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These multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are designed to enhance your knowledge and understanding in the following areas: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) , Master of Commerce (M.com) .

1. |
## Operations research analysts do not |

A. | predict future operations |

B. | build more than one model |

C. | collect relevant data |

D. | recommend decision and accept |

Answer» A. predict future operations |

2. |
## Decision variables are |

A. | controllable |

B. | uncontrollable |

C. | parameters |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. controllable |

3. |
## A model is |

A. | an essence of reality |

B. | an approximation |

C. | an idealization’ |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

4. |
## A physical model is an example of |

A. | an iconic model |

B. | an analogue model |

C. | a verbal model |

D. | a mathematical model |

Answer» A. an iconic model |

5. |
## Every mathematical model |

A. | must be deterministic |

B. | requires computer aid for solution. |

C. | represents data in numerical form |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» C. represents data in numerical form |

6. |
## Operations research approach is |

A. | multi disciplinary |

B. | scientific |

C. | intuitive |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» A. multi disciplinary |

7. |
## An optimization model |

A. | mathematically provides best decision |

B. | provides decision with limited context |

C. | helps in evaluating various alternatives constantly |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

8. |
## OR provides solution only if the elements are |

A. | quantified |

B. | qualified |

C. | feasible |

D. | optimal |

Answer» A. quantified |

9. |
## The name management science is preferred by |

A. | americans |

B. | english |

C. | french |

D. | latin |

Answer» A. americans |

10. |
## Operations research is applied |

A. | military |

B. | business |

C. | administration’ |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

11. |
## The application of OR techniques involves ………… approach |

A. | individual |

B. | team |

C. | critical |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» B. team |

12. |
## OR techniques helps to find ………..solution |

A. | feasible |

B. | non feasible |

C. | optimal |

D. | non optimal |

Answer» C. optimal |

13. |
## Modern scientific management research originated during …… |

A. | world war ii |

B. | world war i |

C. | 1990 |

D. | 1993 |

Answer» A. world war ii |

14. |
## ………. helps management to evaluate alternative course of action for selecting the best course of action |

A. | operations research |

B. | quantitative technique |

C. | management research |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. operations research |

15. |
## ………. Theory is an important operations research technique to analyze the queuing behaviour. |

A. | waiting line |

B. | net work |

C. | decision |

D. | simulation |

Answer» A. waiting line |

16. |
## ……….. is an important Operations research technique to be used for determining optimal allocation of limited resources to meet the given objectives. |

A. | waiting line theory |

B. | net work analysis |

C. | decision analysis |

D. | linear programming |

Answer» D. linear programming |

17. |
## ………… model involves all forms of diagrams |

A. | iconic |

B. | mathematical |

C. | analogue |

D. | schematic |

Answer» A. iconic |

18. |
## An organization chart is an example of |

A. | iconic |

B. | mathematical |

C. | analogue |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» C. analogue |

19. |
## …. Is known as symbolic model |

A. | iconic |

B. | mathematical |

C. | analogue |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» B. mathematical |

20. |
## A map indicates roads, highways, towns and the interrelationship is an ……model |

A. | iconic |

B. | mathematical |

C. | analogue |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» C. analogue |

21. |
## ………..models in which the input and output variables follow a probability distribution. |

A. | iconic |

B. | . mathematical |

C. | . analogue |

D. | deterministic model |

Answer» D. deterministic model |

22. |
## ………. Example of probabilistic model |

A. | game theory |

B. | charts |

C. | graphs |

D. | all the above |

Answer» A. game theory |

23. |
## ………..is a method of analyzing the current movement of the same variable in an effort to predict the future movement of the same variable. |

A. | goal programming |

B. | markov analysis |

C. | replacement theory |

D. | queuing theory |

Answer» B. markov analysis |

24. |
## Constraints in an LP model represent |

A. | limitations |

B. | requirements |

C. | balancing limitation |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

25. |
## Linear programming is a |

A. | constraint optimization technique |

B. | technique for economic allocation of limited resources. |

C. | mathematical technique |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

26. |
## A constraint in an LP model restricts |

A. | value of objective function |

B. | value of decision variable |

C. | use of available resource |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

27. |
## The best use of linear programming technique is to find an optimal use of |

