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social impact of technology -multiple __________ theories

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social impact of technology -multiple

__________ theories argue that the rightness or wrongness of actions and policies depends on the estimated consequences.
Consequentialist

Deontological

Ethical

Justice


Variations in power density and duration are significant disadvantages of:
solar power.

wind power.

hydroelectric power.

nuclear power.


the enactment of the Magnuson Act in 1976:
focused more on sustainable yield approaches to U.S. fisheries.

opened up U.S. fisheries to foreign commercial interests.

allowed fishery managers to use economic and social factors to modify estimates of sustainable fish catches.
imposed restrictions on the amount of fish an individual could take



A demographic transition where a country develops a stable population - one that merely replaces itself - occurs when:
both birth and death rates rise.

both birth and death rates are low.

birth rates decline while death rates rise.

birth rates rise while death rates decline.



jarod Diamond suggests that following the Great Leap Forward cultural development depended primarily on:
genetic change.

language-based communication.

technology.

migration into new geographic areas.


Sustainable management strategies are difficult to implement because:
they are not practical.

ordinary people tend to resist them.

fragmented authority structures reduce cooperation between institutions.
they do not fit into the free-market model of economic activity.


Which of the following is NOT an argument offered by the text as an argument against population and birth control?
Fertility reduction is not worth the medical risks of using the medical means of population programs.
Population problems are actually resource-scarcity problems caused by over-consumption of rich nations.
Social and economic programs are enough to curb population growth.

Population growth has a positive effect on economic development.


Global expectancy at birth is expected to keep on rising to reach __________ by 2045-2050.
65

70

75

80




According to the textbook, to mitigate the effects of the greenhouse, we must:
reduce fossil-fuel burning.

control the population by educating Third World countries in the use of birth control.

make policies for recycling that have penalties for not recycling.

empower the UN to control the issue.


Before antibiotics, __________ was(were) the only way to prevent the spread of innocuous diseases.
prevention

isolation

inoculation

vaccines
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Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, and thanks for the question.

Here are the answers for comparison with your own.

1. __________ theories argue that the rightness or wrongness of actions and policies depends on the estimated consequences.

Consequentialist

Deontological

Ethical

Justice

2. Variations in power density and duration are significant disadvantages of:

solar power.

wind power.

hydroelectric power.

nuclear power.

3. The enactment of the Magnuson Act in 1976:

focused more on sustainable yield approaches to U.S. fisheries.

opened up U.S. fisheries to foreign commercial interests.

allowed fishery managers to use economic and social factors to modify estimates of sustainable fish catches.

imposed restrictions on the amount of fish an individual could take.

4. A demographic transition where a country develops a stable population - one that merely replaces itself - occurs when:

both birth and death rates rise.

both birth and death rates are low.

birth rates decline while death rates rise.

birth rates rise while death rates decline.

5. Jarod Diamond suggests that following the Great Leap Forward cultural development depended primarily on:

genetic change.

language-based communication.

technology.

migration into new geographic areas.

6. Sustainable management strategies are difficult to implement because:

they are not practical.

ordinary people tend to resist them.

fragmented authority structures reduce cooperation between institutions.

they do not fit into the free-market model of economic activity.

7. Which of the following is NOT an argument offered by the text as an argument against population and birth control?

Fertility reduction is not worth the medical risks of using the medical means of population programs.

Population problems are actually resource-scarcity problems caused by over-consumption of rich nations.

Social and economic programs are enough to curb population growth.

Population growth has a positive effect on economic development.

8. Global expectancy at birth is expected to keep on rising to reach __________ by 2045-2050.

65

70

75

80

9. According to the textbook, to mitigate the effects of the greenhouse, we must:

reduce fossil-fuel burning.

control the population by educating Third World countries in the use of birth control.

make policies for recycling that have penalties for not recycling.

empower the UN to control the issue.

