Robinson-Patman Act Of 1936: Summary, Overview


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Which of the following Acts is NOT related to the Robinson-Patman Act of 1936?

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1. Which anticompetitive behavior does the Robinson-Patman Act address?

2. Which statement best describes price discrimination?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of the Robinson-Patman Act of 1936 and the history behind it with this quiz/worksheet combination. Practice questions examine the rationale behind the act, the federal agency responsible for its enforcement, and how it affects volume discounts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to test your knowledge of the Robinson-Patman Act, including:

  • Related acts in history
  • Which anticompetitive behavior the act addresses
  • The definition of price discrimination
  • The federal agency that enforces the act
  • How the act affects volume discounts

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice these skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about pricing in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define price discrimination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding anticompetitive behavior
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Robinson-Patman Act

Additional Learning

Learn more in the interactive lesson Robinson-Patman Act of 1936: Summary, Overview. Topics covered are:

  • A summary of the Robinson-Patman Act
  • Enforcement of the Robinson-Patman Act
  • Volume discounts and Robinson-Patman