Short vs. Long Term Interest Rates: Differences & Significance


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What kinds of loans are associated with a short-term interest rate?

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1. What kinds of loans are associated with long-term interest rates?

2. Which of the following is a sign that there is something wrong with the economy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do short-term interest rates differ from long-term interest rates? You can gauge your knowledge of these differences quickly by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over the following topics:

  • Loans associated with long-term interest rates
  • What long-term interest rates being higher than short-term interest rates means
  • A sign that there is something wrong with the economy
  • Loans that are associated with short-term interest rates
  • What you would loan money to if interest rates are lower

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a sign that the economy is struggling
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on short vs. long-term interest rates
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as short-term and long-term interest rates

Additional Learning

Keep learning about these rates by using the lesson called Short vs. Long Term Interest Rates: Differences & Significance. You can cover these other topics:

  • The significance of interest rates
  • Characteristics of short-term interest rates
  • An example of a long-term interest rate