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Multiple choice questions: advanced

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This activity contains 9 questions.

Question 1.
Pointing out the high cost of research and development efforts for new products like prescription drugs or high technology items is among the responses marketers provide in answer to which of the following criticisms of marketing?

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Question 2.
When marketing practices are criticized for reducing competition, the criticism falls under which general area of societal marketing issues?

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Question 3.
Reshaping the basic task of selling consumer products into a larger purpose of serving the interests of consumers, employees, and others in the 'world community', is consistent with which principle of enlightened marketing?

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Question 4.
Which principle of public policy toward marketing recognizes the need for government intervention in business to prevent transactions that threaten producers, consumers, or others?

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Question 5.
The idea that advertising, consumer and government groups, and even courses in learning buying skills can serve as sources of product information for consumers is consistent with which of the following principles?

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Question 6.
All of the following are true or justified explanations of planned obsolescence, except:

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Question 7.
All of the following ethical issues are valid except:

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Question 8.

The impact of ethics on society include all of the following except:

1) Public goods are often oversold at the expense of private goods.
2) Social costs include traffic congestion, air pollution and deaths and injuries from car accidents.
3) To restore the imbalance between social and private goods, the costs must be shifted to the consumer.
4) Marketing creates false wants that benefits producers more than consumers.

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Question 9.
Planned obsolescence is considered a serious deceptive marketing practice. Which of the following is an example of planned obsolescence?

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