What is Perceived Obsolescence? - Definition & Examples


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When a company purposefully tries to make a product obsolete, this is called _____?

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1. When you think a product is obsolete when it's not, then this is a case of _____?

2. Which of the following products is a good example of perceived obsolescence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to measure your knowledge of perceived obsolescence. You will be quizzed on what this is and how it affects buying decisions in certain industries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll make sure you know about:

  • Examples of perceived obsolescence
  • Possible benefits of perceived obsolescence
  • Industries that create the impression of perceived obsolescence

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding perceived obsolescence and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as perceived obsolescence and planned obsolescence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding industries that frequently use perceived obsolescence

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of this type of product marketing, read the lesson titled What is Perceived Obsolescence? - Definition & Examples. It will help you with topics like:

  • Objective reasons a product might become obsolete
  • The relationship between status and obsolescence
  • Methods used to create obsolescence