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LP problem cannot be solved by graphical or by simplex method.

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False

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False

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Smallest element in each row is subtracted from each element in the column.

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False

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False

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Terminologies of Graphical Method are :-

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Constraints , Graph of linear equality/inequality , Half Space

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Constraints , Graph of linear equality/inequality , Half Space

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Principle of insufficient reason

Laplace criteria

Hurwicz criteria

Dismal pessimism

Maximin criteria

Optimal criteria

Fantastic optimism

Maximax criteria

Laplace criteria

Midway approach considering coefficient of optimism

Hurwicz criteria

Maximin criteria

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When number of tasks and number of facilities are not equal :-

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Some tasks may remain unassigned. , Some facilities may remain idle.

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Some tasks may remain unassigned. , Some facilities may remain idle.

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A game in which more than 2 strategies are available to both players is called ________ game.

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m x n

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m x n

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LP establish optimal allocation of tasks to facilities is ________

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Assignment Problems

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Assignment Problems

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To construct a pay off matrix the decision alternatives are placed column head wise.

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False

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False

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Transportation Tableau gives ________.

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Data on shipping costs

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Data on shipping costs

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Disadvantage of Graphical Method is :-

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Restricted to two variables

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Restricted to two variables

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Value of the pure strategy game is :-

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Maximin for player I , Negative minimax for player II

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Maximin for player I , Minimax for player II

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Situation in which the LP problem permits feasible combination of the decision variables is called as ________.

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Infeasibility

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Degeneracy

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What is expected to be established when facts are analysed after collection of data in the decision making process?

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Qualitative considerations to take overall view of business , The length of time to which the decision should apply , Effect of decision on other functional areas

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Qualitative considerations to take overall view of business , To check the authenticity of facts , Effect of decision on other functional areas

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In a pure strategy game, the value of game to player II is maximin, then for player and the value is :-

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Negative minimax

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Negative minimax

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Linear Programming allocate order quantities of an item among different Suppliers is called as :-

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Assignment Problems

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Transportation Problems

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Terms related to VAM are :-

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Initial feasible solution , High Penalty cost , High cost cells

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High cost cells , Initial feasible solution , High Penalty cost

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What is Degeneracy?

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Feasible solution is said to degenerate if the number of occupied cells (called stones square) are less than (m+n-1)

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Feasible solution is said to degenerate if the number of occupied cells (called stones square) are less than (m+n-1)

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Terms related to LCM are :-

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Lowest Cost Cells , Next Lowest & so on , Initial feasible solution

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Initial feasible solution , Lowest Cost Cells , Next Lowest & so on

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A row in the simplex table whose elements represent net contribution loss per unit if one unit of jth variables is brought into the solution is :-

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(Zj-Cj) row (or index row)

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(Zj-Cj) row (or index row)

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Unbounded Solution is one which is ________.

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Permitted to be infinitely large

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Which does not define the boundaries of the feasible solution

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Under Single Queue, Multiple Servers (Parallel), there is one queue but more servers in the service facility are placed in a Series arrangements.

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False

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False

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A mixed strategy 2 x 2 game is solved by ________method.

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Algebraic

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Sub game

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The ________ aims to achieve orderly flow of batches of a product at a sequence of unconnected work.

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Line of balance

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Line of balance

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Terms related to NWCM are :-

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Initial feasible solution , Allocation of units , Upper left hand corner

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Initial feasible solution , Allocation of units , Upper left hand corner

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SOPs provide necessary base to select optimal solution is known as ________.

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Mechanistic Decisions

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Mechanistic Decisions

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Advantage of Graphical Method is :-

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Simple to understand & easy to use

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Simple to understand & easy to use

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In a pure strategy game, probability of selection of his optimal strategy by a player is :-

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1

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1

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A two person game offering 2 strategies to each player is called 2x2 game.

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True

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True

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Point of intersection of pure strategies is called :-

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Value , Saddle point

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Payoff , Value , Saddle point

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A systematic procedure for evaluating unoccupied cells for optimal solution is :-

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Stepping Stone Method

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MODI Method

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Another name of Un-occupied Cells is ________.

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Water Cells

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Stepping Stone

Match The Following

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Adaptive decisions

The outcomes of each decision alternative are not predictable

The outcomes of each decision alternative are not predictable

Mechanistic decisions

The outcomes of each decision alternative are known

The outcomes of each decision alternative are known

Analytical decisions

The outcomes of each decision alternative can be computed

The outcomes of each decision alternative can be computed

Judgmental decisions

The outcomes of each decision alternative is unknown

The outcomes of each decision alternative is unknown

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Terms related to NCWM, VAM & LCM are :-

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Allocation of units , Upper left hand corner , High Penalty cost

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Allocation of units , Upper left hand corner , High Penalty cost

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Set of basic variables which are not restricted to equal zero in the current basic solution & listed in the solution column is :-

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Basis

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Simplex Method

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Problem Formulation involves construction of a mathematical model from the given data.

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True

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True

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Transportation tableau construction is to present the information in the form of transportation tableau.

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True

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True

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Linear Programming decide least-cost-route of units from different plants to different warehouses is called as :-

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Transportation Problems

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Transportation Problems

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Allocations are independent when it is not possible to alter any individual allocations.

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True

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True

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Words related to LCM are :-

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Least , Method , Cost

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Least , Method , Cost

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Which technique replaces the age old intuitive and subjective approach of decision making by an analytical and an objective approach?

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Quantitative technique

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Quantitative technique

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Set of Management & Engineering techniques related to failure risk relates to :-

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Reliability Engineering , Statistical Process Control , Correlation & Regression Analysis

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Reliability Engineering , Statistical Process Control

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Un-balanced Transportation Problem is :-

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Transportation problem in which total capacity at supply point doesn't equal the total demand at the destinations

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Transportation problem in which total capacity at supply point doesn't equal the total demand at the destinations

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LP decide on product quantities to maximize profit is ________.

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Product Mix Problems

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Product Mix Problems

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Positive non-zero values variables are called ________.

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Basic Variables

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Basic Variables

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Surplus variable is a variable used to convert a Less than or equal to constraint into equality by subtracting it from left hand side of the constraint.

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False

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False

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To solve an unbalanced assignment problem :-

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Dummy row(s) with zero costs is / are added. , Dummy column(s) with zero costs is / are added.

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Dummy row(s) with zero costs is / are added. , Dummy column(s) with zero costs is / are added.

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Testing old tableau for improvement potential is a step for MODI method.

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False

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True

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