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1. ____________ has often been called the great imitator because so many of the signs and symptoms are indistinguishable from those of other diseases.
a. chlamydia
b. syphills
c. herps
d. gonorrhea

1. Which one of the following sentences is an example of a metaphor?
A. She eats like a bird.
B. I am a rock.
C. Im as hungry as a wolf.
D. The breeze blew the branches back and forth.

1. Which of the following titles is made more effective by alliteration
A. Now You See It; Now You Dont
B. Whats in a Name
C. Guns: Our Lethal Heritage
D. Ruby, the Rose of Roslyn.

1. Consider the following information for Ball crop.
Selling and administrative expense$50,000
Depreciation expense 80,000
Sales 400,000
Interest expense 30,000
Cost of goods sold 150,000
Taxes 18,550
What is the operating profit for Ball Crop.?
a. $71,450
b. $90,000
c. $120,000
d. none of the above

1. The final list of strategic issues should match elements in the strategic-alternative bundles.
a. True
b. False

1 In the word typographical, the emphasis is placed on which syllable

Question 1
When asking several questions in a letter, you can make them more obvious by:
A. putting all the questions in the closing paragraph.
B. numbering the questions.
C. putting all questions in the opening paragraph.
D. putting all the questions in passive voice.

1. According to the text, a more positive and constructive relationship between the U.S. and China could be accomplished by:
China adjusting its foreign policy to be more supportive of U.S. foreign policy
U.S. adjusting its foreign policy to emphasize the correctness of it
adjustments to the foreign policy of both U.S. and China
world body legislation

1) By the mid-1880s, the major issue or goal for organized labor was
A) securing legal recognition of unions.
B) limiting competition for jobs by limiting immigration.
C) making the eight-hour day the standard throughout all industries.
D) forcing industrialists to accept collective bargaining.

1. The six stages of interactions between political actors that lead to the emergence and resolution of public policy issues is called
the fiscal-policy process.
the monetary-policy process.
the budgetary process.
the public-policy process.
the governmental process.

Question 1
What do a baby boom generation and a baby bust generation have in common?
A. Many jobs will open up when each group retires.
B. They are both age cohorts.
C. They are both classified as birth confederates.
D. They both will create a hardship on the economy when their members retire.

1. The efficient market hypothesis deals primary with.
a. random speculation in securities.
b. the degree to which prices adjust to new information.
c. degree to which price movement are the result past trends.
d. how can investor can significantly outperform the market in general.

Question 1
Greg enters into a contract with Holly that indirectly benefits Ira, although neither Greg nor Holly intended the result. Ira is
a delegatee.
an assignee.
an incidental beneficiary.
an intended beneficiary.

1) Based on this information you can conclude that
A. the supply of clothing has grown faster than the demand for clothing
B. demand for clothing has grown faster than the supply of clothing
C. the supply of and demand for clothing have grown by the same proportion
D. there is no way to determine what has happened to supply and demand with this information

1. Religious beliefs centered on one God is associated with what phase of human social evolution
A. Hunting and gathering
B. Pastoral
C. Industrial
D. Agricultural

1. Many programming languages allow you to use ____ to force an expression to evaluate first.
A) a pound sign
B) an asterisk
C) parentheses
D) quotation marks

13.) cost of goods sold is obtained fromA.) analysis of all the control accounts in the cost systemB.) the finished good inventory recordsC.) the work in process inventory recordsD.) the raw materials inventory control account14.) the predetermined overhead rate isA.) determined on a moving average

1. Based upon your reading of the George v. Davoli case, which statement best describes the holding of the NY Supreme Court, Appellate Division?
A Oral evidence that supplements a written agreement that is not final and complete was admissible.
B Oral evidence of the time of delivery of a good is always admissible to supplement a written agreement.
C All oral, mutual agreements of the parties were admissible to supplement any written agreement.
D Where a written agreement is final and complete, evidence of an oral agreement to supplement the written agreement was admissible.

1. The tax cut signed by President George W. Bush in 2001 was premised largely on
demand-side economics.
supply-side economics.
fiscal policy.
monetary policy.
Keynesian economics.

1. An active reader who is assigned an essay to read will begin by
A. reading the entire essay.
B. skimming the entire essay.
C. previewing specific parts of the essay.
D. researching the subject of the essay. +

1. A troubleshooter is investigating a faulty lighting system in a store. After locating and identifying the components that may be responsible for the faulty system, the next fundamental step she should follow is
A. replace or repair the components.
B. test the components.
C. identify the problem.
D. understand the system or equipment.

Question 1
A researcher wants to study the spending habits of customers of a local shopping mall. The mall manager claims that the average spending per customer is $70, but the researcher believes that the average is less than $70. A simple random sample of 350 shoppers is obtained. The sample average is $65 and the sample SD is $27. We should _________ the null hypothesis.
Reject
Accept

1. (TCOs 1, 2, 4, 6) John Stuart Mills theory of Utilitarianism is the most common form of ethics in use today. It is used so commonly because it belongs to which of the Primary Schools of Ethics? (Points : 5)
Care-based
Ends-based
Economy-based
Law-based
Efficiency-based

1. What is produced and exchanged in the real sector
Money
Goods and services
Financial assets
All assets with a money price

1. The total amount of tax you pay divided by your total income is the (Points : 1)
marginal tax rate.
average tax rate.
total tax rate.
proportional tax rate.

1 Which of the following is true of a sole proprietorship?

1.__________ is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in
United States.
a. chlamydia
b. syphills
c. herpes
d. gonorhea

1. Earth Day was the brainchild of Senator
Ted Kennedy.
Robert Byrd.
Mike Mansfield.
Ted Stevens.
Gaylord Nelson.

1) Which of the following is not an adjustment in calculating AMTI?
A. The regular tax NOL deduction
B. Production activities deduction
C. The difference between the gains for AMTI and regular tax purposes
D. Gain on installment sales of non inventory property

1. Which one of the following words is a verb?
A. Maintenance
B. Manufacture
C. Cruel
D. However

1. Kuznet Rental Center requires $1,000,000 in financing over the next two year. Kuznet can borrow long-term at 9 percent interest per year for two year. Alternatively, Kuznet can borrow short term and pay 7 percent interest in the first year. The Kuznet project paying 10 percent interest in the second year. Assuming Kuznets pays off the accrued interest at the end of each year, Which of the following statement is true?
a. Kuznets will definitely end up paying more under the long-term financing plan.
b. Kuznets will definitely end up paying less under the long- term financing plan.
c. Kuznets will probably pay more under the short- term financing plan.
d. Kuznets will probably pay less under the short-term financing plan.

1) The basic components of an effective sexual harassment policy include the following EXCEPT:
A. To act immediately when employees complain of sexual harassment
B. To establish a formal complaint procedure
C. To develop an organization wide policy on sexual harassment
D. To establish a means for ongoing training
E. To establish a performance appraisal system

1. The U.S. central bank is a financial institution that:
has the sole right to accept deposits and make loans.
has the sole right to issue currency, commonly referred to as notes.
sets borrowing and lending in a country.
determines what assets will back a currency.

Question 1
A referral letter should be sent when:
A. an inquiry can be answered better by someone else.
B. you wish to recommend someone for a job.
C. a payment is enclosed.
D. you dont want to be bothered with it.

1. Each partner in a general partnership must have a(n)
A. equal share of any profits and losses.
B. equal share of control over the partnership.
C. share of any profits and losses.
D. right to compete with the partnership, even if that violates the partners fiduciary duty.

1. Stocks A and B have the following data. Assuming the stock market is efficient and the stocks are in equilibrium, which of the following statements is CORRECT? Please use the given general Dividend Growth Model formulas to help you answer the question.
Stock Price per share at Year 0 = [Dividends per share (DPS) expected for Year 1]
divided by
[Required Return less Dividend Growth Rate g]
Required Return = DPS/Price + g
Common stock: A B
Required Return 15.00% 16.00%
Market Price $25.00 $40.00
Expected Dividend growth rate. 6.00% 9.00%
What is the Dividend Yield for these two stocks
A. 8.00% for A and 5.00% for B.
B. 3.00% for A and 3.00% for B.
C. These two stocks should have the same expected return.
D. 9.00% for A and 7.00% for B.

1. The defining characteristic of a social insurance program is that
eligibility for the programs benefits is confined to those who pay the special taxes that fund the program.
it is administered jointly by the national government and the states.
it is targeted at those who are most in need of welfare assistance.
it is administered through private insurance companies.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Bradley agrees to hire Russell to work at his store for a salary of $170 per week. Bradley later cancels the contract because he has decided to spend the summer in Australia. Russell is entitled to recover
a. The wages he would have received while working for Bradley less any wages he receives in a replacement job plus any incidental damages
b. Only the wages he would have received wile working for Bradley less any wages he receives in a replacement job.
c. Only the wages he would have received while working for Bradley
d. Nothing

1. When faced with troubleshooting a complex industrial system, a good troubleshooter knows to
A. eliminate the distraction caused by having one or more operators present.
B. begin by replacing all inexpensive parts directly related to the problem.
C. mentally divide the system into logical sections.
D. first confirm that the system truly doesn t work by running it.

1. Using a clear organizational pattern in your speech is one way of creating reinforcement in your speech.
True
False

1. Home Products Company issues common stock for sale to the public. If Ira buys ten shares of the stock, he has a proportionate interest with regard to
control only.
earnings and net assets only.
control, earnings, and net assets.
none of the above.

1) A good real-world example of monopolistic competition is
A. lawyers
B. gas stations
C. Time Warner Cable
D. groceries stores

Question 1
You will achieve the you attitude in your letter if you:
A. use as many you and your words as possible.
B. use you and your carefully and thoughtfully, putting the reader into the picture.
C. focus on your reader in the last paragraph.
D. feel confident in your speaking ability.

1. Why do people pull back from self-disclosure?
A. Because it allows them to know themselves and others around them better
B. Because they are trying to create high self-awareness which requires them to spend time in solitude
C. Because they have learnt very early to shut away large parts of themselves in the hidden pane
D. Because it is very difficult to deal with the repressed childhood experiences

1. The optical principle of the magnifying glass can be found in all but which type of microscope?
a. polarizing
b. comparison
c. strereoscopic
d.scanning electron

1. Social insurance programs have high levels of public support because
of their self-financing feature.
they are based on an equality principle-all citizens are eligible for the benefits and all recipients receive the same level of benefits.
their cost is consistently below the spending level for public assistance programs.
of the necessity of increased taxes to fund them.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Sentence 7 of the excerpt is an example of
A. an opinion.
B. random evidence.
C. a supporting explanation.
D. a conclusion.

1.An active reader who is assigned an essay to read will begin by
Reading the entire essay.
Skimming the entire essay.
Previewing specific parts of the essay.
Researching the subject of the essay.

Question 1
Given: A box contains a large number of red and blue marbles, but the proportions are unknown. 100 marbles are drawn at random, and 49 turn out to be red. The SE% turns out to be 5%. True or False: The 95% confidence interval for the percentage of red marbles in the sample is 39% to 59%
False
True

1. Zero Sum Games Corporation has forty-three shareholders. The minimum number that must be present at a meeting for a shareholders vote is
a. a quorum.
b. three of the shareholders.
c. a proxy.
d. all of the shareholders.

1. The standard deviation of all possible sample proportions increases as the sample size increases. (Points : 1)
True
False

1. According to your text, a main cause of cultural change is
A. revelation.
B. concealment.
C. invention.
D. repetition.

1. If a manager wants to implement team building approach, what does he or she need to learn?
A. The new management role of being a coach or a captain of a team
B. The art of constant surveillance
C. Sustaining the responsibility of getting the job done by oneself
D. Maintaining a tight control over the group

Astatistical method for driving an estimated line of cost behavior is the
a)scatter diagram method b)high low method c)cvp charting method d)least square regression method

1. In the United States, the highest reported of infection of gonorrhea are among sexually active__________.
a. teenagers
b. young adults
c. African Americans
d. all of the above

1. Which of the following is a true statement about the visibility of poverty in American society today?
Media coverage often focuses on the plight of the poor in America.
In polls each year, Americans identify the problem of poverty as one of the nations top three problems.
Poverty is less visible in the suburbs than in inner cities or rural areas.
Poverty has been virtually eliminated in the United States.
Poverty is most apparent in the case of elderly Americans.

1. To narrow a general topic youve selected, which pair of techniques is most likely to be effective
A. Free writing and questioning
B. Using a branching diagram and consulting your journal
C. Questioning and choosing an issue that interests you
D. Branching diagram and questioning.

1. The principles for supplying evidence in support of a thesis could be represented by an acronym: RSVSRA. According to the information in your text, the two Rs could stand for
A. revealing and relevant.
B. respectful and revealing.
C. representative and revealing.
D. relevant and representative.

Question 1
In a month, the Current Population Survey sample amounted to 100,000 people. Of them, 62,000 were employed, and 3,000 were unemployed. True or False: The Bureau would estimate the percentage of the population who are unemployed as 4.62%.
False
True

1.Short, informal reports used internally are known as:
A. statistical reports.
B. research reports.
C. memo reports.
D. supplemental reports.

1) If the wage rate increases,
A. a purely competitive producer will hire less labor, but an imperfectly competitive producer will not
B. an imperfectly competitive producer will hire less labor, but a purely competitive producer will not
C. a purely competitive and an imperfectly competitive producer will both hire less labor
D. an imperfectly competitive producer may find it profitable to hire either more or less labor

Question 1
Which of the following features are you likely to find in a word-processing program?
A. Address book
B. Stylus
C. Thesaurus
D. Filters

1. Larry wants to help his sons partnership. However, he doesnt want to risk more than the Christmas bonus he received last year of $11,000. He can
do nothing theres no way to accomplish his objective.
become a limited partner, or a creditor who loans the money to the partnership.
contribute the $11,000 as a general partner.
contribute the $11,000 as a limited partner but keep an eye on his investment by insisting on being elected the managing partner.

1. Which of the following statements is true regarding questions of admissibility of parol evidence?
A These are always questions of fact for the trier of fact to determine.
B The meaning of language is generally considered a question of fact, but the interpretation of a writing is generally treated as a question of law for the court to decide.
C Where parol evidence is introduced to aid interpretation of a writing, the question of meaning is always left to the jury.
D In an oral agreement where the words of the parties are not in dispute, the court will apply rules that differ significantly from rules regarding a written contract.

1. he Social Security benefits that todays retirees receive are funded primarily by
tax contributions they made in the past and which were put in a trust fund from which current payments are made.
payroll taxes on people who are currently working.
equal contributions from the national and state governments.
borrowed funds, which contribute to the national debt.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Your topic is courtesy, and youre writing from the point of view of a caring mentor. Which of the following sentences is most persuasive for an audience of high school graduates from a working-class neighborhood
A. Courtesy to others shows self-respect as much as it does respect for others.
B. Courtesy is the oil that lubricates the machinery of discourse.
C. Remember that you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
D. Courtesy yields profits to the impecunious as well as to the wealthy.

Question 1
Sociologically, which of the following is the most accurate definition of marriage?
A. It is the union of one man and one woman.
B. It consists of people occupying the same housing unit.
C. It is an arrangement where two people live together and share expenses.
D. It is a groups approved mating arrangement.

1. How is a population defined?
all of the individuals of the same species
all of the individuals of the same species that occupy the same area
all of the individuals of the same species that have the possibility of breeding with one another
both b and c

Question 1
Lee, a salesperson for Midsize Corporation, causes a car accident while on business. Lee and Midsize are liable to
all those who were injured.
only those who were uninsured.
only those whose injuries could have been reasonably foreseen.
only those with whom Lee was doing business.

Question 1
The mouse button should be released when dragging a file to a folder named PowerPoint Assignments, when the __________ message displays.
A. drop in PowerPoint Assignments
B. transfer to PowerPoint Assignments
C. move to PowerPoint Assignments
D. save in PowerPoint Assignments

1. Challenging the audience is a useful type of conclusion in persuasive speeches.
a. True
b. False

1. When a variable is declared within a method, it ceases to exist when the method ends.
A) True
B) False

1. If a cable insulation is described as RHW, you would be able to use the cable for what maximum temperature?
A. 860F
B. 1400F
C. 1670F
D. 1940F

1. Which one of the following tests will a court usually apply in negligence actions where there are multiple redundant causes of plaintiff s harm?
A But-for test.
B Market share test.
C Substantial factor test.
D Alternative liability test.

1. In the evolutionary tree discussed earlier in this section, which two species of bears share the closest evolutionary relationship? Which two species of bears are most distantly related to one another?
a. closely: spectacled and giant panda; distantly: spectacled and sloth
b. closely: sloth and giant panda; distantly: spectacled and giant panda
c. closely: spectacled and sloth; distantly: spectacled and giant panda
d. closely: spectacled and sloth; distantly: giant panda and sloth

1. (TCOs 5, 8) The idea that the assisted suicide of terminally ill patients should be allowed or assisted for the greater happiness of all concerned reflects what type of ethics? (Points : 5)
Aristotles Doctrine of the Mean
Kants Categorical Imperative (in the 2nd Formulation)
Thomas Aquinass concept of conscience
Rands concept of self-interest
Mills Principle of Utility

1) Investing in R&D is more likely to occur in markets where
A. firms have monopoly power protected by regulatory barriers
B. markets are closely competitive markets with close to zero economic profits
C. markets are oligopoly markets with strong collusion agreements
D. markets are monopolistic competitive markets

1. The ________ tax rate is the tax rate paid on any additional income earned. (Points : 1)
average
total
marginal
proportional

1. The major difference in the statement of retained earnings between a service business and a
merchandising business is
A. that the retained earnings statement of a merchandising business includes dividends.
B. that the retained earnings statement of a service business includes dividends.
C. nothing. There are no differences between the two.
D. that the retained earnings statement of a merchandising business shows the cost of goods sold.

1. What is the process by which a species becomes better suited to its environment?
A. Variation
B. Adaptation
C. Selection
D. Adjustment

1. increases in government regulation.
monetary
military
fiscal
budgetary
security

1. According to your textbook, which statement about learning styles is most accurate
A. If youre a verbal learner, you can still experiment with spatial diagrams.
B. Concrete learners tend to focus on the big picture.
C. To write more effectively, you shouldnt experiment with unfamiliar learning styles.
D. Pragmatic learners are almost never creative, but theyre usually emotional.

1. I m interested in how human behavior may be genetically inherited from our remote ancestors, such as chimpanzees. My field of interest is
A. behavioral genetics.
B. chemical psychobiology.
C. clinical neuropsychology.
D. evolutionary psychology.

1. Corporate ________ covers issues such as setting minority hiring practices, manufacturing safe products, and minimizing pollution.
A. responsibility
B. philanthropy
C. diversity
D. structure and strategy

1. Chocolate Sundry LLC s members and managers are Devlin, Effie, and Flavia. After Devlin s relationship to the firm ends, Effie and Flavia agree to discontinue the business. This is
a. illegal.
b. optional.
c. wrongful.
d. required.

1) Price is constant or given to the individual firm selling in a purely competitive market because
A. the firms demand curve is downward sloping
B. of product differentiation reinforced by extensive advertising
C. each seller supplies a negligible fraction of total supply
D. there are no good substitutes for its product

1. Employers will bear the full burden of the payroll tax if labor supply is (Points : 1)
perfectly inelastic.
perfectly elastic.
backward bending.
upward sloping.

1. The right to privacy is absolute and cannot be waived by anyone under any circumstances.
True
False

1. Which of the following states one of Williston s Rules regarding the parol evidence rule?
Based upon the Nanakuli Paving and Rock Co. v. Shell Oil Co. case, which of the following statements is true?
A The court limited the interpretation of the contract terms to the four corners of the written agreement.
B The case applied the common law in a way to promote flexibility in the expansion of commercial practices.
C The parties course of performance was more important than trade usage to determine the terms of an agreement.
D The court refused to consider the entire commercial context of the agreement.

1. In contrast with Medicare, the Medicaid program is
a public assistance program.
funded totally by the states.
funded by payroll taxes.
very popular with the general public.
designed to provide health coverage to all Americans who lack health insurance.

1. A conductor thats described as a 750 MCM wire has an area of
A. 750 cmils.
B. 750 kcmils.
C. 750 in2.
D. 750,000 kcmils.

1. In searching out the key elements as you read an essay, you re most likely to discover the author s support for his or her claims or ideas in the
A. Conclusion
B. Title
C. introductory paragraph
D. Body of the essay

1. Directions: In each of the following sentences, the verbs are correctly underlined.
Jordan told me to turn left at the strip mall and then take a right by the self-storage center.
True
False

1. Sarah believes that people should take actions that benefit society as a whole the most. Which of the following ethical theories most accurately describes Sarah s beliefs?
Kantian ethics
Utilitarianism
Natural Rights
Ethical Fundamentalism

1) GDP understates the value of output produced by an economy because it
A. includes transactions that do not take place in organized markets, such as home cooked meals
B. includes environmental degradation caused by increased output production
C. excludes value added from the underground economy, such as tips taken under the table
D. excludes the value of the wages and benefits of government employee

Question 1
The built-in purpose of each letter should be to:
A. promote goodwill and make a profit.
B. maintain that the companys position is mostly fair.
C. resell the product and the business ahead of the competition.
D. promote goodwill and resell your product or service.

Question 1
When a library is arranged by file type, the icons for each type are:
A. underlined.
B. stacked.
C. highlighted.
D. italicized.

1. What do biologists call the process when allele frequencies in a population of a species change over time due to chance?
A. Gene flow
B. Nonrandom mating
C. Genetic drift
D. Bottleneck effect

1. The Fed is a preeminent example of ________ politics at work.
pluralist
elitist
majoritarian
Republican
Democratic

1. Which of the following is a common error in composing a thesis statement
A. You focus your thesis statement after you begin writing.
B. You offer an original perspective on a familiar theme.
C. Your thesis statement contains two or more central points.
D. Your thesis statement is specific as opposed to general.

Question 1
__________ is the process of determining which people will enter what occupations through tracking and placing select students in ability groups and advanced classes.
A. Mainstreaming
B. Gate keeping
C. Social integration
D. The hidden curriculum

Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points JavaScript runs more efficiently than CGI scripts because the CGI script runs on the: A. LAN. B. Web server. C. users computer. D. users Internet Service Provider. Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points In var answer = 14 + 6, what value will the answer variable hold? A. 146 B. 20 C. 146 D. 0 Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points In the example document.bgcolor = white, bgcolor is a/an: A. effect. B. character. C. method. D. property. Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points A __________ variable can only contain the values true or false. A. boolean B. string C. logic D. local Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points Single line comments embedded into a script should begin with __________. A. * B. \\ C. // D. /* Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points If you want to perform a set of JavaScript statements repeatedly throughout your Web page, you should create a __________. A. method B. property C. function D. Java Bean Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points A __________ variable can be accessed from anywhere inside the Web page. A. local B. script C. string D. global Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points __________ is a programming language that creates mini-applications called applets that are downloaded over the Internet and run inside the Web browser. A. C++ B. JavaScript C. JavaBeans D. Java Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points __________ are usually used to call a function. A. Event handlers B. Operators C. Call letters D. Methods Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points You want to compare two variables to see if they represent the same value. What statement do you write? A. a == b B. a!=b C. a/b D. a=b Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points What is the HTML container tag pair that lets the browser know that the following code is a scripting language? A. B. C. D. Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points The JavaScript code word onMouseover is an example of a/an: A. function. B. variable. C. event handler. D. null value. Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points The __________ method is used to display a message to the user in a separate dialog box. A. prompt B. alert C. send D. write Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points __________ are actions performed by the user such as submitting a form. A. Clicks B. Events C. Properties D. Arrays Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points The type of variable which would represent the value Happy Birthday would be a/an __________ string variable. A. boolean B. numeric C. alpha D. string Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points The If Then statement is an example of a/an: A. conditional. B. method. C. array. D. loop. Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points a + = b is the same as writing: A. a = a + b. B. a + a = b. C. a = b. D. a ++ = b. Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points Which of the following is not an object? A. Document B. Window C. Confirm D. Form Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points __________ is an event handler usually associated with a button. A. onSelect B. onClick C. perClick D. onChange Question 20 of 20 Frames are created with what HTML tag pairs? A. B. C. D.

1. Top management at Big Bend Motorcycle Company is convinced that the company has a social responsibility to its community. Management believes that the firm can have the greatest impact in this area through cash contributions to nonprofit organizations. This is an example of:
A. graduated payments.
B. corporate philanthropy.
C. structure and strategy.
D. short run profit maximization.
Corporate philanthropy includes charitable donations to nonprofit groups of all kinds.

1. Daystar Company is a private, for-profit corporation that (1) was formed for the purpose of marketing business office software, (2) is owned by ten shareholders, (3) is subject to double taxation, and (4) has made no public offering of its shares. Daystar is
a. a nonprofit corporation.
b. an S corporation.
c. a professional corporation.
d. a close corporation.

1) Suppose productivity rises in a particular economy, but wages stay the same. Other things equal,
A. the demand curve will shift leftward
B. the supply curve will shift rightward
C. the supply curve will shift leftward
D. expenditures curve will shift rightward

1. Performing a service for $500 cash and $700 on account would include a:
a. debit to cash for $1,200
b. debit to service revenue for $1,200
c. credit to service revenue for $500
d. debit to accounts receivable for $700

1. You wish to measure the AC value of a composite signal made up of both AC and DC voltages. The coupling switch should be set to
A. AC. C. GND.
B. DC. D. EXT.

76) A major difference between monopolistic competition and perfect competition is thata. there are barriers to entry in monopolistic competition. There are no barriers to entry in perfectly competitive markets.b. monopolistically competitive firms sell differentiated products. Perfectly compet

1. Scientists believe that modern humans appeared during the _______ epoch.
A. Pleistocene
B. Pliocene
C. Miocene
D. Paleocene

Question 1
The degree of financial leverage is concerned with the relation between:
A. changes in volume and changes in EPS.
B. changes in volume and changes in EBIT.
C. changes in EBIT and changes in EPS.
D. changes in EBIT and changes in operating income.

1: It is most advisable for a sales manager to schedule an audit:
A. only after some major problem has emerged.
B. when competition becomes fierce.
C. at least quarterly.
D. at least annually.

1. Which case held that where the tortious acts of two or more tortfeasors join together to produce an indivisible injury, all of the wrongdoers will be held jointly and severally liable for the entire damages and plaintiff can proceed against any one tortfeasor separately or against all of them in one suit?
A Landers v. East Texas Salt Water Disposal Co., 248 S.W.2d 73 (Tex. 1952).
B Anderson v. Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway, 179 N.W. 45 (Minn. 1920).
C Salinetro v. Nystro, 341 So. 2d 1059 ( Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1977).
D Joshi v. Providence Health Sys. Of Oregon Corp., 149 P.3d 1164 (Or. 2006).

Question 1
A researcher wants to study the spending habits of customers of a local shopping mall. The mall manager claims that the average spending per customer is $70, but the researcher believes that the average is less than $70. A simple random sample of 350 shoppers is obtained. The sample average is $65 and the sample SD is $27. Find the value of the test statistic.
-3.47
-2.36
-0.14
3.45
-2.08

1. Guard Personnel Company is charged with using hiring practices that do not meet requirements set by the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA). The administrative law judge orders Guard to comply with the TSAs regulations. Guard may
a. appeal to the commission that governs the TSA.
b. appeal to Congress, which created the TSA.
c. appeal to a different, separate agency.
d. ignore the order.

1. Which song crossed racial boundaries by achieving success on both the R&B and pop charts?
A. My Ding-a-Ling
B. Please Mr. Postman
C. School Day
D. Fight the Power

1. Which of the following accounts are closed to the owners capital account?
a. revenues and expenses
b. the owners withdrawal account and expenses
c. income summary and owners withdrawal account
d. revenues, expenses and the owners withdrawal account

Question 1
A __________ provides buttons or icons that give you access to commonly used commands.
A. taskbar
B. menu
C. dialog box
D. toolbar

1. Scientists who argue that modern humans evolved from a single population believe that humans came from the continent of
A. Europe.
B. Africa.
C. Asia.
D. South America.

Question1
In the context of EC, __________ are electronic trading-community meeting places for many sellers and many buyers, and possibly for other business partners.
A. exchanges
B. portals
C. social networks
D. B2C

1. Marketing cost analysis:
A. studies total sales volume first.
B. adds sales revenue to various market segments or organizational units.
C. investigates the costs incurred and profits generated from sales volume.
D. is performed entirely by the headquarters marketing team.

1. Tom gave a mortgage to Big Bank. Big Bank failed to record the mortgage. Then Tom gave a mortgage to Second Bank. Second Bank recorded the mortgage and didnt know about the mortgage to Big Bank. After Second Bank recorded, Big Bank recorded its mortgage. After both mortgages are recorded, Tom defaults on both debts. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Big Bank has a first mortgage.
B. Tom doesnt owe the debt to Big Bank because Big Bank failed to record the mortgage promptly.
C. Second Bank has a first mortgage.
D. If these are the only two mortgages on the property, theyll share the proceeds pro-rata based on the amount due each.

1. What is meant by the phrase evolution through natural selection?
Living organisms that are badly suited to survive in their environment are able to modify their genes to make themselves better suited to their environment.
Living organisms that are better suited to their environment are more likely to survive, reproduce, and pass their genes on to the next generation.
Living organisms that encounter changes in their environment are able to modify their genes to survive the change.
Living organisms that are badly suited to their environment are less likely to survive and reproduce, which makes it less likely that they will pass their genes on to the next generation.
both b and d

Question 1
National Ladder Company is subject to regulations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Like other federal administrative agencies, the OSHA was created by
Choose one answer.
a. Congress, through enabling legislation.
b. the Federal Trade Commission, through the rulemaking process.
c. the president, through an executive order.
d. the U.S. Department of Labor, through a final order.

1. Notes that begin a phrase before a downbeat are known as pick-up notes or a/an
A. call and response.
B. duck walk.
C. shuffle groove.
D. anacrusis.

1. The financial statement that presents a summary of assets, liabilities, and owners equity as of a specific date is the:
a. statement of owners equity
b. balance sheet
c. income statement
d. statement of cash flows

Question 1
Your logon consists of your __________ and your password.
A. thumbnail
B. desktop
C. user name
D. computer ID

79) At the peak of its success in the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, Apple Computer had a 15 percent share of the personal computer market. In 2007 Apples share of the growing personal computer market was estimated at 6 percent. Which of the following best accounts for this decline in market sh

1. On August 31, 2011, Roberta acquired a 20 percent interest in Zelkova Company, a partnership, by contributing property with an adjusted basis of $8,500 and a fair market value of $15,000. The property was subject to a mortgage of $10,000, which was assumed by Zelkova Company. What is Robertas basis in her partnership interest in Zelkova Company immediately after the partnership contribution
A) $6,500
B) $500
C) $8,500
D) $3,000
E) $7,000

Question 1
The state of Mississippi passes a law that prohibits waste hauling companies from bringing out-of-state garbage to dumps located in Mississippi. Mississippi garbage would still be permitted. This law is challenged as unconstitutional by an out-of-state waste hauling company that plans to bring garbage from another state into Mississippi for dumping. The likely result of such a lawsuit would be?
The Mississippi law would be upheld as part of the power of the state to protect its citizens and residents from unpleasant sights and smells.
The Mississippi law would be struck down as unconstitutional because it discriminates against interstate commerce.
The Mississippi law would be struck down because only the federal government and the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate garbage transportation and dumping.
The Mississippi law would be upheld since transportation of garbage is not really commerce.

Question 1
Which of the following is not a recommendation for melting the glass ceiling
Gather data on problems causing the glass ceiling using task forces, focus groups, and questionnaires.
Make sure senior management supports and is involved in the program.
Make a business case for change and make the change public.
Establish quotas and hold managers accountable for meeting them

1. Why should you use caution when measuring high-voltage inductive devices with an oscilloscope?
A. If the device shorts, a large current spike could destroy the probe.
B. The device may not be grounded.
C. The device can produce a very high voltage spike when it de-energizes.
D. High-voltage inductive devices produce electrical noise that can be displayed instead of the actual
waveform.

1. Consider the following: x P(x) -2 -0.5 -1 0 0 0.2 1 0.2 2 0.1 IF the above distribution is a probability distribution, then compute its mean. Otherwise, please state NOT A PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION . 2. According to data from the American Medical Association, 10% of people are left-handed. In a group of 5 people, find the probability that (a) exactly 1 is left-handed., (b) at least 2 are left-handed., (c) at most 4 are right-handed. 3. Assume that the readings on a thermometer form a standard normal distribution. A thermometer is randomly selected. Find each of the following probabilities. (a) thermometer s reading is between 0 and 1., (b) thermometer s reading is greater than 0.5., (c) thermometer s reading is less than 0. 4. IQ scores are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15. Mensa is an organization for people with high IQ s, and eligibility requires an IQ above 131.5. (a) If someone is randomly selected, find the probability that he or she meets the requirement. (b) If 5 people are randomly selected, find the probability that the mean of their IQ s meets the requirement. 5. Let s suppose you have been falling in love with Japan and during your love affair with Japan, you decide to open up a new branch of Konaka men s Clothing Store. Suppose that men in your community have a mean height of 69 in. and a standard deviation of 2.8 in. To minimize start-up costs, you decide to not stock suits for the tallest 5% and the shortest 5% of men. Find the minimum and maximum heights of the men for whom suits will be stocked. 6. A NAPA Auto Parts supplier wants information about how long car owners plan to keep their cars. A random sample of 25 car owners results in mean 7.1 years and s = 3.74 years, respectively (based on data from a Roper poll). Assuming that the sample is drawn from a normally distributed population, find a 95% confidence interval for the population mean. 7. An economist wants to estimate the mean income for the first year of work for a college graduate who has had the profound wisdom to take a statistics course. How many such incomes must be found if we want to be 99% confident that the sample mean is within $500 of the true population mean? Assume that a previous study has revealed that for such incomes, = 6250 . 8.When Mendel conducted his famous genetics experiments with peas, one sample of offspring consisted of 428 green peas and 152 yellow peas. (a) Find a 95% confidence interval estimate of the percentage of yellow peas. (b) Based on his theory of genetics, Mendel expected that 25% of the offspring peas would be yellow. Given that the percentage of offspring yellow peas is not 25%, do the results contradict Mendel s theory? Why or why not? 9. In the course of designing theater seats, the sitting heights (in mm) of a sample of adult women is obtained, and the results are listed below. Use the sample data to construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of (population standard deviation) the standard deviation of sitting heights of all women. Does the confidence interval contain the value of 35 mm, which is believed to be the standard deviation of sitting heights of women? 849 807 821 859 864 877 772 848 802 807 887 815 10. With the popularity of Facebook, one could theoretically monitor a particular person s popularity. So, your friendly instructor has chosen 10 of his Facebook friends and recorded the number of friends that each of those 10 friends have. They are 325, 246, 81, 978, 1415, 288, 3459, 344, 108, 590. At a significance level of .01, can it be concluded that the mean number of friends is more than 500. 11. Do cars on eastbound Interstate 10 near the Louisiana-Texas border travel slower than the cars in westbound Interstate 10 near the Louisiana-Texas border? If so, then perhaps more people are looking forward to going to Texas rather than going to Louisiana. Hahahaha. So, for 3 months, data consisting of rates in miles per hour of cars were collected, and the mean and standard deviation of those rates were tabulated. Here are the results: EASTBOUND WESTBOUND = 75 = 78 s = 3.2 s = 5 n = 60 n = 40 Can it be concluded that people in eastbound Interstate 10 drive slower than people in westbound Interstate 10? Use a significance level of 0.1. 12. To test the effectiveness of a violin lesson, a teacher gives randomly selected students a pretest and a follow-up test. The results below are based on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best). Student A B C D E F G H Before 6 8 5 4 3 5 4 7 After 4 10 5 7 0 8 5 6 At the 0.05 level of significance, can it be concluded that the lesson improved scores overall?

Question 1
We took a sample from a population of gophers. The proportion of gophers in our sample who had brown fur was 0.55 with a standard error of 0.10. What is the lower limit of the 95% confidence interval for the proportion of gophers with brown fur?
0.75
0.35
0.40
0.445
0.45

1. (TCO 2) Air Tran Airlines (formerly ValuJet) has an airplane fleet that is older than those owned by other airlines. This is a potential ____ because it can give the company an image of poor quality or unsafe planes. (Points : 2)
organizational weakness
strategic limitation
entropy
organizational threat
organizational opportunity

1 It is ________ to look a lot like Christmas.

Question 1
George is a clerk in a hardware store. When an African American comes into the store, George provides closer monitoring because he believes that African Americans will steal his merchandise. What term most applies to the unequal treatment that George applies to African Americans who are actually customers?
A. Bias
B. Ethnic work
C. Prejudice
D. Discrimination

Question 1
The degree of operating leverage is computed as:
A. percent change in operating profit divided by percent change in net income.
B. percent change in volume divided by percent change in operating profit.
C. percent change in EPS divided by percent change in operating income.
D. percent change in operating income divided by percent change in volume.

81) An example of business fixed investment spending is

a purchase of a computer by an accounting firm.

$200 million of unsold cars at a car dealership.

a

1. (TCO 7) Which one of these is measured for a baseline
Bootup Sequence
Backoff percentage
Propagation Velocity
Broadcast repeat rate

Question 1
Precautionary cash balances:
A. are invested in insurance policies by people who are highly risk-averse.
B. were emphasized by classical writers on monetary theory.
C. are intended primarily for unexpected expenditures.
D. grow when individuals acquire personal lines of credit.

Question 1
Which of the following is a physical benefit of having fun in the workplace?
Increased creativity
Reduced turnover
Reduced stress
Increased productivity

1. In a CRT, the direction of electron beam deflection depends on the
A. type of inert gas that the tube contains.
B. amount of voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.
C. size of the screen.
D. polarity of the voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.

1. Pie graphs best illustrate:
how variables comprise proportions or percentages of a whole.
comparisons and contrasts among one or two variables.
how one variable changes as a function of another.
how multiple variables vary in relation to each other.
how some statistics are half baked.

Question 1
Secure Investments, Inc., a U.S. firm, expands into international markets through a joint venture. In this situation, Secure owns
a. all of the operation, and its profits and liabilities.
b. all of the operation, and none of its profits and liabilities.
c. none of the operation, and none of its profits and liabilities.
d. part of the operation, and shares its profits and liabilities.

1. Which of the following composers wrote the music for West Side Story?
A. Jerome Kern
B. Cole Porter
C. Leonard Bernstein
D. George M. Cohan

1. Under a perpetual inventory system, the entries to record a $1,600 sales return for a sale originally made on account, when the merchandise had a cost of $900, include a:
a. debit to inventory for $900
b. debit to sales returns and allowances of $700
c. credit to cost of goods sold of $1,600
d. credit to accounts receivable of $900

1. What is one item that must be included in a method s header if it can receive a parameter?
A) local parameter name
B) global parameter name
C) parameter s client
D) return data structure

A U.S. Treasury bond will pay a lump sum of $1,000 exactly 3 years from today. The nominal interest rate is 6%, semiannual compounding. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?Answera. The periodic interest rate is greater than 3%.b. The present value of the $1,000 would be larger if interest w

1. For 2011, the Butternut Corporation has net income on its books of $75,000, including the following items: Net capital losses $10,000 Federal income tax expense 22,250 Federal tax depreciation exceeds the depreciation deducted on the books by $7,250. What is the corporations taxable income
A) $97,250
B) $75,000
C) $85,000
D) $107,250
E) $100,000

Question 1
An increase in the price of a complement will result in a(n) __________ for the product.
A. decrease in the quantity demanded
B. increase in the quantity demanded
C. decrease in the demand
D. increase in the demand

1. A contract is formed when
a. when an offer is made
b. when an offer is accepted
c. when a mailed offer is accepted by depositing in the mail
d. all of the above

1. Which one of the following triggering controls is used to select the positive-going or negative-going edge of a signal for trace triggering?
A. The level control
B. The slope control
C. The line control
D. The field control

1. The difference between an organizations positive social contributions and its negative social impacts is called their:
A. social scorecard.
B. responsibility impact report.
C. net social contribution.
D. community commitment level.

Question 1
To obtain a contract with the Chinese government, Digby Engineering Corporation, a U.S. firm, gives a Chinese official a sport utility vehicle. This may violate
Choose one answer.
a. the act of state doctrine.
b. the doctrine of sovereign immunity.
c. the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
d. the principle of comity.

1) The use of budgeted service department cost rates protects using departments from _____.
A. all of these answers are correct
B. service outages
C. price fluctuations
D. service department efficiencies

1. A(n) ____ statement indicates the end of the catch block in the pseudo code.
A) final catch
B) finally
C) end catch
D) stop

1.Which of the following personality characteristics have been found to affect CEOs decision making and strategic choices
a. Big Five
b. Machiavellian scale
c. MBTI
d. Fiedler s LPC

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. Section 179 property must be expensed ratably over a 5-year period when computing E&P.
B. Losses on property sales to related parties are not deductible when computing E&P.
C. Distributions made out of accumulated E&P are allocated ratably between multiple distributions made during the tax year.
D. All are false.

Question 1
In the video about fun in the workplace, you were introduced to the PAL model. L stands for which of the following?
Answer
Listen to your employees
Leaders lead the way
Link arms and have fun
Learn how to relax

1. The Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act, section 4 in the assigned reading for Module 10 provides that
A a release of one tortfeasor is a release of all tortfeasors who are jointly and severally liable.
B a covenant not to sue is the only means by which a plaintiff can settle with one tortfeasor and still maintain suits against the remaining tortfeasors.
C a release of one tortfeasor does not discharge any of the remaining tortfeasors, unless the terms of the release expressly provide for discharge of those remaining tortfeasors.
D A & B.

Question 1
UCC Section 2-205 provides that all firm offers are irrevocable for three months.
TRUE
FALSE

1. Gulf Air, Inc., is the major wholesale distributor of software in the state of Florida. Its closest competitor is Fluid Systems Company, another Florida firm. The two firms agree that Gulf Air will operate in south Florida and Fluid Systems will operate in north Florida. This is
Choose one answer.
a. a group boycott.
b. a market division.
c. a joint venture.
d. an exclusive-dealing contract.

1. A chromatic scale consists entirely of
A. quarter steps.
B. tonal centers.
C. whole steps.
D. half steps.

1. Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System?
A. It was established specifically to enforce ecological regulations.
B. It provides the de facto governance of the continent.
C. Its actually the Society for the Geographic Exploration of Antarctica.
D. It bans commercial mining in Antarctica.

1. A catch block consists of four different elements: the keyword catch, followed by parentheses that contain an exception type and identifier, statements that take action to handle the error condition, an end catch statement, and a return statement.
A) True
B) False

1.The cases of Carl Vogel, former CEO of Charter Communication, is an example of:
a. the role culture in CEOs behavior and decisions.
b. the impact of a powerful board of directors.
c. the negative effect of a poor economy on CEO performance.
d. the negative impact of arrogance on CEOs

1. Roberto, the research manager for Agri-Products, Inc., applies Utilitarian ethics to determine that an action is morally correct when it produces
. The greatest good for Roberto
. The greatest good for the most people
. The least good for the fewest people
. The least good for the most people.

1. Compute the Return on Assets Managed (ROAM) for each segment of the business using the following data:
Accounts Receivable = $3,000,000
Inventory = $7,000,000
Contribution Margin = $2,000,000
Sales = $5,000,000
A. 0.2
B. 0.3
C. 0.4
D. 0.5

1. Which of the following statements is best describes joint and several liability?
A Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable and collect the full amount of the judgment from each defendant.
B Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, but can only collect 50% of the judgment from each defendant.
C Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, and collect the full judgment against any one of the tortfeasors.
D Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, and if plaintiff collects 75% of the judgment from one tortfeasor, plaintiff and still collect 50% of the judgment from the other tortfeasor

Question 1
Bill is entitled to receive cover damages from Sam in the amount of $1,000.00.
TRUE
FALSE

1. Rose Arena is the production manager for a manufacturing firm that produces buggy whips and other items. The annual demand for a particular buggy whip is 1,600 units. The holding cost is $2 per unit per year. The cost of setting up the production line is $25. There are 200 working days per year. Rose decided to produce 200 units each time she started production of the buggy whips. If it took her 4 days to produce the 200 units, what was her production rate
80 units/day
60 units/day
40 units/day
100 units/day
none of the above

1. The _______ is a xylophone-like instrument with tubular resonators under each bar.
A. suspended cymbal
B. marimba
C. conga
D. timbales

1. The matching principle is the basis for recording:
a. revenues
b. expenses
c. assets
d. liabilities

1. The ability to use methods without knowing the details of their contents is a feature of ____.
A) abstraction
B) encapsulation
C) inheritance
D) construction

1. In teams, members often share ________.
a. a culture
b. norms
c. history
d. personal experiences

Question 1
If the market price is below equilibrium price, quantity demanded:
A. is less than quantity supplied.
B. is equal to quantity supplied.
C. is greater than quantity supplied.
D. remains the same.

Question 1
(C6) In preparing your term paper, you focused on the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and assessed the practices of your chosen company and those of your classmates. Which of the following is most likely to be the cornerstone of why employers-of-choice made this list?
Global positioning
Diversity in workforce and customer bases
HR benefits
Technological advantage

1. Terry has medical coverage under Medicare. From this fact alone, you can infer its likely that Terry is
A. in a long-term care facility.
B. age 65 or over.
C. disabled.
D. poor.

Question 1
In a destination contract the risk of loss passes from the seller to the buyer when the seller tenders the goods to the buyer at the destination point.
TRUE
FALSE

Question 1
Fairway Products, Inc., and Golly Golf Clubs Corporation lobby Congress to pass a law banning a competitors product. This joint effort is probably
a. a violation of antitrust statutes.
b. exempt from antitrust enforcement.
c. not subject to antitrust law.
d. subject only to antitrust common law.

Question 1
If you think your reader might object to any point in your proposal, you should:
A. speak to the person personally about those objections.
B. answer those objections in the proposal.
C. refer the reader to the Appendix, where you have placed additional information.
D. Do all of the above

1) Gomez Company has two service departments, Maintenance and Personnel, as well as two production departments, Mixing and Finishing. Maintenance costs are allocated based on square footage while personnel costs are allocated based on number of employees. The following information has been gathered for the current year _____. Maintenance Personnel Mixing Finishing Direct dept. costs $126,000 $84,000 $105,000 $175,000 Square footage 800 400 1,600 1,200 Number of employees 8 12 24 32 If the step-down method is used to allocate costs and the Maintenance Department is allocated first, the amount of overhead that would be allocated from Maintenance to Mixing is:
A. $36,000
B. $42,750
C. $42,000
D. $63,000

1. Methods can be ____ correctly by providing different parameter lists for methods with the same name.
A) up dated
B) tested
C) overloaded
D) passed

1. Orlando has two employees who earned the following amounts evenly during 2011: Jason $17,000 Evelyn 15,000 If Orlando timely pays 5.4 percent for state unemployment tax, what is the amount of his 2011 FUTA after the state tax credit
A) $1,728
B) $256
C) $0
D) $112
E) $756

1. A qualified plan is one that meets:
A. requirements under the Internal Revenue Code for advantageous tax treatment.
B. minimum funding requirements.
C. ERISA requirements for plan amendments.
D. ERISA requirements for participation and vesting.

1. The ampacity of a No. 12 aluminum wire with RHW insulation installed in a raceway that has 19 other wires is
A. 15 A.
B. 18 A.
C. 25 A.
D. 30 A.

1. You wish to measure the AC value of a composite signal made up of both AC and DC voltages. The coupling switch should be set to
A. AC.
B. DC.
C. GND.
D. EXT.

Question 1
Bill is entitled to receive the full contract price of $6,000.00 from Steve.
TRUE
FALSE

1. (TCO7) Desiree is reluctant to take a promotion because it involves moving. She knows little about the area she would be living in. According to the text, the most likely reason for such employee resistance to change is (Points : 2)
uncertainty.
threatened self-interests.
different perceptions.
feelings of loss.
facilitation.

Question 1
If you have two or three lines in a table, you should:
A. single-space it.
B. center each line.
C. double-space it.
D. triple-space it.

1. The _____is/are transferred from the income statement to the statement of owners equity.
a. ending capital
b. withdrawals
c. net income
d. beginning capital

1. The memory location known as the ____ is where the computer stores the list of method locations to which the system must return.
A) method stack
B) location stack
C) call stack
D) store location

80) If the painting firms in a city sign a contract outlining a pricing plan, they are involved ina. price competition.b. a legal form of business contract in the United States.c. price regulation.d. collusion.

1. Tolerance for diversity, extent of centralization, degree of employee participation, and organic city are all part of which characteristic of upper echelon leaders?
a. internal orientation
b. collectivism
c. need for control
d. risk-aversion

1. According to individual ethical egoism one should
A. Ignore the needs of others.
B. Help others to help themselves.
C. Do what is in ones self interest.
D. Do what makes one happy at the moment.

1. A broad band:
is a combination of pay grades that reduces the number of levels in a pay structure.
refers to the distance between the minimum and maximum pay rate in a pay grade.
is the salary range attached to white-collar jobs.
reduces flexibility in assigning merit increases.

1. An accountant may have difficulty classifying costs as fixed or variable because _____.
a. costs may behave in a nonlinear way
b. costs may be affected by more than one cost driver
c. the decision situation may cause the costs to be fixed in the short term
d. all of these answers are correct

Question 1
Susan is entitled to recover the full contract price of $12,000.00 from Bill.
TRUE
FALSE

1) The cost associated with each additional dollar of financing for investment projects is
A. the incremental return
B. the marginal cost of capital
C. risk-free rate
D. beta

1. Which of the following is correct if the data type for weight is num?
A) weight = 2.75
B) weight = 2.75
C) weight = (2.75)
D) weight = heavy

1. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS is listed as the _______ main cause of global deaths.
A. second
B. fourth
C. third
D. eighth

1. ____ is the process of creating a new, derived class from a base class.
A) Accessibility
B) Encapsulation
C) Inheritance
D) Polymorphism

the risk-free rate of return (RFR) equals:a. 3.5%b. the return on long-term treasury bondsc. the average of the last 3 years inflation rated. the return on short-term treasury bills

1. A client tries on a skirt. You check the side seams. They curve towards the back. What does this indicate?
A. The skirt front is too tight.
B. The skirt front is too loose.
C. The skirt back is too tight.
D. The skirt back is too loose.

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. A corporation that accrues compensation payable to an employee must pay the amount within two and one-half months after the close of the taxable year to deduct the amount in the year of the accrual.
B. Accrued compensation that is deductible in the year of accrual is considered to be part of an IRS deferred compensation plan.
C. Accrued compensation not paid within three and one-half months after the close of the corporation tax year is deducted in the year following the accrual.
D. All are false.

1. Which of the following are among the challenges faced by project managers
They frequently have more authority than responsibility.
They must determine how networks of people function in the organization.
They must learn how to accomplish project work unilaterally on their own.
They must follow the same rigid approach for all projects.

1. In a CRT, the direction of electron beam deflection depends on the
A. type of inert gas that the tube contains.
B. amount of voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.
C. size of the screen.
D. polarity of the voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.

1. Which of the following can be considered as an outcome of the 2008-2009 U.S. financial crisis
I. More restrictive lending practices by U.S. financial institutions
II. A dysfunctional and damaged financial market
III. Limited consequences outside of the U.S.
I and II only
I and III only
II and III only
I, II, and III

1. (TCO5) The ____ of Applebees is to gain weekly repeat guests through providing surprisingly friendly hospitality, superior quality food, and world class service and value. (Points : 2)
operational goal
tactical plan
strategic plan
mission statement
operational plan

1. Which of the following statements about Sigmund Freuds theories is correct
A. The central function of civilization is denial of the death instinct.
B. Humans have a bonding instinct.
C. Humans are born with a selfish superego.
D. The ego is driven by a pleasure principle.

1. In Australia, most cattle ranching is found in
A. South Australia.
B. Victoria.
C. New South Wales.
D. Queensland.

1. When illegal division by 0 takes place, an Exception object is not created automatically by the object-oriented language application.
A) True
B) False

In order to study whether IQ level is related to birth order, data were collected from a sample of 540 students on their birth order (Oldest/In Between/Youngest) and their score on an IQ test. The data collected in this study would be best displayed using:(a) a pie chart(b) a histogram(c) a scatterp

1) NOPREM Inc. is a firm whose shareholders don t possess the preemptive right. The firm currently has 1,000 shares of stock outstanding; the price is $100 per share. The firm plans to issue an additional 1,000 shares at $90.00 per share. Since the shares will be offered to the public at large, what is the amount per share that old shareholders will lose if they are excluded from purchasing new shares
a. $90.00
b. $5.00
c. $10.00
d. $0
e. $2.50

Question 1
Key business drivers for B2B are all of the following EXCEPT:
A. numerous private and public B2B e-marketplaces.
B. the availability of a secure broadband Internet platform.
C. the willingness of companies to incur higher costs to improve collaboration.
D. the need for collaboration between suppliers and buyers.

Question 1.
The key to finding the number of measurable satisfaction facets in operational contexts, where the main concern is retention, is making sure that scores on whatever measures taken truly relate to _____ among valued people.
involuntary turnover
voluntary turnover
internal turnover
external turnover

1. _____ arise as a result of strategic decisions about the scale and scope of an organizations activities.
a. Capacity costs
b. Discretionary costs
c. Mixed costs
d. Engineered costs

1. Which of the following are considered to be primary activities in a value chain analysis as outlined by Porter? (Points: 5)
Inbound logistics
Procurement
Human resource management
Firms infrastructure

1) The goal of the firm should be
A. maximization of profits
B. maximization of shareholder wealth
C. maximization of consumer satisfaction
D. maximization of sales

1) The quantity theory of money states that
A. the money supply divided by the velocity of money equals the price level divided by real output
B. the money supply times the velocity of money equals the price level times real output
C. the money supply times the price level equals real output divided by the velocity of money
D. the money supply times the price level equals real output times the velocity of money

1. The natural vegetation regions of sub-Saharan Africa
A. dont correspond closely to climatic regions.
B. are heavily impacted by human activity.
C. are all characteristic of equatorial latitudes.
D. only correspond to climatic conditions in areas of West Africa.

1. A constructor may require ____.
A) parameters
B) methods
C) objects
D) inheritance

1. (TCO 7) The process of breaking a large program down into manageable pieces is known as top-down design or the _____.
divide and solve approach
divide and conquer approach
modularity breakdown approach
module division approach

1. According to utilitarianism which of the following is useful for evaluating the morality of an action
A. Peoples intentions
B. The nature of the act
C. The process of accomplishing the result
D. The result

Question 1
__________ is defined as a structured transition in what an organization does and how it does it.
A. Strategy
B. Strategic management
C. Organizational change
D. Globalization

1. A sales forecast is _____.
a. a prediction of sales under a given set of conditions
b. the result of decisions to create conditions
c. the same as a sales budget that will generate a desired level of sales
d. all of these answers are correct

1. The ability of Hampton Inn to provide customers moderately-priced accommodation with all the amenities and conveniences travelers want is an example of: (Points: 5)
contributing to superior customer value.
a second-to-market philosophy.
operating under a benchmarking philosophy.
providing a system that is easily duplicated.

1. The annual demand for a product has been projected to be 2,000 units. This demand is assumed to be constant throughout the year. The ordering cost is $20 per order, and the holding cost is 20 percent of the purchase cost. Currently, the purchase cost is $40 per unit. There are 250 working days per year. Whenever an order is placed, it is known that the entire order will arrive on a truck in six days. If the total holding cost for the year is $2,000, how many units does the company order at a time
300
400
500
600
none of the above

Question 1
In a report, the supporting materials are placed in the:
A. executive summary.
B. bibliography.
C. appendix.
D. methodology section.

1. One problem when using rigid metal conduit in a residence is that the installation of the conduit may
A. weaken the structure.
B. require an equipment ground.
C. be a fire hazard.
D. be an electrical hazard.

1. Which of the following is not a method of retail competition
A. Price
B. Location
C. Service
D. Travel

1.A company manages an electronic equipment store and has ordered 100 remote controlled color TVs for a special sale. The list price for each TV is $200 with a trade discount series of 5/10/4. Find the net price of the order by using the net decimal equivalent. The total net price is $____ Round to the nearest cent as needed.

Question 1
One strategic responsibility of managers and employees at other levels throughout the organization is:
A. strategy implementation.
B. situation analysis.
C. strategy formulation.
D. developing the organizations vision.

1. An electric iron is plugged into a receptacle that has 110 V present. If the voltage loss from the panel to the receptacle is 6 V, the line voltage at the panel is
A. 104 V.
B. 110 V.
C. 116 V.
D. 120 V.

1. A variance is the difference between _____.
a. a budgeted amount and a benchmark amount
b. the required number of inputs for the number of outputs
c. an actual result and a budgeted amount
d. a budgeted amount and a standard amount

1. Factors like Coca-Colas brand name Coke and Nikes swoosh symbol construct __________ resources for the organization. (Points: 5)
physical
intangible
financial
invisible

1. An arrival in a queue that reneges is one who:
after joining the queue, becomes impatient and leaves.
refuses to join the queue because it is too long.
goes through the queue, but never returns.
jumps from one queue to another, trying to get through as quickly as possible.
none of the above.

1. The ____ variable is initialized before entering the loop.
A) loop ending
B) ending control
C) interrupt control
D) loop control

1. What prompted Congress to enact the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002
A. Stockholders petitioned for increased access to financial records.
B. A series of improper financial disclosures were found during investigations.
C. Major companies requested government regulation following negative publicity.
D. Congress wanted to make accounting practices more efficient.

1. How many factors distinguish teams from groups?
a. two
b. three
c. four
d. five

Question 1
Benefits of e-procurement over traditional procurement methods include all of the following EXCEPT:
A. increasing the productivity of purchasing agents.
B. lowering purchase prices through product standardization, reverse auctions, volume discounts, and consolidation of purchases.
C. increasing the skill requirements and training needs of purchasing agents.
D. streamlining invoice reconciliation and dispute resolution.

1. The compensation program that would best fit in any company regardless of its organizational structure or the independence of jobs is:
profit sharing.
skill-based.
merit pay.
incentive pay.

Question 1
Which of the following variables contributes the greatest influence on homogamy?
A. Earned income
B. Personal attractiveness
C. Level of education
D. Propinquity

1) In the case of Tape v. Hurley, the court ruled that the
A) Chinese Exclusion Act was unconstitutional.
B) California capitation tax levied exclusively on Chinese was illegal.
C) San Francisco School Board could not bar the admission of Chinese pupils.
D) government was not obligated to extend citizenship to Chinese and other Asians.

1. Which of the following is not true about arrivals
Arrivals that are independent of each other are random.
Random arrivals cannot be predicted exactly.
The Poisson distribution is often used to represent arrival pattern.
The exponential distribution is often used to represent arrival patterns.

Question 1
Which is NOT counted in GDP?
A. A Social Security check sent to a retiree
B. Government spending on highway building
C. Money spent on an airline ticket
D. Money spent by a company to build a new office park

1. Find the area of a triangle with a base of 10 in. and an altitude of 14 in.
A. 24 sq. in.
B. 70 sq. in.
C. 140 sq. in.
D. 280 sq. in.

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.A. The S corporation rules were enacted to allow small corporations to enjoy the nontax advantages of the corporate form of business without being subject to the tax disadvantage of double taxation.B. A partnership can elect to be taxed as a corporation under the check-the-box regulations. As a corporation, an S election can be made.C. For C corporations that desire to be taxed like a partnership, the S corporation rules provide a practical alternative for an existing C corporation to obtain many of the tax benefits of being taxed as a partnership.D. All are true
2) Which one of the following individuals or entities is ineligible to be an S corporation shareholder?A. Resident alien of the United StatesB. A voting trust where all of the beneficiaries are U.S. citizensC. A partnership where all of the partners are U.S. citizensD. An estate

3) Which of the following would terminate a Subchapter S election?A. Voting trust becomes a shareholder.B. Partnership becomes a shareholder.C. Estate becomes a shareholder.D. Grantor trust becomes a shareholder

4) Purchase decisions are based on how consumers perceive prices and what they consider to be the ________ pricenot the marketers stated price. A. current actual B. current sale price C. referent price D. last purchased price

1. In her poem, The New Colossus, Emma Lazarus identifies the Statue of Liberty with
A. the Colossus of Rhodes.
B. Old World tyranny.
C. a mother.
D. wretchedness.

