Six sigma quiz

Sneha Hiremath Saiprasad Shelke Date: 1 st October, 2014 Operations Dept., SIESCOMS

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Sneha Hiremath

Saiprasad Shelke

Date: 1st October, 2014Operations Dept., SIESCOMS

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Correct Answer:

• First Attempt - 3 points

• Second Attempt - 2 points

• Third Attempt - 1 point

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1. SIPOC diagram is employed in

which phase of DMAIC methodology






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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.






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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.

C Chart

NP Chart




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4. Which of the test is a cross functional

business process

Employee induction

Quality testing

Cheque Issuing

New Product Development

None of the above

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5. Which of the following helps to convey

where the data is centred




None of the above

Both A and B

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6. Small and medium sized projects are

executed by professionals titled as

Master Black belt

Site Champion

Black belt


Green Belt

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7. The six sigma framework of driving speed or

agility of business is called


Balanced Scorecard




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8. Which of the following are the examples of

internal failure costs



Warranty and Returns

Inspection and Audits

Defects and Reworks

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9. The Risk Priority Number (RPN) in FMEA

exercise is derived from

Severity x Occurrence x Risk

Severity x Detection x Control

Occurrence x Detection x Control

Severity x Risk x Detection

Severity x Occurrence x Detection

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10. The Voice of Customer is

None of the above

Department’s output target

Number of errors in the process

Control chart with control limits

The Customer’s Specification Limits

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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

None of the above

Control Chart

Cause and effect relation

Six Sigma


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12. What is a control limit

None of the above

Indicates the customer’s desired upper or lower

performance limits

Indicates that a process event or measurement is likely to

fall outside the limit

Indicates the boundary of the bell curve in a normal


Indicates that a process event or measurement is likely to

fall within that limit

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13. A pictorial diagram showing possible

process inputs for given output and it is also

called Ishikawa diagram

Pareto analysis

Standard Deviation

Scatter Diagram

Random experiment

Cause and Effect Diagram

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14. Which of the following is NOT one of the 8


Inventory excess

Motion waste


Skills of people


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15. There is difference between problem fixing

and problem solving. Fixing a problem eliminates

the symptoms and not necessarily the root cause

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16. The main focus of any Continuous

improvement project should be the elimination

of ______






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17. Small group of workers in the same work

area meet regularly to discuss problems

None of the above




Quality Circle

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18. A key feature of Kaizen is that

improvements are achieved by making


None of the above

Less complicated products

Close contact with consultants

Large scale investment

Many small changes

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19. During Sort of 5S workers focus on what?

None of the above

Developing uniformity in facility visual communication

Ensuring 5S continues to perform

Establishing assigned cleaning duties

Eliminating needless tools and equipment from workplace

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20. Standardized color-coding helps visual

communication to do what?

None of the above

Helps to give facility a new professional look

Helps facilities to improve cleanliness

Builds team work amongst personnel

Adds efficiency by appropriately directing personnel

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21. Cause-effect diagram is used in

Negotiating with unions

Vendor surveys

Problem identification

Field visits

Problem analysis

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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 decreased by 8.3%

it has increased by 9.1%

it has increased by 37.5 units/hr

it has increased by 50 units/shift

it has increased by 20%

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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






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24. Which of the following is not an

abstract of Six Sigma:

None of the above

Increased profit

Increased efficiency and quality

Reduced costs

Increased production

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25. In a certain manufacturing company of

15,000 unit capacity, the number of defects

was 300. Calculate the sigma level of the







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26. Which of the following is not a focus of six sigma projects

Improving supplier processes

Customer satisfaction deliverables

Cost savings

Employee labor relations

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27. The DMAIC process focuses on

None of the above

Understanding effectiveness, efficiency and adaptability

Demonstrated proficiency with statistical tools by using them to generate positive financial benefits

Developing ideas for new product lines

Improving an existing process

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28. Metric of SIX SIGMA gives an

insight into how many

None of the above

Defects per unit



Defects per million opportunity

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29. The person who propagated SIX SIGMA

concepts in General Electric Ltd.was

None of them

Philip Crosby

Bob Smith

Jack Welch

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30.Pareto Chart is read by the user

to find out

None of the above

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

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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

Linear Regression

Correlation Coefficient

Multiple Regression

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32. Quality and the Critical-to-Quality

(CTQ’s) are both subjective terms that

are defined by the _______________.

Design team

Line Supervisor

Management team


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33. The relationship matrix in QFD shows whether

the final technical requirements

adequately address the customer requirements

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34. QFD is the way to

Conduct quality circle meetings

Fix sampling plans

Fix typing errors

Develop product specs

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35. The quantity sigma (s) indicates



Lack of attention by workers

Trend in the process

Dispersion in the data