ‘chase demand' strategy, which one of these statements is correct?

1. Outputs are stored until required
2. Processes are buffered through inventory
3. Throughput rates respond to changes in demand
4. Investment in plant and equipment will probably be low
5. Staff turnover is likely to be high

Throughput rates respond to changes in demand

9. The maximum output of a system in a given period is called?

1. The economic order quantity
2. The master production schedule
3. The production efficiency
4. The designed capacity
5. The breakeven point

The designed capacity

10. The first steps of capacity planning and control do not include?

1. Identifying the alternative capacity plans
2. Choosing the most appropriate capacity plan
3. Studying the effect of queuing theory
4. Measuring aggregate demand and capacity

Studying the effect of queuing theory