Economic Activity: Pre-Industrial, Industrial & Post-Industrial


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In the pre-industrial age, most people produced goods to be

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1. What is defined as producing goods only for the consumption and survival of one's family group?

2. The Industrial Revolution took place during the

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly test you on the characteristics of economic activity in the three different segments of modern history. The quiz will also test you on definitions related to the types of economic activity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on these following definitions:

  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Producing goods only for the survival of one's family group
  • Pre-industrial age

Skills Practiced

The test will help you practice these following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related economic history lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding economic history and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as pre-industrial and post-industrial
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding industrialization

Additional Learning

After you complete this quiz, you should head over to the corresponding lesson Economic Activity: Pre-Industrial, Industrial & Post-Industrial. This lesson will help you review important concepts in the quiz. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Examining the pre-industrial period and its economic characteristics
  • Identifying the key aspects of the industrial age
  • Discussing the Industrial Revolution and its causes
  • Reviewing the definition of the post-industrial economy