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5 Matching questions

  1. Post-Fordist production
  2. Dispersed rural settlement
  3. Industrial Revolution
  4. Trading bloc
  5. Break-of-bulk point
  1. a A series of imprmements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods
  2. b Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
  3. c A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
  4. d A rural settlement pattern characterized by isolated farms rather than clustered villages.
  5. e A group of neighboring countries that promote trade with each other and erect barriers to limit trade with other blocs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
  2. Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid less skilled workers, from more developed to less developed countries.
  3. Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.
  4. Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
  5. Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.

5 True/False questions

  1. Retail ServicesServices offered by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses


  2. 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.


  3. Cottage industryManufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.


  4. Primate city ruleA pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.


  5. Fordist productionAdoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.