An open online textbook, divided into 38 chapters, drawn from various open educational sources including MIT Open CouseWare and Wikipedia, and curated by "subject matter experts, like professors, PhDs and Master’s students." One section deals with controversies in economics (with a US focus), such as "should the Government maintain a balanced budget?" Readers with a free login can highlight parts of the text, add notes, or access quizzes or flashcards. The site's FAQ says that paid-for services will be introduced on top of the free access and tools that are already offered.
Assessment Materials in Principles (General)
Part of the AmosWEB site, this part assesses the reader's knowledge of key principles and topics using multiple choice questions. While feedback is given in terms of how you scored, the site fails to tell you which answers you got right or wrong.
This online quiz presents a twenty-question multiple-choice self-test on the bare fundamentals of economic literacy, with detailed feedback on answers. Results have already been taken from more than 100,000 users. A couple of the questions have language reflecting the test US origin.
This archive uses presents feedback on multi-choice questions on 40 different topics, with varying numbers of questions in each. Many of the questions involve clickable images, with students using mouse clicks to indicate equilibria. Topics include: markets, firms, wages, national income, money, unemployment and inflation, government, and international. The official site is no longer running, so this link is to Archive.org's copy.
These exams and problems were created by Dr. Katie Bicknell at Lincoln University. It includes question sheets on seventeen introductory topics, without answers. The topics include micro and macro principles, such as inflation, profit and costs, elasticity and aggregate expenditure. This is part of the Economic Education Centre initiative at Centre College.
This site has dozens of multiple-choice tests related to chapters of Roger A. Arnold's text books covering introductory economics. Each test has twenty questions and is marked on-line, with links to explanations of the correct answers.
Five PDF problem sets, with some answers in separate documents, data tables and slides from lectures are among the resources that support a course on an Introduction to Economics as taught by Andrew K. G. Hildreth of University of California, Berkeley.
This course web page includes problem sets, as well as lecture slides (on market demand), all in .pdf.
This is the Internet Archive copy of the page created in 1998 and which is no longer available on the author's site. The page supports a course in principles using social issues as illustrations. Exams (multiple-choice and short answer) and short quizzes are archived here, usually with answers.
This unusual and colourful game tests knowledge of basic economic concepts, by challenging the user to connect terms with their short definitions by clicking on cards. The game showcases a facility for creating educational material using Java.