Vocabulary Practice: Economic Terms

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Everyone was shocked because stocks ..... during the last recession.

  • 2

    Jill was so happy because her profits began to ..... after the first quarter.

  • 3

    The graph reveals a sudden change in computer sales when they increased ..... in May and June, but then quickly fell again in the summer months.

  • 4

    Mark wanted to see a vast increase in sales so wasn't that happy with the sales' charts lately. However, he wasn't that disappointed because sales ..... increased over the past six months.

  • 5

    The ..... of the economic recession is still unknown.

  • 6

    Some employees are not hopeful of a comeback because they're saying that the company's financial situation is ......

  • 7

    The huge corporation tried to ..... a financial disaster, but it was too late to do anything about it.

  • 8

    The farmer found that his methods were no longer ..... so he did some research in order to develop newer techniques to prolong his livelihood.

  • 9

    Every month, the company's profits ..... increased. Albeit, the increases weren't huge, but they were firm and unwavering in growth.

  • 10

    The value of the dollar has ...... Economists are hopeful that it will increase in the fall.

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