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What does shortage mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Apr 05, 2008 18:45 pm   What does shortage mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #293 "Economics Questions test (1)", question 9

Any item or material that people use to manufacture products or use in order to provide services is called a ..........

(a) shortage
(b) resource
(c) worker

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #293 "Economics Questions test (1)", answer 9

Any item or material that people use to manufacture products or use in order to provide services is called a resource.

Correct answer: (b) resource
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What does shortage mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Apr 05, 2008 18:51 pm   What does shortage mean?
 

A shortage is a scarcity or a deficiency. You can find this information in any dictionary -- online or paper.

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