# Total Quality Management 11

Objective Questions and Answers of MBA: Total Quality Management 11

Subject: Objective Questions and Answers of MBA: Total Quality Management 11

Part 11: Objective questions and answers of Total Quality Management

Q1. What is the interaction between memory and cache (mips)?

a) 40

b) 20

c) 10

d) 5

Q2. Dr. Ab is conducting a 2 x 3 factorial experiment. He is interested in the impact of college major and study method on exam performance. He found that study method effected exam performance regardless of the participants' major. Which of the following is true?

a) Dr. Ab found a main effect for study method.

b) Dr. Ab found a main effect for college major.

c) Dr. Ab found a significant interaction between college major and study method.

d) There is not enough information provided to answer this question.

Q3. What are residuals?

a) Residuals are the differences between the observed and expected dependent variable scores

b) Serendipitous findings

c) Extreme scores

d) Uncontrolled variables

Q4. Attribute charts may be used when:

a) Several characteristics can be jointly measured

b) When one particular quality characteristic is of importance

c) Specific information like process mean is required

d) None of these

Q5. Assume the cholesterol levels in a certain population have mean μ = 200 and standard deviation σ = 24. The cholesterol levels for a random sample of n = 9 individuals are measured and the sample mean x-bar is determined. What is the z-score for a sample mean x = 180?

a) -3.75

b) -2.50

c) -0.83

d) 2.50

Q6. What is the purpose of a simple linear regression?

a) To predict scores on a dependent variable from scores on a single independent variable

b) To predict scores on an independent variable from scores on a single dependent variable

c) To predict scores on an independent variable from scores on multiple dependent variables

d) To predict scores on a dependent variable from scores on multiple independent variables

Q7. Student's t-statistic is applicable in case of:

a) Equal number of samples

b) Unequal number of samples

c) Small samples

d) All of the above

Q8. Which of the following is an assumption of one-way anova comparing samples from three or more experimental treatments?

a) All the response variables within the k populations follow normal distributions.

b) The samples associated with each population are randomly selected and are independent from all other samples.

c) The response variable within each of the k populations has equal variances.

d) All of the above.

Q9. In the two-factor, between subjects (or two-way) anova:

a) The three f tests always have the same power to reject the null hypothesis.

b) The test for an interaction always has more power than the test for a main effect.

c) The power of the f test is not necessarily increased by having larger samples.

d) The three f tests do not always have the same power to reject the null hypothesis.

Q10. Factorial designs allow us to study both ______________ effects of the independent variables on the dependent variables.

a) Main and interactive

b) Dependent and independent

c) Symbiotic and dichotomous

d) Rank order and correlation

Q11. Dr. Rns conducted a ______________ factorial design to examine the effects of music and room temperature on participant's memory. Participants were randomly assigned to study a list of nonsense words either listening or not listening to music in either a warm or cold room.

a) 1 x 2

b) 2 x 4

c) 2 x 2

d) 4 x 4

Q12. What is the variation due to cache?

a) 84%

b) 76%

c) 19%

d) 5%

Q13. What is the value at the position of (v)?

a) 0.85

b) 0.15

c) 0.97

d) 0.33

Q14. What is the purpose of a multiple regression?

a) To predict scores on a dependent variable from scores on a single independent variable

b) To predict scores on an independent variable from scores on a single dependent variable

c) To predict scores on an independent variable from scores on multiple dependent variables

d) To predict scores on a dependent variable from scores on multiple independent variables

Q15. Two events, a and b, are said to be independent if:

a) P(a ∩ b) = p(a).p(b)

b) P(a ∩ b) = p(a) + p(b)

c) P(a | b) = p(b)

d) P(b | a) = p(a)

Q16. A null hypothesis is rejected if the value of a test statistic lies in the:

a) Rejection region

b) Acceptance region

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) Neither (a) nor (b)

Q17. What do anova calculate?

a) Z-scores

b) F ratios

c) Chi square

d) T-scores

Q18. In a study, subjects are randomly assigned to one of three groups: control, experimental a, or experimental b. After treatment, the mean scores for the three groups are compared. The appropriate statistical test for comparing these means is:

a) The correlation coefficient

b) Chi square

c) The t-test

d) The analysis of variance

Q19. What would the levels of the independent variables be for a two-way anova investigating the effect of four different treatments for depression and gender?

a) 4 and 1

b) 2

c) 4 and 2

d) 6

Q20. A 2 x 2 factorial design

a) Is called a one-way anova.

b) Results in a four-cell matrix.

c) Cannot yield interactions.

d) Must include an organismic independent variable.

Part 11: Objective questions and answers of Total Quality Management