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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Bulk-reducing industry
- Basic Industries
- Consumer Services
- Labor-intensive industry
- a An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
- b Industries that sell their products or services primarily to consumers outside the settlement.
- c Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much cheaper labor costs in Mexico.
- d An industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
- e Businesses that provide services primarily to individual consumers, including retail services and personal services.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A rural settlement pattern characterized by isolated farms rather than clustered villages.
- An industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs
- A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
- The maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service.
- Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.
5 True/False Questions
Industrial Revolution → Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
Post-Fordist production → Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
Situation factors → Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
Personal Services → Services that provide for the well-being and personal improvement of individual consumers
Market area → The area surrounding a central place, from which people are attracted to use the place's goods and services.