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  • 1. 
    1. Which of the following is necessary to identify market needs that can and should be met?
    • A. 

      Market research

    • B. 

      Market trends

    • C. 

      Customer focus

    • D. 

      Buyers and sellers

  • 2. 
    Stakeholder theorists believe that______.
    • A. 

      People outside of the business enterprise (e.g., consumers) ought to have a say in how the business operates

    • B. 

      A business is essentially someone's property, and, as such, that its owners have the right to dispose of it as they see fit

    • C. 

      The enterprise being run by employees and managers as a kind of representative democracy

    • D. 

      Business can be viewed to exist for the purpose of creative expansion

  • 3. 
    Things that are required in order to live are known as wants
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Goods and services are purchased by businesses as well as by individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Buildings, equipment, and supplies are examples of natural resources. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All economic resources have a limited supply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The basic economic problem results from not having enough resources to satisfy every need.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Although all nations differ in the type and amount of economic resources they have, they all have the same economic needs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Communism refers to the private ownership of resources by individuals, rather than by the government
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A person who buys and uses goods and services is called a consumer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Generally, a lack of competition will result in lower prices for goods and services
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an economic need?
    • A. 

      a new television

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Concert tickets

    • D. 

      Air conditioner

  • 13. 
    Goods.............................................................
    • A. 

      Are things you purchase only after your basic needs are met.

    • B. 

      Have no physical characteristics.

    • C. 

      Must be provided to you at the time you want to consume them.

    • D. 

      Are things you can see and touch

  • 14. 
    The largest producer of goods and services in the world is...........................................
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Russia.

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      China

  • 15. 
    People producing goods and services are called..................................
    • A. 

      Human resources.

    • B. 

      Natural resources

    • C. 

      Capital resources

    • D. 

      Limited resources.

  • 16. 
    If everybody had an unlimited supply of economic resources, which of the following would not exist?
    • A. 

      Wants

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Scarcity

    • D. 

      Needs

  • 17. 
    In every nation on Earth,..........................................................
    • A. 

      Economic resources are owned and controlled by the government.

    • B. 

      Workers have the ability to produce the same goods and services.

    • C. 

      Individuals have the same wants and needs.

    • D. 

      People must deal with the problem of scarcity. (correct answer)

  • 18. 
    The government of ABC, owns and controls all economic resources and decides how those resources will be used. The government even assigns people specific jobs and careers. ABC uses which type of economic system?
    • A. 

      Market economy

    • B. 

      Command economy

    • C. 

      Traditional economy

    • D. 

      Mix market

  • 19. 
    Who owns the economic resources in a market economy?
    • A. 

      The people of the country

    • B. 

      The tribal elders

    • C. 

      The government

    • D. 

      Business people and entrepreneurs but not consumers

  • 20. 
    Which type of economy is usually centered mainly on meeting people’s basic needs?
    • A. 

      Market economy

    • B. 

      Command economy

    • C. 

      Mixed economy

    • D. 

      Traditional economy

  • 21. 
     The rivalry among businesses to sell their goods and services is known as.........................
    • A. 

      Competition

    • B. 

      Entrepreneurship

    • C. 

      Capitalism

    • D. 

      Cornering the market

  • 22. 
    Ethics are ______ principles by which people conduct themselves personally, socially, or professionally.
    • A. 

      Business

    • B. 

      Cultural

    • C. 

      Legal

    • D. 

      Moral

  • 23. 
    Unethical behavior sometimes leads to the passage of legislation that makes the behaviors ______
    • A. 

      Acceptable

    • B. 

      Illegal

    • C. 

      Reprehensible

    • D. 

      Unconstututioanl

  • 24. 
    A conflict of interest is a conflict between self-interest and ______ obligation.
    • A. 

      Legal

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Professional

    • D. 

      Societal

  • 25. 
     An example of a workplace issue that would likely be handled by OSHA is ______ .
    • A. 

      Consumer rights

    • B. 

      Pollution control

    • C. 

      Safety equipment

    • D. 

      Wage discrimination

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