What is a Traditional Economy? - Definition, Characteristics, Advantages & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which one is not a characteristic of a traditional economy?

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1. Which one is not an advantage of a traditional economy?

2. Which one is a disadvantage of a traditional economy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo is to help you assess your knowledge of what a traditional economy consists of. You'll be tested on the characteristics of this type of economy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the printable worksheet to review:

  • Benefits and drawbacks of traditional economies
  • Components that make up a traditional economy
  • What a surplus looks like in this type of economy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on traditional economies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you gained regarding the difficulties of traditional economies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about common characteristics of this type of economy

Additional Learning

Learn more about traditional economies in the related lesson called What is a Traditional Economy? - Definition, Characteristics, Advantages & Examples. This lesson's objectives include:

  • Understanding the environmental impact a traditional economy might have
  • Listing characteristics of traditional economies
  • Identifying specific challenges and benefits of this economy type