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Mini-Quiz: Records Required by ISO 9001

by Ron Kurtus
Revised by Mohsin Nishat (14 April 2001)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Would a Memorandum of Understanding be kept as a record?

No, because it is not legal binding

Yes, because you need to understand your memorandums

Yes, because it has legal and historical significance to the company

2. Can you keep more records that the 13 recommended types?

Yes. You can keep as many as you see fit and worthwhile

No. ISO 9000 is very strict on following their rules

Yes. Provided you discard them each year

3. Which is a typical record to maintain?

Money given to charity

Inspection and testing records

Record of competitor's research

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Improving your Business with ISO 9000. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


ISO Online - International Organization for Standardization website

ISO Standards Translated in Plain English - Extensive listing

ISO 9000 Certification Information - Good listing of ISO 9000 resources

ISO 9000 References and Resources


Top-rated books on ISO 9000


Thanks to Mohsin Nishat of Taseer Hadi Khalid & Co., Charted Accountants in Pakistan, which is a member firm of KPMG International, of Karachi, Pakistan for providing the latest version of the ISO 9001 record requirements.

Mr. Nishat is a Textile Engineer, Qualified Lead Quality Auditor for ISO 9000 and Certified Quality Professional in Pakistan which is based on the same body of knowledge as of Certified Quality Manger of ASQ, USA.

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