Chapter 1 Through 3

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Chapter 1 Through 3
I only got partway through chapter three on the this quiz, so be sure to study chap 4 and the second half of chapter 3 handout in addition to taking this quiz. I apologize for all the typos. . . I was getting impatient with the input of questions taking so long. I hope this helps you all!

  
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1.  Productivity is a measure of:
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Macroeconomics focuses on the performance of:
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Per capita GDP is:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Which of the following is one of the four major uses of total output?
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B.
C.
D.
5.  A technological advance would best be represented by:
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B.
C.
D.
6.  Production-possibilities curves demonstrate that:
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B.
C.
D.
7. 
At which point is society producin some of each type of structure but still producing inefficiently?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  It there are only two airlines that fly between Dallas and New Orleans, what will happen in the market for one airline if the other one goes out of business'?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Which of the following has contributed to a decline in the farming sector in the United States?
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B.
C.
D.
10.  When a surplus exists for a product:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  Nearly half of the people on earth have incomes of less than:
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B.
C.
D.
12. 
At which point might society be able to produce if new resources were discovered but cannot produce at with current resources?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  If an economy is producing inside the production-possibilities curve, then:
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Comparative advantage refers to the ability to produce a good at a:
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Assume Pepsi and Dr. Pepper are substitutes. An increase in the price of one will result in:
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Opportunity cost may be defined as the:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Efficiency can be defined as the:
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B.
C.
18.  In a mixed economy like that in United States, the question of WHAT to produce is determined by:
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B.
C.
D.
19.  The term income transfer refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Which of the following expenditures is most important in expanding a country's production possibilities?
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B.
C.
D.
21.  The per capita GDP will always rise when:
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B.
C.
D.
22.  If an economy is producing on its production-possibilities curve, then producing:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Which of the following are classified as microeconomic goals?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Ceteris paribus, if the subsidies given to corn syrup producers decrease, then we can expect:
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B.
C.
D.
25.  When monopolies exist:
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B.
C.
D.
26.  The market mechanism is consistent with:
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B.
C.
D.
27.  The basic factors of production include:
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B.
C.
D.
28.  A production-possibilities curve indicates the:
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B.
C.
D.
29.  The term opportunity costs refers to the:
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Outsourcing leads to:
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B.
C.
D.
31.  The quantity of a good a consumer is willing to buy depends on:
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B.
C.
D.
32.  The term factor of production refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Capital, as economists use the term, refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Lntemational participants:
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B.
C.
D.
35. 
At which point is society employing some of its available technology but not all of it?
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Cereris paribus, which of the following is most likely to cause an increase in the quantity supplied of perfume?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  The term externalities refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
38. 
An increase in the capacity to produce can be represented by a movement from:
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B.
C.
D.
39.  The fundamental problem of economics is:
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B.
C.
D.
40.  How will an increase in the level of human capital, ceteris paribus, affect an economy's production-possibilities curve?
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B.
C.
D.
41.  Changes in business inventories are:
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B.
C.
D.
42. 
The cost of producing at point G rather than point D is:
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B.
C.
D.
43.  Which ofthe following is not held constant along a given demand curve for a good?
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Which of the following is an indicator of how much output the average person would get if all output were divided up evenly among the population?
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Gross demestic product includes all of the following except:
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B.
C.
D.
46.  Suppose during the course of a year an economy produces $11 trillion of consumer goods, $3 trillion of investment goods, $6 trillion in government services, and has $3 trillion of exports and $1 trillion of imports.  For this economy, GDP would be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  GDP is:
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B.
C.
D.
48.  "The Economy" refers to the sum of all our:
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B.
C.
D.
49. 
Assume that Point X is associated with production of 500 cars and 1,000 trucks while Point Y is associated with production of 600 cars and 950 trucks.  If Point Z is associated with the production of 700 cars, then it is most reasonable to assume that Point Z is also associated with production of:
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B.
C.
D.
50.  When government directives do not produce better economic outcomes, which of the following has occurred?
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B.
C.
D.
51.  The term market mechanism refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
52. 
Which of the following is true about the combination of mops and brooms represented?
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B.
C.
D.
53.  In order to attain higher living standard in the long run:
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B.
C.
D.
54.  Both a demand schedule and a supply schedule for a good indicate for a given period of time at different prices, ceteris paribus:
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B.
C.
D.
55.  Which of the following canbe used to correct market failure?
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B.
C.
D.
56.  Which of the following will contribute to accelerated growth for the U.S. economy in the future?
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B.
C.
D.
57.  A factor market is any place where:
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Ceteris paribus, if the price of Belgian chocolate falls, then we will see:
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B.
C.
D.
59.  Net exports are:
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B.
C.
D.
60.  Which of the following sectors contributes the largest absolute amount to GDP in the United States?
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B.
C.
D.
61.  Ceteris paribus, if the opportunity cost of purchasing a good rises, then the maximum price a particular consumer is willing to pay for that good:
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B.
C.
D.
62.  Which ofthe following statements about markets is true?
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B.
C.
D.
63.  The invisible hand refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
64.  The result of government intervention in the market is that:
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B.
C.
D.
65.  The law of supply implies that:
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B.
C.
D.
66.  Productivity:
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B.
C.
D.
67.  A market in which final goods and services are exchanged is a:
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B.
C.
D.
68.  Which of the following will cause the production-possibilities curve to shift inward?
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B.
C.
D.
69.  The four factors of production are:
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B.
C.
D.
70.  Peanut butter and jelly are complements. A decrease in the price of one will result in:
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B.
C.
D.
71. 
This economy will acheive efficiency in production at:
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B.
C.
D.
72.  Economics is the study of how:
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B.
C.
D.
73.  In a market economy, the question of HOW to produce is determined by:
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B.
C.
D.
74.  Production processes that use a high ration of capital to labor inputs are referred to as:
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B.
C.
D.
75.  Ceteris paribus, which ofthe following would generally cause a decrease in the demand fornew automobiles?
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B.
C.
D.
76.  Goods that have spillover costs are overproduced because:
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B.
C.
D.
77.  The market mechanism may best be defined as:
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B.
C.
D.
78.  In a market economy, the people who receive the goods and services that are produced are those who:
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B.
C.
D.
79.  The four major uses of total output are consumption, investment, government purchases, and:
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B.
C.
D.
80.  An expansion of production possibilities is known as:
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B.
C.
D.
81.  Ceteris paribus, the market supply curve of a particular product indicates for a given periodthe:
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B.
C.
D.
82.  Given a downward-sloping market demand curve for productai if the price of X is reducedV from $10 to $8, then,ceteris paribus:
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B.
C.
D.
83.  When workers move from one industry to another in response to demand changes, this is an example of:
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B.
C.
D.
84.  A shift in supply is defined as a change in:
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B.
C.
D.
85.  Which ofthe following is a market transaction?
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B.
C.
D.
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