Exam1_example - Economics 1 EXAM 1 Oct 16, 2006 Prof Scott...

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Economics 1 Prof Scott E. Carrell EXAM 1 Oct 16, 2006 There are two parts to this exam. Part I is made up of 17 multiple choice problems, and is worth 51 points. Part II is made up of 3 short answer problems, and is worth 49 points. Be sure to read each question carefully before answering. Do not use any books or notes. You have 65 minutes to complete the full 100 point exam. Be sure to budget your time. NAME: ________________________________ Section: _____________ PART I - MULTIPLE CHOICE PROBLEMS Read each of the following questions carefully and circle the letter of the one best answer . Note that diagrams are often helpful in determining the correct answer. 1) The opportunity cost of attending college is A) the cost of the tuition. B) the cost of the highest valued alternative to attending college. C) the cost of the highest valued alternative to attending college plus the cost of tuition. D) the cost of tuition, books, and the lost wages for the hours spent studying. Hot dogs (number per hour) Hamburgers (number per hour) 60 and 0 40 and 20 20 and 40 0 and 60 2) Joe's hot dog stand can produce hot dogs and hamburgers. The table gives Joe’s production possibilities. The opportunity cost of the first 20 hot dogs is____ hamburgers. A) 0 B) 1 C) 2 D) 20 3) A change in the price of a good A) shifts the good’s demand curve and also causes a movement along it. B) shifts the good’s demand curve but does not cause a movement along it. C) does not shift the good’s demand curve but does cause a movement along it. D) neither shifts the good’s demand curve nor causes a movement along it. 1
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4) If a market is NOT in equilibrium, then which of the following is likely to occur? A) The demand curve will shift to bring the market to equilibrium. B) The supply curve will shift to bring the market to equilibrium. C) The price will adjust to bring the market to equilibrium.
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Exam1_example - Economics 1 EXAM 1 Oct 16, 2006 Prof Scott...

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