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5 Matching questions

  1. Site factors
  2. Business services
  3. Central Place theory
  4. Labor-intensive industry
  5. Personal Services
  1. a Services that provide for the well-being and personal improvement of individual consumers
  2. b Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
  3. c An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
  4. d Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A rural settlement pattern characterized by isolated farms rather than clustered villages.
  2. A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.
  3. Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.
  4. Services offered by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. SettlementAn activity that fulfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it.


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


  3. Trading blocThe maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service.


  4. New international division of laborLocation factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.


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