Kanban Quiz

Kanban Quiz

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This Kanban Quiz is carefully and selectively created by our Agile & Kanban coach Shuchi Singla. With this Quiz and we’ll help you analyse your Kanban knowledge on basic and expert levels. Lets get started!

Kanban Quiz
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Lets begin - Kanban Quiz


Please read the below instructions carefully before initiating the quiz:

  1. The expected time to finish the quiz is 10 minutes.
  2. The quiz contains 10 questions.
  3. Each correct answer scores 10 marks.
  4. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer.
  5. Your scores will be sent to your email ID.

Q 1. Which one of these is attribute of FIFO

  • A
    Located outside two processes
  • B
    Manage “Push”
  • C
    Have visual standards to ensure FIFO
  • D
    Manages upstream and downstream

Q 2. What is Takt Time

  • A
    Customer Requests Received/Lead Time
  • B
    Customer Requests Received/Cycle Time
  • C
    Customer Demand Rate/Time Available
  • D
    Customer Demand Rate/Time Already spent

Q 3. What are the Kanban values?

  • A
    Transparency, Push, customer focus, flow, leadership, understanding, agreement, respect.
  • B
    Transparency, balance, customer focus, flow, leadership, understanding, agreement, respect.
  • C
    Complexity, balance, customer focus, flow, leadership, understanding, agreement, respect
  • D
    None of these

Q 4. A _____ is used to see the status of tasks in a project.

  • A
    Kanban board
  • B
    pull production control system
  • C
    push production control system
  • D
    supplier

Q 5. What is not Push system?

  • A
    "One process pushes work to the next process, whether or not they are ready to process that work"
  • B
    Uncontrolled inventory of work between each process step
  • C
    Shorter turnaround times
  • D
    Inefficient use of resources

Q 6. What does 'Kaizen' mean?

  • A
    It is the Japanese word for total quality management (TQM)
  • B
    Continuous improvement
  • C
    A method of stock control involving coloured stock cards
  • D
    It is a system of inventory control.

Q 7. What is not the advantage od using “Pull” and managing “Flow”

  • A
    Shorter lead time and Reduction of queue times
  • B
    Reduction of Work-In-Process
  • C
    Ability to identify and fix problems later
  • D
    Less worker frustration

Q 8. Lead Time includes wait time as well –

  • A
    TRUE
  • B
    FALSE

Q 9. Which of the following is NOT true about Kanban?

  • A
    A Kanban System visualises some unit of value, such as User Story, Minimal Marketable Feature or Plain Old Requirement
  • B
    A Kanban System manages the flow of these units of value, through the use of Work In Process limits.
  • C
    Kanban is same as a Task Board
  • D
    It is a key tool in Lean Manufacturing

Q 10. Cycle Time = Operating Hours / items or batch produced

  • A
    TRUE
  • B
    FALSE

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