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ECO3041 - Ch 4 Review Qs

# ECO3041 - Ch 4 Review Qs - a had constant total utility b...

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Chapter 4 Review Questions Questions 1 The phrase ceteris paribus means: a. all else equal b. buyer beware c. seize the day d. after this, before that 2 If the demand for cars increases when the price of good gasoline decreases, then: a. the two goods are complementary b. gasoline is a normal good c. cars are an inferior good d. the two goods are substitutes 3 If at a price of \$50, 20 units are sold while at a price of \$40, 25 units are sold, then the elasticity of demand for this good is: a. elastic. b. perfectly inelastic. c. inelastic. d. unit elastic. 4 A horizontal demand curve is a. relatively elastic. b. perfectly inelastic. c. perfectly elastic. d. unit elastic. 5 If the price of gasoline increases 30 percent and this causes the quantity demanded to fall 15 percent, the elasticity of demand is equal to: 1

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Chapter 4 Review Questions a. minus 2. b. minus 450. c. minus 0.5. d. minus 15. 6 If the cross-price elasticity of demand for goods A and B is a negative value, this means the two goods are: a. inferior. b. substitutes. c. normal. d. complements. 7 If you ate too many pieces of pie and got sick, then at least the last piece of pie:
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Unformatted text preview: a. had constant total utility. b. had negative marginal utility. c. had constant marginal utility. d. had positive marginal utility. 8 If an inferior good you are consuming has its price increase, you will buy less of it because: a. the negative income and substitution effects work together. b. the negative income effect is smaller than the positive substitution effect. c. the positive income effect is larger than and the negative substitution effect. d. the positive income and substitution effects work together. 9 Total utility: a. always increases as a person consumes more and more of a good. b. is equal to the sum of the marginal utilities of all units consumed. c. is negative when marginal utility is declining. 2 Chapter 4 Review Questions d. has a constant rate of increase as a person consumes more and more of a good. 1. A 2. A 3. D 4. C 5. D 6. D 7. B 8. B 9. B 3...
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