Economic Sectors: Primary, Secondary & Tertiary


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Which sector of the economy removes or harvests products directly from the earth in order to extract raw materials or food?

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1. Which sector of the economy provides the goods and services to businesses and consumers?

2. Which sector of the economy takes raw materials from the primary sector and manufactures them into goods?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most economies are made up a primary, secondary and tertiary sector. This quiz will essentially test how well you know the characteristics and functions of the three sectors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • How to identify the three sectors
  • What types of economic activities fall into which sectors
  • The purpose of the individual sectors and their roles in the larger economy

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding industries what sectors they fit into
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about jobs and what sectors they fall into
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the functions of individual sectors are

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Economic Sectors: Primary, Secondary & Tertiary is an excellent source for more information on this topic. The information found in this lesson will help you:

  • Define the function of these economic sectors
  • Differentiate between the three sectors
  • Understand the types of jobs that fit into each sector