Global Marketing Practice Exam CH 1

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1) Starbucks has launched several new ventures in global markets, including music CDs and movie production. This is an example of: A) Market Penetration. B) Market Development. C) Market Diversification. D) Product Development. E) Global Marketing.
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C) Market Diversification.
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2) A fundamental difference between regular marketing and global marketing is: A) the lack of marketing mix. B) the scope of activities. C) the lack of strategic planning. D) the focus on resources. E) the lack of communication.
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B) the scope of activities.
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3) The essence of marketing worldwide is to surpass the competition in creating perceived value, which can be represented as: A) Value = Price/Benefits. B) Value = Benefits/Price. C) Value = Benefits × Price. D) Value = Benefits – Price. E) Value = Benefits + Price.
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B) Value = Benefits/Price.
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4) The former chairman of NestlĂ© recently told an interviewer: “We are food and beverages. We are not running bicycle shops. Even in food we are not in all fields. There are certain areas we do not touch. Also, we have no soft drinks because I have said we either buy Coca-Cola or we leave it alone.” What strategic marketing principle does the chairman’s comment emphasize most specifically? A) customer value B) competitive advantage C) focus D) myopia E) policy of dealing only with Swiss businesses
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C) focus
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5) In an effort to “Americanize” the sound of the Beatles’ recordings, a studio effect known as reverb was added to some tracks. This is an example of: A) product adaptation. B) market penetration. C) diversification. D) product development. E) marketing mix.
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A) product adaptation.
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6) A company that succeeds in global marketing: A) pursues a “one size fits all” strategy by creating identical products for homogeneous markets. B) customizes special products for each world country or region. C) creates both standardized and localized products. D) nurtures an ethnocentric management orientation. E) uses localized products only.
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C) creates both standardized and localized products.
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7) A person who assumes that his or her home country is superior to the rest of the world is said to have: A) ethnocentric orientation. B) polycentric orientation. C) regiocentric orientation. D) geocentric orientation. E) None of the above
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A) ethnocentric orientation.
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8) A type of advantage that a global company possesses by virtue of the fact that it has experience in more than one country is referred to as: A) Leverage. B) Transferability. C) Flexibility. D) Capability. E) Enability.
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A) Leverage.

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