Types of Unemployment Quiz

quiz about unemployment

Unemployment Quiz (Macroeconomics):

Ques. The main type of unemployment referred to by the Classicals:
(a) Voluntary
(b) Involuntary
(b) Both
(d) None

Ans. (a)

Ques. Unemployment that is caused by a mismatch between the composition of the labor force (in terms of skills, occupation, industries, or geographic location) and the make-up of the demand for labor is called:
(a) Real wage unemployment
(b) Deficient-demand unemployment
(c) Frictional unemployment
(d) Structural Unemployment

Ans. (d)

Ques. Natural rate of unemployment increases due to
(a) General downturn in business activity
(b) Changes in the labor market
(c) Structural changes in the economy
(d) Frequent changes of jobs by labor

Ans. (d)

Ques. The main type of unemployment referred to by the Keynesian:
(a) Voluntary
(b) Involuntary
(b) Both
(d) None

Ans. (b)

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Ques. Unemployment that arises when there is a general downturn in business activity is known as:
(a) Frictional unemployment
(b) Structural unemployment
(c) Cyclical unemployment
(d) Disguised unemployment

Ans. (c)

Ques. During the recessionary phase of a business cycle:
(a) The natural rate of unemployment will increase dramatically
(b) Potential national income will exceed actual national income
(c) Actual national income will exceed potential national income
(d) The real rate of interest will exceed the nominal rate of interest

Ans. (a)

Ques. The main type of unemployment referred to by the Post-Keynesians:
(a) Voluntary
(b) Involuntary
(b) Natural rate
(d) None

Ans. (c)

Ques. If the actual rate of unemployment exceeds the natural rate of unemployment, then:
(a) Actual output of the economy will fall below its potential
(b) Production will increase more than potential
(c) Consumption of goods decreases
(d) Both (a) and (c) above

Ans. (d)

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Ques. The concept of disguised unemployment is developed by:
(a) Keynes
(b) Nurkse
(b) Adam Smith
(d) Samuelsson

Ans. (c)

Ques. Unemployment that arises due to a regional occupational pattern of job vacancies, which does not match the pattern of workers availability and suitability, is known as:
(a) Frictional unemployment
(b) Structural unemployment
(c) Cyclical unemployment
(d) Demand pull unemployment

Ans. (b)

Ques. The main reason for frictional unemployment is :
(a) Lack of opportunities
(b) Low wage
(b) High cost
(d) Market imperfection

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Disguised unemployment means:
(a) Unemployment in agriculture
(b) Unemployment due to recession
(c) Unemployment due to downturn in business activity
(d) Marginal Productivity of Labor (MPL) is zero

Ans. (c)

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