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5 Matching questions

  1. Business services
  2. Trading bloc
  3. Transportation and information services
  4. Gravity model
  5. Post-Fordist production
  1. a Services that diffuse and distribute services.
  2. b A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
  3. c Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
  4. d Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
  5. e A group of neighboring countries that promote trade with each other and erect barriers to limit trade with other blocs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.
  2. The minimum number of people needed to support the service
  3. A rural settlement pattern characterized by isolated farms rather than clustered villages.
  4. A community's collection of basic industries.
  5. Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid less skilled workers, from more developed to less developed countries.

5 True/False questions

  1. Right-to-work stateA U.S. state that has passed a law preventing a union and company from negotiating a contract that requires workers to join a union as a condition of employment.


  2. Site factorsLocation factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.


  3. Situation factorsLocation factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.


  4. Central PlaceA 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.


  5. Bulk-gaining industryAn industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs


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