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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points In which year was the 1st World Summit on Sustainable Development held? A. 1982 B. 1985 C. 1990 D. 1992 Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points Depletion of the ozone layer, destruction of the rain forests, and species extinctions have an impact on: A. all of society. B. a particular region. C. a particular nation. D. none of society. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points Sustainable development: A. meets the needs of the present while compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. B. gives precedence to environmental over economic considerations. C. balances economic and environmental considerations. D. sacrifices less important immediate needs in order to fulfill important future needs. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points An attempt to apply the concept of sustainable development has been made by an initiative called The Natural Step, which was created in which country? A. Brazil B. Denmark C. Sweden D. Switzerland Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource? A. Coal B. Fresh water C. Timber D. Fish Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points Critics argue that offset factors to the "limits to growth hypothesis" include: A. depletion of nonrenewable resources will force people to find substitutes. B. markets will be subjected to greater governmental control. C. more advanced computer simulation models will better predict the future. D. technological development will slow in resource-scarce nations. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points A thin layer of gas that protects the earth from excessive ultraviolet radiation from the sun is: A. ozone. B. carbon dioxide. C. methane. D. oxygen. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points The goal of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development is to encourage: A. high standards of environmental management and to promote closer cooperation among businesses, governments, and other organizations. B. world political and business leaders to conserve the earth's biological resources, particularly in species-rich tropical forests. C. poorer countries to develop their economies in an environmentally sustainable way. D. cutting CFC production and use by 50 percent by 2010. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is an example of industrial ecology in practice? A. Developing a paper recycling program in business offices B. Using wastes from one process as raw materials for another process C. Manufacturing recyclable containers for products D. All of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created: A. to monitor and regulate nuclear activity. B. in 1970 to coordinate most of the government's efforts to protect the environment. C. to monitor and regulate occupational health and safety standards. D. All of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is NOT true with respect to acid rain? A. A primary source of acid rain is coal-fired utilities. B. Acid rain occurs when carbon dioxide combines with water vapor in the atmosphere. C. Acid rain is worse in some regions of the United States than others. D. Acid rain degrades buildings. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points Which country has made the greatest progress in reducing its solid waste stream? A. United Kingdom B. Germany C. Japan D. United States Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is NOT true about environmental standards? A. Regulatory agencies can establish standard allowable levels of pollutants. B. The government has the power to command business firms to comply with certain standards. C. The government rarely interferes in a business's choice of pollution technology. D. They are the most widely used methods of regulation. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is NOT a cost of environmental regulation? A. Unemployment B. Reduced capital investment C. Corporate restructuring D. Lowered productivity Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is indicative of a firm in the pollution prevention stage of the corporate environmental responsibility model? A. Realizing that it would be less efficient and more expensive to prevent pollution before it is created B. Focusing on all environmental impacts of the product life-cycle C. Minimizing or eliminating waste before it is created D. Incurring losses due to environmental costs Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is the most advanced stage of corporate environmental responsibility? A. Pollution prevention stage B. Clean technology stage C. Product stewardship stage D. Green management stage Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points Continuing activities indefinitely, without altering the carrying capacity of the earth's ecosystem, is a characteristic of: A. an ecologically sustainable organization. B. concerned citizens. C. a code of environmental conduct. D. environmental regulation. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points Some researchers believe that business firms moving towards ecological sustainability results in: A. competitive advantages. B. decreased worker productivity. C. more government regulation. D. less money for shareholders. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points Companies that reduce pollution and hazardous waste, reuse or recycle materials, and operate with greater energy efficiency achieve a competitive advantage due to: XXXXX XXXXX innovation. B. product differentiation. C. green marketing. D. cost savings. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points When companies develop a reputation for environmental excellence, and they produce and deliver products and services designed to attract environmentally aware customers, this is called: A. technological innovation. B. strategic planning. 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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Nanotechnology is the: A. ability to create manmade structures just a few billionths of a meter in size. B. more advanced form of e-commerce. C. technological innovation developed by an entrepreneurial firm. D. All of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points By the mid-2000s, nanotech materials found their way into all of the following consumer products EXCEPT: A. wrinkle-resistant clothing. B. sunscreen. C. tennis balls. D. tennis rackets. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points Telecommunications has: A. diminished the human touch in our communications. B. enhanced the human dimensions in our communications. C. reduced international communications. D. limited our communication efforts in outer space. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is NOT true about the service phase of technology? A. It was the fourth phase in the development of technology. B. It emphasized providing services. C. It required manual and intellectual skills. D. It dominated from 1900 to 1960. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points The phase of technology that focuses on building material goods and manual labor is: A. agrarian. B. service. C. industrial. D. information. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points Cyberspace, an electronic network of linked systems, is where: A. old, deleted files are sent until the recycle bin is emptied. B. business-to-business commerce is conducted. C. government strategic plans are stored, safe from computer hackers. D. information is stored, ideas are described, and communication takes place. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points The buying and selling of goods and services electronically is called: A. m-commerce. B. e-commerce. C. telecommunications. D. software piracy. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points Technology superpowers spawned the system of: A. platform-to-platform commerce. B. e-commerce. C. Internet e-mail exchange. D. All of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points Brazil provided an interesting test case for technological development over the question of: A. regulating mobile business. B. creating an Internet sales tax. C. free or fee Internet access. D. government-subsidized computer purchases. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points Laughpractice.blogspot.com is an example of: A. a blog. B. a vlog. C. a RSS. D. None of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points The digital divide describes the gap between those: A. individuals who have technology and those who do not. B. businesses who use e-business and those who do not. C. hospitals that use online information and those who do not. D. individuals who have broadband technology and those who do not. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points The digital divide was first found in the United States: A. and is restricted to the U.S. B. but experts fear it might spread to Canada. C. but has spread globally. D. but has been eradicated by educational programs. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following countries is one of the safest in the world in the category of violent crime, but has seen a significant increase in cyber-crime? A. China B. The United States C. Japan D. Great Britain Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points When a German utility firm was ordered by the German government to turn over all its employees' records so they could be searched for terrorists linked to the September 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S., the firm: A. refused, although sympathetic to the U.S. investigation. B. resisted, but lost its fight due to a World Court ruling. C. complied with the request, adhering to the U.S. Patriot Act. D. provided false documents to protect their employees' privacy. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points IT-ISAC enables the sharing of sensitive information about cyberattacks among: A. NATO governments. B. technology firms. C. Southeast Asian businesses. D. Canadian and American computer hackers. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points Digital certificates are: A. replacing birth certificates, preventing decay or falsification. B. old-fashioned stock certificates now stored digitally by stockbrokers. 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Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points In 2003, the United Nations General Assembly considered three proposals aimed at human cloning. The proposal strongly pushed by the United States: A. called for a ban of reproductive cloning. B. called for the fate of therapeutic cloning to be determined by individual nations. C. called for a ban of all types of cloning. D. argued that the issue should be deferred for a couple of years. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points The safety of genetically modified foods: A. was challenged most noticeably in Europe but has spread to other countries. B. has been well-documented since its beginning. C. is now in the hands of governments, ensuring its safety for human consumption. D. has never been questioned in the United States.


