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ECON102 quiz 5
Quiz 5
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Question 1 of 10
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Technological progress occurs when the economy gets more output A.without any more capital or labor.
B.by using more capital per worker.
C.by using more capital but not more workers.
D.by using more labor but not more capital.
Question 2 of 10
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If a firm increases its use of capital while holding constant the number of workers employed, the firm is said to experience A.capital augmentation.
B.investment deepening.
C.labor intensity.
D.capital deepening.
Question 3 of 10
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Increases in net investment generally result in A.lower levels of capital stock and lower levels of depreciation.
B.lower levels of capital stock and higher levels of depreciation.
C.higher levels of capital stock and higher levels of depreciation.
D.higher levels of capital stock and lower levels of depreciation.
Question 4 of 10
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Nations that borrow from abroad to support current investment will A.always be better off in the future.
B.always sacrifice future consumption.
C.be better off in the future if the investments are profitable.
D.sacrifice future consumption only if the investments are profitable.
Question 5 of 10
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Nations that borrow from abroad to support current consumption A.will always be better off in the future.
B.will always sacrifice future consumption.
C.may sacrifice future consumption.
D.will always sacrifice current consumption.
Question 6 of 10
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Trade deficits always lead to future decreases in consumption if the trade deficits A.support current investment.
B.support current consumption.
C.support either current investment or current consumption.
D.require borrowing from abroad.
Question 7 of 10
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An event that allows the economy to operate more efficiently by
producing more outputs without using any more inputs is referred to as
A.absolute progress.
B.efficiency progress.
C.capital investment.
D.technological progress.
Question 8 of 10
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It is possible for an economy to become more productive and per-capita output to increase if A.new ideas are generated.
B.inventions are developed.
C.technology is improved.
D.all of the above
Question 9 of 10
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Knowledge and skills are part of ________ in an economy. A.educational functions
B.human capital
C.market growth
D.innovation
Question 10 of 10
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Economic growth is severely impeded in economies A.with a lack of clear property rights.
B.with a strong central government.
C.with high rates of convergence.
D.which encourage induced innovation.

 

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