Service Distribution: Central Place Theory & Market-Area Analysis


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Why is the central place theory helpful?

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1. Who created the central place theory?

2. Which of the following places would be considered 'urban'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Central place theory and market analysis are closely related concepts that inform the economic outlook of a given area. This quiz and worksheet combo will help you to test your knowledge on these topics. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on the Central place theory and the characteristics of an urban area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of Central place theory
  • Creator of Central place theory
  • Characteristics of an urban area

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information on Central place theory from the related lesson on these concepts
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as urban area
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding market analysis

Additional Learning

To learn more about these concepts, review the accompanying lesson Service Distribution: Central Place Theory and Market-Area Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Central place theory
  • Define market analysis
  • Discuss competition as it relates to market analysis