1) The Random Corporation is setting its terms on a new issue with warrants. The bonds have a 30-year maturity and semiannual coupon. Each bond will have 20 warrants attached that give the holder the right to purchase one share of Random stock per warrant. Random s investment banker estimates that each warrant has a value of $14.20. A similar straight-debt issue would require a 10 percent coupon. What coupon rate must be set on the bonds so that the package will sell for $1,000
a. 6.00%
b. 7.00%
c. 8.00%
d. 9.00%
e. 10.00%

1. Tech, Inc., sells its brand-name computer equipment directly to its franchised retailers. Depending on how existing franchisees do, Tech may limit the number of franchisees in a given area to reduce intrabrand competition. Techs restriction on the number of dealers likely is
A) a per se violation of the Sherman Act.
B) exempt from the antitrust laws.
C) subject to continuing review by the appropriate federal agency.
D) subject to the rule of reason.

1. Vanessa offers to pay Deborah $100 if she walks across the Brooklyn Bridge. Deborah can accept the offer only by walking across the bridge. If Deborah walks across the bridge, she and Vanessa will have formed
a. A bilateral contract
b. A unilateral contract
c. A performance contract
d. A surety contract

1. Improvements in the production process are examples of _____cost.
a. prevention
b. appraisal
c. internal failure
d. external failure

1. According to the value chain analysis, the process connected to the acquisition and utilization of resources is known as:
human resource management.
technological development.
firm infrastructure.
procurement

1 Consider the following linear programming problem:
Maximize 4X + 10Y
Subject to: 3X + 4Y
The feasible corner points are (48,84), (0,120), (0,0), (90,0).
What is the maximum possible value for the objective function
1032
1200
360
none of the above

Question 1
In a criminal case if there has been a violation of the Fourth Amendment,
A. the defendants statements cannot be admitted as evidence.
C. the defendant is entitled to another trial.
D. the contraband seized will be returned to the defendant.
E. the defendant will get a medal

1. A pipe that is 36 inches long needs to be cut into 21/4 in long pieces. How many pieces would be cut from this length of pipe? (Note: Change 21/4 to an improper fraction before calculating.)
A. 44/9
B. 11 and 1/4
C. 16
D. 81

1. Hopkinss use of seared, bleared, and smeared is an example of
A. metaphor.
B. simile.
C. assonance.
D. alliteration.

1. As many alterations as possible should be made
A. after sewing a garment.
B. on the pattern pieces.
C. immediately after cutting.
D. following the markings on the pattern piece.

1. Which of the following is a correct statement?
a. The legal law ultimately rests on coercion and force, whereas ethics relies on persuasion and social sanctions to enforce moral rules.
b. Inductive reasoning involves reasoning from general principles or definitions.
c. Socrates thought that obtaining knowledge was impossible and thus the search for knowledge was a waste of time and effort.
d. An ethics based on ones conscience or religion is a very scientific form of ethics since appeals to ones conscience or intuition as a moral guide are objective and impersonal and not subject to rationalization

Question1
(C4) Voluntary turnover of employees is:
not strongly related to job satisfaction.
a costly and disruptive phenomenon for organizations.
an example of a behavior change.
an example of psychological withdrawal.

1. _____ is not a cost driver representing an ability to bear philosophy.
a. Revenue of each division
b. Cost of goods sold by each division
c. Total cost before central cost allocation in later division
d. Usage

1. Resources that the organization possesses and capabilities that the organization has developed, both of which can be developed into a sustainable competitive advantage, are known as:
weaknesses.
strengths.
opportunities.
threats.

1. Which of the following is usually the most difficult cost to determine
Service cost
Facility cost
Calling cost
Waiting cost
None of the above

1) The Liquidity ratios indicate if a company:a) can earn a satisfactory rate of return.b) can pay bills that are currently due.c) can pay their bills in the long term.d) has efficient and effective operations and asset management.2) The Solvency ratios indicate if a company:a) can earn a satisfacto

1.Which of the following defines the purpose of a formal report?
A. To present data on a specialized subject
B. To attempt to find the causes underlying a problem
C. To attempt to find whether or not a problem exists
D. All of the above

1. The factor that is not relevant in computing depreciation is
salvage value.
useful life.
replacement value.
cost.

1. The rate the Fed charges member banks for short-term loans is called the
A. margin rate.
B. federal funds rate.
C. discount rate.
D. reserve requirement.

1.An invoice for a camcorder that cost $1250 is dated August 2, with sales terms of 3/10 EOM. If the bill is paid on September 5, how much is due? The net amount due is _____

1. In all cultures the family has been assigned responsibility for each of the following, except
A. economic responsibility for dependents.
B. prohibition of premarital sexuality.
C. socialization of the young.
D. regulation of sexual behavior.

Question 1
The ability to access information with great speed reflects the impact of:
A. the information revolution.
B. technological advances and breakthroughs.
C. globalization.
D. the Internet.

1. Based on your reading of the Santiago v. First Student, Inc. case, which of the following statements is true?
A The court indicated that it disbelieved the plaintiff.
B One cannot prove unreasonable risk without establishing specific facts of conduct.
C The nature of an accident was almost always sufficient to show unreasonableness.
D Justifiable speculation is generally sufficient to establish unreasonableness.

1. Several money market securities are listed below. Indicate whether each security represents a bank asset, a bank liability, or neither.
a. Bankers Acceptance ___________
b. Negotiable Certificate of Deposit ._________
c. Treasury Bill ._______
d. Federal Funds Purchased .___________

1. Tom is a consumer with a lot of credit card debt who wants to get a clean start and get rid of all of his
debts. If he qualifies, the best chapter in bankruptcy for Tom is Chapter
A. 7.
B. 13.
C. 11.
D. 12.

1. The value actually earned by members of households who supply the inputs necessary to produce GDP is called:
A. net investment.
B. national income
C. personal income.
D. disposable income.

1. The most appropriate basis for dividing partnership net income when the partners do not plan to take an active role in daily operations is
salaries to the partners and the remainder on a fixed ratio.
interest on capital balances and salaries to the partners.
on a ratio based average capital balances.
on a fixed ratio.

1. A firm with earning per share of $5 and a price earning ratio a 15 will have a stock price of.
a. $20.00
b. $75.00
c. $3.00
d. the market assign stock price independence of EPS and the P/E ratio.

1.Accounting for income taxes can result in the reporting of deferred taxes as any of the following excepta current or long-term asset.a current or long-term liability.a contra-asset account.All of these are acceptable methods of reporting deferred taxes.2.Which of the following is a temporary diffe

1. Research shows that the actual reason for the last several thousand of the worlds tigers being endangered is because ingesting male tiger penis soup enhances sexual response.
A. True
B. False

1. The chief difference between a conflict and a structural-functional interpretation of American education is that
A. functionalists see no negative side-effects.
B. functionalists recognize dysfunctions.
C. conflict theorists dont recognize that education benefits anybody.
D. functionalists are more positive about the reproduction of culture and society.

Question 1
Beliefs and standards that are considered to be worthwhile are known as:
A. values.
B. morals.
C. ethics.
D. discretions.

1. The choice of the absorption or contribution approach affects the manufacturing cost per unit because the manufacturing cost per unit is _____.
a. higher if the absorption approach is used
b. higher if the contribution approach is used
c. the same regardless of the approach
d. independent of the approach

Question 1
Gemeinschaft is to intimate community as Gesellschaft is to:
A. the dawn of civilization.
B. impersonal association.
C. efficiency and perfection.
D. mechanical society.

1. The establishment of the federal judiciary is: (Points : 10)
based on common law.
found in the Declaration of Independence.
outlined in the Federalist Papers, issue V.
found in Article 3 of the Constitution.

1. Alex axes Betty to death believing she is a tree trunk that he is splitting for firewood.
A. Alex has committed the crime of murder.
C. In most states, Alex would be found not guilty by reason of insanity.
D. Alex would probably not meet the definition of insanity under the ALI Model Penal Code.
E. Alex will be executed.

1. If you have a motor that must remain adaptable to several sizes of belts, what is the maximum length of flexible metal conduit you can use before the conduit requires fastening
A. 10 feet
B. 4 1/2 feet
C. 3 feet
D. 1 foot

1. Methods are sometimes called ____.
A) segments
B) modules
C) classes
D) routines

1. Typical use describes the ability of a contraceptive method to
A. enable pregnancy in any setting.
B. enable pregnancy as measured by researchers in a controlled laboratory setting.
C. prevent pregnancy as measured by researchers in a controlled laboratory setting.
D. prevent pregnancy as actually used at home by people not being monitored by researchers
E. prevent sexual intercourse as actually used at home by people not being monitored by researchers.

1. Which of the following best explains why poverty is associated with poorer health and lower life expectancy?
A. Poor people live in violent, crime-ridden neighborhoods.
B. Poor people are less likely to care about their health.
C. Most poor people are both unemployed and addicted to illegal substances.
D. Poor people cant afford medical care.

Question 1
The traditional view of social responsibility states that corporations:
A. should exist only to represent the stockholders.
B. must represent all stakeholder groups.
C. should operate on the basis of their suppliers interests.
D. function as a measure of consumer behavior.

1. Christina is considering leaving her current position to open a music store. Christina s current salary is $45,000. Annual music store revenue and costs are estimated at $250,000 and $210,000, respectively. If Christina decides to open the music store, the change in her annual income would be _____.
a. $85,000
b. ($5,000)
c. $250,000
d. $40,000

1. Which of the following is NOT a criterion mentioned in the text for determining whether or not resources and capabilities are strengths or weaknesses? (Points: 5)
Comparison against competitors
Current performance
Trends in market share
Financial ratios

1. The Magna Carta was an important prelude to the U.S. Constitution because it (Points : 10)
guaranteed due process.
limited government power.
the Magna Carta had no influence on the writers of the U.S. Constitution.
both a and b.

Question 1
GDP is a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. It may be faulted for each of these practices EXCEPT that it:
A. does not take leisure time into account.
B. involves multiple counting.
C. does not take psychic costs into account.
D. does not take psychic income into account.

1. When Dimock Constructions Designer House #10 is completed, Dimocks
A) work in process is increased.
B) total assets are increased.
C) work in process is decreased.
D) total assets are decreased.

Question 1
Competitive advantage can best be described as:
A. increased efficiency.
B. what sets an organization apart.
C. a strength of the organization.
D. intangible resources.

1. Markup = $60; Rate of markup based on cost = 85%. a. Find the cost b. Find the selling price. +60/.85 = $70.59 cost

Question 1
One of the characteristics of the most effective training practices is:
A. training starts at the bottom of the organization.
B. training is part of the corporate culture.
C. training is evaluated by checking participant reactions.
D. little time is spent assessing training needs.

1. The term corporate social responsibility is today best defined in the U.S. by:
Federal statutory incorporation law.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 10b(5)
Kants ethical writings condemning the corporate form of business for being selfish, greedy, and immoral
Current definitions in business of the term which indicate that a company should be socially responsible and thus contribute to charities and civic organizations, but in a prudent and smart manner.

Question 1
__________ is the primary source of strain in the typical one-parent family.
A. The lack of a male role-model in the family
B. Poverty
C. The emotional stress caused by divorce
D. Social isolation

1. In commercial banks __________ deposits are the most important source of funds; _________ loans represent the major investment category.

1. Freedom of speech includes: (Points : 10)
the right to speak.
the right to hear.
the right to be heard.
all of the above.

Question 1
Which statement is true?
A. GDP is a virtually perfect measure of national output.
B. GDP takes into account pollution, crime, and even personal satisfaction.
C. GDP is a single number that seeks to measure our national output.
D. There is no relationship between our GDP and our national output.

1. On January 2, 2007, Pacer Corporation issued 30,000 shares of 6% cumulative preferred stock at $100 par value. On December 31, 2010, Pacer Corporation declared and paid its first dividend. What dividends are the preferred stockholders entitled to receive in the current year before any distribution is made to common stockholders?
$720,000
$0
$180,000
$540,000

1. All the systems below are involved in sexual arousal resulting from the transmission of stimuli largely made up of messages sent through nerves except ______.
A. digestive
B. nervous system
C. reticular activating system
D. limbic system
E. autonomic nervous system

1. What length of material do you need to purchase for the dress portion of the outfit?
A. 82 in.
B. 41 in.
C. 70 in.
D. 91 in.

1) Which of the following is a non-cash expense? A. Depreciation expenses B. Interest expense C. Packaging costs D. Administrative salaries 2) The break-even model enables the manager of a firm to A. calculate the minimum price of common stock for certain situations B. set appropriate equilibrium thresholds C. determine the quantity of output that must be sold to cover all operating costs D. determine the optimal amount of debt financing to use 3) A zero-coupon bond A. pays no interest B. pays interest at a rate less than the market rate C. is a junk bond D. is sold at a deep discount at less than the par value 4) If you have $20,000 in an account earning 8% annually, what constant amount could you withdraw each year and have nothing remaining at the end of 5 years? A. $3,525.62 B. $5,008.76 C. $3,408.88 D. $2,465.78

Question 1
A misdemeanor is usually punished by a fine and/or imprisonment for not more than:
A. three months.
B. six months.
C. eight months.
D. a year.

1. In deciding whether to add or delete a product, service, or department, the salary of the plant manager is an _____.
a. avoidable fixed cost
b. avoidable variable cost
c. unavoidable fixed cost
d. unavoidable variable cost

1. A __________ draft would be paid on demand; whereas a bank would pay a __________ draft at maturity as stated in the __________.
a. time; sight; bill of lading
b. sight; time; bill of lading
c. time; sight; letter of credit
d. sight; time; letter of credit

1. The central explanatory process in Path-goal Theory of leadership is:
the influence of leader expectations on subordinate behavior
the influence of leader expectations on subordinate expectations
the influence of leader behavior on subordinate expectations
the influence of leader behavior on group processes

1. Tight cultures have: (Points : 5)
many norms
few rules
fewer conceptions of correct behavior
b and c are correct

1. For work done during August, Printing Press Company incurred direct materials costs of $130,000 and conversion costs of $237,000. The company employs a just-in-time operating philosophy and back flush costing. At the end of August, it was determined that the Work in Process Inventory account had been assigned $1,000 of costs, and the ending balance of the Finished Goods Inventory account was $3,000. There were no beginning inventory balances. What is the Cost of Goods Sold accounts ending balance for August?
A) $367,000
B) $366,000
C) $364,000
D) $363,000

1. Involuntary manslaughter usually requires
a. more than one actor
b. intent to cause the outcome prohibited by law
c. recklessness or gross negligence
d. felony murder

1. ADR attempts to solve problems whereas litigation attempts to determine fault.
True
False

1. The Euro eliminated exchange costs and exchange rate fluctuations.
TRUE
FALSE

1) Another name for the acid test ratio is the:
A. current ratio.
B. quick ratio.
C. inventory turnover ratio.
D. average collection period.

Question 1
Which of the following statements is correct?
Intrinsic values are deemed to be good because of their consequences and because they are a desired means to an end.
Moral rules, as well as exceptions to moral rules, are established by means of ethical principles.
There are no important differences between social conventions and moral rules.
Most moral questions have clearly demonstrable correct answers that can be scientifically established.

1. Which was NOT recommended as a guideline for transformational leaders?
ask followers to place their trust in the special ability of the leader
express confidence that followers will be able to attain the vision
remind followers use dramatic, symbolic actions to emphasize key values in the vision
empower followers to find effective ways to attain the vision

1. Which of the following ethnic groups is most likely to be asked, you re not full blooded, are you
Maori
Scandinavian
Native American Indian
Hasidic Jew

1. A phone call to a government official by an employee of the Enron Corporation disclosed the deception and dishonesty of the firms accounting records. This employee played the role of a:
A. whistleblower.
B. horn blower.
C. cheerleader.
D. moral policeman.

1) A decrease in the debt ratio will generally have no effect on___________ .
a. Financial risk.
b. Total risk.
c. Business risk.
d. Market risk.
e. None of the above is correct.

Question 1
Which ratings format is likely to cause a great deal of employee resentment?
A. BARS
B. MBO
C. Critical incidents
D. Forced distribution

1. Commercial Products Company (CPC) markets its products nationwide. When making a decision, CPC should, in order to be a socially responsible firm, take into account the needs of
Consumers and employees
Owners and shareholders
Society and community
All of the above

1. orrugated Specialties produces boxes of all kinds. During a normal month they manufacture an average of 67,000 shirt-size boxes. During November theyve been told to increase production by 35%. How many boxes will they produce in November? (Note: This question requires two calculations.)
A. 23,450
B. 23,625
C. 90,450
D. 91,125

1. President Franklin Roosevelts methods of restoring the economys health after the Depression were closest to the economic position of
Adam Smith.
John Maynard Keynes.
Karl Marx.
Alan Greenspan.
Milton Friedman.

1. What type of life insurance would most likely be used to cover the outstanding balance of a home
mortgage?
A. Universal life
End of exam
B. Straight life
C. Endowment
D. Decreasing term insurance

1. Where will you find detailed instructions or explanations in the dictionary

1. The entry to record the issuance of an interest-bearing note credits Notes Payable for the notes
cash realizable value.
maturity value.
market value.
face value.

1. All else held equal, socially responsible firms:
A. are viewed more favorably by consumers.
B. enjoy significantly higher profits.
C. often experience customer loyalty problems.
D. fail to earn sufficient profits for their owners.

1. In negotiations a neutral third party must be involved to resolve the dispute.
True
False

Question 1
Common job characteristics that an organization is willing to pay for, such as skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions are termed:
A. workload standards.
B. benchmark jobs.
C. compensable factors.
D. ESOPs.

1. Smyth Industries operated as a monopolist for the past several years earning annual profits amounting to $50 million, which it could have maintained if Jones Incorporated did not enter the market. The result of this increased competition is lower prices and lower profits; Smyth Industries now earns $10 million annually. The managers of Smyth Industries are trying to device a plan to drive Jones Incorporated out of the market so Smyth can regain its monopoly position (and profit). One of Smyths managers suggests pricing its product 50 percent below marginal cost for exactly one year. The estimated impact of such a move is a loss of $1 billion. Ignoring antitrust concerns, answer the following question.
Compute the present value of Smyth Industries profits, if it could have remained a monopoly, and the present value of Smyth Industries profits if it remains a duopolist in this market, given the interest rate is 5 percent.
A) $250 million; $110 million.
B) $210 million; $100 million.
C) $210 million; $200 million.
D) $1.5 billion; $420 million.
E) $1.05 billion; $210 million.

Question 1
Fran, an executive with Global Sales Corporation, has to decide whether to market a useful product that nonetheless might have undesirable side-effects for a small number of users. What ethical theory would the Sophists advise her to use so that her firm can morally market the product?
Kantian ethics
Corporate Social Responsibility
Utilitarianism
Last Resort theory.

1) The insurgent group las Gorras Blancas proclaimed their objective to be to
A) protect the rights and interests of the people in general.
B) lead a rebellion of Native Americans.
C) force the government to recognize original Spanish land grants.
D) secure a change in the territorial government of New Mexico.

1. The EOQ model without the instantaneous receipt assumption is commonly called the:
quantity discount model.
safety stock model.
planned shortage model.
production run model.
none of the above.

1. Listeners naturally appreciate and support speakers who address their interests and beliefs.
True
False

1. A good topic is interesting to the audience, but when an audience has a high level of interest in a topic, their bias may prevent them from listening carefully.
True
False

1. Informing, persuading, and entertaining are three distinctly different kinds of speeches.
True
False

1. A nominating speech places an actor, entertainer, or politician into consideration for an award.
True
False

Question 1
An exercise that is typically done once a year to identify and discuss job-relevant strengths and weaknesses of individuals or work teams is performance:
A. appraisal.
B. facilitation.
C. encouragement.
D. standard.

Question 1
Frequently, persons with knowledge of computers access the credit card numbers of consumers who have made purchases on the Internet and use these credit card numbers without authorization. This act constitutes the crime of:
A. identity theft.
B. credit card fraud.
C. false pretense.
D. credit card perjury.

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a correct statement?
For Machiavelli, virtue, ethics, and morality are instrumental values.
If all else fails in the pursuit of power, Machiavelli would counsel that one must be prepared to use the good acts and virtuous means of manipulation, deception, coercion, and even murder.
Machiavelli draws no distinction between morality in the public arena and the private sphere.
If absolutely necessary to secure one s business promotion, Machiavelli would advise sabotaging the career of one s competitor by making false and anonymous accusations of immorality on the company s ethics hot line.

1. US interventions in Iran in 1952 in Guatemala in 1954 led directly to which of the following results in these two countries?
(A) Independence
(B) The rise of Communism
(C) The rise of dictatorships
(D) Annexation
(E) Economic prosperity

1. A successful vision for an organization is most likely to include:
specific performance objectives with a clear deadline
a memorable slogan about the key value to be achieved
a list of desirable features for the organizations products or services
a vivid image of what can be achieved and why it is worthwhile

1. When listeners assume that because two messages are similar, they must be identical, they are practicing a type of jumping to conclusions called:
assimilation.
interpretation.
identification.
categorization.
implication.

1. Good marketing is no accident, but a result of careful planning and ________.
a. execution
b. selling
c. strategies
d. tactics
e. research

Question 1
__________ provides exposure to and practice with other teammates tasks, roles, and responsibilities in an effort to increase shared understanding and knowledge among team members.
A. Team-coordination training
B. Evaluation training
C. Cross-training
D. Guided-team correction

Question 1
The determinations reached at a hearing conducted by an administrative agency:
A. cannot be appealed through the regular court system.
B. can be appealed through the alternative dispute resolution system.
C. can be appealed through the regular court system.
D. can be appealed only through in-house dispute resolution system.

1. A significant trend in law enforcement is the use of contracting services with individuals or organizations to help a police department fulfill its service mission. This trend is known as
A. bifurcation.
B. futuristics.
C. accreditation.
D. privatization.

1. The purpose of the 22nd Amendment was to
(A) grant women the right to vote
(B) limit the presidency to two terms
(C) establish a federal income tax
(D) abolish the institution of slavery
(E) maintain that corporations are people

1. At one point in time, the company Gator-Aide commanded 83% of the sports beverage market. This market share was primarily due to the fact that a University of Florida professor had invented the product which became very popular and thus the company became very successful. However, there were two other competitors in the market Coke and Pepsi, which approximately shared the rests of the market. Pursuant to Section 2 of the Sherman Act, the best conclusion regarding anti-trust liability for Gator-Aide would be:
The company would be deemed guilty of monopolization of commerce since it possessed a very high share of the market.
The company would not be deemed guilty of monopolization of commerce.
The company would not be liable since the courts would say that the market was too narrowly defined and should include other sports drinks, such as water, soda, and beer (but only light beer).
The company committed a horizontal restraint of trade by freezing out its main competitors.

1. Two important goals for any speech are to create a clear purpose and establish positive pathos.
True
False

1. The task of any business is to deliver ________ at a profit.
a. customer needs
b. products
c. customer value
d. products and services
e. improved quality

Question 1
For many workers, the midlife transition is accompanied on the job with a(n):
A. promotion to senior management.
B. career plateau.
C. opportunity to increase their salaries.
D. demotion to entry-level.

1. Leaning toward a speaker is often a sign of
A. nervousness..
B. low self-esteem.
C. sincere interest
D. dishonesty

1. The decision to use one-officer or two-officer patrol units should be determined by
A. first-line supervisors.
B. community standards.
C. municipal officials.
D. individual agency circumstances.

1. Bank failures of the 1980s stemmed more from regional economic distress in the areas of _________ and ___________ .

Question 1
__________ is essentially the retailing side of e-business.
A. Marketing
B. E-commerce
C. Internet
D. Web

Question 1
Much of Japanese culture, and the basis of working relationships, can be explained by the principle of:
A. wa.
B. Tao.
C. ko.
D. tai.

1. The major responsibility for identifying significant marketplace changes falls to the ________.
a. Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs
b. company s marketers
c. American Marketing Association
d. industry lobby groups found in Washington, D.C.
e. marketing research industry

Question 1
One solution to the problem of pay compression is to institute:
A. equity adjustments.
B. merit-pay increases.
C. compensation concentration.
D. salary caps.

1) Economics is the study of
A) how to invest in the stock market.
B) how society uses limited resources.
C) the role of money in markets.
D) how government officials decide which goods and services are produced.

Question 1
Chicanos are:
A. Mexicans who traffic illegal aliens to the United States.
B. illegal Mexican immigrants.
C. legal migrant workers from Mexico.
D. Americans from Mexico.

1.Bank regulation is intended to provide a trade-off between bank ________ and bank ______________ .

1. Beth offers to buy from Chris a used computer, with a monitor and printer, for $400. Chris says, OK, but I must have $200 more for the monitor and printer. Chris has
accepted the offer.
made a counteroffer without rejecting the offer.
rejected the offer and made a counteroffer.
rejected the offer without making a counteroffer.

1. Some of the cash flows shown on a time line can be in the form of annuity payments while others can be uneven amounts.
True
False

1. What are the benefits of using a uniform system of grouping and naming living organisms?
a. allows us to organize information about living organisms
b. allows us to see how living organisms compare with one another
c. allows us to see how living organisms are related to each other in evolutionary terms
d. both b and c
e. all of the above

1 . McCaskey Corporation used an activity-based costing system with the following three activity cost pools:

Activity cost pool

Total activity

Fabrication

40,000

Machine hours

Order processing

500

Others

Other

N/A

The other activity cost pool is used to accumulate cost of idle capacity and organization- sustaining cost. The has providing the following data concerning it cost:

Wages and Salaries

$469,000

Depreciation

$191,000

Occupancy

$120,000

Total

$780,000

The distribution of resource consumption across activity cost pool is given below:

Activity cost pools

Fabrication

Order processing

Other

Total

Wages and Salaries

20%

60%

20%

100%

Depreciation

20%

25%

55%

100%

Occupancy

20%

45%

35%

100%

The activity rate for the fabrication activity cost pool is closed to: a. $0.65 per machine- hour b. $3.90 per machine-hour c. $4.88 per machine- hour d. 2.25 per machine-hour 2. Spendlove corporation has provided the following data from its activity-based costing system

Activity cost pool

Total cost

Total activity

Assembly

$1,282,140

61,200

Machine- hours

Processing orders

$53,958.00

20,40

Orders

Inspection

$181,350

23,40

Inspection- hour

The company makes 1,100 units of product S78N a year, requiring a total of 12,00 machine hours, 131 orders, and 31 inspection-hour per year. The product s direct material cost is $50,89 per units and its direct labor cost is $20.56 per unit. The product sells of $113.30 per unit. According to the activity-based costing system, the product margin for product S78N is : (Round your intermediate calculation to 2 decimal place). a. $117,430.05 b. $46,035.00 c. $18,492.05 d. $15,027.55 3.Matt Company used activity- based costing. The company has two product. A and B. the annual production and sales of product A is 9,000 units and of product B is 6,500 units. There are three activity cost pool with total activity as follow:

Total Activity

Activity Cost Pool

Total Cost

Product A

Product B

Total

Activity 1

$36,260

250

350

700

Activity 2

$48,037

880

330

1,210

Activity 3

$120,450

850

3,530

4,380

The activity based costing cost per unit of product Ais closest to: a. $14.33 b. $4.54 c. $7.84 d. $3.94
4. The controller Ferrence Company estimates the amount of material handing overhead cost that should be allocated to the company s two product using the data that are given below:

Wall Mirrors

Specialty Windows

Total Expected Units Produced

11,900

1,710

Total Expected Material Moves

1,190

1,610

Expected Direct Labor- Hour Per Unit

7

8

The total material handing cost for the year is expected to be $17,148.70. If the material handing cost is allocated on the basis of direct labor- hours, how much of the total material handing cost would e allocated to the wall mirrors? a. $9,566 b. $14,727 c. $12,894 d. $7,917

Question 1
The benefits of this act are based on a percentage of average weekly earnings and are available for up to 26 weeks.
A. Administrative Procedure Act
B. Social Security Act
C. Balanced Budget Act
D. Federal Unemployment Tax Act

1. ______ are formalized sets of ethical guidelines developed by some companies for use at all levels of an organization.
A. Corporate laws
B. Moral dictates
C. Ethical codes
D. Value statements

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a correct statement?
One advantage to a Natural Rights theory of ethics is that it can provide very specific and precise moral rules to guide conduct.
One problem with Rousseau s Social Contract theory of ethics is that it is very difficult to determine with any exactitude what constitutes the General Will of the people.
According to Machiavelli, Fate or Fortune rules a good part of a person s actions, and thus a shrewd and smart person should be prepared to adapt one s actions to circumstances imposed by Fate.
Soft Determinism implies that one can make a true choice between good and bad moral alternatives.

1. Which Supreme Court decision was the basis for establishing legal racial discrimination in the South after 1896, the one that was overturned in 1954?
(A) Marbury v. Madison
(B) Griswold v. Connecticut
(C) Plessy v. Ferguson
(D) Standard Oil v. United States
(E) Brown v. Board of Education

1. If you were researching telecommuting and its effect on productivity and your search using the search term, telecommuting, produced too many irrelevant results, how might you change your search statement to cover the key concepts more thoroughly and find the most relevant search results?
a) (telecommuting AND teleworking) AND (productivity OR output)
b) (telecommuting AND teleworking) OR (productivity AND output)
c) telecommuting OR (teleworking AND productivity)
d) (telecommuting OR teleworking) AND (productivity OR output)

1. Most speakers, after evaluating their audience, try to present their ideas in a way that achieves common ground with the audience. This common ground is called:
identification.
salience.
purpose.
speech.
feedback.

1. Given the following cost and activity observations for Leno Enterprises utilities, use the high-low method to calculate Lenos variable utilities cost per machine hour.
Cost Machine Hours
September $4,100 22,000
October 3,700 18,000
November 3,900 19,000
December 4,500 28,000
A) $0.08
B) $4.86
C) $0.25
D) $12.50

1) Regiments of black soldiers assigned to duty in the West became known as
A) Lincoln s Brigade.
B) Freedmen Fighters.
C) Buffalo soldiers.
D) Exodusters.

1. ________ are adept at building customer relationships, not just products; they are skilled in market engineering, not just product engineering.
a. Profit-centered companies
b. Customer-centered companies
c. Production-centered companies
d. Sales-centered companies
e. Promotion-centered companies

Question 1
An individual or group health plan that provides or pays the cost of medical care may not use or disclose __________ except with the consent or authorization of the individual in question.
A. salary information
B. cost of insurance premiums
C. spousal information
D. protected health information

1. In order to appear professional, it s a good idea to
A. participate in office gossip, to be seen as friendly and popular.
B. maintain a formal and detached manner, to be seen as strictly business.
C. always promise to do what you re asked, even if you ll have to be late.
D. be respectful of others, and maintain their privacy and your own.

1. An unfavorable materials quantity variance would occur if
A) more materials were purchased than were used.
B) actual pounds of materials used were less than the standard pounds allowed.
C) actual labor hours used were greater than the standard labor hours allowed.
D) actual pounds of materials used were greater than the standard pounds allowed.

1. You are doing research on the use of mobile technology such as cell phones or PDAs in patient care. Which of the following groups of subject terms would be the best for searching the subject field of a health database like Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition on this topic?
a) Information Technology, Patient Care
b) Wireless communication, Medical Care
c) Telecommunication in Medicine, Medical Care
d) Hospitals, Medical Technology

Question 1
According to the GLOBE project, the __________ dimension refers to how much people in a society are expected to be tough, confrontational, and competitive versus moderate and tender.
A. assertiveness
B. humane orientation
C. future orientation
D. performance orientation

1. Earl explained what he meant by effective welfare reform by stating,Welfare reform can only be considered effective when at least 40 percent of the adults currently on welfare are employed in full-time jobs that pay minimum wage or better. In this case Earl was offering his audience:
an operational definition.
a technical definition.
a connotative definition.
a denotative definition.
a maxim.

1. The mediators decision is called an award.
True
False

1. What is your likely impression of the listener?
A. He s interested in the conversation.
B. He s confident and relaxed.
C. He s nervous and uninterested.
D. He s the higher-ranking person.

1. Which type of performance evaluation utilizes a numeric scale for evaluating various
factors related to individual employees and their jobs?
A. BARS
B. Composite ratings
C. Overall comparison ratings
D. Critical incident ratings

1.-Physical counts of inventory:
A)-Are not necessary under the perpetual system.
B)-Are necessary to measure and adjust for inventory shrinkage.
C)-Must be taken at least once a month.
D)-Requires the use of hand-held portable computers.
E)-Are not necessary under the cost-to benefit constraint.

1. I want to write a paper on some aspect of management. An example of a good research question might be:
a) What is the history of management theory?
b) Which management theory was popular in 1990
c) What factors have influenced the rise of self-managed teams in the health care industry?
d) What percentage of self-managed teams in the health care industry are successful

Question 1
__________ is having a working knowledge of the cultural variables affecting management decisions.
A. Cultural accommodation
B. Cultural savvy
C. Cultural transfer
D. Cultural sensitivity

1. The demand for business goods is ultimately derived from the demand for ________.
a. raw materials
b. consumer goods
c. electronics
d. business solutions
e. e-commerce

1) Figure 8.3 shows a firms marginal cost, average total cost, and average variable cost curves. At Q=50, the total cost is:
A) $2,100.
B) $2,800.
C) $4,500.
D) $6,300.

1. The benefits of a corporation does not include:
a. limited liability
b. Continuity of existence
c. transferability of ownership
d. taxation

1. Solve the following equation for y: (square root of )
A. y = 14
B. y = 16
C. y = 32
D. y = 64

1. Harris is a market researcher for Toyota, and is currently using Literature Review to collect information on the number of people normally caught for drunk driving so as to help Toyota plan for the sales of their new Anti-Drunk Driving gadget. Which of the following will NOT help Harris?
A. Doing a desk research by browsing the Internet for such statistics.
B. Doing a desk research by reading an article on the working mechanism of the gadget.
C. Collecting external secondary data from the City Traffic Police records.
D. Doing a field research by talking to car owners.

1. As you are conducting research on the free Web for your paper on the benefits of good communication between management and employees, you find a fascinating article written by Dr. Ralph Shrader. He is stated to have over a 45-year career of managerial consulting and is now the chief executive of one the most well-known management-consulting firms in the world. Make the best decision about the use of this material.
a) Use the material, because it is written by one of the worlds foremost experts, who has worked with a wide-variety of organizations for many years.
b) Do NOT use the material, because it may promote the biased perspective of one person.
c) Use the material, but only after validating the key points of Dr. Shraders article.
d) Do NOT use the material, because Dr. Schraders perspective may be too commercial.

1. most shell branches of U.S. banks operate in:
a. japan
b. united kingdom
c. bahamas and british west indies
d. canada

1. You are dealt one card from a standard 52-card deck. Find the probability of being dalt a number greater than 2 and less than 8.
a. 5/13
b. 1/13
c. 6/13
d. 1/52

77) Which of the following firms does not operate in a monopolistically competitive market?a. supermarketsb. automobile producersc. makers of womens clothingd. video stores

1. ________ is the study of how individuals, groups, and organizations select, buy, use, and dispose of goods, services, ideas, or experiences to satisfy their needs and wants.
a. Target marketing
b. Psychographic segmentation
c. Psychology
d. Consumer behavior
a. Product differentiation

Question 1
Financial rewards include direct payments plus indirect payments in the form of:
A. individual equity.
B. corporate compensation.
C. spot awards.
D. employee benefits.

1. On September 1, 2010, Donna Equipment signed a one-year, 10% interest-bearing note payable for $52,000. Assuming that Donna Equipment maintains its books on a calendar year basis, how much interest expense that should be reported in the 2011 income statement? (Do not round intermediate calculations.)
$1,733
$3,467
$5,200
$3,900

1. Among the advanced technologies used to study the brain s structure and functions, which one provides detailed three-dimensional images of the brain s structures and activities?
A. Electroencephalogram
B. Positron emission tomography
C. Functional magnetic resonance imaging
D. Transcranial magnetic stimulation

1. All of the following are true about conceptualization, EXCEPT:
A. it helps identify the variables for your research.
B. it is called a Maven model.
C. it specifies hypotheses and relationships.
D. it prepares a visual representation of the relationships under study.

1. You are writing a graduate research paper about the use of computers to address issues in student attention spans. Which source is the most appropriate for further investigation?
a) an article in Scholastic Parent and Child entitled She Wont Sit Still!, written by a clinical professor of psychiatry, behavioral science, and pediatrics at XXXXX XXXXX University Medical School
b) a book entitled 10 days to a less distracted child, written by an author who is also a licensed psychologist and whose work has been quoted on television and in multiple magazines
c) an article in the Journal of Educational Technology & Society entitled Dealing with the students attention problem in computer supported face-to-face lecturing, written by researchers from the Department of Computer Science, University of Chile
d) none of the above

1. Insurance or a guarantee to cover looses may create a moral hazard:
a. which is an increase in the chane that a random accident will occur
b. which is an incentive to decreased risk-taking by the insured
c. which is an incentive to increase risk-taking by the insurance authority.
d. which is an incentive to increase risk-taking by the insured

1. All of the following would be among the ways that small companies can conduct marketing research in creative and affordable ways EXCEPT ________.
a. using the Internet
b. engaging students to design and carry out projects
c. checking out rivals
d. engaging professors to design and carry out projects
e. hiring syndicated-service research firms to conduct projects

1.Decisions by managers of Time Warner to sell off Warner Music Groups DVD and CD manufacturing, printing, packaging, physical distribution, and merchandising business was an example of a(n) __________ decision.
A. programmed
B. satisficing
C. non programmed
D. irrational

1. People usually form a distinct opinion of others within the first _______ of meeting them.
A. five seconds
B. ten seconds
C. five minutes
D. ten minutes

1. Job standards, within a police agency, normally
A. make it easier for employees to meet requirements.
B. aren t necessary for individual performance appraisals.
C. aren t based on mission objectives.
D. focus on quality issues.

1. Which of the following statements about hypotheses is false?
A. If the null hypothesis is rejected, we conclude that the variables are not related.
B. Researchers always test the null hypothesis.
C. The alternative hypothesis states that there is a relationship between variables.
D. A null hypothesis refers to a population parameter.

1. An organization seeking to reduce a projected labor surplus must select from a number of possible options aimed at obtaining that objective. This occurs at what step in the human resource planning process
a. Goal setting and strategic planning
b. Program evaluation
c. Forecasting
d. Program implementation

Question 1 XYZ earned a net profit margin of 5.7% last year and had an equity multiplier of 3.3. If its total assets are $104 million and its sales are 159 million, what is the firms debt ratio? Enter your answer in percentages rounded off to two decimal points. Do not enter % in the answer box.
Question 2 The Baker s Dozen has current liabilities of $5,600, net working capital of $2,100, inventory of $3,900, and sales of $13,500. What is the quick ratio? Assume pre-paid expenses are zero. 0.68 0.70 1.38 1.47 2.08
Question 3 Blackstone, Inc., has net income of $8,357, a tax rate of 38%, and interest expense of $723. What is the times interest earned ratio? Enter your answer rounded off to two decimal points.
Question 4 A firm has total equity of $70,312.50, a profit margin of 8 percent, an equity multiplier of 1.6, and a total asset turnover of 1.3. What is the amount of the firm s sales? $91,406 $112,500 $121,500 $137,500 $146,250

Economists normally assume that the goal of a firm is to
(i) make profit as large as possible even if it means reducingoutput.
(ii) make profit as large as possible even if it means incurringa higher total cost.
(iii) make revenue as large as possible.
a. (i) and (ii) are true.
b. (i) and (iii) are tru

1. A committee consisting of 6 people to be selected from eight parents and four teacher. Find the probability of selecting three parents and three teacher.
a. 8/33
b. 2/33
c. 100/231
d. 10/11

1) As a consumer moves along an indifference curve, the benefits of trading will be exhausted only when:
A) The MRS equals the price ratio.
B) The MRS is greater than the price ratio.
C) The MRS is smaller than the price ratio.
D) There is not sufficient information.

1. The rules of etiquette are
A. universal across cultures and environments.
B. meant to smooth social interactions and aid communication.
C. applicable only to situations involving formal dinners.
D. of limited usefulness in business situations.

1. The left hemisphere of the cerebral cortex is more specialized in language functions and processing information sequentially. The right hemisphere tends to specialize in spatial perception and distinguishing patterns. These are examples of cortex
A. adaptation.
B. lateralization.
C. evolution.
D. neuroplasticity.

1. After conducting her first in-depth interview, Amanda summarizes her initial thoughts and in particular, writes down themes and ideas that may be used later in coding transcripts. This process is referred to as:
A. memoing.
B. debriefing.
C. netnography.
D. ethnography.

1. Many firms today continue to use the payback method but employ the NPV or IRR methods as secondary decision methods of control for risk False Which of the following statements about the MIRR is false
A. The MIRR has the same reinvestment assumption as the NPV.
B. The MIRR has the same reinvestment assumption as the IRR.
C. If a project s MIRR exceeds the firm s discount rate, the project is acceptable.
D. A project s MIRR could be lower than a project s IRR.

1. The FSLIC today:
a. has been replaced with the OTS and the FDIC-SAFE
b. insures federal S&Ls
c. regulates the capital position of S&LS
d. monitors the activities of th e12 FHLBS

1. Because occasions create constraints, speakers must limit their strategic choices to what the audience expects.
True
False

Question 1
Fundamentally, labor-management relations are about __________ who has it and how they use it.
A. motivation
B. money
C. power
D. political authority

1. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., contracted with Digital Repair Services to maintain Eagles computers. A Liquidated Damages Clause provides that Digital will pay Eagle $500 for each day that Digital is late in responding to a service request. If Digital is three days late in responding, and Eagle sues to enforce this clause, Eagle will
A) lose, because liquidated damages clauses violate public policy.
B) lose, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.
C) win, because liquidated damages clauses are always enforceable.
D) win, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.

1. Evaluations can be made more objective by
A. using a numerical scale for each dimension.
B. focusing on the personality characteristics of the person appraised.
C. performing a pre-evaluation.
D. using assignment factors.

1. While interviewing a respondent about reasons why she doesnt buy a particular brand of video games, an interviewer gets the following response, This brands games are not sophisticated. The interviewer asks, What exactly do you mean by that statement? What makes a game sophisticated? This exchange is an example of:
A. a focus group moderation.
B. ethnography.
C. netnography.
D. probing question.

1. If you are doing research on health insurance and alternative therapies, the best database to consult would be:
a) Factiva
b) CINAHL
c) Science Direct
d) Access Science

1. The purpose of the international banking Act of 1978 was to:
a. return the competitive edge to U.S. banks.
b. return competitive equality between domestic and foreign banks
c. maintain fixed exchange rates

1. What was Leslies 2012 Net Operating Loss amount assuming that she had the following items listed on her income tax return? Business Income $50,000 Interest income on personal investments $5,000 Less: Business Expenses ($60,000) Less: Personal exemption ($3,800) Less: Nonbusiness deductions ($7,000) Loss shown on return ($15,800) 1.$15,800 2.$10,000 3.$5,000 4.$0 2.Heidis business incurred a casualty loss in 2012. Immediatelybeforethe casualty, her business truck had an adjusted basis of $30,000 and a fair market value of $20,000. Immediatelyafterthe casualty, the truck had a fair market value of $5,000. Because of the truck damage, Heidis insurance company provided $5,000 as a reimbursement in 2012. What was Heidis 2012 casualty loss deduction? 1.$10,000 2.$15,000 3.$20,000 4.Unknown (because we must know Heidis AGI) 3.Ligias boss gave her two tickets to the Pink concert because she met her sales quota. At the time Ligia received the two tickets, they had a face value of $100eachand were selling on eBay for $200each. On the date of the concert, the tickets were selling for $350each. Ligia and her son attended the concert. How much gross income should Ligia report as a result of the tickets? 1.$700 2. $400 3. $200 4. $0

A survey of economists revealed that more than three-fourths ofthem agreed with a number of statements, including which of thefollowing?
a. Tariffs and import quotas usually reduce general economicwell-being.
b. A large federal budget deficit has an adverse effect on theeconomy.
c. A minimum wage inc

Question 1
According to the guerrilla view of competitive advantage, the state of an organizations competitive advantage is:
A. temporary.
B. long term.
C. long term based on the role of strategic leadership.
D. able to provide stable cash flows.

1) The principle of diminishing returns implies that as one input increases while the other inputs are held fixed, output
A) increases at an increasing rate.
B) increases at a decreasing rate.
C) decreases at a decreasing rate.
D) decreases at an increasing rate.
Bracelets /hour Pendants /hour
Celia 10 2
Sondra 4 1

1. One of the patient s diagnoses is listed as alcoholism in remission. Which of the following
codes should be reported for this condition?
A. 303.03
B. 305.0
C. 303.93
D. V11.3

1. Over the years many countries in South America were experiencing: (Points : 4)
economic prosperity.
utter economic collapse.
difficult economic problems.
economic stability.

1. John is trying to determine if secondary research will add value in given situations or not. He lists the following five situations. In which of these situations, secondary research is likely to be the least helpful?
A. Use existing customer base to identify significant characteristics of potential customers
B. Determine the level of customer satisfaction with the companys new product
C. Identify problems or requirements of specific customer groups
D. Provide internal support data for the company

1. An advantage of statistical forecasting methods is that:
a. under the right conditions, they provide predictions that are much more precise than judgmental methods.
b. they are particularly useful in dynamic environments.
c. they are particularly useful if important events that occur in the labor market have no historical precedent.
d. in the event of a legal dispute, they are easily understood by juries or a judge.

Question 1
When an Asian says yes to your questions, the person is indicating that he or she:
A. is in agreement with what you say.
B. has heard you.
C. will have to ask his/her boss.
D. None of the above

20. True Masons budgeted costs for 25,000 linear feet of block are:Fixed manufacturing costs $15,000 per monthVariable manufacturing costs $20.00 per linearTrue Masons installed 20,000 linear feet of block during March. How much is budgeted total manufacturing costs in March?A) $400,000B) $515,000C)

1. Special and unique capabilities that distinguish the organization from its competitors are called __________ organizational capabilities.
A. distinguished
B. distinctive
C. demonstrated
D. delineated

1) One reason for international investment is to reduce:
A. price-earnings (P/E) ratios.
B. portfolio risk.
C. beta risk.
D. advantages in a foreign country.

1. A patient is admitted with a small pouch extending from the duodenum. The coder will
probably report category
A. 562.01 diverticulitis.
B. 562.00 diverticulosis.
C. 532.30 duodenal ulcer.
D. 531.30 acute gastric ulcer.

1. Which Looping statement is best if the number of iterations is know?
a. if/Else
b. For
c. While
d. Do/While

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

Question 1
The two methods of vesting under ERISA are:
A. graduated vesting and partial vesting.
B. full vesting and partial vesting.
C. graduated vesting and vesting after five years of employment.
D. partial vesting and vesting after five years of employment.

1. The law of demand implies that (Points : 1)
as prices fall, demand increases.
as prices rise, demand increases.
as prices fall, quantity demanded increases.
as prices rise, quantity demanded increases.

1. The varieties of beak structures among Galapagos finches is a good example of
A. adaptive radiation.
B. allopathic speciation.
C. random radiation.
D. sympatric evolution

If Levi Strauss & Co. were to require every retailer thatcarried its clothing to charge customers $42 for each pair ofjeans, Levi Strauss & Co. would be practicing
a. resale price maintenance.
b. fixed retail pricing.
c. tying.
d. cost plus pricing.
Gross domestic product serves as a me

Question 1
The influence of globalization in managing strategically can be demonstrated in:
A. the global marketplace.
B. global competition.
C. the organization itself.
D. global competitors and the global marketplace.

1. A bond pays 9% yearly interest in semi-annual payments for 6 years. The current yield on similar bonds is 12%. To determine the market value of this bond, you must:
A. find the interest factors (IFs) for 12 periods at 12%.
B. find the interest factors (IFs) for 6 periods at 9%.
C. find the interest factors (IFs) for 12 periods at 6%.
D. find the interest factors (IFs) for 6 periods at 6%.

1. Conditions such as myocardial infarction and angina pectoris are included in which code
category range?
A. 410 414
B. 434 497
C. 400 410
D. 417 427

1. The process of exhibiting the same orientation toward different cultural groups is called:
Nationalism.
Ethnocentrism.
Simplification
Symbolism.

1. Consumer panels, as a commercial data collection method:
A. use a rigorous data collection approach.
B. cost higher than primary data collection methods.
C. primarily measure media consumption habits as opposed to product or brand consumption.
D. measure product and brand movement directly at the point of sale.

Question 1
The concept of operating leverage involves the use of __________ to magnify returns at high levels of operation.
A. fixed costs
B. variable costs
C. marginal costs
D. semi-variable costs

1. In its broad sense, discrimination means
ethnocentrism.
viewing people with different characteristics negatively.
recognizing differences among items or people.
illegal employment practices.

1. A math exam consists of 9 multiple- choice question and 6open-ended problems in which all work must be shown. If each person must answer 6 of the multiple-choice and 3 of the open-ended problems. In how many ways can the question and problems be answered?
a. 972
b. 1680
c. 60480
d. 7,257,600

1. In the classical decision-making model, optimization means:
A. implementing two or more alternatives simultaneously.
B. choosing the alternative with the best overall expected outcomes.
C. gathering the most complete information before making the decision.
D. reaching a satisfactory level of performance.

1. He is never going to change. He is set in his ways, the client complained. Lets think about it. Does this hurt you or him? The therapist is applying:
A. a cognitive treatment approach.
B. a behavioral therapy.
C. psychodynamic therapy.
D. contingency contracting.

1. __________ is the process of bargaining with one or more parties for the purpose of arriving at a solution that is acceptable to all.
Negotiation
Conflict
Compromise
Arbitration

Question 1
In the Runkel and McGrath framework, Internet-based data are classified according to:
A. whether they are descriptive, diagnostic, or predictive.
B. whether they are primary or secondary.
C. whether the source of the data was aware and who collected the data
D. whether the data was collected for product-centered or competition-centered decision making.

1) For investors, the proper measure of a stocks risk is its __________.
A. non diversifiable risk
B. specific risk
C. nonsystematic risk
D. standard deviation

1. Recruiting and selecting employees for current openings are typical ____ HR activities.
employee advocacy
operational
strategic
administrative

Curren Co. paid dividends of $3,000; $6,000; and $10,000 during 2010, 2011, and 2012, respectively. The company had 500 shares of 5%, $200 par value preferred stock outstanding that paid cumulative dividend. The amount of dividends received by the common shareholders during 2012 would be:A.) $5,000B

Question 1
Companies such as Google and Apple are finding that they can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage with:
A. physical assets.
B. physical distance.
C. non physical assets.
D. vanishing distance.

1. if Sandy comes to the group meeting late and you feel that she is coming late because she has a low motivation for work, it could reflect a(n):
self-serving bias.
fundamental attribution error.
anchoring error.
illusion of control error.

1. Which of the following factors most likely determines the appropriate procedure code
assignment for prostatectomies?
A. The approach
B. The case-mix index
C. The age of the patient
D. The presence of secondary diseases

1. A __________ group is a group in which two or more members represent each of two distinct cultures, such as four Mexicans and four Taiwanese who have formed a team to investigate the possibility of investing in a venture. (Points : 4)
multicultural
bicultural
token
homogeneous

1. Which of the following is NOT a strength of observational techniques?
A. It allows you to collect actual behavioral data.
B. It is less susceptible to recall error.
C. It has very good generalize ability to general population.
D. It is generally less expensive and less time consuming than some other techniques.

1) An investor s risky portfolio is made up of individual stocks. Which of the following statements about this portfolio is true?
A. Each stock in the portfolio has its own beta.
B. Selling any stock in this portfolio will lower the beta of the portfolio.
C. An investor cannot change the risk of this portfolio by her choice about personal leverage.
D. Each stock in the portfolio will have a beta greater than 1.

Question 1
The __________ preference for written communication, even for informal interactions, demonstrates the formality of their relationships.
A. French
B. German
C. Arab
D. Japanese

1. On August 5, 2012, Descartes purchased a new office building for $1 million. On October 3, 2012, she began to rent out office space in the building. What isDescartess cost recovery for 2012? a. $100,000 b. $25,641 c. $5,350 d. $0 2.Assume the same facts as in the previous problem. Assume further that Descartes sells the office building on July 12, 2016. What isDescartess cost recovery for 2016? a. $100,000 b. $25,640 c. $13,888 d. $0 Nhi and Nehemiah recently formed a corporation named 2N, Inc. (or 2N). On December 31, 2011, 2N issued 800,000 shares of common stock to Nhi and 800,000 shares of common stock to Nehemiah. Nhi and Nehemiah each paid $0.01 per share for their stock ($0.01 equaled the per share fair market value on December 31, 2011). Their stock is subject to a 4-year repurchase option (at cost) in favor of 2N. Each 2N repurchase option will lapse over time so that on December 31 (of 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015), 200,000 shares will be released from the repurchase option. For example, if Nhi quits 2N before December 31, 2015, 2N can repurchase Nhis unvested shares for $0.01 per share (no matter what the fair market value is on that date). 3.Assume that Nhi DID file a timely 83(b) election. On December 31, 2012, Nhi is still working at 2N and thus 200,000 of Nhis 800,000 shares are released from the 2N repurchase option (i.e., 200,000 of Nhis shares vest on December 31, 2012). On that same day, the fair market value of the 2N stock was $1.01 per share.What2012income, if any, must Nhi report as a result of these events? a.$800,000 b.$202,000 c.$200,000 d.$0 4.Assume that Nehemiah DID NOT file a timely 83(b) election. On December 31, 2012, Nehemiah is also still working at 2N and thus 200,000 of Nehemiahs 800,000 shares are also released from the 2N repurchase option (i.e., 200,000 of Nehemiahs shares vest on December 31, 2012). On that same day, the fair market value of the 2N stock was $1.01 per share.What2012income, if any, must Nehemiah report as a result of these events? a.$800,000 b.$202,000 c.$200,000 d.$0

1. The second step in identifying distinctive organizational capabilities through a capabilities assessment profile is:
A. describe all the organizational capabilities and competencies.
B. identify and agree on the key capabilities and competencies.
C. identify sources of competitive advantage and disadvantage in the main product-market segments.
D. prepare current product-market profile.

1. At ABC Manufacturing, only the top managers have the authority to make final decisions on just about everything. ABC can be described as a highly __________
structure.
wide
localized
moderate
centralized

1. Melting pot and color blind society are metaphors for which of the following
interethnic communication message
assimilationism
pluralism
reconciliation

1. A reflex, like automatically removing your hand from a hot stove, involves pain messages sent to the spinal cord by way of _______ neurons, while the movement of your hand is controlled by _______ neurons.
A. somatic; sensory
B. sensory; motor
C. somatic; sympathetic
D. motor; sensory

1. In which of the following scenarios would you most strongly recommend using quantitative research?
A. When the objective is to identify new ideas and thoughts for a product.
B. When you have very limited time to execute the study.
C. When the objective is to understand hidden underlying psychological processes.
D. When the objective is to validate and estimate strength of a relationship.

1) Ideas for capital budgeting projects come from all levels within an organization. The bottom-up process results in ideas moving __________ through organization.
A. downward
B. upward
C. sideways
D. any way

1. The larger the sample, the more confidence we can have in the samples representativeness.
True
False

Series EE bonds must be held at least ___ years in order to receive guaranteed minimum rate.a. 3b. 5c. 8d. 10

1) An item which may be converted to cash within one year or one operating cycle of the firm is classified as a
A)current liability.
B)long-term asset.
C)current asset.
D)long-term liability.

1. Which of the following countries is known for having 99 percent of its population literate?
a. England
b. Germany
c. France
d. United States
e. Japan

1. _________ summarize the statistical relationships between variables.
Data
Correlations
Observations
Collections

1. It may be difficult to sooth a crying baby who needs to be fed and changed with cuddling and toys. The strength of the physical needs in this situation support:
A. secondary drive approach theory.
B. the incentive approach to motivation.
C. Maslows hierarchy of needs.
D. the level of arousal approach to motivation.

1. When looking at ethnic differences in parenting, the following cultures tend to be group oriented, and they emphasize interdependence among individuals.
African-American
Hispanic
Arab-American
Asian-American

1. All of the following are examples of sampling as witnessed in everyday life, EXCEPT:
A. an interviewer making a judgment about a job candidate based on a good first impression.
B. a person flipping through television channels to find a program worth watching.
C. a person buying a house to live in with his family.
D. a person flipping through pages of magazines at a book store to determine which magazine to buy.

1. In which of the following places does an employee have a reasonable expectation of privacy such that an employer may not search or investigate.
A. The employee s desktop
B. Private emails sent from office computers
C. Telephone calls from the office phone
D. Cell phone calls to the office
E. All of the above
F. None of the above.

1. Which of the following statements is TRUE?
The HR function in the organization is largely insulated from unethical behaviors.
The HR department is largely responsible for the unethical behaviors of employees in the organization.
HR management is the voice of organizational ethics.
HR management must focus on clearly illegal behaviors within the firm and leave ethics up to the conscience of each individual manager.

1. The various organizational routines and processes that determine how efficiently and effectively the organization transforms its inputs into outputs are called:
A. strengths.
B. core competencies.
C. capabilities.
D. customer value.

1. Happy Feet manufactures shoes in Country Y for sale in the United States. Happy Feets president discovers that the Country Y workers average age is sixteen and that they work on average of 13.2 hours per day in a 90 degree warehouse with insufficient safety precautions, all of which practices are legal in Country Y. The president of Happy Feet decides to improve the working hours and conditions of the companys workforce, even though these actions will be more expensive for the company. The presidents decision is best described as
a. Lawful profit maximization
b. Moral profit-making
c. Illegal since the shareholders of Happy Feet might be harmed
d. Social Darwinism.

1. Which of the following would probably not cause inventory shrinkage?
A. Spills of items
B. Employee theft
C. Correct counting of all inventory
D. Spoilage of items

1. Development that meets humanitys needs without harming future generations is called
corporate social responsibility (CSR)
sustainability
social obligations
ethical endeavors

1. In a systematic sampling study, if the sampling frame has 1,500 names and the desired sample size is 50, the skip interval should be:
A. 25.
B. 0.03.
C. 50.
D. 30.

1) Which of the following best describes the goal of the firm
A. The maximization of the total market value of the firms common stock]
B. Profit maximization
C. Risk minimization
D. None of the above

1. To avoid a charge of retaliation against employees who file discrimination charges the organization must do all of the following EXCEPT
instruct supervisors that any discipline or warnings against an employee who has filed a discrimination case should be verbal and not documented.
take appropriate action if supervisors retaliate against employees who file a discrimination complaint.
thoroughly investigate any claims of retaliation.
train supervisors what retaliation consists of.

1. How many units must BAC Company sell to break even if the selling price per unit is $8.50, variable costs are $4.00 per unit, and fixed costs are $9,000?
A) 1,000
B) 1,059
C) 2,000
D) 2,250

1. Hundreds of people were already lined up to buy concert tickets when we arrived.
True
False

1) At what rate must $400 be compounded annually for it to grow to $716.40 in 10 years?
A. 6%
B. 5%
C. 7%
D. 8%

1. Which of the following is NOT a severe consequence of stereotyping
The stereotyped group may engage in self-fulfilling behavior.
Those who have preconceived notions may act upon their beliefs.
The self-esteem and self-confidence of the stereotyped group may suffer.
Interactions may improve only in a general sense.

