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Topic 1 1. The course Business and Society is about a. Nature of work b. Ethical issues c. Sustainability d. Professional life e. All of the above[pic] 2. Which of the following is not considered as a business? a. The Reject Shop b. The local fruit and veggie enterprise c. Southern Region Waste Resource Authority d. Advanced Recycling Technologies [pic] e. Origin Energy 3. Which of the following is not considered as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) a. Greenpeace b. Salvation Army c. Red Cross d. Sea Shepherd Society e. The local Bowling Club [pic] 4. Which of these activities can never be considered to be work? a. Begging b. Playing hockey c. Watching a chess game d. Reading e. None of …show more content…

Max Weber [pic] d. Thomas Aquinas e. Alain de Botton 10. Work would be meaningful only if a. It is real work b. You can see some point to what you are doing c. It can make some sort of difference d. It contributes anything to the lives of others e. All of the above [pic] Topic 3 1. The average number of working hours in developed countries has changed over the past 150 years. It has: a. Doubled b. Increased slightly c. Stayed pretty much the same d. Risen steeply in the last 20 years e. Fallen by about one-half [pic] 2. Who famously said “One man is naturally fitted for one task, and another for another? a. Aristotle b. Chairman Mao c. Jillet Schor d. Plato [pic] e. John Maynard Keynes 3. On what basis should people be given one job rather than another? a. Based on one’s status in society b. Based on recommendations only c. Based on merit and opportunity [pic] d. Based on quota system e. None of the above 4. The British Factory Act of 1833 required children aged nine to thireen to work a. Not work at all b. 3 hours a day c. 6 hours a day d. 9 hours a day [pic] e. 12 hours a day 5. Who according to anthropologist Marshall Sahlins were the original affluent society? a. The Baby Boomers b. Gen X c. People during the Industrail Revolution d. The hunter-gatherers [pic] e. Gen Y 6. In a survey in 1997, American men claimed that they worked 46.2 hours per week, but in fact they worked a.

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