What Are Indirect Costs? - Definition & Examples


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What are indirect costs?

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1. What is another term for indirect costs?

2. Why is it important to manage indirect costs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of indirect costs and ways they are managed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Definition of indirect cost
  • Ways indirect costs are managed
  • Threats indirect costs pose to a company

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about indirect costs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding ways indirect costs are managed

Additional Learning

To learn more about indirect costs, review the corresponding lesson What Are Indirect Costs? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define indirect costs
  • Examine how indirect costs are managed
  • Determine why indirect costs pose threats to a company