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Unformatted text preview: 1 Gregory Clark Econ 110A, Winter 2010 MIDTERM 2 No calculators permitted. A total of 100 points are possible. Last Name: _____________________________ First Name: ________________________ Your Student ID Number: __ __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __ __ Part A: Multiple Choice Questions (48 points) (12 questions, each 4 points) 1. What is the most important event in the economic history of the world? A. The Glorious Revolution B. The Industrial Revolution C. The Neolithic Revolution D. Globalization E. The meeting of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt 2. The average effective tax rate on income in Ming China was to the closest number? A. 0% B. 20% C. 40% D. 60% E. 80% 3. The average effective tax rate on wage income in modern Germany is to the closest number? A. 0% B. 20% C. 40% D. 60% E. 80% 4. Rich men had many more surviving children than poor men in England in the years 1250 to 1800. The effect of this on the English economy was 2 A Downward mobility by the children of richer men into lower status occupations B Strong population growth in the years 1250-1800 C Great increases in average wealth levels 1250-1800 D Substantial declines in wages 1250-1800 E A declining share of the population in lower status occupations 5. A number of factors suggest that Chinese and Japanese seem to have been poorer in 1800 than people in Europe. Which of the following is NOT one of them? A. The low average heights of men B. The low level of real wages C. The small amounts of consumption of meat and alcohol D. The very high population densities E. The large share of the population engaged in agriculture 6. The average height of modern US adult males is just above 70 (178 cm). What (roughly) was the average height of men in the pre-industrial world? A. 74 (188 cm) B. 58 (147 cm) C. 62 (158 cm) D. 66 (168 cm) E. 70 (178 cm) 7. What (roughly) was the average height of men in pre-industrial Japan?...
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