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Quiz5:2016

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Question1

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Aneconomististoldthatconcentrationinthecementindustryhasincreased.Hecan
safelyconcludethat
SelectedAnswer:
Answers:

Alloftheabovearecorrect.

cementproductionmusthavefallenintheindustry.
competitioninthecementindustryhasdecreased.

therearefewercementproducersthanbefore.
Alloftheabovearecorrect.

Question2

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Ifincomeincreases,thenthe
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Budgetlineshiftstotheright

Budgetlinerotatescounterclockwise
Budgetlinerotatesclockwise
Budgetlineshiftstotheright

Opportunitysetcontracts
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Question3

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RefertoExhibit4.4.Oneofthethingsthelabourunionprobablycandotoconvince
managementthatthesupplycurveisS'SinsteadofSSis
SelectedAnswer:
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makeacrediblethreatofastrike.

makeacrediblethreatofastrike.
askworkerstotakeacutinfringebenefits.
trytomaximizethewagebilltotheunion.

trytomaximizemembershipintheunion.

Question4

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Ifamonopolistmustlowerthepriceonallunitsinordertosellanadditionalunit,
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pricewillalwaysbegreaterthanmarginalrevenue

itisimpossibleforthemonopolisttomaximizeprofit
themonopolistwillalwaysloseprofitwhenitincreasesquantity

themonopolistwillalwaysloserevenuewhenitincreasesquantity
pricewillalwaysbegreaterthanmarginalrevenue
pricewillalwaysbelessthanmarginalrevenue

Question5

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AccordingtoExhibit3.9,whatwillbethepricechargedbyaperfectlycompetitivefirm?
SelectedAnswer:
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P2

P4
P3
P2
P1

Question6

1outof1points

ConsidertwogoodsXandYavailableforconsumption.AssumethatthepriceofX
changeswhilethepriceofYremainsfixed.Forthesetwogoods,thepriceconsumption
curveillustratesthe
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Answers:

utilitymaximizingcombinationsofXandYforeachpriceofX.

relationshipbetweenthepriceofXandconsumptionofY.
utilitymaximizingcombinationsofXandYforeachpriceofX.

relationshipbetweenthepriceofYandtheconsumptionofX.
utilitymaximizingcombinationsofXandYforeachquantityofX.

Question7

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TotalindustrysalesareR80million.Thetopfourfirms,AD,accountforsalesofR7
million,R3.2million,R0.8millionandR0.4million,respectively.Whatisthefourfirm
concentrationratio?
SelectedAnswer:

0.14

Answers:

0.85

0.14
0.01
0.93

Question8

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Refertoexhibit4.7,themonopsonistwillemploy
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L1atawageofW1.

L2atawageofW2.
L2atawageofW3.
L1atawageofW1.
L1atawageofW3.

Question9

1outof1points

Thetaskofeconomicregulationisto
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approximatetheresultsofthecompetitivemarket.

protectmonopolyprofits.
approximatetheresultsofthecompetitivemarket.

replacecompetitionwithgovernmentownership.
increasecompetitionwithinthemarket.

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Question10

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Whichofthefollowingstatementsisnotcorrect?
Selected
Answer: Thegovernmentshouldalwaysintervenetoimprovemonopolyinefficiency.
Answers: Thegovernmentmayuseantitrustlawstopreventamergerifthe
governmentbelievesthemergerwillreducecompetitionandincreaseprices.

Byregulatinganaturalmonopolywherepriceequalsaveragetotalcost,the
monopolyearnszeroprofits.
Anadvantageofprivateownershipoverpublicownershipisthatprivate
businessownerstendtofireinefficientmanagers.
Thegovernmentshouldalwaysintervenetoimprovemonopolyinefficiency.

