Production Technology Mcqs

This set of Mechanical engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on study of “ Production Technology ”. These questions are chosen from a collection of most authoritative and best reference books on Mechanical engineering. Our aim is to prepare an individual for competitive exams like NTS, GAT, ECAT, University and College entrance exams, Jobs and interviews. One should practice our MCQS to assimilate Production Technology comprehensively.

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Time study is__________________?

The appraisal, in terms of time, of the value of work involving human effort

Machine setting time

Time taken by workers to do a job

Method of fixing time for workers

One time measurement unit (TMU) in method time measurement system equals______________?

0.0001 minute

0.0006 minute

0.006 minute

0.001 minute

Motion study is used for________________?

improving a work method

improvising a work method

designing a work method

providing a schematic framework

reducing inventory costs

ABC analysis deals with_________________?

Analysis of process chart

Flow of material

Ordering schedule of job

Controlling inventory costs money

For a product layout the material handling equipment must _________________?

Have full flexibility

Employ conveyor belts, trucks, tractors etc.

Be a general purpose type

Be designed as special purpose for a particular application

Product layout is employed for____________________?

Batch production

Continuous production

Effective utilization of machine

All of the above

The process layout is best suited where______________?

Specialisation exists

Machines are arranged according to sequence of operation

Few number of non-standardised units are to be produced

Mass production is envisaged

Military organisation is known as_______________________?

Line organisation

Line and staff organisation

Functional organisation

All of the above

The main advantage of line organisation is its_______________?

Effective command and control

Defined responsibilities at all levels

Rigid discipline in the organisation

Ability of quick decision at all levels

All of the above

The salient feature of functional organisation is________________?

Strict adherence to specification

Separation of planning and design part

Each individual maintains functional efficiency

Work is properly planned and distributed

All of the above

Templates are used for_________________?

A planning layout

Flow of material

Advancing a programme in automatic machines

Copying complicated profiles

Routing prescribes the_________________?

Flow of material in the plant

Proper utilization of man power

Proper utilization of machines

Inspection of final product

Standard time is defined as ____________________?

Normal time + allowances

Normal time + idle time + allowances

Normal time + idle time

Only normal time for an operation

The grouping of activities into organisational units is called_________________?

Corporate plans

Higher level management

Functional authority


Which of the following organisations is best suited for steel plants__________________?

Functional organisation

Line organisation

Staff organisation

Line, staff and functional organisations

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