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Economics Vocabulary Quiz 2

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Choose the best term to match the definition. This is for practice only. Results are not graded. You may take this quiz as often as you wish.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The amount of goods and services in the economy. 
    • A. 

      Aggregate demand

    • B. 

      Aggregate supply

    • C. 

      Factors of production

    • D. 

      Open market operations

  • 2. 
    The total amount of goods and services in the economy that are consumed. 
    • A. 

      Aggregate demand

    • B. 

      Aggregate supply

    • C. 

      Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    • D. 

      Businiess cycle

  • 3. 
    A situation in which the government spends more than it takes in. 
    • A. 

      Inflation

    • B. 

      Recession

    • C. 

      Fiscal policy

    • D. 

      Budget deficit

  • 4. 
    A period of macroeconomic expansion followed by a period of contraction. 
    • A. 

      Cycical unemployment

    • B. 

      Business cycle

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Frictional recession

  • 5. 
     A price index determined by measuring the price of a standard group of goods meant to represent the typical "market basket" of a typical urban consumer.
    • A. 

      Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    • B. 

      Consumer Price Index (CPI)

    • C. 

      Aggregate Demand

    • D. 

      Market System

  • 6. 
    Unemployment that rises during economic development and falls when the economy improves. 
    • A. 

      Recessional unemployment

    • B. 

      Cycical unemployment

    • C. 

      Frictional unemployment

    • D. 

      Structural unemployment

  • 7. 
    A recession that is especially long and severe. 
    • A. 

      Great recession

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Stagflation

  • 8. 
    Rate the Federal Reserve charges for loans to commercial banks. 
    • A. 

      Discount rate

    • B. 

      Elasticity

    • C. 

      Inflation rate

    • D. 

      Equilibrium rate

  • 9. 
    The nation's central banking system 
    • A. 

      Federal Reserve System

    • B. 

      FDIC

    • C. 

      GDP

    • D. 

      Central Monetary Agency

  • 10. 
    The use of government spending and revenue collection to influence the economy. 
    • A. 

      Regressive tax

    • B. 

      Monetary policy

    • C. 

      Discount rate

    • D. 

      Fiscal policy

  • 11. 
    Unemployment that occurs when people take time to find a job. 
    • A. 

      Aggregate unemployment

    • B. 

      Cyclical unemployment

    • C. 

      Frictional unemployment

    • D. 

      Temporary unemployment

  • 12. 
    A market dominated by a single seller. 
    • A. 

      Monopoly

    • B. 

      Oligopoly

    • C. 

      Partnership

    • D. 

      Corporation

  • 13. 
    A market structure in which a few large firms dominate a market. 
    • A. 

      Monopoly

    • B. 

      Oligopoly

    • C. 

      Monopolistic competition

    • D. 

      Traditional system

  • 14. 
    A business organization owned by two or more persons who agree on a specific division of responsibilities and profits. 
    • A. 

      Entrepreneurship

    • B. 

      Perfect competition

    • C. 

      Partnership

    • D. 

      Mutual fund

  • 15. 
    A market structure in which a large number of firms all produce the same product. 
    • A. 

      Monopolistic competition

    • B. 

      Perfect competition

    • C. 

      Oligopoly

    • D. 

      Professional organization

  • 16. 
    A maximum price that can be legally charged for a good or service. 
    • A. 

      Price ceiling

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Equilibrium price

    • D. 

      Elasticity

  • 17. 
    A minimum price for a good or service. 
    • A. 

      Equilibrium price

    • B. 

      Price floor

    • C. 

      Monetary policy

    • D. 

      Default price

  • 18. 
    A business owned and managed by a single individual. 
    • A. 

      Entrepreneurship

    • B. 

      Private corporation

    • C. 

      Sole proprietorship

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 19. 
    Goods used in place of each other. 
    • A. 

      Substitute goods

    • B. 

      Complementary goods

    • C. 

      Accessory goods

    • D. 

      Scarce goods

  • 20. 
    The amount of goods available. 
    • A. 

      Stock

    • B. 

      Production possibilities

    • C. 

      Aggregate supply

    • D. 

      Supply