Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Practice Test

Welcome to the free Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt practice test from the Management and Strategy Institute.  It is designed to test your fundamental understanding of Lean Six Sigma for working at the Yellow Belt level.

This quiz consists of 25 questions, randomly pulled from a large bank of questions.  To pass, you must score a 70% or higher.  You may re-take the test as many times as you’d like.  The test is timed and you have 25 minutes to complete it.

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Quiz

This quiz is designed to test your general knowledge of Lean Six Sigma at the Yellow Belt level.

If you score 70% or higher, we’ll email you a professional certificate!  Name is required, email address is optional.  You’ll only receive the certificate if you include your email.

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Root cause analysis consists of asking what question five times?

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Problem Solving Strategy: Y=f(x)

Represents the desired outcome, result, or goal you want to achieve.

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A tool used to analyze a process for delays:

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Six Sigma requires _________ across the business and its leadership for the project to make changes based upon measurements.

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The DMAIC Method.  Which stage does this identify?

Convert the statistical solution to a practical solution

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The DMAIC Method.  Which stage does this identify?

Identify and state the practical problem.

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Lean helps with the following:

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A cyclic process for planning and testing improvement activities prior to full-scale implementation.

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Six Sigma designates clear roles for people within the project, using ________ to define each role and its contribution level to the project.

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Lean Six Sigma can help the healthcare system with:

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When variation is produced by the system itself it is known as:

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Which of the following actions is not so typical for the lean process?

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What is the best metric for measuring the success of a Six Sigma project?

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________ is a term used to denote variance from the mean average of an event.

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Problem Solving Strategy: Y=f(x)

Represents the function or process applied to the variables, by which they are modified, changed, or altered.

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These Six Sigma project members participate as subject-matter experts (SMEs) in their area of work.

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The DMAIC Method.  Which stage does this identify?

Validate the practical problem by collecting data

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In Lean, what is ‘Gemba’?

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Six Sigma reduces costs and waste by determining the:

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This project team member guides the team, provides organizational support, resources, and removes roadblocks.

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The DMAIC Method

This stage is where the starting point metrics are recorded to baseline the current performance level.

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What is the first phase of Kaizen?

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Sigma levels determine the rate of defects and are a standardized measure of the error rate of a process. The level is based on this estimate:

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Six sigma equates to:

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Which employees should be trained when an organization initiates a Six Sigma improvement policy?

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About the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt practice test

This is MSI’s Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt practice exam.  This exam is provided for free as a courtesy to anyone interested in learning more about LSS and the role that Yellow Belt’s play in a project.  You may re-take this exam as many times as you’d like.  It is designed to test your understanding of Lean and Six Sigma methods.

If you pass MSI’s practice exam for Lean Yellow Belts with a score of 70% or higher, you’ll be emailed a professional certificate of completion that shows your score.  You can also share the results on your social media pages!  Just click on SHARE when you complete the exam.

Difficulty rating: 4/10 (Low-Medium)

This practice exam is rated at a Low-Medium difficulty level.  The exam include Lean Six Sigma methods that should be understood by practicing Yellow Belts.  All of these methodologies are critical to the successful implementation of a Six Sigma project.  This test is limited to 25 minutes (1 minute per-question).  This difficulty rating considers both novice and experienced six sigma practitioners.

Recommended test preparation material

MSI Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt program

MSI Yellow Belt Core Concepts Guide

Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam Flashcard Study System, ISBN-13: 978-1516700318

The Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook, ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1932828245

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