10. Before antibiotics, __________ was(were) the only way to prevent the spread of innocuous diseases.

prevention

isolation

inoculation

vaccines

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Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your positive rating. Good luck with your studies!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
,1-which of the following is NOT a world argument in support of population and birth control?
Population activist position

Services needed position

Human rights position

Progress and development position


2-According to the textbook, __________ became the greatest human experiment with radiation exposure; this is based on the curies (ci) of radiation that were released as a result.
the accident at Chernobyl

Hiroshima bombing

Nagasaki bombing

the accident at Three Mile Islan


3-in 2005, the world had __________ inhabitants.
3.5 billion

4.5 billion

6.5 billion

8.5 billion


4- _________ now rivals tuberculosis as the world’s most deadly infectious disease.
Influenza

Hepatitis

AIDS

Cancer








5- According to Joel Cohen, head of the laboratory of populations at Rockefeller University, the earth's carrying capacity for human populations depends upon:
reducing meat consumption.

eliminating social barriers to innovation.

individual choices concerning consumption patterns.

freshwater supplies.


6-The current global growth pattern adds about __________ people to the world every year.
90 million

200 million

695 million

1 billion


7-The health effects of __________ include nose and throat irritation, lung damage, bronchitis, and early death.
carbon monoxide

lead

particulate matter

VOCs


8-According to Alan Durning, the basic value of a sustainable society is:
that any society's consumption levels must be tied to locally available resources.

each generation should meet its needs without jeopardizing the prospects of future generations to meet their own needs.
the elimination of meat consumption to ensure that consumption of the world's net primary production can be distributed evenly.
each society must meet its needs without further damage to its immediate ecosystem.





9- A key element of __________ power is its diffuseness, which spurs decentralization and increased self-sufficiency.
solar

wind

hydroelectric

nuclear






10-the magnitude of harm that could result from the development of a technological project, and the population on whom this harm predominantly falls, is an ethical question related to:
public harms of aggregation.

whistle-blowing.

distributive justice.

consideration of long-term effects.
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1. The largest component of GDP is:
A. net exports.
B. investment.
C. consumption.
D. government purchases.


2. The consumption function:
A. is a relationship between annual consumption and annual disposable income in an economy.
B. will shift upward if aggregate household wealth declines.
C. implies that annual consumption in an economy will be zero if disposable income is zero.
D. is a flat line with zero slope.

3. How much is autonomous consumption when disposable income is $800 billion?
A. $0
B. $2 Trillion
C. $4 Trillion
D. $6 Trillion

4. Autonomous consumption is NOT influenced by:
A. aggregate household wealth.
B. expectations of future income and wealth.
C. aggregate household debt.
D. disposable income.

5. The lunch you buy in your school cafeteria is classified as:
A. a consumer durable.
B. a consumer nondurable.
C. a service.
D. either a consumer nondurable or a service because it fits into both categories.

6. Which one of these would NOT constitute investment?
A. Someone buys 100 shares of Exxon-Mobil
B. Exxon-Mobil purchases 20 new oil rigs
C. General Motors builds a new assembly plant
D. Macy's remodels its stores

7. Net investment:
A. plus depreciation equals gross investment.
B. minus depreciation equals gross investment.
C. equals gross investment plus depreciation.
D. plus gross investment equals depreciation.

8. In the Islamic Middle East inheritance laws were:
A. designed to keep land in units large enough to sustain a family.
B. conducive to the formation of accumulation of capital.
C. designed to easily and quickly divide up partitioned goods.
D. flexible enough to accommodate new economic conditions.

9. Investment includes the purchase of:
A. stock options of Enron.
B. software by an accounting firm.
C. global positioning units for cruise missiles by the government.
D. new chalk by a local school board

10. The most important reason that corporations developed in Western Europe earlier than in the Middle Eastern countries was because of:
A. the type of business.
B. religious differences.
C. the transportation system.
D. the stages of economic development.

11. The largest source of federal tax revenue comes from:
A. individual income taxes.
B. social insurance receipts.
C. corporation income taxes.
D. excise taxes.

12. The Social Security tax is:
A. direct and progressive.
B. direct and regressive.
C. indirect and progressive.
D. indirect and regressive.

13. An excise tax is a(n):
A. tax on earnings.
B. tax on profits.
C. income tax.
D. sales tax.


14. Which of the following is a transfer payment?
A. The president's salary
B. Veterans' benefits
C. The NASA budget
D. Provision of national parks


15. An example of a tax that is generally regarded to be progressive is the:
A. federal income tax.
B. excise tax on gasoline.
C. state sales tax.
D. payroll tax.


