1. Whistle blowing can have what consequence? A.Being ostracized at work B.Loss of employment C.Negative reputation D.All of the above. 2. How much of General Electric’s revenue is from outside the United States? A.None B.One quarter C.Almost
half D.More than half 3. Which philosopher’s theory of moral virtue states that virtues are habits that enable a person to live according to reason, by habitually choosing the mean between extremes in actions and emotions? A.Immanuel Kant B.Pincoffs C.Aristotle
D.St. Thomas Aquinas 4.Which of the following is an ethical rule governing contracts? A.The contract must be fair. B. The contract must be enforceable. C.The contract must be specific. D.The contract must not be immoral. 5. What did Marx believe to be the
actual function of government? A.Encourage nationalism B.Protect the interests of the ruling class C.Spread wealth within the borders of the country D.Set up a system of law 6.Which of the following is a characteristic of a perfectly free economy? A.There
are only a few buyers and sellers who have a substantial share of the market. B.Goods being sold in the market are extremely similar to one another. C.The government regulates prices of goods being bought and sold in the market. D.None of the above 7. Which
of the following would be considered a deceptive advertisement? A.One in which the author accidentally includes information he or she knows to be false B.One in which the author purposely includes information he or she knows to be false C.One in which the
author includes false information that is obviously false to the audience D.All of the above 8. Which, on average, will have the largest negative impact on expected income? A.Being female B.Being Hispanic C.Being black D.Being male 9. Being offered a gift
during contract negotiations is likely an example of what? A.Subjective conflict of interest B.Objective conflict of interest C.Commercial bribe D.Commercial extortion 10. The social cost view improves utility in what way? A.Improves employment through greater
manufacturing output B.Decreases workplace accidents through government regulation C.Internalizes the costs of injuries and accidents to the manufacturer D. All of the above AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 1. The elites in a society: A.are those with college degrees.
B.must be locally elected officials. C.are software designers and computer engineers. D. are the people who get a disproportionately large part of the society’s valued resources. 2. Which of the following was not an influence on the Framers? A.Plato’s Republic
B.the Magna Carta C.John Locke’s Second Treatise on Government D. the Mayflower Compact 3. The Federalists favored a __________ central government to curb the power of the common people and of the states. A.stronger B.weaker C.neutral D.none of the above 4.
Conventions in __________ states had to approve the Constitution. A.five B.seven C.nine D.eleven 5. These rights have been extended to state criminal trials and to other settings, such as educational and social service hearings. A.Rights of Free Speech B.Civil
Rights C.Due Process Rights D.Civil Liberties 6. The number of total congressional employees is close to: ***** ***** C.25000 D.15000 7. The case of __________ helped to reinforce the doctrine of “national supremacy.” A.Plessy v. Ferguson B.McCullough v.
Maryland C.Marbury v. Madison D.Dred Scott v. Sandford 8. Among major American metropolitan areas, only __________ has three separately owned daily newspapers. A.New York City B.Chicago C.San Francisco D.Boston 9. Use of the Internet for grassroots organizing,
political commentary, and fund-raising has become a standard due to developments in the __________ presidential campaigns. A.1996 B.2000 C.2004 D.2008 10. In the pluralist model, bargaining among groups is carried on by: A.one leader. B.few leaders. C.many