Service Industries: Origin and Types


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Greg works at a guitar shop, where his job is to repair guitars. Would this be considered a service? Why or why not?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type of service?

2. What do we call the assigning of different parts of a manufacturing procedure or tasks to different people in order to improve efficiency and productivity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The service industry, generally speaking, is defined as a business that does work for a customer but is not involved in manufacturing. This quiz and worksheet combination will help you test yourself on areas such as public service.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Your understanding of the service industry
  • Public services
  • Populations changing from rural, agricultural areas to cities

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information on the service industry and its origins from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of what constitutes a public service
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about populations

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Service Industries: Origin and Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the service industry
  • Differentiate between consumer services, business services, and public services
  • Understand the concepts of automation