16. The most-favored nation clause of the WTO agreement stipulates that:
A. no member nation may impose a tariff on the goods of any other member nation.
B. all member nations must offer all other member countries the same trade concessions as any other member country.
C. each member may designate another member as a favored nation, providing that nation with trade concessions.
D. all member nations must sell their goods to other member nations at cost.

17. If more foreign tourists visited the United States, this would:
A. lower our merchandise trade imbalance.
B. lower our overall trade imbalance
C. raise our merchandise trade imbalance.
D. raise our overall trade imbalance.


18. Each of the following is a characteristic of the European Union EXCEPT that:
A. workers from any EU country could seek work in any other member country.
B. is the fourth largest integrated market.
C. its population and GDP are comparable to those of the United States.
D. freight is able to move anywhere within the EU without checkpoint delays and paperwork.


19. The trading bloc that has eliminated all internal tariffs is:
A. the European Union.
B. NAFTA.
C. Mercosur.
D. The World Trade Organization.


20. Which statement is true?
A. Since the early 1990s the U.S. trade deficit has risen slightly.
B. Net exports has always been positive.
C. The U.S. exports more services than merchandise (in terms of dollars).
D. The U.S. balance of trade was positive for most of the 20th century




Question 1 of 20


the GDP is the value of all final goods and services produced:
A. within the nations boundaries.
B. by domestically owned companies.
C. by citizens of the country.
D. by domestically controlled companies.
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Question 2 of 20
5.0 Points
Net domestic product is usually preferred to GDP by economists because net national product:
A. includes depreciation.
B. excludes depreciation.
C. includes indirect business taxes.
D. excludes indirect business taxes.
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Question 3 of 20
5.0 Points
The largest item amount among those listed here is:
A. national income.
B. net interest.
C. net domestic product.
D. corporate profits.
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Question 4 of 20
5.0 Points
Which is NOT counted in GDP?
A. A Social Security check sent to a retiree
B. Government spending on highway building
C. Money spent on an airline ticket
D. Money spent by a company to build a new office park
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Question 5 of 20
5.0 Points
The smallest component of national income is:
A. rent.
B. interest.
C. profits.
D. salaries and wages.
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Question 6 of 20
5.0 Points
Our GDP includes all the output produced by Americans:
A. and foreigners within our borders.
B. within our borders.
C. within our borders and abroad.
D. within our borders and by American-owned, multinational companies with offices and factories abroad.
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Question 7 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following is the best example of an intermediate product?
A. A road
B. Steel
C. Bread
D. A TV set
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Question 8 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following would increase GDP?
A. More imports
B. Additional leisure time
C. Government removing more litter
D. People engaging in more "do-it-yourself" projects
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Question 9 of 20
5.0 Points
National income accountants can avoid multiple accounting by:
A. including transfers in their calculations.
B. counting both intermediate and final goods.
C. only counting final goods.
D. only counting intermediate goods.
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Question 10 of 20
5.0 Points
The concept of "net domestic investment" refers to:
A. the amount of machinery and equipment used up in producing the GDP in a given year.
B. the difference between the market value and book value of outstanding capital stock.
C. gross domestic investment less net exports.
D. total investment less the amount of investment goods used up in accomplishing the year's production.
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Question 11 of 20
5.0 Points
GDP can increase at a faster rate than real GDP only if:
A. there is inflation.
B. the unemployment rate is increasing.
C. the value of the dollar is stable.
D. the population is growing.
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Question 12 of 20
5.0 Points
Which statement is true?
A. GDP is a virtually perfect measure of national output.
B. GDP takes into account pollution, crime, and even personal satisfaction.
C. GDP is a single number that seeks to measure our national output.
D. There is no relationship between our GDP and our national output.
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Question 13 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following is an intermediate good or service?
A. A paint gun purchased by Handy Andy
B. A dozen boxes of Girl Scout cookies purchased by your instructor
C. A computer purchased by a farmer in Smallville, Kansas
D. Glue purchased by McGraw-Hill to bind your textbook
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Question 14 of 20
5.0 Points
__________ is the market value of a firm’s output less the value of the inputs the firm has bought from the previous seller.
A. Value added
B. Net Domestic Product
C. Real GDP
D. Genuine Progress Index
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Question 15 of 20
5.0 Points
Which is the smallest?
A. Net domestic product
B. National income
C. Government expenditures
D. Net exports
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Question 16 of 20
5.0 Points
GDP is a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. It may be faulted for each of these practices EXCEPT that it:
A. does not take leisure time into account.
B. involves multiple counting.
C. does not take psychic costs into account.
D. does not take psychic income into account.
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Question 17 of 20
5.0 Points
Net domestic product is equal to:
A. gross national product.
B. the inflation rate.
C. national income (NI) plus corporate profits taxes.
D. NI plus indirect business taxes.
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Question 18 of 20
5.0 Points
We do NOT count __________ as part of GOP
A. price increases
B. transfer payments
C. final goods
D. depreciation
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Question 19 of 20
5.0 Points
About seven out of ten dollars of our GDP is spent on:
A. government purchases.
B. net exports.
C. investment spending.
D. consumer goods.
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Question 20 of 20
5.0 Points
The value actually earned by members of households who supply the inputs necessary to produce GDP is called:

