Monday, February 25, 2013

Economics Solved MCQS for SPSC KPKPSC

1. Which of the following concepts represents the extra revenue a firm receives from the services of an additional unit of a factor of production?

c. marginal revenus product

This company is a profit-maximizing firm selling in a competitive product market and hiring in a competitive labor market. It uses semi-skilled labor to produce dampers used in office building ventilation systems. Assume that the current market price per damper is $50 and that the prevailing weekly salary per semi-skilled worker is $550. This company should employ ______ workers.

b. 3

3. The demand for labor is the same as the
a. marginal revenue product

4. The demand for labor slopes down and to the right because of
c. the law of diminishing marginal returns

5. The demand for labor will be more elastic if:
c. labor is a large percent of the total cost of production

6. Skills that can be transferred to other employers are called:
a. general skills

7. Which skills are most likely to be paid for by the employer?

b. Specific skills

8. If worker A earns more in wages than worker B, it could be because:
a. The product made by worker A sells for a higher price than that made by worker B
b. Worker A uses more capital per worker than worker B
c. Worker A has more natural ability than worker B
d. All of the above

9. Skills that embodied in a person are called
a. Human capital

10. “Treating an individual as typical of a group” is the definition of
b. statistical discrimination

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