1. Children who are rebellious and aggressive are often the products of which of the following styles of discipline? (Points : 2)
power assertion
withdrawal of love
management techniques
passive/aggressive

1. Response order bias can be reduced using all of the following methods, EXCEPT:
A. online surveys.
B. mail surveys.
C. self-administered surveys.
D. phone surveys.

1.) Which of the following is NOT true concerning electronic messages?
A. Do not respond immediately to a message that upsets you.
B. Keep the message brief and on topic.
C. You do not need to refer to the content of the original message by quoting or summarizing the subject.
D. Cover only one topic in each message to make replying, forwarding, or organizing archived messages easier.

1. IAs a senior member of the HR department at Trans Oceanic Industries, Abigail realizes that the firm s upcoming merger with its main competitor, Amorphous Sea Ventures, will result in challenges in the year ahead. Abigail
recognizes that cultural clashes will be minimal since Trans Oceanic and Amorphous are in the same industry and have similar product lines.
realizes that she needs to design programs for retaining key talent in the aftermath of the merger.
anticipates that the two HR departments will continue separate operations since Trans Oceanic and Amorphous have much different HR systems.
there will be a reduction in voluntary turnover at executive levels as key employees engage in a power struggle.

1. Which of the following correctly describes the effect of a decline in interest rates on bond prices?
A. The prices of existing bonds rise.;
B. The prices of existing bonds are not affected.;
C. The prices of the existing bonds fall.;
D. The prices of newly issued bonds are lowered.

Norris Company has a line of credit with the Everett State Bank. Norris agreed to pay intrest at an annual rate equal to 2% above the banks prime rate. Funds are borrowed or repaid on the first day of each month and interest is paid on the last day of each month. Activity to date is given as follow

If a profit-maximizing firm in a competitive market discoversthat, at its current level of production, price is greater thanmarginal cost, it should
a. shut down.
b. reduce its output, but continue operating.
c. keep output the same.
d. increase its output.
Tommys Tires operates in a perfectly compe

1. ________ refers to standards of moral behavior.
A. Legality
B. Responsibility
C. Integrity
D. Ethics

Question 1
__________ strikes include work stoppages, both lawful and unlawful, such as sit-down strikes, strikes in violation of federal laws, slowdowns, wildcat strikes that occur while a contract is in force, and partial walkouts.
A. Unprotected
B. Unfair labor practice
C. Sympathy
D. Economic

1. When Kevin started his car in the parking lot, he also turned on the radio to his favorite station. As he entered the street next to the campus, he turned the radio up due to the increased background noise in the car. Entering the highway, he again increased the volume until he could hear the music clearly. Driving into the driveway at home, he saw his mother watering her roses in the front yard. Kevin! Turn down that radio. We are going to be deaf before you are twenty five! she instructed as he open the car door. He had not noticed how very loud the radio was until she mentioned it. Kevin had experienced:
A. absolute threshold constancy.
B. Webers Law.
C. sensory adaptation.
D. sensory deprivation.

1. Carol Gilligan pointed out that existing studies on moral development are biased because different races were not studied.
children were disregarded.
a womans concern with relatives can look like a weakness rather than a strength.
only males participated in the studies.

1. While preparing data, Sheila identifies a number of tasks that have to be performed. She should begin with which of the following?
A. Data validation
B. Editing and coding
C. Data analysis
D. Data entry

1.) Which of the following is the best example of a formal presentation situation?
A. Presentation of your findings at weekly departmental meetings
B. A short presentation to a group of people who will use the information you present as a springboard for a group discussion
C. A meeting with your immediate supervisor
D. A presentation to corporate executives or international customers

1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
Net working capital is defined as current assets minus the sum of payables and accruals, and any increase in the current ratio automatically indicates that net working capital has increased.
Although short-term interest rates have historically averaged less than long-term rates, the heavy use of short-term debt is considered to be an aggressive strategy because of the inherent risks associated with using short-term financing.
If a company follows a policy of matching maturities, this means that it matches its use of common stock with its use of long-term debt as opposed to short-term debt.
Net working capital is defined as current assets minus the sum of payables and accruals, and any decrease in the current ratio automatically indicates that net working capital has decreased.
If a company follows a policy of matching maturities, this means that it matches its use of short-term debt with its use of long-term debt.

1. Considering the potential impact on others prior to making a decision is consistent with ________ behavior.
A. legal
B. anti-social
C. ethical
D. self-motivated

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT an important function of voice systems?
A. They ensure fair treatment.
B. They sustain stockholder confidence and commitment.
C. They provide a context in which unfair treatment can be appealed.
D. They help to improve the effectiveness of an organization.

1. Which of the following are examples of codes that can be assigned to the same patient for the
same encounter?
A. 507.0 and 480.9
B. 491.20 and 491.21
C. 496 and 493.2
D. 506.0 and 506.9

1. The bulk of peoples dreams occur during _____. (Points : 2)
REM sleep
NREM sleep
stage 4, deep sleep
stage 2, light sleep

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a content-related role of commercial Web sites?
A. Disabling transactions
B. Building a corporate image
C. Managing customer relationships
D. Building brands

1) One problem with using negative values for the proportion invested in the risk less asset to represent a borrowed amount is that the implied borrowing rate of interest is the same as the __________.
A. prime rate of interest
B. current rate of interest
C. lending rate of interest
D. nominal rate of interest

1. Under the balanced scorecard approach, an organization s performance is measured using all of the following categories EXCEPT the ____ perspective.
marketing
learning and growth
financial
internal business processes

Use the following to answer questions 1 2:
SHARE is trying to determine how many clients must be serviced in order to cover its monthly service overhead. Using the high-low method, it has determined that the variable cost per client is $800 and that the monthly fixed overhead is $28,000.
1. Assuming an average fee of $1,200 per client, the breakeven point per month is
A) 35 clients.
B) 80 clients.
C) 70 clients.
D) 55 clients.

1. The first step when facing an ethical dilemma is to ask:
A. Is it legal?
B. Is it balanced?
C. How will it make me feel about myself?
D. Is it ethical?

Question 1
Under the concept of __________, the NLRB defines a bargaining unit that reflects the shared interests of the employees involved.
A. arbitration
B. collective bargaining
C. agency shop
D. community of interest

1 ________ damages are the only damages that may be recovered for violations of the FTC Act.

1. If we compare and contrast, we find that psychological theories of deviance are most similar to
A. biological models that embrace the medicalization of deviance.
B. present-day genetic research that weighs environmental factors.
C. the body-type theories of William Sheldon.
D. the criminal-type theories of Cesare Lombroso.

1. Debriefing is conducted during which phase of the focus group interview?
A. Planning the study
B. Conducting the discussions
C. Analyzing and reporting the results
D. Identifying participants

1.) Making the statement So far I have explained three common methods to eliminate exposed asbestos in your facility is an example of __________ the presentation. A. including summaries in
B. using transitions in
C. previewing the organization of
D. drawing conclusions from facts presented in

1. Because Shane wants to make people laugh, hell find clever ways to contrast
A. factual and consequential realities.
B. factual and conventional realities.
C. true and false realities.
D. conventional and unconventional realities.

1. Some securities are called junk bonds because
A. they have a high risk of default and the debt is unsecured.
B. they have secured by equipment-type collateral rather than by cash.;
C. they are issued by foreign companies.
D. the companies that issue them have inadequate amounts of debt in their corporate structures.;

Question 1
A __________ statement is a statement of what specific organizational units do and what they hope to accomplish.
A. vision
B. strategy
C. technology
D. mission

1. The relationship between a bonds price and the yield to maturity:
A. changes at a constant level for each percentage change of yield to maturity.
B. is an inverse relationship.
C. is a linear relationship.
D. has no relationship.

Question 1
Which one of the following statements is FALSE about the title of a paper or essay?
A. Do NOT put quotation marks around the title of your own paper.
B. Do NOT underline the title of your own paper.
C. The title is part of the first paragraph.
D. Do NOT italicize the title of your own paper.

1. __________ is acquired knowledge that people use to interpret, experience, and generate social behavior.
Edification
Culture
Climate
Cognition

1. Which one of the following statements about convenience sampling is FALSE?
A. It allows a large number of respondents to be interviewed in a short time.
B. It is commonly used in construct development.
C. It is commonly used to generalize results to the target population.
D. It is used in scale development.

1. Birch issued 200 shares of $12 par common stock in exchange for a piece of equipment with a current market value of $3,000. Which of the following is not part of the journal entry for this transaction?
A. Crediting paid-in capital in excess of par common for $600
B. Crediting common stock for $3,000
C. Crediting common stock for $2,400
D. Debiting equipment for $3,000

1. On January 1, 2011, Connie, Jill, and Hillary , formed a three-person equal partnership with Connie and Jill each contributing $100,000 and Hillary contributing securities with an adjusted basis to her of $60,000 and a fair market value of $100,000. On September 30, 2011, the partnership sold the securities for $130,000. How much gain was required to be allocated to Hillary as a result of the sale by the partnership?
A. $30,000.
B. $40,000.
C. $50,000.
D. $70,000.

1. Which of the following is a fixed cost?
A) Direct materials
B) Personnel managers salary
C) Operating supplies
D) Telephone expense
E) Direct labor

1. Creating competition between employees within the corporation:
A. can encourage employees to deceive customers.
B. should focus on improving corporate profit.
C. must be ignored when corporate ethics are developed.
D. can bring out the best in employees.
The text refers to the Sears experience in automotive repairs. The emphasis on meeting sales quotas created an environment that led employees to deceive their customers.

Question 1
__________ is created when an employee agrees to work for an employer but there is no specification of how long the parties expect the agreement to last.
A. Fiduciary duty of loyalty
B. Employment-at-will
C. Due process
D. An implied promise

1 _______ represent rights that cannot be reduced to physical form, such as stock certificates, certificates of deposit, bonds, and copyrights.

1. Experiments hold the greatest potential for establishing cause-and-effect relationships.
True
False

1. Equipment and supply requirements are typically mentioned in which of the following documents?
A. Supervisor instruction form
B. Respondent instruction form
C. Interviewer instructions
D. Screening form

1.) Which of the following is the only component listed below that is different in a response that rejects an inquiry than in one that accepts an inquiry?
A. Acknowledge the inquiry.
B. Offer an alternative.
C. Build goodwill.
D. Conclude in a friendly manner.

Question 1
Suppose that currently, 1 British pound equals 1.62 U.S. dollars and 1 U.S. dollar equals 1.62 Swiss francs. What is the cross exchange rate between the pound and the franc?
1 British pound equals 3.2400 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 2.6244 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 1.8588 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 1.0000 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 0.3810 Swiss francs

1. A share of preferred with a $100 par value, which pays a 12% dividend, should have a current price of _____ when the dividend yield is 10%?
A. $100
B. $12;
C. $83;
D. $120

1. Ethical behavior at work is learned by:
A. Attending corporate responsibility seminars.
B. Tracking the failures of those who are caught in business scandals.
C. Reading about why others were fired from the job.
D. Observing the actions of others.

1. When a plant manager who is trying to reduce turnover of production workers notices that turnover has decreased by 10 percent four months after he instituted a new training program, at which step in the rational decision-making process is this manager
A. Evaluating the results
B. Identifying alternatives
C. Recognizing the decision situation
D. Selecting the best alternative

Question 1
One of the basic ways to achieve sentence variety is to use:
A. lots of dashes.
B. commas after every noun.
C. semicolons after every fourth word.
D. both long and short sentences.

1. Stimulants _____ nervous system activity, whereas depressants _____ it. (Points : 2)
reduce; enhance
enhance; increase
increase; decrease
reduce; decrease

1. Assume that for a data field, only the codes 1 or 2 should appear. If a researcher mistakenly inputs any other number (say, 3), an error message is immediately displayed on the screen. This indicates that the software being used for data entry probably has a(n):
A. data input detection system.
B. input error capture mechanism.
C. error edit routine.
D. catch-error template.

1.The best strategy for narrowing your focus is _______.
a. spider mapping
b. drafting
c. trash or treasure
d. blueprinting

1. Factors that would be included in a SWOT analysis would include all of the following EXCEPT
projected inflation rate for the next year.
potential changes in union organizing legislation.
the proportion of the available workforce who will be under age 30.
innovations in payroll processing technology.
Unit labor cost is a measure of
productivity.
profitability.
sustainability.
efficacy.

1. The main purpose of a bond ladder is to
A. achieve the highest level of capital gains possible.;
B. maintain a highly liquid portfolio.;
C. less the impact of swings in interest rates.;
D. offset the effects of bond duration.

1. All of the following constitute support activities EXCEPT:
A. technological development.
B. firms infrastructure.
C. operations.
D. human resource management.

Question 1
According to the New York Jury Instructions, the law requires the People to prove a defendant guilty beyond all possible doubt
a. true
b. false

1. When a merchandiser sells on account, which of the following is not needed to record the transaction?
A. Cash
B. Cost of goods sold
C. Accounts receivable
D. Inventory

1.Instead of using a mouse, you can use this pointing device to control the pointer by rotating a ball with your thumb.
1. Pointing stick
2. Touchpad
3. Joystick
4. Trackball

1. For 2011, Roberta is a self-employed truck driver with earnings of $43,000 from her business. During the year, Roberta received $2,500 in interest income and dividends of $500. She also sold investment property and recognized a $1,500 gain.
What is the amount of Robertas self-employment tax (Social Security and Medicare taxes) liability for 2011?
A. $3,038
B. $3,290
C. $5,281
D. $6,579
E. None of the above

1.The method of brainstorming that relates to word association is called _______.
a. three-by-three listing
b. blueprinting
c. word sparks
d. free thinking

1. If one U.S. dollar buys 1.64 Canadian dollars, how many U.S. dollars can you purchase for one Canadian dollar?
0.37
0.61
1.00
1.64
3.28

Which one of the following statements about gas particles is true?a. As the kinetic energy of a particle is halved, its velocity is also halved.b. As the velocity of a particle is doubled, the kinetic energy decreases bya factor of four.c. All particles having the same kinetic energy have the same m

1. Which of the following would most likely involve ethical concerns
A. Overstating an expense report.
B. Forecasting sales for the next year.
C. Developing the marketing plan for the next year.
D. Improving working conditions.

1. The corporation is the best form of organization in terms of raising capital
True
False

1. The cost of capital is a single rate that reflects the average return paid to investors who provide the firms capital.

1. Optical discs
1. can hold up to 10 gigabytes of data.
2. use magnetic charges to represent 1s and 0s.
3. typically use a single track that spirals toward the center of the disk.
4. have had little impact on storage.

1) A price-bidding decision for a one-time-only special order includes an analysis of all: 1) _______
A) manufacturing costs
B) cost drivers related to the product
C) direct and indirect variable costs of each function in the value chain
D) fixed manufacturing costs

1. Rick Company has declared a $40,000 cash dividend to shareholders. The company has 5,000 shares of $20 par, 6% preferred stock, and 10,000 shares of $15 par common stock. The preferred stock is cumulative. How much will be distributed to the preferred and common stockholders on the date of payment if the preferred stock is $12,000 in arrears?
A. $18,000 preferred; $22,000 common
B. $20,000 preferred; $20,000 common
C. $40,000 preferred; $0 common
D. $6,000 preferred; $34,000 common

1. Tina and Betty formed a partnership. Tina received a 40 percent interest in the partnership in exchange for land with an adjusted basis to her of $60,000 and a fair market value of $80,000. Betty received a 60 percent interest in the partnership in exchange for $120,000 of cash. Three years after the date of contribution, the land contributed by Tina was sold by the partnership to an unrelated third party for $90,000. How much gain was required to be allocated to Tina as a result of the sale by the partnership?
A. $4,000.
B. $12,000.
C. $24,000.
D. $30,000.

1. Compliance based ethics codes typically:
A. rely on laws and regulations outside the firm for guidance.
B. have a strong affinity for shared accountability among employees.
C. promote a do-it-right climate.
D. enable responsible employee conduct.
Compliance-based ethics codes prevent unlawful behavior by increasing control and by penalizing wrongdoers.

1. (TCO 7) Professional codes of conduct serve what function for business and industry?
Allow businesses to avoid training professional staffers
Enable transfer of valued employees across state lines
Enable contracting of temporary employees
Specify continuing education needs and requirements
Providing assurance of the professional qualifications of members

1. Andrew bought an 8.5% annual coupon bond at par. One year later, he sold the bond at a quoted price of 98. During the year, market interest rates rose and inflation was 3%. What real rate of return did Andrew earn on this investment?
A) 3.40%
B) 3.50%
C) 6.40%
D) 6.50%
E) 6.70%

1. (TCO 7) Which is not a valid name for a method or function
MyMod5
mod_1
mod_@7
MyMod_7

Question 1
Which is NOT an Internet-related benefit for business researchers?
A. The ability to gather related information across a wide array of sources
B. The ability to rely on a single data source
C. The ability to upgrade knowledge bases rapidly
D. The ability to use Internet technology to integrate the results of market research with decision-making processes

Question 1
A highly automated plant would generally have:
A. more variable than fixed costs.
B. more fixed than variable costs.
C. all fixed costs.
D. all variable costs.

1. Suppose 90-day investments in Britain have a 6% annualized return and a 1.5% quarterly (90-day) return. In the U.S., 90-day investments of similar risk have a 4% annualized return and a 1% quarterly (90-day) return. In the 90-day forward market, 1 British pound equals $1.65. If interest rate parity holds, what is the spot exchange rate?
1 pound = $1.8000
1 pound = $1.6582
1 pound = $1.0000
1 pound = $0.8500
1 pound = $0.6031

1. A(n) ________-based ethics code defines corporate values; creates a supportive environment, and, stresses shared accountability among employees.
A. social
B. corporate responsibility
C. compliance
D. integrity

Question 1
If the government initiates the crime and the defendant was not predisposed to commit said crime, the defense would be
a. entrapment
b. duress
c. insanity
d. infancy

Question 1
The essay type most frequently called for in college, business, and daily life is:
A. persuasive.
B. cause and effect.
C. classification.
D. comparison or contrast.

Question 1
Organizations send letters of appreciation to all of the following EXCEPT:
A. a new customer for a first order.
B. an established customer for a particularly large order, the payment of an overdue bill, or the last installment payment on a special-account purchase.
C. a customer that has not paid on an overdue bill.
D. someone within the organization for making a suggestion that proves worthwhile or for doing something he or she is not required to do.

1. Which of the following amounts paid by an employer to an employee is not subject to withholding?
A. Salary
B. Bonus
C. Commissions
D. Reimbursement of expenses under an accountable plan
E. All of the above are subject to withholding

1. By not accruing warranty expense,
A. reported expenses will be overstated, and reported liabilities will be understated.
B. reported liabilities will be understated, and net income will be overstated.
C. reported liabilities will be overstated, and net income will be understated.
D. reported expenses will be understated, and net income will be understated.

1. Lara owns a 60 percent interest and Lance owns a 40 percent interest in LL Partnership, a general partnership. On January 1, 2011, Lara s adjusted basis in her partnership interest was $60,000 and Lance s adjusted basis for his partnership interest was $10,000. During 2011, LL Partnership had net taxable ordinary income of $50,000 and the following separately stated items: qualified dividend income of $1,000; taxable interest income of $2,600; charitable contributions of $3,000; and Section 179 expense of $20,000. During 2011, partnership liabilities decreased by $25,000 and there were no distributions made to either partner (assume liabilities are allocated in proportion to their percentage ownership of the partnership). Which of the following correctly states the basis in each partner s interest in LL Partnership on December 31, 2011?
A. Lara: $63,360 and Lance: $12,240.
B. Lara: $65,520 and Lance: $12,680.
C. Lara: $90,360 and Lance: $30,240.
D. Lara: $92,160 and Lance: $31,440.

1. For every unit that a company produces and sells above the breakeven point, its profitability is improved (ignoring taxes) by the units
A) gross margin.
B) selling price minus fixed cost.
C) variable cost.
D) contribution margin.

1. Resources that are lacking or deficient and that prevent the organization from developing a sustainable competitive advantage, are known as:
A. weaknesses.
B. strengths.
C. opportunities.
D. threats.

Question 1
An inference is
a. always unconstitutional
b. a permissive presumption
c. a mandatory presumption
d. a conclusive presumption

1. Which of the following statements is true with regard to the effectiveness of tactics?
A. All tactics are equally effective with regard to upward influence.
B. The combination of a soft tactic with reasonable persuasion is more effective than a combination of two hard tactics.
C. Individuals from collectivist cultures are typically more likely to use soft tactics that reflect personal power.
D. Soft tactics are less effective than hard tactics when used individually

1. (TCO 8) Because Main() and testMeth() store myVar in _____, the output of this code will be _____.
static void
Main(){
int myVar = 6;
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
myVar++;
testMeth(ref myVar);
myVar++;
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
Console.Read();}
public static void testMeth(ref int myVar){
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
myVar++;}
different memory locations, 6 7 8
the same memory location, 6 7 8
different memory locations, 6 7 9
the same memory location, 6 7 9

1. Sally hires a maid to work in her home for $250 per month. The maid is 25 years old and not related to Sally. During 2011, the maid worked 10 months for Sally.
c. What is the amount of Social Security and Medicare tax which must be withheld from the maid s wages?
A. None of the choices
B.$160.22
C.$155.00
D.$136.25
E.$141.25
F.$250.00

1. What are the rate of return on stockholders equity and the rate of return on common stockholders
equity (rounded to the nearest one-tenth of a percent) given the following information:
Net Income $350,000
Preferred Dividends 20,000
Common Stock 48,000
Common Stockholders Equity 1/1/2011 4,400,000
Total Stockholders Equity 1/1/2011 5,300,000
End of exam
Total Stockholders Equity 12/31/2011 5,500,000
A. Return on Stockholders Equity: 7.8 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 8.9%
B. Return on Stockholders Equity: 5.6 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 6.7%
C. Return on Stockholders Equity: 8.1 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 9.2%
D. Return on Stockholders Equity: 6.5 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 7.6%

1. Factors that would be included in a SWOT analysis would include all of the following EXCEPT
projected inflation rate for the next year.
potential changes in union organizing legislation.
the proportion of the available workforce who will be under age 30.
innovations in payroll processing technology.

1. Which of the following does NOT provide reasons for allowing medical resources?
A: ability to pay
B: Criminal justice
C: first come, first serve
D: distributive justice

Question 1
Strict Liability crimes require mens rea.
a. True
b. False

Question 1
A __________ is an e-mail address that uniquely identifies your Windows Live account.
A. Windows Live Code
B. Windows Live ID
C. Windows Live Name
D. Windows Live address

Question 1
Reselling a product or service is appropriate:
A. for a new customer only.
B. for a new customer as well as a longtime customer.
C. only for first-time buyers.
D. only if the customer is having a problem with the product or service.

1. Thomas is an employer with one employee, Sarah. Sarahs wages during 2011 are $19,450, and the state unemployment tax rate is 5.4 percent. Calculate the following amounts for Thomas:
b. State unemployment tax?
A.$434.00
B.$56.00
C. None of the choices.
D.$378.00
E.$1,050.30

1. If the amount extracted from a coal mine was different every year for four years, you would
A. credit accumulated depletion coal mine for the same amount each year.
B. use the same depletion expense rate per unit each year.
C. recomputed the depletion expense rate per unit each year.
D. debit depletion expense for the same amount each year.

1. Suppose 6 months ago a Swiss investor bought a 6-month U.S. Treasury bill at a price of $9,708.74, with a maturity value of $10,000. The exchange rate at that time was 1.420 Swiss francs per dollar. Today, at maturity, the exchange rate is 1.324 Swiss francs per dollar. What is the annualized rate of return to the Swiss investor?
-7.92%
-4.13%
6.00%
8.25%
12.00%

1. Willful, deliberate and premeditated are frequently used in statutes to elevate
a. involuntary manslaughter to voluntary manslaughter
b. 2nd degree murder to 1st degree murder
c. 1st degree murder to 2nd degree murder
d. murder to manslaughter

Question 1
The M Naghten test is employed to ascertain which of the following
a. entrapment
b. insanity
c. blood type
d. propensity

Question 1
A(n) __________ is software that installs and sets up programs to run on your computer.
A. Initiator
B. Installer
C. Downloader
D. Applicator

1. A Marketing research executive is performing an experiment to determine which of two client ads will draw consumers attention better. This is an example of:
A. basic research.
B. general research
C. intuitive research.
D. applied research

1. A researcher is in the process of reading transcripts from a field study and developing categories to put different responses in. When similar responses are encountered, they are coded similarly. The process this researcher is engaged in is called:
A. data reduction.
B. data assimilation.
C. data display.
D. data verification.

1. In addition to DNA analysis all of the following are used to try to match crime scene hair with suspect samples except
a. color, lehgth and diameter
b. presence or absence of a cortex
c. distribution, shape, and color intensity of cortex pigment granules
d. morphological abnormalties and the presence of dye and bleaching agents

1. Which of the following statement completions is CORRECT? If the yield curve is upward sloping, then the marketable securities held in a firms portfolio, assumed to be held for emergencies, should
consist mainly of long-term securities because they pay higher rates.
consist mainly of short-term securities because they pay higher rates.
consist mainly of U.S. Treasury securities to minimize interest rate risk.
consist mainly of short-term securities to minimize interest rate risk.
be balanced between long- and short-term securities to minimize the adverse effects of either an upward or a downward trend in interest rates.

1. Which of the following is an exception to the but for test, as used by the State to prove causation in charges involving an intentional killing?
a. the victim dies 1 year and 1 day after the event
b. an automobile is involved
c. two forces, each capable of causing death, occur simultaneously and each inflicts injury
d. none of the above

Question 1
In the case of Hampton v. United States, 425 U.S. 484 (1976) the Defendant s conviction was reversed by the US Supreme Court due to excessive governmental involvement in the crime
a. True
b. False

Question 1
In the sentence, Suddenly, the contents of the beaker began to foam, the sentence starts with a/an:
A. subject.
B. verb.
C. adjective.
D. adverb.

1. Researchers who have strong opinions about the subject of a study are likely to do a better job of conducting the research.
True
False

1. Which of the following statements is false about the process of iteration?
A. The iterative process may uncover issues that were previously undiscovered.
B. The iterative process must occur before integration.
C. The iterative process may involve additional data collection.
D. An important part of the iterative process is memoing.

1. Ryan Corporation made a basket purchase of three items. Item A was appraised at $35,000; item B was appraised at $55,000; and item C was appraised at $60,000. The purchase price was $125,000. The amount at which item C should be recorded (rounded to the nearest dollar) is
A. $72,000.
B. $83,300.
C. $29,167.
D. $50,000.

1. If you wish to better understand the way people make sense of their everyday social world, you would most likely be focusing on the study of
A. street smarts.
B. ethno methodology.
C. reality theory.
D. the Thomas theorem.

1. What part of the business community is best organized for politics
A: health care consumers
B: big business
C: Legislators
D: The small business community
E. Regional coalitions

Question 1
Under the Model Penal Code which of the following is not one of the four separately recognizable states of mind regarding intent
a. Purposefully
b. Knowingly
c. Negligently
d. Intentionally

Question 1
The __________ Panel is used to uninstall a program.
A. Navigation
B. Control
C. Programs
D. Settings

1. Which of the following changes would not be accounted for using the prospective approach? (Points : 8)
A change to LIFO from average costing for inventories
A change from the individual application of the LCM rule to aggregate approach
A change from straight-line to double-declining balance depreciation
A change from double-declining balance to straight-line depreciation

1. While preparing a data display for a qualitative study, a researcher draws a picture that shows the collective connections that informants make between concepts and ideas. This is an example of a:
A. causal diagram.
B. tree display.
C. consensus map.
D. checklist.

1.Dengel Inc. is working on its cash budget for November. The budgeted beginning cash balance is $24,000. Budgeted cash receipts total $177,000 and budgeted cash disbursements total $167,000. The desired ending cash balance is $50,000.
The excess (deficiency) of cash available over disbursements for November will be:
A.$34,000
B.$201,000
C.$10,000
D.$14,000

1. Trunk line Chemicals is considering opening a manufacturing plant in Vietnam. As director of HR, you assign a committee of HR staff to investigate all of the following factors EXCEPT
the role and nature of labor unions in Vietnam.
the stability of the political environment in Vietnam.
Vietnamese laws regarding compensation.
whether the change in manufacturing location will be profitable in the short-run.

1. Which of the following standards is often employed in order to ascertain whether or not a defendant killed in the heat of passion and whether or not the provocation was adequate from an objective vantage point?
a. unreasonable person
b. reasonable person
c. third party induction
d. third party deduction

Question 1
Which Amendment in the Bill of Rights limits punishment
a. 1st Amendment
b. 3rd Amendment
c. 8th Amendment
d. 6th Amendment

1 An association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners of a business for profit is known as a(n) ________.

1.Which of the following measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data and programs?
1. Nonvolatile media
2. Capacity
3. Access speed
4. RAM

Question 1
Qualitative research would be preferred over quantitative research in all of the following situations, EXCEPT when the research objective is to:
A. gain an insight into an issue or a problem.
B. determine the magnitude of a response.
C. understand a psychoanalytical phenomenon.
D. understand a cultural phenomenon.

1. Sole proprietorships have all of the following advantages except
A. unlimited life.
B. ease of liquidation.
C. profits subject only to a single tax.
D. ease of formation.

1. The income elasticity of demand (Points : 1)
measures the change in income necessary for a given change in quantity demanded.
measures the responsiveness of income to changes in quantity demanded.
measures the responsiveness of quantity demanded to changes in income.
is the ratio of the percentage change in income to the percentage change in quantity demanded.

1. The elements of attempt include which of the following?
a. specific intent
b. an overt act toward commission
c. failure to complete the crime
d. all of the above

Question 1
The Supreme Court defines an Ex Post Facto law as
a. A law that aggravates a crime or makes it greater than when it was when committed
b. A law that retroactively deems an act a criminal act
c. A and B
d. None of the above

1 According to ethical relativism, ________.

1. The two major components of any computer system are its hardware and its software.
A) True
B) False

1. Which of the following is NOT an example of target marketing?
A. A detergent manufacturer sees the need to include a stain remover formula in its detergents.
B. A company has grouped its customers according to age and gender.
C. A car rental company extending into luxury car rentals has targeted car enthusiasts as its customers.
D. A restaurant intending to find out the preferences of its competitors customers.

1. The curve that shows the relationship between different prices and the quantity requested at each price is the ________ curve.
A. demand
B. buying
C. supply
D. equilibrium

1. In a legal determination of whether discrimination has occurred, the ____ is most important.
psychological impact on the worker
state jurisdiction in which the alleged discrimination occurred
outcome of the practice on employees
intent to discriminate of the employer

1. At any given time, the yield curve is affected by all of the following EXCEPT
A. inflationary expectations.;
B. the approximate yield formula.;
C. short- and long-term supply and demand conditions.
D. liquidity preferences.;

1. Vocalized pauses are more effective than silent pauses.
True
False

Question 1
Which of the following is not a purpose of punishment
a. deterrence
b. restraint
c. reformation/rehabilitation
d. disproportionality

1. To overstate earnings, a company can
A. overstate expenses and overstate revenue.
B. overstate receivables and understate payables.
C. understate unearned revenue and understate property, plant, and equipment.
D. understate expenses and understate revenue.

1. Peter Berger described the sociological perspective as seeing the
A. particular in the general.
B. general in the particular.
C. familiar in the strange.
D. strange in the familiar.

1. All of the following are valid means of triangulation, EXCEPT:
A. using multiple methods of data collection.
B. using multiple data sets.
C. having multiple researchers analyze the data.
D. analyzing data at two different time periods.

1. (TCO 1) The DC or average voltage will do what when adding an additional capacitor in parallel? (Points : 4)
a. Increase
b. Decrease
c. Remain constant
d. Cannot be determined

1. A/an ____ is issued by the president of the United States to provide direction to government departments on a specific area.
federal mandate
presidential directive
legislative initiative
executive order

1) compared to the marginal rate of substitution at the original optimal consumption point, the marginal rate of substitution at the new optimal consumption point
is lower if a. the consumers income increased b. the price fell c. the price rose. d. the consumers income decreased 2) along the income-consumption path, which
of the following is held constant? a. the relative price b. the marginal rate of substitution c. both a and b d. neither a nor b

1. In reaching your conclusion for the scenario above, which of the following factors is pertinent to the charge?
a. causation
b. solicitation
c. intent
d. none of the above

Question 1
Which of the following defenses allows a person to use whatever force reasonably appears to be necessary to prevent the immediate unlawful imposition of harm to himself
a. insanity
b. intoxication
c. self-defense
d. all of the above

Question 1
__________ is a word processor that is included in Windows 7 that is used to create basic documents.
A. WordPad
B. WordPerfect
C. Letter Writer
D. WordPro

1. What will be the value stored in the variable total when the following code completes executing:
count = num
total = num = 0
For count = 1 to 10
total = total + count
endfor
A) 10
B) 55
C) 45
D) 0

1. Which of these activities is NOT part of market situation analysis?
A. Deciding new product opportunities.
B. Collecting information on the electronic items market.
C. Analyzing purchase patterns of people visiting a store.
D. Researching on why the competitors products sell better.

1. One way for a country to obtain an absolute advantage in marketing a product outside its borders is to .
A. revalue the currency.
B. produce the good at the lowest cost.
C. adopt many trade restrictions.
D. enter into an orderly marketing agreement.

Long-term investments include:AnswerA Investments in marketable stocks that are intended to be converted into cash in the short-termB Investments in marketable bonds that are intended to be converted into cash in the short-term.C Investments intended to be converted to cash within one year.D Investm

1. According to the law of demand there is ________ relationship between price and quantity demanded. (Points : 1)
a positive
a negative
either a positive or negative
a constantly changing

1. The HMO Act of 1973 was a landmark piece of federal legislation that:
A: caused members of HMOs to grow because of the availability of federal money
B: actually reduced the number of HMOs because the guidelines were so strict they were too hard to comply with
C: states did not want to comply with because it cost the money
D: essentially did away with indemnity insurance

1. Which of the following statements best represents what finance is about?
a. How political, social, and economic forces affect corporations
b. Maximizing profits
c. Creation and maintenance of economic wealth
d. Reducing risk

Question 1
Windows Live mail can be used to organize your __________ list, which is an organized collection of names, e-mail addresses, and contact information of individuals with whom you communicate.
A. control
B. contact
C. master
D. address

1. Prior years financial statements are restated under the (Points : 8)
current approach.
prospective approach.
retrospective approach.

1. Which of the following is NOT a pricing decision?
A. How large is the demand potential at a given price
B. How sensitive is demand to changes in price levels
C. What is the most effective way of communicating a price increase
D. What are sales forecasts at various price levels

1. The salespersons task of identifying potential customers is known as
A. prospecting.
B. selection.
C. follow-up.
D. demonstration.

1. The collective value of the capabilities, knowledge, skills, life experiences and motivation of an organizational workforce is called
the organization s talent inventory.
total human resources.
human capital.
the organization s intellectual assets.

1. The objective of the cost section of a proposal is to convince the customer that the contractor s price for the proposed project is:
A: inexpensive & affordable
B: competitive & fair
C: realistic & reasonable
D: fair & comprehensive

1. At trial plaintiff offered uncontested evidence that golf balls from the Club s links regularly traversed onto his property two to three times a day. Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding the liability of the Pike Creek Golf Club/Marty for trespass?
A. Defendants are not liable, since they did not intentionally cause the golf ball(s) to traverse onto the plaintiff s property.
B. Defendants would remain liable for the unpermitted intrusion of the golf ball(s) onto the plaintiff s property.
C. Since the plaintiff should have reasonably anticipated that living next to a golf course would result in stray golf balls landing on his property, defendants would not be held liable.
D. Since the golf balls did not substantially interfere with the plaintiff s use and enjoyment of his land, defendants would not be held liable.

1) Which account represents the cumulative earnings of the firm since its formation, minus dividends paid
A) Paid-in capital
B) Common stock
C) Retained earnings
D) Accumulated depreciation

1. What is another word for a subscript?
A) superscript
B) subroutine
C) variable
D) index

1. 3a. Sophie is a single taxpayer. For the first payroll period in October 2011, she is paid wages of $3,250.00 monthly. Sophie claims 3 allowance on her W-4.
Use the percentage method to calculate the amount of withholding for a monthly pay period. Calculate the withholding from the percentage table in appendix C.
A. None of the choices
B. $256.77
C. $289.12
D. $291.25
E. $287.10
F. $261.23
G. $247.47

1. Even greater than their use for human food, fish are a vital source of
A. industrial lubricants.
B. lamp oil.
C. fertilizer.
D. lotions and creams.

1. Employees who value _________ are most likely to be attracted to jobs allowing them to telecommute.
work variety
opportunities for early retirement
flexibility
a fast-track promotion path

1. The 2 most common methods of determining rate or premiums are:
A: community & actuarial rating
B: experience & actuarial rating
C: community & experience rating
D: actuarial rating & underwriting
E: underwriting & community rating

1. Common internal controls for accounts receivable include:
A. sending invoices and monthly statements.
B. developing procedures that ensure that all credit sales are recorded and customers account are debited.
C. authorizing charge-off of accounts.
D. All of these are common internal controls for accounts receivable.

Question 1
A(n) __________ is a symbol that conveys emotion in a text message.
A. email icon
B. emoticon
C. image
D. emblem

1. The piece of hardware that performs processing tasks is the central data unit.
A) True
B) False

1. In contrast to marketing researchers, management decision-makers are more focused on:
A. scientific and technical analysis of emerging phenomenon.
B. abstractions rather than concrete findings.
C. market performance.
D. proactive research.

1. For the English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, social institutions should be evaluated on the basis of
their
A. success in providing the greatest good to the greatest number.
B. ability to provide services at the lowest cost.
C. concern for the rights of the individual over social utility.
D. imposing minimal intrusions into citizens lives.

1. Evaluation standards for assessing the quality of a speech should be based on an understanding of:
the rhetorical situation.
the speakers purpose.
audience feedback.
the rhetorical situation and the speakers purpose
the rhetorical situation and audience feedback

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

1. A recent study of 100 employees from six departments of a major corporation found 65% to be sleep deprived. The researchers concluded that the majority of corporate employees are sleep deprived.
The researcher s conclusion is suspect because it:
A assumes that corporate employees are more sleep deprived than other people
B is based on evidence that is statistically impossible
C fails to describe the effects the sleep deprivation has
D relies on a sample that is too small to represent the entire corporate workforce

1 Which of the following best describes an entrepreneur?

1. Which takes precedence when the two are combined in a single statement: AND or OR?
A) OR
B) AND
C) whichever comes first
D) whichever comes last

1. Which of the following helps generate insights that will help define the problem situation confronting the researcher?
A. Exploratory research
B. Descriptive research
C. Causal research
D. Assessment research

1. Regarding adolescent suicide, which statement is true?
A. Male suicide rates are five times higher than those for females
B. Males attempt suicide more often than females
C. Suicide is normally associated with depression
D. Suicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents

1. Police officers are more likely to arrest prostitutes rather than the prostitutes male clients. In the social-conflict feminist perspective, this fact illustrates
A. false consciousness.
B. social domination of women by men.
C. class warfare.
D. gender bias.

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of strategic management that makes it different from other types of management?
A. It is interdisciplinary.
B. It has an external focus.
C. It has an internal focus.
D. It concerns the present direction of the organization.

1. Profit maximization stresses the efficient use of timing and risks.
TRUE
FALSE

1) If a firm has both interest expense and lease payments,
A) times interest earned will be smaller than fixed charge coverage.
B) times interest earned will be greater than fixed charge coverage.
C) times interest earned will be the same as fixed charge coverage.
D) fixed charge coverage cannot be computed.

1. Leila, who had lived all her life in Ames, Iowa, experienced disorientation when she arrived in Paris, France. Her tour guide told her not to worry; she was only experiencing what sociologists call
A. cultural relativism.
B. culture shock.
C. jet lag.
D. ethnocentrism.

Question 1
The first stage in the business research process is:
A. data collection.
B. plan development.
C. diagnostic.
D. defining the question.

Question 1
A firms break-even point will rise if:
A. fixed costs decrease.
B. contribution margins increase.
C. price per unit rises.
D. variable cost per unit rises.

1. Top executives of an organization truly view the top HR executive as contributing to the strategic success of the firm when they request the HR manager to
streamline the employee selection process.
improve the implementation of performance appraisals for supervisors.
evaluate potential merger candidates for organizational compatibility.
select a vendor for outsourcing benefits administration.

Question 1
The board of directors in an organization:
A. plays a significant role in corporate governance.
B. is responsible for the implementation of the organizations operating activities.
C. serves in the role of executive management.
D. is not an important part of the organizations strategic development.

1. If you seek to determine the value of one nations currency relative to the currencies of other countries, you should isolate the nations
A. governmental surplus.
B. international current module.
C. exchange rate.
D. counter trading activity.

1. On the Statement of Cash Flows, payments to purchase bonds and stocks of other companies are reported in the
operating activities section.
investing activities section.
financing activities section.
schedule of noncash investing and financing activities

1. (TCO 8) Which words belong in the blank to indicate that the method PutFiles() returns a double value to the calling method, and that only the class containing PutFiles() is allowed to call it?_____ Put Files()
private static double
public static double
private static void
public static void

1) Maximization of shareholder wealth is a concept in which
A. profits are maximized on a quarterly basis.
B. virtually all earnings are paid as dividends to common stockholders.
C. increased earnings is of primary importance.
D. optimally increasing the long-term value of the firm is emphasized.

1. Which of the following was not an innovation that came about due to militarization in the 1800s?
A. Margarine
B. Canned food and milk
C. Larger farms
D. Factory production of bread

1. In mergers and acquisitions, the HR planning process begins with
conducting due diligence.
addressing key HR processes..
analyzing the internal inventory of HR capabilities.
optimizing the workforce.

1. ABC Co. has an average collection period of 60 days, total credit sales for he year $3,000,000. What is the balance in account receivable at the year end?
a. $50,000
b. $100,000
c. $500,000
d. $80,000

1. In the U.S. economy, who is in charge of organizing and coordinating overall economic activities? (Points : 5)
Government.
Corporations.
No one.
Consumers.

1) A firm has forecasted sales of $4,000 in January, $6,000 in February and $5,500 in March. All sales are on credit. 40% is collected the month of sale and the remainder the following month. How much is collected from accounts receivable in February
A) $5,400
B) $4,800
C) $6,000
D) $3,000

1. Program comments are non executing statements.
A) True
B) False

1) Which of the following is not a primary source of capital to the firm
A.-common stock
B.-preferred stock
C.-assets
D.-bonds

1. People with a _______ can eat just about anything they want and not gain weight.
A. fixed weight set point
B. low metabolic rate
C. fixed proportion of fat cells
D. high metabolic rate

1. The thesis of the speech focuses on the response that the speaker wants from his or her audience.
True
False

1. Depending upon the state of the economy, Ables manufacturing Crop. Expect to sell the following number of the prefabricated building. The probability of each state is indicated. What is the expected value of the total sales projection?
Outcome ProbabilityUnitsPrice
BAd 0.20 100$20
Normal 0.50 180$25
Great 0.30 210$30
a. $4,500
b. $4,540
c. $12,800
d. None of these

1 long wood veterinary clinic has an inventory turnover rate of 9 this rate is
a acceptable
b ideal
c unacceptable
d impossible

1) Companies that are mostly influenced by seasonal sales have to make a choice between
A) level production and inventory buildup.
B) seasonal production and an uneven workforce.
C) a stable workforce and a fluctuating workforce.
D) All of the above

1. Researchers should be willing to do cross-checks of data from multiple sources to determine the similarity of independent projects. T or F
True
False

1. all of the following accurately describe major advantages of the scanning electron microscope over other optical systems except:
a. detailed absorption spectrum
b. great depth focus
c. high magnification
d. clear resolution

1. Regarding the outcomes of Mary Ainsworth s strange situation experiments, which statement is most accurate?
A. Avoidant children cry when the mother returns to the playroom.
B. Only two-year-olds are capable of showing a secure attachment.
C. Ambivalent children may both hit and embrace their mother on her return.
D. Disorganized-disoriented behavior precedes a secure attachment.

1. The Internet includes information that is biased, out of date, and inaccurate.
True
False

Question 1
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
02 is a U.S. federal law designed to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of:
A. the corporate vision.
B. the corporate mission.
C. corporate disclosures.
D. the balanced scorecard.

1. By having a good will, Kant fundamentally meant that one:
Should use one s conscience and intuition to determine morality.
Should have the strength and will-power to get power and position and to achieve one s goals.
Should have the strength of character to do what is morally right and not do what is morally wrong.
Should always be the first to buy a round of drinks for one s friends at Happy Hour.

1) A highly automated plant would generally have
A) more variable than fixed costs.
B) more fixed than variable costs.
C) all fixed costs.
D) all variable costs.

1. To use computer programs, you must first load them into memory.
A) True
B) False

1) Which of the following is not considered to be a profitability ratio
A.-times interest earned
B.-return on assets (investment)
C.-profit margin
D.-return on equity

1. Which of the following statement is CORRECT?
a. A time line is not meaningful unless all cash flows occur annually.
b. Time lines are useful for visualizing complex problems prior to doing actual calculations.
c. Time lines cannot be constructed in situations where some of the cash flows occur annually but others occur quarterly.
d. Time lines cannot be constructed for annuities where the payments occur at the beginning of the periods.
e. Some of the cash flows shown on a time line can be in the form of annuity payments, but none can be uneven amounts.

1. ROI is the organization s
return on interest.
return on innovation.
return on investment.
return on intangible assets.

1. The _____ allows writers draw on information that they have gotten through observation, thinking, and reading.
First-person approach
Second-person approach
Third-person approach
All of these

1. New capital-budgeting projects are always new products taken to market.
TRUE
FALSE

1) How would electronic funds transfer affect the use of float
A) Increase its use somewhat
B) Decrease its use somewhat
C) Virtually eliminate its use
D) Have no effect on its use

1. (TCO 5) A _____ repeats actions until a certain condition is met.
repetition structure
control structure
selection structure
sequence structure

1) Financial leverage deals with:
A.-the relationship of debt and equity in the capital structure.
B.-the entire income statement.
C.-the relationship of fixed and variable costs.
D.-the entire balance sheet.

1. The Americas didnt provide Europeans with added
A. technological skill
B. labor
C. natural resources
D. land

1. The country which suffered a domestic holocaust at the hands of the Khmer Rouge is
Thailand.
Cambodia.
Laos.
Burma.
Indonesia.

1. If a firm has a price of $4.00, variable cost per unit of $2.50 and a breakeven point of 20,000 units, fixed cost are equal to:
a. $13,333
b. $10,000
c. $30,000
d. $50,000

1. Which of the following financial statements would answer the question, What did the company decide to use their profit for
a. Income statement
b. Statement of cash flows
c. Statement of retained earnings
d. Balance Sheet

1. Use the following data for the question.
Jan 01 Beginning Inventory 100 units at $5 per unit Total: $500
Jan 03 Purchase 50 units at $6 per unit Total: $300
Jan 10 Purchase 80 units at $7 per unit Total: $560
Jan 17 Purchase 30 units at $8 per unit Total: $240
Goods Available for Sale 260 units Total: $1,600
Jan 24 Sale 220 units
The Jan 24 sale consisted of 100 units from the beginning inventory, 40 units from the Jan 3 purchase, 60 units from the Jan 10 purchase, and 20 units from the Jan 17 purchase.
Using Specific Identification, the ending Inventory valuation is
$200.
$246.
$280.
$310.

1. (TCO 5) How many times will DOG be displayed when the following lines are executed?
For counter As Integer = 13 To -3 Step -6
System.Console.WriteLine(DOG)
Next
Two
Three
Four
Five
None of the above

1) In break-even analysis, the contribution margin is defined as
A.-price minus fixed cost.
B.-variable cost minus fixed cost.
C.-price minus variable cost.
D.-fixed cost minus variable cost.

1. According to Bandura, the extent to which we feel we re able to meet a challenge or pursue a task to a favorable outcome is our level of
A. openness to experience
B. self-efficacy
C. extraversion
D. self-esteem

1. Someone develops a hatred for you. Over the course of a few weeks, he slashes your tires, kills your dog, and sets fire to your tool shed. Before each act, he calls you on the phone and torments you by telling you what he plans to do. After setting fire to the tool shed, he calls and says that everything up to now has been child s play. I m going to get serious now. I m going to kill you in the next few months. The man keeps up these tormenting calls until you re a wreck with fear, although he never does actually attack you. Which of the following statements is correct?
A. You have a case for alienation of affections, at least in some jurisdictions.
B. The calls were slanderous, so you have a case for defamation.
C. You don t have case for intentional infliction of emotional distress, because nothing the man did was particularly outrageous or extreme, a required element.
D. You have a case for intentional infliction of emotional distress

A company records an unrealized loss on short-term securities. This would result in what type of difference and in what type of deferred income tax?

Type of Difference Deferred Tax

1. Temporary Liability

2. Temporary Asset

3. Permanent Liability

4. Permanent Asset

1. Hundreds of people were already lined up to buy concert tickets when we arrived.
True
False

Question 1
Mistake of the law is an absolute defense.
a. True
b. False

1) A rapid rate of growth in sales and profits may require
A) higher dividend payments to shareholders.
B) increased borrowing by the firm to support the sales increase.
C) the firm to be more lenient with credit customers.
D) sales forecasts to be made less frequently.

1. (TCO 5) Floating-point variables, such as Double, should not be used _____.
as counters that control loop execution
to perform mathematical calculations inside a loop
as approximate representations of decimal numbers
for applications when precision is required

1) Risk exposure due to heavy short-term borrowing can be compensated for by
A.-carrying illiquid assets.
B.-carrying highly liquid assets.
C.-carrying longer term, more profitable current assets.
D.-carrying more receivables to increase cash flow.

1. You plan to analyze the value of a potential investment by calculating the sum of the present values of its expected cash flows. Which of the following would lower the calculated value of the investment?
a. The cash flows are in the form of a deferred annuity, and they total to $100,000. You learn that the annuity lasts for only 5 rather than 10 years, hence that each payment is for $20,000 rather than for $10,000.
b. The discount rate increases.
c. The riskiness of the investment s cash flows decreases.
d. The total amount of cash flows remains the same, but more of the cash flows are received in the earlier years and less are received in the later years.
e. The discount rate decreases.

1. Charlton argued that if we outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns. What kind of reasoning is this
example
cause
analogy
narrative
sign

Question 1
Situation analysis allows the organization to examine:
A. external factors only.
B. internal factors only.
C. the organizations top management only.
D. both external and internal factors.

1. The moral theory of ethical relativism can best be characterized by:
The consultation of an outside source, such as a book or person, for guidance.
The belief that the moral rules should be determined by persons who have a veil of ignorance about their place or station in society.
The belief that a person must decide what course of action is moral based on what a society believes is proper and right.
Determining which course of action produces the greatest amount of good for the greatest number of people.

1. An asset is purchased for $50,000. It has an estimated useful life of 12 years and a salvage value of $5,000. What is the annual depreciation of the asset using the straight-line method?
A. $3,750.00 XXXXXX
B. $4,000.00
C. $4,500.00
D. $4,583.33

1. The ideal focus group size is
A. less than 5 people.
B. 6-10 people.
C. approximately 25 people.
D. more than 100 people.

1) Variables important to credit scoring models include
A.-negative public records.
B.-age of company in years.
C.-facility ownership.
D.-all of these variables apply.

1. The term quantum mechanics refers to the study of
A. subatomic particles.
B. astronomy.
C. molecular chemistry.
D. cosmology.

1. Which of the following was not a factor that promulgated Taiwanese industrial development
effective governmental support of economic development
U.S.-aided national security
acceptable level of infrastructure development
a poorly educated and unmotivated populace
a manageable population size

. Lake Power Sports sells jet skis and other powered recreational equipment. Customers pay 1/3 of the sales price of a jet ski when they initially purchase the ski, and then pay another 1/3 each year for the next two years. Because Lake has little information about collectibility of these receivable

1. A firm has forecasted sales $3,000, in April $4,500 in May and $6,500 in June. All sales are on credit 30% is collected the month of sale and the reminder the following month. What will be balance in account receivable at the beginning of the July?
a. $1,950
b. $6,500
c. $4,550
d. $5,100

1. Which of the following is not an example of a trend
a. Increase in interest rates
b. Decrease in customers buying on Sundays
c. People eating out a lot
d. Increase in the number of foreclosures
e. Rise in gasoline prices

1. Carrie owed Charlotte $20,000. Carrie offered Charlotte a promissory note (a negotiable instrument) worth $200,000 upon maturity, which occurred in six months, as payment for the debt. Carrie had actually stolen the promissory note from her friend Samantha. Charlotte probably wont qualify as a holder in due course because
A. Charlotte didnt give value for the instrument.
B. Charlotte didnt take the instrument in good faith.
C. Charlotte should have known the instrument was stolen.
D. the instrument was stolen from Samantha.

Question 1
E-mails are effective when used to:
A. send long, complex information.
B. avoid confrontation.
C. exchange ideas.
D. discuss sensitive issues.

1) The key initial element in developing pro forma statements is
A.-an income statement.
B.-a sales forecast.
C.-a cash budget.
D.-a collections schedule.

1 Which of the following pairs of constitutional provisions gives the federal government the authority to regulate foreign affairs?

1. You write a newspaper story about a local hobbyist. You take a dislike to the man and in your article, throw in the assertion that he molested neighborhood children. You won t be liable for defamation if
A. the plaintiff consented to you writing a story about his hobby.
B. the plaintiff is a public figure.
C. what you said is true.
D. only one other person besides the plaintiff saw your statement.

1. How many of the following items decrease cash flow in the statement of cash flows
Increase in accounts receivable
Increase in notes payable
Depreciation expense
Increase in investment
Decrease in account payable
Decrease in prepaid expenses
Dividend payment
Increase in accrued expenses
a. 2 of these items decrease cash flow
b. 3 pf these items decrease cash flow
c. 4 of these items decrease cash flow
d. 5 of these items decrease cash flow

1. (TCOs 1, 2, 4, 6) Ethical Egoism proposes that all decisions should be made to promote what? (Points : 5)
Our fiduciary responsibilities
The good will of others
Our self-interests
The welfare of the community
Stronger relationships

1. When solving for the sample size needed to compute a confidence interval for a population proportion, the _________p(1-p) is, the _____ n will be. (Points : 1)
larger, smaller.
smaller, larger.
larger, larger.

1. In exploratory research, the term pilot studies refers to a collective group of diverse techniques that will be conducted on a small scale.
True
False

1) In managing cash and marketable securities, what should be the managers primary concern
A.-Maximization of liquid assets
B.-Maximization of profit
C.-Acceptable return on investment
D.-Liquidity and safety

1 An agreement between two or more nations that is formally signed by an authorized representative of each nation and ratified by each nation is defined as a(n) ________.

1. Defendant Smith s act helped cause an accident. The judge rules that Smith s act wasn t a proximate cause of the accident, however. Several other defendants are involved. The plaintiff obtains a judgment for $10,000. Which of the following statements is correct?
A. The plaintiff can t recover from Smith.
B. The plaintiff will recover that portion of the $10,000 from Smith equal to Smith s percentage of responsibility for the accident.
C. Under the doctrine of joint and several liability, the plaintiff can make Smith pay the whole $10,000.
D. The judge made an error. Proximate cause is a legislative issue, not a matter for judges or juries to decide.

Assume a U.S firm uses a forward contract to hedge all of its translation exposure. Also assume that the firm underestimated what its foreign earnings will be. Assume that the foreign currency depreciated over the year. The firm would generate a translation____,which would be ____than the gain gener

Question 1
In a certain city, there are 100,000 persons age 18 to 24. A simple random sample of 500 such persons is drawn, of whom 198 turn out to be currently enrolled in college. Estimate the percentage of all persons age 18 to 24 in that city who are currently enrolled in college.
40%
41.1%
38.8%
39.2%
39.6%

1. Abell s Scheme, originally conceived to help define a mission of a corporation, can also be used to look for opportunities.
a. True
b. False

1. You are the owner of a construction company. You want your Return on Assets Ratio to be
high.
low

Question 1
A memo has two parts, the:
A. heading and the date.
B. heading and the complimentary closing.
C. heading and the body.
D. subject and the body.

1. Which of the following measures is especially useful when dealing with ordinal data and data that is skewed to either the right or left?
A. Mean
B. Median
C. Mode
D. Standard deviation

1 Which of the following branches of the United Nations is primarily responsible for maintaining international peace and has authority to use armed force for this purpose?

1. Whether a plaintiff assumed a risk is determined by
A. whether he or she is a fiduciary.
B. what a reasonable person would know about the risks.
C. whether the risk meets the objective standard.
D. what the plaintiff actually knew about the risks.

Which of the following entites would report income tax expense on its income statement? Please Explain.A.) A corporationB.) A sole proprietorshipC.) A partnershipD.) All of the above

1. Consider the following information for Ball crop.
Selling and administrative expense$50,000
Depreciation expense 80,000
Sales 400,000
Interest expense 30,000
Cost of goods sold 150,000
Taxes 18,550
What is the operating profit for Ball Crop.?
a. $71,450
b. $90,000
c. $120,000
d. none of the above

1. The final list of strategic issues should match elements in the strategic-alternative bundles.
a. True
b. False

1 In the word typographical, the emphasis is placed on which syllable

Question 1
When asking several questions in a letter, you can make them more obvious by:
A. putting all the questions in the closing paragraph.
B. numbering the questions.
C. putting all questions in the opening paragraph.
D. putting all the questions in passive voice.

1. Which of the following will increase the net present value of a project
A) An increase in the initial investment.
B) A decrease in annual cash inflows.
C) An increase in the discount rate.
D) A decrease in the discount rate.

1. A $50,000 loan is to be amortized over 7 years, with annual end-of-year payments. Which of these statements is CORRECT?
a. The annual payments would be larger if the interest rate were lower.
b. If the loan were amortized over 10 years rather than 7 years, and if the interest rate were the same in either case, the first payment would include more dollars of interest under the 7 year amortization plan.
c. The proportion of each payment that represents interest as opposed to repayment of principal would be lower if the interest rate were lower.
d. The last payment would have a higher proportion of interest than the first payment.
e. The proportion of interest versus principal repayment would be the same for each of the 7 payments.

1. A corporate agent is
A. someone sent to spy on the competition.
B. an employee or subcontractor who deals with third parties such as the public on behalf of the corporation.
C. any fiduciary.
D. a shareholder who doesnt work for the corporation.

1. The efficient market hypothesis deals primary with.
a. random speculation in securities.
b. the degree to which prices adjust to new information.
c. degree to which price movement are the result past trends.
d. how can investor can significantly outperform the market in general.

Question 1
Greg enters into a contract with Holly that indirectly benefits Ira, although neither Greg nor Holly intended the result. Ira is
a delegatee.
an assignee.
an incidental beneficiary.
an intended beneficiary.

1) Based on this information you can conclude that
A. the supply of clothing has grown faster than the demand for clothing
B. demand for clothing has grown faster than the supply of clothing
C. the supply of and demand for clothing have grown by the same proportion
D. there is no way to determine what has happened to supply and demand with this information

1. Religious beliefs centered on one God is associated with what phase of human social evolution
A. Hunting and gathering
B. Pastoral
C. Industrial
D. Agricultural

1-If the current inflation rate is 4.2% and you are earning a real rate of return on an investment of 3.8%, then the nominal rate on this investment is closest to:
3.8%
4.2%
8.0%
8.2%

1. Partnerships must file an annual informational income tax return. Why isnt any income tax payment due with this return?
A. Because the partnership entity pays income tax in installments
B. Because the Senate doesnt require it
C. Because partnerships dont pay income tax. All the partnership income is reported on the personal tax returns of the partners.
D. Because the House of Representatives doesnt require it

Activities that involve the production or purchase of merchandise and the sale of goods and services to customers, including expenditures related to administering the business, are classified as:AnswerFinancing activities.Investing activities.Operating activities.Direct activities.