A. | money |

B. | man power |

C. | machine |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

28. |
## Which of the following as an assumption of an LP model |

A. | divisibility |

B. | proportionality |

C. | additively |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

29. |
## Most of the constraints in the linear programming problem are expressed as ………. |

A. | equality |

B. | inequality |

C. | uncertain |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» B. inequality |

30. |
## The graphical method of LP problem uses |

A. | objective function equation |

B. | constraint equation |

C. | linear equations |

D. | all the above |

Answer» D. all the above |

31. |
## A feasible solution to a linear programming problem |

A. | must satisfy all problem constraints simultaneously |

B. | need not satisfy all constraints |

C. | must be a corner point of the feasible region |

D. | must optimize the value of the objective function |

Answer» A. must satisfy all problem constraints simultaneously |

32. |
## While plotting constraints on a graph paper, terminal points on both axes are connected by a straight line because |

A. | the resources are limited in supply |

B. | the objective function is a linear function |

C. | the constraints are linear equations or in equalities |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» C. the constraints are linear equations or in equalities |

33. |
## Constraints in LP problem are called active if they |

A. | represent optimal solution |

B. | at optimality do not consume all the available resources |

C. | both of (a) and (b) |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. represent optimal solution |

34. |
## The solution space of a LP problem is unbounded due to |

A. | an incorrect formulation of the lp model |

B. | objective function is unbounded |

C. | neither (a) nor (b) |

D. | both (a) and (b) |

Answer» C. neither (a) nor (b) |

35. |
## While solving LP problem graphically, the area bounded by the constraints is called |

A. | feasible region |

B. | infeasible region |

C. | unbounded solution |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. feasible region |

36. |
## Which of the following is not a category of linear programming problems? |

A. | resource allocation problem |

B. | cost benefit trade off problem |

C. | distribution network problem |

D. | all of the above are categories of linear programming problems. |

Answer» D. all of the above are categories of linear programming problems. |

37. |
## A linear programming model does not contain which of the following components? |

A. | data |

B. | decisions |

C. | constraints |

D. | a spread sheet |

Answer» D. a spread sheet |

38. |
## Which of the following may not be in a linear programming formulation? |

A. | <=. |

B. | >. |

C. | =. |

D. | all the above |

Answer» B. >. |

39. |
## While solving an LP problem infeasibility may be removed by |

A. | adding another constraint |

B. | adding another variable |

C. | removing a constraint |

D. | removing a variable |

Answer» C. removing a constraint |

40. |
## Straight lines shown in a linear programming graph indicates |

A. | objective function |

B. | constraints |

C. | points |

D. | all the above |

Answer» B. constraints |

41. |
## All negative constraints must be written as |

A. | equality |

B. | non equality |

C. | greater than or equal to |

D. | less than or equal to |

Answer» C. greater than or equal to |

42. |
## In linear programming problem if all constraints are less than or equal to, then the feasible region is |

A. | above lines |

B. | below the lines |

C. | unbounded |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» B. below the lines |

43. |
## ………. is a series of related activities which result in some product or services. |

A. | network |

B. | transportation model |

C. | assignment |

D. | none of these |

Answer» A. network |

44. |
## An event which represents the beginning of more than one activity is known as ………..event. |

A. | merge |

B. | net |

C. | burst |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» C. burst |

45. |
## If two constraints do not intersect in the positive quadrant of the graph, then |

A. | the problem is infeasible |

B. | the solution is unbounded |

C. | one of the constraints is redundant |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» D. none of the above |

46. |
## Constraint in LP problem are called active if they |

A. | represent optimal solution |

B. | at optimality do not consume all the available resources |

C. | both of (a) and (b) |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. represent optimal solution |

47. |
## Alternative solutions exists of an LP model when |

A. | one of the constraints is redundant. |

B. | objective function equation is parallel to one of the constraints |

C. | two constraints are parallel. |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» B. objective function equation is parallel to one of the constraints |

48. |
## While solving an LP problem, infeasibility may be removed by |

A. | adding another constraint |

B. | adding another variable |

C. | removing a constraint |

D. | removing a variable |

Answer» C. removing a constraint |

49. |
## ………..is that sequence of activities which determines the total project time. |

A. | net work |

B. | critical path |

C. | critical activities |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» B. critical path |

50. |
## Activities lying on the critical path are called…………. |

A. | net work |

B. | critical path |

C. | critical activities |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» C. critical activities |

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