Industrial Engineering and Management MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Here are 1000 MCQs on Industrial Engineering and Management (Chapterwise).

1. who is considered as the father of Modern Industrial Engineering?
a) Hasley
b) Gantt
c) Gilbreth
d) Taylor
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Answer: d
Explanation: F.W. Taylor is considered as “Father of Modern Industrial Engineering”. Because of his ideas of ‘Scientific Management’ and ‘Work Measurement’, Industrial Engineering came out as a formal technique.

2. What does the term “Quality Control” mean in the context of Industrial Engineering and Management?
a) Maintaining product standards and consistency
b) Financial risk analysis
c) Ensuring employee satisfaction
d) Monitoring production costs
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Answer: a
Explanation: Quality Control in industrial engineering involves measures to ensure that products meet specified standards and maintain consistent quality throughout the manufacturing process.

3. Applications of Industrial Engineering is only limited to manufacturing industries.
a) True
b) False
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Answer: b
Explanation: Industrial Engineering is also used in non-manufacturing industries such as transportation, construction, farm and air-line operations and maintenance, public utilities, government and military operations.
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4. What is the primary focus of Industrial Engineering?
a) Human resource management
b) Financial analysis
c) Production of goods
d) Marketing strategies
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Answer: c
Explanation: Industrial Engineering primarily focuses on optimizing production processes, improving efficiency, and enhancing productivity in the manufacturing and service industries.

5. Who among the following is not related to Industrial Engineering?
a) James Watt
b) Frederick A. Hasley
c) Henry L. Gantt
d) Frank Bunker Gilbreth
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Answer: a
Explanation: Henry L. Gantt who developed activity-industrial Engineering is the originator of the Gantt chart. Similarly, Frederick A. Hasley introduced Hasley premium plan of wage payment and Gilbreth improved the efficiency through method study. All three has made a contribution to the development of Industrial Engineering. Hence, James Watt is the correct option.

6. Which of the following is an example of a public limited joint-company?
a) Microsoft Corporation (India) Private Ltd.
b) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
c) Infosys Ltd.
d) Marriot Hotels Pvt Ltd.
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Answer: b
Explanation: A public limited company will have only limited at the end of its name. Companies like Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Wipro Ltd., and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. have only limited at its end and hence they all public limited companies.

7. What is the purpose of Time and Motion Study in Industrial Engineering?
a) Analyzing financial statements
b) Assessing employee satisfaction
c) Monitoring market trends
d) Evaluating work processes for efficiency
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Answer: d
Explanation: Time and Motion Study is used to analyze and improve work processes by examining the time required for each task, identifying inefficiencies, and optimizing workflow.
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8. What does Quality Management focus on in Industrial Management?
a) Analyzing market trends
b) Minimizing production costs
c) Maintaining and improving product and service quality
d) Expanding production facilities
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Answer: c
Explanation: Quality Management in industrial management focuses on maintaining and enhancing the quality of products and services.

9. What is the primary goal of Value Engineering in Industrial Engineering?
a) Enhancing the value of products or services while minimizing costs
b) Analyzing market trends
c) Maximizing production costs
d) Increasing workforce size
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Answer: a
Explanation: Value Engineering in Industrial Engineering focuses on improving the value of products or services by optimizing costs and functionality.
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10. In industrial engineering, is human factors or human engineering or ergonomics considered a part of the discipline?
a) No, it is not related to industrial engineering
b) Yes, it is an integral part
c) It is partially true
d) Not Applicable
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Answer: b
Explanation: Human factors or human engineering or ergonomics is an integral part of industrial engineering, focusing on the study of the relationship between humans and machines.

11. Which of the following is not a technique of system analysis?
a) PERT and CPM
b) Routing
c) Simulation
d) Operations research
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Answer: b
Explanation: Routing is a technique of production planning and control. Operations research, simulation, PERT and CPM are techniques of system analysis.

12. What is called as the cost of manufacturing a product or component?
a) Esteem value
b) Exchange value
c) Cost value
d) Use value
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Answer: c
Explanation: Cost value is the cost of manufacturing a product or component. Use value is the fundamental form of economic value. Esteem value is the cost incurred by the manufacturer beyond the use-value.


