Real income for a given year would be less than nominal income in that year if:

A. the consumer price index was less than 100 in that year.
B. nominal income in that year was greater than nominal income in the previous year.
C. the consumer price index was greater than 100 in that year.
D. nominal income in that year was less than nominal income in the previous year.

ANSWER:

C. the consumer price index was greater than 100 in that year.