A. net investment
B. national income
C. personal income
D. disposable income
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Virtually all LDCs spend a major part of their budgets on
A. medical care.
B. family planning programs.
C. implementing improved technology.
D. armaments.
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Question 2 of 20
5.0 Points
Leaders in the lower level underdeveloped countries can enhance per capita income by
A. providing better health care
B. encouraging citizens to leave the cities and enter agricultural production
C. encouraging smaller families
D. implementing a social security program
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Question 3 of 20
5.0 Points
In 2006, which one of these would have been considered the poorest country in the world?
A. Liberia
B. Ethiopia
C. Burundi
D. Nigeria
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Question 4 of 20
5.0 Points
Which statement is true?
A. Because of their large populations, India and China have relatively high per capita GDPs
B. The only way to industrialize is to build up capital in the form of new plant and equipment.
C. The NICs have the highest per capita GDPs in the world.
D. We find GDP per capita by dividing GDP into population.
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Question 5 of 20
5.0 Points
Which statement is true about the Malthusian theory?
A. It predicts that famine can easily be averted.
B. It is an application of the law of diminishing returns.
C. It is unduly optimistic.
D. It has proven true in most countries.
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Question 6 of 20
5.0 Points
The age of mass consumption truly arrived in the
A. 1950s
B. 1920s
C. 1930s
D. 1960s
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Question 7 of 20
5.0 Points
Each of the following would be an example of technological change, except
A. increases in output due to increases in capital.
B. improvements in the qualities of resources.
C. improved knowledge about how to combine resources.
D. the introduction of totally new production processes.
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Question 8 of 20
5.0 Points
Through the 1970s and 1980s most of our productivity was in the _________ sector.
A. services
B. agriculture
C. manufacturing
D. technology
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Question 9 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following would not be expected to increase labor productivity?
A. Technological advance
B. The acquisition of more education and training by the labor force
C. An increase in the size of the labor force
D. The realization of economies of scale
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Question 10 of 20
5.0 Points
According to Thomas Robert Malthus, the wage rate would be depressed to the subsistence level because of
A. the power of monopolies.
B. the desire of capitalists to exploit the working class.
C. the natural tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the production of food.
D. the long-run downward trend in investment.
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Question 11 of 20
5.0 Points
The lowest the poverty rate during the last 40 years was in
A. 1960.
B. 1988.
C. 1973.
D. 1979.
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Question 12 of 20
5.0 Points
Charles Murray believed that the antipoverty programs of the 1960s and 1970s
A. drastically reduced the level of poverty.
B. slightly reduced the level of poverty.
C. had no impact on the level of poverty.
D. caused more poverty.
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Question 13 of 20
5.0 Points
William Julius Wilson believes that the rise of black urban poverty was caused by each of the following except
A. the rise of welfare dependency.
B. racism.
C. the decline of smokestack industries.
D. the exodus from the ghettos of the black middle and working classes.
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Question 14 of 20
5.0 Points
Between 1994 and 2005 our welfare rolls
A. rose sharply.
B. stayed about the same.
C. declined somewhat.
D. declined sharply.
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Question 15 of 20
5.0 Points
A study by Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein found that
A. virtually all single mothers—whether working or receiving public assistance—had to supplement their income with money from relatives, boyfriends, or the absent father of their children.
B. most welfare families lived very comfortably on their public assistance checks, supplemented by Medicaid, public housing, and food stamps.
C. only half the number of Americans officially below the poverty line were actually poor.
D. government assistance hurt the poor much more than it helped the poor.
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Question 16 of 20
5.0 Points
The conservative theory of poverty blames _____ for welfare dependency.
A. the poor
B. the government
C. both the poor and the government
D. neither the poor nor the government
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Question 17 of 20
5.0 Points
Which group has the highest poverty rate from among these groups?
A. Children under 18
B. Persons over 65
C. White males
D. Members of working class families
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Question 18 of 20
5.0 Points
_________________ breeds poverty.
A. joblessness
B. poverty
C. discrimination
D. welfare
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Question 19 of 20
5.0 Points
The biggest anti-poverty program in the united states is

