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Exam Title:       Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Exam Code:     CPIM
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Question No. 1

    Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is:

    1. The system used to provide available inventory
    2. The system used to avoid missing parts.
    3. A schedule establish for the production agenda
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 2

    A schedule (priority plan) that establishes to show the components required at each level of the assembly and based on lead time, calculates the time when these component will be needed called:

    1. Material Requirements Planning
    2. Master Production Schedule
    3. Inventory control Planning
    4. B & C

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 3

    How many types of demand are in Material Requirements planning?

    1. Three
    2. Four
    3. Two
    4. Seven

     

    Answer Key: C


Question No. 4

    If a company makes wooden tables, the demand for the tables is called

    Independent Demand
    Dependent Demand
    Both A & B
    None of the above

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 5

    Independent demand is:

    1. Directly related to the demand for any other products or assemblies
    2. Not related to the demand for any other products or assemblies
    3. Calculated
    4. A & C

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 6

    Independent demand must be

    1. Forecast
    2. Calculated
    3. Show the required quantity of each component
    4. Dependent demand items

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 7

    Dependency can be

    1. Horizontal
    2. Vertical
    3. None of the above
    4. Both A & B

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 8

    Which of the following are the major objectives of Material Requirement Planning?

    1. Determine requirements and keep priorities current.
    2. Determine requirements and support production activities
    3. Control and monitoring material demands
    4. Control the performance of the order

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 9

    A priority plan for the components needed to make the products in the Master production schedule (MPS) called

    1. Production Activity control (PAC)
    2. Material Requirements planning (MRP)
    3. Capacity Requirement planning
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 10

    The plan must be checked against available capacity when needed to make the components is called the process of

    1. Capacity Requirement planning
    2. Material Requirements planning (MRP)
    3. Production Activity control (PAC)
    4. A & C

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 11

    The computer software program that organizes and maintains the bills of material structures and their linkage is called:

    1. Inventory record
    2. Purchasing record
    3. Bills of material processor
    4. Procurement of material and supplies

     

    Answer Key: C

 

Question No. 12

    Master production schedule, inventory records and bills of material are three major inputs to

    1. Material Requirements planning (MRP) System
    2. Production activity Control
    3. Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC) Function
    4. Capacity Requirements planning (CRP)

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 13

    Master Production schedule

    1. A statement of which end items are to be produced, the quantity of each, and the dates they are to be completed
    2. Drives the MRP system by providing the initial input for the items needed
    3. Both A & B
    4. None of the above is true

     

    Answer Key: C

 

Question No. 14

    Inventory Record is one of the major input to the

    1. Capacity Requirements planning (CRP)
    2. Material Requirements planning (MRP) System
    3. Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC) Function
    4. Production activity Control

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 15

    Inventory records data are maintained in:

    1. Inventory record file
    2. Part master file
    3. Item master file
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 16

    When a calculation is made to find out how many are needed, the quantities available must be considered in:

    1. Maintaining the bills of material structures
    2. Linkage between manufacturing planning and control system
    3. Inventory records
    4. Both A & C

     

    Answer Key: C

 

Question No. 17

    The bill of material shows

    1. The components that go into making the parent
    2. The steps or process used to make the parent or the components
    3. Both A & B
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 18

 

    A convenient way to think about bills of material is through:

    1. Product Tree
    2. Dependent demand
    3. Inventory record
    4. All of the above

     Answer Key: A


Question No. 19

    Which of the following points are related to bills of material?

    1. The bill of material shows all the parts required to make one of the items
    2. Each part or item has only one part number
    3. A part is defined by its form, fit or function. if any of these changes , then it is not the same part and it must have a different part number
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 20

    Multilevel bills are formed as:

    1. Logical grouping of parts into subassemblies based on the way the product is assembled.
    2. Overall design for the arrangements of bills
    3. To make identification of the part absolute
    4. Both A & B

     

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 21

    What the following figure shows: (figure 4.4 with mentioning parent n component name)
     

    1. The parent –component relationship
    2. Quantity and parts relationship
    3. Identification of the parts
    4. None of the above

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 22

    A bill is used when companies usually make more than one product and the same components are often used in several products

    1. Single-level bill
    2. Multiple bill
    3. Multilevel bill
    4. Indented bill

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 23

    Which of the following are the advantages to use single-level bills?

    1. Duplication of records is avoided
    2. The numbers of records and, in computer systems, the file size are reduced by avoiding duplication of records.
    3. Maintaining bills of material is simplified
    4. All of the above

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 24

    By using following product tree, how many Ks are needed to make 200Xs and 150 Ys?
    Figure from example problem page no 85

    1. 1900 Ks
    2. 900 Ks
    3. 2100 Ks
    4. 800 Ks

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 25

    A multilevel bill of material can shown as

    1. Indented bill
    2. Summarized parts list
    3. Single-level bill
    4. Planning bills

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 26

    Summarized parts list:

    1. The lists of all the parts needed to make one complete assembly
    2. Does not contain any information about the way the product is made or assembled
    3. It’s the list of comments are linked to their parents by listing them immediately below the parents
    4. Both A & B

     

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 27

    Which of the following is an artificial grouping of components for planning purposes?

