Six Sigma vs. Three Sigma


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Six Sigma and Three Sigma are derived from statistical methods developed by _____ in the 19th Century

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1. The Sigma 1 to Sigma 6 levels describe the _____

2. One of the main aims of Six Sigma is to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the field of business, there are various methodologies to measure progress and make predictions, and in this quiz you'll be tested on your knowledge concerning the Six Sigma and Three Sigma methods. The questions will ask you about the history of the Sigma methodology, the functions of these methods, and the purposes of each of the levels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to determine what you know about:

  • The 19th century statistician whose work inspired the Sigma methods
  • Sigma levels 1-6
  • Primary aim of Six Sigma
  • Potential uses of Three Sigma
  • Three Sigma accuracy expectations

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you improve upon the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the main goals of Six Sigma and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Three Sigma and Six Sigma
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of Sigma levels 1-6

Additional Learning

To discover more information about this topic, read through the connected lesson, Six Sigma vs. Three Sigma. If you get stuck on any of the quiz questions, the lesson will help you determine the answers, and it will also discuss the following topics:

  • Quality control metrics
  • Accuracy comparisons between Three Sigma and Six Sigma
  • Reasons for using one method over the other