A. public assistance payment
B. unemployment insurance benefits
C. social security benefits
D. the negative income


Question 20 of 20
5.0 Points
Almost half of the world’s population lives on less then _________ dollar per day .

A. one
B. five
C two
D. three


 


 

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
HI Karen,

When is your deadline for submitting these quizzes?

Thanks
Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, again.

I will be willing to assist with these exams if you would please make a new, separate post for each and begin each post with "For Chris M." Also, please indicate your deadline for each exam.

Thanks!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

1. The largest component of GDP is:
A. net exports.
B. investment.
C. consumption.
D. government purchases.


2. The consumption function:
A. is a relationship between annual consumption and annual disposable income in an economy.
B. will shift upward if aggregate household wealth declines.
C. implies that annual consumption in an economy will be zero if disposable income is zero.
D. is a flat line with zero slope.

3. How much is autonomous consumption when disposable income is $800 billion?
A. $0
B. $2 Trillion
C. $4 Trillion
D. $6 Trillion

4. Autonomous consumption is NOT influenced by:
A. aggregate household wealth.
B. expectations of future income and wealth.
C. aggregate household debt.
D. disposable income.

5. The lunch you buy in your school cafeteria is classified as:
A. a consumer durable.
B. a consumer nondurable.
C. a service.
D. either a consumer nondurable or a service because it fits into both categories.

6. Which one of these would NOT constitute investment?
A. Someone buys 100 shares of Exxon-Mobil
B. Exxon-Mobil purchases 20 new oil rigs
C. General Motors builds a new assembly plant
D. Macy's remodels its stores

7. Net investment:
A. plus depreciation equals gross investment.
B. minus depreciation equals gross investment.
C. equals gross investment plus depreciation.
D. plus gross investment equals depreciation.

8. In the Islamic Middle East inheritance laws were:
A. designed to keep land in units large enough to sustain a family.
B. conducive to the formation of accumulation of capital.
C. designed to easily and quickly divide up partitioned goods.
D. flexible enough to accommodate new economic conditions.

9. Investment includes the purchase of:
A. stock options of Enron.
B. software by an accounting firm.
C. global positioning units for cruise missiles by the government.
D. new chalk by a local school board

10. The most important reason that corporations developed in Western Europe earlier than in the Middle Eastern countries was because of:
A. the type of business.
B. religious differences.
C. the transportation system.
D. the stages of economic development.

11. The largest source of federal tax revenue comes from:
A. individual income taxes.
B. social insurance receipts.
C. corporation income taxes.
D. excise taxes.

12. The Social Security tax is:
A. direct and progressive.
B. direct and regressive.
C. indirect and progressive.
D. indirect and regressive.

13. An excise tax is a(n):
A. tax on earnings.
B. tax on profits.
C. income tax.
D. sales tax.

14. Which of the following is a transfer payment?
A. The president's salary
B. Veterans' benefits
C. The NASA budget
D. Provision of national parks

15. An example of a tax that is generally regarded to be progressive is the:
A. federal income tax.
B. excise tax on gasoline.
C. state sales tax.
D. payroll tax.

