1. A shoe manufacturing firm learned through a Lean Six Sigma project their boot soles could be made of a different material requiring two less steps in the process. Removal of these two steps yielded a monthly cost savings of $7,500. Therefore the reported financial savings for this LSS project were _____________.

a. $45,000

b. $75,000

c. $90,000

d. $120,000

2. A Belt utilized a diamond symbol in a Process Map she created for the process that was subject to her LSS project. By use of the diamond symbol she was showing a(n) _______________ point in the process.

a. Ending

b. Beginning

c. Decision

d. Repair station

3. When in the process of trying to identify the Critical X’s for a LSS project a Belt creates a(n) _____________ because frequently it is 20% of the inputs that have an 80% impact on the output.

a. Pareto Chart

b. FMEA

c. Np Chart

d. X-Y Diagram

4. A shoe manufacturing firm learned through a Lean Six Sigma project their boot soles could be made of a different material requiring two less steps in the process. Removal of these two steps yielded a monthly cost savings of $7,500. Therefore the reported financial savings for this LSS project were _____________.

a. $45,000

b. $75,000

c. $90,000

d. $120,000

5. A Belt utilized a diamond symbol in a Process Map she created for the process that was subject to her LSS project. By use of the diamond symbol she was showing a(n) _______________ point in the process.

a. Ending

b. Beginning

c. Decision

d. Repair station

6. When in the process of trying to identify the Critical X’s for a LSS project a Belt creates a(n) _____________ because frequently it is 20% of the inputs that have an 80% impact on the output.

a. Pareto Chart

b. FMEA

c. Np Chart

d. X-Y Diagram

7. In an “X” Sifting exercises a Belt will use a(n) _______________ to assist in isolating families of variation that may exist within a subgroup, between subgroups or vary over time..

a. Multi-Vari Chart

b. Pareto Chart

c. FMEA

d. Shewhart Analysis

8. When analyzing sample data a Belt may experience a Bimodal Distribution with each mode displaying Normal Distribution. This could be caused by __________________________ .

a. Two different machines being read

b. Two operators on different shifts

c. Two suppliers parts being used

d. All these are correct answers

9. A battery manufacturer was considering changing suppliers for a particular part. The purchasing manager required that the average cost of the part be less than or equal to $32 in order to stay within budget. A sample of the 32 initial deliveries had a Mean of the new product upgrade price of $28 with an estimated Standard Deviation of $3. Based on the data provided, the Z value for the data assuming a Normal Distribution is?

a. 0.67

b. 1.33

c. 2.67

d. 4.33

10. When doing a graphical analysis of DOE results a Belt frequently uses the Main Effects Plot. To determine the relative impact of a variety of inputs on the output of interest it is easy to identify the most impactful input because the slope of the line on the Main Effects Plot is __________________.

a. The steepest

b. Negatively correlated

c. Positively correlated

d. The shallowest

11. A ____________________ is used to create a model of the affect on an output by the variation in two or more of the inputs.

a. Correlation Coefficient

b. Linear Regression

c. Multiple Regression

d. X-Y Diagram

12. In the Control Phase of a LSS project a Belt will identify key metrics that can be monitored and analyzed to give an indication that a process may be moving towards an out of spec condition. When he applies this approach he is using __________________.

a. Poisson Derivatives

b. Inferential Statistics

c. Kanban Analysis

d. Statistical Process Control

13. As a Belt completes a LSS project she creates for the Process Owner a Control Plan. The ________________ portion of the Control Plan details the actions to be taken when the KPI’s indicate they may be moving outside acceptable limits.

a. Visual Factory

b. Response Plan

c. Readjustment Plan

d. Variance Tracking

a. $45,000

b. $75,000

c. $90,000

d. $120,000

2. A Belt utilized a diamond symbol in a Process Map she created for the process that was subject to her LSS project. By use of the diamond symbol she was showing a(n) _______________ point in the process.

a. Ending

b. Beginning

c. Decision

d. Repair station

3. When in the process of trying to identify the Critical X’s for a LSS project a Belt creates a(n) _____________ because frequently it is 20% of the inputs that have an 80% impact on the output.

a. Pareto Chart

b. FMEA

c. Np Chart

d. X-Y Diagram

4. A shoe manufacturing firm learned through a Lean Six Sigma project their boot soles could be made of a different material requiring two less steps in the process. Removal of these two steps yielded a monthly cost savings of $7,500. Therefore the reported financial savings for this LSS project were _____________.

a. $45,000

b. $75,000

c. $90,000

d. $120,000

5. A Belt utilized a diamond symbol in a Process Map she created for the process that was subject to her LSS project. By use of the diamond symbol she was showing a(n) _______________ point in the process.

a. Ending

b. Beginning

c. Decision

d. Repair station

6. When in the process of trying to identify the Critical X’s for a LSS project a Belt creates a(n) _____________ because frequently it is 20% of the inputs that have an 80% impact on the output.

a. Pareto Chart

b. FMEA

c. Np Chart

d. X-Y Diagram

7. In an “X” Sifting exercises a Belt will use a(n) _______________ to assist in isolating families of variation that may exist within a subgroup, between subgroups or vary over time..

a. Multi-Vari Chart

b. Pareto Chart

c. FMEA

d. Shewhart Analysis

8. When analyzing sample data a Belt may experience a Bimodal Distribution with each mode displaying Normal Distribution. This could be caused by __________________________ .

a. Two different machines being read

b. Two operators on different shifts

c. Two suppliers parts being used

d. All these are correct answers

9. A battery manufacturer was considering changing suppliers for a particular part. The purchasing manager required that the average cost of the part be less than or equal to $32 in order to stay within budget. A sample of the 32 initial deliveries had a Mean of the new product upgrade price of $28 with an estimated Standard Deviation of $3. Based on the data provided, the Z value for the data assuming a Normal Distribution is?

a. 0.67

b. 1.33

c. 2.67

d. 4.33

10. When doing a graphical analysis of DOE results a Belt frequently uses the Main Effects Plot. To determine the relative impact of a variety of inputs on the output of interest it is easy to identify the most impactful input because the slope of the line on the Main Effects Plot is __________________.

a. The steepest

b. Negatively correlated

c. Positively correlated

d. The shallowest

11. A ____________________ is used to create a model of the affect on an output by the variation in two or more of the inputs.

a. Correlation Coefficient

b. Linear Regression

c. Multiple Regression

d. X-Y Diagram

12. In the Control Phase of a LSS project a Belt will identify key metrics that can be monitored and analyzed to give an indication that a process may be moving towards an out of spec condition. When he applies this approach he is using __________________.

a. Poisson Derivatives

b. Inferential Statistics

c. Kanban Analysis

d. Statistical Process Control

13. As a Belt completes a LSS project she creates for the Process Owner a Control Plan. The ________________ portion of the Control Plan details the actions to be taken when the KPI’s indicate they may be moving outside acceptable limits.

a. Visual Factory

b. Response Plan

c. Readjustment Plan

d. Variance Tracking