The Sustainability Development Quiz

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Sustainability Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The continuum of sustainability includes slow-cycle resources sustainable because they are shielded by: (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 141, 2010)
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Strong brand names

    • C. 

      Parents

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    For a corporation to be sustainable over a long period of time, it must satisfy the following: (click all that apply) (Wheelen & Hunger, pg.75, 2010)
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Ethical

    • C. 

      Legal

    • D. 

      Financial

  • 3. 
    Social sustainability includes which of the following? (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 76, 2010)
    • A. 

      Supply chain management

    • B. 

      Corporate governance

    • C. 

      Corporate citizenship

    • D. 

      Environmental reporting

  • 4. 
    Q4. Climate change and increasing costs associated with it are a growing concern for many companies. Swiss Re, is the 2nd largest reinsurer in the world, they estimate that the overall economic costs of climate catastrophes related to climate change threatens to double to $150 billion per year by 2014, True or false? (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 10, 2010)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The concept of social responsibility proposes that a private corporation has responsibilities to society that extend beyond making a profit. What are Archie Carroll’s four responsibilities of business (pg. 73)?  
    • A. 

      Legal, financial, economic, and ethical

    • B. 

      Shareholder, economic, legal, and ethical

    • C. 

      Legal, ethical, economic, and discretionary

    • D. 

      Charity, economic, ethical, and legal

  • 6. 
    Having the right marketing mix helps companies maintain suitability. In order to maintain a competitive advantage, business firm’s use four variables called the four P’s, what are they? (Wheelen & Hunger, pg.151, 2010)
    • A. 

      People, promotion, price, and product

    • B. 

      Plans, people, price, and product

    • C. 

      Place, product, promotion, and price

    • D. 

      Product, policies, promotion, and price

  • 7. 
    Transparency can best be defined as: (Choose the best option) (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 140, 2010)
    • A. 

      The speed with which other firms can understand the relationship of the law and establishing a code of ethics in the workplace

    • B. 

      The speed with which other firms can understand the relationship of resources and capabilities supporting a successful firm’s strategy

    • C. 

      The speed with which other firms can understand the relationship of the law and ethical business decisions

    • D. 

      The speed with which other firms can understand the relationship of shareholder responsibility and the law

  • 8. 
    Environmental sustainability includes the following: (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 76, 2010)
    • A. 

      Environmental reporting

    • B. 

      Eco-design and efficiencies

    • C. 

      Environmental management systems

    • D. 

      Executive commitments

  • 9. 
    In terms of sustainability, enterprise strategy includes: (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 77, 2010)
    • A. 

      A strategy that articulates the firms ethical relationship with its stakeholders

    • B. 

      A strategy that focuses on employee ethical issues

    • C. 

      A strategy which works with external sources to help achieve company goals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best describes economic sustainability? (Wheelen & Hunger, pg. 76, 2010)
    • A. 

      Investments with internal technology

    • B. 

      Focusing sales to market needs

    • C. 

      Anti- corruption policies

    • D. 

      Corporate citizenship