The 5 Whys of Six Sigma


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What is the purpose the 5 Whys?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 70,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. The 5 Whys is part of what process improvement methodology?

2. Where and when were Six Sigma ideas developed?

Start your free trial to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this assessment, you will test your understanding of the origin of Six Sigma, the purpose of the 5 Whys, who can benefit from the Whys and the benefits they offer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the questions of this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • The purpose of the 5 Whys
  • What the 5 Whys are part of
  • When and where Six Sigma was developed
  • Who can apply Six Sigma
  • Processes that benefit from the 5 Whys

Skills Practiced

A few of the skills this assessment will help you develop include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Six Sigma lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding benefits of using the 5 Whys
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Six Sigma certifications

Additional Learning

For a quick review of the material covered in this assessment, study the lesson The 5 Whys of Six Sigma. This lesson will help you study for the assessment and learn more about:

  • The objective of Six Sigma
  • The principle of the 5 Whys
  • An example use of the 5 Whys