Which of the following takes place when a tax is placed a good ?

A. a decrease in the price buyers pay, an increase in the price sellers receive, and a decrease in the quantity sold
B. an increase in the price buyers pay a decrease in the price sellers receive, and an increase in the quantity sold
C. a decrease in the price buyers pay, an increase in the price sellers receive and an increase in the quantity sold
D. an increase in the price buyers pay a decrease in the price sellers receive and a decrease in the quantity sold

Which of the following statements about a binding price ceiling is true ?

A. The shortage created by the price ceiling is greater in the short ran than in the long run.
B. The surplus created by the price ceiling is greater in the short run than in the long run
C. The surplus created by the price ceiling is greater in the long run than in the short run
D. The shortage created by the price ceiling is greater in the long run than in the short run

A binding price ceiling creates?

A. a shortage or a surplus depending on whether the price ceiling is set above or below the equilibrium price
B. a surplus
C. a shortage
D. an equilibrium

A price floor ?

A. always determines the price at which a good must be sold
B. sets a legal maximum on the price at which a good can be sold
C. is not a binding constraint if it is set above the equilibrium price
D. sets a legal minimum on the price at which a good can be sold

When a tax is collected from the buyers in a market, ?

A. the tax burden falls most heavily on the buyers.
B. the buyers bear the burden of the tax
C. the sellers bear the burden of the tax
D. the tax burden on the buyers and sellers in the same as an equivalent tax collected from the sellers

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