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Meet the Professor
David Eplion has a B.A. in marketing from IU Bloomington, an M.B.A. from IU Southeast, and a Ph.
D. in Organizational Behavior / Human Resource Management from the University of Pittsburgh.
He teaches courses in management marketing and info-ops marketing for the M.B.A. program and
has a particular interest in labor relations, human resource management, and online teaching.
In each issue,
will include a Pop Quiz from one of our professors. The first reader to email us the correct
answers to the quiz will win a prize from the Alumni Association.
This issue’s Pop Quiz is provided by David Eplion, assistant professor of business. These questions are
typical of problems covered in his M.B.A.-level courses.
The three basic levels
of analysis in the field of
organizational behavior are:
A. Psychological, sociological, and
B. Emotional, physical, and cognitive
C. Individual, group, and organizational
D. Functional, business, and strategic
Fall 2012 Pop Quiz answers
How many gallons of a 40% alcohol solution must be mixed with how many gallons of a 60%
alcohol solution, to produce 100 gallons of a 55% alcohol solution?
B. 25 gallons of the 40% alcohol solution and 75 gallons of the 60% alcohol solution
A 13-foot ladder leans against a wall, but it slips. When the foot of the ladder is 5 feet from the
wall, it is moving 6 feet per second. How fast is the ladder moving down the wall?
C. 2.5 feet per second
A farmer bought some ducks and geese. Ducks cost $17 each and geese cost $23 each. The
farmer spent $509 total. How many ducks and how many geese did the farmer buy?
A. 11 ducks and 14 geese
The winner of this issue’s quiz will receive a session with professor Brian Harper to create a 3D print of themselves. For more
information, see page 18. To submit your answers, email
and include “Pop Quiz answers” as the subject .
According to Frederick
Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory
of Motivation, if you want
to directly motivate your
employees, in which of the
following areas should you
concentrate your efforts?
A. Providing themwith greater job
B. Enhancing their physical work
C. Improving their relationships with
D. Increasing their benefits packages
Which of the following
individuals is not specifically
covered under any current
Federal Anti-Discrimination law?
A. A 25-year-old male employee with a
B. A 38-year-old female employee
C. A 17-year-old African-American, male
D. A 35-year-old gay, male employee