GMS 401 Midterm Study Notes
Format of Term Test#1: 2 hours, stats calculator, formula sheet given.
Essay question---do 1 of 3 @10 marks. Taken from Chapters 1,2, 4, 4S, 7, 7S.
-some questions may come from "Discussion and Review Questions" at the end of each chapter. Some
will not but the questions will be based on major topics--not obscure points in the text. I expect a full-
page answer (single spaced, normal sized writing) at a minimum for the essay answer. Point form or even
diagrams are acceptable. Whatever way you can convey your answer to me.
Quantitative Questions--do any 2 of 3 shown below @10 = 20
Topics for Quant Questions:
-Reliability and MTBF (mean time between Failures) Ch 4S
-Work/Time Study ----Chapter 7
-Learning Curves- Ch 7S
The questions in the quant area will be similar to what we will be covering in class using the 45 page
exercise book every student was provided with. A fresh formula sheet set like the yellow one given out in
class will be provided on term tests for your use during the term test--yours to keep or discard--please do
NOT hand these back in at test end.
-unsupported calculations are scored ZERO. There MUST BE an "Audit Trail" to show the steps you
took in arriving at your answer.
-Test time for mid-terms is 2 hours.
1. The essay questions will come from the TEXTBOOK directly. The que