 


Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is NOT true about stockholders? A. They are the legal owners of business corporations. B. They own equal shares of company assets. C. They are the part owners of the company. D. Managers pay close attention to their needs and interests. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points Institutional investors are sometimes referred to as: A. Main Street investors. B. Wall Street investors. C. inside investors. D. outside investors. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points In the mid- to late-1990s the stock market was a: A. bull market. B. market in which share prices fell overall. C. bear market. D. None of the above Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points Corporate governance involves the exercise of control over a company's: A. finance and accounting departments. B. entire operations. C. manufacturing facilities. D. marketing and human resources departments. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points The directors of a company are a central factor in corporate governance because they: A. exercise formal legal authority over company policy. B. have the highest stake in the performance of the company. C. have a moral responsibility to fulfill the needs of both the company's employees and customers. D. inherited the business from their predecessors. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points What was a major contributor to the collapse of Enron in 2001? A. The company's top executives made bad investments. B. Several failed merger attempts with other firms. C. Lax oversight by the company's audit committee. D. The bear market of the early 2000s. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points How are directors (members of corporate boards) selected? A. Shareholders elect the directors from a list of candidates. B. The company's CEO appoints the directors. C. The nominating committee elects the directors. D. Shareholders with the greatest proportional ownership in the company become directors. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points The "agency problem" arises when: A. owners manage their company on their own behalf. B. there is no separation of ownership and control in a company. C. managers act in their own interest, rather than in the interest of shareholders. D. shareholders act in their own interest, rather than in the interest of the board. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points A reason for institutions becoming more assertive in promoting the interests of their member investors is: A. it is difficult for institutions to sell their holdings. B. their members want them to. C. institutions have greater flexibility in selling stocks. D. institutions have nominated members on the finance committee of the board of directors. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points The mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to: XXXXX XXXXX shareholders' rights by making sure that stock markets are run fairly. B. protect companies from hostile takeovers. C. ensure that institutional investors do not take control of company management. D. ensure that the federal treasury receives its share of the revenues from stock trading. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points The Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 outlaws: A. any manipulative or deceptive device used to trade stocks. B. compensating company executives with stock options. C. trading in stocks by institutions. D. buying stock in a company for which you work. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points Which organization brings together 300 nonprofit groups to espouse the consumer viewpoint? A. Consumers Union B. Consumer Federation of America C. National Consumer League D. Public Citizen Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points A goal of the consumer movement is to make consumer power: A. exceed the rights and powers of firms that sell goods and services. B. exceed the rights and powers of the Food and Drug Administration. C. an effective counterbalance to the rights and powers of firms that sell goods and services. D. an effective counterbalance to the rights and powers of the Food and Drug Administration. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is a core right of consumers? A. The right to safety B. The right to be represented C. The right to purchase D. The right to return goods. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points Manufacturers making false or misleading claims about a competitor's product is: A. illegal but ethical. B. illegal and unethical. C. legal but unethical. D. legal and unethical. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points Online shoppers have always been concerned that: A. they receive online ads for products similar to the ones they bought earlier on the Web. B. their favorite Web sites provide a large variety of products and services. C. the government might become overly involved in protecting consumer privacy. D. information they reveal in the course of a sales transaction might be misused. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points Which organization advocates the adoption, by businesses, of voluntary policies for protecting the privacy of individuals' information disclosed during electronic transactions? A. Online Privacy Alliance B. Web Site Alliance C. Open Profiling Standard D. Federal Trade Commission Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points The burden of responsibility for product performance has shifted to the producer, under the legal doctrine of: A. rational liability. B. product liability. C. consumer liability. D. supplier liability. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points Under proposals to establish uniform federal standards for determining liability: A. plaintiffs would be discouraged from proceeding to trial. B. companies would not have to go through repeated trials on the same charges in different states. C. judges rather than juries would determine the original amount of punitive damages. D. consumers would have to prove that a manufacturer knew or should have known that a product design was defective. Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This? Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points In some cases, businesses have banded together to agree on how they will treat their customers. This is called: A. the code of regulation. B. the consumer affairs doctrine. C. voluntary industry codes of conduct. D. industry action standards.

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