Economic Activity: Definition & Examples


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How are economic activities different from non-economic activities?

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1. Which of these scenarios represents a non-economic activity?

2. Which of these would be considered an economic activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these questions to make sure you understand what economic activities are. You will be quizzed on different economic and non-economic activities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll measure your knowledge of:

  • Specific professional requirements
  • Examples of economic activities
  • The source of the duties of an employee

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as economic and non-economic activities
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a specific requirement for a profession would be
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of economic and non-economic activities

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about this type of activity, read the lesson titled Economic Activity: Definition & Examples. This lesson will explain:

  • The three classifications of economic activities
  • The definition of non-economic activities
  • How the outcome of non-economic activities are measured
  • Examples of businesses, professions, and employment