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Market-based regulations tend to work best with pollutants that ... 1) Are non-uniformly mixed and local in effect 2) Have threshold effects 3) Are uniformly mixed and regional in effect 4) Cause

 Market-based regulations tend to work best with pollutants that ...

1) Are non-uniformly mixed and local in effect

2) Have threshold effects

3) Are uniformly mixed and regional in effect

4) Cause non-point source pollution

5) Have non-linear and local effects

10. An example of a non-point pollution source is ...

1) An automobile

2) A factory

3) A drain pipe

4) An agricultural field

5) A landfill

11. A preference for either taxes or permits to regulate pollution is dependent on the relative shape of what two curves?

1) Total cost of damage curve and total cost of pollution reduction curve

2) Marginal revenue of pollution control curve and marginal cost of damage curve

3) Marginal cost of pollution reduction curve and marginal cost of damage curve

4) Marginal benefit of pollution curve and marginal revenue of pollution curve

5) Marginal utility of pollution curve and marginal cost of regulation

12. Transferable permits are likely to result in less inefficiency, relative to a pollution tax, when ...

1) The marginal costs of damages are steep and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are relatively stable

2) The marginal costs of damages are steep and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are steep

3) The marginal costs of damages are relatively stable and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are relatively stable

4) The marginal costs of damages are relatively stable and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are steep

5) The marginal costs of damage are elastic and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are also elastic

13. A pollution tax would be preferable to a system of transferable permits when...

1) The marginal costs of damages are steep and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are relatively stable

2) The marginal costs of damages are steep and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are steep

3) The marginal costs of damages are relatively stable and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are relatively stable

4) The marginal costs of damages are relatively stable and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are steep

5) The marginal costs of damages are elastic and the marginal costs of pollution reduction are also elastic

14. Which one of the following statements is false?

1) Technological progress will lower the price of transferable pollution permits

2) Under a pollution tax, technological progress will reduce overall pollution levels

3) Under a system of transferable permits, technological progress will reduce overall pollution levels

4) A pollution tax creates an incentive for technological progress

5) Under a system of transferable permits, technological progress can result in some firms increasing their pollution levels

15. Pollutants that have a short-term impact and then dissipate are called ...

1) Stock pollutants

2) Flow pollutants

3) Cumulative pollutant

4) Global pollutants

5) Transferable pollutants

16. An example of a global pollutant is ...

1) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC’s)

2) Ozone (O3)

3) Carbon monoxide (CO)

4) Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

5) Sulfur dioxide (SO2)

17. As emissions levels stabilize for a stock pollutant ...

1) Health and other impacts also stabilize

2) Health and other impacts begin to decrease

3) Health and other impacts continue to increase

4) Health and other impacts may increase or decrease

5) Health and other impacts are reduced to zero

18. As emissions levels increase at a steady rate for a stock pollutant, accumulations ...

1) Decrease at a steady rate

2) Decrease at an exponential rate

3) Remain constant

4) Increase at a steady rate

5) Increase at an exponential rate

19. Which one of the following pollutant types is most difficult to regulate?

1) A local flow pollutant

2) A regional flow pollutant

3) A local stock pollutant

4) A regional stock pollutant

5) A global stock pollutant

20. Which one of the following statements best describes the results of the Clean Air Act in the United States?

1)It has been successful at reducing levels of both criteria and toxic pollutants

2)It has been unsuccessful at reducing levels of both criteria and toxic pollutants

3)It has been successful in reducing levels of criteria pollutants, but levels of toxic

pollutants have increased

4)It has been successful in reducing levels of toxic pollutants, but levels of criteria

pollutants have increased

5)It is too early to judge whether the Clean Air Act has reduced pollution levels

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