F5: Public Goods and Services
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by Stephanie Foy
| 5 Questions
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Who produces public goods in the United States?
entrepreneurs
military enforcement
government organizations
consumers
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Fill in the blank: In order for the market to effectively and efficiently produce a good or service, entrepreneurs must be able to make a ______________________________.
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1
One characteristic of a public good is that many people can enjoy/consume the good simultaneously. This is called
shared consumption
private consumption
non-exclusion
free-riding
4
1
Which of the following meets the characteristics of a pure public good?
Taxi
Sandwich
Toll road
Lighthouse
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The government should produce the good or service as a public good if
leaders think the public needs it.
the benefit outweighs the cost.
the cost outweighs the benefit.
the public demands it.
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