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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Schelling celebrate in the beginning of the final chapter of Micromotives and Macrobehavior?
(a) That nuclear testing has not continued.
(b) That the USSR dissolved.
(c) That there have not been nuclear attacks since WWII.
(d) That nuclear weapons have been curtailed through treaties.
2. In what war did Truman's successor have to decide whether to drop the bomb?
(b) The Greek Civil War.
(c) The Korean War.
(d) The Falklands conflict.
3. What does Schelling say is the best use of sorting and mixing models?
(a) Residence or membership.
(b) Marriage and evolution.
(c) Population and food supply.
(d) Free markets.
4. What does Schelling say would be the result of his hypothetical case?
(a) He says that there would likely be larger communities in some cultures.
(b) He says that there would likely be smaller communities in some cultures. He says that there would likely be larger communities in some cultures.
(c) He says that the outcome would depend on the sample size.
(d) He says that it would be impossible to know what would happen.
5. What does Schelling say about binary choices?
(a) They are the building blocks of economic modeling.
(b) Sometimes they are paradoxes.
(c) They are like life or death decisions.
(d) Everyone faces them at some point.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is another trait does Schelling say parents might be able to choose?
2. What continuous variable does Schelling say parents could select for?
3. How does Schelling predict nations will behave with regard to nuclear arms control?
4. What is a binary choice?
5. How can one gather information about the choice of the majority, in Schelling's example?
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