eBusiness 101 Quiz

e-Business 101 Quiz

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Below are 10 questions on the topic of eBusiness.

The quiz is designed to be fun and stimulating. With a better than average knowledge of what happened with eBusiness between the years 1995 and 2005, you’ll do well. Doing well doesn’t make you an eBusiness guru and doing poorly doesn’t make you an eDummy. (C’mon — it’s only 10 questions, after all!)

The quiz does help validate some important content, principles, and practices.



Questions about eBusiness


  1. Until May of 1995, the Internet was not used for commercial purposes. Why?
  2. A start-up teddy bear company with less than $200,000 in sales wants to increase its revenue by selling its bears and accessories on the Internet. What is one of the fastest and most effective ways to sell its products?
  3. If you want to be successful on eBay, what’s the piece of equipment that you’ll want to invest in right after your computer?
  4. What’s an alternative to accepting credit cards via a merchant account?
  5. You’ve been told by a consultant that you should have a public and a private e-mail account to reduce the spam that you receive. What does this mean?
  6. Pets.com went bankrupt because:
  7. You’ve been convinced that sponsoring a newsletter that is read by tens of thousands of your target buyers is a wise investment of $3,000 each month. How will you measure the ROI on this project?
  8. What component of your eCommerce transaction do you want to outsource to protect yourself and your customers?
  9. Terry owns a beach front resort and has employed traditional marketing techniques to build a solid customer base through his web site and guest registrations. Now, based upon the goal that Terry has shared to widen awareness of his facility, a consultant is suggesting creating a provocative interactive content (that might turn out to be a game, cartoon, quiz, contest, or something even more attractive). The idea behind this approach is to encourage visitors to send information about Terry’s web site to friends of theirs who would enjoy the interactive content. Once the friends register to win a prize, Terry then has additional participants in his marketing base. What is the name of this marketing technique?
  10. After you’ve invested $5,000 to $10,000 in a business web site what must you do to get people to visit the site?