    1. Indented bill
    2. Summarized parts list
    3. Single-level bill
    4. Planning bill

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 28

    Planning bills are used to:

    1. Simplify forecasting
    2. Master production scheduling
    3. Material requirements planning
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 29

    Planning bill does not represent

    1. Buildable products
    2. Average product
    3. Product structure looks
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 30

    Where-used reports give information about

    1. The parents for a component
    2. Independent and dependent demand
    3. Both A & B
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 31

    A listing of all the parents in which a component is used is called

    1. Pegging report
    2. Where-used report
    3. Planning bill
    4. Both A & B

     

    Answer Key: B




Question No. 32

    A pegging report:

    1. Similar to a where-used report
    2. Shows only those parents for which there is an existing requirement
    3. Shows the parents creating the demand for the components, the quantities needed , and when they are needed
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 33

    Product design engineers sometimes change the design of a product and the components used. These changes must be recorded and controlled. The bill provides the method for doing so is called

    1. Engineering change control
    2. Production change control
    3. Demand change control
    4. Both A & B

     

    Answer Key: A




Question No. 34

    Following figure shows: (draw here figure 4.10) with out mentioning names)

    1. Pegged requirement
    2. Where-used reports
    3. Production requirements
    4. Summarized part lists

     

    Answer Key: A

 


Question No. 35

    Which of the following defines what materials have to be scheduled to make the end products?

    1. Bills of material
    2. Master production schedule
    3. Engineering change control bill
    4. All of the Above

     

    Answer Key: A




Question No. 36

    Which of the following are the purposes of material requirement planning so items in the master production schedule are made on time?

    1. To determine the components needed
    2. To determine the quantities
    3. To determine the due dates
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D




Question No. 37

    Exploding is the process of multiplying the requirements by:

    1. The usage quantity
    2. By recording the appropriate requirements throughout the product tress
    3. Both A & B
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: C




Question No. 38

    The process of placing the exploded requirements in their proper periods based on lead time is called

    1. Offsetting
    2. Exploding the equipments
    3. Production plan
    4. Where-used reports

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 39

    If there are 20 as in stock, only 30 needs to be made, then the requirements for components parts would be:

    Reduced accordingly
    Increased accordingly
    Added accordingly
    Both B & C

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 40

    Which of the following is the right calculation for obtaining the net requirements?

    Gross Requirement - Available inventory
    Gross Requirement x Available inventory
    Gross Requirement / Available inventory
    None of the above is true

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 41

    The objective of the MRP is to have:

    1. Material available when it is needed and not before
    2. Orders for material should not be released until the planned order release date arrived
    3. Order should not normally released until the planned order is in the current week
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D




Question No. 42

    Scheduled receipts shows:

    1. The quantities ordered
    2. When quantities ordered are expected to be completed
    3. When quantities ordered are expected to be available
    4. All of the Above

     

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 43

    The immediate or most current period is called

    1. Action bucket
    2. Planning horizon
    3. Time buckets
    4. Both a & B

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 44

    Planning horizon means

    1. The number of periods in the record
    2. The most current period in the record
    3. The quantity of the records
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: A

 

Question No. 45

    At the MRP planning level, the process of priority plans must be checked against available capacity is called

    1. Master Production schedule (MPS)
    2. Capacity Requirements planning (CRP)
    3. Production activity control (PAC)
    4. Manufacturing Planning and control function (MPC)

     

    Answer Key: B




Question No. 46

    Which of the following details are true about time buckets except

    1. These are often a week
    2. Can be any length of time convenient to the company
    3. Companies can move to daily time buckets
    4. Needs to avoid future problems

     

    Answer Key: D



Question No. 47

    The process of colleting the gross requirements and netting can be simplified by using

    1. Low-level codes
    2. Planning horizon
    3. Time buckets
    4. Action buckets

     

    Answer Key: A

 



Question No. 48

    The material planner works with the type of orders

    1. Four
    2. Three
    3. Seven
    4. Two

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 49

    The orders are automatically schedules and controlled by the computer are the doers called

    1. Planned orders
    2. Computer generated order
    3. Firms planned order
    4. All of the Above

     

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 50

    Which of the following situation that will leads or generates Exception messages:

    1. Components for which planned orders are in the action bucket and which should be considered for release
    2. Open orders for which the timing or quantity of scheduled receipts does not satisfy the plan.
    3. Situations in which the standard lead times will result in late delivery of a Zero-level part
    4. All of the above

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 51

    A good MRP system generates exception messages:

    1. To advise the planner when some event needs attention
    2. When the manufacturing process is under control
    3. When there are problems that need the attention of the planner
    4. Both A & C

     

    Answer Key: D

 

Question No. 52

    The message in which the planner must tell the MRP software of all actions taken that will influence the MRP records called

    1. Exception messages
    2. Transaction messages
    3. Bottom-up replanning
    4. None of the above

     

    Answer Key: B

 

Question No. 53

    Which of the following are three important factors must consider in managing the material requirements plan?

    1. Priority, Bottom-up Replanning and reducing system nervousness
    2. Planned orders, released orders and firm planned orders
    3. Priority, Exception message and transaction message
    4. None of the above is true

     

    Answer Key: A



Question No. 54

    Which of the following one is the method of reducing system nervousness?

    1. Firm planned orders
    2. Releases orders
    3. Exception message
    4. Transaction message

     

    Answer Key: A

 

  

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