WONDER #2561: What is Inflation?

Question 1 of 3

Inflation affects everyday people by raising the...

  1. amount of food available
  2. blood pressure
  3. pollution in the air
  4. cost of living

Question 2 of 3

What institution in the U.S. tries to manage inflation with monetary policy?

  1. Congress
  2. The Federal Reserve
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. Environmental Protection Agency

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Inflation is very good for the economy.
  2. The Federal Reserve should do a better job of managing inflation.
  3. Natural disasters can cause temporary inflation in the affected area.
  4. Inflation is when the value of money drops, causing prices to go up, and is influenced by many factors.

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