5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Producer services
- Break-of-bulk point
- Fordist production
- Economic base
- a Services that primarily help people conduct business.
- b A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
- c A community's collection of basic industries.
- d The maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service.
- e Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- An activity that fulfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it.
- Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much cheaper labor costs in Mexico.
- Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.
- Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
- Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.
5 True/False Questions
Retail Services → Services that provide goods for sale to consumers.
Clustered rural settlement → A rural settlement in which the houses and farm buildings of each family are situated close to each other and fields surround the settlement.
Central Place → 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.
Nonbasic Industries → Industries that sell their products or services primarily to consumers outside the settlement.
Labor-intensive industry → An industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs