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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Households are said to have _ wealth when the value of their assets is less than the debts
they owe.
A) negative
B) positive
C) undefinabl
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) In the short run, it is necessary to non-price ration a good whenever _ exists.
A) excess supply
B) excess demand
C) a surplus
D) market e
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) In the short run, it is necessary to _ a good whenever excess demand exists.
A) price allocate
B) nonprice ration
C) increase production o
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The graph that shows the relationship between the aggregate quantity of output supplied by all the
firms in an economy and the overall pri
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Macroeconomics
A) studies the behavior of the economy as a whole.
B) studies the behavior of individual consumers, firms and markets.
C) i
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Bob is not considered unemployed if he
A) is not working but has looked for a job for the past two months.
B) is temporarily laid off.
C)
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The equilibrium level of _ is determined in the goods market.
A) labor supply
B) aggregate output
C) the interest rate
D) capital
1)
Answe
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The aggregate supply curve shows the relationship between the aggregate quantity of output
supplied by _ and _.
A) domestically owned firm
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The change in consumption divided by the change in income is equal to
A) MPC + MPS.
B) 1 - MPC.
C) the MPC.
D) the MPS.
1)
Answer: C
2) Th
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Which of the following is NOT listed in the book as a reason to study economics?
A) to understand society and global affairs
B) to learn h
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The price of _ in terms of _ is the exchange rate.
A) imports; exports
B) one country's currency; the inflation rate
C) resources; finishe
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) When a nation's exports exceed its imports, it has a
A) exchange rate discrepancy.
C) trade embargo.
1)
B) trade surplus.
D) trade shortag
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The value of all final goods and services produced during a given time period measures a nation's
A) consumer price index.
B) net national
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The process by which resources are transformed into useful forms is
A) consumption.
B) capitalization.
C) production.
D) allocation.
1)
An
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Michael Dell was the first individual who sold computers by mail order. The company founded by
Dell is now one of the largest and most suc
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) A country has a trade surplus when
A) its exports are less than its imports.
B) its government spending exceeds its tax revenues.
C) its e
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The total market value of all final goods and services produced within a given period by factors of
production located within a country is
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The price of bonds and the interest rate are
A) not related.
B) negatively related.
C) positively related.
D) sometimes positively related
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Which of the following would be likely to lead to a decrease in the natural rate of unemployment?
A) a prolonged recession
B) a decrease i
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Money
A) is necessary to conduct economic transactions.
B) facilitates specialization in production.
C) is anything that is regularly used
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The price of one country's currency in terms of another country's currency is the
A) exchange rate.
B) terms of trade.
C) balance of trade
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Bob is unemployed if he
A) has looked for a job for two months and then quit looking.
B) is not looking for a job.
C) is temporarily laid
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Which of the following is NOT a topic studied in Macroeconomics?
A) the unemployment rate
B) gross domestic product
C) the price of IBM co
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) All of the following are problems facing some developing countries EXCEPT
A) explosive population growth.
B) chronic food shortages.
C) lo
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) John Maynard Keynes was the author of
A) Eat the Rich: A Treatise on Economics.
B) The Communist Manifesto.
C) The General Theory of Emplo
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The growth rate of output of the entire economy is called
A) output growth.
B) factor growth.
C) labor productivity growth.
D) per-capita
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) A stock is
A) a retained earning of a corporation.
B) a promise of capital gains to its owner.
C) document verifying a loan to a company.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) When the interest rate falls, bond values
A) fall.
B) rise.
C) are unchanged because the interest rate paid on a bond is fixed.
D) will ei
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) The spending and taxing policies used by the government to influence the economy refer to
A) fiscal policy.
B) ad hoc policy
C) monetary p