Question 1
A researcher wants to study the spending habits of customers of a local shopping mall. The mall manager claims that the average spending per customer is $70, but the researcher believes that the average is less than $70. A simple random sample of 350 shoppers is obtained. The sample average is $65 and the sample SD is $27. We should _________ the null hypothesis.
Reject
Accept

1. (TCOs 1, 2, 4, 6) John Stuart Mills theory of Utilitarianism is the most common form of ethics in use today. It is used so commonly because it belongs to which of the Primary Schools of Ethics? (Points : 5)
Care-based
Ends-based
Economy-based
Law-based
Efficiency-based

1. What is produced and exchanged in the real sector
Money
Goods and services
Financial assets
All assets with a money price

1. The total amount of tax you pay divided by your total income is the (Points : 1)
marginal tax rate.
average tax rate.
total tax rate.
proportional tax rate.

1. What is a standard cost
A) The total number of units times the budgeted amount expected.
B) Any amount that appears on a budget.
C) The total amount that appears on the budget for product costs.
D) The amount management thinks should be incurred to produce a good or service.

1 Which of the following is headed by the secretary-general of the UN?

1. Gina gets an offer from Tim, a non shareholder, to buy her stock. The shareholder agreement contains a right of first refusal provision. Gina must
A. refuse to sell the stock to any outsider including Tim.
B. obtain a fair appraisal and charge Tim full market value for the stock.
C. first offer the stock to the existing shareholders.
D. not sell, but only if the sale is due to bankruptcy or divorce.

Which of the following systems provides for a separate record of the cost of each particular quantity of product that passes through the factory?Job order cost systemGeneral cost systemReplacement cost systemProcess cost system

1. Kuznet Rental Center requires $1,000,000 in financing over the next two year. Kuznet can borrow long-term at 9 percent interest per year for two year. Alternatively, Kuznet can borrow short term and pay 7 percent interest in the first year. The Kuznet project paying 10 percent interest in the second year. Assuming Kuznets pays off the accrued interest at the end of each year, Which of the following statement is true?
a. Kuznets will definitely end up paying more under the long-term financing plan.
b. Kuznets will definitely end up paying less under the long- term financing plan.
c. Kuznets will probably pay more under the short- term financing plan.
d. Kuznets will probably pay less under the short-term financing plan.

1) The basic components of an effective sexual harassment policy include the following EXCEPT:
A. To act immediately when employees complain of sexual harassment
B. To establish a formal complaint procedure
C. To develop an organization wide policy on sexual harassment
D. To establish a means for ongoing training
E. To establish a performance appraisal system

1. The U.S. central bank is a financial institution that:
has the sole right to accept deposits and make loans.
has the sole right to issue currency, commonly referred to as notes.
sets borrowing and lending in a country.
determines what assets will back a currency.

Question 1
A referral letter should be sent when:
A. an inquiry can be answered better by someone else.
B. you wish to recommend someone for a job.
C. a payment is enclosed.
D. you dont want to be bothered with it.

1) If you invest $8,000 at 12% interest, how much will you have in 7 years
A.-$17,688
B.-$80,712
C.-$3616
D.-$18,016

1 Which of the following replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)?

1. Supporting material which relies on the judgments of someone, other than the speaker, who has relevant experience and expertise is called:
factual testimony.
opinion testimony.
personal experience.
direct observation.
case study.

1. Using a clear organizational pattern in your speech is one way of creating reinforcement in your speech.
True
False

1. Home Products Company issues common stock for sale to the public. If Ira buys ten shares of the stock, he has a proportionate interest with regard to
control only.
earnings and net assets only.
control, earnings, and net assets.
none of the above.

1) A good real-world example of monopolistic competition is
A. lawyers
B. gas stations
C. Time Warner Cable
D. groceries stores

Question 1
You will achieve the you attitude in your letter if you:
A. use as many you and your words as possible.
B. use you and your carefully and thoughtfully, putting the reader into the picture.
C. focus on your reader in the last paragraph.
D. feel confident in your speaking ability.

1) In determining the future value of a single amount, one measures
A.-the present value of an amount discounted at a given interest rate.
B.-the present value of periodic payments at a given interest rate.
C.-the future value of an amount allowed to grow at a given interest rate.
D.-the future value of periodic payments at a given interest rate.

1 Which one of the following would be a three-party transaction?

Question 1
Given: A box contains a large number of red and blue marbles, but the proportions are unknown. 100 marbles are drawn at random, and 49 turn out to be red. The SE% turns out to be 5%. True or False: The 95% confidence interval for the percentage of red marbles in the sample is 39% to 59%
False
True

1. Zero Sum Games Corporation has forty-three shareholders. The minimum number that must be present at a meeting for a shareholders vote is
a. a quorum.
b. three of the shareholders.
c. a proxy.
d. all of the shareholders.

1. The standard deviation of all possible sample proportions increases as the sample size increases. (Points : 1)
True
False

1. According to your text, a main cause of cultural change is
A. revelation.
B. concealment.
C. invention.
D. repetition.

The following information applies to Questions 1 and 2.
DH Manufacturing produces a single product that sells for $8. Variable (flexible) costs per unit equal $3.20. The company expects the total fixed (capacity-related) costs to be $7,200 for the next month at the projected sales level of 20,000 units. In an attempt to improve performance, management is considering a number of alternative actions. Each situation is to be evaluated separately.

1 Who is the acceptor of a draft in a draft transaction?

1. Certain entities dont pay taxes; instead, the owners report their share of the entitys income on their own personal income tax return. These entities are
A. limited liability corporations, S corporations, and D corporations.
B. corporations.
C. S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and nonprofit corporations.
D. S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.

Financial reporting refers to:AnswerThe application of analytical tools to general-purpose financial statements.The communication of relevant financial information to decision makers.Financial statements only.Profitability.

Suppose that unemployment is at the natural rate of unemployment. Then all of the following would permanently increase inflation EXCEPT:a. A decrease in income taxes.b. An expansionary monetary policy.c. An increase in the natural rate of unemployment.d. Unions bargaining for real wage increases in

5. Jacobsen, Inc. is planning to sell 200 buckets and produce 190 buckets during March. Each bucket requires 500 grams of plastic and one-half hour of direct labor. Plastic costs $10 per 500 grams and employees of the company are paid $15.00 per hour. Manufacturing overhead is applied at a rate of 1

Question 1
In a month, the Current Population Survey sample amounted to 100,000 people. Of them, 62,000 were employed, and 3,000 were unemployed. True or False: The Bureau would estimate the percentage of the population who are unemployed as 4.62%.
False
True

1.Short, informal reports used internally are known as:
A. statistical reports.
B. research reports.
C. memo reports.
D. supplemental reports.

1) If the wage rate increases,
A. a purely competitive producer will hire less labor, but an imperfectly competitive producer will not
B. an imperfectly competitive producer will hire less labor, but a purely competitive producer will not
C. a purely competitive and an imperfectly competitive producer will both hire less labor
D. an imperfectly competitive producer may find it profitable to hire either more or less labor

Question 1
Which of the following features are you likely to find in a word-processing program?
A. Address book
B. Stylus
C. Thesaurus
D. Filters

1. The direct materials quantity standard should
A) exclude unavoidable waste.
B) exclude quality considerations.
C) allow for normal spoilage.
D) always be expressed as an ideal standard.

1 ________ are a special form of contract that satisfies the requirements established by Revised Article 3 of the UCC.

4. Regarding the contracts in consideration of marriage provision of the Statute of Frauds, which of the following statements is true?
A The Statute of Frauds applies to any agreement made on consideration of marriage, except mutual promises to marry.
B The Statute of Frauds does not apply to a promise made by a third party in consideration of two other persons.
C The Statute of Frauds applies if the promise is made merely in contemplation of marriage.
D This Statute of Frauds does not apply to a promise to support the child of the prospective spouse.

1. How is a population defined?
all of the individuals of the same species
all of the individuals of the same species that occupy the same area
all of the individuals of the same species that have the possibility of breeding with one another
both b and c

Question 1
Lee, a salesperson for Midsize Corporation, causes a car accident while on business. Lee and Midsize are liable to
all those who were injured.
only those who were uninsured.
only those whose injuries could have been reasonably foreseen.
only those with whom Lee was doing business.

1. When discussing the roles of budgets, a planning role in the budgeting process includes:
measuring outcomes against planned amounts
developing the master budget
assessing performance
reporting actual amounts at the end of the budgeting period

1.Borden Enterprises uses standard costing. For the month of April, the company reported the following data:
-Standard direct labor rate: $10 per hour
-Standard hours allowed for actual production: 8,000 hours
Actual direct labor rate: $9.50 per hour
-Labor efficiency variance: $4,800 Favorable
The labor rate variance for April is:
A. $3,760 U
B. $3,760 F
C. $2,850 F
D. $2,850

1. Regarding the contracts for sale of goods provision of the Statute of Frauds, which of the following statements is not true?
A It applies to sale of goods only if priced at $500 or more.
B It applies to sale of goods only if the goods were manufactured and sold by the manufacturer.
C The UCC allows an exception as to goods for which payment has been made and accepted.
D The UCC allows an exception if the party against whom enforcement is sought admits in a pleading that a contract for sale was made.

Which of the following statements is correct regarding accounting treatment of goodwill?A. Goodwill is recorded as an asset and amortized over 5 years regardless of any change in value.B. Goodwill is recorded as an asset and is not written off as an expense unless its value decreases.C. Goodwill is

1. In the evolutionary tree discussed earlier in this section, which two species of bears share the closest evolutionary relationship? Which two species of bears are most distantly related to one another?
a. closely: spectacled and giant panda; distantly: spectacled and sloth
b. closely: sloth and giant panda; distantly: spectacled and giant panda
c. closely: spectacled and sloth; distantly: spectacled and giant panda
d. closely: spectacled and sloth; distantly: giant panda and sloth

1. (TCOs 5, 8) The idea that the assisted suicide of terminally ill patients should be allowed or assisted for the greater happiness of all concerned reflects what type of ethics? (Points : 5)
Aristotles Doctrine of the Mean
Kants Categorical Imperative (in the 2nd Formulation)
Thomas Aquinass concept of conscience
Rands concept of self-interest
Mills Principle of Utility

1) Investing in R&D is more likely to occur in markets where
A. firms have monopoly power protected by regulatory barriers
B. markets are closely competitive markets with close to zero economic profits
C. markets are oligopoly markets with strong collusion agreements
D. markets are monopolistic competitive markets

1. The ________ tax rate is the tax rate paid on any additional income earned. (Points : 1)
average
total
marginal
proportional

1) A large manufacturing firm has been selling on a 3/10, net 30 basis. The firm changes its credit terms to 2/20, net 90. What change might be expected on the balance sheets of its customers
A.-Increased receivables and increased bank loans
B.-Increased payables and increased bank loans
C.-Increased payables and decreased bank loans
D.-Decreased receivables and increased bank loans

1. ABC Corporation pays an invoice for $350 in time to take a 3% discount. The journal entry to record
the payment of this invoice is
A. debit Accounts Payable $340; credit Cash $340.
B. debit Accounts Payable $340; debit Inventory $10; credit Cash $350.
C. debit Accounts Payable $350; credit Cash $350.
D. debit Accounts Payable $350; credit Inventory $10.50, credit Cash $339.50.

1. _________ is used to depreciate assets when the actual service rendered by the asset is a more appropriate base for depreciation than its years of service.
A. declining-balance
B. sum-of-years -digits
C. units of production XXXXXX
D. MACRS

1. Corporate ________ covers issues such as setting minority hiring practices, manufacturing safe products, and minimizing pollution.
A. responsibility
B. philanthropy
C. diversity
D. structure and strategy

1. Chocolate Sundry LLC s members and managers are Devlin, Effie, and Flavia. After Devlin s relationship to the firm ends, Effie and Flavia agree to discontinue the business. This is
a. illegal.
b. optional.
c. wrongful.
d. required.

1) Price is constant or given to the individual firm selling in a purely competitive market because
A. the firms demand curve is downward sloping
B. of product differentiation reinforced by extensive advertising
C. each seller supplies a negligible fraction of total supply
D. there are no good substitutes for its product

1. Employers will bear the full burden of the payroll tax if labor supply is (Points : 1)
perfectly inelastic.
perfectly elastic.
backward bending.
upward sloping.

1. Which of the following elements would exhibit the greatest shielding effect
A. Sodium
B. Potassium
C. Lithium
D. Rubidium

1 Which of the following best describes quid pro quo sex discrimination?

1. Directions: In each of the following sentences, the verbs are correctly underlined.
Jordan told me to turn left at the strip mall and then take a right by the self-storage center.
True
False

1. Sarah believes that people should take actions that benefit society as a whole the most. Which of the following ethical theories most accurately describes Sarah s beliefs?
Kantian ethics
Utilitarianism
Natural Rights
Ethical Fundamentalism

1) GDP understates the value of output produced by an economy because it
A. includes transactions that do not take place in organized markets, such as home cooked meals
B. includes environmental degradation caused by increased output production
C. excludes value added from the underground economy, such as tips taken under the table
D. excludes the value of the wages and benefits of government employee

Question 1
The built-in purpose of each letter should be to:
A. promote goodwill and make a profit.
B. maintain that the companys position is mostly fair.
C. resell the product and the business ahead of the competition.
D. promote goodwill and resell your product or service.

1. Which elements atomic radius changes the most in size when it becomes ionized
A. Lithium
B. Chlorine
C. Fluorine
D. Sodium

1 Which of the following is considered an intentional tort?

1. The _________ system is also know as the General Depreciation System and applies to all tangible property placed in service after 1986.
A. asset valuation
B. fair market
C. modified accelerated cost recovery
D. residual value

Holding all other forces constant, if raising the price of a goodleads to a fall in total revenue, then the demand for the good mustbe
a. unit elastic.
b. inelastic.
c. elastic.
d. None of the above is correct, since a price increase alwaysleads to an increase in total revenue.
If a 6 percent increase in

1. Top management at Big Bend Motorcycle Company is convinced that the company has a social responsibility to its community. Management believes that the firm can have the greatest impact in this area through cash contributions to nonprofit organizations. This is an example of:
A. graduated payments.
B. corporate philanthropy.
C. structure and strategy.
D. short run profit maximization.
Corporate philanthropy includes charitable donations to nonprofit groups of all kinds.

1. Daystar Company is a private, for-profit corporation that (1) was formed for the purpose of marketing business office software, (2) is owned by ten shareholders, (3) is subject to double taxation, and (4) has made no public offering of its shares. Daystar is
a. a nonprofit corporation.
b. an S corporation.
c. a professional corporation.
d. a close corporation.

1) Suppose productivity rises in a particular economy, but wages stay the same. Other things equal,
A. the demand curve will shift leftward
B. the supply curve will shift rightward
C. the supply curve will shift leftward
D. expenditures curve will shift rightward

1. Performing a service for $500 cash and $700 on account would include a:
a. debit to cash for $1,200
b. debit to service revenue for $1,200
c. credit to service revenue for $500
d. debit to accounts receivable for $700

1. _______ with the largest atoms and the smallest number of valence electrons and _______ with the smallest atoms and the greatest number of valence electrons are the most reactive.
A. Nonmetals; metals
B. Transition elements; metals
C. Metals; nonmetals
D. Nonmetals; transition elements

1 Have, has, and had are examples of:

1. Sara enters an agreement with Darryl in which Darryl agrees to purchase a vacuum cleaner from Sara. Darryl signs a valid promissory note in favor of Sara, agreeing to pay $1,500 within 12 months. To close the sale, Sara misleads Darryl into believing that the vacuum cleaner is absolutely guaranteed to remove 100% of all dust particles in the home or he can be released from the promissory note, or get his money back if he has already paid the promissory note in full. In fact, no such money-back guarantee exists, and the vacuum cleaner doesnt remove 100% of all dust particles in Darryls home. Twelve months later, Darryl refuses to pay the balance due on the promissory note. Which one of the following defenses may Darryl successfully raise to avoid payment of the note
A. Forgery
B. Material alteration
C. Fraud in the inducement
D. Fraud in the execution

Question 1
A researcher wants to study the spending habits of customers of a local shopping mall. The mall manager claims that the average spending per customer is $70, but the researcher believes that the average is less than $70. A simple random sample of 350 shoppers is obtained. The sample average is $65 and the sample SD is $27. Find the value of the test statistic.
-3.47
-2.36
-0.14
3.45
-2.08

1. Guard Personnel Company is charged with using hiring practices that do not meet requirements set by the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA). The administrative law judge orders Guard to comply with the TSAs regulations. Guard may
a. appeal to the commission that governs the TSA.
b. appeal to Congress, which created the TSA.
c. appeal to a different, separate agency.
d. ignore the order.

1. Which song crossed racial boundaries by achieving success on both the R&B and pop charts?
A. My Ding-a-Ling
B. Please Mr. Postman
C. School Day
D. Fight the Power

1. Which of the following accounts are closed to the owners capital account?
a. revenues and expenses
b. the owners withdrawal account and expenses
c. income summary and owners withdrawal account
d. revenues, expenses and the owners withdrawal account

1. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a Supreme Court decision that
(A) was a forerunner of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
(B) established free public colleges in the United States
(C) declared racially segregated public schools inherently unequal
(D) established free public elementary and secondary schools in the United States
(E) provided for federal support of parochial schools

1. Which kind of chemical reaction involves the attachment or removal of a phosphate group
Oxidation-reduction
Acid phosphorylation
Phosphorylation
Hydrolysis

To compute trend percents the analyst should:AnswerA.Select a base period, assign each item in the base period statement a weight of 100%, and then express financial numbers from other periods as a percent of their base period number.B.Subtract the analysis period number from the base period number.

1. Jack is a very mature looking seventeen-year-old who lives at home with his parents. Jack wants to purchase an automobile. Jack goes to Discount Car Sales where Bud, the car salesman, never considers that Jack may be a minor because Jack looks at least twenty-five. Bud sells Jack a car, with the agreement that Jack will pay Bud $100 per month over the next five years for the car. Which one of the following is true
A. Despite Jacks minor status, Bud can prohibit Jack from disaffirming a contract for a necessary (or basic need).
B. Jack can disaffirm the contract because of his minor status at the time the contract was formed.
C. Bud can disaffirm the contract because of Jacks minor status at the time the contract was formed.
D. Bud can hold Jacks parents liable for Jacks contract, because Jack was a minor living in their home at the time the contract was formed.

1. What is meant by the phrase evolution through natural selection?
Living organisms that are badly suited to survive in their environment are able to modify their genes to make themselves better suited to their environment.
Living organisms that are better suited to their environment are more likely to survive, reproduce, and pass their genes on to the next generation.
Living organisms that encounter changes in their environment are able to modify their genes to survive the change.
Living organisms that are badly suited to their environment are less likely to survive and reproduce, which makes it less likely that they will pass their genes on to the next generation.
both b and d

Question 1
National Ladder Company is subject to regulations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Like other federal administrative agencies, the OSHA was created by
Choose one answer.
a. Congress, through enabling legislation.
b. the Federal Trade Commission, through the rulemaking process.
c. the president, through an executive order.
d. the U.S. Department of Labor, through a final order.

1. Notes that begin a phrase before a downbeat are known as pick-up notes or a/an
A. call and response.
B. duck walk.
C. shuffle groove.
D. anacrusis.

1. The financial statement that presents a summary of assets, liabilities, and owners equity as of a specific date is the:
a. statement of owners equity
b. balance sheet
c. income statement
d. statement of cash flows

1. All the following are signs of a chemical reaction, except
A. a release of gas.
B. a change in color or odor.
C. a change of state.
D. a change in energy.

1 A contract is ________ if the offerors offer can be accepted only by the performance of an act by the offeree.

1. Brenda wrote a check to KelliHGY for $50, to be drawn from her account at Beverly Bank. Beverly Bank refused to cash the check. Which one of the following correctly states Brendas liability in this situation
A. Brenda is secondarily liable if she is given timely notice of the dishonor.
B. Brenda is primarily liable if she is given timely notice of the dishonor.
C. Brenda is secondarily liable regardless of any notice of the dishonor.
D. Brenda is primarily liable regardless of any notice of the dishonor.

Question 1
We took a sample from a population of gophers. The proportion of gophers in our sample who had brown fur was 0.55 with a standard error of 0.10. What is the lower limit of the 95% confidence interval for the proportion of gophers with brown fur?
0.75
0.35
0.40
0.445
0.45

1. (TCO 2) Air Tran Airlines (formerly ValuJet) has an airplane fleet that is older than those owned by other airlines. This is a potential ____ because it can give the company an image of poor quality or unsafe planes. (Points : 2)
organizational weakness
strategic limitation
entropy
organizational threat
organizational opportunity

1 It is ________ to look a lot like Christmas.

Question 1
George is a clerk in a hardware store. When an African American comes into the store, George provides closer monitoring because he believes that African Americans will steal his merchandise. What term most applies to the unequal treatment that George applies to African Americans who are actually customers?
A. Bias
B. Ethnic work
C. Prejudice
D. Discrimination

1. One of the principal reasons for the good old days nostalgia for the 1950s is because it was a decade marked by
(A) an enormous increase in drinking among minors
(B) absenteeism among factory workers
(C) a much higher divorce rate
(D) growing acceptance of domestic violence for stressed male breadwinners
(E) an enormous growth of the White middle class

1. An isotope is an atom of an element that varies in mass number due to variation in the number of: (Points: 5)
atoms.
protons.
neutrons.
electrons.

1. A machine costs $40,000, has a salvage value of $8,000, and is expected to have a useful life of 100,000 hours. If it is utilized for a total of 8,000 hours in year one, what is the depreciation expense based on the unit-of-production-method at the end of the year?
A. $2,560
B. $3,200
C. $4,000
D. $25,000

1. Pie graphs best illustrate:
how variables comprise proportions or percentages of a whole.
comparisons and contrasts among one or two variables.
how one variable changes as a function of another.
how multiple variables vary in relation to each other.
how some statistics are half baked.

Question 1
Secure Investments, Inc., a U.S. firm, expands into international markets through a joint venture. In this situation, Secure owns
a. all of the operation, and its profits and liabilities.
b. all of the operation, and none of its profits and liabilities.
c. none of the operation, and none of its profits and liabilities.
d. part of the operation, and shares its profits and liabilities.

1. Which of the following composers wrote the music for West Side Story?
A. Jerome Kern
B. Cole Porter
C. Leonard Bernstein
D. George M. Cohan

1. Under a perpetual inventory system, the entries to record a $1,600 sales return for a sale originally made on account, when the merchandise had a cost of $900, include a:
a. debit to inventory for $900
b. debit to sales returns and allowances of $700
c. credit to cost of goods sold of $1,600
d. credit to accounts receivable of $900

1. Which of the following is true?
A. Cesium is the most active group 1 metal, because its valence electron is held more tightly than the others in the same group.
B. Group 1 elements are more reactive than the group 2 elements because they have more valence electrons to lose.
C. Lithium is the least reactive element in group 1, because it is the smallest and holds its valence electron more tightly than the others in the same group.
D. The least reactive element in group 2 is the one with the largest atomic radium and the least amount of attraction between the nucleus and the valence electrons.

1. A number of simple sugars may combine to form: (Points: 5)
protein.
complex carbohydrates.
amino acids.
fat.

1. Lisa and Chad had been dating for several years. Chad gave Lisa an expensive birthstone ring for her birthday. Despite the lengthy courtship, Chad unceremoniously dumped Lisa the day after her birthday. Lisa went out to a club with a few friends, where the group had a few drinks. Obviously intoxicated and distraught, Lisa said, Ill sell this ring for $5.00 to anyone who agrees to give Chad a black eye. Lisas friend Ty quickly said, I accept. A contract probably hasnt been formed because of what basic principle of contract law
A. Freedom of contract
B. Quasi-contracts
C. Objective theory of contracts
D. Plain-meaning rule

1. The difference between an organizations positive social contributions and its negative social impacts is called their:
A. social scorecard.
B. responsibility impact report.
C. net social contribution.
D. community commitment level.

Question 1
To obtain a contract with the Chinese government, Digby Engineering Corporation, a U.S. firm, gives a Chinese official a sport utility vehicle. This may violate
Choose one answer.
a. the act of state doctrine.
b. the doctrine of sovereign immunity.
c. the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
d. the principle of comity.

1) The use of budgeted service department cost rates protects using departments from _____.
A. all of these answers are correct
B. service outages
C. price fluctuations
D. service department efficiencies

1. The profitability index is computed by dividing the
A) total cash flows by the initial investment.
B) present value of cash flows by the initial investment.
C) initial investment by the total cash flows.
D) initial investment by the present value of cash flows.

1 Windsor, the owner of Windsors Sandwiches contacts a new supplier Gary. He tells Gary that he will pay him $375 if Gary delivers 20 pounds of cheese the following morning. Gary promises to make the delivery as requested by Windsor. This creates a ________ contract between them.

1. Jackie told a group of her friends that she plans to sell her home one day. Meg asked how much she hoped to get for the house, and Jackie replied, Meg said, I accept your offer to purchase your house for $50,000. No contract exists because
A. the terms of the offer were not reasonably certain.
B. Jackie didnt objectively intend to enter a contract.
C. the offer wasnt properly communicated.
D. Jackies statements were merely preliminary negotiations.

Suppose the United States has a comparative advantage over Mexicoin producing pork. The principle of comparative advantage assertsthat
a. the United States should produce more pork than what itrequires and export some of it to Mexico.
b. the United States should produce a moderate quantity of porkand

Question 1
UCC Section 2-205 provides that all firm offers are irrevocable for three months.
TRUE
FALSE

1. Gulf Air, Inc., is the major wholesale distributor of software in the state of Florida. Its closest competitor is Fluid Systems Company, another Florida firm. The two firms agree that Gulf Air will operate in south Florida and Fluid Systems will operate in north Florida. This is
Choose one answer.
a. a group boycott.
b. a market division.
c. a joint venture.
d. an exclusive-dealing contract.

1. A chromatic scale consists entirely of
A. quarter steps.
B. tonal centers.
C. whole steps.
D. half steps.

1. Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System?
A. It was established specifically to enforce ecological regulations.
B. It provides the de facto governance of the continent.
C. Its actually the Society for the Geographic Exploration of Antarctica.
D. It bans commercial mining in Antarctica.

1. Which of the following best characterizes the stance of the writers associated with a variety of literary owerings of the 1950 s, such as J.D. Salinger and Jack Kerouac?
(A) Sympathy for Protestant fundamentalism
(B) Nostalgia for the good old days
(C) Commitment to the cause of racial equality
(D) Advocacy of cultural isolationism and conformity with traditional values
(E) Disillusionment with and criticism of middle-class conformity and materialism

1. Pseudoscience and non science differ in that:
non science is not valuable and pseudoscience is valuable.
pseudoscience deceives, misleads, or misinforms and this is not a primary characteristic of non science.
non science forms hypotheses and pseudoscience does not.
pseudoscience has led to major changes in intellectual thought and non science has not.

1.The entry necessary to establish a petty cash fund should include:
A)A debit to Cash and a credit to Petty Cash.
B)A debit to Cash and a credit to Cash Over and Short.
C)A debit to Petty Cash and a credit to cash.
D)A debit to Petty Cash and a credit to Accounts Receivable.
E)A debit to Cash and a credit to Petty Cash Over and Short.

Readings: http://www.cengage.com/custom/static_content/OLC/1111067864/data/jacobus87499_0324787499_02.02_chapter02.pdf

1.Which of the following are considered to be real estate

Trade Fixtures Emblements Mulberry Bush Garden Hose

2.Concurrent interests in real property must

Be recorded Include rights of survivorship Include equal interest Include 2 or more people

3.Tests of a fixture include all ofthe following EXCEPT

agreement of the parties adaptability of the object value of the item manner of the attachment

4.Most widely recognized aspects of the joint tenancy is the

right to equal interest right to equal use rights of survivorship simultaneous creation of ownership

5.Easements, rights of way, and condominium parking stalls are examples of:

emblements trade fixtures riparian rights appurtenances

A logical starting point from which the study of internationaltrade begins is
a. the recognition that not all markets are competitive.
b. the recognition that government intervention in marketssometimes enhances the economic welfare of the society.
c. the principle of absolute advantage.
d. the principl

Question 1
Bill is entitled to receive cover damages from Sam in the amount of $1,000.00.
TRUE
FALSE

1. Rose Arena is the production manager for a manufacturing firm that produces buggy whips and other items. The annual demand for a particular buggy whip is 1,600 units. The holding cost is $2 per unit per year. The cost of setting up the production line is $25. There are 200 working days per year. Rose decided to produce 200 units each time she started production of the buggy whips. If it took her 4 days to produce the 200 units, what was her production rate
80 units/day
60 units/day
40 units/day
100 units/day
none of the above

1. The _______ is a xylophone-like instrument with tubular resonators under each bar.
A. suspended cymbal
B. marimba
C. conga
D. timbales

1. The matching principle is the basis for recording:
a. revenues
b. expenses
c. assets
d. liabilities

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 1 AND 2.
Consider the following two mutually exclusive projects, each of which requires an initial investment of $30,000 and both provide cash inflows of $60,000 as shown below. This organization has a 15% cost of capital.
Year Project A Project B
0 ($30,000) ($30,000)
1 $30,000 $10,000
2 20,000 20,000
3 10,000 30,000

1. Attorneys and paralegals should begin identifying potential claims and defenses during the
A. initial interview.
B. trial..
C. appeal.
D. settlement

1. Carrie decides to offer Susan the opportunity to purchase her motorcycle for just $500. Carrie told Carter, a mutual friend of hers and Susans, that she intended to make the offer. Later, Carrie changes her mind. Susan approaches Carrie and says she accepts the offer. What will the likely result be
A. No contract was formed because Carrie didnt possess a serious, objective intention.
B. No contract was formed because Carrie never communicated the offer to Susan.
C. No contract was formed because the terms of the offer werent certain or definite enough to form a contract.
D. A contract was formed because Susan accepted Carries offer.

When Dee, a U.S. citizen, purchases a designer dress made in Milan,the purchase is
a. both a U.S. and Italian import.
b. a U.S. export and an Italian import.
c. a U.S. import and an Italian export.
d. neither an export nor an import for either country.
Which of the following could be a consequence of a d

Question 1
In a destination contract the risk of loss passes from the seller to the buyer when the seller tenders the goods to the buyer at the destination point.
TRUE
FALSE

Question 1
Fairway Products, Inc., and Golly Golf Clubs Corporation lobby Congress to pass a law banning a competitors product. This joint effort is probably
a. a violation of antitrust statutes.
b. exempt from antitrust enforcement.
c. not subject to antitrust law.
d. subject only to antitrust common law.

Question 1
If you think your reader might object to any point in your proposal, you should:
A. speak to the person personally about those objections.
B. answer those objections in the proposal.
C. refer the reader to the Appendix, where you have placed additional information.
D. Do all of the above

1) Gomez Company has two service departments, Maintenance and Personnel, as well as two production departments, Mixing and Finishing. Maintenance costs are allocated based on square footage while personnel costs are allocated based on number of employees. The following information has been gathered for the current year _____. Maintenance Personnel Mixing Finishing Direct dept. costs $126,000 $84,000 $105,000 $175,000 Square footage 800 400 1,600 1,200 Number of employees 8 12 24 32 If the step-down method is used to allocate costs and the Maintenance Department is allocated first, the amount of overhead that would be allocated from Maintenance to Mixing is:
A. $36,000
B. $42,750
C. $42,000
D. $63,000

1. The capital budget for the year is approved by a company s
A) board of directors
B) capital budgeting committee
C) officers
D) stockholders.

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
Tonia felt badly about driving Marc s car into a ditch.
an apostrophe error
an adjective versus adverb form error
a pronoun-antecedent agreement error
a misplaced modifier

1.Lomax Enterprises purchased a depreciable asset for $22,000 on March 1, 20007. The asset will be depreciated on the straight-line method over its four-year useful life. Assuming the assets value is $2,000, what will be the amount of accumulated depreciation on this asset on December 31, 2010
A)$5,000.00
B)$4,166.67
C)$16,666.68
D)$20,000.00
E)$19,166.67

21. Which is the first step in the management decision-making process?A) Determine and evaluate possible courses of action.B) Review results of the decision.C) Identify the problem and assign responsibility.D) Make a decision.22. Which one of the following does not affect a make-or-buy decision?A) V

Question 1
Bill is entitled to receive the full contract price of $6,000.00 from Steve.
TRUE
FALSE

1. (TCO7) Desiree is reluctant to take a promotion because it involves moving. She knows little about the area she would be living in. According to the text, the most likely reason for such employee resistance to change is (Points : 2)
uncertainty.
threatened self-interests.
different perceptions.
feelings of loss.
facilitation.

Question 1
If you have two or three lines in a table, you should:
A. single-space it.
B. center each line.
C. double-space it.
D. triple-space it.

1. The _____is/are transferred from the income statement to the statement of owners equity.
a. ending capital
b. withdrawals
c. net income
d. beginning capital

1-Consider a zero-coupon bond with a $1000 face value and 10 years left until maturity. If the YTM of this bond is 10.4%, then the price of this bond is closest to:
$1000
$602
$1040
$372

1 The common language used in academic and workplace settings is called ________.

1.The interest accrued on $6,500 at 6% for 60 days is:
A)$36.
B)$42.
C)$65.
D)$180.
E)$420.

Question 1
Susan is entitled to recover the full contract price of $12,000.00 from Bill.
TRUE
FALSE

1) The cost associated with each additional dollar of financing for investment projects is
A. the incremental return
B. the marginal cost of capital
C. risk-free rate
D. beta

1. Which of the following is correct if the data type for weight is num?
A) weight = 2.75
B) weight = 2.75
C) weight = (2.75)
D) weight = heavy

1. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS is listed as the _______ main cause of global deaths.
A. second
B. fourth
C. third
D. eighth

1. One of the principal reasons for the failure of McCarthyism was
(A) the return of the Socialist Party as a prominent political force
(B) the inability of Hollywood to make movies about Communism
(C) the refusal of White progressives to support McCarthy in 1954
(D) the failure of teachers in the South to sign loyalty oaths
(E) the waning of support for unsubstantiated accusations from both political parties

1. Which one of the following would be the best method of obtaining judgment from a debtor
who works but doesn t own any assets?
A. Writ of execution
B. Judgment lien
C. Garnishment
D. Receivership

1 Which of the following is an intentional tort?

34. If the quantity supplied is the same regardless of price,then supply is
a. elastic.
b. perfectly elastic.
c. perfectly inelastic.
d. inelastic.3. In a competitive market, each seller has limited control overthe price of his product because
a. other sellers are offering similar products.
b. buyer

1. Which of the following can be considered as an outcome of the 2008-2009 U.S. financial crisis
I. More restrictive lending practices by U.S. financial institutions
II. A dysfunctional and damaged financial market
III. Limited consequences outside of the U.S.
I and II only
I and III only
II and III only
I, II, and III

1. (TCO5) The ____ of Applebees is to gain weekly repeat guests through providing surprisingly friendly hospitality, superior quality food, and world class service and value. (Points : 2)
operational goal
tactical plan
strategic plan
mission statement
operational plan

1. Which of the following statements about Sigmund Freuds theories is correct
A. The central function of civilization is denial of the death instinct.
B. Humans have a bonding instinct.
C. Humans are born with a selfish superego.
D. The ego is driven by a pleasure principle.

1. In Australia, most cattle ranching is found in
A. South Australia.
B. Victoria.
C. New South Wales.
D. Queensland.

1. The process by which a biologist uses creative thought to find a pattern among isolated facts is called
A. inductive reasoning.
B. proving a theory.
C. simple reasoning.
D. proving a hypothesis.

1. Most companies that use standards set them at
A) the normal level.
B) a conceivable level.
C) the ideal level.
D) last year s level.

1. Lisa is worried about Paul he s been working too hard lately.
a fragment
a comma splice
an apostrophe error
a spelling error

1. Eric owes George money. Eric contracts with Mark to paint Marks house. In the contract, Mark agrees that in return for Eric painting his house, Mark will pay George the money Eric owes George. George is a/an
A. donee beneficiary.
B. incidental beneficiary.
C. delegatee.
D. creditor beneficiary.

1. Which of the following are considered to be primary activities in a value chain analysis as outlined by Porter? (Points: 5)
Inbound logistics
Procurement
Human resource management
Firms infrastructure

1) The goal of the firm should be
A. maximization of profits
B. maximization of shareholder wealth
C. maximization of consumer satisfaction
D. maximization of sales

1) The quantity theory of money states that
A. the money supply divided by the velocity of money equals the price level divided by real output
B. the money supply times the velocity of money equals the price level times real output
C. the money supply times the price level equals real output divided by the velocity of money
D. the money supply times the price level equals real output times the velocity of money

1. The natural vegetation regions of sub-Saharan Africa
A. dont correspond closely to climatic regions.
B. are heavily impacted by human activity.
C. are all characteristic of equatorial latitudes.
D. only correspond to climatic conditions in areas of West Africa.

1. An element that speeds up chemical reactions is called a/an
A. enzyme.
B. calorie.
C. substrate.
D. solvent.

1. During 2004, Carlitas competitor Farside had double the sales of Carlita, but it also earned a gross margin of $30,000. Farsides 2004 gross margin percentage was:
25%
50%
12.5%
Insufficient information; cannot be calculated

1. Ethics of care argues that there is a female moral perspective that contrasts sharply with the male moral perspective.
A. True
B. False

1 Which of the following forms of co-ownership of real property applies only to married couples?

Question 1 The bulk of Arab-American and Muslim discrimination charges are based on: A. being dismissed after being questioned. B. not being accommodated for daily prayer and foot washing. C. bans on turbans and head scarves. D. All of the above Question 2 The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 protects individuals who are __________ of age and older from employment discrimination based on their age. A. 30 years B. 40 years C. 50 years D. 65 years Question 3 Which of the following is exempt from the Americans with Disabilities Act? A. Private sector employers with 15 or more employees B. The U.S. Congress C. State and local government employers D. None of the above Question 4
Any person has _____ days from the occurrence of a discriminatory act to file a charge with the EEOC. A. 30 B. 60 C. 180 D. 365

1. The ability of Hampton Inn to provide customers moderately-priced accommodation with all the amenities and conveniences travelers want is an example of: (Points: 5)
contributing to superior customer value.
a second-to-market philosophy.
operating under a benchmarking philosophy.
providing a system that is easily duplicated.

1. The annual demand for a product has been projected to be 2,000 units. This demand is assumed to be constant throughout the year. The ordering cost is $20 per order, and the holding cost is 20 percent of the purchase cost. Currently, the purchase cost is $40 per unit. There are 250 working days per year. Whenever an order is placed, it is known that the entire order will arrive on a truck in six days. If the total holding cost for the year is $2,000, how many units does the company order at a time
300
400
500
600
none of the above

Question 1
In a report, the supporting materials are placed in the:
A. executive summary.
B. bibliography.
C. appendix.
D. methodology section.

1. One problem when using rigid metal conduit in a residence is that the installation of the conduit may
A. weaken the structure.
B. require an equipment ground.
C. be a fire hazard.
D. be an electrical hazard.

1. Plants and algae are remarkable in that they can make all the organic compounds they
need from the end product of the Calvin cycle, which is
A. carbon dioxide.
B. NADH+.
C. G3P molecules.
D. RuBP carboxylase.

1. Quentins total debt to equity ratio on December 31, 2004 is:
2.12
1.52
1.19
0.53

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
Travis attends Weight Watchers meetings because the members encourage you.
a pronoun shift
a misplaced modifier
a run-on sentence
an apostrophe error

1. The periodic deduction allowed by the Internal Revenue Service to recover the cost of a business asset that is used more than one year is called:
A. depreciated value.
B. recovered cost.
C. specific cost.
D. depreciation.

1. Factors like Coca-Colas brand name Coke and Nikes swoosh symbol construct __________ resources for the organization. (Points: 5)
physical
intangible
financial
invisible

1. An arrival in a queue that reneges is one who:
after joining the queue, becomes impatient and leaves.
refuses to join the queue because it is too long.
goes through the queue, but never returns.
jumps from one queue to another, trying to get through as quickly as possible.
none of the above.

1. The ____ variable is initialized before entering the loop.
A) loop ending
B) ending control
C) interrupt control
D) loop control

1 During division in cellular reproduction, the DNA and cytoplasm of the parent cell is distributed to two
A. clones.
B. chromosomes.
C. daughter cells.
D. simplified cells.

4. Quentins current ratio on December 31, 2004 is:
1.25
0.80
0.53
1.125
2. The next 6 questions refer to Quentin Companys December 31, 2004 Balance Sheet.
Quentin began 2004 with the following non-current asset balances: Plant and equipment (net) $59,000; Patent (net) $28,000. No long-term assets were purchased or sold during the year. How much amortization and depreciation expense did Quentin record during 2004?
$3,000
$4,000
$7,000
Cannot be estimated

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
It s not raining its snowing.
a fragment
a run-on sentence
an apostrophe error
a subject-verb agreement error

Please use the following cash-flow diagram for questions 1-4 1/1/11 12/31/11 12/31/12 12/31/13 12/31/14 IIIII 98,000 (5,000) (5,000) (5,000) (5,000) (100,000)
1) What is the necessary journal entry on January 1, 2011? A. Cash 98,000 Bonds Payable 98,000 B. Cash 100,000 Bonds Payable 100,000 C. Cash 98,000 Discount on BP 2,000 Bonds Payable 100,000

1) In the case of Tape v. Hurley, the court ruled that the
A) Chinese Exclusion Act was unconstitutional.
B) California capitation tax levied exclusively on Chinese was illegal.
C) San Francisco School Board could not bar the admission of Chinese pupils.
D) government was not obligated to extend citizenship to Chinese and other Asians.

1. Which of the following is not true about arrivals
Arrivals that are independent of each other are random.
Random arrivals cannot be predicted exactly.
The Poisson distribution is often used to represent arrival pattern.
The exponential distribution is often used to represent arrival patterns.

Question 1
Which is NOT counted in GDP?
A. A Social Security check sent to a retiree
B. Government spending on highway building
C. Money spent on an airline ticket
D. Money spent by a company to build a new office park

1. Find the area of a triangle with a base of 10 in. and an altitude of 14 in.
A. 24 sq. in.
B. 70 sq. in.
C. 140 sq. in.
D. 280 sq. in.

1. Which one of the following statements would most clearly refer to a person s genotype?
A. Susan has blue eyes.
B. Bill is recessive for height and dominant for hair color.
C. Karen has broad shoulders, long legs, and green eyes.
D. Harold inherited high cheekbones.

1-Which of the following statements is false?
A)Prices of bonds with lower durations are more sensitive to interest rate changes.
B)When a bond is trading at a discount, the price increase between coupons will exceed the drop
C)when a coupon is paid, so the bonds price will rise and its discount will decline as time passes.
D)Coupon bonds may trade at a discount, at a premium, or at par.
E)The sensitivity of a bonds price changes in interest rates is the bonds duration.

1. Molecules that resemble fats but contain phosphate functional groups are called: (Points: 5)
A. steroids.
B. polypeptides.
C. phospholipids.
D. Molecules

1. Merchandise inventory:
A) is a long-term asset.
B)is a current asset.
C) includes supplies.
D) is classified with investments on the balance sheet.
E) Must be sold within one month.

1. According to the value chain analysis, the process connected to the acquisition and utilization of resources is known as:
human resource management.
technological development.
firm infrastructure.
procurement

1 Consider the following linear programming problem:
Maximize 4X + 10Y
Subject to: 3X + 4Y
The feasible corner points are (48,84), (0,120), (0,0), (90,0).
What is the maximum possible value for the objective function
1032
1200
360
none of the above

Question 1
In a criminal case if there has been a violation of the Fourth Amendment,
A. the defendants statements cannot be admitted as evidence.
C. the defendant is entitled to another trial.
D. the contraband seized will be returned to the defendant.
E. the defendant will get a medal

1. A pipe that is 36 inches long needs to be cut into 21/4 in long pieces. How many pieces would be cut from this length of pipe? (Note: Change 21/4 to an improper fraction before calculating.)
A. 44/9
B. 11 and 1/4
C. 16
D. 81

1. Identifying with the audience is a type of introduction that involves:
a. referring to experiences and values shared by the speaker and audience.
b. referring to members of the audience by name.
c. defining the target audience in the introduction.
d. defining the desired audience response.
e. referring to occasions when the speaker used good listening skills.

1. Carlita began 2004 with a taxes payable account balance of $3,000. On December 31, 2004, its taxes payable account balance is $7,000. How much did Carlita pay to the tax authorities during the year?
$2,000
$6,000
$4,000
Cannot be calculated

1. A bank has a reserve requirement of 10 percent. This means that if a customer deposits $10,000, the bank may lend:
$1000.
$9000.
$10,000.
$11,000.

1. Which of the following statements is most consistent with efficient inventory management? The firm has a
below average inventory turnover ratio.
low incidence of production schedule disruptions.
below average total assets turnover ratio.
relatively high current ratio.
relatively low DSO.

Question 1
The least reliable of the employment tests are those that attempt to measure a persons:A. temperament.B. manual dexterity.C. speed of limb movement.D. reaction time. Reset SelectionQuestion 2
__________ addresses the questions of what a test measured and how well it measured it.A. ReliabilityB. ValidityC. Interrator reliabilityD. Vindication Question 3
Occupational choice is most heavily influenced by:A. teachers.B. parents.C. friends.D. career counselors. Question 4
The job search is a process that begins with:A. self-assessment.B. creating a resume.C. searching the Internet.D. notifying friends and relatives of the job search.

1. Resources that the organization possesses and capabilities that the organization has developed, both of which can be developed into a sustainable competitive advantage, are known as:
weaknesses.
strengths.
opportunities.
threats.

1. Which of the following is usually the most difficult cost to determine
Service cost
Facility cost
Calling cost
Waiting cost
None of the above

1.Which of the following defines the purpose of a formal report?
A. To present data on a specialized subject
B. To attempt to find the causes underlying a problem
C. To attempt to find whether or not a problem exists
D. All of the above

1. The factor that is not relevant in computing depreciation is
salvage value.
useful life.
replacement value.
cost.

1. The least usable form of energy is
A. a calorie.
B. ATP.
C. food.
D. heat.

1. Which one of the following is an item of owners equity?
Bank loan
Suppliers monetary claims
Prepaid expenses
Earnings generated by the entity

1. Traditional moral philosophy has been favorable to women as evidenced by the views of Rousseau and Aristotle.
A. True
B. False

1. Find the value of y in the formula y = 5a 3b + c, if a = 12, b = 4, and c = 8.
A. 40
B. 56
C. 64
D. 80

Question 1 Which of the following is NOT one of the phases of culture shock? A. Repatriation B. Fascination C. Culture shock D. Adaptation Question 2 Many attribute the lower percentage of women among U.S. expatriates to biased selection practices. This bias is influenced by all the following EXCEPT: A. the assumption that women are less interested in overseas assignments. B. the belief that women will not receive the same respect as men. C. the fear that women will receive inadequate medical care. D. All of the above Question 3 The process of being reintegrated into domestic operations is referred to as: A. repatriation. B. impartation. C. citizenship renewal. D. expatriation.

Question 4 __________ cultures are more likely to have rigid managerial control systems in their organizations. A. Masculine B. Feminine C. Power distance D. High-uncertainty avoidance

Without trade,
a. a country is better off because it will have to learn to beself-sufficient without trade.
b. a countrys production possibilities frontier is also itsconsumption possibilities frontier.
c. a country can still benefit from internationalspecialization.
d. interdependence is more ext

1. Lonely Guy Repair Service recently performed repair services for a customer that totaled $400. Somehow the bill was lost and the company accountant was trying to recreate the bill from memory. This is what was remembered: Total bill $400
Labor profit margin $10
Materials profit margin 20%
Total labor charges $260
Cost of materials used $100
Total hourly cost $22.50
2. What was the material loading charge?
A) 20%
B) 25%
C) 35%
D) 40%
3. Well Water Inc. wants to produce and sell a new flavored water. In order to penetrate the market, the product will have to sell at $2.00 per 12 oz. bottle. The following data has been collected: Annual sales 50,000 bottles
Projected selling and administrative costs $8,000
Desired profit $80,000
4. The target cost per bottle is
A) $0.24.
B) $0.40.
C) $0.16.
D) $0.60.
5. Custom Shoes Co. has gathered the following information concerning one model of shoe: Variable manufacturing costs $30,000
Variable selling and administrative costs $15,000
Fixed manufacturing costs $120,000
Fixed selling and administrative costs $90,000
Investment $1,275,000
ROI 30%
Planned production and sales 5,000 pairs
6. What is the desired ROI per pair of shoes?
A) $51.00
B) $126.00
C) $76.50
D) $127.50

1. Several money market securities are listed below. Indicate whether each security represents a bank asset, a bank liability, or neither.
a. Bankers Acceptance ___________
b. Negotiable Certificate of Deposit ._________
c. Treasury Bill ._______
d. Federal Funds Purchased .___________

1. Tom is a consumer with a lot of credit card debt who wants to get a clean start and get rid of all of his
debts. If he qualifies, the best chapter in bankruptcy for Tom is Chapter
A. 7.
B. 13.
C. 11.
D. 12.

1. The value actually earned by members of households who supply the inputs necessary to produce GDP is called:
A. net investment.
B. national income
C. personal income.
D. disposable income.

1. The most appropriate basis for dividing partnership net income when the partners do not plan to take an active role in daily operations is
salaries to the partners and the remainder on a fixed ratio.
interest on capital balances and salaries to the partners.
on a ratio based average capital balances.
on a fixed ratio.

1. The human chromosomes that are responsible for the gender of a child are the
A. homologues.
B. autosomes.
C. X and Y chromosomes.
D. alleles.

1. Panjims 2005 cash flow from operations is:
A net outflow of $90,000
A net inflow of $90,000
A net inflow of $85,000
A net outflow of $85,000

Question 1
Which goes exclusively to the poor
A. Medicaid
B. Medicare
C. Social Security
D. Unemployment insurance benefits

1. Write the decimal 0.006 as a fraction.
A. 6/10
B. 6/100
C. 6/1000
D. 6/10,000

Question 1
Gemeinschaft is to intimate community as Gesellschaft is to:
A. the dawn of civilization.
B. impersonal association.
C. efficiency and perfection.
D. mechanical society.

1. The establishment of the federal judiciary is: (Points : 10)
based on common law.
found in the Declaration of Independence.
outlined in the Federalist Papers, issue V.
found in Article 3 of the Constitution.

1. Alex axes Betty to death believing she is a tree trunk that he is splitting for firewood.
A. Alex has committed the crime of murder.
C. In most states, Alex would be found not guilty by reason of insanity.
D. Alex would probably not meet the definition of insanity under the ALI Model Penal Code.
E. Alex will be executed.

1. If you have a motor that must remain adaptable to several sizes of belts, what is the maximum length of flexible metal conduit you can use before the conduit requires fastening
A. 10 feet
B. 4 1/2 feet
C. 3 feet
D. 1 foot

1. In the body of a human or other complex organism, a group of similar cells performing similar functions is called a/an
A. organ.
B. tissue.
C. organ system.
D. cell.

1.Which of the following affects the level of insurance premiums?
a. probability of loss
b. value of loss
c. expected operating expenses
d. all of the above

1. By calling something a moral agent we mean that it is a being that can suffer.
A. True
B. False

1. Which of the following statements concerning the cash budget is CORRECT?
Depreciation expense is not explicitly included, but depreciations effects are reflected in the estimated tax payments.
Cash budgets do not include financial items such as interest and dividend payments.
Cash budgets do not include cash inflows from long-term sources such as the issuance of bonds.
Changes that affect the DSO do not affect the cash budget.
Capital budgeting decisions have no effect on the cash budget until projects go into operation and start producing revenues.

Question 1 The OFCCP issued Revised Order No. 4, which suggests the format and parts of an Affirmative Action Plan. What do they suggest as the first step in that plan? A. Setting goals B. Specifying how goals are to be attained C. Obtaining copies of AAPs from other, like companies D. Analyzing under-representation and availability Question 2 Which of the following was identified as a problem by the highest percentage of international corporations? A. Employee retention B. Partner dissatisfaction C. Finding suitable candidates D. Relocation reluctance Reset Selection Question 3 Maquiladoras are primarily owned by all of the following EXCEPT: A. American companies. B. Japanese companies. C. Mexican companies. D. Korean companies.
Question 4 In __________ corporations, the concepts of codetermination and worker councils are common. A. Canadian B. German C. American D. Asian Reset Selection

12. Assume you deplete your savings to buy a new sofa and some government bonds and then take a vacation in a foreign country. Which of the following is true? (Points : 2)consumption will increasenet exports will increasegovernment purchases will increaseinvestment will increaseall of the above

1. Which of the following is NOT a criterion mentioned in the text for determining whether or not resources and capabilities are strengths or weaknesses? (Points: 5)
Comparison against competitors
Current performance
Trends in market share
Financial ratios

1. The Magna Carta was an important prelude to the U.S. Constitution because it (Points : 10)
guaranteed due process.
limited government power.
the Magna Carta had no influence on the writers of the U.S. Constitution.
both a and b.

Question 1
GDP is a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. It may be faulted for each of these practices EXCEPT that it:
A. does not take leisure time into account.
B. involves multiple counting.
C. does not take psychic costs into account.
D. does not take psychic income into account.

1. When Dimock Constructions Designer House #10 is completed, Dimocks
A) work in process is increased.
B) total assets are increased.
C) work in process is decreased.
D) total assets are decreased.

1. Let T mean tall and t mean short. If Clara s mother is Tt and her father is it, what is the chance that she ll be tall?
A. 1 in 4
B. 2 in 4
C. 3 in 4
D. Zero

1. Panjims prepaid expense account consists only of garage rental prepayments. Its 2005 beginning and ending balance were the same. Which one of the following statements must be true?
Panjim had no garage rental expenses during 2005
Panjims prepaid expense account balance never varied during 2005
Panjims prepaid expense account balance varied during 2005
None of the above statements is true

Question 1
According to the theory of the backward-bending labor supply curve, as the wage rate rises:
A. first the substitution effect sets in, and then the income effect.
B. first the income effect sets in, and then the substitution effect.
C. the substitution effect and the income effect set in at the same time.
D. there is neither a substitution effect nor an income effect.

Question 1
Which of the following statements is most accurate?
Morals are legal minimums.
Morals are legal maximums.
Laws are moral minimums.
Laws are moral maximums.

Please check my answers.Which of the following is a disadvantage of a partnership whencompared to a corporation?a. the partnership is more likely to have a netlossb. the partnership is easier to organizec. partnership is less expensive to organized. partnership has limited li

1. In commercial banks __________ deposits are the most important source of funds; _________ loans represent the major investment category.

1. Freedom of speech includes: (Points : 10)
the right to speak.
the right to hear.
the right to be heard.
all of the above.

Question 1
Which statement is true?
A. GDP is a virtually perfect measure of national output.
B. GDP takes into account pollution, crime, and even personal satisfaction.
C. GDP is a single number that seeks to measure our national output.
D. There is no relationship between our GDP and our national output.

1. On January 2, 2007, Pacer Corporation issued 30,000 shares of 6% cumulative preferred stock at $100 par value. On December 31, 2010, Pacer Corporation declared and paid its first dividend. What dividends are the preferred stockholders entitled to receive in the current year before any distribution is made to common stockholders?
$720,000
$0
$180,000
$540,000

1. The tiny particles that comprise an element are called
A. ions.
B. protons.
C. atoms.
D. nuclei.

1. Investment funds provide investors all of the following except:
a. diversification.
b. contractual rate of return.
c. professional advice.
d. small minimum investment.

1 In which of the following groups of people in the U.S. would the incidence of poverty be the greatest
A. Black families with a female head
B. All families of seven or more members
C. Farmers and farm laborers
D. Families whose head is age 65 or over

Question 1
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Basing ones behavior on the adage, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, is part of Kantian ethics.
An ethical theory that says each person is presumed to have entered into an agreement with all others in society to obey moral rules that are necessary for people to live in peace and harmony is called Social Contract ethics.
A doctrine that says that a corporation should consider its presence in the community and society and the effects its actions have on persons or groups other than the shareholders is called Corporate Social Responsibility.
A theory of social responsibility that says that business must solve global problems such as poverty and disease is called Legal Nonfeasance.

I] Which of the following types of business organizations terminates when its ownership structure changes?a) only corporationsb) partnerships and corporationsc) proprietorships and corporationsd) partnerships and proprietorships

1. A __________ draft would be paid on demand; whereas a bank would pay a __________ draft at maturity as stated in the __________.
a. time; sight; bill of lading
b. sight; time; bill of lading
c. time; sight; letter of credit
d. sight; time; letter of credit

1. The central explanatory process in Path-goal Theory of leadership is:
the influence of leader expectations on subordinate behavior
the influence of leader expectations on subordinate expectations
the influence of leader behavior on subordinate expectations
the influence of leader behavior on group processes

1. Tight cultures have: (Points : 5)
many norms
few rules
fewer conceptions of correct behavior
b and c are correct

1. For work done during August, Printing Press Company incurred direct materials costs of $130,000 and conversion costs of $237,000. The company employs a just-in-time operating philosophy and back flush costing. At the end of August, it was determined that the Work in Process Inventory account had been assigned $1,000 of costs, and the ending balance of the Finished Goods Inventory account was $3,000. There were no beginning inventory balances. What is the Cost of Goods Sold accounts ending balance for August?
A) $367,000
B) $366,000
C) $364,000
D) $363,000

1. In the human body, the _______ is a muscular membrane that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity.
A. epiglottis
B. esophagus
C. diaphragm
D. bolus

1.-Merchandise inventory:
A)-Is a long-term asset.
B)-Is a current asset.
C)-Includes supplies.
D)-Is classified with investments on the balance sheet.
E)-Must be sold within one month.

1. Holding money for the speculative motive is holding cash because bond prices are falling.
True
False

Question 1
International Sales Corporation, like other business, has enforceable duties prescribed by
Ethics and the law
Ethics only
Neither ethics nor the law
The law only

10. Fletcher, Inc. produces hair brushes. The selling price is $20 per unit and the variable costs are $8 per brush. Fixed costs per month are $4,800. If Fletcher sells 20 more units beyond breakeven, how much does profit increase as a result?A) $240B) $400C) $160D) $80012. Companies that use just-i

1. Which was NOT recommended as a guideline for transformational leaders?
ask followers to place their trust in the special ability of the leader
express confidence that followers will be able to attain the vision
remind followers use dramatic, symbolic actions to emphasize key values in the vision
empower followers to find effective ways to attain the vision

1. Which of the following ethnic groups is most likely to be asked, you re not full blooded, are you
Maori
Scandinavian
Native American Indian
Hasidic Jew

1. What part of the lower respiratory tract is made up of tiny air sacs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged?
A. Bronchioles
B. Alveoli
C. Trachea
D. Larynx

1. The Banking Act of 1933, known as the Glass-Steagall Act, has effectively kept commercial banks out of the commercial lending area.
True
False

1) According to the agency problem, _________ represent the principals of a corporation.
A. employees
B. suppliers
C. shareholders
D. managers

1. Billy borrowed money from First Bank, and he entered an agreement listing his scooter as collateral. First Bank took all necessary steps to properly perfect its security in the scooter on the day of the loan. The next day, Billy borrowed money from Second Bank, and he entered an agreement listing the same scooter as collateral. Second Bank also took all necessary steps to properly perfect its security in the scooter on the day of the loan. Billy defaults on both loans, defaulting on Second Bank and then on First Bank. Which of the following statements regarding this set of facts is true?
A. Second Bank possesses the priority claim because Billy defaulted on Second Bank first.
B. First Bank possesses the priority claim because it was the first to perfect its
security interest.
C. Neither bank possesses a right to repossess the scooter because Billy listed it as collateral with both banks.
D. First Bank possesses the priority claim because it was the first bank to make the loan that listed the scooter as collateral.