16. The most-favored nation clause of the WTO agreement stipulates that:
A. no member nation may impose a tariff on the goods of any other member nation.
B. all member nations must offer all other member countries the same trade concessions as any other member country.
C. each member may designate another member as a favored nation, providing that nation with trade concessions.
D. all member nations must sell their goods to other member nations at cost.

17. If more foreign tourists visited the United States, this would:
A. lower our merchandise trade imbalance.
B. lower our overall trade imbalance
C. raise our merchandise trade imbalance.
D. raise our overall trade imbalance.

18. Each of the following is a characteristic of the European Union EXCEPT that:
A. workers from any EU country could seek work in any other member country.
B. is the fourth largest integrated market.
C. its population and GDP are comparable to those of the United States.
D. freight is able to move anywhere within the EU without checkpoint delays and paperwork.

19. The trading bloc that has eliminated all internal tariffs is:
A. the European Union.
B. NAFTA.
C. Mercosur.
D. The World Trade Organization.

20. Which statement is true?
A. Since the early 1990s the U.S. trade deficit has risen slightly.
B. Net exports has always been positive.
C. The U.S. exports more services than merchandise (in terms of dollars).
D. The U.S. balance of trade was positive for most of the 20th century


21. the GDP is the value of all final goods and services produced:
A. within the nations boundaries.
B. by domestically owned companies.
C. by citizens of the country.
D. by domestically controlled companies.
Reset Selection

22.Net domestic product is usually preferred to GDP by economists because net national product:
A. includes depreciation.
B. excludes depreciation.
C. includes indirect business taxes.
D. excludes indirect business taxes.
Reset Selection

23.The largest item amount among those listed here is:
A. national income.
B. net interest.
C. net domestic product.
D. corporate profits.
Reset Selection

24.Which is NOT counted in GDP?
A. A Social Security check sent to a retiree
B. Government spending on highway building
C. Money spent on an airline ticket
D. Money spent by a company to build a new office park
Reset Selection

25.The smallest component of national income is:
A. rent.
B. interest.
C. profits.
D. salaries and wages.
Reset Selection

26.Our GDP includes all the output produced by Americans:
A. and foreigners within our borders.
B. within our borders.
C. within our borders and abroad.
D. within our borders and by American-owned, multinational companies with offices and factories abroad.
Reset Selection

27.Which of the following is the best example of an intermediate product?
A. A road
B. Steel
C. Bread
D. A TV set
Reset Selection

28.Which of the following would increase GDP?
A. More imports
B. Additional leisure time
C. Government removing more litter
D. People engaging in more "do-it-yourself" projects
Reset Selection

29.National income accountants can avoid multiple accounting by:
A. including transfers in their calculations.
B. counting both intermediate and final goods.
C. only counting final goods.
D. only counting intermediate goods.
Reset Selection

30.The concept of "net domestic investment" refers to:
A. the amount of machinery and equipment used up in producing the GDP in a given year.
B. the difference between the market value and book value of outstanding capital stock.
C. gross domestic investment less net exports.
D. total investment less the amount of investment goods used up in accomplishing the year's production.
Reset Selection

31.GDP can increase at a faster rate than real GDP only if:
A. there is inflation.
B. the unemployment rate is increasing.
C. the value of the dollar is stable.
D. the population is growing.
Reset Selection

32.Which statement is true?
A. GDP is a virtually perfect measure of national output.
B. GDP takes into account pollution, crime, and even personal satisfaction.
C. GDP is a single number that seeks to measure our national output.
D. There is no relationship between our GDP and our national output.
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33.Which of the following is an intermediate good or service?
A. A paint gun purchased by Handy Andy
B. A dozen boxes of Girl Scout cookies purchased by your instructor
C. A computer purchased by a farmer in Smallville, Kansas
D. Glue purchased by McGraw-Hill to bind your textbook
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34.__________ is the market value of a firm’s output less the value of the inputs the firm has bought from the previous seller.
A. Value added
B. Net Domestic Product
C. Real GDP
D. Genuine Progress Index
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35.Which is the smallest?
A. Net domestic product
B. National income
C. Government expenditures
D. Net exports
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36.GDP is a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. It may be faulted for each of these practices EXCEPT that it:
A. does not take leisure time into account.
B. involves multiple counting.
C. does not take psychic costs into account.
D. does not take psychic income into account.
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37.Net domestic product is equal to:
A. gross national product.
B. the inflation rate.
C. national income (NI) plus corporate profits taxes.
D. NI plus indirect business taxes.
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38.We do NOT count __________ as part of GOP
A. price increases
B. transfer payments
C. final goods
D. depreciation
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39.About seven out of ten dollars of our GDP is spent on:
A. government purchases.
B. net exports.
C. investment spending.
D. consumer goods.
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40.The value actually earned by members of households who supply the inputs necessary to produce GDP is called:

