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BUS 508 EXAM 2 WEEK 5
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BUS 508 EXAM 2 WEEK 5

 


Question 1
One effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is:
Answer
an increase in trade among the NAFTA member nations
an increase in the number of low-wage jobs in the United States
a decrease in trade among NAFTA member nations
an increase in trade restrictions among the member nations
Question 2
A country raises the tariff on imported cheese in order to increase its price above the price of domestically produced cheese. This is an example of ________.
Answer
an exchange control
an import quota
a protective tariff
dumping
Question 3
A trade deficit occurs when ________.
Answer
imports are sold at low profits
foreign-aid payments exceed exports
imports exceed exports
there is a net flow of money into a country
Question 4
Los Angeles-based PMI Telecom purchases cell phones manufactured in Asia and sells them in the United States. PMI is engaging in the international business activity known as ________.
Answer
exporting
importing
countertrade
dumping
Question 5
Dumping _________ domestic consumers and _________ domestic producers.
Answer
harms, benefits
harms, harms
benefits, harms
benefits, benefits
Question 6
A balance of payments deficit occurs when ________.
Answer
the net inflow of money from abroad exceeds the net outflows of money to other countries
imports exceed exports
the net outflow of money from a country exceeds the net inflow of money from abroad
exports exceed imports
Question 7
An absolute advantage occurs when a country can maintain ________.
Answer
a monopoly by outlawing foreign imports
a monopoly by levying high taxes on imports
a monopoly by being the lowest-cost producer of a good or service
its advantage by producing a good or service more efficiently
Question 8
During the past decade, which of the following countries has experienced the greatest annual rate of GDP growth?
Answer
United States
China
Canada
Japan
Question 9
A country with a balance of payments surplus means ________.
Answer
monetary inflow exceeds monetary outflow
monetary outflow exceeds monetary inflow
imports exceed exports
exports exceed imports
Question 10
The ________ industry represents the greatest percentage of minority-owned businesses.
Answer
Finance
Service
Retail
transportation
Question 11
If business owners in a partnership wish to limit liability, they have the option to ________.
Answer
pledge funds
divide into sole proprietorships
set up a limited partnership
withhold funds
Question 12
Many businesses fail during the early years because of ________.
Answer
niche marketers
inadequate financing
unmotivated owners
poor planning
Question 13
The majority of all U.S. firms employ:
Answer
more than 5,000 employees
1,000 to 3,000 employees
3,000 to 5,000 employees
500 or fewer employees
Question 14
If you are considering starting your own business, a key priority for you should be to:
Answer
get a loan from your local bank
incorporate your business.
learn the basics of business.
apply for a Small Business Administration loan.
Question 15
McDonalds offers a contractual business arrangement in various countries around the world. McDonalds is an example of a(n) international ____________.
Answer
franchise
acquisition
Merger
not-for-profit corporation
Question 16
If you are a highly independent individual used to having your own way, the best business format for you is a ________.
Answer
partnership
corporation
sole proprietorship
limited liability corporation
Question 17
________ newly-launched businesses fail within two years after commencing operations.
Answer
Less than one in ten
About one of every three
About half of all
Almost all
Question 18
Louis works as an artist for a major textile company and created an innovation for producing designs. The company will implement Louis’s idea as part of its ________ strategy.
Answer
skunkworks
angel investment
seed capital
entrepreneurship
Question 19
Which of the following is an example of a country with a factor-driven economy with an average of over 10% of its adults starting or managing a new business?
Answer
Thailand
United States
Bangladesh
Hong Kong
Question 20
After starting a web design company while still in college, Rodrigo sold the company after graduation. He then opened a computer repair shop; and most recently, he has started a marketing firm that specializes in social media. Rodrigo is an example of a(n):
Answer
serial entrepreneur.
social entrepreneur.
lifestyle entrepreneur.
classic entrepreneur.
Question 21
Franz and Arlene had an idea for a different type of ice cream. They struggled to open their own small business, and later, to expand production and distribution. Their products are distributed nationwide and their sales continue to increase. Franz and Arlene are examples of ________.
Answer
serial entrepreneurs
classic entrepreneurs
change agents
social entrepreneurs
Question 22
Financial success ________.
Answer
rarely results from starting a business
is part of the appeal of becoming an entrepreneur
plays little role in motivating people to become entrepreneurs
is virtually guaranteed if people work hard enough starting their own businesses
Question 23
Lisa is trying to start a new business. A women’s business network puts her in touch with an investor who is willing to invest in her company in exchange for an equity stake. This investor is a(n) ________.
Answer
angel investor
franchiser
venture capitalist
entrepreneur
Question 24
What makes entrepreneurs unique is their overwhelming desire to ________.
Answer
become successful
utilize their creative energy
manage employees
make their business grow
Question 25
Information technology can help entrepreneurs in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
Answer
provide improved customer service.
ensure financial success.
work quickly and efficiently.
project a professional image.

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Question 1 One effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is: Answer an increase in trade among the NAFTA member nations an increase in the number of low-wage jobs in the United States a decrease in trade among NAFTA member nations an increase in trade restrictions among the member nations Question 2 A country raises the tariff on imported cheese in order to increase its price above the price of domestically produced cheese. This is an example of ________. Answer an exchange control an import quota a protective tariff dumping Question 3 A trade deficit occurs when ________. Answer imports are sold at low profits foreign-aid payments exceed exports imports exceed exports there is a net flow of money into a country Question 4 Los Angeles-based PMI Telecom purchases cell phones manufactured in Asia and sells them in the United States. PMI is engaging in the international business activity known as ________. Answer exporting importing countertrade dumping Question 5 Dumping _________ domestic consumers and _________ domestic producers. Answer harms, benefits harms, harms benefits, harms benefits, benefits Question 6 A balance of payments deficit occurs when ________. Answer the net inflow of money from abroad exceeds the net outflows of money to other countries imports exceed exports the net outflow of money from a country exceeds the net inflow of mo...
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