Types of Mergers: Horizontal, Vertical & Concentric

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The Clayton Antitrust Act gives the government the right to _____.

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1. Why could a possible merger between Microsoft and Google be considered a monopoly?

2. What type of merger occurs when two companies from the same industry decide to combine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of mergers. During the quiz, expect to be tested on different kinds of mergers as well as government acts that are intertwined.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The act that lets the government prohibit any anti-competitive mergers
  • Companies that have exclusive control over selling a service or product
  • Merger that happens when two companies from the same industry combine

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of mergers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about companies having exclusive control over selling products and services
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the government prohibiting certain mergers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about different kinds of mergers, review the accompanying lesson titled Types of Mergers: Horizontal, Vertical & Concentric. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines merger
  • Explains supply chain
  • Covers government's role in enforcing anti-trust acts
  • Explores the different kinds of mergers used in business
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