# Free] New Updated (October) ASQ CSSBB Real Exam Topic 1, Volume A part 07

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QUESTION 61  (Topic 1)

SCENARIO A Six Sigma team is measuring the moisture content of corn starch as it leaves the conveyer belt of a dryer. They collect one sample four cups of starch at times indicated in the chart at fixed locations labeled A, B, C, and D across the end of the belt. See the diagram below.

After some work on the dryer, additional data are collected which when plotted looks like this:

Which type of variation dominates?

 A. within sample B. sample to sample within the hour C. hour to hour D. none of the above

QUESTION 62  (Topic 1)

George is an employee of Black, Inc. John is George’s internal customer. Which statement is true?

 A. John is employed by Black, Inc. B. John is employed by another company that supplies material to Black, Inc. C. John is employed by a company that purchases material from black, Inc. D. John is employed by another company that has a fiduciary agreement with Black, Inc. E. John is employed by another company as an internal auditor.

QUESTION 63  (Topic 1)

A team has been asked to reduce the cycle time for a process. The team decides to collect baseline data. It will do this by:

 A. seeking ideas for improvement from all stakeholders B. researching cycle times for similar processes within the organization C. obtaining accurate cycle times for the process as it currently runs D. benchmarking similar processes outside the organization

QUESTION 64  (Topic 1)

Find the value of (6) in the ANOVA table. Assume:

 A. 16.4 B. 3.2 C. 18.6 D. 23.2 E. 4.54 F. 12.2 G. 0.525 H. 2.82 I. 1.48 J. 35.4 K. 0.10

QUESTION 65  (Topic 1)

A medicine with efficacy of .52 is given to five patients. Find the approximate probability that at least one of the patients is cured. (Hint: Use the binomial formula.)

 A. .975 B. .480 C. .531 D. .416 E. none of the above

QUESTION 66  (Topic 1)

A management team lists nine goals across the top of a rectangle and 15 activity initiatives along the left hand side of the rectangle. If one of the activities strongly supports one of the goals a circle is placed in the box where that activity’s row intersects the goal’s column. If the activity’s support is very strong a “bulls eye” is placed in the box and if the support is weak a triangle is used. This best describes which problem solving tool?

 A. Affinity diagram B. Inter-relationship digraph C. Tree diagram D. Process decision program chart E. Matrix diagram F. Prioritization matrix G. Activity network diagram

QUESTION 67  (Topic 1)

An automatic gaging system is to be installed in a process. The gage will insert data values into a data base from which machine adjustments will be made automatically. A critical factor in specifying the equipment is:

 A. communication link between gage and computer B. compatibility of software in the gage and in the computer C. adequate manual over-rides D. all of the above

QUESTION 68  (Topic 1)

A population of size 1,000,000 has mean 42 and standard deviation 6. Sixty random samples, each of size 15 are selected. According to the Central Limit Theorem the distribution of the sixty sample means has a standard deviation of approximately:

D.

 A. 6 B. 6/42 C. 6/15 6/ 15 E. none of the above

QUESTION 69  (Topic 1)

Causes in a cause and effect diagram often include management, measurement systems, mother nature and the four standard causes:

 A. man, material, methods, machines B. man, manufacturing, methods, material C. marketing, methods, material, machines D. man, material, millennium, machines E. none of the above

QUESTION 70  (Topic 1)

The preferred method for determining statistically whether factor A or B is significant requires what additional information?

 A. value of noise factors B. values of responses in replicate runs C. number of repetitions D. ambient conditions during the experiment E. blocking pattern