SEM II 4.05 Objective Quiz

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SEM II 4.05 Objective Quiz
Chad Collins
Quiz by Chad Collins, updated more than 1 year ago
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Question 1

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What do businesses often take into consideration when forecasting sales for marketing plans?
Answer
  • Company’s profit goals
  • Quotas for salespeople
  • Location of regional territories
  • Competitors’ market share

Question 2

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SWOT analysis is a technique for summarizing which components of a company?
Answer
  • Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
  • Skills, workers, organizations, and teams
  • Strategy, wholesalers, objectives, and trademarks
  • Store, warranty, occupations, and tariffs

Question 3

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When it is conducting a competitive analysis a firm discovers a competitor's weakness. Which condition has the firm most likely uncovered?
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  • Ethical disadvantage
  • Internal threat
  • Marketplace opportunity
  • Product liability

Question 4

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Which is a factor that new businesses consider when conducting an analysis of competitors in a specific market?
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  • Product quality and price
  • Size and availability of space
  • Cost of supplies and equipment
  • Industry research and training

Question 5

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A SWOT analysis indicates that the buying preferences are changing, but the business has a very limited product line. This is an example of which situation?
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  • Internal weakness compensating for an external threat.
  • Internal strength responding to an external threat.
  • External threat attacking an internal weakness.
  • External opportunity coinciding with an internal strength.

Question 6

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A business asks its customers about the types and amounts of products that they plan to purchase in the next 12 months. What is the business using to help forecast sales?
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  • Market-factor analysis
  • An attitude survey
  • A survey of buyer intentions
  • Customer-positioning analysis

Question 7

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The marketing objectives that a business develops for its marketing plan should lead to which situation?
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  • Increased prices
  • Increased sales
  • Decreased costs
  • Decreased taxes

Question 8

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Once a SWOT analysis identifies an internal strength, a business can use that strength to take advantage of which option?
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  • Operating procedure
  • External opportunity
  • Marketing strategy
  • Promotional technique

Question 9

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Businesses usually analyze market potential for a certain product by considering total demand for which component?
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  • Research sample
  • Day of the week
  • Geographical area
  • Social situation

Question 10

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As part of its market analysis, the SVM Company estimates to increases in product demand over a set time frame for a particular market segment. The SVM Company is attempting to analyze which market feature?
Answer
  • Size
  • Growth rate
  • Performance
  • Profitability

Question 11

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What is a potential weakness a manager might identify in a SWOT analysis?
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  • Competitors failing
  • High-quality products
  • Lack of management depth
  • Low-cost foreign competition

Question 12

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Which is a factor that businesses often consider when conducting a market analysis?
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  • Location of the test market
  • Size of the market next year
  • Safety of the research process
  • Design of the questionnaire

Question 13

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One of the purposes of conducting a market analysis is to develop which component?
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  • Management team
  • Distribution plan
  • Operating budget
  • Customer profile

Question 14

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Which is an internal strength that a business might identify during a SWOT analysis?
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  • Limited competition
  • Extensive regulations
  • Increased expenses
  • Financial resources

Question 15

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By conducting a competitive analysis, businesses often are able to determine if they have which attribute?
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  • A competitive advantage
  • A target market
  • A promotional plan
  • A security problem

Question 16

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The marketing strategy of a marketing plan should include which component?
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  • Proposed annual budget
  • Explanation of accounting methods
  • Detailed product description
  • List of current employees

Question 17

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In which situation might a business decide that the cost of implementing a marketing plan for a specific product is much greater than the financial benefits?
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  • Advertising rates are increasing slightly.
  • Level of profitability will remain the same.
  • Two competitors have 65% of current market share.
  • Target market buys $500,000 worth of product each year.

Question 18

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One way that a business can learn about activities of its competitors is by performing which activity?
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  • Evaluating Intranet efficiencies
  • Reviewing secondary data
  • Developing product specifications
  • Identifying communication barriers

Question 19

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When a business develops a marketing plan, the objectives should be timely, measurable, and which other feature?
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  • General
  • Attainable
  • Serviceable
  • Impulsive

Question 20

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When forecasting sales for marketing plans, businesses often rely on which component?
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  • Supplier data
  • General statistics
  • Research information
  • Operating reports

Question 21

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An important step in the process of developing a marketing plan involves selecting which component?
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  • Distribution agent
  • Target market
  • Sales force
  • Research strategy

Question 22

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Which is an activity that a business performs when conducting a competitive analysis?
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  • Sets productivity goals
  • Monitors marketing strategies of rivals
  • Calculates economic data
  • Develops selling procedures

Question 23

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The MKO Company projects that sales will increase from $675,900 this year to $736,731 next year. What is the forecasted percentage of the sales increase?
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  • 9.75%
  • 9%
  • 8.50%
  • 8.25%

Question 24

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Which information is known when conducting a market analysis about the demand for a product?
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  • Market potential
  • Sales growth
  • Target market
  • Supply factor

Question 25

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What is a potential threat a manager might identify in a SWOT analysis?
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  • Economy rebounding
  • Growing government regulation
  • Weak market image
  • Cost advantages

Question 26

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Forecasting sales for marketing plans is important because the forecast is used as which component?
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  • Standard of measurement
  • Type of research
  • Method of communication
  • Compilation of data

Question 27

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Which situation should a business consider prices of its competitors when developing a marketing plan?
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  • Selecting a new supplier
  • Organizing a new division
  • Introducing a new product
  • Analyzing a new database
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