Connect Business English Skills Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The word "grievance" means the money given to a union as a membership fee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The word "impede" means to make someone move faster or quickly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Unions helped to create the middle-class
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The term BATNA means...
    • A. 

      Best Angle To Negotiate and Agreement

    • B. 

      Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

    • C. 

      Best Alternative to a Negotiated Argument

    • D. 

      Better Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

  • 5. 
    What does the expression "Dog eat Dog" mean:
    • A. 

      Business owners must put in long hours and always be working

    • B. 

      Running a business means entering a world of highly competitive people

    • C. 

      Entrepreneurs need to be independent

    • D. 

      Running a business means you need a lot of energy and be optimistic

  • 6. 
    The term self-starter means...
    • A. 

      Someone who never gives up

    • B. 

      Someone who pushes the limits

    • C. 

      Someone who looks for and takes advantage of new opportunities

    • D. 

      Someone who needs to be challenged

  • 7. 
    A Cover Letter high-lights your best points for a prospective employer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The term "liability" means...
    • A. 

      To form a partnership with two or more people

    • B. 

      An obligation to pay the debts of a business

    • C. 

      A legal term that describes how to raise capital

    • D. 

      A legal owner of the business

  • 9. 
    Which type of business costs the most to start up? 
    • A. 

      Sole Proprietorship

    • B. 

      Silent Partner

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      Partnership

  • 10. 
    What does U.S.P. stand for? 
    • A. 

      Unique Sales Position

    • B. 

      United Sales Point

    • C. 

      Unique Sales Point

    • D. 

      Unique Selling Preparation

  • 11. 
    Product Liability is a legal term. What does this term mean? 
    • A. 

      The reliability of a product

    • B. 

      A warning label

    • C. 

      Companies being held responsible for injuries their products cause

    • D. 

      A dangerous product that harms people

  • 12. 
    Which word is NOT usually found on a Warning Label?
    • A. 

      Caution

    • B. 

      Describe

    • C. 

      Danger

    • D. 

      Warning

  • 13. 
    What does the expression "Glass Ceiling" mean?
    • A. 

      A strong barrier that prevents women from moving to the highest positions

    • B. 

      When all the employees at a business are men

    • C. 

      A group of women who work to help other women succeed.

    • D. 

      A strong barrier that prevents promotion because of a lack of qualification

  • 14. 
    What does the expression "Old Boys Network" mean:
    • A. 

      A strong barrier that prevents women from moving up the chain of command

    • B. 

      Men who tend to select men for promotions who are similar to themselves

    • C. 

      A group of men who like to play golf and drink together for business purposes

    • D. 

      Powerful men who want to control the world

  • 15. 
    Fill in the blank with one of the words below: The Nasdaq __________ by 4.2% yesterday. What a horrible day to be an investor. increased    stabilized    recovered    dropped     leveled off   
  • 16. 
    Fill in the blank with one of the words below: The TSX rose ___________ yesterday with gains of over 20%! slightly    gradually     sharply     steadily
  • 17. 
    What are the 4 Ps?
    • A. 

      Produce, profit, productivity and promotion.

    • B. 

      Profit, place, price and polling.

    • C. 

      Productivity, profitability, performance and product.

    • D. 

      Place, product, price and promotion.

  • 18. 
    There are at least six popular Pricing Objectives used by North American Businesses. If retailers want to get more people inside their store we call this Pricing Objective...
    • A. 

      Traffic

    • B. 

      Market Entry

    • C. 

      Image

    • D. 

      Social Objectives

    • E. 

      Harvesting

    • F. 

      Market Share

  • 19. 
    There are at least six popular Pricing Objectives used by North American Businesses. If retailers want to increase sales in order to sell the business this Pricing Objective is...
    • A. 

      Traffic

    • B. 

      Market Entry

    • C. 

      Image

    • D. 

      Social Objectives

    • E. 

      Harvesting

    • F. 

      Market Share

  • 20. 
    People who do not want to change, we say, "they are...
    • A. 

      Odd

    • B. 

      Set in their ways

    • C. 

      Changeable

    • D. 

      Delicate

    • E. 

      Cutting edge

    • F. 

      My head's swimming

  • 21. 
    A business negotiation where both parties are happy at the end.
    • A. 

      Stoned

    • B. 

      High

    • C. 

      Win-win

    • D. 

      Way ahead of you

    • E. 

      Sucks

    • F. 

      With all due respect

    • G. 

      White lie

  • 22. 
    Seniority is a kind of retirement package given to employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Fill in the blank with one of the idioms below: I have so much work to do! I will be here all night. Man...I am _______________. Axed     Swamped    Kiss Up    Big Wigs    Bust your butt     Slave Drivers   Slack off   To Cover for Someone  
  • 24. 
    Fill in the blank with one of the idioms below: I'm going to walk right into the boardroom and ask the ____________ for a raise! I deserve more money. I have worked here for 10 years. Axed     Swamped    Kiss Up    Big Wigs    Bust your butt     Slave Drivers   Slack off   To Cover for Someone  
  • 25. 
    Fill in the blank with one of the idioms below: I hate working here! The managers are always telling me to do so much work! They are a bunch of ____________________. Let's quit and start our own company!  Axed     Swamped    Kiss Up    Big Wigs    Bust your butt     Slave Drivers   Slack off   To Cover for Someone  
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