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CLEP Microeconomics

Subjects : clep, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 48 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Describes demand that is not very sensitive to a change in price






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






3. Marginal Cost






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






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






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






7. 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






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






9. Total Variable Cost






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






19. Average Fixed Cost






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






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






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






23. Total Fixed Cost






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






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






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






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






28. Land - Capital - Labor - Entrepreneurship.






29. Things that are required in order to live






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






31. A situation in which quantity demanded equals quantity supplied






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






33. The price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded






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






35. Limited quantities of resources to meet unlimited wants






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






47. Average Total Cost






48. A cost that requires an outlay of money.