Test Chapter 2 Quiz
   
   
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  • Question 1

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Activities related to order aggregation and fulfillment, inventory management, purchasing from suppliers, accounting and finance, packaging, and delivery are done in the
Selected Answer:  

back end of the business.

Answers: front end of the business.
 

back end of the business.

infrastructure of the business.
intermediary in the business.
  • Question 2

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Major department and discount stores are classified as
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general malls.

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general malls.

specialized malls.
regional stores.
pure-play stores.
  • Question 3

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An order-processing technology that allows customers to accumulate items they wish to buy while they continue to shop best defines
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electronic shopping cart.

Answers: intelligent agent.
e-fulfillment agent.
 

electronic shopping cart.

mobile portal.
  • Question 4

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Which of the following statements about bartering is false?
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It is primarily done between individuals and private parties.

Answers: It is the oldest method of trade.
 

It is primarily done between individuals and private parties.

The problem with bartering is that it is difficult to find trading partners.
Intermediaries can be helpful, but they are expensive and very slow.
  • Question 5

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Search tools that search the contents of a user’s or organization’s computer files, rather than searching the Internet are
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desktop search tools.

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desktop search tools.

enterprise search tools.
search engine tools.
host search tools.
  • Question 6

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Public e-marketspaces are
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All of these.

Answers: usually B2B markets.
often owned by a third party or consortium.
usually regulated by the government.
 

All of these.

  • Question 7

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The presentation of product information in an electronic form and also serving as the backbone of most e-selling sites describes
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electronic catalog.

Answers: e-distributor.
Kindle.
e-magazine.
 

electronic catalog.

  • Question 8

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Impacts of auctions include
Selected Answer:  

All of these.

Answers: profit for individuals.
EC component in a business model.
highly visible distribution mechanism.
 

All of these.

  • Question 9

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The dynamic pricing configuration where the resulting price is determined by each party’s bargaining power, supply and demand in the item’s market, and possibly business environment factors best describes
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one buyer, one seller.

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one buyer, one seller.

one seller, many potential buyers.
one buyer, many potential sellers.
many sellers, many buyers.
  • Question 10

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The portion of an e-seller’s business through which customers interact, including the seller’s portal, electronic catalogs, shopping cart, and payment gateway is the
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front end of the business.

Answers:  

front end of the business.

back end of the business.
infrastructure for the business.
intermediary in the business.
  • Question 11

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Which of the following are EC activities supported by Web 2.0 tools and social network services?
Selected Answer:  

entertainment

Answers: presence and discovery
trading, buy, sell, exchange
 

entertainment

compare and analyze
  • Question 12

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Popular search engines include each of the following except
Selected Answer:  

Linux.

Answers: Google.
 

Linux.

AltaVista.
Lycos.
  • Question 13

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Online markets that are owned and operated by a single company and that are either sell-side or buy-side are known as
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private e-marketplaces.

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private e-marketplaces.

commercial portals.
e-malls.
B2B marketplaces.
  • Question 14

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The most common and traditional form of auctions in which one seller entertains bids from many buyers best describes
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forward auctions.

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forward auctions.

reverse auctions.
bidding auction systems.
tendering systems.
  • Question 15

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A Webstore is a single company’s Web site where products or services are sold and usually has an online shopping cart associated with it.
Selected Answer:  True
Answers:  True
False
  • Question 16

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Social-networking software tools for online communication include
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VoIP.

Answers:  

VoIP.

peer-to-peer social networks.
mashups.
social guides.
  • Question 17

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The elimination of various types of agents that mediate between buyers and sellers, such as travel and insurance agents, is referred to as
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disintermediation.

Answers: automation.
 

disintermediation.

remediation.
e-distribution.
  • Question 18

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Benefits of e-auctions to sellers include
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optimal price is determined by the market.

Answers: anonymity.
convenience of bidding anywhere and any time.
lack of differentiation.
 

optimal price is determined by the market.

  • Question 19

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Each of the following is a main function of traditional and electronic markets except
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financing the transformation of raw materials into finished products.

Answers: matching buyers and sellers.
facilitating the exchange of information, goods, services, and payments associated with market transactions.
 

financing the transformation of raw materials into finished products.

providing an institutional infrastructure, such as a legal and regulatory framework that enables the efficient functioning of the market.
  • Question 20

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Web sites with audio interfaces that can be accessed by a cell phone best describes
Selected Answer:  

voice portals.

Answers: mobile portals.
intelligent engines.
 

voice portals.

knowledge portals.