ESL Podcast 196: A Business Plan Quiz

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A quiz about ESL Podcast 196: A Business Plan. There are many elements to a successful business plan. This podcast is not meant to be a complete discussion on writing a business plan, but to provide some useful expressions on the topic. At the beginning of the podcast, the speaker will present the content very slowly and clearly. He will then explain key vocabulary and expressions, then repeat the content at a faster, more normal rate of speaking. Listen first to the podcast then answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the speaker's business idea?
    • A. 

      Sell goods on the Internet.

    • B. 

      Help others sell good on the Internet

    • C. 

      Use the Internet to collect information on selling.

    • D. 

      Get paid for surfing the Internet

  • 2. 
    What does the expression "to be in the black" mean?
    • A. 

      To use the black market to sell your goods.

    • B. 

      To do things only when it is dark outside.

    • C. 

      To do something that might not be completely legal.

    • D. 

      To be making a profit.

  • 3. 
    What was the first thing Steve said need to be done?
    • A. 

      Figure out a business plan.

    • B. 

      Find financing.

    • C. 

      Rent office space.

    • D. 

      Bai Bai.

  • 4. 
    Although it might be part of a business plan, what DIDN'T Steve suggest?
    • A. 

      Estimated gross sales

    • B. 

      Revenue projections

    • C. 

      A target market

    • D. 

      Office location

  • 5. 
    In the context of this podcast, what is the meaning of "to be well on my way"?
    • A. 

      Making good progress

    • B. 

      Traveling very far

    • C. 

      To be very healthy

    • D. 

      To be digging a well

  • 6. 
    How long did the speaker work on his business plan before he felt ready to present it to potential investors?
    • A. 

      A few days

    • B. 

      A few weeks

    • C. 

      A few months

    • D. 

      A few years

  • 7. 
    When does the speaker hope to be "well on his way" to building his "business empire"
    • A. 

      Next week

    • B. 

      Next month

    • C. 

      Next year

    • D. 

      In a couple years