An open online textbook, divided into 29 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)
Economics examination papers from the School of Management and Business at Aberystwyth University are held here, going back to 2002. The courses covered vary across the entire economics spectrum.
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.
Tutor2u interactive quizzes for economics provides a collection of more than three dozen short multiple choice quizzes aimed at 17-19 level, marked with immediate feedback. The questions in a test can be viewed one at a time or all at once. The order of questions, and items within a question, is randomised each time you take a quiz.
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 website accompanies the textbook by Lipsey and Chrystal, Economics, 11th edition and is published by OUP. The site contains a glossary of economic terms presented in Flash, supplemental material (although this is presented as interactive, there appears to be no actual online interaction), online self-test questions, economics stories in the news related to each chapter and a few web links to relevant resources. Further lecturer resources, such as PowerPoint slides, figures, multiple choice tests and VLE / Blackboard content require registration with the website.
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.
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 test presents a multiple-choice self-test on the bare fundamentals of economic literacy, with detailed feedback on answers. The survey was originally adminstered via telephone across the United States to determine the level of national economic literacy.
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 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.
This course web page includes problem sets, as well as lecture slides (on market demand), all in .pdf.