1. President Franklin Roosevelts methods of restoring the economys health after the Depression were closest to the economic position of
Adam Smith.
John Maynard Keynes.
Karl Marx.
Alan Greenspan.
Milton Friedman.

1. What type of life insurance would most likely be used to cover the outstanding balance of a home
mortgage?
A. Universal life
End of exam
B. Straight life
C. Endowment
D. Decreasing term insurance

1. Where will you find detailed instructions or explanations in the dictionary

1. The entry to record the issuance of an interest-bearing note credits Notes Payable for the notes
cash realizable value.
maturity value.
market value.
face value.

1. Which of these is a white blood cell?
A. Neutrophil
B. Erythrocyte
C. Thrombocyte
D. Hemoglobin

1. Which of the following statements correctly describes project management? (Points : 2)
Project management applies knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities.
Project management should not involve tradeoffs between scope, schedule and cost.
Project management only relies upon checklists to plan and execute the work.
all of these

Question 1
Engel Tool Companys decision-makers view a particular risk in the use of the companys product as open and obvious. Continuing to market the product without telling consumers of the risk could be best justified from a perspective of
Aristotles Virtue Ethics
Kantian ethics
Natural Law theory
Utilitarian ethics.

1) The insurgent group las Gorras Blancas proclaimed their objective to be to
A) protect the rights and interests of the people in general.
B) lead a rebellion of Native Americans.
C) force the government to recognize original Spanish land grants.
D) secure a change in the territorial government of New Mexico.

1. The EOQ model without the instantaneous receipt assumption is commonly called the:
quantity discount model.
safety stock model.
planned shortage model.
production run model.
none of the above.

1. Listeners naturally appreciate and support speakers who address their interests and beliefs.
True
False

1. A good topic is interesting to the audience, but when an audience has a high level of interest in a topic, their bias may prevent them from listening carefully.
True
False

1. The scientific field devoted to developing new drugs for treating genetic disorders is
A. bioinformatics.
B. proteomics.
C. genetic profiling.
D. genomics.

1. According to your reading, the charge of forgery includes each of the following elements except
a. the false making or altering
b. of a legally significant instrument
c. with intent to defraud
d. a court of law or financial institution

Question 1
The __________ allows U.S. companies to import materials to Mexico without paying tax and to then export the finished products into the United States, again without tax.
A. Taft Hartley Law
B. North American Free Trade Agreement
C. Hatch Act
D. Swift Amendment

1. According to the findings of the massive Laumann study, the percentage of adults who report having engaged in intercourse only a few times over a year or not at all is _______ percent.
A. 15
B. 30
C. 10.5
D. 0.5

1. Which of the following will result from a stock repurchase? (Points : 1)
A Earnings per share will rise.
B Number of shares will increase.
C Corporate cash is conserved.
D Ownership is diluted.

2. The final approval of a dividend payment comes from (Points : 1)
A the controller.
B the president of the company.
C the board of directors.
D It is a joint decision requiring approval from all of the above.

3. Budget deficits are appropriate during:
A. recessions, but not inflations.
B. inflations, but not recessions.
C. recessions and inflations.
D. neither recessions nor inflations.

4. Each of the following is an example of discretionary fiscal policy EXCEPT:
A. public works spending.
B. making the automatic stabilizers more effective.
C. changes in tax rates.

D. the unemployment insurance program.

1. US interventions in Iran in 1952 in Guatemala in 1954 led directly to which of the following results in these two countries?
(A) Independence
(B) The rise of Communism
(C) The rise of dictatorships
(D) Annexation
(E) Economic prosperity

1. A successful vision for an organization is most likely to include:
specific performance objectives with a clear deadline
a memorable slogan about the key value to be achieved
a list of desirable features for the organizations products or services
a vivid image of what can be achieved and why it is worthwhile

1. When listeners assume that because two messages are similar, they must be identical, they are practicing a type of jumping to conclusions called:
assimilation.
interpretation.
identification.
categorization.
implication.

1. Vividness makes a speech easier to understand by using language that appeals to the senses.
a. True
b. False

1. At Common Law, which of the following elements is not accurate regarding the crime of Burglary?
a. Trespass orgy breaking and entering
b. Of the dwelling of another
c. In the nighttime ellen law
d. With the intent to commit a misdemeanor

Question 1
During the Great Depression thousands of people changed social class unexpectedly and usually in a downward spiral. What type of mobility did this event illustrate?
A. Intergenerational mobility
B. Structural mobility
C. Intragenerational mobility
D. Exchange mobility

1. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., contracted with Digital Repair Services to maintain Eagles computers. A Liquidated Damages Clause provides that Digital will pay Eagle $500 for each day that Digital is late in responding to a service request. If Digital is three days late in responding, and Eagle sues to enforce this clause, Eagle will
A) lose, because liquidated damages clauses violate public policy.
B) lose, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.
C) win, because liquidated damages clauses are always enforceable.
D) win, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.

Question 1
During recessions:
A.savingsrise.
B. corporations pay much less corporate income taxes.
C. less people collect unemployment benefits.
D. the government will raise taxes and run a budget surplus.

Question 2
In the 1930s, John Maynard Keynes said that our main economic problem was:
A. weak aggregate demand.
B. too much government spending.
C. big budget deficits.
D. high interest rates.

Question 3
According to __________, deficits cause crowding-out.
A. the federal government
B. keynesians
C. monetarists
D. classical theorists

Question 4
A deficit is created when:
A. the government is taking in more than it is paying out.
B. there are lower taxes and higher government spending.
C. the government is paying out more than it is taking in.

D. government spending is predominantly overseas.

1. The purpose of the 22nd Amendment was to
(A) grant women the right to vote
(B) limit the presidency to two terms
(C) establish a federal income tax
(D) abolish the institution of slavery
(E) maintain that corporations are people

1. At one point in time, the company Gator-Aide commanded 83% of the sports beverage market. This market share was primarily due to the fact that a University of Florida professor had invented the product which became very popular and thus the company became very successful. However, there were two other competitors in the market Coke and Pepsi, which approximately shared the rests of the market. Pursuant to Section 2 of the Sherman Act, the best conclusion regarding anti-trust liability for Gator-Aide would be:
The company would be deemed guilty of monopolization of commerce since it possessed a very high share of the market.
The company would not be deemed guilty of monopolization of commerce.
The company would not be liable since the courts would say that the market was too narrowly defined and should include other sports drinks, such as water, soda, and beer (but only light beer).
The company committed a horizontal restraint of trade by freezing out its main competitors.

1. Two important goals for any speech are to create a clear purpose and establish positive pathos.
True
False

store asked 250 of its customers whether they were satisfied with the service or not. The responses were also classified according to the gender of the customers. We want to study whether there is a relationship between satisfaction and gender.A meaningful display of the data from this study would b

1) A new machine was purchased for $10,000 with a life of 4 years and an expected $1,500 salvage value. Its annual operating costs were as follows:

Year

1

2

3

4

Cash flow

$8,000

$8400

$8800

$9200

If the MARR is 10%, the ANNUAL equivalent cost of the machine is
closest to: a. $11,725 b. $10,659 c. $8,620 d. $11,384 2) The following table gives the net cash flows that each of the mutually exclusive projects (A and B) generate over their useful life of 2 years. At MARR 10%, we have to select one alternative.
N Project A Project B
0 $1,200 $2,000
1 $600 $1,150
2 $1,000 $1,350
ROR 19.6% 15.8%

1. Although they are similar, embezzlement differs from larceny in which of the following ways?
a. embezzlement requires asportation
b. the claim of right defense is generally not applicable to larceny
c. embezzlement does not require intent
d. none of the above

Question 1
In the caste system, __________ is the washing ritual that restores purity following ritual pollution.
A. primogeniture
B. confession
C. ablution
D. compurgation

Question 1
In India, what is the practice of suttee?
A. Women being denied inheritance rights upon their husbands death.
B. The killing of a woman who has shamed the family by her father or brother.
C. The binding of an upper class womans feet to demonstrate she need not work.
D. The burning of the living widow during cremation with her dead husband.

1. Bank failures of the 1980s stemmed more from regional economic distress in the areas of _________ and ___________ .

Question 1
__________ is essentially the retailing side of e-business.
A. Marketing
B. E-commerce
C. Internet
D. Web

Question 1
Much of Japanese culture, and the basis of working relationships, can be explained by the principle of:
A. wa.
B. Tao.
C. ko.
D. tai.

1. A plant sits on a window sill. Over time, the stems of the plant curve toward the light coming in the window. This process is called
A. phototropism.
B. photoperiodism.
C. gravitropism.
D. phytochromism.

1. If involuntary abandonment occurs prior to the completion of a crime, the defendant cannot be charged with attempt of the crime.
a. True
b. False

1. Candy purchase a life insurance policy. Six months later, Candy falls into a severe depression and kills herself. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Life insurance will pay nothing, as there was death by suicide less than two years after purchasing the policy.
B. Life insurance will pay unless the suicide was an assisted suicide and the person assisting was the beneficiary of the policy.
C. The life insurance will pay double under the double indemnity provision.
D. Life insurance will pay proceeds if theres evidence that Candy suffered from a diagnosed psychological condition that accounts for why she committed suicide.

1. Which statement is true?
A. Bottom-up processing allows us to fill in the gaps in an incomplete or ambiguous pattern.
B. Bottom-up processing is guided by experience, expectations, and motivations.
C. Top-down processing allows us to fill in the gaps in an incomplete or ambiguous pattern.
D. Top-down processing is a process of recognizing and processing components of a pattern.

29. Corn Crunchers has three product lines. Its only unprofitable line is Corn Nuts, the results of which appear below for 2011:Sales $1,050,000Variable expenses 690,000Fixed expenses 450,000Net loss $ (90,000)If this product line is eliminated, 30% of the fixed expenses can be eliminated. How much

1.Bank regulation is intended to provide a trade-off between bank ________ and bank ______________ .

1. Beth offers to buy from Chris a used computer, with a monitor and printer, for $400. Chris says, OK, but I must have $200 more for the monitor and printer. Chris has
accepted the offer.
made a counteroffer without rejecting the offer.
rejected the offer and made a counteroffer.
rejected the offer without making a counteroffer.

1. Some of the cash flows shown on a time line can be in the form of annuity payments while others can be uneven amounts.
True
False

1) A new packaging machine is expected to cost $175,000, but is expected to increase productivity. Increase in annual revenues because of this equipment is estimated to be $50,000 in the 1st year, $85,000 in the 2nd year and $50,000 in subsequent years. The simple non-discounted payback period is (i=10% ):
a. Less than 1 year
b. Between 1 and 2 years
c. Between 2 and 3 years
d. Longer than 3 years

1. If your supporting point is designated by a capital letter, its subordinate points would be designated by:
lowercase letters.
uppercase letters.
Arabic numerals.
Roman numerals.
Celtic runes.

1. Critical listening is important because not all speakers are honest and ethical.
Question 1 answers
True
False

Question 1
What is the primary purpose sociologists study religion?
A. To determine which religions are genuine and which are cults.
B. To evaluate the truth of a religions teachings.
C. To study the role religion plays in peoples lives.
D. To seek proof that some religions are better than others

Question 1
Each of the following is a requirement of a gold standard EXCEPT:
A. a nation defines its currency in terms of gold.
B. a nations money supply is made up of gold or gold certificates.
C. a nation must maintain a fixed ratio between its gold stock and its money supply.
D. there must be no barriers to the free flow of gold into and out of the country.

Question 2
The demise of the gold standard led to:
A. more international trade.
B. greater and greater devaluation.
C. freely floating exchange rates.
D. balance-of-payment surpluses.

Question 3
A U.S. importer of French wine would pay in:
A. dollars.
B. gold.
C. euros.
D. special drawing rights.

Question 4
If we were on an international gold standard:
A. inflation would be eliminated.
B. recessions would be eliminated.
C. trade deficits and surpluses would be eliminated.

D. no nation would ever have to devaluate its currency.

80. The Molding Department of Boswell Company has the following production data: beginning work process 30,000 units (60% complete), started into production 510,000 units, completed and transferred out 480,000 units, and ending work in process 60,000 units (40% complete). Assuming materials are ente

1. Which Supreme Court decision was the basis for establishing legal racial discrimination in the South after 1896, the one that was overturned in 1954?
(A) Marbury v. Madison
(B) Griswold v. Connecticut
(C) Plessy v. Ferguson
(D) Standard Oil v. United States
(E) Brown v. Board of Education

1. If you were researching telecommuting and its effect on productivity and your search using the search term, telecommuting, produced too many irrelevant results, how might you change your search statement to cover the key concepts more thoroughly and find the most relevant search results?
a) (telecommuting AND teleworking) AND (productivity OR output)
b) (telecommuting AND teleworking) OR (productivity AND output)
c) telecommuting OR (teleworking AND productivity)
d) (telecommuting OR teleworking) AND (productivity OR output)

1. Most speakers, after evaluating their audience, try to present their ideas in a way that achieves common ground with the audience. This common ground is called:
identification.
salience.
purpose.
speech.
feedback.

1. Given the following cost and activity observations for Leno Enterprises utilities, use the high-low method to calculate Lenos variable utilities cost per machine hour.
Cost Machine Hours
September $4,100 22,000
October 3,700 18,000
November 3,900 19,000
December 4,500 28,000
A) $0.08
B) $4.86
C) $0.25
D) $12.50

1. According to your reading, the Model Penal Code promotes:
a. abolition of degrees of murder, in favor of a series of mitigating circumstances to be employed as factors in assessing punishment
b. a single sentence for murder, no matter what the degree onal degrees of murder
c. abolishing the murder charge entirely, in favor of additional degrees of manslaughter
d. abolition of the manslaughter charge, in favor of additional degrees of murder

1. Regarding taste and smell, which statement is true?
A. So-called supertasters may be inclined to obesity.
B. Women tend to have a better sense of smell than men.
C. People often have a very short memory of smells.
D. Taste buds wear out and are replaced about every 25 days.

Question 1
When government expenditures in a given year exceed tax receipts, there exists:
A. a budget surplus.
B. a budget deficit.
C. public revenue.
D. full-employment taxation.

Question 2
An illustration of the term automatic stabilizer is provided by:
A. the tendency of tax collections to rise as the economy moves into a recession.
B. the tendency of tax collections to fall as the economy moves into a recession.
C. increases in tax rates as the economy moves into a recession.
D. decreases in tax rates as the economy moves into a recession.

Question 3
The multiplier effect occurs because:
A. as saving levels increase, a greater pool of loanable funds is available for investment spending by businesses.
B. increases in income cause a chain reaction of spending by many businesses and individuals.
C. increases in income cause tax revenues to increase, thereby stimulating increases in government spending levels.
D. businesses copy the spending decisions of their competitors.

Question 4
Which of the following is NOT an example of a fiscal policy lag?
A. Decision
B. Monetary
C. Impact

D. Deficit

In the circular flow model, money flows from the businesssector to the household sector thorugh the:
a) product market
b) capital market
c) goods market
d) services market
e) resources market

1. An unfavorable materials quantity variance would occur if
A) more materials were purchased than were used.
B) actual pounds of materials used were less than the standard pounds allowed.
C) actual labor hours used were greater than the standard labor hours allowed.
D) actual pounds of materials used were greater than the standard pounds allowed.

1. You are doing research on the use of mobile technology such as cell phones or PDAs in patient care. Which of the following groups of subject terms would be the best for searching the subject field of a health database like Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition on this topic?
a) Information Technology, Patient Care
b) Wireless communication, Medical Care
c) Telecommunication in Medicine, Medical Care
d) Hospitals, Medical Technology

Question 1
According to the GLOBE project, the __________ dimension refers to how much people in a society are expected to be tough, confrontational, and competitive versus moderate and tender.
A. assertiveness
B. humane orientation
C. future orientation
D. performance orientation

1) What is the effective interest rate per payment, for payments that occur once every six months, when the interest rate is an annual 20% that is compounded weekly?
a. 20%/26
b. (1+20%/52)26-1
c. (1+20%/52)52-1
d. (1+20%/26)26-1

1. Selling price = $1980; cost = $753. Find the rate of markup based on the selling price. Round to the nearest tenth of percent. The rate of markup is ___%

1. A causal analysis essay discusses:
A. predictions of the future based on current circumstances and past behavior.
B. the effects of a past event.
C. why events happened.
D. All of the above

Question 1
University of Chicago Professor Milton Friedman famously said about social responsibility:
The social responsibility of business is to make money legally.
Big multinational corporations must solve all the social problems in the world.
Business is immoral for not helping out in the community.
When in Rome, do as the Romans.

1.-Physical counts of inventory:
A)-Are not necessary under the perpetual system.
B)-Are necessary to measure and adjust for inventory shrinkage.
C)-Must be taken at least once a month.
D)-Requires the use of hand-held portable computers.
E)-Are not necessary under the cost-to benefit constraint.

1. I want to write a paper on some aspect of management. An example of a good research question might be:
a) What is the history of management theory?
b) Which management theory was popular in 1990
c) What factors have influenced the rise of self-managed teams in the health care industry?
d) What percentage of self-managed teams in the health care industry are successful

Question 1
__________ is having a working knowledge of the cultural variables affecting management decisions.
A. Cultural accommodation
B. Cultural savvy
C. Cultural transfer
D. Cultural sensitivity

1) MACRS deductions are a combination of which other methods of depreciation?
a) Sum-of-year s-digits and straight line
b) Sum-of-year s-digits and declining balance
c) Double declining balance and 150% declining balance
d) Double declining balance and straight line

1. An item is originally priced to sell for $75 and is marked down 25%. A customer has a coupon for an additional 5%. What is the total percent reduction ? The total percent reduction is ____%

Question 1
What was the underlying assumption of Karl Marx as it related to determining ones position on the social class ladder?
A. Social class was solely based on ones relationship to the means of production.
B. Social class was based on ones position in the Communist party.
C. Social class was determined by ones ties to the ruling class.
D. Social class was determined by ones level of education.

Question 1
Which of the following is a cost associated with labor
A. Salaries
B. Bonuses
C. Fringe benefits
D. All of the above

1. Harris is a market researcher for Toyota, and is currently using Literature Review to collect information on the number of people normally caught for drunk driving so as to help Toyota plan for the sales of their new Anti-Drunk Driving gadget. Which of the following will NOT help Harris?
A. Doing a desk research by browsing the Internet for such statistics.
B. Doing a desk research by reading an article on the working mechanism of the gadget.
C. Collecting external secondary data from the City Traffic Police records.
D. Doing a field research by talking to car owners.

1. As you are conducting research on the free Web for your paper on the benefits of good communication between management and employees, you find a fascinating article written by Dr. Ralph Shrader. He is stated to have over a 45-year career of managerial consulting and is now the chief executive of one the most well-known management-consulting firms in the world. Make the best decision about the use of this material.
a) Use the material, because it is written by one of the worlds foremost experts, who has worked with a wide-variety of organizations for many years.
b) Do NOT use the material, because it may promote the biased perspective of one person.
c) Use the material, but only after validating the key points of Dr. Shraders article.
d) Do NOT use the material, because Dr. Schraders perspective may be too commercial.

1. most shell branches of U.S. banks operate in:
a. japan
b. united kingdom
c. bahamas and british west indies
d. canada

survey was conducted to study the relationship between the annual income of a family and the amount of money the family spends on entertainment. Data were collected from a random sample of 280 families from a certain metropolitan area.A meaningful graphical display of these data would be:(a) side-by

1. Increase productivity due to technology has.
a. increase corporation s reliance on debt for capital expansion needs.
b. created larger asset values on the firm s historical balance sheet.
c. made it chapter (in terms of interest cost) for firms borrow money.
d. helped to keep corporate in check.

1 A person can be prosecuted for both an attempt and the completed crime.
True
False

1. __________ avoids the casual tone and slang of informal English; it also avoids the complex vocabulary and syntax of formal English.
A. Standard English
B. Jargon
C. Specialized vocabulary
D. Scholarly English

Question 1
The HRM unit is considered to be:
A. action-oriented.
B. people-oriented.
C. globally oriented.
D. All of the above

1. All of the following are true about conceptualization, EXCEPT:
A. it helps identify the variables for your research.
B. it is called a Maven model.
C. it specifies hypotheses and relationships.
D. it prepares a visual representation of the relationships under study.

1. You are writing a graduate research paper about the use of computers to address issues in student attention spans. Which source is the most appropriate for further investigation?
a) an article in Scholastic Parent and Child entitled She Wont Sit Still!, written by a clinical professor of psychiatry, behavioral science, and pediatrics at XXXXX XXXXX University Medical School
b) a book entitled 10 days to a less distracted child, written by an author who is also a licensed psychologist and whose work has been quoted on television and in multiple magazines
c) an article in the Journal of Educational Technology & Society entitled Dealing with the students attention problem in computer supported face-to-face lecturing, written by researchers from the Department of Computer Science, University of Chile
d) none of the above

1. Insurance or a guarantee to cover looses may create a moral hazard:
a. which is an increase in the chane that a random accident will occur
b. which is an incentive to decreased risk-taking by the insured
c. which is an incentive to increase risk-taking by the insurance authority.
d. which is an incentive to increase risk-taking by the insured

1) Which of the following is an example of a fixed cost?
a) Equipment cost
b) Power cost
c) Labor cost
d) Material cost

1. (TCO 8) When we pass a variable by reference, any changes that the procedure makes to the variable will _____.
change the value in the original variable
change the value inside the called function/sub procedure only
change the address of the variable
not make any significant changes

1. Which of the following is not typically a factor used to determine retirement benefit levels of employees under a defined benefit retirement plan?
Years of service
Number of dependents
Age Wages or salary level

Question 1
Workers who plan, decide, and solve problems using databases, computer programs, and other technology-driven information sources are called:
A. knowledge workers.
B. information specialists.
C. computer nerds.
D. technical specialists.

1. Which of the following statements about hypotheses is false?
A. If the null hypothesis is rejected, we conclude that the variables are not related.
B. Researchers always test the null hypothesis.
C. The alternative hypothesis states that there is a relationship between variables.
D. A null hypothesis refers to a population parameter.

1. An organization seeking to reduce a projected labor surplus must select from a number of possible options aimed at obtaining that objective. This occurs at what step in the human resource planning process
a. Goal setting and strategic planning
b. Program evaluation
c. Forecasting
d. Program implementation

Question 1 XYZ earned a net profit margin of 5.7% last year and had an equity multiplier of 3.3. If its total assets are $104 million and its sales are 159 million, what is the firms debt ratio? Enter your answer in percentages rounded off to two decimal points. Do not enter % in the answer box.
Question 2 The Baker s Dozen has current liabilities of $5,600, net working capital of $2,100, inventory of $3,900, and sales of $13,500. What is the quick ratio? Assume pre-paid expenses are zero. 0.68 0.70 1.38 1.47 2.08
Question 3 Blackstone, Inc., has net income of $8,357, a tax rate of 38%, and interest expense of $723. What is the times interest earned ratio? Enter your answer rounded off to two decimal points.
Question 4 A firm has total equity of $70,312.50, a profit margin of 8 percent, an equity multiplier of 1.6, and a total asset turnover of 1.3. What is the amount of the firm s sales? $91,406 $112,500 $121,500 $137,500 $146,250

1) In 2010, Trucking Inc. had $1,250,000 in revenues and $1,013,000 in expenses. What are the Average and Marginal Tax rates respectively? (round to nearest whole percent)
a) 29% Average, 25% Marginal
b) 39% Average, 31% Marginal
c) 32% Average, 39% Marginal
d) 34% Average, 39% Marginal

1. An Internet study asked respondents to indicate their education level on the following scale: Less than High School, High School, Some College, College +. Which of the following statements is (are) true?
A. Education level is a categorical variable.
B. Education level is nominal scaled.
C. Education level is ordinal scaled.
D. Both A and B
E. Both A and C

1. Pursuant to U.S. statutory immigration law, immigrant visas can be granted to immigrants who possess extraordinary knowledge, abilities, and talents since they will benefit the United States. Idi Obuku is a drum-maker from Uganda who specializes in making native drums and other local cultural artifacts. He is denied an immigrant visa by the Immigration Division of Homeland Security after an administrative hearing because he was not deemed to be sufficiently extraordinary. He appeals the agencys decision to the federal court. The result of this lawsuit likely will be:
Idi Obuku will win since all immigration determinations have to be made after a trial in federal district court.
He will lose because he is from Africa.
He will lose because there is no right to appeal immigration decisions now that Immigration is part of Homeland Security.
He will win if he can convince the federal court to substitute its interpretation and application of the law for that of the agency.

Question 1
If a plaintiff proves that a disparate impact exists, an organization may then defend its employment by showing validation or:
A. business necessity.
B. hiring records.
C. process improvement plans.
D. modified HRM procedures.

1. After conducting her first in-depth interview, Amanda summarizes her initial thoughts and in particular, writes down themes and ideas that may be used later in coding transcripts. This process is referred to as:
A. memoing.
B. debriefing.
C. netnography.
D. ethnography.

1. Many firms today continue to use the payback method but employ the NPV or IRR methods as secondary decision methods of control for risk False Which of the following statements about the MIRR is false
A. The MIRR has the same reinvestment assumption as the NPV.
B. The MIRR has the same reinvestment assumption as the IRR.
C. If a project s MIRR exceeds the firm s discount rate, the project is acceptable.
D. A project s MIRR could be lower than a project s IRR.

1. The FSLIC today:
a. has been replaced with the OTS and the FDIC-SAFE
b. insures federal S&Ls
c. regulates the capital position of S&LS
d. monitors the activities of th e12 FHLBS

1) The price of Gas is $3.39 in December 2011 and it was $4.10 in December 2008. What is the average inflation rate for gas over these three years?
a) 6.14%
b) 5.77%
c) -6.14%
d) -5.77%

1. When the speaker creates ________ in the speech, the listeners are able to grasp the pattern, anticipate the direction, and become more active participants in the speech situation.
rhythm
clarity
vividness
irony
concreteness

1) Boxer Corporation buys equipment in January of the current year with a 7-year class life for $15,000. The corporation expensed the $15,000 under Sec. 179. The deduction in the year of purchase for E&P purposes due to the acquisition and expensing of the equipment is
A. $3,000
B. $14,000
C. $15,000
D. $1,500

Question 1
Organizational inefficiencies result in all of the following EXCEPT:
A. poor productivity.
B. spiraling benefits costs.
C. better quality.
D. dissatisfied workers.

1. While interviewing a respondent about reasons why she doesnt buy a particular brand of video games, an interviewer gets the following response, This brands games are not sophisticated. The interviewer asks, What exactly do you mean by that statement? What makes a game sophisticated? This exchange is an example of:
A. a focus group moderation.
B. ethnography.
C. netnography.
D. probing question.

1. If you are doing research on health insurance and alternative therapies, the best database to consult would be:
a) Factiva
b) CINAHL
c) Science Direct
d) Access Science

1. The purpose of the international banking Act of 1978 was to:
a. return the competitive edge to U.S. banks.
b. return competitive equality between domestic and foreign banks
c. maintain fixed exchange rates

1) BVM sold 25,000 units and was able to breakeven last year. Variable costs will increase 30% next year. What information is needed to calculate their new breakeven point? a) Costs per unit b) Sales price per unit and costs per unit c) Total fixed costs, sales price per unit, and costs per unit d) No additional data is needed. 2) The probability distributions for NPW for two mutually exclusive alternatives are shown in the table. Assume the NPW random variables are independent.

Project 1

Project 2

X P(NPW1 = x)

Y P(NPW2 = y)

$1,000 0.3 $2,000 0.7

$500 0.4 $3,000 0.6

a) Project 2 is preferred because E[NPW2] < E[NPW1] and Var[NPW2] > Var[NPW1]. b) Project 2 is preferred because P(NPW2 > NPW1) > 0.5. c) Both A and B are true. d) Neither A nor B is true. 3) Process A has fixed costs of $10,000 and unit costs of $4.50 each, process B has fixed costs of $25,000 and unit costs of $1.50 each. At what production would the two processes have the same total costs? a) 50 units b) 500 units c) 5,000 units d) 50,000 units 4) Which of the following statements about scenario analysis is true? a) Only two cases, the best and the worst, are analyzed b) Only one variable is adjusted at a time c) Usually at least three cases are analyzed, worst, most likely, and best d) Selling price is not adjusted in any scenario because it is market driven

1. The set of all elements of interest in a particular study is
A. The sample.
B. The population.
C. The variable.
D. Descriptive statistics.
E. None of the above.

1. What is the ampacity of a No. 3/0, THHN copper wire, in a conduit with one other conductor?
175 A
200 A
225 A
350 A

Question 1
The bulk of Arab-American and Muslim discrimination charges are based on:
A. being dismissed after being questioned.
B. not being accommodated for daily prayer and foot washing.
C. bans on turbans and head scarves.
D. All of the above

The portion of the circular flow model which shows the flow offactors of production from households to businesses in the:
a) product market
b) factor market
c) savings market
d) financial market

1. John is trying to determine if secondary research will add value in given situations or not. He lists the following five situations. In which of these situations, secondary research is likely to be the least helpful?
A. Use existing customer base to identify significant characteristics of potential customers
B. Determine the level of customer satisfaction with the companys new product
C. Identify problems or requirements of specific customer groups
D. Provide internal support data for the company

1. An advantage of statistical forecasting methods is that:
a. under the right conditions, they provide predictions that are much more precise than judgmental methods.
b. they are particularly useful in dynamic environments.
c. they are particularly useful if important events that occur in the labor market have no historical precedent.
d. in the event of a legal dispute, they are easily understood by juries or a judge.

Question 1
When an Asian says yes to your questions, the person is indicating that he or she:
A. is in agreement with what you say.
B. has heard you.
C. will have to ask his/her boss.
D. None of the above

1) Sensitivity analysis is rarely done because the data used in most studies is very accurate.
a) True
b) False

1. Which of the following is (are) time series data?
A. Weekly receipts at a clothing boutique.
B. Monthly demand for an automotive part.
C. Quarterly sales of automobiles.
D. All of the above.
E. None of the above

1) Joshua owns 100% of Steeler Corporations stock. Joshuas basis in the stock is $8,000. Steeler Corporation has E&P of $40,000. If Steeler Corporation redeems 60% of Joshuas stock for $50,000, Joshua must report dividend income of
A. $8,000
B. $50,000
C. $40,000
D. $0

Question 1
Which of the following would be considered an operational (short term) HR activity
A. Examining labor force trends
B. Preparing staffing plans
C. Developing a recruitment marketing plan
D. Establishing a reward system that is linked to strategic goals

If Pete raises his price of muffins from $2 to $3 and hissales revenue increases from $35,000 to $38,000, then:a) the demand for Petes muffins in this range is pirceelasticb) the demand for Petes muffins in this range is princeinelasticc) the demand for Petes muffins in this range is unitelasticd

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

Question 1
The two methods of vesting under ERISA are:
A. graduated vesting and partial vesting.
B. full vesting and partial vesting.
C. graduated vesting and vesting after five years of employment.
D. partial vesting and vesting after five years of employment.

1. The law of demand implies that (Points : 1)
as prices fall, demand increases.
as prices rise, demand increases.
as prices fall, quantity demanded increases.
as prices rise, quantity demanded increases.

1) The following investment is classified as?
NCash flow
0 $1,200
1$600
2$1,000
3 $450

1. What graph should be used to show the relationship between the parts and the whole?
A. histogram
B. pie chart
C. bar chart
D. box plot
E. time series plot

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. All of the shareholders of an S corporation must consent to a revocation of the S election.
B. A revocation of an S corporation election can be retrospective to any date.
C. An S election will not be terminated due to excess passive income if the corporation does not have Subchapter C E&P.
D. All are true.

Question 1
Mattie is a new sociology professor at the local college. During her first lecture, she noticed that some students were yawning. Based on her interpretation of the students yawning, Mattie has decided she is a boring teacher. This is an example of the process referred to as:
A. socialization.
B. resocialization.
C. looking-glass self.
D. taking the role of significant others.

1. Consumer panels, as a commercial data collection method:
A. use a rigorous data collection approach.
B. cost higher than primary data collection methods.
C. primarily measure media consumption habits as opposed to product or brand consumption.
D. measure product and brand movement directly at the point of sale.

Question 1
The concept of operating leverage involves the use of __________ to magnify returns at high levels of operation.
A. fixed costs
B. variable costs
C. marginal costs
D. semi-variable costs

1. In its broad sense, discrimination means
ethnocentrism.
viewing people with different characteristics negatively.
recognizing differences among items or people.
illegal employment practices.

1. Helga wants to show how the rate of traffic accidents changes for drivers as they advance in age. What type of visual aid would best represent this information
decision tree
flip chart
photograph
line graph
pie graph

Consider the following to answer the next four questions.
Below is a histogram and the five number summary for salaries (in $) for a sample of U.S. marketing managers.
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Min Q1Median Q3 Max
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1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. Shareholders who acquire stock in an S corporation after the election date and prior to the elections effective date must consent to the election.
B. S corporation consent by shareholders is binding on the current tax year and all future tax years.
C. Only shareholders who own stock on the date an S election takes effect must consent to the election.
D. All are false.

Question 1
The OFCCP issued Revised Order No. 4, which suggests the format and parts of an Affirmative Action Plan. What do they suggest as the first step in that plan
A. Setting goals
B. Specifying how goals are to be attained
C. Obtaining copies of AAPs from other, like companies
D. Analyzing under-representation and availability

According to real business cycle theory, prices are completely flexible in the short-run. If this theory is correct, then the large fiscal expansion enacted by the Obama administration in 2009 would:a. Have no effect on inflation.b. Would not shift the AD curve.c. Have no effect on economic output.d

Question 1
In the Runkel and McGrath framework, Internet-based data are classified according to:
A. whether they are descriptive, diagnostic, or predictive.
B. whether they are primary or secondary.
C. whether the source of the data was aware and who collected the data
D. whether the data was collected for product-centered or competition-centered decision making.

1) For investors, the proper measure of a stocks risk is its __________.
A. non diversifiable risk
B. specific risk
C. nonsystematic risk
D. standard deviation

1. Recruiting and selecting employees for current openings are typical ____ HR activities.
employee advocacy
operational
strategic
administrative

1. (TCO 3) When installing data, voice, or video cabling, copper or fiber, these guidelines should be followed every time for a successful installation.
Work with a correct design
Never abuse cable
Consider upgrade requirements
All of the above

1. During 2011, Trish, a self-employed healthcare consultant, travels from Los Angeles to Atlanta for a 1 week business trip. While in Atlanta, Trish decides to stay for an additional 5 days of vacation. She pays $750 for airfare, $220 for meals, $150 for entertaining clients, and $600 for lodging while on business. The costs of meals and lodging while on vacation were $250 and $500, respectively. How much may Trish deduct as travel expenses for the trip?
A) $1,570
B) $970
C) $1,460
D) None of these
E) $1,720

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. An election for an S corporation to use the Sec. 179 expensing election is made by the corporation and not by its shareholders.
B. The S corporations separately stated items are in general the same ones that apply in partnership taxation.
C. An S corporation cannot claim a dividends-received deduction.
D. All are true.

Question 1
According to Hefstede, cultures differ in at least five dimensions. Which of the following is NOT one of those dimensions
A. Individualism versus collectivism
B. Power distance
C. Adaptability
D. Masculinity

Question 1

Which group has the highest poverty rate from among these groups?

A. Children under 18

B. Persons over 65

C. White males

D. Members of working class families

Question 2

_________________ breeds poverty.

A. joblessness

B. poverty

C. discrimination

D. welfare

Question 3

The biggest anti-poverty program in the United States is

A. public assistance payments.

B. unemployment insurance benefits.

C. Social Security benefits.

D. the negative income tax.

Question 4

Almost half of the worlds population lives on less then _______ dollar(s) per day.

A. one

B. five

C. two

D. three

95. The Western Division of Guinn Corp. had an ROI of 25% when sales were $2 million and controllable margin was $400,000. What were the average operating assets?A) $100,000B) $500,000C) $1,600,000D) $8,00096. Janes Corporation recorded operating data for its Cheap division for the year. Janes requi

1. Which of the following is NOT a strength of observational techniques?
A. It allows you to collect actual behavioral data.
B. It is less susceptible to recall error.
C. It has very good generalize ability to general population.
D. It is generally less expensive and less time consuming than some other techniques.

1) An investor s risky portfolio is made up of individual stocks. Which of the following statements about this portfolio is true?
A. Each stock in the portfolio has its own beta.
B. Selling any stock in this portfolio will lower the beta of the portfolio.
C. An investor cannot change the risk of this portfolio by her choice about personal leverage.
D. Each stock in the portfolio will have a beta greater than 1.

Question 1
The __________ preference for written communication, even for informal interactions, demonstrates the formality of their relationships.
A. French
B. German
C. Arab
D. Japanese

1) Which of the following is not a requirement for an asset to be depreciable?
a) It must have a life longer than 1 year.
b) It must have a cost basis greater than $1,000.
c) It must be held with the intent to produce income.
d) It must wear out or get used up.

1. In a rape case, inability to consent may be based upon which of the following
a. effect of drugs
b. effect of alcohol
c. unconsciousness
d. all of the above

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. If both the current and accumulated E&P have deficit balances, a corporate distribution cannot be characterized as a dividend.
B. The shareholders basis in property received in a nonliquidating distribution is the propertys FMV reduced by liabilities assumed by the shareholder.
C. A corporation recognizes gain when distributing money as a dividend to its shareholders.
D. All are false.

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT one of the phases of culture shock
A. Repatriation
B. Fascination
C. Culture shock
D. Adaptation

Question 1

Which statement is true about the Malthusian theory?

A. It predicts that famine can easily be averted.

B. It is an application of the law of diminishing returns.

C. It is unduly optimistic.

D. It has proven true in most countries.

Question 2

The age of mass consumption truly arrived in the

A. 1950s

B. 1920s

C. 1930s

D. 1960s

Question 3

Each of the following would be an example of technological change, except

A. increases in output due to increases in capital.

B. improvements in the qualities of resources.

C. improved knowledge about how to combine resources.

D. the introduction of totally new production processes.

Question 4

Through the 1970s and 1980s most of our productivity was in the _________ sector.

A. services

B. agriculture

C. manufacturing

D. technology

1. In which of the following scenarios would you most strongly recommend using quantitative research?
A. When the objective is to identify new ideas and thoughts for a product.
B. When you have very limited time to execute the study.
C. When the objective is to understand hidden underlying psychological processes.
D. When the objective is to validate and estimate strength of a relationship.

1) Ideas for capital budgeting projects come from all levels within an organization. The bottom-up process results in ideas moving __________ through organization.
A. downward
B. upward
C. sideways
D. any way

1. The larger the sample, the more confidence we can have in the samples representativeness.
True
False

1. (TCO 1) Block encoding takes several _____ and sends it out as a new code word.
bytes
bits
wires
messages

1.Donna owns a two-family home. She rents out the first floor and resides on the second floor. The following expenses attributable to the total building were incurred by Donna for the year ended December 31, 2011:
Realty taxes $1,800
Mortgage interest 1,200
Utilities for downstairs 1,000
Repairs 300
Painting 400
In addition, the depreciation attributable to the first floor would be $2,000.
What is the total amount of the expenses that Donna can deduct on Schedule E of Form 1040 (before any limitations)?
A) $4,700
B) $4,850
C) $4,350
D) $6,700
E) None of these

1) The total bases of all distributed property in the partners hands following a nonliquidating distribution is limited to
A. the FMV of the property distributed
B. the partners pre distribution basis in his partnership interest
C. the partnerships bases in the distributed property
D. the pre distribution FMV of the partners partnership interest

Question 1
All of the following are categories of information typically used to make hiring selection decisions EXCEPT:
A. education.
B. experience.
C. political affiliations.
D. physical characteristics.

Question 1

When government expenditures in a given year exceed tax receipts, there exists:

A. a budget surplus.

B. a budget deficit.

C. public revenue.

D. full-employment taxation.

Question 2

An illustration of the term automatic stabilizer is provided by:

A. the tendency of tax collections to rise as the economy moves into a recession.

B. the tendency of tax collections to fall as the economy moves into a recession.

C. increases in tax rates as the economy moves into a recession.

D. decreases in tax rates as the economy moves into a recession.

Question 3

The multiplier effect occurs because:

A. as saving levels increase, a greater pool of loanable funds is available for investment spending by businesses.

B. increases in income cause a chain reaction of spending by many businesses and individuals.

C. increases in income cause tax revenues to increase, thereby stimulating increases in government spending levels.

D. businesses copy the spending decisions of their competitors.

Question 4

Which of the following is NOT an example of a fiscal policy lag?

A. Decision

B. Monetary

C. Impact

D. Deficit

1. Which of the following is a characteristic of information provided by external financial reports?
a. The information is exact and not subject to change.
b. The information is frequently the result of reasonable estimates.
c. The information pertains to the economy as a whole.
d. The information is provided at the least possible cost.
e. None of the above.
2. Which of the following is not an object of financial reporting?
a. Financial reporting should provide information that is useful to present and potential investors and creditors and other users in making rational
investment, credit, and similar decisions.
b. Financial reporting should provide information to help present and potential investors and creditors and other users in assessing the amounts, timing,
and uncertainty of prospectivecash receipts from dividends or interest and the proceeds from the sale, or maturity of
securities or loans.
c. Financial reporting should provide information about theeconomic resources of an enterprise, the claims against
those resources, and the effects oftransactions, events, and circumstances that change the resources and claims against
resources.
d. Financial accounting is designed to measure directly the value of a business enterprise.
e. None of the above.
3. According to FASB statement of concepts no. 2, which of the following is an ingredient of the quality of relevance?
a. Verifiability
b. Representational faithfulness
c. Neutrality
d. Timeliness
e. None of the above
4. The primary current source of generally accepted accounting principles for nongovernment operations is the
a. New York Stock Exchange
b. Financial Accounting Standards Board
c. Securities andExchange Commission
d. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
e. None of the above
5. What is the underlying concept that supports the immediate recognition of a loss?
a. Matching
b. Consistency
c. Judgment
d. Conservatism
e. Going concern
6. Which statement is not true?
a. The Securities and Exchange Commission is a source of some generally accepted accounting principles.
b. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is a source of some generally accepted accounting principles.
c. The Internal Revenue Service is a source of some generally accepted accounting principles.
d. The Financial Accounting Standards Board is a source of some generally accepted accounting principles.
e. Numbers 1, 2, and 4 are sources of generally accepted accounting principles.
7. Which pronouncements are not issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board?
a. Statements of Financial Accounting Standards
b. Statements of Financial Accounting Concepts
c. Technical bulletins
d. Interpretations
e. Opinions
8. Which of the following does the Financial Accounting Board not issue?
a. Statements of Position (SOPs)
b. Statements of Financial Accounting Standards (SFASs)
c. Interpretations
d. Technical bulletins
e. Statements of Financial Accounting Concepts (SFACs)
9. According to SFAC No. 6,assets can be defined by which of the following?
a. Probable future sacrifices of economic benefits arising from present obligations of a particular entity to transfer assets or provide services to
other entities in the future as a result of past transactions or events.
b. Probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by a particular entity as a result of past transactions or events.
c. Residual interest on the assets of an entity that remains after deducting its liabilities.
d. Increases in equity of a particular business enterprise resulting from transfers to the enterprise from other entities of something of value to obtain
or increase ownership interests (or equity) in it.
e. Decrease in equity of a particular business enterprise resulting from transferring assets, rendering services, or incurring liabilities by the
enterprise.
10. According to SFAC No. 6, expenses can be defined by which of the following?
a. Inflows or other enhancements of assets of an entity or settlements of its liabilities (or a combination of both) from delivering or producing goods,
rendering services, or carrying out other activities that constitute the entitys ongoing major or central operations.
b. Outflows or other consumption or using up of assets or incurrences of liabilities (or a combination of both) from delivering or producing goods,
rendering services, or carrying out other activities that constitute the entitys ongoing major or central operations.
c. Increases in equity (net assets) from peripheral or incidental transactions of an entity and from all other transactions and other events and
circumstances affecting the entity during a period, except those that result from revenues or investments.
d. Decreases in equity (net assets) from peripheral or incidental transactions of an entity and from all other transactions and other events and
circumstances affecting the entity during a period, except those that result from expenses or distributions to owners.
e. Probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by a particular entity as a result of past transactions of events.
11. SFAC No. 5 indicates that an item, to be recognized, should meet four criteria, subject to the cost-benefit constraint and the materiality threshold.
Which of the following is not one of the four criteria?
a. The item fits one of the definitions of the elements.
b. The item has a relevant attribute measurable with sufficient reliability.
c. The information related to the item is relevant.
d. The information related to the item is reliable.
e. The item has comparability, including consistency.
12. SFAC No. 5 identifies five different measurement attributes currently used in practice. Which of the following is not one of the measurement
attributes currently used in practice?
a. Historical cost
b. Future cost
c. Currentmarket value
d. Net realizable value
e. Present, or discounted, value of futurecash flows
13. Which of the following indicates how revenue is usually recognized?
a. Point of sale
b. End of production
c. Receipt of cash
d. During production
e. Cost recovery
14. Statement of Financial Accounting Concepts No. 1, Objectives of Financial Reporting by Business Enterprises,? includes all of the following
objectives, except one. Which objective does it not include?
a. Financial accounting is designed to measure directly the value of a business enterprise.
b. Investors, creditors, and others may use reportedearnings and information about the elements of
financial statements in various ways to assess the prospects for cash flows.
c. The primary focus of financial reporting is information about earnings and its components.
d. Financial reporting should provide information that is useful to present and potential investors and creditors and other users in making rational
investment, credit, and similar decisions.
e. The objectives are those of general-purpose external financial reporting by business enterprises.

GDP does count:
a) state and local government purchases
b) spending for new homes
c) change in inventories
d) none of the above
e) all of the above

1. All of the following are examples of sampling as witnessed in everyday life, EXCEPT:
A. an interviewer making a judgment about a job candidate based on a good first impression.
B. a person flipping through television channels to find a program worth watching.
C. a person buying a house to live in with his family.
D. a person flipping through pages of magazines at a book store to determine which magazine to buy.

1. In which of the following places does an employee have a reasonable expectation of privacy such that an employer may not search or investigate.
A. The employee s desktop
B. Private emails sent from office computers
C. Telephone calls from the office phone
D. Cell phone calls to the office
E. All of the above
F. None of the above.

1. Which of the following statements is TRUE?
The HR function in the organization is largely insulated from unethical behaviors.
The HR department is largely responsible for the unethical behaviors of employees in the organization.
HR management is the voice of organizational ethics.
HR management must focus on clearly illegal behaviors within the firm and leave ethics up to the conscience of each individual manager.

1. (TCO 4) This is desirable in the outside plant because direct control is often beyond the user.
Weatherproofed connections
Redundant connections
Epoxy glued connections
568 connections

1. Marge and Lester file a joint tax return for 2011, with adjusted gross income of $33,000. Marge and Lester earned income of $20,000 and $12,000 respectively, during 2011. In order for Marge to be gainfully employed, they pay the following child care expenses for their 4-year-old son, Kevin:
San Diego Child Care Center $1,750
Ann, the baby sitter 1,250
Assuming they do not claim any other credits against their tax, what is the amount of the child and dependent care credit they should report on their tax return for 2011?
A) $0
B) $1,750
C) $3,000
D) $1,250
E) $780

1. Considering the trends in HR, current HR departments compared to departments of twenty years ago would
tend to have larger staffs.
have more clerks than professional staff.
be less likely to be strategic partners with top management.
be more tightly linked with vendors of HR specialty services.

Question 1
All of the following are errors that can occur in the employment interview EXCEPT:
A. asking the same questions that were asked of other applicants.
B. excessive talking by the interviewer.
C. the halo effect.
D. first impression error.

GDP underestimates our economic well-being:a) for all of the following reasonsb) because it includes the value of work done by nanniesc) bevause it ignores leisured) because it includes the value of work done byhouseholdse) because it includes the value of work done by illegalimmigrants

8. Maxfield Company has fixed costs of $300,000 and variable costs are 60% of sales. How much will Maxfield Company report as sales when its net income equals $30,000?A) $825,000B) $550,000C) $780,000D) $198,0009. Small Tots Toys has actual sales of $400,000 and a break-even point of $280,000. How m

1. In a systematic sampling study, if the sampling frame has 1,500 names and the desired sample size is 50, the skip interval should be:
A. 25.
B. 0.03.
C. 50.
D. 30.

1) Which of the following best describes the goal of the firm
A. The maximization of the total market value of the firms common stock]
B. Profit maximization
C. Risk minimization
D. None of the above

1. To avoid a charge of retaliation against employees who file discrimination charges the organization must do all of the following EXCEPT
instruct supervisors that any discipline or warnings against an employee who has filed a discrimination case should be verbal and not documented.
take appropriate action if supervisors retaliate against employees who file a discrimination complaint.
thoroughly investigate any claims of retaliation.
train supervisors what retaliation consists of.

1. How many units must BAC Company sell to break even if the selling price per unit is $8.50, variable costs are $4.00 per unit, and fixed costs are $9,000?
A) 1,000
B) 1,059
C) 2,000
D) 2,250

1. (TCO 5) The original form of Ethernet was a _____ based method.
deterministic
wireless
contention
token based

1. Among the students who plan to go to graduate school, what percent indicated Other majors?
A. 15.75%
B. 45%
C. 49.22%
D. 32%
E. none of the above

Question 1
A firm has sales of $350,000, a profit margin of 6 percent, a total asset turnover rate of 1.25, and an equity multiplier of 1.4. What is the return on equity?
10.50 percent
7.50 percent
7.75 percent
11.11 percent
5.36 ercent

Question 1
The least reliable of the employment tests are those that attempt to measure a persons:
A. temperament.
B. manual dexterity.
C. speed of limb movement.
D. reaction time.

1. Response order bias can be reduced using all of the following methods, EXCEPT:
A. online surveys.
B. mail surveys.
C. self-administered surveys.
D. phone surveys.

1.) Which of the following is NOT true concerning electronic messages?
A. Do not respond immediately to a message that upsets you.
B. Keep the message brief and on topic.
C. You do not need to refer to the content of the original message by quoting or summarizing the subject.
D. Cover only one topic in each message to make replying, forwarding, or organizing archived messages easier.

1. IAs a senior member of the HR department at Trans Oceanic Industries, Abigail realizes that the firm s upcoming merger with its main competitor, Amorphous Sea Ventures, will result in challenges in the year ahead. Abigail
recognizes that cultural clashes will be minimal since Trans Oceanic and Amorphous are in the same industry and have similar product lines.
realizes that she needs to design programs for retaining key talent in the aftermath of the merger.
anticipates that the two HR departments will continue separate operations since Trans Oceanic and Amorphous have much different HR systems.
there will be a reduction in voluntary turnover at executive levels as key employees engage in a power struggle.

1. Which of the following correctly describes the effect of a decline in interest rates on bond prices?
A. The prices of existing bonds rise.;
B. The prices of existing bonds are not affected.;
C. The prices of the existing bonds fall.;
D. The prices of newly issued bonds are lowered.

1. (TCO 6) This defines the rules that govern the establishment and maintenance of logical connections between communication devices.
MAC
LLC
OSI
PPP

1. (TCO 7) Which of the following is an advantage of creating modular code
The amount of time required to code a program decreases.
The amount of required code increases.
Many people can work on related modules at the same time.
The time it takes code to execute decreases.

1. Cluster sampling is a form of non-probability sampling.
True
False

Question 1
One of the most noticeable effects of the downsizing epidemic of the last two decades has been a dramatic rise in the use of:
A. temporary employees.
B. summer internships.
C. college recruiters.
D. All of the above

1. While preparing data, Sheila identifies a number of tasks that have to be performed. She should begin with which of the following?
A. Data validation
B. Editing and coding
C. Data analysis
D. Data entry

1.) Which of the following is the best example of a formal presentation situation?
A. Presentation of your findings at weekly departmental meetings
B. A short presentation to a group of people who will use the information you present as a springboard for a group discussion
C. A meeting with your immediate supervisor
D. A presentation to corporate executives or international customers

1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
Net working capital is defined as current assets minus the sum of payables and accruals, and any increase in the current ratio automatically indicates that net working capital has increased.
Although short-term interest rates have historically averaged less than long-term rates, the heavy use of short-term debt is considered to be an aggressive strategy because of the inherent risks associated with using short-term financing.
If a company follows a policy of matching maturities, this means that it matches its use of common stock with its use of long-term debt as opposed to short-term debt.
Net working capital is defined as current assets minus the sum of payables and accruals, and any decrease in the current ratio automatically indicates that net working capital has decreased.
If a company follows a policy of matching maturities, this means that it matches its use of short-term debt with its use of long-term debt.

1. (TCO 2) The maximum frequency for category 5E cable is
600 MHz.
250 MHz.
100 MHz.
800 MHz.

1. Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds is an example of which type of poem?
A. Discursive
B. Dramatic
C. Narrative
D. Descriptive

Question 1
The Jamestown Group has equity of $421,000, sales of $792,000, and a profit margin of 6 percent. What is the return on equity?
8.87 percent
6.19 percent
11.29 percent
10.27 percent
9.37 ercent

Question 1
Which of the following is considered an older profession
A. Religion
B. Medicine
C. Prison
D. Military

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a content-related role of commercial Web sites?
A. Disabling transactions
B. Building a corporate image
C. Managing customer relationships
D. Building brands

1) One problem with using negative values for the proportion invested in the risk less asset to represent a borrowed amount is that the implied borrowing rate of interest is the same as the __________.
A. prime rate of interest
B. current rate of interest
C. lending rate of interest
D. nominal rate of interest

1. Under the balanced scorecard approach, an organization s performance is measured using all of the following categories EXCEPT the ____ perspective.
marketing
learning and growth
financial
internal business processes

Use the following to answer questions 1 2:
SHARE is trying to determine how many clients must be serviced in order to cover its monthly service overhead. Using the high-low method, it has determined that the variable cost per client is $800 and that the monthly fixed overhead is $28,000.
1. Assuming an average fee of $1,200 per client, the breakeven point per month is
A) 35 clients.
B) 80 clients.
C) 70 clients.
D) 55 clients.

Use the data in the table below to answer the next three questions.
The table below shows closing share prices for a small sample of companies.

1. If an important contract term is ambiguous, the contract under the common law is
Probably illegal as against public policy
Probably enforceable
Probably unconscionable
Probably unenforceable

1. Which of the following statements is not true regarding safety custom?
A Evidence that defendant violated customary safety precautions of the relevant community is usually sufficient to get plaintiff s case to the jury.
B A defendant who complied with all safety requirements of a statute might still be negligent.
C In many courts, plaintiff has been allowed to introduce into evidence safety manuals written by private organizations to show that defendant, in failing to follow such manuals, fell below the standard of reasonable care.
D A defendant who fails to comply with a safety custom established by a statute or ordinance may introduce evidence that the statute or ordinance is customarily violated by others in the community as evidence of the defendant s reasonable conduct

32. Holding all other forces constant, when the price ofgasoline rises, the number of gallons of gasoline demanded wouldfall substantially over a ten-year period because
a. buyers tend to be much less sensitive to a change in pricewhen given more time to react.
b. buyers tend to be much mor

1. Debriefing is conducted during which phase of the focus group interview?
A. Planning the study
B. Conducting the discussions
C. Analyzing and reporting the results
D. Identifying participants

1.) Making the statement So far I have explained three common methods to eliminate exposed asbestos in your facility is an example of __________ the presentation. A. including summaries in
B. using transitions in
C. previewing the organization of
D. drawing conclusions from facts presented in

1. Because Shane wants to make people laugh, hell find clever ways to contrast
A. factual and consequential realities.
B. factual and conventional realities.
C. true and false realities.
D. conventional and unconventional realities.

1. Some securities are called junk bonds because
A. they have a high risk of default and the debt is unsecured.
B. they have secured by equipment-type collateral rather than by cash.;
C. they are issued by foreign companies.
D. the companies that issue them have inadequate amounts of debt in their corporate structures.;

1. Scan this line from Cowleys poem: its hills bent low within my reach. How many feet does this line
contain?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 4
D. 7

1. The simple
to the question What is ethical research practice is:
A. Making sure no harm is caused to subjects
B. Never using deception
C. There is no simple
D. Being sure to compensate human subjects for their participation
E. Only using children in an obviously ethical manner

1. Within the cerebral cortex, the _______ area is found in the occipital lobe.
A. main auditory
B. somatosensory
C. association
D. visual

90. Papillon Co. has determined the following per unit amounts:Direct materials $20 Fixed selling and administrative $40Direct labor 24 Variable overhead 16Desired ROI 22 Variable selling and administrative 10Fixed overhead 30The markup percentage using the variable-cost approach isA) 80%.B) 102%.C)

1. Which one of the following statements about convenience sampling is FALSE?
A. It allows a large number of respondents to be interviewed in a short time.
B. It is commonly used in construct development.
C. It is commonly used to generalize results to the target population.
D. It is used in scale development.

1. Birch issued 200 shares of $12 par common stock in exchange for a piece of equipment with a current market value of $3,000. Which of the following is not part of the journal entry for this transaction?
A. Crediting paid-in capital in excess of par common for $600
B. Crediting common stock for $3,000
C. Crediting common stock for $2,400
D. Debiting equipment for $3,000

1. On January 1, 2011, Connie, Jill, and Hillary , formed a three-person equal partnership with Connie and Jill each contributing $100,000 and Hillary contributing securities with an adjusted basis to her of $60,000 and a fair market value of $100,000. On September 30, 2011, the partnership sold the securities for $130,000. How much gain was required to be allocated to Hillary as a result of the sale by the partnership?
A. $30,000.
B. $40,000.
C. $50,000.
D. $70,000.

1. Which of the following is a fixed cost?
A) Direct materials
B) Personnel managers salary
C) Operating supplies
D) Telephone expense
E) Direct labor

1. Which of these lines contains a metaphor?
A. You are like a sun to me.
B. Like unto death was her countenance.
C. She offered him a hundred-watt smile.
D. Now is your final hour.

1. Which of the following is a FALSE statement?
a. A Utilitarian analysis could morally support the closing of a plant in the U.S. and the outsourcing of the jobs to India if the good consequences resulting from the closure and outsourcing outweighed the harms to the U.S. employees and local community.
b. Kant would not be concerned with a company doing anything for downsized, displaced, and dislocated U.S. workers as a result of a plant closure and downsizing and outsourcing of their jobs overseas since everyone knows that things are tough in a global economy.
c. Pollution not only has a legal dimension but also a moral one due to the effects of pollution on the environment, human beings, and other sentient creatures.
d. A Utilitarian would be likely to approve the pollution credit plan because a greater good of less pollution for society is achieved; whereas a Kantian would be likely to disapprove it because some local communities are suffering legal pollution.

1. Which one of the following sentences is most likely to engage a readers self-interest?
A. Youll be happy to hear the news.
B. I have some good news to report.
C. Theres some good news to report.
D. My supervisor has told me some good news.

If you buy a commemorative Princess Diana stamp issued by theBritish government, the purchase is considered part of:
a) personal consumption
b) Gross private domestic Investment
c) Government purchases
d) Export
e) Import

1. Equipment and supply requirements are typically mentioned in which of the following documents?
A. Supervisor instruction form
B. Respondent instruction form
C. Interviewer instructions
D. Screening form

1.) Which of the following is the only component listed below that is different in a response that rejects an inquiry than in one that accepts an inquiry?
A. Acknowledge the inquiry.
B. Offer an alternative.
C. Build goodwill.
D. Conclude in a friendly manner.

