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Bloom’s: Remember Difficulty: 01 Easy Learning Objective: 02-01 Topic: The Production Possibility Model Feedback: See the definition of the principle of increasing marginal opportunity cost in the text. [Question] 5. Productive efficiency is not achieved at any point inside the production possibility curve. Ans: True AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom’s: Understand Difficulty: 02 Medium Learning Objective: 02-02 Topic: Comparative Advantage Feedback: Since it is always possible to reallocate resources at any point inside the production possibility curve in a way that increases output, these points do not represent productive efficiency. [Question] 6. If a country has a comparative advantage in the production of a good, its resources are better suited to the production of that good than are the resources of other countries. Ans: True AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom’s: Remember Difficulty: 01 Easy Learning Objective: 02-02 Topic: Comparative Advantage Feedback: See the definition of comparative advantage in the text. [Question] 7. Two nations with differing comparative advantages will be able to consume more if they specialize and trade with each other than if they did not specialize or trade with each other. Ans: True AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom’s: Understand Difficulty: 02 Medium Learning Objective: 02-03 Topic: Trade and Comparative Advantage Feedback: Trade shifts production of each good to the country or countries with the lowest opportunity costs. As a consequence, total production rises and hence so does total consumption, allowing each country to consume more than if it did not trade. [Question] 8. Two nations with differing comparative advantages will be able to consume more if each produces the good for which the opportunity cost is highest and trades for the good for which opportunity cost is lowest.

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