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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