IS Exam 2 – Chapter 9

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Which of the following is a lure of e-commerce?
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Lower transaction costs
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Two questions a buyer in a B2B purchase would be asking are:
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Will it make me money? Will it save me money?
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With ____ sales, the sale is almost instantaneous
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B2C
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Which of the following items as the highest degree of digitization?
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An e-book you order online for a reader such as a Kindle or Nook
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Pure-play organizations:
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Only sell their products online
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In the ____ marketplace model, the reverse auction is typically used:
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buy-side
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Purchasing cards are most often used by:
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Businesses making relatively small, unplanned purchases
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Purchasing products and services online often cuts out the middleman, who has traditionally sold the product and/or service. This process is called:
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Disintermediation
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Banner advertising:
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Forces customers to click on an ad to get more information
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In ____, needed services such as temporary help or extra space are traded on an as-needed basis.
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functional exchanges
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A(n) is _____ automatically launched by some trigger and appears in front of the active window.
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pop-up ad
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Business-to-business electronic commerce involves electronic relationships with:
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All of these
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What area of e-commerce is especially conductive to fraud?
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Auctions
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Which of the following is not an effect that E-commerce has had on organizations?
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E-commerce is a costly medium for increasing market share
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Companies use Web sites for commerce for all of the following reasons except:
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To reduce the amount of actual cash they need to deal with
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_____, which is a broader concept than _____, is the buying and selling of goods and services, as well as servicing customers, collaborating with business partners, and performing transactions within an organization.
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Electronic business, electronic commerce
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The degree of digitization relates to all of the following except:
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The size of e-commerce transactions
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In _____ e-commerce, the sellers and buyers are organizations
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business-to-business
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In _____ e-commerce, an organization provides information and services to its workers.
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business-to-employee
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Direct payment of Social Security benefits is an example of ____ e-commerce
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government-to-citizen
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If you are a worker managing your fringe benefits over your company's intranet, you are engaging in _____ e-commerce
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business-to-employee
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Which of the following statements regarding the relationship between electronic commerce and search is not correct?
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Retailers will provide fewer product details to avoid information overload for customers
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In _____ auctions, there is one buyer who wants to buy a product. Suppliers submit bids, and the lowest bid wins.
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Reverse
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eBay uses a _____ auction
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forward
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In which of the following business models do businesses request quotes from suppliers and uses B2B with a reverse auction mechanism?
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electronic tendering system
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A vendor asks its business partners to place logos or banners on their Web sites. If customers click on a logo, visit the vendor's site, make a purchase, then the vendor pays a commission to the partner. This scenario illustrates which business model?
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affiliate marketing
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All of the following are limitations of traditional payment methods in electronic commerce except:
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It is more secure for the buyer to use the telephone than to complete a secure transaction on a computer
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_____ are a payment mechanism that are similar to regular bank check but are transmitted electronically, with a signature in digital form
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electronic checks
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______ use credit card numbers, transmitted electronically over the Internet, to pay for goods and services. They are either unencrypted or encrypted, with coded data readable by an intermediary between the buyer's and seller's banks.
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electronic credit cards
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_____ are typically used for unplanned B2B purchase for amounts under $2,000
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purchasing cards
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_____ are a form of e-cash that enable you to store a fixed amount of prepaid money and then spend it as necessary
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stored-value money cards
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_____ contain a chip that can store information and can be used for several purposes.
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smart cards
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_____ enable two individuals to transfer without using a credit card
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person-to-person payments
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_____ are software mechanisms that provide security measures and convenience for electronic commerce purchasing
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digital wallets
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Which type of electronic commerce is the largest by volume?
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business-to-business
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Which type of electronic commerce does Amazon practice?
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business-to-consumer
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_____ e-commerce is also known as e-tailing
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business-to-consumer
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Which of the following is not an electronic commerce application?
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evaluating an employee
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Which of the following is not an advantage of e-tailing?
