Social Responsibility & Ethics

NCERT Solution

MCQ Answers

Question 1: Social responsibility is

  1. Same as legal responsibility
  2. Broader than legal responsibility
  3. Narrower than legal responsibility
  4. None of them

    Answer: (b) Broader than legal responsibility

Question 2: If business is to operate in a society which is full of diverse and complicated problems, it may have

  1. Little chance of success
  2. Great chance of success
  3. Little chance of failure
  4. No relation with success or failure

    Answer: (a) Little chance of success

Question 3: Business people have the skills to solve

  1. All social problems
  2. Some social problems
  3. No social problems
  4. All economic problems

    Answer: (c) No social problems

Question 4: That an enterprise must behave as a good citizen is an example of its responsibility towards

  1. Owners
  2. Workers
  3. Consumers
  4. Community

    Answer: (d) Community

Question 5: Environmental protection can best be done by the efforts of

  1. Business people
  2. Government
  3. Scientists
  4. All the people

    Answer: (d) All the people

Question 6:Carbon monoxide emitted by automobiles directly contributes to

  1. Water pollution
  2. Noise pollution
  3. Land pollution
  4. Air pollution

    Answer: (d) Air pollution

Question 7: Which of the following can explain the need for pollution control?

  1. Cost savings
  2. Reduced risk of liability
  3. Reduction of health hazards
  4. All of them

    Answer: (d) All of them

Question 8: Which of the following is capable of doing maximum good to society?

  1. Business success
  2. Laws and regulations
  3. Ethics
  4. Professional management

    Answer: (c) Ethics

Question 9: Ethics is important for

  1. Top management
  2. Middle-level managers
  3. Non-managerial employees
  4. All of them

    Answer: (d) All of them

Question 10: Which of the following alone can ensure effective ethics programme in a business enterprise?

  1. Publication of a code
  2. Involvement of employees
  3. Establishment of compliance mechanisms
  4. None of them

    Answer: (b) Involvement of employees


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