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Are You A Art Business Champion? - Quiz

A few questions about the second chapter from the igcse business studies book: types of business activity


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did Walter Hunt invent in 1849?

    • A.

      Bowling Pin

    • B.

      Socks

    • C.

      Ice Cream Cone

    • D.

      Safety Pin

    Correct Answer
    D. Safety Pin
    Explanation
    Walter Hunt invented the safety pin in 1849. The safety pin is a simple yet ingenious device used to fasten clothing together. It consists of a straight pin with a spring-loaded clasp that keeps it securely closed. The invention of the safety pin revolutionized the way people fastened their clothes, providing a convenient and secure alternative to the traditional straight pin.

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  • 2. 

    What company's stock did Martha Stewart sell to land herself in prison?

    • A.

      Global Crossing

    • B.

      ImClone

    • C.

      Merck

    • D.

      Bulldog

    Correct Answer
    B. ImClone
    Explanation
    Martha Stewart sold ImClone's stock, which led to her imprisonment. ImClone was a pharmaceutical company that faced a major scandal involving insider trading. Stewart was found guilty of selling her shares based on non-public information about the company's failed drug application, resulting in illegal gains. This case gained significant media attention and ultimately resulted in her conviction and subsequent prison sentence.

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  • 3. 

    What ad tagline did Microsoft introduce in 1994?

    • A.

      The Power Of Computing

    • B.

      Where Do You Want To Go Today?

    • C.

      We Try Harder

    • D.

      Slightly Ahead Of Its Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Where Do You Want To Go Today?
    Explanation
    In 1994, Microsoft introduced the ad tagline "Where Do You Want To Go Today?" This tagline aimed to convey Microsoft's commitment to providing users with limitless possibilities and options through their computing products. It emphasized the idea that Microsoft's technology could empower individuals to explore and achieve their goals, highlighting the company's focus on user-centric innovation and customization.

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  • 4. 

    What does Quicksilver make?

    • A.

      Silver Bracelets

    • B.

      Dolls

    • C.

      Clothing

    • D.

      Backpacks

    Correct Answer
    C. Clothing
    Explanation
    Quicksilver makes clothing.

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  • 5. 

    What does AIM stand for?

    • A.

      AOL Instant Message

    • B.

      All Instant Message

    • C.

      A Instant Message

    • D.

      America Instant Message

    Correct Answer
    A. AOL Instant Message
    Explanation
    AIM stands for AOL Instant Message. AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) was a popular instant messaging service provided by AOL. It allowed users to send instant messages to each other over the internet. AIM was widely used in the early 2000s and was one of the first widely adopted instant messaging platforms.

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  • 6. 

    What brand of teen clothing does JC Penney mainly promote?

    • A.

      Liz Claiborne

    • B.

      Alfred Dunner

    • C.

      Bisou Bisou

    • D.

      Louis Vuitton

    Correct Answer
    C. Bisou Bisou
    Explanation
    JC Penney mainly promotes the brand Bisou Bisou for teen clothing.

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  • 7. 

    A national U.S. job search website for teens is called?

    • A.

      Hireateen

    • B.

      Teenagers For Hire

    • C.

      Teens4hire

    • D.

      Teens At Work

    Correct Answer
    C. Teens4hire
    Explanation
    Teens4hire is the correct answer because it accurately reflects the purpose of the website, which is to connect teenagers with job opportunities. The name suggests that the website is specifically designed for teens who are looking for employment, making it a suitable option for a national U.S. job search website for teenagers.

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  • 8. 

    While "IRL" means something else in computer terms, what does it mean in a chat room?

    • A.

      It's Really Lame

    • B.

      In Real Life

    • C.

      In Regular Land

    • D.

      I Recall Little

    Correct Answer
    B. In Real Life
    Explanation
    In a chat room, "IRL" stands for "In Real Life." This acronym is commonly used to differentiate between online interactions and real-life experiences. It is often used to refer to activities or events that occur outside of the digital realm.

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  • 9. 

    What internet company has used the tag line of "Make the O part of your life"?

    • A.

      Overstock.Com

    • B.

      Oshmans.Com

    • C.

      Oklahoma.Com

    • D.

      Orbitz.Com

    Correct Answer
    A. Overstock.Com
    Explanation
    Overstock.Com has used the tagline "Make the O part of your life." This tagline suggests that Overstock.Com wants their customers to incorporate their products and services into their everyday lives, emphasizing the convenience and accessibility of shopping online with Overstock. The use of the letter "O" in the tagline also cleverly references the company's name, further reinforcing brand recognition.

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  • 10. 

    What do the advertisements made by "Truth" target?

    • A.

      Heroin Addiction

    • B.

      War

    • C.

      Pollution

    • D.

      Cigarette Companies

    Correct Answer
    D. Cigarette Companies
    Explanation
    The advertisements made by "Truth" target cigarette companies. This suggests that "Truth" creates ads with the aim of raising awareness about the negative effects of smoking and exposing the deceptive tactics used by cigarette companies to market their products. By targeting cigarette companies, "Truth" aims to discourage smoking and promote a healthier lifestyle.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is a Pepsi product?

    • A.

      Slice

    • B.

      Hires

    • C.

      Fanta

    • D.

      Sprite

    Correct Answer
    A. Slice
    Explanation
    Slice is a Pepsi product because it is a fruit-flavored carbonated soft drink that is owned and produced by PepsiCo. It was first introduced in 1984 as a competitor to Coca-Cola's Fanta. Slice comes in a variety of flavors, including orange, grape, and lemon-lime. It is widely available and marketed as a refreshing and flavorful beverage option.

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  • 12. 

    What is true about Coca-Cola Zero?

    • A.

      Its High In Sugar Content

    • B.

      Zero Calories

    • C.

      Its Clear

    • D.

      It Has Lime In It

    Correct Answer
    B. Zero Calories
    Explanation
    Coca-Cola Zero is true to its name as it contains zero calories. This means that it does not contribute to calorie intake, making it a popular choice for those who are watching their calorie intake or trying to maintain a healthy weight. Unlike regular Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero does not contain any sugar, which further contributes to its zero-calorie status.

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  • 13. 

    Whose slogan is "Buy it. Sell it. Love it."?

    • A.

      Sears

    • B.

      Amazon

    • C.

      Buy Lines

    • D.

      EBay

    Correct Answer
    D. EBay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is eBay. eBay's slogan is "Buy it. Sell it. Love it." This slogan highlights the platform's versatility and appeal to both buyers and sellers, emphasizing the ease and enjoyment of using eBay for online transactions.

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  • 14. 

    What was the cost of a first-class stamp in 1977?

    • A.

      0.19

    • B.

      0.25

    • C.

      0.13

    • D.

      0.23

    Correct Answer
    C. 0.13
    Explanation
    In 1977, the cost of a first-class stamp was 0.13.

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  • 15. 

    In the U.S., what can you not get a patent on?

    • A.

      Stove

    • B.

      Car Design

    • C.

      Gambling Machine

    • D.

      Perfume

    Correct Answer
    C. Gambling Machine
    Explanation
    In the U.S., you cannot get a patent on a gambling machine. This is because gambling is considered a form of entertainment and not a new invention or process that can be patented. Patents are granted for new and useful inventions, processes, or designs, but gambling machines do not meet the criteria for patentability.

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