What is Crowdsourcing? - Definition & Examples


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What is crowdsourcing?

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1. Why are most companies interested in crowdsourcing?

2. What are two good examples of crowdsourcing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of crowdsourcing. Some of the information you'll be assessed on includes a definition of crowdsourcing as well as identifying examples of crowdsourcing from a list of possible choices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Crowdsourcing defined
  • Reason most companies are interested in crowdsourcing
  • Crowdsourcing examples
  • Pros and cons of crowdsourcing

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on crowdsourcing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the pros and cons of crowdsourcing in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the reason companies are interested in crowdsourcing

Additional Learning

To learn more about this business technique, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Crowdsourcing? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define crowdsourcing
  • Identify one pro and one con of crowdsourcing
  • Describe two examples of crowdsourcing
  • Explain why most companies like to use crowdsourcing