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MTTC History: Macroeconomic Equilibrium Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to this chart, what was the unemployment rate during the peak of the business cycle?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements regarding full employment GDP is FALSE?

Question 3 3. What's a depression?

Question 4 4. What happens to real GDP, prices and unemployment at the peak of a business cycle?

Question 5 5. What is the equation for the GDP deflator?

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Question 6 6. If nominal GDP is $10 billion and the inflation rate is 5%, then what is real GDP?

Question 7 7. How do the effects of the Great Depression and the Great Recession compare to each other?

Question 8 8. What is the non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment?

Question 9 9. What happens to economic output as measured by GDP during a recession?

Question 10 10. What common rule of thumb do economists use to define a recession?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about the Great Recession is TRUE?

Question 12 12. Why is unemployment not equal to zero at the full employment level of output?

Question 13 13. Which of the following BEST defines inflation?

Question 14 14. Classical economists also refer to full employment as _____.

Question 15 15. How do real GDP and nominal GDP differ?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following are the two phases and the two turning points of the business cycle?

Question 17 17. How do increases in the price level impact GDP?

Question 18 18. Economists recognize that the economy doesn't grow smoothly, but in regular patterns. Which of these terms best describes this?

Question 19 19. What is full employment GDP?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements regarding recessions is FALSE?

MTTC History: Macroeconomic Equilibrium Chapter Exam Instructions

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