APICS cpim practice test

Certified in Production and Inventory Management

Last exam update: May 17 ,2024
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Question 1

The operation that controls the work feeding the bottleneck and must operate at a rate equal to the
utput of the bottleneck so the time buffer queue is maintained is known as:
A. gateway operation
B. bottleneck operation
C. task operation
D. Control buffer operation

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Question 2

A facility, function, department, or resource whose capacity is equal to or less than the demand
placed upon it is known as:

  • A. timeframe
  • B. bottleneck
  • C. elapsed operation
  • D. none of the above
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Question 3

The time needed to unload and load must be shorter than .

  • A. run time per piece
  • B. planning time
  • C. manufacturing time
  • D. resource utilization time
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Question 4

Operational splitting is practical when:

  • A. setup time is low compared to run time
  • B. a suitable work center is idle
  • C. it is possible for an operator to run more than one machine at a time
  • D. All of the above
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Question 5

If the run time per piece on operation B is shorter than that on A, the first batch must be larger
enough to avoid idle time on operation A

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 6

Backward scheduling is used to determine when an order must be started.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 7

When the last operation is on the routing is scheduled first and is scheduled for complete at the due
date, this is called:

  • A. Timid scheduling
  • B. Rearward scheduling
  • C. Self-assistant scheduling
  • D. Backward scheduling
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Question 8

What is used to calculate how long it will take to complete a task?

  • A. Forward scheduling
  • B. Finite scheduling
  • C. Self-assured scheduling
  • D. Bold scheduling
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Question 9

The length of time from when material enters a production facility until it exists, this is known as:

  • A. throughput time
  • B. workforce time
  • C. creation time
  • D. assembly time
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Question 10

What must manage both the input of orders to the production process and the availability capacity to
control queue and work-in process?

  • A. Run time activity
  • B. Production activity control
  • C. Activity management
  • D. Work center manufacturing activity
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Question 11

Which of the following is NOT the manufacturing lead time?

  • A. Queue time
  • B. Setup time
  • C. Run time
  • D. Load time
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Question 12

The time normally required to produce an item in a typical lot quantity is known as:

  • A. Manufacturing load time
  • B. Manufacturing conduct time
  • C. Manufacturing control time
  • D. Manufacturing lead time
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Question 13

Each active manufacturing order has a record in which file?

  • A. work center master file
  • B. work center detail file
  • C. shop order master file
  • D. shop order detail file
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Question 14

What consist of a series of operations required to make the item?

  • A. routing
  • B. builds
  • C. procedures
  • D. All of the above
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Question 15

Which file contains a list of the single-level components and quantities needed to assemble a
parent?

  • A. master file
  • B. product structure file
  • C. routing file
  • D. work center master file
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