What is Hyperinflation? - Definition, Causes & Effects


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Which term describes the rate at which money loses its value and the rate at which prices rise?

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1. Which of the following is an example of hyperinflation:

2. Which of the following factors is NOT a cause of hyperinflation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hyperinflation is a key concept in economics, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its definition as well as related principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Inflation
  • Causes and examples of hyperinflation
  • How countries deal with hyperinflation
  • Inflation rates

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define inflation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast factors that are and aren't causes of hyperinflation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of hyperinflation as well as inflation rates

Additional Learning

To learn more about hyperinflation, review the accompanying lesson, What is Hyperinflation? - Definition, Causes and Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define inflation
  • Differentiate between hyperinflation and inflation
  • Familiarize yourself with the causes and effects of hyperinflation