A. net investment
B. national income
C. personal income
D. disposable income
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41.Virtually all LDCs spend a major part of their budgets on
A. medical care.
B. family planning programs.
C. implementing improved technology.
D. armaments.
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42.Leaders in the lower level underdeveloped countries can enhance per capita income by
A. providing better health care
B. encouraging citizens to leave the cities and enter agricultural production
C. encouraging smaller families
D. implementing a social security program
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43.In 2006, which one of these would have been considered the poorest country in the world?
A. Liberia
B. Ethiopia
C. Burundi
D. Nigeria
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44.Which statement is true?
A. Because of their large populations, India and China have relatively high per capita GDPs
B. The only way to industrialize is to build up capital in the form of new plant and equipment.
C. The NICs have the highest per capita GDPs in the world.
D. We find GDP per capita by dividing GDP into population.
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45.Which statement is true about the Malthusian theory?
A. It predicts that famine can easily be averted.
B. It is an application of the law of diminishing returns.
C. It is unduly optimistic.
D. It has proven true in most countries.
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46.The age of mass consumption truly arrived in the
A. 1950s
B. 1920s
C. 1930s
D. 1960s
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47.Each of the following would be an example of technological change, except
A. increases in output due to increases in capital.
B. improvements in the qualities of resources.
C. improved knowledge about how to combine resources.
D. the introduction of totally new production processes.
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48.Through the 1970s and 1980s most of our productivity was in the _________ sector.
A. services
B. agriculture
C. manufacturing
D. technology
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49.Which of the following would not be expected to increase labor productivity?
A. Technological advance
B. The acquisition of more education and training by the labor force
C. An increase in the size of the labor force
D. The realization of economies of scale
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50.According to Thomas Robert Malthus, the wage rate would be depressed to the subsistence level because of
A. the power of monopolies.
B. the desire of capitalists to exploit the working class.
C. the natural tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the production of food.
D. the long-run downward trend in investment.
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51.The lowest the poverty rate during the last 40 years was in
A. 1960.
B. 1988.
C. 1973.
D. 1979.
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52.Charles Murray believed that the antipoverty programs of the 1960s and 1970s
A. drastically reduced the level of poverty.
B. slightly reduced the level of poverty.
C. had no impact on the level of poverty.
D. caused more poverty.
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53.William Julius Wilson believes that the rise of black urban poverty was caused by each of the following except
A. the rise of welfare dependency.
B. racism.
C. the decline of smokestack industries.
D. the exodus from the ghettos of the black middle and working classes.
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54.Between 1994 and 2005 our welfare rolls
A. rose sharply.
B. stayed about the same.
C. declined somewhat.
D. declined sharply.
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55.A study by Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein found that
A. virtually all single mothers—whether working or receiving public assistance—had to supplement their income with money from relatives, boyfriends, or the absent father of their children.
B. most welfare families lived very comfortably on their public assistance checks, supplemented by Medicaid, public housing, and food stamps.
C. only half the number of Americans officially below the poverty line were actually poor.
D. government assistance hurt the poor much more than it helped the poor.
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56.The conservative theory of poverty blames _____ for welfare dependency.
A. the poor
B. the government
C. both the poor and the government
D. neither the poor nor the government
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57.Which group has the highest poverty rate from among these groups?
A. Children under 18
B. Persons over 65
C. White males
D. Members of working class families
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58._________________ breeds poverty.
A. joblessness
B. poverty
C. discrimination
D. welfare
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59.The biggest anti-poverty program in the united states is

A. public assistance payment
B. unemployment insurance benefits
C. social security benefits
D. the negative income


60.Almost half of the world’s population lives on less then _________ dollar per day .