Question 1
Suppose that currently, 1 British pound equals 1.62 U.S. dollars and 1 U.S. dollar equals 1.62 Swiss francs. What is the cross exchange rate between the pound and the franc?
1 British pound equals 3.2400 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 2.6244 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 1.8588 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 1.0000 Swiss francs
1 British pound equals 0.3810 Swiss francs

1. A share of preferred with a $100 par value, which pays a 12% dividend, should have a current price of _____ when the dividend yield is 10%?
A. $100
B. $12;
C. $83;
D. $120

1. Study the following lines:
If this be error and upon me proved,
I never writ, nor no man ever loved.
These lines are an example of a/an
A. sestet.
B. couplet.
C. octet.
D. quatrain.

1. The Japanese criticism of management practices in the United States illustrates the differences in:
uncertainty avoidance.
power distance.
long-/short-term orientation.
masculinity-femininity values

1. Which one of the following pronouns correctly completes this sentence?
The class took _______ examinations in three separate rooms.
A. its
B. their
C. his
D. your

1. Assume that for a data field, only the codes 1 or 2 should appear. If a researcher mistakenly inputs any other number (say, 3), an error message is immediately displayed on the screen. This indicates that the software being used for data entry probably has a(n):
A. data input detection system.
B. input error capture mechanism.
C. error edit routine.
D. catch-error template.

1.The best strategy for narrowing your focus is _______.
a. spider mapping
b. drafting
c. trash or treasure
d. blueprinting

1. Factors that would be included in a SWOT analysis would include all of the following EXCEPT
projected inflation rate for the next year.
potential changes in union organizing legislation.
the proportion of the available workforce who will be under age 30.
innovations in payroll processing technology.
Unit labor cost is a measure of
productivity.
profitability.
sustainability.
efficacy.

1. The main purpose of a bond ladder is to
A. achieve the highest level of capital gains possible.;
B. maintain a highly liquid portfolio.;
C. less the impact of swings in interest rates.;
D. offset the effects of bond duration.

1. A theological argument offered by Donne in Death Be Not Proud may be summarized as
A. the human essence is immortal.
B. life is illusion.
C. death cannot be overcome.
D. chance and fate rule all.

1. (C3) Implications of the equity theory for managing employee compensation include all but one of the following. Name the exception.
Employees evaluate their pay by comparing it with what others get paid.
Employees look at the intrinsic aspect of their work when making pay evaluations.
Employees work attitudes and behaviors are influenced by their pay comparisons.
Employee perceptions are what determine their pay evaluations.

Question 1
Most executive search firms are __________, which means that the organization pays them a fee whether or not their efforts are successful.
A. on retainer
B. under contract
C. on commission
D. None of the above

13. Buerhrles CVP income statement included sales of 3,000 units, a selling price of $100, variable expenses of $60 per unit, and fixed expenses of $66,000. Contribution margin isA) $300,000.B) $180,000.C) $120,000.D) $54,000.16. Garlands CVP income statement included sales of 3,000 units, a selli

1. For 2011, Roberta is a self-employed truck driver with earnings of $43,000 from her business. During the year, Roberta received $2,500 in interest income and dividends of $500. She also sold investment property and recognized a $1,500 gain.
What is the amount of Robertas self-employment tax (Social Security and Medicare taxes) liability for 2011?
A. $3,038
B. $3,290
C. $5,281
D. $6,579
E. None of the above

1.The method of brainstorming that relates to word association is called _______.
a. three-by-three listing
b. blueprinting
c. word sparks
d. free thinking

1. If one U.S. dollar buys 1.64 Canadian dollars, how many U.S. dollars can you purchase for one Canadian dollar?
0.37
0.61
1.00
1.64
3.28

1. In Death, Be Not Proud, what two things does Donne say give pleasure?
A. Life and death
B. God and salvation
C. Nature and travel
D. Rest and sleep

1. Gamma Company owns a hazardous waste disposal site that it sells to Omega Properties, Inc. Later, the EPA discovers a leak at the site and cleans it up. The EPA can recover the cost from
Gamma only.
Gamma or Omega.
neither Gamma nor Omega.
Omega only.

Question 1
According to the book, The Fifth Discipline, which of the following disciplines is the one upon which are others are based
A. Team Learning
B. Shared Vision
C. Personal Mastery
D. Systems Thinking

1.) Which of the following is the only component listed below that is different in a response that rejects an inquiry than in one that accepts an inquiry? A. Acknowledge the inquiry. B. Offer an alternative. C. Build goodwill. D. Conclude in a friendly manner.2.) When you show your audience how something is done, define and describe a process as it happens, and educate the audience, you are providing: A. an informal presentation. B. a persuasive presentation. C. a demonstration. D. a training session. 3.) Which of the following is NOT true concerning electronic messages? A. Do not respond immediately to a message that upsets you. B. Keep the message brief and on topic. C. You do not need to refer to the content of the original message by quoting or summarizing the subject. D. Cover only one topic in each message to make replying, forwarding, or organizing archived messages easier. 4.) When using flip charts or posters in a presentation, the people in the last row should be able to easily read the information on the visual; allow __________ of letter height for every ten feet of audience. A. 1/2 inch B. 1 1/2 inches C. 1 inch D. 2 inches

1) A price-bidding decision for a one-time-only special order includes an analysis of all: 1) _______
A) manufacturing costs
B) cost drivers related to the product
C) direct and indirect variable costs of each function in the value chain
D) fixed manufacturing costs

1. Rick Company has declared a $40,000 cash dividend to shareholders. The company has 5,000 shares of $20 par, 6% preferred stock, and 10,000 shares of $15 par common stock. The preferred stock is cumulative. How much will be distributed to the preferred and common stockholders on the date of payment if the preferred stock is $12,000 in arrears?
A. $18,000 preferred; $22,000 common
B. $20,000 preferred; $20,000 common
C. $40,000 preferred; $0 common
D. $6,000 preferred; $34,000 common

1. Tina and Betty formed a partnership. Tina received a 40 percent interest in the partnership in exchange for land with an adjusted basis to her of $60,000 and a fair market value of $80,000. Betty received a 60 percent interest in the partnership in exchange for $120,000 of cash. Three years after the date of contribution, the land contributed by Tina was sold by the partnership to an unrelated third party for $90,000. How much gain was required to be allocated to Tina as a result of the sale by the partnership?
A. $4,000.
B. $12,000.
C. $24,000.
D. $30,000.

1) An organizer for the Knights of Labor and an early advocate for women s labor organization was
A) Lucretia Mott.
B) Edward O Donnell.
C) Leonora Barry.
D) L. Frank Baum.

1. The cost of a manufactured product generally consists of which of the following costs?
A. direct materials cost and factory overhead costs
B. direct labor cost and factory overhead costs
C. direct labor cost, direct materials cost, and factory overhead cost
D. direct materials cost and direct labor cost

1. Which of the following is not true of the Fair Labor Standards Act
The act applies to all employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks a year.
State laws may specify higher minimum wages than the FLSA.
The FLSA permits a sub minimum training wage equal to 85 percent of the minimum wage.
Nonexempt employees are covered and include most hourly workers

1. What type of language should you use if youre writing to a group of Ph.D.s?
A. Plain, clear language
B. Technical jargon
C. Formal language
D. Pompous language

Question 1
Which is NOT an Internet-related benefit for business researchers?
A. The ability to gather related information across a wide array of sources
B. The ability to rely on a single data source
C. The ability to upgrade knowledge bases rapidly
D. The ability to use Internet technology to integrate the results of market research with decision-making processes

Question 1
A highly automated plant would generally have:
A. more variable than fixed costs.
B. more fixed than variable costs.
C. all fixed costs.
D. all variable costs.

1. Suppose 90-day investments in Britain have a 6% annualized return and a 1.5% quarterly (90-day) return. In the U.S., 90-day investments of similar risk have a 4% annualized return and a 1% quarterly (90-day) return. In the 90-day forward market, 1 British pound equals $1.65. If interest rate parity holds, what is the spot exchange rate?
1 pound = $1.8000
1 pound = $1.6582
1 pound = $1.0000
1 pound = $0.8500
1 pound = $0.6031

1. Women with bacterial vaginosis may have___________.
a. burning during urination
b. no obvious symptoms
c. abnormal vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor
d. both A and B

1. Which type of microscope would be the most useful in comparing the striation markings of a test fired bullet with that of one taken from a crime scene?
a. scanning electron
b. comparison
c. compound
d. polaring

1. Which of the following is not an environmental concern associated with mountaintop mining
A demonstrated reserve base
Polluted rivers or streams
Compromised ecosystems
The creation of public health issues that affect local populations

1. What is the best way to avoid misusing words in your business and technical writing?
A. Use only words you know.
B. Keep your sentences short.
C. Think in terms of your readers likely vocabulary.
D. Make frequent use of a dictionary.

1. Which of the following amounts paid by an employer to an employee is not subject to withholding?
A. Salary
B. Bonus
C. Commissions
D. Reimbursement of expenses under an accountable plan
E. All of the above are subject to withholding

1. By not accruing warranty expense,
A. reported expenses will be overstated, and reported liabilities will be understated.
B. reported liabilities will be understated, and net income will be overstated.
C. reported liabilities will be overstated, and net income will be understated.
D. reported expenses will be understated, and net income will be understated.

1. Lara owns a 60 percent interest and Lance owns a 40 percent interest in LL Partnership, a general partnership. On January 1, 2011, Lara s adjusted basis in her partnership interest was $60,000 and Lance s adjusted basis for his partnership interest was $10,000. During 2011, LL Partnership had net taxable ordinary income of $50,000 and the following separately stated items: qualified dividend income of $1,000; taxable interest income of $2,600; charitable contributions of $3,000; and Section 179 expense of $20,000. During 2011, partnership liabilities decreased by $25,000 and there were no distributions made to either partner (assume liabilities are allocated in proportion to their percentage ownership of the partnership). Which of the following correctly states the basis in each partner s interest in LL Partnership on December 31, 2011?
A. Lara: $63,360 and Lance: $12,240.
B. Lara: $65,520 and Lance: $12,680.
C. Lara: $90,360 and Lance: $30,240.
D. Lara: $92,160 and Lance: $31,440.

1. For every unit that a company produces and sells above the breakeven point, its profitability is improved (ignoring taxes) by the units
A) gross margin.
B) selling price minus fixed cost.
C) variable cost.
D) contribution margin.

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

1. To paraphrase a poem means to
A. analyze the meter.
B. rewrite it in ones own words.
C. determine the rhyme scheme.
D. summarize its theme.

1. Shareholders of X Investment Corporation believe their corporation was harmed when the directors followed the advice of certain financial experts who advised them to have the corporation invest in mortgage backed securities. The shareholders want the directors to bring suit in the corporations name against these so-called experts; but the directors refuse to do so saying the lawsuit would be costly and a difficult one to win. Nonetheless, the shareholders want the corporation to sue. The shareholders best approach would be to institute:
A pooling agreement.
A voting trust
A shareholder derivative lawsuit
Cumulative voting.

1. Because components aren t always represented by standardized _______, a troubleshooter must be able to determine a component s identity by its location or connection to other components in the system.
A. symbols
B. figures
C. facsimiles
D. marks

1. Sally hires a maid to work in her home for $250 per month. The maid is 25 years old and not related to Sally. During 2011, the maid worked 10 months for Sally.
c. What is the amount of Social Security and Medicare tax which must be withheld from the maid s wages?
A. None of the choices
B.$160.22
C.$155.00
D.$136.25
E.$141.25
F.$250.00

1. What are the rate of return on stockholders equity and the rate of return on common stockholders
equity (rounded to the nearest one-tenth of a percent) given the following information:
Net Income $350,000
Preferred Dividends 20,000
Common Stock 48,000
Common Stockholders Equity 1/1/2011 4,400,000
Total Stockholders Equity 1/1/2011 5,300,000
End of exam
Total Stockholders Equity 12/31/2011 5,500,000
A. Return on Stockholders Equity: 7.8 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 8.9%
B. Return on Stockholders Equity: 5.6 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 6.7%
C. Return on Stockholders Equity: 8.1 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 9.2%
D. Return on Stockholders Equity: 6.5 %; Return on Common Stockholders Equity: 7.6%

1. Factors that would be included in a SWOT analysis would include all of the following EXCEPT
projected inflation rate for the next year.
potential changes in union organizing legislation.
the proportion of the available workforce who will be under age 30.
innovations in payroll processing technology.

1) The last major violent encounter between Plains Indians and U.S. Cavalry forces occurred at
A) Big Sandy, Wyoming.
B) Apple Creek, Colorado.
C) Palo Duro Canyon, Texas.
D) Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

1. In 2002, President George W. Bush labeled ________ an axis of evil.
Cuba, China, and Vietnam
Ethiopia, Somalia, and Libya
Russia, China, and North Korea
Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Jordan
Iraq, Iran, and North Korea

1. Which of the following is not an example of a soft-path solution
Community-operated ditches
Micro-sprinkler systems
New cross-country pipelines
Protecting a pond s ecosystem

1. Flash burns, which can result if a short occurs, are prevented by not approaching any closer than the
A. passed approach zone.
B. flash protection boundary.
C. flash prevention zone.
D. restricted protection boundary.

1. Thomas is an employer with one employee, Sarah. Sarahs wages during 2011 are $19,450, and the state unemployment tax rate is 5.4 percent. Calculate the following amounts for Thomas:
b. State unemployment tax?
A.$434.00
B.$56.00
C. None of the choices.
D.$378.00
E.$1,050.30

1. If the amount extracted from a coal mine was different every year for four years, you would
A. credit accumulated depletion coal mine for the same amount each year.
B. use the same depletion expense rate per unit each year.
C. recomputed the depletion expense rate per unit each year.
D. debit depletion expense for the same amount each year.

1. Suppose 6 months ago a Swiss investor bought a 6-month U.S. Treasury bill at a price of $9,708.74, with a maturity value of $10,000. The exchange rate at that time was 1.420 Swiss francs per dollar. Today, at maturity, the exchange rate is 1.324 Swiss francs per dollar. What is the annualized rate of return to the Swiss investor?
-7.92%
-4.13%
6.00%
8.25%
12.00%

1. ________________ is the name of a condition in women where normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria.
a. herpes
b. bacterial vaginosis
c. Chlamydia
d. syphilis

1. Studies indicate that most unemployed American workers lost or left their jobs because
they are lazy.
of economic slowdowns and corporate restructuring.
they are undereducated for the work they are doing.
they wanted to be out of work in order to collect unemployment benefits.
they were not getting paid enough to cover their job-related expenses.

1. (C2) The most appropriate view of todays career is that it is a:
boundary less process.
pattern of vertical movement through an organization.
lifelong commitment to a field of specialization.
sequence of positions held within a company.

1. To confirm there s a closed path in a control circuit, an industrial troubleshooter might employ a
A. chance approach.
B. scale.
C. random approach.
D. continuity tester.

1. Sandler Company has 6,000 units in beginning finished goods. The sales budget shows expected sales to be 24,000 units. If the production budget shows that 28,000 units are required for production, what was the desired ending finished goods?A) 2,000.B) 6,000.C) 10,000.D) 18,000.2. The following cr

1. A researcher is in the process of reading transcripts from a field study and developing categories to put different responses in. When similar responses are encountered, they are coded similarly. The process this researcher is engaged in is called:
A. data reduction.
B. data assimilation.
C. data display.
D. data verification.

1. In addition to DNA analysis all of the following are used to try to match crime scene hair with suspect samples except
a. color, lehgth and diameter
b. presence or absence of a cortex
c. distribution, shape, and color intensity of cortex pigment granules
d. morphological abnormalties and the presence of dye and bleaching agents

1. Which of the following statement completions is CORRECT? If the yield curve is upward sloping, then the marketable securities held in a firms portfolio, assumed to be held for emergencies, should
consist mainly of long-term securities because they pay higher rates.
consist mainly of short-term securities because they pay higher rates.
consist mainly of U.S. Treasury securities to minimize interest rate risk.
consist mainly of short-term securities to minimize interest rate risk.
be balanced between long- and short-term securities to minimize the adverse effects of either an upward or a downward trend in interest rates.

1. ____________ has often been called the great imitator because so many of the signs and symptoms are indistinguishable from those of other diseases.
a. chlamydia
b. syphills
c. herps
d. gonorrhea

1. Which one of the following sentences is an example of a metaphor?
A. She eats like a bird.
B. I am a rock.
C. Im as hungry as a wolf.
D. The breeze blew the branches back and forth.

1. Which of the following titles is made more effective by alliteration
A. Now You See It; Now You Dont
B. Whats in a Name
C. Guns: Our Lethal Heritage
D. Ruby, the Rose of Roslyn.

1. Which of the following statements is false about the process of iteration?
A. The iterative process may uncover issues that were previously undiscovered.
B. The iterative process must occur before integration.
C. The iterative process may involve additional data collection.
D. An important part of the iterative process is memoing.

1. Ryan Corporation made a basket purchase of three items. Item A was appraised at $35,000; item B was appraised at $55,000; and item C was appraised at $60,000. The purchase price was $125,000. The amount at which item C should be recorded (rounded to the nearest dollar) is
A. $72,000.
B. $83,300.
C. $29,167.
D. $50,000.

1. If you wish to better understand the way people make sense of their everyday social world, you would most likely be focusing on the study of
A. street smarts.
B. ethno methodology.
C. reality theory.
D. the Thomas theorem.

1) By the mid-1880s, the major issue or goal for organized labor was
A) securing legal recognition of unions.
B) limiting competition for jobs by limiting immigration.
C) making the eight-hour day the standard throughout all industries.
D) forcing industrialists to accept collective bargaining.

1. The six stages of interactions between political actors that lead to the emergence and resolution of public policy issues is called
the fiscal-policy process.
the monetary-policy process.
the budgetary process.
the public-policy process.
the governmental process.

Question 1
What do a baby boom generation and a baby bust generation have in common?
A. Many jobs will open up when each group retires.
B. They are both age cohorts.
C. They are both classified as birth confederates.
D. They both will create a hardship on the economy when their members retire.

1. While preparing a data display for a qualitative study, a researcher draws a picture that shows the collective connections that informants make between concepts and ideas. This is an example of a:
A. causal diagram.
B. tree display.
C. consensus map.
D. checklist.

1.Dengel Inc. is working on its cash budget for November. The budgeted beginning cash balance is $24,000. Budgeted cash receipts total $177,000 and budgeted cash disbursements total $167,000. The desired ending cash balance is $50,000.
The excess (deficiency) of cash available over disbursements for November will be:
A.$34,000
B.$201,000
C.$10,000
D.$14,000

1. Trunk line Chemicals is considering opening a manufacturing plant in Vietnam. As director of HR, you assign a committee of HR staff to investigate all of the following factors EXCEPT
the role and nature of labor unions in Vietnam.
the stability of the political environment in Vietnam.
Vietnamese laws regarding compensation.
whether the change in manufacturing location will be profitable in the short-run.

1. Based upon your reading of the George v. Davoli case, which statement best describes the holding of the NY Supreme Court, Appellate Division?
A Oral evidence that supplements a written agreement that is not final and complete was admissible.
B Oral evidence of the time of delivery of a good is always admissible to supplement a written agreement.
C All oral, mutual agreements of the parties were admissible to supplement any written agreement.
D Where a written agreement is final and complete, evidence of an oral agreement to supplement the written agreement was admissible.

1. The tax cut signed by President George W. Bush in 2001 was premised largely on
demand-side economics.
supply-side economics.
fiscal policy.
monetary policy.
Keynesian economics.

1. An active reader who is assigned an essay to read will begin by
A. reading the entire essay.
B. skimming the entire essay.
C. previewing specific parts of the essay.
D. researching the subject of the essay. +

1. A troubleshooter is investigating a faulty lighting system in a store. After locating and identifying the components that may be responsible for the faulty system, the next fundamental step she should follow is
A. replace or repair the components.
B. test the components.
C. identify the problem.
D. understand the system or equipment.

1.) Making the statement So far I have explained three common methods to eliminate exposed asbestos in your facility is an example of __________ the presentation. A. including summaries in B. using transitions in C. previewing the organization of D. drawing conclusions from facts presented in2.) When using flip charts or posters in a presentation, the people in the last row should be able to easily read the information on the visual; allow __________ of letter height for every ten feet of audience. A. 1/2 inch B. 1 1/2 inches C. 1 inch D. 2 inches3.) Which of the following statements is true about handouts? . Handouts should provide only the key points of your presentation; otherwise, your audience will read the handouts instead of listening to you. B. You should always give the handout at the very beginning of the presentation. C. Handouts should be presented as loose pages so that the participants can bind them in their preferred manner. D. In a long set of handouts, it is easier for the audience to turn to the page following the blue page divider than to turn to page 9 in your handout.4.) Correspondence is different from other genres of technical communication; examples of correspondence include:
A. reports. B. e-mail and memos. C. training manuals. D. technical instructions.

Question 1
Qualitative research would be preferred over quantitative research in all of the following situations, EXCEPT when the research objective is to:
A. gain an insight into an issue or a problem.
B. determine the magnitude of a response.
C. understand a psychoanalytical phenomenon.
D. understand a cultural phenomenon.

1. Sole proprietorships have all of the following advantages except
A. unlimited life.
B. ease of liquidation.
C. profits subject only to a single tax.
D. ease of formation.

1. The income elasticity of demand (Points : 1)
measures the change in income necessary for a given change in quantity demanded.
measures the responsiveness of income to changes in quantity demanded.
measures the responsiveness of quantity demanded to changes in income.
is the ratio of the percentage change in income to the percentage change in quantity demanded.

1.__________ is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in
United States.
a. chlamydia
b. syphills
c. herpes
d. gonorhea

1. Earth Day was the brainchild of Senator
Ted Kennedy.
Robert Byrd.
Mike Mansfield.
Ted Stevens.
Gaylord Nelson.

1) Which of the following is not an adjustment in calculating AMTI?
A. The regular tax NOL deduction
B. Production activities deduction
C. The difference between the gains for AMTI and regular tax purposes
D. Gain on installment sales of non inventory property

1. Which one of the following words is a verb?
A. Maintenance
B. Manufacture
C. Cruel
D. However

1. Which of the following is NOT an example of target marketing?
A. A detergent manufacturer sees the need to include a stain remover formula in its detergents.
B. A company has grouped its customers according to age and gender.
C. A car rental company extending into luxury car rentals has targeted car enthusiasts as its customers.
D. A restaurant intending to find out the preferences of its competitors customers.

1. The curve that shows the relationship between different prices and the quantity requested at each price is the ________ curve.
A. demand
B. buying
C. supply
D. equilibrium

1. In a legal determination of whether discrimination has occurred, the ____ is most important.
psychological impact on the worker
state jurisdiction in which the alleged discrimination occurred
outcome of the practice on employees
intent to discriminate of the employer

1. At any given time, the yield curve is affected by all of the following EXCEPT
A. inflationary expectations.;
B. the approximate yield formula.;
C. short- and long-term supply and demand conditions.
D. liquidity preferences.;

1. Stocks A and B have the following data. Assuming the stock market is efficient and the stocks are in equilibrium, which of the following statements is CORRECT? Please use the given general Dividend Growth Model formulas to help you answer the question.
Stock Price per share at Year 0 = [Dividends per share (DPS) expected for Year 1]
divided by
[Required Return less Dividend Growth Rate g]
Required Return = DPS/Price + g
Common stock: A B
Required Return 15.00% 16.00%
Market Price $25.00 $40.00
Expected Dividend growth rate. 6.00% 9.00%
What is the Dividend Yield for these two stocks
A. 8.00% for A and 5.00% for B.
B. 3.00% for A and 3.00% for B.
C. These two stocks should have the same expected return.
D. 9.00% for A and 7.00% for B.

1. The defining characteristic of a social insurance program is that
eligibility for the programs benefits is confined to those who pay the special taxes that fund the program.
it is administered jointly by the national government and the states.
it is targeted at those who are most in need of welfare assistance.
it is administered through private insurance companies.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Bradley agrees to hire Russell to work at his store for a salary of $170 per week. Bradley later cancels the contract because he has decided to spend the summer in Australia. Russell is entitled to recover
a. The wages he would have received while working for Bradley less any wages he receives in a replacement job plus any incidental damages
b. Only the wages he would have received wile working for Bradley less any wages he receives in a replacement job.
c. Only the wages he would have received while working for Bradley
d. Nothing

1. When faced with troubleshooting a complex industrial system, a good troubleshooter knows to
A. eliminate the distraction caused by having one or more operators present.
B. begin by replacing all inexpensive parts directly related to the problem.
C. mentally divide the system into logical sections.
D. first confirm that the system truly doesn t work by running it.

1. All of the following are valid means of triangulation, EXCEPT:
A. using multiple methods of data collection.
B. using multiple data sets.
C. having multiple researchers analyze the data.
D. analyzing data at two different time periods.

1. (TCO 1) The DC or average voltage will do what when adding an additional capacitor in parallel? (Points : 4)
a. Increase
b. Decrease
c. Remain constant
d. Cannot be determined

1. A/an ____ is issued by the president of the United States to provide direction to government departments on a specific area.
federal mandate
presidential directive
legislative initiative
executive order

1. The optical principle of the magnifying glass can be found in all but which type of microscope?
a. polarizing
b. comparison
c. strereoscopic
d.scanning electron

1. Social insurance programs have high levels of public support because
of their self-financing feature.
they are based on an equality principle-all citizens are eligible for the benefits and all recipients receive the same level of benefits.
their cost is consistently below the spending level for public assistance programs.
of the necessity of increased taxes to fund them.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Sentence 7 of the excerpt is an example of
A. an opinion.
B. random evidence.
C. a supporting explanation.
D. a conclusion.

1.An active reader who is assigned an essay to read will begin by
Reading the entire essay.
Skimming the entire essay.
Previewing specific parts of the essay.
Researching the subject of the essay.

1. Which of these activities is NOT part of market situation analysis?
A. Deciding new product opportunities.
B. Collecting information on the electronic items market.
C. Analyzing purchase patterns of people visiting a store.
D. Researching on why the competitors products sell better.

1. One way for a country to obtain an absolute advantage in marketing a product outside its borders is to .
A. revalue the currency.
B. produce the good at the lowest cost.
C. adopt many trade restrictions.
D. enter into an orderly marketing agreement.

1. According to the law of demand there is ________ relationship between price and quantity demanded. (Points : 1)
a positive
a negative
either a positive or negative
a constantly changing

1. In the United States, the highest reported of infection of gonorrhea are among sexually active__________.
a. teenagers
b. young adults
c. African Americans
d. all of the above

1. Which of the following is a true statement about the visibility of poverty in American society today?
Media coverage often focuses on the plight of the poor in America.
In polls each year, Americans identify the problem of poverty as one of the nations top three problems.
Poverty is less visible in the suburbs than in inner cities or rural areas.
Poverty has been virtually eliminated in the United States.
Poverty is most apparent in the case of elderly Americans.

1. To narrow a general topic youve selected, which pair of techniques is most likely to be effective
A. Free writing and questioning
B. Using a branching diagram and consulting your journal
C. Questioning and choosing an issue that interests you
D. Branching diagram and questioning.

1. The principles for supplying evidence in support of a thesis could be represented by an acronym: RSVSRA. According to the information in your text, the two Rs could stand for
A. revealing and relevant.
B. respectful and revealing.
C. representative and revealing.
D. relevant and representative.

35) Which of the follow is not a result of imposing a rent ceiling?a. an increase in the quantity demanded of apartmentsb. a reduction in the quantity supplied of apartmentsc. the marginal benefit of the last apartment rented is greater than the marginal cost of supplying itd. some consumer surplus

Which of the following statements is CORRECT?Answera. The cash flows for an ordinary (or deferred) annuity all occur at the beginning of the periods.b. The cash flows for an annuity must all be equal, and they must occur at regular intervals, such as once a year or once a month.c. If a series of une

1. Which of the following is NOT a pricing decision?
A. How large is the demand potential at a given price
B. How sensitive is demand to changes in price levels
C. What is the most effective way of communicating a price increase
D. What are sales forecasts at various price levels

1. The salespersons task of identifying potential customers is known as
A. prospecting.
B. selection.
C. follow-up.
D. demonstration.

1. The collective value of the capabilities, knowledge, skills, life experiences and motivation of an organizational workforce is called
the organization s talent inventory.
total human resources.
human capital.
the organization s intellectual assets.

1. Which of the following statements is true regarding questions of admissibility of parol evidence?
A These are always questions of fact for the trier of fact to determine.
B The meaning of language is generally considered a question of fact, but the interpretation of a writing is generally treated as a question of law for the court to decide.
C Where parol evidence is introduced to aid interpretation of a writing, the question of meaning is always left to the jury.
D In an oral agreement where the words of the parties are not in dispute, the court will apply rules that differ significantly from rules regarding a written contract.

1. he Social Security benefits that todays retirees receive are funded primarily by
tax contributions they made in the past and which were put in a trust fund from which current payments are made.
payroll taxes on people who are currently working.
equal contributions from the national and state governments.
borrowed funds, which contribute to the national debt.
None of the answers are correct.

1. Your topic is courtesy, and youre writing from the point of view of a caring mentor. Which of the following sentences is most persuasive for an audience of high school graduates from a working-class neighborhood
A. Courtesy to others shows self-respect as much as it does respect for others.
B. Courtesy is the oil that lubricates the machinery of discourse.
C. Remember that you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
D. Courtesy yields profits to the impecunious as well as to the wealthy.

Question 1
Sociologically, which of the following is the most accurate definition of marriage?
A. It is the union of one man and one woman.
B. It consists of people occupying the same housing unit.
C. It is an arrangement where two people live together and share expenses.
D. It is a groups approved mating arrangement.

60) If another worker adds 9 units of output to a group of workers who had an average product of 7 units then the average product of labora. will increase.b. will decrease.c. will remain the same.d. cannot be determined from the information given.

1. 3a. Sophie is a single taxpayer. For the first payroll period in October 2011, she is paid wages of $3,250.00 monthly. Sophie claims 3 allowance on her W-4.
Use the percentage method to calculate the amount of withholding for a monthly pay period. Calculate the withholding from the percentage table in appendix C.
A. None of the choices
B. $256.77
C. $289.12
D. $291.25
E. $287.10
F. $261.23
G. $247.47

1. Even greater than their use for human food, fish are a vital source of
A. industrial lubricants.
B. lamp oil.
C. fertilizer.
D. lotions and creams.

1. Employees who value _________ are most likely to be attracted to jobs allowing them to telecommute.
work variety
opportunities for early retirement
flexibility
a fast-track promotion path

1. Challenging the audience is a useful type of conclusion in persuasive speeches.
a. True
b. False

1. When a variable is declared within a method, it ceases to exist when the method ends.
A) True
B) False

1. If a cable insulation is described as RHW, you would be able to use the cable for what maximum temperature?
A. 860F
B. 1400F
C. 1670F
D. 1940F

1. Which one of the following tests will a court usually apply in negligence actions where there are multiple redundant causes of plaintiff s harm?
A But-for test.
B Market share test.
C Substantial factor test.
D Alternative liability test.

59) Academic book publishers hire editors, designers, and production and marketing managers who help prepare books for publication. Because these employees work on several books simultaneously, the number of people the company hires will not go up and down with the quantity of books the co

1. In contrast to marketing researchers, management decision-makers are more focused on:
A. scientific and technical analysis of emerging phenomenon.
B. abstractions rather than concrete findings.
C. market performance.
D. proactive research.

1. For the English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, social institutions should be evaluated on the basis of
their
A. success in providing the greatest good to the greatest number.
B. ability to provide services at the lowest cost.
C. concern for the rights of the individual over social utility.
D. imposing minimal intrusions into citizens lives.

1. Evaluation standards for assessing the quality of a speech should be based on an understanding of:
the rhetorical situation.
the speakers purpose.
audience feedback.
the rhetorical situation and the speakers purpose
the rhetorical situation and audience feedback

1. What is the process by which a species becomes better suited to its environment?
A. Variation
B. Adaptation
C. Selection
D. Adjustment

1. increases in government regulation.
monetary
military
fiscal
budgetary
security

1. According to your textbook, which statement about learning styles is most accurate
A. If youre a verbal learner, you can still experiment with spatial diagrams.
B. Concrete learners tend to focus on the big picture.
C. To write more effectively, you shouldnt experiment with unfamiliar learning styles.
D. Pragmatic learners are almost never creative, but theyre usually emotional.

1. I m interested in how human behavior may be genetically inherited from our remote ancestors, such as chimpanzees. My field of interest is
A. behavioral genetics.
B. chemical psychobiology.
C. clinical neuropsychology.
D. evolutionary psychology.

1. Which of the following helps generate insights that will help define the problem situation confronting the researcher?
A. Exploratory research
B. Descriptive research
C. Causal research
D. Assessment research

1. Regarding adolescent suicide, which statement is true?
A. Male suicide rates are five times higher than those for females
B. Males attempt suicide more often than females
C. Suicide is normally associated with depression
D. Suicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents

1. Police officers are more likely to arrest prostitutes rather than the prostitutes male clients. In the social-conflict feminist perspective, this fact illustrates
A. false consciousness.
B. social domination of women by men.
C. class warfare.
D. gender bias.

1. Which of the following states one of Williston s Rules regarding the parol evidence rule?
Based upon the Nanakuli Paving and Rock Co. v. Shell Oil Co. case, which of the following statements is true?
A The court limited the interpretation of the contract terms to the four corners of the written agreement.
B The case applied the common law in a way to promote flexibility in the expansion of commercial practices.
C The parties course of performance was more important than trade usage to determine the terms of an agreement.
D The court refused to consider the entire commercial context of the agreement.

1. In contrast with Medicare, the Medicaid program is
a public assistance program.
funded totally by the states.
funded by payroll taxes.
very popular with the general public.
designed to provide health coverage to all Americans who lack health insurance.

1. A conductor thats described as a 750 MCM wire has an area of
A. 750 cmils.
B. 750 kcmils.
C. 750 in2.
D. 750,000 kcmils.

1. In searching out the key elements as you read an essay, you re most likely to discover the author s support for his or her claims or ideas in the
A. Conclusion
B. Title
C. introductory paragraph
D. Body of the essay

74) Which of the following statements applies to a monopolist but not to a perfectly competitive firm at its profit-maximizing output?a. Price equals marginal cost.b. Marginal revenue is less than price.c. Marginal revenue equals marginal cost.d. Average revenue equals average cost.

Question 1
The first stage in the business research process is:
A. data collection.
B. plan development.
C. diagnostic.
D. defining the question.

Question 1
A firms break-even point will rise if:
A. fixed costs decrease.
B. contribution margins increase.
C. price per unit rises.
D. variable cost per unit rises.

1. Top executives of an organization truly view the top HR executive as contributing to the strategic success of the firm when they request the HR manager to
streamline the employee selection process.
improve the implementation of performance appraisals for supervisors.
evaluate potential merger candidates for organizational compatibility.
select a vendor for outsourcing benefits administration.

1. What do biologists call the process when allele frequencies in a population of a species change over time due to chance?
A. Gene flow
B. Nonrandom mating
C. Genetic drift
D. Bottleneck effect

1. The Fed is a preeminent example of ________ politics at work.
pluralist
elitist
majoritarian
Republican
Democratic

1. Which of the following is a common error in composing a thesis statement
A. You focus your thesis statement after you begin writing.
B. You offer an original perspective on a familiar theme.
C. Your thesis statement contains two or more central points.
D. Your thesis statement is specific as opposed to general.

Question 1
__________ is the process of determining which people will enter what occupations through tracking and placing select students in ability groups and advanced classes.
A. Mainstreaming
B. Gate keeping
C. Social integration
D. The hidden curriculum

1) Maximization of shareholder wealth is a concept in which
A. profits are maximized on a quarterly basis.
B. virtually all earnings are paid as dividends to common stockholders.
C. increased earnings is of primary importance.
D. optimally increasing the long-term value of the firm is emphasized.

1. Which of the following was not an innovation that came about due to militarization in the 1800s?
A. Margarine
B. Canned food and milk
C. Larger farms
D. Factory production of bread

1. In mergers and acquisitions, the HR planning process begins with
conducting due diligence.
addressing key HR processes..
analyzing the internal inventory of HR capabilities.
optimizing the workforce.

1. Scientists believe that modern humans appeared during the _______ epoch.
A. Pleistocene
B. Pliocene
C. Miocene
D. Paleocene

Question 1
The degree of financial leverage is concerned with the relation between:
A. changes in volume and changes in EPS.
B. changes in volume and changes in EBIT.
C. changes in EBIT and changes in EPS.
D. changes in EBIT and changes in operating income.

1: It is most advisable for a sales manager to schedule an audit:
A. only after some major problem has emerged.
B. when competition becomes fierce.
C. at least quarterly.
D. at least annually.

1. Which case held that where the tortious acts of two or more tortfeasors join together to produce an indivisible injury, all of the wrongdoers will be held jointly and severally liable for the entire damages and plaintiff can proceed against any one tortfeasor separately or against all of them in one suit?
A Landers v. East Texas Salt Water Disposal Co., 248 S.W.2d 73 (Tex. 1952).
B Anderson v. Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway, 179 N.W. 45 (Minn. 1920).
C Salinetro v. Nystro, 341 So. 2d 1059 ( Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1977).
D Joshi v. Providence Health Sys. Of Oregon Corp., 149 P.3d 1164 (Or. 2006).

A five-year, $500,000 bond was issued on 1/11/11. The stated rate of interest was 10%, and the effective rate of interest was 14%. The interest is paid semiannually. Which of the following statements is correct? Please explain how you got the answer.A.) This bond was issued at a premium, and the sem

If treasury stock is sold at a price greater than its reacquisition cost, the difference is:a) credited to Paid-in Capital from Treasury Stock Transactions.b) debited to Paid-in Capital from Treasury Stock Transactions.c) credited to retained earnings.d) debited to retained earnings.

1) Which of the following is not a primary source of capital to the firm
A.-common stock
B.-preferred stock
C.-assets
D.-bonds

1. People with a _______ can eat just about anything they want and not gain weight.
A. fixed weight set point
B. low metabolic rate
C. fixed proportion of fat cells
D. high metabolic rate

1. The thesis of the speech focuses on the response that the speaker wants from his or her audience.
True
False

1. Scientists who argue that modern humans evolved from a single population believe that humans came from the continent of
A. Europe.
B. Africa.
C. Asia.
D. South America.

Question1
In the context of EC, __________ are electronic trading-community meeting places for many sellers and many buyers, and possibly for other business partners.
A. exchanges
B. portals
C. social networks
D. B2C

1. Marketing cost analysis:
A. studies total sales volume first.
B. adds sales revenue to various market segments or organizational units.
C. investigates the costs incurred and profits generated from sales volume.
D. is performed entirely by the headquarters marketing team.

1. Tom gave a mortgage to Big Bank. Big Bank failed to record the mortgage. Then Tom gave a mortgage to Second Bank. Second Bank recorded the mortgage and didnt know about the mortgage to Big Bank. After Second Bank recorded, Big Bank recorded its mortgage. After both mortgages are recorded, Tom defaults on both debts. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Big Bank has a first mortgage.
B. Tom doesnt owe the debt to Big Bank because Big Bank failed to record the mortgage promptly.
C. Second Bank has a first mortgage.
D. If these are the only two mortgages on the property, theyll share the proceeds pro-rata based on the amount due each.

1. all of the following accurately describe major advantages of the scanning electron microscope over other optical systems except:
a. detailed absorption spectrum
b. great depth focus
c. high magnification
d. clear resolution

1. Regarding the outcomes of Mary Ainsworth s strange situation experiments, which statement is most accurate?
A. Avoidant children cry when the mother returns to the playroom.
B. Only two-year-olds are capable of showing a secure attachment.
C. Ambivalent children may both hit and embrace their mother on her return.
D. Disorganized-disoriented behavior precedes a secure attachment.

1. The Internet includes information that is biased, out of date, and inaccurate.
True
False

1. On August 31, 2011, Roberta acquired a 20 percent interest in Zelkova Company, a partnership, by contributing property with an adjusted basis of $8,500 and a fair market value of $15,000. The property was subject to a mortgage of $10,000, which was assumed by Zelkova Company. What is Robertas basis in her partnership interest in Zelkova Company immediately after the partnership contribution
A) $6,500
B) $500
C) $8,500
D) $3,000
E) $7,000

Question 1
The state of Mississippi passes a law that prohibits waste hauling companies from bringing out-of-state garbage to dumps located in Mississippi. Mississippi garbage would still be permitted. This law is challenged as unconstitutional by an out-of-state waste hauling company that plans to bring garbage from another state into Mississippi for dumping. The likely result of such a lawsuit would be?
The Mississippi law would be upheld as part of the power of the state to protect its citizens and residents from unpleasant sights and smells.
The Mississippi law would be struck down as unconstitutional because it discriminates against interstate commerce.
The Mississippi law would be struck down because only the federal government and the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate garbage transportation and dumping.
The Mississippi law would be upheld since transportation of garbage is not really commerce.

Question 1
Which of the following is not a recommendation for melting the glass ceiling
Gather data on problems causing the glass ceiling using task forces, focus groups, and questionnaires.
Make sure senior management supports and is involved in the program.
Make a business case for change and make the change public.
Establish quotas and hold managers accountable for meeting them

1. Why should you use caution when measuring high-voltage inductive devices with an oscilloscope?
A. If the device shorts, a large current spike could destroy the probe.
B. The device may not be grounded.
C. The device can produce a very high voltage spike when it de-energizes.
D. High-voltage inductive devices produce electrical noise that can be displayed instead of the actual
waveform.

Edmonds Company issued $100,000 in bonds payable on January 1, 2011. The bonds were issued at face value and carried 20-year term to maturity. They had a 5% stated rate of intrest that was payable in cash on January 1st of each year beginning January 1, 2012. Based on this information, the amount of

1) Which of the following is not considered to be a profitability ratio
A.-times interest earned
B.-return on assets (investment)
C.-profit margin
D.-return on equity

1. Which of the following statement is CORRECT?
a. A time line is not meaningful unless all cash flows occur annually.
b. Time lines are useful for visualizing complex problems prior to doing actual calculations.
c. Time lines cannot be constructed in situations where some of the cash flows occur annually but others occur quarterly.
d. Time lines cannot be constructed for annuities where the payments occur at the beginning of the periods.
e. Some of the cash flows shown on a time line can be in the form of annuity payments, but none can be uneven amounts.

1. ROI is the organization s
return on interest.
return on innovation.
return on investment.
return on intangible assets.

1. (TCO 7) Which one of these is measured for a baseline
Bootup Sequence
Backoff percentage
Propagation Velocity
Broadcast repeat rate

Question 1
Precautionary cash balances:
A. are invested in insurance policies by people who are highly risk-averse.
B. were emphasized by classical writers on monetary theory.
C. are intended primarily for unexpected expenditures.
D. grow when individuals acquire personal lines of credit.

Question 1
Which of the following is a physical benefit of having fun in the workplace?
Increased creativity
Reduced turnover
Reduced stress
Increased productivity

1. In a CRT, the direction of electron beam deflection depends on the
A. type of inert gas that the tube contains.
B. amount of voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.
C. size of the screen.
D. polarity of the voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.

when 1,000 shares of $1 par value common stock are sold at $3.75 per share, paid-in capital in excess of par value-common willa) increase $3,750b) not be affectedc) increase $2,750d) increase $1,000

1) Financial leverage deals with:
A.-the relationship of debt and equity in the capital structure.
B.-the entire income statement.
C.-the relationship of fixed and variable costs.
D.-the entire balance sheet.

1. The Americas didnt provide Europeans with added
A. technological skill
B. labor
C. natural resources
D. land

1. The country which suffered a domestic holocaust at the hands of the Khmer Rouge is
Thailand.
Cambodia.
Laos.
Burma.
Indonesia.

1. For 2011, the Butternut Corporation has net income on its books of $75,000, including the following items: Net capital losses $10,000 Federal income tax expense 22,250 Federal tax depreciation exceeds the depreciation deducted on the books by $7,250. What is the corporations taxable income
A) $97,250
B) $75,000
C) $85,000
D) $107,250
E) $100,000

Question 1
An increase in the price of a complement will result in a(n) __________ for the product.
A. decrease in the quantity demanded
B. increase in the quantity demanded
C. decrease in the demand
D. increase in the demand

1. A contract is formed when
a. when an offer is made
b. when an offer is accepted
c. when a mailed offer is accepted by depositing in the mail
d. all of the above

1. Which one of the following triggering controls is used to select the positive-going or negative-going edge of a signal for trace triggering?
A. The level control
B. The slope control
C. The line control
D. The field control

1) In break-even analysis, the contribution margin is defined as
A.-price minus fixed cost.
B.-variable cost minus fixed cost.
C.-price minus variable cost.
D.-fixed cost minus variable cost.

1. According to Bandura, the extent to which we feel we re able to meet a challenge or pursue a task to a favorable outcome is our level of
A. openness to experience
B. self-efficacy
C. extraversion
D. self-esteem

1. Someone develops a hatred for you. Over the course of a few weeks, he slashes your tires, kills your dog, and sets fire to your tool shed. Before each act, he calls you on the phone and torments you by telling you what he plans to do. After setting fire to the tool shed, he calls and says that everything up to now has been child s play. I m going to get serious now. I m going to kill you in the next few months. The man keeps up these tormenting calls until you re a wreck with fear, although he never does actually attack you. Which of the following statements is correct?
A. You have a case for alienation of affections, at least in some jurisdictions.
B. The calls were slanderous, so you have a case for defamation.
C. You don t have case for intentional infliction of emotional distress, because nothing the man did was particularly outrageous or extreme, a required element.
D. You have a case for intentional infliction of emotional distress

1.Which of the following personality characteristics have been found to affect CEOs decision making and strategic choices
a. Big Five
b. Machiavellian scale
c. MBTI
d. Fiedler s LPC

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. Section 179 property must be expensed ratably over a 5-year period when computing E&P.
B. Losses on property sales to related parties are not deductible when computing E&P.
C. Distributions made out of accumulated E&P are allocated ratably between multiple distributions made during the tax year.
D. All are false.

Question 1
In the video about fun in the workplace, you were introduced to the PAL model. L stands for which of the following?
Answer
Listen to your employees
Leaders lead the way
Link arms and have fun
Learn how to relax

1. The Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act, section 4 in the assigned reading for Module 10 provides that
A a release of one tortfeasor is a release of all tortfeasors who are jointly and severally liable.
B a covenant not to sue is the only means by which a plaintiff can settle with one tortfeasor and still maintain suits against the remaining tortfeasors.
C a release of one tortfeasor does not discharge any of the remaining tortfeasors, unless the terms of the release expressly provide for discharge of those remaining tortfeasors.
D A & B.

Through how many radians does the minute hand of a clock turn during a 6-minute period?a./5
b./10
c./12
d./6
e./8

1) Risk exposure due to heavy short-term borrowing can be compensated for by
A.-carrying illiquid assets.
B.-carrying highly liquid assets.
C.-carrying longer term, more profitable current assets.
D.-carrying more receivables to increase cash flow.

1. You plan to analyze the value of a potential investment by calculating the sum of the present values of its expected cash flows. Which of the following would lower the calculated value of the investment?
a. The cash flows are in the form of a deferred annuity, and they total to $100,000. You learn that the annuity lasts for only 5 rather than 10 years, hence that each payment is for $20,000 rather than for $10,000.
b. The discount rate increases.
c. The riskiness of the investment s cash flows decreases.
d. The total amount of cash flows remains the same, but more of the cash flows are received in the earlier years and less are received in the later years.
e. The discount rate decreases.

1. Charlton argued that if we outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns. What kind of reasoning is this
example
cause
analogy
narrative
sign

1.The cases of Carl Vogel, former CEO of Charter Communication, is an example of:
a. the role culture in CEOs behavior and decisions.
b. the impact of a powerful board of directors.
c. the negative effect of a poor economy on CEO performance.
d. the negative impact of arrogance on CEOs

1. Roberto, the research manager for Agri-Products, Inc., applies Utilitarian ethics to determine that an action is morally correct when it produces
. The greatest good for Roberto
. The greatest good for the most people
. The least good for the fewest people
. The least good for the most people.

1. Compute the Return on Assets Managed (ROAM) for each segment of the business using the following data:
Accounts Receivable = $3,000,000
Inventory = $7,000,000
Contribution Margin = $2,000,000
Sales = $5,000,000
A. 0.2
B. 0.3
C. 0.4
D. 0.5

1. Which of the following statements is best describes joint and several liability?
A Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable and collect the full amount of the judgment from each defendant.
B Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, but can only collect 50% of the judgment from each defendant.
C Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, and collect the full judgment against any one of the tortfeasors.
D Plaintiff can obtain a judgment against two defendants who are both 50% liable, and if plaintiff collects 75% of the judgment from one tortfeasor, plaintiff and still collect 50% of the judgment from the other tortfeasor

1) Variables important to credit scoring models include
A.-negative public records.
B.-age of company in years.
C.-facility ownership.
D.-all of these variables apply.

1. The term quantum mechanics refers to the study of
A. subatomic particles.
B. astronomy.
C. molecular chemistry.
D. cosmology.

1. Which of the following was not a factor that promulgated Taiwanese industrial development
effective governmental support of economic development
U.S.-aided national security
acceptable level of infrastructure development
a poorly educated and unmotivated populace
a manageable population size

1. In teams, members often share ________.
a. a culture
b. norms
c. history
d. personal experiences

Question 1
If the market price is below equilibrium price, quantity demanded:
A. is less than quantity supplied.
B. is equal to quantity supplied.
C. is greater than quantity supplied.
D. remains the same.

Question 1
(C6) In preparing your term paper, you focused on the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and assessed the practices of your chosen company and those of your classmates. Which of the following is most likely to be the cornerstone of why employers-of-choice made this list?
Global positioning
Diversity in workforce and customer bases
HR benefits
Technological advantage

1. Terry has medical coverage under Medicare. From this fact alone, you can infer its likely that Terry is
A. in a long-term care facility.
B. age 65 or over.
C. disabled.
D. poor.

Issuing bonds payable when the market interest rate is less than the stated interest rate:A.) raises the effective interest rate above the stated rate of interestB.) results in bonds being issued at less than their face valueC.) results in bonds being issued at a premiumD.) B and C.

1) The key initial element in developing pro forma statements is
A.-an income statement.
B.-a sales forecast.
C.-a cash budget.
D.-a collections schedule.

1 Which of the following pairs of constitutional provisions gives the federal government the authority to regulate foreign affairs?

1. You write a newspaper story about a local hobbyist. You take a dislike to the man and in your article, throw in the assertion that he molested neighborhood children. You won t be liable for defamation if
A. the plaintiff consented to you writing a story about his hobby.
B. the plaintiff is a public figure.
C. what you said is true.
D. only one other person besides the plaintiff saw your statement.

1. Orlando has two employees who earned the following amounts evenly during 2011: Jason $17,000 Evelyn 15,000 If Orlando timely pays 5.4 percent for state unemployment tax, what is the amount of his 2011 FUTA after the state tax credit
A) $1,728
B) $256
C) $0
D) $112
E) $756

1. A qualified plan is one that meets:
A. requirements under the Internal Revenue Code for advantageous tax treatment.
B. minimum funding requirements.
C. ERISA requirements for plan amendments.
D. ERISA requirements for participation and vesting.

1. The ampacity of a No. 12 aluminum wire with RHW insulation installed in a raceway that has 19 other wires is
A. 15 A.
B. 18 A.
C. 25 A.
D. 30 A.

1. You wish to measure the AC value of a composite signal made up of both AC and DC voltages. The coupling switch should be set to
A. AC.
B. DC.
C. GND.
D. EXT.

Which of the following would contribute to a sustained high rate of economic growth in the long run in an economy?a. growth in capital per hour accompanied by technological changeb. a shift of workers in the economy from the agricultural sector to the non- agricultural sectorc. increases in labor fo

1) In managing cash and marketable securities, what should be the managers primary concern
A.-Maximization of liquid assets
B.-Maximization of profit
C.-Acceptable return on investment
D.-Liquidity and safety

1 An agreement between two or more nations that is formally signed by an authorized representative of each nation and ratified by each nation is defined as a(n) ________.

1. Defendant Smith s act helped cause an accident. The judge rules that Smith s act wasn t a proximate cause of the accident, however. Several other defendants are involved. The plaintiff obtains a judgment for $10,000. Which of the following statements is correct?
A. The plaintiff can t recover from Smith.
B. The plaintiff will recover that portion of the $10,000 from Smith equal to Smith s percentage of responsibility for the accident.
C. Under the doctrine of joint and several liability, the plaintiff can make Smith pay the whole $10,000.
D. The judge made an error. Proximate cause is a legislative issue, not a matter for judges or juries to decide.

1. Tolerance for diversity, extent of centralization, degree of employee participation, and organic city are all part of which characteristic of upper echelon leaders?
a. internal orientation
b. collectivism
c. need for control
d. risk-aversion

1. According to individual ethical egoism one should
A. Ignore the needs of others.
B. Help others to help themselves.
C. Do what is in ones self interest.
D. Do what makes one happy at the moment.

1. A broad band:
is a combination of pay grades that reduces the number of levels in a pay structure.
refers to the distance between the minimum and maximum pay rate in a pay grade.
is the salary range attached to white-collar jobs.
reduces flexibility in assigning merit increases.

1. An accountant may have difficulty classifying costs as fixed or variable because _____.
a. costs may behave in a nonlinear way
b. costs may be affected by more than one cost driver
c. the decision situation may cause the costs to be fixed in the short term
d. all of these answers are correct

1. Which of the following measures is especially useful when dealing with ordinal data and data that is skewed to either the right or left?
A. Mean
B. Median
C. Mode
D. Standard deviation

1 Which of the following branches of the United Nations is primarily responsible for maintaining international peace and has authority to use armed force for this purpose?

1. Whether a plaintiff assumed a risk is determined by
A. whether he or she is a fiduciary.
B. what a reasonable person would know about the risks.
C. whether the risk meets the objective standard.
D. what the plaintiff actually knew about the risks.

1. A client tries on a skirt. You check the side seams. They curve towards the back. What does this indicate?
A. The skirt front is too tight.
B. The skirt front is too loose.
C. The skirt back is too tight.
D. The skirt back is too loose.

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. A corporation that accrues compensation payable to an employee must pay the amount within two and one-half months after the close of the taxable year to deduct the amount in the year of the accrual.
B. Accrued compensation that is deductible in the year of accrual is considered to be part of an IRS deferred compensation plan.
C. Accrued compensation not paid within three and one-half months after the close of the corporation tax year is deducted in the year following the accrual.
D. All are false.

1. Which of the following are among the challenges faced by project managers
They frequently have more authority than responsibility.
They must determine how networks of people function in the organization.
They must learn how to accomplish project work unilaterally on their own.
They must follow the same rigid approach for all projects.

1. In a CRT, the direction of electron beam deflection depends on the
A. type of inert gas that the tube contains.
B. amount of voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.
C. size of the screen.
D. polarity of the voltage that s applied to the deflection plates.

1. Which of the following will increase the net present value of a project
A) An increase in the initial investment.
B) A decrease in annual cash inflows.
C) An increase in the discount rate.
D) A decrease in the discount rate.

1. A $50,000 loan is to be amortized over 7 years, with annual end-of-year payments. Which of these statements is CORRECT?
a. The annual payments would be larger if the interest rate were lower.
b. If the loan were amortized over 10 years rather than 7 years, and if the interest rate were the same in either case, the first payment would include more dollars of interest under the 7 year amortization plan.
c. The proportion of each payment that represents interest as opposed to repayment of principal would be lower if the interest rate were lower.
d. The last payment would have a higher proportion of interest than the first payment.
e. The proportion of interest versus principal repayment would be the same for each of the 7 payments.

1. A corporate agent is
A. someone sent to spy on the competition.
B. an employee or subcontractor who deals with third parties such as the public on behalf of the corporation.
C. any fiduciary.
D. a shareholder who doesnt work for the corporation.

1) NOPREM Inc. is a firm whose shareholders don t possess the preemptive right. The firm currently has 1,000 shares of stock outstanding; the price is $100 per share. The firm plans to issue an additional 1,000 shares at $90.00 per share. Since the shares will be offered to the public at large, what is the amount per share that old shareholders will lose if they are excluded from purchasing new shares
a. $90.00
b. $5.00
c. $10.00
d. $0
e. $2.50

Question 1
Key business drivers for B2B are all of the following EXCEPT:
A. numerous private and public B2B e-marketplaces.
B. the availability of a secure broadband Internet platform.
C. the willingness of companies to incur higher costs to improve collaboration.
D. the need for collaboration between suppliers and buyers.

Question 1.
The key to finding the number of measurable satisfaction facets in operational contexts, where the main concern is retention, is making sure that scores on whatever measures taken truly relate to _____ among valued people.
involuntary turnover
voluntary turnover
internal turnover
external turnover

1. _____ arise as a result of strategic decisions about the scale and scope of an organizations activities.
a. Capacity costs
b. Discretionary costs
c. Mixed costs
d. Engineered costs

1-If the current inflation rate is 4.2% and you are earning a real rate of return on an investment of 3.8%, then the nominal rate on this investment is closest to:
3.8%
4.2%
8.0%
8.2%

1. Partnerships must file an annual informational income tax return. Why isnt any income tax payment due with this return?
A. Because the partnership entity pays income tax in installments
B. Because the Senate doesnt require it
C. Because partnerships dont pay income tax. All the partnership income is reported on the personal tax returns of the partners.
D. Because the House of Representatives doesnt require it

1. (TCO 7) The process of breaking a large program down into manageable pieces is known as top-down design or the _____.
divide and solve approach
divide and conquer approach
modularity breakdown approach
module division approach

1. According to utilitarianism which of the following is useful for evaluating the morality of an action
A. Peoples intentions
B. The nature of the act
C. The process of accomplishing the result
D. The result

Question 1
__________ is defined as a structured transition in what an organization does and how it does it.
A. Strategy
B. Strategic management
C. Organizational change
D. Globalization

1. A sales forecast is _____.
a. a prediction of sales under a given set of conditions
b. the result of decisions to create conditions
c. the same as a sales budget that will generate a desired level of sales
d. all of these answers are correct

1. What is a standard cost
A) The total number of units times the budgeted amount expected.
B) Any amount that appears on a budget.
C) The total amount that appears on the budget for product costs.
D) The amount management thinks should be incurred to produce a good or service.

1 Which of the following is headed by the secretary-general of the UN?

1. Gina gets an offer from Tim, a non shareholder, to buy her stock. The shareholder agreement contains a right of first refusal provision. Gina must
A. refuse to sell the stock to any outsider including Tim.
B. obtain a fair appraisal and charge Tim full market value for the stock.
C. first offer the stock to the existing shareholders.
D. not sell, but only if the sale is due to bankruptcy or divorce.

1.A company manages an electronic equipment store and has ordered 100 remote controlled color TVs for a special sale. The list price for each TV is $200 with a trade discount series of 5/10/4. Find the net price of the order by using the net decimal equivalent. The total net price is $____ Round to the nearest cent as needed.

Question 1
One strategic responsibility of managers and employees at other levels throughout the organization is:
A. strategy implementation.
B. situation analysis.
C. strategy formulation.
D. developing the organizations vision.

1. An electric iron is plugged into a receptacle that has 110 V present. If the voltage loss from the panel to the receptacle is 6 V, the line voltage at the panel is
A. 104 V.
B. 110 V.
C. 116 V.
D. 120 V.

1. A variance is the difference between _____.
a. a budgeted amount and a benchmark amount
b. the required number of inputs for the number of outputs
c. an actual result and a budgeted amount
d. a budgeted amount and a standard amount

1) If you invest $8,000 at 12% interest, how much will you have in 7 years
A.-$17,688
B.-$80,712
C.-$3616
D.-$18,016

1 Which of the following replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)?

1. Supporting material which relies on the judgments of someone, other than the speaker, who has relevant experience and expertise is called:
factual testimony.
opinion testimony.
personal experience.
direct observation.
case study.

