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Comparative Advantage, Specialization and Exchange Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When countries specialize in the goods in which they have a comparative advantage, which of the following is true?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 3 3. A person or nation that has a comparative advantage in the production of a good, should _____.

Question 4 4. According to the two production possibility curves shown, Country A should specialize in the production of which of the following?

Question 5 5. According to the Law of Comparative Advantage, where should a good be produced?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of specialization and exchange?

Question 7 7. The table here shows the labor hours necessary to produce one unit of two goods, salmon and coconut creme pies, in two countries. If labor is the only input used, which of the following statements is true?

Question 8 8. What does it mean for a nation to have an absolute advantage in the production of a good?

Question 9 9. The United States can produce 20 strawberries or 80 apples, while Canada can produce 15 strawberries or 5 apples. Which of the following describes what will happen if these two countries trade with each other?

Question 10 10. If Sally can produce 1 term paper or 4 cookies in one hour, and Adam can produce 2 term papers or 1 cookie in the same amount of time, which of these statements is true?

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Question 11 11. What happens if a nation doesn't have an absolute advantage in producing anything?

Question 12 12.

Country A can either produce 10 cars or 10 computers, while country B can produce either 4 cars or 8 computers.

Based on this information, which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 13 13. Assume that there are only two countries, Country A and Country B, producing only two goods, corn cereal and designer jeans. The table here shows the production possibilities for these two countries. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 14 14. Country A's opportunity cost of producing 1 ton of corn is 5 tons of wheat, while Country B's opportunity cost of producing 1 ton of corn is 1/3 of a ton of wheat. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 15 15. Which of the following are problems that all economies face?

Comparative Advantage, Specialization and Exchange Chapter Exam Instructions

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