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  1. Break-of-bulk point
  2. Threshold
  3. Primate City
  4. Retail Services
  5. Service
  1. a A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
  2. b The largest settlement in a country, if it has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
  3. c An activity that fulfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it.
  4. d The minimum number of people needed to support the service
  5. e Services that provide goods for sale to consumers.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Services offered by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses
  2. An industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs
  3. Services that diffuse and distribute services.
  4. A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
  5. An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Personal ServicesServices that provide for the well-being and personal improvement of individual consumers


  2. MaquiladoraThe area surrounding a central place, from which people are attracted to use the place's goods and services.


  3. Cottage industryIndustries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.


  4. Central Place theoryA 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. Clustered rural settlementA rural settlement pattern characterized by isolated farms rather than clustered villages.


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