CLEP Economics Exam Prep

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This practice exam covers both CLEP Microeconomics and CLEP Macroeconomics material.

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The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Principles of Microeconomics exam is administered by the College Board throughout the year. The CLEP Microeconomics exam requires knowledge of material taught in a college introductory microeconomics course.
Topics include consumer and producer behavior in the market and the allocation of resources in the economy. The course examines the functions of product markets, factor markets, and government involvement in the economy.

Topic breakdown:
  • Basic Economic Content (8-14%)
  • The Nature and Functions of Product Markets (55-70%)
  • Factor Markets (10-18%)
  • Market Failure and the Role of Government (12-18%)

This free practice exam features 39 questions that will help you not only review key economics concepts, but also familiarize yourself with the CLEP exam format.



The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Principles of Macroeconomics exam is administered by the College Board throughout the year. CLEP Macroeconomics covers macroeconomics material taught in one semester of college.
The course provides a foundational understanding of macroeconomic principles, which examine total economic activity, and issues dealing with inflation, unemployment, and economic growth. CLEP Macroeconomics also covers international economics, particularly trade and finance.

Topic breakdown:
  • Basic Economic Content (8-12%)
  • Measurement of Economic Performance (12-16%)
  • National Income and Price Determination (10-15%)
  • Financial Sector (15-20%)
  • Inflation, Unemployment, and Stabilization Policies (20-30%)
  • Economic Growth and Productivity (5-10%)
  • Open Economy: International Trade and FInance (10-15%)

This free practice exam features 39 questions that will help you not only review key economics concepts, but also familiarize yourself with the CLEP exam format.

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