A. one
B. five
C two
D. three

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Question 1 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ targets developing leadership for the organization and frequently highly individualized in nature.

 

A. Executive development

B. Leader development

C. Leadership development

D. Supervisory and managerial development

Question 2 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ involves a a relatively permanent increase or change in behavior, knowledge, or skill that comes about because of some experience.

 

A. Education

B. Development

C. Learning

D. Training

Question 3 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ programs focus on self-awareness and understanding of strengths and weakness as well as getting in touch with personal values.

 

A. Basic knowledge

B. Personal growth

C. Skill development

D. Creativity

Question 4 of 20

5.0 Points

A willingness to learn requires both:

 

A. motivation and readiness

B. motivation and education

C. readiness and education

D. readiness and development

Question 5 of 20

5.0 Points

Whechien was recently hired as a floor manager of a local home garden center. During his first month as manager, he participated in 80 hours of orientation training to become familiar with the policies and procedures of the organization. Which element of the core of learning best represents this example?

 

A. willingness to learn

B. ability to learn

C. effective informal support

D. sufficient development experiences

Question 6 of 20

5.0 Points

If the culture values __________, then leader development should focus opportunities on all employees.

 

A. egalitarianiasm

B. high power distance

C. action-orienttion

D. high communication context

Question 7 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ refers to leader development programs that focus on information about content of leadership and fundamental concepts such as communication, feedback and contingent rewards.

 

A. Basic knowledge

B. Personal growth

C. Skill development

D. Creativity

Question 8 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ focuses on the application of knowledge which included topics such as planning, goal setting, and monitoring.

 

A. Basic knowledge

B. Personal growth

C. Skill development

D. Creativity

Question 9 of 20

5.0 Points

Because the United States has __________, it is appropriate to create leader development programs with a high degree of exposure to new and challenging situations.

 

A. tolerance for ambiguity

B. action-orientation

C. high communication context

D. low power distance

Question 10 of 20

5.0 Points

Cultures that value __________, can focus the content of leader development and training on practical matters and hands-on training.

 

A. action-orientation

B. high communication context

C. tolerance for ambiguity

D. high power distance

Question 11 of 20

5.0 Points

Coaching programs are most often used in:

 

A. executive development programs.

B. self-development programs.

C. supervisor training programs.

D. leader development programs.

Question 12 of 20

5.0 Points

Which personality trait is most likely related to one’s ability to seek and accept feedback?

 

A. external locus of control

B. openness to experience

C. emotional stablility

D. high macs

Question 13 of 20

5.0 Points

Self-awareness is a limited method for leader development because it only provides leaders with:

 

A. rich developmental experience.

B. individual awareness.

C. opportunity for practice.

D. support from the organization.

Question 14 of 20

5.0 Points

When using the __________ criteria for leader training, participants must be alerted to the need for change and specific areas they should address so that they are ready to change.

 

A. assessment

B. individual awareness

C. opportunity for practice

D. challenging experience

Question 15 of 20

5.0 Points

Which criteria for effective development relate to the culture of the organization?

 

A. fit and integration

B. assessment

C. opportunity for practice

D. feedback

Question 16 of 20

5.0 Points

Leader development programs that provide parallel learning environments and address different learning styles offer:

 

A. appropriate assessment and follow-up.

B. clearly stated objectives.

C. integrated assessment.

D. a combination of tools and methods.

Question 17 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ refers to the process of personal reflection and getting feedback from others.

 

A. Values clarification

B. Assessment

C. Double-loop learning

D. Learning

Question 18 of 20

5.0 Points

The only potential weakness for real experience in leader development criteria is __________, which can be easily built in through formal programs or use of existing organizational performance tools.

 

A. individual awareness

B. feedback on new learning

C. opportunity for practice

D. assessment

Question 19 of 20

5.0 Points

The primary difference in the methods often used for coaching and mentoring programs is that mentoring usually does not include:

 

A. assessment.

B. opportunity for practice.

C. support from the organization.

D. individual awareness.

Question 20 of 20

5.0 Points

__________ is an ongoing, long-term change or evolution that occurs because of various learning experiences.

 

A. Development

B. Training

C. Education

D. Curriculum

 

 

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