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you have only a few products to choose from
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Cyberbanking offers all of the following advantages except:
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it is more expensive for the customer
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Difficulties in order fulfillment are most closely associate with which type of electronic commerce?
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business-to-consumer
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Internet advertising improves on traditional advertising in all of the following ways except:
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internet ads are always more effective than other types of advertising
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_____ offer(s) consumers incentives to accept advertising and e-mail voluntarily
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permission marketing
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_____ refers to online word-of-mouth marketing
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viral marketing
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in the _____ marketplace model, organizations attempt to sell their products or services to other organizations electronically
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sell-side
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In the _____ marketplace model, EC technology is used to streamline the purchasing process in order to reduce the cost of items purchased, the administrative cost of procurement, and the purchasing cycle time
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buy-side
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In the _____ B2B application, the orders of many buyers are aggregated so that they comprise a large volume, in order to merit more seller attention
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group purchasing
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In ______, direct and indirect materials in one industry are purchased on an as-needed basis.
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vertical exchanges
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_____ connect buyers and sellers across many industries and are used mainly for indirect materials
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horizontal exchanges
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The practice of using similar but not identical domain names is called ____
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domain tasting
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______ refers to the practice of registering or using domain names for the purpose of profiting from the goodwill or trademark belonging to someone else.
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cybersquatting
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______ is a broad term that refers to the buying and selling of goods and services over the Internet, as well as servicing customers and collaborating with partners
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e-business
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eBay is an example of which type of e-commerce
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consumer-to-consumer
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The indiscriminate distribution of electronic ads without permission of the receiver is referred to as:
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spamming
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inputs to the manufacturing process are known as:
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direct materials
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In order to get customers to visit retail stores, some have resorted to:
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providing electronic incentives via smart phones
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question
Which of the following is a lure of e-commerce?
answer
Lower transaction costs
question
Two questions a buyer in a B2B purchase would be asking are:
answer
Will it make me money? Will it save me money?
question
With ____ sales, the sale is almost instantaneous
answer
B2C
question
Which of the following items as the highest degree of digitization?
answer
An e-book you order online for a reader such as a Kindle or Nook
question
Pure-play organizations:
answer
Only sell their products online
question
In the ____ marketplace model, the reverse auction is typically used:
answer
buy-side
question
Purchasing cards are most often used by:
answer
Businesses making relatively small, unplanned purchases
question
Purchasing products and services online often cuts out the middleman, who has traditionally sold the product and/or service. This process is called:
answer
Disintermediation
question
Banner advertising:
answer
Forces customers to click on an ad to get more information
question
In ____, needed services such as temporary help or extra space are traded on an as-needed basis.
answer
functional exchanges
question
A(n) is _____ automatically launched by some trigger and appears in front of the active window.
answer
pop-up ad
question
Business-to-business electronic commerce involves electronic relationships with:
answer
All of these
question
What area of e-commerce is especially conductive to fraud?
answer
Auctions
question
Which of the following is not an effect that E-commerce has had on organizations?
answer
E-commerce is a costly medium for increasing market share
question
Companies use Web sites for commerce for all of the following reasons except:
answer
To reduce the amount of actual cash they need to deal with
question
_____, which is a broader concept than _____, is the buying and selling of goods and services, as well as servicing customers, collaborating with business partners, and performing transactions within an organization.
answer
Electronic business, electronic commerce
question
The degree of digitization relates to all of the following except:
answer
The size of e-commerce transactions
question
In _____ e-commerce, the sellers and buyers are organizations
answer
business-to-business
question
In _____ e-commerce, an organization provides information and services to its workers.
answer
business-to-employee
question
Direct payment of Social Security benefits is an example of ____ e-commerce
answer
government-to-citizen
question
If you are a worker managing your fringe benefits over your company's intranet, you are engaging in _____ e-commerce
answer
business-to-employee
question
Which of the following statements regarding the relationship between electronic commerce and search is not correct?
