Chapter 26: Government Economic Policies
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which of these is not a major macroeconomic objective of governments?
    answer choices
    Low and stable inflation
    Increasing pofitability of companies
    Full employment
    High and sustainable growth
  • Question 2
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    Q. The four government objectives are low inflation, low unemployment, balance of payments and
    answer choices
    Safe defence spending
    Economic growth
    High interest rates
    Low tax revenue
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which one of the following is not part of the business cycle?
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  • Question 4
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    Q. What type of policy is the use of interest rates to control the economy?
    answer choices
    demand side policy
    fiscal policy
    insurance policy
    monetary policy
  • Question 5
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    Q. What should the government do to the value of £ to increase exports and economic growth?
    answer choices
    Increase the value of the pound (appreciation)
    Decrease the value of the pound (depreciation)
    Revaluation of the pound
    None of the above
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following would be an expansionary fiscal policy (increasing economic growth)?
    answer choices
    lowering income tax
    raising the value of £
    printing money
    lowering government expenditure (spending)
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the following would be an expansionary monetary policy (increase in economic growth)?
    answer choices
    raising wages of prison staff
    raising interest rates
    lowering interest rates
    lowering government spending
  • Question 8
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    Q. Income tax is a
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    direct tax
    voluntary tax
    indirect tax
    sales tax
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following products will be most likely affected by an increase in income tax?
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  • Question 10
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    Q. Which of the following is a Direct Tax?
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    Excise Duty
    Import Tariff
    Value Added Tax
    Council Tax
  • Question 11
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    Q. One way to measure economic growth is to
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    count the number of businesses in a country
    compare GDP
    measure the number of imported goods coming into a country
    compare interest rates
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which one of the following is NOT a supply side policy?
    answer choices
    the government increasing competition in all industries
    the government reducing import controls
    the government investing in training and education
    the government privatising national industries
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