Delivery of Public Goods


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What is a public good?

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1. A public good that is unable to be halted from being used by others is known as what?

2. The method by which things are taxed is known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet contains questions on the processes involved with public good delivery. After taking this quiz you'll have a better grasp on what you know and what you might want to review.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet touches on the following:

  • The definition of public good
  • Public goods unable to be stopped from being used by others
  • The economic term associated with items being taxed
  • Non-excludable public goods
  • Public goods that don't lessen for others when used by individuals

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between the kinds of public goods discussed in the lesson
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can accurately define public good
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding taxes on goods

Additional Learning

To learn more about this area of economics, you can review the corresponding lesson, Delivery of Public Goods. This lesson consists of the following objectives:

  • Know the relation between public goods and the government
  • Describe non-rivalrous and rivalrous goods
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of public goods