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Ch2_Practice_Test_Questions - 2 THEC h a p t e ECONOMIC...

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2 ECONOMIC  PROBLEM Production Possibilities and  Opportunity Cost Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Recognition 1) The production possibilities frontier A) refers to the technology used in such goods as computers and military aircraft. B) once applied to U.S. technology but now refers to Japanese technology. C) marks the boundary between attainable com- binations of goods and services and unattain- able combinations. D) is also called the supply curve. Answer: C Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Recognition* 2) The production possibilities frontier is the boundary between A) those combinations of goods and services that can be produced and those that can be con- sumed. B) those resources that are limited and those that are unlimited. C) those combinations of goods and services that can be produced and those that cannot. D) those wants that are limited and those that are unlimited. Answer: C Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Conceptual 3) The production possibilities frontier is the boundary between those combination of goods and services that can be A) produced and those that can be consumed. B) consumed domestically and those that can be consumed by foreigners. C) produced and those that cannot be produced. D) consumed and those that cannot be produced. Answer: C Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Recognition 4) The production possibilities frontier is A) upward sloping and reflects unlimited choices. B) upward sloping and reflects tradeoffs in choices. C) downward sloping and reflects unlimited choices. D) downward sloping and reflects tradeoffs in choices. Answer: D Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Recognition 5) The production possibilities frontier A) depicts the boundary between those combina- tions of goods and services that can be pro- duced and those that cannot given resources and the current state of technology. B) shows how many goods and services are con- sumed by each person in a country. C) is a model that assumes there is no scarcity and no opportunity cost. D) is a graph with price on the vertical axis and income on the horizontal axis. Answer: A 49  C h a p t e r
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5 0 C H A P T E R   2 Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Conceptual 6) The production possibilities frontier illustrates A) all goods that can be produced by an eco- nomy B) the combination of goods and services that can be produced efficiently C) all goods and services that are desired but cannot be produced due to scarce resources. D) all possible production of capital goods Answer: B Topic: Production Possibilities Frontier Skill: Recognition 7) The production possibilities frontier represents A) the maximum amount of resources available at any given time.
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