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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The regulation of employment practices and safety standards in the workplace is performed by:
(a) Office of Safety and Health Administration
(b) FEMA
(c) Department of Labor
(d) EPA

2. All but the following have resulted from centralization in schooling:
(a) larger scale units
(b) less choice for consumers
(c) increased power for administrators
(d) more choice for consumers

3. Inflation results when:
(a) the money supply and the output level increase at the same rate
(b) the money supply increases less rapidly than the level of output
(c) the money supply increases more rapidly than the level of output
(d) there is no relation between output level and money supply

4. In what ways does competition protect the consumer?
(a) by advertising
(b) through the honesty of sellers
(c) consumers will not continually buy shoddy products
(d) by the information provided with the product

5. Steps to limit the growth of government and spending have included all but:
(a) the formation of organizations to support limited spending
(b) a call for a convention to formulate a balanced budget amendment
(c) proposed constitutional amendment to limit spending
(d) nothing

6. Most of the funding for public education is provided by the:
(a) federal government
(b) county
(c) city
(d) state

7. Most Western nations have experienced:
(a) decrease in the growth of government
(b) growth of national government
(c) no change in the size of national government
(d) laws limited the growth of government

8. To function as a medium of exchange, an item must be:
(a) easy to carry
(b) valuable
(c) printed
(d) accepted in exchange for goods and services

9. Parents who send their children to private schools:
(a) pay not taxes for public schools
(b) pay a lower amount of taxes for public schools
(c) none of the above
(d) still pay taxes for public schools

10. During a hyperinflation:
(a) none of the above
(b) prices may double during a day
(c) prices fail quickly
(d) wages increase faster than prices

11. Washington D.C.:
(a) prohibits lobbyists
(b) limits the number of special interests groups
(c) limits the number of lawyers
(d) is a magnet for special interest groups

12. The union does all but the following for its members:
(a) represents them in a grievance hearing
(b) negotiates wages
(c) negotiates terms of employment
(d) pays for their on-the-job meals

13. Friedman favors:
(a) expanding the scope of government
(b) limiting the growth of government
(c) bigger government
(d) more government controls

14. Barter:
(a) is the exchange of money for goods and services
(b) establishes the value of money
(c) is the exchange ratio of money
(d) is the exchange of one good or service for another good or service

15. What items have not functioned as money over time:
(a) beads
(b) dirt
(c) Cowrie shells
(d) metals

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Friedman call one of the most successful labor unions in history?

2. As a result of inflation, there is:

3. Attendance at school became mandatory in all states in:

4. The purpose of the Consumer Products Safety Commission is to:

5. According to Friedman, who is most likely to produce a shoddy product?

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