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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Right-to-work state
  2. Site factors
  3. Producer services
  4. Cottage industry
  5. Bulk-gaining industry
  1. a A 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. b An industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs
  3. c Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.
  4. d Services that primarily help people conduct business.
  5. e Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
  2. The process of consolidating small landholdings into a smaller number of larger farms in England during the eighteenth century.
  3. Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid less skilled workers, from more developed to less developed countries.
  4. Services that diffuse and distribute services.
  5. A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Business servicesServices that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.

          

  3. Nonbasic IndustriesIndustries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.

          

  4. Rank-size ruleA pattern of settlements in a country, such that the nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.

          

  5. 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.