5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fordist production
- Central Place
- Post-Fordist production
- Market area
- a Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
- b The area surrounding a central place, from which people are attracted to use the place's goods and services.
- c Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
- d A market center for the exchange of services by people attracted from the surrounding area.
- e Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much cheaper labor costs in Mexico.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.
- A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.
- Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
- The process of consolidating small landholdings into a smaller number of larger farms in England during the eighteenth century.
- A series of imprmements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods
5 True/False questions
Retail Services → Services that provide goods for sale to consumers.
Primate city rule → A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
Central Place theory → A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on the fact that settlements serve as centers of market areas for services; larger settlements are fewer and farther apart than smaller settlements and provide services for a larger number of people who are willing to travel farther.
Threshold → A fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing
Primate City → The largest settlement in a country, if it has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.