What Do You Know About Online Shopping?

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What Do You Know About Online Shopping? - Quiz

In this modern era, Online shopping is a popular means of buying and selling goods on the internet. Right from its onset, it was widely accepted by people all over the world because of the ease of doing transaction. Are you familiar with Amazon and Ebay? Do you buy your belongings online? Let's see if you are in the know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is useless while shopping online?

    • A.

      Laptop

    • B.

      Smartphone

    • C.

      Tablet

    • D.

      Calculator

    Correct Answer
    D. Calculator
    Explanation
    A calculator is useless while shopping online because most online shopping platforms have built-in calculators or provide automatic calculations during the checkout process. Additionally, smartphones, tablets, and laptops already have calculators as part of their functionality, making a separate calculator unnecessary.

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  • 2. 

    All of these are required for making payments online except 

    • A.

      Citizenship card

    • B.

      Debit card

    • C.

      Paypal service

    • D.

      Credit card

    Correct Answer
    A. Citizenship card
    Explanation
    All of the options mentioned are commonly used for making payments online except for the citizenship card. A citizenship card is a form of identification used to prove one's citizenship and is not typically used as a payment method online. Debit cards, credit cards, and services like PayPal are commonly used for online payments as they provide a secure and convenient way to transfer funds electronically.

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  • 3. 

    Popular online retailing are the following except 

    • A.

      Payoneer

    • B.

      Alibaba

    • C.

      Amazon

    • D.

      EBay

    Correct Answer
    A. Payoneer
    Explanation
    Payoneer is not a popular online retailer, unlike Alibaba, Amazon, and eBay. Payoneer is a financial services company that provides online money transfer and digital payment services. It is primarily used for international money transfers and payments between businesses and freelancers. Unlike the other options listed, Payoneer does not offer a platform for buying and selling products directly to consumers.

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  • 4. 

    Alternative words for e-retailing are these except _________

    • A.

      E-buy

    • B.

      E-store

    • C.

      E-shop

    • D.

      Web-store

    Correct Answer
    A. E-buy
    Explanation
    The question asks for alternative words for e-retailing, excluding one option. The given options "e-store," "e-shop," and "Web-store" all refer to online retailing platforms. However, "e-buy" does not fit into this category as it does not refer to a specific retailing platform but rather the act of purchasing online. Therefore, "e-buy" is the correct answer as it does not represent an alternative word for e-retailing.

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  • 5. 

    Who pioneered online shopping?

    • A.

      William Clark

    • B.

      Micheal Aldrich

    • C.

      Las Lagerback

    • D.

      Mark Rogers

    Correct Answer
    B. Micheal Aldrich
    Explanation
    Michael Aldrich is credited with pioneering online shopping. He developed the concept of teleshopping, which allowed customers to make purchases from the comfort of their own homes using a computer and a telephone line. Aldrich's invention revolutionized the retail industry and laid the foundation for the modern e-commerce platforms we use today.

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  • 6. 

    When did the development of online shopping begin?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    D. 1979
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1979. This is the year when Michael Aldrich invented online shopping by connecting a modified television to a transaction processing computer using a telephone line. This innovation allowed customers to make purchases remotely, marking the beginning of online shopping.

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  • 7. 

    In what year was Alibaba's Taobao launched?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    B. 2003
    Explanation
    In 2003, Alibaba's Taobao was launched.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a way of making online payments?

    • A.

      Pay as you earn

    • B.

      Gift cards

    • C.

      Wire transfer

    • D.

      Cash on Delivery

    Correct Answer
    A. Pay as you earn
    Explanation
    Pay as you earn is not a way of making online payments. Pay as you earn refers to a system where an individual's taxes are automatically deducted from their paycheck by their employer. It is not a method used for making online payments. On the other hand, gift cards, wire transfer, and cash on delivery are all commonly used methods for making online payments.

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  • 9. 

    Products bought online are delivered through the following means save for

    • A.

      Printing 

    • B.

      Shipping

    • C.

      Courier service

    • D.

      Drop shipping

    Correct Answer
    C. Courier service
    Explanation
    Products bought online are typically delivered through various means, such as printing, shipping, and drop shipping. However, the exception to this is courier service. Courier service refers to the delivery of packages or documents from one location to another, often within a specific timeframe. While courier services are commonly used for delivering important documents or time-sensitive items, they are not typically used for delivering products bought online. Instead, shipping companies or drop shipping methods are usually employed for this purpose.

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  • 10. 

    The most serious problem associated with online shopping is 

    • A.

      Lack of full cost disclosure

    • B.

      Poor organization of product delivery

    • C.

      Poor website performance

    • D.

      Incidence of security and fraud 

    Correct Answer
    D. Incidence of security and fraud 
    Explanation
    The most serious problem associated with online shopping is the incidence of security and fraud. This refers to the risks and threats that consumers face when making purchases online, such as having their personal information stolen or their credit card details compromised. Security and fraud are major concerns in the online shopping industry, as cybercriminals constantly find new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and deceive unsuspecting customers. It is crucial for online retailers to implement robust security measures and educate their customers about safe online shopping practices to mitigate these risks.

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