BUS 475 Week 4 Quiz

Question 1

Which of the following represents a structural remedy for an antitrust violation?

 

Paying   a large fine.

 

Breaking   up a monopoly.

 

Disclosure   of company information to rivals.

 

Agreeing   to change a firm’s conduct.

Question 2

Which of these cost-savings measures saved U.S. regulatory agencies nearly $2 billion since 2011?

 

Promotion   of telemedicine in rural areas.

 

Coordination   of hazards warning with other nations.

 

Removal   of redundant reporting requirements.

 

All   of the above.

Question 3

Public policy tools involve a combination of:

 

Incentives   and political favors.

 

Penalties   and prison terms.

 

Incentives   and penalties.

 

Political   favors and prison terms.

Question 4

Antitrust laws protect consumers from:

 

Anticompetitive   practices by business.

 

Selling   products above cost to drive away rivals.

 

Conspiring   with business partners to increase competition.

 

Firms   using market dominance to expand commerce.

Question 5

Reregulation is:

 

The   adoption of regulation in another country to promote trade.

 

Necessary   since all regulation has a time limit.

 

The   increase or expansion of government regulation.

 

The   shifting of regulation to the state level from the national level.

Question 6

Which political action strategy seeks to gain support from other affected organizations to better influence policymakers?

 

Information   strategy.

 

Constituency-building   strategy.

 

Financial-incentive   strategy.

 

Lobbying   strategy.

Question 7

When a firm solicits its stockholders for political contributions for a particular candidate by letter and then sends those contributions to the candidate on behalf of its stockholders, it is called:

 

Lobbying.

 

Bundling.

 

Collating.

 

Constituency   building.

Question 8

Since 2011, the total amount spent on lobbying activity has:

 

Remained   exactly the same.

 

Doubled.

 

Decreased   slightly.

 

Increased   slightly.

Question 9

A corporate political strategy does not:

 

Hinder   a competitor’s ability to compete economically.

 

Seek   to continue the firm’s economic survival or growth.

 

Determine   the legal limits allowed for campaign financing.

 

Exercise   a firm’s right to a voice in government affairs.

Question 10

To help control political favoritism, there have been global efforts to:

 

Promote   fairness in the electoral process.

 

Control   the rapid decrease in campaign costs.

 

Diminish   the role of political parties.

 

Discourage   grassroots participation.

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