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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Clustered rural settlement
  2. Service
  3. City-State
  4. Break-of-bulk point
  5. Bulk-gaining industry
  1. a An activity that fulfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it.
  2. b A rural settlement in which the houses and farm buildings of each family are situated close to each other and fields surround the settlement.
  3. c A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland..
  4. d An industry in which the final product weighs more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs
  5. e A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
  3. An industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
  4. Services that diffuse and distribute services.
  5. A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Consumer ServicesBusinesses that provide services primarily to individual consumers, including retail services and personal services.


  3. Labor-intensive industryAn industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.


  4. Industrial RevolutionForm of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.


  5. SettlementA permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.