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Question 1

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If OPEC is an effective cartel,

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members agree on output quotas


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members agree on output quotas

Question 2
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Which of the following is true for a firm operating under perfect competition, monopolistic competition, and monopoly?
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Profits are maximized when marginal cost equals marginal revenue


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Profits are maximized when marginal cost equals marginal revenue

Question 3
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Monopolistic competition is inefficient because:


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firms have excess capacity in the long run


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firms have excess capacity in the long run

Question 4
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Firms in a monopolistically competitive market structure maximize their profit by producing an output where:
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marginal revenue equals marginal cost


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marginal revenue equals marginal cost

Question 5
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Which of the following most closely approximates the conditions of a monopolistically competitive market?
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The restaurant industry, which is characterized by firms producing a differentiated product in a market with low entry barriers

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The restaurant industry, which is characterized by firms producing a differentiated product in a market with low entry barriers
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Question 6

Mutual interdependence among firms in an oligopoly means that:


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firms never practice leadership


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it is difficult to know how firms will react to decisions of rivals

Question 7
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A market situation where a small number of sellers dominate the entire industry is called:
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monopolistic competition
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oligopoly

Question 8
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In the long run, both monopolistic competition and perfect competition result in:
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excess capacity
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zero economic profit for firms

Question 9
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An oligopoly is a market structure in which:


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there are few firms selling either a homogeneous or differentiated product there are few firms selling either a homogeneous or differentiated product

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Question 10
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When Pepsi is considering a price hike, it needs to consider how Coke may react. This situation is called:

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mutual interdependence
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mutual interdependence