Monopoly and Competition: Banneker Center Survey #213

Economic Justice Survey

August Survey
Monopoly and Competition

Please send in your opinions. This brief survey will only take a few minutes. Thank you!



To have a monopoly in a good or service, it is necessary that there be only one supplier of that good or service.

I agree with that statement
I disagree with that statement

When we say "That group is monopolizing the park," what is a good explanation of what we mean?

that group is the only group in the park
that group is displacing others who would use the park
that group controls who may use the park
that group may charge money for use of the park
all of the above
none of the above

Is a monopoly always bad?

Yes
No
It all depends

Suppose two companies are in competition. Does that mean that neither one of them can be considered a monopoly in that line of business?

right, neither can be a monopoly
either could still be a monopoly

Do the phrases "eliminate competition" and "become a monopoly" mean the same thing?

Yes
No

If a given industry tends toward monopoly, should the government do something?

Yes
No
Unsure

If government is a monopoly, would competition make government better or worse?

Better
Worse
Unsure

Would you say that the Microsoft Corporation is a monopoly?

Yes
No
Unsure

Is it part of government's proper role to protect individuals from monopolies?

Yes
No
Unsure



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