History Of Economics

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A quiz about the history of economics.


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  • 1. 
    The word economics comes from what Greek word?
    • A. 

      Oikosnomos

    • B. 

      Oisokonoms

    • C. 

      Oikonomos

    • D. 

      Oidonomos

    • E. 

      Oikosnomod

  • 2. 
    On the emergence of ideas about economics, Xenophon's instructional treatise was called?
    • A. 

      Oconomocius

    • B. 

      Economicus

    • C. 

      Oeconomicus

    • D. 

      Conomicus

    • E. 

      Economics

  • 3. 
    Xenophon's instructional treatise: Described the ____________ where the products were neither ______ nor traded on _________ exchange or _________ for it's own sake.
  • 4. 
    What book did Plato right?
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      The Essay of Marginal Returns

    • C. 

      TABLEU ECONOMIQUE

    • D. 

      Republic

    • E. 

      TOPICS AND RHETORICS

  • 5. 
    What did Plato talk about in Economics?
    • A. 

      Division of Labor

    • B. 

      Work

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Growing Population

    • E. 

      Lands

  • 6. 
    Who wrote the book, TOPICS AND RHETORICS?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Xenophon

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Francios Quesnay

    • E. 

      Karl Marx

  • 7. 
    What led to the Physiocrats?
    • A. 

      Mercantalists

    • B. 

      Classicists

    • C. 

      Keynsians

    • D. 

      Physiocrats

  • 8. 
    What did the Tableu Economique speak about?
  • 9. 
    Why did the Mercantalists contradict the Physiocrats?
  • 10. 
    Who is the Father of Modern Economics?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Francois Quesnay

    • C. 

      David Ricardo

    • D. 

      Thomas Robert Malthus

    • E. 

      Adam Smith

  • 11. 
    Explain the concept of laissez faire