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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which one of the following people would be counted as unemployed in Canada? A) Maurice is on a 2 month vacation out of the country but is still looking for a job using the internet. B) Doris works only 5 hours a week but is looking for a full-time job. C) Taylor is a homemaker. D) Kanhaya has stopped looking for work since he was unable to find a suitable job during a two-month search. E) Sharon recently began looking for work after staying at home for 10 years to look after her children. 2) The unesmployment rate is defined as the number of A) unemployed people divided by the sum of the people employed and the people unemployed. B) unemployed people divided by the number of people in the country who are employed C) employed people divided by the number of people in the country D) unemployed people divided by the number of employed people. E) unemployed people divided by the number of people in the country 3) If the working-age population increases A) the size of the labour force will increase. B) the total number of people aged 15 years and above will increase. C) the labour force participation rate will increase. D) the number of people employed will increase. E) the unemployment rate will increase. 4) In a country with a working-age population of 20 million, 13 million are employed, 15 million are unemployed, and 1 million of the employed are working part-time, half of whom wish to work full-time. The labour force participation rate is A) 72.5 percent. B) 57.5 percent. C) 65 percent D) 75.5 percent. E) none of the above. 5) Which of the following reflects an increase in unemployment? A) a decrease in the unemployment rate B) an increase in the involuntary part-time rate C) an increase in the employment-to-population ratio D) an increase in the labour force participation rate E) none of the above
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