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CLEP Microeconomics

Subjects : clep, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 48 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Factors other than price that determine the quantities demanded of a good or service






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






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






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






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






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






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






8. A situation in which quantity demanded equals quantity supplied






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






10. The price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded






11. A cost that requires an outlay of money.






12. Total Fixed Cost






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






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






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






16. Limited quantities of resources to meet unlimited wants






17. Things that are required in order to live






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






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






20. Marginal Cost






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






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






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






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






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






26. Land - Capital - Labor - Entrepreneurship.






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






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






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






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






31. Total Variable Cost






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






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






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






36. 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






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






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






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






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






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






42. Average Fixed Cost






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






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






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






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






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






48. Average Total Cost