Chapterwise Multiple Choice Questions on Industrial Engineering and Management

Industrial Engineering and Management MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ MCQs focus on all topics of the Industrial Engineering and Management subject, covering 100+ topics. This will help you to prepare for exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications. You can practice these MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.
  1. Industrial Engineering and Management
  2. Product Design, Planning and Development
  3. Inspection and Quality Control
  4. Work Study
  5. Cost Accounting and Control
  6. Job Evaluation and Merit Rating
  7. Wage Payment Plans & Method Study
  8. Value Engineering
  9. Reliability Engineering
  10. Quality Control
  11. Leadership, Production and Productivity
  12. Organisation and Forms of Business Organisation
  13. Network Analysis
  14. Industrial Ownership

1. Industrial Engineering and Management

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on industrial engineering history and development, management science and managerial economics.

  • History and Development
  • Management Science and Managerial Economics
  • 2. Product Design, Planning and Development

    The section contains questions and answers on product design requirements and affecting factors, product design specifications and drawings, as well as standardization and interchangeability.

  • Product Design
  • Product Design Specifications and Drawings
  • Standardization and Interchangeability
  • Standardization and Interchangeability – 2
  • 3. Inspection and Quality Control

    The section contains MCQs on quality and inspection basics, acceptance sampling, statistical quality control basics, sampling inspection using attributes, OC curves, inspection sampling plans, control charts, and their applications, as well as reliability and its concepts.

  • Inspection and Quality Control
  • Statistical Quality Control Basics
  • Acceptance Sampling
  • Sampling Inspection by Attributes
  • OC Curve
  • Inspection Sampling Plans
  • Inspection Sampling Plans – Set 2
  • Control Charts and their Applications
  • Control Charts and their Applications – Set 2
  • Control Charts and their Applications – Set 3
  • Control Charts and their Applications – Set 4
  • Reliability
  • 4. Industrial Engineering MCQ on Work Study

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on method study, process chart symbols, therbligs, time study and work samples.

  • Method Study
  • Process Chart Symbols
  • Therbligs
  • Therbligs – Set 2
  • Therbligs – Set 3
  • Time Study
  • Time Study – Set 2
  • Time Study – Set 3
  • Time Study – Set 4
  • Work Sampling
  • 5. Cost Accounting and Control

    The section contains questions and answers on cost accounting elements and depreciation.

  • Cost Accounting Elements
  • Depreciation
  • 6. Industrial Engineering MCQ on Job Evaluation and Merit Rating

    The section contains questions and answers on job evaluation and merit rating.

  • Job Evaluation
  • Merit Rating
  • 7. Wage Payment Plans & Method Study

    The section contains Industrial Engineering multiple choice questions on wage incentive plans and recording techniques.

  • Wage Incentive Plans
  • Recording Techniques
  • Recording Techniques – Set 2
  • 8. Industrial Engineering Questions on Value Engineering

    The section contains MCQs on value engineering.

  • Value Engineering
  • Value Engineering – Set 2
  • 9. Reliability Engineering

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on reliability-cost analysis, reliability maintainability and availability, reliability system connections like series, parallel and combinations, reliability redundancy and its types.

  • Reliability-Cost Analysis
  • Reliability Maintainability and Availability
  • Reliability Maintainability and Availability – 2
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Reliability System – Series, Parallel and Combination
  • Reliability Redundancy and its Types
  • 10. Quality Control

    The section contains Industrial Engineering questions and answers on total quality management, six sigma concept and quality circles.

  • Total Quality Management
  • Six Sigma Concept
  • Quality Circles
  • 11. Industrial Management Questions on Leadership, Production and Productivity

    The section contains questions and answers on leadership styles and productivity affecting factors.

  • Styles of Leadership
  • Factors Affecting Productivity
  • 12. Organisation and Forms of Business Organisation

    The section contains Industrial Management MCQs on organisation principles and types, joint stock companies and co-operative organisations.

  • Principles of Organisation
  • Types of Organisation
  • Types of Organisation – Set 2
  • Joint Stock Companies
  • Co-operative Organisations
  • 13. Industrial Management MCQ on Network Analysis

    The section contains questions and answers on network analysis basic concepts, cpm and pert.

  • Network Analysis
  • Network Analysis – Set 2
  • Network Analysis – Set 3
  • Network Analysis – Set 4
  • CPM
  • PERT
  • 14. Industrial Ownership

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on industrial ownership types.

  • Types of Industrial Ownership
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