answer
Retailers will provide fewer product details to avoid information overload for customers
question
In _____ auctions, there is one buyer who wants to buy a product. Suppliers submit bids, and the lowest bid wins.
answer
Reverse
question
eBay uses a _____ auction
answer
forward
question
In which of the following business models do businesses request quotes from suppliers and uses B2B with a reverse auction mechanism?
answer
electronic tendering system
question
A vendor asks its business partners to place logos or banners on their Web sites. If customers click on a logo, visit the vendor's site, make a purchase, then the vendor pays a commission to the partner. This scenario illustrates which business model?
answer
affiliate marketing
question
All of the following are limitations of traditional payment methods in electronic commerce except:
answer
It is more secure for the buyer to use the telephone than to complete a secure transaction on a computer
question
_____ are a payment mechanism that are similar to regular bank check but are transmitted electronically, with a signature in digital form
answer
electronic checks
question
______ use credit card numbers, transmitted electronically over the Internet, to pay for goods and services. They are either unencrypted or encrypted, with coded data readable by an intermediary between the buyer's and seller's banks.
answer
electronic credit cards
question
_____ are typically used for unplanned B2B purchase for amounts under $2,000
answer
purchasing cards
question
_____ are a form of e-cash that enable you to store a fixed amount of prepaid money and then spend it as necessary
answer
stored-value money cards
question
_____ contain a chip that can store information and can be used for several purposes.
answer
smart cards
question
_____ enable two individuals to transfer without using a credit card
answer
person-to-person payments
question
_____ are software mechanisms that provide security measures and convenience for electronic commerce purchasing
answer
digital wallets
question
Which type of electronic commerce is the largest by volume?
answer
business-to-business
question
Which type of electronic commerce does Amazon practice?
answer
business-to-consumer
question
_____ e-commerce is also known as e-tailing
answer
business-to-consumer
question
Which of the following is not an electronic commerce application?
answer
evaluating an employee
question
Which of the following is not an advantage of e-tailing?
answer
you have only a few products to choose from
question
Cyberbanking offers all of the following advantages except:
answer
it is more expensive for the customer
question
Difficulties in order fulfillment are most closely associate with which type of electronic commerce?
answer
business-to-consumer
question
Internet advertising improves on traditional advertising in all of the following ways except:
answer
internet ads are always more effective than other types of advertising
question
_____ offer(s) consumers incentives to accept advertising and e-mail voluntarily
answer
permission marketing
question
_____ refers to online word-of-mouth marketing
answer
viral marketing
question
in the _____ marketplace model, organizations attempt to sell their products or services to other organizations electronically
answer
sell-side
question
In the _____ marketplace model, EC technology is used to streamline the purchasing process in order to reduce the cost of items purchased, the administrative cost of procurement, and the purchasing cycle time
answer
buy-side
question
In the _____ B2B application, the orders of many buyers are aggregated so that they comprise a large volume, in order to merit more seller attention
answer
group purchasing
question
In ______, direct and indirect materials in one industry are purchased on an as-needed basis.
answer
vertical exchanges
question
_____ connect buyers and sellers across many industries and are used mainly for indirect materials
answer
horizontal exchanges
question
The practice of using similar but not identical domain names is called ____
answer
domain tasting
question
______ refers to the practice of registering or using domain names for the purpose of profiting from the goodwill or trademark belonging to someone else.
answer
cybersquatting
question
______ is a broad term that refers to the buying and selling of goods and services over the Internet, as well as servicing customers and collaborating with partners
answer
e-business
question
eBay is an example of which type of e-commerce
answer
consumer-to-consumer
question
The indiscriminate distribution of electronic ads without permission of the receiver is referred to as:
answer
spamming
question
inputs to the manufacturing process are known as:
answer
direct materials
question
In order to get customers to visit retail stores, some have resorted to:
answer
providing electronic incentives via smart phones