# Questions for Knowledge Test – NCQC 2014

1. The aim of brainstorming should be to generate good …………………….. of ideas.

• Quality
• Quantity

2. In a Pareto chart the steep bend of the curve is not very predominant. This could be due to:

• A rectangular plot drawn
• Stratification not done appropriately
• Both above
• In certain cases, Pareto does not apply

3. Flow Diagrams are of three types : High Level, Matrix and

• Limited
• Controlled
• Detailed

4. The ideal data sample size for Scatter Diagram should be

• 30 to 40
• 0 to 20
• 5 to10

5. Which Quality tool is not a part of data collection technique?

• Data Sheets
• Frequency Tables
• Check sheets
• Graphs

6. Brainstorming tool is used only at the first step of problem solving

• True
• False

7. Pareto diagram is preferably not made for phenomenon but for causes

• True
• False

8. To decrease the changeover time (SMED) we need to improve our 1S, 2S and 3 S

• True
• False

9. If initial stratification does not yield results, a second level stratification can be done without taking any additional data:

• True
• False

10. In analysing the results portrayed in a Histogram what is more important for taking action

• To reduce the range
• To get closer to the mean

11. In a cause and effect diagram the branches and sub branches are made using:

• Why repeatedly for each sub branch
• Brainstorming
• Affinity diagram
• All above

12. In which of the 3 brainstorming technique hitch hiking for ideas is possible ______________

13. Which of the following charts is always a Square:

• Pareto
• Scatter diagram and Histogram
• All above
• None of the above

14. Scatter Diagram is used for representation of relationship between two variables.

• True
• False

15. There should be only 4 main casual factors (Man, Machine, Material, Method) going into the central part of a Cause and Effect Diagram.

• True
• False

16. Line graphs are useful for showing comparison among categories.

• True
• False

17. Pareto Diagrams give us a visual method for separating the vital few from useful many.

• True
• False

18. Pareto Analysis helps us establish consensus on our top priorities, thereby setting the stage for action.

• True
• False

19. Pie charts are useful principally for showing proportions.

• True
• False

20. Name the QC Tool : _________________  is a group technique for generating new, useful ideas. It uses a few simple rules for discussion that increase the chances of originality and innovation.

• Brainstorming
• Discussion
• Hitch hiking
• All above

21. Pie charts are useful principally for showing proportions.

• True
• False

22. When stratification does not indicate an obvious pattern, the exercise has been a waste of time.

• True
• False

23. Pareto Diagrams give us a visual method for separating the vital few from useful many.

• True
• False

24. With the help of Flow Diagram we can walk through a process without leaving the meeting room.

• True
• False

25. In a flow Diagram, to seek the opportunities for change/ improvement examine :

• Each decision symbol and database symbol
• Each activity symbol and rework loop
• Both the above
• None of the above

26. Who is considered to be the Father of Quality Circles?

• Dr Juran
• K Ishikawa
• Philip Crosby
• E.Deming

27. The aim of brainstorming should be to generate good …………………….. of ideas.

• Quality
• Quantity
• Relationships
• None of above

28. If a guest member is invited for brainstorming meeting then he/she should be given special status

• True
• False

29. The record books should be filled by circles after completing the problems.

• True
• False

30. The record books should be filled after every meeting of Quality Circle

• True
• False

31. The leader of the Quality Circle should be selected by the facilitator

• True
• False

32. 5 S is implemented in shopfloor/ office for what reason:

• To improve the houskeeping
• To minimize Muda, Muri and Mura
• To eliminate everything that is not required for the work/ business
• All above

33. Which of the following charts is sorted in descending order:

• Pareto
• Pie chart
• Histogram
• None of the above

34. In a cause and effect diagram the main branches are independent of each other always

• True
• False

35. Which of the following charts is always a Square:

• Pareto
• Scatter diagram
• Histogram
• All above

36. In a Scatter Diagram if a value is repeated ‘n’ times, it’s repetition is depicted by:

• Red colour
• Encircling the data point on the diagram ‘n’ times
• Encircled twice maximum
• None of the above

37. Operator traveling from one station to another is which muda:

• Transportation
• Over processing
• Motion
• None of the above

38. Out of following tools which one can be used for generating a list of problem?

• Cause and Effect Diagram
• Check Sheet
• Scatter Diagram
• None of the above

39. What is the full form of UCL & LCL?

40. Two types of causes that can produce variation in Quality are___________ &  ____________.