Econ 102 SampleBr[1] (1)

Econ 102 SampleBr[1] (1) - BRIEFING QUESTIONS (Applicable...

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B RIEFING Q UESTIONS (Applicable to All Exams) Questions refer to weekly briefing on current developments in the economy. Therefore, an answer code cannot be provided. However, students should be prepared to answer questions like this based on the current briefings and such statistical data as they have been provided or asked to find. The questions are your exam will be different because the economy will be different . 1. The level of investment in Canada, as a proportion of total output, compared to the U.S., is: A) higher and expected to remain so B) higher and expected to fall C) lower and expected to remain so D) lower and expected to rise E) not significantly different 2. At the PRESENT time the economy of the United States is: A) growing somewhat more quickly than that of Canada B) expected to boom in 1990 C) contracting D) in a situation similar to Canada’s E) showing no sign of easing inflation 3. The present state of the Canadian economy can best be characterized as: A) growing at last year’s rate B) distinctly slowing with no effect on inflation yet C) distinctly slowing with some effect on inflation D) producing sharply lower levels of employment E) recessionary danger is acute 4. Interest rates in Canada have, over the IMMEDIATE past, been: A) basically holding steady B) falling slowly C) rising slowly D) falling quite quickly E) rising quite quickly 5. Recession in Canada TODAY: A) has clearly begun B) appears imminent C) is a real danger, although there are no indications that it is about to begin D) is not a significant danger E) is unlikely altogether Briefing B1
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6. Inflation in Canada TODAY is:
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course ECON 102 taught by Professor ? during the Winter '08 term at Waterloo.

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Econ 102 SampleBr[1] (1) - BRIEFING QUESTIONS (Applicable...

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