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CLEP Microeconomics

Subjects : clep, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 48 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A period during which at least one of a firm's resources is fixed






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






3. Total Fixed Cost






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






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






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






7. The more you produce the less it costs and the cheaper the product is for the consumer.






8. A situation in which quantity demanded equals quantity supplied






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






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






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






12. Total Variable Cost






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






14. Average Fixed Cost






15. Average Total Cost






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






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






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






19. Land - Capital - Labor - Entrepreneurship.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






27. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






35. Limited quantities of resources to meet unlimited wants






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






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






38. A cost that requires an outlay of money.






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






40. Things that are required in order to live






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






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






43. Marginal Cost






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






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






46. The price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded






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






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