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Question number: 1

» Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering » Operation Research » Inear Programming

Appeared in Year: 2002

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Question

The principles of motion economy are mostly used while conducting

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A feasibility study of the proposed manufacturing plant.

b.

A financial appraisal of an operation

c.

A time study on an operation

d.

A method study on an operation

Question number: 2

» Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering » Operation Research » Inear Programming

Appeared in Year: 2008

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Question

For the standard transportation linear program with m sources and n destinations and total supply equaling total demand, an optimal solution (lowest cost) with the smallest number of non zero Xij values (amounts from source i to destination j) is desired. The best upper bound for this number is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

m + n

b.

2 (m + n)

c.

m + n-1

d.

mn

Question number: 3

» Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering » Operation Research » PERT and CPM Models

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In PERT, the distribution of activity times is assumed to be:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Beta

b.

Gamma

c.

Exponential

d.

Normal

Question number: 4

» Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering » Operation Research » Simplex and Duplex Methods

Appeared in Year: 1996

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Question

The individual human variability in time studies to determine the production standards is taken care of by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rating factor

b.

Personal allowances

c.

Work allowances

d.

None of the above

Question number: 5

» Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering » Operation Research » Inear Programming

Appeared in Year: 1996

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Question

If at the optimum in a linear programming problem, a dual variable corresponding to a particular primal constraint is zero, then it means that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Changing the right hand side of the primal constraint will disturb the optimum solution

b.

The objective function is unbounded

c.

Right hand side of the primal constraint can be altered without affecting the optimum solution

d.

The problem is degenerate

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