Command Economy: Definition, Characteristics, Advantages & Examples


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A command economy is _____________.

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1. A characteristic of a command economy is _____________.

2. An advantage of a command economy is ___________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can see what a command economy is and understand what benefits it has by working through this worksheet/quiz combo. For the quiz, you will need to know what a command economy is and what it looks like.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can see what knowledge you have about:

  • A common feature that both Cuba and North Korea share
  • The pros of a command economy
  • Different characteristics of a command economy
  • What a command economy is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the pros of using a command economy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the properties of a command economy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding features of Cuba and North Korea and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Experience an even better understanding of what a command economy is by using the lesson called Command Economy: Definition, Characteristics, Advantages & Examples. This lesson prepares you to:

  • Identify countries that utilize command economies
  • Learn why a country would want to use a command economy
  • Examine properties of command economies