What is an Entrepreneur? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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The raw materials are late for delivery, shutting down production. How would an entrepreneur most likely deal with the situation?

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1. Which of the following probably does NOT describe Bill Gates?

2. If you possess excellent organizational skills, but are risk-averse and do not like taking initiative, would being an entrepreneur be a good profession for you?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are specific characteristics that help to define the entrepreneurs who start businesses within our society. The worksheet and quiz for this lesson will help you to learn and recall the various attributes that make up the men and women who possess the entrepreneurial spirit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Examples of entrepreneurial characteristics
  • The reason that it's a good idea to form an entrepreneurial team
  • Particular problems faced by entrepreneurs

Skills Practiced

The lesson tools will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Characteristics of Entrepreneurs lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific attributes of entrepreneurs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the risk involved in being an entrepreneur

Additional Learning

To be certain that you have covered all of the essential material, take the time to review the corresponding lesson, What is an Entrepreneur? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples. The following objectives will be covered in this lesson:

  • Know about the important entrepreneurial skill set
  • Define an entrepreneur
  • Communication practices of entrepreneurs