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Chapter 13: Multiple Choice Questions

1. The typical time horizon for aggregate planning is

a. less than a month

b. up to 3 months

c. 3 to 18 months

d. over one year

2. Which of the following is the term used for medium range capacity planning with a time horizon of three to

eighteen months?

a. material requirements planning

b. short-range planning

c. strategic planning

d. aggregate planning

3. Aggregate planning is capacity planning for

a. the long range

b. the intermediate range

c. the short range

d. typically one to three months

4. Planning tasks associated with job scheduling, machine loading, and dispatching typically fall under

a. short-range plans

b. intermediate-range plans

c. long-range plans

d. mission-related planning

5. The planning tasks associated with staffing, production, inventory, and sub-contracting levels typically fall

under

a. short-range plans

b. intermediate-range plans

c. long-range plans

d. demand options

6. Which of the following statements about aggregate planning is true?

a. Advertising/promotion is a way of manipulating product or service supply.

b. Work station loading and job assignments are examples of aggregate production planning.

c. Overtime/idle time is a way of manipulating product or service demand.

d. Aggregate planning uses the adjustable part of capacity to meet production requirements.

7. Dependence on an external source of supply is found in which of the following aggregate planning

strategies?

a. varying production rates through overtime or idle time

b. subcontracting

c. using part-time workers

d. backordering during high demand periods

e. hiring and laying off

8. An option for altering the availability of capacity is

a. pricing

b. promotion

c. inventory levels

d. backorders

9. Which of the following aggregate planning strategies might direct your client to a competitor?

a. using part-time workers

b. subcontracting

c. changing inventory level

d. varying production rates through overtime or idle time

e. varying workforce size by hiring or layoffs

10. Which of the following aggregate planning strategies is a "capacity option?"

a. influencing demand by changing price

b. counter-seasonal product mixing

c. influencing demand by extending lead times

d. changing inventory levels

e. influencing demand by back ordering

11. Which of these aggregate planning strategies adjusts capacity to match demand?

a. backordering

b. using part-time workers

c. counter-seasonal product mixing

d. changing price

12. Which of the following aggregate planning strategies is most likely to lower employee morale?

a. varying workforce size by hiring or layoffs

b. varying production rates through overtime or idle time

c. using part-time workers

d. back-ordering during high demand periods

e. sub-contracting

13. Which of the following is not associated with manipulation of product or service demand?

a. price cuts or discounts

b. promotion

c. subcontracting

d. counter-seasonal products or services

e. advertising

14. Which of the following attempts to manipulate product or service demand?

a. inventories

b. part-time workers

c. subcontracting

d. overtime/idle time

e. price cuts

15. Which of the following aggregate planning strategies is a "demand option?"

a. changing price

b. sub-contracting

c. varying production levels

d. changing inventory levels

e. using part-time workers

16. In aggregate planning, which one of the following is not a basic option for altering demand?

a. promotion

b. subcontracting

c. backordering

d. pricing

17. Which of the following statements about aggregate...
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