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CLEP Microeconomics

Subjects : clep, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 48 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The more you produce the less it costs and the cheaper the product is for the consumer.






2. A period during which at least one of a firm's resources is fixed






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






4. An opportunity cost incurred by a firm when it uses a factor of production for which it does not make a direct money payment






5. Marginal Cost






6. A situation in which quantity supplied is greater than quantity demanded






7. To produce more of one good - a successively larger amount of the other good must be sacrificed






8. A model that shows the flow of goods and services and the interaction among households - businesses - and banks






9. (Production Possibilities Frontier) A graph that shows the possibilities of combinations of goods and services






10. Those things which make our lives more comfortable but are not needed for survival






11. The situation in which a good or service is produced at the lowest possible cost






12. Determines and classifies the relationship between income and demand for a good or service.






13. A movement along the supply curve that occurs in response to a change in price






14. Describes demand that is not very sensitive to a change in price






15. Limited quantities of resources to meet unlimited wants






16. Allocating one's income so that the marginal utility/price of the last units obtained of each good are equal






17. Free Market - Traditional - Command - Mixed Markets.






18. Total Variable Cost






19. Total Fixed Cost






20. The decision to buy one thing instead of another.






21. A movement along the demand curve that occurs in response to a change in price






22. Describes demand that is very sensitive to a change in price






23. The price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded






24. The total amount of money a firm receives by selling goods or services






25. A legal minimum on the price at which a good can be sold






26. Average Fixed Costs (Declines as output increases.)






27. Divisions of the economy that specialize in certain goods or services






28. Land - Capital - Labor - Entrepreneurship.






29. When the last unit produced costs the same as the benefit recieved by consumers






30. A situation in which quantity demanded equals quantity supplied






31. As demand increases - prices go up; as demand decreases - prices go down.






32. A situation in which quantity demanded is greater than quantity supplied






33. A cost that requires an outlay of money.






34. Average Total Cost






35. Things that are required in order to live






36. A measure of the sensitivity of demand to changes in price






37. As supply increases - prices go down; as supply decreases - prices go up.






38. Measures the relationship between change in quantity supplied and a change in price.






39. Factors other than price that determine the quantities demanded of a good or service






40. A change in demand that is show by drawing a new demand curve






41. A change in supply that is shown by drawing a new supply curve






42. A period of time of sufficient length that all the firm's factors of production are variable






43. As successive units of a variable input are added to a fixed input - beyond some point the marginal product declines






44. The maximum amount an individual is willing to pay in a specific scenario






45. An alternative that we sacrifice when we make a decision






46. Average Fixed Cost






47. The impact of price changes on the quantity demand of a good or service by gauging the effect on the total revenue the firm will generate






48. Factors other than price that determine the quantities supplied of a good or service.