Chapter 3 Quiz Essay

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Which of the following is a flow variable? A. the value of the house in which you live B. the balance in your savings account C. your monthly consumption of hamburgers D. the number of hamburgers in your refrigerator at the beginning of the month

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Correct. The answer is C. As explained in Section 2-1, a flow is a quantity measured per unit time and a stock is a quantity measured at a given point in time.

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Which of the following is not a stock variable? A. government debt B. the labor force C. the amount of money held by the public D. inventory investment

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Incorrect. The correct answer is D. Inventory investment is a quantity measured per unit time, so it is a flow variable.
B. nominal GDP divided by the GDP deflator. C. nominal GDP multiplied by the GDP deflator. D. GDP minus depreciation.

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Incorrect. The correct answer is B. As explained in Section 2-1, real GDP equals nominal GDP divided by the GDP deflator.

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If production remains the same and all prices double relative to the base year, then the GDP deflator is A. 1/4. B. 1/2. C. 1. D. 2.

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Correct. The answer is D. As explained in Section 2-1, the GDP deflator equals nominal GDP divided by real GDP. If prices double, nominal GDP will double and real GDP will be unchanged. Therefore, the GDP deflator will equal 2.

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Consider the following table: APPLES ORANGES Year Production/Price Production/Price 1995 20/ \$0.50 10/\$1.00 2000 10/ \$1.00 10/\$0.50 If 1995 is the base year, what is the GDP deflator for 2000? A. 0 B. between 0 and 1 C. 1 D. greater than 1