Question11

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Ifmywagerateincreases,utilitymaximizationrequiresthatmyquantityoflabour
supplied
SelectedAnswer:

increaseifthesubstitutioneffectdominatestheincomeeffect

Answers:

increase

decrease
increaseiftheincomeeffectdominatesthesubstitutioneffect
increaseifthesubstitutioneffectdominatestheincomeeffect
increaseifthesubstitutioneffectequalstheincomeeffect

Question12

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Foratypicalpersonwhoiscurrentlyearningalowwagerate,the
Selected
Answer:
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substitutioneffectofawagerateincreaseusuallyisstrongerthanthe
incomeeffect
substitutioneffectofawagerateincreaseusuallyisstrongerthanthe
incomeeffect
substitutioneffectofawagerateincreaseusuallyisweakerthanthe
incomeeffect
incomeeffectofawagerateincreaseisusuallyzero
substitutioneffectofawagerateincreaseisusuallyzero

substitutionandincomeeffectsofawagerateincreasetendtoworkin
thesamedirection

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Question13

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GovernmentwantstomaximizeitstaxrevenueanditcanonlyplaceaR2perunittax
ononeoftwogoods.Itshouldplacethetax(ontheproduction)ofthegoodwhose
demandcurvehasthe
SelectedAnswer:
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higherpriceelasticityofdemand.

higherpriceelasticityofdemand.
lowerpriceelasticityofdemand.

greaterlength.
shorterlength.
aorc

Question14

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Themarketshares(inpercentageterms)forthe12firmsthatcompriseanindustryare
15,12,11,10,8,7,7,6,6,6,6,and6.TheHerfindahlindexis__________andthe
fourfirmconcentrationratiois__________.
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93248percent

93248percent
1,03227percent

1,00048percent
95024percent
noneoftheabove

Question15

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Thepropertythatimpliesthatindifferencecurvesareconvextotheoriginis:
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Diminishingmarginalrateofsubstitution

Moreisbetter
Completeness
Transitivity
Diminishingmarginalrateofsubstitution

Question16

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Whichofthefollowingisfalse?
Selected
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Answer:

Oneofthecostsofa(singleprice)monopolististhatitdoesnotproduce
thequantityofoutputatwhichP=MC.

Answers: Oneofthecostsofa(singleprice)monopolististhatitdoesnotproduce
thequantityofoutputatwhichP=MC.

Thirddegreepricediscriminationissometimesreferredtoasdiscrimination
amongbuyers.
Aperfectlypricediscriminatingmonopolistisresourceallocativeefficient.
Pricediscriminationoccurswhenthesellerchargesdifferentpricesforthe
productitsells,andthepricedifferencesdonotreflectcostdifferences.
noneoftheabove

Question17

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RefertoExhibit4.18.Whatisthesociallyefficientpriceandquantity?
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price=Gquantity=B

price=Fquantity=A
price=Gquantity=B
price=Gquantity=A

price=Dquantity=A

Question18

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Amonopolistdoesnothaveatypicalsupplycurvebecause
Selected
Answer:

ofalltheabove.

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numerousdemandcurvescouldhaveidenticalmarginalrevenueatagiven
pointonamonopolist'smarginalcostcurve.
amonopolistisnotapricetaker.
thereisnouniquecorrespondencebetweenpriceandrevenuewhenthe
marketdemandcurveshifts.
ofalltheabove.

Question19

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Amonopolistproduces
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Answer: lessthanthesociallyefficientquantityofoutputbutatahigherpricethanin
acompetitivemarket.
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Answers: morethanthesociallyefficientquantityofoutputbutatahigherpricethan
inacompetitivemarket.

lessthanthesociallyefficientquantityofoutputbutatahigherpricethanin
acompetitivemarket.
thesociallyefficientquantityofoutputbutatahigherpricethanina
competitivemarket.
possiblymoreorpossiblylessthanthesociallyefficientquantityofoutput,
butdefinitelyatahigherpricethaninacompetitivemarket.

Question20

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Amonopsonistwantstopurchasemorelabour.Whichofthefollowingstatementsis
true?
Selected
Answer: Thewageratethatthemonopsonisthastopayfutureworkersislowerthan
itpayscurrentworkerssincethereisnootherplacetowork.
Answers: Thewageratethatthemonopsonisthastopayfutureworkersislowerthan
itpayscurrentworkerssincethereisnootherplacetowork.

Thewageratethatthemonopsonisthastopayfutureworkerswillbethe
samerateitpayscurrentworkers.
Thewageratethatthemonopsonisthastopayfutureworkersishigherthan
whatitwillcontinuetopaycurrentworkers.
Themonopsonistwillhavetoraisethewagerateforcurrentandadditional
employees.
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