1. How many factors distinguish teams from groups?
a. two
b. three
c. four
d. five

Question 1
Benefits of e-procurement over traditional procurement methods include all of the following EXCEPT:
A. increasing the productivity of purchasing agents.
B. lowering purchase prices through product standardization, reverse auctions, volume discounts, and consolidation of purchases.
C. increasing the skill requirements and training needs of purchasing agents.
D. streamlining invoice reconciliation and dispute resolution.

1. The compensation program that would best fit in any company regardless of its organizational structure or the independence of jobs is:
profit sharing.
skill-based.
merit pay.
incentive pay.

Question 1
Which of the following variables contributes the greatest influence on homogamy?
A. Earned income
B. Personal attractiveness
C. Level of education
D. Propinquity

1) In determining the future value of a single amount, one measures
A.-the present value of an amount discounted at a given interest rate.
B.-the present value of periodic payments at a given interest rate.
C.-the future value of an amount allowed to grow at a given interest rate.
D.-the future value of periodic payments at a given interest rate.

1 Which one of the following would be a three-party transaction?

1) The Random Corporation is setting its terms on a new issue with warrants. The bonds have a 30-year maturity and semiannual coupon. Each bond will have 20 warrants attached that give the holder the right to purchase one share of Random stock per warrant. Random s investment banker estimates that each warrant has a value of $14.20. A similar straight-debt issue would require a 10 percent coupon. What coupon rate must be set on the bonds so that the package will sell for $1,000
a. 6.00%
b. 7.00%
c. 8.00%
d. 9.00%
e. 10.00%

1. Tech, Inc., sells its brand-name computer equipment directly to its franchised retailers. Depending on how existing franchisees do, Tech may limit the number of franchisees in a given area to reduce intrabrand competition. Techs restriction on the number of dealers likely is
A) a per se violation of the Sherman Act.
B) exempt from the antitrust laws.
C) subject to continuing review by the appropriate federal agency.
D) subject to the rule of reason.

1. Vanessa offers to pay Deborah $100 if she walks across the Brooklyn Bridge. Deborah can accept the offer only by walking across the bridge. If Deborah walks across the bridge, she and Vanessa will have formed
a. A bilateral contract
b. A unilateral contract
c. A performance contract
d. A surety contract

1. Improvements in the production process are examples of _____cost.
a. prevention
b. appraisal
c. internal failure
d. external failure

The following information applies to Questions 1 and 2.
DH Manufacturing produces a single product that sells for $8. Variable (flexible) costs per unit equal $3.20. The company expects the total fixed (capacity-related) costs to be $7,200 for the next month at the projected sales level of 20,000 units. In an attempt to improve performance, management is considering a number of alternative actions. Each situation is to be evaluated separately.

1 Who is the acceptor of a draft in a draft transaction?

1. Certain entities dont pay taxes; instead, the owners report their share of the entitys income on their own personal income tax return. These entities are
A. limited liability corporations, S corporations, and D corporations.
B. corporations.
C. S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and nonprofit corporations.
D. S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.

1. As many alterations as possible should be made
A. after sewing a garment.
B. on the pattern pieces.
C. immediately after cutting.
D. following the markings on the pattern piece.

1. Which of the following is a correct statement?
a. The legal law ultimately rests on coercion and force, whereas ethics relies on persuasion and social sanctions to enforce moral rules.
b. Inductive reasoning involves reasoning from general principles or definitions.
c. Socrates thought that obtaining knowledge was impossible and thus the search for knowledge was a waste of time and effort.
d. An ethics based on ones conscience or religion is a very scientific form of ethics since appeals to ones conscience or intuition as a moral guide are objective and impersonal and not subject to rationalization

Question1
(C4) Voluntary turnover of employees is:
not strongly related to job satisfaction.
a costly and disruptive phenomenon for organizations.
an example of a behavior change.
an example of psychological withdrawal.

1. _____ is not a cost driver representing an ability to bear philosophy.
a. Revenue of each division
b. Cost of goods sold by each division
c. Total cost before central cost allocation in later division
d. Usage

1. The direct materials quantity standard should
A) exclude unavoidable waste.
B) exclude quality considerations.
C) allow for normal spoilage.
D) always be expressed as an ideal standard.

1 ________ are a special form of contract that satisfies the requirements established by Revised Article 3 of the UCC.

4. Regarding the contracts in consideration of marriage provision of the Statute of Frauds, which of the following statements is true?
A The Statute of Frauds applies to any agreement made on consideration of marriage, except mutual promises to marry.
B The Statute of Frauds does not apply to a promise made by a third party in consideration of two other persons.
C The Statute of Frauds applies if the promise is made merely in contemplation of marriage.
D This Statute of Frauds does not apply to a promise to support the child of the prospective spouse.

1.An invoice for a camcorder that cost $1250 is dated August 2, with sales terms of 3/10 EOM. If the bill is paid on September 5, how much is due? The net amount due is _____

1. In all cultures the family has been assigned responsibility for each of the following, except
A. economic responsibility for dependents.
B. prohibition of premarital sexuality.
C. socialization of the young.
D. regulation of sexual behavior.

Question 1
The ability to access information with great speed reflects the impact of:
A. the information revolution.
B. technological advances and breakthroughs.
C. globalization.
D. the Internet.

1. Based on your reading of the Santiago v. First Student, Inc. case, which of the following statements is true?
A The court indicated that it disbelieved the plaintiff.
B One cannot prove unreasonable risk without establishing specific facts of conduct.
C The nature of an accident was almost always sufficient to show unreasonableness.
D Justifiable speculation is generally sufficient to establish unreasonableness.

The effect of a recession on a company like Boeing Aircraft is such thata. sales decline more sharply for Boeing as compared to other firms.b. the decline in sales is more short lived as compared to other firms.c. there is no difference in the impact of the recession on its profits as compared

1. When discussing the roles of budgets, a planning role in the budgeting process includes:
measuring outcomes against planned amounts
developing the master budget
assessing performance
reporting actual amounts at the end of the budgeting period

1.Borden Enterprises uses standard costing. For the month of April, the company reported the following data:
-Standard direct labor rate: $10 per hour
-Standard hours allowed for actual production: 8,000 hours
Actual direct labor rate: $9.50 per hour
-Labor efficiency variance: $4,800 Favorable
The labor rate variance for April is:
A. $3,760 U
B. $3,760 F
C. $2,850 F
D. $2,850

1. Regarding the contracts for sale of goods provision of the Statute of Frauds, which of the following statements is not true?
A It applies to sale of goods only if priced at $500 or more.
B It applies to sale of goods only if the goods were manufactured and sold by the manufacturer.
C The UCC allows an exception as to goods for which payment has been made and accepted.
D The UCC allows an exception if the party against whom enforcement is sought admits in a pleading that a contract for sale was made.

1. Research shows that the actual reason for the last several thousand of the worlds tigers being endangered is because ingesting male tiger penis soup enhances sexual response.
A. True
B. False

1. The chief difference between a conflict and a structural-functional interpretation of American education is that
A. functionalists see no negative side-effects.
B. functionalists recognize dysfunctions.
C. conflict theorists dont recognize that education benefits anybody.
D. functionalists are more positive about the reproduction of culture and society.

Question 1
Beliefs and standards that are considered to be worthwhile are known as:
A. values.
B. morals.
C. ethics.
D. discretions.

1. The choice of the absorption or contribution approach affects the manufacturing cost per unit because the manufacturing cost per unit is _____.
a. higher if the absorption approach is used
b. higher if the contribution approach is used
c. the same regardless of the approach
d. independent of the approach

1) A large manufacturing firm has been selling on a 3/10, net 30 basis. The firm changes its credit terms to 2/20, net 90. What change might be expected on the balance sheets of its customers
A.-Increased receivables and increased bank loans
B.-Increased payables and increased bank loans
C.-Increased payables and decreased bank loans
D.-Decreased receivables and increased bank loans

1. ABC Corporation pays an invoice for $350 in time to take a 3% discount. The journal entry to record
the payment of this invoice is
A. debit Accounts Payable $340; credit Cash $340.
B. debit Accounts Payable $340; debit Inventory $10; credit Cash $350.
C. debit Accounts Payable $350; credit Cash $350.
D. debit Accounts Payable $350; credit Inventory $10.50, credit Cash $339.50.

1. _________ is used to depreciate assets when the actual service rendered by the asset is a more appropriate base for depreciation than its years of service.
A. declining-balance
B. sum-of-years -digits
C. units of production XXXXXX
D. MACRS

1. Typical use describes the ability of a contraceptive method to
A. enable pregnancy in any setting.
B. enable pregnancy as measured by researchers in a controlled laboratory setting.
C. prevent pregnancy as measured by researchers in a controlled laboratory setting.
D. prevent pregnancy as actually used at home by people not being monitored by researchers
E. prevent sexual intercourse as actually used at home by people not being monitored by researchers.

1. Which of the following best explains why poverty is associated with poorer health and lower life expectancy?
A. Poor people live in violent, crime-ridden neighborhoods.
B. Poor people are less likely to care about their health.
C. Most poor people are both unemployed and addicted to illegal substances.
D. Poor people cant afford medical care.

Question 1
The traditional view of social responsibility states that corporations:
A. should exist only to represent the stockholders.
B. must represent all stakeholder groups.
C. should operate on the basis of their suppliers interests.
D. function as a measure of consumer behavior.

1. Christina is considering leaving her current position to open a music store. Christina s current salary is $45,000. Annual music store revenue and costs are estimated at $250,000 and $210,000, respectively. If Christina decides to open the music store, the change in her annual income would be _____.
a. $85,000
b. ($5,000)
c. $250,000
d. $40,000

1. Which of the following elements would exhibit the greatest shielding effect
A. Sodium
B. Potassium
C. Lithium
D. Rubidium

1 Which of the following best describes quid pro quo sex discrimination?

1. Markup = $60; Rate of markup based on cost = 85%. a. Find the cost b. Find the selling price. +60/.85 = $70.59 cost

Question 1
One of the characteristics of the most effective training practices is:
A. training starts at the bottom of the organization.
B. training is part of the corporate culture.
C. training is evaluated by checking participant reactions.
D. little time is spent assessing training needs.

1. The term corporate social responsibility is today best defined in the U.S. by:
Federal statutory incorporation law.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 10b(5)
Kants ethical writings condemning the corporate form of business for being selfish, greedy, and immoral
Current definitions in business of the term which indicate that a company should be socially responsible and thus contribute to charities and civic organizations, but in a prudent and smart manner.

Question 1
__________ is the primary source of strain in the typical one-parent family.
A. The lack of a male role-model in the family
B. Poverty
C. The emotional stress caused by divorce
D. Social isolation

1. Which elements atomic radius changes the most in size when it becomes ionized
A. Lithium
B. Chlorine
C. Fluorine
D. Sodium

1 Which of the following is considered an intentional tort?

1. The _________ system is also know as the General Depreciation System and applies to all tangible property placed in service after 1986.
A. asset valuation
B. fair market
C. modified accelerated cost recovery
D. residual value

1. What length of material do you need to purchase for the dress portion of the outfit?
A. 82 in.
B. 41 in.
C. 70 in.
D. 91 in.

1) Which of the following is a non-cash expense? A. Depreciation expenses B. Interest expense C. Packaging costs D. Administrative salaries 2) The break-even model enables the manager of a firm to A. calculate the minimum price of common stock for certain situations B. set appropriate equilibrium thresholds C. determine the quantity of output that must be sold to cover all operating costs D. determine the optimal amount of debt financing to use 3) A zero-coupon bond A. pays no interest B. pays interest at a rate less than the market rate C. is a junk bond D. is sold at a deep discount at less than the par value 4) If you have $20,000 in an account earning 8% annually, what constant amount could you withdraw each year and have nothing remaining at the end of 5 years? A. $3,525.62 B. $5,008.76 C. $3,408.88 D. $2,465.78

Question 1
A misdemeanor is usually punished by a fine and/or imprisonment for not more than:
A. three months.
B. six months.
C. eight months.
D. a year.

1. In deciding whether to add or delete a product, service, or department, the salary of the plant manager is an _____.
a. avoidable fixed cost
b. avoidable variable cost
c. unavoidable fixed cost
d. unavoidable variable cost

If total liabilities decreased by $15,000 and owners equity increased by $5,000 during a period of time, then total assets must change by what amount and direction during that same period?$20,000 increase$10,000 decrease$15,000 decrease$10,000 increase

1. _______ with the largest atoms and the smallest number of valence electrons and _______ with the smallest atoms and the greatest number of valence electrons are the most reactive.
A. Nonmetals; metals
B. Transition elements; metals
C. Metals; nonmetals
D. Nonmetals; transition elements

1 Have, has, and had are examples of:

1. Sara enters an agreement with Darryl in which Darryl agrees to purchase a vacuum cleaner from Sara. Darryl signs a valid promissory note in favor of Sara, agreeing to pay $1,500 within 12 months. To close the sale, Sara misleads Darryl into believing that the vacuum cleaner is absolutely guaranteed to remove 100% of all dust particles in the home or he can be released from the promissory note, or get his money back if he has already paid the promissory note in full. In fact, no such money-back guarantee exists, and the vacuum cleaner doesnt remove 100% of all dust particles in Darryls home. Twelve months later, Darryl refuses to pay the balance due on the promissory note. Which one of the following defenses may Darryl successfully raise to avoid payment of the note
A. Forgery
B. Material alteration
C. Fraud in the inducement
D. Fraud in the execution

1. ADR attempts to solve problems whereas litigation attempts to determine fault.
True
False

1. The Euro eliminated exchange costs and exchange rate fluctuations.
TRUE
FALSE

1) Another name for the acid test ratio is the:
A. current ratio.
B. quick ratio.
C. inventory turnover ratio.
D. average collection period.

Question 1
Which of the following statements is correct?
Intrinsic values are deemed to be good because of their consequences and because they are a desired means to an end.
Moral rules, as well as exceptions to moral rules, are established by means of ethical principles.
There are no important differences between social conventions and moral rules.
Most moral questions have clearly demonstrable correct answers that can be scientifically established.

The Duce Company has five plants nationwide that cost $100 million. The current market value of the plants is $500 million. The plants will be recorded and reported as assets at$500 million.$600 million.$400 million.$100 million.

1. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a Supreme Court decision that
(A) was a forerunner of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
(B) established free public colleges in the United States
(C) declared racially segregated public schools inherently unequal
(D) established free public elementary and secondary schools in the United States
(E) provided for federal support of parochial schools

1. Which kind of chemical reaction involves the attachment or removal of a phosphate group
Oxidation-reduction
Acid phosphorylation
Phosphorylation
Hydrolysis

1. Jack is a very mature looking seventeen-year-old who lives at home with his parents. Jack wants to purchase an automobile. Jack goes to Discount Car Sales where Bud, the car salesman, never considers that Jack may be a minor because Jack looks at least twenty-five. Bud sells Jack a car, with the agreement that Jack will pay Bud $100 per month over the next five years for the car. Which one of the following is true
A. Despite Jacks minor status, Bud can prohibit Jack from disaffirming a contract for a necessary (or basic need).
B. Jack can disaffirm the contract because of his minor status at the time the contract was formed.
C. Bud can disaffirm the contract because of Jacks minor status at the time the contract was formed.
D. Bud can hold Jacks parents liable for Jacks contract, because Jack was a minor living in their home at the time the contract was formed.

If a good is inferior with respect to income, the income and substitution effects of a price increase:a. Both decrease quantity demanded of the good.b. Both increase quantity demanded of the good.c. The income effect increases quantity demanded and the substitution effect decreases quantity demanded

True or false.1. If your bank in Los angeles is owned by the Argentines, your deposits are less safe than if it were owned by Americans.2. Collateralized debt obligations(CDO) on average have less risk than certificate of deposits.3. The more collateral there is backing a loan, the less the lender h

1) A decrease in the debt ratio will generally have no effect on___________ .
a. Financial risk.
b. Total risk.
c. Business risk.
d. Market risk.
e. None of the above is correct.

Question 1
Which ratings format is likely to cause a great deal of employee resentment?
A. BARS
B. MBO
C. Critical incidents
D. Forced distribution

1. Commercial Products Company (CPC) markets its products nationwide. When making a decision, CPC should, in order to be a socially responsible firm, take into account the needs of
Consumers and employees
Owners and shareholders
Society and community
All of the above

1. orrugated Specialties produces boxes of all kinds. During a normal month they manufacture an average of 67,000 shirt-size boxes. During November theyve been told to increase production by 35%. How many boxes will they produce in November? (Note: This question requires two calculations.)
A. 23,450
B. 23,625
C. 90,450
D. 91,125

Lamb Company had the following transactions during 2010:Sales of $4,500 on accountCollected $2,000 for services to be performed in 2011Paid $625 cash in salariesPurchased airline tickets for $250 in December for a trip to take place in 2011What is Lambs 2010 net income using cash basis accounting?$

1. All the following are signs of a chemical reaction, except
A. a release of gas.
B. a change in color or odor.
C. a change of state.
D. a change in energy.

1 A contract is ________ if the offerors offer can be accepted only by the performance of an act by the offeree.

1. Brenda wrote a check to KelliHGY for $50, to be drawn from her account at Beverly Bank. Beverly Bank refused to cash the check. Which one of the following correctly states Brendas liability in this situation
A. Brenda is secondarily liable if she is given timely notice of the dishonor.
B. Brenda is primarily liable if she is given timely notice of the dishonor.
C. Brenda is secondarily liable regardless of any notice of the dishonor.
D. Brenda is primarily liable regardless of any notice of the dishonor.

1. In negotiations a neutral third party must be involved to resolve the dispute.
True
False

Question 1
Common job characteristics that an organization is willing to pay for, such as skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions are termed:
A. workload standards.
B. benchmark jobs.
C. compensable factors.
D. ESOPs.

1. Smyth Industries operated as a monopolist for the past several years earning annual profits amounting to $50 million, which it could have maintained if Jones Incorporated did not enter the market. The result of this increased competition is lower prices and lower profits; Smyth Industries now earns $10 million annually. The managers of Smyth Industries are trying to device a plan to drive Jones Incorporated out of the market so Smyth can regain its monopoly position (and profit). One of Smyths managers suggests pricing its product 50 percent below marginal cost for exactly one year. The estimated impact of such a move is a loss of $1 billion. Ignoring antitrust concerns, answer the following question.
Compute the present value of Smyth Industries profits, if it could have remained a monopoly, and the present value of Smyth Industries profits if it remains a duopolist in this market, given the interest rate is 5 percent.
A) $250 million; $110 million.
B) $210 million; $100 million.
C) $210 million; $200 million.
D) $1.5 billion; $420 million.
E) $1.05 billion; $210 million.

Question 1
Fran, an executive with Global Sales Corporation, has to decide whether to market a useful product that nonetheless might have undesirable side-effects for a small number of users. What ethical theory would the Sophists advise her to use so that her firm can morally market the product?
Kantian ethics
Corporate Social Responsibility
Utilitarianism
Last Resort theory.

1. One of the principal reasons for the good old days nostalgia for the 1950s is because it was a decade marked by
(A) an enormous increase in drinking among minors
(B) absenteeism among factory workers
(C) a much higher divorce rate
(D) growing acceptance of domestic violence for stressed male breadwinners
(E) an enormous growth of the White middle class

1. An isotope is an atom of an element that varies in mass number due to variation in the number of: (Points: 5)
atoms.
protons.
neutrons.
electrons.

1. A machine costs $40,000, has a salvage value of $8,000, and is expected to have a useful life of 100,000 hours. If it is utilized for a total of 8,000 hours in year one, what is the depreciation expense based on the unit-of-production-method at the end of the year?
A. $2,560
B. $3,200
C. $4,000
D. $25,000

1. A nominating speech places an actor, entertainer, or politician into consideration for an award.
True
False

Question 1
An exercise that is typically done once a year to identify and discuss job-relevant strengths and weaknesses of individuals or work teams is performance:
A. appraisal.
B. facilitation.
C. encouragement.
D. standard.

Question 1
Frequently, persons with knowledge of computers access the credit card numbers of consumers who have made purchases on the Internet and use these credit card numbers without authorization. This act constitutes the crime of:
A. identity theft.
B. credit card fraud.
C. false pretense.
D. credit card perjury.

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a correct statement?
For Machiavelli, virtue, ethics, and morality are instrumental values.
If all else fails in the pursuit of power, Machiavelli would counsel that one must be prepared to use the good acts and virtuous means of manipulation, deception, coercion, and even murder.
Machiavelli draws no distinction between morality in the public arena and the private sphere.
If absolutely necessary to secure one s business promotion, Machiavelli would advise sabotaging the career of one s competitor by making false and anonymous accusations of immorality on the company s ethics hot line.

1. Which of the following is true?
A. Cesium is the most active group 1 metal, because its valence electron is held more tightly than the others in the same group.
B. Group 1 elements are more reactive than the group 2 elements because they have more valence electrons to lose.
C. Lithium is the least reactive element in group 1, because it is the smallest and holds its valence electron more tightly than the others in the same group.
D. The least reactive element in group 2 is the one with the largest atomic radium and the least amount of attraction between the nucleus and the valence electrons.

1. A number of simple sugars may combine to form: (Points: 5)
protein.
complex carbohydrates.
amino acids.
fat.

1. Lisa and Chad had been dating for several years. Chad gave Lisa an expensive birthstone ring for her birthday. Despite the lengthy courtship, Chad unceremoniously dumped Lisa the day after her birthday. Lisa went out to a club with a few friends, where the group had a few drinks. Obviously intoxicated and distraught, Lisa said, Ill sell this ring for $5.00 to anyone who agrees to give Chad a black eye. Lisas friend Ty quickly said, I accept. A contract probably hasnt been formed because of what basic principle of contract law
A. Freedom of contract
B. Quasi-contracts
C. Objective theory of contracts
D. Plain-meaning rule

1. Good marketing is no accident, but a result of careful planning and ________.
a. execution
b. selling
c. strategies
d. tactics
e. research

Question 1
__________ provides exposure to and practice with other teammates tasks, roles, and responsibilities in an effort to increase shared understanding and knowledge among team members.
A. Team-coordination training
B. Evaluation training
C. Cross-training
D. Guided-team correction

Question 1
The determinations reached at a hearing conducted by an administrative agency:
A. cannot be appealed through the regular court system.
B. can be appealed through the alternative dispute resolution system.
C. can be appealed through the regular court system.
D. can be appealed only through in-house dispute resolution system.

1. A significant trend in law enforcement is the use of contracting services with individuals or organizations to help a police department fulfill its service mission. This trend is known as
A. bifurcation.
B. futuristics.
C. accreditation.
D. privatization.

1. The profitability index is computed by dividing the
A) total cash flows by the initial investment.
B) present value of cash flows by the initial investment.
C) initial investment by the total cash flows.
D) initial investment by the present value of cash flows.

1 Windsor, the owner of Windsors Sandwiches contacts a new supplier Gary. He tells Gary that he will pay him $375 if Gary delivers 20 pounds of cheese the following morning. Gary promises to make the delivery as requested by Windsor. This creates a ________ contract between them.

1. Jackie told a group of her friends that she plans to sell her home one day. Meg asked how much she hoped to get for the house, and Jackie replied, Meg said, I accept your offer to purchase your house for $50,000. No contract exists because
A. the terms of the offer were not reasonably certain.
B. Jackie didnt objectively intend to enter a contract.
C. the offer wasnt properly communicated.
D. Jackies statements were merely preliminary negotiations.

1. The task of any business is to deliver ________ at a profit.
a. customer needs
b. products
c. customer value
d. products and services
e. improved quality

Question 1
For many workers, the midlife transition is accompanied on the job with a(n):
A. promotion to senior management.
B. career plateau.
C. opportunity to increase their salaries.
D. demotion to entry-level.

1. Leaning toward a speaker is often a sign of
A. nervousness..
B. low self-esteem.
C. sincere interest
D. dishonesty

1. The decision to use one-officer or two-officer patrol units should be determined by
A. first-line supervisors.
B. community standards.
C. municipal officials.
D. individual agency circumstances.

1. Which of the following best characterizes the stance of the writers associated with a variety of literary owerings of the 1950 s, such as J.D. Salinger and Jack Kerouac?
(A) Sympathy for Protestant fundamentalism
(B) Nostalgia for the good old days
(C) Commitment to the cause of racial equality
(D) Advocacy of cultural isolationism and conformity with traditional values
(E) Disillusionment with and criticism of middle-class conformity and materialism

1. Pseudoscience and non science differ in that:
non science is not valuable and pseudoscience is valuable.
pseudoscience deceives, misleads, or misinforms and this is not a primary characteristic of non science.
non science forms hypotheses and pseudoscience does not.
pseudoscience has led to major changes in intellectual thought and non science has not.

1.The entry necessary to establish a petty cash fund should include:
A)A debit to Cash and a credit to Petty Cash.
B)A debit to Cash and a credit to Cash Over and Short.
C)A debit to Petty Cash and a credit to cash.
D)A debit to Petty Cash and a credit to Accounts Receivable.
E)A debit to Cash and a credit to Petty Cash Over and Short.

1. The major responsibility for identifying significant marketplace changes falls to the ________.
a. Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs
b. company s marketers
c. American Marketing Association
d. industry lobby groups found in Washington, D.C.
e. marketing research industry

Question 1
One solution to the problem of pay compression is to institute:
A. equity adjustments.
B. merit-pay increases.
C. compensation concentration.
D. salary caps.

1) Economics is the study of
A) how to invest in the stock market.
B) how society uses limited resources.
C) the role of money in markets.
D) how government officials decide which goods and services are produced.

Question 1
Chicanos are:
A. Mexicans who traffic illegal aliens to the United States.
B. illegal Mexican immigrants.
C. legal migrant workers from Mexico.
D. Americans from Mexico.

Human capital refers to which of the following?a. manufactured goods that are used to produce other goods and servicesb. the quantity of goods and services that can be produced by one worker or by one hour of workc. the accumulated knowledge and skills workers acquire from education and training or

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 1 AND 2.
Consider the following two mutually exclusive projects, each of which requires an initial investment of $30,000 and both provide cash inflows of $60,000 as shown below. This organization has a 15% cost of capital.
Year Project A Project B
0 ($30,000) ($30,000)
1 $30,000 $10,000
2 20,000 20,000
3 10,000 30,000

1. Attorneys and paralegals should begin identifying potential claims and defenses during the
A. initial interview.
B. trial..
C. appeal.
D. settlement

1. Carrie decides to offer Susan the opportunity to purchase her motorcycle for just $500. Carrie told Carter, a mutual friend of hers and Susans, that she intended to make the offer. Later, Carrie changes her mind. Susan approaches Carrie and says she accepts the offer. What will the likely result be
A. No contract was formed because Carrie didnt possess a serious, objective intention.
B. No contract was formed because Carrie never communicated the offer to Susan.
C. No contract was formed because the terms of the offer werent certain or definite enough to form a contract.
D. A contract was formed because Susan accepted Carries offer.

1 . McCaskey Corporation used an activity-based costing system with the following three activity cost pools:

Activity cost pool

Total activity

Fabrication

40,000

Machine hours

Order processing

500

Others

Other

N/A

The other activity cost pool is used to accumulate cost of idle capacity and organization- sustaining cost. The has providing the following data concerning it cost:

Wages and Salaries

$469,000

Depreciation

$191,000

Occupancy

$120,000

Total

$780,000

The distribution of resource consumption across activity cost pool is given below:

Activity cost pools

Fabrication

Order processing

Other

Total

Wages and Salaries

20%

60%

20%

100%

Depreciation

20%

25%

55%

100%

Occupancy

20%

45%

35%

100%

The activity rate for the fabrication activity cost pool is closed to: a. $0.65 per machine- hour b. $3.90 per machine-hour c. $4.88 per machine- hour d. 2.25 per machine-hour 2. Spendlove corporation has provided the following data from its activity-based costing system

Activity cost pool

Total cost

Total activity

Assembly

$1,282,140

61,200

Machine- hours

Processing orders

$53,958.00

20,40

Orders

Inspection

$181,350

23,40

Inspection- hour

The company makes 1,100 units of product S78N a year, requiring a total of 12,00 machine hours, 131 orders, and 31 inspection-hour per year. The product s direct material cost is $50,89 per units and its direct labor cost is $20.56 per unit. The product sells of $113.30 per unit. According to the activity-based costing system, the product margin for product S78N is : (Round your intermediate calculation to 2 decimal place). a. $117,430.05 b. $46,035.00 c. $18,492.05 d. $15,027.55 3.Matt Company used activity- based costing. The company has two product. A and B. the annual production and sales of product A is 9,000 units and of product B is 6,500 units. There are three activity cost pool with total activity as follow:

Total Activity

Activity Cost Pool

Total Cost

Product A

Product B

Total

Activity 1

$36,260

250

350

700

Activity 2

$48,037

880

330

1,210

Activity 3

$120,450

850

3,530

4,380

The activity based costing cost per unit of product Ais closest to: a. $14.33 b. $4.54 c. $7.84 d. $3.94
4. The controller Ferrence Company estimates the amount of material handing overhead cost that should be allocated to the company s two product using the data that are given below:

Wall Mirrors

Specialty Windows

Total Expected Units Produced

11,900

1,710

Total Expected Material Moves

1,190

1,610

Expected Direct Labor- Hour Per Unit

7

8

The total material handing cost for the year is expected to be $17,148.70. If the material handing cost is allocated on the basis of direct labor- hours, how much of the total material handing cost would e allocated to the wall mirrors? a. $9,566 b. $14,727 c. $12,894 d. $7,917

Question 1
The benefits of this act are based on a percentage of average weekly earnings and are available for up to 26 weeks.
A. Administrative Procedure Act
B. Social Security Act
C. Balanced Budget Act
D. Federal Unemployment Tax Act

1. ______ are formalized sets of ethical guidelines developed by some companies for use at all levels of an organization.
A. Corporate laws
B. Moral dictates
C. Ethical codes
D. Value statements

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a correct statement?
One advantage to a Natural Rights theory of ethics is that it can provide very specific and precise moral rules to guide conduct.
One problem with Rousseau s Social Contract theory of ethics is that it is very difficult to determine with any exactitude what constitutes the General Will of the people.
According to Machiavelli, Fate or Fortune rules a good part of a person s actions, and thus a shrewd and smart person should be prepared to adapt one s actions to circumstances imposed by Fate.
Soft Determinism implies that one can make a true choice between good and bad moral alternatives.

1. The capital budget for the year is approved by a company s
A) board of directors
B) capital budgeting committee
C) officers
D) stockholders.

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
Tonia felt badly about driving Marc s car into a ditch.
an apostrophe error
an adjective versus adverb form error
a pronoun-antecedent agreement error
a misplaced modifier

1.Lomax Enterprises purchased a depreciable asset for $22,000 on March 1, 20007. The asset will be depreciated on the straight-line method over its four-year useful life. Assuming the assets value is $2,000, what will be the amount of accumulated depreciation on this asset on December 31, 2010
A)$5,000.00
B)$4,166.67
C)$16,666.68
D)$20,000.00
E)$19,166.67

1. ________ are adept at building customer relationships, not just products; they are skilled in market engineering, not just product engineering.
a. Profit-centered companies
b. Customer-centered companies
c. Production-centered companies
d. Sales-centered companies
e. Promotion-centered companies

Question 1
An individual or group health plan that provides or pays the cost of medical care may not use or disclose __________ except with the consent or authorization of the individual in question.
A. salary information
B. cost of insurance premiums
C. spousal information
D. protected health information

1. In order to appear professional, it s a good idea to
A. participate in office gossip, to be seen as friendly and popular.
B. maintain a formal and detached manner, to be seen as strictly business.
C. always promise to do what you re asked, even if you ll have to be late.
D. be respectful of others, and maintain their privacy and your own.

10. In a production budget, total required production units are the budgeted sales units plusA) beginning finished goods units.B) desired ending finished goods units.C) desired ending finished goods units plus beginning finished goods units.D) desired ending finished goods units minus beginning fini

1-Consider a zero-coupon bond with a $1000 face value and 10 years left until maturity. If the YTM of this bond is 10.4%, then the price of this bond is closest to:
$1000
$602
$1040
$372

1 The common language used in academic and workplace settings is called ________.

1.The interest accrued on $6,500 at 6% for 60 days is:
A)$36.
B)$42.
C)$65.
D)$180.
E)$420.

1. The mediators decision is called an award.
True
False

1. What is your likely impression of the listener?
A. He s interested in the conversation.
B. He s confident and relaxed.
C. He s nervous and uninterested.
D. He s the higher-ranking person.

1. Which type of performance evaluation utilizes a numeric scale for evaluating various
factors related to individual employees and their jobs?
A. BARS
B. Composite ratings
C. Overall comparison ratings
D. Critical incident ratings

1. One of the principal reasons for the failure of McCarthyism was
(A) the return of the Socialist Party as a prominent political force
(B) the inability of Hollywood to make movies about Communism
(C) the refusal of White progressives to support McCarthy in 1954
(D) the failure of teachers in the South to sign loyalty oaths
(E) the waning of support for unsubstantiated accusations from both political parties

1. Which one of the following would be the best method of obtaining judgment from a debtor
who works but doesn t own any assets?
A. Writ of execution
B. Judgment lien
C. Garnishment
D. Receivership

1 Which of the following is an intentional tort?

1. The demand for business goods is ultimately derived from the demand for ________.
a. raw materials
b. consumer goods
c. electronics
d. business solutions
e. e-commerce

1) Figure 8.3 shows a firms marginal cost, average total cost, and average variable cost curves. At Q=50, the total cost is:
A) $2,100.
B) $2,800.
C) $4,500.
D) $6,300.

1. The benefits of a corporation does not include:
a. limited liability
b. Continuity of existence
c. transferability of ownership
d. taxation

1. Solve the following equation for y: (square root of )
A. y = 14
B. y = 16
C. y = 32
D. y = 64

1. The process by which a biologist uses creative thought to find a pattern among isolated facts is called
A. inductive reasoning.
B. proving a theory.
C. simple reasoning.
D. proving a hypothesis.

1. Most companies that use standards set them at
A) the normal level.
B) a conceivable level.
C) the ideal level.
D) last year s level.

1. Lisa is worried about Paul he s been working too hard lately.
a fragment
a comma splice
an apostrophe error
a spelling error

1. Eric owes George money. Eric contracts with Mark to paint Marks house. In the contract, Mark agrees that in return for Eric painting his house, Mark will pay George the money Eric owes George. George is a/an
A. donee beneficiary.
B. incidental beneficiary.
C. delegatee.
D. creditor beneficiary.

1. ________ is the study of how individuals, groups, and organizations select, buy, use, and dispose of goods, services, ideas, or experiences to satisfy their needs and wants.
a. Target marketing
b. Psychographic segmentation
c. Psychology
d. Consumer behavior
a. Product differentiation

Question 1
Financial rewards include direct payments plus indirect payments in the form of:
A. individual equity.
B. corporate compensation.
C. spot awards.
D. employee benefits.

1. On September 1, 2010, Donna Equipment signed a one-year, 10% interest-bearing note payable for $52,000. Assuming that Donna Equipment maintains its books on a calendar year basis, how much interest expense that should be reported in the 2011 income statement? (Do not round intermediate calculations.)
$1,733
$3,467
$5,200
$3,900

1. Among the advanced technologies used to study the brain s structure and functions, which one provides detailed three-dimensional images of the brain s structures and activities?
A. Electroencephalogram
B. Positron emission tomography
C. Functional magnetic resonance imaging
D. Transcranial magnetic stimulation

1. New capital-budgeting projects are always new products taken to market. TRUE FALSE
2. The stock of cash is a type of inventory. TRUE FALSE
3. If an asset is sold above depreciated value, it may be used to offset gains and thus result in tax savings. TRUE FALSE
4. Free cash flow is the cash flow in excess of that required to fund all projects with positive and negative net present value when discounted at the relevant cost of capital. TRUE FALSE

1. An element that speeds up chemical reactions is called a/an
A. enzyme.
B. calorie.
C. substrate.
D. solvent.

1. During 2004, Carlitas competitor Farside had double the sales of Carlita, but it also earned a gross margin of $30,000. Farsides 2004 gross margin percentage was:
25%
50%
12.5%
Insufficient information; cannot be calculated

1. Ethics of care argues that there is a female moral perspective that contrasts sharply with the male moral perspective.
A. True
B. False

1 Which of the following forms of co-ownership of real property applies only to married couples?

1. All of the following would be among the ways that small companies can conduct marketing research in creative and affordable ways EXCEPT ________.
a. using the Internet
b. engaging students to design and carry out projects
c. checking out rivals
d. engaging professors to design and carry out projects
e. hiring syndicated-service research firms to conduct projects

1.Decisions by managers of Time Warner to sell off Warner Music Groups DVD and CD manufacturing, printing, packaging, physical distribution, and merchandising business was an example of a(n) __________ decision.
A. programmed
B. satisficing
C. non programmed
D. irrational

1. People usually form a distinct opinion of others within the first _______ of meeting them.
A. five seconds
B. ten seconds
C. five minutes
D. ten minutes

1. Job standards, within a police agency, normally
A. make it easier for employees to meet requirements.
B. aren t necessary for individual performance appraisals.
C. aren t based on mission objectives.
D. focus on quality issues.

1. Plants and algae are remarkable in that they can make all the organic compounds they
need from the end product of the Calvin cycle, which is
A. carbon dioxide.
B. NADH+.
C. G3P molecules.
D. RuBP carboxylase.

1. Quentins total debt to equity ratio on December 31, 2004 is:
2.12
1.52
1.19
0.53

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
Travis attends Weight Watchers meetings because the members encourage you.
a pronoun shift
a misplaced modifier
a run-on sentence
an apostrophe error

1. The periodic deduction allowed by the Internal Revenue Service to recover the cost of a business asset that is used more than one year is called:
A. depreciated value.
B. recovered cost.
C. specific cost.
D. depreciation.

1. A committee consisting of 6 people to be selected from eight parents and four teacher. Find the probability of selecting three parents and three teacher.
a. 8/33
b. 2/33
c. 100/231
d. 10/11

1) As a consumer moves along an indifference curve, the benefits of trading will be exhausted only when:
A) The MRS equals the price ratio.
B) The MRS is greater than the price ratio.
C) The MRS is smaller than the price ratio.
D) There is not sufficient information.

1. The rules of etiquette are
A. universal across cultures and environments.
B. meant to smooth social interactions and aid communication.
C. applicable only to situations involving formal dinners.
D. of limited usefulness in business situations.

1. The left hemisphere of the cerebral cortex is more specialized in language functions and processing information sequentially. The right hemisphere tends to specialize in spatial perception and distinguishing patterns. These are examples of cortex
A. adaptation.
B. lateralization.
C. evolution.
D. neuroplasticity.

1 During division in cellular reproduction, the DNA and cytoplasm of the parent cell is distributed to two
A. clones.
B. chromosomes.
C. daughter cells.
D. simplified cells.

4. Quentins current ratio on December 31, 2004 is:
1.25
0.80
0.53
1.125
2. The next 6 questions refer to Quentin Companys December 31, 2004 Balance Sheet.
Quentin began 2004 with the following non-current asset balances: Plant and equipment (net) $59,000; Patent (net) $28,000. No long-term assets were purchased or sold during the year. How much amortization and depreciation expense did Quentin record during 2004?
$3,000
$4,000
$7,000
Cannot be estimated

1. Identify the error in the following sentence.
It s not raining its snowing.
a fragment
a run-on sentence
an apostrophe error
a subject-verb agreement error

Please use the following cash-flow diagram for questions 1-4 1/1/11 12/31/11 12/31/12 12/31/13 12/31/14 IIIII 98,000 (5,000) (5,000) (5,000) (5,000) (100,000)
1) What is the necessary journal entry on January 1, 2011? A. Cash 98,000 Bonds Payable 98,000 B. Cash 100,000 Bonds Payable 100,000 C. Cash 98,000 Discount on BP 2,000 Bonds Payable 100,000

1. Because occasions create constraints, speakers must limit their strategic choices to what the audience expects.
True
False

Question 1
Fundamentally, labor-management relations are about __________ who has it and how they use it.
A. motivation
B. money
C. power
D. political authority

1. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., contracted with Digital Repair Services to maintain Eagles computers. A Liquidated Damages Clause provides that Digital will pay Eagle $500 for each day that Digital is late in responding to a service request. If Digital is three days late in responding, and Eagle sues to enforce this clause, Eagle will
A) lose, because liquidated damages clauses violate public policy.
B) lose, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.
C) win, because liquidated damages clauses are always enforceable.
D) win, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.

1. Evaluations can be made more objective by
A. using a numerical scale for each dimension.
B. focusing on the personality characteristics of the person appraised.
C. performing a pre-evaluation.
D. using assignment factors.

Cole Company has sales revenue of $39,000, cost of goods sold of $24,000 and operating expenses of $9,000 for the year ended December 31. Coles gross profit is$30,000.$15,000.$6,000.$0.

1. Which one of the following statements would most clearly refer to a person s genotype?
A. Susan has blue eyes.
B. Bill is recessive for height and dominant for hair color.
C. Karen has broad shoulders, long legs, and green eyes.
D. Harold inherited high cheekbones.

1-Which of the following statements is false?
A)Prices of bonds with lower durations are more sensitive to interest rate changes.
B)When a bond is trading at a discount, the price increase between coupons will exceed the drop
C)when a coupon is paid, so the bonds price will rise and its discount will decline as time passes.
D)Coupon bonds may trade at a discount, at a premium, or at par.
E)The sensitivity of a bonds price changes in interest rates is the bonds duration.

1. Molecules that resemble fats but contain phosphate functional groups are called: (Points: 5)
A. steroids.
B. polypeptides.
C. phospholipids.
D. Molecules

1. Merchandise inventory:
A) is a long-term asset.
B)is a current asset.
C) includes supplies.
D) is classified with investments on the balance sheet.
E) Must be sold within one month.

Question 1
According to the guerrilla view of competitive advantage, the state of an organizations competitive advantage is:
A. temporary.
B. long term.
C. long term based on the role of strategic leadership.
D. able to provide stable cash flows.

1) The principle of diminishing returns implies that as one input increases while the other inputs are held fixed, output
A) increases at an increasing rate.
B) increases at a decreasing rate.
C) decreases at a decreasing rate.
D) decreases at an increasing rate.
Bracelets /hour Pendants /hour
Celia 10 2
Sondra 4 1

1. One of the patient s diagnoses is listed as alcoholism in remission. Which of the following
codes should be reported for this condition?
A. 303.03
B. 305.0
C. 303.93
D. V11.3

1. Over the years many countries in South America were experiencing: (Points : 4)
economic prosperity.
utter economic collapse.
difficult economic problems.
economic stability.

1. Identifying with the audience is a type of introduction that involves:
a. referring to experiences and values shared by the speaker and audience.
b. referring to members of the audience by name.
c. defining the target audience in the introduction.
d. defining the desired audience response.
e. referring to occasions when the speaker used good listening skills.

1. Carlita began 2004 with a taxes payable account balance of $3,000. On December 31, 2004, its taxes payable account balance is $7,000. How much did Carlita pay to the tax authorities during the year?
$2,000
$6,000
$4,000
Cannot be calculated

1. A bank has a reserve requirement of 10 percent. This means that if a customer deposits $10,000, the bank may lend:
$1000.
$9000.
$10,000.
$11,000.

1. Which of the following statements is most consistent with efficient inventory management? The firm has a
below average inventory turnover ratio.
low incidence of production schedule disruptions.
below average total assets turnover ratio.
relatively high current ratio.
relatively low DSO.

1. Special and unique capabilities that distinguish the organization from its competitors are called __________ organizational capabilities.
A. distinguished
B. distinctive
C. demonstrated
D. delineated

1) One reason for international investment is to reduce:
A. price-earnings (P/E) ratios.
B. portfolio risk.
C. beta risk.
D. advantages in a foreign country.

1. A patient is admitted with a small pouch extending from the duodenum. The coder will
probably report category
A. 562.01 diverticulitis.
B. 562.00 diverticulosis.
C. 532.30 duodenal ulcer.
D. 531.30 acute gastric ulcer.

1. Which Looping statement is best if the number of iterations is know?
a. if/Else
b. For
c. While
d. Do/While

1. The least usable form of energy is
A. a calorie.
B. ATP.
C. food.
D. heat.

1. Which one of the following is an item of owners equity?
Bank loan
Suppliers monetary claims
Prepaid expenses
Earnings generated by the entity

1. Traditional moral philosophy has been favorable to women as evidenced by the views of Rousseau and Aristotle.
A. True
B. False

1. Find the value of y in the formula y = 5a 3b + c, if a = 12, b = 4, and c = 8.
A. 40
B. 56
C. 64
D. 80

Question 1
The influence of globalization in managing strategically can be demonstrated in:
A. the global marketplace.
B. global competition.
C. the organization itself.
D. global competitors and the global marketplace.

1. A bond pays 9% yearly interest in semi-annual payments for 6 years. The current yield on similar bonds is 12%. To determine the market value of this bond, you must:
A. find the interest factors (IFs) for 12 periods at 12%.
B. find the interest factors (IFs) for 6 periods at 9%.
C. find the interest factors (IFs) for 12 periods at 6%.
D. find the interest factors (IFs) for 6 periods at 6%.

1. Conditions such as myocardial infarction and angina pectoris are included in which code
category range?
A. 410 414
B. 434 497
C. 400 410
D. 417 427

1. The process of exhibiting the same orientation toward different cultural groups is called:
Nationalism.
Ethnocentrism.
Simplification
Symbolism.

1. The human chromosomes that are responsible for the gender of a child are the
A. homologues.
B. autosomes.
C. X and Y chromosomes.
D. alleles.

1. Panjims 2005 cash flow from operations is:
A net outflow of $90,000
A net inflow of $90,000
A net inflow of $85,000
A net outflow of $85,000

Question 1
Which goes exclusively to the poor
A. Medicaid
B. Medicare
C. Social Security
D. Unemployment insurance benefits

1. Write the decimal 0.006 as a fraction.
A. 6/10
B. 6/100
C. 6/1000
D. 6/10,000

1. A math exam consists of 9 multiple- choice question and 6open-ended problems in which all work must be shown. If each person must answer 6 of the multiple-choice and 3 of the open-ended problems. In how many ways can the question and problems be answered?
a. 972
b. 1680
c. 60480
d. 7,257,600

1. In the classical decision-making model, optimization means:
A. implementing two or more alternatives simultaneously.
B. choosing the alternative with the best overall expected outcomes.
C. gathering the most complete information before making the decision.
D. reaching a satisfactory level of performance.

1. He is never going to change. He is set in his ways, the client complained. Lets think about it. Does this hurt you or him? The therapist is applying:
A. a cognitive treatment approach.
B. a behavioral therapy.
C. psychodynamic therapy.
D. contingency contracting.

1. __________ is the process of bargaining with one or more parties for the purpose of arriving at a solution that is acceptable to all.
Negotiation
Conflict
Compromise
Arbitration

1. In the body of a human or other complex organism, a group of similar cells performing similar functions is called a/an
A. organ.
B. tissue.
C. organ system.
D. cell.

1.Which of the following affects the level of insurance premiums?
a. probability of loss
b. value of loss
c. expected operating expenses
d. all of the above

1. By calling something a moral agent we mean that it is a being that can suffer.
A. True
B. False

1. Which of the following statements concerning the cash budget is CORRECT?
Depreciation expense is not explicitly included, but depreciations effects are reflected in the estimated tax payments.
Cash budgets do not include financial items such as interest and dividend payments.
Cash budgets do not include cash inflows from long-term sources such as the issuance of bonds.
Changes that affect the DSO do not affect the cash budget.
Capital budgeting decisions have no effect on the cash budget until projects go into operation and start producing revenues.

Question 1
Companies such as Google and Apple are finding that they can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage with:
A. physical assets.
B. physical distance.
C. non physical assets.
D. vanishing distance.

1. if Sandy comes to the group meeting late and you feel that she is coming late because she has a low motivation for work, it could reflect a(n):
self-serving bias.
fundamental attribution error.
anchoring error.
illusion of control error.

1. Which of the following factors most likely determines the appropriate procedure code
assignment for prostatectomies?
A. The approach
B. The case-mix index
C. The age of the patient
D. The presence of secondary diseases

1. A __________ group is a group in which two or more members represent each of two distinct cultures, such as four Mexicans and four Taiwanese who have formed a team to investigate the possibility of investing in a venture. (Points : 4)
multicultural
bicultural
token
homogeneous

The Shoe Box is considering adding a new line of winter footwear to its product line-up. Which of the following are relevant cash flows for this project?I. decreased revenue from products currently being offered if this new footwear is added to the lineupII. revenue from the new line of footwearIII.

1. Let T mean tall and t mean short. If Clara s mother is Tt and her father is it, what is the chance that she ll be tall?
A. 1 in 4
B. 2 in 4
C. 3 in 4
D. Zero

1. Panjims prepaid expense account consists only of garage rental prepayments. Its 2005 beginning and ending balance were the same. Which one of the following statements must be true?
Panjim had no garage rental expenses during 2005
Panjims prepaid expense account balance never varied during 2005
Panjims prepaid expense account balance varied during 2005
None of the above statements is true

Question 1
According to the theory of the backward-bending labor supply curve, as the wage rate rises:
A. first the substitution effect sets in, and then the income effect.
B. first the income effect sets in, and then the substitution effect.
C. the substitution effect and the income effect set in at the same time.
D. there is neither a substitution effect nor an income effect.

Question 1
Which of the following statements is most accurate?
Morals are legal minimums.
Morals are legal maximums.
Laws are moral minimums.
Laws are moral maximums.

1. The second step in identifying distinctive organizational capabilities through a capabilities assessment profile is:
A. describe all the organizational capabilities and competencies.
B. identify and agree on the key capabilities and competencies.
C. identify sources of competitive advantage and disadvantage in the main product-market segments.
D. prepare current product-market profile.

1. At ABC Manufacturing, only the top managers have the authority to make final decisions on just about everything. ABC can be described as a highly __________
structure.
wide
localized
moderate
centralized

1. Melting pot and color blind society are metaphors for which of the following
interethnic communication message
assimilationism
pluralism
reconciliation

1. A reflex, like automatically removing your hand from a hot stove, involves pain messages sent to the spinal cord by way of _______ neurons, while the movement of your hand is controlled by _______ neurons.
A. somatic; sensory
B. sensory; motor
C. somatic; sympathetic
D. motor; sensory

the number of class interval is frequency distribution is usually between
a 7-9
b 3-5
c 1-25
d 5-15

1. The tiny particles that comprise an element are called
A. ions.
B. protons.
C. atoms.
D. nuclei.

1. Investment funds provide investors all of the following except:
a. diversification.
b. contractual rate of return.
c. professional advice.
d. small minimum investment.

1 In which of the following groups of people in the U.S. would the incidence of poverty be the greatest
A. Black families with a female head
B. All families of seven or more members
C. Farmers and farm laborers
D. Families whose head is age 65 or over

Question 1
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Basing ones behavior on the adage, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, is part of Kantian ethics.
An ethical theory that says each person is presumed to have entered into an agreement with all others in society to obey moral rules that are necessary for people to live in peace and harmony is called Social Contract ethics.
A doctrine that says that a corporation should consider its presence in the community and society and the effects its actions have on persons or groups other than the shareholders is called Corporate Social Responsibility.
A theory of social responsibility that says that business must solve global problems such as poverty and disease is called Legal Nonfeasance.

1) An item which may be converted to cash within one year or one operating cycle of the firm is classified as a
A)current liability.
B)long-term asset.
C)current asset.
D)long-term liability.

1. Which of the following countries is known for having 99 percent of its population literate?
a. England
b. Germany
c. France
d. United States
e. Japan

1. _________ summarize the statistical relationships between variables.
Data
Correlations
Observations
Collections

1. It may be difficult to sooth a crying baby who needs to be fed and changed with cuddling and toys. The strength of the physical needs in this situation support:
A. secondary drive approach theory.
B. the incentive approach to motivation.
C. Maslows hierarchy of needs.
D. the level of arousal approach to motivation.

1. When looking at ethnic differences in parenting, the following cultures tend to be group oriented, and they emphasize interdependence among individuals.
African-American
Hispanic
Arab-American
Asian-American

A project has an initial requirement of $261,000 for fixed assets and $27,000 for net working capital. The fixed assets will be depreciated to a zero book value over the 4-year life of the project and have an estimated salvage value of $78,000. All of the net working capital will be recouped at the

1. In the human body, the _______ is a muscular membrane that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity.
A. epiglottis
B. esophagus
C. diaphragm
D. bolus

1.-Merchandise inventory:
A)-Is a long-term asset.
B)-Is a current asset.
C)-Includes supplies.
D)-Is classified with investments on the balance sheet.
E)-Must be sold within one month.

1. Holding money for the speculative motive is holding cash because bond prices are falling.
True
False

Question 1
International Sales Corporation, like other business, has enforceable duties prescribed by
Ethics and the law
Ethics only
Neither ethics nor the law
The law only

1. The various organizational routines and processes that determine how efficiently and effectively the organization transforms its inputs into outputs are called:
A. strengths.
B. core competencies.
C. capabilities.
D. customer value.

1. Happy Feet manufactures shoes in Country Y for sale in the United States. Happy Feets president discovers that the Country Y workers average age is sixteen and that they work on average of 13.2 hours per day in a 90 degree warehouse with insufficient safety precautions, all of which practices are legal in Country Y. The president of Happy Feet decides to improve the working hours and conditions of the companys workforce, even though these actions will be more expensive for the company. The presidents decision is best described as
a. Lawful profit maximization
b. Moral profit-making
c. Illegal since the shareholders of Happy Feet might be harmed
d. Social Darwinism.

1. Which of the following would probably not cause inventory shrinkage?
A. Spills of items
B. Employee theft
C. Correct counting of all inventory
D. Spoilage of items

1. Development that meets humanitys needs without harming future generations is called
corporate social responsibility (CSR)
sustainability
social obligations
ethical endeavors

The Golf Range is considering adding an additional driving range to its facility. The range would cost $76,000, would be depreciated on a straight line basis over its 7-year life, and would have a zero salvage value. The anticipated income from the project is $34,000 a year with $14,400 of that amou

1. What part of the lower respiratory tract is made up of tiny air sacs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged?
A. Bronchioles
B. Alveoli
C. Trachea
D. Larynx

1. The Banking Act of 1933, known as the Glass-Steagall Act, has effectively kept commercial banks out of the commercial lending area.
True
False

1) According to the agency problem, _________ represent the principals of a corporation.
A. employees
B. suppliers
C. shareholders
D. managers

1. Billy borrowed money from First Bank, and he entered an agreement listing his scooter as collateral. First Bank took all necessary steps to properly perfect its security in the scooter on the day of the loan. The next day, Billy borrowed money from Second Bank, and he entered an agreement listing the same scooter as collateral. Second Bank also took all necessary steps to properly perfect its security in the scooter on the day of the loan. Billy defaults on both loans, defaulting on Second Bank and then on First Bank. Which of the following statements regarding this set of facts is true?
A. Second Bank possesses the priority claim because Billy defaulted on Second Bank first.
B. First Bank possesses the priority claim because it was the first to perfect its
security interest.
C. Neither bank possesses a right to repossess the scooter because Billy listed it as collateral with both banks.
D. First Bank possesses the priority claim because it was the first bank to make the loan that listed the scooter as collateral.

1. Hundreds of people were already lined up to buy concert tickets when we arrived.
True
False

1) At what rate must $400 be compounded annually for it to grow to $716.40 in 10 years?
A. 6%
B. 5%
C. 7%
D. 8%

1. Which of the following is NOT a severe consequence of stereotyping
The stereotyped group may engage in self-fulfilling behavior.
Those who have preconceived notions may act upon their beliefs.
The self-esteem and self-confidence of the stereotyped group may suffer.
Interactions may improve only in a general sense.

1. Children who are rebellious and aggressive are often the products of which of the following styles of discipline? (Points : 2)
power assertion
withdrawal of love
management techniques
passive/aggressive

67) A perfectly competitive market is in long-run equilibrium. At present there are 100 identical firms each producing 5,000 units of output. The prevailing market price is $20. Assume that each firm faces increasing marginal cost. Now suppose there is a sudden increase in demand for the industrys

1. Which of these is a white blood cell?
A. Neutrophil
B. Erythrocyte
C. Thrombocyte
D. Hemoglobin

1. Which of the following statements correctly describes project management? (Points : 2)
Project management applies knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities.
Project management should not involve tradeoffs between scope, schedule and cost.
Project management only relies upon checklists to plan and execute the work.
all of these

Question 1
Engel Tool Companys decision-makers view a particular risk in the use of the companys product as open and obvious. Continuing to market the product without telling consumers of the risk could be best justified from a perspective of
Aristotles Virtue Ethics
Kantian ethics
Natural Law theory
Utilitarian ethics.

1. ________ refers to standards of moral behavior.
A. Legality
B. Responsibility
C. Integrity
D. Ethics

Question 1
__________ strikes include work stoppages, both lawful and unlawful, such as sit-down strikes, strikes in violation of federal laws, slowdowns, wildcat strikes that occur while a contract is in force, and partial walkouts.
A. Unprotected
B. Unfair labor practice
C. Sympathy
D. Economic

1. When Kevin started his car in the parking lot, he also turned on the radio to his favorite station. As he entered the street next to the campus, he turned the radio up due to the increased background noise in the car. Entering the highway, he again increased the volume until he could hear the music clearly. Driving into the driveway at home, he saw his mother watering her roses in the front yard. Kevin! Turn down that radio. We are going to be deaf before you are twenty five! she instructed as he open the car door. He had not noticed how very loud the radio was until she mentioned it. Kevin had experienced:
A. absolute threshold constancy.
B. Webers Law.
C. sensory adaptation.
D. sensory deprivation.

1. Carol Gilligan pointed out that existing studies on moral development are biased because different races were not studied.
children were disregarded.
a womans concern with relatives can look like a weakness rather than a strength.
only males participated in the studies.

66) Val Alvarado, an accountant, quit his $80,000-a-year job and bought an existing laundry from its previous owner. The lease had five years remaining and required a monthly payment of $4,000. Vals explicit costs are $3,000 per month more than his revenue. Should Val continue operating his busi&no

1. The scientific field devoted to developing new drugs for treating genetic disorders is
A. bioinformatics.
B. proteomics.
C. genetic profiling.
D. genomics.

1. According to your reading, the charge of forgery includes each of the following elements except
a. the false making or altering
b. of a legally significant instrument
c. with intent to defraud
d. a court of law or financial institution

Question 1
The __________ allows U.S. companies to import materials to Mexico without paying tax and to then export the finished products into the United States, again without tax.
A. Taft Hartley Law
B. North American Free Trade Agreement
C. Hatch Act
D. Swift Amendment

1. According to the findings of the massive Laumann study, the percentage of adults who report having engaged in intercourse only a few times over a year or not at all is _______ percent.
A. 15
B. 30
C. 10.5
D. 0.5

1. Considering the potential impact on others prior to making a decision is consistent with ________ behavior.
A. legal
B. anti-social
C. ethical
D. self-motivated

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT an important function of voice systems?
A. They ensure fair treatment.
B. They sustain stockholder confidence and commitment.
C. They provide a context in which unfair treatment can be appealed.
D. They help to improve the effectiveness of an organization.

