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1. In the market structure called monopolistic competition (Points : 1.25)
a) Very little advertising will occur
b) There are only a few companies in the industry
c) These industries offer only few products
d) None of the above
Question 2.2. In a purely competitive industry (Points : 1.25)
a) Products are differentiated
b) A large amount of advertising occurs
c) Price will be higher than in other market structure
d) None of the above
Question 3.3. A used lawn mower is an example of (Points : 1.25)
a) a search good
b) an experience good
c) a homogenous good
d) None of the above
Question 4.4. The problem of asymmetric can be overcome by (Points : 1.25)
a) Reputation
b) Brand name
c) Warranties
d) All of the above
e) None of the above
Question 5.5. A monopolist will always charge a higher price than a purely competitive industry (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 6.6. Given TC = 10 + 5Q, Ed = -2, what price will be a monopolist charge? (Points : 1.25)
a) 5
b) 12
c) 8
d) 10
e) None of the above
Question 7.7. The monopolist determines optimal output the same way as does a purely competitive industry (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 8.8. Given a company with some monopoly power and Ed=3, the optimal markup is (Points : 1.25)
a) 33%
b) 50%
c) 72%
d) None of the above
Question 9.9. Given the information given in 8 above and MC=6, gross margin is (Points : 1.25)
a) 50%
b) 42%
c) 33%
d) 38%
e) None of the above
Question 10.10. You would expect gross margin in a store brand to be higher than gross margin in a brand name product (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 11.11. You expect products that are less price elastic to have lower gross margins than products with greater price elasticity (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 12.12. A company with large gross margins will have large profits (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 13.13. If a company is incurring losses, it should stop operating (Points : 1.25)
a) Yes
b) No
c) Not enough information
Question 14.14. A monopolist may not charge the highest price they could get (at MR=MC) in the short run (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 15.15. All price discrimination is illegal (Points : 1.25)
True
False
Question 16.16. A company that faces different levels of demand (different price elasticities) (Points : 1.25)
a) Must charge the same price to all customers
b) is violating the law
c) Can charge different price to customers
Question 17.17. Patents allow a company the exclusive right to act as a monopolist (Points : 1.25)
a) This is not justified economically
b) It is justified economically
Question 18.18. The kinked demand curve model was developed to help explain: (Points : 1.25)
a) fluctuations of prices in pure competition
b) rigidities observed in prices in oligopolistic industries
c) fluctuations observed in prices in oligopolistic industries
d) all of the above
e) none of the above
Question 19.19. If a cartel seeks to maximize profits, the market share (or quota) for each firm should be set at a level such that the _____ of all firms is identical. (Points : 1.25)
a) average total cost
b) average profit
c) marginal profit
d) marginal cost
e)marginal revenue
Question 20.20. Factors that affect the ability of oligopolistic firms to successfully engage in cooperation include_________________. (Points : 1.25)
a) number and size distribution of sellers
b) size and frequency of orders
c) product heterogeneity
d) a and b only
e) a, b, and c

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