SEM II 1.01 - 1.05 Question Preview (ID: 22870)

SEM II 1.01 - 1.05.

Which of the following is an activity that agents perform on behalf of the athletes they represent:
a) Team contract negotiations only
b) Hall of fame endorsements
c) Various contract negotiations
d) Team valuation services

What do athletes sometimes hire to help them organize charity tournaments?
a) Marketing firms
b) Sponsors
c) Agents
d) Recruiters

The National Hockey Association has just drafted Ty Hartman. Ty hires Amanda Bingham to help him make sound business decisions, and to negotiate endorsement contracts with well-known companies. Amanda is Ty's
a) sponsor
b) agent
c) mentor
d) publicist.

When a league blocks the broadcast of a certain game in a certain territory, it is known as a(n)
a) antitrust violation.
b) blackout
c) injunction
d) right of publicity

Which of the following is an unfair, anticompetitive trade practice in sport/event marketing:
a) Trademark infringement
b) loss prevention
c) employee strike
d) sponsorship exclusivity

Which of the following is an unacceptable place to use an athlete's or celebrity's identity without his/her permission:
a) In a magazine
b) On your company's advertisements
c) In a book
d) On the news

The best way to avoid buying counterfeit tickets to a game/event is to purchase them
a) from reputable scalpers.
b) several months in advance.
c) at an online auction site
d) at official ticket outlets.

Which law makes restraining free trade and competition illegal?
a) The Sherman Antitrust Act
b) The Lanham Act
c) The National Labor Relations Act
d) The Sports Broadcasting Act of 1961

When professional athletes negotiate salaries, playing conditions, and contract terms as a single unit, their union is engaging in
a) competitive advantage.
b) labor resistance.
c) free agency
d) collective bargaining

When negotiations between a players' union and the owners' organization cannot be reached, the players might vote to determine if they should
a) go on strike.
b) play for international leagues.
c) become free agents
d) ask for fan support

Salaries, contracts, and profit sharing are often the issues that create conflicts between sports' leagues and
a) team owners.
b) sponsoring organizations.
c) individual managers.
d) players' associations.

Which of the following is an example of a governing body in the sport industry:
a) International Olympic Committee
b) NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
c) Washington Nationals Baseball Team
d) Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

Which of the following are trade barriers that are likely to limit a sport-equipment manufacturer's ability to export its products to foreign countries:
a) Trade agreements and industrialization
b) Licenses and outputs
c) Quotas and tariffs
d) Globalization and embargoes

When a sporting-goods manufacturer decides to sell to businesses located in another country, it should consider the country's
a) profit margins
b) trade restrictions
c) cost of goods
d) selling motives

Which of the following presents the greatest challenge for U.S. companies when developing a plan to sell movies in foreign countries:
a) Language barrier in promotion
b) Cost of foreign monetary exchange
c) Uncertainty about government policies
d) Lack of interest by foreign customers

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