1. Which of the following are examples of codes that can be assigned to the same patient for the
same encounter?
A. 507.0 and 480.9
B. 491.20 and 491.21
C. 496 and 493.2
D. 506.0 and 506.9

1. The bulk of peoples dreams occur during _____. (Points : 2)
REM sleep
NREM sleep
stage 4, deep sleep
stage 2, light sleep

The entry to record the issuance of 8,000 shares of $5 par value common stock at $9 per share includes a:a) debit to paid-in capital in excess of par value-common for $32,000b) credit to paid-in capital in excess of par value-common for $40,000c) credit to common stock for $72,000d) credit to common

1. Vividness makes a speech easier to understand by using language that appeals to the senses.
a. True
b. False

1. At Common Law, which of the following elements is not accurate regarding the crime of Burglary?
a. Trespass orgy breaking and entering
b. Of the dwelling of another
c. In the nighttime ellen law
d. With the intent to commit a misdemeanor

Question 1
During the Great Depression thousands of people changed social class unexpectedly and usually in a downward spiral. What type of mobility did this event illustrate?
A. Intergenerational mobility
B. Structural mobility
C. Intragenerational mobility
D. Exchange mobility

1. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., contracted with Digital Repair Services to maintain Eagles computers. A Liquidated Damages Clause provides that Digital will pay Eagle $500 for each day that Digital is late in responding to a service request. If Digital is three days late in responding, and Eagle sues to enforce this clause, Eagle will
A) lose, because liquidated damages clauses violate public policy.
B) lose, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.
C) win, because liquidated damages clauses are always enforceable.
D) win, unless the liquidated damages clause is determined to be a penalty.

1. The first step when facing an ethical dilemma is to ask:
A. Is it legal?
B. Is it balanced?
C. How will it make me feel about myself?
D. Is it ethical?

Question 1
Under the concept of __________, the NLRB defines a bargaining unit that reflects the shared interests of the employees involved.
A. arbitration
B. collective bargaining
C. agency shop
D. community of interest

1 ________ damages are the only damages that may be recovered for violations of the FTC Act.

1. If we compare and contrast, we find that psychological theories of deviance are most similar to
A. biological models that embrace the medicalization of deviance.
B. present-day genetic research that weighs environmental factors.
C. the body-type theories of William Sheldon.
D. the criminal-type theories of Cesare Lombroso.

70) Which of following is the best example of a monopoly if we use a broad definition of monopoly?a. Cheap Gas, one of two gasoline stations in a large rural communityb. Spuds Mckenzie, a wealthy potato farmer in Idahoc. Zippie Rentals, a sports car rental service in downtown Bostond. Santos Tacos,

1) A new machine was purchased for $10,000 with a life of 4 years and an expected $1,500 salvage value. Its annual operating costs were as follows:

Year

1

2

3

4

Cash flow

$8,000

$8400

$8800

$9200

If the MARR is 10%, the ANNUAL equivalent cost of the machine is
closest to: a. $11,725 b. $10,659 c. $8,620 d. $11,384 2) The following table gives the net cash flows that each of the mutually exclusive projects (A and B) generate over their useful life of 2 years. At MARR 10%, we have to select one alternative.
N Project A Project B
0 $1,200 $2,000
1 $600 $1,150
2 $1,000 $1,350
ROR 19.6% 15.8%

1. Although they are similar, embezzlement differs from larceny in which of the following ways?
a. embezzlement requires asportation
b. the claim of right defense is generally not applicable to larceny
c. embezzlement does not require intent
d. none of the above

Question 1
In the caste system, __________ is the washing ritual that restores purity following ritual pollution.
A. primogeniture
B. confession
C. ablution
D. compurgation

Question 1
In India, what is the practice of suttee?
A. Women being denied inheritance rights upon their husbands death.
B. The killing of a woman who has shamed the family by her father or brother.
C. The binding of an upper class womans feet to demonstrate she need not work.
D. The burning of the living widow during cremation with her dead husband.

Question 1
A __________ statement is a statement of what specific organizational units do and what they hope to accomplish.
A. vision
B. strategy
C. technology
D. mission

1. The relationship between a bonds price and the yield to maturity:
A. changes at a constant level for each percentage change of yield to maturity.
B. is an inverse relationship.
C. is a linear relationship.
D. has no relationship.

Question 1
Which one of the following statements is FALSE about the title of a paper or essay?
A. Do NOT put quotation marks around the title of your own paper.
B. Do NOT underline the title of your own paper.
C. The title is part of the first paragraph.
D. Do NOT italicize the title of your own paper.

1. __________ is acquired knowledge that people use to interpret, experience, and generate social behavior.
Edification
Culture
Climate
Cognition

1. A plant sits on a window sill. Over time, the stems of the plant curve toward the light coming in the window. This process is called
A. phototropism.
B. photoperiodism.
C. gravitropism.
D. phytochromism.

1. If involuntary abandonment occurs prior to the completion of a crime, the defendant cannot be charged with attempt of the crime.
a. True
b. False

1. Candy purchase a life insurance policy. Six months later, Candy falls into a severe depression and kills herself. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Life insurance will pay nothing, as there was death by suicide less than two years after purchasing the policy.
B. Life insurance will pay unless the suicide was an assisted suicide and the person assisting was the beneficiary of the policy.
C. The life insurance will pay double under the double indemnity provision.
D. Life insurance will pay proceeds if theres evidence that Candy suffered from a diagnosed psychological condition that accounts for why she committed suicide.

1. Which statement is true?
A. Bottom-up processing allows us to fill in the gaps in an incomplete or ambiguous pattern.
B. Bottom-up processing is guided by experience, expectations, and motivations.
C. Top-down processing allows us to fill in the gaps in an incomplete or ambiguous pattern.
D. Top-down processing is a process of recognizing and processing components of a pattern.

1. Creating competition between employees within the corporation:
A. can encourage employees to deceive customers.
B. should focus on improving corporate profit.
C. must be ignored when corporate ethics are developed.
D. can bring out the best in employees.
The text refers to the Sears experience in automotive repairs. The emphasis on meeting sales quotas created an environment that led employees to deceive their customers.

Question 1
__________ is created when an employee agrees to work for an employer but there is no specification of how long the parties expect the agreement to last.
A. Fiduciary duty of loyalty
B. Employment-at-will
C. Due process
D. An implied promise

1 _______ represent rights that cannot be reduced to physical form, such as stock certificates, certificates of deposit, bonds, and copyrights.

1. Experiments hold the greatest potential for establishing cause-and-effect relationships.
True
False

Which of the following assets is not considered to have indefinite useful lives?A. CopyrightsB. GoodwillC. Renewable franchisesD. Trademarks

1) A new packaging machine is expected to cost $175,000, but is expected to increase productivity. Increase in annual revenues because of this equipment is estimated to be $50,000 in the 1st year, $85,000 in the 2nd year and $50,000 in subsequent years. The simple non-discounted payback period is (i=10% ):
a. Less than 1 year
b. Between 1 and 2 years
c. Between 2 and 3 years
d. Longer than 3 years

1. If your supporting point is designated by a capital letter, its subordinate points would be designated by:
lowercase letters.
uppercase letters.
Arabic numerals.
Roman numerals.
Celtic runes.

1. Critical listening is important because not all speakers are honest and ethical.
Question 1 answers
True
False

Question 1
What is the primary purpose sociologists study religion?
A. To determine which religions are genuine and which are cults.
B. To evaluate the truth of a religions teachings.
C. To study the role religion plays in peoples lives.
D. To seek proof that some religions are better than others

1. Ethical behavior at work is learned by:
A. Attending corporate responsibility seminars.
B. Tracking the failures of those who are caught in business scandals.
C. Reading about why others were fired from the job.
D. Observing the actions of others.

1. When a plant manager who is trying to reduce turnover of production workers notices that turnover has decreased by 10 percent four months after he instituted a new training program, at which step in the rational decision-making process is this manager
A. Evaluating the results
B. Identifying alternatives
C. Recognizing the decision situation
D. Selecting the best alternative

Question 1
One of the basic ways to achieve sentence variety is to use:
A. lots of dashes.
B. commas after every noun.
C. semicolons after every fourth word.
D. both long and short sentences.

1. Stimulants _____ nervous system activity, whereas depressants _____ it. (Points : 2)
reduce; enhance
enhance; increase
increase; decrease
reduce; decrease

1. According to your reading, the Model Penal Code promotes:
a. abolition of degrees of murder, in favor of a series of mitigating circumstances to be employed as factors in assessing punishment
b. a single sentence for murder, no matter what the degree onal degrees of murder
c. abolishing the murder charge entirely, in favor of additional degrees of manslaughter
d. abolition of the manslaughter charge, in favor of additional degrees of murder

1. Regarding taste and smell, which statement is true?
A. So-called supertasters may be inclined to obesity.
B. Women tend to have a better sense of smell than men.
C. People often have a very short memory of smells.
D. Taste buds wear out and are replaced about every 25 days.

1. All of the following constitute support activities EXCEPT:
A. technological development.
B. firms infrastructure.
C. operations.
D. human resource management.

Question 1
According to the New York Jury Instructions, the law requires the People to prove a defendant guilty beyond all possible doubt
a. true
b. false

1. When a merchandiser sells on account, which of the following is not needed to record the transaction?
A. Cash
B. Cost of goods sold
C. Accounts receivable
D. Inventory

1.Instead of using a mouse, you can use this pointing device to control the pointer by rotating a ball with your thumb.
1. Pointing stick
2. Touchpad
3. Joystick
4. Trackball

75) Natural monopolies in the United States are generally regulated bya. the Department of Commerce.b. the Department of Justice.c. local or state regulatory commissions.d. the Federal Trade Commission.

1) What is the effective interest rate per payment, for payments that occur once every six months, when the interest rate is an annual 20% that is compounded weekly?
a. 20%/26
b. (1+20%/52)26-1
c. (1+20%/52)52-1
d. (1+20%/26)26-1

1. Selling price = $1980; cost = $753. Find the rate of markup based on the selling price. Round to the nearest tenth of percent. The rate of markup is ___%

1. A causal analysis essay discusses:
A. predictions of the future based on current circumstances and past behavior.
B. the effects of a past event.
C. why events happened.
D. All of the above

Question 1
University of Chicago Professor Milton Friedman famously said about social responsibility:
The social responsibility of business is to make money legally.
Big multinational corporations must solve all the social problems in the world.
Business is immoral for not helping out in the community.
When in Rome, do as the Romans.

1. Which of the following would most likely involve ethical concerns
A. Overstating an expense report.
B. Forecasting sales for the next year.
C. Developing the marketing plan for the next year.
D. Improving working conditions.

1. The corporation is the best form of organization in terms of raising capital
True
False

1. The cost of capital is a single rate that reflects the average return paid to investors who provide the firms capital.

1. Optical discs
1. can hold up to 10 gigabytes of data.
2. use magnetic charges to represent 1s and 0s.
3. typically use a single track that spirals toward the center of the disk.
4. have had little impact on storage.

71) Microsoft thought that the initial Xbox was sufficiently different from PS2 that it could charge a significantly higher price for the Xbox than Sony could charge for PS2. Which of the following statements is implied by Microsofts product positioning?a. Microsoft recognized that the PS2 was a su

1) MACRS deductions are a combination of which other methods of depreciation?
a) Sum-of-year s-digits and straight line
b) Sum-of-year s-digits and declining balance
c) Double declining balance and 150% declining balance
d) Double declining balance and straight line

1. An item is originally priced to sell for $75 and is marked down 25%. A customer has a coupon for an additional 5%. What is the total percent reduction ? The total percent reduction is ____%

Question 1
What was the underlying assumption of Karl Marx as it related to determining ones position on the social class ladder?
A. Social class was solely based on ones relationship to the means of production.
B. Social class was based on ones position in the Communist party.
C. Social class was determined by ones ties to the ruling class.
D. Social class was determined by ones level of education.

Question 1
Which of the following is a cost associated with labor
A. Salaries
B. Bonuses
C. Fringe benefits
D. All of the above

1. Compliance based ethics codes typically:
A. rely on laws and regulations outside the firm for guidance.
B. have a strong affinity for shared accountability among employees.
C. promote a do-it-right climate.
D. enable responsible employee conduct.
Compliance-based ethics codes prevent unlawful behavior by increasing control and by penalizing wrongdoers.

1. (TCO 7) Professional codes of conduct serve what function for business and industry?
Allow businesses to avoid training professional staffers
Enable transfer of valued employees across state lines
Enable contracting of temporary employees
Specify continuing education needs and requirements
Providing assurance of the professional qualifications of members

1. Andrew bought an 8.5% annual coupon bond at par. One year later, he sold the bond at a quoted price of 98. During the year, market interest rates rose and inflation was 3%. What real rate of return did Andrew earn on this investment?
A) 3.40%
B) 3.50%
C) 6.40%
D) 6.50%
E) 6.70%

1. (TCO 7) Which is not a valid name for a method or function
MyMod5
mod_1
mod_@7
MyMod_7

1. Increase productivity due to technology has.
a. increase corporation s reliance on debt for capital expansion needs.
b. created larger asset values on the firm s historical balance sheet.
c. made it chapter (in terms of interest cost) for firms borrow money.
d. helped to keep corporate in check.

1 A person can be prosecuted for both an attempt and the completed crime.
True
False

1. __________ avoids the casual tone and slang of informal English; it also avoids the complex vocabulary and syntax of formal English.
A. Standard English
B. Jargon
C. Specialized vocabulary
D. Scholarly English

Question 1
The HRM unit is considered to be:
A. action-oriented.
B. people-oriented.
C. globally oriented.
D. All of the above

1. A(n) ________-based ethics code defines corporate values; creates a supportive environment, and, stresses shared accountability among employees.
A. social
B. corporate responsibility
C. compliance
D. integrity

Question 1
If the government initiates the crime and the defendant was not predisposed to commit said crime, the defense would be
a. entrapment
b. duress
c. insanity
d. infancy

Question 1
The essay type most frequently called for in college, business, and daily life is:
A. persuasive.
B. cause and effect.
C. classification.
D. comparison or contrast.

Question 1
Organizations send letters of appreciation to all of the following EXCEPT:
A. a new customer for a first order.
B. an established customer for a particularly large order, the payment of an overdue bill, or the last installment payment on a special-account purchase.
C. a customer that has not paid on an overdue bill.
D. someone within the organization for making a suggestion that proves worthwhile or for doing something he or she is not required to do.

The Logos Company has 50,00 shares of preferred stock outstanding, with annual dividends paid at the rates of $1.50 per share. Logos has 100,000 shares of common stock outstanding. If the logos company declares a $250,00 dividend in 2003, each outstanding share of common stock would receive:a) $2.50

72. Wood Company has beginning work in process inventory of $108,000and total manufacturing costs of $477,000. If cost of goodsmanufactured is $480,000, what is the cost of the ending work inprocess inventory?A) $90,000.B) $111,000.C) $120,000.D) $105,000.74. Molina Company has beginning and ending

1) Which of the following is an example of a fixed cost?
a) Equipment cost
b) Power cost
c) Labor cost
d) Material cost

1. (TCO 8) When we pass a variable by reference, any changes that the procedure makes to the variable will _____.
change the value in the original variable
change the value inside the called function/sub procedure only
change the address of the variable
not make any significant changes

1. Which of the following is not typically a factor used to determine retirement benefit levels of employees under a defined benefit retirement plan?
Years of service
Number of dependents
Age Wages or salary level

Question 1
Workers who plan, decide, and solve problems using databases, computer programs, and other technology-driven information sources are called:
A. knowledge workers.
B. information specialists.
C. computer nerds.
D. technical specialists.

1. Resources that are lacking or deficient and that prevent the organization from developing a sustainable competitive advantage, are known as:
A. weaknesses.
B. strengths.
C. opportunities.
D. threats.

Question 1
An inference is
a. always unconstitutional
b. a permissive presumption
c. a mandatory presumption
d. a conclusive presumption

1. Which of the following statements is true with regard to the effectiveness of tactics?
A. All tactics are equally effective with regard to upward influence.
B. The combination of a soft tactic with reasonable persuasion is more effective than a combination of two hard tactics.
C. Individuals from collectivist cultures are typically more likely to use soft tactics that reflect personal power.
D. Soft tactics are less effective than hard tactics when used individually

1. (TCO 8) Because Main() and testMeth() store myVar in _____, the output of this code will be _____.
static void
Main(){
int myVar = 6;
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
myVar++;
testMeth(ref myVar);
myVar++;
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
Console.Read();}
public static void testMeth(ref int myVar){
Console.Write({0} , myVar);
myVar++;}
different memory locations, 6 7 8
the same memory location, 6 7 8
different memory locations, 6 7 9
the same memory location, 6 7 9

62) If production displays economies of scale, the long run average cost curve isa. upward sloping.b. above the short run average total cost curve.c. below the long run marginal cost curve.d. downward-sloping.

1) In 2010, Trucking Inc. had $1,250,000 in revenues and $1,013,000 in expenses. What are the Average and Marginal Tax rates respectively? (round to nearest whole percent)
a) 29% Average, 25% Marginal
b) 39% Average, 31% Marginal
c) 32% Average, 39% Marginal
d) 34% Average, 39% Marginal

1. An Internet study asked respondents to indicate their education level on the following scale: Less than High School, High School, Some College, College +. Which of the following statements is (are) true?
A. Education level is a categorical variable.
B. Education level is nominal scaled.
C. Education level is ordinal scaled.
D. Both A and B
E. Both A and C

1. Pursuant to U.S. statutory immigration law, immigrant visas can be granted to immigrants who possess extraordinary knowledge, abilities, and talents since they will benefit the United States. Idi Obuku is a drum-maker from Uganda who specializes in making native drums and other local cultural artifacts. He is denied an immigrant visa by the Immigration Division of Homeland Security after an administrative hearing because he was not deemed to be sufficiently extraordinary. He appeals the agencys decision to the federal court. The result of this lawsuit likely will be:
Idi Obuku will win since all immigration determinations have to be made after a trial in federal district court.
He will lose because he is from Africa.
He will lose because there is no right to appeal immigration decisions now that Immigration is part of Homeland Security.
He will win if he can convince the federal court to substitute its interpretation and application of the law for that of the agency.

Question 1
If a plaintiff proves that a disparate impact exists, an organization may then defend its employment by showing validation or:
A. business necessity.
B. hiring records.
C. process improvement plans.
D. modified HRM procedures.

1. Which of the following does NOT provide reasons for allowing medical resources?
A: ability to pay
B: Criminal justice
C: first come, first serve
D: distributive justice

Question 1
Strict Liability crimes require mens rea.
a. True
b. False

Question 1
A __________ is an e-mail address that uniquely identifies your Windows Live account.
A. Windows Live Code
B. Windows Live ID
C. Windows Live Name
D. Windows Live address

Question 1
Reselling a product or service is appropriate:
A. for a new customer only.
B. for a new customer as well as a longtime customer.
C. only for first-time buyers.
D. only if the customer is having a problem with the product or service.

1) The price of Gas is $3.39 in December 2011 and it was $4.10 in December 2008. What is the average inflation rate for gas over these three years?
a) 6.14%
b) 5.77%
c) -6.14%
d) -5.77%

1. When the speaker creates ________ in the speech, the listeners are able to grasp the pattern, anticipate the direction, and become more active participants in the speech situation.
rhythm
clarity
vividness
irony
concreteness

1) Boxer Corporation buys equipment in January of the current year with a 7-year class life for $15,000. The corporation expensed the $15,000 under Sec. 179. The deduction in the year of purchase for E&P purposes due to the acquisition and expensing of the equipment is
A. $3,000
B. $14,000
C. $15,000
D. $1,500

Question 1
Organizational inefficiencies result in all of the following EXCEPT:
A. poor productivity.
B. spiraling benefits costs.
C. better quality.
D. dissatisfied workers.

1. Willful, deliberate and premeditated are frequently used in statutes to elevate
a. involuntary manslaughter to voluntary manslaughter
b. 2nd degree murder to 1st degree murder
c. 1st degree murder to 2nd degree murder
d. murder to manslaughter

Question 1
The M Naghten test is employed to ascertain which of the following
a. entrapment
b. insanity
c. blood type
d. propensity

Question 1
A(n) __________ is software that installs and sets up programs to run on your computer.
A. Initiator
B. Installer
C. Downloader
D. Applicator

1. A Marketing research executive is performing an experiment to determine which of two client ads will draw consumers attention better. This is an example of:
A. basic research.
B. general research
C. intuitive research.
D. applied research

1) BVM sold 25,000 units and was able to breakeven last year. Variable costs will increase 30% next year. What information is needed to calculate their new breakeven point? a) Costs per unit b) Sales price per unit and costs per unit c) Total fixed costs, sales price per unit, and costs per unit d) No additional data is needed. 2) The probability distributions for NPW for two mutually exclusive alternatives are shown in the table. Assume the NPW random variables are independent.

Project 1

Project 2

X P(NPW1 = x)

Y P(NPW2 = y)

$1,000 0.3 $2,000 0.7

$500 0.4 $3,000 0.6

a) Project 2 is preferred because E[NPW2] < E[NPW1] and Var[NPW2] > Var[NPW1]. b) Project 2 is preferred because P(NPW2 > NPW1) > 0.5. c) Both A and B are true. d) Neither A nor B is true. 3) Process A has fixed costs of $10,000 and unit costs of $4.50 each, process B has fixed costs of $25,000 and unit costs of $1.50 each. At what production would the two processes have the same total costs? a) 50 units b) 500 units c) 5,000 units d) 50,000 units 4) Which of the following statements about scenario analysis is true? a) Only two cases, the best and the worst, are analyzed b) Only one variable is adjusted at a time c) Usually at least three cases are analyzed, worst, most likely, and best d) Selling price is not adjusted in any scenario because it is market driven

1. The set of all elements of interest in a particular study is
A. The sample.
B. The population.
C. The variable.
D. Descriptive statistics.
E. None of the above.

1. What is the ampacity of a No. 3/0, THHN copper wire, in a conduit with one other conductor?
175 A
200 A
225 A
350 A

Question 1
The bulk of Arab-American and Muslim discrimination charges are based on:
A. being dismissed after being questioned.
B. not being accommodated for daily prayer and foot washing.
C. bans on turbans and head scarves.
D. All of the above

1. Which of the following is an exception to the but for test, as used by the State to prove causation in charges involving an intentional killing?
a. the victim dies 1 year and 1 day after the event
b. an automobile is involved
c. two forces, each capable of causing death, occur simultaneously and each inflicts injury
d. none of the above

Question 1
In the case of Hampton v. United States, 425 U.S. 484 (1976) the Defendant s conviction was reversed by the US Supreme Court due to excessive governmental involvement in the crime
a. True
b. False

Question 1
In the sentence, Suddenly, the contents of the beaker began to foam, the sentence starts with a/an:
A. subject.
B. verb.
C. adjective.
D. adverb.

1. Researchers who have strong opinions about the subject of a study are likely to do a better job of conducting the research.
True
False

1) Sensitivity analysis is rarely done because the data used in most studies is very accurate.
a) True
b) False

1. Which of the following is (are) time series data?
A. Weekly receipts at a clothing boutique.
B. Monthly demand for an automotive part.
C. Quarterly sales of automobiles.
D. All of the above.
E. None of the above

1) Joshua owns 100% of Steeler Corporations stock. Joshuas basis in the stock is $8,000. Steeler Corporation has E&P of $40,000. If Steeler Corporation redeems 60% of Joshuas stock for $50,000, Joshua must report dividend income of
A. $8,000
B. $50,000
C. $40,000
D. $0

Question 1
Which of the following would be considered an operational (short term) HR activity
A. Examining labor force trends
B. Preparing staffing plans
C. Developing a recruitment marketing plan
D. Establishing a reward system that is linked to strategic goals

1. What part of the business community is best organized for politics
A: health care consumers
B: big business
C: Legislators
D: The small business community
E. Regional coalitions

Question 1
Under the Model Penal Code which of the following is not one of the four separately recognizable states of mind regarding intent
a. Purposefully
b. Knowingly
c. Negligently
d. Intentionally

Question 1
The __________ Panel is used to uninstall a program.
A. Navigation
B. Control
C. Programs
D. Settings

1. Which of the following changes would not be accounted for using the prospective approach? (Points : 8)
A change to LIFO from average costing for inventories
A change from the individual application of the LCM rule to aggregate approach
A change from straight-line to double-declining balance depreciation
A change from double-declining balance to straight-line depreciation

29) Select the phrase that correctly completed the following statement. A positive change in technology caused an increase in the supply of flat-screen televisions. As a resulta. the price of flat-screen televisions decreased and the quantity demanded of flat-screen televisions increased

1) The following investment is classified as?
NCash flow
0 $1,200
1$600
2$1,000
3 $450

1. What graph should be used to show the relationship between the parts and the whole?
A. histogram
B. pie chart
C. bar chart
D. box plot
E. time series plot

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. All of the shareholders of an S corporation must consent to a revocation of the S election.
B. A revocation of an S corporation election can be retrospective to any date.
C. An S election will not be terminated due to excess passive income if the corporation does not have Subchapter C E&P.
D. All are true.

Question 1
Mattie is a new sociology professor at the local college. During her first lecture, she noticed that some students were yawning. Based on her interpretation of the students yawning, Mattie has decided she is a boring teacher. This is an example of the process referred to as:
A. socialization.
B. resocialization.
C. looking-glass self.
D. taking the role of significant others.

1. Which of the following standards is often employed in order to ascertain whether or not a defendant killed in the heat of passion and whether or not the provocation was adequate from an objective vantage point?
a. unreasonable person
b. reasonable person
c. third party induction
d. third party deduction

Question 1
Which Amendment in the Bill of Rights limits punishment
a. 1st Amendment
b. 3rd Amendment
c. 8th Amendment
d. 6th Amendment

1 An association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners of a business for profit is known as a(n) ________.

1.Which of the following measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data and programs?
1. Nonvolatile media
2. Capacity
3. Access speed
4. RAM

72) Because a monopolys demand curve is the same as the market demand curve for its product,a. the monopolys average total cost always falls as it increases its output.b. the monopoly is a price taker.c. the monopoly must lower its price to sell more of its product.d. the monopolys marginal reven

1. Helga wants to show how the rate of traffic accidents changes for drivers as they advance in age. What type of visual aid would best represent this information
decision tree
flip chart
photograph
line graph
pie graph

Consider the following to answer the next four questions.
Below is a histogram and the five number summary for salaries (in $) for a sample of U.S. marketing managers.
EMBED MtbGraph.Document.15
Min Q1Median Q3 Max
46360696937702091750129420

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. Shareholders who acquire stock in an S corporation after the election date and prior to the elections effective date must consent to the election.
B. S corporation consent by shareholders is binding on the current tax year and all future tax years.
C. Only shareholders who own stock on the date an S election takes effect must consent to the election.
D. All are false.

Question 1
The OFCCP issued Revised Order No. 4, which suggests the format and parts of an Affirmative Action Plan. What do they suggest as the first step in that plan
A. Setting goals
B. Specifying how goals are to be attained
C. Obtaining copies of AAPs from other, like companies
D. Analyzing under-representation and availability

1. The elements of attempt include which of the following?
a. specific intent
b. an overt act toward commission
c. failure to complete the crime
d. all of the above

Question 1
The Supreme Court defines an Ex Post Facto law as
a. A law that aggravates a crime or makes it greater than when it was when committed
b. A law that retroactively deems an act a criminal act
c. A and B
d. None of the above

1 According to ethical relativism, ________.

1. The two major components of any computer system are its hardware and its software.
A) True
B) False

Scenario 11-1CANOES-R-US makes canoes. It buys the shell of the canoe from another firm for $300 and uses its labor and intermediate goods to make the canoe. It sells thefinished canoe to a retail canoe store for $800. The retail canoe store then sells the canoe to a consumer for $1,200.82) Refer to

36. The best measure of a companys ability to generate sufficient cash to continue as a going concern is net cash provided byA) financing activities.B) investing activities.C) operating activities.D) processing activities.37. Using the indirect method, if equipment is sold at a gain, theA) sale pro

1. (TCO 3) When installing data, voice, or video cabling, copper or fiber, these guidelines should be followed every time for a successful installation.
Work with a correct design
Never abuse cable
Consider upgrade requirements
All of the above

1. During 2011, Trish, a self-employed healthcare consultant, travels from Los Angeles to Atlanta for a 1 week business trip. While in Atlanta, Trish decides to stay for an additional 5 days of vacation. She pays $750 for airfare, $220 for meals, $150 for entertaining clients, and $600 for lodging while on business. The costs of meals and lodging while on vacation were $250 and $500, respectively. How much may Trish deduct as travel expenses for the trip?
A) $1,570
B) $970
C) $1,460
D) None of these
E) $1,720

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. An election for an S corporation to use the Sec. 179 expensing election is made by the corporation and not by its shareholders.
B. The S corporations separately stated items are in general the same ones that apply in partnership taxation.
C. An S corporation cannot claim a dividends-received deduction.
D. All are true.

Question 1
According to Hefstede, cultures differ in at least five dimensions. Which of the following is NOT one of those dimensions
A. Individualism versus collectivism
B. Power distance
C. Adaptability
D. Masculinity

1. Vocalized pauses are more effective than silent pauses.
True
False

Question 1
Which of the following is not a purpose of punishment
a. deterrence
b. restraint
c. reformation/rehabilitation
d. disproportionality

1. To overstate earnings, a company can
A. overstate expenses and overstate revenue.
B. overstate receivables and understate payables.
C. understate unearned revenue and understate property, plant, and equipment.
D. understate expenses and understate revenue.

1. Peter Berger described the sociological perspective as seeing the
A. particular in the general.
B. general in the particular.
C. familiar in the strange.
D. strange in the familiar.

1) Which of the following is not a requirement for an asset to be depreciable?
a) It must have a life longer than 1 year.
b) It must have a cost basis greater than $1,000.
c) It must be held with the intent to produce income.
d) It must wear out or get used up.

1. In a rape case, inability to consent may be based upon which of the following
a. effect of drugs
b. effect of alcohol
c. unconsciousness
d. all of the above

1) Identify which of the following statements is true.
A. If both the current and accumulated E&P have deficit balances, a corporate distribution cannot be characterized as a dividend.
B. The shareholders basis in property received in a nonliquidating distribution is the propertys FMV reduced by liabilities assumed by the shareholder.
C. A corporation recognizes gain when distributing money as a dividend to its shareholders.
D. All are false.

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT one of the phases of culture shock
A. Repatriation
B. Fascination
C. Culture shock
D. Adaptation

1. In reaching your conclusion for the scenario above, which of the following factors is pertinent to the charge?
a. causation
b. solicitation
c. intent
d. none of the above

Question 1
Which of the following defenses allows a person to use whatever force reasonably appears to be necessary to prevent the immediate unlawful imposition of harm to himself
a. insanity
b. intoxication
c. self-defense
d. all of the above

Question 1
__________ is a word processor that is included in Windows 7 that is used to create basic documents.
A. WordPad
B. WordPerfect
C. Letter Writer
D. WordPro

1. What will be the value stored in the variable total when the following code completes executing:
count = num
total = num = 0
For count = 1 to 10
total = total + count
endfor
A) 10
B) 55
C) 45
D) 0

30) Because apples and oranges are substitutes, an increase in the price of oranges will cause the demand for apples to increase. This initial shift in demand for apples results in a higher price for apples; this higher price will cause the demand curve for apples to shift to the right.&

1. (TCO 1) Block encoding takes several _____ and sends it out as a new code word.
bytes
bits
wires
messages

1.Donna owns a two-family home. She rents out the first floor and resides on the second floor. The following expenses attributable to the total building were incurred by Donna for the year ended December 31, 2011:
Realty taxes $1,800
Mortgage interest 1,200
Utilities for downstairs 1,000
Repairs 300
Painting 400
In addition, the depreciation attributable to the first floor would be $2,000.
What is the total amount of the expenses that Donna can deduct on Schedule E of Form 1040 (before any limitations)?
A) $4,700
B) $4,850
C) $4,350
D) $6,700
E) None of these

1) The total bases of all distributed property in the partners hands following a nonliquidating distribution is limited to
A. the FMV of the property distributed
B. the partners pre distribution basis in his partnership interest
C. the partnerships bases in the distributed property
D. the pre distribution FMV of the partners partnership interest

Question 1
All of the following are categories of information typically used to make hiring selection decisions EXCEPT:
A. education.
B. experience.
C. political affiliations.
D. physical characteristics.

1. The HMO Act of 1973 was a landmark piece of federal legislation that:
A: caused members of HMOs to grow because of the availability of federal money
B: actually reduced the number of HMOs because the guidelines were so strict they were too hard to comply with
C: states did not want to comply with because it cost the money
D: essentially did away with indemnity insurance

1. Which of the following statements best represents what finance is about?
a. How political, social, and economic forces affect corporations
b. Maximizing profits
c. Creation and maintenance of economic wealth
d. Reducing risk

Question 1
Windows Live mail can be used to organize your __________ list, which is an organized collection of names, e-mail addresses, and contact information of individuals with whom you communicate.
A. control
B. contact
C. master
D. address

1. Prior years financial statements are restated under the (Points : 8)
current approach.
prospective approach.
retrospective approach.

32) Suppliers will be willing to supply a product only ifa. the price received is less than the additional cost of producing the product.b. the price is higher than the average cost of producing the product.c. the price received is at least equal to the additional cost of producing the product.d. th

1. (TCO 4) This is desirable in the outside plant because direct control is often beyond the user.
Weatherproofed connections
Redundant connections
Epoxy glued connections
568 connections

1. Marge and Lester file a joint tax return for 2011, with adjusted gross income of $33,000. Marge and Lester earned income of $20,000 and $12,000 respectively, during 2011. In order for Marge to be gainfully employed, they pay the following child care expenses for their 4-year-old son, Kevin:
San Diego Child Care Center $1,750
Ann, the baby sitter 1,250
Assuming they do not claim any other credits against their tax, what is the amount of the child and dependent care credit they should report on their tax return for 2011?
A) $0
B) $1,750
C) $3,000
D) $1,250
E) $780

1. Considering the trends in HR, current HR departments compared to departments of twenty years ago would
tend to have larger staffs.
have more clerks than professional staff.
be less likely to be strategic partners with top management.
be more tightly linked with vendors of HR specialty services.

Question 1
All of the following are errors that can occur in the employment interview EXCEPT:
A. asking the same questions that were asked of other applicants.
B. excessive talking by the interviewer.
C. the halo effect.
D. first impression error.

1. The objective of the cost section of a proposal is to convince the customer that the contractor s price for the proposed project is:
A: inexpensive & affordable
B: competitive & fair
C: realistic & reasonable
D: fair & comprehensive

1. At trial plaintiff offered uncontested evidence that golf balls from the Club s links regularly traversed onto his property two to three times a day. Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding the liability of the Pike Creek Golf Club/Marty for trespass?
A. Defendants are not liable, since they did not intentionally cause the golf ball(s) to traverse onto the plaintiff s property.
B. Defendants would remain liable for the unpermitted intrusion of the golf ball(s) onto the plaintiff s property.
C. Since the plaintiff should have reasonably anticipated that living next to a golf course would result in stray golf balls landing on his property, defendants would not be held liable.
D. Since the golf balls did not substantially interfere with the plaintiff s use and enjoyment of his land, defendants would not be held liable.

1) Which account represents the cumulative earnings of the firm since its formation, minus dividends paid
A) Paid-in capital
B) Common stock
C) Retained earnings
D) Accumulated depreciation

1. What is another word for a subscript?
A) superscript
B) subroutine
C) variable
D) index

1. (TCO 5) The original form of Ethernet was a _____ based method.
deterministic
wireless
contention
token based

1. Among the students who plan to go to graduate school, what percent indicated Other majors?
A. 15.75%
B. 45%
C. 49.22%
D. 32%
E. none of the above

Question 1
A firm has sales of $350,000, a profit margin of 6 percent, a total asset turnover rate of 1.25, and an equity multiplier of 1.4. What is the return on equity?
10.50 percent
7.50 percent
7.75 percent
11.11 percent
5.36 ercent

Question 1
The least reliable of the employment tests are those that attempt to measure a persons:
A. temperament.
B. manual dexterity.
C. speed of limb movement.
D. reaction time.

1. The 2 most common methods of determining rate or premiums are:
A: community & actuarial rating
B: experience & actuarial rating
C: community & experience rating
D: actuarial rating & underwriting
E: underwriting & community rating

1. Common internal controls for accounts receivable include:
A. sending invoices and monthly statements.
B. developing procedures that ensure that all credit sales are recorded and customers account are debited.
C. authorizing charge-off of accounts.
D. All of these are common internal controls for accounts receivable.

Question 1
A(n) __________ is a symbol that conveys emotion in a text message.
A. email icon
B. emoticon
C. image
D. emblem

1. The piece of hardware that performs processing tasks is the central data unit.
A) True
B) False

16. Janes Corporation recorded operating data for its Cheap division for the year. Janes requires its return to be 10%.Sales $ 700,000Controllable margin 80,000Total average assets 1,000,000Fixed costs 50,000What is the ROI for the year?A) 8%B) 70%C) 5%D) 3%17. Dryden Manufacturing Company prepared

1. (TCO 6) This defines the rules that govern the establishment and maintenance of logical connections between communication devices.
MAC
LLC
OSI
PPP

1. (TCO 7) Which of the following is an advantage of creating modular code
The amount of time required to code a program decreases.
The amount of required code increases.
Many people can work on related modules at the same time.
The time it takes code to execute decreases.

1. Cluster sampling is a form of non-probability sampling.
True
False

Question 1
One of the most noticeable effects of the downsizing epidemic of the last two decades has been a dramatic rise in the use of:
A. temporary employees.
B. summer internships.
C. college recruiters.
D. All of the above

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

1. A recent study of 100 employees from six departments of a major corporation found 65% to be sleep deprived. The researchers concluded that the majority of corporate employees are sleep deprived.
The researcher s conclusion is suspect because it:
A assumes that corporate employees are more sleep deprived than other people
B is based on evidence that is statistically impossible
C fails to describe the effects the sleep deprivation has
D relies on a sample that is too small to represent the entire corporate workforce

1 Which of the following best describes an entrepreneur?

1. Which takes precedence when the two are combined in a single statement: AND or OR?
A) OR
B) AND
C) whichever comes first
D) whichever comes last

41) How has organizing a successful firm in a market economy changed over the last century?a. There has been no change over the last century.b. It has become easier as more and more firms discover how to do it.c. As government intervention has decreased, firms now have more freedom.d. It has become

Which of the following is an indication of a strong dollar?
a. importedgoods becoming cheaper for American consumers.
b. anincrease in the supply of dollars.
c. &nbsp

1. (TCO 2) The maximum frequency for category 5E cable is
600 MHz.
250 MHz.
100 MHz.
800 MHz.

1. Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds is an example of which type of poem?
A. Discursive
B. Dramatic
C. Narrative
D. Descriptive

Question 1
The Jamestown Group has equity of $421,000, sales of $792,000, and a profit margin of 6 percent. What is the return on equity?
8.87 percent
6.19 percent
11.29 percent
10.27 percent
9.37 ercent

Question 1
Which of the following is considered an older profession
A. Religion
B. Medicine
C. Prison
D. Military

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of strategic management that makes it different from other types of management?
A. It is interdisciplinary.
B. It has an external focus.
C. It has an internal focus.
D. It concerns the present direction of the organization.

1. Profit maximization stresses the efficient use of timing and risks.
TRUE
FALSE

1) If a firm has both interest expense and lease payments,
A) times interest earned will be smaller than fixed charge coverage.
B) times interest earned will be greater than fixed charge coverage.
C) times interest earned will be the same as fixed charge coverage.
D) fixed charge coverage cannot be computed.

1. Leila, who had lived all her life in Ames, Iowa, experienced disorientation when she arrived in Paris, France. Her tour guide told her not to worry; she was only experiencing what sociologists call
A. cultural relativism.
B. culture shock.
C. jet lag.
D. ethnocentrism.

Use the data in the table below to answer the next three questions.
The table below shows closing share prices for a small sample of companies.

1. If an important contract term is ambiguous, the contract under the common law is
Probably illegal as against public policy
Probably enforceable
Probably unconscionable
Probably unenforceable

1. Which of the following statements is not true regarding safety custom?
A Evidence that defendant violated customary safety precautions of the relevant community is usually sufficient to get plaintiff s case to the jury.
B A defendant who complied with all safety requirements of a statute might still be negligent.
C In many courts, plaintiff has been allowed to introduce into evidence safety manuals written by private organizations to show that defendant, in failing to follow such manuals, fell below the standard of reasonable care.
D A defendant who fails to comply with a safety custom established by a statute or ordinance may introduce evidence that the statute or ordinance is customarily violated by others in the community as evidence of the defendant s reasonable conduct

Question 1
The board of directors in an organization:
A. plays a significant role in corporate governance.
B. is responsible for the implementation of the organizations operating activities.
C. serves in the role of executive management.
D. is not an important part of the organizations strategic development.

1. If you seek to determine the value of one nations currency relative to the currencies of other countries, you should isolate the nations
A. governmental surplus.
B. international current module.
C. exchange rate.
D. counter trading activity.

1. On the Statement of Cash Flows, payments to purchase bonds and stocks of other companies are reported in the
operating activities section.
investing activities section.
financing activities section.
schedule of noncash investing and financing activities

1. (TCO 8) Which words belong in the blank to indicate that the method PutFiles() returns a double value to the calling method, and that only the class containing PutFiles() is allowed to call it?_____ Put Files()
private static double
public static double
private static void
public static void

i. A business issued a $10,000, 60-day note to a supplier who discounted the note at 12%. The proceeds are:A. $10,200B. $9,800C. $10,000D. $8,800ii. A company uses the perpetual inventory system. Inventory and purchases data for a certain inventory item are as follows:Number of Units Unit Cost ($)Be

1. Scan this line from Cowleys poem: its hills bent low within my reach. How many feet does this line
contain?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 4
D. 7

1. The simple
to the question What is ethical research practice is:
A. Making sure no harm is caused to subjects
B. Never using deception
C. There is no simple
D. Being sure to compensate human subjects for their participation
E. Only using children in an obviously ethical manner

1. Within the cerebral cortex, the _______ area is found in the occipital lobe.
A. main auditory
B. somatosensory
C. association
D. visual

1. (TCO 2) In a relational database, entities are (Points : 4)
events.
persons.
things.
All of the above

1. ABC Co. has an average collection period of 60 days, total credit sales for he year $3,000,000. What is the balance in account receivable at the year end?
a. $50,000
b. $100,000
c. $500,000
d. $80,000

1. In the U.S. economy, who is in charge of organizing and coordinating overall economic activities? (Points : 5)
Government.
Corporations.
No one.
Consumers.

1) A firm has forecasted sales of $4,000 in January, $6,000 in February and $5,500 in March. All sales are on credit. 40% is collected the month of sale and the remainder the following month. How much is collected from accounts receivable in February
A) $5,400
B) $4,800
C) $6,000
D) $3,000

1. Program comments are non executing statements.
A) True
B) False

Question 1
What is the variable that most distinguishes one race from another?
A. Cultural characteristics
B. Physical characteristics
C. Religion
D. Language

83) Gross domestic product understates the total production of final goods and services because of the omission ofa. exports.b. the underground economy.c. intermediate goods.d. inflation.

41. If $250,000 of bonds are issued during the year but $100,000 of old bonds are retired during the year, the statement of cash flows will show a(n)A) net increase in cash of $150,000.B) net decrease in cash of $150,000.C) increase in cash of $250,000 and a decrease in cash of $100,000.D) net gain

1. Which of these lines contains a metaphor?
A. You are like a sun to me.
B. Like unto death was her countenance.
C. She offered him a hundred-watt smile.
D. Now is your final hour.

1. Which of the following is a FALSE statement?
a. A Utilitarian analysis could morally support the closing of a plant in the U.S. and the outsourcing of the jobs to India if the good consequences resulting from the closure and outsourcing outweighed the harms to the U.S. employees and local community.
b. Kant would not be concerned with a company doing anything for downsized, displaced, and dislocated U.S. workers as a result of a plant closure and downsizing and outsourcing of their jobs overseas since everyone knows that things are tough in a global economy.
c. Pollution not only has a legal dimension but also a moral one due to the effects of pollution on the environment, human beings, and other sentient creatures.
d. A Utilitarian would be likely to approve the pollution credit plan because a greater good of less pollution for society is achieved; whereas a Kantian would be likely to disapprove it because some local communities are suffering legal pollution.

1. Which one of the following sentences is most likely to engage a readers self-interest?
A. Youll be happy to hear the news.
B. I have some good news to report.
C. Theres some good news to report.
D. My supervisor has told me some good news.

1. Depending upon the state of the economy, Ables manufacturing Crop. Expect to sell the following number of the prefabricated building. The probability of each state is indicated. What is the expected value of the total sales projection?
Outcome ProbabilityUnitsPrice
BAd 0.20 100$20
Normal 0.50 180$25
Great 0.30 210$30
a. $4,500
b. $4,540
c. $12,800
d. None of these

1 long wood veterinary clinic has an inventory turnover rate of 9 this rate is
a acceptable
b ideal
c unacceptable
d impossible

1) Companies that are mostly influenced by seasonal sales have to make a choice between
A) level production and inventory buildup.
B) seasonal production and an uneven workforce.
C) a stable workforce and a fluctuating workforce.
D) All of the above

1. Researchers should be willing to do cross-checks of data from multiple sources to determine the similarity of independent projects. T or F
True
False

1. Neo, Here is the exam as follows:
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is responsible for establishing:
a. the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
b. generally accepted accounting principles
c. the code of professional conduct for accountants
d. the Securities and Exchange Commission

1. Study the following lines:
If this be error and upon me proved,
I never writ, nor no man ever loved.
These lines are an example of a/an
A. sestet.
B. couplet.
C. octet.
D. quatrain.

1. The Japanese criticism of management practices in the United States illustrates the differences in:
uncertainty avoidance.
power distance.
long-/short-term orientation.
masculinity-femininity values

1. Which one of the following pronouns correctly completes this sentence?
The class took _______ examinations in three separate rooms.
A. its
B. their
C. his
D. your

Question 1
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
02 is a U.S. federal law designed to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of:
A. the corporate vision.
B. the corporate mission.
C. corporate disclosures.
D. the balanced scorecard.

1. By having a good will, Kant fundamentally meant that one:
Should use one s conscience and intuition to determine morality.
Should have the strength and will-power to get power and position and to achieve one s goals.
Should have the strength of character to do what is morally right and not do what is morally wrong.
Should always be the first to buy a round of drinks for one s friends at Happy Hour.

1) A highly automated plant would generally have
A) more variable than fixed costs.
B) more fixed than variable costs.
C) all fixed costs.
D) all variable costs.

1. To use computer programs, you must first load them into memory.
A) True
B) False

Question 1
Which of the following is a challenge to building goodwill?
A. Stating that the customers criticism of the company is justified
B. Stating that the company has made an error
C. Answering no to the customer
D. Making it easy for the customer to respond

1. A theological argument offered by Donne in Death Be Not Proud may be summarized as
A. the human essence is immortal.
B. life is illusion.
C. death cannot be overcome.
D. chance and fate rule all.

1. (C3) Implications of the equity theory for managing employee compensation include all but one of the following. Name the exception.
Employees evaluate their pay by comparing it with what others get paid.
Employees look at the intrinsic aspect of their work when making pay evaluations.
Employees work attitudes and behaviors are influenced by their pay comparisons.
Employee perceptions are what determine their pay evaluations.

Question 1
Most executive search firms are __________, which means that the organization pays them a fee whether or not their efforts are successful.
A. on retainer
B. under contract
C. on commission
D. None of the above

1. The _____ allows writers draw on information that they have gotten through observation, thinking, and reading.
First-person approach
Second-person approach
Third-person approach
All of these

1. New capital-budgeting projects are always new products taken to market.
TRUE
FALSE

1) How would electronic funds transfer affect the use of float
A) Increase its use somewhat
B) Decrease its use somewhat
C) Virtually eliminate its use
D) Have no effect on its use

1. (TCO 5) A _____ repeats actions until a certain condition is met.
repetition structure
control structure
selection structure
sequence structure

1. Eric wrote Donna a check for $50. Eric accidentally dated the check 3/1/07, even though it was actually 3/1/08 when he wrote the check. Eric thought that there was $75 in the account, but there was actually only $10 in the account. Which one of the following scenarios is most likely to occur
A. The bank will not honor the check because its stale.
B. The bank will not honor the check because its postdated.
C. The bank will honor the check, even though it will result in an overdraft.
D. The bank will honor the check, even though a stop-payment order has been made.

54) If the market for a product is broadly defined, thena. there are many substitutes for the product and the demand for the product is relatively elastic.b. the good has many complements.c. there are few substitutes for the product and the demand for the product is relatively inelastic.d. the expen

1. In Death, Be Not Proud, what two things does Donne say give pleasure?
A. Life and death
B. God and salvation
C. Nature and travel
D. Rest and sleep

1. Gamma Company owns a hazardous waste disposal site that it sells to Omega Properties, Inc. Later, the EPA discovers a leak at the site and cleans it up. The EPA can recover the cost from
Gamma only.
Gamma or Omega.
neither Gamma nor Omega.
Omega only.

Question 1
According to the book, The Fifth Discipline, which of the following disciplines is the one upon which are others are based
A. Team Learning
B. Shared Vision
C. Personal Mastery
D. Systems Thinking

1. If a firm has a price of $4.00, variable cost per unit of $2.50 and a breakeven point of 20,000 units, fixed cost are equal to:
a. $13,333
b. $10,000
c. $30,000
d. $50,000

1. Which of the following financial statements would answer the question, What did the company decide to use their profit for
a. Income statement
b. Statement of cash flows
c. Statement of retained earnings
d. Balance Sheet

1. Use the following data for the question.
Jan 01 Beginning Inventory 100 units at $5 per unit Total: $500
Jan 03 Purchase 50 units at $6 per unit Total: $300
Jan 10 Purchase 80 units at $7 per unit Total: $560
Jan 17 Purchase 30 units at $8 per unit Total: $240
Goods Available for Sale 260 units Total: $1,600
Jan 24 Sale 220 units
The Jan 24 sale consisted of 100 units from the beginning inventory, 40 units from the Jan 3 purchase, 60 units from the Jan 10 purchase, and 20 units from the Jan 17 purchase.
Using Specific Identification, the ending Inventory valuation is
$200.
$246.
$280.
$310.

1. (TCO 5) How many times will DOG be displayed when the following lines are executed?
For counter As Integer = 13 To -3 Step -6
System.Console.WriteLine(DOG)
Next
Two
Three
Four
Five
None of the above

1. The accounting equation can be stated as:
a. Assets = Liabilities Owners Equity
b. Assets Liabilities = Owners Equity
c. Liabilities = Assets + Owners Equity
d. Owners Equity = Assets + Liabilities

1) An organizer for the Knights of Labor and an early advocate for women s labor organization was
A) Lucretia Mott.
B) Edward O Donnell.
C) Leonora Barry.
D) L. Frank Baum.

1. The cost of a manufactured product generally consists of which of the following costs?
A. direct materials cost and factory overhead costs
B. direct labor cost and factory overhead costs
C. direct labor cost, direct materials cost, and factory overhead cost
D. direct materials cost and direct labor cost

1. Which of the following is not true of the Fair Labor Standards Act
The act applies to all employers with 15 or more employees working 20 or more weeks a year.
State laws may specify higher minimum wages than the FLSA.
The FLSA permits a sub minimum training wage equal to 85 percent of the minimum wage.
Nonexempt employees are covered and include most hourly workers

1. What type of language should you use if youre writing to a group of Ph.D.s?
A. Plain, clear language
B. Technical jargon
C. Formal language
D. Pompous language

1. Hundreds of people were already lined up to buy concert tickets when we arrived.
True
False

Question 1
Mistake of the law is an absolute defense.
a. True
b. False

1) A rapid rate of growth in sales and profits may require
A) higher dividend payments to shareholders.
B) increased borrowing by the firm to support the sales increase.
C) the firm to be more lenient with credit customers.
D) sales forecasts to be made less frequently.

1. (TCO 5) Floating-point variables, such as Double, should not be used _____.
as counters that control loop execution
to perform mathematical calculations inside a loop
as approximate representations of decimal numbers
for applications when precision is required

1. Josie wants to purchase a car at an auction, and needs a check that will serve as the equivalent to cash to pay for the car. Josie should take a __________ check to the auction.
A. travelers
B. certified
C. guaranteed
D. cashiers

1. Women with bacterial vaginosis may have___________.
a. burning during urination
b. no obvious symptoms
c. abnormal vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor
d. both A and B

1. Which type of microscope would be the most useful in comparing the striation markings of a test fired bullet with that of one taken from a crime scene?
a. scanning electron
b. comparison
c. compound
d. polaring

1. Which of the following is not an environmental concern associated with mountaintop mining
A demonstrated reserve base
Polluted rivers or streams
Compromised ecosystems
The creation of public health issues that affect local populations

1. What is the best way to avoid misusing words in your business and technical writing?
A. Use only words you know.
B. Keep your sentences short.
C. Think in terms of your readers likely vocabulary.
D. Make frequent use of a dictionary.

Question 1
Situation analysis allows the organization to examine:
A. external factors only.
B. internal factors only.
C. the organizations top management only.
D. both external and internal factors.

1. The moral theory of ethical relativism can best be characterized by:
The consultation of an outside source, such as a book or person, for guidance.
The belief that the moral rules should be determined by persons who have a veil of ignorance about their place or station in society.
The belief that a person must decide what course of action is moral based on what a society believes is proper and right.
Determining which course of action produces the greatest amount of good for the greatest number of people.

1. An asset is purchased for $50,000. It has an estimated useful life of 12 years and a salvage value of $5,000. What is the annual depreciation of the asset using the straight-line method?
A. $3,750.00 XXXXXX
B. $4,000.00
C. $4,500.00
D. $4,583.33

1. The ideal focus group size is
A. less than 5 people.
B. 6-10 people.
C. approximately 25 people.
D. more than 100 people.

1. Users enter incorrect data frequently; a good program should be able to handle the mistake and not allow the ____ to be out of bounds.
A) subscript
B) superscript
C) range
D) variable

which of the following is a major objective of unit investment funds?a. capital preservationb. capital gainsc. current incomed. tax deferment

1. If you write clear, error-free sentences, your writing will _____.
Have unity
Have support
Have coherence
Demonstrate effective sentence skills

1. To paraphrase a poem means to
A. analyze the meter.
B. rewrite it in ones own words.
C. determine the rhyme scheme.
D. summarize its theme.

1. Shareholders of X Investment Corporation believe their corporation was harmed when the directors followed the advice of certain financial experts who advised them to have the corporation invest in mortgage backed securities. The shareholders want the directors to bring suit in the corporations name against these so-called experts; but the directors refuse to do so saying the lawsuit would be costly and a difficult one to win. Nonetheless, the shareholders want the corporation to sue. The shareholders best approach would be to institute:
A pooling agreement.
A voting trust
A shareholder derivative lawsuit
Cumulative voting.

1. Because components aren t always represented by standardized _______, a troubleshooter must be able to determine a component s identity by its location or connection to other components in the system.
A. symbols
B. figures
C. facsimiles
D. marks

1. A firm has forecasted sales $3,000, in April $4,500 in May and $6,500 in June. All sales are on credit 30% is collected the month of sale and the reminder the following month. What will be balance in account receivable at the beginning of the July?
a. $1,950
b. $6,500
c. $4,550
d. $5,100

1. Which of the following is not an example of a trend
a. Increase in interest rates
b. Decrease in customers buying on Sundays
c. People eating out a lot
d. Increase in the number of foreclosures
e. Rise in gasoline prices

1. Carrie owed Charlotte $20,000. Carrie offered Charlotte a promissory note (a negotiable instrument) worth $200,000 upon maturity, which occurred in six months, as payment for the debt. Carrie had actually stolen the promissory note from her friend Samantha. Charlotte probably wont qualify as a holder in due course because
A. Charlotte didnt give value for the instrument.
B. Charlotte didnt take the instrument in good faith.
C. Charlotte should have known the instrument was stolen.
D. the instrument was stolen from Samantha.

Question 1
E-mails are effective when used to:
A. send long, complex information.
B. avoid confrontation.
C. exchange ideas.
D. discuss sensitive issues.

1. If the Fed printed too much money, the relative price of money would:
fall, and the money price of goods would rise.
rise, and the money price of goods would fall.
fall, and the money price of goods would fall.
rise, and the money price of goods would rise.

Merrill Lynch and UBS are examples ofa. discount brokersb. wholesale brokersc. full-service brokersd. blue-chip brokers

1) The last major violent encounter between Plains Indians and U.S. Cavalry forces occurred at
A) Big Sandy, Wyoming.
B) Apple Creek, Colorado.
C) Palo Duro Canyon, Texas.
D) Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

1. In 2002, President George W. Bush labeled ________ an axis of evil.
Cuba, China, and Vietnam
Ethiopia, Somalia, and Libya
Russia, China, and North Korea
Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Jordan
Iraq, Iran, and North Korea

1. Which of the following is not an example of a soft-path solution
Community-operated ditches
Micro-sprinkler systems
New cross-country pipelines
Protecting a pond s ecosystem

1. Flash burns, which can result if a short occurs, are prevented by not approaching any closer than the
A. passed approach zone.
B. flash protection boundary.
C. flash prevention zone.
D. restricted protection boundary.

1. How many of the following items decrease cash flow in the statement of cash flows
Increase in accounts receivable
Increase in notes payable
Depreciation expense
Increase in investment
Decrease in account payable
Decrease in prepaid expenses
Dividend payment
Increase in accrued expenses
a. 2 of these items decrease cash flow
b. 3 pf these items decrease cash flow
c. 4 of these items decrease cash flow
d. 5 of these items decrease cash flow

1. (TCOs 1, 2, 4, 6) Ethical Egoism proposes that all decisions should be made to promote what? (Points : 5)
Our fiduciary responsibilities
The good will of others
Our self-interests
The welfare of the community
Stronger relationships

1. When solving for the sample size needed to compute a confidence interval for a population proportion, the _________p(1-p) is, the _____ n will be. (Points : 1)
larger, smaller.
smaller, larger.
larger, larger.

1. In exploratory research, the term pilot studies refers to a collective group of diverse techniques that will be conducted on a small scale.
True
False

1. Which of the following is the best description of the Statute of Frauds?
A Only written contracts are enforceable.
B All written contracts must have definite and certain terms.
C Only certain types of contracts need to be in writing.
D If a written agreement is available, it is the only evidence admissible to prove the terms of that agreement.

1. ________________ is the name of a condition in women where normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria.
a. herpes
b. bacterial vaginosis
c. Chlamydia
d. syphilis

1. Studies indicate that most unemployed American workers lost or left their jobs because
they are lazy.
of economic slowdowns and corporate restructuring.
they are undereducated for the work they are doing.
they wanted to be out of work in order to collect unemployment benefits.
they were not getting paid enough to cover their job-related expenses.

1. (C2) The most appropriate view of todays career is that it is a:
boundary less process.
pattern of vertical movement through an organization.
lifelong commitment to a field of specialization.
sequence of positions held within a company.

1. To confirm there s a closed path in a control circuit, an industrial troubleshooter might employ a
A. chance approach.
B. scale.
C. random approach.
D. continuity tester.

Question 1
In a certain city, there are 100,000 persons age 18 to 24. A simple random sample of 500 such persons is drawn, of whom 198 turn out to be currently enrolled in college. Estimate the percentage of all persons age 18 to 24 in that city who are currently enrolled in college.
40%
41.1%
38.8%
39.2%
39.6%

1. Abell s Scheme, originally conceived to help define a mission of a corporation, can also be used to look for opportunities.
a. True
b. False

1. You are the owner of a construction company. You want your Return on Assets Ratio to be
high.
low

Question 1
A memo has two parts, the:
A. heading and the date.
B. heading and the complimentary closing.
C. heading and the body.
D. subject and the body.

1. The ________ is a model act that codifies general partnership law.

58) A characteristic of the long run isa. there are both fixed and variable inputsb. plant capacity cannot be increased or decreased.c. all inputs can be varied.d. there are fixed inputs.